Monthly report June 2020

Total: 2051

 

MONTHLY SUMMARY OF ISRAELI VIOLATIONS

01 June 2020 – 30 June 2020

 

The following summary tables and overview of events survey hostile Israeli activities during the period 01 June 2020 to June 30 2020. The report includes a summary table of events, classified by type, throughout the West Bank and Gaza Strip, in addition to a comparative table surveying events over the past three months. The survey is compiled from the Daily Situation Reports of the Palestinian Monitoring Group (PMG) of the Negotiations Affairs Department (NAD) of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). The PMG monitors ground conditions in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, including Israeli and Palestinian violations. The information reported through the PMG process represents data available at the time of distribution only. 

Sample of Israeli Violations during the Month of June 2020

  • 02.06.2020:  Rami Saad al-Ghaleban {43 years old and, a resident of Maan area located east of Khan Yunis city}, died of serious injuries sustained months earlier during his participation in the return marches east of Khuza'a, east of Khan Yunis, on 03. 08. 2018.
  • 07.06.2020: a settler in the Old City of Jerusalem attacked the 9-year-old Maryam Yasser Naguib by pushing her while playing "scooters" in front of her house, which led to her falling to the ground and injuring her - wounds below the eye, and she was The impact to an Israeli hospital for treatment.
  • 12.06.2020: Israeli forces fired near the eastern entrance (closed) in the village of Kafr Qaddum, rubber-coated metal bullets and stun and tear gas canisters towards the demonstrators protesting the closure of the village entrance, on the pretext that they were throwing stones and as a result injured 5 residents {including 3 Journalists: The journalist: Jaafar Shtayyeh, the journalist - Ayman Nobani, the journalist - Fadi Al-Jayousi, Walid Barham, and Basim Hassan Juma and left several others suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
  • 19.06.2020: a group of settlers in the Abu Al-Sud area of ​​Al-Khader town severely beat the child: Wadih Fadi Khader Salah, 15 years old - residents of Al-Khader town, while he was in the vicinity of his house, which resulted in his injury - with injuries and bruises, and was subsequently entered to the hospital for treatment.
  • 22.06.2020: Israeli forces fired stun and tear gas canisters towards several residents for alleged stoning as they stormed and searched several homes during their raid into Al-Eisawiya village and as a result left 3 residents {including an infant} suffocating from tear gas inhalation after a tear gas canister exploded inside their home and detained 9 residents.
  • 23.06.2020: Israeli forces positioned at Al-Container Military checkpoint opened fire towards and killed Ahmad Mustafa Eriqat {26 years old} {a resident of Abu Dis town in Jerusalem city} {who was travelling to Bethlehem to pick up his sister from a Beauty Salon}.

 

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

Event

West Bank

Gaza Strip

Total

Comments

Killing

1

1

2

A total of  2 residents were killed by Israeli forces during the month of June 2020 {1 in the West Bank and 1 in Gaza}:

  • On 02. 06. 2020 Rami Saad al-Ghaleban {43 years old and, a resident of Maan area located east of Khan Yunis city}, died of serious injuries sustained months earlier during his participation in the return marches east of Khuza'a, east of Khan Yunis, on 03. 08. 2018.
  • Israeli forces positioned at Container Military checkpoint killed Ahmad Mustafa Eriqat {26 years old} {a resident of Abu Dis town in Jerusalem city} after opening fire towards him.

Injuries

86

--

86

A total of 86 injuries were reported in the month of June 2020 {86 Palestinians in the West Bank and 0 in the Gaza Strip). Injuries included 3 children {including a girl} and 1 Journalist.

Attacks

116

90

206

A total of 206 attacks were reported to have taken place during the month of June 2020 (116 in the West Bank and 90 in the Gaza Strip).

The Israeli military carried out 54 attacks from Israeli military post on civilian homes and property, 70 from Military checkpoints towards Palestinian residents and vehicle and 46 during raids into Civilian populated areas. In addition, Israeli navy vessels carried out 31 attacks on Palestinian fishermen and territory and 5 from Air Strikes.

Air Strikes

-

5

5

  • At 22:05 on 16.06.2020, Israeli warplanes launched 4 missiles, targeting a position belonging to a Palestinian armed group south east of Rafah.
  • At 23:45 on 26.06.2020, Israeli military aircraft's launched 2 missiles towards Palestinian gunmen sites located in North West Khan Yunis city.
  • At 22:45 on 26.06.2020, Israeli Military aircraft's launched missiles towards a plot of agricultural land in east Deir Al-Balah city.
  • At 23:30 on 26.06.2020, Israeli aircraft's launched 1 missile towards Palestinian Gunmen sites in east Deir Al-Balah city.
  • At 23:40 on 26.06.2020, Israeli aircraft's launched 1 missile towards Palestinian Gunmen sites in east Deir Al-Balah city.

Provocation of Palestinian Security Forces

6

-

6

  • 04.06.2020: Israeli forces positioned at Huwara military checkpoint temporarily seized a vehicle of the Palestinian National Authority bearing the number (2109) then released it after searching it.
  • 04.06.2020: Israeli forces positioned at a flying checkpoint at Jit village junction temporarily seized vehicle belonging to the Palestinian customs control then released it after searching it.05.06.2020:
  • 15.06.2020: Israeli forces positioned at a flying checkpoint near the entrance of Jinata town temporarily detained Tarik Mustafa Jibril Abd Rabbo {Preventive Security Service} and they slashed the seats of his vehicle after he was identified as a Palestinian Security force officer.
  • 15.06.2020: Israeli forces positioned at Al-Container Military checkpoint temporarily seized a bus carrying Palestinian Police Officers then searched the vehicle and inspected the identifications of the officers 
  • 29.06.2020:  Israeli forces positioned 150 meters from the Palestinian National Security Forces checkpoint at the northern entrance to Salfit, and tried to enter the city, where they were prevented by the National Security Forces, and later withdrew.

Raids

334

8

342

The Israeli military carried out a total of 342 raids in Palestinian residential areas during the month of June 2020, including 334 in 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 (45); Ramallah (52); Jenin (22); Tubas (10); Tulkarem (21); Qalqiliya (25); Nablus (33); Salfit (24); Jericho (14); Bethlehem (36); Hebron (52), North Gaza (4),Gaza (2), Khan Yunis (1) and Rafah (1).

Arrests

486

2

488

During the month of June 2020, the Israeli military arrested 488 Palestinians (486 in the West Bank and 2 in the Gaza Strip). The majority of arrests took place in the districts of Jerusalem (172); Ramallah (58); Jenin (34); Tubas (11),Tulkarem (29); Qalqiliya (30); Nablus (33); Salfit (21); Jericho (13); Bethlehem (42); Hebron (45),North Gaza (1) and Gaza (1).Among those arrested by the Israeli military were 36 children, 10 Women, 2 Journalist, 8 University students and 6 Security Force Officers.

Deportation

47

-

47

During  the month of June 2020 Israeli Authorities deported 47 residents from their place of residence which included the following:

  • On 01.06.2020, Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued orders banning Ahmad Abu Ghazala {a resident of Jerusalem city} from entering Al-Aqsa mosque compound for a period of 7 days {1 week} as a condition for his release from detention.
  • On 01.06.2020, Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued orders banning Khadija Khawayis {a resident of Jerusalem city}from entering Al-Aqsa mosque compound for a period of 7 days {1 week} as a condition for her release after being detained near Al-Asbat gate {Lions gate}{a main gate entrance of Al-Aqsa mosque}.
  • On 03.06.2020, Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued an order banning Imad Za'anin {a resident of Jerusalem city} from entering Al-Aqsa mosque compound for a period of 1 week as a condition for his release.
  • At 09:00, Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued an order banning Akrama Sabri {President of the Supreme Islamic Authority and preacher of the Al-Aqsa Mosque} from entering Al-Aqsa mosque compound for a period of 4 months after storming his home in Al-Suwanat neighborhood in Jerusalem city.
  • At 09:00, Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued an order banning 3 residents {including a woman}: Jihad Awad Abu Zunaid, Abdullah Hassan Alqam, and Hamdi Dhiab {all residents of Jerusalem city} from entering Al-Aqsa mosque compound for a period of 2 weeks as a condition for their release after being detained at an earlier time.
  • At 09:30, Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued an order banning Mohammad Yahya Al-Daqaq {a resident of Al-Thori neighborhood in Jerusalem city} from entering Al-Aqsa mosque compound for a period of 5 months as a condition for his release after being detained.
  • At 12:00, Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued an order placing the child Saed Mohammad Al-Awar {a resident of Silwan neighborhood in Jerusalem city} under home detention and fined him 16000 NIS as a condition for his release after being detained.
  • At 12:00, Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued an order placing the child Mohammad Subhi Zalum {a resident of Atur neighborhood in Jerusalem city} under home detention and fined him 16000 NIS as a condition for his release after being detained.
  • At 20:00, Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued an order banning Ashraf Al-Sharabati {a resident of Atur neighborhood in Jerusalem city} as a condition for his release after being detained.
  • At 20:00, Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued an order banning Khattab Ashraf Al-Sharabati {a resident of Atur neighborhood in Jerusalem city} under home detention until 11.06.2020 as a condition for his release after being detained.
  •  On the morning of 06 June 2016, the Occupation Authorities in Jerusalem submitted a decision to deport the journalist: Sundus Owais, residents of the city of Jerusalem, for a period of 3 months from the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
  • . On the morning of 06 June 2016, the Occupation Authorities in Jerusalem submitted a decision to remove citizenship: Raeda Saeed Al-Khalili - residents of Jerusalem, for a period of 5 months from the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
  •  On 06/06/2020, the occupation authorities in Jerusalem handed over a decision to deport 4 citizens - residents of Jerusalem, for 10 days from the Old City of Jerusalem, as a condition for their release after they had arrested them earlier, they are: Khaled Al-Sukhn, Muhammad Atiq, Hassan Atiq, and Adham Zaatari.
  • 14. On 07.06.2020,Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued orders banning 5 residents {including 2 women}: Hanadi Al-Halawani, Khadija Khweis, Ahmed Abu Ghazaleh, Imad Al-Za'anin, Mahmoud Al-Jundi, and Obada Najeeb from entering Al-Aqsa mosque for a period of 6 month
  • On 07.06.2020, Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued orders banning 2 residents: Nasser Qaws and Mahmoud Al-Jindi from entering Al-Aqsa mosque for a period of 5 months.
  • On 07.06.2020,Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued orders banning Issam Najib {a Mosque security guard} from entering Al-Aqsa mosque for a period of 1 week
  • . On 08 June 2016, the Occupation Authorities in Jerusalem submitted a decision to deport the citizen: Bahjat Al-Razem, for a period of 3 months from the Al-Aqsa Mosque
  • 1On 06/06/2060, the Occupation Authorities handed over a decision to deport the citizen: Abdullah Najib, for a period of 5 months from the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
  • On 08 June 2016, the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem handed a decision to deport the guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Issam Najeeb, for a week from the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
  • On 08. 06. 2020, the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem handed a decision to deport the citizen: Tariq Abu Subaih, for a period of 4 months from the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
  • On 08. 06. 2020, the occupation authorities in Jerusalem city handed over a decision to deport the citizen: Loay Jaber, for a period of 4 months from the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
  • . On 09. 06. 2020, the occupation authorities in Jerusalem submitted a decision to deport the citizen: Anan Najib, for a period of 6 months from the city of Jerusalem, and submitted a map with the decision to deport the citizens, the areas in which he is forbidden to enter or be present
  • . On 06/06/2060, the occupation authorities in Jerusalem handed a decision to deport the citizen: Omar Muhaisen, for a period of 6 months from the Al-Aqsa Mosque, as a condition for his release after he had arrested him earlier.
  • .On 21.06.2020, Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued orders banning 6 residents {including 5 women and a Security Gaurd at Al-Aqsa Mosque compound}: Abdel-Karim Qa'ud, Mira Al-Natsha, Maram Al-Natsha, Shafa Abu Aliya, Aya Abu Nab and Aya Ma'touq from entering Al-Aqsa mosque compound for a period of 1 week as a condition for their release after being detained at an earlier time.
  • . On 24.06.2020, Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued orders banning Nafisa Khawayis {a resident of Jerusalem city} from entering Al-Aqsa mosque compound for a period of 7 days as a condition for her release after being detained by Israeli Police.
  • .On 24.06.2020, Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued orders departed Elham Ali Al-Abed Abu Ghazala {the wife of Ahmad Abu Ghazala} from their home in the old city of Jerusalem to Ramallah city and prevented her from entering her home along with her 4 sons then she was forcibly transferred via a vehicle to Qalandiya military checkpoint for allegedly carrying a Palestinian National Authority Issued Identification card.
  • . On 25.06.2020, Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued orders banning 2 residents: Fadi Elayyan and Abdel Karim Qaoud {both are Security Guards at Al-Aqsa Mosque compound} from entering Al-Aqsa mosque compound in the old city of Jerusalem for a period of 6 months
  • . On 25.06.2020, Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued orders banning Shifa Abu Ghaliya {a resident of Jerusalem city} from entering Al-Aqsa mosque compound in the old city of Jerusalem for a period of 6 months.
  • .On 25.06.2020, Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued orders deporting Waheed Shabana from his home in Al-Tur neighborhood in Jerusalem city to Ramallah city after he was detained along with his wife claiming he hold a Palestinian National Authority issued Identification card.
  • .On 27.06.2020, Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued orders banning Yusef Makhmier {a resident of Shu'fat camp in Jerusalem city} from entering Al-Aqsa mosque compound for a period of 1 week as a condition for his release after being detained near Al-Silsila gate {A main gate entrance of Al-Aqsa mosque} in the old city of Jerusalem.
  • . On 28.06.2020,Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued orders banning Abdel-Kareem Al-Qa'ud {a Security Guard at Al-Aqsa mosque and a resident of Jerusalem city} from entering Al-Aqsa mosque compound for a period of 4 months.
     
  • On 29.06.2020,Israeli authorities in Jerusalem city issued orders banning Aya Abu Nab {a resident of Jerusalem city} from entering Al-Aqsa mosque compound for a period of 6 months.

Temporary Detention

42

-

42

The Israeli Military Temporarily detained 42 residents during the month of June 2020 including:

  • 03.06.2020: Israeli forces positioned at Za'tara junction military checkpoint temporarily seized 2 government vehicles carrying employees, and were allowed to pass after inspecting and checking the passengers identities at 17:00.
  • 26.06.2020: Israeli forces positioned near the west entrance of Harris village temporarily detained Palestine broadcast Corporation television crew and Head of the agricultural in the Office of the Governor of Salfit then released them at a later time.

Closure of Crossing Points

0

195

195

The Israeli military completely closed crossing points into the Gaza Strip, including access points within the Green Line, on 59 occasions during the month of May 2020. The Israeli military closed crossing points within the Green Line on 136 occasions.

Flying

Checkpoints

408

0

408

The Israeli military set up 408 Flying checkpoints in the month of June 2020 and searched Palestinian civilians and vehicles in and around Palestinian residential areas in the districts of Jerusalem (6); Ramallah (29); Jenin (5);Tubas (5), Tulkarem (1); Qalqiliya (61); Nablus (29); Salfit (68); Jericho (37); Bethlehem (86) and Hebron (81).

Destruction of Public and Private property

54

 

54

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.

Land Confiscation

2

-

2

  • On 10.06.2020,The occupying forces issued military order No. (H/1/88), which requires the confiscation of 160 dunums of land belonging to the city of Qalqilya, the town of Habla and the village of Nabi Elias, knowing that part of the land is located behind the apartheid wall, under the pretext of military purposes.
  • On 30.06.2020, Israeli forces in the village of Al-Jaba'a delivered notifications of the confiscation of hundreds of dunums of agricultural land for citizens in the Al-Sahlat, Al-Khahabiyah, and Shamal area's located to the south and west of the village, owned by Abdel-Rahman Ali Al-Tus, Moaz Al-Din Ibrahim Al-Tous, Hilal Muhammad Mashaala, and Ibrahim Mahmoud Abu Blat, in order to complete the construction of The Apartheid Wall.

Home Seizure

1

-

1

  • On 30.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers seized a home {consisting of 2 floors} in Wadi Al-Rababa area of Silwan neighbourhood of Jerusalem city, after the occupation authorities issued a decision to demolish him, on the pretext of not licensing).

Home Demolitions

44

-

44

During the month of June 2020, the Israeli military demolished 44 Palestinian homes and residential tents, which consisted of the following: 

  • 02.06.2020: At 13:00, Israeli authorities forced Thaer Farah to demolish his home {which consist of a room and its facilities} in Beit Hanina town [for allegedly being built without a license} in order to avoid paying a fine in the event that the Israeli Military carry out the demolition.
  • 02.06.2020: At 13:30, Israeli forces demolished a home owned by Ahmad Abu Nab in Karm Al-Shiekh area of Silwan neighbourhood in Jerusalem city for allegedly being built without a license.
  • 02.06.2020:  Israeli authorities forced Ala Ahmad Ibrahim Burqan to demolish his home in Jabal Al-Mukabir neighbourhood {for allegedly being built without a license} in order to avoid paying a fine in the event that the Israeli Military carry out the demolition.
  • 02.06.2020:  Israeli authorities forced Majed Mohammad Soliman Ja'abis to demolish his home in Jabal Al-Mukabir neighbourhood {for allegedly being built without a license} in order to avoid paying a fine in the event that the Israeli Military carry out the demolition.
  • 03.06.2020: Israeli forces demolished 5 homes owned by Muhammad Abu Dahuk, Ibrahim Abu Dahuk, and his sons Nasr, Ahmad and Sabah, in addition to the demolition of 2 livestock dens{ used to raise sheep} in Deir Hajlat Bedouin community located in east Jericho city.
  • 03.06.2020: the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house (built of brick and tin), owned by Ahmed Mahmoud Hamamra, in the Khirbet Al-Maqsara area, east of Yatta. 03.06.2020:
  • 04.06.2020: Israeli forces demolished 3 houses (built of bricks and tin) in the center of the town, owned by the family of Ragheb Hoshiyeh, and destroyed a tent used for housing in the area of ​​Al-Fakhit, owned by. Jamil Rabba ', also demolished and confiscated a tent in Mughir Al-Abeed area, owned by Salama Shehada Makhamreh, on the pretext of not licensing.
  • 04.06.2020:  the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house (built of tin) in the Wadi Al-Sheikh area in the town of Beit Ummar, along the main street of Hebron - Jerusalem, owned by Ali Muhammad Al-Alami, who built it on the rubble of his house, which was demolished by the occupation forces in October. The year 2019, on the pretext of not being licensed and located in the classified area (C) under Israeli control.
  • 07.06.2020:  the occupation authorities in the Jabal Al-Mukabbar neighborhood of Jerusalem city, forced Imad Mahsharah to demolish his house, after notifying him earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event that the occupation authorities carried out the demolition process, on the pretext of not licensing.
  • 08.06.2020:  the Israeli occupation forces demolished and confiscated tents in Birin village owned by Al-Faqir and Burqan families.
  • 09.06.2020: the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house belonging to the citizen, Aisha Hijazi, in the Silwan neighborhood of Jerusalem, on the pretext of not licensing.
  • 12.06.2020: Israeli authorities in Sur Baher village forced Raba'ya family to demolish floor {from a building consisting of 2 floors which is under construction} after receiving a prior notice in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event that the occupation authorities carried out the demolition process, on the pretext of building without a permit near the (American) street.
  • 15.06.2020: Israeli forces demolished 2 buildings {under construction} and a merchant shop owned by Tariq Al-Sarkhi (A building under construction and commercial stores), and Ali Sawan and Muhammad Al-Araj (an apartment building under construction) in Abu Dis town for allegedly being built without licenses.
  • 17.06.2020: Israeli forces demolished 2 buildings {under construction} and a merchant shop owned by Tariq Al-Sarkhi (A building under construction and commercial stores), and Ali Sawan and Muhammad Al-Araj (an apartment building under construction) in Abu Dis town for allegedly being built without licenses.
  • 18.06.2020:  the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house consisting of two rooms and a kitchen owned by Citizen: Samir Ahmed Mahmoud Salah, in the Umm Rukba area of ​​the town of Al-Khader.
  • 18.06.2020:  the Israeli occupation forces demolished and confiscated two tents used for housing, as well as tear gas canisters were fired at the citizens as they tried to prevent the demolition.
  • 20.06.2020: Israeli authorities in Jerusalem forced 2 residents: Firas Dana, and his brother Iyad to demolish their homes {under constriction} located in Silwan neighbourhood of Jerusalem city after receiving notifications earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event that the occupation authorities carried out the demolition process for allegedly being built without licenses.
  • 23.06.2020: Israeli forces demolished a home {under construction} owned by Abdel-Azziz Al-Faroukh in Beituniya town for allegedly being built without a license.
  • 24.06.2020:  Israeli forces demolished a home {under construction} owned by Abdel-Azziz Al-Faroukh in Beituniya town for allegedly being built without a license.
  • 24.06.2020:  Israeli forces demolished a home {under construction} owned by Ahmad Abu Safiya {a resident of Jerusalem city} for allegedly being built with out a license during their raid into Beit Sira village.
  • 24.06.2020: Israeli forces demolished a home {under construction} owned by Nathir Rashid Ibrahim for allegedly being built without a license during their raid into Al-Tireh village.
  • 24.06.2020: Israeli forces demolished a 120-square-meter house, owned by Sharhabeel Alqam, in the town of Beit Hanina, on the pretext of not licensing
  • 24.06.2020: Israeli forces demolished, in the Jabal Al-Mukabbar neighborhood of Jerusalem, on the third floor of a residential building (consisting of two residential apartments), which has been in existence for 25 years and has been roofed (with bricks) - owned by Raafat Rabayeh, and his brother Muhammad, on the pretext of not licensing.
  • 25.06.2020: Israeli forces demolished 2 homes one owned by Saed Al-Khatib {a home consisting of 2 floors under construction approximately 200 square meters} and the other owned by Alaa Alqam {a home consisting of 2 floors under construction approximately 150 square meters} in Anata town for allegedly being built without licenses because of their location in Area C which is under Israeli military and administrative control.

Settler Violence

72

0

72

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

Attacks on Religious Sites

22

0

22

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

Settlement Activity

11

0

11

  • 02.06.2020: Israeli forces positioned near Jinata town paved a road on agricultural land owned by Al-Arouj family.
  • 02.06.2020:  Israeli settlers paved a 1 km long road on residential owned agricultural land in Karam Shqeir area in Tel in order to connect a settlement outpost in the area with Givat Gilad settlement.
  • 07.06.2020: a group of Israeli settler from "Yitmar" settlement under the protection of the Israeli military by placing caravans (caravans) on the top of Jabal Al-Matala, southeast of Beit Furik, in an attempt to establish a settlement outpost.
  • 10.06.2020:, Israeli forces began to build a settlement road in a mountainous area of the village of Frosh Beit Dajjen, located west of Al-Hamra checkpoint.
  • 16.06.2020: Israeli forces positioned in Al-Makhrour area located in west Beit Jala city and paved a settlement road on a plot of land owned by Nikhlat Abu Ayad.
  • 16.06.2020:  Israeli forces paved a road from Sha'eb Al-Batat area located in east Al-Bayda in Al-Faradis to "Nikkudim" settlement on a plot of land owned by Al-Zawahra family.
  • 16.06.2020: ,Israeli authorities conducted excavation works in Wadi Al-Rababat in Silwan neighbourhood located in Jerusalem city.
  • 17.06.2020:  the occupation forces demolished the citizens ’lands of Qasra town, with the aim of constructing a new settlement road of 7 km length - linking the settlements of Ish Kodesh and Majdulim.
  • 18.06.2020:  a group of settlers protected the occupation forces in the old city of Hebron, placing an old building stone engraved with "Talmudan candlesticks" at the entrance to the Qazazin market, in the context of the settlement and Judaization operations pursued by the occupation forces in the town.
  • 21.06.2020: Israeli forces extended a road linking "Betar Aliyat" and "Givout" settlement {approximately 10 m wide and 2 m long} in Ain Farris area located in Nihalin town.
  • 29.06.2020: Israeli authorities in Al-Rababa valley in Silwan neighbourhood in Jerusalem city and levelled a plot of land and built stone chains around the confiscated lands of citizens.

Land Levelling

3

-

3

  • 02.06.2020:  Israeli forces levelled a plot of agricultural land in Al-Nijma area located in Qusra town.
  • 28.06.2020: Israeli forces levelled a plot of agricultural land in Izbit Al-Tabib village in order to install water pipe lines then withdrew later after local residents prevented them from completing the work.
  • 28.06.2020:  Israeli forces levelled a plot of land owned by Hamayil Family located near residential homes located in Beit Iksa village.

Palestinian Attack

-

2

2

  • 15.06.2020: Members of Palestinian armed groups fired unknown type of projectile towards the Green Line.
  •  26.06.2020:, Members of Palestinian armed groups fired 8 shells (unknown type) towards the Green Line {which landed inside the Gaza strip}.

 

 

Comparison Table of Events over the Past Three Months

EVENT

April 2020

May 2020

June 2020

Killings

3

4

2

Injuries

31

79

86

Arrests

189

321

488

Raids

228

200

342

Flying Checkpoints

132

294

408

Attacks

216

207

206

Attacks on Property

43

75

76

Home Demolition

4

9

44

Closure of Crossing Points

190

195

188

Attacks on Religious Sites

1

2

22

Settlement Activity & Settler attacks

70

49

86

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Analysis of Events

Killings

A total of 2 residents were killed by Israeli forces during the month of June 2020 {1 in the West Bank and 1 in Gaza}:

  • On 02. 06. 2020 Rami Saad al-Ghaleban {43 years old and, a resident of Maan area located east of Khan Yunis city}, died of serious injuries sustained months earlier during his participation in the return marches east of Khuza'a, east of Khan Yunis, on 03. 08. 2018.
  • On 23 of June, Israeli forces positioned at Container Military checkpoint killed Ahmad Mustafa Eriqat {26 years old} {a resident of Abu Dis town in Jerusalem city} after opening fire towards him.

Injuries

A total of 86 injuries were reported in the month of June 2020 {86 Palestinians in the West Bank and 0 in the Gaza Strip). Injuries included 3 children {including a girl} and 1 Journalist.

Arrests

During the month of June 2020, the Israeli military arrested 488 Palestinians (486 in the West Bank and 2 in the Gaza Strip). The majority of arrests took place in the districts of Jerusalem (172); Ramallah (58); Jenin (34); Tubas (11),Tulkarem (29); Qalqiliya (30); Nablus (33); Salfit (21); Jericho (13); Bethlehem (42); Hebron (45),North Gaza (1) and Gaza (1).Among those arrested by the Israeli military were 36 children, 10 Women, 2 Journalist, 8 University students and 6 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 February 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 419 flying checkpoints in June 2020 (294 in May 2020 compared with 132 in April 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 408 Flying checkpoints in the month of June 2020 and searched Palestinian civilians and vehicles in and around Palestinian residential areas in the districts of Jerusalem (6); Ramallah (29); Jenin (5);Tubas (5), Tulkarem (1); Qalqiliya (61); Nablus (29); Salfit (68); Jericho (37); Bethlehem (86) and Hebron (81).

Raids

The Israeli military carried out a total of 342 raids in Palestinian residential areas during the month of June 2020, including 334 in 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 (45); Ramallah (52); Jenin (22); Tubas (10); Tulkarem (21); Qalqiliya (25); Nablus (33); Salfit (24); Jericho (14); Bethlehem (36); Hebron (52), North Gaza (4),Gaza (2), Khan Yunis (1) and Rafah (1)..

 

Attacks

A total of 206 attacks were reported to have taken place during the month of June 2020 (116 in the West Bank and 90 in the Gaza Strip).

The Israeli military carried out 54 attacks from Israeli military post on civilian homes and property, 70 from Military checkpoints towards Palestinian residents and vehicle and 46 during raids into Civilian populated areas. In addition, Israeli navy vessels carried out 31 attacks on Palestinian fishermen and territory and 5 from Air Strikes.

Attacks on residential areas in West Bank and Gaza districts

 

Home Demolition

During the month of June 2020, the Israeli military demolished 44 Palestinian homes and residential tents, which consisted of the following: 

  • 02.06.2020: At 13:00, Israeli authorities forced Thaer Farah to demolish his home {which consist of a room and its facilities} in Beit Hanina town [for allegedly being built without a license} in order to avoid paying a fine in the event that the Israeli Military carry out the demolition.
  • 02.06.2020: At 13:30, Israeli forces demolished a home owned by Ahmad Abu Nab in Karm Al-Shiekh area of Silwan neighbourhood in Jerusalem city for allegedly being built without a license.
  • 02.06.2020:  Israeli authorities forced Ala Ahmad Ibrahim Burqan to demolish his home in Jabal Al-Mukabir neighbourhood {for allegedly being built without a license} in order to avoid paying a fine in the event that the Israeli Military carry out the demolition.
  • 02.06.2020:  Israeli authorities forced Majed Mohammad Soliman Ja'abis to demolish his home in Jabal Al-Mukabir neighbourhood {for allegedly being built without a license} in order to avoid paying a fine in the event that the Israeli Military carry out the demolition.
  • 03.06.2020: Israeli forces demolished 5 homes owned by Muhammad Abu Dahuk, Ibrahim Abu Dahuk, and his sons Nasr, Ahmad and Sabah, in addition to the demolition of 2 livestock dens{ used to raise sheep} in Deir Hajlat Bedouin community located in east Jericho city.
  • 03.06.2020: the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house (built of brick and tin), owned by Ahmed Mahmoud Hamamra, in the Khirbet Al-Maqsara area, east of Yatta. 03.06.2020:
  • 04.06.2020: Israeli forces demolished 3 houses (built of bricks and tin) in the center of the town, owned by the family of Ragheb Hoshiyeh, and destroyed a tent used for housing in the area of ​​Al-Fakhit, owned by. Jamil Rabba ', also demolished and confiscated a tent in Mughir Al-Abeed area, owned by Salama Shehada Makhamreh, on the pretext of not licensing.
  • 04.06.2020:  the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house (built of tin) in the Wadi Al-Sheikh area in the town of Beit Ummar, along the main street of Hebron - Jerusalem, owned by Ali Muhammad Al-Alami, who built it on the rubble of his house, which was demolished by the occupation forces in October. The year 2019, on the pretext of not being licensed and located in the classified area (C) under Israeli control.
  • 07.06.2020:  the occupation authorities in the Jabal Al-Mukabbar neighborhood of Jerusalem city, forced Imad Mahsharah to demolish his house, after notifying him earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event that the occupation authorities carried out the demolition process, on the pretext of not licensing.
  • 08.06.2020:  the Israeli occupation forces demolished and confiscated tents in Birin village owned by Al-Faqir and Burqan families.
  • 09.06.2020: the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house belonging to the citizen, Aisha Hijazi, in the Silwan neighborhood of Jerusalem, on the pretext of not licensing.
  • 12.06.2020: Israeli authorities in Sur Baher village forced Raba'ya family to demolish floor {from a building consisting of 2 floors which is under construction} after receiving a prior notice in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event that the occupation authorities carried out the demolition process, on the pretext of building without a permit near the (American) street.
  • 15.06.2020: Israeli forces demolished 2 buildings {under construction} and a merchant shop owned by Tariq Al-Sarkhi (A building under construction and commercial stores), and Ali Sawan and Muhammad Al-Araj (an apartment building under construction) in Abu Dis town for allegedly being built without licenses.
  • 17.06.2020: Israeli forces demolished 2 buildings {under construction} and a merchant shop owned by Tariq Al-Sarkhi (A building under construction and commercial stores), and Ali Sawan and Muhammad Al-Araj (an apartment building under construction) in Abu Dis town for allegedly being built without licenses.
  • 18.06.2020:  the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house consisting of two rooms and a kitchen owned by Citizen: Samir Ahmed Mahmoud Salah, in the Umm Rukba area of ​​the town of Al-Khader.
  • 18.06.2020:  the Israeli occupation forces demolished and confiscated two tents used for housing, as well as tear gas canisters were fired at the citizens as they tried to prevent the demolition.
  • 20.06.2020: Israeli authorities in Jerusalem forced 2 residents: Firas Dana, and his brother Iyad to demolish their homes {under constriction} located in Silwan neighbourhood of Jerusalem city after receiving notifications earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event that the occupation authorities carried out the demolition process for allegedly being built without licenses.
  • 23.06.2020: Israeli forces demolished a home {under construction} owned by Abdel-Azziz Al-Faroukh in Beituniya town for allegedly being built without a license.
  • 24.06.2020:  Israeli forces demolished a home {under construction} owned by Abdel-Azziz Al-Faroukh in Beituniya town for allegedly being built without a license.
  • 24.06.2020:  Israeli forces demolished a home {under construction} owned by Ahmad Abu Safiya {a resident of Jerusalem city} for allegedly being built without a license during their raid into Beit Sira village.
  • 24.06.2020: Israeli forces demolished a home {under construction} owned by Nathir Rashid Ibrahim for allegedly being built without a license during their raid into Al-Tireh village.
  • 24.06.2020: Israeli forces demolished a 120-square-meter house, owned by Sharhabeel Alqam, in the town of Beit Hanina, on the pretext of not licensing
  • 24.06.2020: Israeli forces demolished, in the Jabal Al-Mukabbar neighborhood of Jerusalem, on the third floor of a residential building (consisting of two residential apartments), which has been in existence for 25 years and has been roofed (with bricks) - owned by Raafat Rabayeh, and his brother Muhammad, on the pretext of not licensing.
  • 25.06.2020: Israeli forces demolished 2 homes one owned by Saed Al-Khatib {a home consisting of 2 floors under construction approximately 200 square meters} and the other owned by Alaa Alqam {a home consisting of 2 floors under construction approximately 150 square meters} in Anata town for allegedly being built without licenses because of their location in Area C which is under Israeli military and administrative control.

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

Jerusalem:

  • On 02.06.2020, Israeli forces demolished 6 merchant shops {under construction} {approximately 250 square meters} owned by Mohammad Ibrahim Al-Za'atra in in Jabal Al-Mukabir neighborhood {for allegedly being built without a license}.
  • On 03.06.2020,
  • On 05.06.2020, Israeli forces demolished a room (built of wood) in Jabal al-Mukaber neighborhood of Jerusalem, and uprooted a number of fruit trees owned by Ibrahim Sri.
  • On 08.06.2020, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a number of stores at commercial buildings and street stands for street vendors.
  • On 15.06.2020, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 4 stores in the Shuafat camp in Shuafat camp in Jerusalem, owned by the citizens: Ihab Hassan Alqam and Usama Ahmad Alqam, on the pretext of not licensing.
  • On 17.06.2020, Israeli forces demolished a livestock den owned by Daud Salam Shaqirat, a merchant shop owned by Tarik Al-Sarji and a wall of a sports stadium affiliated with Al-Quds University in Abu Dis town for allegdly being built without licenses.
  • On 24.06.2020, Israeli forces caused a home to set on fire after a tear gas canisters they launched exploded inside the home during clashes in Abu Dis town.

Tubas:

  • On 01.06.2020, Israeli forces demolished 5 fruit and vegetable carts located along road 90 near Ein Al-Bayda and Bardala village for allegedly not being licensed.
  • On 04.06.2020, Israeli forces served a military order to demolish a storage den owned by Salem Abdel-Rahman Abu Al-Tabib in Khirbeit Yarza village located in the North Jordan valley for allegedly being built without a license.
  • On 12.06.2020, the occupation forces destroyed in the Sahel Qaaoun area near the village of Bardala in the northern Jordan Valley, a line of water (iron) length of 200 m, as a result of the Israeli tanks passing over it, during their participation in military exercises.
  • On 15.06.2020, Israeli forces demolished a tent {used to house livestock} owned by Abdel-Rahman Qassim in Um Al-Quba area of the North Jordan valley.
  • On 23.06.2020, Israeli forces engineers positioned near Al-Hadadiya village in the North Jordan valley conducted survey works in the area to the east of the "Ru'i" settlement, which is adjacent to homes in Al-Hadidiya village, all the way to the Al-Taweel area east of the village.
  • On 24.06.2020, Israeli forces uprooted some 85 olive trees owned by Izzat Faleh Rabai'a, and his brothers Mahmoud, Hazza, and Ahmed in North Bardala village located in the North Jordan valley.

Tulkarem:

  • On 05.06.2020, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a 150-meter-long wall in Al-Mughraqa in the village of Nozla Ash-Sharqiya in the vicinity of a piece of agricultural land owned by Rashad Kettana.

Nablus:

  • On 02.06.2020, Israeli forces demolished 2 tents owned by Abdel-Basset Al-Nubani in Al-Libban Al-Sharqiya for allegedly being built without licenses.
  • On 02.06.2020, Israeli forces demolished 2 tents owned by Abdel-Basset Al-Nubani in Al-Libban Al-Sharqiya for allegedly being built without licenses.
  • On 08.06.2020, Israeli forces in Haris village, citizen: Amin Moamen Muhammad Dawood, delivered 6 notices of demolition and stopping the construction of a building consisting of a room, a kitchen and a bathroom measuring 50 square meters, a container of 15 square meters, a playground and a children's garden of 4 acres , And two water and electricity lines, in addition to the agricultural roads that were opened in the place owned byAmin Moamen Muhammad Dawood on the pretext of not being licensed and located in the classified area (C) under Israeli control.
  • On 14.06.2020, the Israeli military forced several shop owners to shut down their businesses located on the main street offender in the town center, under the pretext that a settler vehicle was thrown to throw Molotov cocktails during their raid into Huwara town.
  • On 27.06.2020, Israeli forces served a military order for the eviction of a plot of land owned by Hassan Odah Sultan located in West Harris village alleging the land is State property.

Jericho:

  • On 02.06.2020, Israeli forces demolished 3 livestock dens owned by Al-Ka'bna family in Al-Malihat arab community located along Al-Murajat road in North Jericho city in preparation for the construction of a wall in the vicinity of the settlement outpost, asked citizens to remove the installations that are located inside the wall.
  • On 03.06.2020, Israeli forces demolished 2 livestock dens {used to raise sheep} in addition to 5 homes in Deir Hajlat Bedouin community located in east Jericho city.

Bethlehem:

  • On 04.06.2020, Israeli forces served a military order to evacuate a plot of land and remove the barbed wire fence surrounding it in Khilet Al-Nahla area located near Irtas village.
  • On 06.06.2020, Israeli force halted construction on the Keysan Basic School, on the pretext of not licensing in Keysan village.
  • On 17.06.2020, Israeli forces demolished car wash lot owned by Ali Al-Khatib located in Al-Manshiyat village in west Teqou' town for allegedly being built without a license.
  • On 21.06.2020, Israeli forces served a military order to Bassam Khalil Jabr Ghaniem to evacuate his agricultural land {6 dunums} located in Khilet Al-Fahim area in Al-Khader town and located near " Eliazar" settlement.
  • On 21.06.2020, Israeli forces halted worker on agricultural land located in the Thur Al-Zafran area, south of Nahalin town, they also confiscated a bulldozer, on the pretext of operating in the Israeli-controlled Area (C).
  • On 24.06.2020, the Israeli occupation forces served a notice to evict Rizk Muhammad Salah from his agricultural land planted with olives in the Al-Absiya area of ​​the town of Al-Khader, located along the settlement of Eliezer, within 7 days, and returning it to what it was previously, after he had repaired it.

Hebron:

  • On 07.06.2020,  the occupation forces in Ma'in, southeast of Yatta, handed a notice to demolish and remove a residential room, and (Brix) and a stone wall owned by Ahmed Ahmed Al-Hamamdeh.
  • On 08.06.2020, the Israeli occupation forces delivered near the bypass road between the towns of Bani Naim and Yatta, notices to stop work on building 2 homes, under the pretext of not licensing, owned by citizens: Yaqoub Burqan, and Asaad Yusef Burqan.
  • On 08.06.2020, Israeli forces in the Al-Qanoub area, east of the town of Sa'ir, delivered a notice, evicting his house and leaving his land, for a period of 24 hours.
  • On 21.06.2020, the Israeli occupation forces handed over notifications to stop the construction of two houses made of brick and tin, in the area of ​​Birin, south of Bani Naim, on the pretext of not licensing them owned by the citizens: Fayez Amiriziq Al-Faqir and Ismail Joudi Burgan.
  • On 23.06.2020,  , Israeli forces demolished an agricultural storage den owned by Thaer Farah Ghyth in Wadi Al-Awar area located in south Hebron city for allegedly being built without a license.
  • On 30.06.2020, Israeli forces in the villages of Al-Tuwani and Al-Mufaqara, east of Yatta, received notices to stop work on building housing and a water collection well and sheep sheds, and remove two tents used for housing owned by citizens: Jamal Muhammad Issa Rubi (to stop work in a sheep barn) Brix "and with a room under construction), Mufdi Ahmad Jibril Rubai (by stopping work on a house under construction), Khader Suleiman Jabr Al-Amor (by stopping work in a residential tent), Fadl Muhammad Al-Amor (stopping work in a housing from Tin), Ashraf Mahmoud Khalil Al-Amour (stopping work In a water-gathering well with a residential room under construction), Ahmed Suleiman al-Amor and his brother Khaled (removing two tents), and Yasser Muhammad Ali Hamamda (by demolishing a house).

Confiscation of Property:

Jerusalem:

  • On 03.06.2020, Israeli forces confiscated 8400 NIS from the home of Majed Al-Ju'ba in Jerusalem under the pretext of receiving money from the Palestinian National Authority.
  • On 07.06.2020 Israeli occupation forces confiscated a private vehicle owned by Muath Al-Ashhab in Wadi Al-Joz neighborhood of Jerusalem.
  • On 08.06.2020, Israeli occupation forces confiscated a greenhouse agricultural equipment, an area of ​​approximately 200 square meters, after being dismantled, owned by Ali Ahmed Helasa.
  • On 23.06.2020, Israeli forces confiscated steel mill equipment owned by Arwat Ja'afra during their raid into Al-Sawahra Al-Sharqiya town.

Ramallah & Al-Bireh:

  • On 17.06.2020, Israeli forces confiscated 5 bulldozers, rock mining equipment and an Electricity generator in Al-Mahajir area located in Al-Mazra'a Al-Gharbiya town.

Tubas:

  • On 05.06.2020, Israeli forces in wadi al-Maleh area of the Northern Jordan Valley confiscated a private vehicle belonging to Abdul Rahman Khalil.

 Jericho:

  • On 01.06.2020, Israeli forces confiscated Irrigation systems feed hundreds of grape vines, citrus and palm trees planted on an area of about 40 dunums, two bulldozers, an agricultural tractor and a water tank in Al-Jiftlik village.
  • On 28.06.2020, Israeli forces confiscated a bulldozer owned by "Femor" Construction Company and detained Fouad Al-Shamasti, while he was working on rented land from the Awqaf near the Al-Mi'rajat road in North West Jericho city.

Bethlehem:

  • On 06.06.2020, Israeli forces confiscated a bulldozer during work on Keysan Basic School in Keysan village.
  • On 17.06.2020, Israeli forces confiscated a bulldozer owned by Munthir Al-Butmat during their raid into Beitar village.
  • On 21.06.2020, Israeli forces confiscated a bulldozer in the Thur Al-Zafran area, south of Nahalin town on the pretext of operating in the Israeli-controlled Area (C).

Hebron:

  • On 03.06.2020, Israeli forces confiscated a tent used for housing after demolishing it, owned by Salama Shehada Makhamreh, on the pretext of not licensing.
  • On 10.06.2020, the occupying forces confiscated the equipment of a workshop belonging to Iyad Mahmoud Rashid, his brothers Rashid and Omar during their raid into Yatta town.
  • On 19.06.2020, Israeli forces confiscated a computer owned by Thaer Aziz Halahla during their raid into Kharis town.

 Settlement Activity:

  • 02.06.2020: Israeli forces positioned near Jinata town paved a road on agricultural land owned by Al-Arouj family.
  • 02.06.2020:  Israeli settlers paved a 1 km long road on residential owned agricultural land in Karam Shqeir area in Tel in order to connect a settlement outpost in the area with Givat Gilad settlement.
  • 07.06.2020: a group of Israeli settler from "Yitmar" settlement under the protection of the Israeli military by placing caravans (caravans) on the top of Jabal Al-Matala, southeast of Beit Furik, in an attempt to establish a settlement outpost.
  • 10.06.2020: ,Israeli forces began to build a settlement road in a mountainous area of the village of Frosh Beit Dajjen, located west of Al-Hamra checkpoint.
  • 16.06.2020: Israeli forces positioned in Al-Makhrour area located in west Beit Jala city and paved a settlement road on a plot of land owned by Nikhlat Abu Ayad.
  • 16.06.2020:  Israeli forces paved a road from Sha'eb Al-Batat area located in east Al-Bayda in Al-Faradis to "Nikkudim" settlement on a plot of land owned by Al-Zawahra family.
  • 16.06.2020:, Israeli authorities conducted excavation works in Wadi Al-Rababat in Silwan neighbourhood located in Jerusalem city.
  • 17.06.2020:  the occupation forces demolished the citizens ’lands of Qasra town, with the aim of constructing a new settlement road of 7 km length - linking the settlements of Ish Kodesh and Majdulim.
  • 18.06.2020:  a group of settlers protected the occupation forces in the old city of Hebron, placing an old building stone engraved with "Talmudan candlesticks" at the entrance to the Qazazin market, in the context of the settlement and Judaization operations pursued by the occupation forces in the town.
  • 21.06.2020: Israeli forces extended a road linking "Betar Aliyat" and "Givout" settlement {approximately 10 m wide and 2 m long} in Ain Farris area located in Nihalin town.
  • 29.06.2020: Israeli authorities in Al-Rababa valley in Silwan neighbourhood in Jerusalem city and levelled a plot of land and built stone chains around the confiscated lands of citizens.

 

Settler Violence:

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

Jerusalem:

  • On 07.06.2020, a settler in the Old City of Jerusalem attacked the 9-year-old Maryam Yasser Naguib by pushing her while playing "scooters" in front of her house, which led to her falling to the ground and injuring her - wounds below the eye, and she was The impact to an Israeli hospital for treatment.
  • On 14.06.2020, a Israeli settler driving his vehicle along the main road near "Malee Adumim" settlement ran over Majd Rami Badawi Al-Sied {a residents of Al-Eizariya town} and as a result left him hospitalized with contusions at Al-Makassid hospital in Jerusalem city.
  • On 18.06.2020, a settler in Wadi Rababa, in the Silwan neighborhood of Jerusalem, attacked a number of citizens while they were in their lands threatened with confiscation, and they objected to the occupation authorities working in them for settlement projects in the area, and he sprayed pepper gas on their faces (among them The elderly citizen: Muhammad Dawud al-Abbasi, resulting in suffocation and burns to the face.
  • On 21.06.2020, a group of settlers in the Khan al-Ahmar district, east of Jerusalem, severely beat Muhammad Musa Kaabneh, wounding him - with head injuries, and was subsequently transferred to the government hospital in Jericho for treatment.
  • On 25.06.2020, a group of settlers, northeast of Al-Issawiya village, placed a barbed wire fence in the vicinity of tens of acres of citizens' lands planted with olive trees, owned by citizens of Al-Issawiya village and Al-Tur neighborhood in Jerusalem, in an attempt to seize it.

Ramallah &Al-Bireh:

  • On 03.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers stormed the outskirts of Al-Tireh neighborhood in Ramallah city and gathered near civilian homes along the main road leading to Ain Qinya village then withdrew at a later time.
  • On 23.06.2020, a group of settlers from "Naha'el" settlement assaulted 3 residents: Ratib Abu Fakhidah, 62 years old and his son - Othman, 28 years old, and his grandson - Majeeb, 18 years old. While working on their lands belonging to the village of Ras Karkar, and as a result left them hospitalized with contusions.
  • On 28.06.2020, a group of settlers entered the agricultural lands of the citizens in the Ain Harasha area of ​​the western town of Mazra'a, and set up a tent on a plot of land owned by Ali Shreiteh, and also fired indiscriminately at the citizens after the townspeople managed to remove the tent and expel the settlers from the place.

Tubas:

  • On 05.06.2020, a group of settlers planted olive trees in the Khala Hamad area, south of the village of Ain al-Bayda.
  • On 16.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers located in Hammamat Al-Maleh area in the northern Jordan Valley, wandering among the dwellings built of tents, and screaming loudly.
  • On 18.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers stormed the east area of Ain Al-Hilweh in the North Jordan valley and installed tents near a residential area.

Qalqiliya:

  • On 02.06.2020, an Israeli settler driving a vehicle along the main road connecting Qalqiliya and Nablus near Azzun town ran over the child: Nour Al-Din Mohammad Id'is {a resident of Yatta town in Hebron district} and as a result left him hospitalized with contusions.
  • On 07.06.2020, an Israeli settler opened fire fire from his vehicle in the area between Ras Atiya and Maghamrat Al-Dab'a villages.
  • On 30.06.2020, a group of settlers positioned near Sinyria village, severely beat Ayed Juma Ibrahim Al-Sheikh - residents of Sinyria village, while he was on his land, which led to his injury - with bruises, and was subsequently admitted to the government hospital in the city of Qalqilya for treatment.

Nablus:

  • On 02.06.2020, a group of settlers from "Givat Runin" settlement outpost entered the outskirts of Burin village, attacked the house of Maher Salah al-Najjar, set fire to agricultural land near the house, and the occupying forces intervened and fired tear gas and tear gas at the citizens as they confronted the settlers, and withdrew at 19:20.
  • On 04.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers stormed Al-Sheikh Kamal area located in east Beit Dajan village and raised the Israeli flag in the area.
  • On 04.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers stormed agricultural land in south Burin village and chopped off the limbs of 36 Olive trees owned by Nasser Ismail Ibrahim Qaddus and also attempted to set fire to wheat crops during which residents were able to extinguish the flames before it could spread.
  • On 05.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers stormed Al-Masaudiya area located near Burqa village and surveyed the area.
  • On 06.06.2020, a group of settlers entered the agricultural land of the citizens on the eastern outskirts of the tribal village of Asira, and the occupying forces intervened and fired rubber-coated metal bullets, sound bombs and tear gas at the citizens as they tried to confront the settlers.
  • On 07.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers stormed Al-Sawiya village, slashed the tires of 8 vehicles and spray painted anti arab and racist slogans of the walls of several homes in the area.
  • On 10.06.2020, a group of settlers in the Khirbet Tana area, east of Bbeit Furik, severely beat a citizen, injuring him and bruising him, and was later taken to the Government Hospital in Nablus for treatment.
  • On 11.06.2020, a group of settlers stormed the village of Zita Jamma'in, setting fire to a private vehicle of a citizen, and also wrote in the Hebrew language on the walls (anti-Arab racist slogans).
  • On 11.06.2020, a group of settlers entered the agricultural lands in Burqa village, and severely beat a citizen, while he was on his land and as a result left him with a fracture to the right foot and bruises.
  • On 12.06.2020, a group of settlers entered the citizens' lands belonging to Al-Sawiya village, and set fire to an area of ​​land planted with olive trees, which led to the destruction of a number of trees before the villagers could put out the fire.
  • On 12.06.2020, a group of settlers entered the lands of the citizens of the village of Yattama, and set fire to an area of ​​land planted with olive trees and wheat crop.
  • On 12.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers from "Yitshar" settlement stormed agricultural land in Madma village and set fire to a plot of land.
  • On 15.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers from "Shavuot Raheel" settlement leveled a plot of agricultural land {plot #13} located in Al-Khafafeesh area in Jaloud village.
  • On 17.06.2020, a group of settlers stormed the Lafjam area of ​​Aqraba town, attacked the citizens ’housing built of tents and sheep-fed pens, destroyed their contents, destroyed solar panels to generate electric energy, stolen their batteries and some of the housing contents, and owned by the citizens: Attia Fahmy Bani Minya, And his children, Saif Yusuf Musa.
  • On 17.06.2020, a group of settlers near the “Barakhah” settlement set fire to an area of ​​Palestinian land planted with olive trees in the eastern side of Burin village. The occupation forces also interfered and fired metal coated with rubber, sound bombs and tear gas towards the citizens as they tried to confront to the settlers.
  • On 17.06.2020, a group of settlers entered the lands of the citizens on the outskirts of the village of Burin, attacking a house (under construction) and demolishing its walls, as well as setting fire to it, and owned by Muntaser Nafie Saqour.
  • On 17.06.2020, a group of settlers entered the agricultural lands of the citizens east of the town of Qasra, and a large area planted with wheat was set on fire. The occupation forces also intervened and fired sound and tear gas canisters towards the citizens as they tried to confront the settlers.
  • On 20.06.2020, a Israeli settler from "Yitzhar" settlement in the land of Madama village tried to attack Ramzi Nassar - the owner of a house (under construction), and threatened him not to return to the place again.
  • On 21.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers under the protection of the Israeli Military leveled a plot of agricultural land in Orif village.
  • On 21.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers stormed Khirbeit Yanun area located in North Aqraba town mapped a plot of land in the area.
  • On 23.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers set fire to a plot of agricultural land planted with Olive and Almond groves located in Bab Al-Awad area located in North Burqa village.
  • On 23.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers closed the main road connecting Jenin and Nablus located near the entrance of Burqa village and provoked residents.
  • On 25.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers from "Yitshar" settlement installed 2 mobile home on a plot of land in Madma village in an attempt to create a new settlement outpost.
  • On 25.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers positioned near Duma village assaulted Mohammad Abdel-Hafith Al-Raba' {a resident of Baqat Al-Hattab village located in Qalqilya district} and as a result left him hospitalized with contusions.
  • On 26.06.2020, two armed Israeli settlers stormed Al-Bithan village located in Al-Shalalat area.
  • On 26.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers carrying a water tanker in the Khalat Al-Daliyeh area, east of the northern town of Asirat then installed a tent.
  • On 27.06.2020, Israeli settlers stormed east Bujrin town and set fire to agricultural land located near “Givat Runin" settlement outpost and as a result torched several plots land planted with Olive trees and other agricultural produce.
  • On 29.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers installed mobile homes on land plot {37} located in Khilet Al-Daliya area in Assira Al-Shamaliya in an attempt to establish a settlement outpost.
  • On 29.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers set fire to a plot of land planted with Olive trees located near Homish settlement.

Salfit:

  • On 02.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers using a bulldozer blocked an agricultural road leading to Kafr Al-Dik town with boulders.
  • On 09.06.2020, a group of settlers entered the agricultural lands of the citizens on the northern side of Kafr Al-Dik town, and cut down the branches of a number of olive trees owned by Ali Abdel Hamid Ali Ahmed.
  • On 30.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers assaulted Mahmoud Mohammad Barakat {a resident of Bruqin town} as he was herding his goats near "Barqan" settlement and left him hospitalized with contusions.
  • On 30.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers assaulted 2 residents: Majdi Najem and Ibrahim Assaf while they were on their land in Khalat Hassan area of ​​Bidya town, they sustained bruises - and were subsequently hospitalized for treatment.

Jericho:

  • On 12.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers positioned along the main road leading to Jericho city assaulted 2 residents: Nathim Khalylat and Ahmad Rassim Abu Aun {both are residents of Jaba' town in Jenin district}.
  • On 17.06.2020, one of the settlers in the outpost, Ma'fot Jericho, bulldozed an area of ​​land in the Arab al-Malihat gathering area near the Al-Mi'rajat road linking the cities of Jericho and Ramallah, where the residents managed to force him to stop bulldozing and expel him from the area.
  • On 26.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers stormed Al-Suwana area located between Al-Jiftlik village and "Migora" settlement and installed tents in the area.
  • On 28.06.2020,  a group of settlers attacked and sabotaged machines and equipment of workers in the land of the endowments that were rented by the citizens located near Al-Mi'rajat road in northwest of Jericho city.

Bethlehem:

  • On 02.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers from "Maali Amous" settlement chased away several farmers and prevented them from cultivating agricultural land in Kisan village located in south Teqou' town alleging it requires them to obtain special permits to enter them on the grounds that it requires them to obtain special permits to enter them.
  • On 16.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers stormed agricultural land in Wadi Fuqin village.
  • On 19.06.2020, a group of settlers in the Abu Al-Sud area of ​​Al-Khader town severely beat the child: Wadih Fadi Khader Salah, 15 years old - residents of Al-Khader town, while he was in the vicinity of his house, which resulted in his injury - with injuries and bruises, and was subsequently entered to the hospital for treatment.
  • On 27.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers positioned near Al-Ju'ba village junction stoned several vehicles traveling in the area.

Hebron:

  • On 03.06.2020, group of settlers in the wilderness of the town of Al-Shuyoukh, severely beat and also called a guard dog (trainer) on the citizen: Hassan Talib Hassan Halayqa - residents of the town of Al-Shuyoukh, while he was on his land, which resulted in a fracture to the left hand and wounds In the left foot as a result of being bullied by the guard dog (the trainer), he was subsequently admitted to the government hospital in Hebron for treatment.
  • On 03.06.2020, a group of settlers attacked the homes of the citizens in Al-Tuwani village, east of Yatta. The occupation forces also intervened and fired metal coated with rubber, sound bombs and tear gas towards the citizens as they tried to confront the settlers.
  • On 07.06.2020, a group of settlers in the Ya'oub Talia settlement outpost on the lands of Khirbet Al Twain, southeast of Yatta, stole wheat, barley, and hay crops owned by Barakat Murr.
  • On 08.06.2020, a group of settlers in Tel Al-Rumayda neighborhood in the old city of Hebron attacked the house of Hashem Al-Azza.
  • On 12.06.2020,  a group of settlers, on Al-Shuhada Street in the Old City of Hebron, attacked the citizen: Muhammad Maher Badr.On 12.06.2020,
  • On 12.06.2020, a group of settlers stormed the village of Susiya, east of Yatta, and attacked a number of Palestinian homes, as the villagers were able to confront the settlers.
  • On 12.06.2020, a settler in the Al-Musafer area, east of Yatta, released his livestock on a piece of agricultural land owned by the citizen: Gabriel Abu Aram, which led to the sabotage of the crops.
  • On 12.06.2020, a group of settlers of Kiryat Arba, located in the northeast of Hebron, attacked a number of citizens ’homes in the Wadi Al-Husayn area near the settlement, where stones were thrown at the house of the citizen: Abdel Karim Al-Jabari, and windows were also destroyed as well as 6 vehicles parked in front of the owners' homes.
  • On 13.06.2020, a group of armed settlers from the outpost settlers "Hafat Ma'on" located in the east of Yatta town, attacked a number of citizens and protection activists in Al-Tuwani village, and tried to assault them, and directed them against them, where the villagers were able to confront the settlers and force them to return to the outpost.
  • On 19.06.2020, a group of Israeli settlers positioned in Tel Al-Rumayda neighborhood in the old city of Hebron prevented the family of Mohammad Abu Aishat from entering their home.
  • On 27.06.2020,  a group of Israeli settlers under the protection of the Israeli military attacked several homes located near Al-Rajabi building in the old city of Hebron.
  • On 30.06.2020, a group of settlers under the protection of the Israeli military stormed land in Jabal Al-Jumjamat located between Sa'ir and Halhul town then raised Israeli flags in the area in an attempt to seize large areas of the land of citizens to establish settlement projects.

Closure of Crossing Points

The Israeli military completely closed crossing points into the Gaza Strip, including access points within the Green Line, on 128 occasions during the month of June 2020. Karm Abu Salem (Karem Shalom) Crossing for 22 days for transportation of food supplies, humanitarian aid, and cooking gas. In addition to allowing in animal feed, construction cargo designated for UNRWA and internationally-funded projects was transported through the Crossing. Sufa Crossing was closed throughout the month. On the other hand, the Israeli authorities have continued to unilaterally close Ash Shuja’iya (Nahal ‘Oz) Crossing. Beginning on 02 March 2011, the Israeli authorities has also continued to completely close Al Muntar (Karnei) Commercial Crossing. . Rafah Crossing was closed. Yasser Arafat International Airport has remained closed since the outbreak of the second Intifada.

 

 

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