Sunday, November 17 2019 November 11, 2019: ‘Ein Rashshash We reach Rashshash with the dawn. Tea is served. How are things? “Settlers at our throat every day.” Text by David Shulman. For more, read here: https://touchingphotographs.com/2019/11/14/november-11-2019-ein-rashshash-text-by-david-shulman/
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Sunday, November 10 2019 Weekly Report, November 3-9: East Jerusalem, Palestinian Jordan Valley and the South Hebron Hills New police brutality record at Issawiya this week, dozens of people beaten, wounded and hurt by teargas, including babies; the Jerusalem precinct has once again produced a set of lies regarding violating its understandings with Issawiya residents not to enter schools during school hours; ‘welcoming’ winter, the occupation forces confiscated tents donated by an aid organization to communities in the South Hebron Hills following a wave of demolitions last month, and issued additional demolition orders; Jewish settler-colonists use loudspeakers to chase Palestinian shepherds from their lands near Rashash, a shepherd […]
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Sunday, October 27 2019 Taayush: Weekly Report, October 20-26, 2019 In retaliation to the on-going construction of the illegal outpost near Hamma, on Saturday, Palestinian, Israeli, and international activists came to the spot to protest. As they were about to leave, a military force attacked them with tear gas and stun grenades, arrested many with no cause, confiscated cameras, phones, and buses/ Construction work on the illegal outpost near Susiya continued with no interruptions from the forces of law/ Special Forces and Border Patrol returned to harass Issawiye and detained 6-7-year-old boy in a grocery store – therefore, the vigils […]
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Tuesday, October 22 2019 Come and meet Ta’ayush activity in the South Hebron hills! Monday, November 4th, 8pm Imbala, Yanai St. 3, Jerusalem On Friday, November 15th, we will have a day out in the South Hebron hills for those of you who are interested in joining our group. Further details will be given at the Jerusalem meeting. A group of activists gathers every Saturday to accompany Palestinian farmers in the South Hebron hills. Our presence means help to shepherds in reaching grazing grounds with their herds, and farmers in working their land – a land that is relentlessly robbed by settlements and new […]
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Thursday, October 17 2019 This Week (October 6-13, 2019) in South Mt. Hebron, Jordan Valley, and Jerusalem East Jerusalem Police harassment seems to have calmed down; therefore, there are no vigils for now. South Mt. Hebron Activists accompanied shepherds in Umm al Ammad, Wadi Sweid, and Qawawis, as well as continuing the work of removing debris of home demolitions in Halat al-Dabba. On Thursday, Occupation Forces demolished five structures near Deqeiqeh, two of which housed twelve persons. Jordan Valley Activists accompanied shepherds in south Jordan Valley, in Auja. The grazing was not disturbed. On Monday, October 7, settlers called the military to handle Palestinian workers who were […]
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Sunday, September 8 2019 This Week (September 1-7, 2019) in Jordan Valley, south Mt. Hebron, and East Jerusalem – Outpost settlers in the Jordan Valley and their flocks broke into Palestinian herds, claimed to the Military that the Palestinians stole their sheep, and when this claim was refuted, they blamed the Palestinians of throwing stones, causing the arrest of two Palestinian shepherds. – In Issawiye there was relative calm this week, following an accord between the Police and the inhabitants, which includes keeping activists watches outside of the neighborhood as long as Police keep their commitments. – On September 4 the Civil Administration held a tour with members […]
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Saturday, September 7 2019 This Week (August 25 to September 1) in East Jerusalem, Jordan Valley and south Mt. Hebron Severe Police brutality in Issawiye, including assaults on activists, photographers, and journalists. Border Patrol soldier shot directly at a driving car’s window, injuring the driver’s wife in the eyes and face from shattered glass. The activist Muhammad Abu Hummus was arrested and then kept under restraining order away from the village, under false accusations of incitement. Two members of the Parents Association in Issawiye were arrested following the announcement of the Association that they will not start the school year if Police raids continue, in fear for the children’s safety. […]
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Monday, August 26 2019 This Week (August 18-25) in South Mt. Hebron and East Jerusalem In Issawiye, Police Forces chased an 8-year-old boy, on his way to the grocery, broke into his home and took multiple photos of the boy. On Friday, residents of Issawiye held protest prayers joint by Israeli and international activists, as well as three Knesset Members. Two days later, in the very early hours, Police arrested a leading Palestinian activist from Issawiye. Settlers from the new outpost of Susiya entered a house in the outskirts of neighboring Qawawis in the middle of the night and threatened its Palestinian inhabitants.   South […]
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