Tag Archives: curfew

Report: Breakthrough in Itamar murders probe

April 17, 2011 JERUSALEM (Ma’an) – Israeli authorities are expected to lift a gag order Sunday on details of the investigation into the killing of five Israelis in Itamar settlement in March, the Israeli press reported. Israeli army chief of staff Benny Gantz met Friday with members of the Fogel family who survived the attack […]

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Why are the security forces detaining hundreds in Awarta?

  Tuesday, April 12 2011|Yossi Gurvitz | +972 Magazine Former IDF Chief Rabbi calls for collective punishment of Palestinian villages in the West Bank In 1990, I was serving as an operations sergeant in the Dir El Balah – a town in the Gaza Strip – in the so-called Civil Administration. On Rosh Hashana of that year, a reservist […]

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Village of Awarta under house arrest during Israeli settlement expansion ceremony

Monday April 11, 2011 23:36 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News In a cornerstone-laying ceremony Sunday, hundreds of Israeli settlers gathered to commemorate the night one month ago when five members of a family, including a baby, were stabbed to death in their beds in Itamar settlement. Although no one has yet been charged with […]

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Israeli Military Operation Continues in Awarta

11.04.11 – 10:53 | PNN Nablus – PNN – The Israeli military operation targeting the southern West Bank village of Awarta near Nablus continued on Monday for the third consecutive day. Troops Arresting Civilians in the West Bank – Archive The head of the village council, Qayes Awad, said that the village still lies under […]

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Israel arrests over 100 Palestine women

PressTV – Thu Apr 7, 2011 6:38AM Palestinian women More than 100 Palestinian women have been arrested by Israeli forces in a village near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, local officials say. Hundreds of Israeli troops stormed the Awarta village after midnight and imposed a curfew after which they began rounding up the […]

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100 women detained in Awarta

April 7, 2011 NABLUS (AFP/Ma’an) — Israeli troops stormed the village of Awarta on Thursday morning, arresting more than 100 women in what local officials said was part of the ongoing investigation into the murder of five settlers in March. Hundreds of troops entered Awarta – the village adjacent to Itamar, and illegal settlement where […]

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And Again: Army Invades Awarta, Imposes Curfew

Thursday April 07, 2011 05:21 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli soldiers invaded on Wednesday evening Awarta village, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, imposed curfew after sealing the village, and abducted several residents. Local sources reported that armored military jeeps and vehicles invaded the village and stationed themselves in several […]

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ei: Israel lays Gaza-like siege on West Bank village

Nora Barrows-Friedman, The Electronic Intifada, 31 March 2011 An Israeli army watchtower overlooks a locked metal gate blocking the main entrance to the village of Beit Ommar, 29 March 2011. (Nora Barrows-Friedman) Since 24 March, Israeli forces have sealed the southern occupied West Bank village of Beit Ommar for an indefinite amount of time as […]

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Army Invades Awarta Village

Tuesday March 22, 2011 09:48 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Only a few days after Israeli soldiers concluded a military operation in Awarta village, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, troops invaded the village again on Tuesday morning and imposed. The village was invaded and placed under curfew following the murder […]

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Israeli Military Withdraws From Awarta. Damage, Theft, Assaults Reported

Thursday March 17, 2011 12:16 by Circarre Parrhesia – IMEMC & Agencies The Israeli military withdrew, on Wednesday, from the village of Awarta, near Nablus following it’s imposition of four days of curfew. The military’s action were in response to the murder of five members of the Fogel family, a family of Israeli settlers in […]

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ei: Palestinian village under siege following settler killings

Mel Frykberg, The Electronic Intifada, 16 March 2011 AWARTA, occupied West Bank (IPS) – Food supplies are running low, ambulances have been detained for hours at checkpoints and hundreds of young men have been held, interrogated and beaten up, some requiring hospitalization, in the Palestinian village of Awarta in the northern West Bank. The village […]

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Awarta village closed for 4th day

Published Mar 15, 2011 16:31 Soldiers search fields east of Awarta on 12 March [MaanImages/Rami Swidan] NABLUS (Ma’an) — Awarta village remains under an Israeli military curfew for the fourth day in a row Tuesday, as residents report constant door-to-door searches, with some homes targeted at least three times. Witnesses said soldiers could be seen […]

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Shalom calls for reinstating capital punishment against Palestinians

15/03/2011 – 10:08 AM NAZARETH, (PIC)– Israel’s deputy foreign minister Sylvan Shalom has called for considering the re-imposition of the capital punishment against Palestinians who kill Israelis in resistance attacks. The minister in a statement on Monday evening in Eilat said that upheavals in the Arab world necessitate preserving the security of Israelis including the […]

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Awarta Under Seige

Settler violence escalates as the military occupies and raids villages Palestine Monitor 14 March 2011 International Solidarity Movement activists in Awarta describe a horrific “collective punishment” of the Palestinian village: children taken from school, homes raided, imposition of a 24-hour curfew, constant drone surveillance, and massive imprisonments of the male population. “The soldiers have locked […]

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Three Scandinavian ISM activists trapped by curfew in Awarta village following settlers’ murder

14 March 2011 | International Solidarity Movement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today the village of Awarta, near Nablus, is facing the second day of a severe curfew imposed by the Israeli military, following Friday morning’s murder of a settler family in the settlement Itamar . Three ISM activists–Cinda, 23, Chad, 25, from Sweden, and Cissy, 53, […]

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