Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (28 Feb. – 06 Mar. 2018)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, March 7, 2018

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

Israeli forces killed a Palestinian farmer, east of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip 

12 shooting incidents targeting the Palestinian fishing boats off the Gaza Strip Shore were reported. 

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against the peaceful protests in the West Bank and Gaza Strip

24 Palestinian civilians were wounded, including 4 children and a blind man, in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces deliberately fired tear gas canisters at a Palestinian family, including a new born baby, in Burin village, south of Nablus.

Israeli forces conducted 82 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 6 similar ones into Jerusalem.

66 civilians, including 2 children and 2 women, were arrested in the West Bank.

8 of them were arrested in Jerusalem.

2 schools were raided in Hebron and Hezma amidst Israeli firing of tear gas canisters in the schoolyards. 

Israeli drones sprayed toxic pesticides on the agricultural lands in the northern Gaza Strip. 

Israeli authorities continued their settlement activities in the West Bank.

Israeli authorities started establishing a settlement outpost on Palestinian lands in Beit ‘Aynoun area, east of Hebron.

Settlers attacked a bulldozer and its driver in ‘Einabous village, south of Nablus. 

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

A commercial facility was demolished in Silwan village and its contents were confiscated. 

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.

Israeli forces arrested 6 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children, at the military checkpoints in the West Bank.

A Palestinian civilian was arrested at Beit Hanoun “Erez” crossing in the northern Gaza Strip…