Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (25 February – 02 March 2016)


By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, March 3, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

4 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children, were killed in the West Bank.

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

Israeli forces continued to target the border areas along the Gaza Strip, due to which 2 civilians were wounded in the east of Khan Yunis.

Israeli forces conducted 67 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank.

77 Palestinian civilians, including 13 children, were arrested.

10 of them, including 9 children, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

3 Palestinian civilians were arrested in the southern Gaza Strip while attempting to sneak into Israel to look for work.

Settlement activities continued in the West Bank.

10 commercial and industrial stores were demolished in Ni’lin village, west of Ramallah.

4 residential tents, 2 livestock tents, 2 livestock barns in al-Farisiya area in the northern Jordan Valley were demolished.

A school, 2 caves, 2 barracks, 10 residential tents and 6 livestock barns in Kherbet Tana, east of Nablus, were demolished.

An underconstruction house in al-Shweika suburb, north of Tulkarm, was demolished.

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

9 fishermen were arrested off al-Sudaniya shore; 8 of whom were released later.

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.

6 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were arrested at military checkpoints.