23 (Petra) -- Israeli bulldozers Tuesday razed Palestinian-owned land in the occupied West Bank to expand a major Jewish settlement, according to the Popular Committee Against the Wall
Rateb Jabour, member of the Popular Committee Against the Wall
and Settlements in Yatta, told WAFA that Israeli forces handed two Palestinian brothers from Jabareen family demolition notices for three rooms they used for residence and al shed for sheep.
On Friday the 13th of May 2016, the internationally recognised Palestinian human rights defender and coordinator of the Bil'in popular committee against the wall
and settlements, Abdullah Abu Rahma, was arrested during the Alwada Cycling Marathon, which took place in the West Bank Friday.
Coordinator of the popular committee against the wall
and settlements in southern Hebron, Rateb al-Jabour, told WAFA that forces handed two brothers, who were identified as Ayed and Majed al-shwaheen, demolition notices for their residential tents, which, if implemented, would displace them and their families.
The popular committee against the wall
and settlements told Ma'an that settlers from the outpost of Brukhin destroyed over 15 trees belonging to the Sheikh Omar family.
Over a thousand people heeded to the call issued by the Bil'in Popular Committee Against the Wall
and Settlements Friday, and joined the weekly demonstration.
On August 3, 200 Israeli soldiers raided five Bel'in homes at 3AM arresting eight Palestinians, including Mohammad Khatib, a leader of the Bel'in Popular Committee Against the Wall
the Popular Committee Against the Wall
said that the occupation troops raided Tarqumiyah, Idhna, Beit Awwa and Deir Sammit towns and set up a number of military checkpoints at the entrances of Sa'ir, Halhul and in Khallet Hador in Hebron.
Meanwhile, Spokesperson for the Popular Committee against the Wall
and Settlements in Beit Ummar said Israeli forces summoned two Palestinians after storming their family houses in the town.
Rateb Jabour, coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall
and Settlements in southern Hebron, said the IOF has recently demolished many barns, sheds, wells and solar panels, and is preventing the shepherds from herding their cattle in Masafer Yatta area, under the pretext of a "closed military zone."
A spokesman of the popular committee against the wall
and settlements said that the injured are aged between 15 and 22, and one of them was shot in the neck, Ma'an reported Friday.
A member of the Popular Committee Against the Wall
and Settlement in the village of Al-Walja, Ala Al-Draas said the massive march began this morning in the village towards the area of ??Ain Joaizah where the occupation forces bulldozed agricultural land to favor the completion of the apartheid wall and the settlement expansion, adding that it (the march) showed complete solidarity along with the participation of foreigners.