Articles tagged with: gate

Al-Jab'a »

21 Jun 2011
Roadblock in Al Jab'a replaced by Gate, Palestinians Still Shut Out

In 2002, Israeli military created the illegal roadblock to prevent the villagers of Surif and the villagers of Al Jab’a to commute back and forth by car. The roadblock consisted of dirt, large stones, at least five massive boulders, and more than nine 2-5 ton concrete slabs and blocks. Presently, Palestinians seeking to reach their village from the neighboring village are forced to approach the barrier by car, unload their goods and crops over the roadblock, and repack them into a car located on the other side of the barrier. While this restriction is extremely difficult to navigate, there are multiple other problems. The barrier … Continue reading

Beit Ommar »

5 Jun 2011
Israeli Soldiers, Police, Take Positions at Entrance to Beit Ommar

At 11:00 on Sunday, June 5th, five military jeeps and one police car took up positions at the main entrance of Beit Ommar. Around 10 Israeli soldiers were circled the watchtower, taking pictures of the area.

The purpose of the operation is still unclear.