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upcoming tour Hebron
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Hebron
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Visit the occupied center of Hebron: once a lively Palestinian market, now a ghost town.

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from 'The Forward'
30 11 21
from 'The Forward'

Israel uses new surveillance technology to distance itself from the occupation. It’s not working

30 11 21

In some ways, this use of high-tech means is the natural, almost obvious, progression of a sustained process of rebranding the occupation.

from 'Haaretz'
21 11 21
from 'Haaretz'

Have You Heard About Blue Wolf?

21 11 21

One of the army’s main security strategies in the occupied territories, about which we heard a great deal from dozens of soldiers, is to create “a sense of persecution” in the Palestinian population.

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from 'Washington Post'
08 11 21
from 'Washington Post'

Major Washington Post exposé: IDF use of new surveillance technology on Palestinians

08 11 21

Investigation, based on testimonies given by soldiers to Breaking the Silence, reveals escalation of surveillance of Palestinians with facial recognition program in West Bank

from 'Haaretz'
15 10 21
from 'Haaretz'

Don't Call Them 'Stray Weeds'

15 10 21

If, instead of expressing shock at yet another pogrom, we would start to seriously address this violence, we would have noticed by now that it is an inseparable part of the occupation, and that it is very hard to separate it from the violence perpetrated by the state itself.

from 'Jewish Currents'
09 09 21
from 'Jewish Currents'

Even the Sabbath takes second place to settler violence

09 09 21

Amid a broad escalation of violence against Palestinians in the occupied territories, Shabbat - the Jewish Sabbath - has become the most violent day of the week in the South Hebron Hills.

from 'Haaretz'
17 08 21
from 'Haaretz'

I Grew Up Watching Settlers Attacking My Palestinian Village. They're Becoming Bolder. I'm Afraid

17 08 21

The Israeli settlers' attacks are not random, nor do they reflect some kind of penchant for violent outbursts. They do what they do in order to create facts on the ground. They're after our land.

from 'Haaretz'
12 08 21
from 'Haaretz'

Settler Violence and the Military's Complicity Can't Be Blamed on a Single Israeli General

12 08 21

While Gen. Yadai bears direct responsibility for what happens in the territories, the disregard for human life long preceded him.

from 'Haaretz'
01 08 21
from 'Haaretz'

Israel Fights Against Its Finest Sons: Ex-soldiers Who Dare Speak Up

01 08 21

The Tax Authority surrendered to the pressure of right-wing organizations and demanded the removal from its building of signs posted by Breaking the Silence – from a campaign in which the organization called on the defense minister and the public security minister to take aggressive action against settler violence.

from 'Ynet'
18 07 21
from 'Ynet'

As soldiers, no one told us to protect Palestinians from settlers

18 07 21

We are deployed in the West Bank without truly understanding our role there, and if the Justice Ministry says IDF troops have the authority to arrest settlers, someone should tell the Israeli army this important information because its officers do not appear to know

28 11 21

From our Facebook Page

28 11 21

If there were ever a place where the word apartheid is relevant to the Israeli case, Hebron would be it. That's where Israel's President Herzog...

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Testimonies
video We were just trying to hit the cars video

We were just trying to hit the cars

Number: 33616


Unit: Armored Corps


Rank: Sergeant First Class


Place: Gaza strip


Period: Operation Protective Edge 2014


testimony

Nobody ever really believed for a moment that we’ll ever catch someone at the checkpost

Actually there’s no theoretical rationale behind it. In fact we don’t...

Number: 4324

Rank: First Sergeant


Unit: Nahal, 50th Battalion


Area: Nablus area


If they resist even a bit, then you pin them to the wall

If he’s between the ages we like – fresh, between 20 and 30 – you...

Number: 4377

Rank: First Sergeant


Unit:


Area: Hebron


We’re waging a ‘just war.’

You enter the house, just another family, and you see the furious look...

Number: 4321

Rank: First Sergeant


Unit: Paratroopers


Area: Nablus area


They really feel like they own the place

There, I remember, it was settler kids between the ages of 6 to 8. A group...

Number: 4361

Rank: First Sergeant


Unit: Nachal Special Forces


Area: Hebron