Saturday, January 28, 2017

Ten days after Israeli forces demolished 8 homes and 7 agricultural buildings in the bedouin village of Umm al-Hiran in the Negev, a Palestinian lawyers’ group and an organization of neighboring villages donate 2 mobile homes to the community today (a 3d mobile home, donated by the residents of the city of Jaffa, is expected to arrive on 1/29). In the West Bank, IDF troops weld shut the entrance to a metalwork shop in Hebron and demolish the contents of a printing house in Ramallah. They also arrest 1 Palestinian during a raid nr. Ramallah; and patrol during the day nr. Hebron and Salfit. (MNA 1/28; PCHR 2/2)

The Egyptian authorities open the Rafah border crossing in both directions for humanitarian cases. (MNA, WAFA 1/28)