Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon will decide by April 11 whether or not settlers will be allowed to move into the Al Rajabi building in the Palestinian neighborhood of Wadi Hussein. If settlers  take possession of the building, the humanitarian impacts of their presence and the increased military presence which will follow, will undoubtedly be severe…

On March 20 at about 11:00 in the morning the Al Atrash family was hosting a group  from FIDA (the Palestinian Democratic Union) who were visiting the neighborhood in solidarity with the families there, when 18 Soldiers and Border Police accompanied by an armed settler kicked the unlocked door to announce their arrival and then swarmed into…

Settlers  have won a victory in their ongoing attempt to grab land for a new settlement in Hebron.  On March 11 the Israeli Supreme Court agreed to hand over the Al-Rajabi building in the Old City of Hebron to settlers, despite the devastating humanitarian impacts of the decision on Palestinians living in the neighborhood.  The…

On the morning of March 1 three Israeli soldiers prevented a family from Beit Ummar from working in their orchard, and forced the family to leave their land, which lies directly below the settlement of Bat Ayin. Beit Ummar is located 11 km northwest of Hebron in the West Bank.  The village’s main source of income…

On 23 February 2014, four Israeli soldiers entered the al Atrash family home in Hebron’s Old City from the rooftop of an adjacent building at 4:00 p.m. In the middle of the previous night, soldiers invaded the house in large numbers, as they have on numerous occasions recently. These incursions began after settlers started to…

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