Sunday, August 18 2019 This Week (August 11-17) in South Mt. Hebron, East Jerusalem, and Jordan Valley In the weekly demonstration in Sheikh Jarrah, Police assaulted an MK from the Joint List who flew a Palestinian flag and arrested his assistant brutally – Hebrew University faculty members participated in a tour of Issawiya, where Police, Border Patrol, and Special Units continue their daily assaults – In Auja and Rashash, in the Jordan Valley, the army once again is expelling Palestinian shepherds for no legal reason, and without a warrant – Settlers from a new outpost near Hemdat, north of Jordan Valley, car-chased activists who were documenting the […]
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Monday, August 12 2019 This Week (4-11.8.2019) in East Jerusalem, Jordan Valley, and South Mt. Hebron –Jerusalem district Police continue their harassment in Issawiye, and last Friday they also broke into the non-violent weekly demonstration in Sheikh Jarrah, arresting brutally two demonstrators, a Palestinian and an Israeli, for flying the Palestinian flag –In Dirat, South Mt. Hebron, settlers set fire to a barn, leaving vengeful slogan behind; police confiscated the camera that documented the arson from the Palestinian plaintiff — A settler, accompanied by a dog, from the new outpost of Susya, expelled shepherds from Wadi Suweid; –Acute lack of water in South Mt. Hebron, increase […]
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Sunday, August 4 2019 This Week (28.7 – 3.8) in East Jerusalem, South Mt. Hebron, and Jordan Valley Issawiya: Police, Border Patrol, and Special Forces Have been raging in the village for the third consecutive week, day and night – this week they’ve been aiming at children’s summer camps, blocking a bus carrying children for a fun day in Jericho. Six grown-up supervisors were arrested, and the children sent back to the village, the manager of another summer camp was arrested. Police assaulted activists holding a watch in Issawiya, fined a bike-rider 1500 ILS for riding without a helmet, beat up a resident inside his home for no […]
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Sunday, July 28 2019 This week in East Jerusalem, the Jordan Valley and South Mount Hebron –About 500 soldiers and police broke into Wadi Hummus neighborhood of Sur Baher on the night of July 22, destroying 11 houses, two of them inhabited, all in Area A or B, exercising severe brutality against residents and activists, some of whom needed hospital treatment; –In Issawiya, police brutality against residents has aggravated, with violent daily raids throughout the village and savage use of fire, stun grenades, pepper gas and tasers, arrests, distribution of punitive fines, tickets, and even breaking into the village school – there are so many detainees, […]
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Sunday, July 21 2019 This week in South Mt. Hebron, Jordan Valley and East Jerusalem –A military operation to prevent water from Palestinians at the height of heat: 50 water tanker drivers were arrested and 32 water tankers confiscated in the Yatta and Hebron area. The occupation authorities accused the drivers of “stealing water”. A cistern and a water well were destroyed –In Issawiya, activists’ watches were held all week, and there was a marked decrease in police brutality –A new outpost next to Rimonim in the Jordan Valley and development of the new outpost that settlers built inside the firing zone South Mt. Hebron: […]
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Sunday, July 14 2019 This week in East Jerusalem, South Mt. Hebron, and the Jordan Valley –Police brutally raided Issawiya: large forces violently broke into the village on the only day when there were no activists present, destroyed a memorial to a boy who had been shot the previous week, and ripped his picture from the wall inside his grieving parents’ home, all on Prime Minister Netanyahu’s explicit request. –The Siam family was evicted from their home in Silwan and settlers invaded the house –Demolition orders for an entire neighborhood that was built with a permit from the PA in Areas A and B in Sur […]
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Saturday, July 6 2019 This Week in East Jerusalem, South Mt. Hebron, and the Jordan Valley The violent attack by the Israeli police on ʿIsawwiya continues and was documented by activists who held vigil in the village throughout the past week On July 4, an army force arrived at a small Palestinian nature reserve near Um al Hir, and, using five bulldozers, uprooted all the trees that were planted in the reserve about a decade ago Police continue their attack on Issawiya with violent incursions into houses in the village, arrests, searches, and tickets at checkpoints inside the town and at both entrances. Throughout the week, […]
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Thursday, July 4 2019 This week in Jerusalem, South Mt. Hebron, and the Jordan Valley Police raging in Issawiya and Silwan neighborhoods continues: one youth killed, dozens of wounded, beatings, mass arrests at night, traffic tickets and removal of vehicles from the road. Ta’ayush activist arrested violently at Peace Now demonstration in Silwan. False detention of three Palestinians from Tuwani who were sitting in a grove close to their land near Havat Ma’on’s outpost. Activists will hold shifts in Issawiya to document police abuse. For more than two weeks, a violent campaign by the Israeli police against the residents has been taking place in Issawiya. […]
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