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3 March 2011: 17 years after Goldstein Massacre, Hebron city center paralyzed

Zlikhah Muhtasab, 49, is one of the few Palestinians still living on Shuhada Street in the center of Hebron . The street, one of Hebron 's main thoroughfares, links the north and south of the city and
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Restrictions on Movement

Restricting movement is one of the main tools that Israel employs to enforce its regime of occupation over the Palestinian population in the Occupied Territories. Israel restricts the movement of Pale
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List of incidents of violence and abuse of Palestinians by Border Police around the settlement in a-Ras, April-June 2007

The following list is partial and does not reflect the actual scope of the violence and abuse suffered by residents of a-Ras and surrounding areas. Yet, the list gives a picture of the ongoing violenc
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19 March ’08, Hebron: The settlement in the a-Ras neighborhood is one year old

On 19 March 2007, settlers invaded a house and established a new settlement, in the heart of the a-Ras Palestinian neighborhood in Hebron. In the twelve months that have passed since then, despite the
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19 Oct. 07: Hebron: The Israeli Settlement in the a-Ras Neighborhood

Follow-up Document On 19 March 2007, a new settlement was established, in the heart of the a-Ras Palestinian neighborhood. In the months that have passed since then, despite the decision of the Defens
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Suspicion that soldiers shot Faiz Faraj to death in Hebron as he lay wounded, endangering nobody

Update: On 6 April 2011 the MAG Corps informed B’Tselem that it had decided not to investigate the incident. On 1 May 2011 B’Tselem appealed this decision. The appeal was rejected on 12 June 2011. On
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Policeman who killed Palestinian sentenced to 8½ years in prison, in incident exposed by B'Tselem

On 1 April 2009, the Israeli Supreme Court increased the prison sentence of border policeman Yanai Lazla for the killing of ‘Imran Abu Hamdiya, an 18-year-old from Hebron, in 2002. Lazla was convicted
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Israeli soldiers violently remove Palestinian teens from Hebron street to enable settler march, and later assault one again

On 29 May 2017, between 2:00 and 3:00 P.M., the Israeli military allowed hundreds of settlers to march in procession along the Palestinian neighborhood of Jaber in Hebron to celebrate “Jerusalem Day”,
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Authorities continue to harass al-Hadidiyah community

Update: On 10 December 2015 Israel’s High Court of Justice (HCJ) issued an interim injunction in the petition filed by families from al-Hadidiyah. The injunction orders authorities not to demolish the
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Collective punishment continues in downtown Hebron: Neighborhoods and shops closed, frequent checkpoint inspections

The city center of Hebron used to be the commercial hub for the entire southern part of the West Bank. However, over the years, Israeli governments have allowed the establishment of several small sett