Tuesday, May 8, 2007

The IDF demolishes a home for Palestinian special needs children in Wadi al-Juz, East Jerusalem, displacing 7 children, 2 caregivers; demolishes a Palestinian home in Issawiyya; conducts arrest raids, house searches in and around Jenin town and r.c., nr. Hebron, and in Balata r.c., Bethlehem, Nablus. Jewish settlers fr. Harish settlement nr. Tulkarm set fire to 170 d. of Palestinian-owned olive, citrus trees. In Rafah, 50 Fatah mbrs. break into, vandalize, set fire to the empty al-Salafiyya al-Bayan Center. (OCHA 5/9; PCHR 5/10; OCHA 5/16)