Occupied Hebron and a Taste of Farm life in Palestine

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December 14th 2011
Published: December 19th 2011EDIT THIS ENTRY

Hebron is the most vivid reminder of the Israeli occupation. I don’t understand how Palestinians living in Hebron’s Old City have the energy to stay in the face of routine settler violence. Over 500,000 (illegal) Israeli settlers live across the West Bank. But Hebron’s case is unique because settlers live right in the middle of the Palestinian city—rather than maintaining a degree of isol... Read Full Entry

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The souq (market) entrance is on the left. On the right there is a massive building with Israeli settlers hanging out. Below the settlers are Israeli soldiers guarding the compound.
Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH)Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH)
Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH)

These guys record army and settler acts of harassment.
Exiting Ibrahimi MosqueExiting Ibrahimi Mosque
Exiting Ibrahimi Mosque

Security tightened after the 1994 massacre, when an Israeli settler opened fire on Muslim worshipers inside the mosque, killing 29.

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