Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (14– 20 April 2016)


By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, April 21, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

A Palestinian civilian was killed at the entrance to al-‘Aroub refugee camp, north of Hebron.

Eleven Palestinian civilians were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

A woman was wounded in al-Shuja’iyah neighbourhood due to the explosion of a suspicious object of the Israeli military remnants.

Israeli forces conducted 61 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 13 others in occupied Jerusalem and its suburbs.

79 103 civilians, including 24 children and 3 young women, were arrested.

59 of them, including 24 children and a young woman, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

Al-‘Ajouli Company for Exchange was raided and burnt in addition to other shops in the centre of Ramallah and al-Bireh.

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

A fisherman was wounded, five others were arrested, a fishing boat was confiscated and another was sunk.

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

A house in Qalendia refugee camp, north of the city, was demolished on grounds of collective punishments.

The Israeli municipality distributed dozens of house demolotion decisions in Silwan village.

A handicrafts Exhibition to be held in “al-Hakawati” Palestinian National Theatre was prevented upon an order from the Israeli Minister of Internal Security.

Settlement activities continued in the West Bank.

Two commercial facilities were demolished in East Barta’ah village, west of Jenin, and a well in al-‘Aroub refugee camp, north of Hebron

Settlers attacked a Palestinian elderly.

Israeli forces turned the West Bank into cantons and continued to impose the illegal closure on the Gaza Strip for the 9th

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

5 Palestinian civilians, including a university student, were arrested at military checkpoints.

Israeli forces arrested a Palestinian Patient from Rafah at a checkpoint established in Jenin.

Israeli forces arrested a Palestinian Patient at Beit Hanoun (Erez) crossing.