Protecting Abu Haikal Land

29 May 2014
The bulldozer from the Israel Antiquities Authority continued to dig past the destroyed wall deep into the Abu Haikal land. Feryal Abuhaikal and Arwa Abu Haikal put themselves in front of the bulldozer and stopped the work. The lawyer and engineer came from Hebron Municipality to confirm that the Israelis had crossed the boundary lines. Israeli Police came and stopped all work until the boundary lines have been mutually agreed.

David ben Schlomo, a settler from Ariel University, examines a stone from the Middle Bronze Age Canaanite wall uncovered by the bulldozer today:

Emmanuel Eisenberg from the Israel Antiquities Authority directs the bulldozer to undercut Abu Haikal retaining walls and dig deep into their property:

This is the spot under the retaining wall Emmanuel was pointing to:

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