Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (26 May – 01 June 2016)


By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, June 2, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

A Palestinian civilian was wounded in al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah.

Israeli forces continued to open fire at the border area along the Gaza Strip borders, but no casualties were reported.

Israeli warplanes raided a training site in the central Gaza Strip, but no casualties were reported.

Israeli forces conducted 57 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 4 limited ones in the Gaza Strip.

99 civilians, including 19 children and a woman.

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

Israeli forces arrested a child who attempted to sneak into Israel, north of the Gaza Strip.

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

Israeli forces arrested 5 fishermen, 2 of whom were wounded, and confiscated 2 fishing boats offshore in the central Gaza Strip.

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

A Palestinian civilian was obliged to self-demolish parts of his house in Silwan village.

Israeli forces continued settlement activities in the West Bank.

160 dunums from lands in Deir Ballout village, west of Salfit, 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.

7 Palestinian civilians, including a woman, were arrested at military checkpoints in the West Bank…