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B'Tselem, The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, has earned international recognition as the leading Israeli organization monitoring, documenting and advocating to improve human rights in the West Bank & Gaza Strip. Founded in 1989 by a group of prominent Israeli public figures, B'Tselem combines first-class research, innovative advocacy and public education strategies to effect change. B'Tselem has published over 125 reports on a wide range of human rights issues, produced video shorts, created a video archive and organized major public campaigns. B'Tselem's activities receive extensive media coverage, generate public debate and encourage changes in official policy.
B'Tselem is independent and is funded by contributions from foundations in Europe & North America that support human rights activity worldwide and also by private individuals in Israel and abroad.

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The Young Prisoner

Testimony of a 13 year old Palestinian boy who was beaten and arrested for 2 months by the IDF

Regions: Israel, Palestine

Issues: Arbitrary arrest, Detention, Juvenile justice

Witnessed: 3596 times

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Settlers Attack Shepherds in the South Hebron Hills

On 8 June ‘08, two settlers tried unsuccessfully to drive shepherds off Palestinian land near Khirbet Susiya. After they left, the shepherds called relatives for reinforcement, fearing an attack....

Regions: Israel, Palestine

Issues: Indigenous peoples, Torture, Violence

Witnessed: 3602 times

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B'Tselem: Settler vandalizes trees of Palestinian – Hebron

The army has fenced off the farmland of Khalifah Da'neh, a Palestinian resident of the Hebron District, attaching it to the lands of the adjacent settlement Givat Haharsinah....

Regions: Israel, Palestine

Issues: Discrimination, Indigenous peoples

Witnessed: 4515 times

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B'Tselem: Demolition of houses, Tulkarm District

On 31 January 2008, the Civil Administration delivered to two homeowners in Far'un, a village south of Tulkarm, notice that orders had been issued to demolish their houses, which lie close to the Sepa...

Regions: Israel, Palestine

Issues: Discrimination, Housing

Witnessed: 3559 times

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B'Tselem: West Bank road for Israelis only - Route 443

Route 443 serves Israeli commuters traveling between the two largest cities in Israel – Jerusalem and Tel Aviv....

Regions: Israel, Palestine

Issues: Armed conflict, Discrimination

Witnessed: 2342 times

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B'Tselem: Stoning Neighbors - Hebron

In January 2007, B'Tselem launched "Shooting Back", a video advocacy project focusing on the Occupied Territories....

Regions: Israel, Palestine

Issues: Discrimination

Witnessed: 2372 times

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B'Tselem: Settlers at the Door – Hebron

In January 2007, B'Tselem launched "Shooting Back", a video advocacy project focusing on the Occupied Territories....

Regions: Israel, Palestine

Issues: Discrimination, Justice, Poverty

Witnessed: 2139 times

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B'Tselem: Life in a Cave - Hebron

In January 2007, B'Tselem launched "Shooting Back", a video advocacy project focusing on the Occupied Territories....

Regions: Israel, Palestine

Witnessed: 1665 times

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B'Tselem: Maysun al-Hayek

In February 2002, Maysun al-Hayek and her husband were on the way to the hospital, where she was to give birth to their daughter....

Regions: Israel, Palestine

Issues: Armed conflict, Discrimination, Women's rights

Witnessed: 8943 times

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