Israeli soldiers attacked and detained a 9-year-old boy in ‘Azzun yesterday. This is a common occurrence in the hometown of 68 Palestinian child prisoners.
Israeli army attacked Asira al-Qibliya for the fourth night in a row, severely beating a 48-year-old and kidnapping his nephew.
UPDATE: During the past two weeks, the Abu Jamal family in Khan al-Luban has experienced additional attacks, a road closure, and imprisonment.
Shooting tear gas, stun grenades, and live ammunition on the street as well as inside houses, and ransacking civilian homes and small businesses, dozens of heavily armed Israeli soldiers terrorised the village for several hours.
Jordan Valley: daily resistance against the occupation’s efforts to drive Palestinians from their land through house demolitions, movement restrictions, curfews, arbitrary arrest and detention, land confiscations, denial of access to water, electricity, health and education.
The family has been the target of attacks by the Israeli military and Israeli settlers from the surrounding illegal settlements.
Palestinians across the West Bank and Gaza remember the five thousand plus prisoners suffering in Israeli jails.
Illegal Israeli settler-colonialists have gotten used to impunity. This time they attacked Bilal, a father of four, while he was working the land. Attacked him AGAIN.
The Village of Bruqin has always been quiet and peaceful – but the Israeli occupation is working hard to make sure it doesn’t remain so. IWPS report from the ground.
Five Palestinian teenagers are facing life imprisonment for a crime that never happened. A settler car accident labels them as “terrorists”. Fight for justice for the Hares Boys!
Land being stolen from Palestinian farmers for the expansion of the illegal settler colony of Bruchin.
On Friday 14 June, the Israeli army detained a 10-year-old child during the weekly protest in Kufr Qaddum. Israeli soldiers fired tear gas canisters and sound bombs at the villagers; many local residents suffered from tear gas inhalation.
Many residents took shelter in nearby houses as army and border police forces began to fire directly at people. Several women came out from their houses to confront the soldiers, who continued to shoot indiscriminately at local youth. Many tear gas canisters were shot into houses and into the mosque, where carpets were burnt by the canisters.
This nightly terrorizing of the people of Hares and Kifl Hares by the Israeli military is constantly exacerbated by the expanding presence of the neighboring illegal settler colonies of Ariel, Revava, Yaqir, and Immanu’el. The rapid growth of these illegal settlements and their aggressive populace, known as the “Ariel finger”, threatens Hares and Kifl Hares on a daily basis.