Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (04 – 10 October 2018)

Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, October 11, 2018

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

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against unarmed civilians and peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip and West Bank.

3 Palestinian civilians, including a child and a person with disability, were killed.

239 civilians, including 41 children, 3 women, 4 journalists and 6 paramedics, were wounded; 7 of them sustained serious wounds.

6 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were wounded in the West Bank. 

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

Israeli warplanes fired 2 missiles; one of them targeted the peaceful protestors, in the Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces conducted 107 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank, and 3 limited incursions into the Gaza Strip.

82 civilians, including 4 children and 8 women, were arrested in the West Bank.

9 of them, including 2 children and a woman, were arrested in Jerusalem. 

Israeli authorities continued to create a Jewish majority in occupied East Jerusalem.

A civilian was forced to self-demolish his house in Beit Hanina village. 

Israeli forces continued their settlement activities in the West Bank.

Israeli forces demolished 3 dwellings in southern Hebron.

The Israeli settlers attacked the Palestinian farmers and uprooted 39 fruitful trees.

The windows and tires of cars were smashed and slashed. 

4 Shooting incidents were reported against the Palestinian fishing boats in the Gaza Sea, but no casualties were reported.

Two fishermen were arrested after one of them was wounded, and the area allowed for fishing decreased to 6 nautical miles. 

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.

9 civilians, including 3 children, were arrested at the military checkpoints in the West Bank.

Director of Beit Hanoun “Erez” Crossing was arrested at the aforementioned crossing…

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