Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (15 – 21 December 2016)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, December 22, 2016

A Palestinian child was killed and another was wounded in Beit Rima village, northwest of Ramallah.

A Palestinian civilian was wounded in Silwan village, south of occupied Jerusalem.

Israeli forces continued to target the Gaza Strip border areas, but no casualties were reported.

Israeli forces conducted 54 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 9 ones in occupied Jerusalem.

78 civilians, including 28 children and 2 women, were arrested.

Forty of them, including 18 children and the 2 women, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

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

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

A car shop was demolished in al-Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood as well as a residential room in al-Thawri neighbourhood.

The Israeli “Nature Authority” fixed banners in al-Rahmah cemetery, preventing burying dead people in parts of it.

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.

6 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, were arrested at military checkpoints.

Two Palestinian traders arrested at Erez Crossing in the northern Gaza Strip