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Hebron City Center

Israel established small settlements in the midst of the Palestinian population of Hebron’s city center. Based on what Israel calls “the principle of separation”, it has imposed physical and legal segregation between the hundreds of settlers and the thousands of Palestinians residents. Palestinians are subjected to extreme movement restrictions and hundreds of businesses were shut down. This, coupled with violence by settlers and security forces, has made life intolerable for Palestinians, leading to a mass exodus and the economic ruin of the downtown area. Israeli authorities thereby promote the driving out of Palestinians from Hebron’s city center.

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Occupation routine: Soldiers harass Da’na family at their home, threaten the occupants and present a marble they claimed a child threw at a nearby settlement

On Saturday morning, 16 January 2021, seven soldiers entered the Da’na family home in the al-Harika neighborhood of Hebron. The settlement of Kiryat Arba was built next to the neighborhood.

The soldiers brought a marble with them and claimed to be…
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Playing the security card

The report demonstrates how Israel has been using security excuses to implement a policy that has made life unbearable for the Palestinian residents of Hebron’s city center (the Old City), in an effort to drive them from their homes. This policy…