Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (05 – 11 April 2018)

Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, April 12, 2018

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

Another Bloody Week since 2014 Latest Offensive on the Gaza Strip

Israeli forces continued to directly target peaceful protests along the Gaza Strip borders without posing any threat to the Israeli soldiers’ life.

8 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children and a photojournalist, were killed, and 3 others succumbed to previous wounds.

608 Palestinian civilians, including 80 children, 8 women, 4 journalists and 6 paramedics, were wounded in the Gaza Strip.

A Palestinian civilian was shot dead by settlers and a Palestinian prisoner succumbed to his wounds in the West Bank.

7 Palestinian civilians, including 4 children, were wounded in the West Bank. 

Israeli forces conducted 56 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 2 limited ones in the Gaza Strip.

52 civilians, including 10 children and a woman, were arrested.

22 of them, including 6 children, were arrested in Jerusalem.

 Israeli forces continued to create a Jewish majority in occupied East Jeruaasalem

Elad Settlement Foundation took over 3 houses belonging to Rweidi Family in Silwan village.

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

 Israeli forces continued their settlement activities in the West Bank.

Buildings of a school in Kherbet Zanoutah were dismantled in southern Hebron.

An under-construction house was demolished in Jibiyah village, northwest of Ramallah.

4 Shooting incidents were reported against the Palestinian 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.

Israeli forces imposes a complete closure on the oPt due to the Jewish Passover Holiday until Sunday morning.

2 Palestinian civilians were arrested at the military checkpoints in the West Bank…

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