On the 28th of January 2016, five teenage boys from Hares were officially sentenced to 15 years imprisonment following an accident in which a settler’s car was involved. The only evidence to convict these 16-year old boys was confessions written…
Black chronicles of Palestine, October 2015 Day in day out the news is of the murder and injury of unarmed Palestinians, many of them children, on the streets of the occupied Palestinian towns and villages. A monstrous scenario has been developed…
Harassment and arrests by the army is just a part of the issues residents of Qarawat have to deal with day in day out.
Hundreds of Palestinians are being kidnapped and incarcerated every week in the Palestinian territory of the West Bank.
Israeli soldiers attacked and detained a 9-year-old boy in ‘Azzun yesterday. This is a common occurrence in the hometown of 68 Palestinian child prisoners.
PRESS RELEASE: On 15-17 March 2014 the Hares Boys will have spent exactly one year in an Israeli adult prison despite a total lack of evidence against them or indeed of a crime having been committed.
Five Palestinian teenagers are facing life imprisonment for a crime that never happened. A settler car accident labels them as “terrorists”. Fight for justice for the Hares Boys!
On Friday 14 June, the Israeli army detained a 10-year-old child during the weekly protest in Kufr Qaddum. Israeli soldiers fired tear gas canisters and sound bombs at the villagers; many local residents suffered from tear gas inhalation.
This nightly terrorizing of the people of Hares and Kifl Hares by the Israeli military is constantly exacerbated by the expanding presence of the neighboring illegal settler colonies of Ariel, Revava, Yaqir, and Immanu’el. The rapid growth of these illegal settlements and their aggressive populace, known as the “Ariel finger”, threatens Hares and Kifl Hares on a daily basis.
IWPS visits Salem Military court, where Palestinians attend their ‘hearings’. After each court case, the family members are allowed one minute to talk to their sons. They do this from behind the guard-rail set at a right angle to where their sons stood.