Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (17 – 23 May 2018)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, May 24, 2018

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

Israeli forces continued to use lethal force against Palestinian peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip.

Two succumbed to their wounds they sustained in the Great March of Return in the Gaza Strip in addition to another child in the West Bank.

35 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children and a journalist, were wounded in the Gaza Strip and West Bank.

A Palestinian Prisoner from al-Mukaber Mount died in suspicious circumstances

Israeli warplanes targeted two boats prepared to welcome the anti-blockade flotilla in the Gaza Strip, causing damage to both of them

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

Israeli forces conducted 49 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 5 similar ones in Jerusalem

33 civilians, including 4 children and PLC Member, were arrested.

14 of them were arrested in Jerusalem.

Israeli forces continued their settlement activities in the West Bank

Israeli settlers cut 700 grapevines in al-Marjamah area, north of Hebron.

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.

3 Palestinian civilians, including a woman, were arrested at the military checkpoints in the West Bank.

Israeli forces arrested a patient at Beit Hanoun “Erez” Crossing in the northern Gaza Strip…