Communist Party of Israel

Since October 2019, B’Tselem has documented 36 cases of Palestinian workers who have been wounded by live ammunition fired by soldiers or border police while attempting to enter or return from Israel through gaps in its illegal Separation Barrier. Many of these incidents have taken place in the town of Far’un, in the Tulkarm Governorate in the northwestern West Bank, while others have occurred in other parts of this district or in the adjacent Governorate of Jenin. Palestinian workers enter and exit Israel through a gap in the Security Barrier. (Photo: B’Tselem) Tens of thousands of Palestinians from the occupied West Bank enter Israel every day to work without a permit. This “illicit” traffic – which Israel is fully aware of – serves the interests of the occupier’s economy by guaranteeing cheap, disempowered labor. However, despite its ostensible acquiescence to the daily migrations, Israeli soldiers, either lying in wait in…

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Israel Purposely Laying Ambushes for Palestinian Workers in Transit