Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (27 October – 02 November 2016)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, November 3, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

Two Palestinian civilians, including a police officer, were killed in the central and Western sides of the West Bank.

5 Palestinian civilians were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces targeted the border areas in the Gaza Strip. However, no casualties were reported.

Israeli forces conducted 60 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and a limited one in the Gaza Strip.

70 civilians, including 16 children and a woman, were arrested in the West Bank. Twenty-two of them, including 13 children and the woman, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

Israeli forces continued to target Palestinian fishermen in the Sea.

4 Palestinian fishermen were wounded and two fishing boats were confiscated.

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

A residential building was demolished in Beit Haninah village.

Settlement activities continued in the West Bank.

4 dwellings, 10 sheep barns and fodder stores and 3 toilets were demolished in Kherbet al-Deir.

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.

3 Palestinian civilians were arrested at military checkpoints…