Weekly Report on Israeli Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory
From 05/08/2021 to – 11/08/2021
The Israeli occupation forces continued to commit more crimes and violations in violation of international law and international humanitarian law against Palestinian civilians and their property in the entire occupied Palestinian territory. These forces have continued shooting and the excessive use of force against Palestinian civilians, storming cities and towns in the West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem, and carrying out large-scale arrests, in addition to turning these cities and towns into isolated cantons. It also continued the settlement expansion at the expense of Palestinian land and civilian property. The Gaza Strip is still witnessing the worst siege in the history of the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian Territory, as this blockade has entered its fifteenth year, which has exacerbated the humanitarian situation at all levels.
- The death of a Palestinian as the occupation suppressed a peaceful demonstration in Nablus, and another succumbed to his injury in Jenin
- 3 Palestinians, including a journalist, a child and a person with disabilities, were injured in the West Bank by the occupation army’s bullets
- Israeli air forces raids targeted agricultural land, and opened fire towards fishermen’s boats, north of the Gaza Strip
- The occupation army arrested (75) Palestinians, including 10 children, in 143 incursions into the West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem.
- Starting the implementation of a plan to build a new settlement neighborhood on the lands of the abandoned Jerusalem International Airport in the village of Qalandia in East Jerusalem.
- Forcing 7 brothers to self-demolish their own homes, and a residential building in occupied East Jerusalem.
- Terrorist settler gangs continued their attacks, carrying out operations and attacking Palestinian homes in the occupied West Bank
- The occupation army set up (66) sudden military checkpoints between the cities and towns of the West Bank, which hindered the movement of Palestinians between the cities and towns of the occupied West Bank.