Daily Report March 23 2021

Total: 52

 

DAILY SITUATION REPORT

 08:00, 22nd   March  2021 -08:00, 23rd March  2021

WEST BANK

ALL DISTRICTS

Closure

• At 24:00 on 22/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces imposed a complete closure on the governorates of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, under the pretext of securing the Israeli Knesset elections, and prevented citizens and workers, including those holding permits, from entering Jerusalem and Israel, with the exception of humanitarian cases after their prior coordination and employees The United Nations and diplomatic missions, until 24:00 on 23/03/2021.

JERUSALEM

Raid

1. At dawn on 22/03/2021,the Israeli occupation forces raided Abu Dis town and detained a citizen.
2. At 12:00, the Israeli occupation forces raided Al-Issawiya village and detained 2 citizens.
3. At dawn on 23/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces raided the town of Anata, and detained a citizen.

Detention

1. At 07:00 on 22/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces detained 2 citizens: Muhammad Sadina and Rouhi Kalghasi in the Old City of Jerusalem.
2. At 21:30, the Israeli occupation forces detained the citizen: Thaer Jaber from inside a garage on Nablus Street near Al-Amud Gate in Jerusalem..
3. The detainee in Abu Dis is: Amir Yusef Rabie.
4. The two detainees in the village of Al-Issawiya are: Mansour Mahmoud and Ahmed Haitham Mahmoud.
5. The detainee in the town of Anata is: Raed Najeh Abu Ali.

Closure of main Roads

On 22/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces closed the main road linking Beit Iksa to the city of Jerusalem, with barbed wire, and prevented even citizens from traveling on foot, knowing that it has been closed to vehicles since 2006.

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

Military Checkpoints

At 14:40, the Israeli occupation forces tightened their restrictions at the "Al Mahkma" checkpoint, established near the settlement of "Beit El", north of Al-Bireh, and obstructed traffic.

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 17:15, the Israeli occupation forces set up a checkpoint between Silwad town and Ein Yabroud village, and detained a citizen.
2. At 17:50, the Israeli occupation forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance to the village of Nabi Saleh, to search cars and verify citizens' identities.

Detention

1. On the evening of 22/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces detained 2 citizens: Amir Qandah, and Ahmed Abu Shkheidem -{residents of Abu Shkheidem village} near the settlement of "Nahalel", located between the villages of Abu Shkheidem and Beit Illo .
2. Israeli forces positioned at a checkpoint between Silwad and Ein Yabroud detained: Yassin Abd al-Wahid Muhammad Hamed - a resident of Silwad town.

TUBAS

Military Checkpoints

At 19:45, the Israeli occupation forces tightened their restrictions at Tayasir checkpoint, and obstructed traffic.

TULKAREM

Flying Checkpoints

At 23:40, the Israeli occupation forces set up a checkpoint at the junction of Jabara village, to search cars and verify citizens' identities.

Raid

At 09:30,the Israeli occupation forces raided the city of Tulkarm, and conducted a patrol until 11:55.

NABLUS

Raid

At 12:45, the Israeli occupation forces raided the town of Huwara, and detained 2 civilians.

Attack

At 23:35, the Israeli occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards several residents who were participating in a sit in demonstration protesting against a group of settlers who stormed Jabal al-Arma area in the town of Beita and as a result wounded a citizen and left several others suffocated from tear gas inhalation, and detained a citizen.

Detention

1. The two detainees in the town of Huwara are: Yahya Omar Abu Haniyeh and Omar Yahya Abu Haniyeh.
2. The detainee during clashes with the occupation forces in the Jabal Al-Arma area in the town of Beita is: Salem Hussein Salem Dweikat - a resident of Beita town.

Injuries

The wounded man during clashes with the occupation forces in the Jabal al-Arma area in the town of Beita is: Hamada Imad Hamayel.

SALFIT

Flying Checkpoints

At 00:40, the Israeli occupation forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance to the town of Kafr El-Deek, to search cars and verify citizens' identities.

JERICHO

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 08:30 and again at 18:20, the Israeli occupation forces set up a checkpoint at the southern entrance to Jericho city to search cars and verify citizens' identities.
2. At 20:25, the Israeli occupation forces set up a checkpoint at the northern entrance to Jericho city, to search cars and verify citizens' identities.

BETHLEHEM

Flying Checkpoints

At 20:40 and again at 07:55, the Israeli occupation forces set up a checkpoint at the western entrance to the town of Tuqu ' to search cars and verify citizens' identities.

HEBRON

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 10:30, the Israeli occupation forces set up a checkpoint at the northern entrance to the town of Dhahiriya, to search cars and verify citizens' identities.
2. At 17:50, the Israeli occupation forces set up a checkpoint at the Halhul town bridge, to search cars and verify citizens' identities.

Detention

1. At 01:05 on 22/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces detained 3 citizens: Nabil Hashem Qaysiyah, Muhammad Fadl Qaysiyah, and Hani Abdul Aziz Qaysiyah during their raid into the town of Dhahiriya (in addition to those mentioned in the previous report).
2. At 21:30, the Israeli occupation forces positioned at the entrance to the town of Beit Ummar detained the citizen: Muhib Karaja.

Temporary Detention

1. On 03/22/2021, the Israeli occupation forces positioned near the Ibrahimi Mosque in the Old City of Hebron temporarily detained the citizen: Saja Burghan, and released her at a later time.
2. At 11:00, the Israeli occupation forces detained 3 journalists from the Palestine TV crew in the area of ​​Ain al-Bayda, which is under threat of confiscation by Israeli occupation forces for the benefit and expansion of "Maon" and "Carmiel" settlements, which are located east of the town of Yatta, and released them later after forcing them to leave the area.

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 towards Khan Yunis Governorate, and by Israeli gunboats firing towards Palestinian fishing boats while chasing them at sea in the North Gaza Governorate.

NORTHERN GAZA

Flying Checkpoints

* Beit Hanoun Crossing - "Erez": On 22/03/2021 is closed (except for the passage of emergency humanitarian cases).

Attack

1. At 08:45 on 22/03/2021,Israeli gunboats opened fire towards Palestinian fishing boats while chasing them at sea off the Al-Sudania beach, west of the town of Beit Lahia.
2. At 16:30 on 22/03/2021, Israeli gunboats opened fire towards Palestinian fishing boats while chasing them at sea off the Al-Sudania beach, west of the town of Beit Lahia.

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.

KHAN YUNIS

Attack

At 20:00 on 22/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces fired from their positions on the Green Line towards agricultural lands east of Al-Fakhari town, southeast of Khan Yunis.

RAFAH

Closure of Crossing Points

* Yasser Arafat International Airport: closed.
* Sufa Crossing: closed.
* Kerem Shalom Crossing - “Kerem Shalom”: on 22/03/2021, partially open (for the entry of foodstuffs, goods, building materials, and limited quantities of fuel).
* Al-Awda- Rafah crossing: on 22/03/2021, is open in both directions (for the entry and departure of citizens).

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