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Published: 25 March 2017

Last updated: 4 March 2024

An occasional series - nothing that unusual, just snapshots of everyday life in the 50th year of a military occupation that has impacts also within the Green Line.

Israeli police are a danger to Palestinian public safety – Orly Noy – +972 Magazine 24.03.17
A shocking video of an Israeli police officer assaulting an elderly Palestinian man in East Jerusalem last week went viral and serves as a reminder that police violence is hardly taken seriously by those in power. Includes video [1:49].

Palestinian mother says Israeli soldiers forced 8-year-old son to help nab stone throwers – Gili Cohen – Haaretz 23.03.17
The army is investigating the incident in Hebron, which was caught on film by human rights group B'Tselem. The mother says the soldiers refused to let him ago until he names stones throwers. Includes video [2:40].

Losing two eyes to the Israeli occupation, two decades apart - Gideon Levy & Alex Levac – Haaretz 02.03.17
'I never took any action against the state,' says Taysir Sandukeh, 33, a Palestinian from East Jerusalem who is blind as result of Israeli police brutality. 'I was on my way home from work. Why?'

A Palestinian was standing still at a checkpoint. Why did Israeli troops shoot him dead? – Gideon Levy & Alex Levac – Haaretz 24.02.17
A video shows that Nidal Mahdawi, a mentally unstable Palestinian on his way to visit his wife and kids in Israel, could have been arrested without being shot. Includes video [0:44].

And see:

When Palestinians are wrongly killed August 30, 2016

Occupation Therapy 1 March 7, 2017

Occupation Therapy 2 March 14, 2017

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