Friday, August 29, 2014

In the West Bank, IDF troops shoot and wound 1 Palestinian nr. Bayt Umar in the s. West Bank, during clashes with residents. The IDF conducts house searches and arrest raids in 3 villages nr. Qalqilya; patrols in 4 villages nr. Ramallah, 2 villages nr. Jenin, and 1 village nr. Hebron. IDF troops violently disperse Palestinian, Israeli, and international protesters at weekly demonstrations against Israel’s separation wall, settlements, and occupation in 3 villages nr. Ramallah (Bil‘in, Nabi Salih, and Nil‘in), and 1 village nr. Qalqilya (Kafr Qaddum). There are no serious injuries, except in Bil‘in, where 1 person is struck by a tear gas canister. (PCHR 9/4)