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Non-governmental Organization based in occupied Palestinian territory

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22 Feb 2017 description

On Tuesday morning, 21 February 2017, Israeli gunboats chased and opened fire at a Palestinian fishing boat. As a result, 5 fishermen, including a boy, were arrested and the fishing boat was confiscated. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) noticed that Israeli forces have recently concentrated their attacks against fishermen in Gaza Sea, denying them access to their livelihood and free fishing in Gaza Sea.

16 Feb 2017 description
  • A Palestinian Civilian succumbed to his wounds in the West Bank

    • Four Palestinian civilians were wounded, including 2 journalists, in the West Bank.
  • Israeli forces continued to target Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Sea.

  • Israeli forces continued to target the Gaza Strip border areas, but no casualties were reported.

09 Feb 2017 description

5 Palestinian civilians, including 4 children, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip

Israeli warplanes carried out 4 airstrikes against civilian objects and sites related to the Palestinian armed groups.
- A poultry farm was destroyed, resulting in the death of 5,000 birds and partial damages to another farm.
- Three training sites were destroyed.

Israeli forces continued to target Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Sea.

06 Feb 2017 description

On 31 January 2017, the Palestinian Council of Ministers issued a decision to hold local elections in the West Bank and Gaza Strip on 13 May 2017. The decision assigned the Central Elections Commission (CEC) to carry out the necessary preparations to start the elections and the Minister of Local Government to follow up the elections' preparations and process.