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


By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, July 28, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

A Palestinian civilian was killed in Hebron and the house where he was holed up.

10 Palestinian civilians were wounded, including a child and a young woman, in the West Bank.

Israeli forces conducted 64 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 6 limited ones in the southern Gaza Strip.

94 civilians were arrested, including 22 children and 4 women.

50 civilians of them, including 16 children and 3 women, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

Israeli forces continued to impose collective punishment measures against Palestinian civilians.

New house demolition decisions were issued against houses of civilians accused of attacks against Israeli soldiers and settlers.

The entrance to al-Fawar refugee camp, south of Hebron, is closed for the third consecutive week.

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

A civilian was forced to self-demolish a residential room.

11 residential buildings were levelled in Qalednia village adjacent to the annexation wall.

A house in Silwan and another one and a commercial facility in al-‘Issawiyah were demolished.

Israeli forces continued to target Palestinian fishermen in the Sea

8 fishermen were arrested, 2 fishing boats were confiscated and a third sustained damage.

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.

A Palestinian Civilian was arrested at the internal military checkpoints…