Israeli Soldiers Injure Dozens Of Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

On Friday, Israeli soldiers injured dozens of Palestinians, including seventeen who were shot with rubber-coated steel bullets, during the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia.

Dozens of residents held the weekly procession and marched from the town’s center while chanting for liberation and calling for ending the illegal Israeli occupation and its colonialist activities.

The Palestinians also marked the twelfth year since the nonviolent processions started, and raised Palestinian flags before the soldiers assaulted them near the town’s closed main road.

The soldiers fired many rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades at the protesters, wounding seventeen and causing dozens to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.

The Palestinians have been holding weekly processions in Kufur Qaddoum for the last eighteen years, demanding the army to reopen the village’s main road the soldiers blockaded to allow easy access to the illegal colonizers driving to and from Kedumim illegal colony built on stolen Palestinian lands.

(Source / 01.07.2022)

Israeli Soldiers injure Many Palestinians In Beita And Beit Dajan

On Friday, Israeli soldiers attacked the weekly processions in Beita and Beit Dajan, south and east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and injured many Palestinians.

Ahmad Jibril, the head of the Emergency Department at the Nablus branch of the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS), said the soldiers caused twelve Palestinians to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation in Beit Dajan.

Jibril added that the soldiers also shot a young man with a rubber-coated steel bullet in the back and caused four to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation in Beita.

The Palestinians marched while raising Palestinian flags and chanting against the illegal Israeli occupation, its escalating violations, and the ongoing illegal colonialist activities.

The Palestinians have been holding ongoing processions on their lands in Sbeih Mountain in Beita, and in Beit Dajan, since May of last year after a group of illegal Israeli colonizers installed an outpost atop the mountain.

During these protests, the soldiers injured thousands of Palestinians and killed several others, including children.

The Mountain, owned by the Palestinians, has significant strategic importance, especially since if it is occupied by the colonizers the colony would lead to the annexation of 20 Dunams of Palestinian lands, and would also lead to the isolation of a large area of Palestinian lands.

(Source /01.07.2022)

WAFA: “Israeli soldiers attack a woman’s funeral in Beit Ummar”

HEBRON, Friday, July 1, 2022 (WAFA) – Israeli occupation forces today attacked a deceased Palestinian woman’s funeral in the town of Beit Ummar, in the southern West Bank province of Hebron, according to local sources.

Mohammad Awad, a local Palestinian activist, told WAFA that soldiers attacked the coffin of the deceased Palestinian woman as well as the pallbearers as the funeral passed through the main entrance to the town.

He said the attacking soldiers fired live shots into the air, kicked the pallbearers, and fired teargas canisters and stun grenades to disperse the funeral. No injuries were reported.

(Source / 01.07.2022)

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In West Bank

On Friday dawn and Thursday night, Israeli soldiers abducted eight Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including the occupied capital Jerusalem.

In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the soldiers invaded the ath-Thaheriyya town, south of the city, searched homes, and abducted Mos’ab Sho’eib Khdeirat and Mohammad Ahmad Khdeirat.

The soldiers also invaded many villages and towns in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, searched homes, and abducted Azmi Salah Abu Hasan.

In Nablus, in the northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted former political prisoner Nihad Jihad al-Aqra’ from his home in Askar al-Jadid refugee camp, east of the city.

On Thursday night, the soldiers abducted a young man, Nitham Abu Ramouz, near the al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem and a young man whose name remained unknown, from Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa, after attacking him while in his car in the Wadi ar-Rababa neighborhood.

(Source / 01.07.2022)

Detainee Rayyan Continues Hunger Strike For 86th Day

Palestinian political prisoner, Raed Rayyan, held by Israeli under the arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial, is continuing the hunger strike for the 86th day, protesting his continued imprisonment.

Rayyan, from Beit Doqqo village, northwest of occupied Jerusalem, is currently held at the infamous Ramla Prison Clinic, which lacks physicians and basic supplies, and is facing a serious deterioration in his health.

The Palestinian Detainees Committee said that Rayyan suffers a dangerous weight loss, dizziness, fatigue, repeated vomiting, and a dangerous deficiency in vitamins, proteins, and minerals, in addition to pain in various parts of his body.

The Committee added that the detainee is subject to repeated violations and attempts by the prison administration to force him to end the strike, but he remains determined to continue.

Israeli is holding captive at least 4600 Palestinians, including about 682 who are held under the arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, in addition to 7 Legislative Council Members, 170 children, and thirty-two women.

The Israeli occupation authorities have issued more than 54000 Administrative Detention orders against the Palestinian detainees since 1967.

There are also five hundred ailing detainees, including fifty in serious conditions requiring constant care and many with cancer, kidney diseases, and other conditions.

(Source / 01.07.2022)

Israeli Army Fires At Farmers And Shepherds East Of Gaza

On Friday morning, Israeli soldiers fired many live rounds and gas bombs at Palestinian farmers and shepherds on their lands near the perimeter fence east of Gaza city.

Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, stationed on military towers across the fence, fired a barrage of live rounds and gas bombs at the farmers and shepherds east of the Tuffah neighborhood, east of Gaza city,

They added that the attack did not lead to casualties but forced the Palestinians to leave their lands in fear of further escalation.

On Wednesday morning, Israeli soldiers invaded Palestinian farmlands in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the 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 2021, the Palestinian Interior Ministry in Gaza said Israeli mines were responsible for an explosion that led to the death of three fishermen.

(Source / 01.07.2022)

Soldiers Invade Villages And Towns, In Jenin, Abduct A Palestinian

On Friday dawn, Israeli soldiers invaded many villages and towns in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, searched homes, and abducted one Palestinian.

The soldiers invaded the al-Yamoun town, west of Jenin, searched a few homes, and abducted Azmi Salah Abu Hasan.

The soldiers also searched the home of Azmi’s brother, Raed, and his son Bassel; the army abducted them several months ago, and they are still imprisoned.

The invasions also targeted the Silat al-Harithiya town and the villages of Ta’nak and Rommana, west of Jenin.

(Source / 01.07.2022)

Israel court postpones expulsion of Palestinian family from Silwan

Residents, who watched the demolition of their home, experience sadness as Israeli excavators demolish 2-storey building, belonging to Palestinian al-Rajbi family, claiming that they are “unlicensed” in Silwan Neighbourhood of East Jerusalem, Jerusalem on May 10, 2022

The Israeli High Court yesterday delayed a decision to expel a Palestinian family from its home in Wadi Al-Hilwa of occupied Jerusalem’s Silwan neighbourhood.

The court, according to Safa news agency, said it was awaiting a reply from the Custodian of Absentee Property on why he had declared the house as an absentee property without checking the heirs of the previous owner.

Lawyer Mohammad Dahla told Safa that the house was originally owned by the late Musa Samreen, who had granted unconditional permission for Mohammad Samreen and his wife to live in it.

The lawyer said that he had explained this in the appeal filed to the court prior, noting that the court accepted the appeal and decided to wait for the reply from the Custodian of Absentee Property.

He said that the court asked the Custodian of Absentee Property to clarify the reason why it had decided that the house is an absentee property while the resident, who might have a will from the late owner, is living in the house.

Israeli District Court has previously decided to expel the Palestinian family from the house in favour of settlement groups and the El Ad Settlement Fund.

The Absentees’ Property Law was the main legal instrument used by Israel to take possession of the land belonging to the internal and external Palestinian refugees, and Muslim Waqf properties across the state.

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(Source / 30.06.2022)

2 Palestinians run over then detained by Israel soldiers

Israeli forces in the West Bank on 11 April 2022

Two Palestinians drivers were run over and detained yesterday by Israeli occupation officers who hit them with their vehicle near the town of Al-Khader to the south of occupied Bethlehem, reported Wafa news agency.

Local eyewitnesses said Israeli officers hit the Palestinians, who were riding on their motorcycle. The pair, from the Dheisheh Refugee Camp, suffered severe injuries.

Following treatment at the Palestine Red Crescent Society, the two were detained by the Israeli soldiers during a night raid.

Night raids by Israeli occupation forces are a near daily practice in the occupied West Bank. Israel claims that such raids are essential for intelligence purposes, but rights groups have slammed the practice, insisting that the goal is to oppress and intimidate the Palestinian population and increase state control. Like checkpoints and the illegal Separation Wall, the raids are part of the DNA of the occupation, say critics.

Israel has occupied the West Bank since 1967. Human rights abuses against Palestinians and breaches of international law are daily occurrences.

READ: Israel forces shot dead Palestinian youth in Jenin

(Source / 30.06.2022)

Israel ‘exploits’ Palestinian prisoners’ deteriorating health

People, holding photos of Palestinian prisoners and Palestinian flags, stage a demonstration demanding that the corpses of Palestinian prisoners who lost their lives in Israeli jails be returned to their families in front of International Committee of the Red Cross building in Gaza City, Gaza on May 23, 2022

More than 4,500 Palestinian prisoners have been enduring harsh detention conditions inside Israeli jails, including 600 sick detainees who do not have access to proper healthcare, Safa news agency reported yesterday.

Safa reported sources close to the prisoner issue saying that 200 of the 600 sick prisoners are suffering from chronic diseases and are not undergoing the necessary medical treatment.

A recent statistic issued by the Palestine Prisoners’ Club (PPC) stated that six prisoners inside Israeli jails have been diagnosed with cancer since June 2021, bringing the total number of prisoners suffering from cancer to 23.

Meanwhile, Safa reported that the Israeli prisoners of war held captive by the Palestinians have proper detention conditions and receive the best healthcare, citing the video footage of the Israeli prisoner who suffered from a sudden deterioration in his health.

However, former Palestinian prisoner Raafat Hamadouneh told Safa that the Israeli occupation “exploits the suffering and pain of the prisoners inside the interrogation rooms to grab false confessions.”

In addition, he said, the Israeli prison services do not recognise that a Palestinian prisoner is sick, “but when a prisoner starts complaining from pain, it reinterrogates him to get new confessions.”

Hamdouneh cited several cases, including children who suffered injuries caused by Israeli army fire being handcuffed and chained to their beds.

He also highlighted the case of a former female prisoner who gave birth while she was handcuffed and tied to her bed.

The former prisoner, who is active in support for prisoners’ issue, said that 228 Palestinian prisoners have died inside Israeli jails since 1967, including 72 who died as a result of a lack of proper healthcare.

READ: Israel rejects prisoner swap of ailing detainees

(Source / 30.06.2022)