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upcoming tour South Hebron Hills
upcoming tour

South Hebron Hills
  27 06 23

The tour highlights the difficult situation in the region and the complex relationship between Palestinians, settlers, and the IDF.

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from 'The Daily Beast'
14 05 23
from 'The Daily Beast'

Israel’s Spying on Palestinians Is So Pervasive It Would Shame Some Dictatorships

14 05 23

"All these systems have significant implications on Palestinians’ basic human right to privacy. But perhaps even more significantly, they are also a means of control."

from 'Haaretz'
04 05 23
from 'Haaretz'

Israel Using Facial Recognition Technology to Entrench Apartheid, Amnesty International Says

04 05 23

The report quotes a testimony of a former Israel Defense Forces soldier, provided by the Breaking the Silence organization about the Red Wolf system.

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from 'Haaretz'
04 05 23
from 'Haaretz'

Israel's Biometric Apartheid

04 05 23

Red Wolf, Blue Wolf and Wolf Pack are the names given to the technologies, but in fact they are another name for the occupation.

from 'New York Times '
04 05 23
from 'New York Times '

Facial Recognition Powers ‘Automated Apartheid’ in Israel, Report Says

04 05 23

The facial recognition systems work, Givati said, “not just as an invasion of privacy but a powerful tool for control.”

from 'Haaretz'
07 03 23
from 'Haaretz'

In Hawara we saw our true face

07 03 23

A Week Ago Some 400 Settlers Entered the West Bank Village of Hawara, Set Fire to Homes With Their Occupants Inside, Shot at Reporters and Apparently Shot to De

from 'The Jerusalem Post |'
07 03 23
from 'The Jerusalem Post |'

10% of Israeli Jews think terrorist Baruch Goldstein is a national hero

07 03 23

Baruch Goldstein was a Jewish settler and terrorist who massacred 29 Palestinians in the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron in 1994. Some Israelis still support him.

from 'The Intercept'
11 02 23
from 'The Intercept'

Aid and abetting

11 02 23

Ori Givati, advocacy director at Breaking the Silence — the group of former Israeli soldiers who have denounced the abuses of Israel’s occupation — told The Intercept [...]

from 'The Daily Beast'
09 02 23
from 'The Daily Beast'

I Fought For Israel, Now I’m Fighting to End the Permanent Occupation of the Palestinian Territories

09 02 23

"For those of us within Israel who have been working for years to end Israel's occupation of the Palestinian people and their land, the rise of Benjamin Netanyahu’s ultranationalist right-wing coalition government comes as no surprise."

from 'Ha'aretz'
24 01 23
from 'Ha'aretz'

Kochavi’s Belated, Anemic Criticism Means Nothing

24 01 23

Transferring control of the Civil Administration and the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories to Smotrich really will give the racist unrestrained power,[...] but that doesn’t render Kochavi’s lethal policy acceptable.

04 04 22

From our Facebook Page

04 04 22

"A pipe bomb is something you hurl. It's an iron pipe full of gunpowder or explosives or something that makes it blow up, and generally when...

FAQs on Breaking the Silence, our goals, activities, stance on military refusal, and more
FAQs on our process of testimony collection, testifier anonymity, publishing testimonies, and more
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video At every moment the IDF is there video

At every moment the IDF is there

Number: 46310

Unit: Armored Corps

Rank: First Sergeant

Place: Jenin area

Period: 2000


The settlers always wanted us to move the Palestinians as far away as possible

The settlers always wanted, there was this unwritten law, that the Palestinians...

Number: 4325

Rank: First Sergeant

Unit: Nahal, 50th Battalion

Area: Nablus area

Where I saw violence in Hebron?

The mission there is not to maintain order; the mission there is to enforce...

Number: 3730

Rank: Lieutenant

Unit: Nahal, 932nd Battalion

Area: Hebron

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

I think that the argument about the most moral army in the world is a fig leaf, hiding what’s really happening

I suddenly understood that some of the things I did there are illegitimate,...

Number: 4322

Rank: Major

Unit: Artillery Corps