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A woman walks past a poster in memory of fallen Palestinian fighters. Nablus, July 2011.

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Combat damage can be seen in the long abandoned palace in Nablus' Old City. Once a grand building it has been left to rot for generations and last saw use as a hide out for Palestinian fighters during the Second Intifada. July, 2011.


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A demonstrator from the village of Kufr Qaddoum is hit by teargas. The village lies very close to the illegal settlement of Qeddumim and has suffered annexation of farmland, military incursions and the closure of its main road. August, 2011.


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A pile of spent teargas grenades attests to the years of weekly demonstrations outside the Palestinian village of Nil'in. July, 2011.

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Demonstrators from the village of Kufr Qaddoum are hit by teargas. The village lies very close to the illegal settlement of Qeddumim and has suffered annexation of farmland, military incursions and the closure of its main road. August, 2011.


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A stretch of the Jordan Valley seen from the Bedouin community of Al Jiflik. August, 2011.

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International activists help the Bedouin community of Fasyil produce mud bricks for construction. The scorching day time heat in the Jordan Valley and the constant threat of arrest for 'illegal construction' necessitate working at night. August, 2011.

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Bedouin construction techniques rely on mud bricks. A villager from Al Jiflik moistens the top layer of bricks, making them ready to bind onto the next layer. August, 2011.

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Bedouin villagers set up a makeshift lighting system to aid the production of mud bricks. Fasyil, August, 2011.

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A sign for a now defunct agricultural project in the Jordan Valley. Illegal settlers in the valley use on average thirty three times more water than the indigenous Bedouin communities, since the water sources were privatised by an Israeli water company. Many Palestinian farms become untenable and the workers often end up as labourers on farms run by settlers. August, 2011.

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Men and boys from the Palestinian village of Nil'in pray in an olive grove before the regular Friday demonstration against a nearby illegal settlement.

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A demonstrator from the village of Nil'in climbs an olive tree to look out for Israeli military personnel. The building of the separation wall has annexed some of their farmland and the proximity of an illegal settlement means regular military incursions, a number of which have been fatal to civilians.

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A video camera stands abandoned by local Palestinian journalists in the village of Kufr Qaddoum after the Friday protest came under attack with teargas.

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A man from the village of Kufr Qaddoum is treated by the Red Crescent paramedics for prolonged exposure to teargas.

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A young Palestinian demonstrator throws a stone at Israeli soldiers during a protest outside the village of Kufr Qaddoum. August, 2011.

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A young Palestinian demonstrator stands mere metres from heavily armed Israeli soldiers, just a few years his senior, at Qalandiya Terminal. August, 2011.

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A young Palestinian girl waves a flag, atop her father's shoulders. Qalandiya checkpoint, last Friday of Ramadan, 2011.

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A flash-bang grenade sends protesters running for cover at Qalandiya Terminal. August, 2011.

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A young Israeli soldier at Qalandiya checkpoint, the last Friday of Ramadan. August, 2011.

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Israeli military personnel use force to disperse a crowd of pilgrims and protesters at Qalandiya terminal, on the last Friday of Ramadan. August, 2011.

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