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As Israel's military with its airforce, missiles and drones has already killed 34 Palestinians in another brutal assault on the besieged and occupied Gaza Strip, 32 European Palestine solidarity, anti-militarization and migrants organizations call on the EU, the European Maritime Safety Agency and Portuguese CEiiA, who has officially contracted Israel's Elbit Systems Hermes 900 killer drones at the service of the EU, to stop contracting Israeli drones and military companies in order to implement its inhumane anti-migration policies. Read the full letter here.

This November 9 - Global Day of InterAction for a World without Walls is seeing once again action across the globe - from Malaysia to Oakland. Please see here an initial list of activities. Yours is not listed? Please contact us at global@stopthewall.org. 

Amazing events are lined up from Malaysia to California. If you are planning an action and still have not filled in the form. Please do so now! (You can always go back to it and edit it later.) To fill in the form, please click here:https://form.responster.com/yZ6hSj

Still wondering how to join?This is the moment to ensure that 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, we break the wall of silence about the Wall in Palestine and the increasing number of physical and immaterial walls we are struggling against.

Workshops to build the agenda for a common struggle have been the core of the second day of the 'United in Struggle' Popular Resistance Conference. Questions regarding the strengthening of popular struggle in Palestine, including better coordination and ore involvement of women and youth were discussed as well as the positions and efforts to link this struggle with international solidarity and a global effort for freedom, justice and equality.

This morning over 150 Palestinian and international activists raised Palestinian flags in the illegal settlement outpost on the land of Khirbet al Maleh, northern Jordan Valley, as a nonviolent direct action and end of the 'UNITED IN STRUGGLE' National Conference on popular resistance. 

Over 200 people are attending the conference that brings together Palestinian popular struggle towards a national strategy to be able to resist Israel's settler colonial project and strengthen the role of the BDS.

The popular committees and the popular resistance networks invite all those that are fighting oppression, discrimination, racism and colonisation across the globe to join us in the ‘United in Struggle’ from 24-26 October in Palestine to build a united front against racism, repression, colonialism, exclusion and exploitation. Let’s join hands in a common struggle for justice and freedom. 

A few days ago, settlers have started the attempt to establish a new settlement outpost in East Sawahreh. This Friday the popular mobilization took the first steps to stop Israel’s effort to steal and colonize even more Palestinian land.

Be part of a World without Walls: Build ties among movements struggling against physical walls – in Palestine and around the globe - or virtual walls of injustice - including racism, xenophobia, islamophobia, hetero-patriarchy, militarization, climate injustice and more - in your area, your country and invite for a moment of reflection or joint struggle.

 

Build Resistance not Walls!

You can:

  • organize discussions or film screenings

  • organize exhibits or street actions

  • plan a program in your community media (radio, video or written)

  • strengthen your existing intersectional campaigns to build bridges between the struggles

  • show solidarity with other struggles!

Please let us know what you are planning and register your event here: https://form.responster.com/yZ6hSj

On Wednesday, August 28, in Wadi Maleh in the Jordan Valley has started the construction of a kindergarden in order to support the determination of the people to stay on their land, despite ongoing demolitions, land theft and the isolation imposed on them by the Tayasir military checkpoint.

Last Friday, in Kufr Malek a mass demonstration has protested the establishment of a new settlement outpost on the village lands. The mobilization comes after last year four settler outposts were stopped by popular resistance. One settlement at a time, we are challenging Israel's settlement project and apartheid regime.

Today, Eid al Adhar, the most important holiday in the Muslim calendar, Israel attempted a take over of the Al Aqsa mosque in its ongoing policy to Judaize Jerusalem. Yet, tens of thousands of Palestinians gathered for prayers at the Mosque defended their holy places, rights and dignity.

The Palestinian BDS movement staged a peaceful demonstration at the Ofar trading checkpoint in Ramallah, West Bank, Palestine was conducted on August 5th, 2019. The purpose was to boycott the cheap Israeli goods being flooded into the Palestinian economy while Israel imposes high tariffs on Palestinian goods, if they allow the goods to cross the checkpoints within the occupied West Bank, so that they can be exported or even transported from one city to the other, to begin with. These illegal actions are purposefully damaging to the Palestinian economy, and are an example of neo-colonial economic strategy. 

The second Friday in a row, people gathered in protest on the rubbles of the buildings that until two weeks ago were the homes of hundreds of Palestinian families that are to be ethnically cleansed by Israel. Across Israel's apartheid Wall more activists gathered to show unity and support for the steadfastness of the residents. Wadi Hummus will survive!

Wadi Hummus, the neighbourhood in Sur Baher, between Jerusalem and Behlehem, today is full of rubble. Israeli military invaded the area on Monday and destroyed with bulldozers and explosives in only few hours the homes of almost a thousand of Palestinians. Israel hopes that the Palestinians living there will move on, disappear among the over six million Palestinian refugees that Israel’s ongoing ethnic cleansing policies have already caused. It assumes we and the people around the world will forget.

Beyond the human suffering of the people in Wadi Hummus, the political callousness of Israel’s apartheid regime and the outrage that should take hold of each of us, in order to build an effective reaction to what happened we have to analyse the context and significance of the large scale demolitions in Sur Baher.

The last 15 years have proven that only when we as people hold accountable those that decide about and profit from the crimes against us human rights gain value. They have furthermore shown that together we are strong enough to withhold the hardest times. Today is the moment to intensify our efforts, to demand the implementation of the ICJ decision as a fundamental step towards a World without Walls and respect for human rights for all! READ THE FULL STOPTHEWALL STATEMENT HERE.

As Palestinian grassroots Stop the Wall Campaign we reiterate our solidarity with the Mexican people and all those affected by the US Wall and the Trump administration’s anti-migration policies. The years of joint struggles together with Mexican movements have shown us the atrocious level of necropolitics, that include endless violations of human rights and the rights of the peoples of Mexico. Israel contributes with its weapons, technology and trainings to facilitate this veritable war on the people and reaps huge profits from this dirty business. This urgently underlines the need for the people to unite in the fight against militarization and for peace, justice and freedom.

On May 17, for the 5th year in a row the Land Defense Coalition organized together with the Falestiniyat movement, formed by Palestinians inside the Green Line the commemoration of Tantura Massacre."Everyone felt for one moment that Tantura was liberated that evening and return had been achieved".

Stop the Wall participated in and organized a number of activities to commemorate 71 years since the Nakba (arabic for ‘catastrophe’), the mass expulsion of the Palestinian people from their homes and lands, started. Beyond national actions, the youth reaffirmed their commitment to return and Saffa remembered those killed in the battles to defend the village.

73 European Palestine solidarity and migrants rights groups and networks from 17 European states have chosen Nakba Day 2019 – the Day Palestinians reaffirm their commitment to the struggle for the return of their refugees – to unite in a joint call for a #WorldwithoutWalls in order to claim the right for all to move, to stay and to return in freedom, justice and equality.

The Israeli occupation forces together with the Israeli Nature and Parks Authority have this week set wild thirty hyenas in the northern Jordan Valley that are attacking the farmers and Palestinian communities in the area.

Stop the Wall invites activists, academics and all those affected by walls: physical and ideological walls that divide us, to contribute to a collection of essays, short papers and other written or visual contributions discussing and building the quest for a World Without Walls. Please find the details and information on how to contribute here.

406 dunum will be confiscated to build a new Israeli road for Palestinians only, which will segregate them from settlers roads, and will connect Nablus to nearby Palestinian villages. This is the second main road that totally segregates between Palestinians and settlers. It is is part of a bigger plan to convert all Palestinian cities and villages into ghettos.

2018 has seen Stop the Wall involved deeply in the struggle against Israel’s relentless efforts to reduce the Palestinian people into Bantustans, dispossessed, displaced and enclosed by walls and checkpoints. Against all odds, we have achieved a number of victories and given hope and support in the crucial moments to our people in struggle. Stop the Wall is now releasing an inspiring summary of our struggles and achievements throughout 2018. Reinforcing Steadfastness is the main strategy to resist Israeli plans of expulsion and dispossession. 

On Sunday 3rd of March 2019, the judge of the Israeli enforcement authority, rejected the request submitted by the advocates of the Sabagh families to freeze and cancel the eviction order of the five Sabagh families, which was issued on the 8th of January. The 32 persons that constitute the five families are again under immediate threat of ethnic cleansing.

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