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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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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