: ' West Bank'

Israel plans to build new settlement in Hebron

According to the Israeli movement, Peace Now, Israel is planning to build a second settlement at a house in Hebron, in the Israeli-Occupied West Bank. The Israeli High Court will soon deliver a judgement on whether [...]

Nobel Laureates Sign Petition to Stop Destruction of Villages in southern Hebron

A recent petition by Israeli author, David Grossman, has garnered support from other literary superstars such as JM Coetzee. The aim of the petition is to get the Israeli government to stop the Netanyahu government from [...]

Israels Harsh Logic in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

On Monday 19 August 2013, Open Shuhada Street hosted a talk with Yehuda Shaul from Breaking the Silence about their latest book Our Harsh Logic: Israeli Soldiers’ Testimonies from the Occupied Territories: 2000 – 2010. [...]

Israel Acting the Landlord in Area C

BTselem recently released a report detailing Israels policies in Area C of the West Bank. What emerges is an Israeli state that is not concerned with ensuring that the land is transferred to a future Palestinian [...]

May 2013 Newsletter is out!

Dear Friends, We heard two stories this week that we wanted to share with you. Israel has destroyed over 800 000 Palestinian olive trees in the West Bank since 1967; and the settlements are expanding at one [...]

2013 Open Shuhada Street Campaign News Update

Kristian Davis Bailey (OSS Volunteer Writer) From 22-25 February 2013, thousands of demonstrators in the West Bank and around the world participated in the 4th annual Open Shuhada St. Campaign (OSC). The international campaign seeks to [...]

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 [...]

EU to Crack Down on Settlement Products

The European Union is considering cracking down on illegal and falsely labeled settlement products imported in the EU. Despite confusion, the law states quite clearly what the procedure is and that settlement products cannot be falsely [...]

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 [...]