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Freedom Summer 2009: Defend the Land and Jerusalem

The International Solidarity Movement is issuing a call-out for internationals to volunteer as field activists and office workers in the West Bank, Gaza, and occupied East Jerusalem this summer. Whether you can come for only few weeks or several months, ...

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Israeli forces detain youth in Tel Rumeida

19 April 2009 Tel Rumeida, Hebron – 4 Palestinian girls, residents of Tel Rumeida, were detained for more than 3 hours as they left one of their houses. Two of the girls were about 6 years old, and two were ...

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Settlers vandalize Palestinian home

14 April 2009 At about 3 PM in the old city of Hebron, 5 Israeli settlers trespassed onto the roof of a Palestinian house, puncturing the 5 water tanks owned by the family and draining all of their water supply. ...

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Settler boys collide, Palestinian boy jailed

13 April 2009 Tel Rumeida, Hebron – After 2 settlers boys collided on their bicycles, a 16 year old Palestinian who was not involved in the accident was arrested and has remained in prison for 3 days so far. His ...

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Settler violence on the rise in Hebron

Violence from illegal Israeli settlers directed at Palestinian residents in Hebron is an almost everyday occurrence.  Recently however, several incidents indicate that settler violence in the city is increasing.  On the 4th of April at around 3pm, Shah Aiwa, a ...

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Land Day demonstration in Halhul, Hebron district

At mid day on the 4th of April, around forty Palestinians from Halhul and the surrounding villages set off to cultivate land near the illegal settlement of Karmi Zur.  Halhul is a village in the Hebron district of the southern ...

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CPT: Palestinian shepherds resist settler violence and disruption

Christian Peacemaker Teams 29 March 2009 In three recent incidents Palestinian shepherds asserted their right to graze their sheep on their own land, despite Israeli settlers’ attempts to intimidate the Palestinians and disrupt their agricultural work. Palestinians in the South ...

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Israeli soldiers reoccupy ‘House of Contention’ in Hebron

17th March 2009 | Ma’an News Agency Hebron – Ma’an – Three months after Israel’s army evacuated settlers from the Ar-Rajabi building that was confiscated two years earlier, soldiers have returned to reoccupy it. Dubbed the Hebron-area House of Contention, ...

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