Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Off the coast of the Gaza Strip nr. Rafah, Israeli naval vessels arrest 2 fishermen and confiscate their boats. In a separate incident off the coast nr. Khan Yunis, Israeli naval vessels open fire on Palestinian fishermen, causing no damage or injuries. In the West Bank, IDF troops clash with Palestinians in Yatta village nr. Hebron during a morning arrest raid, wounding 1 Palestinian with a tear gas canister. The IDF conducts house searches and arrest raids in 1 village nr. Hebron in the afternoon, and in 1 village each nr. Jenin and Tulkarm at night; patrols in 2 villages nr. Ramallah and 1 village nr. Tulkarm in the morning, and in 2 villages each nr. Hebron, Jenin, and Tulkarm at night. (MNA 5/20; PCHR 5/22)