November 16, 2019

IOP – 16 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)

16 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.

Israeli Navy

opens fire on


fishing boats

Israeli Army

sniper fire on

3 Gaza districts

Israeli Army

positions open fire

on Gaza farmland

Settler militants

raid supermarket

and assault owner

Night peace disruption

and/or home invasions

in 8 villages

8 attacks

7 Israeli ceasefire


12 raids including

home invasions

4 injured

2 abducted

(aged 12 and 13)

3 acts of



5 taken prisoner

Home invasions: 03:30, Israeli forces raided Silwad.

Peace disruption raids: 23:00, Kafr Laqif – Sabastya – 15:30, Kafr Qallil – 17:55-01:20, Osirin – 21:40-01:20, Aqraba – 04:10, Huwara – 01:40-06:35, Beit Fajjar – 16:30, Hebron – 01:40-07:50, Sa’ir – 01:40-07:50, al-Shiyoukh – dawnal-Arrub UN refugee camp.

Palestinian missile attacks: none.

Ceasefire violation – Israeli Navy attack – economic sabotage: Northern Gaza – 07:00, the Israeli Navy opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats off al-Sudaniya.

Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army sniper fire: Northern Gaza – 14:10, Israeli forces, positioned behind the Green Line, opened fire on people in east Jabaliya.

Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army sniper fire: Gaza – 18:00, an Israeli Army position, behind the Green Line, opened fire on residents in Juhur al-Dik.

Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army sniper fire: Gaza – 18:30, Israeli forces, positioned behind the Green Line, again opened fire on people in Juhur al-Dik.

Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army attack – agricultural sabotage: Central Gaza – 18:00, Israeli forces opened fire, from positions behind the Green Line, on al-Bureij UN refugee camp farmland.

Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army attack – agricultural sabotage: Khan Yunis – 08:00, Israeli forces, positioned behind the Green Line, opened fire on agricultural land in east Abasan.

Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army sniper fire: Khan Yunis – 13:00, Israeli Army snipers, positioned behind the Green Line, opened fire on a vehicle in east Khuza’a.

Israeli Army fire  1 wounded – hospitalisation: Tulkarem – 06:15, Israeli forces, positioned near Nazlat Issa village, opened fire on and hospitalised a resident, Ahmad Abed Khalil Ammar, on his way to work across the Green Line.

Home invasions and abductions: Ramallah – 03:30, Israeli forces raided Silwad and abducted two 12- to 13-year-old boys: Jawad Omar Hamad and Ahmad Ayed Hamad.

Israeli Army rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Ramallah – 13:35, Israeli forces, positioned at the northern entrance to al-Bireh, fired rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters at protesters, wounding three of them: Fadi Sadqi Wash’hat, Zeid Rawhi Alawi and Yazan Jaber Jaradat.

Occupation settler violence: Nablus – 04:30, Israeli settler militants raided Huwara and assaulted a supermarket proprietor, Ziyad Odah, during an attempted robbery.

Raid – stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Nablus – Israeli forces, firing stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided Sabastya village.

Raid – population control: Hebron – 01:40-07:50, Israeli forces raided al-Shiyoukh town and ordered a person to report for interrogation at Israeli Military Intelligence.

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

Restrictions of movement (11): 20:45, intensified restrictions at Tayasir – 18:35, entrance to Izbit al-Tabib village – 23:30, entrance to Azun – 20:00, entrance to Deir Ballut – 20:00, entrance to al-Zawiya – 16:10-17:30, between Ramallah and Jericho – 10:00 and again at 18:20, Aqbat Hasna – 17:20, entrance to Khirbeit al-Deir village – 16:40-17:40, east Yatta – 16:45-17:50, south entrance to Hebron.

[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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