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


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, November 17, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

6 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

House demolitions on grounds of collective punishment.

A room was closed with concrete in Yatta, south of Hebron.

Israeli forces conducted 64 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 6 ones in occupied Jerusalem.

57 civilians, including 15 children and a woman, were arrested.

Fifteen of them, including 12 children and the woman, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

The Health Improvement Program’s office in Ramallah was raided and some of its content were confiscated.

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

2 fishermen were arrested and their fishing boat was confiscated, north of the Gaza Strip.

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

2 residential apartments in al-Mukaber Mount and 2 stores in Beit Hanina were self-demolished by their owners.

2 barracks, an agricultural room and a mosque foundation in Silwan and Sour Baher villages were demolished.

Settlement activities continued in the West Bank.

2 agricultural rooms in Qalqilya and a residential tent, a social service centre and a well, south of Hebron, were demolished.

28 storehouses in al-Ouja village, north of Jericho, were demolished; 6 of them were roofed while the others were still in the foundation phase.

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.

3 Palestinian civilians were arrested at military checkpoints.

A trader at arrested at Beit Hanoun “Erez” crossing, north of the Gaza Strip.