Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (28 September – 04 October 2017)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, October 5, 2017

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

6 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces conducted 67 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 6 similar incursions into Jerusalem.

58 civilians, including 11 children, a journalist and a woman, were arrested in the West Bank.

10 of them, including a child, were arrested in Jerusalem and its suburbs.

Police dogs were used during incursions, and maltreatment crimes increased against Palestinian civilians.

Amounts of money belonging to families in Hebron were confiscated, claiming they are for “terrorism funding.”

Israeli forces continued to apply the collective punishment policy

Israeli forces continued to impose the closure on the north-western side of Jerusalem, and al-Jamal Family was given a demolition notice for their house.

Israeli forces continued settlement activities in the West Bank

Israeli forces imposed more restrictions on the Palestinian farmers during the olive harvest season.

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

5 Shooting incidents were documented against Palestinian fishing boats in the northern Gaza Strip. 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 10th

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

2 Palestinian civilians were arrested at the checkpoints in the West Bank…