Friday, 30 September 2011

Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (22 – 28 Sep. 2011)

(pic: Israeli settlers attack a Palestinian civilian in Qasra village, southeast of Jenin - pchr)

Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) Continue Systematic Attacks against Palestinian Civilians and Property in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT)

A Palestinian civilian was killed and another 7 ones, including a child, were wounded by IOF in Qasra village, southeast of Nablus.

IOF continued to attack Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Strip.

OF continued to use force against peaceful protests in the West Bank.
18 Palestinian civilians, including 6 children, and a French human rights defender were wounded.

IOF conducted 36 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank.
IOF arrested 4 Palestinians, including a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council.

Israel has continued to impose a total closure on the OPT and has isolated the Gaza Strip from the outside world.

IOF have continued settlement activities in the West Bank and Israeli settlers have continued to attack Palestinian civilians and property.
IOF approved the construction of 1,100 housing units in “Gilo” settlement, south of occupied Jerusalem.

IOF confiscated 148 dunums[1] of land in Battir village, west of Bethlehem.
Israeli settlers burnt 590 trees.

Israeli settlers placed racist banners against Palestinians on the main roads in the West Bank. more

Airstrike near al Maghazi refugee camp, no injuries reported

Palestinian sources reported that the Israeli Air Force bombarded on Friday at dawn a site, reportedly used as a training center, for the Al Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, in central Gaza.

The site is located near the entrance of the Al Maghazi refugee camp, in central Gaza; damage was reported, no injuries.

Eyewitnesses reported the bombardment as several Israeli war jets were noticed flying over different parts of the Gaza Strip while firing flares. more