Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (31 May – 06 June 2018)


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, June 7, 2018

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

Israeli forces continued to use force against Palestinian peaceful protestors.

Two Palestinian civilians, including a female volunteer paramedic; and a third one succumbed to his wounds in the Gaza Strip.

126 Palestinian civilians, including 15 children, a woman, 2 journalists, and 6 paramedics were wounded in the Gaza Strip.

Two Palestinian civilians were killed, and 10 others were wounded in separate incidents in the West Bank.

Israeli warplanes carried out airstrikes against military sites belonging to the Palestinian armed groups in the Gaza Strip.

The Israeli warplanes launched 11 missiles, and many fishing boats sustained damage in the northern Gaza Strip. 

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

Israeli forces conducted 82 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and a limited one in the central Gaza Strip

70 civilians, including 5 children and a woman, were arrested in the West Bank.

15 of them were arrested in Jerusalem.

Among those arrested was Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) Member Dr. Ibrahim Abu Salem.

A Paelstinian was arrested while attempting to infiltrate Israel from the Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces continued their settlement activities in the West Bank

Israeli settlers attacked an elderly farmer in ‘Orif village, south of Nablus. 

7 shooting incidents were reported against the fishing boats in the Gaza 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 11th consecutive year.

Dozens of temporary checkpoints were established in the West Bank and others were re-established to obstruct the movement of Palestinian civilians.

10 Palestinian civilians, including a woman, were arrested at the military checkpoints in the West Bank…