Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (01 – 07 June 2017)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, June 8, 2017

In 2 crimes of excessive use of force, Israeli forces killed a girl in the West Bank and another civilian in the Gaza Strip.

12 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces conducted 40 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 3 limited ones in the Gaza Strip.

33 civilians, including 7 children, were arrested.

12 of them, including 4 children, were arrested in Jerusalem.

Israeli forces continued settlement activities in the West Bank.

The settlers set up a new settlement outpost, west of Deir Estya village in Salfit.

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

Israeli forces turned the West Bank into cantons and continued to impose the illegal closure on the Gaza Strip for the 10th

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

3 civilians were arrested at military checkpoints in the West Bank…