As the families of Gilad Shaar, Naftali Frenkel, and Eyal Yifrach languish in uncertainty, grieving the alleged kidnapping of their three young boys, the world watches on as their anguish is politically co-opted to provide a veil of destabilization of indiscriminate military force to the Palestinian communities in the West Bank, Gaza, and Israel. The…

HEBRON – On April 14th, 2014, a 14 year old boy, Mujahid (sp) Al Rajabi, age 14 was arrested as he was coming through checkpoint 209 on his way to school. His father was called by TIPH, and came to the Police Station near the Mosque, where the boy was taken. Mujahid was then taken…

At mid-day  on March 19 in Hebron Border Police and soldiers moved through the souk, Bab il Baledeyya and nearby residential neighborhoods, stopping young men, searching them and checking ID’s.  Two men who were on their way to work were detained for about 15 minutes.  Soldiers stopped about 12 men over the course of an…

On the evening of February 28 Soldiers arrested 8 Palestinians — six of them appeared to be under 16, and two were clearly younger than 12. Soldiers arrested the boys on Shalala street and walked them into the military base at Bab el Baledeyya at the entrance to the Old City. After about an hour…

During the month of February Palestinians in Hebron commemorated the 20th anniversary of  two tragic events which continue to haunt lives and curtail freedoms in the city:  The closing of Shuhada street and the massacre of 29 Palestinians in the Ibrahimi Mosque. Early on the morning of February 25 during the month of Ramadan 1994…

At about 2 in the afternoon on  February 14 Israeli soldiers arrested a 15-year-old boy on New Shalalah street during clashes in Hebron .  A group of 8  soldiers handcuffed him in the street and walked him into the military base at the entrance to the old city.  The soldiers told internationals that they were…

© 2015 With love from Hebron.
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