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


By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, September 29, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

6 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces conducted 68 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 15 ones in Jerusalem and its suburbs.

114 civilians, including 16 children, were arrested.

51 of them, including 9 children, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

Among the arrested was Jamal al-Natsha, a PLC member from Hamas’ Change and Reform Bloc.

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

2 residential buildings, a structure attached to a house and a restaurant were demolished under the pretext of non-licensing.

2 civilians were obliged to self-demolish their houses in al-Ashqariya neighbourhood in Beit Hanina, north of occupied Jerusalem.

Israeli forces continued settlement activities in the West Bank.

Israeli forces demolish an old car garage in Hawarah and a livestock barn, east of Beit Dajan village in Nablus.

6 dwellings and 9 livestock barns were demolished in Kherbet al-Hamma in northern Jordan Valley. As a result, 26 civilians, including 14 children, were rendered homeless.

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.

6 Palestinian civilians were arrested at military checkpoints…