Espanol / English

Middle East Near You

Israel attacks Palestinian university in Jerusalem

Israeli forces searched student bloc offices, damaged the students' personal belongings and seized surveillance footage.

Al-Quds University yesterday condemned an Israeli occupation attack on its campus in Abu Dis stressing “this is an attack on academic freedoms”, Quds Press reported.

In a statement, the university said that Israeli occupation forces stormed its Abu Dis campus “intentionally causing much havoc.”

“This attack is a flagrant violation of the local and international laws and conventions and shows much disrespect to the simplest human and individual rights,” the statement said.

“What happened in Abu Dis campus is considered a violation on academic freedoms in all the campuses of all universities around the world,” the statement added.

READ: OIC slams Israeli raid on Palestine news agency office 

“This proves how necessary the need to afford protection for organisations working in Jerusalem and Palestine is,” the statement pointed out, stressing on the importance of taking “diplomatic and political measures to guarantee that such attacks are not repeated.”

Israeli forces raided Al-Quds University yesterday when a large number of heavily armed member of the military ransacking several faculties and offices, causing material damage.

Israeli forces searched student bloc offices, damaged the students’ personal belongings and seized surveillance footage.

Categories
IsraelMiddle EastNewsPalestineVideos & Photo Stories