This Incident Report contains data collected over the last quarter, January through to March 20171. The report is broken down into five main sections: Children Under Occupation, Adults Under Occupation, Checkpoint Activity, Settlers in Al-Khalil/Hebron and Human Rights Observers.

UPDATE At 2 am, in the middle of the night, the parents of this 14-year-old boy received a phone call. They were able to go and collect their son after the Israeli soldiers detained him for 5 and a half hours. He was not charged. He was not taken to the police station. He had been detained…

On the 14th January 2017 Israeli paratroopers detained Ghassan a 20 year old Palestinian man from Hebron. Six paratrooper soldiers were in a Palestinian neighborhood, in the Old City, where they were checking the ID’s of people going by. Ghassan was in a car with his cousin when they were stopped…

On Friday 30 December, after praying at the al-Ibrahimi Mosque, six teenage boys went to spend time at the Friendship Garden Cafe in the Hebron’s Old Market. Israeli soldiers stopped two 15-year-old boys, checked their IDs and searched one boy’s bag. A soldier pushed one of the boys up against the wall. When the other…

A Hebron businessman is the source for our title phrase. He meant that checkpoints were killing his business and those of others. Checkpoints make transport more difficult because permits are necessary to use Israel’s apartheid highways. The requirement for a permit often leads to extortion by Israeli security agents to force the Palestinian applicant to become a collaborator.

On Sunday Israeli Border Police arrested two CPT members while they were walking Palestinian children from kindergarten just after noon. The CPTers were taken to the police station near the Ibrahimi Mosque, then moved to a police station in the Givat Havot settlement, and finally released at 5:20 p.m. Israeli police did not press formal…

    November 15: CPTers gathered expectantly at Bab il-Baladiyya, one of the bustling business areas in Hebron’s Old City. Palestinian shopkeepers greeted passersby, while shouts and chants in Hebrew came from the other side of a metal gate, one that separates the Old City from an area where Palestinians are forbidden. Israeli soldiers stationed…

  HEBRON, Palestine –  On Sunday October 26th at approximately 7:45 a.m., Israeli border police detained and arrested an 11 year old Palestinian boy in the Qitoun area of H2. The Israeli soldier grabbed the young boy by wrapping his hand in the collar of his shirt, twisting his clothing tightly around the neck, despite the fact that the…

On August 5th, around 12:05 a.m., roughly 15 soldiers accompanied a tour group of approximately 25-35 Jewish tourists/settlers through the Old City of Hebron, detaining Palestinians on the street and stopping families in their vehicles. The tour lasted over an hour, starting at the Israeli military gate at Bab al-Balideyah and ending at the Israeli…

Late at night on Saturday August 2, 2014, Israeli soldiers stationed at a military point threw stones at the Palestinian Municipal Inspectors office (police) and family house in the Old City of Hebron. CPT affiliate observed the incident. According to the policemen present at the station, the Israeli soldiers were throwing stones for several hours…

© 2015 With love from Hebron.
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