Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (05 – 11 January 2017)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, January 12, 2017

Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian at point-blank range in al-Far’ah refugee camp, in front of his mother.

A Palestinian civilian was killed after running over Israeli soldiers in occupied Jerusalem

A Palestinian photojournalist was wounded, and then he and a reporter were beaten by Israeli soldiers.

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

Israeli forces conducted 54 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank.

58 civilians, including 9 children and 3 women, were arrested.

18 of them, including 6 children and the 3 women, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

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

A decision to suspend the residency of 12 members of al-Qunbar family in al-Mukaber Mount.

Settlers seized a building in al-Rababah Valley neighbourhood in Silwan

Lands of East Sawahrah were levelled, claiming they are State lands.

Settlement activities continued in the West Bank.

Agricultural roads and a waterline were levelled in al-Ras al-Ahmar area in the Northern Valley.

A 1700-meter agricultural road was levelled in Masafer Yata

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.

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