Tag Archives: childbirth

Ambulance stopped by soldiers in Beit Ummar obstructing travel of a woman in labor to the hospital

Maan News Agency | Jan 10, 2013 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Israeli forces blocked the entrance to southern West Bank town Beit Ummar on Thursday morning, preventing an ambulance from leaving, a local activist said. The ambulance officer informed the soldiers that the Red Crescent vehicle was taking a woman in labor and another patient to […]

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71 Palestinian Women Forced to Labor at Checkpoints-Israelis Deny Women Access to Hospitals, Clinics

August 11, 2010 – Konchok Rangdrol’s Blog According to the World Health Organization ten years ago, at least 69 women had been forced to undergo labor at Israeli checkpoints. These shocking statistics are under reported and it is estimated that many more have existed since these statistics were gathered, some ten years ago. The Commissions […]

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