Archive for August, 2007

Al-Hadidiya: Bedouin villagers defiant as the Occupation bulldozers move in

Tuesday, August 21st, 2007

Latest News, Palestinian grassroots Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign, August 13th, 2007

On August 13 between 9 and 10 am, the demolition of the Bedouin village of al-Hadidiya in the Jordan Valley began. Two homes, belonging to Abdullah Hafez Yusuf Bani Odeh and Abdullah Hussein Bisharat, were destroyed along with nearby animal enclosures.


Al Hadidya Demolished

Monday, August 13th, 2007

Israeli Military Renders Twenty Palestinians Homeless, Confiscates Jordan Valley Land

For Immediate Release
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Demolitions in the Jordan valley: Steadfastness in the face of destruction

Friday, August 10th, 2007

Credit: Palestinian Grassroots Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign. Date: August 8th, 2007.

Occupation forces today went on a spree of demolitions in the Jordan Valley, destroying four homes and two water tanks in Bardala, Sahel Libqeya, Frush Beit Dajan and Jiftlik.

The photographs taken at the scene today, below, vividly illustrate how the Occupation is attacking Palestinian lives and land.


Arab MK slams ‘ethnic cleansing’ after demolitions in W. Bank - From Haaretz

Friday, August 10th, 2007

Arab MK slams ‘ethnic cleansing’ after demolitions in W. Bank

By Yoav Stern and Avi Issacharoff, Haaretz Correspondent

After Israel demolished structures in at least five Palestinian villages in the Jordan Valley in the last week, Hadash Chairman Mohammed Barakeh called on Thursday for an end to what he termed the “ethnic cleansing” in the area. Pools, tents and tin structures built without permits and belonging to Palestinian residents, were destroyed in the villages of Bakia, Jeftlik, Beit Dajan and Bardella, which are scattered along the Jordan Valley. (more…)

Action Alert: Al-Hadidiya and Hamsa (Jordan Valley) to be evacuated

Friday, August 10th, 2007

Latest News, Palestinian grassroots Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign, August 7th, 2007Today the Occupation forces have confirmed that they are preparing to evacuate the villages of al-Hadidiya and Humsa in the Jordan Valley, if necessary by force.


What is Behind Allenby Bridge

Friday, August 10th, 2007

by: Feras SSA, ISM

Allenby Bridge a strange and unknown name for a lot of people around the world but for Palestinians it is a well known name.

It is the name of the bridge which connects the West Bank with the outside world. It is located between Palestine and Jordan on the Jordan River. The important thing is that it is the only road that we know to travel outside Palestine from the West Bank side.


Fasai’l: Building a school, building resistance

Monday, August 6th, 2007

Latest News, Palestinian grassroots Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign, August 5th, 2007

The first bricks have been laid for a new school in the

Above: For the first time since 40 years of occupation, Fasai’l children will have a school

Palestinian village of Fasai’l in the Jordan Valley, at the heart of the West Bank. The villagers hope to provide an education for the young people of the village, but the project is also a statement of defiance.


Haaretz: Palestinian shepherds have water tank, tractor confiscated

Monday, August 6th, 2007

By Amira HassThe Civil Administration confiscated a tractor and a water tank belonging to Palestinian shepherds living in the northern Jordan Valley.


Amnesty Update on Al Hadidya

Monday, August 6th, 2007
ISRAEL/ More than 100 residents of Hadidiya Village