How the occupation sucks water from the void

Ta’ayush are a wonderful Israeli human rights group that spend most weekends in the West Bank protecting Palestinians from crazy settlers and complicit soldiers (see here).

Last weekend this happened:

In one of the most remarkable activities in recent time, Palestinians and Israeli activists succeeded this Saturday (alas, only for few hours) in breaking the occupation blockade on the southern part of the caves dwellers area in south Mt. Hebron. A convoy of more than 100 Israelis (lead by Yaccov Manor, Ezra Nawi and other Taayush activists) with many local Palestinians brought much needed water supply to the drought struck communities of this area.

The issue of water scarcity is central to the occupation. Here’s why:

Text and images ©2024 Antony Loewenstein. All rights reserved.

Site by Common