Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (09 – 15 June 2016)


By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, June 16, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

6 civilians were wounded in the West Bank; 5 of them in Jerusalem.

A Palestinian civilian sustained severe wound after a military jeep deliberately ran over him.

Israeli forces continued to open fire at the border area along the Gaza Strip borders, but no casualties were reported.

Israeli warplanes raided a vacant land, east of Johr al-Deek village, but no casualties were reported.

Israeli forces conducted 89 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and a limited one in the Gaza Strip.

80 civilians, including 5 children and a woman, in the West Bank.

16 of them, including a child,were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

Israeli forces demolished houses on grounds of collective punishment

A house was demolished in Beit ‘Omrah village, east of Yata, south of Hebron.

Israeli forces imposed a tightened closure on Yata and its villages.

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

Israeli forces arrested 10 fishermenand confiscated 4 fishing boats off al-Sheikh ‘Ejlin Shore.

Israeli forces continued settlement activities in the West Bank.

Israeli settlers attacked a Palestinian vehicle on “Yitsihar” settlement road.

Dozens of settlers raided al-Aqsa Mosque due to Jewish Holidays.

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.

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