Security forces in Israel interrogated 4 left wing Israeli Activists who are involved in Anarchists Against the Wall
group, and have furthermore invited 3 in for questioning.
Far-left Israeli group 'Anarchists against the Wall
' said that the Israeli forces have arrested two foreign activists in Nabi Saleh.
Volunteers of the International Solidarity Movement, Christian Peacemaker Teams, Free Gaza Movement, Anarchists Against the Wall
, Viva Palestina, Ta'ayush and many other solidarity groups have participated in challenging Israeli human rights violations.
Here again, though, many of the Jewish protesters at Bi'lin every week belong to anti-Zionist groups, such as Anarchists Against the Wall
, who speak of "Israeli apartheid".
The press release said that Coalition Against the Siege is composed of: Ahoti , Indymedia , Anarchists Against The Wall
, Balad, Banki , Bat Shalom, Coalition of Women for Peace, Gush Shalom, The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, Social TV, The Alternative Information Center, The Campus is Not Silent, The Mizrahi Democratic Rainbow , Hitahabrut-Tarabut, Zochrot, Hadash, Yesh Gvul, Combatants for Peace, The Highscool Refusers' Letter , Israeli Communist Party, Women In Black, Sadaka-Re'ut, New Profile, Student Coalition - Tel Aviv University, Ra'am-Ta'al, Movement of Democratic Women, and Ta'ayush.
According to Jonathan Pollak, of Anarchists Against the Wall
, AoClashes between the IDF, residents of NiAAElin and activists began earlier in the day when the IDF tried to occupy a home in the village....Ao The IDF used Aosniper fire against the demonstrators who headed to the AaewallAAE after praying at the mosque.
Meanwhile, in New York, prominent IAW activist Nir Harel, a member of Israel's Anarchists Against the Wall
, will also be courting controversy.
One Israeli activist, a lawyer and member of Anarchists Against the Wall
, sustained a fractured skull and had to undergo emergency surgery after he was hit with a rubber bullet, in reality a metal ball the size of a marble surrounded by 0.5mm of rubber.
He is one of the founders of Anarchists against the Wall
and serves as outreach coordinator for the Popular Struggle Coordination Committee.As the occupation and its crimes persist, so grows criticism of Israel - criticism that Israel does all in its power to repress.
As we wait for the buses in Jaffa, I look around the slowly gathering crowd and recognize some of the faces from demonstrations in the Occupied West Bank: several of the courageous and dedicated activists from Anarchists Against the Wall
, as well as some activists from Gush Shalom and others from Ta'ayush.
The ISM, along with a diverse group of organizations that includes Amnesty International and the Israel-based Anarchists Against the Wall
, support community protests throughout the Occupied West Bank.
On Friday the 17th of April 2009, the wall still had not moved one inch and while the inhabitants of the village were praying at the village mosque many internationals (coming from all around the world) and the strong Israeli contingent (including people from the Alternative Information Centre (3) and Anarchists Against the Wall
(4)) were looking for some shade (to hide from the baking sun) and chatting about the day's event.