Important News
Home Local 22/November/2020 05:00 PM

Israeli forces raid, search high school east of Qalqilia

QALQILIA, Sunday, November 22, 2020 (WAFA) – Israeli forces raided today a high school for boys in the town of Jit, east of Qalqiliya in the northern West Bank, according to a local official.

Head of Jit village council, Amr Yameen, told WAFA Israeli army soldiers raided and thoroughly searched the classrooms despite efforts by the faculty staff to prevent them.

Israeli forces, private security guards, and settlers launched an average of 10 attacks per month on West Bank kindergarten and school students, staff and facilities between January 2018 and June 2020, a new report by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) - Raided and Razed: Attacks on West Bank Education – revealed.

Over the span of 30 months, 296 attacks against education by Israeli forces or settlers and settlement private security guards took place during 235 separate incidents, said the report.


Related News