Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Civilian and Demolish 3 Houses in Wide-Scale Military Operation in Jenin


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, January 18, 2018

Using disproportionate force, on Thursday morning, 18 January 2018, Israeli forces conducted a wide-scale military operation in Jenin and its suburbs targeting Ahmed Nasser Khalid Jarrar (22). Ahmed survived, but the Israeli forces killed his cousin and demolished 3 houses belonging to Jarrar family. The Israeli forces claimed that the killed civilian carried out a shooting attack on 09 January 2018, in the vicinity of Surrah village, southwest of Nablus, resulting in the death of a settler. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) condemns this operation and holds the Israeli government responsible for the tense atmosphere in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt).  PCHR also calls upon the International Community to take its legal and moral responsibility and intervene in order to put an end to the Israeli crimes against Palestinians and provide protection for them…