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A month in photos: Bringing the struggle to Tel Aviv

Separately, thousands of Palestinian citizens of Israel and Jewish Israelis of Ethiopian descent protest against institutional discrimination and racism in Tel Aviv’s central stage: Rabin Square. Palestinians mark Israeli Independence Day with a ‘March of Return,’ two Palestinian teens are shot dead by Israeli forces, Palestinian journalists denounce Israel’s imprisonment of reporters, and West Bank villages continue their struggle against the Separation Wall and the occupation.

Police sprays protesters with coloured water during an Israeli Ethiopian protest against police brutality and racism, Tel Aviv, May 3rd, 2015. Oren Ziv / Activestills.org

Police spray protesters with water during an Israeli-Ethiopian protest against police brutality and racism, Tel Aviv, May 3, 2015. Oren Ziv / Activestills.org [Read more here]

Police officer riding a horse is hitting a man during an Israeli Ethiopian protest against police brutality and racism, Tel Aviv, May 3rd, 2015. Yotam Ronen / Activestills.org

Israelis of Ethiopian descent block Tel Aviv’s main freeway during a protest against police brutality and racism, Tel Aviv, May 3, 2015. Yotam Ronen / Activestills.org [Read more here]

Protestor injured in his head lies on the floor while policemen arrest another protestor during an Israeli Ethiopian protest against police brutality and racism, in Rabin square, Tel Aviv, May 3, 2015. Keren Manor / Activestills.org

A protester with a head wound lies on the ground while policemen arrest another protester during an Ethiopian-Israeli protest against police brutality and racism, in Rabin Square, Tel Aviv, May 3, 2015. Keren Manor / Activestills.org [Read more here]

Ethiopian Israelis march on Ayalon highway during an Israeli Ethiopian protest against police brutality and racism, Tel Aviv, May 3, 2015. Oren Ziv / Activestills.org

Ethiopian Israelis march on Ayalon highway during an Israeli Ethiopian protest against police brutality and racism, Tel Aviv, May 3, 2015. Oren Ziv / Activestills.org [Read more here]

Thousands of Palestinians with Israeli citizenship protest in centre Tel Aviv against home demolitions, April 28, 2015. One day strike was held in the Palestinian villages and towns inside Israel to protest recent demolitions by the Israeli authorities. Oren Ziv / Activestills.org

Thousands of Palestinians with Israeli citizenship protest in central Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square against discriminatory home demolitions, April 28, 2015. A one-day general strike was held in the Palestinian villages and towns inside Israel to protest recent demolitions by Israeli authorities. Oren Ziv / Activestills.org [Read more here]

Hundreds march the streets of Tel Aviv marking May Day, May 1st, 2015. Yotam Ronen / Activestills.org

Hundreds march the streets of Tel Aviv to mark May Day, May 1, 2015. Yotam Ronen / Activestills.org

 

Thousands of Palestinian citizens of Israel, march the March of Return on the lands of the destroyed village of Hadatha, near Tiberias, April 23, 2015. 'March of the Return' is held every year since 1998 on Israel's Independence Day to highlight the memory of the Nakba (disaster) of the Palestinian people and to advocate for the right of the Palestinian refugees and IDPs of 1948 displacement to return to their homes. Akram Drawshi / Activestills.org

Thousands of Palestinian citizens of Israel, take part in the March of Return on lands of the destroyed village of Hadatha, near Tiberias, April 23, 2015. ‘March of Return’ has been held every year since 1998 on Israel’s Independence Day to highlight the memory of the Nakba (disaster) of the Palestinian people and to advocate for the right of Palestinian refugees and internally displaced people from 1948 to return to their homes. Akram Drawshi / Activestills.org [Read more here]

Thousands of Palestinian citizens of Israel, march the March of Return on the lands of the destroyed village of Hadatha, near Tiberias, April 23, 2015. 'March of the Return' is held every year since 1998 on Israel's Independence Day to highlight the memory of the Nakba (disaster) of the Palestinian people and to advocate for the right of the Palestinian refugees and IDPs of 1948 displacement to return to their homes. Oren Ziv / Activestills.org

Thousands of Palestinian citizens of Israel, take part in the March of Return on lands of the destroyed village of Hadatha, near Tiberias, April 23, 2015. ‘March of Return’ has been held every year since 1998 on Israel’s Independence Day to highlight the memory of the Nakba (disaster) of the Palestinian people and to advocate for the right of Palestinian refugees and internally displaced people from 1948 to return to their homes. Akram Drawshi / Activestills.org [Read more here]

The mother of Palestinian teenager Ali Said Abu Ranam, in his house in East Jerusalem, April 25, 2015. Police said Abu Ranam, 17-year-old east Jerusalem resident, approached a checkpoint early Saturday with a butcher's knife and tried to attack soldiers who shot him dead. Faiz Abu-Rmeleh / Activestills.org

The mother of Palestinian teenager Ali Said Abu Ranam, in his house in East Jerusalem, April 25, 2015. Police said Abu Ranam, a 17-year-old east Jerusalem resident, approached a checkpoint early Saturday with a butcher’s knife and tried to attack soldiers, who shot him dead. Faiz Abu-Rmeleh / Activestills.org

 

Palestinians mourn during the funeral of Muhammad Yahiya, 18, in Al 'Araqa village near the city of Jenin, West Bank, April 28, 2015. Yahiya was shot by Israeli forces late Monday. According to his Father, Yahiya was walking with his friends nearby the Separation Wall after a family wedding when Israeli soldiers opened fire and hit him. Ahmad al-Bazz / Activestills.org

Palestinians mourn at the funeral of Muhammad Yahiya, 18, in Al ‘Araqa village near the city of Jenin, West Bank, April 28, 2015. Yahiya was shot by Israeli forces late Monday. According to his father, Yahiya was walking with his friends near the separation wall after a family wedding when Israeli soldiers opened fire and hit him. Ahmad al-Bazz / Activestills.org

 

Palestinian youth are seen during the weekly protest against the occupation in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, April 10, 2015. Oren Ziv / Activestills.org

Palestinian youth are seen during the weekly protest against the occupation in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, April 10, 2015. Oren Ziv / Activestills.org [See more photos here]

Protesters carry Palestinian man injured during a protest marking Palestinian prisoners day, outside the Ofer military prison, near the West Bank town of Betunia, April 16, 2015. Oren Ziv / Activestills.org

Protesters carry a Palestinian man injured during a protest marking Palestinian Prisoners Day, outside the Ofer military prison, near the West Bank town of Betunia, April 16, 2015. Oren Ziv / Activestills.org

 

Palestinian journalists and activists protest in front of the Rec Cross offices in the city of Nablus, against Israeli administrative detention of the Palestinian journalist Amin Abu Wardeh, Nablus, West Bank, April 21, 2015. Amin was one of 27 Palestinian civilians who were arrested by Israeli forces at the early morning of April 15, 2015. According to the Israeli administrative detention law, Israel can hold prisoners without charge or trial for unlimited period of time. Ahmad al-Bazz / Activestills.org

Palestinian journalists and activists protest in front of the Red Cross offices in the city of Nablus, against Israel’s administrative detention of Palestinian journalist Amin Abu Wardeh, Nablus, West Bank, April 21, 2015. Amin was one of 27 Palestinian civilians who were arrested by Israeli forces in the early morning of April 15, 2015. According to the Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate, Israel is currently imprisoning and detaining 20 Palestinian journalists. Ahmad al-Bazz / Activestills.org [Read more here]

Israeli and Palestinians take part in a memorial ceremony for victims of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, on the Israeli memorial day, Tel Aviv, April 21, 2015. The evening was organised the 10th time by Parents Circle Families Forum and Combatants for Peace movement. 150 Palestinians from the West Bank attended the event Oren Ziv / Activestills.org

Israelis and Palestinians take part in a memorial ceremony for victims on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, on Israel’s Memorial Day, Tel Aviv, April 21, 2015. The evening, organized by the Parents Circle Families Forum and Combatants for Peace movements, was the 10th year it the joint ceremony was held. 150 Palestinians from the West Bank attended the event. Oren Ziv / Activestills.org

 

Residents of the unrecognised village of Dahamash protest in front of the municipality of Ramle. against house demolitions in their village, April 20, 2015. Oren Ziv / Activestills.org

Residents of the unrecognized village of Dahmash protest in front of the municipality of Ramle against house demolitions in their village, April 20, 2015. Oren Ziv / Activestills.org [Read more here]

Palestinian protesters hold photos of prisoner Khalida Jarrar, a member of the PLC, during a protest marking Palestinian prisoners day, outside the Ofer military prison, near the West Bank town of Betunia, April 16, 2015. Oren Ziv / Activestills.org

Palestinian protesters hold photos of prisoner Khalida Jarrar, an elected member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, during a protest marking Palestinian Prisoners Day, outside the Ofer military prison, near the West Bank town of Betunia, April 16, 2015. Oren Ziv / Activestills.org

 

The rubble of three houses of the Assaf family hours after they were demolished by the Israeli authorities, on April 15, 2015. Dahmash is the only unrecognised village in the center of Israel of Palestinians and Bedouins, located between Lod and Ramle. Oren Ziv / Activestills.org

Rubble of three houses owned by the Assaf family is seen hours after the homes were demolished by the Israeli authorities, April 15, 2015. Dahmash, the only unrecognized village in the center of Israel and populated by Palestinians and Bedouins, is located between Lod and Ramle. Oren Ziv / Activestills.org [Read more here]

Israeli policemen push Palestinian protesters, including minister Walid Assaf, near the West Bank village of Sinjel during a protest against the closure road 60 between Ramallah and Nablus, as Jewish settlers organised a marathon under the name marathon in the West Bank, on April 9, 2015. Israeli police closed road 60 for over 6 hours, preventing from thousands of Palestinians from using it. Oren Ziv / Activestills.org

Israeli policemen push Palestinian protesters, including PA Minister Walid Assaf, near the West Bank village of Sinjil during a protest against the closure of Road 60 that connects Ramallah and Nablus, because of a settler-organized ‘Biblical Marathon,’ West Bank, April 9, 2015. Israeli police closed road 60 for over six hours, preventing from thousands of Palestinians from using it. Oren Ziv / Activestills.org

 

Manal Tamimi, a prominent figure of the popular struggle in her village, is being treated by medics after she was shot in the leg by an Israeli soldier with a live bullet, during the weekly protest against the occupation and settlements in Nabi Saleh, West Bank, April 3, 2015. Another Palestinian youth was also injured by live bullet in his leg. Anne Paq / Activestills.org

Manal Tamimi, a prominent figure in the popular struggle in the village of Nabi Saleh, is treated by medics after she was shot in the leg with a live bullet by an Israeli soldier during the weekly protest against the occupation and settlements, Nabi Saleh, West Bank, April 3, 2015. Another Palestinian youth was also injured by a live bullet in his leg. Anne Paq / Activestills.org [Read more here]

Activestills members hang photo exhibition 'Summer 2014' featuring photos from the Gaza war, in Jaffa theatre, April 29, 2015. Oren Ziv / Activestills.org

Activestills members hang photo exhibition ‘Summer 2014,’ featuring photos from the Gaza war, at a Jaffa theater, April 29, 2015. Oren Ziv / Activestills.org [Read more here]

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