3 martyrs, (132) arrests, (13) demolition and bulldozing operations, and (3891) settlers who stormed the courtyards of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque during the month of August 2023.
The racist, fascist occupation security minister, Ben Gvir, incites the killing of Palestinians and honoring those who kill them
The Public Relations and Media Unit in the Jerusalem Governorate issued its report for the month of August 2023, on the crimes of the Israeli occupation in the Jerusalem Governorate, in which it summarized the overall violations observed in the neighborhoods and towns of the governorate. Where it was stated:
Martyrs and the file of bodies detained by the occupation:
During the month of August, the occupation executed (3) two Jerusalemites, one of whom was a childaAnother affected Jerusalemite was martyred! He was injured by occupation bullets two years ago. On August 1, the young man Muhannad Muhammad Suleiman Al-Mazra’a (20 years old) was martyred by bullets from the Israeli occupation forces, near the town of Al-Eizariya, east of occupied Jerusalem, and the occupation detained his body.
On August 17, the young man from Jerusalem, Ahmed Abu Sneina (33 years old), from the town of Al-Issawiya, was martyred as a result of being hit by occupation bullets during Ramadan 2021. Abu Sneina had been hit by a rubber-coated metal bullet, which caused him to lose his left eye and cause multiple fractures in the skull, after the occupation stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque and attacked the worshipers. With sound bombs and bullets on May 7, 2021.
On the evening of August 30, the occupation executed the child Khaled Samer Al-Zaanen (14 years old) near Damascus Gate in the occupied city of Jerusalem. Members of the occupation police opened fire on the child Al-Zaanen, which led to his being seriously injured, and he was left bleeding without providing any first aid. A martyr.
During August, the occupation detained the bodies of the martyr Muhannad Al-Mazraa and the child martyr Khaled Al-Zaanin, bringing the number of bodies of Jerusalemite martyrs held in the occupation’s refrigerators and number cemeteries to 25 martyrs.
Targeting national figures:
As part of the occupation’s attempts to control, oppress, and destroy trees, stones, and people, the occupation authorities continue their crimes against the national figures of Jerusalem, where andaThe occupation authorities continued their violationsRacismRight to the Governor of Jerusalem Adnan Ghaith, On August 20, occupation intelligence stormed a housetheGhaith Governor.She searched him and made sure he was implementing the house arrest order issued against him. AndIt is noteworthy that Ghaith has been subjected to open house detention for more than a year, addition toFour military decisions were issued against Governor Ghaith since he assumed his duties as Governor of Jerusalem in 2018.
asThe occupation extended the administrative detention of the former Minister of Jerusalem, Khaled Abu Arafa, and the Jerusalem MP, Ahmed Attoun, for an additional period of 4 months, a few days before the end of their administrative sentence.
Settlers carried out (14) attacks against Jerusalemites, including 8 physical assaults.
During the month of August, the Jerusalem Governorate monitored injuries resulting from the occupation forces’ use of excessive force against Jerusalemites in various parts of the occupied capital. And it was monitored (5) Injuries as a result of live and rubber-coated metal bullets and severe beatings by the occupation forces, in addition to dozens of cases of gas suffocation.
Crimes against Al-Aqsa Mosque:
The Jerusalem Governorate monitored the incursions of extremist settlers into the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque during the month of August (3,891) settlers and (83,824) foreigners, under the pretext of tourism (through the Israeli Ministry of Tourism), stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque. BlessedUnder heavy protection from heavily armed occupation forces.
Al-Aqsa Mosque restoration file:
The occupation forces prevented during the month of August, Reconstruction and restoration crews have completed their work in the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, the occupation forces came to the workplace of the crews who were beginning the restoration work and prevented them from continuing their work by force..
As for the arrests file, about (132) cases of arrest of citizens were monitored in all areas of the Jerusalem Governorate during the month of August, and among the arrests were (10) children and (7) women.
Decisions of the occupation courts:
The occupation courts impose unfair decisions against detainees, ranging from issuing actual prison sentences and imposing home detention, in addition to deportation decisions and heavy financial fines. Among them are those against whom the occupation court issued travel ban decisions, in addition to extending the detention of a large number of detainees for long months without bringing charges. clear about their rights.
1. Actual prison sentences
The racist occupation courts issued (18) actual prison sentences against Jerusalemite prisoners, and among the rulings (6) were administrative detention sentences, “that is, without clearly specifying the charge against them,” in addition to imposing very heavy financial fines that increase the suffering of their families.
2. Home detention decisions
The Jerusalem Governorate monitored 17 house arrest decisions issued by the occupation authorities against Jerusalemite citizens, including many children.
3. Deportation and travel ban decisions
The month of August witnessed the occupation authorities issuing decisions to remove people from the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Old City, in an attempt to...To control Al-Aqsa Mosque and its surrounding areas, it issued about (16) deportation decisions, including 8 deportation decisions from Al-Aqsa Mosque.
As for the travel ban, the occupation forces handed over two decisions prevent travel for Jerusalemite citizens during July 2023.
Demolition and bulldozing operations:
One of the most dangerous occupation policies followed in the Jerusalem Governorate is the policy of demolition and bulldozing, which aims to change the demographic character of the Holy City, by creating justifications for denying permission to demolish the dream of Jerusalemites. And put pressure on them to take them out of the city and replace settlers in their place, trap during the month of August, (13) facilities were demolished and bulldozed in the occupied Jerusalem Governorate, including (5) facilities that were forcibly self-demolished, in addition to carrying out (5) excavation and bulldozing operations on lands belonging to Jerusalemite citizens.
Demolition, forced eviction, and land confiscation decisions:
During August, the occupation authorities handed over about (71) Demolition notice, including 60 warnings demolition of industrial and commercial facilities in the neighborhood! Wadi Al-Jouz in the occupied city of Jerusalem by posting these notices on the facilities.
Violations against prisoners:
On August 5, communication with the two Jerusalemite prisoners, Fadwa Hamada and Nawal Fateha, was cut off, and the occupation prevented them from visiting, for nearly 4 months, after the occupation administration transferred them in Damon prison to a criminal prison in Tel Aviv.
Violations against Jerusalem institutions and landmarks:
In continuous attempts to suppress the Jerusalemite presence and undermine any Jerusalemite efforts within the city of Jerusalem, the occupation continues to target educational institutions and incite against them in continuous attempts to suppress the Jerusalemite presence and undermine any Jerusalemite efforts within the city of Jerusalem., where the occupation continues to target educational institutions and incite against them, which led to the dropout of 700 male and female students from schools affiliated with the Palestinian Ministry of Education “Islamic Endowments” in occupied Jerusalem to the occupation municipality schools that teach the Israeli curriculum, at the beginning of the new academic year, and approximately 150 were forced to Male and female teachers submitted their resignations in addition to requests for open leave, while about 25 class sections in occupied Jerusalem schools were closed, according to the national and Islamic forces in Jerusalem.. This heralds the emptying and closing of schools, and the spread of the cancer of the Israeli curriculum among Jerusalem students.
In addition, the Minister of Finance of the extremist apartheid occupation, Bezalel Smotrich, decided on August 9 to freeze funds allocated to Palestinian education programs in Jerusalem.
The occupation forces confiscated Palestinian curriculum books while they were being delivered to the “Bilara” School in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem, and arrested the driver and one of the school employees.
As for the restrictions on cultural and sports institutions, on August 2, the occupation authorities handed over to the head of the Silwan Sports Club, Ahmed Al-Ghoul, a decision to prevent the holding of a party for high school seniors at the Silwan Club in occupied Jerusalem, following his arrest and investigation.
On August 17, the occupation forces stormed Al-Maqasid Hospital in occupied Jerusalem.
Violations against journalists
The occupation summoned the Jerusalemite journalist “Ahmed Al-Safadi” for investigation.
During the month of August, the occupation forces arrested Al-Safadi and released him on the condition that he be removed from Al-Aqsa for a month.
The occupation forces stormed the home of journalist Diala Jweihan in the neighborhood! The revolutionary in occupied Jerusalem. On August 30, the occupation police attacked a number of Palestinian journalists and removed them from the place of the martyrdom of the child Khaled Al-Zaanin to prevent them from covering the event.
The occupation authorities seek to impose a new reality on the occupied city of Jerusalem through the implementation of dangerous settlement projects. In August, the occupation authorities approved the allocation of 230 million shekels to complete the American settlement road, or what is known as the Eastern Ring Road, as part of transportation projects worth one billion shekels that were approved. On August 20, 2023, with a value of 3.2 billion shekels.
The occupation municipality also intends to close a major parking lot in Jerusalem, near Al-Zahra Street, under the pretext of establishing the so-called Cultural House.
Joint crews from the occupation municipality and the so-called nature authority affiliated with the occupation also hung banners in the eastern lands of Bedda al-Isawiya about the “National Park” project intended to be established within the people’s lands.