Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (28 April – 03 May 2016)


By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, May 4, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

A Palestinian civilian was killed after he carried out a run-over attack in the west of Ramallah.

Nine Palestinian civilians, including 3 children and 3 photojournalists, were wounded in the West Bank while a boy was wounded in the Gaza Strip.

House demolitions on grounds of collective punishment.

The walls of a house belonging to the family of the Palestinian prisoner Zaid Amer in Nablus were demolished.

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

Israeli forces conducted 54 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 2 limited ones in the Gaza Strip.

40 civilians, including 11 children, were arrested.

15 of them, including 8 children, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

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

A fishing boat sustained material damage off Khan Yunis shore in the south of the Gaza Strip.

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

A family was obliged to self-demolish 3 storehouses in Silwan village.

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.

5 Palestinian civilians, including human rights activist, were arrested at military checkpoints in the West Bank…