Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (21– 26 July 2017)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, July 27, 2017

Israeli forces killed 4 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, in the West Bank.

A child was killed after a suspicious object from the Israeli forces’ remnants exploded in Tubas.

259 Palestinian civilians, including 8 children and 2 paramedics, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

221 civilians were wounded in Jerusalem and its suburbs, 19 were wounded in the West Bank and 19 others were wounded in the Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces continued to target the Gaza Strip border areas with no casualties reported.

A checkpoint belonging to the Palestinian armed groups in the central Gaza Strip, causing material damages to the checkpoint and a nearby house.

Israeli forces conducted 81 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 3 limited ones in the Gaza Strip.

128 civilians, including 14 children and 4 women, were arrested.

51 of them, including 5 children and a woman, were arrested in Jerusalem.

Among those arrested was a Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) Member and Former Finance Minister, Dr. ‘Omer ‘Abdel Razeq.

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

Israeli forces continue to escalate their arbitrary measures against al-Aqsa Mosque.

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

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.

11 civilians, including a child and girl, were arrested at military checkpoints in the West Bank.

Among those arrested was writer Sa’id Media and activist ‘Abdullah Abu Rahmah…