Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (29 Jan.- 04 Feb. 2015)


Israeli forces continue systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and property in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt)

Israeli forces killed a Palestinian boy and wounded and arrested another one, south of Nablus.

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

Israeli forces opened fire 3 times at border agricultural lands, south of the Gaza Strip, but no casualties were reported.

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protests in the West Bank.

2 Palestinian children were wounded during al-Nabi Saleh protest, northwest of Ramallah, and Kufor Qaddoum protest, northeast of Qalqilya.

2 Palestinian children were wounded during another protest at the southern entrance of al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah.

Israeli forces conducted 55 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank.

52 Palestinian civilians were arrested, including 14 children and 2 women, one of whom is a journalist.

11 of these civilians, including 7 children and the journalist, were arrested in Jerusalem.

8 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were arrested while attempting to infiltrate into Israel through the border fence.

Israel continued to impose a total closure on the oPt and has isolated the Gaza Strip from the outside world…