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Testimony: Soldiers severely beat Nazir al-Hreibat and abuse him near a-Ramadin, September 2009

Muhammad Hamad, laborer For the past two years, I've worked as a construction worker. I had a permit to work in settlements and worked in construction sites in the Efrat settlement, but the permit exp
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Testimony: Soldiers severely beat Nazir al-Haribat and abuse him near a-Ramadin, September 2009

Nazir al-Hreibat, laborer I have eleven brothers and sisters, and I'm the second oldest. I live with them and my parents in Khirbet a-Tabaqa, about two kilometers southwest of Dura. My oldest brother,
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Testimony: Police detain Palestinian laborers in a meat truck, denying them air and water for over two hours, May 2009

Fathi Hamaeyl, construction worker I do all kinds of construction work. Because there is no work in the West Bank, I have to work in Israel. My cousin is in an Israeli jail, so I can't get a permit to
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Testimony: Border policemen beat and abuse laborers who try to enter Israel without a permit, May 2009

Sa'ed Darawsheh, laborer I've been working in Israel for the last few years because there's no work in our area. In Israel, too, there isn't much work. They need fewer workers than before. I manage to
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Testimony: Border Police beat laborers from Sa'ir severely, Jerusalem area, March 2009

Update: On 12 October 2009 the MPIU informed B'Tselem that upon conclusion of the investigation, the case was closed for lack of public interest. Nassim Shalaldeh, 26 I live in Sa'ir with my parents a
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Testimony: Border Police beat laborers from Sa'ir severely, Jerusalem area, March 2009

Ashraf Shalaldeh, 26 I live in Sa'ir with my parents and four brothers. I am a laborer. In the past two years or so, I've barely worked. I worked a bit in agriculture because I have a tractor. I have
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Testimony: Border policemen beat Muhammad Hamamrah and Maher Mahmoud, Tzur Hadassah, 11 January 2009

Update: On 16 November 2010 the MPIU informed B'Tselem that a decision was made not to launch a criminal investigation on the matter due to lack of public interest. Muhammad Hamamrah, carpenter For th
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Testimony: Policeman beat Shadi Sabatin during interrogation, September 2008

Shadi Sabatin, laborer /> I've been working for ten years for an Israeli contractor named Badi. He always arranges a work permit for me, and we work only in Ma'aleh Adumim. He takes me to and from wor
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Testimony: Border policemen beat Mukaram Ahmad near 'Azzun 'Atmah when he tries to enter Israel, May 2008

Mukaram Ahmad, laborer I'm not trained in any profession and I work as a laborer in Israel to support my family. I manage to enter Israel because there is no separation barrier between 'Azzun 'Atmah a
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Testimony: Border Police assault, heavily abuse  and arrest Ghassan Burqan, 7 March 2008

'Imad Salem, laborer I live with my parents and siblings. I am the eldest son in the family. My youngest brother is six. My father drives a taxi. He drives people from Bethlehem to al-'Ubeidiyah. I fi