Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (10– 16 March 2016)


By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, March 17, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

3 Palestinian civilians were killed and a 4th succumbed to his injuries in the West Bank.

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

Israeli warplanes carried out 4 airstrikes against training sites and other targets in the Gaza Strip.

2 siblings were killed and their 2 other siblings were wounded in an airstrike, north of the Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces continued to target the border areas along the Gaza Strip, due to which, a scrap collector was wounded in the east of Khan Yunis.

Israeli forces conducted 83 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and a limited one in the southern Gaza Strip.

74 Palestinian civilians, including 6 children, 2 women and 3 journalists, were arrested. Two of the journalists were arrested.

16 of them, including a child and 2 women, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

Israeli forces raided TransMedia Production Company and confiscated some contents.

Israeli forces raided also Palestine Technical (Khadoori) University in Tulkarm twice.

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

Siblings of a Palestinian, who carried out a shooting attack, were deported to the West Bank on grounds of collective punishment.

A clothes’ storehouse in al-Bareed suburb, north of the city, was demolished.

Israeli forces issued more administrative demolition orders against a number of houses under the pretext of non-licensing.

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 9th

Dozens of temporary checkpoints were established in the West Bank and others were re-established to obstruct the movement of Palestinian civilians.

7 Palestinian civilians, including a girl child, were arrested at military checkpoints…