Saturday, August 3, 2019

In the West Bank, Israeli forces arrested 3 Palestinians near a checkpoint south of Nablus. In East Jerusalem, 1 Palestinian was arrested during a late-night raid in Silwan and 2 were arrested by a checkpoint near Shu‘fat. The man arrested in Silwan was beaten during the arrest and briefly hospitalized before he was taken to court. Israeli authorities also warned the family of a Palestinian man killed on 6/28 by Israeli forces not to hold a banquet in his memory. In Gaza, Israeli forces opened fire at agricultural lands east of Khan Yunis and arrested a Palestinian man attempting to cross the Gaza fence. (WAFA 8/3; WAFA 8/4; PCHR 8/8)