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2008 Annual Report

B'Tselem's annual report surveys a wide range of Israeli human rights violations in the OPT in 2008, until Operation Cast Lead. As house demolition and lack of law enforcement on violent settlers cont

2007 Annual Report

According to the 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 huma

Human Rights in the Occupied Territories

The report surveys the broad spectrum of issues regarding the Israeli authorities' human rights record in the West Bank and Gaza Strip over the past year, the 44th year of the Israeli occupation. An i

Statistics on punitive house demolitions

2018 In January and February 2018, the security forces did not demolish houses in the Occupied Territories as a punitive measure. 2017 Punitive house demolitions No. of apts. demolished by official or

Administrative Detention

In administrative detention, a person is held without trial without having committed an offense, on the grounds that he or she plans to break the law in the future. As this measure is supposed to be p

7 Sept. 2008: 13 minors, two of them girls, being held in administrative detention

According to B'Tselem's figures, on 31 August 2008, Israel was holding 13 Palestinian minors, two of them girls, in prolonged administrative detention in Israel, in breach of law. At the end of June 2

Statistics on Administrative Detention

At the end of Dec. 2017, 437 Palestinians - including 2 women and 2 minors - were held in administrative detention in Israel Prison Service (IPS) facilities. According to the IDF Spokesperson, on occa

Israel holding more than 470 Palestinians in administrative detention – highest number in 5 years

Update: On 18 June 2015 B’Tselem received figures from the IDF Spokesperson regarding individuals held in custody from September 2014 through March 2015. The figures indicate that the military also he