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    Posted August 13, 2011 by
    katiehuerter
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    Hebron, Israel
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    IDF (Israeli Defense Forces) in Hebron, Palestine

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     katiehuerter shot this picture on July 26 during a visit to Palestine. She was visiting as part of a nonprofit, interfaith delegation that aims to increase dialogue and aid in a peaceful resolution to the Israeli / Palestinian conflict. 'One cannot witness this reality on the ground and not feel a profound, unfathomable sense of anguish,' she said.
    - jmsaba, CNN iReport producer

    Hebron, Palestine-

     

    United States Interfaith Peace Delegation is reporting on the settlements and the occupation in Hebron, Palestine.  While walking through an area of the city near the settlement, the IDF (Israeli Defense Forces) attempted to arrest our legitimate guide mulitple times.

     

    The US Delegation was not allowed to enter various areas and were told by the IDF that, "the settlers had placed a bomb on the road."  Although the delegation witnessed the IDF allowing Jewish settlers to enter the areas where the "claimed bomb" was located.

     

    The IDF kicked the local Palestinian children if they came within physical range.

     

    Photos taken by Interfaith Peace Builder's Delegate Kathleen Huerter, an Omaha Student and Mother, recently returned from an unique Interfaith Peace Delegation to Israel and Palestine. 

     

    NOTE: THE LOCATION OF THIS PHOTO IS IN HEBRON, PALESTINE- THE COUNTRY PALESTINE WAS NOT AN OPTION ON WWW.IREPORT.CNN.COM

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