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  • February 4, 2023

    In the West Bank, Israeli forces shot and injured 6 Palestinians during a raid in Aqabat Jaber refugee camp, critically injuring 2, and fired anti-tank missiles at homes, causing damage. 3 were...

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  • January 27, 2023

    In the West Bank, thousands of Palestinians protested Israel’s deadly raid in Jenin on 1/26 with demonstrations in cities and towns throughout the West Bank and in East Jerusalem. Israeli settlers...

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In the West Bank, Israeli forces shot and injured 6 Palestinians during a raid in Aqabat Jaber refugee camp, critically injuring 2, and fired anti-tank missiles at homes, causing damage. 3 were arrested during the raid. In East Jerusalem, Israeli forces injured 2 Palestinians with stun grenade shrapnel and arrested 2 others during a late-night raid in the Old City. In Gaza, Israel said it had shot down a drone launched from Gaza. In Tel Aviv, some 60,000 Israelis protested against the Israeli government for the fifth week in a row. (AJ, AP, AP, HA, HA, HA, MDW, MEE, MEE, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA 2/4; AJ 2/5; PCHR 2/9; UNOCHA 2/21)

In the West Bank, thousands of Palestinians protested Israel’s deadly raid in Jenin on 1/26 with demonstrations in cities and towns throughout the West Bank and in East Jerusalem. Israeli settlers shot and injured 3 Palestinians near Beita. Israeli forces violently dispersed Palestinian protesters in Beita and Beit Dajan, causing 3 tear-gas related injuries in Beita and 10 in Beit Dajan. Israeli forces also violently dispersed a funeral procession in al-Ram, causing tear-gas related injuries. Elsewhere, Israeli forces issued stop-work orders for 2 homes in Birin. East Jerusalem, 1 Palestinian man shot and killed 7 Israeli settlers and wounded 3 others in the Neve Yaakov settlement before being killed by Israeli police. The Palestinian man was named after his grandfather who was killed by an Israeli settler in 1999. Israeli forces subsequently seized the family home of the Palestinian man and arrested 42 Palestinians in relation to the shooting, including many of the man’s relatives. In Haifa, Israeli police arrested 6 protesters who refused to remove their Palestinian flags during a demonstration against Israel’s raid in Jenin. (AJ, ALM, ALM, AP, AX, HA, MDW, MEE, MEE, NYT, REU, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA 1/27; AJ, ALM, HA, HA, REU, REU, WAFA 1/28; HA, NYT 1/29; MDW, PCHR 2/2; UNOCHA 2/3)

U.S. president Joe Biden spoke to Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu following the attack in Neve Yaakov and offered “all appropriate means of support to the Government and People of Israel over the coming days.” (HA 1/27)