The village of Hizma is under blockade due to alleged stone-throwing at cars with Israeli license plates. This has impacted services, especially to children, the elderly, and the disabled, and undermined the economy of the village. It may amount to collective punishment, which is illegal according to international law.
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Israel continues the complete isolation of 16 Palestinian villages, closing roads, enforcing curfew, imprisoning villages in their homes, and causing the closure of fifty schools.
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