Saturday, October 18 2008 Olive Harvest in Tel-Rumeida, Hebron At dawn the activists arrived. Around thirty Ta’ayush and international volunteers came to the Palestinian groves adjacent to the Jewish settlement in Tel-Rumeida, Hebron, to help the landowners pick their olives. Previous attempts by the Palestinian farmers — who live behind fences and are subjected to daily violence — to reach their olive trees had been blocked by the residents of Tel Rumeida, a stronghold of the most militant and extremist Jewish settlers. Even the Israeli police are afraid of these settlers while the military routinely bows down to their […]
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Thursday, October 16 2008 מסיק בסוסיא והשתלטות חיילים על בית פרטי בחברון כמאה פעילים, פלסטינים, ישראלים ובין לאומיים, הגיעו עם בוקר לאזור סוסיא. כוחות משטרה טענו בפנינו שיש בידיהם צו שטח צבאי סגור על האזור, אך לאחר שהצבענו בפניהם על כך שעשרות כלי רכב של מבקרים ישראלים עוברים אל אזור סוסיא בלי מפריע, ולאור עניין של התקשורת באכיפה הבלתי-שיוויונית של הצו, איפשרו את קיום המסיק. בחלק מהאזורים הוסכם עם המשטרה שהמסיק יתבצע ע”י התושבים הפלסטינים בלבד, באחרים התאפשר מסיק גם בידי פעילים ישראלים ובינלאומיים. בסופו של דבר נמסקו באותו יום כמעט כל הזיתים באזור סוסיא, כולל מרבית האזורים אליהם מונעים בדר”כ המתנחלים […]
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Thursday, October 16 2008 Olive Harvest in Susya and a Military Takeover a Private House in Hebron Over 100 activists – Palestinian, Israeli & international – arrived at dawn to Susya region. Police claimed that the area has been announced “restricted military zone”. After arguing that dozens of Israeli vehicles pass undisturbed, and especially due to the media’s attention to the unequal enforcement of the warrant – the harvest was allowed. In light of agreements with the police, some areas were harvested by Palestinians only, while some in cooperation with Israeli & international activists. At the end of the day nearly all the olives at Susya region […]
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Saturday, August 2 2008 Protest march from Tuwani to Tuba and settlers violence in Hebron We were invited to join a march of the children and residents of Tuwani, Tuba & Maghaer Al-Abeed, protesting the barring of the road from Tuwani to the neighboring villages by the Ma’on settlers, and repeated assaults of the Tuba & Maghaer Al-Abeed children on their way to Tuwani schools. As customary recently, the Israeli “security” forces had put many efforts in denying access of Israeli and international activists to the area – declared as “restricted military zone”. Unfortunately, most activists failed to reach the demonstration. The least that did, […]
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