Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (23 – 29 March 2017)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, March 30, 2017

Israeli forces killed a Palestinian child in al-Jalazone refugee camp and a woman in occupied Jerusalem.

9 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, were wounded.

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

Israeli forces conducted 51 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank.

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

25 of them, including 8 children and two young women, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem and its suburbs.

Among those arrested were 10 of al-Aqsa guards.

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

Israeli forces forced a civilian to self-demolish his house roof in Beit Hanina, north of the city.

Two under-construction houses in al-Issawiyah were demolished in addition to two inhabited ones in al-Mukaber Mount, rendering 14 persons homeless, including 10 children.

Israeli forces continued their settlement activities in the West Bank.

A mobile house (caravan) was confiscated from the Northern Jordan Valley, and a metal workshop was demolished in al-Jaftalak village, north of Jericho.

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

7 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were arrested at military checkpoints in the West Bank…