Category Archives: detention

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 … 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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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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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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Stop and Frisk — Again.

At mid-day  on March 19 in Hebron Border Police and soldiers moved through the souk, Bab il Baledeyya and nearby residential neighborhoods, stopping young men, searching them and checking ID’s.  Two men who were on their way to work were … 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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20 Year anniversary of the Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre observed in Hebron

During the month of February Palestinians in Hebron commemorated the 20th anniversary of  two tragic events which continue to haunt lives and curtail freedoms in the city:  The closing of Shuhada street and the massacre of 29 Palestinians in the … 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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