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


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, July 20, 2017

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

Israeli forces killed 3 Palestinian civilians in the West Bank.

3 Palestinian civilians from Um al-Fahm were killed in an armed clash inside al-Aqsa Mosque yards.

35 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces continued to target the Gaza Strip border areas with no casualties reported.

Israeli forces conducted 58 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 8 ones in Jerusalem.

57 civilians, including 5 children, 3 girls and a journalist, were arrested.

26 of them, including 2 children and the 3 girls, were arrested in Jerusalem.

Ramasat and Palmedia offices in Hebron were raided.

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

The Islamic Call to Prayer (Adhan) was banned in al-Aqsa Mosque as an unprecedented measure.

58 Islamic Endowments’ (Awqaf) officers, including the current and former Grand Muftis of Jerusalem and Palestine.

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

2 fishermen were wounded off Khan Yuins shore, south of the Gaza Strip.

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.

4 civilians were arrested at military checkpoints in the West Bank…