Daily Report February 26 2021

Total: 43

 

DAILY SITUATION REPORT

 08:00, 25th  February  2021 -08:00, 26th February  2021

WEST BANK

ALL DISTRICTS

Closure

• At 24:00 on 25/02/ 2021, the Israeli occupation forces imposed a complete closure on the governorates of the West Bank on the occasion of "Purim" among the Jews, and prevented citizens and workers, including those holding permits, from entering the city of Jerusalem and Israel, while commercial crossings remained open, as well. Only emergency humanitarian and medical cases will be allowed to cross after prior coordination, until 24:00 on 02/27/2021.

JERUSALEM

Raid

1. At dawn on 02/25/2021, the Israeli occupation forces raided the town of Al-Sawahrah Al-Sharqiya, and detained a citizen.
2. At 14:50 and again at dawn on 26/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces raided the village of Issawiya, and forcibly dispersed a gathering of citizens in the Issam tent in solidarity with the family of the citizen: Fadi Elyan (one of the guards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque), his two brothers Murad, Amjad, and their father, whose residential buildings were demolished (as mentioned in a report on Monday 23/02/2021) and the sit-in tent was demolished, and as a result confrontations took place with the citizens.

Detention

1. At dawn on 02/25/2021, the Israeli occupation forces detained Saif Mazhar during their raid into Qalandia camp (in addition those mentioned in the previous report).
2. At 21:00, the Israeli occupation forces detained 2 citizens: Ali Orabi and Muhammad Sbeitan - a resident of Al-Tur neighborhood in Jerusalem.
3. The detainee in the eastern town of Sawahrah is: Muhammad Shukri al-Hanash.

Attack

At dawn on 26/02 2021, the Israeli occupation forces fired stun and tear gas canisters towards several citizens for alleged stoning while they were demolishing a sit-in tent during their raid into the village of Issawiya.

Obstruction of Places of Worship

At 08:30, a group of extremist settlers, under the protection of the occupation police, stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, and conducted provocative tours in its courtyards and facilities.

RAMALLAH & AL BIREH

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 15:05, the Israeli occupation forces set up a checkpoint near the Atara bridge, to search cars and verify citizens' identities.
2. At 15:25, the Israeli occupation forces set up a checkpoint at the roundabout of the "Hallamish" settlement, and were checking the identities of citizens.

Land Confiscation

On 25/02/2021, The Israeli occupation forces issued a military order to confiscate 193 dunums of lands from the town of Deir Dibwan and the villages of Ramon, which are located in the east of Ramallah and Al-Bireh governorate, with the aim of establishing a dumping ground for settlers.

Settlers Attacks

On the evening of 02/25/2021, a group of settlers under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces, stormed citizens' agricultural lands on the outskirts of Al-Tira neighborhood in Ramallah, and performed the "Talmudic rituals" in the place.

TUBAS

Military Checkpoints

At 11:55, the Israeli occupation forces tightened their procedures at Tayasir checkpoint, and obstructed traffic until 14:40.

TULKAREM

Military Checkpoints

At 11:10 and again at 20:35, the Israeli occupation forces tightened their procedures at the "Ainaf" checkpoint, tightening the procedures and blocking traffic until 22:10.

Detention

1. At 08:30, the Israeli occupation forces detained the citizen: Qais Murad Barhoush - a resident of Kafr al-Labd.
2. At 10:00, the Israeli occupation forces detained the citizen: Nihad Ahmad Sameh Idris - a resident of Tulkarm.
3. At 16:00, the Israeli occupation forces detained the citizen: Hammam Asaad Na'alouh - a resident of Shweika suburb in Tulkarm.

QALQILIYA

Flying Checkpoints

At 08:45, the Israeli occupation forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance to the village of Ezbet El-Tabib, to search cars and verify citizens' identities.

Detention

At 14:00, the Israeli occupation forces detained the citizen: Zakaria Wasfi Ahmed Abu Tabikh - a resident of Baqa Al-Hatab village.

NABLUS

Flying Checkpoints

At 08:50 and again at 19:25, the Israeli occupation forces set up a checkpoint at the "Shafi Shimron" settlement junction. to search cars and verify citizens' identities.

Detention

At 02:20, the Israeli occupation forces positioned near the settlement of "Itamar" detained the citizen: Murad Ali Sharaya - a resident of Balata camp in Nablus city.

Settlers Attacks

At 22:55, a group of Israeli settlers came near the entrance to the town of Huwara, and set off fireworks towards the citizens' vehicles.

SALFIT

Flying Checkpoints

At 12:20, the Israeli occupation forces set up a checkpoint at the western entrance to the town of Kafr al-Dik, to search cars and verify citizens' identities.

Raid

At dawn on 26/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces raided the town of Kafeel Haris while escorting a group of settlers while they were visiting the religious sites.

JERICHO

Flying Checkpoints

At 08:55, the Israeli occupation forces set up a checkpoint at the northern entrance to Jericho, to search cars and verify citizens' identities until 09:55.

BETHLEHEM

Flying Checkpoints

At 09:00, the Israeli occupation forces set up a checkpoint at the northern entrance to the town of Tuqu ', to search cars and verify citizens' identities until 11:00.

Raid

On 02/25/2021, the Israeli occupation forces raided the town of Al-Khader, and clashed with citizens while they were on patrol.

Attack

1. At 16:15, the Israeli occupation forces positioned near the northern entrance to the town of Teque fired stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens for alleged stoning.
2. On 02/25/2021, the Israeli occupation forces fired fired stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens for alleged stoning during their raid into the town of Al-Khader.

HEBRON

Raid

At 10:40, the Israeli occupation forces raided Hebron city and detained a citizen.

Detention

1. At 11:20, the occupation forces positioned at the entrance to al-Fawwar camp detained 2 children: Hussam Salama al-Maqusi, 16 years old, and Alaa al-Karnaz, 16 years old.
2. The detainee in Hebron city is: Ayman Yusri Shannan.

GAZA STRIP

ALL DISTRICTS

• At 19:00 on 26/08/2014, the permanent and comprehensive ceasefire came into effect with the initiative and patronage of the Arab Republic of Egypt, after reaching understandings to open the crossings, the introduction of humanitarian and relief aid and reconstruction requirements, and expanding the fishing area to a distance of 6 miles with the increase in distance Up to 12 miles by the end of this year, reducing the "security buffer" zone from 300 meters to 100 meters, freedom of movement and preventing assassinations. Other issues, including the airport and the port, will be negotiated within a month of the ceasefire.

• On the morning of June 28, 2019, the occupation forces allowed the expansion of the fishing distance from opposite the Al-Waha area northwest of the town of Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza governorate and up to the Gaza port by a distance of 6 nautical miles, and from opposite the Gaza port to the south of the coast of Rafah to 15 nautical miles.
• On 01/09/2020, the occupation forces re-expanded the fishing distance from the front of the Al-Waha area northwest of the town of Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza governorate and up to the Gaza port by a distance of 6 nautical miles, and from opposite the Gaza port to the south of the coast of Rafah to 15 nautical miles. After it imposed on 08/16/2020 a complete closure on the maritime domain in front of the fishermen's boats in front of the Gaza Strip.
• The Israeli occupation forces violated the ceasefire agreement by firing from their positions on the Green Line in Rafah Governorate.

NORTHERN GAZA

Closure of Crossing Points

* Beit Hanoun Crossing - "Erez": on 02/25/2021 is closed (except for the passage of emergency humanitarian cases).

GAZA

Closure of Crossing Points

* Al-Muntar-Karni crossing: closed since 02/03/2011, permanently and by a unilateral Israeli decision.
* Shejaiya Crossing - “Nahal Oz” for fuel: closed since 04. 01. 2010, by unilateral Israeli decision.

RAFAH

Closure of Crossing Points

* Yasser Arafat International Airport: closed.
* Sufa Crossing: closed.
* Kerem Shalom Crossing - “Kerem Shalom”: on 25/02/2021, is partially open (for the entry of foodstuffs, goods, building materials, and limited quantities of fuel).
* Al-Awda- Rafah crossing: on 25/02/2021, is open in both directions (for entry and departure of citizens).

Attack

At 10:15 on 02/25/2021, the Israeli occupation forces opened fire from their positions on the Green Line, towards agricultural lands east of Rafah.

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