Archive for the ‘Kiryat Arba’ tag
The heads of local authorities Kiryat Arba and Gush Etzion sent a public letter to the Head of Central Command, Nitzan Alon, threatening to take the law into their own hands in case the IDF will not act to stop the injuries Jews suffer at the hands of Palestinians.
Commander of the IDF’s Judea Brigade, Col. Avi Balut, prohibited the construction of an additional floor at the home of the brothers Bassam and Mohammed Jabri on Wadi al-Nasara street in Hebron, even though civil administration in the street is in the hands of Palestinians according to the Hebron Agreement. Due to the prohibition, the family cannot perform needed renovations, even though there is a danger of collapse and electorcution.
(Hebrew – Haaretz)
The Israel Tax Authority has given Menachem Livni, one of the former heads of the Jewish Underground and now a farmer in the West Bank settlement of Kiryat Arba, approximately NIS 1,327,123 in compensation for theft and vandalism on a Palestinian land he’s been cultivating. The compensation has been granted despite the fact that documents submitted to the High Court of Justice show that Livni is cultivating the land illegally.
The Ministry of Construction and Housing has published tenders for the construction of approximately 200 housing units in settlements – 114 units in the Givat Ha’Tamar neighborhood in Efrat, and 84 units in the Givat HaCharsina neighborhood in Kiryat Arba. (Ma’an)
(Hebrew – Walla!)
Settlers threw stones at a Palestinian vehicle near the settlement of Kiryat Arba.
A young woman claims a Border Police soldier sexually molested her during the evacuation of Mitzpe Avichai outpost. She said “the policeman grabbed my legs, then put his hand under my skirt and touched me. A few minutes later he shoved me forcefully into a jeep. I was shocked.”
Security forces arrested six right-wing activists in the West Bank over suspicions they had been spying on Israel Defense Forces in the region. The arrests took place in Jerusalem as well as in West Bank settlements of Yitzhar, Itamar, Harsha, and Kiryat Arba.
Armed settlers from Kiryat-Arba tried to capture Palestinians who had been stoning vehicles near the settlement (hebrew).
Settlers punctured the tires of a vehicle belonging to an Arab in Jebel Joar neighborhood in Hebron. Settlers also caused damage to Palestinian’s fruit trees near Kiryat Arba, and destroyed their irrigation system.