Previous Delegations

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Eyewitness Accounts, Photos, and More

Every delegation is a unique human journey. Each trip is an experiment in building transnational solidarity based on real human connections. Every experience is real, honest, heartfelt, and genuine. Since 2001, these have been the values that inform our work.

Check out previous Eyewitness Palestine delegations here.

An Eyewitness Palestine delegation is the difference between living in two dimensions and three.
— Christy Wise, two-time Eyewitness Palestine delegate —
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Civil Rights and Social Justice Delegation
April 29 - May 6, 2018

The 2018 Civil Rights and Social Justice Delegation was Eyewitness Palestine's 64th delegation, and the second co-sponsored with the Center for Constitutional Rights. The delegation included civil rights and social movement leaders from North America and focused on the human rights situation in Palestine/Israel, including the history and system of inequality and discrimination, as well as local strategies of resistance and survivance.


Olive Harvest Delegation
October 28 - November 10, 2017

The 2017 Olive Harvest Delegation was Eyewitness Palestine's 63rd journey. The delegation focused on the Palestinian harvest season and its deep cultural significance. Read eyewitness accounts from the ground, view photo and video content, and access select events and actions featuring members of this delegation.


Just Faith Delegation
July 22 - August 4, 2017

The 2017 Just Faith Delegation was co-sponsored by American Muslims for PalestineJewish Voice for Peace, and the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship. Read eyewitness accounts from the ground, view photo and video content, and access select events and actions featuring members of this delegation.


Incarceration, Detention and Political Prisoners Delegation
May 13 - 26, 2017 

The 2017 Delegation on Incarceration, Detention, and Political Prisoners was co-sponsored by Defense for Children International - Palestine and CODEPINK: Women for Peace. Read eyewitness accounts from the ground, view photo and video content, and access select events and actions featuring members of this delegation.


Olive Harvest Delegation
October 24 - November 6, 2016

The 2016 Olive Harvest Delegation was co-sponsored by the Fellowship of Reconciliation which founded Eyewitness Palestine in 2001. The delegation focused on the Palestinian harvest season and its deep cultural significance. Read eyewitness accounts from the ground, view photo and video content, and access select events and actions featuring members of this delegation.


Indigenous and People of Color Delegation
July 17 - 30, 2016

The 2016 Indigenous and People of Color Delegation examined questions of race and ethnicity within the context of Palestine/Israel. Delegates were activists and organizers in the Movement for Black Lives, indigenous activists from North America, undocumented immigrant rights organizers, Palestinian-American community leaders, and more. Read eyewitness accounts from the ground, view photo and video content, and access select events and actions featuring members of this delegation.



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Militarization and Pathways to Justice Delegation
July 17 - 30, 2016

The 2016 Militarization and Pathways to Justice Delegation was Eyewitness Palestine's 58th journey for justice with Palestinian and Israeli peace-builders. The delegation explored Palestinian and Israeli efforts to achieve peace with justice.Read eyewitness accounts from the ground, view photo and video content, and access select events and actions featuring members of this delegation.



* read more at ifpb.org


Incarceration, Detention and Political Prisoners Delegation
May 21 - June 3, 2016

The 2016 delegation on Incarceration, Detention, and Political Prisoners was co-sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee. Read eyewitness accounts from the ground, view photo and video content, and access select events and actions featuring members of this delegation.



* read more at ifpb.org

EARLIER Delegations

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Eyewitness Palestine was previously known as Interfaith Peace-Builders (IFPB). IFPB began in 2001 as a project of the Fellowship of Reconciliation and became an independent not-for-profit organization in 2008.

We changed our name to Eyewitness Palestine in 2018 so that we could better serve the movement for Palestinian freedom. Read eyewitness accounts and view photos from previous delegations on the IFPB website.