Tag archive for "area C"

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Vehicle burned in north West Bank in suspected hate crime

No Comments 26 April 2017

Breaking report: Vehicle torched in Huwara in suspected hate crime; police investigating 

Hebrew writing was spray painted alongside the torched vehicle on a cloth attached to a nearby fence. However, the writing is charred and difficult to read other than a few letters. The police have informed RHR’s field coordinator that they have opened an investigation.

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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

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

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

Palestinian farmers report attack by Israeli extremists as soldiers stand by

No Comments 06 March 2017

Palestinian farmers from the Area C village of Far’ata reported that a short while ago (March 6 2017), they were attacked by Israelis coming from the direction of the Havat Gilad outpost as they plowed their land in coordination with the army. Soldiers were present but reportedly did not intervene or attempt to stop the attackers. Continue Reading

Field Reports, General, Occupied Territories

Repeated attacks on Palestinian students in South Hebron Hills

No Comments 26 February 2017

Last Wednesday (February 15 2017), international activists reported another attack on Palestinian students on their way to school in the village A Tuwani by Israeli extremists coming from the direction of the illegal outpost Havat Maon. Attacks on Palestinian students in the region have become so routine that an army patrol jeep has been tasked to escort the students and increase their efforts to apprehend the perpetrators. Yet, as far as we know, security forces have not ramped up their efforts to catch those responsible,  while the patrol itself often does not show up to provide  protection to the students, forcing them to decide between taking the risk of possibly being attacked, or accruing frequent classroom absences.

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Legal Work, Occupied Territories

Response to Kerry’s plan shows planning rights wrongly used as political leverage

No Comments 20 February 2017

Once again it seems that Palestinian’s right to plan and build in Area C is being used as political leverage. Continue Reading

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