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


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, December 1, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

Israeli forces killed a Palestinian child in northern side of occupied Jerusalem.

Israeli forces conducted 57 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and one in the southern Gaza Strip.

68 civilians, including 19 children, were arrested.

Twenty of them, including 11 children, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

Dr ‘Azzam Sahlab, Member of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC),was among the arrested civilians.

Israeli forces arrested a civilian who sneaked via the northern borders of the Gaza Strip.

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

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

Israeli forces demolished parts of a residential house in Silwan and levelled another in al-Mukaber Mount.

Settlement activities continued in the West Bank.

Israeli forces issued more demolition notices.

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.

5 Palestinian civilians were arrested at military checkpoints…