Category Archives: Tel Rumeida

Losses continue to pile up for Abu Haikel family on Tel Rumeida

The family’s cherished almond and cherry orchards are a thing of the past; only a few straggling trees survived the bulldozers of the Israeli Antiquities Authorities (IAA) in the last year. On 31 December 2014, the Abu Haikel family had … Continue reading

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A Palestinian story of resistance: The Abu Haikal family

TEL RUMEIDA, Palestine – With only a sliver of their land left to protect, having their entire lot of land encircled by Israeli settlements, Faryel and Arwa Abu Haikal climbed over a pile of rubble and boulders and stopped the … Continue reading

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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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Excavations continue on Abuhaikal land

Caption: Faryel Abuhaikal sits in nonviolent resistance to stop the further expansion of the Israeli archaeological dig on her land. HEBRON, Palestine – The Israeli Antiquity Authority continues to expropriate Palestinian land in Hebron, on the hillside of Tel Rumeida. … 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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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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From the Tel Rumeida CPTnet Archives: March-April 1996 Updates

In 1996, CPT’s Hebron team began sending out “Updates,” a collection of brief anecdotes and conversations that did not merit a full release, but which offered a glimpse into life as the team was experiencing it in Hebron.  Below are … Continue reading

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From the Tel Rumeida CPTnet Archives: November 1995 “After the Rabin Assassination”

Yigal Amir’s assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin on 4 November 1995 dramatically changed the work of the Hebron team.  Amir turned out to have been one of the key organizers of the Saturday afternoon street thuggery in Hebron, so … Continue reading

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From the Tel Rumeida CPTnet Archives “Israeli soldiers fail to protect three young children from settler attack.”

From the Tel Rumeida CPTnet Archives Another posting to illustrate what an expansion of the Israeli settlement enterprise will mean to the residents of Tel Rumeida.  Changes in the organization over the last eighteen years probably would have resulted in … Continue reading

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From the Tel Rumeida CPTnet Archives: “Residents of Hebron respond to Oslo 2 peace agreements”

Another posting from our archives. Since 1995, the struggles of the families living in Tel Rumeida have featured prominently in our releases. Accordingly, to show our readers what the new settlement expansion on Tel Rumeida means–what it means to have … Continue reading

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