Saturday, February 29, 2020

In the West Bank, Israeli settlers chopped some 200 Palestinian-owned grape trees in al-Khadir and injured a Palestinian farmer near Burqa; the man was subsequently taken to a hospital for treatment of his injuries. Israeli forces prevented Palestinians from planting olive trees east of Tubas. Israeli forces and Palestinians clashed near al-‘Arub refugee camp, leading to tear-gas related injuries. 2 Palestinians were arrested during late-night raids in Beita. In East Jerusalem, 1 Palestinian was arrested during a raid. (WAFA, WAFA, WAFA 2/29; PCHR 3/5)