Friday, February 3, 2023

In the West Bank, Israeli settlers with a military escort raided a tree planting event in Tuqu’, leading to 3 tear-gas related injuries among Palestinians. Israeli forces shot and killed 1 Palestinian man at the Huwwara checkpoint, claiming that the unarmed man got out of his car and ran toward Israeli soldiers. Israeli forces also violently dispersed Palestinian protesters in Bayt Dajan, leading to tear-gas related injuries. Elsewhere, Israeli forces violently dispersed Palestinian protesters in Kafr Qaddum, injuring 3 with baton rounds and others with tear gas. 7 Palestinians were arrested during late-night raids in Hebron, al-Arroub refugee camp, Tubas, and Jenin. (AP, HA, REU, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA 2/3; AJ 2/4; PCHR 2/9; UNOCHA 2/21)