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Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers caused, on Friday evening, many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the town, and attacked many youngsters, protesting the invasion. They added that the soldiers fired gas bombs, […]

September 22, 2018 12:42 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (13 – 19 September 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 13 – 19 September, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against unarmed civilians and peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. 7 civilians, including 2 children, were killed, while a third child succumbed […]

September 21, 2018 9:21 PM PCHR Gaza Siege, Human rights, International Politics, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Settler Runs Over Hebron Teen

A 16-year-old Palestinian teen was hospitalized after an Israeli settler ran him over, on Friday, in the Tel Rumeida neighborhood of the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron. Witnesses told a Ma’an reporter that an Israeli settler deliberately ran over the Palestinian teen with his vehicle, in Hebron City. […]

September 21, 2018 9:01 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Updated: “Israeli Army Kills One Palestinian, Injures 312, In Gaza”

Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, a young man, and injured 312 other Palestinians, including 54 with live fire, after the army attacked the Great Return March processions, in several parts of the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has confirmed that the soldiers killed Karim Mohammad Kollab, 25, after […]

September 21, 2018 8:54 PM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Abbas Says Leadership Willing to Resume Negotiations with Israel

President Mahmoud Abbas said, in a press conference on Friday, following his meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron, in Paris, that the Palestinian leadership is willing to begin confidential or public peace negotiations with Israel. “We have not rejected negotiations, as the Israelis say, but [Benjamin] Netanyahu always refused,” the […]

September 21, 2018 8:52 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, News Report, Palestinian Politics, Peace process, Ramallah 0

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Ras Karkar, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers injured Friday, many Palestinians in Ras Karkar village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, during a nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, and the latest illegal annexation of Palestinian lands, wounding twelve, including a journalist, with rubber-coated steel bullets and causing many to […]

September 21, 2018 8:15 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Soldiers Shoot Two Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum village, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, shot two Palestinians and caused many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Resistance Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers resorted […]

September 21, 2018 7:24 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Qalqilia, The Wall, West Bank 0

Israeli Army Attacks The Weekly Nonviolent Procession In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wounding one Palestinian. The protesters, including Israeli and international peace activists, marched from the center of the village, heading towards the orchards, isolated behind […]

September 21, 2018 6:54 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, The Wall, West Bank 0

Palestinian Self-Demolishes Home upon Israeli Court Order

A Palestinian from the northern Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Hanina, in the central occupied West Bank, demolished his own home on Thursday afternoon, upon order by an Israeli court. Fadi Shawamreh said, according to Ma’an News Agency, that he had to demolish his own home; that was built in 2006, […]

September 21, 2018 12:21 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israel to Build Hundreds of Settlement Units in Jerusalem

Silwan, Jerusalem. POSTED BY: AHMAD JARADAT SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 The Israeli government has recently approved the construction of nearly 1,000 housing units in East Jerusalem settlements. On September 18, 2018, Israeli settler Aryeh King announced that the Israeli Civil Administration approved a plan to install 220 settlement units in Jabal al-Mukkaber, a Palestinian neighborhood […]

September 20, 2018 11:59 PM Alternative Information Center Israeli Settlement, News Report, Refugees/Immigration, West Bank 0

Palestinian Writer Released from Prison after Finishing Sentence Over Poem

Israeli authorities released, on Thursday, Palestinian writer Dareen Tatour, aged 36, after completing her five-month prison term for a poem she wrote, and which Israel considered to incite to violence. Tatour, from the town of Reineh, near Nazareth, in northern Israel, was detained in October of 2015, after she published […]

September 20, 2018 11:51 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Army Injures Seven Palestinians In Gaza

An Israeli drone fired, on Thursday evening, a missile at Palestinians east of Gaza city, wounding one, while the soldiers shot six Palestinians, east of Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza. Medical sources said one Palestinian suffered a moderate injury, after an Israeli military drone fired a missile at several young […]

September 20, 2018 11:50 PM IMEMC News Deir al-Balah, Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

MADA Announces Launch of Freedom of the Press Index

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) has announced the kick off to its work on the first index on the freedom of the press in Palestine; it will be launched by the end of 2018, in the framework of its hard work to promote media freedom in […]

September 20, 2018 11:39 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Shu’fat Refugee Camp

Israeli forces caused, Thursday, many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after dozens of soldiers invaded Shu’fat refugee camp, in occupied East Jerusalem, imposed fines on various stores and ticketed many cars, leading to protests. Media sources said a large military force, accompanied by the police, invaded the […]

September 20, 2018 3:20 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israel Prevents PPS Lawyer From Visiting Hunger Striking Detainee Khader Adnan

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that the administration of the al-Jalama Israeli detention facility, declined a request by one of its lawyers to visit with hunger striking detainee, Khader Adnan. In a statement, PPS lawyer Saleh Ayyoub, said that Adnan is ongoing with his strike for the […]

September 20, 2018 2:43 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Human rights, Jenin, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0