Settler in his new house in Hebron (Photo: Rosie Gabrielle)


Building Israel, one rock at a time

Settler in his new house in Hebron (Photo: Rosie Gabrielle)

The rock, thrown by a Jewish settler, hit Rashida, a six-year old Palestinian girl, in the forehead as she walked from school in the South Hebron Hills one Wednesday (23 April).

Photos of her injury show six stitches on a deep, red gash.

The Israeli NGO B'Tselem has given cameras to Bedouin who live in this remote part of the West Bank so that they can tell media about the violence because, they say, Israeli police does nothing to stop it.

Nasser Nawaj'ah, a Rashida family...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.