Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (03 – 09 December 2015)


By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, 10 December 2015

Israeli forces escalated the use of excessive force in the oPt

10 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were killed in the West Bank.

70 Palestinian civilians, including 21 children, a female journalist and a woman, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces put into effect the house demolition policy on grounds of collective punishment.

A house in Nablus was bombed, due to which a mosque and 5 nearby houses sustained material damage.

A number of houses were surveyed and their occupants were threatened to leave their houses to be demolished.

Israeli forces continued to target the border area along the Gaza Strip.

2 house sustained damage because of the Israeli shells.

Israeli warplanes raided a training site in the Gaza Strip, but no casualties were reported.

Israeli forces conducted 114 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 3 limited ones in the Gaza Strip

105 Palestinian civilians, including 25 children and 2 women, were arrested.

23 of them, including 13 children and the 2 women, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

Israeli gunboats continued to target Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Strip sea, but no casualties were reported.

6 fishermen were arrested and their 2 fishing boats were confiscated.

Settlement activities continued in the West Bank.

27 dunums planted with olive trees and a greenhouse in Kafa area, south of Tulkarm, were demolished.

Israeli forces turned the West Bank into cantons and continued to impose the illegal closure on the Gaza Strip for the 9th year.

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

7 Palestinian civilians, including a boy child and a young woman, were arrested at checkpoints in the West Bank…