Day 215: Jerusalem during “Al-Aqsa Flood” Operation
May 8, 2024

On the 215th day of "Al-Aqsa Flood Operation", the raids on Al-Aqsa Mosque continued, as did the raids on towns and neighborhoods in Jerusalem.

On Wednesday, 183 settlers stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque, through the Dung Gate, the keys of which have been controlled by the occupation authorities since the occupation of Jerusalem. During the storming, which took place in successive groups, the settlers performed prayers in Al-Aqsa’s courtyards.

On the other hand, the forces stormed the village of Issawiya after midnight. They also stormed the Shu’fat refugee camp and arrested a young man.

Meanwhile, municipal crews, accompanied by forces, stormed the Ein al-Lozeh neighborhood in Silwan.

The court issued an actual prison sentence against the young man, Mustafa Ghroof, for a period of 8 months, and a fine of 1,800 shekels.

The intelligence summoned the father of the Jerusalemite prisoner, Mohammad Aweida - who is scheduled to be released on Thursday- after his administrative detention for 6 months, and stipulated that he is deported from Jerusalem for 3 days, and that his father would not come to the prison to take his son, as the intelligence will transfer him to a police station in Jerusalem.

The Jerusalemite prisoner, Mohammad Khader Abu al-Hawa, was released after the end of his 10-month sentence. He was summoned for investigation immediately after his release, and deported from Jerusalem for 5 days.

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center - Jerusalem learned that yesterday, Tuesday, dozens of settlers organized a demonstration in front of the headquarters of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), raising Israeli flags, directing profanity against employees and demanding their expulsion from Jerusalem.

The center learned that the settlers burned a pipe on an outside window of the agency.