Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (03– 09 August 2017)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, August 10, 2017

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

Ten Palestinian were wounded, including 9 civilians, in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Five of them were wounded in the West Bank and 5 others in the Gaza Strip.

Israeli warplanes targeted two military sites in the northern Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces conducted 64 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and a limited one in the Gaza Strip.

106 civilians, including 21 children and 4 women, were arrested.

Thirty-six of them, including 8 children and a woman, were arrested in Jerusalem

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

A house was demolished in al-Mukaber Mount village, south of the city in addition to an under-construction room in Beit Hanina, north of the city.

Israeli forces continued settlement activities in the West Bank.

Israeli forces issued 14 demolition notices against facilities, including a private school, in Silwad village, east of Ramallah.

Dozens of settlers attacked Palestinian houses in Jaber neighbourhood in Hebron.

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

Israeli navy forces opened fire 6 times at fishing boats in the northern Gaza Strip. Neither casualties nor material damage were reported.

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.

Three Palestinian civilians were arrested at the military checkpoints in the West Bank…