[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Palestine and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Palestine Page Co-Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each roundup to Palestine@jadaliyya.com.]
The Occupation Forces
Israel Demolishes Palestinian Home in East Jerusalem for 6th Time in 10 Years A home belonging to Izz al-Din Abu Nijma has been demolished for the sixth time in ten years, after repeated ignored attempts to obtain a permit.
WATCH: Israeli Guard Grabs Palestinian Girl`s Bike and Throws it into Bushes An 8-year-old girl had her bike stolen and thrown away by an IOF officer after riding down a street “reserved for settlers.”
Palestinian Shot, Killed at Checkpoint Under Alleged Stab Attempt No Israelis were injured as Rami Awartani, thirty one, was shot and killed after allegedly trying to stab a soldier at a checkpoint.
Israeli Bulldozers Level Lands in Southern Gaza Strip Israeli bulldozers leveled land in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday morning.
Israeli Forces Hunt for Palestinian Children in Hebron Market Israeli forces questioned dozens of boys in a Hebron market after claiming to search for three accused of throwing stones. The boys were questioned without lawyers or guardians.
Israeli Forces Detain Mother and Brother of Wanted Palestinian, Demand He Turn Himself In Israeli authorities have detained Malik Ubeid’s mother and brother and have used them as ransom in order to arrest him. It is unclear what he is wanted for.
Op. It Is Time to End Israel`s Dangerous Lawlessness This article, written by PLO’s Hanan Ashrawi, accuses Israel systematic ethnic cleansing of Palestinians and international violations.
PM Calls on International Community to Stop Israeli Destruction of Palestinian Villages Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah has again called on the international community to condemn Israeli destruction.
Black Student Censured in St. Louis for Challenging Israeli Spin Christopher Winston, a sophomore at St. Louis University, challenged a pro-Israel speaker at a school event. Students called the police, and he was given a disciplinary warning effective until May 2017.
LISTEN: DNC Delegates Support Palestinian Rights, Even if Democratic Party Doesn`t In the midst of Hillary Clinton’s promises to strengthen ties with Israel, many DNC delegates as well as attendees showed their support for Palestinians and Palestinian rights.
Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions
Israeli Authorities Temporarily Suspend Travel Ban on BDS Co-Founder Omar Barghouti, BDS co-founder, has had his travel ban temporarily suspended.
Israel Uses Caterpillar Equipment in Apparent Extrajudicial Killing Last week’s killing of Muhammad al-Faqih evidently was carried out using Caterpillar equipment.
Settlers and Illegal Settlements
Armed Israeli Settlers Raid Nablus-Area Village Armed Israeli settlers, under the protection of Israeli forces, raided Nablus.
Israel Passes Law Allowing Imprisonment of East Jerusalem Palestinians Ages 14 and Under A bill was passed in the Knesset that legalized the imprisonment of Palestinian children under the age of fourteen.
15-Year-Old Palestinian Abused, Medically Neglected During Detention by Israeli Police Fadi Rafat al-Issawi, fifteen, was detained by Israeli police where he suffered medical negligence while he suffered from fractures.
Israel Doesn`t Want Us to be Happy: Hunger Strikers Family Finds Hope in Bethlehem Sit-In Over a dozen Palestinians demonstrated at a sit-in protesting Israeli administrative detention.
Palestinian Ministry of Health Warns of Hunger Striker Bilal Kayid`s `Sudden Death` Doctors have warned that Bilal Kayid, hunger striker, is nearing “sudden death” due to his declining health.
Prominent Imprisoned Palestinian Journalist to Start Hunger Strike Omar Nazzal, Palestinian journalist, is starting a hunger strike to protest Israel’s practice of administrative detention.
B`Tselem: Israel`s Use of Administrative Detention on Palestinian Minors Steadily Increasing B’Tselem has released a report claiming that the administrative detention of Palestinian minors in Israel is increasing since October 2015.
Economy and Development
Gaza`s Sick Pay Price of Blockade Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip has negatively affected the delivery of medical services to Gazans, leading to a shortage of various life-needed medications.