Of note this week
According to the Ministry of Health, 52 Palestinians were killed, including at least three women and one child, and a minimum of 187 were injured throughout the Gaza Strip between 9 and 12 June. These deaths have been due to factional fighting involving Fatah forces, Hamas members, and the Hamas affiliated Executive Support Force (hereinafter ESF). These incidents followed a cease fire agreement brokered on 19 May.
• 9 June: Palestinian and international peace activists held a demonstration at Damascus Gate (Jerusalem) to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the beginning of occupation.
• 12 June: More than one thousand Israelis marched towards the evacuated settlement of Khomesh (Nablus) where they gathered and erected tents. There were reports of a heavy IDF presence to protect the march.