Monthly Report January 2021

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                                                                                      MONTHLY SUMMARY OF ISRAELI VIOLATIONS

01 January 2021 – 31 January 2021

The following summary tables and overview of events survey hostile Israeli activities during the period 01 January 2021 to 31 January 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  January  2021

  • 01/01/2021: the Israeli occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun grenades and tear gas in the Jabal Al-Shorfa area in the village of Deir Jarir at the citizens participating in a demonstration against the confiscation of land and settler attacks, wounding 3 civilians (2 - one of them a child, as they were injured): Alaa Ezzat Dar Ali, 16 years old (as a result of being hit by a teargas canister), Izzat Kamal Dar Ali (as a result of being hit by a teargas canister), and Ahmed Muhammad Alawi (as a result of being ran over by a Israeli military vehicle) and a number of civilians suffocated due to inhaling tear gas.
  • 01/01/2021: the Israeli occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun grenades and tear gas, at the demonstrators in protest against the closure of the village entrance near the eastern (closed) entrance in the village of Kafr Qaddum,, under the pretext that it had been pelted with stones, wounding 18 civilians and left several others suffocated due to tear gas inhalation.
  • 01/01/2021: the Israeli occupation forces, present in the vicinity of the "Eyal" crossing, north of Qalqilya city, fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters at the citizens, under the pretext that they had been thrown with stones, wounding the child:: Hamza Zahran, 15 years old., and wounding a number of citizens - suffocated due to tear gas inhalation.
  • 05/01/2021: the Israeli occupation forces positioned near the "Kfar Etzion" settlement junction opened fire towards and killed Ahed Abd al-Rahman Qawqas Khalil, 25 years old - a resident of the town of Beit Ummar.
  • 07/01/2021: the Israeli occupation forces positioned near the northern entrance to Jericho opened fire towards Obaidah Samir al-Tawil, 24 years old (with special needs) - residents of Jerusalem wounding him - with injuries in the thigh, and he was taken to an Israeli hospital for treatment.
  • 07/01/2021:  the Israeli occupation forces fired live bullets and rubber-coated metal bullets, stun grenades and tear gas at the citizens during their raid into the town of Qabatiya, under the pretext that they had been thrown with stones while they stormed and searched a number of houses, which resulted in the injury of Amin Muhammad Tawfiq Zakarneh with a leg wound.
  • 07/01/2021: the Israeli occupation forces fired live bullets, metal-coated rubber, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens, during their raid into Dheisheh camp, under the pretext that they were thrown with stones as they stormed a number of houses, wounding Islam Muhammad Ratib Sabateen.
  • 08/01/2021: the Israeli occupation forces positioned in the Rukayz area, southeast of Yatta, fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters towards citizens participating in a demonstration against the confiscation of land for settlement projects then physically assaulted several citizens and as a result injured an elderly citizen who was hospitalized with contusions.
  • 08/01/2021:  the child: Muhammad Yusef Abu Aram, 16, was injured as a result of the explosion of a suspicious object left over from the Israeli occupation army near the area of ​​Jinba, south of Yatta.
  • 11/01/2021:  the Israeli occupation forces in charge of guarding the separation wall near the village of Faroun fired at a number of workers while trying to enter to work inside the Green Line, wounding 6 civilians, and they were subsequently admitted to the government hospital in Tulkarm for treatment.
  • 11/01/2021: the Israeli occupation forces closed Tel Rumeida neighborhood, Al-Sahla area, and Al-Shuhada Street in the Old City of Hebron, and handed the Palestine TV crew d a decision to close while they were broadcasting this morning's program directly from the area, and prevented them from working by force, in conjunction with the attack of a group of Settlers protect the occupation forces on the crew.
  • 12/01/2021: Sanad Khalil Muhammad Al-Rawashdeh - a residents of Al-Samou 'town, was injured (amputation in the hand), as a result of the explosion of a suspicious object left by the occupation forces.
  • 13/01/2021:  the child: Obaidah Muhammad Faris Al-Wahsh, 13, was injured and broken in the foot (residents of Al-Yamoun town), while he was riding a motorcycle, as a result of being run over by a military vehicle of the occupation forces while on patrol in Zbuba village.
  • 15/01/2021: the Israeli occupation forces fired stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens demonstrating against the confiscation of lands in favor of settlement projects and against settler attacks near Al-Rukayz area, southeast of Yatta and as a result injured Siham Atiya Abu Aram after a tear gas canister struck her leg.
  • 15/01/2021: the Israeli occupation forces fired stun and tear gas canisters towards demonstrators in protest against the closure of the village entrance near the eastern (closed) entrance in the village of Kafr Qaddum, for alleged stoning
    and as a result wounded 3 citizens  (including a paramedic) Qusay Aql and left several others suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
  • 16/01/2021:  the Israeli occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun grenades and tear gas, near the eastern (closed) entrance in the village of Kafr Qaddum, towards citizens participating in a demonstration against the closure of the village entrance, and as a result wounded 4 citizens, and left several others suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
  • 17/01/2021: a group of settlers positioned near the outskirts of Madama village, and threw stones at the citizens' homes, which led to smashing the windows of the house of the citizen: Mashhour Muhammad Qat, and wounding his daughter, 11-year-old, with injuries to the head, and they tried to kidnap her before local residents were able to chase them away and were taken to the government hospital in Nablus for treatment.
  • 19/01/2021: the Israeli occupation forces in charge of guarding the separation wall near the town of Habla fired at a number of workers while they were trying to enter to work inside the Green Line and as a result wounded 4 citizens:  Muhammad Bassam Walweel - a resident of Jinsout village, Jawdat Walid Abu Hamed - a resident of Jinsafut village, Sami Abd al-Rahim Abd al-Rahman - a resident of the village of Jinsafut, and Ahmed Muhammad Ahmad Aqara -a resident of the city of Qalqilya..
  • 20/01/2021: the prisoner: Maher Deeb Ibrahim Sa`sa, 45 years old, resident of Qalqilya, was killed in Rimonim prison due to Israeli medical negligence as he was suffering from diseases and health problems.
  • 21/01/2021:  during their raid into the city of Al-Bireh, the Israeli occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun grenades and tear gas towards several residents for alleged stoning and as a result wounded a journalist: Muhammad Turkman during his coverage of the confrontations.
  • 22/01/2021: the Israeli occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards the citizens participating in a demonstration against the confiscation of land for settlement projects in the Jabal Al-Shorfa area in the village of Deir Jarir , which resulted in the wounding of a child: Muhammad Abdel Fattah Maali, 14 years old., and the injury of a number of citizens - cases of suffocation due to tear gas inhalation.
  • 24/01/2021: The two civilians wounded, during clashes with the occupation forces in the village of Deir Abu Mishaal, are: Muhammad Yusef Atta, 17, and Mahmoud Hussein Odeh Al-Barghouti.
  • 29/01/2021: the Israeli occupation forces positioned near the eastern (closed) entrance in the village of Kafr Qaddum fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun grenades and tear gas, towards demonstrators protesting against the closure of the village entrances for alleged stoning and as a result wounding a citizen, and leaving several others suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
  • 31/01/2021: Israeli occupation forces positioned near the junction of Haris village opened fire towards and killed the child: Atallah Muhammad Harb Rayan, 17 years old - a resident of Qarawat Bani Hassan.

 

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

Event

West Bank

Gaza Strip

Total

Comments

Killing

5

-

5

A total of  5 residents were killed by Israeli forces during the month of January 2021 {5 in the West Bank and 0 in Gaza}:

  • 15/01/2021: Ahed Abd al-Rahman Qawqas Khalil, 25 years old - a resident of the town of Beit Ummar was killed by Israeli occupation forces after opening fire towards him near the Kfar Etzion settlement junction.
  • 20/01/2021: On the evening of 20/01/2021, the prisoner: Maher Deeb Ibrahim Sa`sa, 45 years old, resident of Qalqilya, was killed in Rimonim prison due to Israeli medical negligence as he was suffering from diseases and health problems.
  • 24/01/2021:Fouad Sebti Joudeh {48 years old - resident of Iraq Al-Tayeh village, Nablus governorate} died as a result of suffering a heart attack after inhaling the tear gas fired by the Israeli occupation forces at the gate of the Separation Wall near the village of Faroun, south of Tulkarm.
  • 26/01/2021: Israeli occupation forces positioned near the junction of Haris village opened fire towards and killed the child: Atallah Muhammad Harb Rayan, 17 years old - a resident of Qarawat Bani Hassan.
  • 31/01/2021: Muhammad Hussein Muhammad Amr, 35 years old - resident of Halhul town in Hebron governorate was shot and killed by the Israeli occupation forces at the junction of the colony of "Kfar Etzion".

Injuries

93

2

95

A total of 95 injuries were reported in the month of January 2021 {93 Palestinians in the West Bank and 2 in the Gaza Strip).

Including 6 children, 2 Women 1 Paramedic and 1 Journalists.

Attacks

173

131

304

A total of 304 attacks were reported to have taken place during the month of January 2021 (173 in the West Bank and 131 in the Gaza Strip).

The Israeli military carried out 108 attacks from Israeli military post on civilian homes and property, 106 from Military checkpoints towards Palestinian residents and vehicle and 67 during raids into Civilian populated areas. In addition, Israeli navy vessels carried out 23 attacks on Palestinian fishermen.

Air Strikes

_

2

2

  •  18/01/2021, the Israeli warplanes launched 3 missiles, targeting agricultural land east of Rafah.
  • 18/01/2021, the Israeli warplanes launched 3 missiles, targeting agricultural land east of Al-Qarara town, northeast of Khan Yunis.

Raids

330

3

333

The Israeli military carried out a total of 333 raids in Palestinian residential areas during the month of January 2021, including 330 in the West Bank and 3 in the Gaza Strip. The majority of Israeli military raids were reported to have taken place in the districts of Jerusalem (59); Ramallah (55); Jenin (81); Tubas (17); Tulkarem (25); Qalqiliya (22); Nablus (46); Salfit (27); Jericho (15); Bethlehem (43); Hebron (40) and Khan Yunis (3).

Arrests

458

3

461

During the month of January 2021, the Israeli military arrested 461 Palestinians (458 in the West Bank and 3 in the Gaza Strip). The majority of arrests took place in the districts of Jerusalem (152); Ramallah (74); Jenin (56); Tubas (8),Tulkarem (21); Qalqiliya (27); Nablus (38); Salfit (7); Jericho (5); Bethlehem (21); Hebron (48), North Gaza (2), and Gaza (1). Among those arrested by the Israeli military were 20 children, 3 Woman,2 University students and 1 Security Force Officers.

Deportation

6

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6

During  the month of January 2021 Israeli Authorities deported 6 residents from their place of residence which included the following:

  • 05/01/2021: the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem issued a decision to deport the citizen: Issam Najib (an employee in the Islamic Endowments Department) - a residents of Jerusalem, for a period of 6 months from Al-Aqsa Mosque and its entrances, as a condition for his release after they detained him earlier.
  • 17/01/2021:  the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem issued an order to ban Jihad Nasser Qus - a residents of the Old City of Jerusalem, from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque for a period of 1 week, as a condition for his release after he was detained earlier.
  • 19/01/2021: the occupation authorities in Jerusalem issued a decision to deport the citizen: Rami Saleh Al-Fakhoury - a resident of the Old City of Jerusalem, for a week from Al-Aqsa Mosque, as a condition for his release after detaining him earlier.
  • 26/01/2021: the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem issued an order to deport the citizen: Rami Al-Fakhoury - a resident of Jerusalem, for a period of 6 months from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque.
  • 27/01/2021:  the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem issued a decision to deport 2 citizens: Yazan Taqash and Samed Asali (both are Security guards at Al-Aqsa Mosqu and residents of Jerusalem} preventing them from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque for a period of 1 week.

Temporary Detention

44

6

50

The Israeli Military Temporarily detained 50 residents during the month of January 2021 , including 44 in the West Bank and 6 in the Gaza Strip

  • 10/01/2021: the Israeli occupation forces temporarily detained 6 citizens Ahmed Awad, Youssef Awad, Muhammad Awad, Faris Samreen, Dawood Samrin, and Abdullah Awad in the Silwan neighborhood of Jerusalem, while they were trying to confront the razing activities carried out by the occupation authorities in the citizens' lands threatened with confiscation in Wadi al-Rababa area in the Silwan neighborhood, and imposed on them house arrest for a period of 5 days, and away from the Wadi Rababa area for 10 days, as a condition for their release.
  • 19/01/2021:  the Israeli occupation forces positioned at the Zaatarah Junction checkpoint temporarily detained Yahya Hassan Darawsheh (a Preventive Security Force officer) - a resident of Awarta village, and released him later after the intervention of the Palestinian military liaison.
  • 20/01/2021: the Israeli occupation forces in Jerusalem delivered a notice to the citizen: Shadi Al-Mutawa, after being summoned for investigation, a decision preventing him from direct or indirect contact with 21 Palestinian figures.
  • 25/01/2021:  the Israeli occupation forces temporarily detained at a checkpoint at the Al-Auja junction, Military: Salim Al-Qaisi - from the General Intelligence Service, and released him later after the intervention of the Palestinian military link.
  • 26/01/2021:  the Israeli occupation forces temporarily detained 4 journalists Omar Abu Awad, Samer Abu Suleiman, Suleiman Abu Srour, and Adel Abu Nimah in the Red Valley area near the village of Fasayil, while they were on their way to press coverage of the demolition of 2 houses and 3 dens in the area, under the pretext of their proximity to a military training area, and released them at a later time.
  • 26/01/2021:  the Israeli occupation forces temporarily detained 2 unidentified children, while they were trying to infiltrate through the border fence into Israel, and released them at a later time.
  • 27/01/2021: the Israeli occupation forces temporarily detained 4 journalists Omar Abu Awad, Samer Abu Suleiman, Suleiman Abu Srour, and Adel Abu Nimah in the Red Valley area near the village of Fasayil, while they were on their way to press coverage of the demolition of 2 houses and 3 dens in the area, under the pretext of their proximity to a military training area, and released them at a later time.
  • 28/01/2021: the Israeli occupation forces temporarily detained 2 civilians {including}: Mahdi Bayan al-Tabib during confrontations with citizens near the village of Al-Fondq, and released them later.

Closure of Crossing Points

-

196

196

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 January 2021. The Israeli military closed crossing points within the Green Line on 134 occasions.

Flying

Checkpoints

482

-

482

The Israeli military set up 482 Flying checkpoints in the month of January  2021 and searched Palestinian civilians and vehicles in and around Palestinian residential areas in the districts of Jerusalem (17); Ramallah (44);Tubas (1); Jenin (6); Tulkarem (1); Qalqiliya (72); Nablus (35); Salfit (58); Jericho (92); Bethlehem (88) and Hebron (68).

Destruction of Public and Private property

57

1

58

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

 

 

Confiscation of Public and Private property

20

-

20

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

Home Demolition

16

 

16

  • On 02/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house owned by the citizen: Salim Salameh, in Bidya town, under the pretext that it was not licensed, and that it was located in the area classified (C) under the Israeli control.
  • On 07/01/2021, ,the Israeli occupation forces demolished 6 homes near Beit Iksa, the Bedouin family of Al-Dawahik, including a house (consisting of 3 mobile homes - caravans) owned by the citizen: Khalil Abu Dahuk, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On 07/01/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the Ras al-Amud neighborhood in Jerusalem, forced the citizen: Hatem Shaheen al-Salaymeh, to demolish part of his house, 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 14/01/2021, the occupation authorities in the town of Beit Hanina forced the citizen: Fawaz Abu Hammad, to personally demolish his house, after notifying him earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event that the occupation authorities carry out the demolition, under the pretext of not having a permit.
  • On 25/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished in the village of Al-Walaja, a two-floor house (under construction) owned by: Muhammad Abdul-Latif Al-Jayyousi, under the pretext of not having a permit.
  • On 26/01/2021,  the Israeli occupation forces demolished in the Burj area in the northern Jordan Valley, 2 storage dens used for housing, in addition to 4 dens used for raising livestock owned by the two citizens: Mustafa Khalil and Radwan and his brother Radwan.
  • On 26/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished in the Hammamat Al-Maleh area in the northern Jordan Valley, a tent used for housing, in addition to a livestock den, owned by the citizen: Burhan Ali Zamil Daraghmeh, and seized it.
  • On 27/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house owned by the citizen: Ismail Musa Sarai`ah, in addition to a livestock den used to raise sheep in the Umm Al-Rayyan area in the wilderness of the town of Al-Sawahra.
  • On 28/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 2 of the houses in addition to 3 densw owned by citizens: Ibrahim Abu Arouj and Ismail Sawarka in the Red Valley area near the village of Fasayil, under the pretext of their proximity to a military training area.

Attacks on Religious Sites

28

-

28

  • On 23/01/2021, , the occupation Police stormed the Dome of the Rock Mosque in the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, and prevented the Reconstruction Committee staff from restoring the tiles inside it (for the second day in a row), which has been ongoing for two weeks.
  • On 25/01/2021, the Israeli occupation Police stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, and prevented the staff of the Reconstruction Committee from maintenance and restoration work inside the Al-Qibli prayer hall and the Dome of the Rock Mosque, in addition to preventing the entry of materials needed for this (for the third day in a row), which is a continuous work to maintain tiles, electricity and marble.

Settlement Activity

7

-

7

  • On 31/12/2020, the Israeli occupation forces set up a barbed wire fence, surveillance cameras, and a gate in the Ain Sakut area in the northern Jordan Valley, and prevented citizens from entering it, on the pretext that it is a natural reserve.
  • On 10/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces carried out excavation work in Al-Buraq Square (the western wall of Al-Aqsa Mosque) and near Al-Mughrabi Gate (one of the gates leading to Al-Aqsa Mosque) in the Old City of Jerusalem.
  •  On 13/01/2021,  the occupation authorities approved a plan to build 530 new settlement housing units, including (400 settlement housing units in Gilo settlement south of Jerusalem, and 130 new settlement housing units in Ramat Shlomo settlement north of Jerusalem) Jerusalem), within the territories occupied in 1967.
  • On 20/01/2021, the occupation authorities issued tenders to build 2572 new settlement housing units in 7 settlements (of which 460 housing units are in the settlements established in the Jerusalem Governorate, and 2112 housing units in the settlements established in the rest of the West Bank governorates), and among the settlements that will be built It includes the settlements of "Pisgat Zeev" and "Har Homa" in Jerusalem, within the territories occupied in 1967.
  • On 25/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces paved a road leading to the lands that were confiscated earlier, near the settlement of "Brokhin".
  • On 26/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces completed the construction of a settlement road in the citizens' lands belonging to the town of Dura, adjacent to the settlement of "Nijohot", west of the town of Dura.
  • On 26/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces continued sweeping lands of citizens in the Jabal Al-Rahat area of ​​the Eastern Laban village, in favor of building new settlement units to expand the "Eli" settlement to the east of the Eastern Laban village.

Assault on Medical Sector

1

-

1

  • On 04/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces raided the city of Tulkarm, the outer squares and the main waiting hall of the Thabet Thabet Governmental Hospital, and fired teargas canisters inside the waiting hall for outpatient clinics and the emergency yard, which led to the spread of terror among patients and doctors, as he was being treated in the hospital 81 citizens, including (10 premature babies in the nursery department, 5 children in the paediatrics department, 7 patients in intensive care, 13 patients in the maternity ward, in addition to 39 medical and health staff).

Land Levelling

6

-

6

  • On 03/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces swept away an area of ​​the citizens 'agricultural lands, which are threatened with confiscation, in Khallet Hassan, which is affiliated with the town of Bidya, and uprooted olive and grape trees, owned by the heirs: Muhammad Salim Odeh, Yusef Salim Salama, and Abdul Rahim Salim Salama.
  •  On 04/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces swept away an area of ​​land around the entrance near of the village of Deir Nizam owned by the citizen: Raafat Hassan Muhammad Hassan.
  • On 06/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces swept away an area of ​​citizens' lands in the area of ​​Khallat Al-Abhar, west of Deir Ballut, planted about 3,400 trees and olive seedlings owned by citizens: Nesfat Ezzat Musa, Ghazi Hosni Musa, Omar Abdullah Musa, and Muhammad Musa.
  • On 07/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces swept away an area of ​​Palestinian agricultural land in the town of Kafr al-Dik, west of the town.
  • On 17/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces swept an area of ​​the citizens' agricultural lands belonging to the village of Marda, and uprooted a number of olive trees owned by the citizen: Ahmed Ibdah.
  • On 23/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces leveled an area of ​​the citizens' agricultural lands estimated at 3 dunums, located near the settlement of "Migdal Oz" built on the lands of the town of Beit Fajar. The land belongs to the citizen: Suleiman Musa Barijia.

Land Confiscation

3

-

3

  • On 03/01/2021, , the Israeli occupation forces issued a military order requiring the confiscation of an area of ​​citizens' lands located in Basin (8) from the Shifa site in Wadi al-Hindi, south of the town of al-Khader, and Basin No. (1) from the Umm al-Tala plot in the village of Irtas, and Basin No. (4) From the site of Waer Abu Mehr and Al-Aqban, and Basin No. (5) of the Al-Murooj site in the village of Ta'amrah, east of Bethlehem.
  • On 06/01/2021, ,the Israeli occupation forces issued a military order requiring the confiscation of 1008 dunums of citizens' lands located near the settlement of "Alfih Menasheh" and belonging to the towns of Azzun, Kafr Thuluth, and the village of Nabi Elias, for settlement purposes to expand the colony.
  • On 09/01/2021,, the Israeli occupation forces published a plan to confiscate an area of ​​citizens' lands in the areas of Khallat al-Balaa and al-Kursun belonging to the villages of Kafr Laqif in Qalqilya Governorate and Deir Istiya in Deir Istia Governorate, which are located within the boundaries of the settlement of "Karni Shomron", and to transfer its classification from an industrial zone to a residential area.

Settler Violence

124

 

124

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

November 2020

DECEMBER 2020

January 2021

Killings

3

3

5

Injuries

68

116

95

Arrests

423

376

461

Raids

341

409

431

Flying Checkpoints

436

486

482

Attacks

220

210

306

Attacks on Property

152

101

68

Home Demolition

33

23

16

Closure of Crossing Points

181

194

196

Attacks on Religious Sites

24

24

28

Settlement Activity & Settler attacks

60

129

131

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Analysis of Events

Killings

A total of 5 residents were killed by Israeli forces during the month of January 2021 {5 in the West Bank and 0 in Gaza}:

  • 15/01/2021: Ahed Abd al-Rahman Qawqas Khalil, 25 years old - a resident of the town of Beit Ummar was killed by Israeli occupation forces after opening fire towards him near the Kfar Etzion settlement junction.
  • 20/01/2021: On the evening of 20/01/2021, the prisoner: Maher Deeb Ibrahim Sa`sa, 45 years old, resident of Qalqilya, was killed in Rimonim prison due to Israeli medical negligence as he was suffering from diseases and health problems.
  • 24/01/2021:Fouad Sebti Joudeh {48 years old - resident of Iraq Al-Tayeh village, Nablus governorate} died as a result of suffering a heart attack after inhaling the tear gas fired by the Israeli occupation forces at the gate of the Separation Wall near the village of Faroun, south of Tulkarm.
  • 26/01/2021: Israeli occupation forces positioned near the junction of Haris village opened fire towards and killed the child: Atallah Muhammad Harb Rayan, 17 years old - a resident of Qarawat Bani Hassan.
  • 31/01/2021: Muhammad Hussein Muhammad Amr, 35 years old - resident of Halhul town in Hebron governorate was shot and killed by the Israeli occupation forces at the junction of the colony of "Kfar Etzion".

Injuries

A total of 95 injuries were reported in the month of January 2021 {93 Palestinians in the West Bank and 2 in the Gaza Strip).

Including 6 children, 2 Women 1 Paramedic and 1 Journalists.

Arrests

During the month of January 2021, the Israeli military arrested 461 Palestinians (458 in the West Bank and 3 in the Gaza Strip). The majority of arrests took place in the districts of Jerusalem (152); Ramallah (74); Jenin (56); Tubas (8),Tulkarem (21); Qalqiliya (27); Nablus (38); Salfit (7); Jericho (5); Bethlehem (21); Hebron (48), North Gaza (2), and Gaza (1). Among those arrested by the Israeli military were 20 children, 3 Woman,2 University students 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 482 flying checkpoints in January 2021 (compared with 486 flying checkpoints in December 2020 and 436 flying checkpoints in November 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 482 Flying checkpoints in the month of January  2021 and searched Palestinian civilians and vehicles in and around Palestinian residential areas in the districts of Jerusalem (17); Ramallah (44);Tubas (1); Jenin (6); Tulkarem (1); Qalqiliya (72); Nablus (35); Salfit (58); Jericho (92); Bethlehem (88) and Hebron (68).

 

Raids

The Israeli military carried out a total of 333 raids in Palestinian residential areas during the month of January 2021, including 330 in the West Bank and 3 in the Gaza Strip. The majority of Israeli military raids were reported to have taken place in the districts of Jerusalem (59); Ramallah (55); Jenin (81); Tubas (17); Tulkarem (25); Qalqiliya (22); Nablus (46); Salfit (27); Jericho (15); Bethlehem (43); Hebron (40) and Khan Yunis (3).

 

Attacks

A total of 304 attacks were reported to have taken place during the month of January 2021 (173 in the West Bank and 131 in the Gaza Strip).

The Israeli military carried out 108 attacks from Israeli military post on civilian homes and property,106 from Military checkpoints towards Palestinian residents and vehicle and 67 during raids into Civilian populated areas. In addition, Israeli navy vessels carried out 23 attacks on Palestinian fishermen..

Attacks on residential areas in West Bank  and Gaza districts

 

Home Demolition

During the month of January 2021, the Israeli military demolished 16 Palestinian homes and residential tents, which consisted of the following: 

  • On 02/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house owned by the citizen: Salim Salameh, in Bidya town, under the pretext that it was not licensed, and that it was located in the area classified (C) under the Israeli control.
  • On 07/01/2021, ,the Israeli occupation forces demolished 6 homes near Beit Iksa, the Bedouin family of Al-Dawahik, including a house (consisting of 3 mobile homes - caravans) owned by the citizen: Khalil Abu Dahuk, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On 07/01/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the Ras al-Amud neighborhood in Jerusalem, forced the citizen: Hatem Shaheen al-Salaymeh, to demolish part of his house, 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 14/01/2021, the occupation authorities in the town of Beit Hanina forced the citizen: Fawaz Abu Hammad, to personally demolish his house, after notifying him earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event that the occupation authorities carry out the demolition, under the pretext of not having a permit.
  • On 25/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished in the village of Al-Walaja, a two-floor house (under construction) owned by: Muhammad Abdul-Latif Al-Jayyousi, under the pretext of not having a permit.
  • On 26/01/2021,  the Israeli occupation forces demolished in the Burj area in the northern Jordan Valley, 2 storage dens used for housing, in addition to 4 dens used for raising livestock owned by the two citizens: Mustafa Khalil and Radwan and his brother Radwan.
  • On 26/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished in the Hammamat Al-Maleh area in the northern Jordan Valley, a tent used for housing, in addition to a livestock den, owned by the citizen: Burhan Ali Zamil Daraghmeh, and seized it.
  • On 27/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house owned by the citizen: Ismail Musa Sarai`ah, in addition to a livestock den used to raise sheep in the Umm Al-Rayyan area in the wilderness of the town of Al-Sawahra.
  • On 28/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 2 of the houses in addition to 3 dens owned by citizens: Ibrahim Abu Arouj and Ismail Sawarka in the Red Valley area near the village of Fasayil, under the pretext of their proximity to a military training area.

 

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

 

Jerusalem:

  • On 02/01/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities forced the citizen: Amjad Jaabis, to personally demolish the floor of a building (under construction), and also removed the barbed wire fence surrounding his land located in Jabal Mukaber neighborhood in Jerusalem, after notifying him earlier, to avoid paying heavy fines in the case the occupation authorities carry out the demolition process, under the pretext of lack of permission.
  • On 04/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 4 commercial buildings and retaining walls owned by Muhammad Subhi Bayaa in the town of Anata, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On 11/01/2021,  the Israeli occupation forces demolished a wall in the vicinity of a plot of land (waqf) near the entrance to the town for the benefit of the citizen: Muhammad Ali Nazzal - residents of the Shuafat camp adjacent to the town, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On 25/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished horse-breeding farm owned by the citizen: Samer Al-Natsheh (the land leased from the citizen: Abdul Qadir Hasan Hilweh), in the Marj Al-Anati area in the town of Anata located near the "Antout" camp near the town.
  • On 25/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 5 structures and fences owned by citizens: Walid Aref al-Ajalin (demolishing a wall), Alaa Abu Shams (demolishing a wall), Abdel-Baqi Helwa (demolishing Brix), and Muhammad Ibrahim Hilweh (demolishing Brix)) And Amin Jaafara (demolishing a fuel station) in Anata town.
  • On 25/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces forced the people of Al-Jib village to remove the (Caravan) mosque that had been placed on the road leading to the Al-Jib checkpoint.
  • On 27/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 2 livestock dens, and confiscated their equipment in Abu Falah Al-Badawi community and Bir Al-Maskoub in the Al-Khan Al-Ahmar area.
  • On 27/01/2021,  the Israeli occupation forces demolished a livestock den used for raising sheep, in addition to a house owned by the citizen: Ismail Musa Sarai`a in the Umm Al-Rayyan area in the wilderness of the town of Sawahra,

Ramallah & Al-Bireh:

  • On 03/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces swept away a swimming pool in the village’s lands, during their raid into Deir Nizam village.

 Tubas:

  • On 05/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces temporarily seized a bulldozer (for a period of time) in the area east of Tayasir village while it was working on constructing an agricultural road in the area - funded by the Ministry of Local Government.
  • On 25/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces seized a bulldozer and a truck belonging to the (Dar Al-Binaa) company, near the village of Kardala in the northern Jordan Valley, while it was working on building agricultural roads.
  • On 26/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 4 barracks in the Al-Burj area in the northern Jordan Valley, used as dens for raising livestock, in addition to 2 barracks used for housing owned by two citizens: Mustafa Khalil and Radan, and his brother Radwan.
  • On 26/01/2021, he Israeli occupation forces demolished in the Hammamat Al-Maleh area in the northern Jordan Valley, a dens for raising sheep, in addition to a tent used for housing owned by the citizen: Burhan Ali Zamil Daraghmeh, and seized it.
  • On 27/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces uprooted and chopped down approximately 300 olive trees owned by the citizens of Ainoun area east of Tubas, Hassan Masa`id, and they chopped down about 10,000 forest trees in the area, under the pretext that it is located in a military training zone.

 

Jenin:

  • On 17/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 11 commercial shops owned by: brothers - Radhi, Mahmoud, Muhammad Yahya Khadour, and the brothers - Asid, Yazid, and Walid Yusef Issa. And Ismail Khalil Yassin, Asim Dawas Issa, and the two brothers - Hakam and Ashraf Hussein Yassin, and Muhammad Nader Issa in the Dhahr area near the boys school in the village of Anin, near the separation wall.
  • On 24/01/2021,, the Israeli occupation forces raided of the town of Qabatiya, detonated a private vehicle after detaining 3 citizens who were in it.

Nablus:

  • On 05/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces seized a bulldozer, owned by the citizen: Majed Ibrahim Dweikat, in the village of Rogeeb, while working in the area of ​​Khallat Rajeh, located in the northeast of the village.
  • On 25/01/2021, ,the Israeli occupation forces demolished gates, windows and expansions in the Al-Khan ancient building near the eastern village of Laban (for the second time in a row after they were repaired), and also destroyed the barbed wire fence in its vicinity.

Salfit:

  • On 01/01/2021, 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 28/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 3 dens owned by citizens: Ibrahim Abu Arouj and Ismail Sawarka in the Red Valley area near Fasayil village, under the pretext of their proximity to a military training area.

Bethlehem:

  • On 04/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished an agricultural room on land owned by Salah al-Din Ahmed Mustafa Salah, in the Al-Bireh area of ​​the town of Al-Khader, for being located near the settlement of "Efrat", which is under the Israeli military control.
  • On 05/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished an agricultural room belonging to the citizen: Ibrahim Ahmed Ghneim, in the Al Aqtah area of ​​the town of Al-Khader, to the south of it, under the pretext of not being licensed, because it is located in the area classified (C) under Israeli control.
  • On 28/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished an agricultural room owned by the citizen: Na'im Muhammad Mustafa Radi, swept areas of the citizens' agricultural lands, uprooted dozens of olive trees, and demolished retaining walls in the area of ​​Khallat al-Nahlah near the village of Wadi Rahal and assaulted a citizen.

Hebron:

 

  • On 13/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces swept away an area of ​​agricultural land estimated at 8 dunums in the Qarn area east of the town of Beit Ummar, and uprooted about 80 olive trees owned by the citizen: Essam Faiq Hassan Abu Ayyash.
  • On 17/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces prevented the employees of the Hebron Rehabilitation Committee from completing the restoration and maintenance works in the Ibrahimi Mosque in the Old City of Hebron.
  • On 25/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces prevented the Hebron Rehabilitation Committee from completing the restoration and maintenance work in the Ibrahimi Mosque in the Old City of Hebron, which includes maintenance and restoration works on its roof, painting walls, cleaning stone with masonry, and Islamic inscriptions.
  • On 27/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a mosque (under construction) in the Umm Qisa area of ​​al-Zuwaidin and al-Basitah, which is affiliated with al-Kaabneh Village Council, and Umm al-Daraj, east of Yatta, a mosque (under construction) under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On 31/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces issued notices to evacuate 5 Bedouin families (Al-Hathalin and Al-Muhammedeen) from this pastoral area in the Bedouin community near the Khashm Al-Darj area, east of Yatta, remove their tents, and transfer their herds of livestock, under the pretext of conducting military training.

Central Gaza:

  • On 17/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces fired a shell at a site belonging to a Palestinian armed group, east of Al-Maghazi camp, a number of houses adjacent to the site were damaged.

Confiscation of Property:

Jerusalem:

  • On 05/01/2021,  the Israeli occupation forces confiscated two tents, mobile health facilities, and picnic equipment belonging to the citizens, near the entrance to the village of An Nabi Samwil: Anas Obaid and Majid Issa Barakat, as they were working to establish a park for the citizens.
  • On 13/01/2021, the Israeli occupation force confiscated printing machines and computers from Al-Khattat: Amer Ali Abu Al-Rish, in the town of Al-Eizariya.

Ramallah:

  • On 05/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated an agricultural tractor belonging to the citizen in Al Rafid area in Sinjil town, while he was plowing his land.

Tubas:

  • On 10/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a truck belonging to the citizen: Samer Rabia'a in the village of Khirbet Atouf in the northern Jordan Valley, while it was transporting stones  for paving roads in the village.
  • On 11/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated vehicles and equipment from a contracting company while it was working on rehabilitating roads in Bardala village in the northern Jordan Valley.

Tulkarem:

  • On 18/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a truck owned by Tariq Rushdi Daqqa - residents of the town of Atil, near the separation wall near the plain of the town of Deir Al-Ghosoun.
  • On 28/01/2021,  the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a container used as a grocery store owned by the citizen: Mahmoud Tayseer Abu al-Ezz located near the separation wall in the town of Zita during which they clashed with several citizens and as a result left a citizen hospitalized with contusions.

Nablus: 

  • On 08/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a bulldozer and an agricultural tractor owned by Maher Turkman. in the village of Furoush Beit Dajan while working on rehabilitating one of the rough internal roads.
  • On 11/01/2021,   the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a bulldozer owned by the citizen: Khaled Hamdan, in the village of Al-Nassariya.

Qalqiliya:

  • On 11/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a private vehicle at the entrance to the town of Azzun, after it arrested 2 citizens who were inside, who are identified as Uday Hamza Hussein and Abdul Rahman Nizam Abu Haniyeh - (residents of Azzun town). 

Salfit:

  • On 19/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated the amount of 1700 Jordanian dinars and 500 Euros from the house of the prisoner: Imad Fatoni, during their raid into the city of Salfit.

Bethlehem:

  • On 03/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a bulldozer owned by the citizen: Mahmoud Abu Aahour, near Wadi Rahal village, while he was working on a plot of land owned by the citizen: Ghoneim Al-Khodari.

Hebron

  • On 01/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a generator, from the house of citizen: Harun Rasmi Abu Aram in the al-Musafir area, east of Yatta.
  • On 04/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a motorcycle and a (cellular) phone from the child: Raed Sidr, 13 years old, resident of Hebron, near the entrance to the settlement of "Hagai", south of Hebron, during his detention.
  • On 27/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a health unit made of tin, owned by the citizen: Muhammad Abu Aram in the village of Al-Rukayz, southeast of Yatta.

 Settlement Activity:

 

  • On 31/12/2020, the Israeli occupation forces set up a barbed wire fence, surveillance cameras, and a gate in the Ain Sakut area in the northern Jordan Valley, and prevented citizens from entering it, on the pretext that it is a natural reserve.
  • On 10/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces carried out excavation work in Al-Buraq Square (the western wall of Al-Aqsa Mosque) and near Al-Mughrabi Gate (one of the gates leading to Al-Aqsa Mosque) in the Old City of Jerusalem.
  •  On 13/01/2021,  the occupation authorities approved a plan to build 530 new settlement housing units, including (400 settlement housing units in Gilo settlement south of Jerusalem, and 130 new settlement housing units in Ramat Shlomo settlement north of Jerusalem) Jerusalem), within the territories occupied in 1967.
  • On 20/01/2021, the occupation authorities issued tenders to build 2572 new settlement housing units in 7 settlements (of which 460 housing units are in the settlements established in the Jerusalem Governorate, and 2112 housing units in the settlements established in the rest of the West Bank governorates), and among the settlements that will be built It includes the settlements of "Pisgat Zeev" and "Har Homa" in Jerusalem, within the territories occupied in 1967.
  • On 25/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces paved a road leading to the lands that were confiscated earlier, near the settlement of "Brokhin".
  • On 26/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces completed the construction of a settlement road in the citizens' lands belonging to the town of Dura, adjacent to the settlement of "Nijohot", west of the town of Dura.
  • On 26/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces continued sweeping lands of citizens in the Jabal Al-Rahat area of ​​the Eastern Laban village, in favor of building new settlement units to expand the "Eli" settlement to the east of the Eastern Laban village.

Settler Violence:

        incidents of Settler violence occurred during the month of January 2021 including:

Jerusalem:

  • On 04/01/2021, a group of settlers was present on Al-Misrara Street in the city of Jerusalem, and set fire to the tires of spent vehicles to close the street, and stones were thrown at Palestinian vehicles passing by.
  • On 05/01/2021, a group of settlers were present on Al-Misrara Street in the city of Jerusalem (for the second day in a row), and set fire to the tires of used vehicles to close the street, and stones were thrown at the citizens' vehicles passing by.

Ramallah:

  • On 02/01/2021, a group of settlers attacked on the road connecting the villages of Deir Jarir and Kafr Malik, and threw stones at the vehicles of citizens passing through the area.
  • On 03/01/2021, a group of settlers came near the junction of the village of Deir Nizam, and tried the village, and after that, the occupation forces intervened and evacuated them from the place.
  • On 04/01/2021,  a group of settlers was present near the entrance to the village of Burqa
  • On 04/01/2021, a group of settlers were present near Dura, Rawabi, and threw stones at Palestinian civilians' vehicles passing by.
  • On 07/01/2021, a group of settlers attacked the village of Kafr Malik, severely beating and throwing stones at 3 citizens while they were plowing their lands threatened with confiscation, which led to their bruises, and they were admitted to the hospital for treatment.
  • On 09/01/2021, a group of settlers positioned near the junction of Turmus Ayya stoned and inflicted material damage on the vehicle of the citizen: Jamal Riad Al-Shalabi -a resident of Turmus Aya town.
  • On 13/01/2021, a group of settlers came on the bypass road in the east of Al Mughayer village, and threw stones at the Palestinian vehicles passing by.
  • On 13/01/2021, a group of settlers was present on the outskirts of the town of Turmus Aya, and set fire to two vehicles owned by the citizens: Diaa Abdel-Majid Awad and Awad Ibrahim Awad. They also smashed the windows of a third vehicle owned by the citizen: Hijaz Abdel Qader Abu Awad. The occupation, and fired rubber-coated metal bullets and stun grenades at the citizens, while they were trying to confront the settlers
  • On 21/01/2021, a group of settlers were present near the junction of the settlement outpost, "Givat Asaf", east of the village of Beitin, and threw stones at vehicles of citizens passing by, which resulted in the injury of 3 civilians (including a citizen and a child) - wounded, and they were taken to the hospital for treatment.

Tubas:

  • On 02/01/2021, a group of settlers in the Umm Al-Abar area in the northern Jordan Valley attacked a number of cattle herders while they grazing their cattle.
  • On 03/01/2021, a group of settlers stormed the Al Ras al-Ahmar area in the northern Jordan Valley, and wandered among the citizens' homes.
  • On 04/01/2021, a group of settlers levelled a plot of ​​land, in the Al-Farisiyah area in the northern Jordan Valley in preparation for seizing it, with the aim of establishing agricultural projects.
  • On 06/01/2021,  a group of settlers from the settlement outpost established in the Abu al-Qandoul area in the northern Jordan Valley grazed their cows in the citizens' lands cultivated with rain-fed crops in Khirbet Samra.
  • On 21/01/2021, a group of settlers were present near the entrance to the settlement of "Mehoula" in the northern Jordan Valley, and threw stones at Palestinian civilians passing along road 90.
  • On 27/01/2021,  a group of settlers stormed Um Al-Ferran area in the northern Jordan Valley and set fire to a tent owned by Luay Qadri Alayyan Daraghmeh used for housing.
  • On 28/01/2021, a group of settlers stormed the area of ​​Umm al-Qaba plains in the northern Jordan Valley and grazed their cows on agricultural land owned by the citizen: Amin Hassan Daraghmeh - a residents of Tubas, then chased several sheep herders and prevented them from grazing their pastoral lands in the area.

Jenin:

  • On 05/01/2021,  a group of settlers came to the south of the town of Silat al-Dhahr, and threw stones at the Palestinian civilians' vehicles on the main street, Jenin - Nablus.

Nablus:

  • On 01/01/2021, a group of settlers were present near the "Yitzhar" settlement junction, and threw stones at Palestinian vehicles passing by on the bypass road leading to the junction of the village of Jeet in the Qalqilya governorate.
  • On 01/01/2021, a group of settlers were present on the outskirts of the town of Huwara, and threw stones at the house of Moataz Qasrawi, and as a result shattered the windows of the house.
  • On 01/01/2021, a group of settlers from "Bracha" settlement entered the citizens' agricultural lands of Burin village, cut down and uprooted a number of olive trees
  • On 01/01/2021, a group of settlers, near the eastern village of Laban, severely beat a citizen, causing him to fracture his nose and shoulder, and he was admitted to the government hospital in Salfit city for treatment.
  • On 02/01/2021, a group of settlers in the Karama agricultural area of ​​the town of Aqrabah, near the settlement of "Itamar", detained the citizen: Raslan Hanani (a bulldozer driver) - a residents of Beit Furik, while he was in the area, and released him at a later time.
  • On 02/01/2021, a group of settlers came near the main road in the town of Huwara, and threw stones at the vehicles of the citizens passing by.
  • On 02/01/2021, a group of settlers were present in the vicinity of Huwara checkpoint and near the junction of the settlement of Yitzhar, north of the town of Huwara, and threw stones at Palestinian civilians passing by,
  • On 03/01/2021, a group of settlers from the settlements of "Shilo" and "Eli" were present near the eastern village of Laban, and threw stones at the vehicles of citizens passing on the main street, Nablus - Ramallah.
  • On 04/01/2021, a group of settlers were present in the vicinity of the roundabout of the settlement of Yitzhar, north of the town of Huwara, and threw stones at the vehicles of passing citizens
  • On 05/01/2021,  a group of settlers from the settlements of "Shilo" and "Ali" came near the eastern village of Laban, and threw stones at Palestinian civilians' vehicles passing on the main street, Nablus - Ramallah
  • On 06/01/2021, a group of settlers set fire to a plot of land planted with olive trees on the road leading to the village of Khirbet Yanun, owned by the citizen: Sidqi Bani Minna, in the lands of Aqraba.
  • On 06/01/2021, a group of settlers came near the entrance to the settlement of "Yitzhar", and threw stones at the Palestinian vehicles passing by on the main road leading to the junction of the village of Jeet in the Qalqilya governorate.
  • On 06/01/2021, a group of settlers entered the settlement outpost of “Ihya” on the agricultural lands of the village of Jalud, and uprooted and stole 60 olive seedlings, owned by the citizen: Ghassan Khalil Hajj Muhammad.
  • On 09/01/2021, a group of settlers were present in the vicinity of the roundabout of the settlement of Yitzhar, north of the town of Huwara, and threw stones at the vehicles of passing citizens.
  • On 09/01/2021, a group of settlers came to the roundabout of "Shilo" settlement, and threw stones at Palestinian civilians' vehicles passing on the main street, Nablus - Ramallah.
  • On 09/01/2021, a group of settlers present in the vicinity of Huwara checkpoint, and threw stones at Palestinian vehicles of citizens passing through the checkpoint.
  • On 10/01/2021, a group of settlers from the settlement outpost "Yash Kodash" entered the citizens' agricultural lands in Shaab Al Kharab area, east of the town of Qusra, and uprooted and stole 130 olive seedlings owned by the citizens: Essam Abdel Hamid, Abdel Hamid Khryoush, Mohamed Ibrahim Odeh. Nayef Kaabneh.
  • On 13/01/2021, a group of settlers entered the Khirbet al-Tawil area of ​​the town of Aqraba, plowed an area of ​​the citizens' lands, in an attempt to seize it, and severely beat a citizen and his son while they were trying to confront the attack, which led to their injury - wounds to the head as they attempted to prevent the settler attack during which occupation forces fired stun grenades and tear gas canisters towards citizens during their confrontation with the settlers
  • On 15/01/2021, a group of settlers assaulted a citizen while he was riding his motorcycle on the main road in Nablus - Ramallah, causing him to fall off the bike and as a result suffered wounds and fractures in various parts of his body.
  • On 15/01/2021, a group of settlers attempted to storm Al-Khan area in the eastern village of Al-Laban, located near Al-Shara along the main road connecting Nablus - Ramallah and clashed with residents who prevented them from entering the area.
  • On 17/01/2021, a group of settlers positioned near the outskirts of Madama village, and threw stones at the citizens' homes, which led to smashing the windows of the house of the citizen: Mashhour Muhammad Qat, and wounding his daughter, 11-year-old, with injuries to the head, and they tried to kidnap her before local residents were able to chase them away and were taken to the government hospital in Nablus for treatment.
  • On 17/01/2021, a group of settlers stormed the agricultural lands of the citizens of Asira al-Qibliya village, and uprooted and cut down 40 olive trees, owned by the citizen: Hussam Khalifa.

Qalqiliya:

  • On 02/01/2021, a group of settlers entered the citizens' agricultural lands belonging to the village of Kafr Laqif, which is located along the main road, and withdrew at a later time.

Salfit:

  • On 01/01/2021, a group of settlers from "Rafafa" settlement entered the citizens' agricultural lands located in the plane area of ​​Haris village, and cut down and uprooted about 300 olive trees, owned by the citizen: Omar Samara.
  • On 04/01/2021, On 1/4/2021, a group of settlers entered the outskirts of the village of Sarsour, and threw stones at citizens 'homes and vehicles, which led to smashing the windows of 4 citizens' vehicles known from their owners: Saeed Sarsour, Mukhtar Abdullah Sarsour, Mustafa Ibrahim Al-Khatib, Muhammad Hisham Sarsour. Mazuz Sarsour, in addition to damaged tires of a number of vehicles, and damaged tires of bulldozers owned by: Yusef Muhammad Al-Khatib.
  • On 09/01/2021, a group of settlers were present in the area between the towns of Broqin and Kafr al-Dik, and threw stones at the civilians' vehicles passing by
  • On 23/01/2021, a group of settlers entered the citizens' agricultural lands in the Zohr Subuh area of ​​Kafr al-Dik town, and cut down and uprooted about 120 olive trees belonging to the citizens: Jamal Tawfiq Ali Al-Ahmad and his brother Abd Tawfiq Ali Al-Ahmad, and the doors of an agricultural room were broken and their belongings were stolen in Al-Smouka area, north of the town of Kafr El-Deek - owned by the citizen: Muhammad Ayoub Al-Ahmad
  • On 26/01/2021, a number of "Ariel" colony guards were present at the northern entrance to the city of Salfit, and civilians' vehicles heading to the city of Salfit were prevented from passing.
  • On 26/01/2021, a settler ran his vehicle over the main road near the village of Fasayil, wounding her - a resident of Fasayil village, wounding and bruising her.

Bethlehem:

  • On 01/01/2021, a group of settlers came near the roundabout of the village of Miniyeh, south of the town of Tuqu ', and threw stones at the vehicles of citizens traveling in the area.
  • On 03/01/2021, a group of settlers entered the citizens' agricultural lands in the Al-Muswana area of ​​Wadi Fukin, where the citizens managed to confront the settlers and force them to leave the area.
  • On 04/01/2021, a group of settlers from the settlement of "Beitar Illit" pumped wastewater (sewage) from inside the colony to the citizens' lands planted with olive groves and grape vines in the Qaddis area of ​​Husan village, located near the settlement, which led to its flooding with a high level of wastewater, and the destruction of agricultural crops.
  • On 09/01/2021, a group of settlers came to the roundabout of the settlement of "Kfar Etzion", and threw stones at the vehicles of citizens passing by, which led to the smashing of the windows of a vehicle owned by Ahmed Al-Zaareer {a resident of the town of Doha}.
  • On 21/01/2021, a group of settlers positioned at "Kfar Etzion" settlement roundabout stoned vehicles of citizens travelling in the area and withdrew.
  • On 21/01/2021, a group of settlers were present on the bypass road between the towns of Za'tara and Taqoa, and threw stones at civilians' vehicles passing by on the street.
  • On 23/01/2021, a group of settlers came to the junction of the "Kfar Etzion" settlement, and threw stones at the vehicles of citizens passing by on the main road in Bethlehem – Hebron.
  • On 25/01/2021, a group of settlers near the village of Kisan, south of the town of Tuqu ', attacked a number of citizens while they were herding sheep, which led to the injury of the citizen: Khalaf Hassan Ubayd Allah Abayat - with bruises, and fired (trained) police dogs at the sheep, which threw a number of them.
  • On 26/01/2021, a group of settlers attacked near the village of Kisan, south of the town of Tuqu ', against a number of citizens while they were grazing sheep, which led to the injury of the citizen: Khalaf Hassan Ubayd Allah Abayat - with bruises, and the (trained) police dogs were unleashed on the sheep.

Hebron:

  • On 01/01/2021, a group of settlers in the Al-Tha`la area, east of Yatta, attacked a number of shepherds and prevented them from entering pastoral lands.
  • On 02/01/2021, a group of settlers from the settlements of "Mitzpe Yair" and "Beit Yatir" and "Sons of Yaqoub Dalia", which are built on citizens' lands east of the town of Yatta, attacked a number of farmers from the Nawaja family - near Umm Lakhos, and tried to prevent the landowners plowed their land in the area and as a result left a number of them injured - bruises and bruises.
  • On 03/01/2021, a group of settlers were present in the area of ​​Al-Baqa ', near the settlement of "Kiryat Arba", east of Hebron, and threw stones at Palestinian civilians' vehicles passing by the main street in the place.
  • On 04/01/2021, a group of settlers was present at the entrance to the Nabi Yunus area (on the main road to Hebron - Bethlehem).
  • On 10/01/2021, a group of settlers positioned near the junction of the "Kiryat Arba" settlement, east of Hebron, threw stones at Palestinian civilians passing by.
  • On 12/01/2021, a group of armed settlers from the settlement of "Karmi Tzur" entered the agricultural lands of the citizens in the Abu Rajab area of ​​the town of Beit Ummar, and uprooted and cut down dozens of fruit olive trees, almonds and grapes, owned by the citizen: Muhammad Abu Sneina, as I attacked him And his family, and prevented them from entering their land.
  • On 13/01/2021, a group of settlers was near the "Kiryat Arba" settlement junction, east of Hebron, and threw stones at the vehicles of citizens passing by.
  • On 19/01/2021, group of settlers stormed agricultural lands of the citizens in Sha`b Al-Butm, located in the village of the settlement outpost "Avigal" east of Yatta, and uprooted more than 100 olive plants owned by the citizen: Ishaq Mahmoud Al-Jabareen.
  • On 21/01/2021, a group of settlers from the settlement of “Karmi Tzur” was present on the main road near the entrance to the colony, and threw stones at the vehicles of citizens passing on Line 60 north of Halhul town.
  • On 21/01/2021, a group of settlers from the settlement of "Hagai" were present at the southern entrance to Hebron, closed the main road that connects Hebron with a number of towns and villages, and tried to throw stones at citizens' vehicles, chanting racist slogans.
  • On 23/01/2021, a group of settlers stormed Tel Rumeida neighborhood in the old city of Hebron smashed the windows of a number of civilian vehicles.
  • On 23/01/2021, a group of settlers attacked and assaulted a number of journalists near Susiya village east of Yatta and as a result injured 2 journalist: Mashhour Al-Wahwah and Hamza Al-Hatt.
  • On 24/01/2021, a group of settlers from the "Carmiel" settlement, east of Yatta, attacked a number of citizens while they were grazing sheep in the Al-Tha`la area, south of the colony, and prevented them from entering pastoral lands, and attacked their sheep.
  • On 25/01/2021, a group of settlers from "Kiryat Arba" settlement razed and cut down dozens of olive trees planted on an area of ​​25 dunums owned by the citizen: Aref Jaber.
  • On 31/01/2021, a group of settlers from the settlements of "Telem" and "Adura" planted olive and forest trees in the areas of Sha'b Al-Masry and Khaleet Amer, belonging to the towns of Tarqumiya and Idna, in an attempt to seize them.

Closure of Crossing Points

Border crossings with Israel: were closed 134 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 21 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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