World Video | Defence | Foreign Affairs | Natural Events | Trade | NZ in World News | NZ National News Video | NZ Regional News | Search

 

Weekly Report On Israeli Violations in Palestine: 21- 27 Nov

Israeli forces continue systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and property in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt)

Israeli forces killed 3 Palestinian civilians in Yatta, south of Hebron.
• 2 of the victims were extra-judicially executed while the third was killed in an excessive use of force.

A Palestinian child was wounded in Qarawet Bani Zaid village, northwest of Ramallah.

Israeli forces have continued to open fire at the border areas in the Gaza Strip.
• 2 Palestinian civilians were wounded in the northern Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces have continued to use excessive force against peaceful protesters in the West Bank.
• 3 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were wounded in protests in Bil'in village, west of Ramallah, and Kofur Qaddoum village, northeast of Qalqilia.
• 5 civilians, including 2 children, were wounded in al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah.

Israeli forces conducted 64 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank.
• At least 46 Palestinians, including 10 children, were arrested in the West Bank.
• 3 children were arrested in the Gaza Strip, but released after being interrogated.

Israel has continued to impose a total closure on the oPt and has isolated the Gaza Strip from the outside world.
• Israeli forces established dozens of checkpoints in the West Bank.
• At least 5 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, were arrested at checkpoints in the West Bank.

Israeli navy forces have continued targeting Palestinian fishermen in the sea.
• 2 Palestinian fishermen were arrested off the fishing port in Rafah in the south of the Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces have continued to support settlement activities in the West Bank and Israeli settlers have continued to attack Palestinian civilians and property.
• Israeli forces demolished 2 residential rooms and 2 barracks, west of Hebron.
• Israeli settlers damaged 210 olive trees in the northern and southern West Bank.

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

Shooting:
During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed 3 Palestinian civilians in Yatta, south of Hebron. They also wounded 22 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children, in the West Bank and Gaza Strip; 9 of whom, including the 3 children, were wounded in the West Bank, while the 2 others were wounded in the Gaza Strip.

In the West Bank, in a new crime of extra-judicial execution, on 26 November 2013, Israeli forces killed 2 Palestinian civilians in Hebron by targeting their vehicle, north of Yatta village, south of the city.

Half an hour later, in an excessive use of force, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian in the south of Hebron.

Moreover, Israeli forces continued the systematic use of excessive force against peaceful protests organised by Palestinian, Israeli and international activists against the construction of the annexation wall and settlement activities in the West. As a result, 3 civilians, including a child, were wounded. Two of whom were during a protest in Kofur Qaddoum village, northeast of Qalqilia, while the third was wounded during a protest in Bil'in village, west of Ramallah.

In the same context, on 23 November 2013, 5 civilians, including 2 children, were wounded when dozens of boys gathered at the southern entrance of al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah, and clashed with Israeli forces.

On 23 November 2013, a Palestinian child was wounded by 2 bullets to the left leg when Israeli forces moved into Qarawet Bani Zaid village, northwest of Ramallah.

In the Gaza Strip, on 22 November 2013, 2 Palestinian civilians were wounded when Israeli forces positioned along the border fence, east of al-Shuhada' cemetery, east of Jabalia, in the northern Gaza Strip, opened fire at a group of young men, who were a few meters to the west of the said fence.

In the context of targeting fishermen in the sea, on 27 November 2013, Israeli gunboats opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats that were sailing about 1 nautical mile off the fishing port, west of Rafah. The Israeli gunboats surrounded a Palestinian fishing boat boarded by 2 fishermen, from the Sweden Village, southwest of Rafah. They arrested the fishermen and took them to an unknown destination.

The full report is available here.

ENDS\

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 

Julian Assange : Extradition Case Finally Heading To Court

Julian Assange's extradition case is finally heading to court – here's what to expect More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Rise Of Klobuchar And Bloomberg

Oh, the burden of being the front-runner. In 2016, when he was still the feisty underdog, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders set his campaign alight by beating Hillary Clinton in neighbouring New Hampshire by a resounding 60-39% margin. Yesterday, Sanders won again in New Hampshire. This time though only by a 1.3% margin over Pete Buttigieg, with Minnesota senator Amy Klobuchar reasonably close behind in third place. More>>

ALSO:

Crisis and Opportunity: The ‘Deal of the Century’

After several postponements, US President, Donald Trump, has finally revealed the details of his Middle East plan, dubbed ‘Deal of the Century’, in a press conference in Washington on January 28. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Iran Aftermath

So, evidently, you can get away with murder. It looks as though a further escalation in the ongoing war between Iran and the US has been avoided – mainly thanks to Iran NOT responding in kind to the recklessly unhinged behaviour by the United States. ... More>>

ALSO: