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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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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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Kindergarten update and AGM

The LFoH AGM will take place on the 2nd of April. We will give a round-up of activities in 2010 and outline our plans for 2011. We have a guest speaker just returned from Palestine with a talk focussing on … Continue reading

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Human rights abuses in the South Hebron Hills

Here is an update from Breaking the Silence on the situation in the South Hebron Hills. Classified as “Area C” (Full Israeli Control) during the Oslo Accords, the South Hebron Hills host some of the worst instances of Israel’s occupation.

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Open Shuhada Street

Peaceful vigil in front of Norton Plaza (55 Norton St Leichhardt, map here) 5:30 – 7pm, Thur 24 Feb 2011 Today, only Israelis and foreign tourists are allowed to access Shuhada Street in Hebron.   The street is closed to the … Continue reading

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Leichhardt Friends of Hebron

MPs tell of Visit to Hebron 3 – 5 pm, Sunday 12th September Annandale Neighbourhood Centre, 79 Johnston St, Annandale Following the fabulously successful Festival of Friendship, Leichhardt Friends of Hebron will host  a general meeting to update our friends … Continue reading

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