Israeli forces obstruct movement of students, employees in Jerusalem

Israeli forces obstruct movement of students, employees in Jerusalem

Jerusalem-Gaza Post Israeli forces obstruct movement of students, employees in Jerusalem

The Israeli occupation forces closed on Tuesday and without warning the checkpoint that separates Shufat refugee camp from its environs and Jerusalem city center curtailing movement of students commuting to their schools outside the walled camp and employees working in the city who missed their classes and work, local sources said.

According to sources, thousands of people were unable to leave the camp and travel to their destinations this morning after the army abruptly closed the checkpoint to traffic, causing a massive traffic jam.

Shufat refugee camp, which has a population of over 25,000 people, is located within the municipal boundaries of Jerusalem but is separated from it by a massive 8-meter-high concrete wall and a checkpoint built-in 2004.

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees is in charge of it (UNRWA).

Over 70,000 people who live behind the wall have their daily lives hampered by the checkpoint.

(Source / 08.12.2021)

Sheikh Jarrah under Israeli siege after stabbing attack

Sheikh Jarrah

Gaza Post – Israeli authorities completely blocked off the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem on Wednesday following the stabbing of an Israeli woman in the area according to witnesses.

They said, the occupation closed all roads leading to the neighborhood, broke into homes, stopped and checked cars and buses, and hovered over the area looking for the alleged attacker, identified as a woman who managed to flee.

According to the sources, the occupation later raided nearby schools and arrested two girls and two teachers.

The woman who was stabbed was reported to be 30 years old and in good condition.

(Source / 08.12.2021)

Israeli Army Demolishes Retaining Walls In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, several retaining walls surrounding a Palestinian-owned land in Jabal al-Mokabber town, in occupied Jerusalem.

Media sources said several army jeeps and bulldozers invaded the Sal’a neighborhood in Jabal al-Mokabber after isolating it.

They added that the soldiers demolished several retaining walls, surrounding the land belonging to Kayed Naim Fatafta, in addition to destroying his crops.

The walls cost the Palestinian nearly 100,000 Israeli Shekels ($31,900 USD), in addition to the losses resulting from destroying and uprooting his crops.

In related news, the soldiers demolished a home and a well, in addition to bulldozing 105 Dunams of Palestinian lands, in several parts of the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron.

In addition, the soldiers demolished three agricultural sheds in Nahhalin town, west of Bethlehem, south of the occupied capital, Jerusalem, in the West Bank.

Last Wednesday, the soldiers invaded Nahhalin and demolished two agricultural sheds, in addition to delivering demolition orders targeting several structures.

(Source / 08.12.2021)

Army Injures Dozens Of Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers injured, on Tuesday evening, dozens of Palestinians during protests that erupted after several army jeeps invaded Deir Nitham village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah.

Local sources said the soldiers fired a few live rounds, in addition to gas bombs and concussion grenades, causing dozens of Palestinians to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.

It is worth mentioning that, ten days ago, the soldiers closed the roads leading to the village, except the northern entrance, in addition to the frequent invasions the town, and the repeated assaults targeting the Palestinians and their property.

(Source / 08.12.2021)

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Teenage Boy Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, a Palestinian teenage boy while on his way home from school, in Teqoua town, east of Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank.

Local sources said the soldiers abducted Mos’ab Maher Sbeih, 17, in front of Teqoua Secondary School for Boys, when he was heading back home.

The sources added that the soldiers placed the teen in their jeep and took him to a nearby military base.

It is worth mentioning that the soldiers frequently invade the town, especially during the morning hours and in the afternoon, and repeatedly attack schoolchildren, in addition to firing gas bombs and concussion grenades at them.

The Israeli army claims it invades the village to curb protests, especially in areas close to the bypass roads used by the illegal colonizers driving to and from their colonies, built on illegally confiscated Palestinian lands in the area.

(Source / 08.12.2021)

Israeli Woman Injured In A Stabbing Attack In Jerusalem

Israeli sources have reported, Wednesday, that a woman was injured reportedly after a Palestinian teenage girl stabbed her in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, in occupied Jerusalem.

The injured woman is a colonialist settler living in the Palestinian neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah, where the Palestinians are facing displacement due to the ongoing Israeli colonialist activities.

Israeli sources said the injured woman suffered mild injuries before she was taken to Hadassah medical center in Jerusalem and added that the woman was with her two children, who were unharmed.

The injured woman remained conscious, and her condition has been described as stable.

The Israeli police and the army said they invaded a girls’ school in Sheikh Jarrah and arrested a girl who is suspected of being behind the stabbing.

It is worth mentioning that the army violently searched and ransacked the school, before abducting the girl, in addition to two siblings, a teacher, and the principal.

The soldiers also imposed a tight siege on Sheikh Jarrah, preventing the Palestinians from entering or leaving the neighborhood, in addition to attacking many Palestinians, cars, and buses, while military choppers flew overhead.

The soldiers also invaded and searched many schools and alleys in Sheikh Jarrah.

In Sheikh Jarrah, eight families of nineteen households of 87 Palestinians, are at imminent risk of forcible transfer, due to the separate case filed against them before Israeli courts by the settler organization Nahalat Shimon International. Alarmingly, Nahalat Shimon International has previously evicted three Palestinian families of around 67 Palestinians from the neighborhood in 2008 and 2009.

(Source / 08.12.2021)

Including A Teacher, Schoolgirls, Soldiers Abduct 17 Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, seventeen Palestinians, including two schoolgirls, in addition to their teacher and the school’s principal, in several parts of the occupied West Bank.

In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers invaded a school in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, and violently searched it, before abducting two teenage sibling girls, in addition to a teacher and the principal.

Eyewitnesses said the soldiers interrogated the principal before abducting her and another female teacher, and violently searched the school, causing damage, before abducting the teenage sibling girls.

In Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted eight Palestinians after invading and ransacking their homes in several parts of the governorate.

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted a young woman, a former political prisoner identified as Shorouq Mohammad al-Badan, 28, from her home in Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem.

It added that the soldiers also abducted Amir Morad Taqatqa, 19, Mohammad Ibrahim Thalji, Mohammad Ibrahim Deeriyya, 17, and Karam Moshref Deeriyya, 19, from their homes in Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem.

The soldiers also invaded Beit Sahour, east of Bethlehem, searched several homes before abducting Qussai Eyad al-‘Asleeni, 23, Luay Haitham al-‘Asleeni, 20, and Ahmad Abdullah Shu’eibat, 27.

In Nablus, in northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted Islam Nasser Shorafa, 34, and Sharar Mifleh Hamayel, 29, from Beita town, southeast of the city, in addition to Bashir Abu Jesh, 38, from Beit Dajan, and a former political prisoner, Abdullah Abdul-Karim Halabi, 47, from Rojeeb town, east of Nablus.

In Ramallah, in the central West Bank, the soldiers abducted Mojahed as-Saq’an, from his home.

(Source / 08.12.2021)

Israeli Colonizers Cut Seventy Olive Trees Near Hebron

Illegal Israeli colonizers invaded, Wednesday, a Palestinian orchard near the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and cut at least seventy olive trees.

Fuad al-Amour, the coordinator of the Protection and Steadfastness Committees in Masafer Yatta and Southern Hebron, said the assailants came from the Mitzpe Yair colony, which was built on stolen Palestinian lands.

He added that the colonizers invaded a Palestinian olive orchard in Khallet ad-Dabe’ area in Masafer Yatta, before cutting at least seventy olive trees, owned by Jamil al-Amour.

The colonizers also brought their cattle to the Palestinian lands to feed on plants and crops.

(Source / 08.12.2021)

Factions: ‘Amira’ should be boycotted

Ramallah (QNN)- Resistance factions on Wednesday called for boycotting ‘Amira’, a Jordanian-Egyptian movie, representing Jordan at the 94th Academy Awards (Oscars), which also defames children born to detainees through sperm-smuggling.

Zaher Jabbarin, a Hamas leader responsible for the detainees’ file, said “the offending film which targets the detainees, Amira, which questions the ambassadors of freedom (babies born through smuggled sperm) only serves the zionist enemy, which seeks to break the detainees’ will, especially after they defeated the enemy in the Gilboa prison break.”

Jabbarin called to stop the screening and promotion of the film immediately and address the torture and suffering that Palestinian detainees go through instead.

Meanwhile, Jameel Olayyan, the IJ’s leader responsible for the detainees’ file, criticized the film and described it as “ignoring the greatness and awareness of the detainees’ movement, which defeated the enemy.”

The film does not address the great milestones in the detainees’ great history nor its victories, the latest of which was the Gilboa prison break.”

Olayyan also added that the film is ignoring the suffering of the detainees and the Israeli torture and medical negligence policy, which put them in danger of dying.

He also called to stop the screening of the film and bring those responsible for it to court. Olayyan called on Artists Syndicates in the world to boycott the crew of the film.

The film is about a girl, named Amira, who was born to a detainee in an Israeli prison through sperm-smuggling. However, she finds out that an Israeli jailer had switched sperm samples, which makes him her biological father.

The film ignores the strict procedures that the detainees follow under the supervision of the Ministry of Detainees and watchdogs. It also puts Palestinian children, born to detainees through sperm-smuggling, as well as their mothers and families, in danger, defaming them and questioning their affiliations.

(Source / 08.12.2021)

Extremist Israeli settlers write racist symbols on a Palestinian wall in Umm al-Fahm

Umm al-Fahm (QNN)- Jewish extremist members of the anti-Palestinian Price Tag terror group spray-painted a Palestinian wall with racist symbols in the city of Umm al-Fahm in the 1948-occupied Palestinian territories, on Wednesday.

Local sources said a group of extremist Israeli settlers sneaked into the city during the early morning hours and spray-painted a Palestinian wall, located near a mosque, with Zionist and racist symbols, including the Star of David and the nine-branched candelabra.

Price Tag is an anti-Palestinian Jewish group that routinely attacks Palestinians in the occupied territories and the Green Line.

The Israeli occupation government still refuses to label it as a terrorist organization and considers it only as a group of vandals.

In the first half of 2021, 416 anti-Palestinian incidents perpetrated by extremist Israeli settlers were reported – more than double the figure for the first half of 2020 and more than all of 2019.

Of the 416 incidents reported between January and June of 2021, there were approximately 139 incidents of vandalism, stone-throwing, assaults and so-called price-tag incidents

In 2019, there were 363 incidents and 507 reported in 2020.

(Source / 08.12.2021)