Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (19 – 25 October 2017)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, October 26, 2017

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

Palestinian child was wounded in the centre of Hebron, south of the West Bank.

Israeli forces conducted 67 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and a limited one into the central Gaza Strip.

95 civilians, including 30 children, were arrested in the West Bank.

54 of them, including 23 children, were arrested in Jerusalem and its suburbs.

Israeli forces confiscated amounts of money, claiming their owners obtained them from Hamas Movement and maltreated many families.

Israeli forces continue to target the Gaza Strip border areas.

Israeli authorities continue to make a Jewish majority in occupied East Jerusalem.

Israeli Intelligence and police officers along with their Special Forces carried out an arrest and maltreatment campaign against the residents of al-‘Issawiyah village.

Israeli forces raided “Saint George” Hotel in the centre of Jerusalem and prevented a seminar from being held, claiming it is sponsored by the Palestinian Authority (PA)

Israeli forces continue settlement activities in the West Bank

Two dwellings, a grow house and barrack were demolished in Hebron.

Israeli forces also confiscated an excavator, which was clearing a plot of land in Beit Dajen village, east of Nablus.

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

6 Shooting incidents were documented against Palestinian fishing boats, 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 10th

Dozens of temporary checkpoints were established in the West Bank and others were re-established to obstruct the movement of Palestinian civilians.

10 Palestinian civilians, including 4 children, were arrested at the checkpoints in the West Bank.

A patient from Khan Younis was arrested at Beit Hanoun “Erez” Crossing in the northern Gaza Strip…