Open Shuhada Street

February 25, 2016 IMEU

Today in 1994, Jewish extremist settler Baruch Goldstein massacred 29 Palestinians as they prayed inside Hebron's Ibrahimi Mosque. In response, the Israeli military shut down the city's main commercial street for Palestinians, Shuhada Street. 22 years later, Shuhada Street remains closed and freedom of movement in Hebron is more restricted than ever for its Palestinian residents. Issa Amro and his organization, Youth Against Settlements, have launched the #OpenShuhadaSt campaign to bring attention to what is happening in Hebron.

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