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


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, November 16, 2017

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

Israeli forces continued to apply the collective punishment policy

A house belonging to the family of Nemer al-Jamal was blown up in Beit Sorik village, northwest of occupied Jerusalem.

Israeli forces conducted 89 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 7 similar incursions in Jerusalem.

82 civilians, including 20 children and 2 women, were arrested.

34 of them, including 19 children and the 2 women, were arrested in Jerusalem and its suburbs.

Israeli forces continue to target the border areas in the Gaza Strip, but no casualties were reported.

Israeli authorities continue to make a Jewish majority in occupied East Jerusalem.

A shop and part of a house were self-demolished in Silwan village.

Israeli forces demolished an under-construction building and agricultural facility in al-‘Issawiyah village.

A storehouse was demolished, and a container was confiscated in al-Joz Valley neighbourhood.

Israeli forces continue settlement activities in the West Bank

A waterline supplying 250 dumums planted with onion was levelled in al-Baqi’ah area in the Northern Jordan Valley.

A road was built for military purposes, and 300 meters of the road between ‘Atouf and al-Ras al-Ahmar were destroyed.

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

4 shooting incidents targeting the Palestinian fishing boats occurred in the Northern Gaza Strip, but no casualties were reported.

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.

14 Palestinian civilians, including 6 children, were arrested at the checkpoints in the West Bank…