RedCrow Monthly Report April 2021
This monthly report is aimed at highlighting the major incidents that took place during the month of April of 2021. As the security threat level has increased this month following the escalation of tensions in Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip.
This monthly report is aimed at highlighting the major incidents that took place during the month of April of 2021. During this month, three Palestinians were killed, two of whom were killed after settlers ran over them in Hebron and Jericho on Apr. 7th and 15th respectively, and one was shot dead near Bir Nabala by Israeli forces on Apr. 6th. Since the start of Ramadan on Apr. 13th, tensions escalated in Jerusalem following Israeli forces and settlers’ targeting of Palestinians in Damascus Gate, where over 100 Palestinians have been injured and several others arrested. Several airstrikes targeted the Gaza strip this month by Israeli warplanes and artillery, and rockets were launched towards settlements enveloping the strip as well. This report also focuses on the current political situation, and the developments that have unfolded in that regard this month.