Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (07– 13 March 2019)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, March 14, 2019

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 Palestinian civilian was killed and 3 others, including a child, succumbed to their wounds.

150 civilians, including 43 children, four women, three journalists, and three paramedics, were wounded. The injury of four of them were reported serious.

Three Palestinian civilians were killed; one of them was killed by the Israeli forces in the West Bank.

Five Palestinian civilians sustained wounds in different incidents in the West Bank.  

Israeli forces continued their collective punishment policy

The house of the prisoner ‘Asem al-Barghouthi was demolished in Kubar village, north of Ramallah.

Israeli forces conducted 82 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 10 other incursions into Jerusalem.

88 Palestinian civilians, including 13 children and 8 women, were arrested in the West Bank.

43 of them, including 11 children and 7 women, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

Among those arrestees was Mohamed Abu Tair (68), Member of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC).

Shooting incidents were reported against Palestinian farmers and shepherds in the border areas of the Gaza Strip and no injuries were reported. 

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