|Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (21- 27 February 2013)|
|Thursday, 28 February 2013 00:00|
Israeli soldiers arrest a number of Palestinian boys following clashes at al-Jalama checkpoint near Jenin
Israeli Forces Continue Systematic Attacks against Palestinian Civilians and Property in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt)
The Israeli forces continued to open fire at the Palestinian civilians in the border area of the Gaza Strip
3 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were wounded in the northern Gaza Strip.
9 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children, were wounded in different shooting incidents in the West Bank.
8 of whom were wounded in Qasra village, southeast of Nablus, during a joint attack launched by the Israeli forces and settlers.
The Israeli forces conducted 51 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank.
At least 56 Palestinian civilians, including 26 children, were arrested.
36 of whom were arrested during incursions, 17 in peaceful protests and 3 from their farmlands.
The Israeli forces continued to attack Palestinian fishermen in the sea.
A Palestinian fisherman was wounded and fishing boats were attacked 7 times during the reporting period.
The Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protests in the West Bank.
14 Palestinian civilians, including 4 children, a woman and a journalist, were wounded in protests against the annexation wall and settlement activities.
33 Palestinian civilians, including 9 children, were wounded in solidarity demonstrations supporting the Palestinian prisoners in the Israeli jails.
Israel has continued to impose a total closure on the oPt and has isolated the Gaza Strip from the outside world.
At least 4 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were arrested at checkpoints.
The Israeli forces have continued settlement activities in the West Bank, and Israeli settlers have continued to attack Palestinian civilians and property.
The Israeli forces confiscated 3 truckloads of base course during the establishment of a street in Hebron.
Many Palestinian farmers were denied access to their farmlands adjacent to settlements.