Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (08 – 14 June 2017)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, June 15, 2017

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

Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian in the Gaza Strip in new crime of excessive use of force.

21 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, were wounded during peaceful demonstrations organized along the Gaza Strip borders.

Israeli forces conducted 38 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 3 limited ones in the Gaza Strip.

46 civilians, including 10 children, were arrested in the West Bank.

12 of them, including 6 children, were arrested in Jerusalem.

Among those arrested were former Minister, Wasfi Qabha, and Hamas leader ‘Abdel Khaleq al-Natsheh. 

Israeli forces continued to target the Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Strip Sea.

Israeli forces turned the West Bank into cantons and continued to impose the illegal closure on the Gaza Strip for the 10th

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

5 civilians were arrested at military checkpoints in the West Bank…