Tag Archives: Hebron

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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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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Soldiers’ refusal to abide by open-fire regulations result in serious injury to children

The ongoing use of force against children continues in occupied Palestine, with children continually falling victim to serious injury. A young boy, South of Hebron, loses an eye when he is hit by a rubber-coated steel bullet in the face:  … Continue reading

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Harrowing video shows Israeli soldiers arresting Hebron children

This article, published in the Electronic Intifada, highlights the increased phenomena of arresting very young children in Hebron. According to the rights group Defence for Children International – Palestine Section, 236 Palestinian children were in Israeli detention in February of this year, … Continue reading

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Support Hebron pre-schools

If you couldn’t make it to the Festival on Saturday you can still support our pre-school projects in the South Hebron Hills by  making a tax-deductible donation to the Kindergarten Appeal. By donating to this appeal you will be helping support early … Continue reading

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Hebron: microcosm of Israeli apartheid? Forum speakers confirmed

We’re pleased to announce that the speakers for the forum at this year’s Festival of Friendship have been confirmed.  The forum will explore the issue of apartheid in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories, and will feature academic Ghassan Hage, writer Randa … Continue reading

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Hebron Glass & Ceramics Factory products exclusive to Festival of Friendship

A selection of ceramics handmade in Hebron will be sold at Leichhardt Friends of Hebron’s Festival of Friendship at Leichhardt Town Hall on 23 June, 2012. All proceeds will go to support kindergarden projects in the South Hebron Hills in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. These ceramics have been produced by the Hebron Glass and Ceramics Factory. Continue reading

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