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


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, October 12, 2017

Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt)

5 Palestinian civilians, including 4 children, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces conducted 68 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and a limited one into the Gaza Strip.

46 civilians, including 7 children and a woman, were arrested in the West Bank.

3 of them were arrested in Jerusalem and its suburbs.

Israeli forces continue to target the Gaza Strip border areas.

A watchtower belonging to the Palestinian armed groups sustained damage, but no casualties were reported.

Israeli authorities continue to make a Jewish majority in occupied East Jerusalem.

Hundreds of settlers raided al-Aqsa Mosque and performed their prayers in its yards to mark the Jewish Sukkot Holiday.

Israeli forces continue settlement activities in the West Bank

Settlers attacked a civilian car on Nablus-Ramallah Road and seriously wounded one of its passengers.

A girl was wounded in Hebron in a similar attack.

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

4 Shooting incidents were documented against Palestinian fishing boats in the northern Gaza Strip. No casualties were reported.

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.

8 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, were arrested at the checkpoints in the West Bank…