Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (02 – 08 March 2017)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, March 9, 2017

Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian in al-Bireh.

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

An Israeli drone targeted a military observation point belonging to Hamas Movement and completely destroyed it.

Israeli forces continued to target the border areas in the Gaza Strip.

Two Palestinian civilians were wounded in the northern Gaza Strip.

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

Israeli forces conducted 62 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and four limited ones were conducted in the central and southern Gaza Strip.

4577 civilians, including 2 children and 2 PLC Members, were arrested in the West Bank.

10 of them, including a child, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem and its suburbs.

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

Two events to celebrate the International Women’s Day were cancelled in Jerusalem.

Israeli forces continued their settlement activities in the West Bank.

Two houses were demolished in Khelet al-‘Idah neighbourhood, south of Hebron.

Israeli settlers uprooted and damaged 22 olive seedlings while they sprayed with toxic herbicides 3 dunums planted with grain, south of Hebron.

Israeli settlers attacked a farmer and his wife, northeast of Qalqilya.

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.

5 Palestinian civilians were arrested at military checkpoints…