Saturday, March 22, 2008

In the West Bank, the IDF enters Azun nr. Qalqilya, imposes a curfew, fires on residential areas (wounding 1 Palestinian), searching several homes but making no arrests; conducts late-night arrest raids, house searches in Jenin town and r.c. (breaking into the offices of an Islamic charity, confiscating a computer, documents), nr. Nablus. For a 2d day, Jewish settlers in Hebron vandalize Palestinian property and attack local Palestinians; the IDF observes but does not intervene. (OCHA 3/26; PCHR 3/27)