Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (24– 30 March 2016)


By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, March 31, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

2 Palestinian civilians were wounded and then shot dead in Hebron, south of the Gaza Strip.

6 Palestinian civilians were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

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

Israeli forces conducted 83incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and a limited one in the central Gaza Strip.

76 Palestinian civilians, including 27 children and 2 women, were arrested.

Fifteen of them, including 9 children and a woman, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

A Palestinian from Rafah was arrested in mysterious circumstances.

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

A room and a playground in Silwan village were demolished, paving the way for the confiscation of 14 dunums for the interest of “national parks”.

Settlement activities continued in the West Bank.

A house, a farm, a playground and 2 electricity and water networks at the northern entrance to Bethlehem were demolished.

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.

4Palestinian civilians were arrested at military checkpoints.

Israeli forces arrested 2 Palestinian patients at Beit Hanoun (Erez) crossing, north of the Gaza Strip…