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30 Mar 2014
Israeli forces attack protesters on Land Day  30\3\2014 - Beit Ommar

Israeli forces attack protesters on Land Day
30\3\2014 – Beit Ommar
Clashes have broken out between Israeli forces and activists demonstrating to mark the eve of Land Day in Beit Ommar
The demonstration turned violent after Israeli forces fired stun grenades to disperse the protesters marching through the streets of Beit Ommar.
Several children’s were injured in the violence.Including
Qais Mohamed Kamel Eboumaria 12 years -A rubber bullet in his left foot for a distance of less than 10 meters

 

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28 Mar 2014
Israeli bulldozers destroy mosque, medical center in East Jerusalem - 27\3\2014


Israeli bulldozers demolished a Palestinian-owned building that housed a mosque, a medical center, and apartments in East Jerusalem early Wednesday, witnesses told Ma’an.

Locals said Israeli police and special forces stormed Khallat al-Ein square in the al-Tur neighborhood east of the Old City of Jerusalem and surrounded a building owned by Ghadir Abu Ajram Abu Ghaliya.
Officers then evacuated the two-story building and neutralized gas and water networks before bulldozers began the demolition.
Abu Ghaliya told Ma’an that his building was demolished “without prior notice” from Israeli authorities.
The first floor of the building held a mosque and a medical center, while the second floor consisted of two apartments housing 11 family members, Abu Ghaliya … Continue reading

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27 Mar 2014
Israeli Soldiers Shot Dead Palestinian Teen in Cold Blood

Israeli occupation forces who shot dead a Palestinian teenager in the West Bank last week used live fire, without warning, against innocent youngsters out foraging for roots, an Israeli rights group said Wednesday.

After investigating the March 19 death of 15-year-old Yussef Sami Shawamreh, B’Tselem said it had found no evidence to support the army’s version of events that troops had opened fire at youths who had “sabotaged” the West Bank apartheid wall.

B’Tselem said the primary responsibility for the boy’s death rested with the army commanders who approved the use of live fire at a site where villagers from Deir al-Asal al-Tahta are known to go out and pick wild plants on their own land.

 

An army spokeswoman … Continue reading

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27 Mar 2014
Israel refuses EU access to Palestinian prisoners 27\3\2014

Israel refuses EU access to Palestinian prisoners 27\3\2014
The International Campaign for Releasing the Abducted Members of Parliament (Free PLC Members) has condemned the Israeli authorities for preventing a European Parliament delegation

from visiting Israeli prisons to see the conditions prisoners are subjected to. On March 19-20, the EU Parliament sent a fact-finding delegation to Israeli prisons where Palestinians are held however Israeli authorities refused to cooperate with the delegation.
In a press statement, Free PLC Members described Israel’s behaviour as “unethical”, noting that Israel continues to violate the parliamentary immunity of MPs who were elected by the Palestinian people: Israel abducted them then deported them, and it has now it prevented access to … Continue reading

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24 Mar 2014
Israeli occupation forces and many were injured, 24 March 2014.

Some of those who were wounded in Jenin Refugee Camp last Saturday at dawn…Three young Palestinians were assassinated in cold blood that day by fascist Israeli occupation forces and many were injured, 24 March 2014.