"Israel will not extend the mandate of the international observation mission TIPH in Hebron in the occupied west bank."
"Sweden is one of the six participating countries."
"the force consists of 64 unarmed observers from Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Italy, Switzerland and Turkey. It is led by a Norwegian. TIPH stands for Temporary International Presence in Hebron."
"TIPH has been in Hebron since 1997. The mandate is extended every six months and the next extension would take place on 31 January, writes the israeli newspaper Haaretz."
"In recent years, a few incidents occurred that caused the israelis to be angry. According to the police, was filmed a TIPH-employed when he boarded a bosättares car and an observer has also struck one of the children of a settler."
"in Addition, Haaretz quoted a secret report from the TIPH on israeli violations of international law in Hebron."
"the TT has sought the Swedish ministry of foreign affairs and the Folke bernadotte academy to get information on the swedes in the TIPH."
"TIPH consists of unarmed observers from Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Italy, Switzerland and Turkey and is available in Hebron since 1997. The acronym stands for Temporary International Presence in Hebron."
"the Task is to reduce the friction between the jewish settlers and the palestinians."
"Hebron is a holy city in judaism, and islam."
"Jews lived in Hebron until 1929, when they were driven away. After Israel's occupation of the west bank in 1967 was constructed of new jewish settlements in the center of the city."
"Since 1997, Hebron is divided in two parts – H1 and H2. The latter, where the Israeli military has control, has approximately 40 000 palestinian inhabitants and 500-800 settlers and covering the ostligaste the surface in the city."
"Source: Nationalencyklopedin, Haaretz"