Hamas Information Office Report 2016: Israeli and PA Violations against Palestinian People

Hamas Information Office
Press Release

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Report: 60 thousand Israeli violations in 2016

A report issued by the Information Office of the Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, has documented approximately 60,000 Israeli violations in occupied Palestinian territories throughout 2016.

The report reveals that 59950 assaults were carried out by the Israeli occupation. 8%9 of the offenses were related to settlements, while the remainder included detentions of Palestinians, house demolitions and land razing.

Jerusalem experienced the largest proportion of violations, with Ramallah close behind. November experienced the highest percentage of offenses during 2016, accounting for 63% of the total.

5,355 Palestinians were detained by the Israeli occupation in the same year, including 479 minors, 103 women and 280 ex-detainees.

In terms of house demolitions, 427 houses were completely demolished by the occupation; most of those belonged to families of Palestinians who were murdered by Israel.

The full report can be read or downloaded here