Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (07 – 12 June 2018)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, June 13, 2018

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

Israeli forces continued to use force against Palestinian peaceful protestors.

Four Palestinian civilians, including a child, were killed within hours in the Gaza Strip.

287 Palestinian civilians, including 43 children, 9 women, 3 journalists, and 4 paramedics, were wounded.

An Israeli Human Rights activist and Nine Palestinian civilians, including a child, were wounded in the West Bank. 

Israeli warplanes launched a missile at a group of Palestinians in the northern Gaza Strip, but no casualties were reported. 

Israeli forces continued to open fire at the border areas in the Gaza Strip, forcing farmers to leave their lands fearing for their lives.

Israeli forces conducted 56 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 3 limited incursions in the Gaza Strip

40 civilians, including 3 children, were arrested in the West Bank.

9 of them, including 2 children, were arrested in Jerusalem. 

Israeli forces continued their settlement activities in the West Bank

Israeli banned a Ramadan Iftar meal for journalists held by the Chamber of Commerce in the city. 

Settlement activities continued in the West Bank.

Israeli forces closed an agricultural road and installed 10 containers for storing goods in the Khader village lands, south of Bethlehem.

The settlers attacked Palestinian civilians’ houses in Burin village, south of Nablus. 

4 shooting incidents were reported against the fishing boats in the Gaza Sea, but 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 11th consecutive year.

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

6 Palestinian civilians, including a young woman, were arrested at the military checkpoints in the West Bank…