Killings: According to Al-Haq documentation, from the outbreak of the second Intifada in September 2000 until the end of June 2011, 1,934 Palestinians were killed in the West Bank, of whom 377 were children and 106 female. It is estimated that 313 Palestinians were killed in targeted assassinations.
House demolitions: During the same period, Al-Haq documented a total of 587 punitive house demolitions in the West Bank (511 completely demolished, 70 partially demolished and six completely sealed), leading to the displacement of 3,372 people. Israel has also carried out a large number of house demolitions based on claims that the houses were built without the required permits (administrative house demolition). Since 2004, the Israeli authorities have demolished 1,009 houses due to the lack of a building permit; of which 349 were in East Jerusalem, leading to the displacement of 3,256 people.
The Gaza Strip
Killings: According to Al-Haq documentation, between January 2009 and the end of June 2011, 205 Palestinians were killed in the Gaza Strip by Israeli occupying forces (102 in Gaza City, 28 in Khan Younes, 33 in Deir al-Balah and 42 in Rafah), of whom 25 were children and four female. Of the 205 Palestinians killed in the Gaza Strip, it is estimated that 13 were killed in targeted assassinations. During the same period, a total of 18 Palestinians (14 in Gaza, one in Khan Younes, two in Deir al-Balah and one in Rafah) were killed by Hamas government officials in the Gaza Strip, of whom three were female.
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