UN: Record-breaking number of Palestinian homes demolished

The annual report issued by the (OCHA) revealed that 2016 witnessed a record-breaking number of home and livelihood structure demolitions by the Israeli occupation authorities.

1,094 Palestinian homes and livelihood structures were demolished at the hands of the occupation forces. The number of structures demolished is considered the highest since the UN started recording the number of demolitions in 2009. 2016 witnessed a 37 per cent decrease in the number of individuals killed by the Israeli occupation compared to the year before. One hundred and seven people were killed by the occupation in 2016, while 169 were killed in the year before.
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