Tag: Israeli forces

Israeli forces and settlers besiege Hebron

REF: Israeli troops raided the offices of an activist group that monitors human rights violations by Israeli military forces and Jewish settlers, and took over homes in neighbouring districts, a rights group and residents told Al Jazeera.

 

“The area is besieged,” Issa Amro, coordinator ofYouth Against Settlements in the Old City of Hebron, told Al Jazeera by telephone on Saturday.

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Israeli forces accused of shooting at the press

REF: For Palestinian television correspondent Muhammad Sayyad, 27, attacks by Israeli police officers and soldiers are a routine part of the job.

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“This isn’t new for us, but the violence [against journalists] has increased lately,” Sayyad, who works for the local Ma’an News Agency, told Al Jazeera.

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