Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (07 – 14 March 2018)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, March 15, 2018

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

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against the peaceful protests in the West Bank and Gaza Strip

Two Palestinian civilians were killed in Nablus and Hebron

28 Palestinian civilians, including 5 children and a female university student, were wounded in the West Bank.

Israeli forces conducted 59 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and a limited one into the southern Gaza Strip.

69 civilians, including 11 children and 2 women, were arrested in the West Bank.

9 children of them and a woman were arrested in Jerusalem.

Israeli forces continued to open fire at the border areas in the Gaza Strip, but no casualties were reported.

Israeli authorities continued their settlement activities in the West Bank.

Israeli settlers uprooted and damaged 78 olive trees, north and south of the West Bank.

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

The Israeli forces banned a marathon and an activity held on the occasion of “International Women’s Day”

Ateret Cohanimsettlement organization attempted to seize a plot of land in Silwan village.

12 Shooting incidents were reported against the Palestinian fishing boats in the Gaza Sea.

11 fishermen, including a child, were arrested. One of them was wounded with a rubber bullet in Rafah City 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 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.

Israeli forces arrested a Palestinian civilian at the military checkpoints in the West Bank…