Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (24 – 29 August 2017)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, August 30, 2017

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

5 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces conducted 39 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and a limited one into the Southern Gaza Strip.

50 civilians, including 10 children and a woman, were arrested in the West Bank.

Eighteen of them, including 3 children and a woman, were arrested in Jerusalem.

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

A Jewish synagogue was opened in Silwan village.

Students of al-Aqsa Sharia School were denied access to their school in the mosque under the pretext of receiving the Palestinian curriculum books.

Israeli forces raided Yabus Cultural Centre and banned a Research Seminar, claiming it was organized by Hamas Movement.

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

Seven shooting incidents were documented against Palestinian fishing boats in the northern Gaza Strip. Neither causalities nor arrests were reported.

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.

2 Palestinian civilians were arrested at the checkpoints in the West Bank.

Israeli forces arrested a Palestinian worker at Beit Hanoun “Erez” crossing in the northern Gaza Strip…