Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (27 December 2018 – 02 January 2019)

Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, January 3, 2019

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

Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against the peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip 

A Palestinian with disability was killed in eastern Khan Younis.

25 civilians, including 5 children, a woman, a journalist, and 2 paramedics, were wounded; the injury of one of them was reported serious. 

3 civilians were wounded, and the injury of one of them was reported serious in the West Bank. 

19 shooting incidents were reported at the border areas of the Gaza Strip, but no casualties were reported. 

Israeli warplanes carried out one airstrike, but no casualties were reported. 

Israeli forces conducted 68 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and one limited incursion into the central Gaza Strip.

68 civilians, including 11 children, were arrested in the West Bank.

14 of them, including 2 children, were arrested in Jerusalem. 

Israeli authorities continued their settlement activities in the West Bank.

Israeli forces uprooted and confiscated 50 olive trees in southern Hebron.

A mobile room was confiscated from Kherbet Khelet al-‘Adas, north of Bethlehem.

Settlers beat up a civilian in Hebron. 

Israeli Forces continued to open fire at the Palestinian fishing boats in the sea.

A fisherman and his son were arrested while their boat was confiscated. 

Israeli forces turned the West Bank into cantons and continued to impose the illegal closure on the Gaza Strip for the 12th consecutive year. 

103 permanent checkpoints, 104 temporary checkpoints and 14 closed roads obstruct the movement of Palestinian civilians in the West Bank.

4 civilians were arrested at the military checkpoints in the West Bank…

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