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


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, November 10, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

Palestinian civilian killed at the entrance to “Ofra” settlement, northeast of Ramallah and al-Bireh.

6 Palestinian civilians, including a child and a photojournalist, were wounded in the West Bank.

Israeli forces conducted 72 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and a limited one in the southern Gaza Strip.

83 civilians, including 23 children and 4 women, were arrested.

Twenty-eight of them, including 13 children and 2 women, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

An 8-member family from al-Amari’ refugee camp, south of Ramallah, were arrested.

Two publishing houses in Hebron and Beit Ommer village were raided and some of their contents were seized.

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

A fisherman fainted and a fishing boat sustained material damage.

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

2 houses, parts of a house and a carwash were demolished in a number of neighbourhoods in the city.

3 mosques in Abu Dees were ordered to stop the Fajar Prayer’s call (Adhan) via loudspeakers.

Settlement activities continued in the West Bank.

Three stores at the entrance to Beita village, south of Nablus, were demolished.

Settlers attacked a number of Palestinian farmers in the west of Ramallah.