After they kidnapped Waleed from his home in Asira al-Qibliya, the occupation army came back for his car – yet another item in the Apartheid regime’s most recent pillage of Palestinian property, estimated to be at least US $3 million in last month alone.
Israel continues attacking civilian population in Palestinian cities and villages for the 6th day/night in a military crackdown operation which ticks all boxes for the term ‘collective punishment’, illegal under international law.
Collective punishment is illegal under international law. Collective punishment is what Palestinians in their occupied land have been subjected to in the last 3 days.
The occupation army attacked Asira at night, in total silence. Ransacking people’s homes, they took eight young men with them to the Huwwara checkpoint/army base/detention centre.
When the Zionist state denies your Right of Return to the land that has been stolen from you, you go and take it back.
At least 400 villagers gathered to pray in protest of Israel’s colonialist project of Palestinian land theft, the latest stage of which is the expansion of the illegal colony of Ariel.
IWPS volunteers join Khalil (Hebron) ISM team in daily patrols and action of support for Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike.
The news was that Madama was burning, Nablus was under attack, the Israeli army had once more entered the village of Asira, and roads were closed.
Two young demonstrators were killed in Nakba day demonstrations outside Ofer Prison in Beitunya, Ramallah.
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.
The events of last night followed the familiar pattern of Israeli army attacks on a peaceful civilian population in both urban and rural areas of occupied Palestine.
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.
The family has been the target of attacks by the Israeli military and Israeli settlers from the surrounding illegal settlements.
There are three illegal settler colonies surrounding Iskaka and the army have been going through the village every night the last months. At the same time there are thousands of wild pigs destroying the villagers crops. Still the mayor is determined, “we will not leave, this is our home”.