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Palestinian women walk along unlit street in Gaza during power blackout. Photo by Mohammed Salem, Reuters, 11 Jan. 2017Gaza’s electricity crisis, a source of great hardship to over a million and a half Palestinians, has grown worse in the past couple weeks, so that residents now get power for just...

Entrenamiento Extremo de Datos 2017

By c5 on Tue, 01/17/2017 - 13:59
En SocialTIC trabajamos con actores de cambio (principalmente activistas, organizaciones de la...
Pusat KOMAS is saddened that attempts of segregation are still happening! We deplore the deliberate attempts by certain groups to further segregate Malaysia and create divisions among Malaysians. These include recent incidences such as the ‘halal-cake’ only policy by McDonalds’ and A&W, a ‘...
At about 8:30 A.M. on Thursday, 10 November 2016, a few dozen pupils set out for ‘Atara Checkpoint to the north of Bir Zeit. They were holding a procession to commemorate the anniversary of the death of Yasser Arafat, which fell the following day. ‘Atara Checkpoint includes inspection stations on...
On the occasion of the conference being held in Paris today (Sunday, 15 January 2017), B’Tselem reiterates its position that the international community must act to protect human rights and bring about an end to the occupation, which is a fundamental violation of human rights.In this context, B’...
Roadblock on al-Madares Street. Photo by Hussam ‘Abed, B’Tselem, 9 Jan. 2017On Sunday 8 January 2017, 28-year-old Fadi al-Qunbar – a resident of the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Jabal al-Mukabber – carried out a vehicle-ramming attack at the Armon Hanatziv Promenade in Jerusalem, killing four...
Muhammad Burqan. From “The Boy from H2” by Helen Yanovsky A short documentary by Helen Yanovsky, “The Boy from H2”, created in collaboration with B’Tselem’s field researchers and Camera Project volunteers in Hebron, and produced by B’Tselem’s video department, will premiere at the 67th...
The neighborhood of Batan al-Hawa, East Jerusalem, is the site of the vastest dispossession effort being planned in the city. Settlers moving into the neighborhood - attended by police, Border Police and private security guards – has resulted in much friction with the local Palestinian residents....

A Weekend Visit Home

By c5 on Mon, 01/09/2017 - 20:49
A video diary by Nivin Bsharat, 19. A B’Tselem volunteer, she studies Special Ed. at al-Quds Open Univ. She tells what life is like for a young woman from Khallet Makhul, a small 6-family shepherding community in the Jordan Valley facing attempts by Israeli authorities to drive them out. Various...

A Dream that Will Never Come True

By c5 on Mon, 01/09/2017 - 20:40
A video diary by Khadijeh Bsharat, 28, a B’Tselem volunteer who lives in Humsah a-Tahta, the Jordan Valley, a small community which is one of dozens facing systematic attempts by Israeli authorities to drive them out. Bsharat earned a B.A. in Arts from a-Najah Univ. in Nablus, is married and has...
Last Friday, 23 December 2016, the residents of Kafr Qadum held their weekly protest – held regularly since July 2011 – demanding that the road from their village to the city of Nablus be reopened. Since the military blocked the road off following expansion of the Kedumim settlement in 2003,...

7-year-old Palestinian caught in IDF stakeout

By c5 on Fri, 12/30/2016 - 01:41
On Friday, December 23, 2016, a group of IDF soldiers apprehended a 7-year-old Palestinian boy, Muamen Murad Mahmoud Shteiwi, during the weekly protest in the West Bank village Kafr Qadum. The incident was captured on video by B’Tselem volunteer Abdallah Qadumi.At midday, around 12:15, a group of...
Today’s United Nations Security Council resolution reaffirms international consensus that Israel's settlements are illegal and harm Palestinian human rights. The resolution seeks the wellbeing of all people in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories. It is not an “anti-Israeli” resolution,...
On 24-25 Nov. 2016, the military took over the homes of two Palestinian families in Hebron. The soldiers used the bathrooms, the kitchens, and in one home also the bedroom of 17-year-old Warud Da’na. She began videotaping the soldiers’ conduct, but they would not allow her to continue. As Da’na...
#DatosyMezcales y (las demás variantes en Latinoamérica) son espacios de encuentro para compartir y...

Lo Mejor del Infoactivismo LATAM 2016

By c5 on Fri, 12/23/2016 - 11:41
El complicado y controvertido 2016 llegó a su fin. Y en SocialTIC, como cada fin de año, nos...
Vivimos en contextos de polarización social; ya sea ante sucesos como: las marchas del frente...
At about 5:00 P.M. on 18 November 2016, soldiers shot and killed 25-year-old Muhammad Abu Sa’ed of Nuseirat Refugee Camp from a distance of some 15 meters. He was shot during the weekly protest near the Gaza perimeter fence, to the east of al-Bureij R.C.B’Tselem’s inquiries show that, like every...
Residents and police in the neighborhood of Batan al-Hawa. Photo by Hussam ‘Abed, B’Tselem, 29 Nov. 2016B’Tselem has carried out a survey to map the processes underway in Batan al-Hawa, a neighborhood currently undergoing the most extensive dispossession proceedings in East Jerusalem in recent...
A shepherdess and armored personnel carriers in the pastureland of Jordan Valley residents. Photo by Keren Manor, Activestills, 8 Dec. 2016Since the end of September 2016, hundreds of Palestinians who live in the Jordan Valley have had to look on as their homes and the land on which they live and...

10 Exigencias básicas para sitios de gobierno

By c5 on Wed, 12/21/2016 - 10:23
En el mundo cívico-tecnológico en México terminamos el 2016 marcados por la lamentable...
En noviembre de 2016, un grupo de mujeres feministas activistas se reunieron para compartir...
At 2:00 A.M. on Thursday, 24 November 2016, soldiers came to the home of the Abu Munshar family in Jabal a-Rahma, a neighborhood overlooking the Old City of Hebron. The soldiers woke the family and informed them they had a warrant permitting them to take over the house. The family demanded to see...
The Batan al-Hawa neighborhood in East Jerusalem is densely built. As in many other parts of East Jerusalem, its streets are narrow alleys, often only two to three meters wide. Testimonies given to B’Tselem by local residents show that ever since settlers moved into the neighborhood in 2004, the...
Erez Crossing. Photo by Amir Cohen, Reuters, 5 Oct. 2014The degree to which residents are able to develop medical services in the Gaza Strip, or obtain them outside Gaza, still depends on Israel. Despite its 2005 withdrawal of troops from the Gaza Strip and evacuation of all settlements there,...
Residents and police in the neighborhood of Batan al-Hawa. Photo by Hussam ‘Abed, B’Tselem, 29 Nov. 2016The Batan al-Hawa neighborhood, in the heart of Silwan, is the setting for the most extensive expulsion in recent years in East Jerusalem. To date, eviction claims have been filed against 81...

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