Daily Report October 20, 2017

Total: 67
WEST BANK

JERUSALEM

Raid

At dawn on October 19th 2017, Israeli forces raided Beit Anan town and detained a resident.

Detention

1. At 22:30, Israeli forces detained Hamdi Al-Ghazawi {A resident of Beit Hanina town} after opening fire towards him for allegedly attempting to run over a Israeli Police officer.
2. Israeli forces detained Mus'ab Hussien Abdallah Rabi' in Beit Anan town.

Obstruction of Places of Worship

At 11:00, 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

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 09:00, Israeli forces set up 4 checkpoints at the entrances of Ni'lin town, Al-Nabi Saleh and Shuqba villages and Ein Ayoub area then searched residents and vehicles until 11:00.
2. At 16:10, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Sinjil town and detained a resident.

Raid

1. At 19:05, Israeli forces raided Um Safa village and detained a resident.
2. At 01:00, Israeli forces raided Al-Jalazoun camp and clashed with several residents.
3. At 02:40, Israeli forces raided Aroura town until 04:35.
4. At dawn on October 20th 2017, Israeli forces raided Al-Mazra'a Al-Sharqiya and Silwad towns, clashed with several residents and summoned Ghalib Sami Warda to report to Israeli Intelligence for questioning.

Detention

1. At 19:50, Israeli forces detained Shafiqa Arrar {A resident Qarwat Bani Zied village} as he was visiting his son in Israeli prisons.
2. Israeli forces positioned at a checkpoint near the entrance of Sinjil town detained Moath Hisham Mazahim {A resident of Abwien town}.
3. Israeli forces detained Mahmoud Musa Al-Abiyat in Um Safa village.

Attack

1. At 17:50, Israeli forces positioned in the vicinity of "Psagot" settlement located in east Al-Bireh city fired stun and tear gas grenades towards several residents for alleged stoning.
2. At dawn on October 20th 2017, Israeli forces fired stun and tear gas grenades towards several residents for alleged stoning during their raid into Al-Jalazoun camp..
3. At dawn on October 20th 2017, Israeli forces fired stun and tear gas grenades towards several residents for alleged stoning during their raid into Al-Mazra'a Al-Sharqiya town.

JENIN

Raid

At 08:40, Israeli forces raided Ya'bad town, Bi'r Al-Basha and Sanour towns.

Detention

At 21:00, Israeli forces detained 2 residents {including a child}: Yahya Ziyad Omar Salah {16 years old} and Mohammad Ziyad Omar Salah near the main road connecting Jenin and Tulkarem located in South Ya'bad town.

TUBAS

Raid

At 02:00, Israeli forces raided Tamoun town until 05:20.

QALQILIYA

Flying Checkpoints

At 11:30, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the east entrance of Qalqilya city and detained a resident.

Raid

At 02:40, Israeli forces raided Azzun town and detained a resident after storming and searching his home.

Detention

1. At 01:30 on October 19th 2017, Israeli forces detained Layth Shihab Khadraj during their raid into Qalqilya.
2. Israeli forces positioned at flying checkpoint near the east entrance of Qalqilya detained Mahmoud Shatarat {A resident of Qalqilya city}.
3. Israeli forces detained Rashid Mahmoud Radwan {60 years old} in Azzun town.

Assault on medical sector

At 01:30 on October 19th 2017, several patients suffocated from tear gas inhalation after Israeli forces fired stun and tear gas canisters as they stormed the hospital during their raid into Qalqilya city.

NABLUS

Flying Checkpoints

At 23:55, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at Yatma town junction then searched residents and vehicles.

Raid

At 11:50, Israeli forces raided Sabastiya village as they escorted a group of Israeli settlers who stormed archaeological sites in the area.

SALFIT

Flying Checkpoints

At 09:20, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Deir Ballout town then searched residents and vehicles.

Raid

At 22:35, Israeli forces raided Kafil Harris village as they escorted a group of Israeli settlers who stormed archaeological sites in the area.

JERICHO

Flying Checkpoints

At 10:00, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the North entrance of Jericho city then searched residents and vehicles.

Raid

At dawn on October 19th 2017, Israeli forces raided Fasayil village and detained a resident.

Detention

Israeli forces detained Riyad Ishtiyan Shalafah in Fasayil village.

BETHLEHEM

Flying Checkpoints

At 09:05, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the west entrance of Teqou' town then searched residents and vehicles until 12:00.

Raid

1. At 23:00, Israeli forces raided Al-Khader town until 23:15.
2. At 02:10, Israeli forces raided Beit Fajjar town and summoned Musa Yusef Dayriya to report to Israeli Intelligence for questioning.
3. At dawn on October 19th 2017, Israeli forces raided Ayda camp in Bethlehem city and detained 2 residents.

Detention

1. On the afternoon of October 18th 2017, Israeli forces detained Ahmad Nafez Al-Masri {14 years old} {A resident of Hebron city} after injuring him as they opened fire towards him {for allegedly attempting to stab a Israeli soldier}.
2. Israeli forces detained 2 residents: Muhyi Al-Din Thiyab Badawnah and Mahdi Thiyab Badawnah in Ayda camp in Bethlehem city.

HEBRON

Flying Checkpoints

At 21:00, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at Al-Fuwar junction then searched residents and vehicles.

Raid

1. At 09:45 and again at 00:10, Israeli forces raided Hebron city until 05:50
2. At 02:30, Israeli forces raided Al-Aroub camp then stormed 2 residents.
3. At 02:45, Israeli forces raided Ithna town until 05:55.
4. At 04:45, Israeli forces raided Yatta town.

Attack

On the evening of October 19th 2017, Israeli forces positioned in Al-Thaher area which is located in Beit Ummar town near "Karmi Tsur" settlement fired stun and tear gas canisters towards several residents for alleged stoning.

House Demolition

On October 19th 2017, Israeli forces stormed Khirbiet Hilweh area located in south east Yatta town and demolished a storage den and a tent owned by Jamil Yunis Abu Aram and Mohammad Yunis Abu Aram.

Destruction of Property

1. On October 19th 2017, Israeli forces demolished a storage den owned by Saber Zamal Abu Mariya in Za'ta area located along road 60 in east Beit Ummar town and confiscated his equipment.
2. On October 19th 2017, Israeli forces demolished a storage den owned by Mohammad Issa Tayim located in Al-Tuwani village in east Yatta town.

Confiscation of Property

On October 19th 2017, Israeli forces confiscated equipment owned by Saber Zamal Abu Mariya in Za'ta area located along road 60 in east Beit Ummar town.

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 stripe 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 .
• Israeli Naval vessels broke the ceasefire agreement by opening fire towards Palestinian fishing boats off the shores of North Gaza District and as a result injured a resident.

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.

Attack

At 20:00 on October 19th 2017, Israeli Naval vessels opened fire towards Palestinian fishing boats off the shores of Al-Sudaniya area located in west Beit Lahiya town and as a result injured a resident.

Injuries

Israeli Naval vessels injured a unidentified resident after opening 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.

KHAN YUNIS

Detention

On October 19th 2017, Israeli forces detained 2 unidentified residents as they attempted to climb the border fence into Israel from east 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 partially open for the entry of goods, fuel, construction material for the private sector and internationally funded projects.

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