Field Reports, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Military stands idly by while extremists attack Palestinians in Burin

No Comments 22 May 2017

Soldiers and officers stand idly by while extremist settlers attack Palestinians at Burin

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Field Reports, Occupied Territories

RHR worker aids in safe return of Israelis discovered in Palestinian village

1 Comment 15 May 2017

Rabbis for Human Rights Palestinian field coordinator Zakaria Sadah recently aided in safely resolving a situation where two Israelis were discovered in a Palestinian village in the north West Bank.

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Field Reports, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Palestinian arrested for stone-throwing while Israeli stone-throwing ignored

No Comments 11 May 2017

On Wednesday May 10 2017, both settlers and Palestinians went to the scene of a fire below the Givat Ronen outpost on the edge of an olive grove belonging to Palestinians from Burin.

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Field Reports, Occupied Territories

Settler threatens RHR worker Zakaria Sadah with rifle

No Comments 10 May 2017

Three days ago, an armed settler loaded his rifle and aimed its barrel at the chest of the Rabbis for Human Rights’ Palestinian field coordinator Zakaria Sadeh. Zakaria had been nonviolently documenting Palestinians protesting.  Additionally, a soldier snatched Zakaria’s cell phone, which fell and cracked. Continue Reading

Field Reports, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Soldiers attack Palestinians protesting illegal construction on their private land

No Comments 07 May 2017

Israeli soldiers used violence to enable work on a road on private Palestinian land despite orders by the Israeli military body responsible for construction to halt the work. One week after the Civil Administration prohibited the construction of a road on private Palestinian land, Israeli soldiers attacked Palestinians protesting the disregard of the orders. Continue Reading

Field Reports, Occupied Territories

One week later, more attacks on Palestinian village Urif

No Comments 30 April 2017

Yesterday (Saturday April 29 2017), extremist settlers attacked the Palestinian village of Urif in the northern West Bank. One Palestinian was wounded in the leg. The settlers claim their attack followed the intentional setting of a fire by Palestinians near the settlement. Whether this is true ot not, there is no justification for an random attack on the village. This incident occurred under a military regime implementing a discriminatory security. The video footage below was filmed in Urif by resident Adal al-Amar. Continue Reading

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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