Sunday, February 28 2021 This week – February 21-27, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories The Humsa community in the northern Palestinian Jordan Valley was left without drinking water as the Israeli army confiscated all water tanks, as well as 18 structures donated after previous demolitions – at the very same time, the Regional Commander passed the time of day meeting settler-colonists in ‘Ma’oz Esther’, an illegal outpost; activists are urgently needed for preventing settler-colonists’ daily incursions with their flocks into tended Palestinian fields near Tayibe Junction; the army violently dispersed protest demonstrations in Salfit and Hebron; settler-colonists celebrated Purim with curses and death threats […]
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Sunday, February 21 2021 This week – February 14-20, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories Just as a snow storm approached, the occupation forces confiscated tents that had been donated to the Humsa community after the village was demolished; Palestinian shepherds are expelled from their grazing grounds by settler-colonists and soldiers in the Palestinian Jordan Valley, West Bank Hill Range, and the South Hebron Hills; this week activists managed to prevent settler-colonist flocks from invading Palestinian fields in the West Bank Hill Range; home demolitions in neighborhoods of East Jerusalem; Palestinian Jordan Valley and the West Bank Hill Range On Tuesday, February 16, when the […]
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Sunday, February 14 2021 This week – February 7 – 13, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories Gangs of masked, armed settler-colonists, at times accompanied by dogs, violently attacked Palestinians this week throughout the Occupied Territories, usually while the Israeli army was present and not intervening; another wave of demolitions in the South Hebron Hills and the Palestinian Jordan Valley, including the dwelling tent of Harun Abu ‘Aram, recently shot in his neck when resisting a confiscation of a generator in his village, Al-Rakeez; the occupation forces also demolished again, for the fourth time, the entire community of Humsa, in the Palestinian Jordan Valley photo: Civil Administration […]
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Sunday, February 7 2021 This week – January 31-February 6, 2021 Another round of demolition and destruction of the Humsa community in the northern Palestinian Jordan Valley – 46 structures were demolished and all of the inhabitants’ property confiscated – the next day the villagers and activists began rebuilding, supported by the Palestinian Authority and diplomats who came to express their solidarity; this week the Israeli army held massive maneuvers in the Yatta area for two whole days, during which the forces passed through Palestinian communities and caused heavy damages; settler-colonists attacked Palestinian shepherds near Tawane village, invaded sheep pens around […]
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Sunday, January 31 2021 This week – January 24-30, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories Settler-colonists continue to invade Thawamin and conduct prayers there with the Israeli army’s compliance – the army tried to expel Palestinian landowners who live there on their premises; settler-colonists from Ma’on, Mevo’ot Jericho and their outposts chase away Palestinian flocks with drones and loudspeakers, scaring pregnant sheep and goats so that they miscarry; the Israeli occupation forces demolished dozens of structures throughout the Palestinian territories this week photo: South Hebron Hills 30/01/21 South Hebron Hills Settler-colonist incursions into Thawamin persisted this week. On Sunday, Monday and Tuesday groups of settler-colonists […]
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Sunday, January 24 2021 This week – January 17-23, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories About 150 settler-colonists from ‘Susya’ and its outgrowths invaded Wadi Thawamin Thursday night, removed a Palestinian family from the cave it inhabits, lit campfires, sang and celebrated into the night – the Israeli army refused to come and order them away; On Saturday dozens of Palestinian and Israeli activists and journalists joined a demonstrarion of protest at Thawamin, which the army pushed back with stun grenades all the way to the gates of ‘Susya’, where Jewish settler-colonists attacked the demonstrators and journalists; trees planted on Saturday in Shwaike lands in […]
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Sunday, January 17 2021 This week – January 10 – 17, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories Settler-colonist terrorism is on the rise because of the standoffish, helpless support either silent or in actual fact by the Israeli occupation forces: this week, another record was set by the settler-colonists vandalizing Palestinians and their property and activists who accompany them, from Jit-Sara Junction (Qedumim) all the way to Hebron, from the West Bank Hill Range to villages, fields and junctions in the districts of Nablus, Ramallah, Salfit, Bethlehem and Tul Karm; On Friday, in A-Tawane in the South Hebron Hills, dozens of Palestinians and over 120 Israeli activists […]
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Friday, January 15 2021 Ezra Nawi * Ezra Nawi. A Baghdadi Jew, born in Israel, fluent in Arabic. A man like and unlike all others. * Ezra Nawi, 1952 – 2021 text: David Shulman, photographs: Margaret Olin * Read more: https://touchingphotographs.com/2021/01/14/ezra-nawi-1952-2021-text-david-shulman-photographs-margaret-olin/
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