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News, May 2014
Israeli Occupation Soldiers, Illegal Jewish Settlers, Attack and Kidnap Palestinians, Violate their Rights, and Damage their Property
May 22, 2014
Palestinian youth wounded in IOF shooting
[ 21/05/2014 - 06:06 PM ]
A Palestinian citizen was wounded in Israeli army shooting during an incursion into southern Gaza Strip on Wednesday morning.
Medical sources told the PIC reporter that 25-year-old Saleh al-Farra suffered a superficial bullet wound to the head.
Israeli occupation forces fired at random on their withdrawal from eastern Khan Younis wounding the young man, the sources said.
Jewish settlers set Palestinian crops on fire
[ 21/05/2014 - 03:27 PM ]
Jewish settlers from Kiryat Arba settlement in al-Khalil set Palestinian crops on fire on Wednesday morning.
A local source told the PIC reporter that the settlers started fire in wheat and barley fields near the bypass road under Israeli army protection.
Areas close to the bypass road are targets of regular attacks by settlers in an attempt to annex them to the settlement.
IOF demolishes 20 Palestinian facilities in Jordan Valley
[ 21/05/2014 - 03:19 PM ]
Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) accompanied by military bulldozers stormed on Wednesday Jeftlek village, north of the Jordan Valley, and demolished 20 Palestinian facilities including tents and sheds.
The IOF soldiers demolished sheds and tents belonging to Duayis family, local sources reported.
IOF soldiers deported many Palestinian families living in the village from their homes under the pretext of being located in area C.
6 homes and 12 sheds were demolished this morning, which led to the displacement of 50 family members, Aref Daraghmeh, a local leader, told the PIC reporter.
Israeli Occupation Army Demolishes Several Palestinian Shops in Occupied Jerusalem
Thursday May 22, 2014 00:55 by Chris Carlson - 1 of International Middle East Media Center Editorial Group
The Israeli occupation army has bulldozed a number of shops in the
al-Khalileh neighborhood, near the village of al-Nabi Samwill, in
VIDEO: Israeli Forces Fire Tear Gas and Stun Grenades at Children in Hebron
This morning, in al-Khalil (Hebron), the International Solidarity
Movement (ISM) reports that several children threw stones towards
Checkpoint 29 on their way to school.
Related Link(s): http://palsolidarity.org/2014/05/video-israeli-forces-f...bron/
Young Palestinian Injured by Israeli Fire in Southern Gaza
Wednesday May 21, 2014 20:39 by Chris Carlson - 1 of International
Middle East Media Center Editorial Group
Israeli Occupation Navy Kidnaps Two Palestinian Fishermen In Rafah
Israeli occupation forces navy vessels attacked Palestinian
fishing boats in Gaza waters, close to the shore in Rafah, in the
southern part of the Gaza Strip, and kidnapped two fishermen.
Illegal Israeli arrests in West Bank and Gaza
[ 21/05/2014 - 03:13 PM ]
Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) illegally arrested five Palestinians, including ex-detainees, from Gaza Strip and West Bank, and confiscated two fishing boats.
IOF soldiers stormed at dawn Wednesday Silat Harthiya town west of Jenin, where they carried out raid and arrest campaigns.
More than 15 military vehicles stormed the town at dawn and broke into Palestinian houses, arresting three liberated detainees, local sources told PIC reporter.
Head of the Palestinian fishermen syndicate Nizar Ayyash confirmed to PIC reporter that Israeli Navy Forces opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats Tuesday night at sea off the coast of Rafah to the south of Gaza Strip.
Two fishermen were arrested during the attack after the confiscation of their fishing boats, the sources added.
Two fishermen were released on Wednesday after being arrested on Sunday by Israeli Navy Forces.
A least one hundred fishermen were arrested or injured by Israeli Navy since the truce agreement was signed in November 2012.
Meanwhile, Israeli occupation forces arrested on Tuesday evening two Palestinian young men, from Deir Nidham town, west of Ramallah.
Israeli soldiers arrested the two brothers in order to pressure their father to deliver his 14-year-old son Jaber to them.
In the same context, Israeli forces arrested on Tuesday three minors after being summoned to Ofer military camp in southern Ramallah.
The three minors, including two students, were summoned by Israeli intelligence. They were investigated for several hours before being arrested and transferred to Ofer prison.
Israeli forces stormed the three minors' homes in Ramallah and handed their parents the summonses, threatening to arrest them.
On the other hand, IOF soldiers stormed Yatta town, south of al-Khalil, and searched a number of homes accompanied by police dogs.
The soldiers intensified their presence in the town and erected several checkpoints.
Along the same line, six Palestinians from al-Khalil were summoned on Wednesday, including the female ex-detainee Ehsan Dbabash after breaking into their homes.
Ehsan has spent 20 months in Israeli jails, where she was subjected to ill-treatment and harassment.
Meanwhile, hundreds of Israeli soldiers stormed Nablus city last night and conducted military training, local sources revealed.
As a result, violent clashes erupted between the invading forces and Palestinian youths who threw stones and burned tires in the city's streets.
Israeli forces broke into a number of homes and served summonses to several young men.
Qalqiliya football team's coach was also arrested by Israeli forces after raiding his home in Nablus.
Members of Qalqilya football team were earlier arrested after their participation in an international football competition.
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