Photo: PIC
Photo: PIC

Bethlehem, 22 Dzulqa’dah 1436/6 September 2015 (MINA) – The Applied Research Institute ARIJ revealed Saturday that August 2015 has witnessed an increase in Israeli demolition orders in occupied West Bank and Jerusalem.

In its monthly report, ARIJ said that Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) demolished 128 Palestinian homes and facilities, and notified nearly 60 others with demolition, The Palestinian Information Center (PIC) quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) as reporting.

70 attacks were carried out by Israeli settlers over the past months, in which 130 olive trees were burned in Nablus and Bethlehem, the report added.

Dozens of Palestinians were killed and detained during IOF nearly-daily raids and search campaigns carried out during the reported period, according to the center.

Israeli Judaization schemes have also continued in occupied Jerusalem, while attacks on Palestinian worshipers have intensified during settlers’ break-ins into al-Aqsa Mosque.

The report also pointed out that IOF violations of the ceasefire deal reached in August 2014 with Palestinian resistance have been notably increasing.

Israel also continued to ban Gaza reconstruction materials’ access into the besieged strip of Gaza.(T/P008/R03)


Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)

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