Thursday, June 01, 2006


Violence continues between various Palestinian factions in the occupied territories and Gaza. The fighting between Hamas and Fatah has gone on ever since Hamas won parliamentary elections. The factional fighting does no one any good. The following is a press release from the International Solidarity Movement.

Large Scale Unity Demonstration in Bil’in on Friday

On Friday, the villagers of Bil’in, joined by international and Israeli supporters will hold a demonstration in which they will call for enhanced unity and internal dialogue amongst the Palestinian parties.

They will use the occasion of the commemoration of the beginning of the Israeli occupation in 1967 act as a call for Palestinians to be united against the common enemy – the occupation. A large banner has been erected in Ramallah, calling for large-scale participation, and it is anticipated that it will be a particularly large demonstration this week.

Politicians have been invited from both the Israeli Knesset and the Palestinian Legislative Council.

For more information call:

Abdullah Abu-Rahme: 0547 258 210
ISM Media Office: 02 297 1824

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