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Deir Nizam: Two months of collective punishment after fire in nearby settlement

Roadblock reinstalled at the western entrance to the village. Photo by Iyad Hadad, B’Tselem, 8 January 2017 On the night between Thursday and Friday, 24 and 25 November 2016 – during a period when man

Life under occupation: 8 family members arrested in violent night raid of their home; 7 released, most of them after a week

At around 2:00 A.M. on 3 November 2016, Israeli soldiers raided two adjacent home s of the Salems, a Palestinian family who lives on the outskirts of al-Am’ari Refugee Camp in the Ramallah District. T

Military Resumes Maneuvers in Residential Areas and Grazing Land of Palestinian Communities: Two Communities Displaced and Another Ravaged

Over recent weeks, the military has held several maneuvers in residential areas or grazing land belonging to Palestinian communities. Israel claims that the areas are “firing zones,” despite the fact

Video: 19 years after massacre at Tomb of the Patriarchs, Israel continues to entrench separation policy in Hebron

Israeli security forces divided a road in the center of Hebron, separating it into a paved road for Jews and a narrow, rough passage for Palestinians Since 1994, when settler Baruch Goldstein massacre

Dura, Hebron District: Entire town harassed for a month for being hometown of suspected assailant

Two months ago, Israeli security forces began enforcing significant travel restrictions on the 900,000 or so Palestinians who live in the Hebron District. The restrictions were imposed following two a

Stores in al-Birah, Area A, ruined after security forces cause fire and leave, delaying Palestinian firefighters

The building damaged in the fire. Photo by Iyad Hadad, B'Tselem, 17 April 2016. On the night between 13 and 14 April 2016, military, police and Border Police forces came to a money-changing store in t

In answer to B’Tselem, Israeli military confirms: Soldiers’ actions in entering Palestinian homes by night for “mapping” follow procedure

The village of Qusrah. Photo courtesy of Qusrah Village council. According to B’Tselem’s investigation, at approximately half an hour after midnight on Wednesday, 22 July 2015, a group of soldiers ent

Soldiers enter 20 Palestinian homes near Nablus late at night, unjustifiably intimidating the families and disrupting their lives

Testimonies gathered by B’Tselem indicate that in April and May 2015 the military entered the homes of twenty Palestinian families at night: sixteen in the village of ‘Awarta and four in the village o

Civil Administration again orders Ibziq residents to evacuate homes for military maneuver

Residents of Ibziq. Photo: B'Tselem, 6 March 2013 On Monday, 25 May 2015, representatives of the Civil Administration (CA) came to the Palestinian community of Ibziq in the Jordan Valley and told four

Security forces threaten owner of cameras that captured killing of two teens in Bitunya

Shortly after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesday, 17 June 2014, soldiers showed up at a carpentry workshop not far from Bitunya Crossing. The workshop is owned by Fakhr Abu Zayed, 47, whose security cameras capture