Sunday, August 22 2021 This week – August 15-21, in the Occupied Territories Dozens of caravans were delivered this week to expand the ‘illegal’ settler outposts in the South Hebron Hills; two activists – a Palestinian and an Israeli – were wounded by shots fired by the occupation forces at the prayer and protest assembly against the expansion of Avigail outposts; the Israeli army once more mobilized to help terrorists from Havat Maon and Avigail in chasing away Palestinian surveyors and landowners from their fields in the area; activist accompaniment of shepherds in the Palestinian Jordan Valley and the West Bank Hill Range […]
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Sunday, August 15 2021 This week – August 8 – 14, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories Israel continues to demolish Palestinian houses, farm structures and water cisterns in Area C, while ‘illegal’ construction and expansion of settler outposts and ranches are bluntly carried out on Palestinian land with support of the occupation forces, and settlers attack Palestinian shepherds, invade and damage Palestinians’ fields, property and homes throughout the Occupied Territories; More police brutality in Sheikh Jarrah and at Damascus Gate in Jerusalem photo: Jerusalem police attacking demonstrators in Sheikh Jarrah on Friday, August 13, 2021 South Hebron Hills On Wednesday, August 11, the occupation forces went […]
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Sunday, August 8 2021 This week – August 1 – 7, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories The weekly Palestinian victim of IDF’s wild shooting is a father of 5 from Beita, Imad Dwaikat, killed by soldiers during a demonstration against the robbery of his village’s lands; At the height of the present heat wave, the state of Israel demolished 38 structures in two days throughout the occupied West Bank – leaving 75 persons, 47 of them minors, without a roof over their heads and no shade; The Israeli army collaborates with settlers from ‘Avigail’, an illegal outpost, in chasing away Palestinian landowners and surveyors from their […]
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Sunday, August 1 2021 This week – July 25-31, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories Total of the Israeli army’s weekly target practice: soldiers shot to death 12-year old Mohammad Al Alami of Beit Ommar who was sitting innocently in his dad’s car, 20-year old Shawaqat Awad who participated in the former victim’s funeral the next day, and plumber Shadi Lutfi Salim of Beita village who was holding ‘an object identified as a metal rod’ – a pipe wrench he was using for his job; settlers in the Palestinian Jordan Valley fence and block with concrete the Al Hilwa spring in order to prevent Palestinian […]
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Sunday, July 25 2021 This week – July 18-24, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories Israeli soldiers shot to death 17 years-old Mohammad Tamimi in the Palestinian village of Nabi Salah, performing a ‘suspect arrest procedure’; Settlers invaded a deserted army base in the northern part of the Palestinian Jordan Valley setting up a new outpost – the army turned a blind eye and brutally dispersed Palestinian protestors, one of whom was wounded by a live bullet in the back; IDF soldiers supplied abundant support all week to a violent settler near Hamra in the Palestinian Jordan Valley, chasing away Palestinian shepherds and their flocks […]
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Sunday, July 18 2021 This week – July 11-17, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories The occupation authorities conducted dozens of house demolitions and confiscations: among others, 49 structures belonging to the shepherds at Ras A-Tin community (Ramallah district) were demolished, leaving 84 people shelterless and robbed of all their belongins in the summer heat; The destruction of the remnants of Humsa’s community in the Palestinian Jordan Valley was completed; A caravan inhabited by a clinic of Physicians Without Borders was confiscated in the Hebron area; A violent settler from an outpost near the colony of Hamra in the Palestinian Jordan Valley takes over the […]
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Sunday, July 11 2021 This week – July 4-10, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories For the third time in a year, the occupation forces demolished Humsa village in the Palestinian Jordan Valley, confiscating from the villagers all their meagre possessions including food, water and milk for the children, leaving 70 people (36 of them children) in searing heat without any shelter and water; another week of constant harassment by the settlers – and the Israeli army who does their bidding – of the Palestinian communities in the South Hebron Hills; house demolitions in Jerusalem, and a night raid of armed forces on the Silwan […]
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Sunday, July 4 2021 This week – June 27 – July 3, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories A week of nightly settlers’ terrorism in the Palestinian villages around ‘Havat Maon’, ‘Mitzpe Yair’ and ‘Susya’; Palestinian landowners dismantled a structure erected on their lands this week next to the ‘Avigail’ outpost, and were arrested – the structure was rebuilt Saturday night; a settler brought 4 dogs to harass a flock in Hamra in the Palestinian Jordan Valley – the Palestinian shepherd tried to distance a dog and was arrested; the Jerusalem police violently dispersed a Palestinian demonstration held on Tuesday in protest of house demolitions in Silwan; Israeli […]
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