Wednesday, December 12, 2018

South Hebron Hills

  • Activists remain steadfast at ‘sumud’ protest camp | June 10, 2017
    Despite raids and arrests, activists continue their protest at the Sumud Freedom Camp. The Palestinian-led coalition, which aims to establish a new model for Israeli and international solidarity, symbolically rebuilt a village to reclaim the Palestinian residents’ right to live on their land. .....
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  • No Respite for Susya | September 22, 2016
    The Palestinian village of Susya, in the South Hebron Hills, is still at risk of being erased from the map by Israel. This is despite an international campaign to save it last year. The most recent threat came after several Israeli MPs visited Susya on September 19, and some of the settlers accompanying them allegedly attacked local Palestinians. .....
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  • Nonviolent Resistance in the South Hebron Hills | July 09, 2013
    Villages in the South Hebron Hills experienced three days of continuous Israeli army and settler violence between the 4th and 6th of July. This escalation of violence occurred just days after the sixth annual Popular Resistance Festival was held in the village of Khalett Athaba, located in Israeli Firing Zone 918 in the hills south of Hebron.. .....
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  • "From al-Araqib to Susiya" documentary encourages new framework of resistance | May 12, 2013
    On April 26, the documentary by legal workers at the Adalah Legal Center “From al-Araqib to Susiya” featuring testimonies from the residents was screened in both of the villages.  al-Araqib is located roughly eight kilometers north of Beersheba in the Naqab desert, whereas Susiya lies within the 1949 Armistice “Green Line,” six kilometers... .....
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  • Firing Zone 918 – Khirbet Al-Fakhit | December 23, 2012
    Several miles from road 317 into the expanse of the South Hebron hills lays Khirbet Al-Fakhit, a village presently under danger of demolition due to Israel’s declared firing zone. Only plausibly accessible by tractor or a rugged off-road vehicle, the village is home to approximately 200 people.  These people live predominately in tents since... .....
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  • The fight for the land: Al Mufaqara’s mosque destroyed again | December 07, 2012
    On Tuesday morning at 6.30 AM, Israeli soldiers closed the road leading to the small village of Al Mufaqara, situated in the South Hebron Hills, which lies within a proclaimed ‘firing Zone’ adjacent to the green line. By the end of the morning two bulldozers had demolished the small mosque, built with the villagers own hands and determination. .....
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  • Water resources in Masafer-Yatta, the South Hebron Hills | July 19, 2011
    Starting on Friday 1 July, I stayed for one week in at-Tuwani (ﺍﻟﻃﻮﺍﻧﻲý ﺍﻟÊæÇäÉ), the small Palestinian village about 9 miles to the south of Hebron in the area known as Masafer-Yatta or the South Hebron Hills. At-Tuwani is in Area C under full Israeli control[1], and around 350 people live in the village. Israeli settlement of Ma’on and the..... .....
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