Israeli forces used excessive force to disperse Palestinian protests against forced expulsion in occupied East Jerusalem as well as against Gaza war, while illegal Jewish supremacists were allowed to organise riots freely, says Amnesty International.
Palestinian bystanders, protesters, minors, and attorneys were subjected to 'systemic' torture in an Israeli police station in Nazareth, a new report reveals.
At least nine Palestinians are wounded after Israeli police fired rubber-coated steel bullets to disperse protesters in Al Aqsa Mosque.
The arrests of siblings Muna and Muhammad el Kurd came a day after police detained a well-known Al Jazeera reporter who was covering a demonstration in occupied East Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood.
What is happening in Sheikh Jarrah is the micro-management of Israel’s macro discriminatory policies across Palestine, says Human Rights Watch’s Yasmine Ahmed.
Fresh tensions at occupied Jerusalem's Al Aqsa Mosque compound as Israeli forces fire stun grenades and tear gas at Palestinians celebrating Gaza ceasefire.
The heavy handed response to protests by Israeli forces has given a boost to Palestinian resistance, which has been marred by divisions for years.
The violence was the latest in days of the worst such disturbances in Jerusalem since 2017, fuelled by a long-running bid by Jewish settlers to take over nearby Palestinian homes in Sheikh Jarrah.
Clashes at Islam's third holiest site and around occupied East Jerusalem, which wounded 205 Palestinians, came amid mounting anger over potential eviction of Palestinians from Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood.
The Palestinian Red Crescent emergency service said 88 people were hospitalised while most of the wounded suffered injuries to the face and eyes caused by rubber bullets and shrapnel from stun grenades.
Thousands have filled the occupied East Jerusalem plaza, some waving Palestinian flags, after police permitted them access to the tiered entrance to Jerusalem's Old City.
Israeli forces hit Hamas positions early Saturday after it said three rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip.
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