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The Daily File – July 28-August 2, 2023

Updated: Jan 28

Friday through Wednesday afternoon.


‣ 4,300 detainees since the beginning of the year, of which 570 are minors.

‣ 1,600 administrative detention warrants have been issued since the beginning of the year. Currently, 1,132 administrative detainees are behind bars, the highest number in thirty years. Nine of the warrants were filed against journalists.



‣ Eight years since the the settlers’ attack on the house of the Dawabsheh family in Duma. Three members of the family, the father Saad, the mother Riham and the baby Ali (one and a half years old) were burned to death. 4-years-old Ahmed survived with 60% burns on of his body. Since his recovery he lives with his grandfather.



Twenty eight Palestinians were killed during the month of July.

1. Mohannad Mohammad Suleiman Al-Mazra’a, 20 years old, from al-Azariya, was shot and killed after shooting and wounding six residents of Ma'ale Adumim.

2. Muhammad Farid al-Zarir, 15 years old. Graduated the 9th grade and was about to start the 10th. A resident of as-Samu. He was shot and killed near the village, after, according to the military, two soldiers claimed he attacked them with a knife. According to documentation,the claim does not hold water.


‣ The account of the death of 18-year-old Fawzi Hani Mokhalafa from Sebastia: Initially, the IDF spokesman claimed that it was a stampede attack. In practice, based on the testimony of his friend Muhammad, who was wounded, arrested and released, it was a miss-identification of the vehicle.


Arrests and detainees

1. Arrests:

During the period under review, 62 Palestinians were arrested: Issawiya 1; al-Azariya 2; Bethlehem 3; Al-Ramadin 1; al-Shuyukh 1; Yatta 1; Tura 2; Nablus 3; Huwara 1; Burqa 2; Al-Aqsa 1; az-Za'ayyem Checkpoint 1; Deir Sammit 4; Jenin 3; Si'ir 2; East Jerusalem 2; Ramallah 1; Aqabat Jaber Refugee Camp 4 (1 minor); Balata Refugee Camp 1; Bardala 1; Jaba' 1; Bab al Amoud 1; Arraba 3; Ya'bad 1; Hebron 5 (4 minors); A Ram 1; Bal'a 1; Hares 2; Qarawat Bani Hassan 1; Beita 2; Al-Arroub Refugee Camp 1; Shuweika 1; al-Mughayyir 1; Anata 1; Silwan 1; At-Tur 2 (1 minor).

2. Administrative detentions:

Qusai Abu Al Wafa, second extension for six months.

3. Detainees:

Ayham Al-Basti, 13 years old from East Jerusalem, is under house arrest for shooting fireworks during Ramadan. Every night a policeman comes and wakes up the whole family to check his presence.

Zina Abdu, 17, has been under house arrest for over a year now, for posting on Facebook during Ramadan.


Attacks by the IOF on Palestinians

Chronological report stating the day of their occurrence. Due to congestion, only events in which conflicts developed will be reported. Note that most arrests take place during raids, but conflicts do not necessarily develop.

1. Hebron, Friday morning. A raid on the Be'er Al-Mahjar area. Earlier, a Palestinian was injured by a rubber bullet during clashes in Bab Al-Zawiya (city center).

2. Beita, south of Nablus, early Friday morning. A raid on the elementary school. Smashing windows, vandalizing equipment and confiscating video from security cameras. Earlier, on Thursday evening, clashes. Ten residents were injured from teargas suffocation.

At Friday noon (after the prayer), the weekly protest procession about the land confiscation in Jabel Sabih. Residents burned tires and threw stones. The IOF fired teargas, stun grenades and rubber bullets. Suffocation injuries.

3. Kafr Qaddum, east of Qalqilya, Friday at noon. In the weekly protest procession over the blocking of the main entrance and land confiscation, two residents were injured by rubber bullets and others suffered suffocation injuries.

4. Bayt Dajan, east of Nablus, Friday at noon. In the weekly protest march against land confiscation, the IIOF fired teargas, rubber bullets and stun grenades. An officer was recorded telling the soldier: "I'm knocking them... stay here... as soon as the boy with the black one arrives, you shoot him." Suffocation injuries only.

5. Al-Bireh, Friday. Clashes at the northern entrance. Palestinians threw stones and the IOF fired teargas, rubber bullets and stun grenades at them. On Sunday, a raid and clashes. Arrests.

6. Ein Qiniya, northwest of Ramallah, Friday. Clashes. The Palestinians threw stones, and the forces fired teargas and stun grenades. No injuries were reported.

7. Balata Refugee Camp, east of Nablus, early Sunday morning. A raid on the town. Clashes developed, including exchange of fire. No injuries were reported. Arrests.

8. Jenin, Monday morning. A raid with a military bulldozer. Exchange of fire. Arrests. houses searched while causing damage to its contents. On Tuesday morning, another raid and clashes.

9. Tubas, Monday morning. A raid on the city and on Tammun, south of the city, for arrests. Clashes developed, including exchange of fire. No injuries were reported.

10. Si'ir, north of Hebron. Night raid (Monday) for arrests. Conflicts developed.

11. Al-Arroub Refugee Camp, north of Hebron, early Monday morning. Raid and clashes.

12. Shuyukh al-Arrub, northeast of Hebron, Monday morning. Raid on the village. Clashes. No injuries were reported.

13. al-Mughayyir, northeast of Ramallah, Monday night. The IOF came in with bulldozers, to destroy a public park, in order to expand a nearby settlement. Clashes developed. The IOF fired Two-Two bullets and teargas. Three gunshot injuries and two from rubber bullets (one of them lost his eye).

14. Jabel Mukaber, South Jerusalem, Monday evening. Clashes following the demolition of apartments. Suffocation injuries.

15. al-Azariya, east of Jerusalem, Monday. Clashes during a raid on the town. Teargas canisters set fire to trees. Tuesday, the IOF raided the house of the shooter in Ma'ale Adumim, and arrested his two brothers.

16. Nablus, Tuesday morning. Raid on the west of the city, and on Balata Refugee Camp, east of the city. Clashes developed in both areas, including exchange of fire. Arrests. On the same night (Tuesday), settlers went to Joseph's Tomb, with them MK Zvi Sukkot, who lives in Yitzhar. Earlier, the forces raided the east of the city, while massively firing teargas. Exchange of fire. One seriously wounded by a gunshot to the stomach, another by a lgunshot to the thigh, and one injured by shrapnel in the eye. Suffocation injuries. A pregnant woman and her husband were shot by the IOF while driving their car. The IOF blocked medical responders who attempted to rescue the woman. Multiple suffocation injuries.

17. Illar, north of Tulkarm, an early Tuesday morning raid. Searches. Confrontations.

18. Beit Furik, east of Nablus, Tuesday. Raid on the Quneitra area. Confrontations.

19. Dayr Dibwan, east of Ramallah. Once again, the IOF raided the guard camp set up by the residents in response to settler attacks. The forces fired teargas and clashes began. Suffocation injuries.

20. as-Samu, south of Hebron, Tuesday afternoon. According to the IOF, a soldier and a female officer stopped when they noticed a suspicious Palestinian. They ordered him to stop, and according to them, he tried to stab them. They shot him dead. In the documentation of a passing by vehicle, there was no female officer, but rather an armed man in civilian clothes, who shot a Palestinian minor along with a soldier.

21. Silwad, northeast of Ramallah, early Wednesday morning. Clashes. One Palestinian gunshot injury.

22. Aqabat Jaber Refugee Camp, north of Jericho, early Wednesday morning. A raid on the camp. Special forces in commercial vehicle surrounded a house, and demanded that its residents turn themselves in. Clashes and exchange of fire. Three were arrested, and the forces withdrew.

23. Ya'bad, southwest of Jenin, Wednesday early morning. A raid on a party of high school students. The IOF fired teargas and stun grenades. Suffocation injuries.

24. Nazlat Zayd, southwest of Jenin, Wednesday early morning. A raid on a wedding. Stun grenades and teargas. Suffocation injuries.


Demolitions, Confiscations and Blockades

1. Beit Hanina, North Jerusalem. Ahmed Al Sa'o was forced to destroy his house, five days after his brother, who also lives in the neighborhood, had to demolish his.

2. Furush Beit Dajan, southeast of Nablus. Eight demolition orders for houses.

3. Jiftlik, north of the Jordan Valley. Ten demolition orders for houses.

4. Deir Ballut, west of Salfit. Five demolition orders for houses, and one for a commercial center.

5. Jabel Mukaber, South Jerusalem. A resident was forced to demolish two residential apartments.

6. Wadi Ejheish, Masafer Yatta. Demolition of a building.

7. Tarqumiyah, west of Hebron. Land leveling and uprooting half an acre of forty olive trees and vines.

8. Khirbet Suba, west of Hebron. Land leveling and uprooting three quarters of an acre of almond and citrus trees.


Palestinian attacks on the Occupation Forces (IOF)

1. Beit Ummar, north of Hebron. Fire bomb on a military tower.

2. Huwara, south of Nablus. Friday at noon. A Palestinian youth in a car crossed two checkpoints. The IOF shot at him, and he abandoned the vehicle and tried to flee on foot, but was caught. According to the spokesperson of the IOF, it was an attempt to run over. No casualties. The IOF forced shop owners to close their businesses.

3. Al-Arroub Refugee Camp. Setting a military pillbox on fire.

4. Tell, southwest of Nablus. Shooting at a military force.

5. Dotan checkpoint, southwest of Jenin. improvised explosive device.

6. Beit Sira checkpoint, west of Nablus. shooting.

7. Jenin Refugee Camp. Shooting at a patrol drone.

8. Deir Ibzi, west of Ramallah. Stone throwing. A soldier was slightly injured.

9. Beit El checkpoint, north of El Bireh. Fire bombs on the military tower.


Settlers attacks on Palestinians

1. al-Mughayyir, northeast of Ramallah. A number of settlers attacked a car in the town The driver was injured in the hand by shrapnel.

2. Einabus, south of Nablus. Settlers set olive groves on fire.

3. al-Khader, south of Bethlehem. A silent protest by Palestinians over repeated incursions by settlers into Solomon's Pools.

4. Ein al Shibli, Jordan Valley. The settlers expanded an outpost near one of the springs (there are five). This is the second outpost located near the Palestinian residences. This will be followed by preventing Palestinians from accessing the grazing lands, until they are forced to leave.

5. Taibeh, east of Ramallah. A settler herded his sheep on a young olive grove and destroyed it.

6. Burin, south of Nablus. Settlers set fields on fire, attacked a house, threw stones, and denied the Palestinians access to extinguish the fire.

7. Mu'arrajat, north of Jericho. Settlers led their herd to graze in Palestinian pastures, left the herd there, and then accused the Palestinians of stealing sheep (a common practice). This time the settler Zohar, from the nearby illegal outpost, invaded the camp and began looking for the "stolen sheep". Soldiers came to secure him, and attacked the locals. Another outpost was established in the area.

8. Ein al Hilwa, north of the Jordan Valley. Settlers fenced off the spring that was used for watering the herds, turned it into a recreational pool for settlers only.

9. Halhul, north of Hebron. An outpost was established on the lands of Khirbet Aleket. The Palestinians clashed with the settlers. The IOF intervened and attacked the Palestinians.

10. Umm Safa, northwest of Ramallah. Residents and solidarity activists prevented settlers from grazing on their lands.

11. At-Tuba, Masafer Yata. Settlers built a structure on Palestinian land, near the water pit. Palestinians were denied access to water. The IOF pushed the Palestinians and detained a solidarity activist "because he was in a firing zone".

12. Humsa, northern Jordan Valley. A settler prevented Palestinians from accessing water, and emptied their water tank.


Palestinians attacks on settlers

1. Neve Daniel, north of Hebron. Fire bombs at a security vehicle.

2. Marda, north of Salfit. Throwing stones at vehicles.

3. Al-Arroub Refugee Camp, north of Hebron. Throwing stones at vehicles.

4. Ma'ale Adumim, east of Jerusalem. A Palestinian, wearing a bright vest and armed, opened fire on diners in a restaurant in front of a shopping center. Injured six. One of them in serious conditiion. A Magav officer on duty shot and killed him.

5. Azzun, east of Qalqilya. Throwing stones at a bus. A settler was injured.

6. Hamra junction, north of the Jordan Valley. Shooting at an Israeli vehicle from a speeding vehicle. A settler was slightly injured by shrapnel. Her husband and two children aged 2 and 9 were not injured. The shooter fled the scene. Searches are underway.


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