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UN Security Council Considers Jerusalem Resolution

The United Nations Security Council is considering a draft resolution against the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The resolution, drafted by Egypt and circulated among the Security Council’s 15 members, does not directly mention the United States or President Trump, who moved last week to acknowledge Jerusalem […]

December 17, 2017 10:23 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Five Injured by Live Army Fire In Gaza

At least five Palestinians were injured on Sunday, including one critically, during clashes which broke out along the Gaza Strip’s borders, as Palestinians continue to protest US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel,. A Palestinian was hit with live ammunition during confrontations that erupted to the east of […]

December 17, 2017 10:12 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Internal Unrest, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli Colonists Uproot 500 Dunams Of Palestinian Lands Near Nablus

A group of extremist Israeli colonists, illegal living on Palestinian lands in the occupied West Bank, uprooted more than approximately 500 Dunams of Palestinian lands, in Orif village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The Israeli assailants came from the illegal Yitzhar colony, and uprooted 500 Dunams […]

December 17, 2017 4:07 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Report: “Nine Palestinians Killed, 3400 Injured, By Israeli Fire Since December 7th”

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRC) has reported that Israeli soldiers have killed nine Palestinians, and injured at least 3400 others, in various parts of occupied Palestine, since December 7th. The Red Crescent said that the soldiers have killed nine Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, and […]

December 17, 2017 2:33 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers have abducted, overnight until early morning hours Sunday, 16 Palestinians, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, bringing the number of abducted Palestinians since December 7th, less than a day after U.S. President Trump made his illegal recognition of Jerusalem as a unified capital of Israel, to […]

December 17, 2017 1:17 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Ramallah, Tubas, West Bank 0
Israeli soldiers attack journalist (image from Khabr Press)

Israeli Soldiers Continue To Target Journalists; 60 Violations this Week

“We will not be silenced, we will not close the lenses of our cameras, and we will continue to report on the escalating Israeli violations, and the soldiers’ attempts to bury the truth, so that they can continue killing and wounding Palestinians with impunity,” begins a message published Saturday by […]

December 17, 2017 12:51 PM Celine Hagbard Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Child, Who Was Abducted By 23 Israeli Soldiers, Reveals Assaults And Torture

A lawyer with the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society managed to visit a Palestinian child, who was assaulted and abducted by 23 Israeli soldiers on December 7th, and informed him of horrific violations, abuse and torture. The lawyer managed to visit Mohammad Fawzi al-Juneidi, 16, who is held in Ofer Israeli prison […]

December 17, 2017 10:59 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Thousands March in Funeral for Palestinian Amputee Killed in Gaza

Thousands of Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip marched on Saturday, in the funeral of slain Palestinian Ibrahim Abu Thuraya, 29, who was shot in the head and killed by Israeli forces on Friday, during clashes along the border with Israel. Abu Thuraya was a well-known Palestinian activist, famously recognized […]

December 17, 2017 10:59 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man In Tubas, Confiscate Cash Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Saturday at night, a young man from Tubas city, in northeastern West Bank, and invaded a home near Jenin, in northern West Bank, before confiscating cash from a home of a political prisoner in Qabatia town, south of Jenin and caused many Palestinians to suffer […]

December 17, 2017 10:27 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Clashes Continue across Palestine as Israeli Media Wages Hate Campaign against Journalists

At least six Palestinians were injured with live ammunition and others suffocated by tear gas as clashes continued, along the Gaza borders, in protest of US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli’s capital, said sources. Israeli army forces deployed along the eastern borders between Gaza and Israel fired […]

December 17, 2017 5:55 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Internal Unrest, International Politics, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine 0

Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Protesters In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers attacked, Saturday, a nonviolent procession in Bethlehem, assaulted many reporters and tried to prevent them from documenting the unfolding events. The procession was organized by the Coordination Committee of the Palestinian factions, and started in front of the Palestinian Women’s Union, in the Cinema Street, in Bethlehem city. […]

December 16, 2017 3:40 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Wounded Child Remains In A Coma In A Serious Condition

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Saturday, that a wounded child, remains in a coma, in a life-threatening condition at an Israeli hospital, after Israeli soldiers shot him with live rounds in the face. The PPS said the child, Hamed Omar al-Masri, 14, is currently at the Intensive Care […]

December 16, 2017 2:55 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (07 – 13 December 2017)

Photo: Damage of houses belonging to Al-Najjar Family in Mawasi in Khan Younis after Israeli forces targeted a nearby agricultural land on Wednesday dawn, 13 December 2017. Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 07 – 13 December, 2017. Israeli forces […]

December 16, 2017 4:45 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0
Four KIlled by Israeli forces Friday

Israeli Soldiers Killed Four Palestinians, Injured 367 Friday (Comprehensive Report)

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers have killed, Friday, December 15, 2017, four young Palestinian men, and injured at least 367, after the army resorted to the excessive use for force against protesters in various parts of the occupied West Bank, including the occupied capital city of […]

December 16, 2017 4:27 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Holy sites, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Non-violent action, Palestine, West Bank 0

Protests Continue Across Occupied Palestine

Dozens of thousands of Palestinians marched, Friday, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, and were met by soldiers who resorted to the excessive use of force, leading to dozens of injuries, among them one who was seriously wounded, reportedly after “attempted to […]

December 15, 2017 3:29 PM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Bethlehem, Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, Khan Younis, Nablus, News Report, Palestine, Qalqilia, Rafah, Ramallah, Salfit, Tulkarem, West Bank 0