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The Settler's Tour in Hebron

by the Hebron Team

Hebron is a contested city. The settlements are located in the middle of the city’s center and there are few other places were Palestinians and settlers are living so close to each other. 471 more words

Freedom Of Movement

Education under occupation

The 25th of February marks the anniversary of the massacre that took place at the Ibrahimi Mosque, in 1994, where 29 Palestinians were shot dead, and another 129 were left wounded. 137 more words


This week,

a 10-year-old boy… was beaten with an iron bar by a group of settlers in Hebron city. On the following day, Israeli forces detained the boy for a few hours, allegedly for throwing stones at an Israeli soldier.


US media erase Israeli state and settler violence

As Tuesday’s grisly murder of five Israelis in a Jerusalem synagogue by two Palestinian assailants continues to dominate headlines, major media outlets are actively erasing the Israeli violence that preceded the attack and the  663 more words


Israeli military and settlers close down Old City of Hebron to Palestinians

November 15: CPTers gathered expectantly at Bab il-Baladiyya, one of the bustling business areas in Hebron’s Old City. Palestinian shopkeepers greeted passersby, while shouts and chants in Hebrew came from the other side of a metal gate, one that separates the Old City from an area where Palestinians are forbidden. 568 more words

Human Rights

First it was the land ...now it is the mosque

“We are here in Palestine. We have the occupation. All the time it is here. Life is hard and bad. First it was the land they (Israel) wanted but now it is the mosque.”                                                           – Ibraheem abu Alya, resident of al-Mughayyir… 734 more words


When Death Makes the Headlines (and When it Doesn’t)

The New York Times today titles a page 6 story with this graphic headline: “Driver Plows Into Group in Jerusalem, Killing Baby.” In the article that follows we learn that a Palestinian man, in a supposed “terrorist attack,” drove into a crowd of passengers at a light rail station, leaving an infant dead and eight people wounded. 693 more words