Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (26 Jan. – 01 Feb. 2017)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, February 2, 2017

Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian in Jenin Refugee camp

10 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, were wounded in the West Bank

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

Israeli forces conducted 74 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank.

43 civilians, including a child, were arrested in the West Bank.

6 of them were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

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

8 houses, 5 barns were demolished, rendering 62 persons, including 39 children, homeless in 2 Bedouin communities, east of Jerusalem.

Settlement activities continued in the West Bank.

Construction of new 3,000 settlement units was approved, and ‘Amouna outpost was evacuated in return.

300 olive trees were uprooted from the lands of Kharas village, west of Hebron.

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.

6 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, were arrested at military checkpoints…