Nasser Children's Hospital, Gaza City. Israel's siege has led to a severe humanitarian crisis and collapse of the health system. Photo: Muhammad Sabah, B'Tselem
2007: 131 Palestinians who did not participate in hostilities killed by Israel
According to B'Tselem's annual report, the number of Israelis and Palestinians killed in clashes in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip dropped. However, there has been deterioration in many other measures of the human rights situation in the Occupied Territories.
Israel halts cutback on supply of industrial diesel fuel to Gaza
Following the cutback, which began in October, the Gaza power station had to severely cut back the supply of electricity, impairing electricity supply to residents and vital facilities.
Two women give birth in cars after soldiers refuse to open Barrier gate
Both women are from 'Azzun 'Atmah, a village cut off from the West Bank by the Separation Barrier. In 2007, a critically wounded man from the village died in similar circumstances. The gate remains closed at night, despite the army's promise to keep it open.
Testimony: Soldiers wreak havoc during house search in Yatta
During a search for weapons that yielded nothing, soldiers beat occupants, smashed furniture, destroyed electrical devices, and emptied sacks of food.
A quarter of soldiers serving at checkpoints perpetrated or witnessed abuse of Palestinians
According to a survey conducted by the Israeli army. In response, B'Tselem said that the numbers are not surprising: despite official condemnations of abuse, the army does not do enough to ensure accountability and to deter soldiers from engaging in such behavior.