ISM at the Crossroads: The Evolution of the International Solidarity Movement


The International Solidarity Movement (ISM) has emerged as the most visible face of international activism in Palestine. This overview charts ISM's development from the intersection of various independent initiatives-Palestinian, foreign, and Israeli--in the early months of the Aqsa intifada into a loose but self-generating movement sufficiently effective to be the object of stepped up Israeli pressures. The report concludes with a discussion of various options open to the movement in the face of new challenges.


Charmaine Seitz has written for the Nation, In These Times, and the Palestine Report.

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