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B’Tselem to military and police commanders: Protect B’Tselem volunteer who documented Hebron shooting

B’Tselem director Hagai El-Ad wrote yesterday to OC Central Command Roni Numa and Chief of Police Roni Alsheich informing them of death threats made against ‘Imad Abu Shamsiyeh, the B’Tselem volunteer
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Mass arrest of Palestinian children on their way to school in Hebron – at least 5 under the age of criminal responsibility

Update : On the day of the incident B’Tselem wrote to the Legal Advisor in Judea and Samaria, the Legal Advisor of the Israel Police and to the spokesperson for the Judea and Samaria Division regardin
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Video: Soldiers detain developmentally disabled child in Hebron, 19 Oct. 2014

Yesterday, soldiers briefly detained a developmentally disabled Palestinian boy, who is under the age of criminal responsibility, on suspicion that he had thrown stones. The boy, A. a-Rajbi, (full nam
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The film Smile, and the World Will Smile Back won the Best Short Film award at the Milano Film Festival

B'Tselem's short documentary, "Smile and the World Will Smile Back" won the Best Short Film award at the Milano Film Festival. The film is the product of collaborative effort by B'Tselem video departm
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Video: Police detained four Palestinian girls after a settler accused them of picking cherries from his grove

Police fails to protect the girls from settler violence but finds the resources to vigorously enforce the law on children for minor suspicions On Tuesday afternoon, May 27, 2014, the Shai Police detai
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Video footage: B’Tselem volunteer arrested for arguing with soldiers

On Friday 28 March 2014, Shadi Sidr – a volunteer with B’Tselem’s camera project in Hebron – was in the street outside his home with his brother and a neighbor. Soldiers who had gone up to the roof of
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Video: settler tries to take down Palestinian flag from roof of Hebron man; soldiers then order homeowner to take down flag himself

An op-ed by Jessica Montell, first published in the The Huffington Post On Saturday B’Tselem camera volunteer Shadi Sidr filmed a settler trying to climb onto Sidr’s own roof to take down a Palestinia
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Glimpse of Hebron children’s reality: video footage of minors, some under age 12, detained for throwing stones

B'Tselem has written to Legal Advisor for Judea and Samaria Col. Doron Ben-Barak notifying him of two recent incidents in which soldiers unlawfully detained children, some under the age of criminal re
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Israeli Military Must Permit Video Documentation in Occupied Territories and Conduct Investigation of Attack on Photographers

B’Tselem wrote to OC Central Command Major General Nitzan Alon requesting that he issue an immediate notice to Israeli security forces in Hebron, reminding them that B’Tselem employers and volunteers

Israeli military disrupts life of ~6,500 Palestinians in Kafr a-Dik for 40 days

On 11 August 2017, the Israeli military shut and locked the gate it had installed some six years earlier at the main entrance to Kafr a-Dik, a Palestinian village west of Salfit, to prevent passage by