Israeli Colonizers Attack Shepherds, Demolish Room, Near Hebron

On Tuesday, illegal Israeli colonizers attacked Palestinian shepherds and demolished a residential room in the al-Jawaya village, east of Yatta town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank.

Rateb Jabour, the Protection and Steadfastness Committees coordinator in Masafer Yatta and Southern Hebron, said the colonizers came from an outpost they recently installed on stolen Palestinian lands in the village.

He added that the colonizers assaulted the Palestinian shepherds and threatened to kill their livestock if they do not leave the area.

Jabour stated that the colonizers constantly invade the area and release their livestock to graze on the Palestinian farmlands.

The colonizers recently released their livestock in ten Dunams of farmlands, owned by Mousa Shawahin, and destroyed his crops.

Also Tuesday, the colonizers demolished a residential room owned by Mahmoud Sawi, only a few days after he built it on his land in al-Jawaya village.

On Tuesday morning, illegal colonizers attacked many Palestinian farmers on their lands in Shoufa village, south of Tulkarem in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.

All of Israel’s colonies in the occupied West Bank, including those in and around occupied East Jerusalem, are illegal under International Law, the Fourth Geneva Convention in addition to various United Nations and Security Council resolutions. They also constitute war crimes under International Law.

Article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention states: “The Occupying Power shall not deport or transfer parts of its own civilian population into the territory it occupies.” It also prohibits the “individual or mass forcible transfers, as well as deportations of protected persons from occupied territory”.

(Source / 31.05.2022)

Israeli Colonizers Attack Palestinian Farmers Near Tulkarem

On Tuesday morning, illegal Israeli colonizers attacked many Palestinian farmers on their lands in Shoufa village, south of Tulkarem in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.

Taiseer Hamed, a local farmer, said the colonizers came from the illegal Avnie Hefetz colony, built on stolen Palestinian lands in the village, and attacked many farmers.

Hamed added that the Palestinians scuffled with the invading colonizers and refused to leave their lands before the Israeli assailants were forced to retreat while threatening to kill the farmers.

The Palestinians are subject to similar constant violations, including the uprooting of trees, destroying crops and property, and physical attacks.

The attacks mainly occur on lands close to illegal colonies and outposts built on stolen Palestinian lands and aim at trying to force the Palestinian out to build or expand the colonies.

All of Israel’s colonies in the occupied West Bank, including those in and around occupied East Jerusalem, are illegal under International Law, the Fourth Geneva Convention in addition to various United Nations and Security Council resolutions. They also constitute war crimes under International Law.

Article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention states: “The Occupying Power shall not deport or transfer parts of its own civilian population into the territory it occupies.” It also prohibits the “individual or mass forcible transfers, as well as deportations of protected persons from occupied territory”.

(Source / 31.05.2022)

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In West Bank

On Tuesday dawn, Israeli soldiers abducted at least eight Palestinians, including two children, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank.

Several army jeeps invaded the Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied Jerusalem, searched homes, and abducted a young man, Ahmad Hosni Mteir.

In Ramallah, in the central West Bank, the soldiers abducted Nassim Hosni Barghouthi, 26, from his home in Beit Rima town, northwest of Ramallah, and Ala’ Sarhan, 25, from Jifna town, north of the city.

In Tulkarem, in the northern West Bank, the army invaded Beit Lid town, east of the city, and abducted a young man, Mohammad Hafeth Draidi, from his home.

In Nablus city, in the northern West Bank, the army invaded the al-Arsaad area, searched homes, and abducted Yahia Hisham Maqbool.

The Israeli army said its soldiers exchanged fire with Palestinian resistance fighters during the Nablus invasion.

In Tubas, in the northeastern West Bank, the soldiers invaded Tammoun town, south of the city, searched homes, and abducted Mustafa Hussein Bani Odah, 47.

In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes before abducting two Palestinian children, Abdul-Rahman Mofeed Sharabati, 16, and Amjad Bassem Obeido, 16, from the al-Harayeq area.

The soldiers also installed roadblocks at the main entrances of Sa’ir and Halhoul towns, the al-Fawwar refugee camp, in addition to the Jouret Bahlas and al-Fahs areas in the northern and southern parts of Hebron city, before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards.

(Source / 31.05.2022)

WAFA: “After three months, Palestinian administrative detainee Continues Hunger Strike”

RAMALLAH, Tuesday, May 31, 2022 (WAFA) – Khalil Awawda, 40, from the Ethna town west of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, has been on hunger strike for three months today demanding his freedom.

Awawda was detained by Israel on December 27, 2021, and slammed with a six-month administrative detention order.

To put an end to his incarceration without charge or trial and based on secret evidence, Awawda, married and a father of four girls, the oldest is 9 years old, decided three months ago to go on hunger strike until he wins his freedom.

Currently, he is reported to be suffering serious deterioration in his health due to his long fast.

Awawda is one of two Palestinian administrative detainees in Israel who are currently on hunger strike to regain their freedom.

Another Administrative Detainee, Raed Rayyan, 27, from the village of Beit Duqqu, northwest of Jerusalem, started the hunger strike fifty-five earlier.

He was detained on November 3, 2021, and then placed under administrative detention for six months.

Israel’s widely criticized administrative detention policy is intended to unlawfully Palestinian political activists and curtail their freedom for as long as possible without charges.

(Source / 31.05.2022)

Soldiers Injure Dozens Of Palestinians In Hebron After Illegal Colonizers Attacked Mosque

Israeli soldiers injured, Tuesday dawn, dozens of Palestinians during protests that took place after many illegal Israeli colonizers invaded a mosque and removed the Palestinian flags, in addition to destroying some of its windows and firing live rounds at its minaret, in Halhoul town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron.

Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded Halhoul to accompany the illegal colonizers who invaded the Nabi Younis Mosque before smashing and destroying its windows and doors, and firing live rounds at its minaret, in addition to removing Palestinian flags.

The invasion was carried out by many army jeeps in addition to fifteen Israeli buses and more than twenty cars.

Dozens of Palestinians protested the invasion before the soldiers fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades.

Medical sources in Hebron said the soldiers shot one Palestinian with live rounds in the leg and foot, and at least two others with rubber-coated steel bullets; the wounded were rushed to hospitals in Hebron.

Palestinian medics also provided treatment to scores of Palestinians who suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation, cuts, and bruises.

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said the soldiers fired live rounds at its medics and ambulances.

The Israeli army also invaded the Waqf and Endowment building adjacent to Nabi Younis Mosque, in addition to the Al-Amal Kindergarten and School and the Zakat Halhoul building.

(Source / 31.05.2022)

Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian Before Abducting Him In Hebron

Late Monday night, Israeli soldiers invaded Kharsa village, southwest of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West bank, and shot a young man before abducting him.

Media sources said the invasion was conducted by many military jeeps, leading to protests in several parts of the village.

The soldiers fired many live rounds, wounding Abdullah Ahmad Abu Sbaa’, 21, with a live round in the leg, before abducting him.

The soldiers also closed many streets in and around the invaded town and prevented the Palestinians from entering or leaving it.

On Tuesday dawn, dozens of soldiers invaded several areas in Jenin, Nablus, and Hebron, in the West Bank, leading to protests.

(Source / 31.05.2022)

Israeli Soldiers Invade Jenin, Nablus, Hebron And Tubas

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday dawn, several areas in Jenin and Nablus in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, Hebron in the southern part of the occupied territory, and Tubas in the northeastern West Bank. Illegal Israeli colonizers also caused damage to Palestinian cars.

Media sources said the invasions were conducted by dozens of armored military vehicles, leading to protests and exchanges of fire between the soldiers and Palestinian resistance fighters.

In Jenin, in the northern West Bank, the soldiers invaded many areas in the city, including the al-Jabriyyat neighborhood and the Shuhada Junction, before exchanging fire with Palestinian resistance fighters.

Many Palestinian protesters also hurled stones and empty bottles at the military vehicles, invading several areas in Jenin.

Furthermore, several army jeeps invaded Nablus city in the northern West Bank and exchanged fire with Palestinian resistance fighters.

Also, illegal Israeli colonizers invaded the al-Fondoq village, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and attacked cars, causing damage.

Israeli soldiers invaded the village after the attack and fired live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, and gas bombs at Palestinian protesters.

In Halhoul town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, dozens of colonizers and soldiers invaded the Nabi Younis area, leading to protests.

Several army jeeps also invaded Tammoun town, south of Tubas in the northeastern West Bank, before the soldiers stormed and searched homes.

On Monday night, the army invaded the al-Isawiya village, east of occupied Jerusalem, and fired many gas bombs at Palestinians who protested the invasion.

The army fired gas bombs and concussion grenades at random, striking some homes and shops, causing damage.

(Source / 31.05.2022)

Israeli Navy Attacks Palestinian Fishing Boats In Gaza

Israeli navy ships chased and attacked several Palestinian fishing boats northwest of Gaza city on Monday night.

Eyewitnesses said the navy ships chased the Palestinian fishing boats near the Sudaniyya Shore, northwest of Gaza city, and fired many live rounds and gas bombs at them.

The attack did not lead to casualties but forced the boats to return to the shore to avoid further Israeli violations.

On Sunday, Israeli soldiers fired many live rounds and gas bombs at Palestinian farmers and fishermen in the northern and easter parts of the besieged Gaza Strip.

The attacks are part of constant Israeli violations against the Palestinians, especially the fishermenfarmersshepherds, and workers in the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip, and resulted in dozens of casualties, including fatalities, in addition to severe property damage and the confiscation of many boats after abducting the fishermen.

In March of last year, 2021, the Palestinian Interior Ministry in Gaza said Israeli mines were responsible for an explosion that led to the death of three fishermen.

(Source / 31.05.2022)

Soldiers Shoot And Abduct A Young Man In Hebron

On Monday, Israeli soldiers shot a young man in Kharsa village, south of Hebron in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and abducted him.

The soldiers invaded the village, leading to protests, and fired many live rounds and gas bombs at the Palestinians.

Medical sources said the soldiers shot Abdullah Ahmad Abu Sbaa’, 21, with a live round in the leg and abducted him.

In related news, the many Palestinians suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation during protests that erupted after the army invaded Tuqu town, east of Bethlehem.

(Source / 31.05.2022)

Israeli Army Issues Demolition Orders Against Two Homes In Hebron

On Monday, Israeli soldiers handed orders for the demolition of two Palestinian homes in the Masafer Yatta area, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank.

Fuad al-‘Amour, the Protection and Steadfastness Committees coordinator in southern Hebron, said the soldiers invaded the Um Qassa Bedouin community in Masafer Yatta and handed a demolition order.

He said the order is for demolishing a 140 square/meter home owned by Najeh Ka’abna.

The army also invaded the Khashm ad-Daraj area and handed an order for the demolition of an eighty square/meter home owned by Mohammad Ibrahim al-Atimeen.

The Israeli army claims the homes, in Area C of the West Bank, were built without permits from the so-called “Civil Administration Office,” the administrative branch of its illegal occupation.

It is worth mentioning that the army is planning to demolish and displace twelve Bedouin communities in Masafer Yatta, which would lead to the displacement of at least one thousand Palestinians after the Israeli High Court approved the demolition earlier this month.

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The demolitions are part of the ongoing Israeli policies of building and expanding its illegal colonies in the occupied West Bank after displacing and removing the indigenous Palestinians.

All of Israel’s colonies in the occupied West Bank, including those in and around occupied East Jerusalem, are illegal under International Law, the Fourth Geneva Convention in addition to various United Nations and Security Council resolutions. They also constitute war crimes under International Law.

Article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention states: “The Occupying Power shall not deport or transfer parts of its own civilian population into the territory it occupies.” It also prohibits the “individual or mass forcible transfers, as well as deportations of protected persons from occupied territory”.

(Source / 30.05.2022)