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Settlers and Settlements: March 11, 2013‎

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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.

(Hebrew)

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March 11th, 2013 at 10:32 pm

Military and Security: February 15, 2013

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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)

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February 15th, 2013 at 10:18 am

Settlers and Settlements: February 13, 2013‎

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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.

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February 13th, 2013 at 12:48 pm

Settlers and Settlements: January 16, 2013

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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!)

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January 16th, 2013 at 2:30 pm

Closed Society: February 13, 2012

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Settlers threw stones at a Palestinian vehicle near the settlement of Kiryat Arba.

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February 13th, 2012 at 1:27 pm

Internal Security: January 12, 2012‎

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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.”

(Hebrew)

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January 12th, 2012 at 5:52 pm

Closed Society: December 29, 2011‎

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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.

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December 29th, 2011 at 4:52 pm

Closed Society, October 26, 2011

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Armed settlers from Kiryat-Arba tried to capture Palestinians who had been stoning vehicles near the settlement (hebrew).

 

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October 26th, 2011 at 11:58 pm

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Closed Society: June 16, 2011

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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.

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June 16th, 2011 at 6:59 pm

Closed Society: 25 April, 2011

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According to sources in Hebron, settlers have attacked several Palestinian homes near Kiryat Arba, threw stones at Palestinians, and smashed the windshield of a Palestinian vehicle.

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April 25th, 2011 at 8:34 pm