Palestine: Israeli police ‘too busy’ to attend

ISM reports that on the 13th of Sept the eve of the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) police in Hebron refused to respond to a call that violence was anticipated from settler children outside Qutuba Girl’s School in the Tel Rumeida district of Hebron. As the girls left school they were greeting with a barrage of stones from settler children as a soldier stood idly by. ISM volunteers intervened to shield the children whilst other international observers filmed the attack.

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  • The real travesty, in my opinion, is that settler children were throwing stones on the eve of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, when Jews are supposed to be turning our hearts toward God and making amends for the wrongs we have (intentionally or unintentionally) committed in the year just ended. Shame on them.

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