Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (11– 17 Aug. 2011)

Report
from Palestinian Centre for Human Rights
Published on 18 Aug 2011 View Original

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

IOF killed two Palestinians, including a mentally disabled child in the Gaza Strip. 4 Palestinians, including a child, were wounded by IOF in the Gaza Strip. A Palestinian child was injured by the explosion of a suspicious object in the West Bank.

Israeli warplanes bombarded a number of targets in the Gaza Strip.

IOF continued to attack Palestinian fishermen and fishing boats in the Gaza Strip. A Palestinian fisherman was wounded in the northern Gaza Strip.

IOF continued to use force against peaceful protests in the West Bank. Dozens of demonstrators suffered from tear gas inhalation.

IOF conducted 27 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank.
IOF arrested 10 Palestinian civilians.

Israel has continued to impose a total siege on the OPT and has isolated the Gaza Strip from the outside world. IOF arrested 7 Palestinian civilians, including a woman and her baby, at military checkpoints in the West Bank.

IOF have continued settlement activities in the West Bank and Israeli settlers have continued to attack Palestinian civilians and property. Israeli settler guards fired at Palestinian farmers north of Hebron.