: ' settlers'

International Open Shuhada Street Campaign Begins Today

Today marks the beginning of the 2013 Open Shuhada Street International Campaign (click here for how to get involved). The campaign was started in 2010 to raise awareness of Israels occupation of Hebron and particularly the [...]

Welcome 2013! BDS Victories so far and more to come!

We would like to welcome our followers to 2013 with this wonderful roundup of BDS victories around the world in 2012, by Electronic Intifada. There are numerous entries. Many people laugh these victories off as too [...]

Another Victory for BDS in South Africa!

The African National Congress threw its weight behind the Boycotts, Divestments and Sanctions movement this week, when it formally endorsed a resolution calling on its members to support measures amongst pro-Palestinian civil society to bring the [...]

Appeal for YOUR Support: Boycott Israeli Apartheid NOW!

Friends, Israel’s recent actions confirm that it is anything but committed to lasting peace with Palestine. The Netanyahu government, as punishment against Palestinians for daring to seek and win upgraded status at the UN, authorized the [...]

OSS Latest Submission on Settlement Goods Labeling

Open Shuhada Street submitted an updated submission in response a call for public comment on Notice 832 of 2012, issued by the South African Department of Trade and Industry. The Notice of intention to enforce proper [...]

Women Activists Protest Closure of Shuhada Street to Arabs

As the nightmare of the Occupation continues, a number of female activists – Palestinian, Israeli and international alike – recently engaged in an inspiring act of civil disobedience to the closure to Arabs of Hebron’s once-thriving [...]

The ‘trial’ of Bassem al-Tamimi; yet another victim of the occupation

Throughout the occupied West Bank, Palestinians are subjected to daily humiliation, home demolitions and rights abuses by the Israeli Defense Force (IDF). Palestinian resistance to such practices vary from place to place, but a little village [...]