Sunday, January 9 2022 This week – January 2 – 8, 2022 – in the Occupied Territories A police tow-truck ran over an elderly Palestinian in Umm Al Kheir, wounding him critically, the police present at the scene drove off leaving the wounded man unassisted; Gangs of settlers from ‘Avigail’ outpost had nightly celebrations on privately-owned Palestinian fields in Mufaqara, while the army dispersed the landowner and activists by throwing stun grenades; Agricultural invasions and intimidation of Palestinain shepherds in the South Hebron Hills, Palestinian Jordan Valley, and the West Bank Hill Range; ‘Homesh’ Jewish terrorists attacked Burqa village again, vandalizing houses and gravestones – the Israeli […]
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Sunday, January 2 2022 This week – December 26, 2021 – January 1, 2022 – in the Occupied Territories Palestinian shepherds, held for 4 days in custody after being beaten and wounded by gangs of settlers (assisted by Israeli soldiers), were released without bail or restraints; intimidation raids by settlers in the South Hebron Hills communities continue; eviction date of the Salem family from Sheikh Jarrah remains undecided, police brutality against activists in protest there continues; Israeli army prevents Palestinian plowing in South Hebron Hills and the Palestinian Jordan Valley; Occupation forces secured yet another settlers’ march to ‘Homesh’ by blocking the village of Burqa, on whose lands the […]
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Sunday, December 19 2021 This week – December 12-18, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories Settlers fenced in a yard under the home of a Palestinian family facing imminent eviction in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of East Jerusalem, and initiated harsh frictions: on Friday policemen violently dispersed Palestinain residents and activists gathered for a prayer-protest there, arrested three and wounded a journalist, then proceeded to assault demonstrators in the weekly protest vigil, and arrested an activist; Occupation forces prevented Palestinians from plowing their privately owned fields throughout the South Hebron Hills this week, confiscating tractors and detaining farmers on false claims; at the same time, […]
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Sunday, December 12 2021 This week – December 5-11, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories Eighth Palestinian killed in demonstrations protesting the landgrab in Beita village: Israeli soldiers shot 31-year-old villager Jamil Abu Ayash in the head on Friday; three Touba villagers were arrested in the middle of the night during an army raid on their village, in response to their attempt to resist settlers’ invasions of their fields; Jewish terrorists from ‘Havat Maon’ beat Touba children on their way from school in front of soldiers escorting the children – the Palestinian activist who accompanied the children was arrested; the Israeli Civil Administration approved 24 […]
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Sunday, December 5 2021 December 4, 2021. Tuba, South Hebron Hills It’s 8:00 on a winter morning as we arrive in South Hebron, and immediately there is a call: settlers attacking in Tuba. Five of us—Guy, Yigal, Noah, Yossi, me—tear off over the gravel-and-goat paths , through the desert, to Tuba. Guy is driving as if he were flying a plane or flogging a horse. The car careens over the rocks, kicking up dust. They need us. Now. text by David Shulman Read more: https://touchingphotographs.com/2021/12/09/december-4-2021-tuba-south-hebron-hills-david-shulman/
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Sunday, December 5 2021 This week – November 28 – December 4, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories A settler tried to invade Tawane – activists staying in the village were accused by police of assaulting him and kept two days in custody, while army forces raided Tawane and confiscated computers, cameras and a car, all without a warrant; In Touba, settlers invaded village fields with their cattle causing severe damage, but the Israeli army distanced the Palestinian villagers and arrested one of them; Jerusalem police, equipped with a search warrant signed by judge Elad Lang, raided twice in a week an apartment inhabited by leftist activists suspected […]
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Sunday, November 28 2021 This week – November 21-27, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories * Jewish terrorists attacked Palestinian drivers in the Ramallah area: one of the drivers suffered serious head wounds and his 10-year-old son was lightly injured; A Palestinian student was attacked in the center of Jerusalem by Jewish racists who smashed his face with brass knuckles –hundreds of demonstrators protested the racist violence in the city on Saturday night; Stop-work orders and demolitions throughout the West Bank: in Tawane village, an ‘archeology supervisor’ issued a notice ‘to stop destroying archeological finds’ on a new structure housing the village’s ‘Sumud Youth’, and […]
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Sunday, November 21 2021 This week – November 4-20, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories Terrorists from the evecuated settlement ‘Homesh’ attacked and wounded Palestinian farmers in Burqa village (Ramallah district); The outpost ‘Ramat Migron’, demolished on Wednesday, was re-erected the next day; The occupation forces continued demolitions, confiscations and road blocking in the South Hebron Hills this week, while settlers from the criminal outposts in the area continued their expansion work unhampered, invading privately-owned Palestinian fields and harassing Palestinian children on their way from school; photo: Protest vigil at Sheikh Jarrah on Friday, November 19, 2021 South Hebron Hills Army and police forces with […]
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