Thursday, April 27, 2023

In the West Bank, Israeli settlers vandalized more than 160 olive trees in Qaryut. Israeli settlers also assaulted 4 Palestinian herders in Ein al-Beida. Elsewhere, Israeli settlers damaged vehicles and other Palestinian property in Ein Shibly. Israeli settlers also uprooted grape vines and olive tree saplings, damaged other crops and an irrigation network in Husan. Israeli forces shot and killed 1 Palestinian man after he crashed his car near Haris and allegedly existed his car with a knife. Israeli forces also violently dispersed Palestinians protesting Israeli settler violence near Ein al-Beida, causing tear-gas related injuries. 10 Palestinians were arrested in checkpoints surrounding Jericho as Israel kept the city under siege for the sixth day in a row. (AJ, AP, HA, QDS, REU, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA 4/27; PCHR 5/4; UNOCHA 5/5)