Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (03– 09 March 2016)


By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, March 10, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

6 Palestinian civilians, including a child and 2 women, were killed in the West Bank and occupied Jerusalem.

8 Palestinian civilians, including 5 children, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

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

A Palestinian civilian was wounded in the east of al-Maghazi refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip.

4 Palestinian civilians were wounded during peaceful protests organized near the border fence.

Israeli forces conducted 85 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 12 ones in occupied Jerusalem.

80 Palestinian civilians, including 25 children and 2 women, were arrested. Thirty of them, including 16 children and a woman were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

Among the arrested were a photojournalist and a doctor.

Israeli forces raided Beit Ommar Orphanage.

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

Israeli forces issued administrative demolition decisions against a number of houses and commercial stores in Silwan village.

Settlement activities continued in the West Bank.

10 dunums in Deir Ballout village, west of Salfit, were levelled.

A livestock barrack in Halhoul town, north of Hebron, was 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.

6 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children, were arrested at military checkpoints.

Israeli forces arrested a Palestinian patient while coming back to the Gaza Strip…