Friday, August 26, 2005

The IDF arrests a Palestinian on the Gaza beach in al-Mawasi for no apparent reason; imposes a day-long curfew on ‘Azun nr. Qalqilya, searches several homes, arrests 1 Palestinian; conducts arrest raids, house searches in Marda nr. Nablus. A Jewish settler who set herself on fire on 8/17 to protest the disengagement dies of her injuries, marking the only fatality of the disengagement process. (WP 8/27; PCHR 9/1)