Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (01 – 07 December 2016)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, December 8, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

A Palestinian civilian was wounded in the east of Gaza City, while another was wounded in the east of Bethlehem.

Israeli forces conducted 49 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 10 ones in occupied Jerusalem.

51 civilians, including 4 children, were arrested.

Sixteen of them, including 2 children, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

Israeli forces continued to target Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Strip Sea.

6 fishermen were arrested in the northern Gaza Strip and a fishing boat was confiscated.

Israeli forces continued their efforts to create Jewish majority in occupied East Jerusalem.

Israeli forces forced two brothers to self-demolish their houses in Silwan

Settlement activities continued in the West Bank.

Israeli forces demolished 3 dwellings in Fasayel village, north of Jericho, rendering 21 individuals homeless, including 12 children.

Israeli forces stopped paving an agricultural road in Jaloud village, southeast of Nablus.

Settlers levelled 40 dunums, southeast of Nablus, to expand the borders of “Yesh Kodish” outpost.

Israeli forces turned the West Bank into cantons and continued to impose the illegal closure on the Gaza Strip for the 9th

Dozens of temporary checkpoints were established in the West Bank and others were re-established to obstruct the movement of Palestinian civilians.

5 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, were arrested at military checkpoints.

A trader was arrested at Beit Hanoun “Erez” crossing in the northern Gaza Strip…