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PCHR: “Within less than 24 hours, Israeli forces killed 4 Palestinian civilians, including a child”

Date: 18 September 2018: Within less than 24 Hours and Without Posing Any Threat to Life of Soldiers: Israeli Forces Kill 4 Civilians, including Child, in Two Crimes in Southern and Northern Gaza Strip. Within less than 24 hours, Israeli forces killed 4 Palestinian civilians, including a child, and wounded […]

September 19, 2018 3:18 AM PCHR Beit Hanoun, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

PCHR Calls for Investigation into Death Circumstances of Young Man only Few Hours after Being Arrested by Israeli Forces

Today morning, 18 September 2018, Mohammed al-Khatib, from Beit Rima village, northwest of Ramallah, died only few hours after being arrested by the Israeli forces. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) calls for an immediate and impartial investigation into the death circumstances of al-Khatib and expresses its deep concern […]

September 19, 2018 3:08 AM PCHR Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Ahed Tamimi Travels to France Despite Israeli Travel Ban

Despite an Israeli ban on her movement, Palestinian resistance icon Ahed Tamimi traveled to France, for a debate, on Friday. The young resistance leader was invited by L’Humanité newspaper and the French Communist party, or PCF, to participate in an event organized by Association France Palestine Solidarite. Ahed spoke on Sunday, at […]

September 18, 2018 9:48 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Diplomacy, Human interest, International, International News, International Politics, News Report, Non-violent action, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonizers Storm Mosques on Yom Kippur

Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews and Israeli settlers entered the Ibrahimi Mosque compound, in the southern occupied district of Hebron, predawn Tuesday, accompanied by dozens of soldiers and police officers, and held celebrations in and outside the mosque. According to local sources, thousands entered the mosque in successive groups and performed […]

September 18, 2018 9:19 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

4 Injured in Peaceful Rally to Protest US Cuts to UNRWA

At least four Palestinians, Tuesday, were shot and injured with live fire as Israeli forces attacked a peaceful rally near Beit Hanoun (Erez) border crossing with the besieged Gaza Strip, said WAFA sources. Four Palestinians were admitted into the Indonesian Hospital in Beit Lahia, northern Gaza, with live-bullet wounds, after […]

September 18, 2018 8:37 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Settlement Construction Tripled in 2nd Quarter of 2018

Israeli “Peace Now” movement, on Tuesday, said that Israeli construction of settlements has tripled in the second quarter of 2018, compared to the first quarter. The movement said, in a statement published on Monday, that during the second quarter of 2018, 794 settlement units were built, compared to 279 settlement […]

September 18, 2018 8:28 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Kills Two Palestinians In Gaza

Updated: The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported, late on Monday at night, that an Israeli war jet fired a missile at Palestinians, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, killing two young men. Their bodies have been severely mutilated, and it took the […]

September 18, 2018 2:58 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0

Army Abducts Five Palestinians, Injures Four, In Al-Aqsa Mosque

The Israeli army abducted, Tuesday, five Palestinians and injured four others, after dozens of soldiers and officers accompanied nearly 300 colonialist settlers in provocative tours into the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem. Firas al-Dibis, the media coordinator of the Waqf and Islamic Endowment Department in occupied Jerusalem, […]

September 18, 2018 1:16 PM IMEMC News Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eleven Palestinians, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers abducted Rania Wajeeh Dweik, after stopping her at the Container roadblock, northeast of Bethlehem. It added that the soldiers […]

September 18, 2018 12:36 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Palestinian Beaten to Death by Israeli Soldiers

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers killed, on Tuesday at dawn, a young Palestinian man after abducting him from his home, and repeatedly assaulting him. The PPS said undercover Israeli soldiers abducted Mohammad Zaghloul al-Khatib, 24, from his home in Beit Rima town, northwest of Ramallah, […]

September 18, 2018 11:10 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

UPDATE: French Activist Released, Tells Story of Detention at Khan Al-Ahmar

The Israeli occupation court in Jerusalem on Monday withdrew its decision to deport French activist Frank Romano for participation in the protest against the occupation in Khan Al-Ahmar Bedouin village, east of occupied Jerusalem. Romano, a law professor at the French Sorbonne University, who holds both French and American citizenship, […]

September 18, 2018 3:06 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human interest, Israel, Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Soldiers Invade al-Khader and Artas, In Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at night, the towns of al-Khader and Artas, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers surrounded the two towns, and fired many flares before invading them. They added that local youngsters protested the invasions and hurled stoned […]

September 18, 2018 2:44 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Activists Address Comments to UN General Assembly

Activists in occupied Palestine, who were disappointed with speeches made by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, at the UN General Assembly, decided to address the international organisation on their own. In a statement issued by the organisers of the social media campaign, it was pointed out that the action is […]

September 18, 2018 2:40 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, News Report 0

Army Injures 26 Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Monday evening, 26 Palestinians with live fire, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army resorted to the excessive use of force against a nonviolent flotilla protest against the ongoing deadly Israeli siege on the coastal region. Media sources in Gaza […]

September 18, 2018 2:34 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action 0

VIDEO: Israeli Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of Israeli settlers stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Monday, and performed religious Jewish prayers under the protection of heavily armed Israeli forces. Spokesman for the Islamic Endowment department (Waqf), Firas al-Dibs, said that dozens of Israeli settlers stormed the compound through the Moroccan Gate in successive groups. Al-Dibs […]

September 18, 2018 2:25 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Internal Unrest, Jerusalem, News Report 0