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On Sunday, an Israeli settler from Havat Mor violently unleashed his dog on a Palestinian shepherd and his sheep in the occupied South Hebron Hills. There is a long history of attacks by Israeli settlers on Palestinians, often met with support from the Israeli army.

A group of Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian residents of the southern occupied West Bank village of Al-Tiwani, and attempted to set fire to the village's mosque, according to locals. Locals from Al-Tiwani, located in the South Hebron Hills, told Ma'an that a group of 30 settlers from the Maon and Havat ...
A group of Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian residents of the southern occupied West Bank village of al-Tiwani, and attempted to set fire to the village's mosque, according to locals. Locals from al-Tiwani, located in the South Hebron Hills, told Ma'an News Agency that a group of 30 settlers from the Maon ...

'Breaking the Silence offers guided tours to Hebron and the South Hebron Hills, allowing an unmediated encounter with the reality of military occupation' reads the Breaking the Silence website. 'The tour guides, all former combatants who served in these areas, share from their experiences to help illustrate ...
Located in the South Hebron Hills of the West Bank, Susya is the contemporary manifestation of a conflict that has endured for decades. In 1948, when the state of Israel was founded, the now-occupied West Bank remained part of Jordan, the Gaza Strip (on the Mediterranean) part of Egypt. However, Israel ...
The area of the South Hebron Hills is one of the battle zones against the ethnic cleansing of Palestine. This region stretches along the southern border of the West Bank. The villages of At-Tuwani, At-Tuba, Mufaqarah, and Sarura are located in the South Hebron Hills. These villages lie between a line of ...
'Breaking the Silence offers guided tours to Hebron and the South Hebron Hills, allowing an unmediated encounter with the reality of military occupation' reads the Breaking the Silence website. 'The tour guides, all former combatants who served in these areas, share from their experiences to help illustrate ...
SUSIYA, Occupied West Bank - For the Palestinian villagers of Susiya, a small herding community of around 350 people tucked into the South Hebron Hills, daily existence is marred by the unsettling reality that, at any moment, their entire livelihood might be bulldozed to the ground. "Every day we wait; we ...
The Ministerial Committee on Legislation, meanwhile, keeps postponing decisions on other bills, including one that would allow Israelis to resettle two evacuated settlements in the northern West Bank and a bill giving settlements in the South Hebron Hills economic benefits similar to those given to Negev ...
Israel is concentrating its efforts to expel Palestinian residents in three areas: the Jordan Valley, the South Hebron Hills, and the area around the settlement of Ma'ale Adumim, east of Jerusalem. Some of the communities in these areas petitioned the Israeli High Court of Justice (HCJ) in order to prevent ...
For the past few years the right-wing Israeli organization Regavim and its U.S. funders, such as the Central Fund of Israel, have made it their mission to demolish Susya and other, similar villages in order to expand Israeli settlements in the South Hebron Hills and elsewhere. All across the country, J Street U ...
The Israeli far-right settler movement, led by the organization Regavim, has spent the last few years lobbying the Israeli government to demolish Susya and villages like it so that Israeli settlements can expand through the South Hebron Hills. Persistent demolitions of Palestinian communities deep within the ...
It is not satisfied only with this, and is also insisting on the complete evacuation of Bedouin communities (as well as others in the South Hebron Hills area, such as Susya) from locations they have lived at before the West Bank was even occupied by Israel in 1967. High Court petitions filed by Bedouin and ...

The South Hebron Hills is one of the battle zones against the ethnic cleansing of Palestine. This area stretches along the southern border of the West Bank. The villages of at-Tuwani, At-Tuba, Mufaqarah, and Sarura are located in the South Hebron Hills. These villages lie between a line of Israeli ...
As I write this letter, our village, Susiya, located in the South Hebron Hills of the occupied West Bank of Palestine, is in immediate threat of demolition. The only way to stop the demolition is through international pressure. On 22 November 2017 the Israeli State Attorney's Office announced that within 15 days ...
The Palestinian village of Susiya, located in the South Hebron Hills area of the southern occupied West Bank, is under renewed threat of expulsion by the Israeli state, according to a statement from international activists working in the area. The activists released a statement on Saturday, saying that on ...
In its new campaign, Goldblum said, J Street U drew inspiration from the success of the international campaign, in which her organization participated, to prevent demolitions and evictions in the Palestinian West Bank village of Sussia, located in the South Hebron Hills. Last month, a delegation of U.S. ...
The project began as a Graffiti series in refugee camps and gradually spread to cities and villages in the West Bank (bordering Israeli settlements in the South Hebron Hills, Ramallah, Jericho and Bil'in), Israel proper (Jaffa, Haifa, Acre), Jordan (Amman) and Lebanon (Beirut). In order to carry out the work in ...
Since 9 November, however, the military has restricted movement in four communities in the Masafer Yatta region of the South Hebron Hills - Khirbet al-Halawah, Khirbet Jenbah, Khirbet al-Fakhit and Khirbet al-Markez - which are home to some 600 people, half of them minors. In particular, Israeli ...
On April 1, 2017, in the early afternoon in the South Hebron Hills near Havat Ma'on settlement outpost, settlers attacked a Palestinian boy with a ...
... stated that "work was being done to implement plans" for the full expulsion of Susiya, located in the South Hebron Hills, and Khan al-Ahmar, ...
Spent the last two days at Umm Al Khair, a Bedouin village in the South Hebron Hills, enjoying the wonderful hospitality, generosity, and loving ...
... plans to evacuate the Palestinian villages of Sussia in the South Hebron Hills and Khan al-Ahmar near Ma'aleh Adumim within a few months.
An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma'an that an "attacker armed with a knife entered a house" in the illegal settlement outpost of Havat More in the Masafer Yatta area - also known as the South Hebron Hills - and stabbed a settler, injuring him lightly.
Israeli soldiers search for terrorist after two soldiers were killed in a drive-by shooting in the South Hebron Hills Dec. 28, 2007.
The village of Susya in the South Hebron Hills faced complete demolition again yesterday as the Israeli court, and the villagers, waited for the Israeli government to announce its plan for demolition.
The village of Susya in the South Hebron Hills is still waiting for news of its imminent demolition at the hands of the Israeli military.
The resident of the Mor farm outpost, in the South Hebron Hills, was lightly wounded in the Wednesday afternoon attack before using his gun to shoot the stabber.
In the southern West Bank, authorities demolished seven water cisterns used by farmers and shepherds near the Palestinian village of Tuqu', Bethlehem District, and another cistern in the South Hebron Hills community of Khashm a-Daraj. In the Jordan ...
The most prominent example of the military using training zones to dispossess Palestinians in recent yeares is Firing Zone 918 in the South Hebron Hills, where over 1,300 Palestinian civilians live under constant threat of eviction. There the army ...
human rights violations are a daily occurrence in the South Hebron Hills of the West Bank, Operation Dove's January report affirms.
human rights violations are a daily occurrence in the South Hebron Hills of the West Bank, Operation Dove's January report affirms.
Saturday 4th a group of villagers from Al Towani, South Hebron Hills, held a non-violent demonstration against settler violence and illegal settlement expansion, which affects their village.
In the South Hebron Hills, in communities facing the threat of expulsion, authorities demolished 34 residences; 166 people, including 87 minors, were rendered homeless.
On Saturday, February 4th, a group of villagers from Al Towani, South Hebron Hills, held a non-violent demonstration against the settler violence and illegal settlement expansion that affects their village.
This afternoon, we were asked to come to the South Hebron Hills, to meet with one of the local village committees about what they need.
This afternoon we were asked to come to the South Hebron Hills to meet with one of the local village committees about what they need.
Israel's High Court of Justice has decided to allow the Civil Administration in the occupied West Bank to demolish eight Palestinian villages in the South Hebron Hills because the land is "needed" for military training purposes, Haaretz reported on ...
The incident occurred in 2013, when the activist, Ezra Nawi, was volunteering for Palestinian rights organization Ta'ayush. Nawi, 63, was driving towards the South Hebron Hills when a military jeep deliberately prevented him from passing, forcing him ...
"Fight for justice from Washington to the South Hebron Hills!" shouted All That's Left activist Erez Bleicher from the megaphone, referring to an area of the West Bank where Palestinians face settler violence and home demolitions by Israeli forces for ...
On January 7, 2017, Operation Dove and Ta'ayush volunteers accompanied a Palestinian farmer plow his land near the village of At-Tawani in the South Hebron Hills. On their way back from the field, a group of settlers approached the group on a road.
These notes aim to bear witness at what we, in Ta'ayush - Arab-Jewish Partnership - see and experience week after week in the Occupied Territories, mostly in the South Hebron Hills where we have long-standing ties with the Palestinian herders and ...
The story begins in the late 1970s, when the Israeli army declared "Firing Zone 918" on an area of approximately 30 square miles in the South Hebron Hills - home to 12 Palestinian villages - ostensibly for military training. In October of 1999 the ...
On a good day, I sometimes think that we'll eventually produce a new balance of power in the Jordan Valley. The situation there closely resembles life under state terror in the South Hebron Hills when we first started working there in 2000, at the ...
As for Israel's demolitions in the Jordan Valley and the South Hebron Hills, some analysts fear the increase portends annexation.
Jones was introduced to a Palestinian women's collective in the South Hebron Hills - the women often do triple duty, embroidering in groups while simultaneously caring for children and goats - and offered them piece work for a fair wage.


 

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