Wednesday, January 25, 2023

In the West Bank, Israeli forces shot and killed 1 Palestinian minor who was carrying a toy weapon in Shu‘fat refugee camp during a punitive demolition raid in the camp. The family home of Udai Tamimi, who is accused of killing an Israeli soldier in October 2022, was demolished by the Israeli forces. Israeli forces also shot and killed 1 Palestinian man who allegedly attempted to stab an Israeli soldier outside of the Kedumim settlement. Elsewhere, Israeli forces violently dispersed Palestinian protesters in Beit Umar, causing tear-gas related injuries. Israeli forces also demolished 2 structures in Maeen and 6 homes in Ein ad-Duyuk at-Tahta. 11 Palestinians were arrested during late-night raids in Bethlehem, Jericho, Beit Umar, and Silwad. In East Jerusalem, Israeli forces violently dispersed Palestinians in Silwan, injuring 1 Palestinian minor who succumbed to his injuries on 1/27. 8 Palestinians were arrested in Silwan and Sur Bahir. (AJ, AP, HA, HA, HA, MDW, MEE, REU, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA 1/25; PCHR, WAFA 1/26; HA, WAFA, WAFA 1/28; UNOCHA 2/3)