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April 16, 2012

Breaking the Silence is seeking a Development and Communications Coordinator

The position includes managing all of BTS's fundraising efforts, and English language communications. Full job description, requirements, and instructions for applying available here continue reading ›
April 15, 2012

VIDEO / Senior IDF officer beats pro-Palestinian activist with rifle

International Solidarity Movement posts YouTube video of IDF soldiers beating leftist activists who took part in a bike ride in the Jordan Valley; IDF suspends officer in video; IDF chief says he sees matter as 'grave incident.' continue reading ›
April 4, 2012

Israeli security forces evacuate settlers from Hebron house

IDF says that the evacuation of the settlers, who resided in the house for more than two weeks, was completed 'without any unusual events.' continue reading ›
April 3, 2012

Israeli minister: State should encourage settler takeover of Hebron home

Comments by Likud's Yisrael Katz come amid apparent disagreement between defense establishment, Netanyahu's office as to the proper response to the structure's capture; Netanyahu to discuss issue in panel with Barak. continue reading ›
April 2, 2012

IDF brass calls for immediate removal of new Hebron settlement

Settlers say they purchased the property legally and their representatives show records of the deal. continue reading ›
March 18, 2012

IDF opposes the screening of Israeli documentary about West Bank legal system

The documentary film The Law in These Parts, critical of the IDF justice system in the territories, was not authorized to be screened for IDF soldiers. continue reading ›
March 10, 2012

Between a wall and a Green Line: Palestinian life in ‘Seam Zone’

Al’Seefer lies uphill from the settlement of Beit Yatir, just beyond the South Hebron Hills, but the tiny Palestinian village feels worlds apart from the 33-year-old settlement. continue reading ›
February 26, 2012

Right-wing hecklers break up Meretz Hebron tour

Tensions soar as Meretz, left-wing activists interact with settlers, right-wing activists in Hebron. continue reading ›
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