The border police argued with my teammate about permission to walk the paved “settler path.”  Sound bombs and tear gas were exploding at Salaymeh, a checkpoint nearby. According to the soldiers, we were OK, but the boys and girls with us could only walk through the adjacent rocky path. Border police uttered Hebrew words through…

On 7 February 2014, CPTers went to the routine Friday mosque patrol around prayer time.  Often during Friday prayers, Israeli Border police will take the IDs of young Palestinian men while they going into the Ibrahimi Mosque, check to see if they have any outstanding warrants and then return the IDs when the men come…

On 26 December 2013, while CPTers were doing their routine monitoring of the school patrol at the Qitoun checkpoint, schoolboys threw several volleys of stones at the checkpoint for about a minute.  Border police at the checkpoint responded by throwing a sound bomb and then firing a teargas grenade. The grenade entered the second-story window…

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