Bilin, My Love: Israelis against the occupation
Last night an Israeli film director named Shai Carmeli-Pollak, along with residents of Bilin village, visited the Alternative Information Center in Beit Sahour for a screening of his film 'Bilin Habibti'. This non-fictional film documents the struggle of one community in Palestine and their non-violent resistance to the Israeli Occupation. This community reflects thousands of others facing the same effects of state terrorism.
Shai served his two years in the Israeli army without any level of political awareness almost 20 years ago. He is now an anarchist and is devoted to the rescue of Bilin village, a Palestinian farming community whose very existence is being threatened by the illegal construction of Israeli settlements and the apartheid Wall. Since 2005 weekly demonstrations have been held in the village, which has already lost over 50% of its agricultural land to the construction of the Wall.
Recent Articles about Israel Non-violent action
Israel Closes Jerusalem Area Road, Isolates Palestinian Villages 21:58 Sat 28 Nov
Clashes Following Beit Ummar Raid 21:46 Sat 28 Nov
Olive Harvesters Driven From Lands in Burin 20:51 Sat 28 Nov
Israeli Forces Storm Hebron Activist Center 20:29 Sat 28 Nov
Gaza Fishermen Forced to Shore under Israeli Gunfire 20:13 Sat 28 Nov
Africa: Palestinian Flag Raised at UN Headquarters 20:03 Sat 28 Nov
Abbas Meets with Greek Prime Minister 23:49 Fri 27 NovFull Story