Saturday, November 2 2013 An article in “Le Monde” about Ta’ayush https://www.taayush.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/TAAYOUSH.pdf TAAYOUSH Written in French by Luc Beaudoin In the Paths of Occupied Palestine—Part 1 of 2 Photo Captions (clink the link, above, to see photos in the original article): Bedouins from Um al-Hayyari having difficulty watering their flocks: the settlement in Carmel (right) expanding their military defense. Bottom: Ta’ayush’s Tamar confronts soldiers defending the settlement consuming Palestinian lands. The Oslo Accords (1993) between Israel and the Palestinians predicted that a five-year interim period would lead up to enacting the permanent agreement in which the West Bank (and Gaza) would be […]
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Saturday, October 26 2013 A soldier using physical and verbal violence in Umm el ‘Arais Saturday morning, ‘Awad family lands in Umm el ‘Arais. These lands had been invaded by the settlers of Mitzpeh Yair, an illegal outpost they founded near by, then some illegal green houses were built there as well, in which organic vegetables have been growing and producing some nice profit. In the last couple of years, parallel to struggling in court, the ‘Awad family has been attempting to reach it’s lands each Saturday, accompanied by Ta’ayush activists. Each time, they have been blocked by soldiers and policemen, and sometimes detained or arrested as well. In this video, a soldier […]
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Saturday, October 19 2013 Umm al-Ara’is and Susya by David Shulman Autumn in the South Hebron hills. Thick sun, in and out of cloud. Wind: a taste of winter. Blue hills trimmed with green. Crstyal light, unearthly clarity. Mauve ridges rushing in waves down into the desert. Scattered rocks that look like sheep, and sheep that could be rocks. The smell of wood ovens in Twaneh; someone is baking pitta. It’s good to be back. I’m here, among other reasons, as a way of remembering, a quiet, intimate gesture for my mother, Deana, who died last month at 96, lucid, witty, […]
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Saturday, October 5 2013 You shook my hand? I’ll throw stones at you! Saturday, Umm el Arais lands, near the illegal outpost of Mitzpeh Yair: As every Saturday, the Awad family – owners of the lands – Men, women and children came to visit their land. Since settlers of the illegal outpost of Mitzpeh Yair had invaded it, a few years ago, it has been declared “a disputed area”, As every Saturday, a closed military zone order has been issued to the family by the Israeli Army, and the video shows a soldier taking one of the family’s children outside of their land. The second part of the […]
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Sunday, September 22 2013 On the Road to the Protest Vigil in Susya Watch how the Israeli police and army forces try to prevent activists from reaching a protest vigil in Susya. The vigil was held in front of a music festival that took place in the stolen village of Susya, from which the Palestinian residents were expelled. Watch the video made by Taayush activists  
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Friday, September 20 2013 Vigil at Susya September 22nd in the afternoon‎ This coming Sunday, A musical concert will be held in the stolen village of Susya, in South Hebron hills. The expelled residents of Susya are planning a protest vigil in front of the concert. They call upon each and every person who supports their struggle to join them. Read the article on 972+ Blog concerning the issue  Please make the effort and join them  this coming Sunday,September 22nd,  for a vigil in support of their struggle. Transportation will depart from Jerusalem. Warm clothing recommended For details, please call Sara 0546543955 (not by SMS)
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Monday, August 19 2013 New article in “Haaretz” about South Hebron hills “Haaretz” article by Amira Hass about South Hebron hills
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Wednesday, July 10 2013 [Watch] The False Arrests – Umm al-Kheir by Amitai Ben-Abba Saturday July 7th, 2013. We’re called urgently to Umm al-Kheir. When we arrive, a woman is shouting and people from the village are running down the hill. Abdallah starts running ahead of me with his big camera. He sprints incredibly quickly for this rough terrain. People and soldiers are scattered chaotically on the hill above the well of the village. A young shepherd of Umm al-Kheir, Sa’id (aliases throughout), is being howled into a military jeep. People gather around the jeep, the women scream to God in over-bearing agony. People […]
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