Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (21– 27 February 2019)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, February 28, 2019

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

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against the peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces killed Palestinian child in eastern Gaza City.

117 civilians, including 19 children, eight women, a journalist, and a paramedic, were wounded. The injury of three of them were reported serious.

Israeli forces conducted 81 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 2 limited incursions in the Gaza Strip.

Four Palestinian civilians, including a child and a journalist, were wounded in different incidents in the West Bank.

128 civilians, including four children, were arrested in the West Bank. Thirty-seven of them, including a child, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

Among those arrestees were the governor of Jerusalem, the two leaders Khader ‘Adnan and Tareq Qa’dan, and the two sheikhs ‘Abed al-‘Azim Suhlob and Najeh Bakirat.

Two Palestinian civilians were arrested while sneaking into Israel.

Shooting incidents were reported against Palestinian farmers and shepherds in the border areas of the Gaza Strip and no injuries were reported.

Israeli authorities continued their settlement activities in the West Bank…