Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (13 – 19 April 2017)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, April 20, 2017

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

Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian in southern Bethlehem in employment of deadly force.

7 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children, were wounded in the West Bank.

Israeli forces continued to target the Gaza Strip border areas, but no casualties were reported.

Israeli forces conducted 39 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 2 limited ones in Jerusalem.

40 civilians, including 19 children, were arrested in the West Bank.

18 of them, including 12 children, were arrested in Jerusalem.

Contents of 3 bookshops for university services in Hebron were confiscated and the bookshops were closed.

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

2 houses in al-Mukaber Mount were demolished.

Hundreds of settlers stormed al-Aqsa Mosque in the Jewish holiday.

Israeli forces continued to target the 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 10th

Due to the Jewish Passover holiday, the Israeli authorities continued imposing a security closure on the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

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