by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
According to West Bank Palestinian journalists, Israeli-instigated violence from July 14 – 28 caused 15 deaths, about 1,400 others injured, some seriously.
Clashes resulted from unacceptable Israeli security measures imposed on the Al-Aqsa mosque and compound, mostly in Jerusalem’s Old City, elsewhere in the West Bank and Gaza.
Israel continues holding bodies of 13 Palestinians killed during this period – so far refusing to return them to families for proper Muslim burials.
On Friday, Israel lifted security measures and other restrictions imposed on the Al-Aksa mosque and compound.
The Islamic Endowment in charge of running the holy site confirmed all gates are open, Palestinian men and women of all ages free to enter the mosque and compound for prayers.
Over 100 detained Palestinians were released on Thursday and Friday on these
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