Life in the Hebron area is conducted under the permanent presence of soldiers

Observers: 
Hagit Back (reporting and photographing); Natanya Ginsburg (translating)
19/03/2018
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Morning

There are shifts when one  gets a stomach ache which has a name: "Disgusting Hebron".

Today was such a day.

The outpost Eshtamo'a is expanding. (I do not speak of lawful  because every settlement is illegal)

In the photo below, soldiers stand at the exit from Dahariya. They have prepared at all the exits from all the Palestinian towns concrete barriers. Soldiers also stood at the Dura-al Fawwar Junction and the Sheep Junction. In all places they only stood and did not set up a checkpoint.

Ther are new caravans or even permanent constructions of three such buildings in the Gal neighborhood of the Kiryat Arba industrial zone. The settlers are in a tremendous building momentum.

And since it is forbidden to drive cars or trucks heavy loads have to be carried by hand.

Soldiers standing at the exit from Dhahariya
Soldiers standing at the exit from Dhahariya
Photographer: 
Hagit Back
Heavy loads have to be carried by hand
Heavy loads have to be carried by hand
Photographer: 
Hagit Back

Then, three Palestinians got confused on their way to the Sharia court, which was near the Tomb of the Patriarchs, and began walking on Shuhada Street where Palestinians are forbidden to walk. (Near the entrance to the Our Father Abraham neighborhood). The soldiers stopped them there and we went down to watch. They were released almost immediately.

I have already written that the construction in Kiryat Arba is in full swing. On the northern hill, another 25 housing units are being built and the caravans at the entrance are being replaced by permanent buildings. The hill is a kilometer from the last buildings of Kiryat Arba. What will they do in the area between? The creeping occupation method octopus method works.

In the pictures below are the gatesinfo-icon built next to the pillbox in Hursa. Remember the pillbox is in Area A.

It is intended to protect the road for the residents of the settlement of Negohot. For the sake of 30 settler families, the  life of a civilian population is being embittered. There are nearly 100,000 residents there.

The soldiers descend of the pillbox almost every day and put up roadblocks.

Even when I write the report, my  stomachache which I call the  “The revulsion of Hebron” remains.

Three Palestinians got confused on their way to the Sharia court and were stopped by soldiers
Three Palestinians got confused on their way to the Sharia court and were stopped by soldiers
Photographer: 
Hagit Back
The gates that were built next to the pillbox in Hursa
The gates that were built next to the pillbox in Hursa
Photographer: 
Hagit Back