On Wednesday, Israeli forces destroyed a building in Wadi al-Joz neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem. The building- which belongs to the Tawtah and al-Tawatnji families- is a three-storey one that is still under construction.
On Friday, The United Nations announced that this week alone the Israeli authorities demolished at least 63 houses and destroyed infrastructure in the occupied West Bank. This resulted in the displacement of 132 Palestinians-including 82 children. This is the highest record in three years.
Israel carried out the revenge demolition of the family home of Omar al-Abed, 19, who is accused of killing three Israelis in the occupied West Bank settlement of Halamish last month. It was carried out using the machine in the photo which is a Bagger E-349, a militarized version of Caterpillar’s model 349E Hydraulic Excavator.
Residents of the Jibbet Al-Theeb village east of Bethlehem, central West Bank, this morning set up a tent to be used as a school for the village students, after Israeli Occupation Forces demolished the caravans used as classrooms.