Monthly Report December 2020

Total: 2125

 

 

MONTHLY SUMMARY OF ISRAELI VIOLATIONS

01 December 2020 – 31 December 2020

The following summary tables and overview of events survey hostile Israeli activities during the period 01 December 2020 to 31 December  2020. 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  December  2020

  • 12.03.2020 In the Al-Ras area northwest of the city of Salfit, the occupying forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun grenades and tear gas at the citizens participating in a demonstration against the confiscation of lands for settlement projects, wounding 32 citizens, and injuring dozens of citizens Cases of suffocation due to tear gas inhalation.
  • 12.04.2020: the occupation forces fired live and metal bullets, coated with rubber, and sound and tear gas canisters, near the eastern entrance to Al Mughayer village, towards the citizens demonstrating against the confiscation of lands for settlement projects, resulting in the death of a child, wounding 4 citizens, and wounding a number of citizens - cases of suffocation due to tear gas inhalation.
  • 12.04.2020: the occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun grenades and tear gas, in the Al-Ras area northwest of Salfit, at the citizens participating in a demonstration against the confiscation of land for settlement projects, wounding 2 citizens (one of them was hit) And wounding 3 civilians - with bruises as a result of beating them, and wounding a number of citizens - suffocation cases due to inhaling tear gas.
  • 12.06.2020: the Israeli occupying forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, sound bombs and tear gas canisters at the citizens during their raid into the town of Beita, under the pretext that they had been thrown with stones while on patrol, wounding 4 civilians.
  • 12.06.2020: the occupying forces fired live bullets and metal-coated rubber, stun grenades and tear gas at the citizens, under the pretext that they were thrown with stones as they stormed a number of houses during their raid into Qalandia camp, wounding 4 citizens (one of them - seriously wounded).
  • 12.08.2020:  the occupation forces fired, rubber-coated metal bullets, sound bombs and tear gas canisters at the citizens, during their raid the town of Jaba, under the pretext that they were being thrown with stones as they stormed a number of houses, wounding 6 civilians, and left a number of civilians - suffocated Tear gas inhalation.
  • 12.11.2020: the occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun grenades and tear gas in the village of Beit Dajan at the citizens participating in an activity to plant olive seedlings on citizens' lands threatened with confiscation in favor of settlement projects, wounding 2 civilians and leaving 15 citizen suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
  • 12.11.2020: Subhiya Nimer Omar - {a resident of the village of Far'oun} was admitted to the government hospital in Tulkarmas a result of being wounded in the hand with a live bullet while she was in her house near the separation wall near the village of Far'oun as a result of the occupation forces carrying out training activities near the separation wall near Al-Jabra military checkpoint.
  • 12.11.2020:, Abdel Nasser Walid Halawa, 56 years old (with special needs - suffers from hearing and speech loss) - residents of Nablus, died after his health condition deteriorated as a result of serious injuries sustained during clashes near Qalandia military checkpoint on the 16 08.2020, when he underwent 4 surgeries in an Israeli hospital, and was awaiting other operations before they returned him to Nablus approximately two weeks ago.
  • 12.18.2020: The occupying forces positioned in the Ras al-Tin area near the village of Al-Mughayer fired live and metal bullets, coated with rubber, and sound and tear gas canisters towards the citizens, wounding a citizen and wounding a number of citizens - suffocation cases due to inhaling tear gas.
  • 12.19.2020:  the occupying forces in charge of guarding the separation wall near the village of Al-Arqa fired at a child while chasing him, wounding him - with injuries to the foot.
  • 12.21.2020: the Israeli occupation forces opened fire near Bab Hatta (one of the doors leading to Al-Aqsa Mosque) in the Old City of Jerusalem, at a child, under the pretext that he opened fire at the occupation police, which led to his death.
  • 12.25.2020:  occupation forces fired live bullets and rubber-coated metal, stun grenades and tear gas at the citizens, under the pretext that they had been thrown with stones, as they stormed and searched a number of houses during their raid into Qabatiya town and as a result wounded a child.
  • 12.25.2020: the Israeli occupation forces present near the "Psagout" settlement, which is located on the eastern outskirts of Al-Bireh, fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun grenades and tear gas at the citizens, wounding a child.
  • 12.25.2020, the child: Yasmine Muhammad Yahya Al-Ashqar, 6, was injured (in addition to what was mentioned in the previous report), as a result of the bombing of the Israeli warplanes with a missile, targeting a site belonging to one of the armed Palestinian groups in the Al-Tuffah neighbourhood in the northeast of the city Gaza.
  • 12.27.2020: the occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters at the citizens, under the pretext that they had been thrown with stones as they stormed a number of houses, wounding 2 civilians (one of them) Pregnant citizen) , during their raid into Ramallah and the Kaddoura camp in the city.

 

Summary Table of Events in the Occupied Palestinian Territory –December 2020

Event

West Bank

Gaza Strip

Total

Comments

Killing

3

-

3

A total of  3 residents were killed by Israeli forces during the month of December 2020 {2 in the West Bank and 0 in Gaza}:

  • On 12.04.2020: The child: Ali Ayman Nasser Abu Aliya {13 years old} was killed after Israeli forces opened fire towards demonstrators while participating in a demonstration against the confiscation of lands in favor of settlement projects near the eastern entrance to Al Mughayer village.
  • 12.11.2020: Abdel Nasser Walid Halawa, 56 years old (with special needs - suffers from hearing and speech loss) - residents of Nablus, died after his health condition deteriorated as a result of serious injuries sustained during clashes near Qalandia military checkpoint on the 16 08.2020, when he underwent 4 surgeries in an Israeli hospital, and was awaiting other operations before they returned him to Nablus approximately two weeks ago.
  • 12.21.2020:       The Individual who was shot by the Israeli occupation forces near Bab Hatta (one of the doors leading to Al-Aqsa Mosque) in the Old City of Jerusalem is: Mahmoud Omar Sadiq Alawneh Kamil 17 years old - resident of Qabatiya town in Jenin governorate

Injuries

113

3

116

A total of 116 injuries were reported in the month of December 2020 {113 Palestinians in the West Bank and 3 in the Gaza Strip).

Including 6 children, 2 Women {including a pregnant woman, 1 Paramedic and 1 Journalists.

Attacks

129

76

205

A total of 205 attacks were reported to have taken place during the month of December 2020 (129 in the West Bank and 76 in the Gaza Strip).

The Israeli military carried out 63 attacks from Israeli military post on civilian homes and property, 71 from Military checkpoints towards Palestinian residents and vehicle and 58 during raids into Civilian populated areas. In addition, Israeli navy vessels carried out 13 attacks on Palestinian fishermen.

Air Strikes

-

5

5

 

  •  On 12/25/2020, the Israeli warplanes bombed two missiles, targeting a site belonging to one of the armed Palestinian groups east of Deir Al-Balah.
  •  On 12/25/2020, Israeli warplanes bombed two missiles, targeting agricultural land east of Al-Bureij camp.
  • On 12/25/2020, Israeli warplanes bombed a site belonging to one of the armed Palestinian groups in Al-Tuffah neighbourhood, northeast of Gaza City, wounding 2 civilians, and causing material damage to a number of houses.
  • On 12/25/2020, Israeli warplanes bombed a site belonging to one of the armed Palestinian groups in Al-Tuffah neighbourhood, northeast of Gaza City, causing material damage to Al-Durrah Hospital.
  • On 12/25/2020, Israeli warplanes bombed two missiles, targeting a site belonging to one of the armed Palestinian groups in Al-Tuffah neighbourhood, northeast of Gaza City, causing material damage to the rehabilitation center for persons with disabilities.

Raids

404

5

409

The Israeli military carried out a total of 409 raids in Palestinian residential areas during the month of December 2020, including 404 in the West Bank and 5 in the Gaza Strip. The majority of Israeli military raids were reported to have taken place in the districts of Jerusalem (52); Ramallah (47); Jenin (56); Tubas (6); Tulkarem (38); Qalqiliya (18); Nablus (55); Salfit (31); Jericho (10); Bethlehem (35); Hebron (56)North Gaza (2), Gaza (1), Khan Yunis (1) and Rafah (1).

Arrests

369

7

376

During the month of December 2020, the Israeli military arrested 376 Palestinians (369 in the West Bank and 7 in the Gaza Strip). The majority of arrests took place in the districts of Jerusalem (100); Ramallah (58); Jenin (21); Tubas (4),Tulkarem (27); Qalqiliya (20); Nablus (35); Salfit (17); Jericho (10); Bethlehem (43); Hebron (34), North Gaza (1), Gaza (2), Central Gaza (2) and Rafah (3).Among those arrested by the Israeli military were 20 children, 4 Woman,7 University students,2 Elderly Residents and 4 Security Force Officers.

Deportation

8

-

8

During  the month of December 2020 Israeli Authorities deported 8 residents from their place of residence which included the following:

On 12/07/2020, the occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem imposed a deportation of citizenship: Hanadi Halawani - residents of the city of Jerusalem, for a week from Al-Aqsa Mosque and its entrances, after they detained her near Bab Hatta (one of the doors leading to the Al-Aqsa Mosque).

On 09. 12. 2020 occupation authorities in Jerusalem imposed deportation on the citizen: Moaz Abu Arafa - residents of Ras al-Amud neighborhood in Jerusalem, for a week from al-Aqsa Mosque, as a condition of his release after detaining him earlier.

On 11. 12. 2020, the occupation authorities in Jerusalem imposed deportation of the citizen: Ahmed Abu Ghazaleh - residents of Jerusalem, for a period of 3 months from Al-Aqsa Mosque.

 On 12/17/2020, the occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem imposed a deportation order for Raeda Saeed al-Khalili - a residents of the city of Jerusalem, for a week from Al-Aqsa Mosque, as a condition for her release after she was arrested earlier.

 On 12/17/2020, the occupation authorities in Jerusalem imposed deportation order for Moaz Abu Arafa - a resident of Jerusalem, for a period of 6 months from Al-Aqsa Mosque.

On 09. 12. 2020 occupation authorities in Jerusalem imposed deportation on the citizen: Moaz Abu Arafa - residents of Ras al-Amud neighborhood in Jerusalem, for a week from al-Aqsa Mosque, as a condition of his release after detaining him earlier.

On 11. 12. 2020, the occupation authorities in Jerusalem imposed deportation of the citizen: Ahmed Abu Ghazaleh - residents of Jerusalem, for a period of 3 months from Al-Aqsa Mosque.

On 12/17/2020, the occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem imposed a deportation order for Raeda Saeed al-Khalili - residents of the city of Jerusalem, for a week from Al-Aqsa Mosque, as a condition for her release after she was arrested earlier.

On 12/17/2020, the occupation authorities in Jerusalem imposed deportation order for Moaz Abu Arafa - a resident of Jerusalem, for a period of 6 months from Al-Aqsa Mosque.

On 12/23/2020, the occupation authorities in Jerusalem imposed orders for the deportation of the citizen: Tariq Al-Julani - residents of the town of Beit Hanina, for a period of two months from Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Old City of Jerusalem, as a condition for his release after they arrested him earlier.

On 12/28/2020, the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem issued a decision to deport the citizenship: Raeda Saeed - residents of the city of Jerusalem, for a period of 6 months from Al-Aqsa Mosque.

On 12/30/2020, the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem issued a decision to deport the citizen: Issam Najib (one of the guards of Al-Aqsa Mosque) - a resident of Jerusalem, for a period of 7 days from Al-Aqsa Mosque, as a condition for his release after they detained him earlier.

Temporary Detention

38

-

38

The Israeli Military Temporarily detained 38 residents during the month of December 2020 including:

  • 12.03.2020 The occupation forces in the city of Jerusalem handed over the citizen: Yasser Darwish - residents of the city of Jerusalem, a decision to renew the restriction of his movement and prevent him from carrying out activities and events for a period of 6 months in the city of Jerusalem, in addition to signing a financial guarantee of 3000 shekels, as a condition for launching He was released after being summoned for investigation at the "Al-Maskobiyya" Detention and Interrogation Center.
  • At dawn on 12/17/2020, the occupation forces positioned in the Silwan neighbourhood of Jerusalem temporarily detained Asma Muhammad Awais, after storming her home, and released her at a later time.
  • On 12/20/2020, the occupying forces, present at the Al-Jib checkpoint, detained the citizen: Major General - Bilal Al-Natsheh (Secretary-General of the National People's Congress of the City of Jerusalem) - residents of the city of Jerusalem, and they released him later after they searched his vehicle manually and with trained (police) dogs .
  • On the evening of 12/20/2020, the occupation authorities in Jerusalem imposed on 2 citizens - residents of Al-Issawiya village, house arrest for a period of 5 days, as a condition for their release after they arrested them earlier, namely: Muhammad Musa Ubaid and Waheeb Khaled Abu Al-Homs .

Closure of Crossing Points

-

194

194

The Israeli military completely closed crossing points into the Gaza Strip, including access points within the Green Line, on 62 occasions during the month of December 2020. The Israeli military closed crossing points within the Green Line on 132 occasions.

Flying

Checkpoints

486

-

486

The Israeli military set up 486 Flying checkpoints in the month of December 2020 and searched Palestinian civilians and vehicles in and around Palestinian residential areas in the districts of Jerusalem (9); Ramallah (12);Tubas (2); Jenin (10); Tulkarem (5); Qalqiliya (59); Nablus (73); Salfit (65); Jericho (74); Bethlehem (86) and Hebron (91).

Destruction of Public and Private property

54

9

63

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

 

 

Confiscation of Public and Private property

38

-

38

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

Settler Violence

112

0

112

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

23

-

23

On 12/01/2020: the occupation forces demolished, a house owned by the citizen: Ayham Muhammad Shawkat Al-Khatib in the village of Sur Baher,, under the pretext of not having a permit.

On 12/07/2020, the occupation forces demolished and seized a tent used by a Bedouin family in the Al Qaboun area east of Al Mughayer village, in addition to demolishing barracks for raising sheep, owned by the citizen: Hassan Abu Al Kabbash.

On 12/08/2020, the occupation forces demolished a tin house belonging to the citizen: Akram Abu Dawood, in the Birain area south of the town of Bani Na`im, under the pretext that the permit was not granted and that it was located in the area classified (C) under the Israeli control.

On 12/08/2020 the occupation forces demolished in the Bedouin community in the Shalalat area in the village of Al-Auja, 4 homes in addition to 2 barracks used for raising livestock owned by citizens: Hani Tarifat, and his son Atta, Suleiman Daoud Tarifat, and Muhammad Yassin Musa Rashaida, Hajjah It is located in the area classified (C) under Israeli control, and there were confrontations with residents while they were trying to confront the demolition.

On 12/08/2020, , the occupation authorities forced the family of the citizen: Mahmoud Khaled Al-Khalis, in the Silwan neighborhood of Jerusalem, to personally demolish their home, after notifying them earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines if the occupation authorities carried out the demolition, under the pretext of not being licensed.

On 12/12/2020, the occupation authorities forced the two brothers: Muhammad Al-Khalis and Mahmoud Al-Khalis to demolish their homes (two apartments), after notifying them earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines if the occupation authorities carried out an operation. Demolition, under the pretext of not being licensed.

On 12/14/2020, the occupation forces dismantled the Bedouin community of Za'atarah, east of the town of Al-Zaim, two (Al-Barakas) used for housing, each estimated at 45 square meters, owned by the two brothers: Murad and Amran Muhammad Za'atarah, and they seized their equipment, under the pretext of not being licensed.

On 12/21/2020, the occupation authorities in the Silwan neighborhood of Jerusalem forced the family of the citizen: Shahira Ghaith to demolish her home, after notifying her earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event the occupation authorities carried out the demolition, under the pretext of lack of permission.

On 12/21/2020 the occupation forces demolished near the village of Al-Samiya, located between the towns of Al-Samu 'and Al-Dhahriya, 2 of the homes owned by citizens: Shehdah Rizq Abu Al-Qia'an (a house measuring 200 square meters) and Ahmed Suleiman Abu Al-Qia'an (a house measuring 90 square meters), in addition To a well for collecting water and (Brix) used as a barn for raising livestock with an area of ​​500 square meters, under the pretext of being unlicensed and located in the area classified (C) under Israeli control.

On 12/29/2020the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house in addition to two warehouses owned by the citizen: Khalil Issa Al-Yateem, under the pretext of not being licensed in the Khaldiya area near the settlement of "Susiya" east of the town of Yatta, and as a result injured a citizen as he was attempting to prevent the demolition.

On 12/29/2020the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house (built of tin) owned by the citizen: Hisham Khalil Al-Nawajaa located in the Wadi Ajish area near the settlement of Susiya, east of Yatta, under the pretext of not being licensed.
On 12/29/2020, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a tent used for housing owned by the citizen: Mahmoud Khalil Daajneh located in Al-Buwaib, east of Yatta, and seized it, .

Attacks on Religious Sites

24

-

24

 Israeli settler raided the vicinity of Al-Aqsa mosque compound in the old city of Jerusalem on several occasions.

On the evening of 11/01/2020, the Occupation Police stormed the Bab al-Rahma prayer hall in the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, searched and photographed it.

On 20/11/2020, a group of settlers, with the protection of the occupation forces in the Old City of Hebron, placed a large "candlestick" on the roof of the Ibrahimi Mosque building, to mark one of the Jewish holidays.

Settlement Activity

17

-

17

  • On 06/12/2020, the occupation authorities in Jerusalem approved a plan to build 9000 settlement housing units in the settlement of Atarot, located north of Jerusalem, at the expense of the lands of Qalandia Airport within the occupied territories in 1967.
  • On 06/12/2020 The Minister of Transportation approved 4 new settlement projects under the pretext of facilitating the movement of settlers. The settlement projects are: Al-Laban Al-Gharbi bypass Street - in Ramallah governorate, and my settlement street "Modiin - Illit" - 446, and the development of the Qalandia checkpoint Al-Askari, and planning the street between the settlement of "Adam" and the town of Hizma in the Jerusalem governorate, within the territories occupied in 1967.
  • On 06/12/2020, the occupation authorities in Jerusalem approved a plan to build 9000 settlement-housing units in the settlement of Atarot, located north of Jerusalem, at the expense of the lands of Qalandia Airport within the occupied territories in 1967.
     
  •  On 06/12/2020 The Minister of Transportation approved 4 new settlement projects under the pretext of facilitating the movement of settlers. The settlement projects are: Al-Laban Al-Gharbi bypass Street - in Ramallah governorate, and my settlement street "Modiin - Illit" - 446, and the development of the Qalandia checkpoint Al-Askari, and planning the street between the settlement of "Adam" and the town of Hizma in the Jerusalem governorate, within the territories occupied in 1967.
  • On 12/07/2020, the occupying forces, accompanied by engineers and surveyors, carried out engineering surveys of an area estimated at 35,000 dunums of land between Khirbat Al-Hama and Al-Maleh Junction in the northern Jordan Valley.
  • On 12.15.2020, the Israeli occupation forces levelled the area near the entrance to the Yusufiya cemetery in the Old City of Jerusalem, razed a week after the stairs and walls of the Yusufiya cemetery located near Bab al-Asbat (one of the doors leading to the Al-Aqsa Mosque) were demolished, as part of the implementation of the "path of the biblical garden" inside The cemetery.
  • On 12/15/2020, the Organizing Committee of the Occupation Municipality in Jerusalem approved a plan to build 8,300 new settlement housing units for the purposes of housing, industry and trade. The plan includes building towers up to 30 floors high in the area extending from the lands of Beit Safaf, al-Baqa'a, and the industrial zone. Talpiot, "Jadidiyeh," to the village of Al Walaja (where the implementation of the project is scheduled to start at the beginning of 2021 and work will continue until 2040), within the territories occupied in 1967.
  • On 12/17/2020, the occupation authorities in Jerusalem prepared the necessary infrastructure to build a settlement neighborhood above the Rababa Valley area in the Silwan neighborhood of Jerusalem, within the territories occupied in 1967.
  • On 12/21/2020, the Israeli occupation forces near the Ein al-Sakkot area in the northern Jordan Valley, set up a barbed wire fence in the vicinity of an area of ​​surrounding citizens' lands in the Sakut Spring, and placed two iron gates at the entrance to the water spring, despite a decision by the Israeli court to return the lands to their owners.
  • On 12/29/2020, the Israeli occupation authorities began excavation work to build settlement units near the entrance to Al-Shuhada Street in the Old City of Hebron on an area of ​​land that was designated as a bus stop until a military order was issued to seize it and turn it into a military base in the late eighties, as these works Includes infrastructure and engineering works for the purpose of constructing a building that includes all requirements of the Executive Occupation Forces battalion in the city.
  • On 12/29/2020, the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem began implementing the second phase of the light rail project, over a total distance of 22 km, with the aim of linking the occupied city of Jerusalem with its eastern and western parts to a transportation network for the occupation, which starts from the village of Issawiya and the French Hill settlement. And near the Hebrew University, reaching the western part of Jerusalem, passing through the "Talpiot" industrial area, to the village of Beit Saffaf, and up to the settlement of Gilo, southwest of Jerusalem.
  • On 12/31/2020, the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem approved a plan to establish a "Nahal Zimri natural" settlement park on the lands of the town between Hanina and Hazmah, and parts of the lands of the village of Jaba, near the settlements of "Pisgat Zeev" and "Neve Yaqoub" north of Jerusalem (Where 4 entrances to the park will be built, water basins, sports fields, a study farm, a visitor center, a car park, a general building for community activities and trade, and a bridge will be built over the bypass street that will connect public buildings, a public park and light rail to the park).

 

Land Levelling

3

-

3

  • On 12/1/2020: the occupation forces swept away an area of ​​the citizens' agricultural land in the Dhahr Subuh area of ​​the town of Kafr al-Dik, near an agricultural facility belonging to settlers.
  • On 12/21/2020: the Israeli occupation forces carried out engineering surveying and bulldozed areas of the citizens' lands behind the separation wall and belonging to the town of Azzun and the villages of Kafr Laqif and Islah owned by the citizens: heirs - Bakr Odeh, heirs - Omar Odeh, heirs - Salih Abu Hussein, and Mujahid Abu Hussain.
  • On 12/22/2020: the Israeli occupation forces swept away near the settlement of "Broghin", which is established on the lands of Broqin town, an area of ​​agricultural land along the main street near the settlement.

Land Confiscation

2

-

2

  • On 12/07/2020, the occupation forces issued a military order requiring the confiscation of hundreds of dunams of citizens' lands in the sites of Al-Marj and Jabal Al-Nathr in the village of Burin, and the sites of Bab Al-Marj, Khallet Al-Marj and Al-Aqdah in the village of Madama, and the sites of Lahif Salman and Al-Aqdah in the village of Asira Al-Qibliya, with the aim of expanding the settlement Yitzhar, adding new settlement units, and opening a road serving settlers.
  • On 12/23/2020, the Israeli occupation forces placed, a military order extending the validity of the confiscation of lands in the citizens' lands behind the separation wall and belonging to the town of Habla located behind the wall north of the town for security and military purposes.

Settler Violence

112

-

112

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

Palestinian Attack

-

1

1

  • On 12/25/2020, members of Palestinian armed groups fired two shells (of unknown type) towards the Green Line.

 

Comparison Table of Events over the Past Three Months

EVENT

October 2020

November 2020

DECEMBER 2020

Killings

2

3

3

Injuries

94

68

116

Arrests

432

423

376

Raids

383

341

409

Flying Checkpoints

369

436

486

Attacks

241

220

210

Attacks on Property

46

152

101

Home Demolition

15

33

23

Closure of Crossing Points

196

181

194

Attacks on Religious Sites

26

24

24

Settlement Activity & Settler attacks

81

60

129

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Analysis of Events

Killings

A total of 3 residents were killed by Israeli forces during the month of December 2020 {2 in the West Bank and 0 in Gaza}:

  • On 12.04.2020: The child: Ali Ayman Nasser Abu Aliya {13 years old} was killed after Israeli forces opened fire towards demonstrators while participating in a demonstration against the confiscation of lands in favor of settlement projects near the eastern entrance to Al Mughayer village.
  • On 12.11.2020: Abdel Nasser Walid Halawa, 56 years old (with special needs - suffers from hearing and speech loss) - residents of Nablus, died after his health condition deteriorated as a result of serious injuries sustained during clashes near Qalandia military checkpoint on the 16 08.2020, when he underwent 4 surgeries in an Israeli hospital, and was awaiting other operations before they returned him to Nablus approximately two weeks ago.
  • On 12.21.2020:       The Individual who was shot by the Israeli occupation forces near Bab Hatta (one of the doors leading to Al-Aqsa Mosque) in the Old City of Jerusalem is: Mahmoud Omar Sadiq Alawneh Kamil 17 years old - resident of Qabatiya town in Jenin governorate

Injuries

A total of 116 injuries were reported in the month of December 2020 {113 Palestinians in the West Bank and 3 in the Gaza Strip).

Including 6 children, 2 Women {including a pregnant woman, 1 Paramedic and 1 Journalists.

Arrests

During the month of December 2020, the Israeli military arrested 376 Palestinians (369 in the West Bank and 7 in the Gaza Strip). The majority of arrests took place in the districts of Jerusalem (100); Ramallah (58); Jenin (21); Tubas (4),Tulkarem (27); Qalqiliya (20); Nablus (35); Salfit (17); Jericho (10); Bethlehem (43); Hebron (34), North Gaza (1), Gaza (2), Central Gaza (2) and Rafah (3).Among those arrested by the Israeli military were 20 children, 4 Woman,7 University students,2 Elderly Residents and 4 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 486 flying checkpoints in December 2020 (compared with 436 flying checkpoints in November 2020 and 369 flying checkpoints in October 2020 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 486 Flying checkpoints in the month of December 2020 and searched Palestinian civilians and vehicles in and around Palestinian residential areas in the districts of Jerusalem (9); Ramallah (12);Tubas (2); Jenin (10); Tulkarem (5); Qalqiliya (59); Nablus (73); Salfit (65); Jericho (74); Bethlehem (86) and Hebron (91).

 

 

Raids

The Israeli military carried out a total of 409 raids in Palestinian residential areas during the month of December 2020, including 404 in the West Bank and 5 in the Gaza Strip. The majority of Israeli military raids were reported to have taken place in the districts of Jerusalem (52); Ramallah (47); Jenin (56); Tubas (6); Tulkarem (38); Qalqiliya (18); Nablus (55); Salfit (31); Jericho (10); Bethlehem (35); Hebron (56)North Gaza (2), Gaza (1), Khan Yunis (1) and Rafah (1).

 

Attacks

A total of 205 attacks were reported to have taken place during the month of December 2020 (129 in the West Bank and 76 in the Gaza Strip).

The Israeli military carried out 63 attacks from Israeli military post on civilian homes and property,71 from Military checkpoints towards Palestinian residents and vehicle and 58 during raids into Civilian populated areas. In addition, Israeli navy vessels carried out 13 attacks on Palestinian fishermen..

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Attacks on residential areas in West Bank and Gaza districts

Home Demolition

During the month of December 2020, the Israeli military demolished 23 Palestinian homes and residential tents, which consisted of the following: 

  • On 12/01/2020: the occupation forces demolished, a house owned by the citizen: Ayham Muhammad Shawkat Al-Khatib in the village of Sur Baher,, under the pretext of not having a permit.
  • On 12/07/2020, the occupation forces demolished and seized a tent used by a Bedouin family in the Al Qaboun area east of Al Mughayer village, in addition to demolishing barracks for raising sheep, owned by the citizen: Hassan Abu Al Kabbash.
  • On 12/08/2020, the occupation forces demolished a tin house belonging to the citizen: Akram Abu Dawood, in the Birain area south of the town of Bani Na`im, under the pretext that the permit was not granted and that it was located in the area classified (C) under the Israeli control.
  • On 12/08/2020 the occupation forces demolished in the Bedouin community in the Shalalat area in the village of Al-Auja, 4 homes in addition to 2 barracks used for raising livestock owned by citizens: Hani Tarifat, and his son Atta, Suleiman Daoud Tarifat, and Muhammad Yassin Musa Rashaida, Hajjah It is located in the area classified (C) under Israeli control, and there were confrontations with residents while they were trying to confront the demolition.
  • On 12/08/2020, , the occupation authorities forced the family of the citizen: Mahmoud Khaled Al-Khalis, in the Silwan neighborhood of Jerusalem, to personally demolish their home, after notifying them earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines if the occupation authorities carried out the demolition, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On 12/12/2020, the occupation authorities forced the two brothers: Muhammad Al-Khalis and Mahmoud Al-Khalis to demolish their homes (two apartments), after notifying them earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines if the occupation authorities carried out an operation. Demolition, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On 12/14/2020, the occupation forces dismantled the Bedouin community of Za'atarah, east of the town of Al-Zaim, two (Al-Barakas) used for housing, each estimated at 45 square meters, owned by the two brothers: Murad and Amran Muhammad Za'atarah, and they seized their equipment, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On 12/21/2020, the occupation authorities in the Silwan neighborhood of Jerusalem forced the family of the citizen: Shahira Ghaith to demolish her home, after notifying her earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event the occupation authorities carried out the demolition, under the pretext of lack of permission.
  • On 12/21/2020 the occupation forces demolished near the village of Al-Samiya, located between the towns of Al-Samu 'and Al-Dhahriya, 2 of the homes owned by citizens: Shehdah Rizq Abu Al-Qia'an (a house measuring 200 square meters) and Ahmed Suleiman Abu Al-Qia'an (a house measuring 90 square meters), in addition To a well for collecting water and (Brix) used as a barn for raising livestock with an area of ​​500 square meters, under the pretext of being unlicensed and located in the area classified (C) under Israeli control.
  • On 12/29/2020, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house in addition to two warehouses owned by the citizen: Khalil Issa Al-Yateem, under the pretext of not being licensedin the Khaldiya area near the settlement of "Susiya" east of the town of Yatta, and as a result injured a citizen as he was attempting to prevent the demolition.
  • On 12/29/2020the Israeli occupation, forces demolished a house (built of tin) owned by the citizen: Hisham Khalil Al-Nawajaa located in the Wadi Ajish area near the settlement of Susiya, east of Yatta, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On 12/29/2020, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a tent used for housing owned by the citizen: Mahmoud Khalil Daajneh located in Al-Buwaib, east of Yatta, and seized it,.

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

Jerusalem:

  • At noon on 12/08/2020, the occupation forces swept away near the apartheid separation wall east of Qalandia village, a plot of land planted with olive seedlings and surrounded by stone chains owned by the citizen: Sherif Awad Allah, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On 12/16/2020, the occupation forces demolished livestock dens, and demolished a car garage, under the pretext of not having a permit in the town of Al-Ram.
  • On 12/21/2020, the occupation authorities in the Silwan neighborhood in Jerusalem city forced a citizen of the Ruwaidi family to personally demolish a stockyard for raising livestock, after notifying him earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines if the occupation authorities carried out the demolition, under the pretext of non-license.
  • On 12/22/2020, the Israeli occupation forces demolished in the town of Al-Eizariya, (Barkas) used to repair vehicles owned by the citizen: Mahmoud Al-Basha, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On 12/22/2020, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a vehicle repair shop and a wall in Jabal Al-Mukaber neighborhood in Jerusalem, owned by: Akram Fouad Shqairat, under the pretext of not having a license.
  •  On 12/22/2020, the Israeli occupation forces dismantled garages and commercial establishments on Wadi Al Nar road in Al-Sahra Al-Sharqiya village, and confiscated their contents.

Ramallah & Al-Bireh:

  • On 12/07/2020, the occupation forces demolished the Al Qaboun area, east of Al Mughayer village, (Barkas) for raising livestock, in addition to a tent used to house a Bedouin family, and they seized it owned by the citizen: Hassan Abu Al Kabbash.

 Tubas:

  • On 12/06/2020 the occupation forces stormed the village of Atouf in the northern Jordan Valley, prevented a number of farmers from working and planting olive groves on their lands.

Nablus:

  • On 12/01/2020, the occupying forces demolished 3 agricultural facilities in the Masoudiya area, west of Sebastia village, owned by citizens: Kamoon Samara - residents of Nablus, Mahmoud Qasim - residents of Sarra village, and Samer Miya - residents of Silat al-Dhahr in Jenin governorate, under the pretext of not The license.
  • On 12/01/2020, the occupation forces demolished the main street near the entrance to the village of Burqa, a park (under construction) owned by: Fuad Hajjah, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On 12/09/2020, the occupation forces prevented the citizen: Ziyad Muhammad Samir Shtayyeh - residents of Tal village, from working on his agricultural land in the Kffour area, west of Tal village, under the pretext that it is an archaeological area and within the area classified (C) under the Israeli control.
  • On 12/19/2020, the occupation forces prevented citizens from planting olive trees on their agricultural lands in Jaloud village, which is located about 200 meters from Jaloud Secondary School, under the pretext that it is state land, even though it is private land.
  • On 12/26/2020, the Israeli occupation forces in the villages of Qaryut and Jaloud prevented farmers from arriving to work in reclamation of their agricultural lands located near the settlement outpost of “Shvut Rachel”.
  • On 12/28/2020, the occupation forces demolished two vehicles repairing workshops owned by citizens: Jihad Awais and Raja Daraghmeh located near the main street Nablus - Ramallah, in the eastern village of Laban, under the pretext of not being licensed and being located in the area classified (C) under Israeli control.

Qalqiliya:

  • On 12/1/2020, the occupation forces placed a barbed wire fence around an area of ​​land belonging to the town of Azzun and the village of Asla.

 

Salfit:

  • On 12/31/2020, the Israeli occupation forces delivered a notification to stop work, remove the olive trees between the ages of 10 and 15 years, and restore the 6 dunums of land to what it was years ago in the plane area in the village of Haris located adjacent to the settlement of "Netafim" located west The village, which belongs to the heirs of the citizen: Ali Akl Shamlawi, on the pretext that it is state land, and gave him 45 days to object.

Jericho:

  • On 12/08/2020, the occupation forces demolished the Bedouin community in the Shalalat area in the village of Al-Auja, 2 of the (livestock dens), in addition to the demolition of 4 homes for the families of citizens: Hani Tarifat, his son Atta, Suleiman Daoud Tarifat, Muhammad Yassin Musa Rashaida, Under the pretext that it is located in the Area C classified under Israeli control.
  • On 12/29/2020, the Israeli occupation forces uprooted about 350 olive trees owned by Suleiman Al-Zayed that were planted two years ago, in the lands of Al-Nuweima village.

Bethlehem:

  • On 12/07/2020, the occupation forces in Wadi al-Shami area of ​​Al-Khader town levelled an area of ​​agricultural land, and uprooted about 30 olive trees owned by the citizen: Yassin Khader Issa.
  • On 12/07/2020, the occupation forces levelled an area of ​​agricultural land in Al-Abbasiya area of ​​Al-Khader town, and uprooted about 100 olive trees and 50 grape seedlings, owned by the citizen: Rizk Muhammad Hussein Salah.
  • On 12/11/2020,the Israeli occupation forces positioned near "Tekou" settlement prevented Ibrahim Khalil Taamrah, and his brothers from working on their agricultural land near the settlement, and forced them to leave then told them to go to the settlement for clarification.
  • On 12/30/2020, the Israeli occupation forces swept an area of ​​about 70 dunums of the citizens' agricultural lands in the Saf al-Khamaysa, Wadi al-Watwat and Mishmash areas, west of the village of al-Jab'a, which led to the uprooting of about 300 olive trees and the demolition of a well to collect water owned by the citizens: Abd al-Rahim Ali Abd Allah Al-Tous, Izzat Abdullah Abu Latifa, Hilal Muhammad Masha'leh, and Ibrahim Mahmoud Abu Panel.
  • On 12/31/2020, the Israeli occupation forces delivered a notice in the village of Al-Walaja to evacuate an area of ​​agricultural land in the area of ​​Jabal Al-Ruwaisat, Aruq Zunaid and Khirbet Abu Shawar in the village, owned by the heirs of the two citizens: Muhammad Saleh Hajjajla and Idris Mahmoud Hajajla, on the pretext that they are absentees' property.

Hebron:

 

  • On 12/01/2020: the occupying forces, near the entrance to Al-Fawwar camp, destroyed quantities of vegetables that farmers sell near their agricultural lands located along the main street that passes by the entrance to the camp.
  • On 12/15/2020: the Israeli occupation forces swept away an area of ​​reclaimed agricultural land in the Farsh Al-Hawa area northwest of Hebron, owned by two citizens of my family: Abu Shukheidem and Abdeen.
  • On 12/15/2020: the Israeli occupation forces swept away a well, near Soba village, to collect rainwater and an area of ​​agricultural land estimated at 50 dunums near the Segregation Wall, which led to the uprooting of dozens of olive trees owned by the citizen: Ali Brioche, under the pretext of building without a permit.
  • On 12/21/2020: the occupation forces demolished near the village of Al-Samiya, located between the towns of Al-Samu 'and Al-Dhahriya, a well for collecting water and livestock shed with an area of ​​500 square meters owned by the two citizens: Ahmad Suleiman Abu Al-Qia'an and Hammad Rizq Abu Al-Qia'an, in addition to demolishing 2 Of homes, under the pretext of not being licensed and located in Area C under Israeli control.
  • On 12/29/2020: the Israeli occupation forces demolished 2 of the warehouses owned by the citizen: Khalil Issa Al-Yateem located in the Khaldiya area near the settlement of "Susiya" east of the town of Yatta, under the pretext of not being licensed.

Gaza:

  • On  12/25/2020, the shelling with missiles from Israeli warplanes in Al-Tuffah neighbourhood, northeast of Gaza City (as mentioned in the previous report), caused material damage to a number of citizens' homes, the Gaza Martyrs Basic School, and the Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities. And the Educational Training Center of the Directorate of Education in East Gaza, the Apple Club Stadium, the Al-Yazji Group for Soft Drinks, the Ramlawi Company for the manufacture of nylon and plastic, and the Iyad Al-Sawafiri Carpentry, and a microbus owned by the citizen: Yahya Mahmoud Al-Ashqar, and damages to the electricity network.

Confiscation of Property:

Jerusalem:

  • On 12/01/2020, the occupation forces confiscated 8 trucks for transporting and wasting wastewater from their workplace in the town, in Al-Eizariya town (known from their owners): Mahmoud Yassin Ayyad.
  • On 12/22/20202, the occupation forces confiscated a private vehicle, owned by the citizen: Ata Maher Hamdan, during the raid of the towns of Al-Eizariya and Abu Dis.
  • On 12/22/2020, , the occupation forces confiscated equipment in Khirbet Zanuta, south of the town of Dhahriya, of drilling equipment to collect rainwater, owned by the citizen: Suleiman Muhammad Al-Battat, to force him to stop drilling the well, under the pretext of not being licensed and located in the area classified (C) Under Israeli control.

Ramallah:

  • On 13/12/2020, the occupation forces confiscated a vehicle belonging to the municipality of the western town of Mazraa, in the Harasha area of ​​the western town of Mazra'a.
  • On 21/12/2020, the occupation forces confiscated a private vehicle, owned by: Mansour Al-Haj Muhammad, during their raid into the village of Mughayyir.
  • On 21/12/2020, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated 3 trucks (dump trucks), a excavator (Bagger), and a bulldozer, owned by the citizen: Anas Angawi - residents of Beit Sira village.
  • On 30/12/2020, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a private vehicle, owned by a citizen: Muhammad Abu Zaitoun as they detained him in Ramallah city.

Tubas:

  • On 23/12/2020, the occupation forces confiscated an agricultural tractor belonging to Mamoun Majed Suleiman Faqha, in the Khirbet al-Hama area in the northern Jordan Valley, while he was plowing a plot of land.

Nablus: 

  • On 10/12/2020, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a coffee stall owned by a citizen, near the main street north of the town of Huwara.
  • On 21/12/2020,the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a number of computers and electronic equipment from the headquarters of (Millennium Technology) after arresting its manager during their raid into Nablus city.

Qalqiliya:

  • On 20/12/2020, the occupation forces confiscated a private vehicle belonging to the citizen: Sa`id Ziyad Abu Haniyeh, during the storming of Azzun town, in addition to detaining him.

Jericho:

  • On 14/12/2020,
  • On 16/12/2020, the occupation forces confiscated two agricultural tractors belonging to the citizens of Zubeidat village, north of Jericho: Fadi Abdullah Zubeidat and Mansour Hassan Zubeidat.

Hebron

  • On 01/12/2020, the occupation forces confiscated 3 mobile homes (caravans) owned by citizens Jamal Radwan Al-Qawasma, Mahmoud Abu Asbeih, and Rami Al-Muhtaseb, in Zif village.
  • On 02/12/2020, the occupation forces confiscated a bulldozer, owned by the citizen: Ahmed Abu Turk, in the Birin area, south of the town of Bani Naim, while he was working on reclaiming his land.
  • On 07/12/2020, the occupation forces confiscated two computers from the house of the citizen: Mahmoud Hamdi Shabana, in Hebron.
  • On 13/12/2020, the occupation forces confiscated a bulldozer belonging to the citizen: Jibril Al-Adra, in Al-Buwaib area east of Yatta, while he was working on reclaiming lands for citizens.
  • On 23/12/2020, the occupation forces confiscated a vehicle in which the citizen was traveling: Ahmed Faisal Arafat Al-Ja'bari, in the Al-Jalajil area near the entrance to the town of Bani Na'im (after they shot and wounded him).

 Settlement Activity:

  • On 06/12/2020, the occupation authorities in Jerusalem approved a plan to build 9000 settlement housing units in the settlement of Atarot, located north of Jerusalem, at the expense of the lands of Qalandia Airport within the occupied territories in 1967.
  • On 06/12/2020 The Minister of Transportation approved 4 new settlement projects under the pretext of facilitating the movement of settlers. The settlement projects are: Al-Laban Al-Gharbi bypass Street - in Ramallah governorate, and my settlement street "Modiin - Illit" - 446, and the development of the Qalandia checkpoint Al-Askari, and planning the street between the settlement of "Adam" and the town of Hizma in the Jerusalem governorate, within the territories occupied in 1967.
  • On 06/12/2020, the occupation authorities in Jerusalem approved a plan to build 9000 settlement-housing units in the settlement of Atarot, located north of Jerusalem, at the expense of the lands of Qalandia Airport within the occupied territories in 1967.
     
  •  On 06/12/2020 The Minister of Transportation approved 4 new settlement projects under the pretext of facilitating the movement of settlers. The settlement projects are: Al-Laban Al-Gharbi bypass Street - in Ramallah governorate, and my settlement street "Modiin - Illit" - 446, and the development of the Qalandia checkpoint Al-Askari, and planning the street between the settlement of "Adam" and the town of Hizma in the Jerusalem governorate, within the territories occupied in 1967.
  • On 12/07/2020, the occupying forces, accompanied by engineers and surveyors, carried out engineering surveys of an area estimated at 35,000 dunums of land between Khirbat Al-Hama and Al-Maleh Junction in the northern Jordan Valley.
  • On 12.15.2020, the Israeli occupation forces levelled the area near the entrance to the Yusufiya cemetery in the Old City of Jerusalem, razed a week after the stairs and walls of the Yusufiya cemetery located near Bab al-Asbat (one of the doors leading to the Al-Aqsa Mosque) were demolished, as part of the implementation of the "path of the biblical garden" inside The cemetery.
  • On 12/15/2020, the Organizing Committee of the Occupation Municipality in Jerusalem approved a plan to build 8,300 new settlement housing units for the purposes of housing, industry and trade. The plan includes building towers up to 30 floors high in the area extending from the lands of Beit Safaf, al-Baqa'a, and the industrial zone. Talpiot, "Jadidiyeh," to the village of Al Walaja (where the implementation of the project is scheduled to start at the beginning of 2021 and work will continue until 2040), within the territories occupied in 1967.
  • On 12/17/2020, the occupation authorities in Jerusalem prepared the necessary infrastructure to build a settlement neighborhood above the Rababa Valley area in the Silwan neighborhood of Jerusalem, within the territories occupied in 1967.
  • On 12/21/2020, the Israeli occupation forces near the Ein al-Sakkot area in the northern Jordan Valley, set up a barbed wire fence in the vicinity of an area of ​​surrounding citizens' lands in the Sakut Spring, and placed two iron gates at the entrance to the water spring, despite a decision by the Israeli court to return the lands to their owners.
  • On 12/29/2020, the Israeli occupation authorities began excavation work to build settlement units near the entrance to Al-Shuhada Street in the Old City of Hebron on an area of ​​land that was designated as a bus stop until a military order was issued to seize it and turn it into a military base in the late eighties, as these works Includes infrastructure and engineering works for the purpose of constructing a building that includes all requirements of the Executive Occupation Forces battalion in the city.
  • On 12/29/2020, the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem began implementing the second phase of the light rail project, over a total distance of 22 km, with the aim of linking the occupied city of Jerusalem with its eastern and western parts to a transportation network for the occupation, which starts from the village of Issawiya and the French Hill settlement. And near the Hebrew University, reaching the western part of Jerusalem, passing through the "Talpiot" industrial area, to the village of Beit Saffaf, and up to the settlement of Gilo, southwest of Jerusalem.
  • On 12/31/2020, the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem approved a plan to establish a "Nahal Zimri natural" settlement park on the lands of the town between Hanina and Hazmah, and parts of the lands of the village of Jaba, near the settlements of "Pisgat Zeev" and "Neve Yaqoub" north of Jerusalem (Where 4 entrances to the park will be built, water basins, sports fields, a study farm, a visitor center, a car park, a general building for community activities and trade, and a bridge will be built over the bypass street that will connect public buildings, a public park and light rail to the park).

Settler Violence:

  1. incidents of Settler violence occurred during the month of November 2020 including:

Jerusalem:

  • 05/12/2020, groups of settlers were present in front of the Bab al-Asbat and Hatta (from the gates leading to the Al-Aqsa Mosque) in the Old City of Jerusalem, and performed "Talmudic" rituals in a loud voice in both places.
  • 07/12/2020, a group of armed settlers entered the lands of citizens threatened with confiscation in Wadi al-Rababa in the Silwan neighborhood of Jerusalem, and attacked a number of citizens who own land and threatened them with weapons.
  • 10/12/2020, a settler in the Silwan neighborhood of Jerusalem assaulted the child: Samir Alaa Ruwaidi, 6, and his cousin, Muhammad, 8, while they were a few meters away from her home, then he pursued them to the house, directing them insults and trying to attack them Were it not for the intervention of their family members, and the child, Samir, was taken to the hospital to receive treatment, due to his inability to move and speak as a result of severe fear as a result of the settler’s assault on him.
  • 20/12/2020, groups of settlers were present on Street No. (1) in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in Jerusalem, and threw stones at Palestinian homes and vehicles.
  • 23/12/2020, a group of settlers in Street No. (1) and in the vicinity of Bab al-Amud in Jerusalem, attacked citizens' vehicles passing by.
  • 26/12/2020, groups of extremist settlers attacked the homes of citizens in the French Hill area and Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in Jerusalem, wounding a citizen, and withdrew after the intervention of the occupation forces.

Ramallah:

  • 07/12/2020, a group of settlers entered the Ain Harrasha area in the western town of Al Mazraa, and attacked the citizen: Samhan Shreiteh, 65, while he was on his land, and sprayed pepper gas on his face, which led to his suffocation - in a state of suffocation.
  • 10/12/2020, a group of settlers entered the area between the Al-Tira neighborhood in Ramallah and the village of Ain Qinya, and performed the "Talmudic" rituals at the site, and withdrew at 07:35.
  • 11/12/2020, a group of settlers attacked the citizen: Ali Muhammad Hamdan while he was picking the sage crop. The occupation forces also intervened and detained him, and released him at a later time.18/12/2020, a group of settlers were present near the "Al-Mahkama" checkpoint established near the settlement of "Beit El" north of Al-Bireh, and threw stones at the vehicle of citizen: Ahmed Adel Danoun, which shattered the front windshield of the vehicle.
  • 18/12/2020, a group of settlers attacked the citizen: Ali Muhammad Hamdan while he was picking the sage crop. The occupation forces also intervened and detained him, and released him at a later time.
  • 18/12/2020, a group of settlers entered the agricultural lands of the citizens in the Harasha area of ​​the western village of Mazra'a, and withdrew later.
  • 18/12/2020, a group of settlers entered the citizens' agricultural lands of Al Mughayir village, cutting off the branches of about 50 olive trees belonging to the citizen: Marwah Al-Naasan.
  • 22/12/2020, a settler ran over while driving his vehicle near the town of Ni'lin, the citizen: Muhammad Subhi Ansawi - resident of the town of Abwein, which led to his injury - with injuries and bruises, and was subsequently admitted to the governmental hospital in Ramallah for treatment.
  • 22/12/2020,  a group of settlers came near the entrance to Sinjil, threw stones at the citizens' vehicles, and withdrew.
  • 26/12/2020,  a group of settlers came near the entrance to the town of Sinjil, and threw stones at civilians' vehicles passing on the main street, Ramallah - Nablus.
  • 30/12/2020, a group of settlers came near the village of Beitin, and threw stones at the citizens' vehicles passing by, causing material damage to a vehicle belonging to the citizen: Nasr Nofal.
  • 31/12/2020, a group of settlers came near the entrance to the town of Sinjil, and threw stones at vehicles of citizens passing on the main road, Ramallah - Nablus, and as a result, the occupation forces intervened and evacuated the settlers from the place.

Tubas:

  • 04/12/2020, the occupying forces in the Al-Farisiyah area in the northern Jordan Valley set up a number of mobile homes (caravans), without knowing the reasons.
  • 20/12/2020, a group of settlers in the Ain al-Hilweh area in the northern Jordan Valley attacked a number of citizens while they were herding sheep, wounding a citizen.
  • 29/12/2020, a group of settlers, east of Khallet Makhoul, in the northern Jordan Valley, fenced off areas of land and pastures, in an attempt to seize them and prevent citizens from accessing them.

Jenin:

  • 21/12/2020, a group of settlers stormed the village of Umm al-Rihan, which is located behind the separation wall, and attacked citizens' homes.
  • 21/12/2020, a group of settlers came near the "Mofo Dotan" checkpoint located south of the town of Ya'bad, and threw stones and empty bottles at the citizens' vehicles.

Nablus:

  • 13/12/2020, a settler ran overHana Hassan Shukri Murshid, and her child: Joud Sultan Farouq Marshoud, 5 years old , while driving his vehicle, on the main street in the town of Huwara and as a result left them hospitalized with contusions.
  • 14/12/2020, a group of settlers entered the lands of citizens in the Burnat area, southeast of Asira al-Shamaliyah, and carried out survey work in the vicinity of the area.
  • 15/12/2020, a group of settlers, south of the village of Rogib, uprooted about 60 olive plants owned by the citizens.
  • 18/12/2020, a group of settlers from the settlement of "Ma'ale Livona" entered the Khan al-Laban area (a building from the time of the Ottoman era) in the eastern village of Laban, and attacked the citizen: Khaled Daraghmeh. Region.
  • 18/12/2020, a group of settlers came near the junction of "Yitzhar" settlement, and threw stones at Palestinian vehicles.
  • 19/12/2020, a group of settlers entered the lands of citizens near the settlement of "Yitzhar" and attacked the citizen: Nasser Muhammad Samara, while he was near the "Country" swimming pool near the colony, which led to his bruises.
  • 19/12/2020, a group of settlers entered the agricultural lands of the citizens of Jaloud village, and uprooted and stole about 50 olive plants, owned by the citizen: Mahmoud Fawzi Haj Muhammad.
  • 20/12/2020, a group of settlers stormed north of the town of Huwara, and threw stones at Palestinian homes and smashed the windows of a number of citizens' vehicles passing by the town.
  • 21/12/2020, a group of settlers were present near the Medina Club in the village of Beit Iba, and threw stones at the citizens' vehicles passing by, and smashed the windows of two aluminum-laden trucks belonging to the (NAPCO) company owned by the citizen: Muhammad Abu Halawa - resident of Deir Sharaf village.
  • 21/12/2020, a group of settlers came near the "Shafi Shimron" checkpoint and near the roundabout of Deir Sharaf village, and threw stones at the civilians passing vehicles, which resulted in a civilian being injured by a stone in the head, and he was taken to the hospital for treatment.
  • 21/12/2020, a group of settlers were present near the Deir Sharaf village junction (on the main road to Nablus - Tulkarm), and threw stones at civilians' vehicles passing by, wounding 3 civilians - with bruises.
  • 21/12/2020, a group of settlers entered the outskirts of Urif village, and threw stones at the citizens' homes, where the residents were able to confront the attack and force them to leave the area.
  • 21/12/2020, a group of settlers came along the bypass road that passes by the settlement of "Yitzhar", and threw stones at the vehicles of citizens passing by.
  • 222/12/2020, a group of settlers was present near the entrance to Awarta village, and threw stones at the citizens' vehicles passing by, which resulted in material damage to two vehicles belonging to the citizens: Muhammad Hassan Awad - residents of Awarta village, and Salim Aqtash - residents of Beita , And withdrew at 00:20.
  • 22/12/2020, a group of settlers came near the "Shafi Shimron" checkpoint and near the Deir Sharaf village roundabout, threw stones at the civilians passing by, and withdrew at 20:20.
  • 23/12/2020, a group of settlers entered the eastern outskirts of Jaloud village, and threw stones at the citizens' homes, resulting in the injury of a female citizen - in a coma while the settlers tried to storm her home before the residents were able to confront the settlers, and she withdrew at 03:50.
  • 23/12/2020, a group of settlers from the settlement of "Ma'ale Livouna" were present near the eastern village of Laban, and threw stones at the vehicles of citizens passing in the Wadi Ali area near the village, causing material damage to a citizen's vehicle.
  • 24/12/2020,  group of settlers from the settlements of "Aili" and "Ma'ale Levona" were present alongside the poet President Nablus-Ramallah, and threw stones at citizens' vehicles, and tried to attack the homes of citizens located on the outskirts of the eastern village of Al-Laban, where the villagers were able to counter the settlers' attempt.

Salfit:

  • 01/12/2020, a group of settlers in the Al-Ras area, northwest of the city of Salfit, extended a water network extending from the northern entrance to the city of Salfit to the area.
  • 06/12/2020, a group of settlers from "Brukhin" settlement entered the citizens' agricultural lands in the Al-Mars area of ​​Kafr El-Deek town, cutting off the branches of about 15 olive trees owned by the citizen: Awni Hamdan.
  • 06/12/2020, a group of settlers from "Rafafa" settlement, established on the lands of the town of Deir Istiya and Haris village, entered the citizens' agricultural lands in the area of ​​Khallet Abu Al-Ela, west of the village of Haris, and uprooted 7 olive saplings and 3 fig saplings owned by the citizen : Amjad Sultan.
  • 15/12/2020, a group of settlers from the "Kfar Tabuah" settlement, which is built on the lands of the village of Yasouf, entered the citizens' agricultural lands in the Al-Ganayen area, north of the village of Yasouf, with the aim of implementing a tourist route for the Ain Iskaka and Iraq Omar regions, where the villagers were able to confront the settlers They forced them to leave the area.
  • 19/12/2020, a group of settlers came near the homes of citizens at the northern entrance to the city of Salfit, and withdrew later.
  • 20/12/2020, a group of settlers from the "Rafafa" settlement entered the citizens' agricultural lands in the Khallet Abu Al-Ela area of ​​Hares village, and uprooted 7 olive seedlings owned by the citizen: Amjad Sultan.
  • 20/12/2020, a group of settlers were present in the vicinity of the Za'tara junction checkpoint, and threw stones at the vehicles of the citizens passing by.
  • 21/12/2020, a group of settlers were present in the vicinity of the Za'tara Junction checkpoint and threw stones at the Palestinian vehicles passing by, which resulted in material damage to a private vehicle belonging to the citizen: Oqab Ahmed Falah - resident of the village of Yasouf
  • 22/12/2020, a group of settlers were present in the vicinity of the Za'tara Junction checkpoint and threw stones at the Palestinian vehicles passing by, which resulted in material damage to a private vehicle belonging to the citizen: Oqab Ahmed Falah - resident of the village of Yasouf

Jericho:

  • 30/12/2020, a group of settlers, under the protection of the occupation forces, stormed the Arab Rashaida area, north of Jericho, and attacked a citizen, wounding him - with wounds and bruises.

Bethlehem:

  • 11/12/2020, a group of settlers came on the road leading to the garbage dump in the village of Miniyeh, south of the town of Tuqu ', and returned the vehicles and prevented them from passing.
  • 11/12/2020, a group of settlers entered the citizens' agricultural lands in the Hawiye area of ​​Husan village
  • 13/12/2020, a group of settlers entered the agricultural lands of Wadi Fukin with their vehicles.
  • 15/12/2020, a group of settlers of the settlement outpost "Ibi Hanahl", which is built on citizens 'lands belonging to the village of Kisan, on the outskirts of the village of Kisan, south of the town of Tuqu', and threw stones at the homes of the citizens and their vehicles passing by.
  • 16/12/2020, a group of settlers from the settlement outpost "Ibi Hanahl" established on the lands of Kisan village, accompanied by trained (police) dogs, a number of citizens and chased them while they were grazing their sheep, and the dogs smashed a number of sheep heads, where the residents managed to confront the settlers and forced them to leave the area.
  • 17/12/2020, a group of settlers from the settlement outpost "Ebi Hanahl", which is built on the lands of the village of Kisan, entered the citizens' agricultural lands west of the village of Kisan, and uprooted about 250 olive plants that were planted about two weeks ago, owned by a citizen: Ayoub Yousef Abayat on her.
  • 21/12/2020, a group of settlers came near the "Kfar Etzion" settlement junction (on the main road in Bethlehem - Hebron), threw stones at the vehicles of citizens passing by, and withdrew at 23:00.
  • 21/12/2020, a group of settlers from "Tekoa" settlement were present on the main road near the town of Janata, and threw stones at the vehicles of citizens passing by, and withdrew at 23:50.
  • 22/12/2020, a group of settlers near the town of Tuqu 'rolled rocks from the top of the mountain towards 2 citizens while they were grazing sheep Ayesh Ibrahim Abayat and his son Omar, which led to the death of one head of sheep and the injury of two heads of sheep - wounded.
  • 22/12/2020, a group of settlers stormed the village of Beit Iskarya, which is surrounded by the Gush Etzion settlement complex, and threw stones at the citizens' homes, and withdrew at 21:45.
  • 22/12/2020, a group of settlers came near the western entrance to the town of Tuqu ', and threw stones at civilians' vehicles passing by.
  • 23/12/2020, a group of settlers was present near the Kfar Etzion settlement junction (on the main road between Bethlehem - Hebron), and withdrew at 00:40.

Hebron:

  • 11/12/2020, a group of settlers built a brick room on a private plot of land owned by the citizen: Aref Jaber, on a hill in the Baqa 'area near the settlement of "Kiryat Arba", east of Hebron, in an attempt to seize it, as I used to. Beating members of his family, and drove them from the ground and prevented them from entering it.
  • 11/12/2020, a group of settlers in the Old City of Hebron threw a Molotov cocktail at the house of the citizen: Mahmoud Abu Hayya.
  • 12/12/2020, a group of settlers, in the protection of the occupation forces, in the Al-Adisa area of ​​Sa'ir town, attacked citizens' homes, insulted their residents with obscene words and threatened them with death and burning their homes.
  • 12/12/2020, a group of settlers from "Ramat Yishai" settlement, which is built on citizens' lands in the Tel Rumeida neighborhood in the old city of Hebron, attacked the journalist: Muhannad Mustafa Qafisha, wounding him - bruises in the head.
  • 13/12/2020, a group of settlers from the settlement of "Mitzpe Yair" set fire to the agricultural lands of the citizens in the area of ​​Khallet al-Daba, east of the town of Yatta, resulting in the burning of about 400 olive trees belonging to the citizens of the family: the Dabbasa.
  • 13/12/2020, a group of armed settlers near Susiya village, east of Yatta, attacked a number of citizens while they were grazing their sheep, and prevented them from reaching pastoral lands.
  • 16/12/2020, a group of settlers in the area of ​​al-Baqa 'adjacent to the settlement of "Kiryat Arba", east of Hebron, rebuilt an settlement room that the citizens demolished days ago, in an attempt to establish a new settlement outpost.
  • 16/12/2020, a group of settlers entered the lands of citizens on Jabal al-Jumma in the town of Halhul, and set up a number of tents on the site, in an attempt to establish a settlement outpost.
  • 18/12/2020, a group of armed settlers from the settlement of "Mitzpe Yair" stormed the village of Al-Markaz in Al-Musafir area, east of Yatta town, attacked and searched a number of citizens' homes, and attacked the citizen: Omar Jibril Houshieh, while trying to prevent them from entering his home Another group closed the entrances to the villages of Umm al-Khair, al-Tawani and Sha'b al-Butm, and stopped and searched citizens' vehicles.
  • 19/12/2020, a group of settlers closed the road leading to Khirbet Bir al-Ad, southeast of Yatta.
  • 19/12/2020, a group of settlers in the Sha'ab Al-Butm area, southeast of Yatta town, attacked a number of farmers and sheep herders from the families of Al-Jabbarin, Al-Najjar and Al-Harini, wounding a citizen, and left him hospitalised with contusions..
  • 19/12/2020, a group of armed settlers in the Tel Rumeida neighborhood and Al-Shuhada Street in the Old City of Hebron threw stones at the homes of a number of citizens from families: Abu Shamsiyyah, Abu Aisha, and Al-Sharabati, and insulted them racist and abusive, and threatened to deport them and seize them Their homes.
  • 19/12/2020, a group of settlers in the old city of Hebron threw stones at the citizens in the vicinity of the Qafisha building.
  • 19/12/2020, a group of settlers in the Isfi area, southeast of Yatta, attacked a number of Palestinian farmers and shepherds, and stole 10 heads of sheep, owned by the citizen: Musa Abdullah Makhamrah.
  • 20/12/2020, a group of settlers from the "Susiya" settlement, located in the east of Yatta, attacked citizens' agricultural lands in Wadi Al-Rakhim, east of the town of Yatta, beating a number of farmers from the Al-Harini family, to prevent them from cultivating their land and as a result left them hospitalized with contusions.
  • 21/12/2020, a settler's driving a vehicle ran over Subhi Muhammad Abdel Fattah Shalaldeh near Asfar” settlement {which is built on the lands of Khirbet al-Qanoub near the town of Sa'ir} .
  • 21/12/2020, a group of "Kiryat Arba" settlers were present on Road 60 between the village of Beit Einoun and the Baqaa area, east of Hebron and as as a result inured a child after throwing stones a vehicle and was hospitalized for contusions
  • 22/12/2020, a group of settlers were on the bypass road near the settlement of "Kiryat Arba", east of Hebron, stones at the Palestinian vehicles passing by.
  • 24/12/2020, a group of settlers from "Ma'on" settlement entered the lands of the citizens of Al-Tuwani village, east of Yatta, and uprooted about 35 olive trees from their roots and stole them, which belong to the Al-Arini family.

Closure of Crossing Points

Border crossings with Israel: were closed 132 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 23 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, closed during this month. Yasser Arafat International Airport is still destroyed and disrupted for several years).

 

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