Sunday, May 22 2022 This week – May 15-21, 2022 – in the Occupied Territories The Jerusalem police ran riot again at the funeral of Walid A-Sharif (who died of his wounds incurred at the Al Aqsa Mosque), firing live ammunition, rubber-coated bullets, teargas from a drone and a ‘skunk’ stream at people in the cemetery. 72 Palestinians were wounded and about 20 arrested; Palestinian and Israel demonstrators protesting the transfer of Palestinians in Masafer Yatta were blocked by the army in a full attack of teargas and stun grenades; Activists of the Palestinian Jordan Valley Coalition and ‘Looking the Occupation in the Eye’ movement […]
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Sunday, May 15 2022 This week – May 8-14, 2022 – in the Occupied Territories Israeli army forces – violently, and with stun grenades – blocked hundreds of activists and Masafer Yatta inhabitants who were on their way to protest the Supreme Court’s ruling to evict Palestinian villagers from ‘firing zone 918’. Under the aegis of soldiers, terrorists from the colonist outpost ‘Mitzpe Yair’ stoned the demonstrators and with brass knuckles fractured the nose of a Palestinian villager; Another demonstrator was smashed to the ground by a policeman and fractured her arm; Soldiers beat up a Palestinian activist who photographed them destroying a shed inside […]
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Thursday, May 12 2022 An urgent message from the South Hebron Hills Please help us spread this urgent call to stop the expulsion of Palestinian communities from Masafer Yatta: On May 4, 2022, the eve of Israel’s Independence Day, the Israeli Supreme Court, in session as the High Court of Justice, issued a ruling allowing the State to destroy eight Palestinian villages in the area of Masafer Yatta in the South Hebron hills, and to expel their inhabitants permanently. This ruling is a travesty of justice, an act of extreme judicial cruelty, and a severe blow to basic, universal human values and […]
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Sunday, May 8 2022 This week – May 1-7, 2022 – in the Occupied Territories On May 4, the eve of Israel’s Independence Day, close to 11 p.m., the Supreme Court issued a ruling unanimously rejecting the petitions presented by the inhabitants of Palestinian villages in the Massafer Yatta region against their eviction from the area declared by the Israeli army as ‘firing zone 918’, thus enfding 22 years of legal debates and deferments by the state. The petitions were presented on behalf of villages with a population of some 1,500 people, located in the area the army has designated for training in live ammunition. […]
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Sunday, May 1 2022 This week – April 24-30, 2022 – in the Occupied Territories Israeli peace activists joined the Palestinian Jordan Valley Coalition on Saturday and cut 1.5 kilometers of a fence, erected by colonists illegally to prevent passage of Palsetinian shepherds and their flocks; Terrorists from an outpost in the South Hebron Hills invaded fields in Widada and their dog bit the Palestinian landowner in full view of the soldiers present – a policeman summoned to the site butted a woman activist in the head and arrested her; Palestinian teachers were once again detained on their way to school in Massafer Yatta, and […]
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Sunday, April 24 2022 This week – April 17-23, 2022 – in the Occupied Territories A colonist minor hit an activist in Simra with a club and wounded him in the head, the activist was hospitalized; Occupation soldiers fired in the air while chasing Palestinian workers trying to enter Israel in Massafer Yatta; The Israeli police caused again an accident in Umm Al Kheir while trying to confiscate a vehicle, which overturned, the driver was denied medical care and arrested; Palestinian teachers on their way to school in Massafer Yatta were detained for hours at a checkpoint and released only after the school day was […]
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Saturday, April 23 2022 April 22, 2022. ‘Auja. Text: David Shulman Abu Isma‘il calls at 7 in the morning, in a panic. Four or five settlers are lined up to block the shepherds’ path to their grazing grounds. What to do? Still half-asleep, I make some phone calls and learn that two of our activists are on their way. I let Abu Isma‘il know. I can hear the relief in his voice. In the end he and the other herds take a long, roundabout way into the hills, and the sheep get to eat their fill. Enough for one day. Read […]
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Saturday, January 28 2012 עבודות בניה באום אלח’יר היום בבוקר הגענו,  פעילי/ות תעאיוש, לאום אלח’יר. הצטרפנו לתושביה במטרה לבנות את ביתם של אלו שנהרסו ביום רביעי האחרון.  התנאים היו לא קלים : קור, רוח חזקה, גשם לפרקים ובוץ טובעני שכיסה את האיזור ואף גרם להיתקעותו של הטרנזיט שהביא את חלקנו, לא הרתיעו אותנו. תחילה, עסקנו בפינוי ההריסות. קבוצת בחורים מאום אלח’יר החלה לבנות הקירות מחדש. לא פעם יוצא לנו לעסוק בבניה במסגרת הפעילות. אני מרשה לעצמי לומר שכולנו הרגשנו תחושת שליחות וסיפוק על שאנו שותפים לבנית הבית הזה מחדש, במיוחד הבית הזה ! ההתנחלות “כרמל” סמוכה לאום אלח’יר, […]
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