Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (18– 24 Aug. 2011)
IOF killed 17 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
5 of the victims are civilians, including two children and a physician. 3 workers we missing when Israeli warplanes bombarded a tunnel in Rafah.
A Palestinian resistance activist died of a previous wound in Gaza City.
14 Palestinians, including 5 children and two women, were wounded by IOF the Gaza Strip.
Israeli warplanes launched 41 air strikes against targets in the Gaza Strip.
A number of civilian buildings and 6 training sites of Palestinian resistance groups were destroyed or damaged.
IOF continued to use force against peaceful protests in the West Bank.
A Palestinian civilian was wounded and dozens of demonstrators suffered from tear gas inhalation.
IOF conducted 27 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank.
Two Palestinian civilians were wounded by IOF in Hebron and Bethlehem.
IOF arrested 77 Palestinians, including a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, two journalists, academics and social figures. .
Israel has continued to impose a total siege on the OPT and has isolated the Gaza Strip from the outside world. IOF have continued to impose severe restrictions on access of Palestinians to Jerusalem during Ramadan Month.
IOF have continued settlement activities in the West Bank and Israeli settlers have continued to attack Palestinian civilians and property. Israeli settlers set fire to two cars and bear two children near Ramallah. Israeli settlers uprooted 52 fruitful trees in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron.