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IOP – 12 SEPTEMBER 2019

While the Occupation is business as usual for Israel, there should be no business with Israel In Occupied Palestine Zionism in practice Israel’s Daily Toll on Palestinian Life, Limb, Liberty and Property (Compiled by Leslie Bravery, Palestine Human Rights Campaign, Auckland, New Zealand) 12 September 2019 {Main source of statistics: Palestinian Monitoring Group (PMG): http://www.nad.ps/ NB:The period covered by this newsletter is taken from the PMG’s 24-hour sitrep ending 8am the day after the above date.} ‘In Occupied Palestine’ daily newsletters can also be viewed on www.palestine.org.nz We shall always do our best to verify the accuracy of all items in these IOP newsletters/reports wherever possible [e.g. we often suspect that names of people and places that we see in the PMG sitreps could be typos but as we do not speak Arabic, we have no alternative but to copy and paste these names from the PMG sitreps] – but please forgive us for any errors or omissions – L & M. Israeli Navy twice opens fire on Palestinian fishing boats Israeli Army positions open fire on Gaza farmland Israeli Army position opens fire on people in east Khuza’a Israeli Army destroys hundreds of Palestinian olive trees Israeli Army destroys Palestinian farmland irrigation Israeli Army uproots trees in nature reserve 5 attacks 5 Israeli ceasefire violations 4 raids including home invasions 5 acts of agricultural/economic sabotage 8 taken prisoner Home invasions: dawn, Barta’a al-Sharqiya. Peace disruption raids: evening, al-Eisawiya – dawn, Bethlehem – 09:55-11:00, Dura. Palestinian missile attacks: none. Ceasefire violation – Israeli Navy attack – economic sabotage: Northern Gaza – 08:00, the Israeli Navy opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats off al-Sudaniya. Ceasefire violation – Israeli Navy attack – economic sabotage: Northern Gaza – 10:15 the Israeli Navy opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats off al-Sudaniya. Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army attack – agricultural sabotage: Gaza – 10:30, Israeli forces, positioned behind the Green Line, opened fire on agricultural land in the al-Zaytoun neighbourhood. Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army attack – agricultural sabotage: Khan Yunis – 09:00, Israeli forces, positioned behind the Green Line, opened fire on farmland to the east of al-Qarara. Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army attack: Khan Yunis – 17:30, Israeli forces, positioned behind the Green Line, opened fire on people in east Khuza’a. Israeli Army – mosque violation – population control: Jerusalem – the Israeli Occupation issued an order banning a resident, Ayat Mahmoud Salem Abu Nab, from entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque for a period of seven days, as a condition of his release from captivity. Israeli Army – mosque violation: Jerusalem – 08:30, settler militants, escorted by Israeli troops and police, invaded the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and molested worshippers. Israeli Army – agricultural sabotage: Tubas – 08:30, the Israeli Army invaded agricultural land in the Umm al-Kubish area of Tammun, uprooting 250 olive trees and destroying five agricultural irrigation tanks. The Israelis also uprooted 120 trees in a local nature reserve and destroyed the surrounding fence that protected it. Israeli Army – blockade enforcement: Rafah – 21:30, Israeli forces took prisoner two unidentified residents in east Rafah City, for attempting to flee the blockade of Gaza. Occupation settler violence: Ramallah – 21:30, a gang of Israeli settlers stoned passing vehicles on the Beitin village roundabout. Raid – stun grenades and tear gas canisters – tear gas casaulties: Jerusalem – evening, Israeli forces, firing stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided al-Eisawiya village. Three worshippers became tear gas casualties, near the Al-Araba’in Mosque. Raid – stun grenades and tear gas canisters – tear gas casaulties: Hebron – 09:55-11:00, Israeli forces, firing stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided Dura. Restrictions of movement (9): 19:35-21:30, entrance to Um Safa village – 23:20, entrance to Sinjil – 15:40, Araba road junction – 18:00, entrance to Azun – 23:00, entrance to Izbit al-Tabib – 13:05-14:30, al-Muraba’, entrance to Tel village – 18:30-20:00, northern entrance to Jericho – 08:15, Halhul Bridge – 18:40-21:00, Halhul Bridge. [NB: Times indicated in Bold Type contribute to the sleep deprivation suffered by Palestinian children] Leslie Bravery PHRC | Palestine Human Rights Campaign Aotearoa/New Zealand www.palestine.org.nz ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Let us know if you no longer wish to receive these emails. Please, if you have friends or family who would like to receive them ask them to contact us at lesliebravery@icloud.com

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IOP – 11 SEPTEMBER 2019

While the Occupation is business as usual for Israel, there should be no business with Israel In Occupied Palestine Zionism in practice Israel’s Daily Toll on Palestinian Life, Limb, Liberty and Property (Compiled by Leslie Bravery, Palestine Human Rights Campaign, Auckland, New Zealand) 11 September 2019 {Main source of statistics: Palestinian Monitoring Group (PMG): http://www.nad.ps/ NB:The period covered by this newsletter is taken from the PMG’s 24-hour sitrep ending 8am the day after the above date.} ‘In Occupied Palestine’ daily newsletters can also be viewed on www.palestine.org.nz We shall always do our best to verify the accuracy of all items in these IOP newsletters/reports wherever possible [e.g. we often suspect that names of people and places that we see in the PMG sitreps could be typos but as we do not speak Arabic, we have no alternative but to copy and paste these names from the PMG sitreps] – but please forgive us for any errors or omissions – L & M. Israeli air strikes repeatedly hit Beit Lahiya Israeli Army tanks and artillery open fire on Gaza communities Israeli Army destroys more West Bank homes and agricultural irrigation Night peace disruption and/or home invasions in refugee camp and 9 towns and villages 3 air strikes – 3 attacks 6 Israeli ceasefire violations 1 Palestinian ceasefire violation 17 raids including home invasions 1 abducted (aged 14) 2 acts of agricultural/economic sabotage 30 taken prisoner Home invasions: dawn, al-Eisawiya – 01:55-05:20, Surda village. Peace disruption raids: 23:15, Beit Lahiya – 23:20, Beit Lahiya – 23:30, Beit Lahiya – 20:00, al-Eisawiya – morning, al-Eizariya – dawn, Kafr Aqab – 02:05-05:20, Ramallah – 03:50, al-Jalazoun UN refugee camp – 21:45, Azun – 00:15, al-Oja – 14:20, Nahalin – 03:55-05:20, Bethlehem – evening, al-Arrub UN refugee camp – 05:30, al-Thahiriya – evening, al-Arrub UN refugee camp. Ceasefire violation – Palestinian missile attack: Northern Gaza – 13:20, three missiles fired towards the Green Line. Ceasefire violation – air strike: Northern Gaza – 23:15, an Israeli warplane launched a missile into west Beit Lahiya. Ceasefire violation – air strike: Northern Gaza – 23:20, another air strike on Beit Lahiya. Ceasefire violation – air strike: Northern Gaza – 23:30, yet another air strike hit west Beit Lahiya. Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army attack: Northern Gaza – 13:40, Israeli tanks, positioned behind the Green Line, shelled Beit Lahiya. Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army attack: Northern Gaza – 13:45, Israeli tanks, positioned behind the Green Line, again shelled Beit Lahiya. Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army attack: Khan Yunis – 13:50, Israeli forces, positioned behind the Green Line, opened fire on people near Khan Yunis. Economic sabotage: Gaza — the Israeli Navy continues to enforce an arbitrary fishing limit. Home invasions and abduction: Jerusalem – dawn, Israeli forces raided al-Eisawiya and abducted a 14-year-old boy: Mohammed Nasser Nemer Mahmoud. Five adults were also taken prisoner during the raid. Home invasions – stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Ramallah – 01:55-05:20, Israeli forces, firing stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided Surda village and searched several homes, taking prisoner one person. Israeli Army mosque violation: Jerusalem – 09:00, settler militants, escorted by Israeli troops and police, invaded the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and molested worshippers. Israeli Army – homes destroyed: Hebron – Israeli forces destroyed a mobile home and a tent dwelling in east Yatta. Israeli Army – destruction – agricultural and economic sabotage: Hebron – the Israeli Army destroyed solar electricity panels, as well as a water pipeline used to irrigate crops, in the al-Musafar area in east Yatta. Israeli Army – plunder: Hebron – the Israeli Army robbed the al-Musarfar Village Council in east Yatta of one of its motor vehicles. Occupation settler stoning – 2 injured: Jenin – 13:15, a stone-throwing mob from the Homish Israeli Occupation settlement injured two people: Hufaytha Allan and Sami Allan. Raid – destruction: Jerusalem – morning, Israeli forces raided al-Eizariya and destroyed two apartment buildings under construction. Raid – stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Ramallah – 02:05-05:20, Israeli forces, firing stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided Ramallah and searched an office building. Raid – UN refugee camp: Ramallah – 03:50, Israeli forces raided the al-Jalazoun UN refugee camp, taking prisoner one person. Raid – stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Qalqiliya – 21:45, Israeli forces, firing stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided Azun. Raid – UN refugee camp: Hebron – evening, Israeli forces raided the al-Arrub UN refugee camp. Raid – rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Hebron – evening, Israeli forces, firing rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided the al-Arrub UN refugee camp. Restrictions of movement (13): 12:35-15:10, entrance to Sinjil – 17:00 and 20:00, eastern entrance to Qalqiliya – 08:50-10:30, Shavie Shamron road junction – 13:50-15:00, Beit Furiq road junction – 09:40-11:00, northern entrance to Salfit – 14:15, Rafafa road junction – 12:00, northern entrance to Jericho – 16:25, Jinata road junction – 19:05, northern entrance to Teqoa – 21:45, al-Nashash road junction – 22:45, Aqbat Hasna – 21:00, al-Fawar road junction. [NB: Times indicated in Bold Type contribute to the sleep deprivation suffered by Palestinian children] Leslie Bravery PHRC | Palestine Human Rights Campaign Aotearoa/New Zealand www.palestine.org.nz ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Let us know if you no longer wish to receive these emails. 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IOP – 09 SEPTEMBER 2019

While the Occupation is business as usual for Israel,  there should be no business with Israel  In Occupied Palestine  Zionism in practice  Israel’s Daily Toll on Palestinian Life, Limb, Liberty and Property  (Compiled by Leslie Bravery, Palestine Human Rights Campaign, Auckland, New Zealand)  09 September 2019 {Main source of statistics: Palestinian Monitoring Group (PMG): http://www.nad.ps/NB:The period covered by this newsletter is taken from the PMG’s 24-hour sitrep ending 8am the day after the above date.} ‘In Occupied Palestine’ daily newsletters can also be viewed onwww.palestine.org.nz  We shall always do our best to verify the accuracy of all items in these IOP newsletters/reports wherever possible [e.g. we often suspect that names of people and places that we see in the PMG sitreps could be typos but as we do not speak Arabic, we have no alternative but to copy and paste these names from the PMG sitreps] – but please forgive us for any errors or omissions – L & M.  Israeli Navy  opens fire on  Palestinian  fishing boats    Israeli Army  positions open fire  on Gaza farmland    Israeli Army  Gaza incursion    Rafah under  Israeli Army fire    Night peace disruption  and/or  home invasions in refugee  camp and 4 towns and villages    7 attacks    6 Israeli ceasefire violations    17 raids including  home invasions    2 injured    1 abducted (aged 15)    4 acts of  agricultural/economic  sabotage    19 taken prisoner  Home invasions: dawn, Ya’bad – dawn, Hebron – dawn, Yatta – dawn, al-Silat al-Harthiya.  Peace disruption raids: dawn, Abu Dis – 18:30, al-Eisawiya – dawn, al-Eisawiya – 01:30, Beit Liqiya – dawn, Um Safa – dawn, Um Safa – 05:20, Jenin UN refugee camp – dawn, Jaba’ – 03:35, Tubas – 15:00, Azun – 04:20-06:10, Qalqiliya – 01:50-03:15, Nablus – dawn, al-Ubeidiya.  Palestinian missile attacks: none.  Ceasefire violation – armed Palestinian Resistance: Khan Yunis – 19:15, Palestinian Resistance fighters opened fire on Israeli Army vehicles, near the border in east Khan Yunis.  Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army incursion: Northern Gaza – 08:30-11:30, Israeli forces made an incursion onto an area to the east of Jabaliya, opening fire and bulldozing land.  Ceasefire violation – Israeli Navy attack – economic sabotage: Northern Gaza – 23:15, the Israeli Navy opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats off al-Sudaniya.  Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army attack – agricultural sabotage: Gaza – 08:40, Israeli forces, positioned behind the Green Line, opened fire on agricultural land to the east of Juhur al-Dik.  Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army incursion: Central Gaza – 08:30-12:30, Israeli forces made an incursion onto an area to the east of the al-Bureij UN refugee camp, opening fire and bulldozing land.  Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army attack – agricultural sabotage: Central Gaza – 16:20, Israeli forces, positioned behind the Green Line, opened fire on farmland east of Deir al-Balah.  Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army attack: Rafah – 02:00, Israeli forces, positioned behind the Green Line, opened fire on Rafah City.  Israeli Army attack – 2 wounded: Ramallah – 11:50, Israeli forces opened fire, with live ammunition, rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters, at protesters in al-Bireh. Two people were wounded, one of them, Bilal Ali Sadiq Amin, critically. The other person wounded is Abdul Rahman Mohammed Yunis.  Home invasion and abduction: Jenin – dawn, Israeli forces raided Ya’bad and abducted a 15-year-old boy: Zeid Ahmad Ba’jawi.  Israeli Army mosque violation: Jerusalem – 09:00, settler militants, escorted by Israeli troops and police, invaded the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and molested worshippers.  Israeli Army stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Hebron – 13:10, Israeli forces fired stun grenades and tear gas canisters at people in the Old City.  Israeli Army destruction – agricultural sabotage: Hebron – Israeli forces destroyed a barn in theKhilat Salama area, near the Adora Israeli Occupation settlement.  Raid – stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Jerusalem – 18:30, Israeli forces, firing stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided al-Eisawiya, taking prisoner five persons.  Raid – stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Ramallah – dawn, Israeli forces, firing stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided Um Safa village.  Raid – UN refugee camp: Jenin – 05:20, Israeli forces raided the Jenin UN refugee camp, taking prisoner one person.  Raid – stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Nablus – 01:50-03:15, Israeli forces, firing stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided Nablus.  Restrictions of movement (14): 22:20, entrance to Abboud – 22:30, entrance to al-Nabi Saleh village – 23:30, entrance to Beit Ur village – 20:10, entrance to al-Nabi Elias village – 20:40, northern entrance to Azun – 09:50, intensified restrictions at Beit Furiq – 20:20, between Nablus and Assira al-Shimalya – 08:35 and again at 21:30, southern entrance to Jericho – 21:45, northern entrance to Jericho – 10:10-12:00, between Nahalin and al-Jub’at village – 20:05, al-Nashash road junction – 22:05, Aqbat Hasna area – 20:15, entrance to al-Arrub UN refugee camp.  [NB: Times indicated in Bold Type contribute to the sleep deprivation suffered by Palestinian children]  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  Serving the Israel Lobby?  Leslie Bravery | 7 September 2019  On 25 August we sent an email to the NZ Minister of Foreign Affairs, Winston Peters, essentially similar to those already emailed to Jacinda Ardern and Ron Mark, concerning the Ministry of Defence proposal to purchase $9 million-worth of military equipment from Israel, and asking that the order be cancelled. The responses from Jacinda Ardern’s Office and Ron Mark can be seen in previous blogs.  Our emails closed with a summary requesting that they clarify the New Zealand Government’s position regarding:  ■ Israel’s violations of international humanitarian law  ■ The proposal that New Zealand should contribute, through trade, to the profitability of the Israeli military  and asking:  ■ In view of the evidence presented [in our emails] and in greater detail online,is the NZ Government willing to declare its unequivocal support for international law with regard to the security and human rights of the Palestinian people living under alien military Occupation? Read more  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  Leslie Bravery  PHRC | Palestine Human Rights Campaign Aotearoa/New Zealand www.palestine.org.nz  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  Let us know if you no longer wish to receive these emails. 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