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“We need our children”

In Hebron, outside a makeshift tent off Ein Sara Street, sits an empty coffin. Inside the tent a group of men gathers, each a father whose son or daughter has been killed by the Israeli military during the last three months. Their motto … Continue reading

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Susiya remains steadfast

Despite the threat of imminent destruction, the residents of Susiya continue striving for a better future and investing in the younger generation. This village in the South Hebron Hills was completely demolished twice before and faced many other struggles throughout … Continue reading

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Israeli Military Welds Shut Palestinian Homes in Hebron

HEBRON, Palestine – On the morning of 19 January, Israeli forces welded Zuheira Hashem Dundes front doors shut. Her family have owned these two houses for centuries, and she still lived in one of them. Now, her belongings are sealed inside … Continue reading

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Israel demolishes nursery and barn housing 100 animals as Winter Storm Huda bears down

by Jessica Morrison [Note: This article is adapted from a reflection Morrison wrote two days before Winter Storm Huda swept the region, bringing with it snow, icy rain and a severe drop in temperatures that killed people in Gaza and … Continue reading

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The Collective Punishment of Teargas: Ibrahimi School closure and 12 year-old boy hospitalised as a result of excessive teargas this morning

Israeli border police fired teargas at Qitoun checkpoint, causing the hospitalization of a 12 year-old boy and the closure of the Ibrahimi School. Israeli forces frequently fire teargas at Palestinian school children as they pass through checkpoints on their way … Continue reading

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Waiting in the sun: Israeli forces arbitrarily change rules related to checkpoint 56 closure and restrictions

This morning Israeli soldiers prohibited teachers from the Cordoba School, elderly people, a disabled man, and both a doctor and an ill woman trying to reach hospital from passing through Checkpoint 56 in Hebron – from one hour in some … Continue reading

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Palestinian Boy Stabbed by Jewish Settlers on his Family’s Land

On 8th December 2014, a 17 year-old Palestinian boy, Moad Al Rajabi, was stabbed by Jewish settlers on his family land in Bani Naim, on the outskirts of Al-Khalil/Hebron. Moad was sitting with his father, Noah Al Rajabi, and two … Continue reading

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Practicing Gratitude in the Middle of it All

Life is not meant to be a burden. Life is not a problem to be solved. It is a blessing to be celebrated. Every dimension of life, its gains and its losses, are reasons for celebration because each of them … Continue reading

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Repressive Force by Israeli Forces at Demonstration to Protest Checkpoint Closure in Hebron

At a demonstration to protest the closure of checkpoint 56 in Hebron on Saturday 29.11.14, a torrent of teargas and sound grenades rained down from Israeli forces, also armed with live ammunition, who were occupying rooftops above Bab az- Zaweyeh. … Continue reading

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Roads to Resistance: Action to Develop Road in South Hebron Hills

On Saturday 15.11.14 the South Hebron Hills Popular Committee (a nonviolent Palestinian organisation resisting occupation in the South Hebron Hills region), coordinated an action to develop the road which connects Yatta to At-Tuwani and surrounding villages located in the ‘Firing … Continue reading

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