Protection of civilians – OCHA Weekly Briefing Notes – OPT (28 Feb.-6 Mar 2007)

Protection of Civilians – Weekly Briefing Notes

28 February – 6 March 2007

Of note this week

The IDF imposed a total closure on the West Bank during the Jewish holiday of Purim between 2 . 5 March. The closure prevented Palestinians, including workers, with valid permits, from accessing East Jerusalem and Israel during the four days. It is a year . the start of the 2006 Purim holiday . since Palestinian workers from the Gaza Strip have been prevented from accessing jobs in Israel.



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