Friday, April 26, 2019

In the West Bank, Israeli forces violently dispersed the weekly anti-settlement protests in Bil‘in and Kafr Qaddum using stun grenades and tear gas, causing injuries to several Palestinians. In Gaza, Israeli forces violently dispersed the weekly Great March of Return protest, injuring at least 110 Palestinians using tear gas and live ammunition. (HA, PCHR, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA 4/26)

The EU missions in Jerusalem and Ramallah issued a statement expressing concern over demolitions of Palestinian property in East Jerusalem. The statement said that the EU missions “expect Israeli authorities to reconsider the execution of pending demolition orders pertaining to Palestinian property in Wadi Yasul.” (WAFA, 4/26)