IN PALESTINE 1948:
sunday, colonial settlers attacked the head of the islamic movement's northern branch in jerusalem. Sheikh Raed Salah was standing outside of a jerusalem court hourse and was atatcked by activists with the national jewish front, an organization led by right-winger Baruch Marzel.
Amnesty Int’l: Al Hadidiya - Urgent Action Alert Launched
IN THE WEST BANK:
friday, occupation forces invaded bethlehem city, aida refugee camp in the north of the city and deheisheh refugee camp in the south of the city. after invading numerous homes in aida, occupation soldiers seized Amir Al-ahmad Al-Amir, 26. in deheisheh camp, occupation forces invaded the home of Ibrahim Akkawi, capturing Ibrahim and his son Walid, 24.
Israeli settler attacks Palestinian girl
by ISM Hebron
friday, occupation forces invaded yatta, south of al-khalil (hebron) and seized one woman. Jamila Misbih Al-Haddar, 50, mother of nine, was taken from the shaabin area after more than 20 homes were invaded.
Baruch Marzel Steals Five Goats
by ISM Hebron
friday, occupation forces invaded beit amin village, southeast of qalqiliya, and searched and patroled the area. while there, soldiers detained two young men and released them after several hours.
Prelude to the Third Intifada?
by Anna Baltzer
friday, occupation forces prevented palestinians living in kafr laqif, east of qalqiliya, from reaching their lands. palestinians lands near to qarne shomron colonial settlement were made inaccessible, as were any palestinian farm lands within 100 meters of the apartheid wall.
Taking the piss out of war games in Hebron
by: Yifat Appelbaum
saturday, occupation forces invaded the area surrounding the islamic college, east of qalqiliya as well as qalqiliya city itself. in the city, occupation soldiers were seen in the khallat al yasin neighborhood, in the north of the city.
Forcing Transfer in Izbat at-Tabib
by the ISM Media Crew
saturday, occupation authorities announced plans to confiscate a huge amount of palestinian agricultural land located in the northern jordan valley. the jordan valley is the east coast of the west bank, the area bordering the country of jordan. the land set to be stolen is said to be 5,000 dunams [5,000,000m²].
saturday, occupation forces invaded numerous areas of the west bank including ramallah, al-khalil (hebron) and nablus, seizing four palestinians. while invading nablus, occupation forces were fired on by palestinian resistance fighters.
sunday, occupation forces invaded al fureidis village, east of bethlehem and seized two palestinians.
sunday, occupation forces invaded jericho's al auja area, and seized eight palestinians. the first seven men, Hani Sa'ayda, Yousif Sa'ayda, Muhannad Sa'ayda, Ammar Sa'ayda, Yousif Muhammad Sa'ayda, Hilmi Ka'abna and Shlash Jarhoud, were taken from their homes, while Hussain Atiyyat was taken from the factory where he works in the area.
monday, colonial settlers vandalized the awqaf (religious sanctities) building and the al-aqtab mosque in al-khalil (hebron) city. the doors and gates of both buildings were broken and the furniture and other items inside were thrown outside. both buildings have been forcibly closed by occupation authorities for the past 5 years, and this recent vandalism appears to be an attempt to convince palestinians to leave the area.
monday, occupation forces invaded tulkarem city and tulkarem refugee camp and seized one man. Jihad Saleh, 22, was taken from his home in the city. the home of Mohamed Zaki Kozah, an activist with fatah's al-aqsa martyrs brigades, was invaded. the family was told that if Mohamed did not turn himself in, that he would be killed. occupation soldiers also invaded the home of Kamal Abu Shanab, an al-aqsa martyrs brigades leader, seized a few months ago. thirdly, occupation forces invaded the home of Baker Siniora in the city.
monday, occupation forces invaded nablus, and seized eight palestinians in various areas in and around the city. dozens of homes were invaded and soldiers seized: Anas As'ad Al-Barq, 20, 'Amer Al-bana, 19, Qais 'Awayes, 21, Saher Hamdi 'Ilewe, 45, Maher Amin 'Iseleh, 22, Thafer 'Omar Al-Ashqar, 21, and Sharif Abu-Ils'ud and his brother Ramzi. during the raid, occupation forces discovered and seized an explosive device.
monday, occupation forces invaded numerous areas of the west bank including bethlehem, ramallah and tulkarem and seized an additional nine palestinians.
IN THE GAZA STRIP:
saturday, occupation forces KILLED FOUR PALESTINIANS IN GAZA. three men were killed in eastern gaza, near nahal oz military crossing, and the fourth was killed northeast of khan younis. the four men killed in gaza were fighterw with hamas' military wing, the al-qassam brigades. the men are: Abdulhalim Saqla, 27, Saed Bassam, 21, and Mohammad Saqi, 24. in this attack, a fourth man was injured. Mohammad Yaqoub, 20, was injured in his thigh. the fifth man to be killed by occupation forces was Shadi Abu Sahir, 10, who was targeted by artillery fire in the kissufim area. he was hit with direct fire which cut his body into several pieces.
saturday, a palestinian man died from mishandling explosives he was working with in beit hanoun, in northern gaza. Mohammad Khalil, 27, was working with the military wing of the popular resistance committees, the nasser salah addin brigades.
FROM THE RESISTANCE:
Bil’in, West of Bethlehem, Jafa - the joint struggle continues
by Ilan S., Anarchists Against the Wall
friday, hundreds of palestinians in jaffa, inside of the 1948 borders, held a demonstration protesting plans to evict palestinians in the area. in the past year the "Israel Lands Authority" and the amidar housing company have made moves to evict palestinians from jaffa. within this 1 year time frame, 500 families in the al ajami and givat aliya neighborhoods have been evicted, yet many have refused to leave. palestinians argue that the state of israel is trying to force all of the arab populations from jaffa to sell the desireable, sea front property to jewish families.
Nonviolent Activism Gathers Steam in Southern Bethlehem
by Sami Awad (includes photos and video)
friday, palestinian, israeli and international activists blocked road 60 near umm salamuna village and beit fajjar village, both south of bethlehem. the road block was a protest against the ongoing construction of the apartheid wall in the area. the palestinian participants were from the numerous villages affected by the wall in the area, including palestinians from beit jala, walaja, battir, umm salamuna, beit ummar, surif and al-jab'a. many well known palestinians participated in the protest including major general Jibril Al-Rajoub, palestinian legislative council member Qais Abu Laila, director of holy land trust, Sami Awad, and the head of the popular committee for the defense of the land in bethlehem, Khalid Al-Azeh.
Residents in Al Hadidiya prepare to Resist the Demolition of their Homes
from Brighton Palestine
friday, the nasser salah addin brigades, the military wing of the popular resistance committees, launched one home made rocket at sderot.
Just can’t quell the non-violent resistance
by ISM Martinez
saturday, the al-aqsa martyrs brigades, the main military wing of fatah, launched five mortars at the occupation military post at nahal oz in eastern gaza, as well as launched two home made rockets at an occupation military runway east of ashkelon, just north of the gaza strip.
Non-violent action on Palestinian land occupied by Israeli convict
by Polly Bangoriad
saturday, the nasser salah addin brigades, the military wing of the popular resistance committees, in cooperation with the al mujahideen brigades, a military wing of fatah, launched three home made rockets at sderot.
saturday, the al-aqsa martyrs brigades, the main military wing of fatah, shot two occupation soldiers in a military watchtower at megean, located east of al-maghazi refugee camp in central gaza. the brigades reported that the operation is in retaliation for numerous crimes, culminating in the assassination of Omar Abu Sharee'a, the leader of the al mujahideen brigades.
sunday, the al-aqsa martyrs brigades, the main military wing of fatah, launched three mortars at targets in the western negev desert, and the beit hanoun crossing in northern gaza.
sunday, the nasser salah addin brigades, the military wing of the popular resistance committees, launched two home made rockets at an occupation military post east of juhor ad dik in gaza.
sunday, the army of al-buraq, a military wing of fatah, attacked a group of occupation workers building the apartheid wall near the colonial settlement of ma'ale adummim, south of ramallah. the brigades report firing at and hitting the workers, injuring them.
sunday, the al-mujahidin brigades, a military wing of fatah, launched one home made rocket at ashkelon, and three home made rockets at nahal oz military post, on gaza's eastern border. the brigades reported that the operation was in retaliation for the assassination of their leader, Omar Shari'a.
monday, the general union of palestinian workers held a march to mark Mayday, often called international labor day. the demonstrators marched to huwarra checkpoint near nablus and hoped to address labor issues such as the restriction of workers' movement due to checkpoints, unemployment and poverty. the workers reported that unemployment has now exceeded 42% and that the rate of poverty (earning less than $1 a day) has increased to 54% of the population.
monday, the yasser arafat brigades, a unit of the al-aqsa martyrs brigades, the main military wing of fatah, launched five home made rockets at sderot and ashkelon. the brigades announced that the operation was the beginning of a military campaign termed 'summer storm,' declared in response to attacks and damage done to al-aqsa mosque in jerusalem.
monday, the abu ali mustafa brigades, the military wing of the popular front for the liberation of palestine, detonated an explosive device near an electricity station east of gaza city, and were able to prevent an invasion of occupation special forces in the area. the palestinian fighters discovered the attempted infiltration, then detonated the explosives in an attempt to repel the soldiers.
monday, the nasser salah addin brigades, the military wing of the popular resistance committees, launched two home made rockets at kerem abu salem military post. the brigades report filming the operation.