Category Archives: Reports/Video

Video: Israeli soldiers share an ecstatic moment as they destroy homes in Gaza

Listen to the sheer ecstatic joy erupting (1:24*) from these soldiers as they watch their deadly handiwork unfold. As government officials, observers and pundits express their deep regret over the tragic toll on civilians in Gaza, the soldiers carrying out these particular operations don’t … Continue reading

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Video: Frantic scenes during Qalandia demonstration as wounded are rushed to Ramallah Hospital

Video of Thursday’s demonstration at the Qalandia checkpoint, and later at Ramallah Hospital. It depicts a frantic scene to carry wounded protesters to ambulances, and the controlled chaos of Ramallah Hospital that lasted almost until sunrise. The injured protesters in this footage are a tiny fraction of the approximately 200 shot with live ammunition by Israeli soldiers, resulting in 2 deaths.

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Video: Night raid in Bethlehem’s Aida Refugee Camp

Video of an Israeli raid Bethlehem’s Aida Refugee Camp early in the morning on July 21st, 2014. Soldiers arrested 3 young men and assaulted several others. They confiscated footage from that night’s clashes in Bethlehem from journalist Mohammed Al Azza, briefly detained him and assaulted him and his two younger brothers. A father in the camp attempts twice to visit his brother’s home being raided by soldiers in an effort to see his son, and is denied violently by IDF. Screams can be heard in the streets as gunfire and sound bombs from the Israel military go off while youth throw stones toward the soldiers.

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Video: Outraged constituents confront CT Senator Chris Murphy over support for Gaza attack

When Senator Chris Murphy invited his Connecticut constituents to a hike up East Rock Park this morning, he did not expect to be met by activists from the Middle East Crisis Committee and Jewish Voice for Peace. The activists had gathered to express outrage at Murphy’s support for Israel’s ongoing massacre of over 300 Gazans. Captured on video, Senator Murphy denied knowledge of the Senate’s recent Resolution 498–a greenlight for Israel’s war–despite the fact that Murphy himself co-sponsored it.

Posted in Activism, Gaza, Reports/Video, US Politics | 27 Comments

Video: While the world watches Gaza, protests rage across the West Bank

Kelly Lynn reports from Bethlehem where protests have raged since July 3rd in response to the murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir and have continued with the Israeli government’s current operation in Gaza. Hundreds have been injured by Israeli forces in this latest bout of clashes across the West Bank. In the last week the use of live ammunition has been reported in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Shuafat, Tulkarem, Kufr Qaddoum, Ramallah, Al Ram, Yatta, Al Arroub Refugee Camp and multiple villages in the districts of Ramallah and Hebron.

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Video: Jewish mob chanting ‘Death to Arabs!’ stops cars in Jerusalem to check drivers’ ethnicity

A video shot July 5, 2014 by Ronnie Barkan in Jerusalem.

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New video shows Palestinian youths killed by Israeli army on Nakba Day posed no threat to soldiers

Video released by Defense of Children International-Palestine of the two Palestinians killed last Thursday at an annual Nakba Day protest outside of Ofer prison show the youths did not pose a threat to life to Israeli soldiers. In addition, a newly released photo set reveals that one medic was shot in the head while trying to aid one of the wounded youth.

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Video: Uprooted, Walled Out & Cut Off — The Palestine Festival of Literature visits Jerusalem

Watch as authors China Miéville, Gillian Slovo, Tom Warner and Omar el Khairy visited Jerusalem to learn about the Israeli occupation as part of the 2013 Palestine Festival of Literature.

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Video: Israeli soldiers detain 6-year-old child on his way to school in Hebron

A video shot by the International Solidarity Movement today in Hebron shows Israeli soldiers detaining Rami Rajabi, a six-year-old child, as he walked to school. After 20 minutes of pressure from locals and activists the child was released, but there are currently at least 230 Palestinian children in Israeli detention.

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Video: Nabi Saleh activist shot at point blank range by Israeli border police (Updated)

Today in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh Palestinian activist Manal Tamimi was shot at point blank range in the leg by an Israeli border policeman. There are also reports that at least three others were injured during Friday protests in the village.

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Obama and Kerry drop talk of Palestinian state for ‘state institutions’ and ‘transition’

“Palestinians have to also recognize that there is going to be a transition period where the Israeli people cannot expect a replica of Gaza in the West Bank,” President Obama said at the Saban Forum in Washington this weekend (with Haim Saban, above). While Secretary of State John Kerry indicated that he envisions Palestinian “state institutions,” but not statehood. So once again, Israeli security concerns trump Palestinian sovereignty

Posted in American Jewish Community, Iran, Israel Lobby, Israel/Palestine, Israeli Government, Media, Middle East, One state/Two states, Reports/Video, US Policy in the Middle East, US Politics | 88 Comments

Once and Future Bride of the Sea: A historian discusses the history of Jaffa from the Nakba until today

Tel Aviv – Jaffa City Councillor Sami Abou Shehadeh discusses the history of Jaffa, pre- and post-Nakba.

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Video: Israeli soldiers detain, terrify young Palestinian boys in Hebron

International Solidarity Movement video shows Israeli military arresting a terrified 11-year old boy in Hebron.

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Adelson’s atomic moment: Help us break more video stories

Please consider giving Mondoweiss a tax-deductible donation today to allow us to expand our video capabilities. We want to purchase more video cameras for our reporters and develop our video editing abilities to produce engaging, high-quality video what will further our mission of fostering the movement for greater fairness and justice for Palestinians in American foreign policy.

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Video shows aftermath of Israeli soldier assault on Palestinian child

A video from Al Quds Newspaper.

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Video: Another Problem from Hell? Adelson and Wiesel laud Rwanda’s Kagame

Max Blumenthal reports from the September 29th event featuring Rwandan President Paul Kagame, Elie Wiesel, Shmuely Boteach and Sheldon Adelson discussing the “strong protecting the weak” from genocide. After Boteach delivered a lengthy treatise on shared Israeli-Rwandan values, and a human rights protester was removed by Kagame’s personal security detail for raising Kagame’s role in genocide in the Congo, Blumenthal and Mondoweiss’s Alex Kane attempt to ask the panelists what can be done to protect Palestinians from the Israeli occupation. Watch the video to see what happens next.

Posted in American Jewish Community, Israel Lobby, Israel/Palestine, Reports/Video, US Politics | 43 Comments

Video: Palestinian students call on US students to recognize their conditions– and divest

Out lives are becoming harder every day, Palestinian student Islam Shakarnah tells American students, in urging them to divest from the occupation

Posted in Activism, BDS, Israel/Palestine, Nakba, Occupation, Reports/Video, US Policy in the Middle East | 2 Comments

Gaza in shadows

Candid photos taken in Gaza that offer a “glimpse of the situation in the Gaza Strip, a closed, besieged place put under a blockade by the Israel”

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‘Courage is Contagious’: Glenn Greenwald electrifies Chicago crowd speaking on Snowden, journalism and the NSA

Friday night in Chicago Glenn Greenwald addressed the Socialism 2013 conference live via Skype and reflected for the first time on the past month in the wake of his interview with Edward Snowden, and subsequent disclosures regarding the National Security Agency’s spying on American citizens. In an impassioned introduction, journalist Jeremy Scahill called Greenwald the “conscience of America” and attacked his critics in the beltway press corps.

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‘Girls on Fire’ tell Alicia Keys — Don’t play Apartheid Israel

Here’s a cool new video from University of New Mexico – Students for Justice in Palestine asking Alicia Keys to cancel her upcoming concert in Tel Aviv – “This film is inspired by the Palestinian women who everyday nonviolently resist the illegal occupation of their land.”

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Palestinian teen describes being used as a human shield by Israeli forces in Abu Dis


On Friday, April 19 at least 10 Israeli soldiers armed with live ammunition, steal-coated rubber bullets and tear gas confronted a crowd of protesters in the Palestinian town of Abu Dis using 17-year-old Muhammad Rabea as a human shield. They forced him to walk at gunpoint with his hands raised in the air as they approached the protesters. Rabea tells Defense for Children International-Palestine’s Dina Elmuti of his harrowing ordeal, and of his daily struggle with the abuse and trauma he sustained.

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Video: Paterson, NJ raises the Palestinian flag over city hall for Palestinian-American Day

One day after the Palestinian flag reached the top of the world, a flag raising ceremony was held in Paterson, New Jersey (video 3:12) accompanied by the Palestinian national anthem and cheers of “Long Live Palestine”.

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Clashes break out across the West Bank as Palestinians mark the Nakba

Clashes broke out across the West Bank, including in East Jerusalem, yesterday as Palestinians marked the 65th anniversary of the Nakba. Allison Deger reports from Ofer prison where protesters faced off with Israeli soldiers.

Posted in Activism, Israel/Palestine, Nakba, Occupation, On the ground reports, Reports/Video | 29 Comments

Video: Palestinian refugees from Syria speak out

Listen to these Palestinians, now yet again refugees in another land. First the Zionist armies exiled them from their villages in Palestine in 1948, now the armies of Bashar exiled them from Syria, which had became a temporary home.

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B’Tselem Video: Mass arrest of Palestinian children on their way to school in Hebron

B’Tselem this morning urgently contacted the Army’s Legal Advisor for Judea and Samaria, demanding his emergency intervention regarding the detention of numerous children, including some as young as 8 to 10 years old, by the Israeli military this morning in Hebron.

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