by Nabi Saleh Solidarity: 10 May 2014
Photos by Tamimi Press
Today’s demonstration in Nabi Saleh marched in solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners who are currently on hunger strike. Activists report that Israeli Occupation Forces fired teargas and rubber coated steel bullets, often directly at people, injuring many. Amongst those injured were a paramedic who was shot in the leg and Manal Tamimi who was hit in the leg and arm. Despite the many injuries, none of the injured required hospitalisation.
by Nabi Saleh Solidarity: 4 April 2014
Popular protests in Nabi Saleh, Nilin and Bilin today have been replaced with the central march outside Ofer prison, in support of Palestinian political prisoners.
Activists reported that several hundred Palestinians from villages across the West Bank (including Nabi Saleh, Bilin and Nilin) have demonstrated out of Ofer Prison in support of Palestinian political prisoners. Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) have open fired with tear gas, rubber coated steal bullets and live ammunition. Reports of at least 5 protestors injured, including at least 2 women shot directly from two meters away. Muhamad Yassin from Bil’in has been shot twice – in the face and stomach – and is currently undergoing surgery.
Photo by Active Stills
Photo by Jihad Qade
Photo by Quique Kierszenbaum
Photo: Muhammed Yassin from Bilin injured in face and stomach
On Palestinian Prisoner Day in 2013, there are 5,000 Palestinian political prisoner incarcerated in 27 Israeli prisons, jails, detention centers and interrogation centers. 106 prisoners have been in jail since before the signing of the Oslo accords between Israel and PLO in 1993. 14 prisoners are women, with Lina Jarbouni being the longest serving prisoner, so far held for 11 years out of her 20-year sentence. There are 235 child prisoners in Israeli jails and 200 administrative detainees, 14 of whom are members of the Palestinian Legislative Council
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by Nabi Saleh Solidarity: 15 February 2013
Today’s unarmed demonstration (15 Feb) in Nabi Saleh marched in support of Palestinian hunger strikers, including Samer Issawi, Jafar Ezzedine, Tareq Qa’adan and Yousef Shaaban Yassi. The demonstration was violently attacked by Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF). During today’s demonstration, the IOF opened fire with rubber bullets, tear gas, sound grenades and skunk.
An 18 year old women, Rawal Tamimi, was injured when an IOF sound grenade hit her in the head and exploded. She was evacuated to hospital in Ramallah and remains in hospital over night. IOF also injured at least 3 others with rubber bullets and many others suffered from tear gas inhalation. IOF once again sprayed skunk inside the village and at houses – in once instance the IOF used a stun grenade to break the windows of the house of belonging to Bassem and Nariman Tamimi and skunk was sprayed inside the house.
After weekly demonstration concluded, the IOF Leaving the village temporarily. However, the IOF later returned to the village, firing teargas directly at houses. Skunk is also being sprayed. The IOF also closed the gate at the checkpoint at the front of the village and are searching cars.
Photo: Tamimi Press
Teargas thrown back at IOF. Photo: Tamimi Press
Nabi Saleh women challenging IOF. Photo: Tamimi Press
Photo: Tamimi Press
Rawal Tamimi 18yrs injured by sound grenade thrown by IOF at her head. Photo: Tamimi Press
Rawal Tamimi being evacuated Photo: Keren Manor/Activestills
Nariman Tamimi cleaning skunk from inside her house. Photo: Mareike Lauken/Activestills.org
Boshra and Naji Tamimi scrubbing skunk spayed at their house and in their yard by IOF.
Photo: Mareike Lauken/Activestills.org
Video by Yisrael Puterman
Video by David Reeb