Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (06 – 12 October 2016)


By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, October 13, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

2 Palestinian civilians were killed in occupied Jerusalem.

6 civilians were wounded in the Gaza Strip and West Bank.

Israeli Forces Target the Border areas in the Gaza Strip. However, no casualties were reported.

House Demolitions on Grounds of Collective Punishment

A house was partially destroyed in Nablus belonging to a person accused of preparing an attack, where two settlers were killed.

Israeli forces conducted 49 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 2 ones in the Gaza Strip.

122 civilians, including 32 children, were arrested.

50 of them, including 18 children were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

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

Israeli forces raided an orphan school, maltreated Abu Sbeih Family and closed their shops.

Israeli forces continued settlement activities in the West Bank.

34 facilities were levelled in Kherbet Ras al-Ahmar, east of Tubas, displacing 46 persons, including 26 children.

A 1-dunum land and agricultural room were levelled, south of Hebron.

Settlers carried out many attacks against olive pickers and their property.

Israeli forces continued to target Palestinian fishermen in the Sea

Two fishermen, including a child, were arrested and their boats were confiscated.

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.

10 Palestinian civilians were arrested at military checkpoints.

Trader from Khan Younis was arrested at Beit Hanoun “Erez” Crossing in the northern Gaza Strip…