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
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.