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Israeli Naval Forces Continue to Chase Palestinian Fishermen in Gaza Sea; 5 fishermen arrested, including a boy, 1 fisherman wounded and fishing boat confiscated

On Tuesday morning, 21 February 2017, Israeli gunboats chased and opened fire at a Palestinian fishing boat. As a result, 5 fishermen, including a boy, were arrested and the fishing boat was confiscated. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) noticed that Israeli forces have recently concentrated their attacks against […]

February 22, 2017 6:45 PM PCHR Gaza Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

After 15 Years In Prison, Palestinian Detainee Rearrested Just Before His Scheduled Release

As the family, along with hundreds of relatives, friends and residents of the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied Jerusalem, were preparing to welcome Mohammad Zeidan Mahmoud, 39, who was scheduled to be released, on Tuesday, the Israeli authorities decided to re-arrest him. The family and residents of al-‘Eesawiyya were planning to […]

February 22, 2017 6:25 PM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Palestinian Child With Epilepsy And Leukemia Sentenced To 90 Days In Israeli Prison

Report By Samidoun: Palestinian boy Ahmad Kaddour, 15, was sentenced on Monday, 20 February to 91 days in prison and a fine of 3000 NIS (approximately $810 USD), accused of throwing stones at Israeli occupation soldiers. Ahmad suffers from epilepsy and is undergoing continued treatment for leukemia, with frequent need for medication […]

February 22, 2017 4:59 AM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0
Abdul Fatah Sharif's sister protesting her brother's murder (image from Middle East Eye)

Israeli soldier sentenced to 18 months for killing Palestinian execution-style

Elor Azaria, the soldier who shot and killed 21-year old Abdul-Fattah Sharif in March 2016 while Sharif was lying on the ground, unarmed and wounded, has been sentenced by an Israeli military court to an 18-month sentence – a sentence which Palestinian leaders say gives the “green light” for Israeli […]

February 22, 2017 12:59 AM Celine Hagbard Hebron, Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Prisoners 0

Army Abducts A Palestinian And His Sister Near Bethlehem

Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, Tuesday, the al-Khader town, south of West Bank city of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted a Palestinian and his sister, in addition to summing their sister, and two former political prisoners, for interrogation. The soldiers invaded, and violently searched several homes throughout the town, and […]

February 21, 2017 1:23 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

PCHR: “Military Courts Issue 7 Death Sentences in Gaza in One Day”

The Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR) – Press Release: On Sunday, 20 February 2017, the Gaza Military Courts issued 7 death sentences against Palestinian civilians convicted of collaboration with Israel. Three of those sentences were new ones while two sentences were issued by the Military Appeal Court upholding previous […]

February 21, 2017 1:02 PM PCHR Gaza Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report 0

Israeli Navy Abducts Five Fishers From The Same Family In Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, on Tuesday morning, several Palestinian fishing boats, and opened fire on them, before abducting five fishers from the same family, and confiscated one of their boats. The navy attacked the fishing boats less than four nautical miles from the shore near Gaza city, chased them while […]

February 21, 2017 12:45 PM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Including Three Siblings, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the town of al-‘Eesawiyya, in occupied Jerusalem, violently searched and ransacked homes, and abducted five Palestinians, including three siblings. The soldiers conducted several invasions into the town, overnight and during dawn hours, Tuesday, and clashed with dozens of youngsters, who hurled stones and […]

February 21, 2017 11:31 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0
Ghost Hunting film

Film about Israeli imprisonment of Palestinians wins top award in Berlin

A film depicting the torture, humiliation and violence experienced by Palestinians imprisoned by Israel won the first ever “Silver Bear” award at the Berlinale international film festival. The film, “Istiyad Ashbah” (Ghost Hunting), was produced by Palestinian filmmaker Raed Andoni. It was one of 18 finalists competing for the top […]

February 21, 2017 3:25 AM Celine Hagbard International, International News, Israel, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Israeli Soldiers Destroy An Internationally-Funded Drinking Water Pipeline

Israeli military bulldozers destroyed, Monday, a drinking water pipeline that was funded by The United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in the Central Plains of the occupied West Bank. Mo’taz Bisharat, a Palestinian official in charge of Israeli colonies’ file at the Palestinian Authority in central West Bank, said many […]

February 20, 2017 11:41 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jordan Valley, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers abduct 22 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers have abducted, overnight and at dawn Monday, at least twenty-two Palestinians, from various areas, in the occupied West Bank, and violently searched dozens of homes, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the […]

February 20, 2017 10:49 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, News Report, Qalqilia, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Invade Homes In Hebron

Dozens of soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, several neighborhoods in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and nearby towns, searched homes and installed roadblocks. The soldiers invaded several neighborhoods in Hebron city, before breaking into and searching homes, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. The […]

February 20, 2017 9:15 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Abducts Two Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the village of Tal, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, searched homes and abducted two young Palestinian men. The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said several military vehicles invaded Tal village, before the soldiers broke into and […]

February 20, 2017 8:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Beit Fajjar

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, four young Palestinian men from Beit Fajjar town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and breaking into their homes and searching them. Local sources said the soldiers searched the homes of the abducted Palestinians for more than three hours, and interrogated […]

February 20, 2017 2:25 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Women In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, Ras al-‘Amoud neighborhood in Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem, installed roadblocks and abducted two Palestinian women. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that Israeli soldiers installed a roadblock in Ras al-‘Amoud, stopped before searching many Palestinians, and cars, and interrogated many […]

February 20, 2017 2:01 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0