Tagged: Agriculture

The Woman Refusing to Let Palestine’s Farming Roots Die Op-Eds & Analysis
Leila Ettachfini, VICE Broadly

The Woman Refusing to Let Palestine’s Farming Roots Die

Vivien Sansour founded The Palestinian Heirloom Library in hopes to revive plants threatened by occupation, climate change, and agribusiness.

on March 21, 2019
Masked Israelis Attack Activists Accompanying Palestinian Farmers in West Bank News Roundup
Amira Hass, Haaretz

Masked Israelis Attack Activists Accompanying Palestinian Farmers in West Bank

A group of masked Israelis, some of them minors, attacked three activists of the NGO Ta’ayush and two female volunteers from abroad who were accompanying Palestinians plowing in the South Hebron Hills, video of the event shows.

on January 8, 2017
Israeli Guard: ‘Go From This Land or I Will Kill You’ News Roundup
Emily Mudler, Al Jazeera

Israeli Guard: ‘Go From This Land or I Will Kill You’

The olive harvest has come and gone in the occupied West Bank village of Burin, where Palestinian farmer Nimer Tirawi says he has carried out last-ditch efforts to prevent an Israeli guard from the neighbouring Yitzhar settlement...

on December 26, 2016
A Pogrom Shakes a Palestinian Village Strangled by Israeli Settlements News Roundup
Gideon Levy & Alex Levac, Haaretz

A Pogrom Shakes a Palestinian Village Strangled by Israeli Settlements

It was a pogrom. The survivors are five congenial Palestinian farmers who speak broken Hebrew and work in construction in Israel, with valid entry permits. On weekends they cultivate what is left of their lands, most of which were plundered...

on November 11, 2016
Palestinian Farmers Accuse Israeli Settlers of Stealing Harvest from 400 Olive Trees News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Palestinian Farmers Accuse Israeli Settlers of Stealing Harvest from 400 Olive Trees

Palestinian farmers in the northern occupied West Bank district of Nablus reported on Monday that Israeli settlers stole the harvest of 400 olive trees planted on their private lands.

on November 8, 2016
Gaza’s Women Are Being Besieged on All Sides Op-Eds & Analysis
Reem Amer and Tanya Rubinstein, +972

Gaza’s Women Are Being Besieged on All Sides

Over the past few weeks the Israeli media has focused much of its time on the all-female flotilla to Gaza, which was stopped by the Israeli army on the way from Sicily to the Strip. As was made clear by the recent Channel 2 report, the women aboard the flotilla...

on October 18, 2016
How Palestinians Hope to Increase Exports News Roundup
Al-Monitor

How Palestinians Hope to Increase Exports

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The Palestine Trade Center (PalTrade) announced at a Sept. 5 press conference, held in al-Bireh, the opening of registration for the Palestine Exporter Award 2016 for six categories that include industry, agriculture, services, tourism, female investors...

on October 11, 2016
The Endangered White Cucumbers of Battir Op-Eds & Analysis
David Kattenburg, Mondoweiss

The Endangered White Cucumbers of Battir

Nothing challenges us humans more than nationalistic pride. Bigotry, imperialism, war, and all manner of human destruction inevitably sprout from its soil. This thought came to my mind as I read the latest public ruminations of a certain Israeli acquaintance of mine, a Chicago expatriate...

on August 22, 2016
Israel to Demolish 7 Agricultural Structures, Water Wells in Southern Nablus News Roundup
The Ma'an News Agency

Israel to Demolish 7 Agricultural Structures, Water Wells in Southern Nablus

NABLUS (Ma’an) -- Israeli forces on Monday evening delivered demolition notices for seven agricultural structures and water wells in the Nablus village of Qusra, local sources told Ma’an, amid a massive surge in demolitions carried out in Palestinian communities in the occupied West Bank's Area C. Ghassan Daghlas, an official who monitors settlement activities…

on August 3, 2016
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