PEEK

Occupation 101: Hebron in the West Bank

A fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpse into the obstacles that many Palestinians face in their day-to-day lives under Israeli occupation.

Occupation 101: Hebron from JD Lasica on Vimeo.Here's a 22-minute video of Hebron, the history-rich ancient city in the West Bank that is now a source of conflict between Palestinians and Israeli settlers, with Israeli security forces placed squarely in the middle.

I took out an afternoon during the weeklong Traveling Geeks trip in April 2008 to visit the West Bank. I was not able to produce it earlier for various reasons, but it's particularly timely now with the conflict in Gaza bringing to public attention once again the treatment of Palestinians in the occupied territories. 
Sign Up!
Get AlterNet's Daily Newsletter in Your Inbox
+ sign up for additional lists
[x]
Select additional lists by selecting the checkboxes below before clicking Subscribe:
Activism
Drugs
Economy
Education
Environment
Food
Media
World