Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (27 April – 03 May 2017)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, May 4, 2017

Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt)

37 Palestinian civilians were wounded during peaceful protests in the West Bank.

Among the wounded were 14 children, one of whom was wounded in al-Eisawiya village, northeast of occupied Jerusalem.

14 journalists, including 3 female ones, were beaten while covering a protest in occupied Jerusalem.

Fire was set to 10 stores and 2 restaurants in Beita central market, due to which they were completely burnt.

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

Israeli forces conducted 60 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 2 limited ones in the southern Gaza Strip.

85 civilians, including 27 children and a girl, were arrested. Fifteen of them were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

12 of them, including 6 children and the girl, were arrested during peaceful protests.

Storming the vicinity of Hebron Governmental Hospital and a Palestinian civilian was arrested.

Israeli forces continued settlement activities in the West Bank.

Settlers attacked Burin and Ourif villages, south of Nablus, and set fire to dozens of olive trees.

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

Two fishermen were arrested in the northern Gaza Strip and their boat was confiscated.

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.

Four civilians were arrested at military checkpoints in the West Bank…