World Children’s Day, Funeral Isra’a Ikhzeimiyyeh, Body not of child, Apartheid Policy, Palestinians injured


On World Children’s Day… ‘Israel’ killed 15 Palestinian children, arrested 1149 this year

As the world marks World Children’s Day, the occupation state killed 15 Palestinian children and detained 1,149 others between early 2021 and late October.
The Ministry of Education and the Prisoners Association said in two separate reports, issued on the occasion of World Children’s Day, that Israeli forces are attacking children during raids on homes and schools. Israelis are reported to have carried out more than 100 attacks on schools, using tear gas, live ammunition and rubber-coated bullets.
The ministry called on international organizations to protect Palestinian children and schools and to stop Israeli abuses against children.

Israel kills 15 Palestinian children, arrests hundreds in 10 months

From the beginning of this year to the end of October, the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) killed 15 Palestinian children and detained or imprisoned 1,149 others.
Most of those detained children were later released, but 160 of them are still held in three prisons — Ramon, Damon and Megiddo, according to a statement released by the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS) on World Children’s Day, Nov. 20.

Israel hands over body of mother who killed it last September

Israeli authorities have released the body of Isra’a Ikhzeimiyyeh, a mother of four, who was killed by Israeli soldiers in occupied Jerusalem last September.
Local sources said Israeli authorities only allowed Ikhzeimiyyeh’s father and a paramedic to receive her body.
They added that the Israelis prevented Palestinians from reaching the Salem military checkpoint, where the victim’s body was delivered. They also prevented the mayor of Jenin, Kamal Abu Al Rob, journalists and relatives of the victim from reaching the area.

“She never made anyone sad and she loved helping people”…Hundreds attend Isra’a Ikhzeimiyyeh’s funeral

Hundreds of Palestinians took to the streets in Qabatya in occupied Jenin today in the funeral procession of Isra’a Ikhzeimiyyeh’s, a mother of four, who was killed two months ago by Israeli soldiers who shot her with 17 bullets.
Israeli troops handed over Ikhzeimiyyeh’s body yesterday, two months after her assassination. Israeli forces had killed her in cold blood with 17 shots on the pretext that she was planning a stabbing attack in the old city in occupied Jerusalem.
Israel had four children, the oldest of whom is only 11 years old. Her family mourned her and said she was a hardworking student and a remarkable writer.

Israel hands over body of unknown person instead of child

Israeli authorities on Friday tried to hand over the body of an unknown person instead of the body of the child Amjad Abu Sultan. Both victims were killed by the Israelis.
Local sources said Israeli forces brought a corpse to the Al Jab’a military checkpoint in southwest Bethlehem, but Amjad Abu Sultan’s family insisted it was not the body of their child. So the Israelis postponed the delivery.
The Israeli Kan News correspondent said residents returned the body after realizing it did not belong to Abu Sultan, who was killed by the Israeli army last October.

Sources: IOF returns wrong body to family of murdered Palestinian teenager

Israeli soldiers returned the body of a Palestinian teenager who was murdered in October in the occupied West Bank. His family said it was someone else’s body, according to local sources.
Sources said the macabre mix-up, which the occupation called an “unfortunate mistake”, would likely draw attention to Israel’s policy of holding the remains of Palestinians killed while allegedly carrying out attacks, which they say human rights organizations amounts to collective punishment. of the next of kin.
The occupation had intended to return the bodies of two Palestinians – Isra Khazimia and Amjad Abu Sultan – on “humanitarian grounds”.

Israel’s apartheid housing policy faces legal challenge

Israel has been forced to make concessions to its apartheid housing policy, which allowed Palestinian residents of occupied East Jerusalem for the first time to enter a lottery to buy rights to government housing.
Jewish citizens of Israel are the only group eligible to participate in such lotteries, but a legal challenge by Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem’s Beit Safafa neighborhood could lead them to participate in the bidding race as well.

Dozens injured as IOF suppresses Kafr Qaddum’s weekly march

Dozens of Palestinian civilians were injured Friday when Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) attacked the weekly march in the town of Kafr Qaddum, east of Qalqilya.
Local official Murad Sheteiwi said Israeli soldiers stormed the city, showered the marchers with volleys of stun and tear gas canisters and fired rubber bullets at them.
He added that a young man had been injured by a bullet and that many others were suffering from their exposure to tear gas.

(Sources: Quds News Network, IMEMC, MEMO, The Gaza Post, English Palinfo)

Henny A.J. Kreeft
Independent Citizen Journalism

© Khamakar News Agency / 20.11.2021

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