Daily Report January 17, 2019

Total: 29
WEST BANK

JERUSALEM

Detention

On the morning of January 16th 2019, Israeli forces detained Mu'taz Abed Abu Jamal {A resident of Jabal Al-Mukabir neighborhood in Jerusalem city}.

Obstruction of Places of Worship

At 10:00, 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 January 16th 2019, the Israeli occupation forces reopened Al-Mahkama" military checkpoint located near "Beit El" settlement in North Al-Bireh city for the staff of international organizations and those holding from VIP and PMC cardholders only. According to schedule of specific hours (Fridays: 10:00 to 16:00, Saturday: 18:00 to 22:00, Sunday to Thursday: 10:00 to 22:00) .

JENIN

Flying Checkpoints

At 14:15, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at Ti'inik village junction then searched residents and vehicles until 15:35.

TUBAS

Settlers Attacks

On January 15th 2019, a group of Israeli settlers stormed Al-Rawa'i area located near Khirbit Mak'houl located in the North Jordan valley area and attacked Yusef Hussien Asmar Bishirat {A resident of Khirbit Mak'houl area} as he was herding his goats during which Israeli forces detained a residents and left his 11 year old son to herd the goats by himself.

Detention

Israeli forces detained Yusef Hussien Asmar Bishirat {A resident of Khirbit Mak'houl area} as he was herding his goats Al-Rawa'i area located near Khirbit Mak'houl located in the North Jordan valley area after a group of Israeli settlers attacked him.

QALQILIYA

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 10:15, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Azzun town then searched residents and vehicles.
2. At 10:15, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Izbit Al-Tabib village then searched residents and vehicles.

Raid

At 18:45, Israeli forces raided Azzun town and clashed with several residents.

Attack

At 18:45, Israeli forces fired stun and tear gas canisters towards several residents for alleged stoning during their raid into Azzun town.

Closure of main Roads

On the morning of January 16th 2019, Israeli forces closed the main entrance gate of Azzun town and prevented resiednts and vehicle from entering and exiting the area until reopening it at a later time.

NABLUS

Flying Checkpoints

At 11:55, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint near "Yitshar" settlement junction then searched residents and vehicles.

SALFIT

Flying Checkpoints

At 20:10, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Kafil Harris town then searched residents and vehicles.

JERICHO

House Demolition

1. On the morning of January 16th 2019, Israeli forces demolished a storage room owned by Abed Al-Hadi Obiyat in Al-Nuw'ma village located in North Jericho city for allegdly being built with out a licence.
2. On the morning of January 16th 2019, Israeli forces demolished a home {consisting of 3 rooms and a kitchen} owned by Adnan Soliman Abu Kharish in Fasayil village or allegdly being built with out a licence.

Destruction of Property

On the morning of January 16th 2019, Israeli forces demolished a agricultural storage room owned by Abdel-Hadi Obiyat in Nuw'ma village located in North Jericho city for allegdly being built with out a licence.

HEBRON

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 08:55, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Ithna town then searched residents and vehicles.
2. At 09:30, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint in Wadi Al-Huriya area located in Hebron city then searched residents and vehicles.
3. At 10:15, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Al-Fuwar camp then searched residents and vehicles.

Raid

On the morning of January 16th 2019, Israeli forces raided Yatta town, stormed the home of Khalil Jabarin {16 years old}{A Palestinian detainee} and took photograph's of the home from the inside and outside in order to prepare it for demolition.

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 seaport and airports and on May 4th 2017, Israeli authorities increased the fishing limit to 9 nautical miles from Wadi Gaza until the south border of the Gaza strip and on June 26th 2017 Israeli forces decreased the fishing limit back to 6 nautical miles and on October 17th 2017, Israeli forces increased the fishing limit back to 9 nautical miles and on December 12th 2017 reduced fishing area from 9 nautical miles to 6 nautical miles south of Wadi Gaza and opposite to Rafah and on July 17th 2018, Israeli forces reduced the fishing area from 6 nautical miles to 3 nautical miles, On August 15th 2018, Israeli forces increased the fishing area from 3 nautical miles up to 9 nautical miles from the coast of Al-Badeir area located in Central Gaza up to Rafah district located South of the Gaza strip and on October 6th 2018, Israeli forces decreased the fishing limit to 3 nautical miles to the all Gaza strip coasts and on October 23rd 2018 increased the fishing limit to 6 nautical miles to the all Gaza strip.

• The Israeli Military broke the ceasefire agreement by opening fire from their positions behind the Green Line towards North Gaza, Gaza, Central Gaza and Khan Yunis districts.
• The Israeli Military broke the ceasefire agreement by raiding 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.

Raid

At 09:15 on January 16th 2019, Israeli forces escorting Military bulldozers stormed 50 m into the vicinity of North east Beit Hanoun town and leveled a plot of land then withdrew at 14:00.

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 15:30 on January 16th 2019, Israeli forces positioned behind the Green Line opened fire towards agricultural land in east Gaza city.

CENTRAL GAZA

Attack

1. At 07:30 on January 16th 2019, Israeli forces positioned behind the Green Line opened fire towards agricultural land in east Al-Mghazi camp.
2. At 16:00 on January 16th 2019, Israeli forces positioned behind the Green Line opened fire towards agricultural land in east Al-Buriej camp.

KHAN YUNIS

Attack

At 07:30 on January 16th 2019, Israeli forces positioned behind the Green Line opened fire towards agricultural land in east Al-Qarara town located in North east Khan Yunis city.

RAFAH

Closure of Crossing Points

* Yasser ‘Arafat International Airport remains closed.
*Rafah (Al ‘Awdah) Crossing is open for the exit and entry of residents.
* 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.

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