Saturday, April 30, 2016

Tensions remain high at Haram al-Sharif in East Jerusalem, as Israeli forces violently disperse a Palestinian funeral procession; 2 Palestinians are arrested. Late at night, they arrest 3 Palestinians during raids in Issawiyya. Along Gaza’s border, IDF troops open fire on Palestinian farmers working nr. Rafah, causing no injuries. In the West Bank, IDF troops shoot and injure a Palestinian outside a village nr. Bethlehem. They also conduct a late-night raid in al-Azza r.c. nr. Bethlehem, arresting 3 Palestinians and injuring 1. They conduct further raids in 1 village each nr. Bethlehem and Hebron, arresting 4 Palestinians; patrol in and around Hebron and nr. Ramallah. (MNA 4/30; WAFA 5/1; PCHR 5/5)