Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (27 Sept. – 03 Oct. 2018)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, October 4, 2018

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

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against unarmed civilians and peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip and West Bank.

9 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children, were killed; 7 of them, including 2 children, were killed on Friday.

307 civilians, including 47 children, 5 women, 4 journalists and a paramedic, were wounded.

22 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children and 4 journalists, were wounded in the West Bank

Israeli forces continued to open fire at the border areas in the Gaza Strip.

A Palestinian elderly was killed in eastern Maghazi refugee camp.

Israeli forces conducted 62 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank, and 3 limited incursions into occupied Jerusalem.

67 civilians, including 18 children, were arrested in the West Bank.

24 of them, including 6 children, were arrested in Jerusalem. 

Israeli authorities continued to create a Jewish majority in occupied East Jerusalem.

Hundreds of settlers raided al-Aqsa Mosque and attacked the Palestinian civilians and their property. 

Israeli forces continued their settlement activities in the West Bank.

A barrack built of tin plates was confiscated in Masafer Yata, south of Hebron. 

5 Shooting incidents were reported against the Palestinian fishing boats in the Gaza Sea, but no casualties were reported. 

Israeli forces turned the West Bank into cantons and continued to impose the illegal closure on the Gaza Strip for the 11th consecutive year.

Dozens of temporary checkpoints were established in the West Bank and others were re-established to obstruct the movement of Palestinian civilians.

4 civilians, including a child, were arrested at the military checkpoints in the West Bank…