Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (09 – 15 March 2017)


Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian in occupied Jerusalem.

11 civilians, including 3 children, were wounded in the West Bank.

Israeli forces continued to target the border areas in the Gaza Strip, and no arrests were reported.

Israeli forces conducted 80 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and a limited one was conducted in the central Gaza Strip.

80 civilians, including 9 children and 4 women, one of whom is a PLC Member, Samira al- Halyqa, were arrested in the West Bank.

35 of them, including 5 children and 2 women, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem and its suburbs.

3 children were arrested while sneaking through the border fence into Israel to look for work and were then released after interrogation.

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

Two houses were demolished and a civilian was obliged to self-demolish his house.

Closure of Arab Studies Society’s Mapping and arresting its director.

Israeli forces continued their settlement activities in the West Bank.

A mobile house was confiscated in Farosh Beit Dajan village, while a vegetable stall was demolished.

Israeli settlers uprooted and stole (143) olive trees, south of Nablus.

Israeli forces continued to target 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.

2 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were arrested at military checkpoints in the West Bank…