Tag Archives: Children

Humanitarian agencies salute the work of Human Rights Defenders in Hebron on the occasion of International Human Rights Day

Jerusalem, 10 December 2015 “UNRWA teachers, social workers and mental health counsellors across the West Bank are reporting extremely high levels of stress and trauma. If no action is taken an entire generation of children and youth will be lost. … Continue reading

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AL-KHALIL (HEBRON): No safety for Palestinian children walking to school in Hebron

As the violence continues on the streets of Occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank, we need to keep in mind, first and foremost, that what is occurring in the West Bank is not a reaction to an incident that … Continue reading

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Education under occupation

The 25th of February marks the anniversary of the massacre that took place at the Ibrahimi Mosque, in 1994, where 29 Palestinians were shot dead, and another 129 were left wounded. The massacre was committed by a Jewish doctor – an … Continue reading

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Living in the path of settlers

There is a military watch box on the roof of the Shamsiya house, making the roof a closed military zone and the family is forbidden to access it. For security reasons the Israeli military will search the house on a regular basis. On … Continue reading

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School children in Hebron don’t battle traffic jams, they battle tear gas

Since the beginning of the school year in August over one hundred tear gas grenades have been used against the children. Tear gas works by irritating mucous membranes in the eyes, nose, mouth and lungs, and causes crying, sneezing, coughing, … Continue reading

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Festival next Saturday – Supporting Education in Dkaika

Only one week to go! The Refugee Week Festival starts 12 noon in Leichhardt Town Hall, next Saturday, 21st June. More about the Festival… The 2014 Refugee Week Festival will support a school transport programme to help teenage girls in the remote community … Continue reading

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SOUTH HEBRON HILLS: Israeli military detains driver, confiscates vehicle donated for transport of schoolchildren in South Hebron Hills

Children being denied an education due to the restrictions on movement imposed on Palestinians in the South Hebron Hills. Due to the restrictions of movement around settlements and firing zones, Palestinians are required to make large detours to get to … Continue reading

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