Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (14 – 21 November 2018)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, November 22, 2018

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

Israeli Forces Killed a Fisherman in the Northern Gaza Strip 

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against unarmed civilians and peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip 

113 civilians, including 25 children, 3 women, 3 journalists, and 6 paramedics were wounded. 

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

2 civilians were wounded and one of them was arrested 

Israeli forces wounded 15 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children and a journalist, in the West Bank, and the injury of one of them was reported serious. 

Israeli forces conducted 81 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank, and 4 limited ones into the Gaza Strip.

70 civilians, including 16 children and a woman, were arrested in the West Bank.

22 of them, including 6 children and a woman, were arrested in Jerusalem.

Among those arrested was Ahmed ‘Atoun, a PLC Member, and a whole family in al-Mukaber Mount.  

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

Three dwellings and 5 shops were demolished while a plot of land was levelled; all of them in occupied Jerusalem and its suburbs.

The Israeli Municipality demolished 19 shops that support 60 families in Sho’afat refugee camp. 

Israeli forces continued their settlement activities in the West Bank.

Israeli forces demolished an agricultural room in Douma village, southeast of Nablus.

Israeli settlers caused severe damage to an ambulance belonging to the Palestine Crescent Society (PRCS). 

7 shooting incidents were reported against the fishing boats in the 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 12th consecutive year. 

103 permanent checkpoints, 112 temporary checkpoints and 14 closed roads obstruct the movement of Palestinian civilians in the West Bank.

4 civilians, including a child and woman, were arrested at the military checkpoints in the West Bank…