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Testimony: Soldiers severely beat four Palestinians on a trip to the Dead Sea, holding them for an entire night , April 2009

Mahmoud Taqatqah, quarry worker Last Thursday night [2 April], after work, I called my friends who work with me in the quarry in Beit Fajjar: Muhammad Mahmud Diriyah, Saleh Mustafa Taqatqah, and Majid
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Testimony: Border Police beat Iyad and 'Alaa Mazlum at the checkpoint, March 2009

Iyad Mazlum, student I am a second-year student at the Open University in Abu Dis. I go there every day by public transportation from my village, a-Janiya. Sometimes, my cousin ‘Alaa, 22, goes with me
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Testimony: Policeman assaults Ahmad Abu Hussein, who is disabled, at a-Zeitun checkpoint, Feb. '09

Update: On 12 August 2010 the MPIU informed B'Tselem that upon conclusion of the investigation, the case was closed due to lack of public interest. Ahmad Abu Hussein, 23 Until two years ago, I was an
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Testimony: Soldiers assault Mustafa Shuli at the checkpoint between Nablus and 'Asira a-Shamaliya, Jan. '09

Update: On 12 September 2010 the MAG Corps informed B'Tselem that the investigation file had been closed. The grounds for closing the case were not given. Mustafa Shuli, taxi driver For twelve years,
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Testimony: Border policeman beats Majdi 'Alan and threatens to shoot him, a-Sheikh Sa'ed Checkpoint, East Jerusalem, Jan. '09

Update: On 25 August 2009 the MAG Corps informed B'Tselem that the investigation file had been closed for absence of guilt. Majdi 'Alan, laborer My family and I live in Jabal al-Mukabber. My uncles li
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Testimony: Soldier beats Mahmoud 'Awwad, fracturing his skull, Jan. '09

Jad'an Shhadeh, taxi driver I've been a taxi driver based at the Huwara checkpoint for eight years. Everyone is having a hard time financially, and the drivers really need customers. Every day, driver
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Testimony: Soldier beats Mahmoud 'Awwad, fracturing his skull, Jan. '09

Update: On 1 January 2012 the MAG Corps informed B'Tselem that upon conclusion of the investigation, the case was closed. The grounds for closing the case were not given. On 9 August 2012 Att. Emily S
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Testimony: Soldiers prevent pregnant, bleeding woman from crossing checkpoint and she gives birth to a stillborn baby, September 2008

Naheel Abu Rideh, 21 I married Muaiad Abu-Rideh two years ago, and had a baby girl, Shadah, a year ago. She was born in my seventh month of pregnancy but is fine now. Seven months ago, I became pregna
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Testimony: Soldiers prevent pregnant, bleeding woman from crossing checkpoint and she gives birth to a stillborn baby, September 2008

Ribhiyah Abu Rideh, 56 Last Thursday [4 September], around 12:30 A.M., Muaiad, my son, called to say that he had to take his wife, Naheel, who was seven months' pregnant, to the hospital because she w
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Testimony: Imprisoned in Gaza, Mayada Mhana cannot complete her media studies in Cairo, July 2008 

Mayada Mhana , Student I am working temporarily as a teaching assistant at the Islamic University in the city. In 2003, I obtained a BA in press and media studies from the same university. After gradu