Monthly Report of March 2021

Total: 1904

 

MONTHLY SUMMARY OF ISRAELI VIOLATIONS

01 March 2021 – 31 March 2021

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

  • 03/03/2021: the Israeli occupation forces fired live ammunition, metal-coated rubber bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens for alleged stoning and as a result wounded 3 civilians (including 2 children) during their raid into A-Fawwar camp.
  • 03/08/2021:the Israeli occupation forces fired stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens for alleged stoning, as they stormed a number of houses during their raid into Ramallah and Al-Bireh cities and as a result wounded 3 civilians.
  • 03/08/2021: the Israeli occupation forces positioned in the Abu Sud area, west of the town of Al-Khader opened fire towards a number of citizens for alleged stoning and as a result wounded 2 children: Mohamed Rami Salah, 17, and Khaled Khalil Ghoneim, 17.
  •  03/09/2021: the Israeli occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun grenades and tear gas towards citizens for alleged stoning while they were trying to confront a group of settlers who expelled a citizen from his land in Deir Nizam village, which resulted left a number of citizens suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
  • 03/09/2021: a 15-year-old boy, a resident of Tubas, was injured and burned in the hand and face by a suspicious object left behind by the Israeli occupation forces, which they left during their raid two days ago.
  • 03/09/2021: Alaa Atallah Ataimat - a resident of the Khasham Al-Daraj area located east of Yatta, was injured as a result of the explosion of a suspicious object from the remnants of the Israeli occupation army while he was grazing sheep, and he was admitted to the government hospital in Hebron for treatment.
  • 03/09/2021: The child: Hamza Ammar Siyaj, 14 years old, a resident of the Old City of Hebron, was admitted to the Hebron Governmental Hospital, as a result of his injury and a broken hand, as a result of his fall while being pursued by the Israeli occupation forces in the Old City of Hebron.
  • 03/11/2021the Israeli occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun grenades and tear gas towards citizens for alleged stoning as they stormed a number of houses during their raid into Dheisheh camp in Bethlehem, and as a result wounded 3 civilians.
  • 03/17/2021: The citizen: Ali Musa Jahalin's fingers were amputated as a result of the explosion of a suspicious object left over from the Israeli occupation forces while he was grazing sheep in east of Jericho city and was hospitalized at a government hospital in Beit Jala city in the Bethlehem governorate.
  • 03/12/2021: the Israeli occupation forces fired stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens demonstrating against the confiscation of lands in favor of settlement projects in the Ain Al-Bayda area east of Yatta and as a result left several citizens suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
  • 03/12/2021:,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 village of Beit Dajan and as result left several demonstrators suffocated from tear gas inhalation.(including a child) and assaulted 3 citizens (including the Minister of Labour - Nasser Abu Jaish) and injured Bassam Mufleh Hamed, Hamza Musa Abu Thabit, Ahmed Faik Hanaysheh, 17 years old, Khair El Din Khulousi Haj Muhammad.
  • 03/13/2021:the Israeli occupation forces fired live ammunition and metal bullets, coated with rubber, stun grenades and tear gas, on the eastern side of the village of Burin, while they were trying to confront a group of settlers of the settlement outpost "Givat Ronin" after they attacked citizens' homes and demolished part of a house (under construction) and as a result injured 2 civilians:Ahmed Muhammad Rashid and Khaled Muhammad Kanaan
  • 03/14/2021:  the Israeli occupation forces in charge of guarding the Segregation Wall near the town of Habla fired tear gas canisters at several citizens while they were trying to enter to work inside the Green Line and as a result, Ibrahim Ahmad Tawfiq Hamayel {a resident of Beita town in Nablus governorate suffered a fractured skull after he was struck in the head by a teargas canister and he was admitted to the government hospital in Qalqilya for treatment.
  • 03/16/2021:the Israeli occupation forces fired live and metal bullets, coated with rubber, sound and tear gas canisters towards citizens while they were demolishing a granite store and a store on Airport Street during their raid into the town of Kafr Aqab and as a result injured 11 civilians and left 31 others suffocated due to tear gas inhalation.
  • 03/19/2021:the Israeli occupation forces fired live ammunition, rubber coated metal bullets ,stun grenades and tear gas canisters towards citizens participating in a demonstration against settler attacks and confiscation of lands for settlement projects in Beit Dajan village and as a result killed a citizen: Atef Yousef Bakr Hanaisheh, 45 years old as a result of a bullet wound to the head and left several others suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
  • 03/24/2021:the Israeli occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens for alleged stoning as they stormed a number of houses during their raid into Bir Nabala town and as a result injured 2 citizens while they were working in a vehicle maintenance workshop.
  • 03/26/2021: the Israeli occupation forces fired stun and tear gas canisters towards demonstrators protest against the closure of the eastern (closed) entrance in the village of Kafr Qaddum for alleged stoning and as a result wounded a child Khaled Murad Shteiwi, 15 years old - after a stun canisters fired by Israeli forces struck his foot and left several others suffocated from tear gas inhalation.
  • 03/27/2021: the citizen: Mahmoud Yasser Qasrawi - a resident of Masliah village - was left bleeding and sustained head wounds after falling as a result of his being pursued by the Israeli occupation forces near the apartheid wall near Rummana, and he was admitted to the government hospital in Nablus for treatment.

 

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

Event

West Bank

Gaza Strip

Total

Comments

Killing

1

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1

A total of  1 residents were killed by Israeli forces during the month of March  2021 {1 in the West Bank and 0 in Gaza}:

03/19/2021; the Israeli occupation forces killed Atef Yousef Bakr Hanaysheh, 45 years old {a resident of the village of Beit Dajan} as a result of being hit by a bullet in the head during clashes in the village of Beit Dajan.

 

Injuries

73

2

75

A total of 75 injuries were reported in the month of March 2021 {73 Palestinians in the West Bank and 2 in the Gaza Strip).

Including 2 children, 3 Women and 2 Fishermen.

Attacks

131

86

217

A total of 217 attacks were reported to have taken place during the month of March 2021 (148 in the West Bank and 64 in the Gaza Strip).

The Israeli military carried out 41 attacks from Israeli military post on civilian homes and property, 71 from Military checkpoints towards Palestinian residents and vehicle and 60during raids into Civilian populated areas. In addition, Israeli navy vessels carried out 38attacks on Palestinian fishermen.

Air Strikes

-

5

5

  1. 03/24/2021, the Israeli warplanes launched two missiles, targeting a site of an armed Palestinian group southwest of Gaza City.

2. 03/24/2021, the Israeli warplanes launched 4 missiles, targeting a site of an armed Palestinian group southwest of Gaza City.

3. 03/24/2021, the Israeli warplanes launched two missiles, targeting a site of an armed Palestinian group southwest of Gaza City.

Raids

410

5

415

The Israeli military carried out a total of 415 raids in Palestinian residential areas during the month of March 2021, including 361in the West Bank and 8 in the Gaza Strip. The majority of Israeli military raids were reported to have taken place in the districts of Jerusalem (47); Ramallah (59); Jenin (72); Tubas (6); Tulkarem (29); Qalqiliya (14); Nablus (37); Salfit (18); Jericho (12); Bethlehem (55); Hebron (59), North Gaza (2 ), Gaza (1), Central Gaza (1) and Rafah(1).

Arrests

458

5

463

During the month of March 2021, the Israeli military arrested 463 Palestinians (458 in the West Bank and 5 in the Gaza Strip). The majority of arrests took place in the districts of Jerusalem (135); Ramallah (50); Jenin (51); Tubas (4), Tulkarem (24); Qalqiliya (21); Nablus (36); Salfit (12); Jericho (10); Bethlehem (55); Hebron (60), North Gaza (2), Gaza (1) and Khan Yunis (2). Among those arrested by the Israeli military were 18 children, 3 Womens, 2 university students, 5 Security Force Officers.

 

Deportation

5

-

5

During  the month of March 2021 Israeli Authorities deported 5residents from their place of residence which included the following:

 

On 01/03/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem imposed the deportation of citizenship: Khadija Khwais - residents of the city of Jerusalem, for a period of 6 months from Al-Aqsa Mosque, as a condition for her release after she was detained earlier.

On 12/03/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem issued decisions to deport 2 citizens Omar Al-Zughayer and Khaled Riyadh Al-Issawi - Head of the Preaching Department And guidance in Al-Aqsa Mosque.- residents of Jerusalem, for a week from Al-Aqsa Mosque, as a condition for their release after they were detained earlier.

On 13/03/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem issued a decision to banning the citizen: Shadi Amira - residents of Sur Baher village, for a period of 15 days from Al-Aqsa Mosque, as a condition for his release after detaining him earlier.

On the evening of 03/29/2021, the Israeli occupation forces in Jerusalem, imposed a decision on the Governor of Jerusalem: Adnan Ghaith prohibiting him from entering the West Bank governorates, and from reaching his workplace in the town of Al-Ram in the Jerusalem governorate (for the fifth time in a row).

Temporary Detention

58

-

58

The Israeli Military Temporarily detained 58 residents during the month of March 2021 , including 58in the West Bank and 0 in the Gaza Strip

On 01/03/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem imposed the deportation of citizenship: Khadija Khwais - residents of the city of Jerusalem, for a period of 6 months from Al-Aqsa Mosque, as a condition for her release after she was detained earlier.

On 12/03/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem issued decisions to deport 2 citizens Omar Al-Zughayer and Khaled Riyadh Al-Issawi - Head of the Preaching Department And guidance in Al-Aqsa Mosque.- residents of Jerusalem, for a week from Al-Aqsa Mosque, as a condition for their release after they were detained earlier.

On 13/03/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem issued a decision to banning the citizen: Shadi Amira - residents of Sur Baher village, for a period of 15 days from Al-Aqsa Mosque, as a condition for his release after detaining him earlier.

On the evening of 03/29/2021, the Israeli occupation forces in Jerusalem, imposed a decision on the Governor of Jerusalem: Adnan Ghaith prohibiting him from entering the West Bank governorates, and from reaching his workplace in the town of Al-Ram in the Jerusalem governorate (for the fifth time in a row).

Closure of Crossing Points

-

173

173

The Israeli military completely closed crossing points into the Gaza Strip, including access points within the Green Line, on 40 occasions during the month of March 2021. The Israeli military closed crossing points within the Green Line on 133 occasions.

Flying

Checkpoints

301

-

301

The Israeli military set up 301 Flying checkpoints in the month of March 2021 and searched Palestinian civilians and vehicles in and around Palestinian residential areas in the districts of Jerusalem (13); Ramallah (53);Tubas ( 1); Jenin ( 5 ); Tulkarem (2 ); Qalqiliya ( 37); Nablus (24); Salfit (48); Jericho (36); Bethlehem (44) and Hebron ( 38).

Destruction of Public and Private property

40

-

40

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

Confiscation of Public and Private property

17

-

17

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

Provocation of Palestinian Security Forces

1

-

1

On 04/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces detained seized a Palestinian customs Police vehicle, after it was on a mission in the village of Ematin, near the settlement of "Emmanuel", and allowed its passage at a later time.

Home Demolition

33

-

33

  • 01/03/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities forced in the Silwan neighborhood of Jerusalem city, citizen: Nidal Muhammad Al-Salaymeh, to personally demolish his house, under the pretext of not being licensed
  • 01/03/2021,the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house (consisting of two floors) owned by: Hatem Hussein Abu Rayala (for the fourth time in a row) in the village of Al-Issawiya under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • 02. 03. 2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a residential room owned by: Hatem Mahmoud Makhamrah in Al-Hamra area near Al-Tuwani village, east of Yatta town, under the pretext of not being licensed
  • 02.03.2021,the occupation forces demolished 3 homes owned by two citizens: Jaber Dababsa and his brother Amer, in Khallet al-Daba 'village, southeast of Yatta, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • 02/03/2021,the Israel occupation forces demolished two residential rooms attached to an old house owned by a citizen: Muhammad Fawaz Aweinah in the Al-Batin area in the village of Battir, under the pretext of not having a permit.
  • 03/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a two-story house owned by: Khalil Musa Abu Mayala in Shuafat Camp in Jerusalem City under the pretext of not having a permit.
  • 03/03/2021the Israeli occupation forces demolished a tent used for housing owned by the family of Alian, who had set up near the rubble of their house, which was demolished a few days ago in the village of Al-Issawiya,
  • 07/03/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the village of Al-Issawiya forced the citizen: Muhammad Issa Nasir to personally demolish his house in the village of Al-Issawiya, after notifying him earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event that the occupation authorities carried out the demolition, under the pretext of not having a permit.
  • 08/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house (under construction) owned by the citizen: Jawdat Muhammad Abdel Hamid al-Rajabi in the area of ​​Khallat al-Wardah, east of the town of Bani Naim, in addition to a rainwater collection well , under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On the evening of 14/03/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in Silwan neighborhood in Jerusalem city forced the citizen: Ahmed Hegazy to personally demolish 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 having a permit.
  • On the evening of 16/03/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in Jabal Al Mukaber neighborhood in Jerusalem city forced the citizen: Saif Abdul Latif 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 being licensed.
  • 16/03/2021the Israeli occupation forces demolished in the E1 area east of Al-Zaim town, 3 dens used for housing, owned by citizens: Muhammad Oudeh Al-Saeedi, Murad Muhammad Razai, and his brother Imran, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • 17/03/2021,the occupation forces demolished, in Khirbet Tana, east of the town of Beit Furik, 5 tents used for housing, and seized them, which belong to the families of citizens: Hakam Zuhdi Nasasrah, Marawan Khatatbeh, Hamdi Melitat, Ibrahim Abdel Qader Hanani, and Bassam Nasasrah
  • 17/03/2021,the Israeli occupation forces demolished 7 homes in addition to 5 pens for raising livestock owned by the families of citizens: Bassam Musa Hussein Rashaida, Jumah Musa Husayn Rashaida, Yusef Hussein Salman Abu Kharbish, and Ismail Suleiman Salim Abu Kharbish in the Bedouin community, north of the village of An Nuweima al-Fawqa for allegedly not being licensed.
  • 20/03/2021 the Israeli occupation authorities in the village of Al-Issawiya forced the citizen: Sami Muhammad Saeed Ubaid to personally demolish his 100-square-meter house in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event that the occupation authorities carry out the demolition. Under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • 20/03/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the Shuafat camp in Jerusalem city forced the citizen: Muhammad Al-Sabah to personally demolish his home (consisting of two floors - under construction) in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event that the occupation authorities Demolition, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • 20/03/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the village of Al-Issawiya forced the citizen: Rajaei Talal Attia to personally demolish his house, 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.
  • 24/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house consisting of two rooms that were roofed with tin, under the pretext of not being licensed in the Ras Khamis neighborhood, located adjacent to the Shuafat camp in Jerusalem, and as a result, confrontations took place with the citizens while they were trying to prevent the demolition.
  • 24/03/2021,the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house consisting of two apartments, each apartment measuring 100 square meters, owned by the two brothers: Haled Ibrahim Al-Abbasi and his brother Munir, under the pretext of not being licensed  in Jabal Al Mukaber neighborhood in Jerusalem city,

Attacks on Religious Sites

27

-

27

  • On the evening of 01/ 03./2021, a group of extremist settlers attacked the monastery of the Roman Church in Jerusalem, and set fire to the entrance to the church’s monastery, and fled before the church’s priest managed to extinguish it.
  • On the morning of 02/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces prevented the construction personnel of Al-Aqsa Mosque from repairing the Dome of the Rock in the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque.
  • On 03/29/2021, the Israeli occupation forces closed the Ibrahimi Mosque in the Old City of Hebron in front of the citizens and prevented them from performing the prayers inside it, under the pretext of enabling settlers to celebrate and perform Talmudic rituals inside the campus on the occasion of the "Passover holiday" for the Jews.
  • Since 03/29/2021, the Israeli occupation forces closed the Ibrahimi Mosque in the Old City of Hebron in front of the citizens and prevented them from performing the prayers inside it, under the pretext of enabling settlers to celebrate and perform Talmudic rituals inside the campus on the occasion of the "Passover holiday" for the Jews.

Settlement Activity

7

-

7

  • 07/03/2021, a group of settlers from the settlements of "Maon" and "Carmiel", which are located on the citizens' lands belonging to the Umm al-Khair and al-Tawani areas, east of Yatta, excavated and bulldozed an area of ​​agricultural land owned by the Buhais family, with the aim of expanding the two settlements.
  • 13/03/2021,the Israeli occupation forces swept large areas of Palestinian lands belonging to the town of Qabalan and the village of Yatma, with the aim of expanding the colony of "Rahalim".
  • On the morning of 14/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces razed an area of ​​Palestinian land east of Khirbet Zanuta village, east of the town of Dhahriya, with the aim of expanding the industrial zone of the "Colonial Regional Council" located in the south of Hebron governorate.
  • 17/03/2021,the Israeli occupation forces in the Old City of Hebron demolished an old building opposite the Tomb of the Patriarchs, an area that the occupation forces consider a closed military zone, and prevent the Reconstruction Committee from entering and restoring the buildings there.
  • On the morning of 03/17/2021, the occupation forces began to raze large areas of citizens' lands in the Al-Haraiq area of ​​Burqin town, in favor of establishing a new factory for the "Ariel Industrial" settlement, located northwest of the city of Salfit.
  • On 17/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces set up a billboard on the airport road in the town of Kafr Aqab on the establishment of a new settlement project in the area, including the construction of a sports complex and a settlement park on the lands of citizens in the area.
  • On 24/03/2021,The Israeli occupation forces swept away an area estimated at 3 dunums of agricultural land owned by Obiyat family and located near the settlement outpost of "Abi Hanahl" in the village of Kisan, south of the town of Tuqu ' with the aim of expanding its entrance.

Land Confiscation

4

-

4

  • 03/03/2021,the Israeli occupation forces distributed military orders to confiscate tens of dunams of citizens' lands in the Birin area, south of the town of Bani Naim, and declared them government land since 1982.
  • On 05/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces issued a military order requiring the confiscation of 658,345 dunums of citizens' lands in Basin No. (6) in the Wadi al-Nar area of ​​the town of Al-Abidiya, for the purpose of establishing a water complex for settlements in the areas of the Dead Sea and the Jordan Valley.
  • On 14/03/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities approved the confiscation of a plots ​​citizens lands which included plots (3) and (4) in the Al-Matsiyya and Khirbet al-Kabra area of ​​the town of Nahalin, and Basin and plot (3) in the Wadi Abu Al-Hamra area of ​​Husan village adjacent to the settlement of "Beitar " for settlement expansion purposes.
  • On 20/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces delivered a military order requiring the confiscation of 17,497 dunums of citizens' lands belonging to the town of Burqin and the villages of Haris and Sarta, for military purposes in order to pave a settlement road linking the colony of Barkan and the bypass road “Aber Samaria”.

Palestinian Attacks

-

1

1

03/23/2021, members of Palestinian armed groups flaunched projectiles towards the Green Line.

Settler Violence

61

-

61

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

 

Comparison Table of Events over the Past Three Months

EVENT

January 2021

February 2021

March 2021

Killings

5

4

1

Injuries

95

62

75

Arrests

461

441

463

Raids

431

369

415

Flying Checkpoints

482

307

301

Attacks

306

212

222

Attacks on Property

68

172

57

Home Demolition

16

61

33

Closure of Crossing Points

196

158

173

Attacks on Religious Sites

28

23

27

Settlement Activity & Settler attacks

131

82

68

 

 

 

 

 

Analysis of Events

Killings

A total of 1 residents were killed by Israeli forces during the month of March 2021 {1 in the West Bank and 0 in Gaza}:

  • 03/19/2021; the Israeli occupation forces killed Atef Yousef Bakr Hanaysheh, 45 years old {a resident of the village of Beit Dajan} as a result of being hit by a bullet in the head during clashes in the village of Beit Dajan.

Injuries

A total of 75 injuries were reported in the month of March 2021 {73 Palestinians in the West Bank and 2 in the Gaza Strip).

Including 2 children, 3 Women and 2 Fishermen.

Arrests

During the month of March 2021, the Israeli military arrested 463 Palestinians (458 in the West Bank and 5 in the Gaza Strip). The majority of arrests took place in the districts of Jerusalem (135); Ramallah (50); Jenin (51); Tubas (4 ),Tulkarem (24); Qalqiliya ( 21); Nablus (36); Salfit  ( 12); Jericho (10); Bethlehem (55); Hebron (60), North Gaza (2), Gaza (1) and Khan Yunis (2). Among those arrested by the Israeli military were 18 children, 3 Womens, 2 university students, 5 Security Force Officers..

 

 

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 301 flying checkpoints in March 2021 ( compared with 307 in the month of February 2021 and compared with 480 flying checkpoints in January  2021 and as a result restricted the free access and movement of residents, merchant supplies and agricultural goods.

Distribution of flying checkpoints in the West Bank

The Israeli military set up 301 Flying checkpoints in the month of March 2021 and searched Palestinian civilians and vehicles in and around Palestinian residential areas in the districts of Jerusalem (13); Ramallah (53);Tubas ( 1); Jenin ( 5 ); Tulkarem (2 ); Qalqiliya ( 37); Nablus (24); Salfit (48); Jericho (36); Bethlehem (44) and Hebron ( 38).

 

 

Raids

The Israeli military carried out a total of 415 raids in Palestinian residential areas during the month of March 2021, including 361in the West Bank and 8 in the Gaza Strip. The majority of Israeli military raids were reported to have taken place in the districts of Jerusalem (47); Ramallah (59); Jenin (72); Tubas (6); Tulkarem (29); Qalqiliya (14); Nablus (37); Salfit (18); Jericho (12); Bethlehem (55); Hebron (59), North Gaza (2 ), Gaza (1), Central Gaza (1) and Rafah(1).

 

 

Attacks

A total of 217 attacks were reported to have taken place during the month of March 2021 (148 in the West Bank and 64 in the Gaza Strip).

The Israeli military carried out 41 attacks from Israeli military post on civilian homes and property, 71 from Military checkpoints towards Palestinian residents and vehicle and 60during raids into Civilian populated areas. In addition, Israeli navy vessels carried out 38attacks on Palestinian fishermen.

 

 

Attacks on residential areas in West Bank and Gaza districts

Home Demolition

During the month of March 2021, the Israeli military demolished 33 Palestinian homes and residential tents, which consisted of the following: 

  • 01/03/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities forced in the Silwan neighborhood of Jerusalem city, citizen: Nidal Muhammad Al-Salaymeh, to personally demolish his house, under the pretext of not being licensed
  • 01/03/2021,the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house (consisting of two floors) owned by: Hatem Hussein Abu Rayala (for the fourth time in a row) in the village of Al-Issawiya under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • 02. 03. 2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a residential room owned by: Hatem Mahmoud Makhamrah in Al-Hamra area near Al-Tuwani village, east of Yatta town, under the pretext of not being licensed
  • 02.03.2021, the occupation forces demolished 3 homes owned by two citizens: Jaber Dababsa and his brother Amer, in Khallet al-Daba 'village, southeast of Yatta, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • 02/03/2021,the Israel occupation forces demolished two residential rooms attached to an old house owned by a citizen: Muhammad Fawaz Aweinah in the Al-Batin area in the village of Battir, under the pretext of not having a permit.
  • 03/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a two-story house owned by: Khalil Musa Abu Mayala in Shuafat Camp in Jerusalem City under the pretext of not having a permit.
  • 03/03/2021the Israeli occupation forces demolished a tent used for housing owned by the family of Alian, who had set up near the rubble of their house, which was demolished a few days ago in the village of Al-Issawiya,
  • 07/03/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the village of Al-Issawiya forced the citizen: Muhammad Issa Nasir to personally demolish his house in the village of Al-Issawiya, after notifying him earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event that the occupation authorities carried out the demolition, under the pretext of not having a permit.
  • 08/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house (under construction) owned by the citizen: Jawdat Muhammad Abdel Hamid al-Rajabi in the area of ​​Khallat al-Wardah, east of the town of Bani Naim, in addition to a rainwater collection well , under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On the evening of 14/03/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in Silwan neighborhood in Jerusalem city forced the citizen: Ahmed Hegazy to personally demolish 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 having a permit.
  • On the evening of 16/03/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in Jabal Al Mukaber neighborhood in Jerusalem city forced the citizen: Saif Abdul Latif 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 being licensed.
  • 16/03/2021the Israeli occupation forces demolished in the E1 area east of Al-Zaim town, 3 dens used for housing, owned by citizens: Muhammad Oudeh Al-Saeedi, Murad Muhammad Razai, and his brother Imran, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • 17/03/2021,the occupation forces demolished, in Khirbet Tana, east of the town of Beit Furik, 5 tents used for housing, and seized them, which belong to the families of citizens: Hakam Zuhdi Nasasrah, Marawan Khatatbeh, Hamdi Melitat, Ibrahim Abdel Qader Hanani, and Bassam Nasasrah
  • 17/03/2021,the Israeli occupation forces demolished 7 homes in addition to 5 pens for raising livestock owned by the families of citizens: Bassam Musa Hussein Rashaida, Jumah Musa Husayn Rashaida, Yusef Hussein Salman Abu Kharbish, and Ismail Suleiman Salim Abu Kharbish in the Bedouin community, north of the village of An Nuweima al-Fawqa for allegedly not being licensed.
  • 20/03/2021 the Israeli occupation authorities in the village of Al-Issawiya forced the citizen: Sami Muhammad Saeed Ubaid to personally demolish his 100-square-meter house in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event that the occupation authorities carry out the demolition. Under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • 20/03/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the Shuafat camp in Jerusalem city forced the citizen: Muhammad Al-Sabah to personally demolish his home (consisting of two floors - under construction) in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event that the occupation authorities Demolition, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • 20/03/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the village of Al-Issawiya forced the citizen: Rajaei Talal Attia to personally demolish his house, 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.
  • 24/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house consisting of two rooms that were roofed with tin, under the pretext of not being licensed in the Ras Khamis neighborhood, located adjacent to the Shuafat camp in Jerusalem, and as a result, confrontations took place with the citizens while they were trying to prevent the demolition.
  • 24/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house consisting of two apartments, each apartment measuring 100 square meters, owned by the two brothers: Haled Ibrahim Al-Abbasi and his brother Munir, under the pretext of not being licensed in Jabal Al Mukaber neighborhood in Jerusalem city.

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

Jerusalem:

  • On 01/03/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities demolished a commercial establishments owned by the citizen: Adham Tabash Abu Sneina, in the industrial zone "Atarot" north of Jerusalem, and another citizen of the Al-Rajabi family, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On the morning of 03/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 2 shops and a den owned by citizens: Nabil Ghaith and Muhammad Raed Gharab in Ras Khamis neighborhood in Jerusalem city under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On the evening of 14/03/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in Jabal Al Mukaber neighborhood in Jerusalem City forced the citizen: Muhammad Abu Hussein to personally demolish his shop (restaurant), after notifying him earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event that the occupation authorities carry out an operation demolition, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On 14/03/2021,the Israeli occupation authorities in the village of Al-Issawiya seized a plot of land (a bus stop) owned by the Alayyan family, and removed a (caravan) from the place of the house of the citizen: Fadi Elyan - one of the guards of Al-Aqsa Mosque (the house that was demolished earlier).
  • On 16/03/2021,the Israeli occupation forces demolished in the town of Kafr Aqab, a granite shop owned by the citizen: Sadiq Al-Hittawi.
  • On 28/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces stormed the stadium of the Mount of Olives Club in the Jabal Al-Tour neighborhood in Jerusalem, and prevented the participants from holding a party on the occasion of Mother's Day, and temporarily detained the citizen: Ikhlas Al-Sayyad - Director of the Women's Center, and citizen: Malek Al-Maghribi, and released them at a later time.

Ramallah & Al-Bireh:

  • On 24/03/2021,the Israeli occupation forces delivered a notification to citizens to stop work on reclaiming and cultivating their land and placing a fence around it, and demanded that they remove the fence near the village of Deir Nizam .
  • On 27/03/2021the Israeli occupation forces detonated a vehicle near the entrance to the town of Aboud, after chasing it.

Jenin:

  • On 12/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces delivered a notice to stop work on maintenance of the road leading to Al-Butma neighborhood of Umm Al-Rihan Village Council in Umm Al-Rayhan village, located behind the separation wall.

Nablus:

  • On 10/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a500-square-meter shops owned by two citizens: Jamal Khalil Al-Omar and his brother Mazen located in the village of Ain Shibli, under the pretext of not having a license.

Salfit:

  • On 03/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished an agricultural facility owned by the citizen: Shadi Riyad Ali Ahmed in Khirbet Hanoun, east of the town of Kafr al-Dik under the pretext of not being licensed, and because it was located in the area classified (C) under Israeli control.
  • On 27/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces prevented the citizen: Jasser Al-Qaq, from reclaiming and planting trees on his land in the town of Kafel Haris, located near the new settlement outpost west of the city of Salfit.
  • On 28/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces in the area of ​​Khallet Hassan, near the town of Bidya, prevented citizens from reclaiming their lands, and detained a truck, a bulldozer and an agricultural tractor, and returned it to its owners after the intervention of the Palestinian military coordination liaison.

Jericho:

  • On 01/03/2021,the Israeli occupation forces demolished a live stock den located in Al-Sawarka neighborhood of Fasayil village (for the second time in a row), under the pretext of not having a permit.
  • On 17/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 5 livestock dens, in addition to 7 houses owned by the families of citizens: Bassam Musa Hussein Rashaida, Jumah Musa Husayn Rashaida, Yusef Hussein Salman Abu Kharbish, and Ismail Suleiman Salim Abu Kharbishcin the Bedouin community in the north of the village of An Nuweima al-Fawqa for allegedly not being licensed.

Bethlehem:

  • On 02/03/2021, the Israel occupation forces demolished two residential rooms attached to an old house owned by a citizen: Muhammad Fawaz Aweinah in the Al-Batin area in the village of Battir, under the pretext of not having a permit.
  • On 02/03/2021,the occupying forces demolished a facility built on the land of the citizen: Ramzi Qaysiyah located in Al-Makhrour area, near the village of Battir, under the pretext of not having a permit.
  • On 15/03/2021the Israeli occupation forces demolished 4 agricultural rooms owned by Ibrahim Ali Mubarak, Harun Ibrahim Mahameed, Suleiman Ahmed Al-Wahsh, and Hashim Ibrahim Muhammad located in the area of ​​Jeb al-Dhib near the village of Beit Ta'amer under the pretext of not being licensed and located in the area classified (C) which is under Israeli military and administrative control.
  • On 04/03/2021the Israeli occupation forces dismantled a 400-square-meter greenhouse owned by the citizen: Abdul Salam Ahmed Salah Al-Seer in Umm Rukba area of ​​the town of Al-Khader, and seized it, under the pretext of not being licensed.

Hebron:

 

  • On 02/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a livestock den on an area of ​​200 square meters, owned by the citizen: Farid Khader Al-Ja'bari the village of Ziv, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On 08/03/2021,the Israeli occupation forces demolished a well for collecting rainwater with a capacity of 200 cubic meters in the area of ​​Khallet al-Wardah, east of the town of Bani Naim, in addition to demolishing a house (under construction) owned by the citizen: Jawdat Muhammad Abdel Hamid Al-Rajabi, under the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On 15/03/2021,the Israeli occupation forces demolished a storage and a livestock den owned by the citizen: Khairy Harbawit located in the area of ​​Wadi Al-Shunar in the town of Halhoul, under the pretext of not having a permit
  • On March 15, 2021, the occupation forces demolished, in the Wadi Al-Shennar area of ​​the town of Halhul, (Birx) and a sheep-raising barn owned by the citizen: Khairy Harbawi, under the pretext of not having a license.
  • On 3/17/2021, the occupation forces dismantled an agricultural room in the area of ​​Fakhit, southeast of Yatta, and took it over, and it belongs to the citizen: Fuad Al-Amor

On 03.29.2021, the occupation forces in the village of Al-Tuwani, east of Yatta, handed over a notice to stop work on reclaiming his land, on the pretext that it is an archaeological area owned by the citizen: Omar Rabai

Confiscation of Property:

Jerusalem:

  • On 16/03/2021 the Israeli occupation forces confiscated in the town of Al-Zaim, (Container) in a plot of land owned by the citizen: Muhammad Khalil Abu Ghalya, and they also dismantled and confiscated (Brix) owned by the citizen: Muhammad Oudeh Saidi.
  • On 16/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a truck belonging to the citizen: Hamza Ibrahim Saeed, and a bulldozer owned by the citizen: Amer Nimer Abu Ubaid - residents of Bado town, while they were working on a plot of land near Beit Ezza village.

Ramallah & Al-Bireh:

  • On 09/03/2021, the occupation forces confiscated an agricultural tractor owned by the citizen: Munjid Al-Tamimi, while he was working on his land near the settlement of "Hallamish" in Deir Nizam village.

Tubas:

  • On the evening of 07/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a private vehicle belonging to the citizen: Harb Suleiman Abu al-Kabbash, in the Khirbet Hamsa al-Fawqa area in the northern Jordan Valley.
  • On the evening of 08/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a truck belonging to the citizen: Asim Yunus Bisharat - a resident of Tamoun, in Sahl Al-Buqi`a area in the northern Jordan Valley.
  • On 16/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a truck owned by the citizen: Murad Salama Abu Ara - a resident of the town of Aqaba, near the settlement of "Mekhoula" in the northern Jordan Valley

Jenin:

  • At dawn on 01/03/2021, during their raid into the city of Jenin, the occupation forces confiscated an amount of 5,350 Jordanian dinars and 3,000 shekels from the house of the citizen: Nizar Maher Turkman.

Qalqiliya:

  • On 03/03/2021the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a (container) for the sale of vegetables owned by the citizen: Kamal Yassin near the eastern entrance to the city of Qalqilya, under the pretext of not being licensed and located in the area classified (C) under Israeli control.

Nablus:

  • On 17/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a bulldozer while it was working on a plot of land owned by the citizen: Abd al-Karim Ahmad al-Najjar, in Burin village, under the pretext that it was operating in a closed military zone.
  • On 28/03/2021 the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a bulldozer owned by the citizen: Shaher Mustafa Al-Qat - residents of Madama village in the village of Burin while it was digging the foundations of an agricultural greenhouse near the village school, under the pretext of its work in an area where work is prohibited.

Salfit:

  • On 20/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a bulldozer owned by the citizen: Ashraf Abdullah while it was working a plot of land in the northern area of the town of Kafr al-Dik

Hebron

  • On 01/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a bulldozer belonging to the citizen: Ibrahim Daoud, in the Birin area, south of the town of Bani Naim, while he was salvaging lands for citizens.
  • On 08/03/2021,the Israeli occupation forces confiscated lathe equipment owned by the citizen: Hani Shaker Al-Fakhoury during their raid into Hebron city (as mentioned in the previous report).
  • On 29/03/2021Israeli occupation forces confiscated gold jewelry from the house of citizen: Nayef Hussein Al-Shawamrah after detaining him during their raid into Khallet al-Aqd in the town of Dura.

 Settlement Activity:

 

  • 07/03/2021, a group of settlers from the settlements of "Maon" and "Carmiel", which are located on the citizens' lands belonging to the Umm al-Khair and al-Tawani areas, east of Yatta, excavated and bulldozed an area of ​​agricultural land owned by the Buhais family, with the aim of expanding the two settlements.
  • 13/03/2021,the Israeli occupation forces swept large areas of Palestinian lands belonging to the town of Qabalan and the village of Yatma, with the aim of expanding the colony of "Rahalim".
  • On the morning of 14/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces razed an area of ​​Palestinian land east of Khirbet Zanuta village, east of the town of Dhahriya, with the aim of expanding the industrial zone of the "Colonial Regional Council" located in the south of Hebron governorate.
  • 17/03/2021,the Israeli occupation forces in the Old City of Hebron demolished an old building opposite the Tomb of the Patriarchs, an area that the occupation forces consider a closed military zone, and prevent the Reconstruction Committee from entering and restoring the buildings there.
  • On the morning of 03/17/2021, the occupation forces began to raze large areas of citizens' lands in the Al-Haraiq area of ​​Burqin town, in favor of establishing a new factory for the "Ariel Industrial" settlement, located northwest of the city of Salfit.
  • On 17/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces set up a billboard on the airport road in the town of Kafr Aqab on the establishment of a new settlement project in the area, including the construction of a sports complex and a settlement park on the lands of citizens in the area.
  • On 24/03/2021,The Israeli occupation forces swept away an area estimated at 3 dunums of agricultural land owned by Obiyat family and located near the settlement outpost of "Abi Hanahl" in the village of Kisan, south of the town of Tuqu ' with the aim of expanding its entrance..

Settler Violence:

61 incidents of Settler violence occurred during the month of  March 2021 including:

Jerusalem:

  • On 03/03/2021, a group of settlers in Jerusalem attacked 2 journalists: Mustafa Kharouf and Fayez Abu Rumaila and damaged their vehicle.
  • At dawn, 03/18/2021, a group of settlers stormed the village of Beit Iksa, and set fire to two vehicles belonging to the citizen: Hamdan Karshan, in addition to writing racist (anti-Arab) slogans on the walls of his house in Hebrew.

Ramallah:

  • On 01/03/2021, a group of Israeli settlers under the protection of Israeli occupation forces, entered the agricultural lands of the village of Deir Nizam, then threatened and expelled a number of Palestinian farmers from their land.
  • On 09/03/2021 a group of settlers entered the citizens' agricultural lands belonging to the village of Kafr Malik, and severely beat 2 of the citizens, which led to their bruises, and they were subsequently admitted to the hospital for treatment: Musa Khalil Amarna and Muhammad Musa Amarna.
  • On 09/03/2021, a group of settlers entered the agricultural lands of the citizens of Deir Nizam village and expelled the citizen, the farmer: Munjid Al-Tamimi, while he was plowing his 35 dunums of land near the settlement of "Hallamish". The occupation forces also intervened and took over his agricultural tractor, and the launch of stun grenades and tear gas canisters while trying to confront the settlers.
  • On 16/03/2021, a group of settlers, under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces, stormed the archaeological area in Silwad town, set up a tent on the site, and withdrew at a later time.

Tubas:

  • On 01/03/2021,a settler was driving his vehicle in the Abu Qandoul area in the northern Jordan Valley, running over a herd of sheep, resulting in the death of 4 sheep and injuring 7 other heads belonging to the citizen: Yahya Khaled Kaabneh - a resident of the Ain al-Hilweh area in the northern Jordan Valley.
  • On 05/03/2021,a group of settlers were present to the east of the town of Tamoun, where a number of citizens were able to expel them from the scene.
  • On 07/03/2021, a group of settlers in the Ain al-Hilweh region in the northern Jordan Valley razed pastoral lands that the shepherds benefit from to graze their livestock and irrigate them from Al Ain water.

Nablus:

  •  On 01/ 03/2021, a group of settlers from the settlement of "Yitzhar" entered the outskirts of the town of Asira al-Qibliya, took off the main door of the village's water tank, and destroyed the electronic board of the tank.
  •  At dawn, 02/03/2021, a group of settlers entered the outskirts of Jaloud village, and threw stones at the citizens' homes and vehicles, which led to smashing the windows of a number of houses, and smashing the windows of a vehicle owned by the citizen: Muhammad Kamal Farhan Abbad.
  • On 02/03/2021,a group of settlers entered the outskirts of the town of Huwara, and threw stones at the citizens' homes and vehicles, causing material damage to the vehicle of the citizen: Hazem Walid Odeh, and in the house of the citizen: Ghalib Abdel Latif Dhamidi.
  • On 05/03/2021, a group of settlers from "Yitzhar" settlement entered the citizens' agricultural lands in the southern region of Madama village. The occupation forces also intervened and fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun grenades and tear gas at the citizens while they were trying to confront the settlers.
  •  On 05/03/2021, a group of settlers entered the agricultural lands of the citizens in the Jabal al-Arma area near the town of Beita during which Israeli occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens while they were trying to confront the settlers.
  • On 06/03/2021 one of the guards of the settlement of "Barakhah" opened fire towards the house of the citizen: Montaser Nafez Mansour - a resident of Burin village.
  • On  09/03/2021a group of settlers stormed the village of Awarta, and attacked a number of citizens.
  • At dawn on 13/03/2021, a group of settlers from "Yitzhar" settlement entered the outskirts of the town of Huwara, and threw stones at the citizens' homes located on the western side of the town, where the residents managed to confront the settlers and force them to leave the area.
  • On 19/03/2021, a group of settlers stormed the archaeological area of ​​Al-Khan in the eastern village of Laban during which the Israeli occupation forces fired sound and tear gas canisters towards citizens, while they were trying to confront the settlers and as a result injured 4 citizens with contusions and left several others suffocated from tear gas inhalation.

Qalqiliya:

  • On 04/03/2021,a group of settlers from the settlement of "Brokhin" entered the agricultural lands of the citizens of Kafr El-Deek town, and demolished an agricultural room (under construction) owned by the citizen: Shadi Riad Saeed.

         Salfit:

  • On 06/03/2021,a group of settlers positioned in the area between the town of Broqin and the village of Sarta attacked the vehicle of the citizen's family: Hatem Othman al-Hajj - residents of Burqin town, and threw stones at it, which led to smashing the windows of its windows, before the people of the village of Sarta were able to confront the settlers.
  • On 07/03/2021, a group of settlers entered the citizens' agricultural lands threatened with confiscation in the Al-Ras area of ​​Bidya town, and attacked the citizen: Farid Ghazi - while he was on his land.
  • On 09/03/2021, a group of settlers entered agricultural lands belonging to citizens of the town of Deir Istiya, located in Wadi Qana, and threw stones at Jihad Khaled Mansour and his wife Amna Abdel Rahim Mansour, while they were on their land, where a number of citizens confront the settlers.
  • On 09/03/2021, a settler near the Deir Istiya junction opened fire randomly towards the citizens, under the pretext that his vehicle had been thrown with stones.
  • On 27/03/2021, a settler entered the village of Iskaka, under the pretext of buying a pack of cigarettes from a store, and a number of citizens returned him to the settlement of Ariel.
  • On 27/03/2021, a group of settlers entered the agricultural lands of the citizens in the Al-Wajh Al-Shami area, north of the town of Kafr Al-Dik, and destroyed two agricultural rooms owned by the citizens: Ali Abdel-Hamid Younes and Najeh Harb, and beat him, and smashed the windows of a vehicle owned by the citizen: Rami Tahseen Abdel-Gawad, and threw stones at a number of citizens while they were trying to confront the attack, which resulted in wounding a citizen - as a result of being hit by a stone in the head, and as a result, the occupation forces intervened and evacuated the settlers from the place.
  • On 28/03/20201,a group of settlers under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces stormed the agricultural lands owned by citizens in Wadi Susiya area located north of the town of Kafr al-Dik, and withdrew at a later time.
  • On 29/03/2021, a group of settlers entered the citizens' agricultural lands in Al-Hafayer area of ​​Bruqin town, and conducted a patrol.
  • On 29/03/2021, a group of settlers from the "Rafafa" settlement entered the citizens' agricultural lands belonging to the village of Haris, and cut branches of a number of olive trees belonging to the citizen: Aisha Qassem, and demolished stone chains in the land of the citizen: Youssef Souf.
  • On 30/03/2021, a group of armed settlers entered the citizens' agricultural lands in Khallet Hassan near the town of Bidya, and intercepted the farmer: Ayman al-Qurum and his wife, and expelled them from the place at gunpoint.

Jericho:

  • On 03/03/2021,a settler of the settlement outpost of "Mavoot", located northwest of Jericho, tried to steal sheep from a citizen in the Maarajat Road area, where the shepherds managed to stop him and force him to leave the area.
  • On 03/26/2021, a group of settlers entered the mountainous area near the village of Fasayil, and set up a number of tents during which the Israeli occupation forces intervened and evacuated them from the place.

Bethlehem:

  • On 01/03/2021, a group of settlers, under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces, entered the Al-Halqum area in the town of Teque, then stormed and searched an agricultural greenhouse owned by the citizen: Muhammad Atiyah Al-Amor, and withdrew .
  • On 04/03/2021, a group of settlers near the junction of the "Gush Etzion" settlement smashed the windows of a vehicle and damaged its tires - owned by the citizen: Numan Ahmed Musa.
  • On 06/03/2021, a group of settlers entered the citizens' agricultural lands belonging to the town of Al-Khader, located near the junction of the "Gush Etzion" settlement, and cut down the branches of 15 olive trees owned by the citizen: Jamal Ismail and his brothers - residents of the village of Artas.
  • On 06/03/2021, a group of settlers entered the citizens 'lands belonging to the village of Kisan, south of the town of Tuqu', and attacked a number of Palestinian farmers while they were cultivating the land of the citizen: Ayoub Youssef Abayat, located near the settlement outpost of "Ibi Hanhal". Stun grenades and tear gas canisters at the citizens, while they try to confront the settlers.
  • On 21/03/2021, Israeli settlers of the settlement outpost "Maali Amos", which is built on citizens 'lands south of the village of Kisan, south of the town of Tuqu', paved a settlement road with a length of 4 km in the Dahr al-Mazrab area east of the village of Kisan, in preparation for the seizure of hundreds of dunams of land.
  • On 25/03/20201,a group of settlers in the Ein Al-Qassis area of ​​Al-Khader town severely beat a citizen leaving him hospitalized with contusions at a government hospital in Beit Jala for treatment.
  • On 28/03/2021,a group of settlers in the area of ​​Ghanamah graves in Wadi Habayeb, east of the town of Teque, erected a tent in an attempt to establish a settlement outpost.

Hebron:

  • On 11/03/2021,Israeli settlers opened fire randomly towards 2 children (ages 12 and 13), while they were grazing sheep in the al-Musafir area, east of Yatta.
  • On 13/03/2021,, a group of settlers from "Mitzpe Yair" settlement entered the lands of citizens in the Qawawis area, southeast of Yatta town, and severely beat the citizen: Saeed Muhammad Elyan Awad and his wife, Rima Ismail Awad, while they were on their land and as a result left them hospitalized with contusions and caused material damage to their vehicle.
  • On 13/03/2021, a group of settlers from the settlement outpost "Givat Ma'on" entered the lands of the citizens on the outskirts of Al-Tuwani village, east of Yatta, and threw stones at the house of Musa Rabei, where the villagers managed to confront the settlers and force them to leave the area.
  • On 14/03/2021, a group of settlers from "Shimaa" settlement, located south of the town of Dhahiriya assaulted the citizen: Shuaib Mahmoud Khedirat, while he was working on his land near the settlement.
  • On 16/03/2021, a group of settlers from "Givat Kharsina" settlement, established in the old city of Hebron, bulldozed an area estimated at 25 dunums of citizens 'lands in the Baqa' area east of Hebron.
  • On 31/03/2021,a group of settlers stormed the archaeological site of Burj Al-Samou ', and performed "Talmudic" rituals at the site.

Closure of Crossing Points

Border crossings with Israel: were closed 133 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 22 days for the entry of food, humanitarian aid, fodder and a quantity of cooking gas, cement and iron for the benefit of UNRWA projects and internationally funded projects, while the Sufa crossing was closed throughout the month.

International outlets: (The return port - Rafah, with the Arab Republic of Egypt was open for 22 days during the month.. Yasser Arafat International Airport is still destroyed and disrupted for several years).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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