Tag Archives: Ta’ayush

Hesitant Hope: One Year In The Jordan Valley

Bedouin shepherds were forced out of their land last Thursday, but not all hope is lost. Concluding a year of Ta’ayush activity in the Jordan Valley. Rain drops sound like bullets on the tent cover and wake me before the … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing Happened in the Jordan Valley Last Thursday

[This post was published on Mondoweiss and in French on Paris-luttes.info] I found myself standing in front of a military bulldozer like this:

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Looking for the Anarchists

It is especially early in this day of winter. We’re hoping to pass before the auhtorities arrive. Last week Taayush activists have been stopped, driven slow and madly backwards, with a one-of-a-kind warrant of ideological profiling, prohibiting activists from reaching … Continue reading

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Matrimony on Violated Dirt Roads: Bits on the Firing Zone and Ta’ayush Activity

Abdallah stares for a second, like a chess player that has already picked a move but is now imagining the board after the move has been played, as a final precaution. “This hat – why do you put it on … Continue reading

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A Spy and an Action – Umm al ‘Amad and al Ma’asara

Not every day does one get to meet a spy. Spies are curious creatures. In an emotional universe of suspicion and secrecy, confrontation with common decency may strike them unprepared. Saturday the 27th of July. Arrival in Umm al-‘Amad. Ezra … Continue reading

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The False Arrests – Umm al-Kheir

Saturday July 7th, 2013. We’re called urgently to Umm al-Kheir. When we arrive, a woman is shouting and people from the village are running down the hill. Abdallah starts running ahead of me with his big camera. He sprints incredibly … Continue reading

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On Herds, Authors, Soldiers, Settlers and Porta Potties

A blow to the ribs is the small token I received from the soldiers for coming once again to accompany people to their land in Umm al-Ara’is. This time we staged some resistance. We approached the land from three different … Continue reading

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