Monday, July 13, 2009

In the West Bank, the IDF conducts late-night arrest raids, house searches nr. Hebron; conducts late-night house searches w. of Jenin, making no arrests. The IDF also demolishes 2 Palestinian homes in the Jerusalem environs (Bayt Hanina, Silwan), displacing at least 8 Palestinians; 1 of the owners had paid around $17,500 toward a $20,000 fine levied by Israel for building his home without a permit. (OCHA, PCHR 7/16)