Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (30 June – 13 July 2016)


By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, July 14, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

Four civilians, including a child and woman, were killed in the West Bank.

31 civilians, including 3 children, and a Scottish activist were wounded in the West Bank.

A civilian succumbed to his wounds and two others were wounded in the Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces continued to open fire at the border areas in the Gaza Strip and wounded a bird hunter.

Israeli warplanes conducted 6 airstrikes at training sites and other targets in the Gaza Strip.

Material damages in a commercial company, but no casualties were reported.Jerusalem – Israeli Forces Demolish Number of Palestinian Houses in al-Mukaber Mount

Israeli forces conducted 173 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and a limited one in the southern Gaza Strip.

146 civilians were arrested, including 23 children and 3 women.

54 civilians of them, including 17children, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

Israeli forces continued to impose collective punishment measures against Palestinian civilians.

Two houses were bombed in Qalednia refugee camp, north of occupied Jerusalem.

Israeli forces continued to impose a comprehensive cordon on Hebron and a partial one on Tulkarm.

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

3 under-construction houses were levelled in addition to a barrack for sheep and horses in al-Mukaber Mount.

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.

13 Palestinian civilians, including 4 children and a girl, were arrested at military checkpoints in the West Bank.

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