Thursday, May 31, 2007

The IDF conducts arrest raids, house searches in and around Nablus. Jewish settlers fr. Kiryat Arba in Hebron raze Palestinian agricultural land nr. the settlement, attack and beat several Palestinians and international peace activists who attempt to stop them; the IDF intervenes to detain a Palestinian journalist who arrives on the scene. The Israeli Housing Min. issues tenders for 20 new housing units in Karnei Shomron settlement. (OCHA 6/6; PCHR 6/7)