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Israeli soldiers use a Palestinian man, ‘Abd a-Rahim Gheith, as human shield during clashes in Jericho

On Friday, 9 March 2018, at midday, clashes developed between dozens of Palestinian youths and Israeli soldiers near the southern entrance to the city of Jericho, close to the settlement ...

Testimony: Policemen disguised as stone throwers assault Firas al-Atrash in East Jerusalem, beating him severely, October 2009

Muhammad Eqneibi, laborer I've been married to a Jewish Israeli woman for three years now. We live in Tel Aviv and have two small children: Lin, who is one and a half years old, and ‘Amro, who was bor

Testimony: Soldiers beat Adham Zaweita at his place of work, a chicken coop in Zawata, Feb. '09

Update: On 12 September 2010 the MAG Corps informed B'Tselem that the investigation file had been closed. The grounds for closing the case were not given. Adham Zaweita, laborer For about a month, I h

Testimony: Border policeman beats Majdi 'Alan and threatens to shoot him, a-Sheikh Sa'ed Checkpoint, East Jerusalem, Jan. '09

Update: On 25 August 2009 the MAG Corps informed B'Tselem that the investigation file had been closed for absence of guilt. Majdi 'Alan, laborer My family and I live in Jabal al-Mukabber. My uncles li

Testimony: Soldiers occupy the Kasab family's house, beat family members and detain the father and three sons, Jan. '09

'Izzat Kasab, pensioner I am a pensioner. I worked for the Palestinian Authority, where I was a civil-defense officer. My family lives in a two-storey building, two hundred meters behind the automobil

Testimony: Soldiers Killed and injured dozens of persons from a-Samuni family in a-Zeitun neighborhood, Gaza, Jan. '09

Maysa' a-Samuni, 19 On Sunday [4 January], around 9:00 A.M., soldiers came to the house of my father-in-law, Rashed a-Samuni, which is located next to a concrete engineering company. We were fourteen

Testimony: Police beat Khaled Jaradat and Ahmad Darawish in Jaffa, 4 Jan. '09

Update: On 13 July 2009 the MPIU informed B'Tselem that upon conclusion of the investigation, the case was closed for lack of evidence. Khaled Jaradat, 22 For more than a month, I have been doing alum

Testimony: Army forces neighborhood residents from their homes, Jan. '09

'Abd al-Mu'ti 'Abd Rabo, father of nine Last Sunday [4 January], at 1:30 P.M., the Israeli army came to our area. Soldiers forced us to leave our houses. About 1,000 people from the neighborhood were

Testimony: ‘Arafat family flees from their home in 'Abasan al-Jadida following Israeli air force bombing, Jan. '09

'Abd al-'Aziz 'Arafat, father of four My wife and I and our four children live with my mother, my brother, and my two sisters in ‘Abasan al-Jadida, Khan Yunis. Next to my house are Anas Mosque and the

Testimony: Police beat Muhand Basilah in Magistrate's court, Jerusalem, Dec. '08

Muhand Basilah, laborer On Wednesday, 31 December, I went to the Magistrate's Court in Jerusalem for a hearing involving my brother, Murad Basilah, who is twenty-one. He has been held at the Russian C