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B'Tselem: Don't make one Hebron settler into the scapegoat

The Israeli human rights organization B'Tselem calls on Israeli authorities not to make the settler, Yifat Alkoby a scapegoat for law enforcement failures in the West Bank . Alkoby was summoned for qu
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Soldiers assault and arrest B'Tselem worker in Hebron

Soldiers assaulted and arrested Issa ‘Amro, a B'Tselem fieldworker, in Hebron yesterday. ‘Amro was arrested while filming a disturbance by settlers in the Wadi Hsein neighborhood in East Hebron. Yeste
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Testimonies: Prior to incident for which Elor Azaria is facing charges, Ramzi Qasrawi was also executed

Update: B’Tselem does not know of any MPIU investigation in the case of the killing of Ramzi Qasrawi. For updates on the trial of the soldier who shot 'Abd al-Fatah a-Sharif in the head, see here . On
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B’Tselem investigation: No justification for multiple bullets that killed Hadil al-Hashlamun in Hebron

Update: On 12 October 2015 B’Tselem contacted the MAG Corps demanding it order an MPIU investigation. On 17 May 2016, the MAG Corps informed B’Tselem it had not received its communication. According t
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“You can take your camera and stick it straight up your big ass”

Kiryat Arba settlers verbally abuse Palestinian woman in Hebron and threaten her with violence for hours, in the presence of Israeli soldiers and police On Thursday, 24 August 2017, settlers from Kiry
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B’Tselem field researchers detained by Israel Police while documenting movement restrictions in Hebron

The Bakery Checkpoint in Hebron, late May 2017. Photo by Siham al-Fakhuri, B’Tselem volunteer B’Tselem field researchers Manal al-Ja’bri and Musa Abu Hashhash were detained yesterday in Hebron while d
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Soldiers drag 8-year-old from house to house in Hebron for over an hour, in search of stone-throwers in Hebron (video footage)

On 19 March 2017, around midday, eight-year-old Sufian Abu Hitah was wandering barefoot outside his house in Hebron looking for a toy he had lost, when a group of at least 15 soldiers seized him. Two
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B'Tselem-produced Documentary to premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival

Muhammad Burqan. From “The Boy from H2” by Helen Yanovsky A short documentary by Helen Yanovsky, “ The Boy from H2 ”, created in collaboration with B’Tselem’s field researchers and Camera Project volu
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Hebron Police officers prevent B'Tselem volunteer from lodging complaint regarding death threats, themselves threatening him with arrest

B’Tselem has lodged a complaint with the Israel Police over the fact that Hebron Police officers prevented a volunteer working with the organization, ‘Imad Abu Shamsiyeh, from filing a complaint regar
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Video footage: Soldiers detain Palestinian five-year-old in Hebron

On 22 July 2013, the Israeli military's Legal Adviser in Judea and Samaria sent B'Tselem a response . In his letter, he addressed the general issue of soldiers having to deal with a complex reality in