Category Archives: Children under Occupatioin

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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11 year child detained and arrested in Hebron on the way to school

  HEBRON, Palestine –  On Sunday October 26th at approximately 7:45 a.m., Israeli border police detained and arrested an 11 year old Palestinian boy in the Qitoun area of H2. The Israeli soldier grabbed the young boy by wrapping his hand in … Continue reading

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CHICAGO, USA: Christian Peacemaker Teams to mourn Operation Brothers Keeper/Protective Edge deaths at Israeli Consulate

On 18 July 2014, members of Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT), friends and supporters will gather at the Israeli Consulate in downtown Chicago to mourn collectively and individually the deaths of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in Operation Brother’s Keeper and … Continue reading

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Hijacking a kidnapping

As the families of Gilad Shaar, Naftali Frenkel, and Eyal Yifrach languish in uncertainty, grieving the alleged kidnapping of their three young boys, the world watches on as their anguish is politically co-opted to provide a veil of destabilization of … Continue reading

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Minor arrested at Check Point 209 in Hebron

HEBRON – On April 14th, 2014, a 14 year old boy, Mujahid (sp) Al Rajabi, age 14 was arrested as he was coming through checkpoint 209 on his way to school. His father was called by TIPH, and came to … Continue reading

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February ends with Arrests of Children in the Old City

On the evening of February 28 Soldiers arrested 8 Palestinians — six of them appeared to be under 16, and two were clearly younger than 12. Soldiers arrested the boys on Shalala street and walked them into the military base … Continue reading

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Children in Hebron exposed to teargas 7 days out of the last 8

Children who cross checkpoints 29 and 209 on their way to school in the morning were exposed to teargas and sound grenades used by Israeli soldiers on seven of the last 8 school days. International observers and human rights workers … Continue reading

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Israeli helicopter hovers over school and agricultural land in Al Fakheit, South Hebron Hills February 20, 2014

This was the view this morning from the schoolyard of the Al Fakheit school in Masafer Yatta, south of Hebron. Al Fakheit is a Palestinian village which lies inside an area claimed by Israel as Firing Zone 918. Military training … Continue reading

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Israeli soldiers arrest 15 year old boy

At about 2 in the afternoon on  February 14 Israeli soldiers arrested a 15-year-old boy on New Shalalah street during clashes in Hebron .  A group of 8  soldiers handcuffed him in the street and walked him into the military … Continue reading

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Border Police detain, humiliate and arrest men trying to go to Friday prayers; CPTer’s camera taken.

On 7 February 2014, CPTers went to the routine Friday mosque patrol around prayer time.  Often during Friday prayers, Israeli Border police will take the IDs of young Palestinian men while they going into the Ibrahimi Mosque, check to see … Continue reading

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