Saturday, January 17, 2004

The IDF closes all entrances to Jenin town and r.c., erects more checkpoints around the town; erects new temporary checkpoints outside 5 villages outside Qalqilya; imposes a curfew on al-Til nr. Nablus, demolishes 1 Palestinian home; blows up 3 Palestinian homes in Rafah; fires on Palestinian vehicles, stone-throwing youths in and around Nablus, in Ramallah; conduct arrest raids, house searches in Hebron; notifies bedouin families w. of Salfit that they must leave the area to make room for the separation wall. (LAW, PCHR 1/22)