Daily Report May 12, 2019

Total: 47
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JERUSALEM

Obstruction of Places of Worship

At 22:00, Israeli forces raided Al-Aqsa Mosque and chased several worshipers who were entering for evening prayers and forcibly removed them out of the Mosque.

RAMALLAH & AL BIREH

Military Checkpoints

Since May 6 2019,the Israeli occupation forces reopened Al-Mahkama" military checkpoint located near "Beit El" settlement in North Al-Bireh city for all civilians from 10:00 until 22:00 daily during which the checkpoint will be open from 07:00 until 22:00 for those entering Ramallah and Al-Bireh cities.

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 09:55, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint near "Halmish" settlement then searched residents and vehicles until 13:00.
2. At 16:35, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at Ein Sinya roundabout then searched residents and vehicles until 17:10.

JENIN

Raid

1. At 03:00, Israeli forces raided Arraba town and detained 2 residents.
2. At dawn on May 12th 2019, Israeli forces raided Barta'a village then stormed and searched a home.

Detention

Israeli forces detained 2 residents: Wadah Khalil Al-Sha'ir and Anas Awad Al-Hamran in Arraba town.

TUBAS

Military Checkpoints

At 09:00,Israeli forces intensified their restrictions at Tayassir military checkpoint and impeded the free flow of traffic.

TULKAREM

Military Checkpoints

At 16:30,Israeli forces intensified their restrictions at Enav military checkpoint and impeded the free flow of traffic until 17:25.

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 15:40, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Beit Lid town then searched residents and vehicles until 17:25.
2. At 15:40, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Rammin village then searched residents and vehicles until 17:25.

QALQILIYA

Detention

At 17:20, Israeli forces positioned at a flying checkpoint detained Ahmad Issa Abu Libda {a National Security force officer}{a resident of Qalqiliya city} as he was returning to Ramallah city.

Attack

At 17:20,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 and as a result injured 3 residents and left several others suffocated from tear gas inhalation.

Injuries

Israeli forces injured 3 residents {including}: Ayman Mohammad Ali during clashes near the east entrance of Kafr Qaddum village {which is closed by the Israeli Military} .

NABLUS

Military Checkpoints

At 22:25, Israeli forces intensified their restrictions at Beit Furiq military checkpoint and impeded the free flow of traffic until 23:00.

Settlers Attacks

On May 1st 2019, a group of Israeli settlers from "Alon Moriya" settlement leveled a plot of land in Deir Al-Hatab village and installed 5 mobile homes in an attempt to seize the land.

SALFIT

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 11:20, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the east entrance of Yassuf village then searched residents and vehicles.
2. At 19:20, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the North entrance of Salfit city then searched residents and vehicles.

Raid

At 14:40, Israeli forces raided Salfit city.

BETHLEHEM

Flying Checkpoints

At 20:55, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at Aqbat Hasna area {located along the main road leading to the west villages of Bethlehem district} then searched residents and vehicles until 22:00.

Raid

At 04:10, Israeli forces raided Nihalin town then stormed and searched a home and detained a child.

Detention

Israeli forces detained Khalaf Osama Shakarna {16 years old} in Nihalin town.

HEBRON

Flying Checkpoints

At 18:10, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at Al-Fuwar junction and detained a resident.

Raid

1. At 22:10, Israeli forces raided Hebron city until 22:50.
2. At 04:15, Israeli forces raided Sa'ir town, detained a resident and summoned Yusef Abdel-Qadder Jaradat to report to Israeli Intellegnce for questioning.
3. At dawn on May 12th 2019, Israeli forces raided Al-Arroub camp then stormed and searched several homes.

Detention

1. Israeli forces positioned at a flying checkpoint near Al-Fuwar junction detained Abdel-Azziz Mustafa Naji.
2. Israeli forces detained Mohammad Bajis Soliman Al-Matour {15 years old} in Sa'ir town.

Settlers Attacks

At 20:15, a group of Israeli settlers assaulted Diya Qufshiya in the old city of Hebron.

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 and on May 6th 2019 The Israeli occupation forces allowed the increase of fishing area in the north of the town of Beit Lahia in the north of Gaza and up to 6 nautical miles from the port of Gaza.

• Israeli Naval vessels broke the ceasefire agreement by opening fire towards Palestinian fishing boats off the shores of North Gaza, Gaza and Khan Yunis districts.

NORTHERN GAZA

Closure of Crossing Points

* Beit Hanun (Erez) crossing is closed.

Attack

1. At 11:15 on May 11th 2019,Israeli Naval vessels opened fire towards Palestinian fishing boats off the shores of Al-Sudaniya area located in west Beit Lahiya town.
2. At 21:30 on May 11th 2019,Israeli Naval vessels opened fire towards Palestinian fishing boats off the shores of Al-Sudaniya area located in west Beit Lahiya 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 11:15 on May 11th 2019,Israeli Naval vessels opened fire towards Palestinian fishing boats off the shores of Gaza city, temporarily detained 3 residents then released them after confiscating their fishing boat.

Temporary Detention

At 11:15 on May 11th 2019,Israeli Naval forces temporarily detained 3 fishermen: Imran Mohammed Subhi Bakr, his two brothers Mansour and Atef then released them at a later time after confiscating their fishing boat off the shores of Gaza city.

Confiscation of Property

At 11:15 on May 11th 2019,Israeli Naval forces confiscated fishing boat off the shores of Gaza city.

KHAN YUNIS

Attack

At 22:00 on May 11th 2019,Israeli Naval vessels opened fire towards Palestinian fishing boats off the shores of 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.

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