Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (17-23 June 2010)

The Palestinian Centre for Human
Rights (PCHR)

Palestinian children call for an end of the
siege on the Gaza Strip in Gaza City on June 20, 2010
June 25, 2010

Systematic Attacks against Palestinian Civilians and Property in the
Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT)


· Israel
continues to use force against peaceful protests in the West Bank and
the Gaza

civilians, including a child, were injured in Bal’ein village, west of

of demonstrators suffered from tear gas inhalation in the West.

forces attacked three journalists in Beit Jala.

forces arrested ten civilians, including 3 international human rights
a journalist and five medical volunteers.


· Israeli
forces continued to fire at Palestinian farmers and workers in border
areas of
the Gaza Strip.

– Four
workers, including two children, were wounded.


· Israel
conducted sixteen incursions into Palestinian communities in the West
Bank and
three limited incursions into the Gaza Strip.

forces arrested 43 Palestinian civilians, including 5 children.

of these civilians were arrested in Deir Samer village near Hebron.


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

troops stationed at Beit Hanoun (Erez) crossing in the Gaza Strip
arrested a
Palestinian civilian.


· Israel
has continued to take measures aimed at creating a Jewish demographic
in Jerusalem.

forces conducted bulldozing works to build 600 settlement units in the
north of

Israeli Municipality of Jerusalem ordered demolition of 22 houses in
neighborhood in Silwan village and forced a woman to demolish her house.

Israeli Supreme Court upheld a deportation order from Jerusalem against a
member of the Palestinian Legislative Council. 

forces closed a charity in Jerusalem. 


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

settler attacked a Palestinian child in Hebron.



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