Three Jerusalemite youths released, placed under house arrest

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OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC) – The Israeli occupation police on Saturday released three Jerusalemite young men from Silwan district on condition of home confinement for several days.

According to the Wadi Hilweh Information Center, Mahdi Khadour (teenager), Amer al-Muhtaseb and Abed Odeh were released by the police on condition of not leaving home for five days.  

Police forces kidnaped the three young men during a campaign in Bir Ayoub neighborhood in Silwan, south of the Aqsa Mosque. There is no information about the reason for their detention.

(Source / 20.09.2020)

Israeli army razes unfinished house in W. Bank village of Beit Sira

demolition policy

RAMALLAH, (PIC) – The Israeli occupation army at dawn Thursday demolished a Palestinian house under construction in Beit Sira village, west of Ramallah city.

According to local sources, Israeli bulldozers escorted by Israeli soldiers knocked down the unfinished house, which belonged to Ismail Ankawi, at the pretext of unlicensed construction.

The soldiers prevented the homeowner and other citizens from entering the area where the demolition took place and forced them to leave.

The Israeli army had demolished a house under construction in the same village about three months ago.

(Source / 17.09.2020)

IOF razes agricultural structure in W. Bank town of Tarqumiya

demolition policy

AL-KHALIL, (PIC)+- The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Thursday demolished an agricultural room in Tarqumiyah town, west of al-Khalil.

According to local sources, the IOF stormed Khilat az-Zeitoun area of the town and knocked down a warehouse used for agricultural purposes belonging to Mohamed Qaqour.

The IOF also blocked several secondary roads in Farsh al-Hawa area in western al-Khalil.

Meanwhile, the IOF confiscated several cargo containers belonging to Palestinian citizens during their presence at the northern entrance to al-Khalil city.

(Source / 17.09.2020)

IOA forces two Jerusalemite brothers to raze their homes

demolition policy

The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) in east Jerusalem forced two Palestinian brothers to demolish their own homes in Silwan district, south of the Aqsa Mosque.

The two brothers, Mohamed and Mustafa al-Salayma, had to knock down their own apartments to avoid paying demolition expenses and fines to the IOA after they received an ultimatum in this regard.

The IOA justified the demolition measure against the two-story apartment building, which was built by Salayma about two months ago, by claiming that it was unlicensed.

Recently, the Israeli municipality has escalated its demolition campaign against Palestinian homes and structures in east Jerusalem.

According to the Wadi Hilweh Information Center, 51 homes and structures were demolished in east Jerusalem during last August and 27 of those demolitions were carried out by the owners after the IOA forced them to do so.

(Source / 13.09.2020)

Several young men kidnaped in W. Bank IOF campaigns

IOF kidnaps Palestinian

The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) last night and at dawn Sunday kidnaped several Palestinian young men during campaigns in different West Bank areas.

According to local sources, the IOF kidnaped a 21-year-old young man from his home in Shuweika suburb in Tulkarem city.

Two other young men identified as Ali Hafiz and Nasrallah al-Shalabi were kidnaped from their homes in Attil town, north of Tulkarem.

In Qalqilya, the IOF kidnaped a young man called Amjad al-Far at a makeshift checkpoint on a road leading to the main city.

Another young man was also kidnaped by the IOF at the main entrance to Marda town in Salfit.

(Source / 13.09.2020)

Israeli forces raid cells, assault prisoners in Ofer jail

Israeli prison forces

Israeli prison forces on Sunday stormed cells in Ofer jail anew and physically assaulted many Palestinian prisoners.

According to the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS), it was the third violent raid on prisoners’ cells since the death of their fellow inmate Dawoud al-Khatib in early September.

Dozens of prisoners have reportedly suffered different injuries after prison forces attacked them with pepper spray, clubs and police dogs.

The Ofer jailers also transferred many prisoners to other sections and locked up others in isolation cells.

The prisoners held in Ofer prison, located west of Ramallah, have been protesting for several days against the ill-treatment and medical neglect that resulted in the death of inmate Dawoud Khatib, 45.

(Source / 13.09.2020)

IOF clashes with youths, raids prisoner’s house in Qaffin town


Several Palestinian citizens on Saturday morning suffered from their exposure to tear gas during clashes between local youths and the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) in Qaffin town, north of Tulkarem.

During its presence in the town, the IOF raided the house of Sheikh Majdi Ajouli, a prisoner in Israeli jails, and wreaked havoc on its furniture at the pretext of conducting a search.

Sheikh Ajouli, 50, was one of the detainees who released as part of the 2011 prisoner swap deal between the Hamas Movement and the occupation state, but he was rejailed in 2014 and his life sentence was reinstated.

(Source / 04.07.2020)

Settlers threaten to kill and displace Palestinians in al-Khalil

Jewish crimes

A horde of extremist Jewish settlers on Friday evening infiltrated into Wadi al-Husain area in the east of al-Khalil city and verbally attacked the local residents.

According to local sources, a group of settlers spread through the streets of Wadi al-Husain area and shouted death threats against the residents.

The settlers also threatened to expel the locals from the area and seize their homes.

The Wadi al-Husain residents and their property are exposed to repeated attacks and crimes by Jewish settlers, who live in nearby settlements and outposts.

(Source / 04.07.2020)

Israeli police rearrest Jerusalemite following his release from jail

Israeli court ordered his conditional releas

Israeli court

The Israeli occupation police on Thursday rearrested Palestinian prisoner Mohamed al-Abbasi, a resident of Silwan district in east Jerusalem, immediately after he was released from the Negev jail.

According to an informed source, police officers arrested Abbasi and took him to the Moskobiya detention center in western Jerusalem after he completed his 45-month prison term and left the Negev jail.

However, the Israeli magistrate court in Occupied Jerusalem on Friday ordered his release on condition of not entering the holy city for 10 days.

Abbasi was arrested in 2016 on different charges.

(Source / 04.07.2020)

IOF arrests Palestinian boy near Jerusalem


OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC) – Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Thursday evening arrested a Palestinian boy at Qalandiya checkpoint north of Jerusalem.

Israeli sources claimed the boy was arrested over knife possession.

The boy was detained and transferred to an undeclared destination, and no further details were reported.

Palestinian local residents said this child arrest case was the second on Thursday, but no confirmed information about the identity of the first child and the reason behind his detention was given.

(Source / 03.07.2020)