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From breaking barriers to waiting in Gaza: A week in photos - November 14-20

This week: Palestinians destroy the separation barrier in three different villages across the West Bank, Bedouin protest the Prawer Plan in the Negev, Bethlehem residents receive demolition orders, animal rights activists pour fake blood all over an Israeli supermarket, and more.

Palestinian activists destroy part of the Separation Wall in the West Bank village of Bir Nabala, near Ramallah, November 15, 2013. (photo: Activestills.org)


Palestinian activists cut part of the Separation Barrier in the West Bank village of Rafat, near Ramallah, November 15, 2013. (photo: Activestills.org)


Bedouins living in the Negev Desert, joined by solidarity activists, demonstrate in front of the Israeli Knesset against the Prawer-Begin Plan, Jerusalem, November 20 , 2013. According to the government’s plan, nearly all residents of “unrecognized” Negev villages will be evicted, losing their land, and forcibly relocated to planned communities. (photo: Tali Mayer/Activestills.org)


Residents of the Bedouin village of Umm al-Hiran await the Supreme Court’s decision on their village’s case, Jerusalem, November 20, 2013. (photo: Yotam Ronen/Activestills.org)


Women from the West Bank city of Bethlehem march to protest honor killings and other forms of violence against women, Bethlehem, November 16, 2013. (photo: Ryan Rodrick Beiler/Activestills.org)


A Thai worker cooks in his living space in the village of Prazon, northern Israel, November 16, 2013. Most agricultural labor workers in Israel come from Thailand. Many are provided poor leaving conditions by their employers and are underpaid. (photo: Yotam Ronen/Activestills.org)


A Thai worker near his living space in the village of Prazon northern Israel, November 16, 2013. (photo: Yotam Ronen/Activestills.org)


A resident of the Khalet Al-Hmam village of Bethlehem, West Bank, demolishes a portion of his house after receiving a demolition order from Israeli authorities, November 18, 2013. The family opted to destroy their own property rather than pay the costs and risk demolition of further property if Israeli authorities carried out the demolition. (photo: Ryan Rodrick Beiler/Activestills.org)


Palestinian children carry a poster that reads, “Who Killed Rushdie Tamimi,” along with a photograph of Rushdie and Mustafa Tamimi, during the weekly demonstration against the occupation in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, November 15, 2013. The demonstration marked a year since the killing of Rushdie Tamimi, 31, who was shot with live ammunition in November 2012, at a demonstration against the war on Gaza. Mustafa Tamimi, was killed in a weekly demonstration after a soldier shot him with a tear gas canister to the head at close range. Those responsible for the killings have not been brought to justice. (photo: Anne Paq/Activestills.org)


Youth from Aida Refugee Camp rest during a lull in clashes with Israeli forces near the Separation Wall in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, November 16, 2013. This street is a frequent entry point for incursions by Israeli forces into Aida Refugee Camp, and often a site of clashes with camp youth. (photo: Ryan Rodrick Beiler/Activestills.org)


A resident of the Khalet Al-Hmam village in Bethlehem district, West Bank, rides a horse near the Israeli Separation Wall, November 18, 2013. The community of Khalet Al-Hmam is home to five families of more than 80 people who were completely isolated from the rest of Bethlehem by the Israeli Separation Wall in 2004. Its residents must now apply for annual permits in order to cross the checkpoint and Wall to access their homes. Their situation demonstrates how 85% of the Separation Barrier lies within West Bank land instead of being built on the Green Line between the West Bank and Israel. (photo: Ryan Rodrick Beiler/Activestills.org)


An Israeli animal rights activist and member of the group 269Life holds a sign during an action in a shop owned by the meat company Soglowekt in Nahariya, Israel, November 20, 2013. Activists simulated a murder scene by wearing white overalls and pouring red paint on meat display fridges. Eleven activists were arrested. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)


A butcher looks at fake blood spilled by Israeli animal rights activists from the group 269Life, after an action in a shop owned by the meat company Soglowekt in Nahariya, Israel, November 20, 2013. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)


An activist shouts slogans as Israeli activists protest outside the house of Justice Minister Tzipi Livni in north Tel Aviv, calling for the shutting down of the Department of Internal Investigations (Police), November 16 ,2103. The protest was held after resent cases filed against violent police officers were closed by the department without officers being reprimanded. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)


Palestinian activists carry a section of the Separation Barrier in the West Bank village of Bil’in, after they dismantled it in the late hours of November 14, 2013. Activists removed the section and set tires on fire near the barrier. (photo: Hamde Abu Rahma/Activestills.org)


Palestinians wait at the Gaza side of the Erez Crossing, Beit Hanoun, Gaza Strip, November 19, 2013. Erez is the only point of access for people crossing between Israel and the Gaza Strip. With the tightening of the siege, a very low number of Palestinians are able to obtain permits to cross in either direction. (photo: Anne Paq/Activestills.org)

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