Hebron, or Al-Khalil in Arabic, is the only city in the West Bank were settlers are in the center of the city, which has made of this place one with more tension in the area.
This weekend a group a Palestinian students and forigner voulunteers gathered in the H2 area to harvest the olvies from some of the oldest trees in Palestine.
These trees are practicaly surrunded by houses of settlers.
The activity was observed by a couple of teenage stettlers, who after staying in the area for some minutes were told to leave by an Israeli soldiers, however the teenagers would refuse and increase the tension.
Despite their refuse to leave the harvesting began and the volunteers went to harvest the olives.
The volunteers, only armed with their hands and their will to help, began harvesting the olives as the soldiers started to arrived and surrend them.
During the harvesting there verbal confrotantions betweent the soldiers and the foreign volunteers and the press, who all they day were constantly harresed by the soldiers not allowing them to take pictures or film videos.
When most the olives had been harvested Israeli soldiers and policemen threated forigners and press members to be arrested, just by the fact of being there. This led to another verbal confrontation. At the end noboy was arrested.
At the end of the day, the olives were harvested.