Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (11 – 17 May 2017)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, May 18, 2017

Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian in al-Nabi Saleh village weekly protest and another Jordanian in occupied Jerusalem.

Palestinian fisherman was killed, and his cousin was wounded in the Gaza Sea.

40 Palestinian civilians, including 13 children and 2 women, were wounded in the West Bank.

3 ambulances were directly targeted and sustained damage.

Israeli forces conducted 62 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 2 limited ones in the Gaza Strip.

79 civilians, including 9 children and 2 women, were arrested in the West Bank. Thirteen of them, including 3 children a woman, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

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

6 fishermen, including 2 children, were arrested. A fishing boat was confiscated and another one was damaged.

Israeli forces turned the West Bank into cantons and continued to impose the illegal closure on the Gaza Strip for the 10th

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

3 civilians were arrested at military checkpoints in the West Bank.

A patient was arrested at Beit Hanoun “Erez” crossing, north of the Gaza Strip…