Report: 128 Israel violations on Palestinian holy sites in April

Middle East Monitor, May 7, 2018

official Palestinian report issued on Sunday showed that the Israeli occupation
forces and settlers carried out 128 violations and aggressions on Palestinian
holy sites in the occupied West Bank, Jerusalem, during April.
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report, which was issued by the Palestinian Ministry of Endowment, recorded 33
Israeli violations and aggressions on Al-Aqsa Mosque, including deportations of
worshippers or guards, desecration by settlers and aggression on the property.
In addition,
the report highlighted the Israeli assaults on Al-Youssefiyeh Cemetery and on
Bab al-Rahmah Cemetery, noting that the purpose was to expand nearby Jewish
the report revealed that the Israeli occupation banned the adhan [call to
prayer] 58 times in Al-Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron during the same month, noting
that it was the first time that the Friday call for prayer had ever been
also closed the Islamic holy site in the Palestinian West Bank city of Hebron
for two days during the Jewish holidays and raised Israeli flags on its walls,
in addition to desecrating the site and launching of fireworks.
Bethlehem, the illegal Israeli Jewish settlers raided the area of the three
Solomonic Pools while under heavy military police protection and performed
Talmudic rituals.
Nablus, the report revealed a series of “bloody” attacks on mosques, noting
that the Jewish settlers set one mosque on fire and spray-painted racist
slogans at several other mosques, calling for the killing or expulsion of
report also stated that the Israeli authorities issued a stop-work order for
one of the mosques in Hebron. It added that the Jewish settlers attempted to
set fire to the Al-Latwani Mosque in the city.