Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (21– 27 April 2016)


By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, April 28, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

A Palestinian woman and her brother were killed at Qalandia military checkpoints, north of occupied Jerusalem.

Four Palestinian civilians, including 2 children and a photojournalist, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

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

44 civilians, including 5 children and awoman, were arrested.

34 of them, including 3 children and a woman, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

600-gram jewellery, NIS 1,500 and JD 150 were confiscated from a house in Beit Ommer village.

A Palestinian civilian was arrested while attempting to sneak from the Gaza Strip to Israel looking for work.

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

Two fishermenwerearrested in the northern Gaza Strip.

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

The Israeli municipality issued dozens of demolition notices for houses in Silwan village.

Hundreds of settlers stormed al-Aqsa Mosque yards on their Jewish Passover holiday.

Settlement activities continued in the West Bank.

Settlers threw stones at a bus in the east of Qalqilya, due to which one of the bus’ windows was smashed.

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.

3 Palestinian civilians, including photojournalist Omer Nazzal, were arrested at military checkpoints in the West Bank…