Sunday, May 1, 1988


Occupied Palestine/Israel: General strike is observed in Nablus. Israeli authorities block entrance to Jaba' village, in Ramallah region [FJ 5/8].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Jenin-area village of Faqu'a, demonstrators block roads, hang Palestinian flags, and throw rocks at IDF patrol; patrol opens fire, killing 1 Palestinian; unit's deputy commander is suspended when army investigators determine use of live ammunition was not warranted [LAT 5/2]. Several Palestinians are wounded in clash in Tulkarm-district village of Dayr al-Ghussun. Demonstrators also clash with soldiers in Bayt Sahur, Duhayshah camp, Ramallah, and Ram. Curfews continue in 'Anabta and Nur Shams camp [FJ 5/8].