Saturday, June 12 2010 escorting in Susya and settler violence in Tuwana Settlers from Chavat Maon came to Tuwana, broke windows and attacked the people there. The Palestinian residents were furious and the situation was only made worse when the army arrived and refused to go after the settlers. Instead, they stood and guarded the Palestinians. A few minutes later three settlers from Chavat Maon tried again to enter Tuwana. This created further tension. Soon afterwards the army decided to start pushing the Palestinians and left-wing activists backwards. When the latter shouted at them the commander, to our surprise, pointed his automatic […]
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Saturday, October 3 2009 Activities in Tuwani & Susya On Saturday morning we went to work with the residents of Tuwani in south Mount Hebron. The settlers from neighboring Ma’on invaded the valley which lies between them and Tuwani and planted grape vines in the land owned by the Palestinians. After the settlers took over the land de facto, the military Civil Administration declared all the land which they planted as belonging to them and the remaining land as belonging to Tuwani (even though all of the land in the area is owned by Tuwani). However, when the Civil […]
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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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Saturday, October 26 2002 Joint Palestinian-Jewish convoy and march In South Hebron On Saturday, October 26th, Ta’ayush wished to conduct a joint Palestinian-Jewish convoy and march In South Hebron BACKGROUND: The settlers of the Maon settlements have been preventing for months now from the children of South Hebron access to the direct path leading to their schools. The settlers are throwing stones and beating the children that dare pass on this path close to which the settlemnts were erected. In order to avoid these acts of violence the children walk now at least 7 kilometers on each way to school and back, […]
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