Category Archives: Human Rights

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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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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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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Israeli Settlers poised to move into the Palestinian owned Al-Rajabi house

HEBRON – On April 11th, Palestinians, Israelis and international convened at the Al-Rajabi building to protest the illegal expansion of Israeli settlements in Hebron, near the settlement of Kiryat Arba. Human rights advocates have opposed the takeover of the Palestinian … Continue reading

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Settlers break solar panels in Bir al ‘Idd

During the night of March 26 settlers came into the village of Bir al ‘Idd and broke the solar panels which provide the village with light and electricity.  A resident of the village heard his dog barking and loud crashing.  He … Continue reading

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Settlers from Mitzpe Yair outpost chase shepherds and flock off land near Qawawis

On March 23 in the South Hebron Hills settlers from Mitzpe Yair Ouptpost  forced shepherds off grazing land near the village of Qawawis. The settlers came out above where the shepherds were grazing their flock, below the settlement of Mitzpe Yair, … 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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