Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Late at night, the IDF raids and searches the Nablus home and office of jailed Palestinian journalist and al-Najah University professor Amin Abu Warda, confiscating computers and files; Abu Warda was detained on 12/28/11 and is being held without charge in administrative detention at the IDF’s interrogation center in Petah Tikva settlement. The IDF also conducts late-night arrest raids, house searches in Tulkarm and nearby Nur al-Shams r.c., in al-Fara’a r.c. nr. Tubas, and nr. Nablus. Jewish settlers set fire to 2 Palestinian cars, spray graffiti on a mosque in Dayr Istya nr. Salfit. A Gaza court sentences a Palestinian to death for collaborating with Israel. (PCHR 1/12, 1/19; OCHA 1/20)