Category Archives: Al Khalil

Whose towns are allowed to grow? Demolitions in Idhna and the Baqa’a Valley

by a member of Christian Peacemaker Teams Palestine Demolition in Idhna Last week Christian Peacemaker Team members drove out of Hebron with our Palestinian partner organizations the Land Research Centre and Al-Haq. Our purpose of driving through the rocky hills … Continue reading

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Education Denied: Two schools closed and multiple injuries due to Israeli military teargas and rubber-coated steel bullets fired at Palestinians

11 December 2014—This morning the education of thousands of Palestinian children in Hebron was again compromised. While hundreds of children tried to walk to the seven schools near both the Qitoun/209 and Salimeh/29 checkpoints, Israeli border policemen fired teargas and … Continue reading

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Military shuts down Old City of Hebron for Settler Tour

On August 5th, around 12:05 a.m., roughly 15 soldiers accompanied a tour group of approximately 25-35 Jewish tourists/settlers through the Old City of Hebron, detaining Palestinians on the street and stopping families in their vehicles. The tour lasted over an … Continue reading

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Israeli army throws stones and arrest two Palestinian policemen

Late at night on Saturday August 2, 2014, Israeli soldiers stationed at a military point threw stones at the Palestinian Municipal Inspectors office (police) and family house in the Old City of Hebron. CPT affiliate observed the incident. According to … Continue reading

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Settlers break into Palestinian shops

On July 30th, 2014 Israelis entered into Palestinian shops with industrial tools, using cutting blades and torches to open the doors, despite the presence of Israeli military security at that time overlooking the shops. Several attempts were made by the … Continue reading

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Israeli Military displaces Palestinian family

The al-Rajabi family from the Jebal Johar neighborhood of Hebron, in the H2 section, had the inside of their home completely destroyed by the Israeli military. On Friday, August 1, 2014, Israeli soldiers occupied the roof top of the al-Rajabi … Continue reading

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A Palestinian story of resistance: The Abu Haikal family

TEL RUMEIDA, Palestine – With only a sliver of their land left to protect, having their entire lot of land encircled by Israeli settlements, Faryel and Arwa Abu Haikal climbed over a pile of rubble and boulders and stopped the … Continue reading

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Excavations continue on Abuhaikal land

Caption: Faryel Abuhaikal sits in nonviolent resistance to stop the further expansion of the Israeli archaeological dig on her land. HEBRON, Palestine – The Israeli Antiquity Authority continues to expropriate Palestinian land in Hebron, on the hillside of Tel Rumeida. … Continue reading

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Settlement expansion in Hebron

HEBRON, Palestine – The Israel Antiquities Authority, with the cooperation of the settlement security apparatus, has expanded the excavations around the Abu Haikal, Al Natsheh, and Al Gobeh families lands in the H2 section of Hebron, near the illegal Jewish … Continue reading

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Settlers attempt construction of new access path at Tel Rumeida

On March 24 settlers attempted to begin construction of a walking path outside the fenced “archaeological” dig near the Abu Haikal home on Tel Rumeida.  The settlers pounded in metal stakes in an area just below the fence which has been … Continue reading

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