Weekly report on israel’s terrorism against the State of Palestine

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PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (21 –27 January 2016)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (21 –27 January 2016).


photo: Hebron – Group of Palestinian Civilians at Israeli Checkpoint.

Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza:

Shootings

Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force against Palestinian civilians participating in peaceful protests in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, the majority of whom were youngsters. Occupied East Jerusalem witnessed similar attacks. During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed three Palestinian civilians, including two children, in the West Bank. Moreover, they wounded 22 civilians, including three children; 12 of whom, including a child, were wounded in the Gaza Strip while the remaining others were wounded in the West Bank. Concerning the nature of injuries…

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