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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)

28 July 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 (not of our own making) that may occur! L & M.

Israeli Navy

opens fire on


fishing boats

Israeli Army

opens fire on

people in


Night peace disruption

in 2 refugee camps and

21 towns and villages

3 attacks

2 Israeli ceasefire


28 raids

1 abducted

(aged 16)

3 acts of



17 taken prisoner

Peace disruption raids: 19:30, al-Eisawiya - 21:55-23:30, Ya'bad - 02:15-05:10, Araba - 02:15-05:10, Marka village - 01:00-04:50, Attil - 01:00-04:50, Deir al-Ghusun - 01:30-04:50, Tulkarem, - 01:30-04:50, Nur al-Shams UN refugee camp - 01:30-04:50, Farun - 01:30-04:50, Tulkarem UN refugee camp - 02:15-04:50, Kafr al-Labad - 02:15-04:50, Kafr Raman - 02:15-04:50, Anabta - 01:20-06:10, Qalqiliya - 08:05, Tel village - morning, Sabastya - 01:35, Assira al-Shimalya - 01:25, Qarawat Bani Hassan - 01:25, Bidya - 01:10, Wadi al-Nis - 01:30, Bethlehem - 01:30, Harmala - 01:30, Rakhma - 08:55, Bani Na'im - 08:55, Suba - 23:05-01:30, Bani Na'im - 00:20-07:50, al-Thahiriya - 01:10-06:35, Beit Awa.

Palestinian missile attacks: none.

Ceasefire violation – Israeli Navy attack – economic sabotage: Northern Gaza – 07:30, the Israeli Navy opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats off al-Sudaniya.

Ceasefire violation – Israeli Navy attack – economic sabotage: Gaza – 09:00, Israeli gunboats opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats off Gaza City.

Israeli Army attack – population control: Jerusalem – 19:30, Israeli forces fired live ammunition, rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters at residents.

Israeli Army population control: Jerusalem – the Israeli Occupation issued orders, banning five residents from entering al-Eisawiya village for a period of two weeks, as a condition for their release from captivity.

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 – Gaza blockade enforcement: Northern Gaza – 22:00, Israeli forces took prisoner two unidentified residents in north west Beit Lahiya for attempting to flee the Gaza blockade.

Occupation settler land theft and settlement expansion: Tubas – Israeli settler militants invaded the Abu al-Qandol area in the North Jordan Valley and parked mobile homes, in addition to three homes that had earlier been set up. The settlers then surrounded the land with metal fencing, in an attempt to establish a new settlement outpost.

Raid – abduction: Jerusalem – 19:30, Israeli forces raided al-Eisawiya village and abducted a 16-year-old youth: Nagham Mohammed Hassan Alian.

Raid – UN refugee camp: Tulkarem – 01:30-04:50, Israeli forces raided Tulkarem, the Nur al-Shams UN refugee camp and Farun village.

Raid – UN refugee camp: Tulkarem – 01:30-04:50, Israeli forces raided the Tulkarem UN refugee camp, taking prisoner one person.

Raid – economic sabotage – population control: Nablus – morning, Israeli forces raided Sabastya village and destroyed part of a tourism project, aimed at rehabilitating al-Baidar Square.

Restrictions of movement (11): al-Mahkama military checkpoint, al-Bireh - 10:45-12:45, Halmish settlement road junction - 16:20, intensified restrictions at Einav military checkpoint - 19:00, entrance to Azun - 19:20, entrance to Izbit al-Tabib - road blocked and rendered unusable between Jayus and al-Nabi Elias villages - 13:45, near entrance to Tel village - 18:45, between Nablus and Assira al-Shimalya - 08:30, Hares village road junction - 18:30, western entrance to Marda village - 18:35, entrance to Kifl Hares - 09:05-11:00, 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


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