Just Routine Killings By Israeli Forces: Two Palestinian Teens Shot Dead

Middle East Eye.net          Fri., May 31, 2019

A Palestinian boy from the occupied West Bank was shot dead by Israeli forces on Friday while trying to enter Jerusalem ahead of a night considered the holiest of Ramadan, Palestinian media has reported.

Abdullah Ghaith, 15, from the West Bank city of Hebron, was trying to cross into Jerusalem to pray at the revered Al-Aqsa mosque for the last Friday prayers of Ramadan.

Palestinian news agency Ma’an reported that Ghaith was shot in the chest and that another man was also critically injured. Earlier on Friday, in a separate incident, a 19-year-old Palestinian was shot dead by police after allegedly stabbing two Israelis in Jerusalem.

Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld also said the force had increased checks at the Qalandia checkpoint between Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank, where thousands of Palestinians usually cross on Fridays during Ramadan. Rosenfeld said that a knife was found concealed in the jacket of a Palestinian man.

Palestinians from the West Bank are usually barred from entering Jerusalem without a hard-to-obtain permit. The restrictions are eased for men over 50 and women during Ramadan, offering them a rare chance to pray at Al-Aqsa, the third holiest site in Islam.

But young Palestinian men and boys are still refused entry. Thousands often jump the separation wall to enter the city and pray at Al-Aqsa during Ramadan, thereby defying the ban.

Friday is likely to see higher numbers than usual because it will be the 27th night of Ramadan, also known as Laylat al-Qadr, thought to be the holiest in the month, when at least 300,000 worshippers usually fill the mosque and its surroundings.

Source:   https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/palestinian-child-killed-trying-enter-jerusalem-last-friday-ramadan

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Because of my last name, there are some who might think I'm a Muslim. I'm an older student of the bible and I regard myself as Christian-other. That is, I was baptized in a Torah-keeping assembly. I'm one who tries his best to follow Yayshua, the Messiah (Christ) by keeping the commandments, the dietary laws, the weekly Sabbath and the annual Sabbaths (Holy Days) instituted and ordained by the great I AM, the Creator-God of Israel. I reject the holidays and festivals invented by the Roman church. Truth-seeking is my present passion. Presently, I do a lot of research into the World Wars, the mass media, the Holocaust, Zionism, Health Issues, 9/11 and the power brokers who are behind the New World Order that is gradually being established mainly in the Western Nations. Many prognosticators (prophets) both secular and religious are warning us that we are living "On the Eve of Destruction" - the last days. There's a very good chance a nuclear tsunami will eventually visit many nations. Peace and blessings to all who love the truth and hate the lies.
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