Sunday, June 12 2022 This week – June 5-11, 2022 – in the Occupied Territories Activists protesting the Masafer Yatta transfer were attacked with stones and wounded by terrorists from the colonist outpost ‘Mitzpe Yair’, in collaboration with the Yehuda (southern West Bank) Brigade commander and his subordinates; Colonists began consrtruction of a new road on the lands of En Al Beda – Palestinian demonstrators protesting the land-grab were assaulted with blows and teargas; The occupation forces have begun mapping, identifying and photographing the Masafer Yatta Palestinain communities, and do it late at night on Friday and Saterday; Terrorists from the colonist outposts of the […]
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Sunday, June 5 2022 This week – May 29-June 4, 2022 – in the Occupied Territories South Hebron Hills The devastating implications of the Israeli Supreme Court ruling for the Palestinian communities in the area declared as ‘Firing zone 918’ in Masafer Yatta were made clear this week during a tour of the area, given by DCO officers and the army’s attorney to the lawyer representing the Palestinain inhabitants and local spokesmen. The new confiscation order – also covering the track-road between Bir Al Eid and Jinba – will close off the entire eastern part of ‘firing zone 918’ to Palestinians, and prevent them from entering […]
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Sunday, May 29 2022 This week – May 22-28, 2022 – in the Occupied Territories A military confiscation warrant for the road from Bir Al Eid to Jinba has been issued to the inhabitants of Masafer Yatta this week, accompanied by increased presence of heavy equipment at the nearby army base, works on a new military track, demolitions and demolition orders throughout the so-called ‘918 firing zone’; Jerusalem police made numerous ‘preventive’ arrests and issued restraining orders to activists in East Jerusalem in preparation for the colonists’ ‘flags march’ through the Muslim Quarter; Daily invasions of outpost terrorists and their flocks into Palestinian fields and […]
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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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