Thursday, May 11, 2017

IDF troops violently disperse Palestinians demonstrating in solidarity with the 1,500-plus hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners observing the Dignity Strike, in c. Ramallah, outside an IDF post nr. Beit El, and at Huwwara nr. Nablus; at least 4 Palestinians are injured. Meanwhile, the IDF arrests 2 Palestinians and issues 1 arrest summons during raids nr. Bethlehem, Tulkarm, Hebron, and Ramallah; and patrols nr. Hebron. Off Gaza’s coast, Israeli naval forces open fire on Palestinian fishing boats nr. Jabaliya r.c., causing no damage or injuries. (WAFA 5/11; PCHR 5/18)