Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (13– 20 June 2018)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, June 21, 2018

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

Israeli forces continued to use force against Palestinian peaceful protestors.

A Palestinian civilian was killed, and 3 others, including a child, succumbed to their wounds.

8 Palestinian civilians were wounded in the Gaza Strip.

3 Palestinians were wounded in the West Bank.

Israeli warplanes carried out many air strikes against many targets belonging to the Palestinian armed groups.

Israeli drones targeted the Palestinian civilians gathering in the peaceful demonstrations.

Israeli forces launched 54 missiles at military sites belonging to the armed groups and peaceful demonstrators’ gatherings.

Two military police officers were wounded when a site near their workplace was targeted. 

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

Israeli forces conducted 58 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 4 similar incursions were conducted in Jerusalem

57 civilians, including 5 children and 2 women, were arrested in the West Bank.

13 of them, including a woman and child, were arrested in Jerusalem. 

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

A house was demolished in Qalendia village while doors and barbed wires were uprooted in several neighbourhoods in the city. 

Israeli forces continued to open fire at 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 checkpoints were established in the West Bank and others were re-established to obstruct the movement of Palestinian civilians.

8 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, were arrested at the military checkpoints in the West Bank.

A patient died in Erez Crossing when he was summoned for an interview with the Israeli Intelligence as a condition for giving him a permit to enter Jerusalem for treatment…