Saturday, November 8, 2014

In the West Bank, the IDF conducts house searches and arrest raids in 2 villages nr. Hebron, and 1 village each nr. Bethlehem, Nablus, and Ramallah; patrols in 2 villages and al-Fawar r.c. nr. Hebron. (PCHR 11/13)

An Israeli police officer shoots and kills a Palestinian citizen in Kafr Kanna village in the Galilee region. The Israeli police allege that the man threatened the officer with a knife, but CCTV footage released immediately after the incident shows the man being shot without any warning shots being fired. The killing prompts large-scale protests in the village and surrounding area. (HA, JP, YA 11/8)