This week – November 4-20, 2021 – in the Occupied Territories
Terrorists from the evecuated settlement ‘Homesh’ attacked
and wounded Palestinian farmers in Burqa village (Ramallah district); The
outpost ‘Ramat Migron’, demolished on Wednesday, was re-erected the next day; The
occupation forces continued demolitions, confiscations and road blocking in the
South Hebron Hills this week, while settlers from the criminal outposts in the
area continued their expansion work unhampered, invading privately-owned
Palestinian fields and harassing Palestinian children on their way from school;
Protest vigil at Sheikh Jarrah on Friday, November 19, 2021
South Hebron Hills
Army and police forces with heavy equipment arrived at the
Palestinian village Rafa’iya on Monday, demolished and confiscated a
sheep pen, wrecked foundations and floor of a structure under construction, and
continued to the village Zif, where they confiscated an agricultural tin
The same day, Monday, settler-colonists from the criminal outpost
‘Havat Maon’ did expansion work unhampered, and placed posts around the woods
which they took over, close to a house on the outskirts of Tawane. The
next day, Tuesday, a terrorist with a flock from ‘Havat Maon’ arrived at the Touba
children’s meeting point with the Israeli soldiers assigned to
protect them from the outpost thugs on their way to and from school in Tawane. The settler harassed the children. The army declared a closed military zone, distanced activists and arrested a Palestinian who defended the children.
The activist was released that night from the Hebron police after depositing
bail. The Palestinian landowner was questioned under warning when he came to give
On Thursday, November 18, military forces accompanied by a
bulldozer roamed the South Hebron Hills, blocking roads – among others, those
leading to Umm Darit, Darat, and Zif, as well as two roads from the ‘Yisachar
Man’ ranch to a new vineyard planted by settlers. The settlers opened these
blockages that same night.
That day, Thursday, settlers accompanied by soldiers returned to
the spot where they tried to put up an outpost last week on the land of Simara
On Thursday, at Hali, near Tawane, a settler with a
flock invaded privately owned Palestinian lands, officially closed to Israelis,
and was distanced by the army that declared this a closed military zone. The
local Palestinians lodged a complaint with the police.
On Saturday, activists accompanied the Palestinian landowner in Umm
Al Arais and helped farm works in Susya.
To join Ta'ayush in The South Hebron
Hills this Saturday call 055-2770168
Please make an effort to register no later than Thursday
evening. Please bring an ID/passport, a hat, water and food for the
day. It is advised to take into consideration cultural differences in the
choice of clothing.
Palestinian Jordan Valley
Most days this week, activists accompanied Palestinian shepherds in
Khalat Makhoul, Farisiya, Hamra, and Samara in the northern part of the
Jordan Valley, and Auja in the south. Grazing went relatively
unhampered. However, on Sunday, November 14, Palestinian shepherds and
activists documented the terrorists from the outposts near Auja setting
fire to grazing grounds where some scant grass was still growing. The
settler-colonists also discarded a carcass of a sheep in a field where some
grass was left for the flock.
About 60 Israeli and Palestinian activists joined a work day in the
northern Palestinian Jordan Valley on Friday, and cleared four water holes in
three local communities.
To join activity in the Jordan Valley,
please contact Arik: 050-5607034
On Tuesday, the Jerusalem police detained 3 activists who hung up
banners protesting violence against Palestinians and landgrab in the area of
Yatta, in the South Hebron Hills. The activists were released with a distancing
order for 14 days. The police officer wrote that “they are active for Yatta
which is in the South Hebron Hills, and therefore Jerusalem is not an area
where the main social struggle takes place, and the banners are written in
That day, Tuesday, the occupation forces demolished a structure in
the neighborhood of Ras Al Amoud.
The weekly protest vigil at Sheikh Jarrah took place on
Friday without any special events.
protest in Sheikh Jarrah takes place every Friday. We will meet at the Sheikh Jarrah Garden, Nablus Road and Dahlmann St.
at 3 p.m
Throughout the West Bank
On Monday, November 15, terrorists from the outpost rebuilt on the
site of the ‘dismantled’ settler-colony of ‘Homesh’ attacked Palestinian
farmers from the village of Burqa (Ramallah district), wounding them
with blows and stones. Two Palestinians were hospitalized. A researcher of Yesh
Din who accompanied the farmers and was also attacked, reported: “We felt that we
were in great danger and might not come out of this alive. A group of people
chased us and I heard one of them shooting in the air.” On Thursday, it was
reported that settlers were re-erecting the outpost of ‘Ramat Migron’ near
Burqa, an outpost that had been dismantled only a day earlier.
On Monday, November 15, the Occupation Forces demolished 4
structures in Salfit. On Tuesday, November 16, they demolished 7
structures in Khirbet Jarara (Hebron district). 4 of them were inhabited
On the night between Saturday and Sunday (November 14), Judeo-Nazis
attacked with knives and explosives two Arabs, one of them in a wheelchair, and
two Jewish women who were sitting together in a public park in Bat Yam.
The two Arabs and one of the Jewish women were wounded and taken to Wolfson