Tagged: Susiya

Susiya Residents Protest as Israeli Bulldozers Advance Videos
IMEU

Susiya Residents Protest as Israeli Bulldozers Advance

Over the last 30 years, the Palestinian residents of Susiya have faced multiple waves of home demolitions by the Israeli state, in an attempt to drive the residents off their land. Last week, Israel’s high court placed the fate of the village and its 340 residents in the hands of Israel's notoriously right-wing defense minister Avigdor Lieberman.

on August 8, 2016
Palestinians Bring Plight of Threatened Village to US News Roundup
Yahoo! News/AFP

Palestinians Bring Plight of Threatened Village to US

Six Palestinians came to Washington to secure support against Israeli plans to raze their tiny West Bank village of Susiya, and at the last minute found assistance from US Senator Dianne Feinstein. The hamlet, which has already been torn down before and mainly consists of tents and makeshift structures for homes, is among a number of communities threatened with demolition by the Israeli army and has become a symbol of the occupation of the West Bank.

on September 29, 2015
Residents of Susiya Brace Themselves for Arrival of Israeli Bulldozers Photo Essays
Claire Thomas

Residents of Susiya Brace Themselves for Arrival of Israeli Bulldozers

Following a ruling by Israel’s High Court of Justice on May 15 allowing the army to demolish the entire village of Susiya and expel its residents to Area A of the Occupied Territories, the people of Susiya now prepare for the imminent destruction of their homes.

on July 21, 2015
Charlie Jadallah: Eshoo, Others Go to Bat for Palestinian village Op-Eds & Analysis
Charlie Jadallah, San Jose Mercury News

Charlie Jadallah: Eshoo, Others Go to Bat for Palestinian village

You have probably never heard of Susiya, a small Palestinian village in the South Hebron Hills of the Israeli-occupied West Bank. In a few days much of it may no longer exist. Israel is expected to demolish a good portion of the village of 340 people. An international outcry is the best means to stop the cruel action against a desperate Palestinian community that has lived under Israeli occupation for decades.

on July 17, 2015
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