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Why else had Aref Jaber and his wife to be beaten?
Amos Gvirtz

Don`t Say We Didn`t Know 601
Published as email
June 12, 2018
amosg@shefayim.org.il


The Israeli media claim that on Saturday, June 2, 2018, Rami Sabarna tried twice to run over soldiers in Hebron before being shot to death.

According to Palestinian sources, on the other hand, Sabarna was working for the City of Hebron with his Bobcat (a small, very noisy bulldozer) in the Jaber neighborhood, along the road to the Cave of the Fathers, accompanied by another worker. Soldiers instructed them to stop from a distance of about 10 meters. The other worker stopped, and Rami did not hear them and continued working. Soldiers shot him to death. The soldiers then prevented a Palestinian ambulance from approaching to help and took his body away. They also arrested Aref Jaber, a Palestinian when he began filming the event.

On Friday, June 8, soldiers entered Aref`s home and beat him and his wife up. He was taken to hospital. Sadly, this validates my belief that the Palestinian version is the correct one.

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On Thursday June 7, government agents escorted by police demolished Al Arakib (`unrecognized` Bedouin village in the Negev) yet again. They continue and demolished one house near Segev Shalom.

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