Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (14- 19 September 2017)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, September 20, 2017

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

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

Israeli forces continued to target the border areas in the Gaza Strip and no casualties were reported  

Israeli forces conducted 65 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 7 others in Jerusalem.

48 civilians, including 8 children and a woman, were arrested in Jerusalem.

Sixteen of them, including 3 children and a woman, were arrested in Jerusalem.

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

A residential building was demolished in Za’eem village.

A car wash and showroom comprised of 4 barracks were demolished in Beit Hanina.

Israeli forces continued settlement activities in the West Bank

Israeli settlers cut down 40 fruitful olive trees, south of Nablus.

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

2 fishermen were arrested and their fishing boat was confiscated, north 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.

Israeli forces arrested a Palestinian civilian and confiscated his motorcycle at a military checkpoint, south of the West Bank…