Clashes in Khayelitsha following land occupation

Disputes over housing in Khayelitsha spilled over on Sunday when people set alight and vandalised a community centre that contains the local ward councillor’s office. They also vandalised the councillor’s house. GroundUp reported that these acts were in response to the Anti-Land Invasion Unit attempting to stop a land occupation[…]

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No South Africans among detainees in al-Aqsa clashes

As the final ten days of Ramadan commences, Sunday’s clashes that broke out outside Masjid Al-Aqsa in Jerusalem caused much concern closer to home after numerous reports cited two South Africans as part of the detainees. The clashes, which broke out between Israeli Forces and Palestinian visitors to the precinct,[…]

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8 Palestinians shot as funeral erupts into clashes

Israeli forces shot and injured eight Palestinians with live rounds in fierce clashes that broke out across Ramallah district on Monday following the joint funeral of two Palestinians who were killed in Qalandia refugee camp the night before. Israeli forces reportedly exchanged fire with Palestinian gunmen, thought to be from[…]

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Student riots spread to CPUT Bellville campus

At least 25 people were arrested at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology’s (CPUT) Bellville campus on Friday as student protests continued. The institution announced that all activities, including classes and exams, had been suspended for the day. Riot police threw stun grenades and questioned students they thought were protesters[…]

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Dozens injured in West Bank, Gaza clashes

Dozens of Palestinians were injured by Israeli forces on Friday during clashes across the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip, medics said, as Palestinian political factions called for a “Day of Rage.” At the northern entrance to Hebron, a rally organized by Hamas after Friday prayers was suppressed by[…]

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West Bank gripped by fresh violence

A Palestinian man has been killed by Israeli forces near the city of Hebron in the occupied West Bank after he allegedly tried to stab an Israeli soldier, as violence flared in several other towns across the occupied territories. In a separate incident on Tuesday, an Israeli settler was killed[…]

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