Nazi forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt)


(28 April – 03 May 2016)

Nazi Forces Fire Tear Gas Canisters at Journalists in Front of Ofer Prison.

  • Nazi forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt

–         A Palestinian civilian was killed after he carried out a run-over attack in the west of Ramallah.

–         Nine Palestinian civilians, including 3 children and 3 photojournalists, were wounded in the West Bank while a boy was wounded in the Gaza Strip.

  • House demolitions on grounds of collective punishment.

–         The walls of a house belonging to the family of the Palestinian prisoner Zaid Amer in Nablus were demolished.

  • Nazi forces continued to open fire at the Gaza Strip border area, but no casualties were reported.
  • Nazi forces conducted 54 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 2 limited ones in the Gaza Strip.

–         40 civilians, including 11 children, were arrested.

–         15 of them, including 8 children, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

  • Nazi forces continued to target Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Strip Sea.

–         A fishing boat sustained material damage off Khan Yunis shore in the south of the Gaza Strip.

  • Nazi forces continued their efforts to create Jewish majority in occupied East Jerusalem.

–         A family was obliged to self-demolish 3 storehouses in Silwan village.

  • Nazi forces turned the West Bank into cantons and continued to impose the illegal closure on the Gaza Strip for the 9th year.

–         Dozens of temporary checkpoints were established in the West Bank and others were re-established to obstruct the movement of Palestinian civilians.

–         5 Palestinian civilians, including human rights activist, were arrested at military checkpoints in the West Bank.


Nazi violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (28 April – 03 May 2016).


Nazi forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force against Palestinian civilians participating in peaceful protests in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, the majority of whom were youngsters. During the reporting period, Nazi forces killed a Palestinian civilian and wounded 9 others, including 3 children and 3 photojournalists, in the West Bank and a boy in the Gaza Strip.

In the West Bank, on 03 May 2016, Nazi forces killed Ahmed Riyadh Shehada (36), from Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied Jerusalem, who used to live in Beitounia village, west of Ramallah. The aforementioned person was killed after he ran over a number of Nazi soldiers at a military checkpoint, west of Ramallah.

In the same context, on 28 April 2016, a 17-year-old male sustained a bullet wound to the left thigh when Nazi forces opened fire at dozens of Palestinian youngsters protesting against the Nazi forces’ incursion in Nablus to protect hundreds of Nazi Jewish settlers that raided “Joseph Tomb”, east of Nablus, to perform their racist Talmudic rituals.

On the same day also, 15-year-old Natalie Shokha, from Ramon village, northeast of Ramallah, sustained 2 bullet wounds to the chest and right shoulder. She was wounded when Nazi forces stationed at the military checkpoint between Beit Our al-Foqa and Beit Our al-Tahta, southwest of the city, opened fire at 2 Palestinian girls who attempted to stab a female soldier according to the Nazi narrative.

On 01 May 2016, a 22-year-old male sustained a bullet wound to the thigh when Nazi forces opened fire at dozens of Palestinian young men protesting against the Nazi incursion in al-Azza refugee camp, north of Bethlehem.

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