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October 24, 2019

IOP – 24 October 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

24 October 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.

Israeli Army

positions open fire

on Gaza farmland

 

Israeli Army olive

harvest assault

 

Occupation settler

race-hate vandalism

 

Occupation settler

olive harvest

violence and plunder

 

Terrorised child eludes

raiding Israeli troops

 

Night peace disruption

in refugee camp and

13 towns and villages

 

3 attacks

 

3 Israeli ceasefire

violations

 

21 raids including

home invasions

 

1 injured – 1 abducted

 

6 acts of

olive harvest/economic

sabotage

 

 12 taken prisoner

Home invasions: 14:00, al-Tur –  17:45, Ein al-Bayda.

Peace disruption raids: evening, al-Eisawiya – 20:30, al-Eizariya – 03:00, Bir Nabala – 22:50, Beitunya – 01:55, Beit Liqiya – 02:25, al-Bireh – 02:25, al-Amari UN refugee camp – 04:00, Tulkarem – 04:00, al-Shuweikh – 04:00, Deir al-Ghousoun – 04:00, al-Jaroushiya – 11:05, Iskaka – 11:05, Yasuf – 12:15, Susiya – 00:10, Yatta – 00:10, Nuba – 00:10, Beit Ulla – 00:10, Tarqumiya – 01:35, Surif.

Palestinian missile attacks: none.

Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army attack – agricultural sabotage: Northern Gaza – 14:30, Israeli forces, positioned behind the Green Line, opened fire on agricultural land in east Beit Hanun.

Ceasefire violation – Israeli Army attack – agricultural sabotage: Northern Gaza – 16:20, Israeli forces, positioned behind the Green Line, again opened fire towards agricultural land in East Beit Hanun

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

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

Israeli Army – abduction: Jerusalem – Israeli soldiers, in the Silwan neighbourhood, seized a minor, Mohammad Ahmad Zaytoun, in Jerusalem City.

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 – olive harvest assault – agricultural sabotage: Nablus –  10:10, Israeli forces fired rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters at olive harvesters near the Eli Occupation settlement, and forced them off the land.

Occupation settler race-hate vandalism: Nablus –  dawn, Israeli settlers invaded Yatma village, slashing the tyres of 31 vehicles and spray-painting racist messages on the walls of Palestinian homes.

Occupation settler olive harvest violence and plunder – agricultural sabotage: Salfit – militants from the Kfar Tapuah Israerli Occupation settlement invaded Yasuf village agricultural land and assaulted the members of eight families who were harvesting olives, and robbed them of several sacks of the harvested fruit.

Raid – terrorised child eludes raiding Israeli troops: Jerusalem – evening, Israeli soldiers terrorised and pursued a child into al-Eisawiya, forcing their way into a mosque in the centre of the village as they searched to find the youngster. The child managed to elude the soldiers and get to safety.

Raid – rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters: Jerusalem – 20:30, Israeli forces, firing rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided al-Eizariya.

Raid – 65-year-old special-needs patient seized by Israeli troops: Ramallah – 01:55, Israeli forces raided Beit Liqiya, taking prisoner a 65-year-old special-needs patient.

Raid – UN refugee camp: Ramallah – 02:25, Israeli forces raided al-Amari UN refugee camp, taking prisoner two people.

Restrictions of movement (15): 20:40, Atara Bridge, entrances to Sinjil, Abud, Ein Sinya, Um Safa and Deir Abu Masha’al villages – 19:30, Bardala village road junction – 06:35, Fasayil village road junction – 10:55 and again at 17:55, Aqbat Hasna area – 12:00, al-Nashash road junction – 13:55, western entrance to Beit Fajjar – 19:30, entrance to Beit Jallah – 22:05, al-Faradis village roundabout – 08:50, entrance to Idhna.

[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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