Monthly Report September 2021

Total: 1844

 

MONTHLY SUMMARY OF ISRAELI VIOLATIONS

01 September 2021 – 30 September 2021

 

The following summary tables and overview of events survey hostile Israeli activities during the period 01 September 2021 to 30 September 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  September  2021

 

  • 9/01/2021: The Israeli occupation forces positioned at the entrance to the town of Beit Ur al-Tahta opened fire towards and killed Raed Yousef Jadallah, 39 years old - a resident of the town of Beit Ur al-Tahta.
  • 9/02/2021: the citizen: Amid Anan Mara’beh - was injured in the village of Fahma as a result of being bitten by trained (police) dogs while the occupation forces arrested his brother as they stormed and searched their house.
  • 9/02/2021: The Israeli occupation forces fired live ammunition, rubber-coated metal bullets , and tear gas canisters from their positions on the Green Line, towards the demonstrators near the border fence east of Jabalia camp, which led to the death of a citizen Ahmed Mustafa Mahmoud Musleh, 27, resident of Jabalia camp, and the injury of 10 civilians ( Including 2 children - one of them - with serious injuries, and a photojournalist), and a number of citizens - who suffocated as a result of inhaling tear gas.
  • 09/03/2021:  the Israeli occupation forces positioned in Jabal Sabih area in the town of Beita, fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens participating in a demonstration against settlers’ attacks and land confiscation for settlement projects, wounding 12 civilians, and left 51 civilians suffocated due to inhalation of tear gas.
  • 9/07/2021: The Israeli occupation forces fired stun and tear gas canisters towards participants in a demonstration against the attack on citizens and their property and the confiscation of land for the benefit of settlement projects in the village of Al-Tawani, east of Yatta and as a result left a number of them suffocated due to tear gas inhalation and also temporarily detained foreign solidarity activists and 3 citizens (including a journalist), and released them later.
  • 9/08/2021: The Israeli occupation forces positioned at the Bab al-Amoud area of ​​Jerusalem fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens, under the pretext that they had been stoned, injuring 3 civilians.
  • 9/10/2021:  The Israeli occupation forces positioned in the vicinity of Jabal Sabih area in the town of Beita, fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens participating in a demonstration against settlers’ attacks and land confiscation for settlement projects and as a result wounded 18 civilians (including a journalist) and left 97 civilians suffocated due to tear gas inhalation.
  • 9/10/2021: The civilian Doctor Hazem Al-Jolani, 50 years old, a resident of Shuafat neighborhood in Jerusalem was killed after he was shot by the Israeli occupation forces in the Old City of Jerusalem.
  • 9/13/2021: The Israeli occupation forces, present in the vicinity of Hawara Checkpoint, fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards demonstrators for alleged stoning and as a result injured 10 citizens (including a journalist and a woman citizen), and left several others suffocated due to inhalation of tear gas.
  • 9/16/2021: The Israeli occupation forces fired stun grenades and tear gas canisters towards citizens for alleged stoning while raiding a number of houses and as a result left the infant baby baby girl: Sila Sami Abu Bakr (4 months old) suffocated due to inhalation of tear gas, and she was treated at the medical center in the town.
  • 9/24/2021: The Israeli occupation forces positioned in the vicinity of Jabal Sabih area in the town of Beita, fired live ammunition and rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens participating in a demonstration against settlers’ attacks and land confiscation for settlement projects and as a result killed of Muhammad Ali Khabisa, 28 years old, from the town of Beita, injured 8 Citizens, and left 18 other civilians suffocated due to tear gas inhalation.
  • 9/26/2021: the Israeli occupation forces raided the city of Jenin and its camp, the town of Burqin and the village of Kafr Dan, where confrontations took place with the citizens during which they opened heavy fired towards a house while it was besieged in the town of Burqin - there were citizens (whom the occupation forces describe as wanted), and as a result killed 2 civilians (one of whom was seized by the Israeli occupation forces)  Osama Yasser Muhammad Sobh, 22 years old, and Youssef Muhammad Fathi Sobh, 16 years old - (both of them are residents of Kafr Dan village), 9 others were injured ,detained 2 civilians then withdrew at 08:00.
  • 9/26/2021: The Israeli occupation forces fired and shelled at an agricultural room while besieging it in the Khallet al-Ain area in the town of Beit Anan and as a result killed 3 citizens: Ahmed Ibrahim Musa Zahran, 32 years old, Mahmoud Mustafa Abdel Fattah Humaidan, and Zakaria Ibrahim Saleh Badwan, 36 years old - (all of them are residents of Bedouin town). (who the occupation forces describe as wanted persons) were holed up inside.
  • 9/26/2021: The Israeli occupation forces fired rubber-coated metal bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards citizens for alleged stoning while escorting a group of settlers to visit (Joseph’s Tomb) and as a result injured 2 civilians (One of whom was run over by a military vehicle of the occupation forces) during their raid into city of Nablus.
  • 9/30/2021: The Israeli occupation forces positioned near Bab al-Silsila (one of the doors leading to Al-Aqsa Mosque) in the Old City of Jerusalem fired at a female citizen: Israa Khaled Aref Khuzaymah, 30 years old, a resident of Qabatiya town, Jenin governorate, under the pretext of her attempt to stab a soldier, which led to her death.
  • 9/30/2021: Muhammad Muhammad Abd al-Karim Abu Ammar, 40 years old, a resident of Al-Bureij refugee camp was killed after Israeli forces opened fire towards him as he was hunting birds near the border fence northeast of Al-Bureij camp.

 

 

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

Event

West Bank

Gaza Strip

Total

Comments

Killing

10

2

12

A total of 12 residents were killed by Israeli forces during the month of September 2021 {10 in the West Bank and 2 in Gaza}:

  • 09/1/2021: Raed Yousef Jadallah, 39 years old - a resident of the town of Beit Ur al-Tahta was killed after Israeli occupation forces opened fire towards his vehicle at the entrance to the town of Beit Ur al-Tahta.
  • 09/2/2021: Ahmed Mustafa Mahmoud Musleh, 27 years old, a resident of Jabalia refugee camp was killed during clashes with Israeli occupation forces near the border fence east of Jabalia camp.
  • 09/10/2021: The civilian Doctor Hazem Al-Jolani, 50 years old, a resident of Shuafat neighborhood in Jerusalem was killed after he was shot by the Israeli occupation forces in the Old City of Jerusalem.
  • 09/24/2021: Muhammad Ali Khabisa, 28 years old, from the town of Beita was killed during confrontations with Israeli occupation forces in Jabal Sabih area in the town of Beita.
  • 09/26/2021: The 2 civilians killed by Israeli forces during clashes in the town of Burqin are identified as: Osama Yasser Muhammad Sobh, 22 years old, and Youssef Muhammad Fathi Sobh, 16 years old - (both of them are residents of Kafr Dan village)
  • 09/26/2021: The 3 civilians killed by Israeli occupation forces in Khallet al-Ain in the town of Beit Anan are identified as: Ahmed Ibrahim Musa Zahran, 32 years old, Mahmoud Mustafa Abdel Fattah Humaidan, and Zakaria Ibrahim Saleh Badwan, 36 years old - (all of them are residents of Bedouin town).
  • 09/30/2021: Alaa Nasser Muhammad Zayoud, 22 years old - a resident of the town of Al-Saila Al-Harithiya was killed after Israeli occupation forces opened fire while they surrounded a house in the area between the towns of Al-Yamoun and Burqin.
  • 09/30/2021: Israa Khaled Aref Khuzaymah, 30 years old, a resident of Qabatiya town, Jenin governorate was killed as result of being shot by the Israeli occupation forces near Bab al-Silsila (one of the doors leading to Al-Aqsa Mosque) in the Old City of Jerusalem.
  • 09/30/2021: Muhammad Muhammad Abd al-Karim Abu Ammar, 40 years old, a resident of Al-Bureij refugee camp was killed after Israeli forces opened fire towards him as he was hunting birds near the border fence northeast of Al-Bureij camp.

 

Injuries

163

20

183

A total of  183  injuries were reported in the month of September 2021 {163 Palestinians in the West Bank and 20 in the Gaza Strip).

Including 9 children, 5 journalists, 2 Woman, 1 Fisherman and 1 Doctor.

Attacks

290

29

 319

A total of 319 attacks were reported to have taken place during the month of September 2021 (290 in the West Bank and 29 in the Gaza Strip) which included 56 from raids into Palestinian towns, villages and camps,234 from positions at Military checkpoints, 17 from positions at Military posts and 12 from Naval vessels.

Air Strikes

 

12

12

  • On the evening of 09/06/ 2021, Israeli warplanes launched 4 missiles (in two successive airstrikes), targeting two sites belonging to a Palestinian armed group northwest and west of Khan Yunis.
  • At dawn on 09/11/2021, Israeli warplanes launched a number of missiles, targeting a site belonging to one of the Palestinian armed groups west of Khan Yunis.
  • At dawn on 09/11/2021, Israeli warplanes launched a number of missiles, targeting a site belonging to one of the armed Palestinian groups near Salah El-Din Street in Deir Al-Balah.
  • At dawn on 09/11/2021, Israeli warplanes launched a number of missiles, targeting agricultural land east of the town of Beit Hanoun.
  • At dawn on 09/12/2021, Israeli warplanes launched 6 missiles, targeting a site belonging to one of the Palestinian armed groups west of Rafah.
  • At dawn on 09/12/2021, Israeli warplanes launched with a missile, targeting (a barracks) in the Salam neighborhood in Rafah.
  • At dawn on 09/12/2021, Israeli warplanes launched a number of missiles, targeting a site belonging to one of the Palestinian armed groups, west of Khan Yunis.
  • At dawn on 09/13/ 2021, Israeli warplanes launched 4 missiles, targeting a site belonging to a Palestinian armed group east of Rafah.
  • At dawn on 09/13/ 2021, Israeli warplanes launched a number of missiles (in two successive raids), targeting two sites belonging to one of the Palestinian armed groups, east and west of Khan Yunis.
  • On 13/09/ 2021, Israeli warplanes launched 3 missiles, targeting a site belonging to one of the armed Palestinian groups, west of Deir al-Balah.
  • On 13/09/ 2021, Israeli warplanes launched two missiles, targeting a site belonging to one of the armed Palestinian groups, east of the town of Beit Lahia.

Raids

319

4

323

The Israeli military carried out a total of 323 raids in Palestinian residential areas during the month of September 2021, including 319 in the West Bank and 4 in the Gaza Strip. The majority of Israeli military raids were reported to have taken place in the districts of Jerusalem (22); Ramallah (54); Jenin (72); Tubas (6)Tulkarem (16); Qalqiliya (13); Nablus (32); Salfit (12); Jericho (14); Bethlehem (43); Hebron (36), North Gaza (2 ), and Central Gaza(2).

Arrests

366

6

372

During the month of September 2021, the Israeli military arrested 372 Palestinians {366 in the West Bank and 6 in the Gaza Strip). The majority of arrests took place in the districts of 92 Jerusalem, 58 Ramallah, 49 Jenin, 3 Tubas,  13 Tulkarm, 15 Qalqilya, 17  Nablus, 15 Salfit, 10 Jericho, 30 Bethlehem, 63 Hebron. 1 North Gaza,4 Gaza and 1 Khan Yunis,

Among them: 34 children, 4 female citizens,2 patients with special needs, 1 journalist, 2 University Students and 2 Security Force Officers.

Temporary Detention

31

 

31

  • 09/01/2021: The Israeli occupation forces detained the citizen: Ikram Al-Wahidi - the director of the Young Muslim Women School, and the citizen - Rana Obeidat - an administrative employee, under the pretext of meeting with employees of the Palestinian Ministry of Education office, and released them at a later time.
  • 09/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces detained a number of students, the director and teachers of Al-Sawiya Mixed School while they were leaving the school located along the main street of Nablus - Ramallah near the village of Al-Sawiya.
  • 09/03/2021, the Israeli occupation forces positioned at Tayseer checkpoint temporarily detained 3 citizens (including 2 Security Force officer): Daham Fayez Muhammad Sobeih (National Security Force Officer), and Osaid Muhammad Salem Jaber (Civil Defence Force officer).), and Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim Daraghmeh then released them.
  • 09/05/2021, the Israeli occupation forces temporarily detained the child: Husam Moayed Owais-a resident of the village of Al-Lubban Al-Sharqiya, near Al-Lubban Al-Sharqiya village, while he was on his way to Al-Sawiya mixed school, and released him after the Palestinian military liaison intervened.
  • 09./07/2021, the Israeli occupation forces detained 3 citizens (including a journalist): journalist - Musab Shawar, Suleiman Al-Hathlin and Muhammad Al-Hathaleen. while they participated in a demonstration against attacks on citizens and their property and confiscation of land for the benefit of settlement projects in the village of Al-Tawani, east of Yatta, and later released them.
  • 09/10/2021, the Israeli occupation forces detained 4 citizens while erecting a checkpoint at the outskirts of Deir Ballut town (known among them): Mahfouz Saher Abdullah Abu Khair (after firing stun grenades at his vehicle, on the pretext that he did not stop at the checkpoint), and released them at 20:20.
  • 09/11/2021, the Israeli occupation forces positioned at Hamra Checkpoint temporarily detained 3 National Security Forces officers: Al-Askari - Muhammad Amin Turkman, Al-Askari - Ali Jamil Hardan, and Al-Askari - Muhammad Gawadra, and released them at 21:35.
  • 09/11/2021, the Israeli occupation forces detained 2 citizens: Anan Mofeed Moqbel, and Banan Fuad Moqbel - both residents of Kafr Thulth town while they were grazing sheep in the eastern region of Azzun town then released them at 16:50.
  • 09/11/2021, the Israeli occupation forces detained Saad Qabha (from the Palestinian General Intelligence Service officer) - a resident of the village of Tora, and released him at a later time.
  • 09/12/2021, the Israeli occupation forces detained the Hebron municipality inspectors at Abu Al-Rish checkpoint in the old city of Hebron, and released them at 10:25.
  • 09/12/2021, the Israeli occupation forces positioned near the entrance to the town of Tekoa temporarily detained 4 students (children) , while they were leaving Tekoa school, under the pretext of throwing stones, and released them at 15:15.
  • 09/14/2021, the Israeli occupation forces positioned at the entrance to the town of Kifl Haris temporarily detained 3 citizens: Amir Nasser Shaqour, Suhaib Khaled Shaqour, and Abdel Qader Zayed Shaqour - residents of the town of Kifl Haris , and released them at a later time.
  • 09/14/2021, the Israeli occupation forces positioned at a checkpoint located entrance to Al-Shuhada Street in the old town of Hebron prevented the citizen: Mofeed Al-Sharbati from passing through the barrier to reach his home on Al-Shuhada Street in the Old City of Hebron, forcing him to sleep outside his house. For 5 hours near the checkpoint before letting him reach his home.
  • 09/20/2021, the Israeli occupation forces Temporarily detained the citizen: Muhammad Al-Amouri during their raid into the village of Ein Yabroud and released him at a later time.
  • 09/22/2021,  the Israeli occupation forces in charge of guarding the apartheid wall near the town of Jayyous temporarily detained the child: Ismail Ghassan Al-Deek, 15,
    during confrontations with citizens and released him at 20:00.
  • 09/23/2021, the Israeli occupation forces temporarily detained Muhammad Khaled Hamad (a customs police force officer), and released him later after the intervention of the Palestinian military liaison.
  • 09/30/2021, the Israeli occupation forces temporarily detained the child: Hassan Muhannad Al-Khadoori {9 years old}, during their raid into the town of Beituniya, and released him later after the intervention of the Palestinian military liaison.

Deportation

10

 

10

  • 09/01/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem issued a decision to banish the citizen: Jamil Al-Abbasi, for a period of 6 months, from Al-Aqsa Mosque.
  • 09/03/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem issued a decision to deport the citizen: Muhammad Khader Abu Al-Hummus - residents of Al-Isawiya village, for a period of two weeks from Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in Jerusalem, as a condition for his release after she had been detained earlier on the same day.
  • 09/12/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem issued a decision to deport the citizen: Muhammad Musa al-Abbasi - residents of Silwan neighborhood in Jerusalem, for a month from Al-Aqsa Mosque, in addition to a financial guarantee of 1500 shekels, as a condition for his release after she had arrested him earlier.
  • 09/12/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem issued a decision to deport the citizen: Muhammad Al-Dabbagh (an employee of the Islamic Endowments Department), for a period of one month from Al-Aqsa Mosque.
  • 09/13/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem issued a decision to deport the citizen: Sami Fatiha - residents of the city of Jerusalem, for a period of 15 days from the Old City of Jerusalem, as a condition for his release after they arrested him earlier.
  • 09/13/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem issued a decision to deport the citizen: Muhammad Al-Shalabi - residents of the city of Jerusalem, for a period of 10 days from the Old City of Jerusalem, in addition to a 5-day house arrest, as a condition for his release after they arrested him in earlier time.
  • 09/17/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem issued a decision to deport 2 citizens - residents of the city of Jerusalem, for varying periods of time from Al-Aqsa Mosque: Siraj Al-Natsheh - for a period of 6 months, and Muhammad Abu Ghannam - for a period of 3 months.
  • 09/23/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem issued a decision to deport the citizen: Ahmed Al-Dalal (one of the guards of Al-Aqsa Mosque) - residents of the city of Jerusalem, for a period of 10 days from Al-Aqsa Mosque.
  • 09/23/2021,  the Israeli occupation authorities in the city of Jerusalem issued a decision to deport the citizenship: Raeda Saeed - a resident of the city of Jerusalem, for a period of one week from Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Closure of Crossing Points

 

149

149

The Israeli military completely closed crossing points into the Gaza Strip, including access points within the Green Line, on 45 occasions during the month of July 2021. The Israeli military closed crossing points within the Green Line on 109 occasions.

Flying

Checkpoints

312

 

312

The Israeli military set up 312 Flying checkpoints in the month of September 2021 and searched Palestinian civilians and vehicles in and around Palestinian residential areas in the districts of Jerusalem (9); Ramallah (46); Jenin (15); Qalqiliya (26); Nablus (22); Salfit (42); Jericho (27); Bethlehem (86); Hebron (39),

Destruction of Public and Private property

6

 

6

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

Confiscation of Public and Private property

15

 

15

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

Settler Violence

46

 

46

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

Home Demolition

7

 

7

  • 09/01/ 2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house (under construction) owned by the citizen: Nasri Muhammad Attia Sobeih, in the village of Harmala, under the pretext of not having a license.
  • 09/01/ 2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished, in the village of Beit Tamar, a house (under construction) owned by: Elyan Salah Zawahra, under the pretext of not having a license.
  • 09/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house (under construction) owned by: Nasr Muhammad Hassan Abu Hamda, under the pretext of not having a permit.
  • 09/04/ 2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the Silwan neighborhood in Jerusalem forced the citizen: Ayman Abu Hadwan to demolish his 50-square-meter house himself, after notifying him earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event of the demolition by the occupation authorities. under the pretext of not having a license.
  • On 09/07/ 2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in Silwan neighborhood in Jerusalem forced the family of: Dweik, to demolish their 80-square-meter house themselves, after notifying them earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event that the occupation authorities carry out the demolition operation, on the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On 09/21/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the Jabal Al-Mukabber neighborhood in Jerusalem forced the citizen: Muhammad Ouda Obedia to personally demolish two rooms attached to his house, after notifying him earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event that the Israeli occupation authorities carry out the demolition operation, on the pretext of not being licensed
  • On 09/27/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the village of Sur Baher forced the citizen: Kamel Abu Sarhan, to personally 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, on the pretext of not having a permit.

Land Levelling

4

 

4

  • 08/18/2021, the Israeli occupation forces razed a 1-donum area of ​​land owned by the citizen: Muhammad Al-Taweelin the town of Za'tara, under the pretext of working in it without a license.
  • 08/19/2021, the Israeli occupation forces razed an area of ​​​​the citizens' lands in the area of ​​Karm Al-Nimer hill opposite Jabal Sabih in the town of Beita.
  • 08/23/2021, the Israeli occupation forces levelled a plot of ​​agricultural land near Barta'a checkpoint.
  • 08/25/2021, the Israeli occupation forces razed an area estimated at 10 dunums of citizens’ lands planted with about 400 grape trees, olive trees, summer plantations and forest trees owned by the citizen: Salem Dhiab Al-Rajab in the Birin area, south of the town of Bani Naim on the pretext that it is within the area Classified (C) under Israeli control.
  • 08/25/ 2021, the Israeli occupation forces levelled an area of ​​the citizens’ agricultural lands in the town of Qusra, located near the “Majdolim” settlement established on the town’s lands, and erected a fence of barbed wire in its vicinity.

Attacks on Religious Sites

29

 

29

  • On 09/07/2021, the Israeli occupation forces closed the Ibrahimi Mosque in the old city of Hebron, and prevented the citizens from performing prayers inside, under the pretext of enabling settlers to celebrate and perform Talmudic rituals inside the compound on the occasion of the “Hebrew New Year’s Day” for the Jews.
  • On 09/07/2021, groups of extremist settlers, under the protection of the Israeli occupation police, stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, and made provocative tours of its courtyards and facilities.

Settlement Activity

5

 

5

  • 09/03/ 2021, a group of settlers in the Wadi Al-Faw area in the northern Jordan Valley built a settlement road that leads to the outpost that was established in the Abu Qandul area.
  • 09/05/ 2021,  the Israeli occupation forces razed the Martyrs Cemetery, which is part of the Yusufiya cemetery in the city of Jerusalem, in order to establish a “Biblical” garden and a public garden in the place.
  • 09/21/ 2021, a group of settlers from the outpost “Ibi Hanahel” built on the lands of Kisan village, south of Tekoa town, began constructing a settlement road about 2 km long and 4 meters wide in the mountainous lands overlooking Wadi Al-Hajar northwest of Kisan village, with the aim of Linking the settlement outpost to the industrial settlement zone established between the villages of Kisan and Miniyeh, which includes solar energy units and factories for the recycling of Israeli waste.
  • 09/22/ 2021, the Israeli occupation authorities razed the lands of the village of Bardala in the northern Jordan Valley, to establish a water tank in the place.
  • 09/22/ 2021, the Israeli occupation forces razed a piece of land owned by the citizen: Nasser Sidqi Kanaan -a resident of the village of Goresh, located in the area between the town of Aqraba and the village of Majdal Bani Fadel in preparation for the establishment of a new settlement outpost.

Settler Violence

46

 

46

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

 

 

Comparison Table of Events over the Past Three Months

EVENT

July 2021

August 2021

September 2021

Killings

7

9

12

Injuries

534

206

183

Arrests

433

380

372

Raids

354

318

323

Flying Checkpoints

320

321

312

Attacks

174

147

331

Attacks on Property

43

123

21

Home Demolition

29

37

7

Closure of Crossing Points

154

147

149

Attacks on Religious Sites

21

25

29

Settlement Activity & Settler attacks

58

44

51

                                                                                                                          Three Months Comparison

Analysis of Events

Killings

A total of 12 residents were killed by Israeli forces during the month of September 2021 {10 in the West Bank and 2 in Gaza}:

  • 09/1/2021: Raed Yousef Jadallah, 39 years old - a resident of the town of Beit Ur al-Tahta was killed after Israeli occupation forces opened fire towards his vehicle at the entrance to the town of Beit Ur al-Tahta.
  • 09/2/2021: Ahmed Mustafa Mahmoud Musleh, 27 years old, a resident of Jabalia refugee camp was killed during clashes with Israeli occupation forces near the border fence east of Jabalia camp.
  • 09/10/2021: The civilian Doctor Hazem Al-Jolani, 50 years old, a resident of Shuafat neighborhood in Jerusalem was killed after he was shot by the Israeli occupation forces in the Old City of Jerusalem.
  • 09/24/2021: Muhammad Ali Khabisa, 28 years old, from the town of Beita was killed during confrontations with Israeli occupation forces in Jabal Sabih area in the town of Beita.
  • 09/26/2021: The 2 civilians killed by Israeli forces during clashes in the town of Burqin are identified as : Osama Yasser Muhammad Sobh, 22 years old, and Youssef Muhammad Fathi Sobh, 16 years old - (both of them are residents of Kafr Dan village)
  • 09/26/2021: The 3 civilians killed by Israeli occupation forces in Khallet al-Ain in the town of Beit Anan are identified as: Ahmed Ibrahim Musa Zahran, 32 years old, Mahmoud Mustafa Abdel Fattah Humaidan, and Zakaria Ibrahim Saleh Badwan, 36 years old - (all of them are residents of Bedouin town).
  • 09/30/2021: Alaa Nasser Muhammad Zayoud, 22 years old - a resident of the town of Al-Saila Al-Harithiya was killed after Israeli occupation forces opened fire while they surrounded a house in the area between the towns of Al-Yamoun and Burqin.
  • 09/30/2021: Israa Khaled Aref Khuzaymah, 30 years old, a resident of Qabatiya town, Jenin governorate was killed as result of being shot by the Israeli occupation forces near Bab al-Silsila (one of the doors leading to Al-Aqsa Mosque) in the Old City of Jerusalem.
  • 09/30/2021: Muhammad Muhammad Abd al-Karim Abu Ammar, 40 years old, a resident of Al-Bureij refugee camp was killed after Israeli forces opened fire towards him as he was hunting birds near the border fence northeast of Al-Bureij camp.

Injuries

A total of 183 injuries were reported in the month of September 2021 {163 Palestinians in the West Bank and 20 in the Gaza Strip).

Including 9 children, 5 journalists, 2 Woman, 1 Fisherman and 1 Doctor.

Arrests

During the month of September 2021, the Israeli military arrested 372 Palestinians {366 in the West Bank and 6 in the Gaza Strip). The majority of arrests took place in the districts of 92 Jerusalem, 58 Ramallah, 49 Jenin, 3 Tubas, 13 Tulkarm, 15 Qalqilya, 17 Nablus, 15 Salfit, 10 Jericho, 30 Bethlehem, 63 Hebron. 1 North Gaza,4 Gaza and 1 Khan Yunis,

Among them: 34 children, 4 female citizens,2 patients with special needs, 1 journalist, 2 University Students and 2 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 August 2021 ,the 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 312 flying checkpoints in September 2021 (compared 321 flying checkpoints in August 2021 and compared 320 flying checkpoints in July 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 321 Flying checkpoints in the month of September 2021 and searched Palestinian civilians and vehicles in and around Palestinian residential areas in the districts of Jerusalem (9); Ramallah (46); Jenin (15); Qalqiliya (26); Nablus (22); Salfit (42); Jericho (27); Bethlehem (86); Hebron (39),

Raids

The Israeli military carried out a total of 323 raids in Palestinian residential areas during the month of September 2021, including 319 in the West Bank and 4 in the Gaza Strip. The majority of Israeli military raids were reported to have taken place in the districts of Jerusalem (22); Ramallah (54); Jenin (72); Tubas (6) Tulkarem (16); Qalqiliya (13); Nablus (32); Salfit (12); Jericho (14); Bethlehem (43); Hebron (36), North Gaza (2), and Central Gaza (2).

Attacks

A total of 331 attacks were reported to have taken place during the month of September 2021 (290 in the West Bank and 29 in the Gaza Strip) which included 56 from raids into Palestinian towns, villages and camps,234 from positions at Military checkpoints, 17 from positions at Military posts and 12 from Naval vessels.

 

Attacks on residential areas in West Bank & Gaza districts

 

Home Demolition

During the month of September 2021, the Israeli military demolished 7 Palestinian homes and residential tents, which consisted of the following: 

  • 09/01/ 2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house (under construction) owned by the citizen: Nasri Muhammad Attia Sobeih, in the village of Harmala, under the pretext of not having a license.
  • 09/01/ 2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished, in the village of Beit Tamar, a house (under construction) owned by: Elyan Salah Zawahra, under the pretext of not having a license.
  • 09/01/2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished a house (under construction) owned by: Nasr Muhammad Hassan Abu Hamda, under the pretext of not having a permit.
  • 09/04/ 2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the Silwan neighborhood in Jerusalem forced the citizen: Ayman Abu Hadwan to demolish his 50-square-meter house himself, after notifying him earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event of the demolition by the occupation authorities. under the pretext of not having a license.
  • On 09/07/ 2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in Silwan neighborhood in Jerusalem forced the family of: Dweik, to demolish their 80-square-meter house themselves, after notifying them earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event that the occupation authorities carry out the demolition operation, on the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On 09/21/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the Jabal Al-Mukabber neighborhood in Jerusalem forced the citizen: Muhammad Ouda Obedia to personally demolish two rooms attached to his house, after notifying him earlier, in order to avoid paying heavy fines in the event that the Israeli occupation authorities carry out the demolition operation, on the pretext of not being licensed.
  • On 09/27/2021, the Israeli occupation authorities in the village of Sur Baher forced the citizen: Kamel Abu Sarhan, to personally 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, on the pretext of not having a permit

Attack on PUBLIC, PRIVATE property and CONFISCATIONS OCCURRED as follows per District:

 

Jerusalem:

  • 09/08/ 2021,the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a bulldozer owned by the citizen: Naim Al-Khatib in the village of Beit Iksa, under the pretext that it was working on agricultural land near the settlement of “Ramot” established on the village lands.
  •  09/10/ 2021, the Israeli occupation authorities placed a decision on a plot of land in the Al-Bustan area in the Silwan neighborhood in Jerusalem, a decision to confiscate it for use as a parking lot, on the grounds that the land is devoid of buildings.

Ramallah &Al-Bireh:

  • 09/02/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a private vehicle owned by the citizen: Hassan Shtayyeh after detaining him as they stormed and searched his home during their raid into the city of Ramallah .
  • 09/10/ 2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a bulldozer (Bajr) owned by: Othman Mahmoud Othman - residents of Beit Ur al-Tahta town, while he was working to reclaim a piece of land owned by: Raif Muhammad Injas.

Jenin:

  • 09/26/2021, the Israeli occupation forces positioned at Barta'a checkpoint confiscated a private vehicle owned by: Wael Salman Sadiq Al-Sha'er -{a resident of Arrabeh town} as they detained him

Tubas:

  • 09/01/ 2021, the Israeli occupation forces demolished 3 tents used as sheep pens, owned by the citizens: Muhammad Ali Nasrallah Al-Hroub, and Adel Nasrallah Al-Hroub in the village of Khirbet Ibziq in the northern Jordan Valley.

Nablus:

  • 09/01/ 2021, the Israeli occupation forces in Duma village demolished an agricultural facility owned by: Abdullah Fares Salouda, and a water collection well owned by: Fahmi Shalouda, under the pretext of not having a license.
  • 09/23/2021.  the Israeli occupation forces in Al-Lubban Al-Sharqiya village confiscated a bulldozer (Bager) while it was working to rehabilitate a road, and prevented the workers from completing work on the road inside the village.

Salfit:

  •  On 09/18/ 2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a bulldozer belonging to the municipality of Qarawat Bani Hassan, while it was working to rehabilitate an agricultural street north of the town of Qarawat Bani Hassan,
  • On 09/19/ 2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a bulldozer belonging to the municipality of Salfit, in the Al-Marahat area, west of the city of Salfit, while it was working in the reclamation of agricultural land.

Bethlehem:

  • 09/21/ 2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a truck owned by the citizen: Murad Muhammad Al-Mahsiri,in the town of Al-Khader while it was working in the Abu Al-Soud area, west of the town, and transported it to the “Gush Etzion” settlement complex.

Hebron:

  • 09/05/ 2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a bulldozer near the settlement of "Nogohot", which is built between the towns of Dura and Beit Awa, while it was working on agricultural land owned by the citizen: Amir Muhammad Abu Rahma.
  • 09/20/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated 150,000 shekels from the home of Munir Farah Manasra, during his detention during their raid into town of Bani Naim.
  • 09/22/2021, he Israeli occupation forces confiscated an electricity generator owned by one of the families, in the Al-Musafer area near the village of Susiya, east of Yatta, which they used to light their homes.
  • 09/30/2021, the Israeli occupation forces confiscated a bulldozer (Bajr) owned by the citizen: Hamza Abu Saleh, while working in the reclamation of agricultural land owned by the citizen: Rami Saeed in the Ain Fares area, west of the town of Dura on the pretext that the land was under the control of the Israeli occupation.

 Settlement Activity:

  • 09/03/ 2021, a group of settlers in the Wadi Al-Faw area in the northern Jordan Valley built a settlement road that leads to the outpost that was established in the Abu Qandul area.
  • 09/05/ 2021,  the Israeli occupation forces razed the Martyrs Cemetery, which is part of the Yusufiya cemetery in the city of Jerusalem, in order to establish a “Biblical” garden and a public garden in the place.
  • 09/21/ 2021, a group of settlers from the outpost “Ibi Hanahel” built on the lands of Kisan village, south of Tekoa town, began constructing a settlement road about 2 km long and 4 meters wide in the mountainous lands overlooking Wadi Al-Hajar northwest of Kisan village, with the aim of Linking the settlement outpost to the industrial settlement zone established between the villages of Kisan and Miniyeh, which includes solar energy units and factories for the recycling of Israeli waste.
  • 09/22/ 2021, the Israeli occupation authorities razed the lands of the village of Bardala in the northern Jordan Valley, to establish a water tank in the place.
  • 09/22/ 2021, the Israeli occupation forces razed a piece of land owned by the citizen: Nasser Sidqi Kanaan -a resident of the village of Goresh, located in the area between the town of Aqraba and the village of Majdal Bani Fadel in preparation for the establishment of a new settlement outpost.

Settler Violence:

Settler violence occurred during the month of September 2021 including:

Jerusalem:

  • 09/01/ 2021, a group of settlers entered the Bab al-Rahma cemetery, which is adjacent to the walls of Al-Aqsa Mosque, and performed Talmudic rituals in the place.
  • 09/10/ 2021, a settler positioned near the Al-Ram junction opened fire indiscriminately towards 3 children.
  • 09/12/ 2021,  a settler ran over while he was driving his vehicle in the Al-Tur neighborhood in Jerusalem, the citizen: Walid Samir Abu Al-Hawa, resulting in him - fractures and bruises, and he was admitted to Al-Makassed Hospital for treatment.
  • 09/27/ 2021, an Israeli settler positioned in the Ras al-Amoud neighborhood in Jerusalem fired indiscriminately towards school students while they were leaving the School Street.

Ramallah:

  • 09/10/ 2021. a group of settlers entered the Dahr Hashem area, located between the town of Turmusaya and the village of Al-Mughayer, and set fire to wood designated for construction, owned by the citizen: Munib Al-Masri.
  • 09/13/ 2021, a group of Israeli settlers from "Beit El" settlement threw stones at cars of citizens passing by on the main road adjacent to the settlement, leading to Jalazun refugee camp.
  • 09/24/ 2021, a group of settlers, accompanied by bulldozers, entered the Al-Ayoun area in the lands of Deir Ammar village, and bulldozed the citizens’ agricultural lands during which Israeli occupation forces fired indiscriminately towards the citizens while they were trying to confront the bulldozing work and as a result, the Israeli occupation forces intervened and evacuated the settlers from the place at 05:15.

    Tubas:

  • 09/05/ 2021, a group of settlers in the area of ​​Khirbet Al Muzakah in the northern Jordan Valley set up a caravan, a tent and a fence in the vicinity of the area, in an attempt to establish a new settlement outpost.

Nablus:

  • 09/02/ 2021, a group of settlers from the settlement of "Yitzhar" entered the outskirts of Burin village, attacked the house of Ayman Soufan, and smashed the windows of two vehicles with stones.
  • 09/11/ 2021, a group of settlers from the settlement of "Yitzhar" entered the southern outskirts of Burin village, and threw stones at the house of Musab Soufan, smashing the windows of the house, and also smashing the house's surveillance cameras.
  • 09/16/ 2021, a group of settlers from "Itamar" settlement entered the eastern outskirts of Awarta village and set fire to the citizens' agricultural lands, where the fires were put out by Palestinian Civil Defence crews.
  • 09/22/ 2021, a group of settlers, under the protection of the occupation forces, was near the entrance to the eastern al-Lubban village, and performed the “talmudic” rituals in the place.
  • 09/23/ 2021, a group of settlers in the Yanoun village plain, attempted to steal sheep belonging to the citizen: Rashid Sobeih.
  • 09/25/ 2021, one of the settlers, while his vehicle was passing on the main road in Hawara town, pointed his weapon at the citizens, claiming that his vehicle had been pelted with stones. As a result, the occupation forces intervened and evacuated the settler from the place at 23:00.
  • 09/27/ 2021, a Israeli settlers stopped his vehicle at the eastern gate of the Al-Lubban Girls School, and provoked the teaching staff and students and as a result, the Israeli occupation forces intervened and closed the doors of the school and prevented entry or exit from it.
  • 09/29/ 2021, a group of settlers entered the southern outskirts of Burin village and attacked the home of the family of the female citizen: Umm Ayman Soufan, and set fire to the tires of the vehicles that were used in the place.
  • 09/30/ 2021, a group of settlers from the settlement of “Yitzhar” entered the southern outskirts of Burin village, attacked the home of the family of the female citizen: Umm Ayman Soufan, and threw paint cans at the windows of the house.

Salfit:

  • 09/05/2021, a group of settlers in the Dahr Subuh area of ​​the town of Kafr ad-Dik erected a barbed wire fence in the vicinity of an area of ​​land, in an attempt to seize it.
  • 09/24/2021, a group of settlers set up a caravan on Palestinian lands belonging to the village of Yasuf.

Jericho:

  • 09/22/2021, a settler named "Omer" while he was driving a "Tractron" vehicle in the waterfalls area in the village of Al-Auja ran over the citizen: Bassam Kaabneh, causing him bruises.
  • 09/25/2021, a group of settlers entered the Arab al-Malihat area near the Al-Maarjat road (connecting between the governorates of Jericho and Ramallah), and attacked a number of shepherds.

Beathlem:

  • On 09/10/ 2021, a group of settlers stormed the Ayesh area and the outskirts of Suleiman’s Pools in the village of Artas, and withdrew at a later time.
  • On 10\9\2021 a group of settlers from the outpost of "Ebi Hanhal", built on the lands of Kisan village, uprooted 50 olive seedlings from a plot of land owned by: Ayoub Yousef Ebayat.
  • On 12\9\2021 a group of settlers set up a tent to sell antiques and pottery items along the main street near the junction of the "Tekoa" settlement.
  • On 24\9\2021 a group of settlers from the outpost "Ibi Hanahel" built on the lands of Kisan village, south of Tekoa town, expelled citizens of the Awadallah family from their lands near the outpost.

Hebron:

 

  • 09/01/2021, a group of settlers from "Adora" settlement entered the Taybeh area of ​​Tarqumiya town, and attacked the citizens living in the area.

 

  • 09/02/2021, a settler ran over and injured the child: Abd al-Rahim Abdullah al-Jabari, 8 years old while he was driving his vehicle, near the “Kiryat Arba” settlement, east of Hebron.

 

  • 09/08/2021, a group of settlers from the “Kiryat Arba” settlement, located east of the city of Hebron, smashed the windows of a number of citizens’ vehicles, and attacked citizens’ homes and properties in Jaber neighborhood in the old town of Hebron during which the Israeli occupation forces intervened and fired stun and tear gas canisters towards the citizens while trying to confront the settlers

 

  • 09/10/2021, a group of settlers in the Wadi Al-Hussain area in the old town of Hebron fired at the house of Jamal Isaifan, and also smashed the windows of 3 vehicles belonging to the family of Al-Razem.

 

  • 09/13/2021, a group of settlers in the Old City of Hebron severely beat 2 citizens: Jaafar Talib Juma'a Zero and Hussam Yaqoub Al-Jundi.

 

  • 09/14/2021, a group of settlers in Jaber neighborhood in Hebron city threw stones and empty bottles at the homes of citizens in the neighborhood during which the Israeli occupation forces also intervened and fired rubber-coated metal bullets and stuns canisters towards citizens, while they were trying to confront the settlers.
  • 09/17/2021, a group of settlers, under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces, near the Ibrahimi Mosque in the Old City of Hebron, attacked a number of citizens from the families of: Al-Muhtasib, Al-Bitar, and Qafisha, as a result left a number of them suffocated due to tear gas inhalation.
  • 09/24/2021, a group of settlers in the village of Susiya, east of Yatta town, attacked a number of citizens during a visit by a delegation from the European Union to the village, to learn about the challenges and difficulties facing the citizens in the villages located in the Al-Musafer area, east of Yatta town, which led to the injury of A citizen - with head and chest injuries, and he was admitted to the government hospital in Yatta for treatment.
  • 09/26/2021, a settler, while he was driving his vehicle in the Old City of Hebron, ran over the child: Sabri Ezz Al-Bayed, 7 years old.
  • 09/27/2021, a group of settlers from the outpost "Yacoub Talia", which is located in the Al-Musafer area, east of Yatta town, attacked a number of shepherds in the Masifer area, preventing them from grazing their livestock in the pastoral lands, and forcing them to leave the area.
  • 09/28/2021, a group of Israeli settlers from the outpost “Yacoub Talia” erected in the Al-Musafer area, east of Yatta town, severely beat the citizen: Othman Muhammad Abu Qubeita, while he was grazing his sheep on his land, as a result of which he was injured - with head injuries and bruises All over his body, he was admitted to the government hospital in Yatta for treatment.
  • 09/28/2021, a group of Israeli settlers in the Al-Mafqarah area, east of Yatta town, attacked a number of citizens, injuring 4 civilians.

 

Closure of Crossing Points

Border crossings with Israel: were closed 149 times (Beit Hanoun - Erez crossing was open 23 times  , 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 17 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 21 days during the month of August. Yasser Arafat International Airport is still destroyed and disrupted for several years).

 

 

 

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