Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (23 – 29 June 2016)


By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, June 30, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

A Palestinian woman was killed in the West Bank under the pretext of carrying out a run-over attack.

3 civilians were wounded during incursions.

40 civilians, including a woman, sustained bullet and shrapnel wounds while 19 others sustained bruises in al-Aqsa Mosque.

Israeli forces conducted 40 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 5 in Jerusalem.

Al-Aqsa Mosque was raided to protect dozens of settlers who entered to perform Talmudic prayers.

55 civilians, including 18 children, were arrested.

28 of them, including 15 children, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

Israeli forces continued to target Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Strip Sea.

Israeli forces continued to open fire at Palestinian fishing boats, causing damages to one of them.

Israeli forces continued settlement activities in the West Bank.

More demolition notices were issued in the southern side of Hebron.

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 in the West Bank.

A patient’s companion was arrested at Beit Hanoun “Erez” crossing…