Monthly Report of February 2021

Total: 1936

 

MONTHLY SUMMARY OF ISRAELI VIOLATIONS

01 February 2021 – 28 February 2021

The following summary tables and overview of events survey hostile Israeli activities during the period 01 February 2021 to 28 February 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  February  2021

  • 05/02/2021: a settler positioned in the Jabal al-Rayan area, on which the "Saddeh Ephraim" outpost was established located near the village of Ras Karkar, opened fire towards and killed Khaled Maher Saleh Nofal, 34 years old - resident of Ras Karkar village.
  • 05/02/2021:  Wissam Yusef Akl {17 years old} after the Israeli occupation forces fired rubber coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards demonstrators near the village of Kafr Malik.
  • 09/02/2021: the Israeli occupation forces fired live ammunition, metal-coated rubber-coated bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters towards citizens for alleged stoning as they stormed a number of houses, during their raid into Dehisce camp in Bethlehem and as a result wounded the child: Muhammad Mahmoud Ibrahim Shamarkha, 17 years old.
  • 09/02/2021: the Israeli occupation forces fired stun and tear gas canisters towards several citizens for alleged stoning ', as they stormed and searched 2 homes during their raid into the town of Tuqu, and as a result wounded a child: Mahmoud Samih Sabah, 9 years old - as a result of being hit by a tear gas canister in the head.
  • 12/02/2021: Bilal Shehadeh Bawatneh, {52 years old – a resident of Al-Bireh city in Ramallah governorate} was killed after he was run over by a settler while driving his vehicle between the intersection of the village of Ain Al-Bayda and the village of Bardala in the northern Jordan Valley.
  • 12/02/2021: the Israeli occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun grenades and tear gas towards citizens participating in a demonstration against the confiscation of land for settlement projects in the village of Beit Dajan and as a result wounded 3 citizens (including a child):  Abdullah Zahi Abdul Raouf Hanani, 16 years old, Luay Murad Nayef Hanaysha, and Imad Suleiman Ammari. and left several others suffocated due to tear gas inhalation.
  • 12/02/2021:  the Israeli occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards demonstrators in protest against the closure of eastern (closed) entrance in the village of Kafr Qaddum for alleged stoning and as a result wounded 8 citizens and left several others suffocated due to tear gas inhalation.
  • 15/02/2021:  a 10-year-old boy was injured in Aqbat Jaber camp in Jericho, as a result of the explosion of a sound bomb left by the occupation forces, while he was tampering with it while he was near the cemetery area in the camp, which usually witnesses confrontations with the occupation forces and was hospitalized for treatment.
  • 16/02/2021: the Israeli occupation forces in charge of guarding the separation wall near the village of Safa opened fire towards the 16-year-old child Ahmed Abdel-Razek Yaqoub as he was near the wall and as a result left him hospitalised.
  • 17/02/2021: Rahma Khalil Abu Aahour, 67 died as a result of her heart attack due to intense fear and panic after Israeli occupation forces as they stormed and searched her brother's house during their raid into Janata town.
  • 26/02/2021: Ahmad Bashar Shteiwi, 13 years old was wounded during clashes with the Israeli occupation forces near the eastern (closed) entrance in the village of Kafr Qaddum.
  • 28/02/2021: Muhammad Hassan Abu Al-Hummus, 17 years old - resident of the city of Jerusalem was wounded in the face as a result of a settler attack in the French Hill area in Jerusalem.

 

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

Event

West Bank

Gaza Strip

Total

Comments

Killing

4

-

4

A total of  4 residents were killed by Israeli forces during the month of February 2021 {4 in the West Bank and 0 in Gaza}:

  • 05/02/2021:  a settler positioned in the Jabal al-Rayan area, on which the "Saddeh Ephraim" outpost was established located near the village of Ras Karkar, opened fire towards and killed Khaled Maher Saleh Nofal, 34 years old - resident of Ras Karkar village.
  • 10/02/2021: Azzam Azat Jamil Amer - resident of Kafr Qalil village in Nablus governorate was killed after being run over by a settler near the junction of Haris village.
  • 12/02/2021: Bilal Shehadeh Bawatneh, 52 years old - resident of Al-Bireh city in Ramallah governorate was killed after he was run over by a settler while driving his vehicle between the intersection of the village of Ain Al-Bayda and the village of Bardala in the northern Jordan Valley.
  • 17/02/2021: Rahma Khalil Abu Aahour {67 years old} died of a severe heart attack due to the state of intense fear and panic after Israeli occupation forces' stormed her brother's house in the town of Jannatah.

Injuries

62

-

62

A total of 62 injuries were reported in the month of February 2021 {62 Palestinians in the West Bank and 0 in the Gaza Strip).

Including 4 children, 1 Women and  1 Paramedic.

Attacks

148

64

212

A total of 212 attacks were reported to have taken place during the month of February 2021 (148 in the West Bank and 64 in the Gaza Strip).

The Israeli military carried out 41 attacks from Israeli military post on civilian homes and property, 95 from Military checkpoints towards Palestinian residents and vehicle and 53 during raids into Civilian populated areas. In addition, Israeli navy vessels carried out 41 attacks on Palestinian fishermen.

Raids

361

8

369

The Israeli military carried out a total of 369 raids in Palestinian residential areas during the month of February 2021, including 361in the West Bank and 8 in the Gaza Strip. The majority of Israeli military raids were reported to have taken place in the districts of Jerusalem (41); Ramallah (47); Jenin (69); Tubas (11); Tulkarem (23); Qalqiliya (17); Nablus (50); Salfit (14); Jericho (4); Bethlehem (40); Hebron (45), North Gaza (3), Gaza (1), Central Gaza (2) and Khan Yunis (2).

Arrests

440

1

441

During the month of February  2021, the Israeli military arrested 441 Palestinians (440 in the West Bank and 1 in the Gaza Strip). The majority of arrests took place in the districts of Jerusalem (128); Ramallah (66); Jenin (53); Tubas (12),Tulkarem (21); Qalqiliya (17); Nablus (44); Salfit (5); Jericho (3); Bethlehem (30); Hebron (61), and North Gaza (1). Among those arrested by the Israeli military were 35 children, 2 Woman,2 University students 1 Journalist and 1 Security Force Officers.

Deportation

17

 

17

During  the month of February 2021 Israeli Authorities deported 17 residents from their place of residence which included the following:

02/02/2021:  the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem issued a decision to deport the citizen: Muhammad Suleiman Abu Subaih - residents of Jerusalem from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque for a week, as a condition for his release after he was arrested earlier.

02/02/2021: the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem issued a decision to deport 2 citizens (from the Al-Aqsa Mosque guards): Samed Asali and Yazan Tafesh. from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque and the roads leading to it:t for a period of 3 months.

06/02/2021: the Israeli occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem issued a decision to deport the citizen: Fatima Khader - a resident of the town of Beit Hanina, for a period of 6 months from Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Old City.

08/02/2021: the occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem issued a decision to deport the citizen: Mustafa Abu Zahra - Head of the Committee for the Care of Islamic Cemeteries in Jerusalem, for a period of 15 days from Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Old City of Jerusalem, as a condition for his release after they detained him earlier .

08/02/2021: , the occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem issued a decision to deport the citizen: Ahmed Al-Rishq and his brother Khaled - residents of the Shuafat camp in the city of Jerusalem, for a week from their place of residence in Shu'fat camp, and pay a financial guarantee of 1000 shekels on each of them and a party's guarantee Third, as a condition for their release after detaining them earlier.

09/02/2021: the Israeli occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem issued decisions to deport 3 citizens: Ahmad Shwayyat, Majd Kabha, and Amir Abu Al-Atta {all are residents of the city of Jerusalem} for a week from Al-Aqsa Mosque, as a condition for their release after being detained earlier.

09/02/2021:  the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem issued a decision to deport the citizen: Ammar Bakir (one of the guards of Al-Aqsa Mosque), for a week, from Al-Aqsa Mosque, as a condition for his release after being detained earlier.

12/02/2021: the Israeli occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem issued a decision to deport the citizen: Waheed Shabana from his place of residence in the city of Jerusalem, to the governorates of the West Bank, under the pretext that he holds a West Bank ID card, although he has resided since his birth in the city of Jerusalem, as his wife lives And his sons in the city.

15/02/2021: the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem issued a decision to deport the citizen: Nizam Abu Ramz - residents of the city of Jerusalem, for a period of 6 months from Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Gate.

21/02/2021: the Israeli occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem imposed the deportation of the citizen: Khadija Khwais - residents of Al-Tur neighborhood in the city of Jerusalem, for a week from Al-Aqsa Mosque and its surroundings, as a condition for her release after she was detained earlier.

21/02/2021:  the occupation authorities in Jerusalem imposed the deportation of the citizen: Jamal Amr - a resident of the city of Jerusalem, for a period of 10 days from Al-Aqsa Mosque and its gates, as a condition for his release after detaining him earlier.

22/02/2021: the Israeli occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem served a notice banning the citizen: Daniel Zuhair Abu Nasra - a resident of Al-Tur neighborhood in the city of Jerusalem, for a period of 14 days from his place of residence in the Al-Tur neighborhood, in addition to his home detention for two days, as a condition for his release after summoning him for investigation into The "Al-Maskobiya" Detention and Investigation Center

27/02/2021:  the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem issued an order banning the citizen: Yusef Ali Salah - a resident of the Silwan neighborhood in Jerusalem, for a period of 15 days from his place of residence, in addition to a third party bail of 5,000 NIS, as a condition for his release after he was detained at an earlier time.

Temporary Detention

21

2

23

The Israeli Military Temporarily detained 23 residents during the month of February 2021 , including 21 in the West Bank and 2 in the Gaza Strip

  • 10/02/20201:  the Israeli occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem imposed house detention on 2 citizens: Anwar Sami Obeid and Muhammad Ali Derbas. - residents of the village of Issawiya, for a period of 5 days, as a condition for their release
  • 10/02/20201: the Israeli occupation forces temporarily detained a number of journalists (known from them): the journalist - Mashhour Al-Wahwah, while they were covering the demolition and confiscation of tents at the entrance to Susya village, east of Yatta, and released them at a later time.
  • 20/02/20201:  the Israeli occupation forces positioned near the village of Al-Nuweima temporarily detained the citizen: Tawfiq Hussein Al-Zayed - a resident of the Arab Al-Zayed area near the village of Al-Nuweima, and released him at a later time, and severely beat his father, while he was trying to prevent the confiscation of his agricultural tractor.
  • 21/02/20201: the Israeli occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem imposed house detention on the citizen: Suhaib al-Awar - residents of the Silwan neighborhood in Jerusalem, for a period of 5 days, in addition to a financial guarantee of 10,000 shekels, as a condition for his release after arresting him earlier.
  • 21/02/20201: the Israeli occupation forces temporarily detained 2 children in Hizma town, and released them at a later time: Aws Ghazi Salah El-Din {8 years old}, and his brother Muhammad {5 years old}.
  • 21/02/20201: the Israeli occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem imposed house detention on the citizen: Ahmed Sami Abu Sbitan - a resident of the Al-Tur neighborhood in Jerusalem, for a period of 5 days, in addition to paying a fine, as a condition for his release after detaining him earlier.

Closure of Crossing Points

-

158

158

The Israeli military completely closed crossing points into the Gaza Strip, including access points within the Green Line, on 38 occasions during the month of February 2021. The Israeli military closed crossing points within the Green Line on 120 occasions.

Flying

Checkpoints

307

-

307

The Israeli military set up 307 Flying checkpoints in the month of February 2021 and searched Palestinian civilians and vehicles in and around Palestinian residential areas in the districts of Jerusalem (9); Ramallah (53);Tubas (1); Jenin (1); Tulkarem (1); Qalqiliya (57); Nablus (24); Salfit (44); Jericho (33); Bethlehem (852 and Hebron (32).

Destruction of Public and Private property

156

-

156

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

 

 

Confiscation of Public and Private property

16

-

16

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

Home Demolition

61

 

61

  • On 01/02/2021, the occupation forces demolished 11 dwellings built from the tents in the Khirbet Homsa al-Fawqa area in the northern Jordan Valley and expelled their inhabitants from the place, and also demolished 29 facilities, including sheep breeding pens belonging to families whose homes were demolished (known from their owners): Suleiman Abu al-Kabash's war Muhammad Suleiman Abu al-Kabbash, Walid Suleiman Abu al-Kabbash, Abdul-Ghani al-Awawda, Anas Abdul-Ghani al-Awda, and Muath Abdul-Ghani al-Awawda.
  • On 02/02/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities forced the citizen: Moataz Khalil, to demolish his two-story house in the Ras al-Amud neighbourhood in Jerusalem city, after notifying him earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in case the occupation authorities carried out the demolition, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On 03/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished, a house (under construction), in addition to 70-meter-long fences, owned by the citizen: Abdul Majeed Musa Eid Ziyad in Marj Al-Anati area in Anata town, under the pretext of not having a permit.
  • On 03/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a 200-square-meter, two-floor house in the area of Khallat al-Forn, northeast of Yatta, owned by Jamal Rajab Al-Sarsour, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On 03/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 11 housing units and 9 animal breeding pens, in addition to the demolition of 5 tents installed by the Wall and Settlement Resistance Authority instead of the homes that were demolished in the village of Khirbet Humsa al-Fawqa in the northern Jordan Valley after the occupation forces demolished 40 facilities for the citizens in the area (as mentioned in the violations report on 02/02 2021).
  • On 08/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 2 mobile homes owned by the two citizens: Hafez Na`im Mas`id and his brother Rami in the village of Khirbet Yarza in the northern Jordan Valley under the pretext of being unlicensed and located in the area classified (C) under Israeli control.
  • On 08/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 9 dwellings built from tents in the Khirbet Hamsa al-Fawqa area in the northern Jordan Valley, in addition to the demolition of 22 tents, a barn for raising sheep and a well to collect water.
  • On 09/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house owned by the citizen: Amna Muhammad Ata Youssef, in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood in Jerusalem.
  • On 10/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house (consisting of two floors of an area of ​​180 square meters) belonging to the family of the prisoner: Muhammad Marawah Kabha using detonation explosives, in the village of Tura.
  • On 10/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a tent used for housing owned by the citizen: Rasmi Abu Aram in the Al-Rukayz area, southeast of Yatta.
  • On 13/02/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in Al-Tha`la district located east of Yatta, forced the citizen: Omar Shanran to remove his residential tent in which he lives with his 13 family members, after informing him earlier.
  • On 15/02/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the Shuafat neighborhood of Jerusalem city forced the citizen: Jihad Awad Allah, to personally demolish his house (consisting of two floors - two apartments), each apartment measuring 120 square meters, after notifying him Earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event that the occupation authorities carry out the demolition process, under the pretext of lack of permission.
  • On 15/02/2021, the occupation authorities in Sur Baher village forced the citizen: Nimr Nimr, to personally demolish a 90-square-meter apartment for his son, after notifying him earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines when the occupation authorities carry out the demolition process, under the pretext of lack of permission.
  • On 16/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a 90-square-meter house in Silwan neighbourhood in Jerusalem, under the pretext of not having a permit, owned by a citizen: Jihad Hassan Abu Ramz.
  • On 02/22/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a 160-square-meter (under construction) house in Khirbet al-Deir, north of the town of Tuqu owned by Mujahid Mahmoud Salman, under the pretext of not having a permit.
  • On 02/22/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 12 tents used for housing in Khirbet Humsa al-Fawqa village in the northern Jordan Valley, in addition to 3 tents for sheep and 4 pens for raising livestock, and they seized them, as well as confiscated 4 water tanks, drained them as well as confiscating additional 4 plastic water tanks.
  • On 02/22/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a two-story residential building containing 4 apartments owned by the citizen: Fadi Elyan (one of the guards of Al-Aqsa Mosque), his two brothers Murad, Amjad, and their father, located near the entrance to the village of Al-Issawiya, under the pretext of not being licensed then clashed with several citizens who attempted to prevent the demolition and as a result a wounded citizen.

Attacks on Religious Sites

23

0

23

  • On the evening of 04/ 02/2021, an extremist settler attacked the Roman Orthodox Church in the Al-Misrara neighbourhood of Jerusalem after breaking the lock of one of its doors and a security camera installed in the place.
  • On 02/25/2021, the Israeli occupation forces prevented the call to prayer in the Ibrahimi Mosque in the Old City of Hebron, from the sunset prayer on 02/25/2021, which will continue until the evening prayer on 02/27/2021, under the pretext of securing the settlers' celebrations for the festival of “ Purim” ".

Settlement Activity

9

-

9

  • On 08/02/2021, a group of settlers in the region of Iraq Milady, north of the village of Einabus, carried out settlement construction work on an area of ​​citizens' lands which were levelled about a month ago, with the aim of expanding the borders of the settlement of "Yitzhar".
  • On 08/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces razed citizens' lands located on the southern side of the village of Ematin, which is located near the industrial zone of "Immanuel" settlement with the aim of expanding the industrial zone.
  • On 09/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces began sweeping lands in the lands of citizens in the north of the settlement of Maskiot {established in the northern Jordan Valley} with the aim of expanding the colony.
  • On 10/02/2021,the Israeli occupation forces began changing the names of the streets in the areas under Israeli control in the Old City of Hebron and changing the name of Jaber neighbourhood to “the Jewish neighbourhoods” located in the middle of the Old City of Hebron.
  • On 11/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces, accompanied by Israeli surveyors, carried out engineering surveying an area estimated at 500 dunums of the lands of Kisan village, south of Tuqu 'town, with the aim of seizing it to establish a new settlement outpost near the settlement outpost "Abi Hanahl".
  • On 15/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces continued razing the agricultural lands of the citizens in Wadi Abd al-Rahman, north of the city of Salfit, with the aim of building 800 new housing units for the purpose of expanding the settlement of "Ariel".
  • 02/21/2021the Israeli occupation forces on the northern side of the settlement of "Ali Zahav", which is built on the lands of the town of Kafr al-Deek, razed and paved a settlement road from the settlement to Wadi Abu Saif in the town of Kafr al-Dik towards the lands of the town of Deir Ballut.
  • On 02/22/2021, the Israeli occupation forces began digging, extensions, and settlement infrastructure behind the central bus station (the old garage) inside Al-Shuhada Street in the city, in order to expand the military site established on citizens' lands in the city center.
  • On 02/23/2021, the Israeli occupation forces razed an area of ​​Palestinian land located near the settlement of "Kedar" in the eastern side of Abu Dis town.

Land Confiscation

2

 

2

  • On 14/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces issued a military order to confiscate 19 dunums of the citizens' lands west of Azzun Atma, with the aim of establishing 66 housing units in settlement to expand the "Oranit" settlement established on the lands of the village.
  • On 25/02/2021, The Israeli occupation forces issued a military order to confiscate 193 dunums of lands from the town of Deir Dibwan and the villages of Ramon, which are located in the east of Ramallah and Al-Bireh governorate, with the aim of establishing a dumping ground for settlers.

Settler Violence

73

 

73

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

 

Comparison Table of Events over the Past Three Months

EVENT

DECEMBER 2020

January 2021

February 2021

Killings

3

5

4

Injuries

116

95

62

Arrests

376

461

441

Raids

409

431

369

Flying Checkpoints

486

482

307

Attacks

210

306

212

Attacks on Property

101

68

172

Home Demolition

23

16

61

Closure of Crossing Points

194

196

158

Attacks on Religious Sites

24

28

23

Settlement Activity & Settler attacks

129

131

82

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Analysis of Events

Killings

A total of 4 residents were killed by Israeli forces during the month of February 2021 {4 in the West Bank and 0 in Gaza}:

  • 05/02/2021:  a settler positioned in the Jabal al-Rayan area, on which the "Saddeh Ephraim" outpost was established located near the village of Ras Karkar, opened fire towards and killed Khaled Maher Saleh Nofal, 34 years old - resident of Ras Karkar village.
  • 10/02/2021: Azzam Azat Jamil Amer - resident of Kafr Qalil village in Nablus governorate was killed after being run over by a settler near the junction of Haris village.
  • 12/02/2021: Bilal Shehadeh Bawatneh, 52 years old - resident of Al-Bireh city in Ramallah governorate was killed after he was run over by a settler while driving his vehicle between the intersection of the village of Ain Al-Bayda and the village of Bardala in the northern Jordan Valley.
  • 17/02/2021: Rahma Khalil Abu Aahour {67 years old} died of a severe heart attack due to the state of intense fear and panic after Israeli occupation forces' stormed her brother's house in the town of Jannatah.

Injuries

A total of 62 injuries were reported in the month of February 2021 {62 Palestinians in the West Bank and 0 in the Gaza Strip).

Including 4 children, 1 Women and  1 Paramedic..

Arrests

During the month of February  2021, the Israeli military arrested 441 Palestinians (440 in the West Bank and 1 in the Gaza Strip). The majority of arrests took place in the districts of Jerusalem (128); Ramallah (66); Jenin (53); Tubas (12),Tulkarem (21); Qalqiliya (17); Nablus (44); Salfit (5); Jericho (3); Bethlehem (30); Hebron (61), and North Gaza (1). Among those arrested by the Israeli military were 35 children, 2 Woman,2 University students 1 Journalist and 1 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 307 flying checkpoints in February 2021 ( compared with 482  in the month of January 2021 and compared with 486 flying checkpoints in December 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 307 Flying checkpoints in the month of February 2021 and searched Palestinian civilians and vehicles in and around Palestinian residential areas in the districts of Jerusalem (9); Ramallah (53);Tubas (1); Jenin (1); Tulkarem (1); Qalqiliya (57); Nablus (24); Salfit (44); Jericho (33); Bethlehem (852 and Hebron (32).

Raids

The Israeli military carried out a total of 369 raids in Palestinian residential areas during the month of February 2021, including 361in the West Bank and 8 in the Gaza Strip. The majority of Israeli military raids were reported to have taken place in the districts of Jerusalem (41); Ramallah (47); Jenin (69); Tubas (11); Tulkarem (23); Qalqiliya (17); Nablus (50); Salfit (14); Jericho (4); Bethlehem (40); Hebron (45), North Gaza (3), Gaza (1), Central Gaza (2) and Khan Yunis (2).

 

Attacks

A total of 212 attacks were reported to have taken place during the month of February 2021 (148 in the West Bank and 64 in the Gaza Strip).

The Israeli military carried out 41 attacks from Israeli military post on civilian homes and property,95 from Military checkpoints towards Palestinian residents and vehicle and 53 during raids into Civilian populated areas. In addition, Israeli navy vessels carried out 41 attacks on Palestinian fishermen.

 

Attacks on residential areas in West Bank  and Gaza districts

Home Demolition

During the month of February 2021, the Israeli military demolished 61 Palestinian homes and residential tents, which consisted of the following: 

  • On 01/02/2021, the occupation forces demolished 11 dwellings built from the tents in the Khirbet Homsa al-Fawqa area in the northern Jordan Valley and expelled their inhabitants from the place, and also demolished 29 facilities, including sheep breeding pens belonging to families whose homes were demolished (known from their owners): Suleiman Abu al-Kabash's war Muhammad Suleiman Abu al-Kabbash, Walid Suleiman Abu al-Kabbash, Abdul-Ghani al-Awawda, Anas Abdul-Ghani al-Awda, and Muath Abdul-Ghani al-Awawda.
  • On 02/02/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities forced the citizen: Moataz Khalil, to demolish his two-story house in the Ras al-Amud neighbourhood in Jerusalem city, after notifying him earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in case the occupation authorities carried out the demolition, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On 03/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished, a house (under construction), in addition to 70-meter-long fences, owned by the citizen: Abdul Majeed Musa Eid Ziyad in Marj Al-Anati area in Anata town, under the pretext of not having a permit.
  • On 03/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a 200-square-meter, two-floor house in the area of Khallat al-Forn, northeast of Yatta, owned by Jamal Rajab Al-Sarsour, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On 03/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 11 housing units and 9 animal breeding pens, in addition to the demolition of 5 tents installed by the Wall and Settlement Resistance Authority instead of the homes that were demolished in the village of Khirbet Humsa al-Fawqa in the northern Jordan Valley after the occupation forces demolished 40 facilities for the citizens in the area (as mentioned in the violations report on 02/02 2021).
  • On 08/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 2 mobile homes owned by the two citizens: Hafez Na`im Mas`id and his brother Rami in the village of Khirbet Yarza in the northern Jordan Valley under the pretext of being unlicensed and located in the area classified (C) under Israeli control.
  • On 08/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 9 dwellings built from tents in the Khirbet Hamsa al-Fawqa area in the northern Jordan Valley, in addition to the demolition of 22 tents, a barn for raising sheep and a well to collect water.
  • On 09/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house owned by the citizen: Amna Muhammad Ata Youssef, in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood in Jerusalem.
  • On 10/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house (consisting of two floors of an area of ​​180 square meters) belonging to the family of the prisoner: Muhammad Marawah Kabha using detonation explosives, in the village of Tura.
  • On 10/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a tent used for housing owned by the citizen: Rasmi Abu Aram in the Al-Rukayz area, southeast of Yatta.
  • On 13/02/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in Al-Tha`la district located east of Yatta, forced the citizen: Omar Shanran to remove his residential tent in which he lives with his 13 family members, after informing him earlier.
  • On 15/02/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the Shuafat neighborhood of Jerusalem city forced the citizen: Jihad Awad Allah, to personally demolish his house (consisting of two floors - two apartments), each apartment measuring 120 square meters, after notifying him Earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event that the occupation authorities carry out the demolition process, under the pretext of lack of permission.
  • On 15/02/2021, the occupation authorities in Sur Baher village forced the citizen: Nimr Nimr, to personally demolish a 90-square-meter apartment for his son, after notifying him earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines when the occupation authorities carry out the demolition process, under the pretext of lack of permission.
  • On 16/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a 90-square-meter house in Silwan neighbourhood in Jerusalem, under the pretext of not having a permit, owned by a citizen: Jihad Hassan Abu Ramz.
  • On 02/22/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a 160-square-meter (under construction) house in Khirbet al-Deir, north of the town of Tuqu owned by Mujahid Mahmoud Salman, under the pretext of not having a permit.
  • On 02/22/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 12 tents used for housing in Khirbet Humsa al-Fawqa village in the northern Jordan Valley, in addition to 3 tents for sheep and 4 pens for raising livestock, and they seized them, as well as confiscated 4 water tanks, drained them as well as confiscating additional 4 plastic water tanks.
  • On 02/22/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a two-story residential building containing 4 apartments owned by the citizen: Fadi Elyan (one of the guards of Al-Aqsa Mosque), his two brothers Murad, Amjad, and their father, located near the entrance to the village of Al-Issawiya, under the pretext of not being licensed then clashed with several citizens who attempted to prevent the demolition and as a result a wounded citizen.

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

 

Jerusalem:

  • On 02/02/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities forced the citizen: Ihssan Abu Al-Saud to demolish a 120-square-meter commercial facility (vehicle repair workshop) that was built 17 years ago, after notifying him earlier, in order to avoid to paying heavy fines in the event the occupation authorities carry out the demolition process, under the pretext of lack of permission.
  • On 03/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 70-meter-long walls in the Marj Al-Anati area in addition to a house (under construction) owned by the citizen: Abdul Majeed Musa Eid Ziyad, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On 12/02/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities, forced the family of the citizen: Abu Haddwan, to demolish an outer room of their house built of iron and shades with an area of ​​about 90 square meters in the Silwan neighbourhood in Jerusalem for allegedly not having a permit and would have to pay hefty fines in the event that the Israeli military carried out the demolition.
  • On 22/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished in the village of Sur Baher, 2 shops owned by citizen: Muhammad Tarshan, under the pretext of not having a license.

Ramallah & Al-Bireh:

  • On 08/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a well used to collect water located north of Al Mughayer village which is owned by Fadl Ibrahim Abu Alia, under the pretext that it was not licensed and was located in the area classified (C) under Israeli control

 Tubas:

  • On 01/02/2021, the occupation forces demolished, 29 facilities, including sheep breeding pens belonging to 11 families of citizens, in addition to demolishing their homes (opf those identified are): Harb Suleiman Abu al-Kabbash, Muhammad Suleiman Abu al-Kabbash, Walid Suleiman Abu Al-Kabbash, Abdul-Ghani Al-Awada, Anas Abdul-Ghani Al-Awda, and Moaz Abdul-Ghani Al-Awda in the Khirbet Hamsa al-Fawqa area in the northern Jordan Valley.
  • On 03/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 9 dens for raising livestock in the village of Khirbet Hamsa al-Fawqa in the northern Jordan Valley, in addition to demolishing 11 houses for citizens, which were homes and facilities that were rebuilt after the occupation forces demolished 40 facilities for citizens in the area (as mentioned in the violations report of 02/02/2021).
  • On 03/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces temporarily seized 7 vehicles in Khirbet Homsa al-Fawqa in the northern Jordan Valley, including (3 vehicles for the Resistance of the Wall, two vehicles for the Ministry of Agriculture, one for Tamoun municipality, and a private vehicle for the citizen: Ayman Gharib).
  • On 08/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces seized 3 vehicles owned by Palestine TV and the Wall Resistance Commission, and the citizen: Muayyad Abdullah Abu Hatab, in the Khirbet Hamsa al-Fawqa area in the northern Jordan Valley, and also detained a water tank and an agricultural tractor owned by the Joint Service Center, under the pretext of their presence in a military zone Closed.
  • On 08/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 13 tents and a barn for raising sheep, in the Khirbet Humsa al-Fawqa area in the northern Jordan Valley, and destroyed 8 sheds and a well to collect water, in addition to demolishing 9 tents used for housing.
  • On 21/02/2021, Israeli occupation forces, while carrying out training activities in the Khallet Jami` area in the northern Jordan Valley set fire to a tent and belongings owned by the citizen: Fayez Muhammad Subaih.
  • On 22/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 3 tents for raising sheep and 4 pens in the village of Khirbet Hamsa al-Fawqa, in the northern Jordan Valley, in addition to the demolition of 12 tents used for housing.

Jenin:

  • On 02/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 40 food and fruit stands located near the Jalameh crossing in north of Jenin, and seized their contents of vegetables, fruits, carts, and "Tin" plates, under the pretext of their proximity to the crossing owned by Muhammad Shaban, Raiq Shaban, Imad Shaban, Mahmoud Shaban, Fayez Shaban, Ahmed Zaidat, Walid Abu Zaho, Mazen Nassar, Ahmed Abu Hanana, Muhammad Abu Shahla, Muhammad Abu Jamhur, Muhammad al-Ajawi, and Muhammad Jarrar.
  • On 03/02/2021,  the Israeli occupation forces demolished 11 kiosks for selling vegetables and fruits (for the second time) in the Dhahr area near the nearby Anin village school, under the pretext of their proximity to the separation wall, and their ownership belongs to the citizens: to the brothers - Radhi, Mahmoud, and Muhammad Yahya Khadour, and the brothers - Asid, Yazid and Walid Yusef Issa, Ismail Khalil Yassin, Asim Dawas Issa, and the two brothers - Hakam and Ashraf Hussein Yassin, and Muhammad Nader Issa.

Tulkarem:

  • On 01/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a wall in Khirbet Jabara village, approximately a 1.5-dunum plot of agricultural land planted with "avocato" trees.

Nablus:

  • On 21/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces seized a bulldozer owned by the citizen: Amjad Abu Hatab - residents of al-Masaken al-Sha`biya area in Nablus, in the Jabal al-Rabi 'area near the village of Tal.
  • On 21/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces positioned near the entrance to the village of Jeet, seized a bulldozer owned by the citizen: Dhib Sa`id - a resident of Hajjah village, while he was working on a plot of land owned by the citizen: Hanan Yamin.

Bethlehem:

  • On 08/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces carried out excavation and excavation work on a plot of land owned by the citizens of the Al-Abayat family near the village of Kisan, south of the town of Tuqu.
  • On the morning of 12/02/2021, the Israeli's occupation authorities in the village of Al-Fureidis forced the citizen: Suleiman Ahmed Al-Wahsh, to personally demolish a stockyard for raising livestock of 60 square meters, after notifying him earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in case the occupation authorities carry out an operation Demolition, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On 02/22/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished Arishin in the areas of Al-Dabdoub and Al-Sawana, south of the town of Al-Khader, owned by two citizens: Mahmoud Khalil Ghoneim and Muhammad Mustafa Sobeih, under the pretext of not being licensed.

Hebron:

  • On 03/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces destroyed the electricity network in the area of Khallet Taha, west of the town of Dura, and broke the columns of the grid that supply 10 homes in the area.
  • On 09/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished the stalls of citizens selling vegetables and fruits near the "Meitar" crossing, located on the Green Line, south of the town of Dhahiriya.
  • On 10/02/2021,the Israeli occupation forces demolished two tents and as a result wounded citizen: Harun Rasmi Abu Aram, in al-Rukayz area, southeast of Yatta.
  • On 10/02/ 2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a tent used as a rest for the hikers, owned by the citizen: Yunus Al-Shamsti in the village of Susiya, east of Yatta.
  • On 10/02/ 2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a tent used as a health unit, owned by the citizen: Ismail Murr, in the Tawameen gathering area east of Yatta..
  • On 11/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces in the Old City of Hebron prevented the Hebron Rehabilitation Committee from rehabilitating and restoring a number of shops and homes, and confiscated construction equipment from workers working in the restoration.
  • On 02/28/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished the eastern wall Samira Idris home which is located opposite the Haram of the Ibrahimi Mosque in the Old City of Hebron, thus leaving the home without doors.

Confiscation of Property:

Jerusalem:

  • On 20/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a private vehicle belonging to the citizen: Suhaib Al-Awar, in the Silwan neighborhood of Jerusalem, during his detention.

Jenin:

  • On 01/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a water tanker owned by the citizen Fahd Fathi Fashafsha during their raid into the town of Jaba

Tubas:

  • On 22/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated 4 septic tanks and 4 plastic water tanks, while they were demolishing 12 residential tents and barns for raising sheep, in Khirbet Hamsa al-Fawqa village in the northern Jordan Valley.

Salfit:

  • On 27/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated two agricultural tractors in Khallet Hassan, belonging to the town of Bidya, belonging to the two citizens: Dawood Abdullah Hassan and Rauf Salameh, to prevent them from plowing and reclaiming their lands.

Jericho: 

  • On 20/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated an agricultural tractor near the village of An-Nuweima after severely beating its owner, citizen: Hussein Dawood Tarif Al-Zayed - a resident of the Arab Al-Zayed area near the village of An-Nuweima.
  • On 02/24/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated an agricultural tractor owned by: Mustafa Mahmoud, in Al-Auja village.

Bethlehem:

  • On 06/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a bulldozer owned by the citizen: Muhammad Tayseer Hamamra -a residents of Husan village, in the Qornet al-Damas area, west of Bethlehem, under the pretext of his work in the area classified (C) under the Israeli control.

Hebron

  • On 10/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a tent owned by the Al-Hathalin family, in Umm Al-Khair village, east of Yatta.
  •  At dawn on 11/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a citizen's vehicle during their raid into the town of Beit Ummar.

 Settlement Activity:

  • On 08/02/2021, a group of settlers in the region of Iraq Milady, north of the village of Einabus, carried out settlement construction work on an area of ​​citizens' lands which were levelled about a month ago, with the aim of expanding the borders of the settlement of "Yitzhar".
  • On 08/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces razed citizens' lands located on the southern side of the village of Ematin, which is located near the industrial zone of "Immanuel" settlement with the aim of expanding the industrial zone.
  • On 09/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces began sweeping lands in the lands of citizens in the north of the settlement of Maskiot {established in the northern Jordan Valley} with the aim of expanding the colony.
  • On 10/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces began changing the names of the streets in the areas under Israeli control in the Old City of Hebron and changing the name of Jaber neighbourhood to “the Jewish neighbourhoods” located in the middle of the Old City of Hebron.
  • On 11/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces, accompanied by Israeli surveyors, carried out engineering surveying an area estimated at 500 dunums of the lands of Kisan village, south of Tuqu 'town, with the aim of seizing it to establish a new settlement outpost near the settlement outpost "Abi Hanahl".
  • On 15/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces continued razing the agricultural lands of the citizens in Wadi Abd al-Rahman, north of the city of Salfit, with the aim of building 800 new housing units for the purpose of expanding the settlement of "Ariel".
  • 02/21/2021the Israeli occupation forces on the northern side of the settlement of "Ali Zahav", which is built on the lands of the town of Kafr al-Deek, razed and paved a settlement road from the settlement to Wadi Abu Saif in the town of Kafr al-Dik towards the lands of the town of Deir Ballut.
  • On 02/22/2021, the Israeli occupation forces began digging, extensions, and settlement infrastructure behind the central bus station (the old garage) inside Al-Shuhada Street in the city, in order to expand the military site established on citizens' lands in the city center.
  • On 02/23/2021, the Israeli occupation forces razed an area of ​​Palestinian land located near the settlement of "Kedar" in the eastern side of Abu Dis town.

Settler Violence:

73 incidents of Settler violence occurred during the month of February 2021 including:

Jerusalem:

  • On 13/02/2021, a group of settlers stormed the Bab al-Rahma cemetery adjacent to the eastern wall of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and the "Talmudic" rituals led to the tribal Gate (one of the doors leading to Al-Aqsa Mosque).
  • On 02/28/2021, a group of settlers in the French Hill area in Jerusalem attacked a number of citizens and as a result left a child hospitalized with contusions to his face.
  • On the evening of 02/28/2021, a group of settlers in the Al-Misrara neighbourhood in the city of Jerusalem threw stones at citizens' vehicles, causing material damage to a number of vehicles.

Ramallah:

  • On 05/02/2021, a settler positioned in the Jabal al-Rayan area, on which the "Saddeh Ephraim" outpost was established located near the village of Ras Karkar, opened fire towards and killed Khaled Maher Saleh Nofal, 34 years old - resident of Ras Karkar village.
  • On 07/02/2021, a group of settlers stormed citizens' agricultural lands north-east of Sinjil town, and tried to expel a number of Palestinian farmers from their land, as the townspeople managed to confront them and force them to leave the place.
  • On 07/02/2021, a group of settlers, and the protection of the occupation forces stormed citizens' agricultural lands in Jabal Al-Risan area near Ras Karkar village, levelled an area of ​​confiscated citizens' lands.
  • On 14/02/2021, a group of settlers, near the junction of Ras Karkar village, threw stones at Palestinian vehicles, wounding a female citizen.
  • On 16/02/2021, a group of settlers attacked the vehicles of the workers working in the settlement of Shilo and  as a result damaged vehicles parked in the area and as a result damaged the tires and shattered their windows.
  • On 18/02/2021, a group of settlers entered the Kassara area, near the village of Ein Samia, and set fire to the vehicle owned by Iyad Abu Sheikha - residents of the eastern town of Al Mazra'a who owns a stone mill in the area.
  • On 22/02/2021, a group of settlers threw stones near the settlement outpost of "Givat Asaf", southeast of the village of Beitin, at Palestinian vehicles passing by on the road leading to the "Al Mahkma checkpoint" established near the settlement of "Beit El".
  • On the evening of 02/25/2021, a group of settlers under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces, stormed citizens' agricultural lands on the outskirts of Al-Tira neighborhood in Ramallah, and performed the "Talmudic rituals" in the place.

Tubas:

  • On 12/02/2021, a settler ran over 3 civilians while driving his vehicle on the main road between the junction of the village of Ein Al-Bayda and the village of Bardala in the northern Jordan Valley, while participating in an environmental pathway to support the village of Kordala and the Jordan Valley, killing: Bilal Shehadeh Bawatneh, 52 years old - resident of Al-Bireh city in Ramallah governorate and wounding 2 others.
  • On 20/02/2021, a group of settlers, east of Khallet Makhoul, in the northern Jordan Valley, chased a number of shepherds, and prevented them from grazing their sheep on pastoral lands.
  • On 21/02/2021, a group of settlers in the Khallet Makhoul area in the northern Jordan Valley continued to fence off an area of ​​land in an attempt to seize it.
  • On 21/02/2021, a group of settlers, east of Khalli Makhoul and Khirbet Samra, in the northern Jordan Valley, fenced off large areas of land to be used as pastures for cows.

Jenin:

  • On 12/02/2021, a group of settlers stormed the ruins of the settlement of Homesh, located south of the town of Silat al-Dhahr, and attacked two citizens and as a result left them bruised during which the Israeli occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun grenades and tear gas towards citizens as they were trying to confront the settlers and as a result left 4 residents suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
  • On 17/02/2021, a group of settlers present near the entrance to the ruins of the evacuated settlement (Homesh) severely beat the citizen: Abdul Aziz Muhammad Hantuli - a resident of the town of Silat al-Dhahr leaving him bruised, and threw stones at the two citizens: Siham Taha Abd al-Salam, And Shuq al-Bayrawi - both are residents of al-Fandaqumiya village leaving them hospitalized with contusions after Israeli settlers stoned vehicles passing on the main street, Jenin - Nablus.

Tulkarem:

  • On 12/02/2021,, a group of settlers kidnapped the citizen: Muhammad Nabil Ketana - a resident of al-Nazla al-Gharbiyya, while he was in the Mughraqa area near the village of An-Nazla al-Sharqiya, and took him to the settlement of "Hermesh". The occupation forces released him from the settlers after the intervention of the military link The Palestinian is 16:50.
  •  On 12/02/2021, a group of settlers from "Evni Hefetz" settlement entered the citizens' agricultural lands belonging to the village of Shofa, which is located to the west of the settlement. A number of citizens attacked farmers while they were working in the cultivation of olive trees on a land owned by the Hamed family, and prevented them from working and expelled them at gunpoint.
  • On 21/02/2021, one of the settlers of "Ivni Hefetz" settlement, which is built on the lands of Shufa village, built livestock den on the lands of citizens on the eastern side of the village.

Nablus:

  • On 01/02/2021, a group of settlers were present near the junction of "Yitzhar" settlement, north of the town of Huwara, at Al-Hajjarah, towards the citizens' vehicles, which resulted in material damage to the vehicle of the citizen: Ahmed Abd Al-Latif Muhammad Hersha - residents of Qafin town in Tulkarm governorate.
  •  On 06/02/2021, a group of settlers, with the protection of the occupation forces, were present in the Al-Khalah area of ​​Beit Dajan village, and detained a number of citizens who are shepherds, and released them later.
  •  On 06/02/2021, a group of settlers from the settlement of "Yitzhar" entered the agricultural lands of the citizens on the outskirts of the village of Asira al-Qibliya, where the villagers managed to confront them and forced them to leave the area.
  •  On 06/02/2021, a group of settlers came near the junction of the "Yitzhar" settlement, and closed the road to the traffic of citizens' vehicles.
  • On 07/02/2021, a group of settlers entered the citizens' agricultural lands in the Khirbet Surra area in the village of Qaryut, and cut branches of a number of olive trees belonging to the citizen: Nawal Muhammad Musa, and near her land they placed caravans and tents in an attempt to establish Outpost.
  •  On 07/02/2021, a group of settlers from "Itamar" settlement entered the citizens' agricultural lands in Khirbet Tana, east of the town of Beit Furik, and attacked the farmers, forcing them to leave their lands, and spraying their agricultural lands with toxic chemicals.
  • On 08/02/2021, a group of settlers entered the archaeological area of ​​Al-Khan in the eastern village of Al-Laban, and severely beat the citizen: Muhammad Samih Hamid Daraghmeh, while he was on his land near Al-Khan.
  • On 09/02/2021, a group of settlers from the "Gilad" settlement outpost, stole 3 horses from the lands of Tal village, owned by the citizen: Muhammad Abdel-Rahman Asida.
  • On 11/02/2021, a group of settlers of the settlement outpost "Esh Kodash” began rebuilding an outpost (removed several years ago by the Popular Residency Committees) in the southern area of ​​the town of Qusra.
  • On 12/02/2021, a group of settlers stormed the archaeological area of ​​Al-Khan in the eastern village of Laban, and tried to prevent citizens from holding Friday prayers in the khan in solidarity with its companions against settler attacks. The occupation forces also intervened and fired sound and tear gas canisters towards the citizens, while they were trying to stop Of settlers, which resulted in the injury of a number of citizens - suffocation due to inhalation of tear gas
  • On 12/02/2021a group of settlers from the colony of "Bracha" attacked a citizen severely and pushed him against the rocks, while chasing a number of citizens near the village of Kafr Qalil, which led to his injuries and a broken hand and foot, and he was admitted to the government hospital in the city of Nablus for treatment.
  • On 13/02/2021, a group of settlers from the settlement of "Yitzhar" entered the lands of the citizens on the eastern outskirts of the village of Asira al-Qibliya, and attacked a number of houses during which Israeli occupation forces afired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens while they were trying to confront the settlers.
  • On 14/02/2021, a group of settlers from "Yitzhar" settlement threw stones at a passenger bus whose driver had lost his way on the outskirts of the village of Asira al-Qibliya, shattering the windows of the bus.
  • On 15/02/2021, a group of settlers near Laban al-Sharqiya village assaulted severely the citizen: Salah Majed Samih Daraghmeh - residents of the Eastern Laban village, while he was planting olive seedlings on his land, which led to his bruises, and he was admitted to the government hospital. In Salfit city for treatment.
  • On 15/02/2021, a group of settlers entered the lands of the citizens on the eastern outskirts of Burin village, and attacked the citizen: Yasser Fouad Omran, his wife and three children while they were planting olive seedlings on their land on the eastern side of the village. The wife and two daughters were hit by stones. They also uprooted and stole olive seedlings.
  • On 19/02/2021, a group of settlers stormed the archaeological area of ​​Al-Khan in the eastern village of Laban, and the Israeli occupation forces also intervened and fired sound and tear gas canisters towards citizens, while they were trying to confront the settlers and as a result left several citizens suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
  • On 20/02/2021, a group of settlers stormed the village of Beit Dajan, and withdrew at a later time.
  • On 20/02/2021, a group of settlers entered the citizens' agricultural lands on the outskirts of the village of Iraq Burin. Occupation forces also intervened and fired stun grenades and tear gas at the citizens while they were trying to confront the settlers.
  • On 20/02/2021, a guard from the settlement of "Barakhah" entered the agricultural lands of the citizens on the eastern side of the village of Iraq Burin, and fired randomly at a number of citizens to prevent them from reclaiming their lands in the area.
  • On 22/02/2021, a group of settlers attacked a number of citizens and prevented them from grazing their sheep on pastoral lands.
  • On 24/02/2021, a group of settlers from the settlement outpost "Ehya" stole 7 sheep owned by the citizen: Hisham Ahmed Abdel Hadi Hammoud from inside a live stock den located in Jaloud village
  • On 24/02/2021, a group of settlers from "Yitzhar" settlement attacked Burin village secondary school, and as a result, the occupation forces intervened and evacuated the settlers from the place.
  • On 24/02/2021, a group of settlers threw stones at the entrance to the settlement of "Yitzhar", at the Palestinian vehicles passing by the bypass road leading to the junction of the village of Jeet in the Qalqilya governorate.
  • On 24/02/2021, a group of settlers attacked the home of the citizen: Qassem Odeh in Qasra village.
  • On 25/02/2021, a group of Israeli settlers came near the entrance to the town of Huwara, and set off fireworks towards the citizens' vehicles.
  • On 27/02/2021, a group of settlers entered the citizens' agricultural lands on the outskirts of the village of Asira al-Qibliya, and attacked the homes of citizens in the Al-Harat al-Fawqa area in the village during which the Israeli occupation forces fired stun grenades and tear gas canisters towards the citizens while they were trying to confront the settlers.
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Qalqiliya:

  • On 06/02/2021, a group of settlers was present at the "Kedumim" settlement junction, and threw stones at the Palestinian vehicles passing by the main road in Qalqilya – Nablus.

Salfit:

  • On 01/02/2021, a group of settlers stormed the town of Kafeel Haris, and threw stones at the homes and vehicles of citizens, which led to shattering the windows of 3 houses and damaging 15 vehicles, before the citizens could confront them.
  • On 07/02/2021, a group of settlers entered the agricultural lands of the citizens in the Al-Moras area of ​​Kafr El-Deek town, near the settlement of "Brokhin", and cut down 30 olive trees belonging to the citizen: Muhammad Ayoub Ali Ahmed.
  •  On 07/02/2021, a group of settlers entered the citizens' agricultural lands of Broqin town, uprooted 30 olive plants, removed a fence and stole iron corners from the land of the citizen: Yousef Sabra.
  • On 07/02/2021, a group of armed settlers, accompanied by trained (police) dogs, entered the agricultural lands of the citizens of Kafr al-Dik town, and attacked the citizen: Issam Kaoud, while he was on his land, and forced him to leave it.
  • On 08/02/2021, Israeli settler security guards in "Ariel" settlement assaulted a press crew from Palestine TV, while the crew was covering the media for settler attacks in Salfit governorate. The cameraman was assaulted during the live broadcast, and the press crew's identity cards were taken and filmed and removed from the gate. Built on the northern entrance to the city of Salfit.
  • On 08/02/2021, a group of settlers stormed agricultural lands located between the towns of Kafr al-Dik and Deir Ghassana, and withdrew at a later time.
  • On 10/02/2021, a settler ran over Azzam Azat Jamil Amer - resident of Kafr Qalil village in Nablus governorate while driving his vehicle near the junction of Haris village and as a result killed him.
  • On 12/02/ 2021, a group of settlers entered the citizens' agricultural lands in Khallet Hassan, west of the town of Bidya, and attacked a number of citizens after performing Friday prayers in the area. They also detained a young man who was documenting the settlers ’assault, and released him at a later time.
  • On the evening of 16/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces assaulted the citizen: Ayman Abu Safiya in Khallet Hassan located west of Badia town while he was plowing his land, and threatened him in an attempt to prevent him from continuing to cultivate and plow his land, and withdrew later.

Jericho:

  • On 07/02/2021, a group of settlers near the village of Fasayil attacked and chased a number of citizens while they were grazing their sheep on pastoral lands.

Bethlehem:

  • On 02/02/2021, a group of settlers in the Al-Hanjaliya outpost in the Al-Khimar area, north of the village of Battir, erected a caravan on lands owned by the citizens of the Aweina family, in an attempt to establish a settlement outpost.
  • On 08/02/2021, a group of settlers set up a tent in the Al-Khamar area near the village of Battir.
  • On 14/02/2021, a group of settlers stormed the Khirbet area in the town of Tuqu ', gathered near the municipality headquarters, and withdrew at a later time.
  • On 21/02/2021, a group of settlers entered the citizens' agricultural lands in the Aruq Zunaid area, south of the village of Al-Walaja, and cut down about 70 olive trees, owned by the citizen: Fawzi Mahmoud Khalifa.
  • On 24/02/2021,  a group of settlers attacked a number of shepherds, near the settlement of Ma'ali Amos, and prevented them from returning to their homes in the village of Kisan, south of the town of Tuqu ', and detained the citizen: Nayef Muhammad Abdullah Abayat, and his sister, while they were grazing sheep.
  • On 02/ 26/2021, a group of settlers entered the citizens 'agricultural lands located near the settlement outpost of "Ibi Hanhal", which belongs to the village of Kisan, south of the town of Tuqu', and uprooted 20 olive seedlings belonging to the citizen: Ayoub Youssef Abayat, where the villagers managed to confront the settlers and prevent them from uprooting more seedlings.

Hebron:

  • On 01/02/2021, a group of settlers in Khirbet Al-Tha`la, east of Yatta, grazed their livestock on the citizens' lands planted with wheat and barley crops.
  • On 06/02/2021, a group of settlers from the settlement outpost, "Hafat Ma'on," east of Yatta, attacked a number of sheep herders east of Al-Tuwani village, and threw stones at them and prevented them from grazing their livestock in the pastoral lands in the area.
  • On 06/02/2021, a group of settlers from "Ramat Yishai" settlement, established in the Tel Rumeida neighbourhood in the Old City of Hebron, beat the citizen: Haitham Tayseer Abu Aisha, while he was near his house leaving him hospitalized with contusions.
  • On 07/02/2021, a group of settlers in the Old City of Hebron attacked citizens' homes in the Salaymeh and Jaber neighbourhoods in the city.
  • On 09/02/2021, a group of settlers from "Ma'on" settlement, located east of Yatta, entered the lands of the citizens of Al-Tuwani village, and cut down 50 olive trees that belong to the family of: Al-Rabaei.
  • On 11/02/2021, a group of settlers entered the agricultural lands of the citizens of Taffouh town, cutting down and uprooting dozens of olive trees.
  • On 11/02/2021, a group of settlers from "Susiya" settlement, east of Yatta, threw stones at a number of shepherds while they were grazing their sheep on pastoral lands.
  • On 12/02/2021,  a group of settlers from "Carmiel" settlement entered the Al-Tha`la area, east of Yatta, and attacked the family of the citizen: Mahmoud Shanran, and tried to prevent them from living in caves owned by the family, under the pretext that they are state lands leased by the occupation forces to settlers.
  • On 13/02/2021, a group of settlers attacked a number of working citizens, near the Tarqumiya crossing.
  • On 28/02/2021, a group of settlers in the neighborhoods of Tal Rumeida, Jaber neighborhood and Wadi al-Nasara in the old city of Hebron threw stones at Palestinian homes.

Closure of Crossing Points

Border crossings with Israel: were closed 120 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 18 days during the month.. Yasser Arafat International Airport is still destroyed and disrupted for several years).

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