Palestinians hold a Catholic mass as a weekly nonviolent witness against the Israeli separation wall in the West Bank village of Beit Jala, September 7, 2012. If completed as planned, the wall would cut off the Cremisan monastery from the Beit Jala community, blocking access to one of the Bethlehem area's last remaining green spaces, and a source of employment for area residents.
Copyright: Skip Schiel
The Separation Wall snaking around occupied East Jerusalem and separating it from the rest of the West Bank.
Copyright: Skip Schiel
Two women stop to talk while walking through a long encaged walkway at the entrance to the checkpoint between Bethlehem and Jerusalem.
Control of Palestinian movement has been a feature of Israel's occupation of the Palestinian territory since its inception in 1967. However, over the last 14 years the draconian system of movement controls used by Israel in the occupied Palestinian territory has become increasingly institutionalized and restrictive. The permit system put in place in the early 1990s which requires that all Palestinians obtain military issued permits to move between the West Bank, Gaza, and East Jerusalem or to travel abroad is now complemented by a permanent system of roadblocks, gates, checkpoints, the Wa
Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 11:30pm to Friday, November 22, 2013 - 3:00am
Copyright: Favianna Rodriguez
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 12:15am to 2:00am
An exhibit of 61 posters from various boycott campaigns
Published: August 28, 2013
Photo: Rudhian Chlissma Putra
Students discuss BDS at AFSC's 2013 Alternative Spring Break in Chicago.
Photo: AFSC/Skip Schiel
Overlooking the illegal Israeli settlement of Shiloh in the West Bank.
Israel’s policy of building settlements in occupied territory is one of the core issues of the conflict. This paper provides background on Israel's settlement policy and information about the work being done towards a just peace in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory.
Published: June 20, 2013
Published: June 17, 2013
Palestinian women, joined by Israeli and international solidarity activsits march to the Kalandia checkpoint to protest the Israeli occupation of Palestine on International Women's Day 2012.
View images from popular resistance actions.
Palestinian resistance to occupation and injustice is overwhelmingly nonviolent. This nonviolent popular resistance is pushing for a new reality in which the occupation is ended, refugees’ rights are realized, and all people are treated with equality and justice.
Friday, June 7, 2013 - 10:00pm to Monday, June 17, 2013 - 1:00am