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Israeli forces shut down Palestinian street for Sukkot tour in occupied al-Khalil (Hebron)

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20th October 2016 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Hebron, occupied Palestine

Shortly after noon on October 19, Israeli Forces began congregating on the militarized H2 side of the Shuhada Street checkpoint in occupied al-Khalil.  A massive gathering of international Jewish tourists and settlers from the nearby illegal Israeli settlements followed shortly after.  This is nothing new for the people of occupied al-Khalil – every year during the week of Sukkot, the Jewish Feast of the Tabernacles, Israeli forces shut down part of the central square of Bab al-Zawiye to form a “safe zone” for settlers and tourists......

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