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News, October 2016
Israeli Occupation Soldiers Kill a Palestinian in Jerusalem, Kidnap Civilians, Open Fire Injuring Many in Al-Ram, Gaza, and Tulkarem
October 13, 2016
The following news stories are just few examples of the Israeli occupation government violations of Palestinian human rights, in a part of just one day, which cannot continue without the full financial and military support from the US-EU governments.
Israeli occupation Soldiers Kill A Young Palestinian Man In Silwan, East Jerusalem
October 11, 2016 10:10 PM IMEMC News
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Israeli occupation soldiers fatally shot, on Tuesday evening, a young Palestinian man in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, after the army invaded the town, and clashed with many youngsters who hurled stones at their vehicles.
The Wadi Hilweh information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the young man, Ali Atef Shiokhi, 20, was shot with a live round in his Pelvis, and that he bled to death as the medics were unable to move him to the hospital due to the extensive military siege on the town.
The Palestinian was a former political prisoner who was only released from an Israeli detention center earlier this year, after being held for 15 months.
His funeral was held just two hours after his death, with the participation of dozens of residents.
Clashes took place in Ein al-Louza neighborhood in Silwan, and the soldiers fired dozens of gas bombs, rubber-coated steel bullets, and live rounds.
Medical sources said a young man was shot with a rubber-coated steel bullet in his eye, while dozens of residents suffered the effects of teargas inhalation.
The soldiers closed the neighborhood, attacked dozens of residents and cars, before invading and ransacking many homes belonging to members of the al-Abbassi family, in addition to assaulting Khalil al-Abbassi, 60, and his Abed, causing various cuts and bruises.
The Red Crescent in Jerusalem said its ambulances and medics were repeatedly stopped by the army, and that one of its ambulances was searched eight times by the soldiers who invaded Silwan.
Injured in Ar Ram (
October 12, 2016 5:48 PM IMEMC News & Agencies
Several Palestinians were by live fire or rubber-coated steel rounds, Wednesday, during clashes with Israeli occupation forces in the town of ar-Ram, to the north of Jerusalem, according to local sources.
WAFA correspondence said that a large number of Israeli military vehicles broke into the town, in the early morning, provoking clashes with schoolboys who responded to the incursion by hurling stones towards their vehicles.
The Israeli military used live fire and steel rounds to disperse the angry protesters, causing multiple cases of injures among them. The army also fired teargas canisters towards the stone-throwers, causing multiple suffocation cases.
Today marks the second day of fierce clashes between the Israeli army and young schoolboys, provoked by repeated Israeli incursions into the town, in the aftermath of a shooting attack which left two Israelis killed on Monday, in Jerusalem.
The attacker, who was shot dead by Israeli police, hails from ar-Ram town.
Israeli Occupation Soldiers Open Fire On Farmers In Southern Gaza
October 12, 2016 12:02 PM IMEMC News
On Wednesday morning, Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence, fired many live rounds targeting farmers in Palestinian lands, close to the border fence, along the eastern area of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, manning military towers across the border fence, fired at farmers and bird hunters, in Palestinian lands in the towns of al-Fakhari, al-‘Amour, Abasan al-Kabeera, Abasan al-Jadeeda, at-T’eimat, al-Qarara and Sreij in addition to the Najjar neighborhood.
The attacks did not lead to casualties among the Palestinians, but forced them out of their lands in fear of further military fire.
In addition, the soldiers invaded, late on Tuesday at night and early Wednesday, several districts in the occupied West Bank, broke into and violently searched many homes, kidnapped nine Palestinians, including a woman from Jerusalem, and injured another woman.
Israeli Occupation Soldiers Kidnap Nine Palestinians In The West Bank
October 12, 2016 11:02 AM IMEMC News
Israeli occupation soldiers invaded, late on Tuesday at night and early Wednesday, several districts in the occupied West Bank, broke into and violently searched many homes, and kidnapped nine Palestinians, including a woman from Jerusalem.
The Ramallah office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS), in central West Bank, has reported that the soldiers invaded Ni’lin village, before storming and searching homes, and kidnapped four Palestinians, including two children.
The kidnapped residents have been identified as Mo’taz Saleh Khawaja, 16, Hamza Hatem Khawaja, 15, Barakat Ali Nafe’ and Zohdi Ali Nafe’.
The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded Marah M’alla area, in the city, searched several homes and kidnapped three Palestinians, identified as Mohammad Ahmad Shehada, Mahmoud Ali Shehada, 18, and Ali Mohammad Taqatqa, 17.
In addition, dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday morning, the town of al-Ram, north of occupied East Jerusalem, shot and injured a Palestinian woman, and kidnapped another woman, identified as Ghadeer Jamjoum, 35.
The soldiers fired gas bombs and concussion grenades, causing dozens of residents, especially school children to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.
Israeli Occupation Army Kidnaps A Palestinian Woman, Injures Another Woman And Scores Of Schoolchildren, In Jerusalem
October 12, 2016 10:28 AM IMEMC News
Dozens of Israeli occupation soldiers invaded, on Wednesday morning, the town of al-Ram, north of occupied East Jerusalem, injured a Palestinian woman, and kidnapped another, in addition to wounding dozens of residents, especially schoolchildren.
The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported that dozens of soldiers, riding various armored vehicles, invaded the town, and stormed the home of Misbah Abu Sbeih, who was killed by army fire Sunday, and occupied its rooftop, in addition to several nearby homes and rooftops.
The soldiers also fired many concussion grenades, gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets, at the residents who gathered near the invaded homes.
The army also clashed with schoolchildren, who were walking to their schools in the town, and injured many of them with rubber-coated steel bullets, while dozens suffered the effects of teargas inhalation.
Palestinian medics rushed to the area, but the soldiers prevented them from entering the town, after declaring it a closed military zone.
In addition, the soldiers assaulted a Palestinian man while walking to a store to buy bread for his children, causing various cuts and bruises.
The soldiers also kidnapped a Palestinian woman, identified as Ghadeer Jamjoum, 35, on the main street of al-Ram, and took her to a detention and interrogation center in Jerusalem.
The town of ar-Ram has been witnessing ongoing clashes, amidst escalating military invasions, since the death of Abu Sbeih.
Israeli Occupation Army Invades Aida Refugee Camp, In Bethlehem, Injures Three Palestinians
October 11, 2016 6:49 AM IMEMC News
Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at night, the ‘Aida refugee camp, north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, shot and injured three young men with live fire, during clashes that took place in the camp.
Medical sources said the soldiers shot three young men with live fire, and that two of them were shot in their legs, and one in his shoulder, causing moderate injuries.
The clashes took place near Bilal Bin Rabah mosque, at the northern entrance of the refugee camp, after the soldiers invaded it.
Medics rushed to the camp and provided the wounded with the needed medical treatment, before moving them to hospital.
Eyewitnesses said the clashes started after a number of soldiers left the military base, close to the Rachel Tomb area, and invaded the Islamic Graveyard, in the camp.
Israeli Occupation Army Kidnaps One Palestinians, Injures Many Others, Including A Child, In Tulkarem
October 10, 2016 9:14 AM IMEMC News
Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Tulkarem city, and Tulkarem refugee camp, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, kidnapped one Palestinian and injured several others, including a child.
Local sources said the soldiers invaded several alleys in Tulkarem refugee camp, and Thiab neighborhood in the city, and clashed with dozens of youngsters who hurled stones and empty bottles on the military vehicles.
The army fired dozens of gas bombs, rubber-coated steel bullets and several rounds of live ammunition, causing many Palestinians to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation.
Medics provided the needed treatment to the wounded Palestinians, and moved a child to hospital after she became unable to breathe on her own.
The soldiers also searched homes in Tulkarem city, interrogated many Palestinians, and kidnapped a young man, identified as Amir Salah ‘Amara.
Also at dawn, several military jeeps invaded the town of ‘Azzoun, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, broke into and searched dozens of homes, and kidnapped ten Palestinians.
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