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Oslo, Bloody Oslo, is like swearing in Palestine. The Palestinians associate Oslo with the agreement, that was negotiated in 1993 and the concretization of it in the Interim agreement - Oslo II - in September 1995.

These agreements divided the occupied Palestinian remnant areas in three categories, A, B and C. A would be under the administration of the Palestinian Authority , B should have shared administration and C should be under Israeli administration. In May 1999, the Palestinian Authority should acquire it all.

 

 

The protest camp has been constructed and destroyed 11 times. 15 people have been arrested, and 36 have been injured. Local residents and activists from across the West Bank are attempting to prevent Israel from forcibly relocating Bedouin from their current homes.  

 

The Israeli elections confirmed that the Likud Party will continue being in government. This is also the government that is responsible for the massacre last summer, which caused more than 2200 deaths among the Palestinian population in Gaza.

Abu Imad is a bedouin. His community and family have been moved twice by the Israeli authority. Now they want to move him again. "They don't even treat us like animals: it's way worse".

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No liberation without a strong and organized working class
- and no liberation without a strong women´s liberation movement


The Working Class and Women
  • the basis of building democracy
  • the basis of liberation

 

He lives with a military base as his closest neighbour. His previous neigbors have already gotten their houses demolished. The Israeli government wants to take his house as well. 

 

 

They live alone next to an Israeli settlement, in Qaryout village. After decades of settler attacks, they still refuse to move away. Although for years they could not sleep all at the same time: at least one member of the family had to remain awake, in case the settlers came to attack them with stones, guns and iron bars.

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The Israeli soldiers have leveled the ground and demolished their camp eight times, but they refuse to give up. They are clear in their message: "When the soldiers leave, we will build it again".

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Monday at 10 o`clock Israeli soldiers came and violently destroyed the demonstration camp at Abu Dis. Rubber bullets were shot, and tear gas, sound bombs and pepper spray was thrown at the unarmed civilians. Five people were arrested, and three were injured. 

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Job Title: Land Defense Coalition international outreach coordinator

Contract: Full time

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: to be determined

Expected start date: April 2015

 

To apply, please send a CV (in English) and cover letter (in English and your mother tongue) and details of at least one referee to coord.stw@gmail.combefore March 02, 2015.

 

 

Colonization of Palestine is accelerating. Everywhere new settlements, or colonies, grow up like mushrooms in a damp forest.

 

For over a week Palestinians have come together to oppose the forcible relocation of the Bedouins in areas around Jerusalem. Now they face a new challenge. One of the following days, the Israeli government will bulldoze the protest camp and the surrounding area. 

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To all international Trade Union solidarity activists and friends of Palestine!


How can you run an effective Trade Union Confederation without training in Trade Union matters and without money? You can, but it is hard.
Especially if you want to organize Palestinian rank and file workers in an independent grassroot movement, under occupation and colonization, without coherent and working labour legislation.

 

 

Kamal Farah Abed keeps stones on his roof to protect his family from Israeli settlers. All his windows have grids on. "We teach our children that fear is not allowed here. I’m not going anywhere. They will have to kill us all, but we’re not leaving”.

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Earlier today, Israeli military forces came with their bulldozers and destroyed their protest camp. This is the fifth time is has been destroyed.

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Occupied Palestine, February 9 2014

 

The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), the broad coalition of Palestinian civil society organisations that works to support the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement is following with solidarity the latest developments in Greece and want to congratulate Syriza for the victory in the recent elections.

 

They are fighting to preserve the right to their own land in Abu Dis, West Bank. A group of Palestinians are gathered every night to fight for their land.

 

All the neighborhood are present. The street is embellished with flags and banners. Family, friends, and neighbors are gathered. They are waiting for a hero. 

 

For Resistance, Dignity, and a Better Life

Trade Unions are an important part of the civil resistance against the Israeli occupation of Palestine and international solidarity is a crucial part of it. 

Israeli control

Palestine suffers from Israeli restrictions on production, transport, and export and unemployment is a major problem.

 

The village of Qaryout and the surrounding villages in the Nablus Governorate has been occupied for more than 17.412 days.

 

 

They organize trips for youth to increase the level of awareness of other young people in the same situation.

"We must start opening the files at the ICC" says the head of "Stop the Wall Campaign" Jamal Juma.

 

Israeli arms company and UK government “running scared” from accusation of war crimes by rooftop protestors

 

Sireen Khudairi was stopped by Israeli soldiers on her way home from university. After four months she was released. There had been no trial. When she asked the interrogators what she was accused of, the answer was: «That you have to tell us».

 

Occupied Palestine, January 25, 2015

To: Syriza and the Greek people

As the Palestinian Land Defense Coalition, a network of local committees, farmers, workers, women and youth, we congratulate Syriza and the Greek people for the victory in today's elections.

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