Tagged: Freedom Of Movement

Gaza: Can You Imagine? Videos
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Gaza: Can You Imagine?

Israeli bombs. Israeli drones. Israeli-imposed power cuts. And no way to leave. Everyday life in Gaza is shaped by Israeli policy, which has turned the coastal enclave into a maximum security prison where the inmates are fathers, mothers and children whose only crime is being born in Gaza.

about 2 days ago
Israeli Restrictions on Palestinian Movement Fact Sheets
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Israeli Restrictions on Palestinian Movement

Using a variety of methods, Israel imposes severe restrictions on Palestinian movement within and to and from the occupied territories. These policies cause serious hardships for millions of Palestinians, preventing them from getting to work, school, accessing medical care, visiting family and friends, and severely hampers the Palestinian economy.

on June 6, 2017
Battling Cancer with Spirit in Gaza Photo Essays
Lara Aburamadan, Jadaliyya

Battling Cancer with Spirit in Gaza

One year ago, my mother came to my house for a visit. She was late. We sat together on a mattress. She opened her cigarette pack, took out two cigarettes, and we smoked together. It was hot that day. She told me that she just returned from the doctor.

on November 29, 2016
Israel Interrogates, Deports U.S. Citizens: Pro-Palestinian Group News Roundup
F. Brinley Bruton, NBC News

Israel Interrogates, Deports U.S. Citizens: Pro-Palestinian Group

Israeli officials detained, interrogated and deported five American campaigners trying to enter the country to "observe the conditions under which Palestinians live," according to a U.S. rights group. The activists were trying to "gain a better understanding of the situation on the ground," according to the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation.

on August 4, 2016
Israeli Forces Close Streets to Jerusalem-area Neigborhood News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli Forces Close Streets to Jerusalem-area Neigborhood

Israeli authorities closed the streets of the southern occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Jabal al-Mukabbir with large cement blocks on Friday, witnesses said. Locals told Ma’an Israeli police forces closed the street connecting the neighborhood to the Sur Baher neighborhood, a main road leading to Jabal al-Mukabbir.

on June 17, 2016
200,000 Palestinians From Across Occupied Territory Attend Prayers at Aqsa News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

200,000 Palestinians From Across Occupied Territory Attend Prayers at Aqsa

Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from Jerusalem, Israel, the occupied West Bank, and Gaza Strip attended prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque on the second Friday of the holy month of Ramadan, despite widespread measures taken by Israel against Palestinian freedom of movement across the occupied territory.

on June 17, 2016
Is Jordan Placing Travel Restrictions on Palestinians? News Roundup
Allison Deger, Al Jazeera

Is Jordan Placing Travel Restrictions on Palestinians?

Ramallah, Occupied West Bank - Last month, Mohamad Aref Hiles, 24, was supposed to travel from his home in the West Bank to Sweden to get married. Due to Israel's travel restrictions for Palestinians, however, Hiles, like most Palestinians who travel abroad via another country's airport, travelled through Jordan.

on May 24, 2016
Boycott Leader Accuses Israel of Imposing Travel Ban News Roundup
Josef Federman, Associated Press

Boycott Leader Accuses Israel of Imposing Travel Ban

A leader of the international boycott movement against Israel on Tuesday accused Israeli authorities of imposing a travel ban on him as retribution for his political activities. The travel restrictions come weeks after Israel's interior minister, who oversees immigration policy, was quoted as saying that he would consider revoking residency rights of Omar Barghouti.

on May 10, 2016
In Palestine, Women Run for Their Rights News Roundup
Lena Odgaard, Play the Game

In Palestine, Women Run for Their Rights

When the sun rose over Bethlehem on April first, the streets were already buzzing with life. Families lined up along the sidewalks and police officers tried to direct a few confused drivers off the main roads. In the meantime, thousands of people in white t-shirts with ‘Right to Movement’ written over the chest flocked to the ancient Manger Square in front of one the world’s most famous Christian sites, the Church of Nativity.

on May 3, 2016
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