Friday, 22 June 2012

Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the OPT (14–20 June)


8 Palestinians, including a child, were killed by IOF in the Gaza Strip.

17 Palestinians, including 3 children, a woman and a blind old man, were wounded.

5 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children, sustained bruises.

A house, a workshop and two cars were destroyed, and a number of houses, a school and a workshop were heavily damaged.

Two Palestinian civilians were killed and a third one was wounded by an Israeli settler south of Hebron.


IOF use force to disperse peaceful protest organized by Palestinian civilians in the West Bank.

5 Palestinian civilians were wounded.

IOF conducted 54 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 3 limited ones into the Gaza Strip.

IOF arrested 17 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children, in the West Bank.

IOF demolished an under-construction house, razed 5 dunums[1] of agricultural land and burnt 15 dunum of agricultural land planted with wheat in the Gaza Strip.

IOF continued to attack Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Strip.


IOF launched 9 attacks against Palestinian fishermen and fishing boats.

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

IOF have continued efforts to create a Jewish demographic majority in East Jerusalem.

The Israeli municipality of Jerusalem forced a Palestinian civilian to demolish his house and a subordinate farm.

IOF have continued settlement activities in the West Bank and Israeli settlers have continued to attack Palestinian civilians and property.

IOF delivered notices to demolish houses in Areas C.

Israeli settlers set fire to a mosque in Jaba’ village, northeast of Jerusalem.

Israeli settlers burnt 22 trees in Kufor Qaddoum village, northeast of Qalqilya. more