Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (02 – 08 June 2016)


By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, June 9, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

2 Palestinian civilians, including a woman, were killed, north of the West Bank

5 civilians, including a child, were wounded in the West Bank and a 6th was wounded in the Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces conducted 48 into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 2 limited ones in the Gaza Strip.

44 civilians, including 6 children, were arrested in the West Bank.

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

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

A girl child and her sister were wounded by the gunfire of Israeli gunboats stationed in the sea off Rafah shore.

3 fishermen (brothers) were arrested and their boat was drowned, north of the Gaza Strip.

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

80 health service units in Bab al-Ghawanmah were closed. These health unties used to offer health services to worshippers at al-Aqsa Mosque.

Israeli forces continued settlement activities in the West Bank.

New house demolition notices were issued in area (C).

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.

10 Palestinian civilians were arrested at military checkpoints in the West Bank.

A Palestinian trader was arrested at Beit Hanoun “Erez” crossing, while another was arrested in occupied Jerusalem…