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B’Tselem: State’s response re firing zone 918 ignores the laws of occupation

B’Tselem Published 27 Aug 2012 The south Hebron hills area encompasses some 30 Palestinian villages that have been there for decades, since before Israel occupied the West Bank. The villagers earn a living as farmers and shepherds and many live in caves or in temporary structures near the caves, which they use as kitchens, animal […]

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Israel firing tear gas canisters directly at people – video

B’Tselem, Aug 25, 2011 B’tselem has edited together video clips of demonstrations in Ni’lin, Bi’lin, and Jayyus filmed in recent months. The clips document this potentially lethal repeated firing of tear-gas grenades directly at demonstrators, proving that, contrary to the army’s contentions, security forces in the West Bank have commonly practiced this dangerous and unlawful […]

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Court sentences Silwan father to 6 years in prison on suspicion of firing at settler car

Monday, 14 March, 2011 | 16:18 Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — The Israeli Central Court recently sentenced father of two Kayed Naim Fatafta to 6 years in prison on the charge of shooting at a settler car in Silwan. Kayed, 25, was arrested in late May 2010 and has been detained since in prisons in Jerusalem […]

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Israeli Settlers Demand Firing Of Bus Driver For Crime Of ‘being Arab’

Monday February 28, 2011 11:31 by IMEMC Staff A Palestinian-Israeli bus driver holding Israeli citizenship has been threatened with firing after he was assigned to a route that serves the Israeli colonial settlement of Elazar. Jewish Israeli residents of the settlement have launched a campaign to have the bus driver fired, submitting a letter to […]

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Israeli navy fire damages dozens of Palestinian fishing boats

[ 18/01/2011 – 10:15 AM ]   KHAN YOUNIS, (PIC)– Israeli navy gunboats opened machinegun fire at dozens of Palestinian fishing boats off the coast of Khan Younis, south of the Gaza Strip, on Monday night, the PIC reporter said. He added that the bullets did not result in any casualties but caused big damage to […]

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