Tag Archives: Settlements

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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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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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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Follow-up on settler incursion into al-Sharif building

In a follow-up visit to the derelict al-Sharif home that Israeli settlers broke into on 23 January, CPTers examined the entrances that the settlers damaged  to provide them access near the Ibrahimi Mosque/ Cave of Macpelah.  The Hebron Rehabilitation Committee … Continue reading

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Israeli settlers, accompanied by Border Police, break into house near il-Ibrahimi Mosque

On 23 January 2014, two Israeli settlers, accompanied by three Israeli Border Police broke into a room of the derelict al-Sharif house near the il-Ibrahimi mosque.  They used electric tools as well as picks and the Border Police appeared not … 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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Four Palestinians and two Operation Dove volunteers arrested in South Hebron Hills in last three days

At Tuwani – Between 18-20 January, four Palestinians and two Operation Dove (OD) volunteers were arrested by the Israeli police and army while Palestinian shepherds were grazing their flocks. On 18 January at 1:04 p.m., seven settlers came out from … Continue reading

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From the Tel Rumeida CPTnet Archives: An Open Letter to Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin

From the Tel Rumeida CPTnet Archives An Open Letter to Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin Re: Attack on the Abu Haikel family Urgent Action request to CPT constituency   CPTNET Sept. 28, 1995 Open Letter to Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin To:  … Continue reading

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FROM THE TEL RUMEIDA CPTnet ARCHIVES 6 August 1995 “Soldiers stand by while settlers harass Tel Rumeida residents”

FROM THE TEL RUMEIDA CPTnet ARCHIVES When Christian Peacemaker Teams set up in Hebron/ Al-Khalil in the summer of 1995, among its first contacts were the Abu Haikel family, and the struggles of the families living in Tel Rumeida have … Continue reading

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FROM THE TEL RUMEIDA CPTnet ARCHIVES: 12 July 1995, ISRAELI MILITARY DETAINS CHRISTIAN PEACEMAKERS

FROM THE TEL RUMEIDA CPTnet ARCHIVES When Christian Peacemaker Teams set up in Hebron/ Al-Khalil in the summer of 1995, among its first contacts were the Abu Haikel family, and the struggles of the families living in Tel Rumeida have … Continue reading

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