September 17, 2019

IOP – 17 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 

17 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. 

Woman shot dead 

at checkpoint 


Israeli Navy 

opens fire on 

Palestinian fishing boats 


Israeli Army Gaza 

incursion – 

land bulldozed 


Night peace disruption 

and/or home invasions 

in 2 refugee camps and 

14 towns and villages 


4 attacks 


2 Israeli ceasefire 



32 raids including 

home invasions 


1 killed – 1 wounded 


2 abducted  

(aged 14 and 15) 


2 acts of 




7 taken prisoner 

Home invasions: 01:30, Deir Nitham – 02:40-04:30, Bethlehem – midnight, Bani Na’im – 02:05Sa’ir. 

Peace disruption raids: evening, al-Eisawiya – 17:05, Beitin – 18:50, al-Mugheir – 19:00, al-Janniya – dawn, Silwad – 11:10, Jenin – 11:10, Bruqin – 17:00, Zububa – 17:00, Tubas – 17:00, Tamoun – 17:00, Tayasir – 17:00, al-Far’a – 22:55, Tulkarem – 22:55al-Shuweikh – 18:10, Azun – 10:40, Tel  – 13:20, Beit Furiq – 01:50-05:40, Beit Furiq – 01:50-05:40, Beit Dajan – 16:55, Kifl Hares – 02:40-04:00, Aqbat Jabr UN refugee camp – 02:40-04:30, Beit Sahur – 02:40-04:30, al-Aza UN refugee camp – 19:30-23:05, Hebron – 00:35, Khursa – 00:35, Dura – 01:00, Halhul – 02:05, al-Shiyoukh. 

Palestinian missile attacks: none. 

Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army incursion – agricultural sabotage: Gaza – morning, the Israeli Army made an incursion, east of Gaza City, opening fire and bulldozing land. 

Ceasefire violation – Israeli Navy attack – economic sabotage: Central Gaza – morning, the Israeli Navy opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats off Deir al-Balah City. 

Israeli Army attack – 1 wounded: Jerusalem – 19:00, Israeli forces in Abu Dis opened fire, with live ammunition, rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters at people, wounding one resident: Imad al-Din Sharif Musa Al-Habal. 

Israeli Army attack – woman shot dead: Jerusalem – 06:20, Israeli troops, manning the Qalandiya checkpoint, shot dead an unidentified womanA video of the incident circulating on social media shows a security guard shooting a woman from a short distance. The woman posed no threat to the lives of Israeli forces at the checkpoint and appeared confused. 

Israeli Army rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Jerusalem – 23:50, rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters. 

Israeli Army – assault and injury: Jerusalem – Israeli soldiers assaulted and injured a man in Abu Dis. 

Israeli Army – mosque violation: Jerusalem – 09:00, settler militants, escorted by Israeli troops and police, invaded the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and molested worshippers. 

Raid – children abducted: Jerusalem – evening, Israeli forces raided al-Eisawiya and abducted two children:  Mohammed Waseem Nayef Obaid (14) and Mohammed Khalil Kulaib (15). 

Raid – rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Ramallah – 18:50, Israeli forces, firing rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided al-Mugheir village. 

Raid – rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Ramallah – 

19:00, Israeli forces, firing rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters raided al-Janniya village. 

Raid – rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Tubas – 17:00, Israeli forces, firing rubber-coated steel bullets, stun and tear gas canisters, raided Tubas, causing five tear gas casualties. 

Raid – UN refugee camp: Jericho – 02:40-04:00, Israeli forces raided the Aqbat Jabr UN refugee camp. 

Raid – UN refugee camp: Bethlehem – 02:40-04:30, Israeli forces raided Beit Sahur and the al-Aza UN refugee camp. 

Restrictions of movement (19): 10:30, between Ras Kar Kar and Deir Ibzi’ villages – 17:05, entrance to al-Nabi Saleh village – 21:45, Ein Sinya village roundabout – 17:55, entrance to Tubas – 13:00, entrance to Azun, one person taken prisoner – 18:15, between Jayus and al-Nabi Eliyas village – 20:05, between Azun and Izbit al-Tabib – 09:20 and again at 23:30, Beit Furiq road junction – 19:40, entrance to Tel village – 23:15, entrance to Tel village – 15:15, western entrance to Deir Istiya – 18:00, near Malee Ivrim Occupation settlement – 08:00, al-Nashash road junction – 12:10, al-Khadr Bridge – main road in al-Faradis village closed with barbed wire -08:00 and again at 18:20, Halhul Bridge – 01:45, Abu Sineneh neighbourhood. 

[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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