Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Along Gaza’s border, IDF troops open fire on Palestinians approaching the border fence near Bayt Lahiya and Jabaliya refugee camp, injuring 2. In the West Bank, IDF troops arrest 7 Palestinians and issue 1 arrest summons during raids near Jenin and Hebron, and patrol near Hebron. In East Jerusalem, Israeli forces demolish a 3-story Palestinian building in Issawiyya and arrest 1 Palestinian during a raid in al-Suwana. (WAFA 5/1; PCHR 5/3)

For a 2d consecutive day, the PNC convenes in Ramallah for closed meetings on various issues. Inter alia, they elect 103 new colleagues to replace those who died since the last meeting in 1996. (WAFA 5/1; WAFA, YA 5/2)