Category Archives: Hebron

Israeli Antiquity Authority destroy more Abu Haikal land

TEL RUMEIDA, Palestine – The Israeli Antiquity Authority’s continued illegal excavations on the Abu Haikal land has led to further destruction of the family property. On Monday March 26, 2014, a bulldozer driver working on the excavation site undermined the … 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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Urgent call for intervention in attempted creation of new settlement in Hebron

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon will decide by April 11 whether or not settlers will be allowed to move into the Al Rajabi building in the Palestinian neighborhood of Wadi Hussein. If settlers  take possession of the building, the humanitarian … Continue reading

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Settlers and Soldiers invade Al Atrash family home twice in one day

On March 20 at about 11:00 in the morning the Al Atrash family was hosting a group  from FIDA (the Palestinian Democratic Union) who were visiting the neighborhood in solidarity with the families there, when 18 Soldiers and Border Police accompanied by … 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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CPT introduces Palestinian School Children to the Red Hats.

Starting in March, CPT has been entering schools in H2 and introducing them to the work of CPT and letting them know why people wearing Red Hats are at the checkpoints near their schools each morning. This has been an … Continue reading

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Palestinian property rights under attack: Setters attempt multiple land-grabs in Hebron

Settlers  have won a victory in their ongoing attempt to grab land for a new settlement in Hebron.  On March 11 the Israeli Supreme Court agreed to hand over the Al-Rajabi building in the Old City of Hebron to settlers, … 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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Israeli Forces continue to invade Al-Atrash Home in Old City

On 23 February 2014, four Israeli soldiers entered the al Atrash family home in Hebron’s Old City from the rooftop of an adjacent building at 4:00 p.m. In the middle of the previous night, soldiers invaded the house in large … Continue reading

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