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For hundreds of years, the Palestinian villages of ‘Azmut, Deir al-Hatab and Salem (Nablus District) were sustained by an economy based on farming and shepherding on al-Jabal al-Kbir (the Great Mountain; Har Kabir, in Hebrew) and its surrounding valleys, which lies east of the city of Nablus, and...
Pharmacy Checkpoint on al-Sahleh Street. In the summer of 2016, the military added an electronic security-check booth and an observation booth and has since prohibited Palestinians aged 16-30 passage to the Tomb of the Patriarchs (al-Haram al-Ibrahimi) and the a-Salaimeh Neighborhood, unless they...

Experimentos Online - Offline

By c5 on Thu, 12/01/2016 - 09:22
A inicios del 2015 el equipo de SocialTIC nos reunimos para analizar cuáles eran los retos más...
En el marco del 11° Foro para la Gobernanza de Internet (IGF) que se llevará a cabo en Zapopan,...
Latar Belakang Komuniti Orang Asli di Gua Musang telah menubuhkan sekatan (blockade) sebagai jalan terakhir untuk menghalang pihak pembalak daripada menjalankan aktiviti pembalakan di kawasan Wilayah Tanah Adat Orang Asli di Kuala Betis, Gua Musang. Sebanyak tiga blockade telah dibina iaitu di...
  Pusat KOMAS stands in solidarity with the Orang Asli community in Gua Musang, Kelantan and strongly deplores the harassments and intimidation made against the community. The Orang Asli community in Gua Musang blockaded the entrance to their ancestral lands to stop the devastating logging...

Of Unnatural Offences; LGBT Rights in Myanmar

By c5 on Tue, 11/29/2016 - 19:30
The Myanmar Penal Code a British colonial law still in place in Myanmar outlaws same-sex relations and causes discrimination and oppression for LGBT community.
Greetings and Salam BERSIH! Human Rights Defender Lena Hendry’s case begins tomorrow 24th November. She will be calling for defense with her witness. The trial dates are as follows: Thursday , 24th  Nov 2016 –  2.00pm Friday , 9th  Dec 2016 –  10.00am Wednesday 14 Dec 2016...
¿Cómo transformar información en acción?En SocialTIC queremos invitarte al Día de Infoactivismo, una sesión dedicada a:- Comunicación estratégica- Audiovisulaes para el cambio- Cómo hacer infografías- Métricas: evaluación de acciones de comunicación- Mejorar el uso de redes sociales- Acciones...
About two weeks ago, Israel’s Ministerial Committee for Legislative Affairs approved the Regulation Bill, which is meant to retroactively grant legitimacy to dispossessing Palestinians of land, including duly registered privately owned land. A new report released by B’Tselem this morning (Monday,...
Summary, Dec. 2016This report tells the history of the process of fragmentation imposed on Palestinian rural land in the West Bank through a case study of three villages in the Nablus District – ‘Azmut, Deir al-Hatab and Salem. What these communities have experienced since 1980, when Israel...
Today, 20 November 2016, Civil Administration officials arrived at the community of Ibziq, north of Tubas, and told 14 families who live near the Separation Barrier and number 78 people, including 42 minors that they must, again, leave their homes to make way for military training nearby. The...
Por segunda ocasión la comunidad que trabaja con temas de datos se reunió para compartir una noche...
On 25 October 2016, the Hebrew press reported that an internal military inquiry found that “IDF and Border Police forces could have acted differently in recent incidents involving the shooting of Palestinians – and in some cases could [have] even avoided opening fire” (the English version of this...

Getting Started with Digital Security

By c5 on Wed, 11/16/2016 - 01:23
By Dia Kayyali If you are documenting human rights abuses, technology can put powerful people’s wrongdoings in the spotlight, or it can put you in jail. Whether you’re facing down police to protect the environment, documenting systemic state violence, or communicating with activists in...

Cemented Feet in Protest to Cement Factory

By c5 on Tue, 11/15/2016 - 20:55
Protesters from Mount Kendeng, Rembeng regency in Central Java encase their feet in cement aiming to stop the construction of a PT Semen Indonesia cement plant as well as spread environmental awareness.
In July 2016, the Israeli authorities demolished 13 homes in the eastern section of Qalandia al-Balad, close to the Separation Barrier. In September, a demolition order was issued against another building in the area. This section of Qalandia al-Balad falls within Jerusalem city limits. Some of its...
Over recent weeks, the military has held several maneuvers in residential areas or grazing land belonging to Palestinian communities. Israel claims that the areas are “firing zones,” despite the fact that these communities have lived and worked on the land for many years.Target-practice image...

Recording Resistance

By c5 on Sat, 11/12/2016 - 10:00
This is part one of a two-part series that reflects and reports on the power of eyewitness video that played a crucial role in exposing the brutality of the Indonesian occupation in East Timor. Arul Prakkash, WITNESS’ program manager for Asia-Pacific recently spoke with British filmmaker Max Stahl...
On 2 November 2016, soldiers entered the village of Zabubah, in the northern West Bank, in pursuit of children who had thrown rocks at the separation barrier. The soldiers entered the center of the village and ran toward a group of children who had gathered there. The children dispersed, but one of...
EngageMedia is kicking off the end of 2016 with a new series of community film screenings called ‘‘A Call in Need: Khaw Than ( ေခၚသံ ).”
This morning, Monday 31October 2016, Civil Administration forces arrived at the community of Khirbet a-Deir, located between the Palestinian village of Ein al-Beida and the Jordanian border. The forces demolished three dwellings and eight structures used as livestock pens, leaving 14 people, four...

Datos por una vida libre de violencia

By c5 on Tue, 11/01/2016 - 02:44
Small Data, Data con impactoEsta es la segunda entrega de Small Data, Data con Impacto: serie que...
#DatosyMezcales es el espacio donde hackers cívicos, developers, transparentólogxs, infoactivistas,...
From 4 to 11 September 2016, the military blocked the entrances to ten Palestinian communities in the south of Nablus District, along the Huwara road. The military also blocked several roads used to access farmland  and side roads. This came on top of the regular closure of the main entrance...
Futuros Digitales: exploraciones socioculturales de las TIC ¿Cuál es el futuro de las tecnologías...
¿Interés en los medios digitales y el periodismo digital?Este 19 y 20 de octubre aprovecha las...
B’Tselem Executive Director, Hagai El-Ad, will review the current state of affairs in the OPT in a special meeting about construction in the settlements, before a forum that includes all 15 Security Council member states.The discussion will take place on Friday, October 14th, 2016, starting at 10:...

Datos y Mezcales - Octubre 2016

By c5 on Tue, 10/11/2016 - 05:16
Hackers cívicos, developers, transparentólogxs, infoactivistas, periodistas, curiosxs por los datos...

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