Saturday, January 16 2010 Protest outside of court Today some 150 men and women gathered outside of the courthouse to protest the arrest of 17 activists at the previous day’s protest vigil in Sheikh Jarrah. Despite the police’s demands, the judge released all the activists without any conditions.
Saturday, December 12 2009 Mass demo outside the courthouse Following the multitude of arrests on Friday’s demo in Shekh Jarrah the following announcement: In the last few weeks every Friday , a demo takes place protesting the expulsion of residents of Sheikh Jarrah from their homes. During yesterday’s demo the Police used excessive force against the demonstrators, injuring over 10 people and arresting 27 of them. The arrested demonstrators spent the night in custody, and tonight will be brought in front of a judge to prolong their arrest. We believe the Police’s response is premeditated, in order to suppress […]
Sunday, September 11 2005 The Dar El-Hanun struggle continues In the Summer of 2001 we held a large voluntary work camp in the unrecognized village of Dar El Hanun, in Wadi Ara. The village exists since the 20’s of the last century but the State of Israel refuses to recognize it and to supply it basic facilities: no electricity, telephone, paved road and social facilities, and the residents of the village are forbidden from improving their living conditions. During the work camp we, together with the villagers, constructed a children’s playground and paved a short entrance road to the […]
Tuesday, November 20 2001 13 deaths – none responsible Demonstration at the Supreme Court during Barak’s and Ben-Ami’s testimonies to “Or Committee” 13 dead, dozens injured and arrested, fear and hatred, and severe implications on future life together – this is the outcome of the October 2000 Events. Who is responsible? An Arab-Jewish vigil was held while former Interior Defence Minister Shlomo Ben-Ami and former Prime Minister Ehud Barak gave their testimonies at the Or Committee, on Monday and Tuesday, the 19th-20th of November. We wanted to remind the political ranks that they cannot evade their responsibility for the […]