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Seriously Injured Palestinian Succumbs To His Wounds

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that a Palestinian man died, on Saturday at dawn, from serious wounds he suffered after Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire, several days ago. The Ministry identified the slain Palestinian as Hussein Salem Abu ‘Oweida, 41, and added that […]

May 26, 2018 10:13 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Colonizers Cut Dozens Of Trees Near Bethlehem

Several Israeli colonizers invaded, Friday, Palestinian agricultural lands in the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, and cut dozens of trees. Hasan Breijiyya, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, said the colonizers cut 25 Peach trees, and 35 grapevines, owned by a local […]

May 26, 2018 5:02 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Injures A Palestinian In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, a young Palestinian man with a rubber-coated steel bullet in his head, and caused many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army attacked the weekly procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and colonies in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank […]

May 26, 2018 4:44 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Qalqilia, The Wall, West Bank 0

Updated: “115 Injured by Israeli Gunfire on Gaza Border, Palestinian Succumbs to Earlier Wounds”

The Palestinian Health Ministry said the soldiers injured 115 Palestinians, including seven children and four women, after the army attacked the protesters with live fire and gas bombs, across the border area in the eastern parts of the coastal region. Thousands of Palestinians participated in the protests, which started after […]

May 26, 2018 4:20 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Beit Hanoun, Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report, Rafah, Refugees/Immigration 0

Hunger-striking Palestinian Detainee Transferred to Negev

Israeli authorities transferred a hunger-striking Palestinian detainee from solitary confinement in the Ashkelon jail to the Negev jail, on Thursday morning. The Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs said, in a statement, that the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) transferred Ibaa Omar al-Barghouthi, aged 40, a resident of the central occupied West […]

May 25, 2018 9:58 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Tayseer Khaled: Prosecution of Israeli Officials Became Possible after Referral to ICC

Tayseer Khaled, member of the PLO’s Executive Committee and Head of the Palestinian Expatriate Affairs Department, has described the referral of the Palestinian situation to the International Criminal Court (ICC) as a qualitative step, adding that the leaders have to be reckoned for the series of crimes they have committed […]

May 25, 2018 9:42 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, International, International Politics, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine, Palestinian Politics 0

Army Abducts A Palestinian After His Release From Prison

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian political prisoner from Sur Baher village, south of occupied East Jerusalem, shortly after his release from prison after serving a prison sentence of 7.5 years. The Detainees’ Parents Committee in Jerusalem said the detainee, Mousa Hamada, 48, was released, earlier Thursday, from […]

May 25, 2018 6:38 AM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, three young Palestinian men in Barta’a town, southwest of the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin. Media sources in Jenin said dozens of soldiers invaded Barta’a, searched many homes and property, before abducting three Palestinians from Yassid and Qaffin towns. The three Palestinians, […]

May 25, 2018 6:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

P.A Presidency Condemns Israeli Ruling To Uproot Palestinian Community Near Jerusalem

The Palestinian Presidency issued a statement, Thursday, strongly condemning a ruling by an Israeli Court allowing the displacement and the removal of an entire Palestinian Bedouin community in the al-Khan al-Ahmar area, in the Jordan Valley of the occupied West Bank. The President’s office said the decision to remove the […]

May 25, 2018 6:08 AM IMEMC News Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, Jordan Valley, News Report, West Bank 0

Abu Rodeina: “All Colonies Are Illegal, Violate International Law”

Palestinian Presidency spokesperson, Nabil Abu Rodeina, said that Israel’s ongoing colonialist activities in the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, are illegal, violate International Law and the Fourth Geneva Convention. His statements came after Israeli Defense Minister, Avigdor Lieberman, announced approval for the building of 2,500 settlement housing units in the West […]

May 25, 2018 5:14 AM IMEMC News Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Palestinian Politics, Peace process, West Bank 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (17 – 23 May 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 17 – 23 May, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use lethal force against peaceful Palestinian protestors in the Gaza Strip. Two succumbed to wounds sustained in the Great March of Return, in addition to […]

May 25, 2018 5:00 AM PCHR Gaza Gaza Siege, Holy sites, Human rights, Internal Unrest, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, Refugees/Immigration 0

In Legislative Upset, Missouri Anti-BDS Bill Fails

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — A five-month grassroots campaign led by human rights groups and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Missouri celebrated a win on Friday, May 18, 2018, when the Missouri legislative session ended, failing to pass legislation that would have denied state contracts worth over $10,000 to […]

May 25, 2018 4:36 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report 0

Two Palestinians Die From Serious Wounds In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, Thursday, that two Palestinians, who were shot and seriously injured by Israeli army fire in the Gaza Strip, have succumbed to their serious wounds. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said a young man, identified as Ahmad Ali Qattoush, […]

May 25, 2018 4:28 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Lieberman: 2,500 Colonialist Units Up for Immediate Construction in West Bank

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced approval  for the building of 2,500 colonialist units in the West Bank, next week, and another 1,400 to follow. The planning procedures will be distributed in more than 30 illegal colonies throughout the West Bank, as follows: Ariel (400), Ma’ale Adumim (460), Kiryat Arba […]

May 25, 2018 3:53 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Government Denounces New Israeli Policies Affecting West Bank and Jordan Valley

The Palestinian Government strongly condemned, on Thursday, a new Israeli military order affecting the so-called Area C, which amounts to more than 60 percent of the total area of the occupied West Bank and which is under full Israeli military and administrative control. “This illegal development would generate more crimes […]

May 25, 2018 3:37 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International Politics, Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, Jordan Valley, News Report, Refugees/Immigration, West Bank 0