Criminalizing Protest

Criminalization of Popular Struggle Continued; Abdallah Abu Rahmah Sentenced

Abdallah Abu Rahmah's first trial from 2005 had reached conclusion yesterday, with his sentencing to two months of imprisonment and a six months suspended sentence for participating and organizing demonstrations and for walking the streets of his village during a curfew designed to prevent a demonstration. A verdict in Abu Rahmah's main case for which he is already in jail since December is expected soon.

IDF looks to cut off PA protest funding

Published by:

Yaakov Katz, The Jerusalem Post


Apr 19, 2010

Defense officials warn Fayyad public uprising could turn violent.

IDF concerned over 'Fayyad intifada'

Published by:

Hanan Greenberg, Ynet


Apr 14, 2010

Army says escalation in West Bank violence unacceptable, taking measures to contain demonstrations against security barrier. 'A stone can be deadly,' senior IDF officer says

The 'grocery list' of the Shin Bet and the IDF

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Amira Hass, Haaretz


Feb 18, 2010

The ordeal of a 21-year-old Palestinian - and of the people his testimony incriminated - reveals the lengths Israeli authorities will go to, to fabricate evidence against those who demonstrate weekly against the security fence.

An unacceptable fight against protest

It could be expected that a country that has ruled another nation for many years would show tolerance toward manifestations of unarmed protest against the occupation and its ills. The state should also respect the right of other countries' citizens to show solidarity with the local people and join protests alongside Israeli and Palestinian activists.

Israel arrests leading Palestinian protest organizer

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Reuters, Haaretz


Jan 28, 2010

Activists: Israel is concerned with 'popular resistance' demonstrations against settlement policies.

War on protest

Published by:

Haaretz Editorial


Dec 25, 2009

What the IDF is doing in Bil'in and Na'alin should disturb every Israeli, whether right-wing or left-wing - because this is about the very nature of the regime of the country in which we live.

Palestinian shot in Naalin claims soldiers said he 'deserves it'

Published by:

Hanan Greenberg, Ynet


Feb 12, 2009

Ashraf Abu Rahma, who was shot by IDF soldier during anti-fence protest takes stand in military court, says he was arrested for no reason, bound, and beaten by soldiers. 'I heard a shot, I was hit, and I fell,' he testifies