Sunday, October 10 2021 This week – October 3-9, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories Judeo-Nazis provoked Palestinians near Jerusalem’s Damascus Gate every evening this week, and on Saturday night hurled stones, but the police responded with harsh violence – against the Palestinians; Israeli soldiers looke on as settlers from the outpost ‘Talya Ranch’ attacked Palestinian shepherds – and arrested the attacked shepherds; Vehicle confiscations, demolition orders, and notifications of archeological digs in Palestinian-owned lands in the South Hebron Hills; Settlers dismantled parts of their new outposts near ‘Avigail’ – and raised a water tower in Atrariya; Settlers, assisted by the Israeli army, continue to […]
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Sunday, October 3 2021 This week – September 26 – October 2, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories Dozens of terrorist settlers from ‘Avigail’ and ‘Havat Maon’ celebrated Simhat Torah by holding a pogrom in Mufaqara – 12 Palestinians wounded, a 3-year-old hospitalized with a head wound, goats and sheep slaughtered by stabbings, destruction and harsh violence in all the village homes and vehicles, and 2 settler- minors in custody – the rest not located or released – the officer who was ‘scolded’ a week ago focused on chasing Palestinians throughout the event; hundreds of Palestinian and Jewish activists took part on Saturday in a solidarity march to […]
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Sunday, September 26 2021 This week – September 19-25, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories Israeli soldiers shot to death Mohammad Ali Habisa from Beita village, a 28-year-old father to a baby girl 8-month-old, during the weekly demonstration against settler landgrab; In the South Hebron Hills, ADF forces came to confiscate a Palestinian bulldozer at work on a farm, while allowing settlers to operate a bulldozer unhampered, constructing an illegal outpost nearby; Settlers accompanied by Israeli army forces invaded Susya while European diplomats were visiting the village – the soldiers violently attacked the Palestinian villagers, one of whom was wounded; Setlers from ‘Omer Ranch’ riding […]
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Sunday, September 19 2021 This week – September 12-18, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories The occupation forces, headed by a daring deputy regiment commander, attacked with blows, teargas and stun grenades a convoy of activists and “Combatants for Peace” leading a water tanker to a Palestinian community near the illegal settler outpost ‘Avigail’ – many activists were wounded, others arrested; Israeli soldiers fired teargas on kindergartens and schools in Hebron on Tuesday, and on Friday evening a settler fired live ammunition at the homes of Palestinain families in the Wadi Haseen neighborhood in town; Tanks on an army maneuver drove by a school at […]
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Sunday, September 12 2021 This week – September 5 – 11, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories Israeli soldiers shot live fire on a raid on the village of Arabe, wounding a Palestinian in the head; 40 Palestinians were wounded by the Israeli army’s violence during the weekly demonstrations protesting the landgrab of villages Beita and Bet Dajan; Israeli soldiers joined ‘Yitzhar’ settlers/terrorists attack on a family home in the village of Bourin, wounding two of its dwellers and destroying property; Tawane villagers held a protest march to their own lands and were blocked by the Israeli army, 4 were arrested and released on the spot, and […]
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Saturday, September 4 2021 This week – August 29 to September 4, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories ‘Havat Omer’ settler annexed vast Muslim Waqf lands to his expanding outpost, closing the area with an electric fence, but when Palestinian and Israeli activists held a protest picnic on the grounds, an army force drove them away at the settler’s orders; As Israel opened a new school year, an army commander, doing the bidding of Havat Maon settlers, prevented activists from escorting the children of Touba to their school, and his soldiers kidnapped a Palestinian activist from the meeting point, keeping him detained for five hours in order to […]
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Sunday, August 29 2021 This week – August 22 – 28, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories Hamra, Palestinian Jordan Valley, Tuesday: Israeli soldiers forced a shepherd boy to the ground and shackled his feet and hands, when out of sheer fear he nearly swallowed his tongue, fainted, and only regained consciousness two hours later – the woman officer stepped on the back of the other shepherd boy, a 12-year-old – then the soldiers removed the shackles and left, and the comatose boy was rushed off to hospital; Invasions of settler flocks continue in Palestinian-tended fields and vineyards in the South Hebron Hills, in the Palestinian Jordan […]
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Sunday, August 22 2021 August 20, 2021. Dir Jarir. Text and Photographs: David Shulman Dawn at Dir Jarir. One herd of sheep is already out on the hills with Khairi’s son. They’re grazing not so far from the noxious outpost of Maaleh Ahuvia, but for now things are quiet. No settlers in sight. That sentence reveals the story of Dir Jarir. Dawn, noon, dusk, midnight, and all the hours in between– demented teenage settlers can turn up at any moment, in the Palestinian fields, in their makeshift tents, and even in their homes. They threaten and bully them, often […]
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