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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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Soldiers detain 7-year-old in Hebron and threaten his mother to arrest him next time

On Thursday, 16 December 2021, seven-year-old Muhannad Misk left home in the a-Sheikh neighborhood of Hebron’s Old City and went to play in the local French Library, which was offering activities for children. About an hour later, on his way home,…
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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…