Monthly Report April 2021

Total: 1691

 

MONTHLY SUMMARY OF ISRAELI VIOLATIONS

01 April 2021 – 30 April 2021

The following summary tables and overview of events survey hostile Israeli activities during the period 01 April 2021 to 30 April 2021. The report includes a summary table of events, classified by type, throughout the West Bank and Gaza Strip, in addition to a comparative table surveying events over the past three months. The survey is compiled from the Daily Situation Reports of the Palestinian Monitoring Group (PMG) of the Negotiations Affairs Department (NAD) of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). The PMG monitors ground conditions in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, including Israeli and Palestinian violations.. The information reported through the PMG process represents data available at the time of distribution only. 

Sample of Israeli Violations during the Month of  April  2021

  • 04/02/2021:  the Israeli occupation forces fired live ammunition and Rubber coated metal- bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens for alleged stoning during their raid into Nablus city and Askar Camp in the city while they stormed a number of houses and as a result wounded 5 citizens.
  • 04/02/2021:the Israeli occupation forces fired stun and tear gas canisters towards several citizens for alleged stoning in the Bab al-Zawiya area in Hebron city and as a result left several citizens suffocated from tear gas inhalation, and also severely beat a child leaving him hospitalized with contusions.
  • 04/02/2021: the Israeli occupation forces fired live ammunition and rubber coated metal- bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens participating in a demonstration against settler attacks and confiscation of lands in favor of settlement projects in the village of Beit Dajan for alleged stoning and as a result injured 2 citizens and left several others suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
  •  04/02/2021: the Israeli occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards the citizens participating in a demonstration against settler attacks and confiscation of lands in favor of settlement projects, near the eastern entrance to Al Mughayer village and as a result wounded 6 citizens, and left several others suffocated from gas inhalation.
  • 04/05/2021:  the Israeli occupation forces set up a flying checkpoint near the entrance to Bir Nabala town, opened fire towards citizen's vehicle while it was passing through the checkpoint and as a result killed Usama Muhammad Sidqi Mansour {42 years old - a resident of the town of Bado}, and wounding his wife Sumaya Ezzat Mansour {35 years old - resident of the town of Bado}.
  • 04/06/2021:  the Israeli occupation forces present in the vicinity of Beit Iksa checkpoint, fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas at protestors {after the funeral of the martyr: Usama Muhammad Sidqi Mansur - who was killed near the entrance to Bir Nabala town (as mentioned In the previous report)}.
  • 04/07/2021:  a settler ran over the elderly citizen: Shafiqa Muhammad Salman Abu Aqeel, {73 years old} near the western entrance to the town of Al-Samou, while he was driving his vehicle and as a result killed her.
  • 04/09/2021: the Israeli occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens for alleged stoning in the Bab Al-Zawiya area in Hebron city and as a result left the child:  Izz Al-Din Nidal Al-Batsh, 13 years old seriously injured in the eye (which led to the loss of his right eye) and left several others suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
  • 04/09/2021:  the Israeli occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards the citizens demonstrating against the settlements and the seizure of citizens' homes in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of Jerusalem and as a result wounded 4 citizens (including a journalist), and injured 5 demonstrators after assaulting them.
  • 04/15/2021: the Israeli occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens force alleged stoning while escorting a group of settlers that stormed the ruins of the "Tersala" settlement.
  • 04/16/2021: the Israeli occupation forces fired stun and tear gas canisters towards the citizens in the vicinity of Bab al-Amud in the Old City of Jerusalem to prevent them from sitting in the area.
  • 04/16/2021: the Israeli occupation forces positioned in the vicinity of Bab al-Amud and Bab al-Zahraa areas in the Old City of Jerusalem fired rubber-coated metal bullets,stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens as they left Al-Aqsa Mosque after performing Tarawih prayers and as a result wounded 6 citizens.
  • 04/17/2021:  the Israeli occupation forces positioned in the vicinity of Bab al-Amud and Bab al-Zahraa areas in the Old City of Jerusalem fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens as they left Al-Aqsa Mosque after performing the Tarawih prayers.
  • 04/19/2021: the Israeli occupation forces positioned Al-Walaja checkpoint, assaulted and severely beating the citizen: Talib Jwehan { a residents of Jerusalem city}, while he was returning to the city of Jerusalem and as a result left him hospitalized with contusions..
  • 04/23/2021:  the Israeli occupation forces, present in the vicinity of the Bilal Bin Rabah Mosque (Al-Qubbah), north of Bethlehem, fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens demonstrating in solidarity with the people of Jerusalem in the face of attacks by settlers and Israeli occupation forces and as a result injured a citizen and left several others suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
  • 04/23/2021: the Israeli occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas, canisters towards the demonstrators in protest against the closure of the eastern (closed) entrance in the village of Kafr Qaddum for alleged stoning and as a result injured a citizen and left several others suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
  • 04/23/2021: the Israeli occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens demonstrating in solidarity with the people of Jerusalem in the face of attacks by settlers and the occupation forces, near the northern entrance to the city of Al-Bireh and as a result left several citizens suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
  • 04/23/2021: the Israeli occupation forces positioned in the vicinity of the Qalandiya checkpoint fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens demonstrating in solidarity with the people of Jerusalem in the face of attacks by settlers and the Israeli occupation forces and as a result wounded 2 citizens (one of them is a paramedic) and left several others suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
  • 04/23/2021:  the Israeli occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens in the Batn al-Hawa area in Silwan neighborhood, in the vicinity of the Old City and al-Tur neighborhood in Jerusalem, and in the village of Issawiya, for alleged stoning and as a result wounded 21 citizen (4 of them were admitted to hospitals to receive treatment, and the rest of the injuries were treated in the field), and left several others suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
  • 04/23/2021: the Israeli occupation forces positioned in the vicinity of the Qalandiya checkpoint fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens demonstrating in solidarity with the people of Jerusalem in the face of attacks by settlers and the Israeli occupation forces and as a result wounded 2 citizens (one of them is a paramedic) and left several others suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
  • 04/24/2021:  the Israeli occupation forces positioned in the Bab al-Amud area in the Old City of Jerusalem fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens for alleged stoning and as a result injured 14 civilians, and left several others suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
  • 04/24/2021:the Israeli occupation forces positioned in the vicinity of Qalandia military checkpoint and at the entrances to the towns of Hizma and Al-Eizariya, fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens for alleged stoning while demonstrating in solidarity with the people of Jerusalem in the face of attacks by settlers and the Israeli occupation forces, and as a result injured citizens In the vicinity of the Qalandia checkpoint, and left several others suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
  • 04/26/2021:the Israeli occupation forces, present in the vicinity of the Bilal Bin Rabah Mosque (the Dome), north of Bethlehem, fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens demonstrating in solidarity with the people of Jerusalem in the face of attacks by settlers and the Israeli occupation forces and as a result left several citizens suffocated from tear gas inhalation, and detained 2 children.
  • 04/27/2021:  the Israeli occupation forces positioned in the Bab al-Amud area in Jerusalem city fired stun and tear gas canisters towards the citizens demonstrating against the attacks of settlers and the Israeli occupation forces in the city of Jerusalem and as a result left several citizens suffocated from tear gas inhalation including a Paramedic.
  • 04/30/2021:  the Israeli occupation forces positioned in the vicinity of the Jalameh crossing, fired live ammunition and rubber coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards the citizens demonstrating in solidarity with the people of Jerusalem in the face of attacks by settlers and the Israeli occupation forces and as a result wounded a child, and left several citizens suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
  • 04/30/2021: the Israeli occupation forces positioned on the eastern side of Beit Dajan village fired live ammunition, rubber coated steel bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens participating in a demonstration against settler attacks and confiscation of lands in favor of settlement projects and as a result left several citizens suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
  • 04/30/2021: the Israeli occupation forces rubber coated steel bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens as they were trying to confront a group of settlers whom set fire to a number of olive trees in the citizens' lands. Agricultural in Burqa village and as a result injured 2 citizens.

 

Summary Table of Events in the Occupied Palestinian Territory –April 2021

Event

West Bank

Gaza Strip

Total

Comments

Killing

2

-

2

A total of  2 residents were killed by Israeli forces during the month of April 2021 {2 in the West Bank and 0 in Gaza}:

  • 04/05/2021:Usama Muhammad Sidqi Mansour {42 years old - a resident of the town of Bado} was killed after Israeli forces positioned at a flying checkpoint near the entrance to the town of Bir Nabala opened fire towards his vehicle while passing through the checkpoint and also wounded his wife.
  • 04/07/2021: Shafiqa Muhammad Salman Abu Aqeel, {73 years old} was killed after being run over by a settler near the western entrance to the town of Al Samou.

Injuries

213

8

221

A total of 221 injuries were reported in the month of April 2021 {213 Palestinians in the West Bank and 8 in the Gaza Strip).

Including 5 children, 2 Women, 1 elderly citizen, 1 Special needs patient and 1 Security Force Officer.

Attacks

131

82

213

A total of 213 attacks were reported to have taken place during the month of April 2021 (131 in the West Bank and 82 in the Gaza Strip).

The Israeli military carried out 49 attacks from Israeli military post on civilian homes and property,112 from Military checkpoints towards Palestinian residents and vehicle and 49 during raids into Civilian populated areas. In addition, Israeli navy vessels carried out 33 attacks on Palestinian fishermen.

Air Strikes

 

19

19

  • 16/04/2021, Israeli aircrafts launched two missiles, targeting a site of a Palestinian armed group, east of the town of Juhr Al-Dik, southeast of Gaza City.
  •  16/04/2021, Israeli aircrafts launched two missiles, targeting a site belonging to a Palestinian armed group, east of Al-Zaytoun neighborhood, southeast of Gaza City.
  • 16/04/2021, Israeli aircrafts launched two missiles, targeting a site belonging to a Palestinian armed group, east of Rafah.
  • 16/04/2021, Israeli aircrafts launched two missiles, targeting agricultural land east of Al-Bureij camp.
  • 17/04/2021, Israeli aircrafts launched two missiles, targeting a site of a Palestinian armed group in southwest of Gaza City.
  • 17/04/2021 Israeli aircrafts launched two missiles, targeting a site of a Palestinian armed group in southwest of Gaza City.
  • 17/04/2021,Israeli aircrafts launched a missile, targeting a site belonging to a Palestinian armed group, west of Rafah.
  • 17/04/2021, Israeli aircrafts launched a missile, targeting a site belonging to a Palestinian armed group, west of Rafah.
  • 17/04/2021,Israeli aircrafts launched a missile, targeting a site belonging to a Palestinian armed group, west of Rafah.
  • 17/04/2021,Israeli aircrafts launched two missiles, targeting a site belonging to one of the armed Palestinian groups west of the city of Rafah.
  • 17/04/2021,Israeli aircrafts launched a missile, targeting a site belonging to one of the armed Palestinian groups northwest of Rafah.
  • 17/04/2021,Israeli aircrafts launched a missile, targeting a site belonging to one of the armed Palestinian groups northwest of Rafah.
  • 17/04/2021, Israeli aircrafts launched a missile, targeting agricultural land east of Al-Bureij camp, causing material damage to a number of homes.
  • 17/04/2021,Israeli aircrafts launched a missile, targeting agricultural land east of Al-Bureij camp.
  • 04/24/2021, the Israeli aircrafts launched two missiles, targeting a site belonging to a Palestinian armed group, north of the town of Beit Lahia.
  • 04/24/2021,the Israeli aircrafts launched a missile targeting agricultural land east of Rafah.
  • 04/24/2021, the Israeli aircrafts launched a missile, targeting agricultural land east of Rafah.
  • 04/24/2021, the Israeli aircrafts launched a missile, targeting agricultural land southeast of Khan Yunis.
  • 04/24/2021, the Israeli aircrafts launched two missiles targeting agricultural land east of Al-Tuffah neighborhood, northeast of Gaza City.

Raids

251

4

255

The Israeli military carried out a total of 255  raids in Palestinian residential areas during the month of Aprilr 2021, including 251 in the West Bank and 4 in the Gaza Strip. The majority of Israeli military raids were reported to have taken place in the districts of Jerusalem (25); Ramallah (49); Jenin (45); Tubas (6); Tulkarem (18); Qalqiliya (12); Nablus (36); Salfit (9); Jericho (10); Bethlehem (30); Hebron (31), Gaza (1 ), , Central Gaza (1) and Rafah(2).

Arrests

343

8

351

During the month of April  2021, the Israeli military arrested 351 Palestinians (343 in the West Bank and 8 in the Gaza Strip). The majority of arrests took place in the districts of Jerusalem (135); Ramallah (50); Jenin (51); Tubas (4 ),Tulkarem (24); Qalqiliya ( 21); Nablus (36); Salfit  ( 12); Jericho (10); Bethlehem (55); Hebron (60), North Gaza (2), Gaza (1) and Khan Yunis (2). Among those arrested by the Israeli military were 18 children, 3 Womens, 2 university students, 5 Security Force Officers.

 

Deportation

11

-

11

During  the month of April 2021 Israeli Authorities deported 11 residents from their place of residence which included the following:

  1. On 12/04/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem issued a decision to deport 2 citizens: Anwar Ubaid (for a period of 6 months), and Ahmed Muhammad Derbas (for a period of 4 months). - residents of the village of Issawiya, for different periods of time from their place of residence and from the city of Jerusalem and its suburbs to another city.
  2. On 04/16/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem issued a decision to deport 2 citizens: Nadim Safadi and Saleh Abu Asab {both are residents of Al-Issawiya village} from Jerusalem for a period of 4 months in addition to preventing them from communicating with a number of Jerusalemite citizens.
  3. On 04/18/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem issued a decision to deport the citizen: Muhammad Arna`ut - a resident of Jerusalem, for a period of 6 months from Al-Aqsa Mosque.
  4.  On the evening of 04/18/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem issued a decision to deport the citizen: Ahed Al-Rishq - a resident of Jerusalem, for a week from Al-Aqsa Mosque.
  5. On 04/25/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem issued an order banning the citizen: Ahed Al-Rishq - a residents of Jerusalem, from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque for a period of 6 months.
  6. On 04/28/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem city issued a decision to ban 2 citizens:: Areen Al-Za'anin, and Mansour Mahmoud - residents of Jerusalem, for a month from Bab al-Amud Square in Jerusalem, in addition to confining them home for 5 days, as a condition for their release after detaining them earlier.
  7.  On 29/04/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem issued a decision to ban the child: Muhammad Abu Rumaila, 14 years old - a resident of the village of Issawiya, for a month from the Old City of Jerusalem and its surroundings, in addition to a 10-day house arrest, and a financial guarantee of 10,000 Shekel, as a condition for his release after he was arrested earlier.
  8. On the evening of 30/04/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem issued a decision to ban the citizen: Usama Abdo - residents of Jabal al-Mukaber neighborhood in Jerusalem for a period of two months from Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Old City of Jerusalem, in addition to imprisoning him for 10 days and confiscating his phone (Al-Cellawi) and a fine of 1,500 shekels, as a condition for his release after he was arrested earlier.

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Temporary Detention

26

-

26

The Israeli Military Temporarily detained 26 residents during the month of April 2021 , including 26 in the West Bank and 0 in the Gaza Strip

On 04/06/2021: the Israeli occupation forces temporarily detained 6 citizens (including a female citizen) in the city of Jerusalem: Ghada Rabie, Yasser Darwish, Nasr Qus, Adel Abu Zaid, Awad Al-Salaymeh, and Ahed Al-Rishq, and released them at 18:00.

On 04/08/2021the Israeli occupation forces positioned at one of the military checkpoints temporarily detained the citizen: Taher Jamal Kamil - residents of Qabatiya town, and released him at a later time.

On 04/14/2021 the Israeli occupation forces detained 6 citizens:Moataz Mahmoud Al-Hajj, Qusay Ashour, Ahmed Al-Rishq, Ali Hamdan, Muhammad Ismail, and Nabil Shreiteh in the Bab al-Amoud area in Jerusalem , and transferred them for investigation at the Israeli occupation police station on Salah al-Din Street In the city.

On 04/16/2021the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem imposed house arrest on the citizen: Muhammad Haitham Mustafa {a resident of Al-Issawiya village}for a period of 4 months

On 04/17/2021the Israeli occupation forces temporarily detained 3 citizens (candidates for the Palestinian Legislative Council): Ratibah Al-Natsheh, Ashraf Al-Awar, and Nasser Qous to prevent the holding of a press conference, which was scheduled to be held at the "St. George" Hotel in Jerusalem and released them at 18:00.

On 04/19/2021the Israeli occupation forces in Jerusalem delivered a decision to prevent the sheikh: Ikrimah Sabri (preacher of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and head of the Supreme Islamic Authority in Jerusalem) from traveling outside the country for a period of 4 months.

On 04/21/2021the Israeli occupation forces temporarily detained the child: Yazan Al-Belbisi {12 years old} in the Bab Al-Amoud area in Jerusalem, and released him at a later time.

Closure of Crossing Points

-

170

170

The Israeli military completely closed crossing points into the Gaza Strip, including access points within the Green Line, on 40 occasions during the month of April 2021. The Israeli military closed crossing points within the Green Line on 130 occasions.

Flying

Checkpoints

263

-

263

The Israeli military set up 263 Flying checkpoints in the month of April 2021 and searched Palestinian civilians and vehicles in and around Palestinian residential areas in the districts of Jerusalem (13); Ramallah (39);; Jenin ( 4);  Qalqiliya ( 28); Nablus (17); Salfit (44); Jericho (36); Bethlehem (61) and Hebron ( 21).

Destruction of Public and Private property

10

-

10

Damages included home furniture, vehicles, Olive trees, barrack’s and demolished structures.

Confiscation of Public and Private property

15

-

15

Confiscations included vehicles, surveillance camera footage, private property and equipment.

 

 

 

 

 

Settler Violence

67

-

67

Israeli settler stoned residents and vehicles, stormed homes, uprooted trees, assaulted residents, ran over children with their vehicles, stormed several villages and towns and slashed the tires of residential vehicle.

 

 

 

 

 

Home Demolition

4

-

4

  • 04/03/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities forced Amer Salem Shqairat, to personally demolish his 90-square-meter house in the Jabal Al-Mukaber neighborhood in Jerusalem city after notifying him earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event that the Israeli occupation authorities carry out the demolition under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • 04/12/2021,the Israeli occupation forces demolished a residential tent owned by: Yunus Al-Shamsali in the Al-Musafir area, east of Yatta,under the pretext of not having a permit.
  • 04/12/2021,the Israeli occupation forces demolished a 80-square-meter house owned by a citizen: from the Jaabis family in the Ash Ghurab area in Beit Sahour,, under the pretext of not having a permit.
  • 04/19/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem forced the citizen: Amjad Muslim Jaabis - a resident of Jabal Al Mukaber neighborhood in Jerusalem city, to personally demolish his house (under construction), after notifying him earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in case of the occupation authorities demolished for allegedly being built with out a license.

 

Home Occupation

3

-

3

  • 08/04/2021, a group of settlers in the Silwan neighborhood of Jerusalem city seized 3 residential buildings and a plot of land of about 1.5 dunums in the middle quarter in the neighborhood for the "Ateret Cohenim Settlement" association, and installed two residential rooms in addition to a prefabricated staircase as well as surveillance cameras have been placed on residential buildings, and a new entrance has been opened to one of the buildings.

Land Levelling

1

 

1

  • 20/04/2021, the Israeli occupation forces swept away an area of ​​land near the entrance to the village of Al-Walaja, and uprooted a number of trees owned by the citizen: Muhammad Abdul-Jalil Al-Hajajla, and swept an area of ​​agricultural land near Al-Ruwaisat Mountain along the bypass road.

Attacks on Religious Sites

24

-

24

  • 13/04/2021:the Israeli occupation forces stormed (before the evening prayer) all the minarets in the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, and the loudspeakers were switched off, under the pretext of preventing interference with the Jewish holiday celebrations near the Al-Buraq Wall.
  • 14/04/2021: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.
  • 14/04/202:1,the occupation forces prevented the entry of hundreds of Iftar meals that are distributed to fasting people who break their fast in the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque (for the second day in a row), and they also prevented those fasting from breaking their fast in Al-Ghazali Square adjacent to the eastern wall of Al-Aqsa Mosque.
  • 22/04/2021: the Israeli occupation police stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque, and forcibly removed the worshiper inside the mosque.

Settlement Activity

11

-

11

  • 02/04/2021: a group of settlers under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces bulldozed and expanded an agricultural road 100 meters long and 6 meters wide on the land of the citizen: Omar Al-Qaisi in the Al-Khimar area in Battir village for settlement purposes.
  • 05/04/2021:a group of settlers began building a new settlement outpost on Palestinian lands belonging to the village of Beit Dajan, 1 km west of the settlement of "Hamra".
  • 07/04/2021:the Israeli occupation forces set up two mobile homes (caravans) in the Dahr area of ​​the village of Asira al-Qibli, adjacent to the settlement of Yitzhar for the purpose of settlement expansion.
  • 08/04/2021:the Organizing Committee of the Occupation Municipality in Jerusalem approved the construction of 2540 housing units, of which 540 housing units are in the settlement of "Har Homa" and 2000 housing units in the settlement of "Givat Hamatos") located south of Jerusalem within the Occupied Territories 1967.
  • 17/04/2021:the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem began work to convert the mufti's vineyard in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of the city into a "biblical" garden.
  • 19/04/2021: a group of settlers under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces, razed a settlement road in the citizens' lands belonging to the town of Burqin and the villages of Sirta and Haris.
  • 19/04/2021: the Israeli occupation forces began building 23 new settlement units in "Maskiyot" settlement, which is built on citizens' lands in the northern Jordan Valley.
  • 19/04/2021:a group of settlers under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces razed and paved roads in the lands of the citizens in the Al-Hama area located north of the settlement outpost established on the lands of the citizens in the Khallet Hamad area in the northern Jordan Valley.
  • 26/04/2021: the Israeli occupation forces began razing the lands of the citizens near the settlement of "Burqin" in the northern part of the town of Burqin, with the aim of expanding the settlement.
  • 26/04/2021:the occupation forces began sweeping Palestinian lands planted with olive trees in the villages of Ni'lin and Deir Qaddis, in preparation for establishing a new settlement outpost.

Land Confiscation

2

-

2

  • On 07/04/2021, Israeli occupation forces issued a military order to confiscate 13 dunums of citizens' lands in Hizma town, in favor of building a new road 1 km long and 16 meters wide.
  • On 04/22/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities approved a decision to confiscate 147 dunums of the citizens' agricultural lands located in Natural Basin No. (3) in the "Zohr Al-Sedimba" area from the lands of the town of Nahalin, and Natural Basin No. (5) from the "Khallet Al-Salalat" areas. And the Bish people "in the village of Husan, for settlement purposes.

Palestinian Attck

-

23

23

Members of Palestinian armed groups flaunched projectiles  towards the Green Line on 23 occasions..

Settler Violence

67

-

67

Which included Car ramming, stoning, storming of villages and towns; and assault on residents.

 

Comparison Table of Events over the Past Three Months

EVENT

February 2021

March 2021

April  2021

Killings

4

1

2

Injuries

62

75

221

Arrests

441

463

351

Raids

369

415

225

Flying Checkpoints

307

301

263

Attacks

212

222

232

Attacks on Property

172

57

25

Home Demolition

61

33

4

Closure of Crossing Points

158

173

170

Attacks on Religious Sites

23

27

24

Settlement Activity & Settler attacks

82

68

78

 

COMPARISON OF KILLINGS, INJURIES AND ARRESTS OVER THE PAST 3 MONTHS

 

 

Analysis of Events

Killings

A total of  2 residents were killed by Israeli forces during the month of April 2021 {2 in the West Bank and 0 in Gaza}:

  • 04/05/2021:Usama Muhammad Sidqi Mansour {42 years old - a resident of the town of Bado} was killed after Israeli forces positioned at a flying checkpoint near the entrance to the town of Bir Nabala opened fire towards his vehicle while passing through the checkpoint and also wounded his wife.
  • 04/07/2021: Shafiqa Muhammad Salman Abu Aqeel, {73 years old} was killed after being run over by a settler near the western entrance to the town of Al Samou.

Injuries

A total of 221 injuries were reported in the month of April 2021 {213 Palestinians in the West Bank and 8 in the Gaza Strip).

Including 5 children, 2 Women, 1 elderly citizen, 1 Special needs patient and 1 Security Force Officer.

Arrests

During the month of April  2021, the Israeli military arrested 351 Palestinians (343 in the West Bank and 8 in the Gaza Strip). The majority of arrests took place in the districts of Jerusalem (124); Ramallah (43); Jenin (25); Tubas (13 ),Tulkarem (7); Qalqiliya ( 11); Nablus (18); Salfit  ( 6); Jericho (5); Bethlehem (44); Hebron (47), Cental Gaza (1),  and Khan Yunis (7). Among those arrested by the Israeli military were 19 children, a Women, 2 university students, 8 Security Force Officers.

 

Closure

Especially on Fridays, the Israeli military continues to intensify restrictions at checkpoints located at the entrances of Jerusalem, and to restrict entrance to the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in the old city of Jerusalem, preventing worshippers from accessing the Mosque. At the Qalandiya checkpoint north of Jerusalem, the Israeli military continues to prevent PNA registered civilian vehicles from crossing the checkpoint towards Ar Ram and Qalandiya as well as Dahiyat al Bareed. The checkpoint is overcrowded daily, particularly during rush hours, due to intensified restrictions and search measures applied by Israeli troops. During the month of December 2020,he Israeli military also continued to intensify restrictions at the Tayasir checkpoint and Al Hamra junction checkpoint leading to the Jordan Valley area, only allowing access to civilians whose IDs indicate District of Jericho residence or others holding special access permits. In addition, restrictions were intensified and civilian access was obstructed at the Za’tara junction checkpoint (separating the northern and central West Bank districts) as well as at the As Sawahira ash Sharqiya (the ‘Container’) checkpoint (separating the central and southern West Bank districts).

The Israeli military installed 263 flying checkpoints in April 2021 ( compared with  301 in the month of March 2021 and compared with  307 flying checkpoints in February  2021 and as a result restricted the free access and movement of residents, merchant supplies and agricultural goods.

Distribution of flying checkpoints in the West Bank

The Israeli military set up 263 Flying checkpoints in the month of April 2021 and searched Palestinian civilians and vehicles in and around Palestinian residential areas in the districts of Jerusalem (13); Ramallah (39);; Jenin ( 4);  Qalqiliya ( 28); Nablus (17); Salfit (44); Jericho (36); Bethlehem (61) and Hebron ( 21).

 

Raids

The Israeli military carried out a total of 255  raids in Palestinian residential areas during the month of Aprilr 2021, including 251 in the West Bank and 4 in the Gaza Strip. The majority of Israeli military raids were reported to have taken place in the districts of Jerusalem (25); Ramallah (29); Jenin (45); Tubas (6); Tulkarem (18); Qalqiliya (12); Nablus (36); Salfit (9); Jericho (10); Bethlehem (30); Hebron (31), Gaza (1 ), , Central Gaza (1) and Rafah(2).

 

Attacks

A total of 232 attacks were reported to have taken place during the month of April 2021 (131 in the West Bank and 101 in the Gaza Strip).

The Israeli military carried out 49 attacks from Israeli military post on civilian homes and property,112 from Military checkpoints towards Palestinian residents and vehicle and 19 during raids into Civilian populated areas. In addition, Israeli navy vessels carried out 33 attacks on Palestinian fishermen.

Attacks on residential areas in West Bank and Gaza districts

 

 

Home Demolition

During the month of April 2021, the Israeli military demolished 4 Palestinian homes and residential tents, which consisted of the following: 

  • 04/03/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities forced Amer Salem Shqairat, to personally demolish his 90-square-meter house in the Jabal Al-Mukaber neighborhood in Jerusalem city after notifying him earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event that the Israeli occupation authorities carry out the demolition under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • 04/12/2021,the Israeli occupation forces demolished a residential tent owned by: Yunus Al-Shamsali in the Al-Musafir area, east of Yatta,under the pretext of not having a permit.
  • 04/12/2021,the Israeli occupation forces demolished a 80-square-meter house owned by a citizen: from the Jaabis family in the Ash Ghurab area in Beit Sahour,, under the pretext of not having a permit.
  • 04/19/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem forced the citizen: Amjad Muslim Jaabis - a resident of Jabal Al Mukaber neighborhood in Jerusalem city, to personally demolish his house (under construction), after notifying him earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in case of the occupation authorities demolished for allegedly being built with out a license.

Attack on Public and Private property occurred as follows per District:

 

Jerusalem:

  • On 07/04/2021, Israeli occupation forces demolished 3 facilities owned by citizens: Jamil Abu Al-Hummus - (demolishing two facilities for car spare parts), Majed Al-Mazraawi, and Darwish Darwish - (demolishing a garage of vehicles and two rooms), in the areas of Zaaroura and Habayel Al-Arab in the village of Al-Issawiya under the pretext No license.
  • On 08/04/2021,the Israeli occupation forces stormed, the Sons of Jerusalem club in the Al-Saadia neighborhood in the Old City of Jerusalem and prevented the holding of sporting events and activities in the club as part of the (Tamarindi) festival, under the pretext of its sponsorship by the Palestinian National Authority, which was scheduled to be held on the occasion of the reopening The club after being closed due to the "Covid-19" pandemic.
  • On 13/04/2021, the Israeli occupation forces prevented near the Lions Gate (one of the gates leading to the Al-Aqsa Mosque) in the Old City of Jerusalem, from distributing breakfast meals to the fasting people, and seized them.
  • On 28/04/2021,the Israeli occupation forces demolished a live stock den owned by a citizen in the town of Al-Eizariya, under the pretext of not having a permit.

Tubas:

  • On 07/04/2021:the Israeli occupation forces handed over notices to demolish and stop work on building 63 facilities (tents for housing and barns for raising livestock), and a notification to stop work on an agricultural road with a length of 3200 meters.
  • 27/04/2021: the Israeli occupation forces forced 3 families of citizens to evacuate their homes in Khirbet Ibziq, for a period of 4 days (from 08:00 to 09:00 hours of the next day), under the pretext of conducting training work in the area.

Bethlehem:

  • On 11/04/2021:the Israeli occupation forces demolished in the Al-Bireh area, west of the town of Al-Khader, an agricultural arbor (for the second time in a row) owned by the citizen: Salah El-Din Salah, under the pretext of not being licensed.

Hebron:

 

  • On 11/04/2021,the Israeli occupation forces forced the citizen: Samir Abdul-Salibi and his family to leave their 5-donum land located Wadi Al-Wahadin area of ​​the town of Beit Ummar, near the settlement of "Karmi Tzur", under the pretext that they did not have a permit to enter it.

Confiscation of Property:

Jerusalem:

  • On 10/04/2021:the Israeli occupation forces confiscated clothes belonging to the volunteers within the (Jerusalem First) camp, which is being established by the Al-Aqsa Association for the Care of Endowments and Holy Places, while they were cleaning Al-Aqsa Mosque courtyards.

Tubas:

  • On 03/04/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a bulldozer owned by the citizen: Ahmad Dhiab Abu Khaizran, near Atouf village in the northern Jordan Valley, while he was working on his agricultural land.
  • On 20/04/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated an agricultural tractor belonging to the citizen Izzat Ahmed Khunifis, while he was grazing sheep on the western side of the village of Bardala.

Qalqiliya:

  • On 19/04/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a private vehicle, owned by the citizen: Abd al-Rahman Nizar Suleiman Oudeh al-Azazma, while setting up a flying checkpoint at the western entrance to the town of Azzun.

Nablus:

  • On 03/04/2021, the Israeli occupation forces positioned at Huwara checkpoint. confiscated a private vehicle owned by the citizen: Ahmed Abu Al-Qasim - a resident of the town of Jamain.
  • 08/04/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated 25,000 shekels from the homes of two citizens: Maarouf Khatatbeh and Muhammad Nasr Hanani during their raid into the town of Beit Furik (as mentioned in the previous report).

Bethlehem:

  • On 10/04/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a private vehicle, owned by Hussam Abu Dayya, in the city of Beit Sahour.
  • On 22/04/2021,the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a private vehicle belonging to the citizen: Hamza Mahmoud Hamdan Al-Wahsh, while they were setting up a checkpoint at the entrance to the city of Beit Jala as they detained him.

Hebron

  • On 01/04/2021, Israeli occupation forces confiscated gold jewelry from the house of citizen: Nayef Hussein Al-Shawamrah after detaining him during their raid into Khallet al-Aqd in the town of Dura.
  • On 07/04/2021,the Israeli occupation forces confiscated the contents of a citizen's lathe in the Fahs area of ​​Hebron city.
  • On 12/04/2021,the Israeli occupation forces confiscated agricultural equipment, a generator, and doors belonging to the citizen, in Khirbet Al-Tawameen, southeast of Yatta, owned by the citizen: Barakat Murr, under the pretext that it is located in the area classified (C) under Israeli control.
  • On 20/04/2021,the Israeli occupation forces confiscated the area of ​​Wadi Al-Rakhim in the village of Susiya, east of Yatta, (Caravan) - one of them is used for housing and the other is used as a store for fodder, owned by the citizen: Ahmed Nasr Daajneh, under the pretext of their presence in the area classified (C) under Israeli control.

 Settlement Activity:

  • 02/04/2021: a group of settlers under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces bulldozed and expanded an agricultural road 100 meters long and 6 meters wide on the land of the citizen: Omar Al-Qaisi in the Al-Khimar area in Battir village for settlement purposes.
  • 05/04/2021:a group of settlers began building a new settlement outpost on Palestinian lands belonging to the village of Beit Dajan, 1 km west of the settlement of "Hamra".
  • 07/04/2021:the Israeli occupation forces set up two mobile homes (caravans) in the Dahr area of ​​the village of Asira al-Qibli, adjacent to the settlement of Yitzhar for the purpose of settlement expansion.
  • 08/04/2021:the Organizing Committee of the Occupation Municipality in Jerusalem approved the construction of 2540 housing units, of which 540 housing units are in the settlement of "Har Homa" and 2000 housing units in the settlement of "Givat Hamatos") located south of Jerusalem within the Occupied Territories 1967.
  • 17/04/2021:the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem began work to convert the mufti's vineyard in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of the city into a "biblical" garden.
  • 19/04/2021: a group of settlers under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces, razed a settlement road in the citizens' lands belonging to the town of Burqin and the villages of Sirta and Haris.
  • 19/04/2021: the Israeli occupation forces began building 23 new settlement units in "Maskiyot" settlement, which is built on citizens' lands in the northern Jordan Valley.
  • 19/04/2021:a group of settlers under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces razed and paved roads in the lands of the citizens in the Al-Hama area located north of the settlement outpost established on the lands of the citizens in the Khallet Hamad area in the northern Jordan Valley.
  • 26/04/2021: the Israeli occupation forces began razing the lands of the citizens near the settlement of "Burqin" in the northern part of the town of Burqin, with the aim of expanding the settlement.
  • 26/04/2021:the occupation forces began sweeping Palestinian lands planted with olive trees in the villages of Ni'lin and Deir Qaddis, in preparation for establishing a new settlement outpost.

Settler Violence:

67  incidents of Settler violence occurred during the month of  April 2021 including:

Jerusalem:

  • On 10/04/2021, a group of settlers in the Silwan neighborhood of Jerusalem tried to pave a road in the lands of the citizens near the new settlement outpost in the neighborhood, where the citizens managed to confront it and prevent it from paving the road.
  • On 19/04/2021,a group of settlers in the city of Jerusalem threatened to kill the child: Ahmed Abu Khdeir - resident of the Shuafat neighborhood of Jerusalem (after being interrogated and released due to the slapping of a settler in the light rail)
  • On 19/04/2021,a group of settlers attacked a number of citizens near the Hebron Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem, wounding a number of citizens - with bruises
  • On 21/04/2021, a group of settlers stormed Silwan neighborhood in Jerusalem, attacked a number of homes, and tried to close the road to the citizens.
  • On 22/04/2021,groups of extremist settlers positioned near Bab al-Khalil, in the Bab al-Amud area, and in the neighborhoods of Sheikh Jarrah, al-Tur, Wadi al-Jawz, and al-Misrara in Jerusalem city, randomly shot and attacked citizens, which resulted in the wounding of a citizen after stoning her vehicle in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, and smashing the windows of a number of Citizens' vehicles and damaged tires of a number of others in the neighborhoods of Misrara, Sheikh Jarrah and Bab al-Amud area, and the occupation forces also intervened and fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards the citizens to secure protection for settlers and as a result wounded 105 civilians (22 of them were admitted to hospitals to receive treatment The rest of the injuries were treated in the field.)
  • On 24/04/2021, groups of extremist settlers in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of Jerusalem city attacked the homes and vehicles of citizens with stones and Molotov cocktails, as the citizens managed to confront them and force them to flee.
  • On 26/04/2021, a settler tried to kidnap the child: Laith Elyan, 12 years old, from the village of Issawiya, near French Hill in Jerusalem, where a number of citizens managed to foil his attempt and fled.
  • On 27/04/2021,a group of settlers near the settlement of Ramot, located in the east of the village of Beit Iksa, torched 3 vehicles and smashed the windows of a number of other vehicles parked near the colony, and wrote racist slogans (anti-Arab). The vehicles that were burned belong to the citizens: Isa Hammouda Ghaith, Anas Al-Khatib, and a citizen from Abu Khalaf family - (all of them - residents of Beit Iksa village).
  • On 28/04/2021, a group of settlers in Wadi Hilweh in the Silwan neighborhood of Jerusalem city assaulted severely beat a citizen (with special needs), and as a result left him hospitalized with contusions.
  • On 30/04/2021, a group of settlers attacked citizens' homes in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of Jerusalem, where the neighborhood's residents managed to confront them and force them to leave the place.
  • On 30/04/2021, a group of settlers under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces raided the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in Jerusalem and stormed a number of homes, including the home of the Kurd family, and they set fire to the sounds of loud music in attempts to provoke the residents of the neighborhood.

Ramallah:

  • On 02/04/2021, a group of settlers entered the citizens' agricultural lands in the village of Ras Karkar, cutting down and uprooting a number of olive trees.
  • On 10/04/2021, a group of settlers entered the agricultural lands of Deir Jarir, and withdrew at a later time.
  • On 15/04/2021, a group of settlers from the settlement of "Beit El" threw stones at the citizens' vehicles passing on the main road near the colony, which led to the smashing of the windows of the vehicle of the citizen: Ali Salahat.
  • On 20/04/2021, a group of settlers were present near the "Al Mahkama" checkpoint established near the settlement of "Beit El" north of the city of Al-Bireh, and threw stones at civilians' vehicles passing through the checkpoint.

Tubas:

  • On 09/04/2021, a group of settlers were present in the Ain al-Hilweh area in the northern Jordan Valley, and assaulted a number of citizens.
  • On 15/04/2021, a group of settlers stormed the village of Khirbet Ibziq in the northern Jordan Valley, and tried to storm the (Challenge 10) school, which caused a state of terror among the students, as they were prevented by the teaching staff.

Jenin:

  • On 10/04/2021, a group of settlers were present near the "Movo Dotan" checkpoint on the main road, Jenin - Tulkarm, and set up a memorial in the place, and withdrew later.
  • On 29/04/2021, a group of settlers from the "Movodotan" settlement severely beat a citizen while he was grazing sheep near his home in the village of Amriha, southwest of the town of Ya'bad.

Nablus:

  •  On 03/04/2021, a group of settlers stormed agricultural lands of the citizens on the eastern outskirts of Burin village, and withdrew at a later time.
  • On 03/04/2021, a group of settlers from the "Ish Kodash" settlement outpost located on lands in Jalud village stormed the citizens' agricultural lands east of Jaloud village, and attacked a number of Palestinian farmers while they cultivated their land, and prevented them from continuing to work at gunpoint.
  • On 04/04/2021, a group of settlers from the "Esh Kodash" settlement outpost stormed citizens' agricultural lands in the town of Qusra, and cut down and uprooted about 100 olive plants planted on a 7-donum area of ​​land owned by the two citizens: Jawad Jamil Hassan and Abdel Azim Abu Lafi.
  • On 06/04/2021, a group of settlers, while storming the archaeological area in the town of Sebastia, attacked the citizen: Muhammad Azim - Chairman of the Municipal Council, while he was confronting their attempt to kidnap a child.
  • On 12/04/2021, a group of settlers from the settlement outpost "Ish Kodash" erected a large tent on the agricultural lands ownewd by _Abu Raida and Al Hassan families located in southeast Qusra town.
  • On 12/04/2021,a group of settlers from the settlement outpost "Ish Kodash" erected a large tent on the agricultural lands ownewd by _Abu Raida and Al Hassan families located in southeast Qusra town.
  • On 14/04/2021,a group of settlers entered the agricultural lands of the citizens of Jaloud village, cut down and uprooted 45 olive trees, and destroyed a fence in the vicinity of a plot of land owned by the citizen: Hisham Imad Hammoud, and caused material damage to equipment and building materials at a construction site They emptied more than 30 bags of cement on building steel, poured 3 cups of water on the cement, and stole construction equipment from the site.
  • On 18/04/2021 a group of settlers from the settlement of "Yitzhar" entered the outskirts of the village of Asira al-Qibliya, and burned the electricity distribution cabinet of the water tank feeding the village of Asira al-Qibliya.
  • On 30/04/2021, a group of settlers under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces stormed citizens' agricultural lands in the village of Burqa, and set fire to a number of olive trees, and the Israeli occupation forces also intervened, and fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens, while they were trying to confront the settlers and as a result injured 2 citizens.

Salfit:

  • On 07/04/2021,a group of settlers under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces stormed the town of Kafeel Haris (as mentioned in the previous report),stole two bicycles (electric and pneumatic) from the citizen's house: Abu Yaqoub, and broke a witness of a grave, and caused material damage to the homes of two citizens: Jalal Farid Bouzia, and Abdullah Damen.
  • On 22/04/2021,a group of settlers positioned near the northern entrance to the city of Salfit opened random fire (after unknown persons removed the star of David and the Israeli flag from the site).
  • On 30/04/2021,a group of settlers entered the agricultural lands of the citizens in the Khallet Hassan area of ​​Bidya town, and prevented the citizens from reaching their agricultural lands.

Bethlehem:

  • On 05/04/2021, a group of settlers re-erected two tents in the wilderness of the town of Tuqu '(after they were removed by the landowners), in an attempt to seize the land and establish an outpost.
  • On 17/04/2021,a group of settlers entered the citizens' agricultural lands in the Deir Maalla area, north of the town of Beit Fajjar, and burned about 50 olive trees, owned by the citizen: Naseem Taqatqa.
  • On 19/04/2021, a group of settlers near the settlement of "Nikodim" east of the town of Tekoa, planted hundreds of olive trees on the lands of the citizens belonging to the Al-Tanouh family.
  • On 25/04/2021, the security official of the "El Yaz" colony, which is established on the citizens' lands belonging to the town of Al-Khader, severely beat the head of the citizen: Ahmed Muhammad Shehadeh Salah with a rifle's butt while he was plowing a land in the Mantora area of ​​the town of Al-Khader, near the settlement leaving him unconscious on the ground.

Hebron:

  • On 03/04/2021,a group of settlers in the al-Musafir area, east of Yatta, opened fired randomly at several Surveying Engineers , while they were on duty levelling the land.
  • On 06/04/2021,a group of settlers in the Old City of Hebron conducted engineering surveys in the Qafisha and Sharif neighborhoods near the Ibrahimi Mosque in the city, in preparation for their takeover.
  • On 06/04/2021,a group of settlers from the settlement outpost "Al-Daboya" on Al-Shuhada Street in the Old City of Hebron attacked the citizen: Tahrir Mufid Al-Sharbati and her two-year-old daughter.
  • On 07/04/2021,a settler ran over an elderly citizen near the western entrance to the town of Al-Samou, while he was driving his vehicle, killing her.
  • On 08/04/2021,a group of settlers near the Ibrahimi Mosque in the Old City of Hebron bulldozed the yard of a house owned by the family of: Al-Sharif, after they had seized the house.
  • On 08/04/2021,a settler of "Shimaa" settlement, located south of the town of Dhahiriya, vandalized a well (under construction), and stole drilling tools, owned by the family of Al-Khidirat.
  • On 16/04/2021,a group of settlers from the "Hafat Ma'on" settlement outpost, which is built on citizens' lands east of Yatta, entered the citizens' agricultural lands in the Maghair al-Ubayd area, and tried to seize a cave owned by a citizen of the Daoud family, and their sheep were also released to graze on the citizens' crops Agricultural.
  • On 20/04/2021,a group of settlers entered the citizens' agricultural lands in Khallet Al-Arish, in the town of Bani Naim, and uprooted and cut down about 200 olive trees
  • On 21/04/2021,a group of settlers from the settlement of "Maon", east of Yatta, assaulted the citizen: Musleh Makhamrah, while he was grazing his sheep in the pastoral lands in the Maghair Al-Ubaid area, by throwing stones and expelling him and his sheep out of the area.
  • On 23/04/2021, a group of settlers entered an agricultural land of about 25 dunums owned by the citizen: Aref Jaber, in the area of ​​Al-Baqa'a, adjacent to the settlement of "Kiryat Arba", east of Hebron, and marked with area markers indicating its division in an attempt to seize it.
  • On 24/04/2021,a group of settlers from the settlement outpost "Havat Ma'on" entered the lands of the citizens in the village of Al-Tuwani and Al-Mufaqra area, east of Yatta town, and threw stones at the citizens and their homes and as a result injured several citizens during which the Israeli occupation forces intervened and fired stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens while they were trying to confront the settlers.

Closure of Crossing Points

Border crossings with Israel: were closed 130 times (Beit Hanoun - Erez crossing is closed, with the exception of humanitarian cases, the Shejaiya crossing - Nahal Oz was completely and unilaterally closed by the Israeli side on 01/04/2010, as well as the Muntar-Karni crossing was closed unilaterally from Before the Israeli side, on 02/03/2011, the Kerem Shalom-Kerem Shalom crossing opened for 20 days for the entry of food, humanitarian aid, fodder and a quantity of cooking gas, cement and iron for the benefit of UNRWA projects and internationally funded projects, while the Sufa crossing was closed throughout the month.

International outlets: (The return port - Rafah, with the Arab Republic of Egypt was open for 20 days during the month of April.. Yasser Arafat International Airport is still destroyed and disrupted for several years).

 

 

 

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