Weekly report on Israeli human rights violations in the occupied Palestinian territory 30 Dec 2009 - 05 Jan 2010

Situation Report
Originally published


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

Israeli occupation forces killed a Palestinian resistance activist in the Gaza Strip.

6 Palestinians, including a child, were wounded by Israeli gunfire in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

Israeli warplanes bombarded areas in the Gaza Strip.

Israeli occupation forces conducted 17 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 3 limited incursions into the Gaza Strip.

Israeli occupation forces arrested 23 Palestinian civilians, including 6 children, in the West Bank

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

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

Israeli troops positioned at military checkpoints in the West Bank arrested 5 Palestinian civilians, including two children.

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

Israeli occupation forces demolished two agricultural barracks in Hebron, claiming that they were built without licenses.

The Israeli government approved the first stage of the construction of a new settlement neighborhood in East Jerusalem.