Category Archives: Reports/Video

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.

Posted in Israel/Palestine, Nakba, On the ground reports, Reports/Video | 11 Comments

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.

Posted in Israel/Palestine, Occupation, Reports/Video | 12 Comments

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.

Posted in Israel/Palestine, Occupation, Reports/Video | 86 Comments

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”

Posted in Gaza, Israel/Palestine, Reports/Video | 3 Comments

‘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.

Posted in Activism, Media, Reports/Video, US Politics, War on Terror | 58 Comments

‘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.”

Posted in Activism, BDS, Israel/Palestine, Occupation, Reports/Video | 14 Comments

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.

Posted in Israel/Palestine, Occupation, On the ground reports, Reports/Video | Tagged | 23 Comments

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.

Posted in Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Reports/Video, syria | 16 Comments

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.

Posted in Activism, Israel/Palestine, Israeli Government, Occupation, On the ground reports, Reports/Video | 20 Comments

Illegal outpost ‘security officer’ caught on tape beating Palestinian tending herd as Israeli soldiers stand around

Incidents caught on tape of settlers and soldiers working in synchronization have been stacking up. This incident occurred last Saturday near the illegal expanding outpost ‘Avigail’ in the South Hebron Hills near the Palestinian village of Susya.

Posted in Israel/Palestine, Occupation, Reports/Video | 8 Comments

Video: Israeli settler lecturing Palestinian farmers — ‘You’ll all be our slaves, if you’re worthy, if you behave well’

Above is a video recorded December 27, 2012 by a B’Tselem volunteer in Yasuf, a Palestinian village located in the heart of the West Bank. It documents a Jewish settler attempting to convince Palestinian farmers he is the rightful owner of their land. Yasuf is almost completely surrounded by settlements and villagers have been denied access to thousands of dunams of their land since 2001. In addition, Yasuf has suffered violent settler attacks for years.

Posted in Israel/Palestine, Israeli Government, Nakba, Occupation, Reports/Video | 134 Comments

Existence is Resistance does the Harlem Shake

Harlem Shake videos from New York and Palestine.

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In solidarity with Hebron, London shops get a taste of the occupation

On Saturday, February 23rd activists in London staged a multiple boycott action and protest at the Israeli Embassy, in support of the Palestinians in Al-Khalil (Hebron).

Posted in Activism, BDS, Israel/Palestine, Occupation, Reports/Video | 6 Comments

For Samer Issawi: Tribute to a Jerusalem son

Video of a poem by Susan Abulhawa.

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Video: ‘TMZ’ interviews Emad Burnat on LAX detention

TMZ covers what it calls, “the story of the day” and interviews Emad Burnat on being detained at Los Angeles International Airport on his way to the Academny Awards this Sunday.

Posted in Israel/Palestine, Occupation, Reports/Video, US Politics | 15 Comments

Following Palestinian call, protests held in 40 European cities demanding end to international trade with Israeli agribusiness

In Europe, protests targeted Mehadrin, a large Israeli export company that supplies citrus fruits, dates and other fresh produce to supermarkets across Europe. The company operates in illegal Israeli settlements, is involved in the theft of Palestinian land and water and employs Palestinian workers forced to work in illegal settlements in unsafe conditions for as little as €11 per day.

Posted in Activism, BDS, Gaza, Israel/Palestine, Occupation, Reports/Video | 6 Comments

Video: Israeli Foreign Ministry film on Jerusalem features the Dome of the Rock being replaced by a Jewish temple

Ynet: The Foreign Ministry created an elaborate video titled The Truth about Jerusalem, in which Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon presents Israel’s capital as a diverse and pluralistic city. The result, however, seemed potentially problematic to the ministry – as it featured a segment in which an animated Dome of the Rock was essentially disintegrating.

Posted in Israel/Palestine, Israeli Government, Occupation, Reports/Video, Today in Palestine | 14 Comments

UN fact-finding mission: Israeli settlements violate intl law; Israel must ‘immediately initiate a process of withdrawal’; Governments and companies must ‘[terminate] their business interests in the settlements’

A U.N. fact-finding mission into “the implications of the Israeli settlements on the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of the Palestinian people throughout the Occupied Palestinian Territory” has issued a blockbuster report on the Israeli settlement project warning of “creeping annexation” of the occupied territories and making the closest call yet from the U.N. for sanctioning Israel over its violation of Palestinian human rights and international law.

Posted in Israel/Palestine, Israeli Government, Occupation, Reports/Video, Settlers/Colonists | Tagged | 146 Comments