Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinians holding the weekly nonviolent procession in the al-Mughayyir village, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and injured six Palestinians, in addition to causing many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.

The Palestinians were marching against the Israeli closure of the eastern entrance of the village, in addition to marking Palestinian Land Day.

They marched towards the eastern entrance while chanting against the ongoing closure, the illegal Israeli occupation, and its colonies, in addition to the escalating violations against the Palestinian people.

The soldiers fired many rubber-coated steel bullets at the protesters wounding six, in addition to causing many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.

Amin Abu Alia, the head of the al- Mughayyir Village Council, said this closure is the third this year alone, and added that the blockaded road is essential to the Palestinians, especially since it leads to many areas in the northern and southern parts of the West Bank.

It is worth mentioning that al-Mughayyir witnesses frequent Israeli invasions and violations, in addition to the repeated attacks carried out by the colonialist settlers against the Palestinians and their lands, amidst ongoing attempts to illegal annex more Palestinian lands.

On March 30, 1976, Palestinians inside Israel protested against the Israeli government announcement of the seizure of 21,000 dunams (5,189 acres) of Palestinian land.

The Israeli police violently suppressed the demonstrations, killing 6 young Palestinians, and injuring and arresting many others. Since then, the Palestinians have been marking the incident as “Land Day.”

(Source / 02.04.2021)

Army Injures Several Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Beit Dajan village, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and injured many Palestinians.

Local sources said the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against the nonviolent protesters and fired rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades.

They added that many Palestinians suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, before receiving treatment by local medics.

The Palestinians in Beit Dajan hold weekly nonviolent professions after illegal Israeli colonialist settlers installed an outpost on their lands in October of the year 2020.

On March 19, 2021, the soldiers killed Atef Yousef Hanaisha, 45, during a nonviolent procession in the village.

In related news, the soldiers attacked dozens of Palestinians holding the weekly nonviolent procession in the al-Mughayyir village, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and injured six Palestinians, in addition to causing many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.

(Source / 02.04.2021)

Two estranged Fatah leaders to run for parliamentary polls

Occupied Palestine (QNN)- Two estranged prominent leaders of Fatah movement formed a group to contest parliamentary polls against official candidates.

The newly formed National Democratic Forum led by Naser al Qudwa negotiated an electoral arrangement with Fadwa Barghouti, wife of iconic jailed leader Marwan Barghouti, queering the pitch for the Fatah, the dominant faction in the ruling Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) headed by President Mahmoud Abbas.

Nasser Al-Qudwa, who will lead the coalition as per the arrangement was expelled from Fatah in early March for his attempt to field a separate list of candidates.

Barghouti is expected to run for the presidency of the Palestinian Authority, according to the same source.

With this new alliance in the fray, three lists from the Fatah have joined the contest that includes the official list headed by Mahmoud al-Aloul, deputy leader of Fatah, the Qudwah-Barghouti coalition, and the list of Abu Dhabi-based sacked leader Mohamed Dahlan.

(Source / 02.04.2021)

Five injuries in Israeli raid on Nablus

Occupied Nablus (QNN)- Five injuries with live bullets were reported on Friday during an Israeli raid on eastern Nablus.

Local sources said Israeli forces stormed Askar refugee camp, stirring confrontations. Israeli forces repressed the locals using live bullets and tear gas bombs.

The sources said that five young men were wounded with live bullets; three in their legs and two in the abdomen and back. All injuries were taken to a near hospital.

(Source / 02.04.2021)

Israreli settlers bulldoze lands near Bethlehem

Days of Palestine – Bethlehem – A large group of settlers, under the protection of the occupation forces, bulldozed today, Friday’s dawn, lands belong to the citizen Omar al-Qaisi, and expanded an agricultural road in “Al-Khimar” area in Battir town, west of Bethlehem.

Local sources reported that a group of settlers, under the protection of the occupation forces, bulldozed lands to expand an agricultural road that leads to Al-Khimar lands, specifically “Khirbet Musa”, 100 meters long and 6 meters wide, for settlement purposes.

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It is to be mentioned that Al-Khimar area has been exposed lately to attacks by settlers, represented in the installation of mobile homes and tents, before the citizens confronted and removed them.

(Source / 02.04.2021)

The occupation forces detain three Palestinians from Hebron

Days of Palestine – Hebron – The Israeli occupation forces detained today, Friday, three citizens from the Hebron governorate, south of the West Bank.

Local sources reported that the occupation forces stormed the town of Beit Ummar, north of Hebron, and detained the two boys, Muhammad Awad Zaqeq (17 years), and Fahmi Abd al-Hamid Zaqeq (16 years old), and raided a number of citizens’ homes in the area, searched them and tampered with its contents.

Read More: The occupation detains three Palestinians from Hebron

The occupation forces also arrested Hani Mujahid Abu Saba` after raiding his house in the southern area of ​​Hebron.

(Source / 02.04.2021)