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The Daily File - September 19-25, 2023

Updated: Jan 28

Tuesday through Monday.




Data

According to “QudsNewsNetwork”, “OCHA OPt”, and “HaAretz”, since the beginning of the year:

‣ Approximately 250 people were killed in the West Bank and in the Gaza strip, out of which 47 were minors.

‣ 8631 wounded in the West Bank, out of which 800 from live ammunition.

‣ Approximately 400 wounded in the Gaza Strip.

‣ 718 buildings were demolished in the West Bank

‣ 1139 People lost their home as a result of those demolitions.

‣ 1105 Palestinians were driven away from their land as a result of settler violence. 4 shepherds communities left their place of living.

‣ 1264 people under an administrative arrest; 20 of which are minors.

 

Fatalities

West Bank:

1. Mahmoud Ali Nafe’ Saadi, 23 years old, a resident of the Jenin refugee camp. Active in the Al Aqsa Martyr Brigades. serving two years in an Israeli prison. And 75 days in the PA prison, where he answers for his words. Last February he was seriously injured in an assassination attempt by the army. Two of his accomplices were killed. On Tuesday evening he was killed during clashes with forces that invaded the camp.




2. Rafat Omar Khamayseh, 15 years old, a resident of Jenin. Stayed in the refugee camp for the sake of his grandfather. When he left the house he recognized a raid by undercover forces. He began to call the camp. One of the undercovers chased him and shot him in the stomach from a distance of 10 meters. He collapsed. Residents tried to rescue him but the soldiers also shot at them. One of the residents rolled on the road and rolled along with the injured Rafat to a house that was 5 meters away. He bled to death in the house for an hour and a half until the forces withdrew. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.


3. Mahmoud Khaled Ararawe, 24 years old. Resident of the Jenin camp. Active in the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades. Shot and killed during clashes with forces invading the camp on Tuesday evening.











4. Ata Yasser Ata Mousa, 29 years old, from the village of Marka, south of Jenin. He was shot and mortally wounded during an army raid on the Jenin camp on Tuesday evening. He was pronounced dead the next day.







5. Dirgham Mohammad Yahia Al-Akhras, 19 years old. A resident of the Aqabat Jaber refugee camp. Shot in the head during a raid on the camp. According to witnesses, he was not armed or involved in the clashes. His father is the coordinator on behalf of the Palestinian Authority with the Israeli Civil Administration in Jericho. He is the 13th person killed in the camp since the beginning of the year.





6. Abdullah Emad Abu Al-Hasan, 17 years old, a resident of Yamon. Shot in the stomach during a raid by the forces on the village of Dan, west of Jenin. Shot in the stomach. His father tried to revive him when he arrived at the hospital. But there he was pronounced dead.










7. Abdul-Rahman Suleiman Abu Daghash, 32 years old. Resident of the Noor Shams refugee camp.

Shot in the head during a military raid on the refugee camp early Sunday morning. He was not armed or involved, and was shot when he fled to find cover. He left behind a wife and 3 small children.







8. Osaid Farhan Abu Ali, 21 years old. Resident of the Noor Shams refugee camp. He was shot in the head and killed during clashes with forces that invaded the camp early Sunday morning. He was a resistance activist and apparently armed.









Gaza Strip:

Yousef Salem Yousef Radwan, 25 years old, resident of Bnei Sohaila, east of Khan Yunis. Shot in the head and killed during clashes with the forces on the separation fence. He is the 7th person killed since the beginning of the clashes 10 days ago.







Bodies Returned:

The body of Bilal Ibrahim Kadah, 33 years old, from the town of Shekba (northwest of Ramallah) who was shot and killed on July 10 as he was firing at Israeli soldiers, was returned. His body was kept in the occupation’s refrigerators until now.

 

Arrests and Detainees

1. Arrests:


During the period reviewed here, 88 Palestinians and solidarity activists were arrested: Jenin Refugee Camp 2; Tubas 1; al-Arroub Refugee Camp 1; al-Auja 1; Checkpoint near Tulkarm 1; Aqabat Jaber Refugee Camp 2; Katana 4; Al-Bireh 2; The Old City, Jerusalem 3; Umm Safa 2 (solidarity activists); Nur Shams Refugee Camp 1; Tulkarem 2; Nablus 2; Al-Aqsa 3; Jilbon 1; Jalazone Refugee Camp 2; Qalandiya checkpoint 1; Shuafat 1; Issawiya 2; Beit Furik 8 (3 solidarity activists); Bab al-Rahma 1; Silwan 1; Deir Samet 1; Silwad 5; Beit Hanina 2 (1 minor); Bir Zeit 8; Jenin 1; Hebron 2; Karma 6 (2 solidarity activists and a minor); Container checkpoint 1; al-Mughayyir 2; Bab al-Sahara 1; al-Jib 1; Sheikh Jarrah; Jerusalem 3 (solidarity activists); al-Azariya 1; Ya'bad 1; Arraba checkpoint 1; Teqoa 1; Dotan checkpoint 2; Yabrud 1 (minor)



2. Administrative Detention:

Muhammad Najahiya from Jenin: His administrative arrest was extended for the 4th time, this time for 4 months. Arrested since August 6 2022.



3. Hunger Strikers:

1. Sultan Khaluf suspended his hunger strike which lasted 49 days, after he was given a release date.

2. Kayed al-Fasfous is on a hunger strike for 55 days. His petition was rejected. His health is deteriorating (he lost 30 kg).

 

Attacks on Palestinians by the Occupation forces (IOF)

A chronological report stating the day of occurrence.


1. Urif, south of Nablus: On Tuesday, a raid for the purpose of measuring 3 houses scheduled for demolition. The homes of those who shot and killed Israelis at a gas station near Eli.


2. Beit Sira, west of Ramallah: On Tuesday, a night raid by the IDF escalated into clashes.


3. Jenin Refugee Camp: On Tuesday evening special forces infiltrated the camp and surrounded the house of a wanted man. A Palestinian boy discovered them and called them out. They shot him dead. They arrested a resident and the wanted man's father, a 65 years old, who suffered a heart attack during the arrest. The wanted man himself was absent. Shoulder-launched missiles were fired at the house, burning it to the ground.

Military reinforcements arrived. The forces used suicide drones, damaged the central transformer and damaged the electricity supply to the camp and several neighborhoods in the city (of Jenin). Clashes and fire exchanges ensued. 2 more died. The military shot at every direction, including at the mosque and at the hospital in the city. A bomb exploded near a military bulldozer.

Access of medical teams was prevented. After an hour the forces withdrew without the wanted man.

In total, 4 people died and 30 were wounded. One was arrested.


4. Aqabat Jaber Refugee Camp, south of Jericho: Wednesday morning. Special forces invaded for the purpose of an arrest operation. Clashes developed, during which a 19-year-old man was killed. Following that, raids and searches of houses were conducted, along with detentions and questioning/investigations on the ground. Two were arrested. Some reported Suffocation injuries.


5. Jalbun, east of Jenin: A raid was conducted on Wednesday at dawn, imposing a total curfew. The forces fired tear gas and stun grenades, including on a school compound (which was empty of students at the time). Raids and searches on houses were conducted. Multiple suffocation injuries reported.

The military took over a house, and turned the upper floor and the roof into a military post. Israeli flags were hanged. No schedule or time limit was provided. The residents of the house were forced to evacuate. The following day another house was taken over in the same way. More clashes occurred on Sunday morning.


6. Beit Ummar, north of Hebron: Clashes at the entrance to the town. Suffocation injuries. A soldier was injured by shrapnel.


7. Raids that happened on Wednesday, without clashes: al-Arroub Refugee Camp (arrests), al-Auja (attacking and arresting a citizen in his car), Beita, Qatanna (arrests), Kafr Ni'ma, Doha.


8. Tubas: A raid on Thursday at dawn and a search for wanted men took place. They were not found. Clashes and exchanges of fire followed. An improvised explosive device exploded on a military vehicle.


9. Nablus: Early Thursday at dawn, a raid on the eastern side of the city and the refugee camp in Balata. Fire was exchanged. On Friday early morning, a raid in the Rafidieh area and a siege of a house. Exchanges of fire, fire bombs on military vehicles. Arrest of one of the leaders of the Lions' Den. Two gunshot wounds, two people were run over, four people fell, and 130 suffocation injuries were reported.


10. Jalazone Refugee Camp, North of Ramallah: Thursday. Infiltrators dressed as women enter the camp and arrest two people. On Friday there was another raid on the camp. Clashes developed. 4 wounded by live ammo.


11. al-Azariya, east of Jerusalem: Early morning on Thursday, a raid was conducted on an elementary school for girls. The troops caused significant damage to the contents of the school and destroyed several doors. Additionally, they seized security cameras from the premises. On Friday, a house was raided, including searches and arrests.


12. Kafr Dan, west of Jenin: Friday at dawn. a raid. Apparently for the purpose arrests, which were unsuccessful. Confrontations, during which the forces fired live ammo, stun grenades, and tear gas. A minor died as a result of being shot in the stomach. His death was the 6th in 36 hours.


13. Anabta, east of Tulkarm: On Friday, there were clashes during which rubber bullets and tear gas were fired at residents and shops. No injuries were reported.


14. Deir Istiya, west of Salfit: Following stone throwing which damaged a settler’s vehicle, a raid on the village took place on Thursday night. Invasion to a wedding event and dispersing the celebrants with tear gas.


15. Beit Dajan, east of Nablus: On Friday, the weekly protest procession was attacked by Israeli troops.Two male activists and a female activist were detained on the grounds of staying in “class A” area, were separated and during their detention their car was vandalized by a policeman. The soldiers used an ambulance crew as a human shield. Some suffered suffocation injuries.


16. Kafr Qaddum, east of Qalqilya: On Friday, during the weekly protest procession, 3 were injured by rubber bullets. On Saturday, the clashes resumed and two more were injured by rubber bullets.


17. Tel Rumeida, Hebron: A Palestinian was injured after being attacked by soldiers. This was in close proximity to a shooting incident in Kiryat Arba (which will be detailed in the following sections). He was transferred to a hospital.


18. Teqoa, southeast of Bethlehem: On Friday, clashes occurred during which the forces used live ammo. No injuries were reported.


19. Beita, south of Nablus: On Friday, clashes inside the town during which the forces used tear gas and rubber bullets. No injuries were reported.


20. Qaryut, southeast of Nablus: Clashes developed due to the weekly invasion of settlers into the village spring, under the defense of the army. Some suffered Suffocation injuries.


21. Zububa, west of Jenin: On Friday, clashes took place near the separation wall. Two were injured by rubber bullets.


22. Qalqilya: On Friday, clashes took place near the northern checkpoint. The troops used stun grenades and tear gas. No injuries were reported.


23. Khirbat Tana, east of Nablus: On Friday, clashes occurred following the invasion of settlers which was backed by the army. One person was wounded by a rubber bullet.


24. Sheikh Jarrah, East Jerusalem: On Friday, the weekly protest procession was violently attacked by the forces. Some activists were arrested.


25. Raids that took place without confrontations, on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday:

Hableh, Beit Kahil, al-Mughayyir, Ezbat Shufa, Issawiya, Hebron.


26. Khirbat Karma, south of Hebron: Settlers set up a tent on the private lands of a villager, and blocked access to those lands. On Saturday, activists and residents arrived to take down the tent. They were violently attacked by the troops and the settlers.

An activist and a local were injured. Activists and local residents were arrested. While handcuffed, they were attacked by settlers while the soldiers stood by and even verbally abused them. During the night, the forces raided the village and arrested 4 residents, including a minor.


27. Beit Iksa, northwest of Jerusalem: Soldiers lift a hydraulic barrier from under a Palestinian vehicle with passengers in it. The two passengers were injured and the car was heavily damaged. According to the injured, it was done on purpose.


28. Bir Zeit, north of Ramallah: Sunday morning. A raid on the university campus, and on the offices of the student council. The head of the student council and some council members were arrested. Damage to the contents of the offices. The forces’ claimed it was a squad that planned a terror attack.


29. Tuba, Masafer Yatta: On Sunday, italian activists were delayed by the army as they were accompanying students (to protect them from settler violence). They were threatened that the next time they’ll be deported.


30. Issawiya, northeastern Jerusalem: On Sunday at dawn, Clashes occurred, during which the Palestinians shot firecrackersא on military vehicles. In the evening of Yom Kippur another raid took place, followed by clashes. The forces used a skunk water cannon towards houses. fire bombs thrown on the water cannon.


31. Nur Shams Refugee Camp, east of Tulkarm: On Sunday morning, a prolonged raid for the purpose of arrests which were unsuccessful. Complete destruction of infrastructure - explosion of a central electricity transformer, explosion of water pumps and pipes, raking of the main road using three D9 bulldozers. Confrontations during which the forces fired in all directions, and prevented the approach of ambulances. Palestinians detonated a bomb next to one of the bulldozers. Two died - a gunman and a citizen who sought refuge. An Israeli soldier was also injured. Withdrawal after a few hours leaving havoc behind.


32. Azzun, east of Qalqilya: Yom Kippur in the evening. A raid followed by clashes, During which the forces used stun grenades and tear gas. Suffocation injuries.

 

Demolition, Confiscation and Blocking

1. Udala, south of Nablus: Demolition of a commercial building.

2. Beita, south of Nablus: Demolition of a commercial center.

3. Qarawat Bani Hassan, west of Salfit: 23 orders to halt construction. Nine of the buildings already have people living in them.

4. Ya’bad, southwest of Jenin: Confiscation of a bulldozer and an arrest of the driver.

5. Kufr al-Dik, west of Salfit: Confiscation of a tractor, a fence and of agricultural equipment.

6. Ein al-Rashash, east of Ramallah: Preventing the access of activists to the community, using a “closed military zone” order.

7. Sarta, west of Salfit: 17 demolition orders.

 

Palestinian Attacks against the Occupation Forces (IOF)

1. Al-Arroub Refugee Camp, north of Hebron: Fire bombs.

2. Adora, west of Hebron: Shooting at a military post situated at the entrance.

3. Dotan checkpoint, southwest of Jenin: Iimprovised explosive device.

4. Balata Refugee Camp, east of Nablus: a military reconnaissance drone was shot down.

5. Qalandia checkpoint, north of Jerusalem: Suspicion of an attempted vehicular attack. . A commercial vehicle hit a guard mildly and then stopped when the guard started shouting. According to the Palestinians, the driver did not see the guard and when he heard the shouting stopped immediately. The driver was detained.

6. Beit Furik checkpoint, east of Nablus: 2 shooting incidents.

7. Shuafat, North East Jerusalem: A 19-year-old resident of Issawiya attempted to stab a guard and wounded him slightly. The attackerr was shot, seriously injured and arrested.

8. Psagot, El Bireh: Shooting at a military post.

9. Camp Ofer, west of Ramallah: shooting.

10. Nitzanei Oz checkpoint, west of Tulkarm: shooting.

11. Budrus, west of Ramallah: Arson next to the military base.

12. Shwiqa, Tulkarm: 3 shooting incidents.

13. Azzun, east of Qalqilya: Tear gas was thrown at the military tower.

14. Beit Ummar, north of Hebron: An improvised explosive device was thrown towards the military tower situated at the entrance.

15. Tayasir checkpoint, north of Tubas: shooting.

16. Jenin Refugee Camp: Shooting at a military patrol drone.

 

Settlers attacks against Palestinians

1. Farsiyeh, north of the Jordan Valley: A new outpost created near the Rotem settlement.


2. Khallet Makhul, north of the Jordan Valley: shepherds were threatened and were prevented access to pasture area.


3. Wadi As Seeq, northeast of Ramallah: A tour of European diplomats organized by tha B'Tselem organization was attacked by Im Tirzu activists. According to the people attacked, one of the right-wing activists pulled out a weapon. The attackers then followed the diplomats to areas B (Taiba) where they were arrested by the Palestinian security forces and handed over to the army. In another incident, armed settlers threatened schoolgirls.


4. Umm Safa, north of Ramallah: Almost every day, settlers are invading the lands, their cows with them, backed by the army. 2 activists were arrested. An order for military closure of the area was issued.


5. El Massudiya, northwest of Nablus, Settlers attacked two houses, threw stones and iron rods and vandalized vehicles. A recreation area for Burqa residents is attacked frequently.


6. Bria Za’atara, east of Bethlehem: Settlers backed by the army set up tents.


7. Hamra, northern Jordan Valley: A settler arrives at the encampment, sprays pepper spray on a child, and blocks the shepherds' way to the pasture. On Saturday he returns with an ATV and disperses the herd.


8. Qariut , southeast of Nablus: 100 olive trees were cut down and destroyed,Water tanks were vandalized.


9. Susya, Masafer Yatta: Settlers attack father and son. Osaid al-Khader, 4 years old, was injured by a stone, the father was injured from the pepper spray. In another incident, a settler drone drove away sheep.


10. Ein El Hilweh, northern Jordan Valley: Settlers fenced off 3 square km of grazing lands (preventing livestock of the Palestinians from grazing) in preparation for the seizure of the land.


11. Al-Mughayyir, northeast of Ramallah: Settlers from Shiloh attack shepherds.


12. Beita, south of Hebron: Saturday, settlers backed by forces descend on Jabal Sabih to attack Palestinians. According to testimony, a settler opened fire and there was an attempt to set fire to fields. Confrontations follow.


13. Al-Jiftlik, northwest of Jericho: After the demolitions carried out by the Civil Administration, a settler outpost was established.


14. Bani Naim, east of Hebron: A vehicle arraived from the Pnei Haver settlement and drives into a herd of sheep with teh car alarm going off in order to startle and drive the sheep away.


15. Ein Rashash, east of Ramallah: Yom Kippur. Settlers in vehicles attack herds.


16. Teqoa, southeast of Bethlehem Settlers attack shepherds and threaten two families that if they don't evacuate they will step up the violence against them.

 

Attacks by Palestinians against settlers

1 Jericho: Stones were thrown at a bus near the city. 2 people were wounded.

2 Azzun East of Qalqiliya: 3 different stone throwing events on cars and on a bus. 2 wounded.

3. Sdeh Ephraim, northwest of Ramallah: Gunfire.

4. Huwara, south of Nablus: Stone throwing cause damage to a car.

5. Avney Hefetz, southeast of Qalqiliya: two different shooting events.

6. Deir Istiya, west of Salfit: A fire bomb is thrown and causes damage to a car.

7. Kochav Yaakov, north of Jerusalem, Gunfire.

8. Kiryat Arba: Gunfire from a speeding car.

9. Carmey Tzur, north of Hebron: Improvised Explosive Device.

10. Shuqba, northwest of Ramallah: A fire bomb thrown at a car.

11. Gush Etzion road, north of Hebron: A fire bomb is thrown at a bus.

12. Hinanit, east of Jenin: Gunfire causes damage to a house.

 

Gaza Strip

At the end of 10 days of clashes near the fence in various locations in the Gaza Strip:

During those 10 days , the Palestinians burned tires, set off incendiary balloons that set fire to fields the area adjacent to the Gaza Strip, and set off improvised explosive devices near the fence. The forces uses live ammunition, tank shells, airstrikes and tear gas. 7 Palestinians killed and 120 Palestinians , including journalists, were wounded by live fire.

(This report is covering the events up to Monday night).

 


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