Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (12-18 July 2018)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, July 19, 2018

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

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

Two Palestinian civilians, including a child, were killed.

A civilian succumbed to his previous wounds

115 Palestinian civilians, including 24 children, 5 women, 4 journalists and 3 paramedics, were wounded; 15 of them sustained serious wounds.  

Israeli warplanes launched 91 missiles on the Gaza Strip.

2 Palestinian children were killed and 27 others, including 2 children were wounded.

Many civilian facilities sustained material damage.

10 Palestinian civilians, including 4 children and a journalist, were wounded in the West Bank.  

Israeli forces continued to open fire at the border areas in the Gaza Strip.

2 Palestinian civilians were wounded.

2 residential houses sustained partial damage.

Israeli forces conducted 77 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and a limited incursion was conducted in the southern Gaza Strip.

66 civilians, including a child and a woman, were arrested in the West Bank.

5 of them were arrested in Jerusalem. 

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

2 residential houses and an agricultural barrack were demolished in Shu’fat and al-Tour villages.

A civilian was forced to self-demolish his house in al-Thawri neighbourhood.

Israeli forces banned holding an academic conference in Hind al-Husaini College and confiscated the contents of an elementary school in Shu’fat.  

Israeli forces continued their settlement activities in the West Bank.

3 roofs and an agricultural room were demolished in Duma village, southeast of Nablus.

Israeli settlers levelled 82 dunums, burned 180 olive trees and smashed 6 vehicles’ windows.  

6 shooting incidents were reported against the Palestinian fishing boats in the Gaza Sea, but no casualties were reported. 

Israeli forces turned the West Bank into cantons and continued to impose the illegal closure on the Gaza Strip for the 11th consecutive year.

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

A civilian was arrested at Beit Hanoun (Erez) Crossing…