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Military and Security Forces: February 9, 2013

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During the eviction of a Palestinian outpost in Burin, an IDF force stormed the village. The soldiers tried to expel journalists from the village, claiming that it was declared a closed military zone, though they did not present a warrant to back their claim. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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February 9th, 2013 at 2:40 pm

Internal Security: November 11, 2012

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The Samaria-Judea District Police distributed “Closed Military Zone” orders to 16 left wing activists, informing them that the villages of Nabi Saleh, Na’alin, Bil’in, and Kadum in the West Bank are declared off limits. (Arutz Sheva)

(Hebrew – Walla!)

Military and Security Forces: May 30, 2012

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Soldiers assaulted three Taayush and Rabbis for Human Rights activists near Tekoa and broke one of the activists’ hands.  The soldiers claimed that the area was a closed military zone, but the activists say they refused to show them a decree backing their claim.

(Hebrew - Facebook)

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May 30th, 2012 at 11:20 pm

Military and Security Forces: August 2, 2011

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The IDF denied entry to the Ofra settlement from two Israeli citizens, activists of ”Yesh Din” movement , on their way to the lands of the village Silwad. The two activists accompanied five villagers, who for the first time in ten years were allowed to reach their lands, which were blocked by the settlers.


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August 2nd, 2011 at 7:28 pm

Military and Security Forces: 2 May, 2011

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Security forces denied a Palestinian ambulance entry to the village of Tantour near Beit Jala in order to move a 70 year old Palestinian woman who had suffered a heart attack.


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May 2nd, 2011 at 11:17 pm

Military and Security Forces: 2nd November, 2010

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During an olive picking carried out by Palestinians and leftists in the region of Har Hebron on Saturday, IDF soldiers arrested (Hebrew) one of the leftist activists, Ezra Nawi, The soldiers called on Nawi to translate for an old Palestinian woman who entered a closed military zone, and about a minute after he arrived arrested him – on the pretext of entering a closed military zone.

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November 2nd, 2010 at 5:38 pm