Daily Report May 16 2020

Total: 59

DAILY SITUATION REPORT

  08:00,15th  May 2020  – 08:00,16th May 2020

WEST BANK

JERUSALEM

Detention

At 11:15, Israeli forces positioned at a military checkpoint detained Mohammad Rabi' {a resident of Beit Anan town} as he was returning from Nablus city.

Temporary Detention

On 15.05.2020, Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued order to place 2 residents: Amir Abdul Rahman, and Ali Jaber {both are residents of Silwan neighborhood in Jerusalem city} under home detention for a period of 5 days in addition to fining them as a condition for their release after being detained at an earlier time.

Attack

1. At 22:25, the Israeli occupation forces, located in Al-Jabal area in Abu Dis town opened fire at 3 residents (including 2 children), on the pretext of trying to drop a (improvised explosive device) and as a result left them hospitalized
2. On 15 May 2020, the Israeli occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets and tear gas and tear gas at several residents of Al-'Eizariya town for alleged stoning, which resulted in the injury of a child and as a result left him hospitalized with a fractured nose after a tear gas canisters struck him in the face.

Injuries

1.Israeli forces injured 3 residents: Ahmed Abdullah Mohsen, 17 years old, Ali Yunis Salah Atallah, Halabya, 15 years old, and Muhannad Muhammad Jamal Awad after opening fire towards then near Al-Jabal area in Abu Dis town.
2. Israeli forces injured the child: Mohammad Ahmad Abu Da'mous {4 years old} which left him hospitalized with a fractured nose after a tear gas canisters struck him in the face.

RAMALLAH & AL BIREH

Flying Checkpoints

At 21:25, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint in the area between Qibya and Shuqba village to search cars and check the identities of citizens until 24:00.

Attack

At 15:00, Israeli forces positioned near the North entrance of Al-Bireh city fired stun and tear gas canisters towards several residents for alleged stoning.

JENIN

Raid

At 13:45, Israeli forces raided Ya'bad town where clashes took place with citizens during a raid and search of a number of houses, and arrested a citizen and again at dawn on 16th. 05. 2020, where clashes occurred with citizens as they stormed a number of houses, and arrested a citizen and her child (bringing the number of detainees in the town to 3 citizens - including a citizen and her child).

Detention

The 3 detainees in Ya'bad town. are: Rabah Turkman, Suhaila Muhammad Yusef Abu Bakr, and her child - Iman Nazmi Abu Bakr, 16 years old.

Attack

At 13:45 and again at dawn on 16. 05. 2020, Israeli forces fired stun and tear gas canisters at several residents for alleged stoning as they stormed several homes during their raid into Ya'bad town.

QALQILIYA

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 16:00,Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the east entrance of Qalqiliya city to search cars and check the identities of citizens.
2. At 18:20, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Izbit Al-Tabib village to search cars and check the identities of citizens.

Attack

1. At 14:00,Israeli forces fired near the eastern entrance (closed) in the village of Kafr Qaddum, rubber-coated metal bullets and stun and tear gas canisters towards the demonstrators protesting the closure of the village entrance, on the pretext that they were throwing stones and as a result left several residents suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
2. At 21:50,Israeli forces positioned at "Ayal" crossing point located in North Qalqiliya city fired rubber coated steel bullets,stun and tear gas canisters towards several residents for alleged stoning.

NABLUS

Military Checkpoints

At 23:05,the Israeli occupation forces tightened their procedures at the Beit Furik checkpoint, impeding traffic.

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 00:20, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Awarta village to search cars and check the identities of citizens.
2. At 00:25,Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at Al-Muraba' area located near Tel village to search cars and check the identities of citizens.

Attack

1. At 16:00, the occupation forces in the lands threatened with confiscation in Al-Sawiya village fired rubber-coated metal bullets and sound and tear gas canisters towards demonstrators, in protest against the expropriation of lands in favor of settlement projects, which resulted in the injury of 3 citizens, and a number of citizens suffocated due to inhalation of tear gas.
2. At 01:25, the Israeli occupation forces positioned near Beita town junction opened fire randomly towards a civilian riding a motorcycle while chasing him, which cased him to fall off the motorcycle then detained him.

Injuries

Israeli forces injured 3 residents: Nihad Saeed Abdullah Mahouda, Samer Hamdan Ahmed Qavini, and Ayman Rabah Bani Odeh during clashes in the lands threatened with confiscation in Al-Sawiya village

Detention

Israeli forces detained Qayes Jihad Hillal Al-Jaghoub {a resident of Beita town} after chasing him near Beita town junction.

SALFIT

Provocation of Palestinian Forces

At 19:00, the occupying forces tried to pass the emergency checkpoint at the southern entrance to the town of Kafal Haris by the Palestinian General Intelligence Service to control the movement of citizens to reduce the spread of the Corona virus, where the occupying forces were prevented from crossing the barrier, and the occupying forces closed the iron gate at the entrance and later reopened it.

Closure of main Roads

At 19:00, the occupying forces closed the iron gate at the southern entrance to the town of Kafal Haris, to the traffic, and reopened it at 20:00.

BETHLEHEM

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 13:35, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Um Salmuna village to search cars and check the identities of citizens until 14:10.
2. At 14:35, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the west entrance of Beit Fajjar town and detained 2 children.
3. At 22:30, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint near the entrance of Kisan village to search cars and check the identities of citizens.

Detention

Israeli forces positioned at a flying checkpoint near the west entrance of Beit Fajjar town detained 2 children: Yusef Ali Yusef Thawabta {16 years old} and Muhammad Ra`fat Musharraf Direya {16 years old}.

Attack

At 17:05, Israeli forces positioned at Ayda camp located in Bethlehem city fired stun and tear gas canisters towards several residents for alleged stoning.

Assaults on Property

At 15:20,Israeli forces positioned in the areas of Khalat al-Adas, Tayel and Wadi Musa in Nahalin town served notices of suspension of work on the construction of 8 houses (known by their owners): Moataz Hassan Najara ( house under construction), Musa Hassan Ghiaza - (agricultural room) and Mohammed Jamil Fann - (agricultural room).

Settlers Attacks

At 15:35, a group of settlers of the "Gavot" settlement entered the agricultural lands of the residents of Wadi Al Jamjum, which is affiliated with the town of Nahalin, and cut the branches of about 40 olive trees owned by the citizens: Muhammad Yusef Fannoun, Yusef Abdel Rahman Fannoun, and his two brothers Naim and Taha.

HEBRON

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 14:20, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at Zif village junction to search cars and check the identities of citizens.
2. At 14:20, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Al-Fuwar camp and detained a resident.

Detention

Israeli forces positioned at a checkpoint at the entrance of Al-Fuwar camp detained Rasmi Jihad Odeh Al-Khatib.

Destruction of Property

At 20:50, a fire broke out in the wheat and barley crops planted on an area of about 2 dunums in the village of Menzel, southeast of Yatta town, as a result of the fall of lighting shells fired by the occupying forces in the sky of the area, where the residents were able to prevent the spread of fire to other areas, and the wheat and barley crops belong to a citizen of the family: Rashid.

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 28. 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 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 occupation forces violated the ceasefire, by firing from their positions on the Green Line in the central governorates and Khan Yunis, and by gunboats shooting towards fishing boats in the open sea in the northern Gaza Governorate, which resulted in the injury of one of the fishermen.

NORTHERN GAZA

Closure of Crossing Points

* Beit Hanoun Crossing - "Erez" on 15. 05. 2020 is closed (excluding the passage of emergency humanitarian cases).

Attack

1.At 06:00 on 15.05.2020,Israeli gunboats opened fire towards fishermen boats while they were chasing them at sea off the shore of the Sudanese area, west of the town of Beit Lahia and as a result injured a fisherman.
2. At 07:35 on 15.05.2020,Israeli gunboats opened fire towards fishermen boats while they were chasing them at sea off the shore of the Sudanese area, west of the town of Beit Lahia
3. At 01:30 on 15.05.2020,Israeli gunboats opened fire towards fishermen boats while they were chasing them at sea off the shore of the Sudanese area, west of the town of Beit Lahia.

Injuries

A fisherman injured by Israeli gunboats fired at fishermen's boats at sea off the shore of the Sudanese area west of beit Lahiya: Ahmed Musa Ramadan Abu Amira.

GAZA

Closure of Crossing Points

* Al-Mantar-Karni crossing: closed since 02. 03. 2011 once and for all by unilateral Israeli decision.
* Shujaiya Crossing - "Nahal Oz" fuel crossing: closed since 04. 01. 2010 by unilateral Israeli decision.

CENTRAL GAZA

Attack

1. At 17:00 on 15.05.2020, Israeli forces positioned behind the Green Line opened fire towards agricultural land in east Al-Maghazi camp.
2. At 00:05 on 16.05.2020,Israeli forces opened fire from their positions on the Green Line, towards agricultural land east of Deir Al-Balah city.

KHAN YUNIS

Attack

At 10:00 on 15.05.2020,Israeli forces positioned behind the Green Line opened fire towards agricultural land in east Khuz'a town located in east Khan Yunis city.

RAFAH

Closure of Crossing Points

*Yasser Arafat International Airport is Closed.
*Sofa Crossing: closed.
* Kerem Shalom Crossing - Kerem Shalom on 15.05.2020 is closed (due to friday holidays).
* Al-Awda port - Rafah: is closed on 15.05.2020.

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