Thursday, July 2, 2015

In the West Bank, IDF troops violently disperse hundreds of Palestinians marching nr. Jerusalem in commemoration of the 1-year anniversary of the killing of Mohammed Abu Khdeir; 11 Palestinians are injured. They also violently disperse dozens of Palestinians outside Jalazun r.c. protesting Israeli attacks against Palestinians; 1 Palestinian is injured. The IDF conducts a late-night raid in 1 village nr. Nablus, arresting 2 Palestinians; patrols during the day in 2 villages nr. Hebron and 1 nr. Ramallah. Israeli forces raze 4 dunams (1 acre) of Palestinian land nr. Hebron. The PASF conducts a series of raids in Hebron, Nablus, and Bethlehem, arresting 108 Hamas mbrs. In East Jerusalem, Israeli police ban a Palestinian from entering Haram al-Sharif and assault a Palestinian girl in the sanctuary. Both incidents were in response to the individuals protesting the presence of Israeli settler groups at the compound. Palestinians throw Molotov cocktails at 2 Israeli police squads in Ma’ale HaZeitim. (MNA, WAFA 7/2; JP, TOI, YA 7/3; PCHR 7/9)