Friday, September 9, 2016

IDF troops violently disperse Palestinians, Israelis, and international activists at Friday demonstrations in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners and against Israel’s separation wall, settlements, and occupation in 3 villages nr. Ramallah (Bil‘in, Ni‘lin, and Nabi Salih), Kafr Qaddum nr. Qalqilya, and along Gaza’s border nr. al-Bureij r.c.; 1 Palestinian is killed in Gaza and 1 is injured. The IDF will deny firing on protesters in Gaza. Meanwhile,IDF troops arrest 4 Palestinians during raids and house searches nr. Qalqilya, Jenin, and in Hebron, sparking minor clashes nr. Jenin (there are no serious injuries); and patrol nr. Hebron and Qalqilya during the day. (HA, MNA 9/9; PCHR 9/22)