Daily Report October 22, 2019

Total: 69
WEST BANK

ALL DISTRICTS

Closure

Since 24:00 on October 12th 2019,Israeli forces imposed a total closure on the West Bank districts on the occasion of the Jewish holiday "Sukkot'' , and prevented citizens and workers, including holders of permits, from entering Jerusalem and Israel, with the exception of diplomatic and international missions, humanitarian and medical emergencies after prior coordination until 24:00 on October 21st 2019.

JERUSALEM

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 14:15, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint along the main road located between Mikhmas and Jaba' villages then opened fire towards a vehicle and as a result injured the driver as he attempted to escape.
2. At 00:15 on October 22nd 2019, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Al-Eisawiya village and assaulted a resident who was near the checkpoint.

Raid

At 00:10 on October 22nd 2019, Israeli forces raided Al-Eisawiya village, clashed with several residents as they stormed several homes and as a result injured a resident after a tear gas canisters exploded near his vehicle then detained 8 residents.

Detention

1. At 08:00, Israeli forces detained Ayda Al-Saydawi {a resident of Jerusalem city} in Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.
2. Israeli forces injured 8 residents: Wadi' Aliyan, Husam Aliyan, Abd Thaer Mahmoud Obied, Ahmad Abu Romi, Mohammad Bassam Obied, Mohammad Zakariya Aliyan and Nur Maher Muhisein in Al-Eisawiya village.

Deportation

1. At 10:30, Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued orders banning 2 residents: Mohammad Ashraf Abu Shusheh and Habib Abu Shusheh {both are residents of Jerusalem city} from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque compound for a period of 15 days as a condition for their release after being detained at an earlier time.
2. On October 21st 2019, Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued a order banning Ala Najib {a resident of the old city of Jerusalem} from entering Al-Aqsa mosque compound for a period of 2 weeks as a condition for his release after being detained at an earlier time.

Attack

1. At 14:15, Israeli forces positioned at a flying checkpoint located along the main road located between Mikhmas and Jaba' villages opened fire towards a resident and as a result left him injured with a leg wound.
2. At 00:10 on October 22nd 2019, Israeli forces fired rubber coated steel bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards several residents for alleged stoning as they stormed and searched several homes during their raid into Al-Eisawiya village and as a result injured a resident after a tear gas canisters exploded near his vehicle.

Injuries

1. Israeli forces injured Ribhi Abdel-Wahab Ghazawna after opening fire towards him while they were positioned at a flying checkpoint located along the main road located between Mikhmas and Jaba' villages.
2. Israeli forces injured Salem Musa Darwish after firing stun canisters towards his vehicle during clashes in Al-Eisawiya village.

Physical Assault

At 00:15 on October 22nd 2019, Israeli forces positioned at a checkpoint located at the entrance of Al-Eisawiya village assaulted Ahmad Abu Romi.

Obstruction of Places of Worship

At 09:30, a group of Israeli settlers under the protection of Israeli Police forces stormed Al-Aqsa mosque compound and provoked worshipers.

RAMALLAH & AL BIREH

Raid

1. At dawn on October 22nd 2019, Israeli forces raided Beit Sira village and detained a resident.
2. At dawn on October 22nd 2019, Israeli forces raided Deir Abu Mash'al village and detained a resident.

Detention

1. Israeli forces detained Abdel-Rahman Hamad Hamdan in Beit Sira village.
2. Israeli forces detained Ammar Adel Zahran in Deir Abu Mash'al village.

QALQILIYA

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 19:00, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint in the area between Azzun town and Izbit Al-Tabib village then searched residents and vehicles.
2. At 19:10, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint located between Jayyus town and An Nabi Elyas village then searched residents and vehicles.

Raid

At 19:00, Israeli forces raided Azzun town.

Closure of main Roads

At 19:00, Israeli forces closed the steel entrance gate located in North Azzun town and as a result impeded the free flow of traffic until reopening it at a later time.

NABLUS

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 18:50, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint in the area between Nablus city and 'Asira ash Shamaliya town then searched residents and vehicles.
2. At 21:30, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint in the area between Jamma'in town and Kirat village then searched residents and vehicles.

Raid

1. At 12:40, Israeli forces raided 'Asira ash Shamaliya town and took photograph's of several merchant shops located along the main road in the town then withdrew at 15:20.
2. At 22:00, Israeli forces raided Jamma'in town.

Settlers Attacks

1. At 11:10, a group of Israeli settlers stormed agricultural land located in the area between Qusra town and Jalud village, stoned a home {which is abandoned} owned by Tawfik Al-Shubaki and as a result broke several windows then proceeded to chop off the limbs of several Olive tree.
2. At 13:05, a group of Israeli settlers from "Esh Kodesh" settlement outpost stormed agricultural land in Qusra town, stoned several residents as they were harvesting olives on their agricultural land and as a result shattered the windows of a vehicle owned by Abdel-Hakeem Al-Wadi.
3. On the evening of October 21st 2019, a group of Israeli settler positioned near Al Lubban ash Sharqiya village and stoned several vehicles travelling along the main road which connects Ramallah and Nablus.

SALFIT

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 19:05, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Al-Zawiya town then searched residents and vehicles until 19:40.
2. At 20:35, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint in the area between Kifl Haris town and Haris village then searched residents and vehicles until 03:30.

Settlers Attacks

At 11:05, a group of Israeli settlers stormed agricultural land in Yasuf village and stole Olives which were harvested then withdrew under the protection of the Israeli Military.

JERICHO

Flying Checkpoints

At 13:50, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the North entrance of Jericho city then searched residents and vehicles until 15:55.

BETHLEHEM

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 15:50 and again at 19:55,Israeli forces set up a checkpoint in Aqbat Hasna area {located along the main road leading to the west villages of Bethlehem district} then searched residents and vehicles until 20:30.
2. At 20:05, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the west entrance of Tuqu' town then searched residents and vehicles until 20:45.

Raid

1. At 10:55, Israeli forces raided Al Jab'a village and halted the construction of a building owned by Wajih Ibrahim Ahmad Hamdan.
2. At 03:10, Israeli forces raided Ad Duheisha Camp in Bethlehem city, clashed with several residents as they stormed and searched a home then detained a resident.
3. At dawn on October 22nd 2019, Israeli forces raided Tuqu' town and detained a resident.
4. At dawn on October 22nd 2019, Israeli forces raided Umm Salamuna village and detained 2 residents.

Detention

1. Israeli forces detained Ahmad Khalid Shukri Al-Laham in Ad Duheisha Camp in Bethlehem city.
2. Israeli forces detained Mohammad Soliman Ahmad Al-Sha'er in Tuqu' town.
3. Israeli forces detained 2 residents: Hiyan Ibrahim Jabr Taqatqa and Radad Ibrahim Jabr Taqatqa in Umm Salamuna village.

Attack

At 03:10, Israeli forces fired stun and tear gas canisters towards several residents for alleged stoning as they stormed and searched a home during their raid into Ad Duheisha Camp in Bethlehem city.

HEBRON

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 08:25, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the North entrance of Halhul town then searched residents and vehicles.
2. At 19:05, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Idhna town then searched residents and vehicles.
3. At 22:00, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at Halhul town bridge then searched residents and vehicles.

Settlers Attacks

On October 21st 2019,a group of Israeli settlers stormed agricultural land in Assir area located in east Al-Ash Shuyukh town and assaulted several residents who were collecting olives {for the 2nd consecutive time}.

GAZA STRIP

ALL DISTRICTS

• At 19:00 on August 26th 2014, The permanent and comprehensive cease-fire entered into force on the initiative and sponsorship of the Arab Republic of Egypt, after reaching understandings to open the crossings, introduce humanitarian and relief assistance and reconstruction supplies, expand the fishing area for 6 miles, Up to 12 miles by the end of the current year, reducing the area of the buffer zone from 300 m to 100 m, freedom of movement and preventing assassinations. The other issues, including the airport and the port, will be negotiated within one month of the cease-fire.
On the morning of 28 June 2019, the Israeli occupation forces allowed the expansion of the sea fishing area in the north of the town of Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip and up to 6 nautical miles from the port of Gaza and from the port of Gaza to the south of Rafah until 15 nautical miles.

•Israeli forces broke the cease fire agreement by opening fire from their positions behind the Green Line towards North Gaza, Gaza and Central Gaza districts.
• Israeli Naval vessels broke the ceasefire agreement by opening fire towards Palestinian fishing boats off the shores of North Gaza and Khan Yunis districts.

NORTHERN GAZA

Closure of Crossing Points

* Beit Hanun (Erez) crossing is closed for the Jewish Holiday.

Attack

1. At 09:30 on October 21st 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 13:00 on October 21st 2019,Israeli Naval vessels opened fire towards Palestinian fishing boats off the shores of Al-Sudaniya area located in west Beit Lahiya town.
3. At 13:00 on October 21st 2019,Israeli forces positioned behind the Green Line opened fire towards agricultural land in North 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 07:10 on October 22nd 2019, Israeli forces positioned behind the Green Line opened fire towards agricultural land in east Gaza city.

CENTRAL GAZA

Attack

At 22:30 on October 21st 2019,Israeli forces positioned behind the Green Line opened fire towards agricultural land in east Al-Buriej camp.

KHAN YUNIS

Attack

At 22:00 on October 21st 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 open for the exit and entry of residents.
* Sufa Crossing is closed.
* Karm Abu Salem (Karem Shalom) Crossing is closed for the Jewish Holiday.

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