Wednesday, February 16, 2005

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) conducts arrest raids, house searches nr. Qalqilya. Palestinians fire 2 mortars at Morag settlement in s. Gaza, causing no damage or injuries. A Jewish settler driving in the n. Jordan Valley hits, seriously injures an 8-yr.-old Palestinian. Jewish settlers fr. Ma’on attack, beat several international peace activists escorting Palestinian farmers, shepherds to their land nearby. (NYT, PCHR, WT 2/17; VOI 2/17 in WNC 2/18; PCHR 2/24)