Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (04- 10 February 2016)


By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, February 11, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

2 children were killed in the southern West Bank.

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

Israeli forces conducted 94 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and a limited one in the southern Gaza Strip.

78 Palestinian civilians, including 13 children, were arrested. Twenty-one of them, including 7 children, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

Jewish majority efforts continued in occupied East Jerusalem.

The Israeli government issued a decision to close and seize houses of 4 Palestinian prisoners from Sour Baher village.

Settlement activities continued in the West Bank.

2 agricultural rooms, a water tank and water and electricity networks in Bil’in village, west of Ramallah, were demolished.

11 dwellings, 6 livestock tents and 6 barns in the northern and southern Jordan Valley were demolished.

3 residential tents in Sousya village, south of Yatta, were confiscated.

12 residential tents, 6 barns and 6 fodder storehouses in Kherbet Tana, east of Nablus.

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.

3 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were arrested at military checkpoints…