September 12, 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): 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

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


farmland irrigation

Israeli Army uproots

trees in nature reserve

5 attacks

5 Israeli ceasefire violations

4 raids including home


5 acts of



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


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