September 15, 2019

IOP – 15 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 

15 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. 

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 troops terrorise 

12-year-old child 


Israeli Army destroys 

more Palestinian homes 


Israeli Army position 

opens fire on 

shepherds in Gaza 


Israeli Army position 

opens fire on 

Gaza farmland 


Israeli Army Gaza 



Israeli home invasions – 

resident beaten 

and hospitalised 


Night peace disruption 

and/or home invasions in 

3 UN refugee camps and 

8 towns and villages 


3 attacks 


3 Israeli ceasefire 



19 raids including 

home invasions 


2 beaten – 2 injured 


2 abducted 

(aged 14 and 15) 


4 acts of 




26 taken prisoner – 

1 detained 

Home invasions: dawn, Beitin – dawn, Assira al-Shimalya – 05:30-07:00, al-Walaja – dawn, al-Arub UN refugee camp – 05:50, Hebron. 

Peace disruption raids: 09:30, al-Eisawiya – dawn, Kafr Ein – 09:50, Misliya village – 20:25, Anabta – 20:25-22:50, Azun – 02:20-05:45, Hablat – 04:50Qalqiliya – 03:05-04:50, Nablus – 03:05-04:50, Askar UN refugee camp – 02:00Kifl Hares – dawn, Beit Fajjar – 00:3004:50, Beit Kahil – 05:10al-Fawar UN refugee camp – dawn, Beit Ummar. 

Palestinian missile attacks: none. 

Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army attack – pastoral sabotage: Khan Yunis – 08:30, Israeli forces, positioned behind the Green Line, fired stun grenades and tear gas canisters at shepherds herding livestock in al-Fukhari. 

Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army attack – agricultural sabotage: Khan Yunis – 15:30, Israeli forces, positioned behind the Green Line, opened fire on agricultural land east of Abasan. 

Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army incursion: Rafah – 09:00-14:00, Israeli forces stormed onto an area in north-east Rafah, opening fire and laying waste to the land. 

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

Home invasion and abduction: Ramallah – dawn, Israeli forces raided Beitin and abducted a 15-year-old boy: Mohammad Obeida Al-Khatib. 

Home invasion and destruction – agricultural sabotage: Bethlehem – 05:30-07:00, Israeli forces raided al-Walaja village and destroyed a home, two barns, and walls surrounding two other homes. 

Home invasion and abduction in UN refugee camp: Hebron – dawn, Israeli forces raided the al-Arub UN refugee camp, invaded a home and abducted a 14-year-old boy: Islam Taysir Banat. 

Home invasions, beating and hospitalisation: Hebron – 05:50, Israeli forces raided Hebron and searched two homes, beating up and hospitalising a resident: Tahseen Abdel-Rahman Abu Hadid. 

Israeli Army mosque violation: Jerusalem – 10:00, settler militants, escorted by Israeli troops and police, invaded the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and molested worshippers. 

Raid – child terrorised: Jerusalem – 09:30, Israeli forces raided al-Eisawiya village, seizing and holding captive for a time, a 12-year-old boy: Nabil Mohammad Abu Al-Humus. 

Raid – stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Qalqiliya – 20:25-22:50, Israeli forces, firing stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided Azun. 

Raid – UN refugee camp: Nablus – 03:05-04:50, Israeli forces raided Nablus and the Askar UN refugee camptaking prisoner four persons. 

Raid – UN refugee camp: Hebron – 05:10, Israeli forces raided al-Fawar UN refugee camp, taking prisoner one person. 

Restrictions of movement (16): 10:40-11:40, entrance to Biddu – 22:00-23:40, Atara Bridge – 23:20, entrance to Ni’lin – 21:40-23:30, entrance to Silwad closed – 09:50, between al-Zababda and Qabatiya – 20:30-22:50, entrances to Azun town and Izbit al-Tabib – 21:05, intensified restrictions at Beit Furik – 10:10, between Assira al-Qibliya and Orif villages – 13:30, entrance to Zeita Jama’in village, resident assaulted – 13:50, entrance to Sabastya village – 21:55-23:30, Sara village road junction – 21:35, northern entrance to Jericho – 22:30, entrance to al-Zubeidat village – 15:45, Aqbat Hasna – 20:15, 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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