Field Reports, General, Occupied Territories

Liberman condemns violence against soldiers, but not against Palestinians

No Comments 24 April 2017

Rabbis for Human Rights expresses anger and amazement in response to the statement yesterday by Defense Minister, Avigdor Liberman, in which he references the violent attacks over weekend in the West Bank. Continue Reading

Field Reports, Occupied Territories

Wave of attacks against Palestinians continues in villages of Urif and Huwara

No Comments 24 April 2017

Look below or click here for disturbing photos of recent violence which culminated Saturday (April 22 2017) in two incidents in the Northern West bank. According to a Palestinian reports, three Palestinians were wounded in Huwara, two in the head and one in the hand, by roaming groups of extremist settlers. Among the injured is a 70 year old woman (see below for details). Continue Reading

Field Reports, Occupied Territories

Palestinian paramedics assist injured Israeli settlers

No Comments 13 April 2017

Palestinian paramedics treated injured settlers whose vehicle ran off the road into a wadi near Aqraba last night (April 12), as reported by Zakaria Sadah, Rabbis for Human Right Rights field worker. Let us all continue to encourage such acts of humanity despite the on-going state of conflict. Continue Reading

Field Reports, Occupied Territories

Olive trees destroyed near outpost of Migron

No Comments 13 April 2017

Around one hundred olive trees were discovered uprooted in a Palestinian grove near the outpost of Migron last week. The damage is extensive. Our colleagues at Yesh Din are currently assisting the farmers in contacting the appropriate Israel authorities.

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Field Reports, Occupied Territories

Israeli soldiers ignore stone throwing extremists & army replaces judicial system

No Comments 03 April 2017

On Saturday April 1 2017, a group of extremist settlers from the Givat Ronen outpost came to the Palestinian village of Burin and threw stones at the residents on the pretense that the villagers had stolen a donkey from the outpost. The Palestinians responded by also throwing stones. The army soon arrived, fired tear gas at the Palestinians, turned a blind eye on the extremists throwing stones, and finally removed the donkey from the Palestinians’ hands and gave it to the extremists. Continue Reading

Field Reports, Occupied Territories

At settler command, army stops Palestinian farm work in Palestinian controlled location

2 Comments 02 April 2017

After complaints by settlers, the agricultural work of a Palestinian farmer from the village Urif was stopped by Israeli army forces despite the fact that he was working in Area B where coordination with Israeli security forces is not required. Continue Reading

Field Reports, Occupied Territories

RHR ensures Palestinian farmers safely plough their lands

No Comments 23 March 2017

Photos yesterday of Rabbis for Human Rights field staff assisting Palestinian farmers from the village of Far’ata as they plow their fields. Many of the lands owned by the village are near the illegal outpost of Havat Gilad. Weeks ago, farmers from the same village reported an attack by extremists as soldiers stood by.

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Field Reports, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Army orders Palestinian to stop agricultural work after extremist attack

No Comments 22 March 2017

Breaking: Army orders Palestinian farmers from Burin to abandon their coordinated ploughing due to attacks on them by extremist settlers 

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Field Reports, Occupied Territories

Palestinians report attack by soldiers as they worked on a road in Area B

No Comments 12 March 2017

The soldiers withdrew after Rabbis for Human Rights’ field worker contacted the DCO (local authorities of the Israeli army in charge of contact with the PA). The soldiers apparently denied any use of riot control measures against the Palestinians, but our documentation shows clouds of tear gas on the scene as well as shells of tear gas canisters.  Continue Reading

Occupied Territories

International Women’s Day: Supporting the right to an education for Bedouin girls

No Comments 08 March 2017

As we observe International Women’s Day today, Rabbis for Human Rights highlights the struggle to save the beloved ecological school at Khan al Akhmar, serving approximately 150 Jahalin Bedouin children living on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The school, currently slated for demolition due to Israel’s unjust planning policy, is the only viable formal educational option for the girls of the Khan al Akhmar community, and its destruction would signify a tremendous loss for the Jahalin women. Continue Reading

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