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The a-Sheikh Jarah neighborhood of East Jerusalem: Police arrest two brothers, 13 and 15, and assault their mother

On Tuesday, 5 September 2017, the police evicted the Shamasneh family from its home in the a-Sheikh Jarah neighborhood of East Jerusalem, allowing settlers to move in. A few days later, o...
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Hebron routine: minors arrested in city center after clashes with soldiers

After the midday prayers on Friday, 13 October 2017, youths threw stones at soldiers in the Bab a-Zawiya area in the city center. The soldiers responded by firing rubber-coated metal bull...
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Israeli soldier fires without cause at Palestinian car passing by post, killing the driver and injuring his sister

On the morning of 31 October 2017, Muhammad Musa, 26, and his sister Latifah, 34, a married mother of five, traveled from their village, Deir Ballut – which lies west of Salfit – to Ramal...

Testimony of Maryam Nassar, whose son Ya’qub was shot in the stomach by Border Police on 8 January 2009, when he was 12, in al-Fawwar Refugee Camp, Hebron District

I live with my husband, Fayeq Nassar, 55. He has diabetes and high blood pressure. We have nine children. Ya’aqub, who is now 20, is my eldest son. On Thursday, 8 January 2009, Ya’qub was hit by a bul

Testimony of Jawaher a-Zaghlul whose son Hassan was shot in the leg on 13 October 2015, when he was 22, near the Gaza perimeter fence

My son Hassan dropped out of school when he was in junior high and started working as a peddler. Sometimes he sold simple things such as parsley and green herbs or clothespins at a market stall. At ot

Testimony of Hiyam Sarhaneh, whose son Mus’ab was hit in the eye by a rubber-coated metal bullet on 27 Sept. 2013, when he was six, at al-Fawwar R.C.

On 27 September 2013, my son Mu’sab was hit in the right eye by a rubber-coated metal bullet. He was six years old and he lost the eye. That day, we were walking over to his uncle’s house near the mai

Testimony of ‘Ata Sabah, who was shot in the chest by a soldier on 20 May 2013, when he was 12, in al-Jalazun Refugee Camp, Ramallah District

I was only twelve years old when I was injured. I didn’t know anything about the military or about demonstrations. I was afraid of soldiers and too scared to take part in demonstrations. My school is

Testimony of Yunes ‘Udwan, who was shot in the back on 8 August 2014, when he was 18, in ‘Azzun, Qalqiliyah District

On Friday, 8 August 2014, after the Friday prayers, a protest march began in the village, heading towards the eastern part of ‘Azzun, where there's a closed metal gate. Near the gate, clashes began wi

Testimony of Basmah Mansur, 48, who was shot in the face on 12 February 2004 while inside her home in Nablus

On Thursday, 12 February 2004, at around 12:30 P.M. – I was at home with my daughters. A few of them were playing out in the yard and I was cooking and setting the table for lunch. I heard gunfire and

Muhammad Abu Halub, pensioner, recalls his orchard, destroyed during Operation Protective Edge

I retired from my position with the Palestinian Authority Ministry of Education in 2005. I live with my family in a three-room house in Beit Lahiya. We’ve lived here since 1964. We had a 0.5 hectare p