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The Occupation Forces
Israeli Forces Raid, Destroy Property at al-Quds University Israeli forces stormed al-Quds University for two hours after locking up campus security guards, breaking their walkie-talkies, and destroyed school rooms and materials.
Israeli Forces Open Fire on Palestinian Farmers, Level Lands in Gaza Strip Three Israeli bulldozers leveled land on the Gaza border, additionally, several Israeli forces began opening fire on Palestinian farmers.
Israeli Forces Shoot, Injure 13-Year-Old Palestinian in Jerusalem Hatim Abu Mayyala was shot in the back of the head by an Israeli rubber bullet while he was walking to school. After being shot, he was attacked and beating by Israeli soldiers before being detained.
Israel Confiscates Flock of Sheep, Southern West Bank Israeli forces confiscated a flock of 120 sheep in Yatta belonging to Palestinians.
IOF Demolish Homes of Three Slain Palestinians, Jenin The homes of deceased Najeh Ibrahim Abu Al-Rub, Muhammad Ahmad Hilmi Kamil and Ahmad Rajeh Ismail Zakarneh have been destroyed by Israeli forces as a form of collective punishment for their participating in knife attacks.
Israeli Forces Detain 12 Overnight, Threaten Village Over Stone-Throwing After conducting raids in the West Bank, Israeli forces detained 12 Palestinians and threatened to take “tough” actions against villagers who engage in stone-throwing.
35 Palestinians Left Homeless by Israeli Demolitions South of Hebron On Wednesday, Israeli forces destroyed six Palestinian buildings, which has left thirty five Palestinians homeless.
Israeli Police Uproot, Burn Olive Tree Saplings in East Jerusalem Israeli forces uprooted and burned over forty olive tree saplings in Jerusalem that had been planted to commemorate Land Day.
Arrest of Soldier Filmed Executing Palestinian was Just Public Relations Human rights group Al-Haq has accused the Israeli government of arresting Elor Azarya, the soldier who executed Abd al-Fattah al-Sharif, as just a show in order to avoid embarrassment.
PLO Slams Israel after 7 Palestinian Homes Torn Down The PLO heavily criticized Israel after seven homes were demolished in one day in East Jerusalem and the West Bank.
Anti-War Activists Disrupt Israeli Weapons Conference The Coalition of Women for Peace disrupted a conference organized by the Israel Defense and Fisher Institute for Air and Space Strategic Studies, protesting against the recent purchase of 33 F-35 Fighters.
From the West Bank to NYC: Challenge Dani Dayan Wherever He Goes Settler letter Dani Dayan has been recently appointed as the Israeli consul general in New York.
"There is Another Way": Palestinians, Israelis March Together Against the Occupation Around three hundred Palestinians Israelis marched together along a West Bank highway protesting the ongoing occupation.
Settlers and Illegal Settlements
Right-Wing Israelis Caught Posing as Muslims to enter Al-Aqsa Two right-wing Israelis were apprehended before entering al-Aqsa Mosque, as they were faking their identities.
77,000 Jewish Settlers to Move to New Illegal West Bank Settlements 77,000 Israelis will be relocated to illegal settlements outside Ramallah.
Locals: 10-Year-Old Palestinian Hit by Settler Car Near Hebron Duaa Diab Jaber, 10-year-old, was hit by a car driven by an Israeli settler. The settler fled the scene after hitting her
Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions
During Israel Visit, House Speaker Slams BDS Movement Speaker of the House of United States Representatives Paul Ryan, on his recent trip to Israel, stated that the BDS movement is “ridiculous and counterproductive.”
Israeli Doctors Assist in Torture of Palestinian Prisoners With the growing number of Palestinians being held under administrative detention in solitary confinement, Israeli doctors, despite the World Medical Association Declaration, have supported the practice.
241 Palestinian Children Held in Israel`s Ofer Prison Over two hundred children are being held in Ofer Prison.
Erekat: All Israeli Crimes are Documented, Reported to Relevant Bodies Including ICC PLO Secretary General Dr. Saeb Erekat stated that, in the midst of widespread demolitions, all Israeli crimes have been reported to the ICC.
Thousands Join Palestine Marathon to Affirm Right to Movement Thousands of Palestinians and non-Palestinians participated in the fourth annual marathon in Bethlehem, particularly highlighting Palestinians lack of freedoms, including the right to movement.
Palestinians Due in the Hague to Speed up Investigation into Israeli Crimes Dr. Saeb Erekat has reported that he, and a delegation of Palestinians, will be traveling to the Hague this week to present Israeli crimes.
Palestinian Teens Report Beatings in Israeli Custody The Palestinian Prisoner’s Society has found that Israel has been beating their teenage prisoners, after a number of children came forward after being detained.
Israeli Maternity Wards Segregate Jewish, Arab Mothers A study recently released confirms suspicions that Israeli hospitals segregate their maternity wards according to hospital policy.
Palestinian PM Calls on EU to Recognize Palestine Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah urged the EU member states to recognize the state of Palestine.
Economy and Development
Israel Cuts off Power to Hebron Over PA Unpaid Bills The Israel Electric Company (IEC) has been cutting off power in increments in Hebron due to unpaid bills by the PA – this is has been criticized as a form of collective punishment.
Israel Cuts Off Power to Bethlehem over PA Debt The IEC cut power in Bethlehem on Monday afternoon because of PA debt.
Israel Halts Cement Imports into Gaza Strip Israel’s Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories has stopped all cement trucks from entering Gaza, claiming that the deliveries are under the control of Hamas.