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6 Palestinians Killed, Scores Injured and Abducted, Homes Demolished by Israeli Occupation Regime Soldiers

May 29, 2023 

Editor's Note:

" ٰ  ٰ "  ( 5: 32).

"Because of that, We decreed upon the Children of Israel that whoever kills a soul, unless for a soul, or for corruption in the land, it is as if he had killed humankind entirely" (The Holy Quran, Al-Ma-ida, 5: 32).

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While brutal force has been used to create Zionist Israel and sustain it thus far, Zionist claims to Palestine are false. Actually, from the five thousand years of known written history, there has been a continuous Palestinian-Canaanite presence in the Holy Land. Despite the Zionist false claims, the ancient Israelites ruled part of the land for only 85 years (during the reign of David, Solomon, and Solomon's son).

 After that, the Egyptians conquered Palestine-Canaan in 925 BC, followed by Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians, Greeks, and Romans, before the Arab Muslim rule, starting from 636 AD.

By the Time Jesus started his mission, the three population groups of Canaanites, Palestinians, and Israelites were melted together in religion and language. Most of them became Christians when Constantine converted in 313 AD. Then, most of them became Muslims in the 7th and 8th centuries AD.

So, Palestinian Muslims, Christians, and Jews are the ones who have the right to claim descent from ancient Israelites, Palestinians, and Canaanites, not Zionists from other continents.

The following news stories are just examples, not a systematic record, of the Israeli occupation government abuse, mistreatment, and violations of Palestinian human rights, on daily basis.

More detailed news stories can be found at the following sources:

http://english.wafa.ps/, https://english.palinfo.com/, https://imemc.org/, https://paltoday.ps/ar/



Palestinian Ashraf Mohammad Amin Ibrahim, 38, was killed by Israeli occupation soldiers, in Jenin, on May 29, 2023 Palestinian Ala Khalil Qaisiyya, 26, was killed by an Israeli illegal settler, south of Hebron, May 26, 2023 Saleh Sabra, 22, was killed by Israeli occupation soldiers in Askar, Nablus, on May 15, 2023
Palestinian Zaid Salayma was forced by the Israeli occupation regime to demolish his unauthorized kitchen, In Silwan, Jerusalem, to avoid high costs of demolition by the Israeli regime bulldozers, May 28, 2023 Three Palestinians were killed by Israeli occupation soldiers in Balata, Nabljus, Mohammad Zeitoun, Fat'hi Rezeq, Abdullah Hamdan, on May 22, 2023


The following news stories are from:
 https://imemc.org/


Killing of Palestinians by Israeli Occupation Regime Soldiers

Army Kills An Intelligence Officer In Jenin, Injures Eight Palestinians, And Abducts Six

 MAY 29, 2023

Earlier Monday, Israeli soldiers invaded Jenin city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, killed an intelligence officer, injured eight Palestinians, one seriously, and abducted six others.

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that the soldiers killed Ashraf Mohammad Amin Ibrahim, 38, after shooting him with two expanding bullets in the chest and the abdomen.

It said one of the bullets exploded in his liver and the second in his chest, especially in the lung, causing fatal wounds.

The slain Palestinian Intelligence officer was also a former political prisoner imprisoned by Israel for ten years in Israeli prisons and was preparing to get married.

The soldiers also shot eight Palestinians with live fire, including one in critical condition at a hospital in Jenin.

Furthermore, the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes in several neighborhoods in Jenin and abducted six Palestinians.

Palestinian fighters exchanged fire with the soldiers who invaded many areas in Jenin, and managed to cause damage to an armored military vehicle.

On Monday dawn, Israeli soldiers abducted at least thirteen Palestinians, including a father and two of his sons, during massive invasions and violent searches of homes across the occupied West Bank.

Israeli Guard Kills Palestinian In An Illegal Colony In Hebron

 MAY 26, 2023

On Friday, an Israeli guard shot a Palestinian in an illegal Israeli colony in Hebron, in the occupied West Banks southern part.

The Palestinian Health Ministry said the young man has been identified as Ala Khalil Qaisiyya, 26, from the Adth-Dthaheriyya town, south of Hebron.

The Health Ministry said Israeli soldiers and colonizers have killed 157, including 36 from the Gaza Strip and 26 children, since the beginning of this year.

The Palestinian is the cousin of Saad Mahmoud Qaisiyya, 25, who a paramilitary colonizer killed, on March 1, 2017, in the same colony.

Israeli reports said a security team member shot the Palestinian, who was reportedly heading to a synagogue in Teneh Omarim colony, where holiday prayers were taking place, and added that the guard shot him at the entrance of the building.

According to Ynet News, the Palestinian was shot in what it called an attempted stabbing attack, adding that the security guard shot him when he was wielding his knife. No Israelis were injured in the reported incident.

The report only indicated that the Palestinian was neutralized, a term various Israeli medical outlets use without providing further details, especially whether the person was killed or just idled.

The Israeli army instructed the colonizers to remain indoors until further notice and prevented vehicles from entering or leaving the colony.

There are 22 illegal Israeli colonies, fifteen outposts, and four industrial colonies on stolen Palestinian lands in Hebron, where about 21.000 colonizers reside.

The army also has 20 permanent military roadblocks in Hebron, resulting in constant closure and the isolation of many neighborhoods and communities.

Israels colonies in the occupied West Bank, including those in and around occupied East Jerusalem, are illegal under International Law, the Fourth Geneva Convention, and 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.

Israeli Soldiers Kill Three Palestinians In Nablus

 MAY 22, 2023

On Monday dawn, the Palestinian Health Ministry said Israeli soldiers killed three Palestinians and injured four others, one seriously, after the army invaded the Balata refugee camp, the largest Palestinian refugee camp, near Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.

In a statement, the Health Ministry confirmed the death of the three young Palestinian men, adding that the soldiers also shot four young men, including one in a life-threatening condition.

The Health Ministry said the soldiers killed Mohammad Bilal Zeitoun, 32, Fathi Jihad Abdul-Salem Rezeq, 30, and Abdullah Yousef Mohammad Abu Hamdan, 24.

The Palestinians were killed and injured when a large military force, in many armored vehicles, invaded the refugee camp at dawn, leading to protests, before the soldiers fired a barrage of live rounds, in addition to many rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades.

The soldiers also detonated three Palestinian homes during the invasion, including a home owned by the local Abu Shallal family.

The Palestinian TV said the soldiers did not inform the families, living near the homes, about their intention to detonate the properties.

The explosions caused serious damage not only to the targeted homes but also to the many surrounding properties, especially the ones above the properties in the same building.

Many surrounding homes sustained considerable property damage, especially since the refugee camp is densely populated with narrow alleys and attached properties.

Eyewitnesses said the army also deployed sharpshooters on rooftops of several buildings and prevented Palestinian ambulances from entering the refugee camp.

Furthermore, Palestinian fighters exchanged fire with the soldiers invading the refugee camp and its surrounding areas.

Israeli sources said the army deployed more than 400 soldiers during the invasion, and added that the soldiers also exchanged fire with Palestinian fighters.

In a video, an Israeli sharpshooter is seen pointing the laser of his sniper scope at the chest of a medic in a Palestinian Red Crescent ambulance.

Ahmad Jibril, the head of the Emergency Department at the Nablus branch of the Palestinian Red Crescent Society said the army stopped its ambulances and refused to allow them to reach wounded Palestinians, forcing the medics to find alternate alleys and streets to reach the invaded area in Balata refugee camp, despite the serious risks to their lives.

Jibril said the medics were stopped while trying to reach a seriously wounded Palestinian who was shot in the chest, especially the lungs,  but the soldiers stopped them and added that it was much later that the medics were able to reach him and rush him to hospital, but he succumbed to his wounds.

He added that the Red Crescent contacted the International Red Cross to coordinate with the army to allow the medics to enter the refugee camp, but the Israeli military coordinator denied the request.

The Palestinian Health Ministry said Israeli soldiers and paramilitary colonizers had killed 156 Palestinians since the beginning of this year. Among the slain Palestinians are 26 children, and 36 were killed in the Gaza Strip.

Israeli Army Kills One Palestinian, Injures Two In Nablus

 MAY 15, 2023

Earlier Monday, many armored Israeli military vehicles invaded the Askar refugee camp, east of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank before killing one Palestinian and injuring two, including one woman.

Many Palestinians protested the invasion, especially after the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes before the army fired a barrage of live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, and gas bombs.

Ahmad Jibril, the head of the Emergency Department of the Nablus office of the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS), said the soldiers killed Saleh Mohammad Saleh Sabra, 22, after shooting with live rounds in the chest.

Jibril added that the soldiers shot another Palestinian with a live round in the upper body and injured a woman in her home after she suffered shrapnel wounds in the face from a shattered window after several Israeli bullets struck the property.

It is worth mentioning that the army invaded Nablus city from several directions before surrounding and invading the Askar refugee camp and the Popular Housing Projects in the city, leading to protests.

During the invasion, the soldiers stormed and violently searched the home of Abdul-Fattah Hussein Kharousha, 49, and took measurements of the Kharousha family home in preparation for demolishing it.

Abdul-Fattah was one of six Palestinians shot and killed by Israeli troops during a massive invasion of the northern West Bank Palestinian city of Jenin and the Jenin refugee camp on the citys outskirts on March 07, 2023.

On May 13, Israeli soldiers killed Saed Jihad Shaker Mesha, 32, and Adnan Wasim Yousef Al-Araj, 19, after shooting them with live fire in the head, in Nablus.

 






Injuring of Palestinians by Israeli Occupation Regime Soldiers

Army Shoots Two Palestinians, Abducts One Of Them, Near Ramallah

 MAY 29, 2023

On Sunday night, Israeli soldiers shot two Palestinians and abducted one of them near the main entrance of the Al-Mughayyir village, northeast of Ramallah, in the central part of the occupied West Bank.

Media sources said the soldiers fired many live rounds at the two young men, wounding them both, before abducting one of them.

The Palestinian Health Ministry said the injured Palestinian, Ahmad Bashar Abu Alia, 18, was shot with live rounds in the shoulder and the leg before the soldiers abducted him.

The Health Ministry added that the second Palestinian suffered moderate gunshot wounds to the thigh and the chest before he was rushed to Palestine Medical Complex.

It is worth mentioning that the Israeli army continued the siege on the Al-Mughayyir village for the seventeenth day after the soldiers closed its two main entrances, forcing the Palestinians to take longer, unpaved routes to enter or leave their village.

Israeli Colonizers Attack Many Palestinians Near Nablus

 MAY 29, 2023

On Sunday evening, illegal Israeli colonizers attacked many Palestinian cars and assaulted the passengers near the Al-Lubban Ash-Sharqiya village, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.

Eyewitnesses said the colonizers gathered near the junction of the illegal Eli colony, built on stolen Palestinian lands south of the Al-Lubban Ash-Sharqiya.

They added that the colonizers closed the main street, forcing many Palestinian cars to stop, and attacked the car and the Palestinians inside them.

Israeli soldiers were present in the area of the attacks but did not intervene or even attempt to remove the colonizers.

Israels colonies in the occupied West Bank, including those in and around occupied East Jerusalem, are illegal under International Law, the Fourth Geneva Convention, and 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.

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians Near Jenin

 MAY 27, 2023

On Friday night, Israeli soldiers injured many Palestinians in Faqqua village, east of Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.

Media sources said several army vehicles invaded the village, leading to protests before the soldiers fired rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs.

They added that several Palestinians suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation, lacerations, and bruises and received the needed treatment.

The soldiers also invaded the village of Tanak, west of Jenin, and Toura, southwest of the city.

Israeli Soldiers Injure Dozens Of Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

 MAY 26, 2023

On Friday, Israeli soldiers shot two Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets and caused many to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation during the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of Qalqilia in the West Banks northern part.

Morad Eshteiwy, the media spokesperson of the Popular Committee in Qalqilia, said the Palestinians marched carrying Palestinian flags and chanting against the ongoing illegal Israeli occupation and its colonialist activities, especially the dangerously escalating attacks by the colonizers against the Palestinians, their homes, lands, and their holy sites.

Eshteiwi stated that soldiers shot two Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets and caused many to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation before the medics treated them for their wounds.

He added that after the army invaded the town, several protesters burnt tires and hurled stones at the soldiers, who also stormed homes and occupied their rooftops to use as firing posts and monitoring towers.

The soldiers also fired live rounds at a Palestinian car, causing damage and puncturing its tires.

The Palestinians hold weekly processions in Kufur Qaddoum, demanding the army to reopen the towns main entrance, blockaded 19 years ago to allow easy access to illegal colonizers driving to and from Kedumim colony, built on stolen Palestinians.

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Beit Dajan

 MAY 26, 2023

On Friday, Israeli soldiers injured many Palestinians during the weekly nonviolent procession in Beit Dajan, east of Nabluss northern West Bank city.

Media sources said the Palestinians marched to their lands, carrying Palestinian flags and chanting for liberation before the soldiers attacked them with rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades.

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said the soldiers caused many Palestinians to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.

The Popular Committee organized the procession for Defending Beit Dajan Land, and the Wall & Colonization Resistance Commission organized the procession in coordination with Palestinian factions and social groups to defend Palestinian lands threatened with the illegal annexation by Israel.

The Palestinians have been holding ongoing processions on their lands in Sbeih Mountain in Beita and in Beit Dajan 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 the colonizers occupied it, 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.

One Seriously; Israeli Soldiers Injure Five Palestinians, Colonizers Burn Five Cars, Near Ramallah

 MAY 26, 2023

Updated: On Friday, Israeli soldiers injured four Palestinian farmers, including one who suffered a serious gunshot injury to the head, while illegal paramilitary Israeli colonizers burnt five cars in the Seder area between Turmus Ayya and al-Mughayyirvillages, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah.

The Palestinian Health Ministry said one Palestinian is in a profoundly serious condition due to a gunshot wound to the head before he was rushed to Palestine Medical Complex in Ramallah.

The Health Ministry added that four Palestinians suffered concussions and bruises after being attacked by the soldiers and the colonizers.

Marzouq Abu Naim, a member of the al-Mughayyir Village Council, said the colonizers came from the Adi Ad illegal colony, built on stolen Palestinian lands, and invaded the lands before attacking the Palestinians, their lands, and their cars.

He added that the colonizers attacked Palestinian farmers while working on their lands in the Seder area between the two villages before burning five cars and about 270 barley bales.

Abu Naim stated that Israeli soldiers invaded the area and attacked the Palestinians who were trying to force the colonizers out of their lands, leading to protests, before firing many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, and gas bombs.

Medical sources confirmed that the soldiers shot four Palestinians with live rounds before local medics rushed them to a hospital in Ramallah.

It is worth mentioning that the Al-Moghayir remains closed by the army for the fourteenth day, and the Palestinians have to seek longer dirt roads to enter or leave it.

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In West Bank

 MAY 25, 2023

On Thursday dawn, Israeli soldiers abducted twenty Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including fourteen from the Aqabat Jaber refugee camp south of Jericho in the northeastern West Bank.

In Ramallah, in the central West Bank, the soldiers abducted Farid Awad Zaghloul, 55, and his son, Mohammad Zaghloul, 24, from their homes in the Al-Mughayyir town, northeast of the city.

The town remained under strict Israeli closure for over two weeks after the army closed its eastern and western entrances, forcing the Palestinians to take longer, unpaved routes to enter or leave it.

In Jenin, in the northern West Bank, the army abducted Maher Turkman, from Wadi Burqin, after nine months of constant invasions to arrest him. The man was taken prisoner in the Al-Yamoun town, west of Jenin.

The Israeli army claims Turkman was behind a shooting that injured six Israeli soldiers on September 4, 2022, after targeting a bus transporting Israeli soldiers in the Northern Plains of the West Bank.

Turkmans son, Mohammad, 17, died on October 14, 2022, from serious wounds he suffered with his cousin in the reported attack before the soldiers abducted them.

Also, the soldiers abducted a young man from the Al-Yamoun town, west of Jenin, after stopping him in the Al-Ghafar area between the town and Silat Al-Harithiya.

The soldiers also invaded and searched many areas in and around the villages of Tanak and Zabbouba, northwest of  Jenin.

In Nablus, in the northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted a teenage boy, Jamal Yousef Hamayel, 16, from his home in Beita town, south of the city.

In the southern part of the West Bank in Hebron, the soldiers abducted Nasser Jibril Abu Mrer and his son, Mohammad, after invading their home in Yatta town, south of the city, and ransacking it.

In occupied Jerusalem, the army prevented hundreds of Palestinians from entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque for dawn prayers and installed iron barriers at all entrances and gates leading to the holy site.

In addition, the army prevented all Palestinians, under the age of fifty, from entering Al-Aqsa.

Furthermore, Israeli soldiers shot thirteen Palestinians, including one who suffered life-threatening gunshot wounds, and abducted fourteen during an Israeli military invasion into the Aqabat Jaber refugee camp south of Jericho in the northeastern West Bank.

The abducted Palestinians are Omar Nasser Al-Hinnawi, Mohammad Issa Hajjaj, Mohammad Adel Sharaf, Eyad Hmeidat, Mohammad Fawzi Awadat, Ibrahim Yousef Yaghi, Ala Al-Bitar, Mohammad Fawwaz Balhan, Ramzi Fawwaz Balhan, Fayez Ramzi Balhan, Rami Yahia Al-Jammal, Zeid Mohammad Raslan, Ibrahim Al-Allam and Ala Abu Al-Ata.

Israeli Army Shoots 13 Palestinians, One Seriously, Abducts 14, In Jericho

 MAY 25, 2023

Updated: Palestinian sources have confirmed, Thursday morning, that Israeli soldiers shot thirteen Palestinians, including one who suffered life-threatening gunshot wounds, and abducted fourteen during an Israeli military invasion into the Aqabat Jaber refugee camp, south of Jericho, in the northeastern West Bank.

Late Wednesday night, many armored Israeli military vehicles invaded the refugee camp from several directions before the soldiers stormed and ransacked at least fifty homes, including Jericho governor Jihad Abu Al-Asal, and his sons.

Media sources said the soldiers surrounded a home and fired Energa shells at the property before storming it.

Dozens of Palestinians protested the invasion before the soldiers fired a barrage of live fire, gas bombs, and concussion grenades.

Medical sources have confirmed that the soldiers shot thirteen Palestinians with live fire, including one who suffered life-threatening wounds.

Palestinian fights also exchanged fire with the soldiers in the refugee camp after the military vehicles invaded it.

The soldiers also broke into and caused serious damage to several shops and homes before confiscating surveillance recordings and equipment.

The soldiers also surrounded and isolated the refugee camp and prevented Palestinian cars, including ambulances, from entering it.

One of the wounded Palestinians was left bleeding on the ground when the soldiers prevented a Palestinian ambulance from reaching him, but the medics later managed to reach him and rushed him to a hospital in Jericho.

Also, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes and abducted fourteen Palestinians identified as

Omar Nasser Al-Hinnawi, Mohammad Issa Hajjaj, Mohammad Adel Sharaf, Eyad Hmeidat, Mohammad Fawzi Awadat, Ibrahim Yousef Yaghi, Ala Al-Bitar, Mohammad Fawwaz Balhan, Ramzi Fawwaz Balhan, Fayez Ramzi Balhan, Rami Yahia Al-Jammal, Zeid Mohammad Raslan, Ibrahim Al-Allam and Ala Abu Al-Ata.

Updated From: One Seriously, Israeli Soldiers Shoot Eight Palestinians, Abduct Twelve, In Jericho May 25, 2023, at 04:40

Late Wednesday night, Israeli soldiers invaded the Aqabat Jaber refugee camp south of Jericho in the northeastern West Bank and shot eight Palestinians, including one who suffered life-threatening injuries, and abducted twelve young men.

Media sources said many army vehicles invaded the refugee camp from several directions before the soldiers stormed, ransacked at least twenty homes, and occupied several rooftops.

The sources added that the soldiers surrounded a home and fired shells at it, leading to protests before the army fired many live rounds, gas bombs, and concussion grenades.

Medical sources said the soldiers shot eight Palestinians with live fire, including one who suffered critical wounds.

The soldiers abducted twelve Palestinians from their homes in the refugee camp, identified as Mohammad Hajjaj Habash, Mohammad Issa Hajjaj, Omar Nasser Al-Hinnawi, Mohammad Adel Fakhouri, Eyad Hmeidat Saheriyya, Mousa Bitar, Ala Bitra, Mohammad Fawzi Awadat, Ibrahim Yaghi, Mohammad Fawwz Balhan, Ramzki Fawwaz Balhan, and Fayez Ramzi Balhan.

The soldiers also surrounded and isolated the refugee camp and prevented Palestinian cars, including ambulances, from entering it.






Abduction of Palestinians by Israeli Occupation Regime Soldiers

Israeli Army Abducts Thirteen Palestinians In West Bank

 MAY 29, 2023

On Monday dawn, Israeli soldiers abducted at least thirteen Palestinians, including a father and two of his sons, during massive invasions and violent searches of homes across the occupied West Bank.

In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the soldiers abducted Yousef Abu Zunaid from his home in Doura town, south of the city.

In Qalqilia, in the northwestern West Bank, the soldiers abducted Ali Abu Shehab, 18, from his home in the city.

In Nablus, in the northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted Yousef Mansour and Jihad Khalil Warrad from their homes in the city and caused many to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation, and Tamer Abdul-Latif Aabed from Qabalan village, south of Nablus.

In Jenin, in the northern West Bank, the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes and abducted six Palestinians identified as Nawras Ghawadra, Hasan Tamim Hardan, Ibrahim Aref Hassees, Walid Aref Jalamna and his sons Qoteiba and Soheib.

In Beit Hanina, north of the occupied capital, Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted Qassem Ghneim, 19, after storming his familys home and ransacking it.

In Tammoun, south of Tubas in the northeastern West Bank, the soldiers searched several homes and abducted Emad Hussein Bani Odah and Abdul-Jalil Bisharat.

Furthermore, many army jeeps invaded Betunia town, west of Ramallah, leading to protests, especially after the army closed several streets, especially around the Industrial Zone.

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Injure Many, In Nablus

 MAY 29, 2023

On Monday dawn, several Israeli military vehicles invaded many areas in Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, abducted three Palestinians, and injured many.

The soldiers invaded Askar refugee camp, east of Nablus, stormed, and ransacked many homes, leading to protests.

Ahmad Jibril, the head of the Emergency Department of the Nablus office of the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS), said the soldiers caused at least fifteen Palestinians to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.

The soldiers also invaded and searched homes in the Eastern area and Water Street in Nablus city and abducted Yousef Mansour ad Jihad Khalil Warrad.

Furthermore, the army invaded Qabalan village south of Nablus, searched homes, and abducted Tamer Abdul-Latif Aabed.

Army Abducts Four In Jenin, Injures Many In Hebron

 MAY 28, 2023

On Saturday evening, Israeli soldiers abducted four Palestinians near Jenin in the northern West Bank, injured many, and caused damage to shops near Hebron in the southern part of the occupied territory.

Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers abducted four young men at the Huwwara military roadblock south of the city after the soldiers stopped and searched dozens of cars and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards.

The Palestinians, identified as Mahmoud Mohammad Fashafsha, Mohammad Khaled Balsha, Qais Mohammad Zidan, and Nayef Mahmoud Khaliliyya, from Jaba town, south of Jenin, were heading to Jericho.

In the West Banks southern part of Hebron, the soldiers invaded the Al-Arroub refugee camp north of the city, leading to protests, and fired rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades.

Medical sources said a young man was shot with a rubber-coated steel bullet in the leg, fired by the soldiers at him from a close range while working in his fathers shop before the medics rushed him to a hospital in Hebron.

The soldiers also fired live rounds at a shop in the same area, smashing its glass door and leading to damage inside the shop before the soldiers closed the iron gate at the towns main entrance.


 

Demolition of Palestinian Homes and Property by Israeli Occupation Regime Soldiers

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Two Homes In Bethlehem And Jericho

 MAY 29, 2023

On Monday, Israeli soldiers killed two Palestinian homes near Bethlehem and Jericho in the occupied West Bank.

Media sources said the soldiers invaded the Wad Amira area in Artas village, south of Bethlehem, and demolished a Palestinian home.

They added that the army claims the 150 square-meter home, owned by Ibrahim Mahmoud Ayesh on his land, was built without a permit from the so-called Civil Administration Office, the administrative branch of the illegal Israeli occupation.

In Jericho, in the northeastern West Bank, the soldiers invaded the Sama Ariha area and demolished a 150 square meter home under similar allegations.

Media sources in Jericho said that the demolished property is privately owned and inhabited by a Palestinian from occupied Jerusalem and his family.

In related news, the army invaded Betunia town, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and handed a demolition order targeting a stone factory owned by Mahmoud Hasan Shilo.

The soldiers also confiscated a bulldozer and several digging machines the Palestinian owns in his factory.

Israels illegal demolition policy is internationally prohibited; according to Article 33 of the Fourth Geneva Convention, No protected person may be punished for an offense he or she has not personally committed. Collective penalties and, likewise, all measures of intimidation or terrorism are prohibited. Pillage is prohibited. Reprisals against protected persons and their property are prohibited.

While Israel continues to build and expand its illegal colonies, Palestinian communities and towns in occupied Jerusalem and various areas in the occupied West Bank continue to be denied the right to build homes and property under various allegations meant to prevent the expansion of Palestinian towns and neighborhoods.

Israels colonies in the occupied West Bank, including those in and around occupied East Jerusalem, are illegal under International Law, the Fourth Geneva Convention, and 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.

Palestinians Forced To Demolish Home, A Kitchen, In Occupied Jerusalem

 MAY 28, 2023

On Saturday, a Palestinian family was forced to demolish its home, and another family had to demolish a kitchen in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, after Israeli courts denied their appeals.

Zeid Salayma told the Wadi Hilweh Information Center In Silwan (Silwanic) that he built his 60 square/meter homes eight months ago, before Israel issued, two weeks ago, a demolition order that cannot be appealed in any court.

Zeid said he had to demolish his property to avoid the high fines and fees, in addition to the demotion costs, if the City Council used its workers and equipment to remove the property.

Also, Palestinians from the local Shalloudi family in Silwan were forced to demolish their kitchen in the Wadi Hilweh neighborhood.

The family told Silwanic that the kitchen was added to their property in 2016 and received a demolition order that was shelved until June 2022, and two weeks ago, the city ordered them to demolish it by Saturday, May 27.

In related news, a former political prisoner, Rafat Al-Isawi, has to remove his furniture and belongings from his home after an appeal against a demolition order was denied.

Rafat told Silwanic that the home was built 21 years ago, but after the Israeli occupation authorities rezoned the structural map of the area, it became outside of the new structural map before he received the demolition order.

Israels illegal home demolition policy is internationally prohibited; according to Article 33 of the Fourth Geneva Convention, No protected person may be punished for an offense he or she has not personally committed. Collective penalties and, likewise, all measures of intimidation or terrorism are prohibited. Pillage is prohibited. Reprisals against protected persons and their property are prohibited.

While Israel continues to build and expand its illegal colonies, Palestinian communities and towns in occupied Jerusalem and various areas in the occupied West Bank continue to be denied the right to build homes and property under various allegations meant to prevent the expansion of Palestinian towns and neighborhoods.

Israels colonies in the occupied West Bank, including those in and around occupied East Jerusalem, are illegal under International Law, the Fourth Geneva Convention, and 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.

Israeli Colonizers Cut Hundreds Of Olive Trees, Graprives, And Almond Trees, Near Hebron

 MAY 28, 2023

On Saturday, illegal paramilitary Israeli colonizers cut hundreds of Palestinian olive trees, grapevines, and almond trees in Masafer Yatta, south of Hebron, in the West Banks southern part.

Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the Popular Committees in Masafer Yatta, said the colonizers invaded an orchard that Jaber Mohammad Makhamra owned, cutting at least 150 olive trees.

Jabour added that the colonizers also cut more than 500 olive trees in an orchard owned by Attala Abu Fanar.

He also said the colonizers cut over 40 grapevines and seven almond trees owned by Ismael Mohammad Abu Arram and destroyed a fence surrounding his land.

The attacks in Masafer Yatta are part of constant and escalating violations by the colonizers who aim at controlling more Palestinian lands, especially grazing areas and all the eastern hills overlooking the area.

Both Article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention and the International Criminal Court Rome Statute prohibit settlement activity. According to Article 8(2) of the Rome Statute, the transfer, directly or indirectly, by an occupying power of parts of its own civilian population into the territory it occupies, or the deportation or transfer of all or parts of the population of the occupied territory within or outside this territory are unlawful. In 2021, United Nations Palestine expert Michael Lynk said Israeli settlements should be classified as war crimes under the Rome Statute.

All of Israels 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.

Israeli Army Demolishes A Rental Villa Near Hebron

 MAY 24, 2023

On Wednesday, Israeli soldiers demolished a rental villa south of Hebron, in the West Banks southern part.

Baha Hisham Abu Elian told the Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) that the soldiers invaded Ennab Al-Kabeer Village in Thaheriyya and demolished his 220 square meters rental village.

Abu Elian added that he and another Palestinian, Amir Marwan At-Tell owned the rental property

He stated that the demolished village included a 90 square meter swimming pool, decorative retaining walls, and evergreens, in which they invested more than 2 Million shekels.

The army claims the property was built without a permit from the so-called Civil Administration Office, the administrative branch of the illegal Israeli occupation.

Also Wednesday, the soldiers demolished a Palestinian home in Jabal Al-Mokabber town, in occupied Jerusalem, in the West Bank.

In related news, the soldiers demolished two agricultural sheds, retaining walls east of Hebron in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and a commercial structure near Bethlehem.

In a report issued on May 19, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OCHA-OPT) revealed that the Israeli authorities demolished, confiscated, or forced people to demolish 42 structures in East Jerusalem and Area C of the West Bank, including 17 homes, citing the lack of Israeli-issued building permits, which are almost impossible to obtain.

It added that the demotions displaced 50 Palestinians, including 23 children, and affected the livelihoods of more than 600 others.

 

 

 

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