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9 Jun 2008

From the Christian Peacemaker Teams-Tuwani

At 11am on 5 June, 2008, the Israeli military again blocked the road between At-Tuwani and Yatta. A bulldozer massed a six-foot-high mound spanning the width of the road using concrete slabs, boulders and earth. Several villages in the South Hebron Hills are again cut off from basic supplies such as water, firewood and animal feed, as this road provides the primary vehicle access to Yatta, which serves as the region’s economic hub, with critical services such as hospitals and secondary schools.

The new roadblock greatly expands a pile of roadblock placed by the Israeli army on 28 May. It is the largest in a series of … Continue reading