By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, January 7, 2016
Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt
2 Palestinian civilians were killed in the northern and southern West Bank.
8 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
Among the wounded was Palestine TV reporter in Qalqilya.
Israeli forces continued to target the border area along the Gaza Strip, but no casualties were reported.
Israeli warplanes raided 3 training sites in the Gaza Strip, but no casualties were reported.
Israeli forces conducted 79 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank.
64 Palestinian civilians, including 9 children, were arrested.
12 of them, including 4 children, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.
Jewish majority efforts continued in occupied East Jerusalem.
A house belonging to the family of Alaa Abu Jamal was closed with concrete and walls of a house belonging to the family of Baha’ Elayan were destroyed on grounds of collective punishment.
Settlers made holes in a house in the Old City, claiming they owned since before the Catastrophe (Nakba)
Settlement activities continued in the West Bank.
A plot of land in Sa’ir village was levelled for the establishment of a military observation post.
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 other were re-established to obstruct the movement of Palestinian civilians.
7 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were arrested at military checkpoints.
A patient companion was arrested at Beit Hanoun (Erez) crossing, north of the Gaza Strip…