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Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (21- 27 February 2013)

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Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (21 – 27 February 2013):

Shooting:

During the reporting period, the Israeli forces wounded 60 Palestinian civilians, including 17 children, a woman and a journalist, in the West Bank and Gaza Strip; 56 of whom, including 16 children and a woman were wounded in the West Bank, while the other 4 ones, including a child, were wounded in the Gaza Strip.

In the West Bank, 56 Palestinian civilians, including 16 children, a woman and a journalist were wounded; 14 of whom, including 4 children, a woman and a journalist, were wounded in peaceful protests against the annexation wall and settlement activities, while the other 33 ones, including 9 children, were wounded in solidarity demonstrations supporting the Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in the Israeli jails. Moreover, 8 civilians, including 3 children, were wounded when the Israeli forces moved into Qasra village, southeast of Nablus, to offer protection to Israeli settlers in their attack against the said village. Another Palestinians civilian was wounded during a protest in the center of Hebron.