Author Archives: Hamde Abu Rahme

Scenes from the West Bank as protests spread in solidarity with Gaza

Hamde Abu Rahme sent us the following photos yesterday: Over 100 people demonstrated today in the West Bank city of Ramallah against the brutal attack by the state of Israel, in Gaza. Demonstrations like this one are a daily occurrence … Continue reading

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Bil’in father prevented from visiting 5-year-old son in Israeli hospital because of activism against settlements

Haitham al Khatib (inset above) lives in Bi’lin and films the Israeli military’s frequent incursions into the West Bank village. The Israeli government is currently barring him from visiting his five-year-old son Carmi (left above) in an Israeli hospital because they say al Khatib is “a threat to the state of Israel.”

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Detained for six months without charges, Ashraf Abu Rahmah joins Bil’in demo

Bil’in demonstration against wall has taken place every Friday for seven years and more

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Today in Bil’in

Dozens of people suffered asphyxia in the weekly march organized by the Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlements in Bil’in as part of the activities in support of the Palestinian leadership and people in their demand to recognize the … Continue reading

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To be a teenager in Bil’in

Two children were taken to hospital after the latest army invasion in Bil’in, a village in the occupied Palestinian territories. At midday on April 28, the Israeli army entered Bil’in. Three military jeeps came through the Western gate in the … Continue reading

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Today in Bil’in

On the second anniversary of the martyrdom of Bassem Abu Rahma and within the activities of the International Conference on Popular Resistance, Bil’in renews the covenant of the martyrs to continue the struggle until they achieve independence. One citizen of … Continue reading

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Working around the wall: the life of a Palestinian journalist

I will start my story from where I have lived my whole life, along with my fellow Palestinians living under the Israeli occupation. This greatly influenced my career choice of becoming a journalist. Bil’in is a small Palestinian village located … Continue reading

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Israeli forces raided two houses in Bil’in at 1:30 a.m.

The Israeli occupation forces stormed the village of Bil’in early this morning. The Israeli forces of army and police occupation stormed the village of Bil’in at 1:30 a.m., raiding the houses of Ali Ibrahim Bornat and Khames Abo Rahma. They … Continue reading

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Israeli forces blast peaceful protesters with sewage water in Bil’in today

A resident of Bil’in was wounded and dozens of residents, peace activists, and individuals wishing to show solidarity suffered severe teargas inhalation today. This was due to extensive tear gas use in clashes resulting from the Israeli occupation forces suppression … Continue reading

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Today in Bil’in

Bil’in village has continued the struggle of resistance against the occupation. At today’s demonstration, three people were wounded, in addition to dozens more people choking on tear gas. The Popular Committee Against the Wall in Bil’in organized today’s demonstration. The … Continue reading

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A week after Jawaher Abu Rahma’s death, Bil’in continues to march

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Christmas in Bil’in

To mark the International Week of Solidarity with the Palestinian people and the Christmas holiday the people of Bil’in remember their martyrs, prisoners and wounded and vow to continue their struggle against the occupation with the aim of establishing an … Continue reading

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Dozens tear-gassed in Bil’in as they walk toward lands owned by people of the village

Today dozens of people were injured as a result of inhaling the tear gas due to the clashes that took place in the village of Bil’in. Many people from Bil’in village joined this march along with the peace activists and … Continue reading

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Today in Bil’in

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Today in Bil’in

This Friday’s demonstration took place as a protest against the Wall, the settlements, and the Israeli practices of occupation, deportation and exclusion. A large group marched after Friday prayers from the center of the village toward the target areas of … Continue reading

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Israeli forces raid Bil’in in the middle of the night to arrest the child of jailed activist leader

Israeli forces stormed the village of Bil’in in a night raid. Four soldiers raided the home of Adeeb Abu Rahma, one of the prominent organizers of the non-violent demonstrations against the Wall. Adeeb Abu Rahma has been imprisoned by Israel … Continue reading

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Today in Bil’in

Today one citizen was wounded and dozens suffered tear gas inhalation due to clashes that took place in the West Bank village of Bil’in. Peace activists and international supporters marched alongside village residents in the weekly demonstration against the wall … Continue reading

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Today in Bil’in

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Bil’in invaded for the fourth time in three days

The following is an update to a story we posted yesterday: Today, November 10th, the village of Bi’lin was raided again. The Israeli Army entered at around 8 pm for the second time today. In the morning, at around 3.00 … Continue reading

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Night raid in Bil’in

Today, November 9 at about 3:00 in the morning, the Israeli army entered the village of Bil’in. About 50 soldiers entered the village by jeep and foot. When they arrived at the two targeted houses, they ran and took positions … Continue reading

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Two sides of the Wall in Bil’in

I went on a tour to photograph the Apartheid Wall that was built on the territory of the Palestinian village of Bil’in, located in the West Bank. After a ruling of the highest Israeli Court, the path of which the … Continue reading

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