Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (19 – 25 May 2016)


By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, May 26, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

A Palestinian girl child was killed at a military checkpoint, northwest of occupied Jerusalem.

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

Israeli forces conducted 56incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 7 others in occupied Jerusalem.

54civilians, including 16 children, were arrested.

13 of them, including 8 children,were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

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

Israeli forces arrested 10 fishermenafter wounding 3 of them, including a child, and confiscated 5 fishing boats.

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

An Islamic oratory was demolished in al-Mesrarah area, east of the city.

The Israeli court issued a ruling to confiscate a property in al-ShaikhJarrah neighbourhood.

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.

5Palestinian civilians, including a woman, were arrested at military checkpoints in the West Bank…