July campaign

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July campaign

  1. 1. Welcome to PalestineThe Palestinian Spring ISM
  2. 2. • This activity came from successful Christmas 2010 week• We believe transformation is possible
  3. 3. Creating a new working model• Working together under the Palestinian flag, not a factional flag.• Collective work of more than 40 Palestinian NGOs, Local Committees in Historical Palestine, and supported by political parties.• Mobilized the international community
  4. 4. What we agreed to-Theme of ending apartheid and ethnic cleansing-Unity of the Palestinian Struggle-Try to be inclusive-Develop collective and democratic mechanisms for action-July 9 Chosen for date of World Court Ruling and Palestinian Civil Society Call to Action-Use Palestinian flags and not factional flags at events
  5. 5. July 8 BGU
  6. 6. July 8Charles de Gaule AirportMinistry of Interior, Tel Aviv
  7. 7. • Big media campaign at EU airports
  8. 8. >120 guests abducted at BGUkept in Ramle and Beer AlSabe’
  9. 9. Preventedwelcome at BGU
  10. 10. July 8- Press Conference in Peace Center, Bethlehem
  11. 11. Bil’in toNebi Saleh- July 9
  12. 12. Nebi Saleh
  13. 13. N Qalandia- July 9
  14. 14. N Qalandia
  15. 15. Qalandia- Regular demonstration
  16. 16. Beit Sahour- July 10
  17. 17. Aida toCheckpoint July 10
  18. 18. Walaja-July 10
  19. 19. Rachel Corrie PressConference July 11
  20. 20. Izbet Tabib- Qalqilya July 11
  21. 21. Hebron July 12
  22. 22. Beit Ommar July 12
  23. 23. JerusalemJuly 14-15
  24. 24. Important people interactions
  25. 25. Summary• 250,000 hits on the web and Over 1000 positive media stories• Awareness of WB isolation - Great experience for visitors• Huge cost to Israeli authorities• Increased cooperation between local Palestinians and better organizational structures for future campaigns• Lots of contacts of both internationals and of the media which we will leverage towards future campaigns• Involvement of youth empowered them and we will build this movement (e.g. with Hirak Shababi and volunteers like those from Al-Walaja)• Beginnings of joint plans between ISM, RTE, WTP campaigns
  26. 26. Future Directions• New Campaign across the Jordan Bridge?• Better collaboration with ISM and RTE campaigns• Enhance local partnerships and mechanisms of collective work (we learned from many mistakes in these initial events)• May, 14, 2012 and July 9, 2012 to become targets of mass mobilization.

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