Balata refugee camp

15/05/15: Balata under Israeli attack

In the early hours of Friday morning Israeli forces invaded the area surrounding Balata refugee camp to allow access by Jewish settlers. The soldiers opened fire on the residents of the camp shooting several, including the brother of an SFP member. SFP activists visited those shot and injured in Rafidia hospital the following day and are pleased to report that they are all recovering well.

The Army invade the camp regularly, either to kidnap residents or allow passage of extermist Jewish settlers to Joseph’s Tomb, located just outside the camp. They invade with dozens of jeeps and snipers in the middle of the night, opening fire on Palestinians living nearby.

On the eve of Al Nakba commemorations SFP stand with the refugees of Balata in saying “we will return” and resisting the violent attacks by Apartheid Israel.

الجمعه 15-5—نابلس

نشطاء المقاومه الشعبيه من SFP يقومون بزيارة جرحى مخيم بلاطه

بعد الاحداث التي شهدها مخيم بلاطه ليلة الجمعه اثناء اقتحام مئات المستوطنين بحماية جنود الاحتلال الاسرائيلي قبر يوسف –بالقرب من مخيم بلاطه حيث اطلق جنود الاحتلال الاسرائيلي الرصاص الحي والقنابل المسيل للدموع والرصاص المطاط مما ادى الى اصابة 22 شخص تم نقلهم الى المستشفيات في نابلس ,حيث اتضح ان معظم الجرحى تعرضو لاطلاق الرصاص عليهم في القدم مما ادى الى تفتت العظام وصعوبة ازالة الشظايا كون الرصاص الذي يطلقه جنود الاحتلال هو رصاص متفجر “دمدم”.

نشطاء المقاومه الشعبيه من sfp زاروا الجرحى في المستشفيات واطمئنوا عليهم

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08/08/14: Nablus, Balata and the villages say “No more”

Shortly after the noon prayers on Friday 8 August SFP led the march of Palestinians from the Nablus area and its surrounding refugee camps and villages to the illegal colony road of Elon Moreh. At the Beit Furik military checkpoint the soldiers attacked the marchers firing live ammunition, rubber coated steel bullets, tear gas and what is known as “skunk” water. 15 people were injured from the live ammunition, with one young man, Imad Khatatbeh (20 years old) shot in the eye. He has lost the sight in that eye. In addition, the Army attacked a Palestinian journalist kicking him in the stomach so that he required medical treatment. As well as targeting the Press and unarmed demonstrators, the Army shot 3 times with rubber coated steel bullets, Ahmad Saleh, an SFP activist and volunteer with Medical Relief. He was clearly identifiable as a medical personnel and was targeted nonetheless.

Following the demonstration SFP activists visited the injured in Rafidia hospital. 15 were injured at the demonstration, in addition to Imad, activists visited Murad Mahmoud Ibrahimi, 20 years old, who had been shot in his leg and 26 year old Bassem Marshoud shot in his side. Activists also visited injured from Kufr Qaddoum village, who had been shot at their weekly demonstration. 3 villagers had been shot with one in a critical condition and the possibility he will not walk again.

Today, led by SFP and its activists, the marchers said loud and clear:

Stop the massacres…. Stop the killing of our children…. Stop the destruction of our homes.

No more settlements; no more siege; no more Occupation; and the refugees are coming home.

The activists were also joined by refugees from all the major refugee camps around Nablus and Tubas. The refugees were clear in their message:

Today we say it is time to go home. Today we say no more to the thief of our land. Today we say no more to the Occupation. We will remove all the Occupation from our lands and help our brothers and sisters in Gaza go home to their lands in Al-Majdal and Huj.

The Palestinian villages of Al-Majdal and Huj were destroyed and replaced with the Israeli towns of Ashkelon and Sderot, after the Palestinians were forcibly expelled from their land to Gaza in 1948. Under international law and UN resolution 194 refugees have the right to return to their homes:

…that refugees wishing to return to their homes and live at peace with their neighbour should be permitted to do so at the earliest practicable date.

There are estimated around 6 million Palestinian refugees and their descendants. 80% of the population of Gaza are refugees, forcible expelled from their land in 1948. SFP is determined to carry on their efforts against the illegal Occupation of their land, and until all the refugees can go home.

 بعد وقت قصير من صلاة الظهر يوم الجمعة 8 أغسطس قاد نشطاء  المقاومه الشعبيه من حركة تضامن SFP مسيرة الفلسطينيين من منطقة نابلس ومخيمات اللاجئين المحيطة بها والقرى إلى الطريق  للمستعمرة الغير شرعيه  ألون موريه. على حاجز بيت فوريك العسكري والذي يفصل بيت فوريك والقرى الاخرى شرق نابلس  عن مدينه نابلس,  هاجم الجنود المتظاهرين بإطلاق الذخيرة الحية والرصاص الفولاذي المغلف بالمطاط والغاز المسيل للدموع وما يعرف باسم “المياه العادمه “. أصيب 15 شخصا من الذخيرة الحية، مع شاب واحد، عماد خطاطبة (20 عاما) أصيب بعيار ناري في العين مما ادى الى فقدان عينه اليمنى وبالإضافة إلى ذلك، هاجم جيش صحفي فلسطيني بركله في بطنه وانه بحاجة إلى معالجة طبية. فضلا عن استهداف الصحافيين والمتظاهرين العزل، الجيش أطلق النار 3 مرات مع الرصاص الفولاذي المغلف بالمطاط، أحمد صالح، الناشط في  SFP ومتطوع في الاغاثه الطبيه . مع العلم انه كان يرتدي ما  يشير انه  مسعف  وأنه من العاملين في المجال الطبي وعلى الرغم من ذلك كان مستهدفا.

في أعقاب مظاهرة نشطاء التضامن  SFP زار الجرحى في مستشفى رفيديا. أصيب 15 شخصا في المظاهرة، بالإضافة إلى عماد خطاطبه ، زار نشطاءsfp مراد محمود الإبراهيمي، 20 عاما، الذي كان قد أصيب في ساقه وقتل باسم مرشود 26 عاما في جانبه. نشطاء كما زار المصابين من قرية كفر قدوم، الذي كان قد أطلق النار على تظاهرتهم الأسبوعية. تم إطلاق النار وتم اصابه ثلاثه من المتظاهرين ,أحد في حالة حرجة واحتمال انه لن يمشي مرة أخرى.

اليوم، وقال المتظاهرون بصوت عال وواضح بقيادة SFP ونشطائها:

وقف المجازر …. وقف قتل أطفالنا …. وقف تدمير بيوتنا.

لا مزيد من المستوطنات؛ لا مزيد من الحصار. لا يوجد المزيد الاحتلال . وعلى واللاجئين العودة إلى وطنهم.

وانضم نشطاء أيضا لاجئون من جميع مخيمات اللاجئين الرئيسية في جميع أنحاء نابلس وطوباس. كان واضحا اللاجئين في رسالتهم:

اليوم نقول حان الوقت العودة إلى ديارهم. اليوم نقول لا أكثر لسارق أرضنا. اليوم نقول لا أكثر للاحتلال. سنقوم بإزالة كل الاحتلال من أرضنا ومساعدة إخواننا وأخواتنا في غزة إلى المنزل إلى أراضيهم في المجدل وهوج. ونقول كفى للعدوان الاسرائيلي  على غزه وعلى الاحتلال ان يتم تقديمه للماكمه على جرائمه بحق الاطفال والشعب الفلسطيني في غزه

تم تدمير القرى الفلسطينية من المجدل وهوج واستبدالها مع البلدات الإسرائيلية عسقلان وسديروت، بعد أن طرد الفلسطينيين قسرا من أراضيهم إلى غزة في 1948. بموجب القانون الدولي وقرار الأمم المتحدة رقم 194 لاجئ الحق في العودة إلى منازلهم:

… أن اللاجئين الراغبين في العودة إلى ديارهم والعيش بسلام مع جيرانهم يجب أن يسمح لهم بذلك في أقرب وقت ممكن.

ويقدر وجود حوالي 6 ملايين لاجئ فلسطيني وأحفادهم. 80٪ من سكان غزة هم من اللاجئين، تم طردهم قسريا  من أراضيهم في 1948.حركة تضامن  SFP عازمة على الاستمرار في جهودهم ضد الاحتلال غير المشروع لأراضيهم، وحتى يمكن لجميع اللاجئين العودة إلى ديارهم.

 

The march began at Balata refugee camp where demonstrators had made an effigy to Benjamin Netanyhu, which they later burned

 

SFP leading the demonstration

 

Ducking as live fire is shot by the Army towards demonstrators

 

SFP leading the demonstration

Army attacking demonstrators

Army attempting to catch demonstrators
 
 
SFP women leading way
Army taking aim at unarmed demonstrators

Army throwing tear gas at demonstrators

20 year old Imad Khatatbeh shot in the eye

 

 

20 year old Murad Mahmoud Ibrahimi shot in the leg

 

26 year old Bassem Marshoud, shot in the side

21/06/14: Day 9 of Apartheid Israel’s terror campaign

Apartheid Israel has unleashed a wave of terror and kidnappings of the Palestinians in the West Bank since 3 illegal settlers allegedly went missing on Thursday 12 June. Last night the Army continued to terrorise villages and cities across the West Bank.

To date nearly 370 Palestinians have been kidnapped from their homes. This brings the total of Palestinians in Israei Apartheid prisons to 5700. Today marks day 58 of Palestinian detainees hunger strike against their internment without trial or charge. The detainees announced that after day 60 they will also be refusing water.

Apartheid Israel has admitted that their ‘campaign’ has wider objects than just the return of the 3 allegedly kidnapped illegal settlers. They have also admitted parts of the current wave of terror was planned prior to the alleged kidnapping. They state their objective is to destroy the Palestinian Hamas movement, democratically elected by the Palestinian people in 2006.

However, the pattern if arrests and arbitrary destruction of property and killings indicate that their objectives are even wider than those admitted to by the Army. As a soldier admitted in Jenin refugee camp, they want to provoke a response from the Palestinians in order to have a pretext to kill. So far 3 Palestinians have been murdered in this current wave of terror from Apartheid Israel. Many more have been injured.

Below is an update from the regions over the last 24 hours. The updates below just represent updates from SFP activists based in those areas. However, there are attacks across the West Bank, Al Quds and Gaza area of Palestine.

Hebron

The Army continue to brutalize and terrorise the city and surrounding areas. On Thursday 19 June they shot dead a 15 year old child, Mahmoud Jihad Muhammad Dudeen, in the village of Dura.

As villagers and Palestinians across the area came to bury Mahmoud the following day, the Army attacked and tried to prevent people joining the march. Despite the Army’s efforts they were unable to prevent thousands joining the funeral march. The Army still attacked the mourners with tear gas and stun grenades.

Helicopters are still in the skies over Hebron and thousands of soldiers are continuing to attack and kidnap Palestinians, destroying property and stealing thousands of dollars in cash from homes.

ما زالت الخليل تعيش تحت المداهمات والاقتحمات التي مستمرة في محافظة الخليل,حيث قامت قوات الاحتلال باقتحام قرية تفوح وبعض الحياء في مدينة الخليل مثل حي جبل الرحمة,الحاووز, شارع السلام كما قاموا بحملة واسعة النطاق في مدينة دوار اشتدت حدتها بعد زيارة رئيس الكيان الصهوني بنيامين نتنياهو وقاموا بالانتشار بالمئات وقاموا بتفتيش البيوت وتدمير بعض محتوياتها
ببتفتيش كما قامت ثلاث طائرات هوليكبتر بعملية انزال لجنود الاحتلال في قرية صوريف , ولقد اندلعت المواجهات بشكيل عنيف في منطقة باب الزاوية في الخليل اطلق قوات الاحتلال قنابل الغاز والصوت والرصاص المعدني والمطاطي والحي بشكل غزير وفي اليوم التالي تكررت اعتداءات جيش الاحتلال ووصلت الى قذارتها الى ان تم اطلاق النار على الطفل محمود دودين5 1 سنه بعد اجتياح جيش الاحتلال للمدينة اندلعت مواجهات عنيفة بين اهالي دورا وجيش الاحتلال الذي اطلق النار بكثافة مما ادى الى استشهاد الطفل محمود وتم تشيعه جثمانه من وسط مدينة دورا شارك بها الألاف وبعد ذلك اندلعت مواجهات بعد صلاة الظهر في منلطقة باب الزاوية بالخليل مع جيش الاحتلال الذي استخدم قنابل الصوت والغاز المسيل لدموع

Thousands of Israeli soldiers are all across Hebron

Soldiers have been kidnapping children from Hebron and it’s surrounding villages

13 year old Mahmoud, murdered by the Israeli Army

Soldiers attempting to prevent SFP activists from attending the funeral of Mahmoud

Ramallah

On Thursday evening the Army invaded Qalandiya refugee camp, on the way to Palestine’s capital city, Al Quds (Jerusalem in English). While attempting to break into homes and kidnap Palestinians the camp put up brave resistance against the terrorist soldiers.

Five Palestinians were shot with live ammunition during the invasion and 23 year old Mustafa Aslan was shot in the head. Palestinian doctors are working very hard to save Mustafa, who is in a critical condition in hospital.

The Army has also been targeting the Birzeit area of Ramallah, including invading and kidnapping students from Birzeit University.

Mustafa Aslan as he is taken in for surgery

 

Nablus

They have invaded the city every night and it’s surrounding villages. On Thursday evening the Army invaded the village of Beit Furik to the east of the city. They rounded up residents on mass, holding them in the local school, in actions reminiscent of the Second Intifada. After terrorising hundreds they eventually kidnapped 25 people from the village.

On the same evening they invaded the village of Zwarta, in the west of the city. They were unsuccessful in their attempts to kidnap the released former prisoner Hasan Jodi from his home. However, they did not leave before destroying property in the home and stealing computers.

Last night the Army invaded the centre of Nablus again and the surrounding refugee camps. The Army invaded at around 1am firing tear gas and sound bombs all night until they eventually pulled out at around 04:30am. Several young people were injured in Asker refugee camp, including a young female radio journalist.

Many of those kidnapped are still being held at Huwwara Military camp, just south of Nablus city.

The Army invading central Nablus on Friday 20 June (photos courtesy of SFP activist and photographer Ahmad Hasan Talat)

 

Tear gas fired in Nablus, Friday 20 June (photos courtesy of SFP activist and photographer Ahmad Hasan Talat)

 

Jeeps invading central Nablus, Friday 20 June (photos courtesy of SFP activist and photographer Ahmad Hasan Talat)

 

Invasion of Nablus, Friday 20 June (photos courtesy of SFP activist and photographer Ahmad Hasan Talat)

 

Invasion of Nablus, Friday 20 June (photos courtesy of SFP activist and photographer Ahmad Hasan Talat)

 

Soldier outside the Municipality of Nablus, Friday 20 June (photos courtesy of SFP activist and photographer Ahmad Hasan Talat)

Youth defending Nablus from invasion, Friday 20 June (photos courtesy of SFP activist and photographer Ahmad Hasan Talat)

Youth defending against invasion of Balata refugee camp, Thursday 19 June (photos courtesy of SFP activist and photographer Ahmad Hasan Talat)

Youth defending against invasion of Balata refugee camp, Thursday 19 June (photos courtesy of SFP activist and photographer Ahmad Hasan Talat)

Salfit

The Army invaded the village of Hares last night in Salfit. As they invaded homes a terrorised residents they caused Jamil Ali Abed Jabir, a man in his 60s, to have a heart attack. He died in the hospital later that night.

SFP encourages all people around the world to, if they haven’t previously, voice their support for a free Palestine. Please use social media and the hashtag #bringourboysbackhome to highlight the hypocrisy of the alleged kidnapping of 3 illegal settlers to over 5700 Palestinian political prisoners, many of them children, and the mass terrorism committed against the civilian Palestinian population. 

18/06/14: Israeli terrorism continues…. Teenager left for dead

As Apartheid Israel conducts mass terrorism across the West Bank area of Palestine in their alleged search for 3 missing illegal settlers, they invaded Nablus city again last night, badly beating a teenager and leaving him for dead. The Army also kidnapped a further 51 Palestinians bringing the total arrests across the occupied West Bank to nearly 300 in 5 days.

The Army attacked across Nablus city in the early hours of the morning, firing volleys of tear gas into sleeping residents homes and firing live ammunition at young children who bravely attempted to resist their acts of terror. As well as kidnapping Palestinians the Army have been stealing and destroying property and homes, and attacking Palestinans. Below details one such example.

Qusi Mahmoud Qandeel, 19 years old, left his home on the south mountain just opposite Balata refugee camp, at around 03:30am as usual to go to his work in a local bakery. Despite the massive Army presence in the city, Palestinians bravely and resolutely will not allow the Occupation to prevent them from attempting to conduct their daily lives. So despite the Army being all around and sound bombs and shooting being heard across the city Qusi left for work to help his family as normal.

At 04:30am, around the time the Army withdrew from Nablus, his brother Khames also left for work at the bakery. On his journey he heard a rasping sound, like someone trying to breath. As he investigated he found his brother lying on the ground unconscious, covered in blood. As he attempted to wake him and call for help his brother came round just enough to whisper to him that the Army had attacked him with wooden planks, before he fell unconscious again.

SFP visited Qusi is hospital (he also happens to be the cousin of an SFP member) where he is unconscious in Intensive Care Unit of Rafidia Hospital after undergoing an operation. Doctors confirmed that the next 72 hours he would be under intensive observation. Qusi was admitted with a serious head wound and blood was seen flowing from his ear. This can be a sign of a fractured skull or worse. Qusi also had a broken left hand, swelling on his neck and cuts all over his forearms, where he had clearly tried to defend himself from the blows.

Qusi was found near his home one hour after he had left. The soldiers had attacked him and then pushed him down the hill, leaving him for dead. Qusi is one of three brothers, but Qusi and Khames older brother was killed by the Army in 2004. SFP was very relieved that today his family are not mourning another son lost.

Nablus and across the West Bank area of Palestine is under heightened terrorism since the alleged disappearance of 3 illegal settlers last Thursday. Apartheid Israel has used to opportunity to unleash mass terror on the Palestinian population! not just targeting Hamas activists, which it claims kidnapped these illegal settlers, but any and all Palestinians. At the time of writing the southern city of Hebron is still under siege by the Army, with all entry and exit points blocked. Below also shows checkpoints south of Nablus, Huwwara, closed today causing massive disruptions. SFP understands Zatara checkpoint, between Nablus and Ramallah was also randomly closed by the Army, aiming to cause massive disruption and difficulty for the occupied Palestinian population. The closure and siege on Palestinian cities is reminiscent of the Second Intifada, when Apartheid Israel attacked Palestinians and their cities as they rose up in defiance of the illegal Occupation of their land. This was also noted by Palestinians yesterday in Balata refugee camp, which describe Monday nights invasion as like the Second Intifada.

Like Hebron and across the West Bank Palestinians are bracing themselves for another night of terror. SFP ask that you all share the truth and challenge the mainstreams media coverage of 3 illegal settlers alleged kidnapping, compared to the hundreds and thousands of Palestinians kidnapped daily by Apartheid Israel. We ask you to use the hashtag on social media #bringourboysbackhome to highlight to kidnapping of Palestinians, which is being used by Zionist to dominate social media feeds with false news about the alleged kidnappings of the illegal settlers.

في سياق الممارسات الاسرائيليه العنصريه بحق الشعب الفلسطيني وما يمارسه من اجتياحات ليليه واعتقالات فقد اقدم الجنود الاسرائلييون على اغلاق حاجز حواره وزعتره والتي تفصل بين نابلس ورام الله جنوب نابلس دون معرفه الاسباب وادى ذلك الى حدوث ازمه مروريه خانقه سيما ان سياسة الاغلاقات والتشديد على الحواجز اعادت الى الاذهان الاغلاقات والممارسات العنصريه ابان انتفاضه الاقصى
وعبر نشطاء المقاومه الشعبيه عن رفضهم لهذه الممارسات مطالبين المجتمع الدولي بتحمل مسؤلياته ومؤكدين على ضروره تصعيد المقاومه الشعبيه في وجه الممارسات العنصريه الاسرائيليه وعن ضروره الاستمرار بالانشطه التضامنيه مع الاسرى المضربين عن الطعام

 

 

Khames Qandeel covered in the blood of his brother Qusi

 

Qusi Qandeel in ICU today (18/06/14)

 

Qusi Qandeel after being left for dead by the Israeli Army

Qusi Qandeel’s initial doctors assessment

Huwwara checkpoint, just south of Nablus today

Hundreds of commenters left stranded at Huwwara checkpoint as the Army arbitrarily close Nablus

 

Army firing indiscriminately in Nablus (18/06/14)

 

Army jeeps invading Nablus city (18/06/14)

 

17/06/14: Israeli terrorism continues up north, Nablus

Following on from the attacks and siege on the southern city of Hebron, the Israeli Army invaded the northern city of Nablus terrorising residents across the city, particularly targeting Balata refugee camp. At approximately 1am dozens of Israeli jeeps invaded the camp, destroying property and kidnapping residents. The residents liken the attacks on the camp to the mass Israeli terrorism against the Palestinian people in 2002, when dozens of cities were invaded and homes destroyed.

The Army attacked with dogs, allowing them to destroy and urinate all over the furniture and clothes. One of the homes invaded and vandalised was the Director of the Yaffa Cultural Centre, Fayez Arafat. Fayez described how the soldiers had no regard for his terrified children, who as a result were unable to sleep all night.

The Army kidnapped 8 camp residents, while also conducting raids across the city. Hebron has been under siege since 3 illegal settlers disappeared from the occupied West Bank area of Palestine. The Israeli Army announced today that they would be focusing their terrorism on the city of Nablus next, despite a complete lack of evidence as to the whereabouts of the missing illegal settlers.

This has all been within the backdrop of Palestinian detainees, who entered their 54th day on hunger strike, protesting their kidnapping by Apartheid Israel and detention without trial or charge in violation of international law.

SFP asks everyone around the world to not allow the co-opting of the media by Apartheid Israel, and continue to raise the issue of Palestinians (including nearly 200 Palestinian children) kidnapped by Apartheid Israel and interned in Apartheid prisons. Zionists have been using the Twitter hashtag #bringtheboysbackhome to spread their propaganda. We ask social media users to use this handle to highlight the truth about the hundreds of Palestinians being kidnapped by Apartheid Israel.

في حوالي الساعه الواحده من صباح يوم الثلاثاء -17/6 اقتحم  المئات من جنود الاحتلال الاسرائيلي  مواقع متفرقه من محافظه نابلس وكان مخيم بلاطه من اكثر المناطق تضررا حيث اقتحم مئات الجنود مخيم بلاطه في حوالى الساعه الواحده وقام بتدمير محتويات اكثر من ثلاتون بيتا  وكان يرافق الجنود كلاب وذكرت احدى السيدات التي اقتحم الجنود بيتها ان طريقه الاقتحام كانت همجيه  ووحشيه تذكرها باجتياح نيسان 2002  وقالت  ان الجنود دمروا كافة المحتويات  والجدران  بحيث لم يعد يمكن الاستفاده من اثاث البيت  وقالت ان الكلاب البولسيه دخلت البيت وقامت بالتبول على اثاث  البيت  والفراش الامر الذي يجعل اعاده استخدامه امرا مستحيلا  كما ذكرت زوجه فايز عرفات مسؤول مركز يافا الثقافي والذي تم اقتحام بيته وتدمير محتوياته ايضا ان هذه الحمله عنيفه جدا ولم تراعي او تحترم حتى حقوق الاطفال فالطريقة الوحشيه باقتحام  البيت ارعبت الاطفال  وهم لا زالوا بحاله رعب من هول الصدمة وعنف الجنود تجاه الجميع يذكر انه تم اعتقال 8 اشخاص من المخيم

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22/05/14: Illegal settlers and Army storm Balata refugee camp

In the early hours of Thursday morning a large force of Israeli Army invaded the eastern area of Nablus near Balata refugee camp. The Army accompanied hundreds of illegal Jewish settlers who came to perform religious rites at Joseph’s Tomb, just outside Balata camp. As the youth of the camp tried to defend against the invasion the Army fired dozens of rounds of tear gas, stun grenades and rubber coated steel bullets. A young man was injured in the head and foot with the bullets and dozens suffered suffocation as a result of the tear gas fired at their homes. Mohammad Mizher was also arrested by the Army during the invasion.

Illegal settlers, supported by the Israeli Army, regularly invade the area around Balata refugee camp to pray at Joseph’s tomb. This is at the same time that the refugees of Balata, now numbering some 30,000, have been denied their legal right to return since they were forcibly expelled from their homes in 1948. In addition, despite facilitating the illegal invasion to religious sites by illegal settlers, the Israeli Army regularly deny access to Al Aqsa Mosque to Palestinians in Palestine’s occupied capital, East Jerusalem.

Despite the constant harassment the refugees of Balata suffer, they are strong in their message that while they are unable to return to their homes and freely worship at their holy sites, they will not tolerate the violent invasions from the Occupation.

اقتحمت قوات الاحتلال صباح اليوم المنطقة الشرقية من مدينة نابلس بهدف اقامة شعائر دينية للمستوطنين في منطقة مقام سيدنا يوسف , وقامت قوات الإحتلال بإقتحام مخيم بلاطة ومنطقة بلاطة البلد في المدينة لحماية المستوطنين , حيث قام الشبان برشقهم بالحجارة والزجاجات الفارغة ورد الاحتلال بإطلاق قنابل الصوت وقنابل الغاز والرصاص المطاطي مما ادى الى اصابة شاب في رأسه وقدمه بالرصاص المطاطي وعشرات حالات الاختناق نتيجة استنشاق الغاز المسيل للدموع .

 اعتقال شاب اسمو محمد مزهر اثناء المواجهات

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19/05/14: Activists show their support for hunger striker Yasser Alpedersawi

On Monday evening activists from Nablus proceeded to Balata refugee camp from the solidarity tent in Nablus, to show their support for hunger striking detainee Yasser Alpedersawi. Yasser’s mother has been a constant presence in the protest tent set up when detainees launched their hunger strike on 24 April. On Monday Yasser was on his 26th day on hunger strike, protesting against his internment by Apartheid Israel without evidence or trial.

Activists marched in Balata refugee camp to show their support for all Palestinian prisoners and visited Yasser’s family. Imad Ishtewi, from Balata and an activist for prisoners, gave a speech stating Palestinians are united in their support for prisoners but this support should increase as prisoners faced greater terrorism and neglect at the hands of Apartheid Israel.

Please see SFP’s previous reports regarding the illegal policy of administrative detention, and it’s use by Apartheid Israel as a tool if terrorism against Palestinians.

SFP also encourages people to abide by the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Apartheid Israel. To find out how to boycott please click here.

In addition, we particularly ask that activists work towards actions related to the British/Dutch firm G4S, which supplies much of the prison infrastructure used by Apartheid Israel, including in Ofer. For more details on G4S and the Stop G4S campaign in the UK please click here.

 

تقرير الوقفة والمسيرة التضامنية مع عائلة الاسير ياسر البدرساوي
تم توجه اهالي الاسرى والمتضامنين في خيمة الاعتصام من نابلس الى بيت الاسير المضرب عن الطعام ياسر البدرساوي الى مخيم بلاطة وذلك بمسيرة حاشدة جابت شوارع المخيم حيث تم رفع العلم الفلسطيني فيها وترديد الهتافات الرافضة للاعتقال الاداري والمطالبه بالافراج عن الاسرى والقى عماد اشتيوي كلمة باسم الهيئة العليا لمتابعة شؤون الاسرى اكد فيها على التضامن الكبير مع الاسرى المضربين عن الطعام ودعا الجميع الى التوجه الى خيمة الاعتصام للتضامن مع الاسرى والوقوف الى جانبهم لان قضية الاسرى من اهمالقضايا الوطنية التي تحتاج الى حل سريع من خلال موقف جاد تتخذه السلطة الفلسطينية
Video courtesy of Nablus TV