Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (23 February – 01 March 2017)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, March 2, 2017

A Palestinian civilian was killed by Israeli settlers, south of Hebron.

6 civilians, including 3 children and a young woman, were wounded in the West Bank while a child was wounded in the Gaza Strip.

Israeli warplanes carried out 8 airstrikes, launching 23 missiles against civil objects and military sites belonging to the Palestinian armed groups.

A civilian and three Palestinian officers in the Gaza Interior Ministry were wounded.

Military training sites sustained material damages while 6 other houses and a mosque sustained minor damages.

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

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

Israeli forces conducted 66 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and two limited ones were conducted in the central and southern Gaza Strip.

47 civilians, including 4 children and 3 young women, were arrested in the West Bank.

6 of them, including 3 young women, were arrested during a protest organized by the Birzeit university students in the vicinity of ‘Ofer Prison, west of Ramallah.

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

A residential building in al-‘Issawiyah was demolished, rendering 14 individuals, including 4 children, homeless.

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 3 children and girl, were arrested at military checkpoints…