Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (10– 16 January 2019)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, January 17, 2019

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

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against the peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip

A woman and a child were killed during the 42nd week of the Return and Breaking the Siege March.

143 civilians, including 34 children, 3 women, 3 journalists, and 3 paramedics, were wounded; the injury of 3 of them were reported serious. 

Seven civilians, including 2 journalists and a paramedic, were wounded, in the West Bank 

Israeli forces continued to open fire at the border areas in the Gaza Strip, but no casualties were reported. 

Israeli warplanes fired 9 missiles at checkpoints belonging to the Palestinian armed groups and empty lands.

Israeli forces conducted 100 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 2 limited incursions into the northern Gaza Strip.

73 civilians, including 10 children, were arrested.

11 of them, including a child, were arrested in Jerusalem. 

Israeli authorities continued to create a Jewish majority in occupied East Jerusalem.

The Israeli Law Enforcement Department handed a notice to al-Sabbagh Family in order to evacuate their residential building, which shelters 5 families, including 45 members, in al-Shaiekh Jarrah neighborhood.

Israeli authorities continued their settlement activities in the West Bank.

Israeli forces demolished a house in al-Fasayil village, north of Jericho.

1200 forest tree seedlings were damaged, a civilian vehicle sustained damage and a human rights activist sustained wounds.  

Israeli Forces continued to open fire at the fishing boats in the sea.

2 Palestinian fishermen were arrested in addition to confiscating their fishing boats.

Israeli forces turned the West Bank into cantons and continued to impose the illegal closure on the Gaza Strip for the 12thconsecutive year.

103 permanent checkpoints, 103 temporary checkpoints and 14 closed roads obstruct the movement of Palestinian civilians in the West Bank.

15 civilians, including 2 children, were arrested at the military checkpoints in the West Bank…