Protection of Civilians Weekly Report 19 - 25 March 2013 [EN/AR]

Key issues

● In Gaza, the Israeli authorities heightened restrictions on the fishing limits, and closed the Kerem Shalom crossing in response to the firing of rockets by Palestinian armed groups towards southern Israel. Restrictions at the Erez passenger crossing were also increased.

● In the West Bank, seven Palestinians were injured and around 340 trees vandalized in incidents related to settler violence.

No demolitions were carried out by the Israeli authorities for the third consecutive week.

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