As the villages in the Mount South Hebron Hills continue to suffer under the restrictions enforced upon them due to their status as a village in Area C, the ongoing construction of illegal settlements near the villages acutely threatens their safety and survival. The article contains a video with heartfelt pleas from the villagers for authorities and policy makers to take action and allow them their rights. These villagers are refugees from 1948 and originally hailed from a village nearthe town of Beersheba. They were driven off their land during the Nakba. Our first kindergarten is named after this village: the Al-Hathaleen kindergarten.
HEBRON (Ma’an) — Palestinian Bedouins historically moved freely across the land, and their lifestyle and survival depended on their mobility. The Israeli occupation, however, has changed all of this. Continue reading here