PCHR: Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

The Palestinian flag is seen next to the European Union flag at the European Union Commission headquarters in Brussels (Thierry Charlier - AFP)

International Middle East Media Center  /  November 6, 2020

Summary for October 29 to November 4, 2020

Israeli occupation forces (IOF) continued to commit crimes and multi-faceted violations against Palestinian civilians and their properties, including raids into Palestinian cities that are characterized with excessive use of force, assault, abuse and attacks on civilians. This week, IOF and Israeli police assaulted several Palestinian civilians in excessive use of force. IOF also continued to create new facts on the ground by maintaining its policy of demolishing, confiscating and razing Palestinian houses and properties for its settlement expansion schemes in the West Bank. This week, Kherbet Hemsa al-Foqa in the northern Jordan Valley witnessed a destruction campaign against its Palestinian community that displaced dozens of civilians. Also, Israeli settlers continued to assault Palestinian farmers and agricultural lands.

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