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Palestinian Grassroots Anti-apartheid Wall Campaign

Weekly Stop the Wall Repression Update

Weekly Stop the
Wall Repression Update


Scope:
Repressive measures against Palestinian human rights defenders active
against the Wall and the settlements in the occupied West Bank.


Period:

Monday, June 28th to Monday, July 5th, 2010


Summary:


1) Arrests of HRDs:  

A
number of arrests have been recorded this week. Israeli Occupation Forces
arrested four HRDs in the village of Beit Ummar (Hebron District), 15
international activists in the village of Wadi Rahal (Bethlehem District), and
one HRD in the village of Nabi Saleh (Ramallah District).


2) Violence
against HRDs

Not many injuries have been
recorded this week. One individual sustained an injury from a tear gas canister
in Beit Jala (Bethlehem District). 


3) Collective punishment

Two night raids have been
recorded this week. Some agricultural land was destroyed in the village of
Bi’lin as a result of the IOF’s firing of tear gas.



1) Arrests of HRDs

New
arrests


Place: Beit Ummar (Hebron District)


Date:
July 1st, 2010


Names:

1.  
Thaer Ahmad Abu hashem (22 years-old).

2.  
Issam Jamal Abumaria (21 years-old).

3.  
Khalid Sami Sabarneh (16 years-old).

4.  
Tamer Ismail Awad (23 years-old).


Circumstances
:
These HRDs were arrested after Israeli Occupation Forces raided
their homes and destroyed their furniture and personal belongings.


Place
:
Wadi Rahal (Bethlehem District)


Date
:
July 2nd, 2010


Names
:
15 unidentified HRDs


Circumstances
:
Israeli Occupation Forces arrested these HRDs during the village’s
weekly protest against the Wall.


Place
:
Nabi Saleh (Ramallah District)


Date
:
July 4th, 2010


Name
:
Eyas Tamimi


Circumstances
:
Israeli Occupation Forces arrested this young HRD activist when they
raided the village disguised in civilian vehicles.


Releases

No
information available.

Trials

No
information available.


Ill-treatments/Torture

No
information available.

Other

No
information available. 

 

2)
Violence against HRDs


Killings


No information available.


Injuries sustained through live ammunition

No
information available.

Other
serious injuries


Place:

Beit Jala (Bethlehem District)


Date
:
July 4th, 2010


Name
:
Mahmoud Al-Ayyan (Alquds Newspaper photojournalist).


Circumstances
:
Sustained injuries when Israeli Occupation forces fired a tear gas
canister directly at his head during the weekly protest against the
Wall.

Other

3)
Collective Punishment

Damage
of property


Place

Bi’lin (Ramallah District)


Date
:
July 2nd, 2010


Circumstances
:
Village land was destroyed when the IOF drowned the area in tear gas to
suppress the weekly demonstration, igniting portions of agricultural
land on fire.


Closures

No
information available.


Incursions


Place
:
Nabi Saleh (Ramallah District)


Date
:
July 4th, 2010


Circumstances
:
Israeli Occupation Forces arrested a young HRD activist when they raided
the village disguised in civilian vehicles.


Place
:
Bil’in (Ramallah District)


Date
:
July 4th, 2010


Circumstances:

At 2:30 am in the morning three military jeeps invaded the village and
raided two homes looking for Jaber Mustafa Abu Rahme.

Other

No
information available.

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