March saw the most elevated number of Israeli occupation violations in the occuiped city of Jerusalem.
During the reporting period, at least 3502 colonial Israeli settlers invaded the courtyards of Al-Aqsa mosque and performed provocative Talmudic rituals in some of its yards, citing Hebrew holidays as a pretext.
All colonial settlers and the settlements in which they live are illegal under international law.
The report recorded the Israeli occupation detention of at least 185 Palestinians including 7 women and 43 minors.
Moreover, at least 78 arrest decisions were issued by the Israeli occupation including 19 administrative detentions, 24 house arrests, and 25 prison sentences, according to data collected by Marsad Network.
At the same time, the Israeli occupation issued 61 banishment orders against Jerusalemite activists as well as employees of the Jerusalem Waqf (Endowment) Department, ِAl-Qastal reported.
Israeli troops wounded 18 Palestinians varying between live and rubber-coated metal bullets, severe attacks by Israeli forces and settlers, burns, head injuries, and fractures, in addition to hundreds of suffocation cases as a result of tear gas canisters being fired directly towards Palestinians.
During the reporting period, Israeli settlers have carried out 19 attacks against Palestinians and their own property in occupied Jerusalem, including severely beating Palestinians, land theft, violating Islamic and Christian sanctities, and writing racist slogans on Jerusalemites’ cars and sabotaging them.
The Israeli occupation forces leveled 8 Palestinian-owned structures in occuiped Jerusalem, leaving its people homeless.
Israeli occupation authorities strive to impose a new reality on the occupied city of Jerusalem through the implementation of dangerous colonial settlement projects.
Israeli occupation approved 7 settlement projects in various areas of occupied Jerusalem including:
- New plan to build 1200 settlement units south of occupied Jerusalem, linking the Israeli illegal settlements of ‘Givat Hamatos’ and ‘HarHoma’.
- A new Israeli plan to establish a 300 square meters café over Al-Buraq Wall, the western portion of occupied Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque complex as a preparatory step to Judaize more Islamic landmarks.