Protection of Civilians Weekly Report 20 - 26 August 2013 [EN/AR]

Key issues

● Four Palestinian civilians were killed and 24 injured in clashes with Israeli forces during search and arrest operations carried out in two refugee camps in the West Bank.
● 34 structures in East Jerusalem and Area C of the West Bank were demolished due to the lack of building permits, displacing 50 people. An entire Bedouin community was forced to leave East Jerusalem, where they were living since the 1950’s, following a prior demolition.
● Egyptian authorities re-opened Rafah crossing for the movement of travelers in both directions, however, the majority of the Gazans are not allowed to leave.

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