Tagged: Military Raids

Ahed Tamimi: A Teen in Search of Freedom Videos
IMEU

Ahed Tamimi: A Teen in Search of Freedom

16-year-old Palestinian Ahed Tamimi hasn’t seen a day of freedom. She's spent her youth protesting a foreign army that has jailed, shot, and killed her unarmed relatives. After defending her home from Israeli invasion, she now faces years in prison. Imagine if this was your reality.

on January 17, 2018
Israel Army Drills Displace Hundreds in Rural Palestinian Communities News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israel Army Drills Displace Hundreds in Rural Palestinian Communities

Hundreds of Palestinian villagers in the northern Jordan Valley have been forcibly displaced this week as Israel conducts unprecedented military drills around villages near Tubas. The army drills, which began on Sunday, have seen a large-scale mobilization of Israeli military vehicles around villages east and south of Tubas.

on May 7, 2015
Israeli soldiers filmed waking Palestinian children in middle of the night for questioning News Roundup
Lizzie Dearden, The Independent

Israeli soldiers filmed waking Palestinian children in middle of the night for questioning

Footage showing terrified Palestinian children being woken up by armed Israeli soldiers for questioning in the dead of the night has emerged. Boys as young as nine are shown being questioned about stone throwing and photographed by soldiers who dismiss their parents’ protests. A partially sighted teenage boy was among those interrogated on 23 February, according to a human rights group.

on March 28, 2015
Watch: Masked soldiers enter Palestinian homes in Hebron in dead of night News Roundup
B'Tselem

Watch: Masked soldiers enter Palestinian homes in Hebron in dead of night

On the night of 23 February 2015, Israeli troops arrived at the Wadi a-Nasarah neighborhood of Hebron and entered the apartments of ten families in two buildings. The soldiers demanded that the parents wake their children, and then proceeded to ask the children to state their names and photographed them. The incident was filmed by May Da’na and her brother-in-law Nayef Da’na, B'Tselem camera volunteers who live in one of the two buildings.

on March 24, 2015
Israeli forces raid Abu Dis protest camp for 5th time News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli forces raid Abu Dis protest camp for 5th time

Israeli forces on Tuesday raided the "Jerusalem Gate" protest camp near Abu Dis, threatening to dismantle it within 24 hours, a local coordinator said. Thaer Anees, coordinator for the Jerusalem district popular resistance committees, said Israeli forces entered the camp accompanied by intelligence officers.

on February 10, 2015
Israeli troops ‘seize money’ from family of Hebron man killed in 2014 News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli troops ‘seize money’ from family of Hebron man killed in 2014

Israeli troops on Monday evening broke into a Palestinian home in Hebron in the southern West Bank and seized about 50,000 shekels, locals and Palestinian security sources told Ma'an. According to the sources, an Israeli force stormed a Hebron neighborhood near the transpiration ministry offices and broke into the home of the parents of Amir Abu Aisha who was shot dead by Israeli troops in September 2014.

on February 10, 2015
IDF suspends plan to minimize nighttime arrests of children News Roundup
Gerard Horton, +972 Magazine

IDF suspends plan to minimize nighttime arrests of children

A pilot program by the Israeli army in order to lessen the number of Palestinian children arrested in nighttime raids has been suspended, according to Israel’s chief military prosecutor. The program was announced by Israel’s military authorities in February 2014, and called for issuing written summonses instead of arresting children during night raids in the West Bank.

on February 3, 2015
Rhetoric of racism, from Ferguson to Palestine Op-Eds & Analysis
Nadia Barhoum, Al Jazeera

Rhetoric of racism, from Ferguson to Palestine

During the recent unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, I was struck by the similarities in media narratives of the black and Palestinian experiences. There is nothing new about the nature of these stories, but perhaps the parallels seem more striking given that the fatal shooting in Ferguson and the recent devastation of Gaza happened concurrently. And, no doubt, social media has played a role in opening space for mutual solidarity in ongoing struggles against violence and oppression, which brings people closer and weaves their stories together.

on September 4, 2014
‘Despite reforms, IDF still mistreating Palestinian children’ News Roundup
Gerard Horton, +972 Magazine

‘Despite reforms, IDF still mistreating Palestinian children’

Nearly two years after Israel said it would work to improve its treatment of the Palestinian children it detains, there have been a few small positive developments. But ill-treatment of Palestinian minors still appears to be ‘widespread, systematic and institutionalized,’ a report by Military Court Watch says.

on September 1, 2014
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