Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (22 – 28 December 2016)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, December 29, 2016

A Palestinian civilian was killed and child succumbed to his wounds in the West Bank.

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

Israeli forces continued to target the Gaza Strip border areas, but no casualties were reported.

Israeli forces continued collective punishment measures against the Palestinian civilians.

Demolishing the walls of a house belonging to Abu Sbaih family in Kufor Aqeb village, north of occupied Jerusalem, and closing it.

Israeli forces conducted 60 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and a limited one in the Gaza Strip.

52 civilians, including 16 children and a woman, were arrested.

16 of them, including 10 children and a woman, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

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

5 agricultural and commercial facilities in Silwan village were demolished.

A new tunnel was opened in Silwan village. The tunnel resulted in cracks in dozens of houses.

Settlement activities continued in the West Bank.

A well and an agricultural room were demolished. In addition, new demolition notices in Hebron were issued.

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.

4 Palestinian civilians were arrested at military checkpoints…