Saturday, November 19, 2016

In the West Bank, dozens of Palestinians gather in c. Ramallah to call for the Israeli authorities to release the body of the Palestinian killed by IDF troops on 11/3. IDF troops arrest 6 Palestinians and issue 1 arrest summons during late-night raids nr. Jericho, Qalqilya, Bethlehem, and in Hebron; and patrol nr. Hebron and Nablus. Off Gaza’s coast, Israeli naval forces open fire on Palestinian fishing boats nr. Bayt Lahiya, causing no damage or injuries. In East Jerusalem, armed assailants open fire on an Israeli police vehicle in al-‘Izzariya, causing no serious damage. Israeli forces raid a students’ exhibition at Al-Quds University, and arrest 3 Palestinians during further raids in al-Tur and Issawiyya. (MNA, WAFA 11/19; PCHR 11/24)