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September 16, 2019

IOP – 16 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 

16 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.} 

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. 

wounded in joint 

Israeli Army/settler attack 

on Palestinian homes 

 

Israeli Army incursion 

onto Gaza farmland 

 

Israeli Army position 

opens fire on 

Gaza farmland 

 

Racist settler vandalism 

in West Bank village 

 

Settler militants set fire 

to Palestinian olive trees 

 

Night peace disruption 

and/or home invasions 

in refugee camp and 

4 towns and villages 

 

3 attacks 

 

3 Israeli ceasefire 

violations 

 

12 raids including 

home invasions 

 

1 beaten – 2 injured 

 

5 acts of 

agricultural/economic 

sabotage 

 

7 taken prisoner 

Home invasions: 23:00al-Eisawiya – 04:20, Silwad – 02:45, Jenin. 

Peace disruption raids: 09:30, al-Eizariya – 14:10, Deir Nitham – evening, al-Taybeh – 09:30-12:05, Khirbeit Ibzi’ – dawn, Beit Lid – 01:10, Kafr Qaddum – 18:30, Sabastya – 03:30, Aida UN refugee camp – afternoon, Beit Ummar. 

Palestinian missile attacks: none. 

Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army incursion – agricultural sabotage: Khan Yunis – 09:00-14:30, the Israeli Army made an incursion onto farmland east of Khuza’a, opening fire and bulldozing crops. 

Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army attack – agricultural sabotage: Khan Yunis – 08:15, Israeli forces ,positioned behind the Green Line, opened fire on agricultural land to the east of Khan Yunis City. 

Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army attack – agricultural sabotage: Khan Yunis – 11:00, Israeli forces, positioned behind the Green Line, opened fire on agricultural land east of al-Qarara. 

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

Home invasions – stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Jerusalem – 23:00, Israeli forces, firing stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided al-Eisawiya 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. 

Occupation settler racist vandalism: Nablus – morning, Israeli settler militants invaded Duma village, slashing tyres and spray-painting race-hate messages on villagers’ homes. 

Joint Israeli Army/settler attack on West Bank village: Nablus – 22:00, fanatics from the Yitzhar Israeli Occupation settlement, supported by Israeli troops firing rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters, attacked several  homes in Einabus village, wounding two people: Soliman Hassan Abu Sa’adat and Miladi Hassan Miladi. 

Occupation settler arson and agricultural sabotage: Hebron – 13:50, Israeli Occupation settlers raided the Tel al-Rumeida neighbourhood and set fire to olive trees. 

Raid – stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Jenin – evening, Israeli forces, firing stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided al-Taybeh village. 

Raid on village school: Tubas – 09:30-12:05, Israeli forces raided al-Tahadi School in Khirbeit Ibzi’ village. 

Raid – Israeli Army vandalism: Nablus – 18:30, Israeli forces raided Sabastya village and used explosives to bring down a Palestinian flagpole. 

Raid – UN refugee camp: Bethlehem – 03:30, Israeli forces raided the Aida UN refugee camptaking prisoner one person. 

Raid – rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Hebron – afternoon, Israeli forces, firing rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided the al-Thaher district in Beit Ummar. 

Restrictions of movement (17): 09:45, entrance to Deir Nitham village, resident Safi Al-Tamimi, assaulted and hospitalised – 21:40, Halmish road junction – 21:50, Surda village road junction – 23:30, entrance to Abboud – 16:20, intensified restrictions at Einav military checkpoint – 14:20, entrance to Quffin – 18:30, intensified restrictions at Beit Furik military checkpoint – 16:30, entrance to Kifl Hares – 23:30, entrance to Kafr al-Dik – 09:10, northern entrance to Jericho – 21:20-23:20, northern entrance to Jericho – 21:20, southern entrance to Jericho – 13:40-15:00, al-Nashash road junction – 19:25-19:35, entrance to Jurat al-Shama’a village – 12:00, Ithna road junction – 13:50, Khelat Hadour area – 18:20, 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 

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