Friday, May 25, 2018

Thousands of Palestinians gather along Gaza’s border fence to continue the Great March of Return. A group of Palestinians fly incendiary kites over the border fence, sparking minor fires in Israel. IDF troops violently disperse the protests near Gaza City, al-Bureij refugee camp, Khan Yunis, Jabaliya refugee camp, and Rafah; 109 Palestinians are injured. In the West Bank, IDF troops arrest 1 Palestinian and issue 1 arrest summons during raids near Hebron, and patrol near Hebron and Tulkarm. They also violently disperse Palestinians protesting and throwing stones in Qalqilya and nearby Kafr Qaddum; 2 Palestinians are injured. (TOI, WAFA, YA 5/25; PCHR 5/31)

A Palestinian succumbs to injuries sustained when IDF troops opened fire on the mass protests along Gaza’s border fence on 5/14, bringing the death toll stemming from the Great March of Return to 111. (WAFA 5/25; PCHR 5/31)