Israel orders all of their foreign envoys to thwart Palestinian attempts to draft a UN resolution with the aims of recognition of Palestinian and to pressure Israel to stop settling its citizens within Palestine.
A Palestinian, Naji Balbisi, dies from injuries he suffered during a clashes with Israeli forces in the West Bank city of Tulkarem, a day after his cousin, Amer al-Najjar, died in the clashes after they tried to firebomb a checkpoint.
Israel presses on with the construction of thousands of new homes in West Bank and East Jerusalem, despite worldwide criticism and suggestions that officials in Palestine may go to the International Criminal Court.
Israel's Defence Minister Ehud Barak says that Israel will allow a separate Palestinian state "whether you like it or not". [http:--news.bbc.co.uk-2-hi-middle_east-8629158.stm (BBC)] [http:--www.ctv.ca-servlet-ArticleNews-story-CTVNews-20100419-israel_monday_100419-20100419?hub=World (CTV)] [http:--thenews.jang.com.pk-updates.asp?id=103173 ("The News International")]date=August 2019
In the villages of Deir Nizam, Bel'ien and Ne'lien near Ramallah in the West Bank and Gaza Strip hundreds of Palestinians and Israeli peace activists protest against Israel's decision to build a wall and expand Jewish settlements, while several of them are injured by Israeli tear gas and bullets.