Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (11– 17 April 2019)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, April 18, 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 Palestinian child was killed and another succumbed to his wounds.
  • 98 civilians, including 26 children, 6 women, 3 paramedics and a journalist, were wounded. The injury of 1 of them was reported serious.
  • 3 Palestinian civilians were wounded in the West Bank.
  • Israeli Forces continued its collective punishment policy.
  • A house belonging to the family of Saleh al- Barghouthi was demolished in Cooper village, north of Ramallah.
  • Israeli forces conducted 71 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 3 other incursions into the Gaza Strip.
  • 72 Palestinian civilians, including 9 children, were arrested in the West Bank.
  • 14 of them, including 5children, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.
  • Shooting incidents continued against Palestinian farmers and shepherds in the border areas of the Gaza Strip, but no casualties were reported.
  • Israeli authorities continued to create a Jewish majority in occupied East Jerusalem.
  • A house was demolished in Beit Hanina, while a residential room, storehouses, and a horse farm were demolished in Silwan in addition to forcing 2 Palestinians to self-demolish their houses in Silwan.
  • Israeli authorities continued their settlement activities in the West Bank…