Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (01 – 07 November 2018)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, November 8, 2018

Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt)

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against unarmed civilians and peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip

A civilian succumbed to wounds he sustained during his participation in the Return and Breaking Siege protests.

77 civilians, including 12 children, a woman, a journalist and 3 paramedics, were wounded; 4 of them sustained serious wounds. 

Israeli forces continued to open fire at the border areas in the Gaza Strip

A Child was killed near the border fence in the central Gaza Strip. 

A child succumbed to wounds he sustained in the 2014 offensive on the Gaza Strip 

Israeli forces wounded 12 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children and a woman, in the West Bank. 

Israeli forces conducted 88 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank, and 2 limited ones into the southern Gaza Strip.

53 civilians, including 11 children and a woman, were arrested in the West Bank.

10 of them, including 7 children, were arrested in Jerusalem. 

Israeli authorities continued to create a Jewish majority in occupied East Jerusalem.

Two houses were demolished in Beit Hanina in addition to a building of 12 residential apartments in Sho’afat refugee camp and a commercial facility in Silwan. 

Israeli forces continued their settlement activities in the West Bank.

3 barracks and 5 tents were demolished, uprooted and confiscated in Kherbet Bzeiq in the Northern Jordan Valleys.

7 civilians, including a baby girl, sustained wounds and bruises due to settlers’ attacks against them. 

3 shooting incidents were reported against fishing boats in the sea, but no casualties were reported. 

Israeli forces turned the West Bank into cantons and continued to impose the illegal closure on the Gaza Strip for the 12th consecutive year.

103 permanent checkpoints, 100 temporary checkpoints and 14 closed roads obstruct the movement of Palestinian civilians in the West Bank.

5 civilian were arrested at the military checkpoints in the West Bank…