PALESTINE POST: DAILY BRIEFING ON ISRAELI WAR CRIMES IN THE OPT – JAN. 28, 2016
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Palestine Post brings you live, breaking news and daily briefings on Israeli war crimes in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT)
1. Muhammad’s Appeals Refused
The Israeli Supreme Court turned down the appeals filed by the Palestinian hunger-striker Muhammad al-Qeiq to end his administrative detention and restore his freedom after his hunger strike in Israeli jails has entered its 64th day.
2. Qatar Speaks Against the Ongoing Israeli Genocide
Qatar has warned of Israel’s persistence in blockading the Gaza Strip, expanding its settlements, and Judaizing the holy sites in Jerusalem, and committing many violations against the Palestinians and their land.
3. Saudi Arabia Calls for International Protection for Palestinians in the OPT
Saudi Arabia asked the UN Security Council to approve a program of international protection in the occupied Palestinian territories including Occupied Jerusalem in accordance with the Fourth Geneva Convention and the related international legislative resolutions.
4. Abductions, Live Fire and Confiscation of Property in Gaza Waters
Israeli gunboats on Wednesday opened machine gunfire at Palestinian fishing boats to the west of al-Sudaniya area in northern Gaza. Israeli forces then arrested four fishermen and confiscated their fishing boat.
5. Child Abduction
Israeli Occupation Forces arrested Wednesday evening a Palestinian minor at Qalandya checkpoint in northern Occupied Jerusalem after alleged stabbing attempt and two other men at the Container checkpoint to the east of Bethlehem.
6. Razed Houses
Israeli bulldozers Wednesday morning razed two under-construction houses in Mount Scopus and in Shufat district in Occupied Jerusalem for “lacking construction permits”. The first house belonged to Ibrahim Ali Serri and the second to the Jerusalemite woman Kefaya al-Resheq.
7. Damaged Palestinian Property by “Government” Forces
Vast tracts of Palestinians’ cultivated land lots in the northern Jordan Valley were damaged by the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Wednesday during a series of military drills.