Bassem Tamimi, coordinator of the Nabi Saleh popular committee, was arrested when dozens of soldiers raided his house at noon today beating his wife and daughter in the process. Only yesterday the military court had ordered the indefinite remand of Naji Tamimi, another member of the Nabi Saleh population committee. Minutes after Bassem Tamimi entered his home to prepare for a meeting with foreign diplomats, dozens of Israeli soldiers stormed his house at the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh and arrested him. The soldiers tried to prevent Tamimi's wife, Nariman Tamimi, from filming the arrest, hitting her and trying…Read More... | 8 Comments
Demonstrations against the separation wall and Israeli settlements are a staple of Friday afternoons for the popular struggle in the West Bank. Villages and cities throughout the territory express their resistance to Israel‘s actions with marches to the thorns of occupation such as the separation wall. These protests are joined by international and Israeli supporters. The Israelis often meet in one specific location in Tel Aviv that has the feeling of an activist bus station. Groups of people are going to Bil’in while others are going to Ni’ilin or Nabi Salih. There is a strong sense of community among the…Read More...
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