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10 Palestinians Killed by Israeli Occupation Soldiers in the West Bank During Protests Against Israeli Atrocities in Gaza Strip, July 26, 2014

As Israeli Aggression On Gaza Escalates, Ten Palestinians Killed In The West Bank

Saturday July 26, 2014 03:01 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies
Protests Spread Across the West Bank

Tens of thousands of Palestinians held massive protests in the West Bank Friday against the ongoing Israeli aggression on the civilian population in the Gaza Strip, and the death of hundreds of civilians, including infants and children. Israeli soldiers shot and killed ten Palestinians, and wounded hundreds, some suffering life-threatening injuries, in less than 12 hours.

Protest In Hebron - Wattan News

On Saturday at dawn, a Palestinian identified as
1. Bassem Saty Abu ar-Rob, 19
was killed by live rounds fired by Israeli soldiers near the al-Jalama roadblock, near Jenin.

The round struck him in the chest, exiting from his back, while at least 20 others have been injured.

Late on Friday at night, dozens of soldiers invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and clashed with local youth who hurled stones and empty bottles at them.

A Palestinian teen, identified as
2. Nasri Mahmoud Taqatqa, 14,
was killed by a live round, and several Palestinians were injured, some seriously.

Earlier on Friday, one Palestinian was shot an injured by an Israeli live round in his leg, in al-Khader town west of Bethlehem.

Soldiers also invaded the Hebron district, in the southern part of the West Bank, shot and killed several Palestinians, and wounded dozens of residents.

Medical sources said resident
3. Eid Rabah Fdeilat, 28,
was killed in clashes that took place after the soldiers invaded the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron.

He was shot by a number of live rounds to the upper part of his body.

4. Abdul-Majid Ahmad Ebreghieth, 39,
5. Hashem Abu Maria, 45, and
6. Sultan Yousef Za’aqeeq, 30,
have been killed by rounds of live ammunition, fired by Israeli soldiers invading Beit Ummar town, near Hebron, while dozens of residents suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.

One of the victims, Hashem Abu Maria, 47, was the Director of Defence for Children International in Hebron.

See related -- VIDEO: Israeli Sniper Killing Wounded Civilian

Different Palestinian factions have declared this "a day of rage", in response to the ongoing assault on Gaza.

A fanatic Israeli settler attacked several Palestinians protesting the ongoing Israeli assault on Gaza, in Huwwara, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, killing two and wounding at least three others.

The two slain Palestinians have been identified as
7. Tayyeb Mohammad Odah, 22, and
8. Khaled Azmi Odah, 20.

Soldiers forced all stores to shut down in Huwwara, and fired dozens of gas bombs and concussion grenades at the villagers.

Also on Friday, a Palestinian teen, identified as
9. Fadi Fadel al-Khatib, 17,
was killed after the army attacked nonviolent protesters in Bil’in, village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, several Palestinians have been injured.

Hundreds of Palestinians held a protest, starting from the al-Am’ary refugee camp, near Ramallah, and heading towards the Qalandia terminal, north of occupied Jerusalem, while the soldiers used excessive force against them, firing dozens of rounds of live ammunition, rubber-coated bullets and gas bombs, killing one Palestinians, and wounding 250 others; at least four suffer serious injuries.

Medical sources said the slain Palestinian has been identified as
10. Mohammad Eyad al-A’raj, 20. Shot by a live round at the Qalandia terminal.

Six Palestinians were injured during a protest close to the Beit El illegal settlement, north of Ramallah.
Hundreds of Palestinians held a massive protest in the central West Bank city of Salfit, demanding an end to ongoing Israeli war on the civilian population in the Gaza Strip.

Similar protests were also held in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including in in Hebron, Bethlehem, and Jenin.

Two Palestinians, including an international peace activist, have been injured during a Gaza solidarity protest, north of Nablus, after the army violently attacked the nonviolent protest, firing rounds of live ammunition, gas bombs, concussion grenades, and rubber-coated metal bullets.

Local sources said a child, identified as Ghazi Sha’er, 14, and ‘Assem Maysar, 18, were shot by live rounds to the chest in Sabastia area, near Nablus, while the British peace activist was shot by a rubber-coated metal bullet in her chest.

At least three Palestinians were shot and injured by Israeli live round in Qasra village, south of Nablus.
Three more Palestinians were shot by live rounds during clashes with soldiers invading Qarawat Bani Hassan village, west of Salfit.

Soldiers also prevented medics from entering the village, and closed the Iron Gate of the Apartheid Wall, an issue that forces the medics to move the wounded to a clinic in Bidya nearby village.

Clashes also took place in different parts of occupied Jerusalem, including the Salah ed-Deen Street, Silwan, Wad al-Jouz, ath-Thoury, and many other areas, while several Palestinians, including a cameraman working for the Palestine TV have been injured.

Last night, a massive demonstration took place, from Ramallah to Qalandia, during which one Palestinian was killed and another pronounced 'clinically dead' after being shot by Israeli forces; nearly 300 were reported injured, at least half of them with live ammunition.


At Least 15 Kidnapped From West Bank, Including Ex-Prisoner

Saturday July 26, 2014 02:59 by Chris Carlson - 1 of International Middle East Media Center Editorial Group

As different Palestinian factions declare Friday a "day of rage" in solidarity with Gaza's victims, ensuing confrontations between protesters and Israeli forces have resulted in the kidnappings of at least 15 Palestinians across the West Bank.

Last night, a massive demonstration took place, from Ramallah to Qalandia, during which one Palestinian was killed and another pronounced 'clinically dead' after being shot by Israeli forces; nearly 300 were reported injured, at least half of them with live ammunition.

It was the largest march, in all of Palestine, in decades.

Demonstrations and ensuing clashes continue in all different neighborhoods across the West Bank and Jerusalem, on Friday, in which at least 10 people have been killed and 15 kidnapped by Israeli forces, in the West Bank districts of Hebron and Nablus.

According to reports by WAFA local and security sources, six were abducted from Hebron, in addition to three others in the nearby town of Doura -- most of whom were taken after forces violently raided their houses, damaging their furniture.

Forces also kidnapped a 23-year-old young man from Sair village, to the north of Hebron, after raiding and damaging his home as well.

On Tell Street, in Nablus City, Israeli forces took two Palestinians, including 28-year-old ex-prisoner Mustafa al-Sakhel, following a similar raid on their homes.

Earlier, according to WAFA, the Palestinian Prisoner’s Club said that the Israeli army arrested two Palestinians in the village of Salim, to the east of the city, and another one, age 24, in the village of Tell, to the west.

PNN additionally names abductees: Moneer Sharar, 30 from Doura, Ashraf Abdel Jalil Hathaleen, 23 from Sair, Moab Eshtayeh, Naser Eshtayeh and Mosah Hindi, from Nablus, Shadi and Abdel Khaleq Seder, Salah Al-Natsheh, Anas Yosief Al-Qazaz, Yazied Al-Ja’abah, Usama Al-Qwasmeh, Abdel Rahim Abu-Dayh and Islam Al-Qodsi, from the city of Hebron.

Two days ago, Mohammad Qasim Hamamra, from the Bethlehem village of Husan died from his injuries after being shot in the head, the day before, by live Israeli fire.. He was the second to be killed in the village in two days, following Mahmoud Hamamra, age 32, who was killed on Tuesday, by a shot to his chest.

Several marches have been organized for tonight in the main cities and villages of the West Bank, in solidarity with the people in Gaza.

Annual Celebration of Jerusalem Becomes “Day of Rage”, Protests Held Worldwide

Saturday July 26, 2014 00:49 by Celine Hagbard - IMEMC News

The day set out each year to celebrate the city of Jerusalem has, this year, been dubbed the “Jerusalem Day of Rage”, in which hundreds of thousands of protesters worldwide have held thousands of protests to challenge the ongoing Israeli assault on Gaza. In Lebanon, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah made a rare public appearance on Jerusalem Day on Friday to voice his support for the people of Gaza.

Jerusalem Day is celebrated worldwide on the last Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. This year, however, the occasion has turned into a day of solidarity with the people of Gaza.

Solidarity protests for Gaza have been growing in number and frequency over the past week, with hundreds of thousands coming out to protests in Europe, and Palestinians in the West Bank, Jerusalem and inside Israel holding protests on a near-daily basis.

In Hebron, Mohammad Rabah told the Mondoweiss blog, “People are on the streets every night everywhere, there are hundreds of people out in Hebron, but it’s really the most people in Bab-al-Zawyeh [the city-center]. It’s every night—I don’t see an end,” Rabah said. “We start with chants and shouting for Gaza, and then the soldiers will come out and fighting happens. They shoot [tear-gas], and sound grenades and bullets and we throw stones and Molotovs, it sounds like a war-zone here. Every night there is someone shot in the leg or the foot. They always shoot our legs.”

The most significant protest in the West Bank was on Thursday, July 24th, when an estimated 50,000 Palestinians descended on the largest checkpoint in the West Bank, Qalandia, which blocks their access to the city of Jerusalem. One person was killed and over 120 wounded when Israeli troops attacked the protesters with live ammunition.


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