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September 18, 2019

IOP – 18 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 

18 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. 

5 wounded in 

Israeli Army 

home invasions 

 

Israeli Navy twice 

opens fire on 

Palestinian fishing boats 

 

Israeli Army position 

opens fire on 

Gaza farmland 

 

Israeli soldiers 

beat up and 

hospitalise 2 villagers 

 

Israeli Army 

carries out armed 

robberies in West Bank 

 

Israeli forces seize 

Palestinian farmland 

for settlement expansion 

 

Israeli Army uproots 

100 Palestinian olive trees 

 

Night peace disruption 

and/or home invasions 

in 3 refugee camps and 

13 towns and villages 

 

3 attacks 

 

3 Israeli ceasefire 

violations 

 

26 raids including 

home invasions 

 

3 beaten and injured 

 

10 wounded 

 

2 abducted 

(both aged 17) 

 

6 acts of 

agricultural/economic 

sabotage 

 

25 taken prisoner 

Home invasions: 03:20, Kafr Ni’meh – 02:25, Ramallah – 03:50, Jenin refugee camp – 02:40, Balata UN refugee camp – 02:40Kifl Hares – midnight, Aqbat JabiUN refugee camp. 

Peace disruption raids: 04:15, Abu Dis – 22:15, Atara – 09:45, Khirbeit Attuf – 14:50-17:30, Farun – 01:50, Tulkarem – 22:30, Azun – 04:15, Qalqiliya – 10:15, Israeli forces raided Assira al-Shimalya – 20:20, al-Lubban al-Sharqiya – 02:40, Nablus – 17:15, al-Zawiya – 18:55, Hares – 09:15, Harmala – 09:15, Beit Tamar – 23:20, al-Doha – 02:10, Teqoa – 15:35, Hebron – 20:55, Hebron – 00:15, Yatta – 00:40, Halhul. 

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 – 12:15, Israeli gunboatagain opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats off al-Sudaniya. 

Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army attack – agricultural sabotage: Khan Yunis – 21:30, Israeli forces, positioned behind the Green Line, opened fire on agricultural land east of Abasan. 

Home invasions – stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Ramallah – 03:20, Israeli forces, firing stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided Kafr Ni’meh village and searched several homes, taking prisoner four persons. 

Home invasions – 5 wounded – rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Ramallah – 02:25five people were wounded as Israeli forces, firing rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided Ramallah and searched several homes and coffee shops. 

Home invasions – rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Jenin – 03:50, Israeli forces, firing rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided the Jenin refugee camptaking prisoner six persons. 

Home invasions – rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Nablus – 02:40, Israeli forces, firing rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided the Balata UN refugee camp and searched several homestaking prisoner three persons. 

Home invasions – abduction: Salfit – 02:40, Israeli forces raided Kifl Hareand abducted a 17-year-old youth: Mahmoud Abdel-Hamid Al-Qaq. 

Home invasions – UN refugee camp: Jericho – midnight, Israeli forces raided the Aqbat JabiUN refugee camp and searched a home. 

Israeli Army – abduction: Jerusalem – 08:00, Israeli soldiers, in al-Eisawiya village, abducted a 17-year-old youth: Mohammad Ali Darbas,  

Israeli Army beatings and hospitalisations: Jerusalem – 20:30, Israeli troops beat up and hospitalised two men, Raja Abu Diya and Diya Murad Abu Diya, near al-Jib village. 

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

Israeli Army armed robbery: Tubas – 11:50, Israeli soldiers, in the al-Ras al-Ahmar district, robbed two residents, Hamed Einbuisi and Mo’ayad Fakhri Mohammad Daraaghma, of their agricultural tractor. 

Israeli Army armed robbery: Salfit – 17:55, Israeli troops, manning the Za’tara junction checkpoint, robbed a man,  Mohammad Assad Mohammad Badad, of US$15,000 in cash. 

Israeli Army agricultural sabotage: Salfit – the Israeli Army uprooted 100 olive trees in the Khirbeit Quirkish district of Bruqin. 

Occupation settlement expansion – land theft – agricultural sabotage: Qalqiliya – Israeli forces seized, and bulldozed, Hajjah village farmland in order to expand the Karni Shomron Occupation settlement’s industrial zone. 

Occupation settler violence – injury and hospitalisation: Jericho – 14:00, Israeli settlers assaulted and hospitalised a Palestinian truck driver, Jihad Zawahra, near the southern entrance to Jericho City. 

Raid – destruction – pastoral sabotage: Tubas – 09:45, Israeli forces raided Khirbeit Attouf village and destroyed a livestock shelter. 

Raid – rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Nablus – 02:40, Israeli forces, firing rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided Nablus. 

Raid – rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Hebron – 20:55, Israeli forces, accompanied by settlers, firing rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters,  raided Hebron City. 

Raid – 5 wounded – rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Nablus –00:40, Israeli forces, accompanied by settlers, firing rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided Halhul, wounding five unidentified residents and causing several tear gas casualties. 

Restrictions of movement (3): 16:10, Ein Sinya village roundabout – 20:25, between Azun and Izbit al-Tabib villages – 20:25, Aqbat Hasna. 

[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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