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3. Curfew, Ramallah

 

 

 

See EA Sune from Denmark's reports of 1 October ("I find it hard to believe"), and 15 October 2002 ("Two years of Intifada and back to square one")



From mid-June to 6 September 2002, all major cities in the West Bank have been under curfew. During this period, Ramallah has been under curfew for 91 days, open for a total of 549 hours. Nablus has been closed for 97 days, open for 83 hours. Since the beginning of the 2002 school term, children in Jenin and Nablus have not had one full day of school. 850 schools have been temporarily closed, 8 schools have been turned into military barracks, 185 schools have been shelled and fired upon, 11 schools have been completely destroyed. 132 children have been killed and 2,500 injured on their way to school (source: Palestine Monitor,
www.palestinemonitor.org ).



September 2002

 

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Armed personnel carrier.

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Children break the curfew imposed on Ramallah by the Israeli government and enforced by the Israeli army.

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Children break the curfew imposed on Ramallah by the Israeli government and enforced by the Israeli army.

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Children break the curfew imposed on Ramallah by the Israeli government and enforced by the Israeli army.

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Israeli soldiers have a photo session at Manara, central Ramallah, the day after the invasion of the Palestinian Authority's headquarters.

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Israeli soldiers have a photo session at Manara, central Ramallah, the day after the invasion of the Palestinian Authority's headquarters.

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Minutes later, in the same spot, Israeli soldiers enforce the curfew when they encounter a van of the type used for public transportation in Palestine. In a span of no more than ten seconds, they make the driver pull over, launch a teargas grenade into the van, and leave.

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Minutes later, in the same spot, Israeli soldiers enforce the curfew when they encounter a van of the type used for public transportation in Palestine. In a span of no more than ten seconds, they make the driver pull over, launch a teargas grenade into the van, and leave.

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Minutes later, in the same spot, Israeli soldiers enforce the curfew when they encounter a van of the type used for public transportation in Palestine. In a span of no more than ten seconds, they make the driver pull over, launch a teargas grenade into the van, and leave.