Sunday, April 28, 2013

Israeli media report that Israel’s Economy and Trade Min. Naftali Bennett is pushing for a Basic Law to be passed requiring a national referendum on any potential future peace treaty with the Palestinians. (JP 4/28)

Israel’s Supreme Court grants the government’s 3/24 request to postpone the evacuation of unauthorized settler outpost Amona, and sets the new date for 7/15. In the Gaza Strip, the IDF fires warning shots at a group of Palestinians close to the border fence nr. Jabaliya r.c., injuring 1. Israeli naval vessels open fire on Palestinian fishermen off the coast nr. Khan Yunis, causing no damage or injuries. In the West Bank, the IDF patrols in 1 village nr. Tulkarm in the afternoon, and in al-‘Arub r.c. nr. Hebron, 2 villages nr. Ramallah at night, and 1 village each nr. Hebron, nr. Jenin, nr. Qalqilya at night; conducts house searches and arrest raids in 1 village nr. Jenin in the afternoon, and in Dahaysha r.c. in Bethlehem at night. (HA, PCHR 4/28)