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Army Injures Many Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and injured many Palestinians. The Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum said the soldiers, in large numbers, assaulted the protesters and fired many rubber-coated steel […]

March 17, 2018 2:38 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Non-violent action, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure Sixteen Palestinians In Al-Biereh

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, sixteen Palestinians near the northern entrance of the al-Biereh city, in the Ramallah and al-Biereh governorate, in central West Bank. The soldiers attacked many Palestinian protesters, and fired dozens of live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades at them. Medical sources said the […]

March 17, 2018 2:20 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israel Detains 1,319 Palestinians, 274 Children through January and February: Report

Israeli forces detained over 1,000 Palestinians, including 274 children, during the months of January and February, according to Palestinian prisoners rights group Addameer. Addameer released a statement on Wednesday, citing a joint report by the Prisoners and Liberties Affairs Association, Palestinian Prisoner Club, Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, […]

March 16, 2018 8:17 PM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until Friday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including the head of the Jerusalem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded many communities and violently searched homes. In Jenin, in northern West Bank, the soldiers invaded […]

March 16, 2018 10:12 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Abducts A Patient At Erez Crossing

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian patient from the besieged Gaza Strip, at the Erez Crossing, near Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the coastal region. Media sources said the patient, identified as Naim Kotkot, filed a permit application, asking to be allowed to leave Gaza and […]

March 16, 2018 9:20 AM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure 38 Palestinians Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers injured, on Thursday evening, 38 Palestinians in the al-‘Ezariyya town, east of occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded the town, attacked many Palestinians who protested the invasion, and fired gas bombs, concussion grenades and rubber-coated steel bullets. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said its medics rushed to […]

March 16, 2018 8:42 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (07 – 14 March 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 07 – 14 March, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protests in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, while two Palestinian civilians were killed in Nablus and Hebron. 28 Palestinian […]

March 15, 2018 8:32 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Human rights, Internal Unrest, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

Soldiers Who Killed Unarmed Palestinian Boy Could Be Acquitted

Two Israeli soldiers who killed an unarmed Palestinian boy in 2013 could be acquitted, Israeli newspaper Haaretz revealed on Wednesday. The two soldiers, a squad commander and a member of a squad, opened fire in 2013, at 16-year-old Samir Awad, in the vicinity of the Apartheid Wall near the village of Badras, in […]

March 15, 2018 8:12 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah 0

Olive and Grape Trees to be Uprooted to Pave Settler-only Road near Bethlehem

Israeli authorities reportedly issued notices, on Wednesday, informing Palestinian residents of the southern occupied West Bank town of al-Khader, in the Bethlehem district, of their intentions to uproot olive trees in order to pave a settler-only road in the area. Official Palestinian Authority (PA)-owned WAFA news agency reported, according to […]

March 15, 2018 7:59 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Bethlehem, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Zoabi Excluded from Knesset

The Ethics Committee of the Israeli parliament of the Knesset decided to exclude Arab MK Haneen Zoabi from the Knesset for a week, after she described the Israeli soldiers as “murderers”. Zoabi said, according to Al Ray, that her description of Israeli soldiers is a kind of freedom of expression […]

March 15, 2018 7:47 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Tear Gas Dropped on Gazans by Drone for First Time

Israeli forces used unmanned drones to drop tear gas on Palestinians in Gaza for the first time, last Friday, according to the Times of Israel. Some 200 Gazans had gathered at the border fence with Israel, as part of a weekly protest against the ten-year blockade, when an unmanned aerial […]

March 15, 2018 7:41 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Jerusalem And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, two Palestinians, including a political leader of Fateh movement, in occupied Jerusalem, and three others in Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The soldiers abducted a young man while leaving the Al-Aqsa Mosque, through Bab al-Qattanin (Cotton Merchants Gate) in Jerusalem and […]

March 15, 2018 1:23 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Army Abducts Eleven Palestinians, Including One Woman, In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Thursday, ten Palestinians, including one woman, from several parts of the occupied West Bank, in addition to one who was taken prisoner on Wednesday evening, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Nablus office of the PPS, in northern West Bank said the soldiers invaded […]

March 15, 2018 11:44 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Fire Missiles And Shells Into Gaza, Injure One Palestinian

Israeli soldiers injured, on Thursday morning, at least one Palestinians and caused excessive property damage, after the army fired missiles and shells at many targets in the Gaza Strip. The army claims the escalation started after an explosive targeted a military vehicle near the border fence. Media sources said an […]

March 15, 2018 8:43 AM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Beit Lahia, Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Jabalia, News Report 0

Archbishop Hanna: Palestinians Do Not Accept Any Deal at Expense of Cause

Palestinian Archbishop Sebastia Atallah Hanna has declared that Palestinians do not accept any a deal at the expense of their national cause, and that they will foil every conspiracy which aims to erase it. Hanna said, during a meeting with a media Brasilia delegation, on Tuesday, that the city of […]

March 14, 2018 10:00 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International Politics, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, News Report 0