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Masafer Yatta: Urgent action needed to Defend the Defenders

In recent weeks, Israeli repression of human rights defenders in Masafer Yatta has intensified. This is part of a long-standing policy of intimidation and repression of non-violent activist work, particularly against HRDs affiliated with Youth of Sumud. The repression of HRDs in Masafer Yatta, most recent of which is the case of 19-year-old Mohammed Huraini […]

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South American Black and Indigenous movements visit in Palestine 

Seven delegates from Black, Indigenous and Favela movements from Brazil, Colombia and Ecuador visited Palestine to learn about the reality of Israeli apartheid, settler-colonialism and military occupation. For a week they have met with Palestinian communities in struggle and share experiences of organizing and mobilizing. The movements represented in the delegation include the United Black […]

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Urgent call for action: #DefendUmQussaSchool from Israeli demolition

Join in the #DefendOurSchools call for action to stop the imminent demolition of Khirbet Um Qussa School in Masafer Yatta. The looming demolition of Khirbet Um Qussa School sounds yet another the alarm bell about the demolition of several other schools in Masafer Yatta and Israel’s ethnic cleansing plans for at least eight villages in […]

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Educators of Masafer Yatta about schools under threat of demolition 

Israeli denial of Palestinians’ right to education in Masafer Yatta is a central element of its efforts to ethnically cleanse Palestinian communities from their land. For years and despite Israeli restrictions on Palestinian construction in the area, Palestinians have been determined to defend their right to education by building schools in various communities in Masafer […]