Friday, November 22 2019 This Week (November 17-21) in Issawiye, Jordan Valley, and South Mt. Hebron Mass arrest at ‘Issawiya at night: all 14 persons arrested – mostly minors – were released without indictments; police violence in this neighborhood was resumed on Thursday, among other things opposite the schools and near the mosque; on Saturday a protest demonstration took place again opposite the home of Jerusalem’s mayor, demanding to cease harassing the neighborhood; “The Angels of Peace” and their settler-colonist buddies assault shepherds and their flocks at Rashash every single day, on horseback, raising a racket with loudspeakers, and attacking peace activists as well; renewed invasions […]
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Monday, November 18 2019 This Week (November 10-17) in Issawiye, Jordan Valley, and South Mt. Hebron Police arrested the activist Muhammad Abu Hummus from Issawiye. He was beaten while in custody and evacuated to hospital. He was charged with assaulting a policemean, and released after having spent three nights in jail. In his ruling, the judge decalred that it was the Police who brutally assaulted Abu Hummus. Police continued its violent harassment and arrests in Issawiye, and again tried to plant evidence in a staircase. Activists staged protest vigils in front of Jerusalem’s Mayor’s home, demanding to stop police brutality in Issawiye. Settlers have escalated assailts […]
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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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