Daily Report February 25 2020

Total: 121

                                                                             DAILY SITUATION REPORT

                                              08:00, 24th February 2020  – 08:00, 25th February 2020

 

WEST BANK

JERUSALEM

Military Checkpoints

At 18:20, the Israeli occupation forces tightened their procedures at the Jaba 'checkpoint, linking the governorates of Jerusalem, Ramallah and Jericho, and obstructed traffic.

Flying Checkpoints

On the evening of February 24, 2020, the Israeli occupation forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance to Anata, and arrested a citizen

Raid

At dawn on February 25, 2020, Israeli forces stormed Qalandia camp and arrested a university student.

Detention

1. The detainee at a sudden checkpoint at the entrance to the town of Anata is: Wael Muhammad Zakarneh - residents of the town of Qabatiya in the Jenin Governorate.
2. The detainee in Qalandia camp is: Uday Al-Lawzi (a university student).

Obstruction of Places of Worship

At 11:00, groups of extremist settlers, under the protection of the occupation police, stormed the courtyards of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, and made provocative tours of its courtyards and facilities.

Settlement Activities

On 24. 02. 2020, the Israeli occupation authorities issued a public tender for building 1,000 new housing units in the colony of Givat Hamtus, located south of Jerusalem, within the territories occupied in 1967.

RAMALLAH & AL BIREH

Flying Checkpoints

At 08:20, the occupation forces set up a roadblock at the entrance to the village of Al-Nabi Saleh, to search cars and verify citizens ’identities.

Attack

At 19:30, the occupation forces at Beit Sira checkpoint fired live and metal rubber-coated bullets and sound and tear gas canisters towards the protesting citizens, under the pretext that they were throwing stones, which resulted in the injury of 2 civilians.

Injuries

The two wounded during confrontations with the occupation forces located at the Beit Sira checkpoint are: Shehadeh Ayoub Muhammad Dar Darwish - residents of the town of Beit Awar Al-Tahta, and Hamada Mahmoud Mustafa Al-Naji - residents of the village of Kharbatha Al-Misbah.

JENIN

Raid

At 06:35, an Israeli army force stormed the Jenin camp, and detained a citizen.

Detention

The resident detained in Jenin camp is: Gabriel Mohammed Abdel-Rahman Al-Zubaidi.

TULKAREM

Raid

1. At dawn on February 25, 2020 a force of the occupation army stormed the city of Tulkarm and arrested a citizen.
2. At dawn on February 25, 2020 a force of the occupation army stormed the village of Pharaoh, and arrested a citizen.

Detention

1. The detainee in the city of Tulkarm is: Muhammad Jamal Sabarini.
2. Detained in the village of Pharaoh is: Samed Amer Ahmed Omar.

QALQILIYA

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 11:30, the occupation forces set up a roadblock at the entrance to the village of Ezbet Al-Tabib, to search cars and verify citizens ’identities.
2. At 20:15, Israeli forces set up a roadblock at Jit village junction to search cars and verify citizens ’identities.

NABLUS

Military Checkpoints

At 19:40, the Israeli occupation forces tightened their procedures at the Beit Furik checkpoint, impeding traffic.

Raid

At dawn on February 25, 2020, Israeli forces raided the city of Nablus and Balata and Askar refugee camps, and arrested 3 citizens.

Detention

1. On December 24. 2020, the Israeli occupation forces arrested near the village of Al-Laban Al-Sharqiya. Citizen: Ahmed Samir Owais - residents of Al-Laban Al-Sharqiya village, after chasing his vehicle near the entrance to the village.
2. The 3 detainees in Nablus and the Balata and Askar camps in the city are: Zuhair Yasir Dweikat - residents of Nablus, Ahmed Deeb Al Shawa - residents of Balata Camp, and Hussein Ibrahim Shtaiwi - residents of Askar camp.

SALFIT

Flying Checkpoints

At 19:00, the Israeli occupation forces set up a roadblock under the bridge of Isaka Village, to search cars and verify citizens ’identities.

JERICHO

Temporary Detention

At 16:05, the Israeli occupation forces detained 12-year-old Mahmoud Imad Ahmad Masoud, on the pretext of throwing stones, and released him at 21:00.

Settlers Attacks

On 24/02/2020, a group of armed settlers chased a number of shepherds citizens and prevented them from grazing their sheep in the pastoral lands in the Shallal area near the village of Al-Auja.

BETHLEHEM

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 12:10, the Israeli occupation forces set up a roadblock in the Aqabat Hasna area (on the main road leading to the western villages in the Bethlehem Governorate), to search cars and verify citizens ’identities until 13:30.
2. At 00:35, the Israeli occupation forces set up a roadblock near the Al-Nashash Junction (the southern entrance to the city of Bethlehem) to search cars and verify citizens ’identities until 02:00.
3. At 07:55, the Israeli occupation forces erected a checkpoint at the entrance to Husan village, to search cars and verify citizens ’identities.

Detention

At 03:40 on February 24, 2020, Israeli forces arrested Ahmad Jamal Al-Harimi, during the storming of Bethlehem.

HEBRON

Flying Checkpoints

At 14:20, the occupation forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Al-Hawawer area (the northern entrance to the town of Halhul) and arrested a citizen.

Raid

1. At 10:15, an Israeli army force moved into Deir Samet village and arrested 3 citizens.
2. At dawn on February 25, 2020 a force of the occupation army stormed the city of Hebron, and arrested 8 citizens.
3. At dawn on February 25, 2020 a force of the occupation army stormed the town of Beit Ummar and arrested a university student.
4. At dawn on February 25 02 2020, an Israeli army force raided the town of Tarqumiya and arrested a citizen.
5. At dawn on February 25, 2020 a force of the occupation army stormed the town of Dura, and arrested 4 citizens (including a child).
6. At dawn on February 25, 2020 a force of the occupation army stormed the town of Idna, and arrested 2 citizens.

Settlers Attacks

1. On 24. 02. 2020, a group of armed settlers from the Ramat Yishai settlement in the Tel Rumeida neighborhood in the Old City of Hebron prevented workers from the Hebron Rehabilitation Committee from rehabilitating the wall of a house belonging to the family: Abu Aisha.
2. On 24. 02/2020, a group of "Shama" settlers located on the lands of the citizens south of the town of Dhahria threw stones at a number of farmers and sheep herders while they were in their lands belonging to the village of Shweikeh. The occupation forces also interfered and arrested a citizen while he was trying to confront the settlers.

Detention

1. The detainee at a sudden checkpoint at the entrance to al-Hawour area (the northern entrance to The Town of Halhul) is Bilal Abdul Rahman Ismail Awad, a resident of Beit Ambar.
2. The 3 detainees in deir Samit village are: Daoud Abdul Wahab al-Harb, Youssef al-Harb, and Abd al-Harb.
3. The 8 detainees in Hebron are: Sameh Abdullah Abu Sneina, Wasim Abdul Hafiz al-Jamal, Wissam Abdul Hafiz al-Jamal, Wasim Zidan al-Jamal, Hossam Ali Abu Hussein, Islam Kazem al-Zir, Wasim Kazem al-Zir, and Hussein Ali Abu Hussein.
4. Detained in the town of Beit Amour is: Lin Akif Awad (university student).
5. The detainee in the town of Tarkumiya is: Mohammed Saadi Abu Debus.
6. The 4 detainees in Dura town are: Tamer Majid Shad, Mu'tasim Ziad Rajoub, Hamza Khader Abdul Wahab Harb, 17, Bilal Khader Abdul Wahab Harb.
7. The two detainees in The Town of Aina are Nour Maher Al-Tamazi and Munther Nayef Al-Tamazi.
8. The detainee while trying to confront a group of settlers from the settlement of "Shamaa", located south of the town of Al-Dhahiriya, after throwing stones at the farmers' citizens and sheep herders in the village of Al-Shawka: Salah Osman Samaria.

Attack

At 14:05, the occupation forces, opposite the Al-Aroub camp, fired sound and tear gas canisters towards the protesting citizens at the entrance to the camp, under the pretext that they were throwing stones.

GAZA STRIP

ALL DISTRICTS

• Since 19:00 on 26. 08. 2014 The permanent and comprehensive ceasefire came into effect on the initiative and sponsorship of the Arab Republic of Egypt, after reaching understandings to open the crossings and introduce humanitarian and relief assistance and reconstruction supplies, and to expand the area of fishing for 6 miles with an increase of up to 12 miles with At the end of this year, the area of the "buffer security" area will be reduced from 300 m to 100 m, freedom of movement and the prevention of assassinations, and the remaining issues, including the airport and the port, will be negotiated within a month of the ceasefire.
•Since the Morning of 28th. 06. 2019 The occupying forces allowed the expansion of the fishing distance from the oasis area northwest of the town of Beit Lahiya in northern Gaza governorate and even to the port of Gaza by 6 nautical miles, and from the port of Gaza to the south of rafah beach to 15 nautical miles.
• The occupying forces violated the ceasefire, firing 20 artillery shells from their positions on the Green Line in the governorates of northern Gaza, Gaza, Central, Khanyounis and Rafah, and by air strikes with 18 rocket-propelled-aircraft missiles in (10 consecutive air strikes) in the governorates of northern Gaza, Gaza, Central and Khanyounis, which Three citizens were injured.
• Palestinian armed groups violated the ceasefire, firing 108 shells ,including 72 (unknown type) and 36 "mortar" shells towards the Green Line.

NORTHERN GAZA

Closure of Crossing Points

* Beit Hanoun Crossing - “Erez” is closed.

Attack

1. At 19:10 on 24. 02. 2020 Israeli occupation forces fired from their positions on the Green Line, towards agricultural land east of the Beit Hanoun crossing north of Beit Hanoun, injuring a citizen.
2. At 22:30 on 24. 02. 2020 Israeli occupation forces fired from their positions on the Green Line, towards agricultural land north of the town of Beit Hanoun.

Air Strike

At 17:05 on 24 February 2020, Israeli warplanes bombed a missile, targeting a site belonging to a Palestinian armed group, north of the town of Beit Lahia.

Injuries

The wounded man is east of the Beit Hanoun crossing north of beit Hanoun (his name is not known).

Palestinian Attacks

1.At 12:00 am on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired 8 shells (unknown type) towards the Green Line.
2. At 12:30 pm on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired 3 shells (unknown type) towards the Green Line.
3. At 12:40 pm on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired 3 shells (unknown type) towards the Green Line.
4. At 13:50 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired 2 "mortar" shells at the Green Line.
5. At 15:05 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired a (unknown type) missile at the Green Line.
6. At 17:05 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired a (unknown type) missile at the Green Line.
7. At 17:15 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired 5 shells (unknown type) towards the Green Line.
8. At 18:25 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired 4 "mortar" shells at the Green Line.
9. At 19:10 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian groups opened fire at the occupying forces along the border fence east of the Beit Hanoun crossing north of beit Hanoun.
10. At 22:15 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired 5 "mortar" shells at the Green Line.

GAZA

Closure of Crossing Points

* Al-Muntar - Karni Crossing: closed since 02.03.2011, permanently, and by an Israeli unilateral decision.
* Al-Shojaeya Crossing - "Nahal Oz" for fuel: It has been closed since 01 01.2010 due to an Israeli unilateral decision.

Attack

At 17:15 on 24. 02. 2020 The occupying forces fired three artillery shells from their positions on the Green Line, in the direction of a Palestinian armed group east of Gaza City.

Air Strike

1. At 16:30 on 24. 02. 2020 Israeli warplanes bombed a rocket, targeting agricultural land east of al-Tuffah neighborhood, northeast of Gaza City.
2.At 19:05 on 24. 02. 2020 Israeli warplanes bombed a rocket, targeting a motorcycle east of Gaza City, injuring a citizen.

Injuries

Wounded by an air strike on a motorcycle east of Gaza City (not named).

Palestinian Attacks

1. At 16:05 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired 5 shells (unknown type) towards the Green Line.
2. At 16:20 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired 9 shells (unknown type) towards the Green Line.
3. At 20:15 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired two missiles (unknown type) towards the Green Line.
4. At 22:20 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired 4 shells (unknown type) towards the Green Line.
5. At 23:00 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired 3 shells (unknown type) towards the Green Line.

CENTRAL GAZA

Attack

1. At 13:45 on 24. 02. 2020 The occupying forces fired four artillery shells from their positions on the Green Line, towards a group position east of Al-Bureij camp.
2. At 17:30 on 24. 02. 2020 The occupying forces fired five artillery shells from their positions on the Green Line, in the direction of a Palestinian armed group position southeast of Deir al-Balah, injuring a civilian.

Air Strike

1.At 19:00 on 24. 02. 2020 Israeli warplanes bombed with two missiles, targeting a position belonging to a Palestinian armed group west of Deir al-Balah.
2. At 19:15 on 24. 02. 2020 Israeli warplanes bombed with two missiles, targeting a position belonging to a Palestinian armed group northwest of Nusseirat camp.
3. At 19:25 on 24. 02. 2020 Israeli warplanes bombed with a missile, targeting a position belonging to a Palestinian armed group north of The Nusseirat camp.
4. At 19:30 on 24. 02. 2020 Israeli warplanes bombed 3 rockets, targeting a position belonging to a Palestinian armed group north of Nusseirat camp.
5. At 19:35 on 24. 02. 2020 Israeli warplanes bombed 3 rockets, targeting a position belonging to a Palestinian armed group north of Nusseirat camp.

Injuries

Wounded as israeli forces fired five artillery shells at a Palestinian group position southeast of Deir al-Balah (not known).

Palestinian Attacks

1.At 18:00 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired 3 "mortar" shells at the Green Line.
2.At 18:55 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired 3 "mortar" shells at the Green Line.
3.At 20:00 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired 3 "mortar" shells at the Green Line.
4.At 20:15 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired two "mortar" shells at the Green Line.

KHAN YUNIS

Attack

1.At 08:00 on 24. 02. 2020 The occupying forces fired from their positions on the Green Line, towards agricultural land east of the town of Absan, east of Khanyounis.
2. At 17:00 on 24. 02. 2020 The occupying forces fired three artillery shells from their positions on the Green Line, in the direction of a palestinian armed group east of the town of Khanyounis.
3. At 01:50 24. 02. 2020 The occupying forces fired from their positions on the Green Line, towards the agricultural land east of the city of Khanyounis.

Air Strike

1. At 13:20 on 24. 02. 2020 Israeli warplanes bombed a rocket, targeting a position belonging to a Palestinian armed group southwest of the town of Khanyounis.
2. At 13:30 on 24. 02. 2020 Israeli warplanes bombed 3 rockets, targeting a position belonging to a Palestinian armed group southwest of the town of Khanyounis.

Palestinian Attacks

1. At 13:00 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired 4 "mortar" shells at the Green Line.
2. At 17:00 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired 5 shells (unknown type) towards the Green Line.
3. At 17:25 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired 10 shells (unknown type) towards the Green Line.
4. At 21:20 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired two "mortar" shells at the Green Line.
5. At 21:50 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired 5 shells (unknown type) towards the Green Line.

RAFAH

Closure of Crossing Points

*Yasser Arafat International Airport: Closed.
*Sofa Crossing: closed.
* Kerem Shalom Crossing - Kerem Shalom: 23 February 2020 is partially open (for the introduction of foodstuffs and goods, limited quantities of fuel, building materials for the private sector and internationally funded projects).
* Al-Awda port - Rafah: on 23. 02. 2020 is open in both directions (for the departure and entry of citizens).

Attack

1.At 17:05 on 24. 02. 2020 The occupying forces fired two artillery shells from their positions on the Green Line, in the direction of a palestinian armed group east of Rafah.
2. At 17:20 on 24. 02. 2020 The occupying forces fired three artillery shells from their positions on the Green Line, in the direction of a palestinian armed group north-east of Rafah.

Palestinian Attacks

1. At 12:15 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired 3 "mortar" shells at the Green Line.
2. At 15:55 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired two missiles (unknown type) towards the Green Line.
3. At 16:00 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired 3 shells (unknown type) towards the Green Line.
4. At 17:40 on 24. 02. 2020 Members of Palestinian armed groups fired 3 shells (unknown type) towards the Green Line.

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