Category Archives: Non-violent resistance

The Case of Rachel Corrie

JERUSALEM, Israel – Over a decade after Rachel Corrie was crushed under the blades of an Israeli bulldozer in Rafah, her parents Craig and Cindy Corrie found themselves in the halls of the Supreme Court of Israel. The Corries were … 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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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 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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An Issue of Perspective

CPT was represented at the third annual Christ at the Checkpoint Conference in Bethlehem, sponsored by the Bethlehem Bible College on March 10 and 11. Before the conference began, the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs declared that the Christ at … Continue reading

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Settlers from Mitzpe Yair attack Palestinian shepherds in Masafer Yatta during Purim

 On Sunday March 16, during the Jewish holiday of Purim,  Operation Dove reported that  Israeli settlers attacked Palestinians and Internationals on Palestinian fields near the illegal outpost of  Mitzpe Yair adjacent to Firing Zone 918 in Masafer Yatta.  A settler … 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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Palestinian activists successfully plant 100 olive trees in fields targeted by settlers

The following news release is from Operation Dove’s team in Tuwani, South Heborn Hills.  Operation Dove provides protective presence and accompaniment to the Masafer Yatta area.  Five days previous to this action Israeli settlers uprooted and destroyed 80 Palestinian olive … Continue reading

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SOUTH HEBRON HILLS: Umm al-Kher facing settler attacks, settlement expansion and a lawsuit from Karmel

SOUTH HEBRON HILLS: Umm al-Kher facing settler attacks, settlement expansion and a lawsuit from Karmel Umm al-Kher is a village of about 135 people from the al-Hathaleen Bedouin who fled from their original lands near the Israeli city of Arad … Continue reading

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