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Israeli Police Detains 67 Palestinian Workers

The Israeli police in the Negev detained, on Sunday at dawn, 67 Palestinian workers, including 40 minors, for what the police said entering and working the country without permits, and confiscated four cars for workers in Shakiv illegal colony, built on Palestinian lands in Beit Awwa town, in the southern […]

October 22, 2017 9:17 AM IMEMC News Israel, Israeli attacks, Negev, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Invades Homes Near Jenin

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Saturday, the village of Raba, east of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and searched several homes. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded the village from several directions, before breaking into homes and violently searching them, while interrogating the Palestinians. Owners […]

October 21, 2017 11:34 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonists Attack A Palestinian In His Orchard, Near Bethlehem

Several extremist Israeli colonists attacked, Friday, a Palestinian man, while picking his olive trees, in his orchard, in the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. The colonists attacked the man, Ibrahim Mohammad Sbeih, 58, in his olive orchard in the al-‘Amara area, close to the illegal […]

October 21, 2017 10:58 AM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (12 – 18 October 2017)

Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 12 – 18 October, 2017. 20 Palestinian civilians, including 14 children, were wounded in the West Bank, Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. Shooting:   During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 20 Palestinian civilians, including […]

October 21, 2017 7:04 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Holy sites, Human rights, Internal Unrest, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Non-violent action, Palestine, Prisoners, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Navy Shoots Palestinian Teen Sailing Gaza Coast

A Palestinian teenager was shot and injured, by Israeli naval forces, off the coast of the northern Gaza Strip, on Thursday evening. Witnesses told Ma’an News Agency that the 19-year-old, whose identity remained unknown, was sailing off the coast of Beit Lahiya when Israeli naval forces opened fire on the […]

October 21, 2017 6:49 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Japan Funds Construction of West Bank Schools

Japan’s Representative Office to Palestine, Thursday, signed two grants to fund the construction of additional classrooms in two secondary schools in the Jenin-district village of Kufr Dan and Nablus-district village of Farkha. Japan’s ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative to Palestine Takeshi Okubo and a representative of Kufr Dan municipality […]

October 21, 2017 6:38 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, Miscellaneous, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Release Two Teens After Holding Them For Several Hours

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday afternoon, Palestinian agricultural lands, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and detained two teenagers for several hours. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded Palestinian lands in Zabbouba village, and abducted Suleiman Jamal Jaradat, 16, and Ahmad Hamdan Shar’a, 16; both from […]

October 21, 2017 3:28 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Injures A Palestinian Child In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday afternoon, Bab az-Zawiya area, in the center of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and fired many live rounds, gas bombs s and concussion grenades, wounding one child with a live round in his leg. Medical sources in Hebron said the child, Odai Ibrahim […]

October 21, 2017 3:20 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. The Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said dozens of soldiers invaded the town, and fired rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades. Many […]

October 21, 2017 2:34 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, many Palestinians areas in several parts of the occupied West Bank, before breaking into homes and violently searching them, and abducted at least ten Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said. The Qalqilia office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said the […]

October 20, 2017 12:17 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Qalqilia, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Two Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike against Administrative Detention: Bilal Diab and Hassan Shokeh

Bilal Diab launched a hunger strike on Tuesday, 17 October following the denial of his appeal against his administrative detention, Israeli imprisonment without charge or trial on the basis of secret evidence. The Ofer military court rejected the appeal, claiming that the secret file shows that he is a “danger to the security […]

October 20, 2017 7:27 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Non-violent action, Prisoners 0

Reconciliation Government: Trump Envoy Says Hamas Must Disarm

Members of the Palestinian security forces loyal to Hamas march during a graduation ceremony in Gaza City on December 4, 2014. (AFP/Mohammed Abed, File) US President Donald Trump’s Middle East Peace Envoy Jason Greenblatt released a statement on Thursday, echoing statements by the Israeli government on the recent Palestinian reconciliation […]

October 20, 2017 7:19 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0

Upscale Tokyo Department Store Withdraws Products from Illegal Israeli Settlements

October 19, 2017 — The upscale Mitsukoshi department store in the Ginza district of Tokyo has withdrawn Israeli settlement products. Earlier this month, the store was scheduled to host an event featuring Israeli wines, including wines made in illegal Israeli settlements built on stolen land. But after Japanese civil society raised concerns, […]

October 20, 2017 7:08 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Israeli Navy Injures A Fisherman In Northern Gaza

Israeli navy ships opened fired, on Thursday evening, on Palestinian fishing boats, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, wounding one fisherman with a live round. Eyewitnesses said the navy fired many live rounds at Palestinian fishing boats in the al-Waha area, in the Sudaniyya Sea shore, northwest of […]

October 20, 2017 1:50 AM IMEMC News Beit Lahia, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli Naval Forces Destroy and Drown Palestinian Fishing Boat off Beit Lahia Shore

PCHR – 18 October 2017: Israeli gunboats fired shells at a Palestinian fishing boat sailing within 2.5 nautical miles.  As a result, the boat was destroyed and drowned in the Sea. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) monitored that Israeli forces have escalated their attacks against Palestinian fishermen despite […]

October 19, 2017 3:57 PM PCHR Gaza Beit Lahia, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Internal Unrest, Israeli attacks, News Report 0