News & Activites 31 March 2016
Violations of Human Rights and Freedoms in Palestine
Domestic violations of human rights in Palestine in August 2017 continued at an even pace. This monthly report highlights the most significant violations ICHR has monitored and documented. Following is a list of serious violations of human rights:
. In August 2017 ICHR documented 13 cases of unnatural death as opposed to 18 in July 2017
In August 2017, ICHR received 41 complaints about torture and maltreatment in comparison with 38 in July 2017.
In August 2017, ICHR received 42 complaints about violation of the right to have fair legal procedures and detention without guarantees of fair trial as opposed to 44 complaints in July 2017.
In August 2017, ICHR received 8 complaints about failure to execute court judgments or delay in their execution as opposed to 4 complaints in July 2017.
The commission in August 2017 received 4 complaints about detention on governor’s remand in the West Bank in comparison with 7 complaints in July 2017.
In August 2017, ICHR received 6 complaints about infringement on freedom of opinion and free speech, information and peaceful assembly as opposed to 13 complaints in the previous month.
The commission did not document any death sentences in August 2017 as opposed to 5 executions in July of the same year.
The commission received in August 2017 2 complaints about assault on people and public property but received 3 complaints in July of the same year.
In August 2017, the commission received 2 complaints about the right to free movement and travel but received 9 in July.
There were 3 complaints in August 2017 about confiscation of people’s money without court order as opposed to 4 complaints in the previous month.
4 complaints were received in August 2017 about violation of the right to academic freedom in comparison with 2 complaints about violation of this right in July 2017.