Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (10 – 16 December 2015)


By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, 17 December 2015

Israeli forces escalated the use of excessive force in the oPt

5 Palestinian civilians were killed and a girl child succumbed to her injuries in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

96 Palestinian civilians, including 14 children and 5 journalists, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces continued to target the border area along the Gaza Strip.

5 Palestinian civilians were wounded in the southern Gaza Strip in 3 separate attacks.

Israeli forces conducted 106 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank

107 Palestinian civilians, including 28 children, were arrested.

20 of them, including 14 children, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

A number of houses belonging to families of Palestinians, who carried out stabbing and run-over attacks, were raided. Moreover, measures of the houses were taken for house demolitions.

Israeli gunboats continued to target Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Strip sea, but no casualties were reported.

Jewish majority efforts continued in occupied East Jerusalem.

A house in al-Shaikh Jarrah neighbourhood was demolished and demolition notices were issued.

Settlement activities continued in the West Bank…