PCHR Weekly Report: 4 Civilians Wounded, Including 2 Children, By Israeli Troops This Week

19:38 Feb 8 2013 West Bank and Gaza

by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC News

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 31 Jan.- 06 Feb. 2013, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights found that 2 Palestinian children were wounded in the northern Gaza Strip; and 2 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were wounded in the northern West Bank.

Israeli attacks in the Gaza Strip:

In the Gaza Strip, on 01 February 2013, 2 Palestinian children were wounded when the Israeli forces positioned along the border fence, east of Abu Safiya area in the east of Jabalya, opened fire at a group of persons, who were few meters to the west of the border fence.

In the context of other shooting incidents, during the reporting period, 5 shooting incidents were carried out against Palestinian farmers and collectors of gravel, steel and firewood in the northern border area on 03, 04 and 05 February 2013.

In the context of targeting Palestinian fishermen in the sea, the Israeli gunboats stationed off al-Waha resort, northwest of Beit Lahia, opened fire heavily at the Palestinian fishing boats twice on 03 and 04 February 2013. In both incidents, neither casualties nor material damage were reported.

Israeli attacks in the West Bank:

The Israeli forces conducted 83 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank this week. At least 80 Palestinian civilians, including 8 children, were abducted in the West Bank.

3 members of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) were among those who were abducted. Offices of al-Zakat Committee in Tulkarm and Islamic Awqaf (endowments) Department in Qalqilia were raided.

The Israeli forces established dozens of checkpoints in the West Bank.

At least 15 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, a girl and a prisoner's mother, were abducted at checkpoints.

Israel continued efforts to create Jewish majority in the Occupied East Jerusalem. 2 houses were demolished in Beit Hanina village, north of East Jerusalem, due to which 5 families became homeless.
In the context of house demolitions, on 05 February 2013, the Israeli forces demolished a house belonging to Ibrahim al-Qaswani in Beit Hanina, north of East Jerusalem. The 1-storey house, which is tin-roofed, is built on 170 square meters and resided by 6 members, including 4 children.

The Israeli forces moved into Wa'er Abu Salah neighborhood in Beit Hanin village, surrounded a building that is resided by 4 families and demolished it completely. The 2-storey building was built on 210 square meters and included 4 apartments for 4 brothers and their families.

As part of settlement expansion projects in East Jerusalem and its suburbs, on 05 February 2012, the Israeli forces demolished facades and arches of a historic building that is located in the northern side of al-Buraq Wall. Al-Aqsa Foundation for Waqf [Islamic endowment] and Heritage mentioned that the Israeli authorities were planning to build a Jewish complex.

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