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


By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, September 8, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

A Palestinian civilian was killed in Shu’fat refugee camp, north of occupied Jerusalem.

6 Palestinian civilians, including a woman, were wounded in the West Bank.

Israeli forces targeted the border area along in the northern Gaza Strip.

3 houses and a military training site sustained material damage.

Israeli forces conducted 78 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and a limited one in the southern Gaza Strip.

60 civilians, including 9 children, were arrested.

17 of them, including 5 children, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

9-year-old boy was arrested when attempting to pass through the border fence into Israel. However, he was released the next day.

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

A Palestinian civilian was obliged to self-demolish his house in the Old City.

Israeli forces continued settlement activities in the West Bank.

250 olive trees in Ras Attiya village, south of Qalqilia, were cut off.

3 dwellings and 9 other facilities in al-Aqaba village, in northern Jordan Valley, were demolished.

Israeli forces continued to target 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 9th

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

A Palestinian civilian was arrested at military checkpoints…