THIS MUST BE THE PLACE

Campaign for the abolition of "Firing Zone 918" in South Hebron Hills

Update about the army harassments on December 27th in the Palestinian villages of the Firing Zone

Leave a comment

 

Palestinian witnesses, inhabitants of Jinba and Al Mirkez villages, in the Firing Zone 918, reported harassments and aggressions by soldiers on December 27th.

In the morning of December 27th around 10 am three soldiers walked through the village of Jinba looking for a 15 years old Palestinian guy. They found  and beat him in his house accusing him of having informed an illegal workers’ car about the presence of the soldiers behind it.

The same day during the night, between 10 pm and 12 am, four soldiers broke in Al Mirkez village  intimidating people to leave from their land. One family reports the soldiers got in their house while the whole family was sleeping, they threatened people and moved stuff in the house as looking for something.

Another family reports the soldiers went to their tent, stopped on the entrance with a gun pointed on them and ordered them to get out. They asked about the family and the owner of the house. The soldiers than entered in two caves near by where other members of the family were sleeping and ordered them to get out. The soldiers asked a boy for his ID but he was to young for having one so they asked for a women’s who refused to show it.

International volunteers are now present in the villages of the Firing Zone several days a week, testify about the violence and the abuses of the soldiers as the people ask them to do.  

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.