Violations of Human Rights and Freedoms in Palestine October 2017

 

                                               ICHR’s  Monthly Report                             

                      Violations  of Human Rights and Freedoms in Palestine

                                                October   2017                            

Domestic violations of human rights in Palestine    continued  in October 2017 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:

 

 

Violation

September 2017

October 2017

West Bank

Gaza Strip

Cases of unnatural death

22

13

5

8

Complaints about torture and maltreatment

32

34

24

10

Violation of right for proper legal procedures

31

31

20

11

Detention on governor’s remand

7

5

5

0

Failure  to execute or delay in executing judgments

7

12

7

5

Violations of right to freedom of opinion, free speech, information and peaceful assembly

2

0

0

     0

Death sentences

3

0

0

0

Assault  on people, and on public and private property

2

0

0

0

Violation of right to freedom of movement

1

2

0

2

Confiscation of citizens’ money without a court order

4

0

0

0

Violation of right to academic freedom

0

0

0

0

 

. In October 2017,  ICHR  documented 13 cases of unnatural death as opposed to  22 in  Sept. 2017

In  Sept. 2017, ICHR received 32 complaints about torture and  maltreatment in comparison with 34 in  October 2017.

In September  2017, ICHR received 31 complaints about violation of the right to have fair legal procedures and detention without guarantees of fair trial. In October, the commission also received 31  complaints.

In September 2017,  ICHR received  7  complaints about  failure to execute court judgments or delay in their execution as opposed to  5 complaints in October 2017.

The commission in  October 2017 received  12 complaints about detention on governor’s remand in the West Bank in comparison with  7 complaints in September 2017.

In October 2017, ICHR received no complaints about infringement on freedom of opinion and free speech, information and peaceful assembly as opposed to 2 complaints in the previous month.

The commission  did not document any death sentences  in October 2017 as opposed to 3 executions in September.

The commission received,  in October 2017,  2 complaints about assault on people and public property,  as  opposed  to  1   complaint in September.

In  October 2017, the commission received  no complaints  about the right to free movement and travel but received 2 complaint in  September.

There were   no complaints in October  2017 about confiscation of  people’s money without court order as opposed to 4 complaints in the previous month.

In October  2017, the commission received no complaints   about violation of the right to academic freedom. There  were  also  no complaints about violation of this right in September.

 

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