Daily report August 23rd 2016

Total: 84
WEST BANK

JERUSALEM

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 09:00, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint in Al-Khan Al-Ahmar area
located along the main road connecting Jerusalem and Jericho and then detained a resident.
2. At 19:30, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint as they raided Al-Issawiya village then searched residents and vehicles.

Raid

At 19:30, Israeli forces raided Al-Issawiya village and set up a checkpoint.

Detention

1. At 17:30, Israeli forces detained Ashraf Issam Al-Abbassi in Ras Al-Ammoud neighborhood in Jerusalem city.
2. At 23:30, Israeli forces detained Safwan Jamal Amour in Al-Thuri neighborhood in Jerusalem city.
3. Israeli forces positioned at a checkpoint in Al-Khan Al-Ahmar area
located along the main road connecting Jerusalem and Jericho detained Abdallah Al-Batroukh {A resident of Al-Eizariya town}.

Attack

At 00:10, Israeli forces positioned near the entrance of Hizma village fired stun and tear gas grenades towards several residents for alleged stoning.

Obstruction of Places of Worship

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

RAMALLAH & AL BIREH

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 22:30, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint near Atarah town bridge then searched residents and vehicles until 00:10.
2. At 01:25, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at Kafr Ni'meh village junction, temporarily seized a Palestinian Police vehicle and attempted
to search the vehicle after aiming their weapons towards the officers inside the vehicle then allowed them to pass through at 01:35.

Raid

1. At 03:30, Israeli forces raided Budrus village.
2. At 04:45, Israeli forces raided Al-Mazra'a Al-Sharqiya town.

Provocation of Palestinian Forces

At 01:25, Israeli forces positioned at a checkpoint at Kafr Ni'meh village junction temporarily seized a Palestinian Police vehicle and attempted
to search the vehicle after aiming their weapons towards the officers inside the vehicle then allowed them to pass through at 01:35.

TULKAREM

Raid

1. At 10:15, Israeli forces raided Baqa Al-Sharqiya town and inspected a water well.
2. At 02:05, Israeli forces raided Quffin town, detained a resident then withdrew at 04:40.
3. At 02:40, Israeli forces raided Iktaba neighborhood in Tulkarem city until 04:40.

Detention

Israeli forces detained Mujahid Fathi Raja Khasieb in Quffin town.

QALQILIYA

Flying Checkpoints

At 00:40, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Kafr Qaddum village then searched residents and vehicles.

Raid

1. At 00:50, Israeli forces raided Hajja village until 03:00.
2. At 02:25, Israeli forces raided Azzun town, stormed and searched several homes, detained 3 residents and
assaulted Issam Jum'a Anayat and as a result left him hospitalized with contusions.

Detention

Israeli forces detained 3 residents: Bara Taher Abu Haniya, Baha Hussien Shabayta and Ehab Wasfi Ali Hussein in Azzun town.

Physical Assault

At 02:25, Israeli forces assaulted Issam Jum'a Anayat and as a result left him hospitalized with contusions during their raid into Azzun town..

NABLUS

Military Checkpoints

At 16:20, Israeli forces intensified their restrictions at Huwara checkpoint and impeded the free flow of traffic until 17:00.

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 18:05 and again at 20:45, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at Beita town junction
and prevented residents and vehicles from entering or exiting the town until 22:00.
2. At 21:10, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at Beit Wazan village junction then searched residents and vehicles until 22:00.
3. At 23:50, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint then searched residents and vehicles during their raid into Al-Bithan town until 01:00

Raid

1. At 23:30, Israeli forces raided Al-Bithan village, set up a checkpoint and confiscated surveillance
camera footage from a Coffee shop then withdrew at 01:00.
2. At 24:00, Israeli forces raided Iraq Burin village, clashed with several residents then withdrew at 01:30.
3. At 02:30, Israeli forces raided Aqraba town, stormed and searched 2 homes then withdrew at 03:05.
4. At 03:15, Israeli forces raided the east neighborhoods in Nablus city, clashed with several residents then withdrew at 04:15.

Attack

1. At 24:00, Israeli forces fired stun and tear gas
grenades towards several residents for alleged stoning during their raid into Iraq Burin village.
2. At 03:15, Israeli forces fired rubber coated steel bullets,stun and tear gas grenades towards several residents for alleged stoning during their raid into Nablus city.

Confiscation of Property

At 23:50, Israeli forces confiscated surveillance camera footage from a coffee shop owned by Abdel-Salam Faris during their raid into Al-Bithan village.

Settlers Attacks

At 03:15, a bus carrying several Israeli settlers stormed Nablus city in an attempt to enter Josephs Tomb area before they were chased away by Palestinian Police forces guarding the site.

SALFIT

Flying Checkpoints

At 08:20, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at Deir Balout and Rafat village junction then searched residents and vehicles.

JERICHO

Flying Checkpoints

At 08:00,again at 19:30 and 23:00 Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the south entrance of Jericho city then searched residents and vehicles until 24:00.

Settlers Attacks

At 21:20, a Israeli settler vehicle travelling along the main road in Al-Jiftlik village was throwing leaflets with "Anti-Arab" and Racist slogans

BETHLEHEM

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 17:10, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Beit Jallah city then searched residents and vehicles until 18:00.
2. At 19:15, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint near Dar Salah village
{located at the east entrance of Beit Sahuor city} then searched residents and vehicles until 20:00.
3.At 22:15, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the North entrance of Teqou' town then searched residents and vehicles until 00:20.
4. At 06:50, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Dar Salah village then searched residents and vehicles.

Raid

1. At 20:00, Israeli forces raided Nihalin village.
2. At 01:15, Israeli forces raided Bethlehem and Beit Jallah cities and Al-Doha town,
searched a restaurant, a vehicle repair Garage and 5 Lathe factory then confiscated its equipment.

Attack

At 01:15, Israeli forces fired live ammunition, rubber coated steel bullets, stun and tear gas grenades towards several residents for alleged stoning as they stormed and
searched a restaurant, a vehicle repair Garage and 5 Lathe factory then confiscated its equipment during their raid into Bethlehem and Beit Jallah cities and Al-Doha town and as a result injured 5 residents.

Injuries

The 5 residents were injured during the raid into Bethlehem and Beit Jallah cities and Al-Doha town
{2 are identified }: Khalil Mohammad Abdel-Qadder
{A resident of Duhisheh camp} and Haytham Mustafa Mohammad {A resident of Al-Aza camp}.

Confiscation of Property

At 01:15, Israeli forces confiscated equipment after storming and searching a restaurant, a vehicle repair Garage and 5 Lathe factory during their raid into Bethlehem and Beit Jallah cities and Al-Doha town .

HEBRON

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 11:10, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Beit Einoun village then searched residents and vehicles.
2. At 11:10, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Al-Samou' town then searched residents and vehicles.
3. At 00:50, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Al-Nabi Yunis area { located along the main road connecting Hebron and Bethlehem} then searched residents and vehicles.

Raid

1. At 19:50, Israeli forces raided Yatta town then stormed and searched several homes.
2. At 01:00, Israeli forces raided Hebron city, stormed and searched several merchant shops and confiscated equipment from a Lathe workshop then withdrew at 04:50.
3. At 01:35, Israeli forces raided Al-Thahriya town, detained a Palestinian Intelligence force officer then withdrew at 04:50.
4. At 01:45, Israeli forces raided Al-Samou' town until 04:50.
5. At 03:25, Israeli forces raided Dura town, detained a resident then withdrew at 04:50.

Detention

1. Israeli forces detained Bassam Suliman Al-Tal in Al-Thahriya town.
2. Israeli forces detained Saleem Yusef Al-Rujob in Dura town.

Confiscation of Property

At 01:00, Israeli forces confiscated equipment from a Lathe workshop owned by Raibhi Mohammad Abu Skhidum during their raid into Hebron.

GAZA STRIP

ALL DISTRICTS

• Since 19:00 on August 26th 2014, Palestinian Gunmen and the Israeli military agreed to a cease fire agreement (brokered by the Arab Republic of Egypt) which includes the opening of border crossings to allow the entry of emergency supplies and humanitarian goods as well as construction material and agreed to increase the fishing limit to 6 nautical miles with possibility of increase to 12 nautical miles by the end of the year and to decrease the Military area to 100 meters, allow freedom of movement and a halt to targeted killings and assassinations and negotiations will be
held for discussion on rebuilding the sea port and airports in the coming month.
• Israeli forces broke the ceasefire agreement by opening fire towards North Gaza , Central Gaza and Khan Yunis Districts
•Israeli Naval vessels broke the cease fire agreement by opening fire towards
Palestinian fishing boats off the shores of North Gaza and Khan Yunis Districts.

NORTHERN GAZA

Closure of Crossing Points

* Beit Hanun (Erez) is 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 15:20 on August 21st 2016, Israeli forces positioned behind the Green Line opened fire towards several residents and farmers in east Al-Ahmar area located in east Beit Hanoun town.
2. At 00:10 on August 22nd 2016, Israeli Naval vessels opened fire towards Palestinian fishing boats off the shores of Al-Waha area located 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.

CENTRAL GAZA

Attack

At 07:40 on August 22nd 2016, Israeli forces positioned behind the Green Line opened fire towards agricultural land in east Al-Maghazi camp.

KHAN YUNIS

Attack

1. At 15:00 on August 22nd 2016, Israeli forces positioned behind the Green Line opened fire towards agricultural land in east Al-Fakhari town
2. At 01:10 on August 23rd 2016, Israeli naval vessels opened fire towards Palestinian fishing boats off the shores of 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 Medical patients, students and those with valid permits.
* Sufa Crossing is closed.
* Karm Abu Salem (Karem Shalom) Crossing is open for the entry Humanitarian assistance.

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