Friday, March 30, 2007

Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) Still Committing War Crimes in Occ. Terr.

"Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) Continue to Commit War Crimes in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT)

"4 Palestinians killed by IOF and settlers in the OPT; including a sheep herder in Bethlehem and 3 Palestinian resistance activists killed in Nablus and Jenin.

"10 Palestinian civilians, including 5 children were wounded by IOF, including 4 wounded in Bal’ein village, west of Ramallah, and 3 children wounded by IOF bombardment in the northern Gaza Strip.

"IOF conducted 21 incursions into Palestinian communities in the OPT; 37 Palestinians, including 5 children, arrested in the West Bank.

"IOF continue the construction of the Annexation Wall; 80 dunums of land confiscated for the Wall in Azzoun and Jayyous near Qalqilya, and tens of dunums razed in Wadi Rahal village near Bethlehem.

"IOF have continued to impose a total siege on the OPT; IOF positioned at a checkpoint in the West Bank arrested 8 Palestinian civilian, including 1 child; The Gaza Strip has suffered from shortages in fuels and basic goods.

"IOF have continued settlement activities in the West Bank; Settlers return to the evacuated settlement of Homesh; 2 houses were demolished by IOF in Bal’a to the northeast of Tulkarm; 10 dunums confiscated by IOF in Bal’a to the northeast of Tulkarm.


"Israeli violations of international law and humanitarian law continued in the OPT during the reporting period (22 – 28 March 2007):

From Voices of Palestine

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