November 20, 2019

In Occupied Palestine

In Occupied Palestine – 17 November 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)

17 November 2019 {Main source of statistics: Palestinian Monitoring Group (PMG): NB:The period covered by this newsletter is taken from the PMG’s 24-hour sitrep ending 8am the day after the above date.}

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.

2 children

wounded in Ramallah

Israeli Army

positions open fire

on Gaza towns

Israeli settlers

assault and hospitalise

Palestinian olive harvester

Night peace disruption

and/or home invasions

in refugee camp and

24 towns and villages

5 attacks

2 Israeli ceasefire


47 raids including

home invasions

1 beaten – 1 dead –

9 injured

2 acts of



19 taken prisoner

Home invasions: Anata 02:55-05:10, Ramallah – 18:00-06:20, Deir Samit – 18:00-06:20, Beit Awa – dawn, Hebron – dawn, Surif.

Peace disruption raids: 13:55, al-Bireh – 02:35-05:10, Ein Qiniya – dawn, al-Jalazoun UN refugee camp – 10:10, Rumana – 10:10, al-Taybeh – 10:10, Anin – 02:30, Tubas 02:30, Aqaba 02:30, Tayasir – 02:30, al-Far’a UN refugee camp – 01:35-05:25, Tulkarem 01:35-05:25, Kafr Ruman 01:35-05:25, Farun – 01:35-05:25, Anabta – 19:20, Azun – 01:35, Kafr Thulth – 09:20, al-Naqurah 09:20, Burqa – 19:00, Aqraba – 19:00, Beita – 19:00, Osirin – 19:45, Qussin – 19:45, Burin – 19:45, Iraq Burin – 19:45, Tel – 19:45, Assira al-Qibliya – 00:35, Sabastya – 00:35, Orif – 04:45, Deir Ballut – 19:25-01:45, Beit Jallah – 00:15-01:40, al-Nu’man – 00:15-01:40, al-Khas – 00:15-01:40, al-Shuwarat – 01:40, Bethlehem – 01:40, Beit Fajjar – 01:40, Harmala – 01:40, Beit Ta’mar – 13:40, Susiya – 01:55, Sa’ir – 01:55, Halhul – 06:45, al-Arrub UN refugee camp.

Palestinian missile attacks: none.

Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army attack: Central Gaza – 19:25, Israeli forces, positioned behind the Green Line, opened fire on east Deir al-Balah City.

Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army attack: Khan Yunis – 13:00, an Israeli Army position behind the Green Line opened fire on Abasan.

Israeli Army attack – 1 killed: Jerusalem – 04:30, Israeli forces, manning the al-Nafaq checkpoint, shot and killed a resident: Firas Basam Abu Nab, aged 24.

Israeli Army attack – 3 wounded: Tulkarem – 11:40, Israeli troops in Tulkarem City fired live ammunition, rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters at protesters, wounding three people: Osama Wajih Nazal, Mahdi Mustafa Murshid and Nagham Saleh Al-Susat.

Israeli Army attack – 1 wounded and hospitalised: Tulkarem – 06:40, Israeli forces, positioned near Nazlat Issa village, opened fire on and hospitalised a resident, Moath Kathim Shukri, on his way to work across the Green Line.

Economic sabotage: Gaza — the Israeli Navy continues to enforce an arbitrary fishing limit.

Home invasion – 1 wounded – rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Ramallah – 02:55-05:10, Israeli forces, firing rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided Ramallah and invaded an apartment building, wounding a resident.

Israeli Army rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Jerusalem – 20:20, Israeli forces in the Ras al-Amoud neighbourhood fired rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters, near the home of Firas Basam Abu Nab, killed by Israeli forces during the night.

Israeli Army mosque violation: Jerusalem – 09:30, settler militants, escorted by Israeli police, invaded the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and molested worshippers.

Israeli Army – 2 children wounded: Ramallah – 13:10, Israeli forces, positioned near the entrance to the al-Jalazoun UN refugee camp, fired rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters, wounding two children: Rami Raji Al-Taya (13) and Ameer Ihab Zubeidi (14).

Israeli Army – 1 wounded – rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Bethlehem – 11:10, Israeli forces, positioned at the northern entrance to Bethlehem City, fired rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters at protesters, wounding a journalist, Munjid Jawad, and causing 17 tear gas casualties. Another journalist, Hamad Taqatqa, was taken prisoner.

Occupation settler violence – hospitalisation – agricultural sabotage: Bethlehem – 14:25, Israeli settler militants raided al-Khadr farmland, assaulting and hospitalising a farmer, Raed Khalil Ismail Salah, as he was harvesting olives.

Raid – UN refugee camp: Ramallah – dawn, Israeli forces raided the al-Jalazoun UN refugee camp, taking prisoner one person.

Raid – UN refugee camp: Tubas – 02:30, Israeli forces raided the al-Far’a UN refugee camp, taking prisoner one person.

Raid – home destruction order: Hebron – 13:40, Israeli forces raided Susiya village and issued an order for the destruction of a home being built.

Raid – UN refugee camp: Hebron – 06:45, Israeli forces raided al-Arrub camp, taking prisoner one person.

Restrictions of movement (0): 08:05, al-Tayba village road junction – 16:55-09:30, eastern entrance to Qalqiliya – 18:35, Sara village road junction – 19:40, entrance to Tel village – 08:00-09:30, entrance to Deir Ballut – 08:05-09:30, southern entrance to Jericho – 09:40-11:15, Aqbat Hasna – 11:30-13:00, western entrance to Beit Fajjar – 08:50-11:00, Khursa village road junction – 23:30, Zif village road junction.

[NB: Times indicated in Bold Type contribute to the sleep deprivation suffered by Palestinian children]

News updates:

Need for UN Sanctions against Israel –

human rights are non-negotiable

Leslie Bravery | 16 November 2019


Leslie Bravery

PHRC | Palestine Human Rights Campaign Aotearoa/New Zealand


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