Daily Report August 21, 2019

Total: 65
WEST BANK

JERUSALEM

Raid

1. At 10:00, Israeli forces raided Beit Duqqu village {after an object exploded near the wall} and clashed with several residents.
2. On the evening of August 20th 2019, Israeli forces raided Al-Eisawiya village and clashed with several residents.
3. At dawn on August 21st 2019, Israeli forces raided Shu'fat camp in Jerusalem city and detained a resident.

Detention

1. At dawn on August 20th 2019, Israeli forces detained Imad Abu Sinieneh in Jerusalem city.
2. On August 20th 2019, Israeli forces detained Majed Raghib Al-Ju'ba as he was reporting to Israeli Intelligence for questioning based on a prior summon.
3. Israeli forces detained Muhanad Matariya in Shu'fat camp in Jerusalem city.

Attack

1. At 10:00, Israeli forces fired stun and tear gas canisters towards several residents for alleged stoning during their raid into Beit Duqqu village.
2. At 23:00, Israeli forces positioned in Al-Jabal junction area located in Abu Dis town fired stun and tear gas canisters towards several residents for alleged stoning.
3. On the evening of August 20th 2019, Israeli forces fired stun and tear gas canisters towards several residents for alleged stoning during their raid into Al-Eisawiya village.

Confiscation of Property

1. At 12:00,Israeli forces confiscated 3000 USD from Louhath Falah Hussien Al-Shiyoukhi {The mother of Ali Atef Al-Shiyoukhi who was killed by Israeli forces} after storming and searching her home in Sur Baher village.
2. At 15:00, Israeli forces confiscated a vehicle owned by Eid Jameel Abed Rabbo after storming and searching his home in Sur Baher village.

Obstruction of Places of Worship

At 09:00, a group of Israeli settlers under the protection of Israeli Military and Police officers stormed Al-Aqsa mosque compound and provoked worshipers.

RAMALLAH & AL BIREH

Military Checkpoints

On August 20th 2019,Al-Mahkama" military checkpoint located near "Beit El" settlement in North Al-Bireh city is open to residents exiting from the cities of Ramallah and Al-Bireh from 10:00 until 23:00 daily, and is open for the entry of residents into the cities of Ramallah and Al-Bireh from 06:00 Until 22:00 daily and on Friday the checkpoint will be open from 07:00 until 23:00 and on Saturday will be open from both directions from 10:00 until 23:00.

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 20:20, Israeli forces Israeli forces set up a checkpoint along Wadi Al-Dalab road which connects Ras Kar Kar and Deir Ibzi' villages then searched residents and vehicles.
2. At 22:20, Israeli forces set up 2 checkpoint at the entrance of Sinjil village and near Ein Sinya village roundabout then searched residents and vehicles.
3. At 23:55, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint beneath Ein Yabroud village bridge then searched residents and vehicles.

Closure of main Roads

At 23:45, Israeli forces closed the main road leading to Silwad town and near "Ofra" settlement thus impeding the free flow of traffic.

Settlers Attacks

On the evening of August 20th 2019, a group of Israeli settlers from "Halmish" settlement assaulted several farmers on agricultural land in Um Safa and Jibiya villages and placed barbed wire around an area of ​​150 dunums of land located in the classified areas (B, C) according to the Oslo Accords, in an attempt to seize it.

JENIN

Raid

At dawn on August 21st 2019, Israeli forces raided Bi'r Al-Basha village then stormed and searched a home.

TULKAREM

Raid

1. At dawn on August 20th 2019, Israeli forces raided Deir Al-Ghosoun town then stormed and searched 2 homes.
2. At 01:25 on August 21st 2019, Israeli forces raided Tulkarem city, stormed and searched a home, detained a resident then released him at 05:00.

Detention

Israeli forces detained Ma'moun Yahya in Tulkarem city.

QALQILIYA

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 12:00, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Kafr Qaddum village then searched residents and vehicles.
2. At 20:20, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Izbit Al-Tabib village then searched residents and vehicles until 23:15.
3. At 20:30, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the east entrance of Qalqiliya city then searched residents and vehicles until 22:30.
4. At 21:30, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Azzun town then searched residents and vehicles until 23:15.

Raid

At 09:30, Israeli forces raided Hablat town and Hajja village.

Closure of main Roads

At 21:00, Israeli forces closed the main road connecting Jayyous town and Al-Nabi Eliyas village thus impeding the free flow of traffic.

NABLUS

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 08:40 and again at 19:40, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at "Shavie Shamron" settlement junction then searched residents and vehicles.
2. At 11:00 and again at 18:25, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint in Al-Muraba' area located near Tel village then searched residents and vehicles.
3. At 13:20,Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at Sarah village junction {located along the main road connecting Nablus and Qalqiliya} then searched residents and vehicles.
4. At 14:00, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint in the area between Nablus and Assira Al-Shamaliya town then searched residents and vehicles.

Raid

At dawn on August 21st 2019, Israeli forces raided Tel village.

SALFIT

Flying Checkpoints

At 20:50, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Deir Ballout town then searched residents and vehicles.

Raid

At 03:05, Israeli forces raided Al-Zawiya town, detained a resident then withdrew at 04:00.

Detention

1. On August 20th 2019, Israeli forces detained Ammar Azziz Salamat Mir'i {a resident of Qarwat Bani Hassan town} as he was reporting to Israeli Intelligence for questioning based on a prior summon.
2. Israeli forces detained Abdel-Rahman Zuhdi Shuqier in Bab Al-Zawiya town.

JERICHO

Flying Checkpoints

At 11:30, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint along Al-Mu'arajat road {which connects Jericho and Ramallah districts} then searched residents and vehicles until 13:15.

Detention

On the evening of August 20th 2019, Israeli forces positioned at Allenby bridge detained Hiba Ahmad Abdel-Ghani Al-Labadi {a resident of Jenin city} as she was returning from Jordan.

BETHLEHEM

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 19:45, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the west entrance of Beit Fajjar town then searched residents and vehicles until 21:25.
2. At 23:30, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint near Al-Khader town Cemetery then searched residents and vehicles until 00:20.
3. At 23:55, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Beit Jallah city then searched residents and vehicles until 00:50.

Raid

At 17:05, Israeli forces raided Al-Khader town.

Closure of main Roads

At 22:00, Israeli forces closed the North and West entrances of Teqou' town and impeded the free flow of traffic until 00:50.

HEBRON

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 09:20, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Ithna town then searched residents and vehicles.
2. At 21:00, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Wadi Al-Shajanat village , temporarily detained a resident then released him at a later time.
3. At 22:20, Israeli forces set up 2 checkpoints at the entrance of Al-Fah's area located in South Hebron city and in Al-Kasarat area located in the old city of Hebron then searched residents and vehicles.

Raid

At dawn on August 21st 2019, Israeli forces raided Yatta town.

Detention

1. At 06:30 on August 20th 2019, Israeli forces detained Yusef Sa'id Al-Zahur during their raid into Beit Kahil town {in addition to those mentioned in the previous report}.
2. At dawn on August 20th 2019, Israeli forces positioned along road 60 near Al-Samou' town detained Musalim Hassan Soliman Abu Sief {a resident of Al-Samou' town}.
3. At 12:35, Israeli forces detained Sami Yasser Zahdat in the old city of Hebron.

Temporary Detention

At 21:00, Israeli forces positioned at a flying checkpoint at the entrance of Wadi Al-Shajanat village temporarily detained Zuhier Taysir Al-Bustanji then released him at a later time.

GAZA STRIP

ALL DISTRICTS

• At 19:00 on August 26th 2019,The permanent and comprehensive cease-fire entered into force on the initiative and sponsorship of the Arab Republic of Egypt, after reaching understandings to open the crossings, introduce humanitarian and relief assistance and reconstruction supplies, expand the fishing area for 6 miles, Up to 12 miles by the end of the current year, reducing the area of ​​the buffer zone from 300 m to 100 m, freedom of movement and preventing assassinations. The other issues, including the airport and the port, will be negotiated within one month of the cease-fire.
On the morning of 28 June 2019, the Israeli occupation forces allowed the expansion of the sea fishing area in the north of the town of Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip and up to 6 nautical miles from the port of Gaza and from the port of Gaza to the south of Rafah until 15 nautical miles.

•Israeli forces broke the cease fire agreement by opening fire from their positions behind the Green Line towards North Gaza, Khan Yunis and Rafah districts.
• Israeli Naval vessels broke the ceasefire agreement by opening fire towards Palestinian fishing boats off the shores of North Gaza district.

NORTHERN GAZA

Closure of Crossing Points

* Beit Hanun (Erez) crossing is partially open for the passage of critical patients, journalists, NGO staff, businesspersons and passengers travelling abroad through Al-Karama crossing with previous coordination

Attack

1. At 08:00 on August 20th 2019,Israeli Naval vessels opened fire towards Palestinian fishing boats off the shores of Al-Sudaniya area located in west Beit Lahiya town.
2. At 22:15 on August 20th 2019,Israeli forces positioned behind the Green Line opened fire towards several residents near the border fence in north west Beit Lahiya town.

GAZA

Closure of Crossing Points

* Al-Muntar (Karni) Crossing is closed. Beginning on 02 March 2011, the Crossing has been effectively closed following a unilateral Israeli decision.
* Al-Shija’iya (Nahal ‘Oz) Crossing is closed. Beginning on 04 January 2010, the Crossing has closed following a unilateral Israeli decision.

KHAN YUNIS

Attack

At 09:10 on August 20th 2019, Israeli forces positioned behind the Green Line opened fire towards several residents near the border fence in east Khan Yunis city.

RAFAH

Closure of Crossing Points

* Yasser ‘Arafat International Airport remains closed.
*Rafah (Al ‘Awdah) Crossing is open for the entry and exit of travelers.
* Sufa Crossing is closed.
* Karm Abu Salem (Karem Shalom) Crossing is partially open for the entrance of Humanitarian aid, limited supplies of Diesel fuel and construction material for Internationally funded projects.

Attack

At 09:00 on August 20th 2019,Israeli forces positioned behind the Green Line opened fire towards several residents near the border fence in east Rafah city.

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