Weekly Report on Israeli Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory
From 19/08/2021 to – 25/08/2021
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.
- A child was killed by Israeli snipers while he was filming the storming of Nablus, and 4 Palestinians, including two children and a person with disabilities, were injured, in the West Bank.
- A Palestinian was killed and 54 others wounded, including 25 children and two journalists, in the suppression of peaceful demonstrations east of Gaza and Khan Yunis.
- The Israeli warplanes carried out an air raid targeting agricultural land east of Khan Yunis, and the occupation army fired 3 times towards agricultural lands and twice towards fishermen’s boats east and west of the Gaza Strip.
- The occupation army arrested 65 civilians, including 4 children and a woman, in 142 incursions into the West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem.
- The occupation army demolished two Palestinian homes and started establishing the Biblical Garden project in occupied Jerusalem
- The occupation army demolished a house, confiscated 4 stores, bulldozed agricultural land and a workshop in the West Bank
- The occupation army set up (49) military checkpoints between the cities and towns of the West Bank, which hindered the normal movement of Palestinians between the cities and towns of the occupied West Bank.