Daily Report December 21 2019

Total: 74

 

 

                                                                                     DAILY SITUATION REPORT

                                                            08:00,20th December 2019  – 08:00, 21st December 2019

WEST BANK

JERUSALEM

Flying Checkpoints

At 13:00, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Al-Ram town then searched residents and vehicles.

Raid

At 13:00, Israeli forces raided Al-Ram town.

Attack

1. At 15:00, Israeli forces positioned near the entrance of Al-Ram town fired stun and tear gas canisters towards several residents for alleged stoning.
2. At 15:55, Israeli forces positioned in Al-Eizariya town fired stun and tear gas canisters towards several residents for alleged stoning.

Settlers Attacks

At 19:00, a group of Israeli settlers closed road {1} in Al-Masarat and Al-Shiekh Jarrah neighborhoods in Jerusalem city and impeded the free flow of traffic.

RAMALLAH & AL BIREH

Attack

1. At 13:00, Israeli forces fired stun and tear gas canisters towards several residents for alleged stoning in Ni'lin town.
2. At 13:00, Israeli forces positioned near the North entrance of Al-Bireh city fired stun and tear gas canisters towards several residents for alleged stoning

JENIN

Settlers Attacks

At 09:45 a group of Israeli settlers stormed Homish settlement then withdrew at 11:05.

TUBAS

Settlers Attacks

At 09:50, a group of Israeli settlers stormed Ein Al-Hilweh area in the North Jordan valley and leveled a water spring in the area.

QALQILIYA

Flying Checkpoints

At 09:25, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Izbit Al-Tabib village then searched residents and vehicles.

Raid

1. At 17:25, Israeli forces raided Azzun town.
2. At 17:30, Israeli forces raided Jayyous town, clashed with several residents then withdrew at 21:25.

Attack

1. At 12:55,Israeli forces positioned at the east entrance of Kafr Qaddum village {which is closed by the Israeli Military} fired rubber coated steel bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards several residents {protesting against the continued closure} for alleged stoning.
2. At 13:10,Israeli forces positioned near Jaljuliya military checkpoint located at the south east entrance of Qalqiliya city fired rubber coated steel bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards several residents for alleged stoning.
3. At 17:30, Israeli forces fired stun and tear gas canisters towards several residents for alleged stoning during their raid into Jayyous town.

NABLUS

Raid

At 09:20, Israeli forces raided Talfit village, confiscated surveillance camera footage located along the main road owned by Ziyad Al-Azar and Wael Sabah.

BETHLEHEM

Flying Checkpoints

1.At 08:40 and again at 22:30, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the North entrance of Teqou' town then searched residents and vehicles until 22:45.
2. At 08:40, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the south entrance of Nihalin town then searched residents and vehicles until 10:45.
3. At 13:50, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint in Aqbat Hasna area {located along the main road leading to the west villages of Bethlehem district} then searched residents and vehicles until 15:30.
4. At 15:50 and again at 00:40,,Israeli forces set up a checkpoint near Al-Nashash area junction {located at the south entrance of Bethlehem city} then searched residents and vehicles until 02:00.

HEBRON

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 11:05,Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Al-Arrub camp then searched residents and vehicles.
2. At 12:55, 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.
3. At 15:30, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Al-Samou' town then searched residents and vehicles.
4. At 15:30,Israeli forces set up a checkpoint along Halhul town bridge then searched residents and vehicles.
5. At 18:00,Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at Zif village junction then searched residents and vehicles.

Raid

At 14:55, Israeli forces raided Al-Samou' town as they chased a vehicle.

Closure of main Roads

At 14:20, Israeli forces closed the steel entrance gate in Ithna town and impeded the free flow of traffic until reopening it 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 Lahia 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,launching stun and tear gas canisters from their positions behind the Green Line towards North Gaza, Gaza, Central Gaza, Khan Yunis and Rafah districts and as a result injured 30 residents.
• Israeli Naval vessels broke the ceasefire agreement by opening fire towards Palestinian fishing boats off the shores of Central 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

At 14:30 on December 20th 2019,Israeli forces positioned behind the Green Line fired live ammunition, rubber coated steel bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards several demonstrators in east Jabaliya town during the march of return and as a result injured 5 residents and left several others suffocated from tear gas inhalation.

Injuries

Israeli forces injured 5 unidentified residents during clashes in east Jabaliya 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.

Attack

At 14:30 on December 20th 2019,Israeli forces positioned behind the Green Line fired live ammunition, rubber coated steel bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards several demonstrators in east Gaza city during the march of return and as a result injured injured 4 residents and left several others suffocated from tear gas inhalation.

Injuries

Israeli forces injured 4 unidentified residents during clashes in east Gaza city.

CENTRAL GAZA

Attack

1.At 14:00 on December 20th 2019,Israeli forces positioned behind the Green Line opened fire towards several residents near the border fence in east Al-Buriej camp.
2. At 14:30 on December 20th 2019,Israeli forces positioned behind the Green Line fired live ammunition, rubber coated steel bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards several demonstrators near east Al- Buriej camp during the march of return and as a result injured 2 residents and left several others suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
3. At 21:55 on December 20th 2019,Israeli Naval vessels opened fire towards Palestinian fishing boats off the shores of Deir Al-Balah city.

Injuries

Israeli forces injured 2 unidentified residents during clashes in east east Al-Buriej camp.

KHAN YUNIS

Attack

1. At 13:00 on December 20th 2019,Israeli forces positioned behind the Green Line opened fire towards several residents near the border fence in east Khuza'a town located in east Khan Yunis city.
2. At 14:30 on December 20th 2019,Israeli forces positioned behind the Green Line fired live ammunition, rubber coated steel bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards several demonstrators in east Khuza'a town located in east Khan Yunis city participating in the right of return march and as a result injured 12 residents and left several others suffocated from tear gas inhalation.

Injuries

Israeli forces injured 12 unidentified residents after opening fire towards demonstrators in east Khuza'a town located in east Khan Yunis city.

RAFAH

Closure of Crossing Points

* Yasser ‘Arafat International Airport remains closed.
*Rafah (Al ‘Awdah) Crossing is closed.
* Sufa Crossing is closed.
* Karm Abu Salem (Karem Shalom) Crossing is closed.

Attack

1. At 09:30 on December 20th 2019,Israeli forces positioned behind the Green Line opened fire towards several residents near the border fence in east Rafah city.
2. At 14:30 on December 20th 2019,Israeli forces positioned behind the Green Line fired live ammunition, rubber coated steel bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards several demonstrators in east Rafah city participating in the right of return march and as a result injured 7 residents and left several others suffocated from tear gas inhalation.

Injuries

Israeli forces injured 7 unidentified residents after opening fire towards demonstrators in east Rafah city.

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