Israeli forces assaulted Palestinian farmers selling their crops on the main road of the Beit Ummar village, between Jerusalem and Hebron. The soldiers confiscated cucumbers, almonds, peaches, grapes and other produce, leaving the farm stands empty and the farmers without means to provide for their families.
Trying to pass the Tel Rumeida checkpoint (built this past year), 75-year-old Abu Hassan Abu Aysheh was forced to strip down to his underwear. He had entered the checkpoint wearing a traditional Palestine dress for men, with buttons down the front, on outfit of dignity. He exited humiliated. Since 2017, three new checkpoints have been built, bringing the total number of checkpoints in Hebron to 22. The Tel Rumeida neighborhood is now entirely enclosed by checkpoints. Such provocative and humiliating treatment in Hebron area has been common since the city was divided in the 1990s.
The Israeli army arrested two palestinian kids from their home near the Kiryat Arba Settlement. A group of israeli soldiers invaded the Da’na family house, located near the fence of the Kiryat Arba settlement in the eastern part of Hebron. The soldiers detained two children in the area military base.
Settlers physically assaulted Palestinian mother and daughter Sundus Hisham Azzeh and Um Yousef Azzeh. The attack took place in front of soldiers, who did nothing to protect the women.
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