Israel-Palestine News Compiler

PCHR Weekly Report: 3 Palestinians injured, 23 abducted this week

According to the Palestinian Center for Human Rights, during the week of 09 – 16 April 2009, 3 Palestinian civilians were wounded by Israeli gunfire in the West Bank. Israeli forces abducted 23 Palestinians, including 3 children. 18 were abducted during military invasions in the West Bank, and 5 were abducted at Israeli checkpoints within the West Bank.

For full article, visit http://www.imemc.org/article/60000

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[Dispatches from Palestine] Soldiers invade and attack Beit Ommar

Excerpt from “Dispatches from Palestine” Blog:

I captured a video of the soldiers upon their retreat from Beit Ommar — when an Israeli soldier deliberately chucked a heavy sound grenade at the feet of a 4 year old boy.

For full blog entry, visit http://norabf.wordpress.com/2009/04/08/soldiers-invade-and-attack-beit-ommar-video-photos/