Tagged: Hebron

How a Palestinian shoemaker started the West Bank’s only mask factory overnight News & Analysis
Suha Arraf, +972 Magazine

How a Palestinian shoemaker started the West Bank’s only mask factory overnight

Amjad Zaghir turned his shoe factory in occupied Hebron into a mask factory soon after Covid-19 began to spread in the region. Now, he's the only mask manufacturer in the occupied West Bank.

on March 24, 2020
Israel approves new settlement, orders Hebron market bulldozed News & Analysis
Kaamil Ahmed, Middle East Eye

Israel approves new settlement, orders Hebron market bulldozed

Just weeks after the US deemed Israeli settlements legal, Israel announces plans to bulldoze a symbolic Palestinian market in occupied Hebron in order to build an illegal Jewish-only settlement in it's place.

on December 2, 2019
Vic Mensa Talks Palestine On Complex’s Late Night Show News Roundup
Complex

Vic Mensa Talks Palestine On Complex’s Late Night Show

Speaking on Complex's late night show, hip-hop star Vic Mensa explains why his trip to Israeli-occupied Palestine was "eye-opening," and how it exposed the reality of Israeli-imposed segregation in the city of Hebron.

on June 9, 2018
Why a Leading Palestinian Activist Isn’t Fixated on a Palestinian State News Roundup
Ishaan Tharoor, The Washington Post

Why a Leading Palestinian Activist Isn’t Fixated on a Palestinian State

"We are not in the time to talk about solutions," said Issa Amro, a leading Palestinian activist who spoke to Today's WorldView while on a visit to Washington this week. "We are in the time to protect ourselves from settlements, from settler violence, from attacks on our cities and villages."

on October 6, 2017
Human Rights Defender Issa Amro on Trial Videos
IMEU

Human Rights Defender Issa Amro on Trial

In recent months, Israel has stepped up its targeting of Palestinian human rights defenders. One of those targets is Issa Amro, known for his engagement in non-violent activism and civil disobedience.

on September 19, 2016
There Is No Green Line When It Comes to Home Demolitions Op-Eds & Analysis
Penina Eilberg-Schwartz, +972

There Is No Green Line When It Comes to Home Demolitions

Four Palestinian villages reached out to Israeli and international activists last week, requesting urgent support. All four villages — Umm el-Kheir and Susya in Area C in the West Bank, and al-Araqib and Umm el-Hiran in the Negev — notified us that demolitions are more probable than usual in the near future...

on August 8, 2016
One Broken Camera Photo Essays
Daniel, EAPPI

One Broken Camera

Shuhada kindergarten may be one of the most vulnerable schools in Hebron. The school sits halfway to the crest of Tel Rumeda, the oldest site in Hebron, Palestine, where pottery shards dating to 3,500 BC have been found. Just fifty meters behind the school lies a community of Israeli settlers who employ harassment and violence to pry from the hands of Palestinian owners as many homes...

on July 11, 2016
Palestinian Injured, Dozens Suffocate in Hebron Towns Clashes News Roundup
WAFA

Palestinian Injured, Dozens Suffocate in Hebron Towns Clashes

A Palestinian early Tuesday was shot and injured and dozens others suffocated during clashes with Israeli forces in Ash-Shuyukh and Sa'ir towns, northeast of Hebron, said locals and security sources. Israeli forces reportedly raided the vicinity of a dispensary in Ash-Shuyukh and the Sa'ir locality of Ras al-'Arud in the southern West Bank, triggering clashes with local Palestinians.

on June 28, 2016
‘I Believe in Miracles’: A Palestinian Sprinter’s Olympic Dream News Roundup
Daniel A. Medina, NBC News

‘I Believe in Miracles’: A Palestinian Sprinter’s Olympic Dream

At an amateur track meet last month at Rice University in Houston, an eclectic group of runners from young children to the elderly gathered to compete in their respective heats. Amid the punishing Texas humidity, the so-called open meet — the most democratic of track and field competitions where all are free to compete regardless of age or skill level — was especially busy on this muggy Thursday evening.

on June 25, 2016
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