RAMALLAH, (PIC)– A Palestinian report revealed that Israeli violations against the educational process had notably increased in 2015. The report, issued by Quds Press, revealed that 53.998 Palestinian students and 3,840 teachers were subjected to Israeli attacks including detention, assaults, house arrest, restriction of movement at checkpoints, and denial of safe access to schools. According to the report, nearly 255 Palestinian schools were subjected last year to different attacks at the hands of Israeli forces and settlers including violent raids and teargas bomb attacks. Over the past year, Israeli forces killed 22 students and teachers and arrested 265 others. The report pointed out that 75 students and 30 teachers were stopped and investigated last year at military checkpoints. 1,019 Palestinian students and teachers were injured by either live or rubber bullets, according to the report. During 2015, Israeli forces imposed house arrest on 32 Palestinian students in occupied Jerusalem. Education was partially suspended in 35 schools and 9,322 courses were canceled due to Israeli military restrictions and attacks, the report said.
(Source / 26.02.2016)