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Tag: Masafer Yatta

  • Hamdan Huraini, HUMANS OF MASAFER YATTA, MAY 5, 2024 How do we define human rights? Does a Palestinian have the right to live or not? Is a Palestinian a human […]

  • Awdah Hathaleen, HUMANS OF MASAFER YATTA, MAY 4 The occupation army has a new strategy: closing the roads that connect all of the villages and cities in Masafer Yatta. For […]

  • Final Straw, Jan 28, 2024 This week, we’re featuring a conversation with Mohammad Hureini (twitter / instagram), a young activist from Masafer Yatta, an area in the hills south of […]

  • Meanwhile in the West Bank

    The past days have been horrific for the residents of Majaz, one of the villages in Masafer Yatta, and inside the area claimed by Israel as firing zone 918. Israeli […]

  • Don’t Let Us Feel Alone

    Awdah Hathaleen, Humans of Masafer Yatta, Feb 11, 2024 I stopped posting and updating for a while. I didn’t do this because the situation changed or ended, I stopped because […]

  • Solidarity Speaks: Recording Of Our 11th & Final Emergency Webinar! Thank you to everyone who joined our Solidarity Speaks emergency webinars since October 7th. We are proud that over 3800 people responded […]

  • NBC News, Dec. 26, 2023 In the village of At-Tuwani in the West Bank, residents say Jewish settlers have become far more aggressive since Hamas’ October 7 terror attacks in […]

  • Bethan McKernan, Kyri Evangelou, Mariam Dwedar and Temujin Doran, The Guardian, 14 Dec 2023 Masafer Yatta, the most rural and desolate area in the West Bank, is home to about […]

  • Plant An Olive Tree in the Madison-Masafer Yatta Grove! Trees sponsored now will be planted where attacks on villages are happening. This is ongoing and a great way to either […]

  • Zuhour Muhammad Awad, the author’s grandmother, walking in the village of Tuba in May 2021. Ms. Awad says she was born in Tuba in 1948. She has spent her life […]

  • Unhinged, Murderous Settlers Terrorize Palestinians in the South Hebron Hills As Gaza faces genocide, extremist settlers in the West Bank are running rampant. One Youth of Sumud activist says: “The […]

  • Communities who have clung on for decades are leaving their homes in the face of rising attrition by Israelis Zanuta residents load their belongings on to a pickup truck after […]

  • Cody Taylor, Spectrum News, Oct. 20, 2023 MADISON, Wis. — Cassandra Dixon is a Madison resident who has been traveling to the Palestine territories for over a decade. What You […]

  • [ngg src=”galleries” ids=”29″ display=”basic_slideshow”] We will be covering the situation in Gaza, and also how areas of the West Bank are being targeted now for increased ethnic cleansing while the […]

  • October 14, 2023 At the request of supporters from abroad, we applied to friends of us, residents of south Mt. Hebron, and asked them to send reports about the current […]

  • Ruins of Khirbet Mufaqarah mosque, demolished on the grounds that it was not issued a building permit, March 2016. (B’Tselem, CC BY-SA 4.0) A recent trial of an attack by […]

  • Awdah Hathaleen, HUMANS OF MASAFER YATTA OCT 1, 2023 On the outskirts of the foothills of Masafer Yatta, south of the city of Hebron, sits Khirbet Umm Al-Khair, where its […]

  • Thank You from Palestine!

    Hello friends, Thank you all so much for helping me to come back to Palestine, and for sponsoring young olive trees to be planted in Masafer Yatta in the coming […]

  • Jerry Windley-Daoust, The Catholic Worker Movement, September 2, 2023 “These settlers act with impunity because Israel has impunity in the world, and they have that because of the U.S.,” Cassandra […]

  • Sunday, August 27 on WORT’s World View The interview begins at 33:00. Cassandra talks with Gil Halstead about her upcoming trip to Palestine, where she will attend the September 6 […]