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CPTers and Israeli activists condemn Israeli military negligence in securing the right to education for Palestinian children

The Jerusalem Media and Communication Centre (JMCC) recently highlighted the report, "The Dangerous Road to Education," released by Christian Peacemaker Teams and Operation Dove in 2010. 
CPTer, Laura Ciaghi explained, 

Video Testimony: Armed man kills two animals; Escapes to Havat Ma'on settlement

In the early afternoon of 23 January 2011, an armed man killed two animals near the South Hebron Hills village of Maghayir Al-Abeed. CPTers, arriving after the shooting, took video testimony from the animals' owner, Hani Salaami Mukhamri. 

Armed man kills two animals; Escapes to Havat Ma'on settlement

Maghayir Al-Abeed, South Hebron Hills, West Bank – In the early afternoon of 23 January 2011, an armed man killed two animals near the South Hebron Hills village of Maghayir Al-Abeed. Two teenage shepherds reported that they were watering their family's flock at a well just above their village when a man running through the area, carrying an M-16, fired four or five shots at the dog which accompanies their flock. The shooter proceeded to chase the flock, kicking a ewe and throwing rocks at its head.

MAGHAYIR AL-ABEED: Armed man kills two animals; Escapes to Havat Ma'on settlement

Maghayir Al-Abeed, South Hebron Hills, West Bank – In the early afternoon of 23 January 2011, an armed man killed two animals near the South Hebron Hills village of Maghayir Al-Abeed. Two teenage shepherds reported that they were watering their family's flock at a well just above their village when a man running through the area, carrying an M-16, fired four or five shots at the dog which accompanies their flock. The shooter proceeded to chase the flock, kicking a ewe and throwing rocks at its head.

Israeli settlers lay in front of tractors; attempt to prohibit Palestinian agricultural work

At-Tuwani, South Hebron Hills, West Bank – On Saturday, 22nd of January, Palestinian farmers successfully plowed fields in Khoruba valley, despite heavy harassment by settlers from the nearby  settlement of Ma'on.

Israeli soldiers detain five Palestinian schoolboys

November 21, 2010

At-Tuwani - Claiming that the children were throwing stones, Israeli soldiers detained five Palestinian schoolboys.
Since the beginning of 2005, the children from the village of Tuba wait every morning for an Israeli army escort to accompany them to the school in At-Tuwani, along the shortest road that goes through the Israeli settlement of Ma’on and the illegal outpost of Havat Ma’on. The escort’s task is to protect the children from the violence of the Israeli settlers of Havat Ma’on.