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Weekly report on Israeli human rights violations in the occupied Palestinian territory 10 - 15 Dec 2009

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Israeli Occupation Forces Continue Systematic Attacks against Palestinian Civilians and Property in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) and Continue to Impose a Total Siege on the Gaza Strip

- A Palestinian civilian was killed by Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip.

- 3 Palestinian civilians were wounded by Israeli forces in the West Bank.

- Israeli forces conducted 16 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank, and one into the Gaza Strip.

- Israeli forces arrested 17 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children, in the West Bank and two children in the Gaza Strip.

- Israeli forces arrested an old Palestinian woman to pressurize her five sons who are detained in Israeli jails.

- Israeli naval troops have continued to attack Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Strip.

- Israeli forces detained 5 Palestinian fishermen for several hours.

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

- Israeli troops positioned at military checkpoints in the West Bank arrested 9 Palestinian civilians, including 4 children and a university professor.

- Israeli forces have continued measures aimed at creating a Jewish majority in Jerusalem.

- Israeli forces conducted excavations to the south of the al-Aqsa Mosque.

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

- Israeli settlers set fire to a mosque in Yasouf village near Salfit.

- Israeli settlers attacked two Palestinian children in Salfit and Hebron.