Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (04 –10 May 2017)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, May 11, 2017

Israeli forces executed a Palestinian girl in occupied Jerusalem.

24 Palestinian civilians were wounded during peaceful protests in the West Bank.

Among the wounded were 2 children and 5 photojournalists.

Israeli forces continued to target the Gaza Strip border areas, but no casualties were reported.

An Israeli agricultural aircraft spray fertilizers over agricultural lands along the border fence, south of the Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces conducted 64 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 2 limited ones in the Gaza Strip.

58 civilians, including 12 children, were arrested. Nine of them, including 4 children, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

Israeli forces stormed Palestine Medical Complex in Ramallah and opened fire inside.

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

5 houses and 2 commercial facilities located within the Israeli municipality boundaries were demolished.

Settlers wrote curses against prophet Mohammed (pbuh) on the walls and punctured tires of 17 cars in Shu’fat neighbourhood.

Israeli forces continued settlement activities in the West Bank.

A house and a livestock barn in al-Jiftlek village, north of Jericho, were demolished.

Israeli forces continued to target the 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 10th

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

7 civilians, including a child, were arrested at military checkpoints in the West Bank…