Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (06– 12 December 2018)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, December 13, 2018

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

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against the peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip 

A 4-year-old child was killed in the southern Gaza Strip.

93 civilians, including 22 children, 2 women, 2 journalists, and 2 paramedics, were wounded; the injury of 3 of them was reported serious. 

Israeli Forces killed a Palestinian civilian in the southern West Bank.

29 civilians, including 4 children, were wounded in the West Bank in separate shooting incidents.

Israeli forces continued to open fire at the border areas in the Gaza Strip 

Israeli forces conducted 98 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 8 similar incursions into Jerusalem.

71 civilians, including 5 children and 2 journalists, were arrested in the West Bank.

16 of them were arrested in Jerusalem. 

Israeli authorities continued to create a Jewish majority in occupied East Jerusalem.

A car garage was demolished, and a family was forced to self-demolish their 2 houses. 

Israeli forces continued their settlement activities in the West Bank.

A house was demolished in al-Jaftalak, and 3 tents were confiscated used as classes in southern Hebron. 

3 shooting incidents were reported against the fishing boats in the sea.

2 fishermen were arrested while their boat was drowned in the southern Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces turned the West Bank into cantons and continued to impose the illegal closure on the Gaza Strip for the 12th consecutive year. 

103 permanent checkpoints, 121 temporary checkpoints and 17 closed roads obstruct the movement of Palestinian civilians in the West Bank.

3 civilians were arrested at the military checkpoints in the West Bank.

A patient’s companion and businessman were arrested at Beit Hanoun “Erez” crossing…