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The daily File - June 4-8, 2023

Updated: Jan 28

Sunday through Thursday.




Data

Data from the beginning of the year (sources OCHA Opt, Addameer).

‣ 113 dead at the hands of the occupation forces, 5 at the hands of settlers, 2 Palestinian citizens of Israel, 21 minors. All this in the West Bank and East Jerusalem only!

‣ 4,229 wounded by the occupation forces, 105 by settlers.

‣ 3,370 detainees, 1,083 administrative detainees, of which 14 are minors aged 16-18.

‣ 2,500 NIS each month is the fee for a work permit for each Palestinian worker.

‣ 15,000 Palestinians pass through the Eyal Checkpoint every morning.

(Permits and transit data - Eden Fox).

 

Fatalities

1. Muhammad al Tamimi, nicknamed Hamudi by everyone, two and a half years old. Born in the village of Nabi Saleh. The youngest son of Marwa and Haitham Tamimi. The couple has another 7-year-old son.

Muhammad was shot on Friday evening by an Israeli sniper who was standing 50 meters away from their house. The couple and their son were about to leave for the mother's niece's birthday party in a nearby village. The father and his toddler son got into the car, and the mother returned to the house to collect something.

Immediately after starting the car, the sniper fired 5 bullets. One of them penetrated the toddler's brain stem. The father was shot in the shoulder. He continued to drive to the grandfather's house.

Muhammad was hospitalized in Sheba Hospital and died on Monday. The father was not allowed a visit to say goodbye to his son while he was alive, only after his death.

Initially the Army Spokesperson claimed that they shot at a source of fire aimed at Neve Tsuf, but later on they admitted to a "wrong identification" and "how sorry" the army was about the incident.

Apparently there was no shooting at Neve Tsuf, and Muhammad was shot by soldiers who lurked near their house (a regular place where they lurk).


2. Hatem As'ad Abu Najma, from Beit Safafa. He was shot and killed on April 24, after carrying out a stampede attack, in which six were injured. Since then his body has been held by Israel. The family was notified of the return of the body, and the severe restrictions on the burial process. Later on the IOF attacked the funeral procession.

 

Arrests and detainees

1. Arrests

Arrest of a 12-year-old minor in Issawiya


During the period under review, 99 Palestinians and solidarity activists were arrested: Burqa 1; Hebron 2; Aqabat Jaber Refugee Camp 1; Tuqu' 1; Deir al-Ghusun 1; Jericho 3; Rujeib 1; al-Mughayyir 15 (ages 16-75, 2 minors); Beit Ummar 1; Ad-Dhahiriya 1; Kafr Thulth 1; Hawara 1; Qabatiya 2; Tammun 1; Nablus 3; Beit Fajjar 3; the old Askar Refugee Camp 1; al-Azariya 2; Beit Ta'mir 1; Tulkarm 6; East Jerusalem 8 (2 minors and 3 solidarity activists); Za'atara Checkpoint 1; Bab al Amoud 2; Kafr Dan 4; Ni'lin 5 (1 minor); 'Arura 1; Ramallah 1 (female student); Qalqilya 2; Issawiya 1 (12-year-old minor); Burqin 1; Beit Duqqu 2 (minors); Bayta 16; Araba 5; Yatta 1; Az-Zuweidin 1.

Arrest of a Solidarity activist in the Muslim quarter


Since the beginning of the siege of al-Mughayyir, about 3 and a half weeks ago, 45 residents were arrested, most of them were released after an investigation. Since the beginning of the year, 180 detainees in the Aaqbat Jaber camp.

El Wad Street in the Old City, Jerusalem


2. Administrative detentions

Samar Ellatif from Qabalan was transferred to administrative detention for 6 months.

Jawad Hassan Al-Nawafla of Abu Dis was transferred to administrative detention for 6 months.

Mohammad Naj from Beit Duqqu, second extension for 6 months.

Nidal Mofleh from Beit Dajan, first extension for 6 months.

Ta'ar Khalkhala from Hebron, fourth extension for 3 months.

Kayid al-Fesfus suspended the hunger strike on the 8th day after reaching agreement that the administrative detention would not be extended.

Ahmed Al Maslama continues his hunger strike (8th day).

 

Attacks by the IOF on Palestinians

The report is chronological and the day of occurrence is specified.


1. Beit Furik, east of Nablus. On Sunday, a raid and clashes. Zain Salem Hanani, 14 years old, was hit and run by a military vehicle. His condition is mild. The raid was at noon while students were leaving schools.

On Monday, a raid and clashes in the al Quneitra area. The Palestinians threw stones. The forces fired rubber bullets and teargas. Wounded by a rubber bullet. Suffocation injuries.


2. Nabi Saleh, northwest of Ramallah, Sunday. Raid on the village, attacked Nidal Tamimi during a raid on his house. He was detained for several hours and released.

Tuesday, the day of Muhammad al Tamimi's funeral. Earlier the IOF raided an activists house and encountered resistance. An activist was injured by a rifle hit into the face.

Immediately after the funeral, large parts of the village were raided. Clashes began. The forces fired live ammunition, rubber bullets and stun grenades. Six wounded, one severely from a live bullet in his stomach (he has already undergone 3 surgeries). The wounded man's brother was shot and killed in November 2022. Grenades throwing set a fire at the entrance to the village, and the forces blocked it.


3. Qalqilya, Sunday. A Palestinian laborer who tried to pass through the separation fence was shot and injured. On Wednesday a raid on the city. Confrontations. Arrests.


4. Si'ir, northeast of Hebron. Clashes during which the forces fired teargas, rubber bullets and live ammunition into the houses. Multiple suffocation injuries, children among them.


5. Hebron. On Sunday, soldiers attacked Mohammad Jaber with guns butts and tasers, because he did not present an identification card. He was transferred to the hospital. The forces raided homes on Wednesday. No clashes were reported.


6. Issawiya, North East Jerusalem. Raid and clashes on Sunday evening. No injuries were reported. A 12-year-old child was arrested on Wednesday.


7. Aaqbat Jaber Refugee Camp, south of Jericho. A raid at 2 AM. Special forces and then reinforcements. Searched in houses. Damage to household contents. An elderly woman was injured by the soldiers during a search. Another raid early Wednesday morning. Confrontations including exchange of fire. Houses were searched. 6 injured by live ammunition. A soldier was slightly injured by a fire bomb.


8. Anabta, east of Tulkarm. Monday early morning a raid, with massive firing of teargas. A minor was injured by a rubber coated metal bullet. Suffocation injuries. The forces confiscated a vehicle.


9. al-Mughayyir, northeast of Ramallah, Monday. A massive arrest operation while searching houses and damaging the contents. 15 detainees aged 16-75. It should be noted that the village has been under severe movement restrictions for three and a half weeks.


10. Dayr al-Ghusun, north of Tulkarm, on Monday morning. Clashes during a raid and arrests. Injuries by a stun grenade.


11. Kafr Ra'i, southwest of Jenin. Clashes on Monday morning. No injuries were reported.


12. Araba, southwest of Jenin, on Monday morning. Clashes during a raid. Injuries were reported, but the numbers and types were not specified. Another raid and clashes on Thursday.


13. Kafr Qaddum, east of Qalqilya. Clashes during Monday. No injuries were reported.


14. Qabatiya, south of Jenin, early Tuesday morning raid and arrest. Houses were searched.


15. Tamun, south of Tubas, Tuesday morning. Raid for arrests. Confrontations.


16. Tulkarm, on Tuesday morning. Raid and exchange of fire. On Wednesday, there was another raid on the city center and on the Refugee Camp. A wanted was arrested.


17. The old Askar Refugee Camp, east of Nablus, early Tuesday morning. Raid. Arrests. Exchange of fire. No injuries were reported. At the same time, there was also a raid and arrests on the west side of the city of Nablus.


18. Beit Ummar, north of Hebron, on Tuesday. Raid and clashes at the entrance, near the military observation tower. Suffocation injuries. Another night raid on Thursday, houses searched.


19. Beita, south of Nablus, on Tuesday. A raid following a shooting on a settler’s vehicle near the town (see detailes below), closing of the entrances with dirt mounds and a massive firing of teargas. Confrontations. On Thursday early morning, a massive arrest operation of 16 residents of the town.


20. Kafr Dan, west of Jenin, raid early Wednesday morning. Searches in a house while causing damage to its contents. Blowing up a car owned by the family. Confrontations.

One wounded by live gunfire. After they failed to arrest the wanted man on Wednesday, they raided again on Thursday. Searched the house again. They also raided a billiards club and vandalized the place. No arrests were made.


21. Ramallah. On Wednesday morning, the IOF raided the home of a Birzeit student, causing extensive damage and arresting her. On Thursday early morning, a massive raid (dozens of vehicles) for the purpose of demolishing the house of the prisoner Aslam Faruch, who is accused of preparing the explosive devices which went off in bus stations in West Jerusalem. The forces passed near the Mukataa compound, even though there were other ways, and the Palestinians see this as a provocation. In the clashes that started, six were injured by rubber bullets and live ammunition, dozens by teargas.

Among the injured were the journalist Muamen Samrin, who was hit by a rubber bullet in the head (fractured skull), and the photographer Rabi’ al-Munayyer. Both were dressed and identified as journalists. The house was demolished. The raid lasted for 6 hours.


22. Burqin, west of Jenin, raid early Wednesday morning. Clashes and exchange of fire. No injuries were reported.


23. The Old City, Jerusalem. Many attacks during Wednesday and Thursday on high school students, and humiliating physical searches on young people in Bab al Amoud.

On Thursday, Magav and Police forces attacked Palestinians and solidarity activists, during a protest against the deportation of the Sub Laban family from their home in the Muslim quarter. Three were arrested.


24. Dayr Sharaf, northwest of Nablus. Tightening of entry restrictions. On Wednesday a raid on the town. The residents were denied access to the mosque. The forces retreated without any arrests.


25. Al-Yamun, west of Jenin, raid early Thursday morning. Clashes and exchange of fire. No injuries were reported.


26. Az-Zuweidin, east of Yatta. A raid with massive firing teargas at houses. Arrests. multiple suffocation injuries.

 

Demolitions, Confiscations and Blockades

1. Silwan, Al Bustan neighborhood. Demolition order for the house of Fakhri Abu Diad. Wadi Qadum, the Shuiqi, Burqan, El Tawal and Nassar families had to destroy their house. A total of 5 families had to destroy their homes. This after they paid a fine of NIS 200,000. 29 people were left homeless.


2. al-Khader, south of Bethlehem. Demolition order for the house of Mohammed Ibrahim Dado. 9 people will be left homeless. In addition, the order to expropriate 2 dunams belonging to the heirs of the late Musa Hussein Salah.


3. Bruqin, west of Salfit. Expropriation of 10 acres for "public needs". In practice, in favor of the expansion of the Pedu'el settlement.


4. Mazra'a al-Arabiya, north of Ramallah. Demolition of a house without a warrant and prior notice, just because of its proximity to an outpost.

The residents of the house were not allowed access during the demolition.


5. Wadi al-Joz, East Jerusalem. Demolition of a house with 12 tenants. Among them is a person in a wheelchair with special needs.


6. Hizma, north of Jerusalem. 50 olive trees were cut, and agricultural land was flattened, with an expropriation order.


7. Zeita, north of Tulkarm. The forces turned a 3-story house into a military outpost. They forced the 14 residents of the house into the first floor, confiscated the keys and cell phones. Informed the residents that the house is confiscated for 3 days, without presenting a warrant, pretexting it is close to the separation wall.


8. The Muslim Quarter of the Old City, Jerusalem. The Sub Laban family expects to be deported on Sunday from their home, in favor of settlers.


9. Aqabat Jaber Refugee Camp, south of Jericho. A demolition order for a prisoner's house was served in the middle of night.


10. Masafer Yatta, Haribat an-Nabi area. Demolition orders for 3 residential buildings. 20 tenants are expected to be left homeless.


11. El Burj, north of the Jordan Valley. Work stoppage order for 5 buildings.


12. Khirbet Ibziq, northeast of Tubas. Eviction of a family of 9 for a military exercise.


13. Sinjil, northeast of Ramallah. Flattening of 6 expropriated acres. Apparently in favor of a settlement.


14. Az-Zawiya, west of Salfit. Notice of expropriation of 24 acres, near the separation wall.

 

Palestinian attacks on the Occupation Forces (IOF)

1. Mount Gerizim, Nablus. Shooting at the post, twice on Monday and once on Sunday.

2. Jenin Refugee Camp. Interception of a military drone, one of the 24/7 drone patrols over the camp.

3. Hawara, south of Nablus. A trampling incident, in which a soldier was moderately injured. Suffered injuries to his lower body.

4. Jalameh Checkpoint, northeast of Jenin. Two attacks: a shooting, and an improvised explosive devices attacks.

5. Burqin, west of Jenin. Shooting at troops.

 

Settles attacks on Palestinians

1. Deir Ballut, west of Salfit. Settlers set up tents, waved Israeli flags and hung banners with racist slogans on Palestinian lands. Looks like a beginning of an outpost.


2. Burqa, northwest of Nablus. About 50 settlers attacked a house, threw stones and smashed a car windows.

The townspeople set out to repel them by throwing stones. The army secured the settlers with live ammunition and teargas.

59 Palestinians injured, most of them from suffocation injuries, or from being hit by gas grenades. One settler was slightly injured.


3. Kifl Haris, west of Salfit. The monthly visit of settlers to the tomb of Yehoshua ben Nun, sent the village under full curfew for hours. The settlers walked the streets chanting racist slogans.


4. Ein al-Beida, Masafar Yatta. Settlers attacked a family of shepherds while grazing, wounding Amin Mahmoud Daoud, 6-year-old.


5. Kafr Malik, east of Ramallah. Some of the deportees from Ein Samia moved to this village. The settlers who bullied them there, attack here too: beatings, destroying a tractor, vandalizing water tanks, uprooting of trees.


6. Thulth, southeast of Qalqilya. Settlers armed with M16 rifles, some dressed in military uniforms, attacked Palestinians pretexting of stealing a cow. A Palestinian policeman fired a warning shot in the air. The settlers returned fire. They caught a Palestinian, beat him and set fire to a car. The army secured the settlers, fired teargas, stun grenades and live ammunition. 4 injured, from beatings and rubber bullets. Suffocation injuries. The army detained a Palestinian.


7. Yatta. The settlers set up tents, seized a water well and prevented shepherds from reaching it, grazed sheep on agricultural lands and damaged the summer crops.


8. The old city of Hebron. Parade with racist chants under army security.


9. Mazra'a al-Arabiya, northwest of Ramallah. A settler attack. The residents reacted. The settlers set fires.


10. Kafr ad-Dik, west of Salfit. Theft of 14 sheep from the flock of Adnan a Dik.


11. Hermesh, west of Jenin. Blocking the road for Palestinian vehicle traffic.

 

Palestinians attacks on settlers

1. Baytin, east of Ramallah. Fire bombs on a car. Damage.

2. Azzun, east of Qalqilya. Throwing stones and a fire bomb.

3. Meirav, east of Jenin. shooting.

4. Hawara- Beita road, south of Nablus, shooting of 12 bullets at a settler's car. Damage to the car. The settler suffered minor injury from glass shards.

5. Michmash, east of Ramallah. Throwing stones at a bus.

6. Jericho. Throwing stones at a bus. 2 passengers injured.

 


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