Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (08– 21 September 2016)


By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, September 22, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

8 civilians were killed in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Among the killed was a Jordanian person, who was killed in occupied Jerusalem, and 5 children.

13 civilians, including 4 children, were wounded in the Gaza Strip and West Bank.

Israeli warplanes carried out 3 airstrikes on the Gaza Strip, due to which 2 agricultural rooms and a water well were destroyed.

Israeli forces targeted the border area along in the northern Gaza Strip and wounded a farmer.

Israeli forces conducted 116 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 2 limited ones in the southern Gaza Strip.

110 civilians, including 31 children and a woman, were arrested.

33 of them, including 12 children and the woman, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

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

A Palestinian civilian was obliged to self-demolish his house while another house was demolished in Beit Hanina neighbourhood.

A house was vacated for the interest of a settlement organization in the Old City.

Israeli forces continued settlement activities in the West Bank.

Settlers set fire to 13 olive trees, east of Qalqilya.

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

A fisherman was wounded and his boat sustained material damage in the northern Gaza Strip.

6 fishermen were arrested off Deir al-Balah shore and their boat was 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.

4 Palestinian civilians were arrested at military checkpoints.

A businessman was arrested at Beit Hanoun (Erez) crossing…