Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (22 June – 05 July 2017)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, July 6, 2017

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

Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian in Hebron.

18 Palestinian civilians, including 8 children, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces continued to target the border area along the Gaza Strip. No casualties were reported.

Israeli forces raided a site of al-Qassam Brigades, south of the Gaza Strip, but no casualties were reported.

Israeli forces conducted 97 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 2 limited ones in the Gaza Strip.

108 civilians, including 14 children and 3 women, were arrested in the West Bank.

33 of them, including 5 children, were arrested in Jerusalem.

Among the arrested were 2members of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) Bader and Jarrar, in addition to head of the Palestinian Women Committees’ Union.

Israeli forces continued practicing the collective punishment policy.

4 families of attackers were notified of house demolition in Deir Abu Mesh’al and Silwad villages.

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

3 houses in Beit Hanina, north of the city, were demolished.

2 agricultural dunums and a livestock barrak were demolished and 120 trees were cut off in al-Za’yem village.

A civilian was obliged to self-demolish his house and another was obliged to demolish 2 houses.

Israeli forces continued to target the Palestinian fishermen in the sea.

Israeli forces turned the West Bank into cantons and continued to impose the illegal closure on the Gaza Strip for the 10th

Dozens of temporary checkpoints were established in the West Bank and others were re-established to obstruct the movement of Palestinian civilians.

3 civilians were arrested at military checkpoints in the West Bank…