Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (24– 30 January 2019)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, January 31, 2019

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

3 Palestinian civilians, including a boy and a girl, were killed by the Israeli forces and settlers in the West Bank.

The girl was killed at a military checkpoint, claiming that she attempted to carry out a stabbing attack.

24 civilians, including a child, were wounded.

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against the peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip

A Palestinian civilian was killed and another one succumbed to his wounds.

146 civilians, including 38 children, 4 women, a journalist, and 6 paramedics, were wounded.

Israeli forces continued to open fire at the border areas in the Gaza Strip.

2 Palestinian civilians were wounded in northern and southern the Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces conducted 72 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank.

61 civilians, including 7 children, were arrested.

2 Palestinian civilians, from al-Showkah village, east of Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip, were arrested while attempting to sneak into Israel. 

Israeli authorities continued to create a Jewish majority in occupied East Jerusalem.

A building and 2 residential houses were demolished.

A civilian was forced to self-demolish parts of his house in Wadi al-Jouz and Silwan village.

Israeli authorities continued their settlement activities in the West Bank.

Israeli forces demolished an under-construction house southern Nablus, and confiscated 2 barracks, southeast of Bethlehem.

Israeli settlers carried out 6 attacks. As a result, a civilian sustained bruises and 8 vehicles sustained damages.

9 shooting incidents were reported against the fishing boats in the sea.

Israeli forces turned the West Bank into cantons and continued to impose the illegal closure on the Gaza Strip for the 12thconsecutive year.

103 permanent checkpoints, 108 temporary checkpoints and 14 closed roads obstruct the movement of Palestinian civilians in the West Bank.

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