Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (31 March – 06 April 2016)


By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, April 7, 2016

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

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

Israeli forces continued to target the border areas along the Gaza Strip.

2 Palestinian civilians were wounded in the east of Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip.

House demolitions on grounds of collective punishment.

4 houses, north and south of the West Bank, were demolished.

Israeli forces conducted 77 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and a limited one in the central Gaza Strip.

64 Palestinian civilians, including 8 children. Fifteen of them, including 4 children, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

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

A boat was fully burnt off Rafah shore, but the fishermen on board survived certain death.

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

A house in al-Mukaber Mount, southeast of the city, was demolished.

Israeli forces raided al-Quds University’s campus in Abu Dees and damaged some of the contents inside.

Settlement activities continued in the West Bank.

9 houses, 3 commercial barracks, a poultry slaughterhouse and an agricultural road were demolished.

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.

2 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were arrested at military checkpoints.