23 July 2023 Main source of statistics: Palestinian Monitoring Group (PMG): NB:The period covered by this newsletter is taken from the PMG’s 24-hour sitrep ending 8am the day after the above date.

We shall always do our best to verify the accuracy of all items in these IOP newsletters/reports wherever possible [e.g. we often suspect that names of people and places that we see in the PMG sitreps could be typos; also the translation into English seems rather odd ~ but sincewe, sadly, do not speak Arabic, we have no alternative but to copy and paste these names from the PMG sitreps!] – please forgive us for any errors or omissions – Leslie and Marian.

13 wounded in

damaging refugee camp raid

Home seized by settlers

and plundered

Settler land-grab

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with Israeli Army support

Dawn peace disruption and/or

home invasions in refugee camp

and 9 towns and villages

1 attack –

13 wounded – 5 injured

15 raids

including home invasions

1 beaten up – 1 abducted

19 taken prisoner

2 acts of

agricultural sabotage

Home invasions: dawn, Nur Shams refugee camp – 09:00, Jerusalem – dawn, Aqbat Jabir refugee camp – dawn, Bethlehem.

Peace disruption raids: dawn, Qatanna – 15:30, al-Mughayirdawn, al-Mughayir – evening, Rumana – evening, Jenin – dawn, Beita – dawn, Nablus – 11:00, Deir Istiya – 11:30, Bidya – dawn, al-Khadr – dawn, Beit Kahil – dawn, Beit Ummar.

Palestinian missile attacks: none.

Israeli Army attack – refugee camp invaded and damaged – 13 wounded: Tulkarem – dawn, Israeli Occupation forces, firing live ammunition, rubber-coated bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters, stormed the Nur Shams refugee camp and invaded a number of homes, as well as a mosque, wounding 13 people. The attack also resulted in damage to infrastructure and property, including water supply, electricity and sewage networks. One person was taken prisoner and a number of vehicles were damaged.

Settler home invasion, seizure and plunder: Jerusalem – 09:00, after seizing and occupying a family‘s home in the Old City, Israeli Occupation settlers removed all of their furniture and other belongings.

Israeli Army home invasion in refugee camp: Jericho – dawn, Israeli Occupation forces, firing rubber-coated bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided the Aqbat Jabir refugee camp and invaded a home.

Israeli Army home invasions – 1 taken prisoner: Bethlehem – dawn, Israeli forces, firing rubber-coated bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided a number of homes and took prisoner one resident.

Israeli police and settlers’ mosque violation: Jerusalem – 08:00, settler militants, escorted by Israeli Police, invaded the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and molested worshippers.

Occupation settler stoning: Ramallah – 14:40, Israelis, from the Beit El Occupation settlement, stoned passing vehicles on the nearbymain road to the al-Jalazoun refugee camp.

Occupation settler agricultural sabotage: Nablus – 09:40, Israeli settlers bulldozed privately-owned Palestinian land, in an area between Aqraba and the village of Majdal Bani Fadil.

Occupation settler menace: Bethlehem – 09:25-11:25, Israelis, from the Tekoa Occupation settlement, threatened passing motorists at thenearby road junction.

Occupation settler land-grab with Israeli Army support: Hebron – 09:05, Israelis, from the Negohot settlement, with support from the Israeli Army, bulldozed privately-owned Palestinian land in the nearby Khallet Taha area and set up camp, in order to occupy it. During the land-grab, Israeli troops beat up and hospitalised a news reporter: Mashhour Al-Wahwah.

Occupation settler agricultural sabotage: Hebron – evening, Israeli settlers carried out a repeated agricultural sabotage attack to the east of Hebron, uprooting and cutting down around 35 grapevines.

Raid – 2 taken prisoner: Jerusalem – dawn, Israeli Occupation forces raided the village of Qatanna, taking prisoner two people.

Raid: Ramallah – 15:30, Israeli forces raided and patrolled the village of al-Mughayir.

Raid – 2 taken prisoner: Ramallah – dawn, the Israeli Army raided and patrolled the village of al-Mughayir, taking prisoner two people.

Raid2 injured: Jenin – evening, Israeli troops raided and patrolled the village of Rumana, injuring two residents.

Raid – 2 injured: Jenin – evening, the Israeli military, firing rubber-coated bullets, stun grenades and tear gas canisters, raided and patrolled Jenin, injuring two people.

Raid – 2 taken prisoner: Nablus – dawn, Israeli soldiers raided Beita, taking prisoner two people.

Raid – 1 taken prisoner: Nablus – dawn, Israeli forces raided the east of the city, taking prisoner one person.

Raid: Salfit – 11:00, Israeli Occupation forces raided and patrolled Deir Istiya.

Raid: Salfit – 11:30, the Israeli Army raided and patrolled Bidya.

Raid: Bethlehem – dawn, Israeli troops raided and patrolled al-Khadr.

Raid – 4 taken prisoner: Hebron – dawn, the Israeli military raided Beit Kahil, taking prisoner four people as well as seizing two vehicles.

Raid – abduction: Hebron – dawn, Israeli soldiers raided Beit Ummar and abducted a 17-year-old youth: Musa Mohammed Bajar.

Restrictions of movement (9): 10:25, tightened procedures at the Beit Furik checkpoint – 14:35, entrance to the village of Deir Sharaf; onetaken prisoner – 11:15, southern entrance to Deir Ballut – 09:25-14:05, southern entrance to Nahalin – Beit Hanoun (Erez) crossing closed – al-Mantar-Karni crossing closed – al-Shujaiyeh crossing (Nahal Oz) closed – Sufa crossing closed – al-Awda Port closed.

Numbers relating to other people reportedly taken prisoner:

Jerusalem 3, Jenin 1, Nablus 1.

[NB: Times indicated in Bold Type contribute to the sleep deprivation suffered by Palestinian children]

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