Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (19 – 25 November 2015)


By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, 26 November 2015

Israeli forces have escalated the use of excessive force against peaceful protests

8 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children, were killed in the West Bank.

2 other civilians, including a child, succumbed to their injuries.

One of the killed civilians was attacked by settlers while a girl child was killed by Israeli police officers.

121 Palestinian civilians, including 29 children, 2 young women and 2 journalists, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces conducted 88 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and a limited one in the Gaza Strip.

166 Palestinian civilians, including 35 children, were arrested.

27 of them, including 14 children, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

Hebron Radio was closed for 6 months under the pretext of „incitement“ and its contents were confiscated.

Israeli warplanes targeted a training site in the central Gaza Strip, but no casualties were reported.

Israeli gunboats continued to target border areas and Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Strip sea.

Settlement activities have continued in the West Bank.

Settlers attacked a house in al-Mazra’a village, northwest of Ramallah, with Molotov cocktails.

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

Many temporary checkpoints were established in the West Bank and many others were re-established in a way obstructing the traffic.

8 Palestinian civilians, including 7 children and a woman, were arrested at checkpoints in the West Bank…