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Palestine: Young man killed, plans to seize Jerusalemite properties & rooms razed

(Al Quds, Palestine-file photo)

IOF raid kills young man, wounds three others in Jenin

JENIN, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) killed a 22-year-old youth and wounded three others in a pre-dawn raid Tuesday on Jenin refugee camp.

Local sources said that IOF soldiers on more than 20 army vehicles stormed the refugee camp and fired live bullets and teargas at young men protesting the incursion.

They said that the youth Majd Lahlouh was taken to a hospital in Jenin city but attempts to revive him did not succeed and he died of a bullet in the heart.

The sources pointed out that many other citizens were treated for suffocation as a result of the extensive use of teargas canisters against them.

They said tension is still prevailing in the city of Jenin and its refugee camp after the raid, noting that the IOF soldiers repeatedly raided their areas over the past 24 hours.


Occupation detains 12 Palestinian women in its jails

AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– A Palestinian human rights association confirmed that the number of Palestinian female prisoners in the Israeli jails reached 12 after the recent arrest of three women from Nablus by the occupation forces.

Ahrar Center said in a statement on Tuesday “the Israeli soldiers arrested recently three women from Nablus and took them to Hasharon prison”.

It added that the occupation authorities have continued to put restrictions on the female prisoners and to deprive them from visits. The female prisoners have also been exposed to provocative searches, in addition to being held in rooms near the rooms of Israeli convicts.


‘Israel’ plans to seize Jerusalemite properties under Absentee Property Law

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC) – The Jerusalem Foundation for Development warned of Israeli schemes to confiscate Jerusalemite properties, including endowments, through activating the “Absentee Property Law”.

The Foundation said in a press statement on Monday that the significant escalation of the settlement projects serves to pave the way for the implementation of the plan of ethnic cleansing, the deportation of the largest number of Jerusalemites, and the construction of more units for the settlers.

The concerned parties at the Islamic, Arab and Palestinian levels called for taking urgent steps to confront the serious attacks on the holy city, “through implementing projects that will enhance the Jerusalemite steadfastness”.

Israeli Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein decides on criteria for barring West Bank Palestinians from maintaining their properties in East Jerusalem, including the Old City, under the Absentee Property Law that would enable Israel to seize of up to forty percent of Arab private property in the region.

The Jerusalem Foundation for Development pointed out that many of the Jerusalemite properties represent Islamic Endowments, and that the announcement of the activation of the Absentee Property Law demonstrates that the occupation is planning to wage confiscations campaign against Jerusalemite properties.


IOF soldiers raze sheds, rooms

NABLUS, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) razed four rooms and two sheds in Faroush Beit Dajan village to the east of Nablus on Tuesday morning.

Ghassan Daghlas, monitoring settlement activity north of the West Bank, said in a statement that IOF soldiers destroyed the structures using huge military bulldozers.

He said that the rooms and the sheds belonged to two inhabitants of the village.


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