Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (20 – 26 October 2016)


By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, October 27, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

A Palestinian child was killed in Beit Ummar village, north of Hebron.

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

Israeli forces targeted the border areas in the Gaza Strip. However, no casualties were reported.

Israeli forces conducted 56 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and a limited one in the Gaza Strip.

57 civilians, including 15 children and a woman, were arrested. Thirty-two of them, including 12 children and the woman, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

Israeli forces continued to target Palestinian fishermen in the Sea.

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

A residential building belonging to Ja’afrah Family was demolished in Silwan village in addition to 3 other houses in Beit Hanina, rendering 46 persons homeless.

A printing house was shut down in al-Ram after confiscating its contents.

Hundreds of Israeli settlers raided al-Aqsa Mosque on Jewish holidays.

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.

11 Palestinian civilians were arrested at military checkpoints.

A trader from Rafah was arrested at Beit Hanoun Crossing in the northern Gaza Strip…