Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (29 November – 05 December 2018)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, December 6, 2018

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

On International Day of Persons with Disabilities: Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian with a disability in Tulkarm.

5 civilians were wounded in the West Bank. 

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

98 civilians, including 28 children, 4 women, 2 journalists, and a female paramedic, were wounded; the injury of four of them was reported serious. 

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

Israeli forces conducted 101 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 3 limited incursions into the Gaza Strip.

64 civilians, including 8 children, were arrested in the West Bank.

5 of them were arrested in Jerusalem. 

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

Israeli forces demolished 2 houses and 2 commercial facilities and forced civilians to self-demolish other facilities. 

Israeli forces continued their settlement activities in the West Bank.

Two houses in Jericho and 4 barracks in Salfit were demolished while an agricultural barrack was confiscated in Nablus.

Challenge13 School was dismantled in al-Simya, south of Hebron.

Israeli settlers punctured tires of 4 cars, south of Nablus. 

4 shooting incidents were reported against the fishing boats in the 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 12th consecutive year. 

103 permanent checkpoints, 91 temporary checkpoints and 14 closed roads obstruct the movement of Palestinian civilians in the West Bank.

5 civilians, including a woman, were arrested at the military checkpoints in the West Bank.

Israeli forces arrested a civilian at Beit Hanoun “Erez” Crossing in the northern Gaza Strip.