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Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, two young Palestinian men from Ya’bad town, south of Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers installed a sudden military roadblock at the eastern entrance of the town, before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and interrogated many Palestinians […]

November 20, 2017 5:35 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

In Light of Forced Displacement Policy in Area “C”, Israeli Forces Issue military Orders to Evacuate Pope Mountain Bedouin Community, East of Occupied Jerusalem

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) condemns the Israeli Government’s decision to evacuate Palestinian Bedouin population from the Pope Mountain Community in al-Ezzariya village, east of occupied Jerusalem, for the interest of settlement projects in the area. At the time PCHR emphasizes the legal status of East Jerusalem as […]

November 19, 2017 3:31 PM PCHR Gaza Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Refugees/Immigration, West Bank 0

Report: “Israeli Soldiers Killed 14 Palestinian Children This Year”

Marking the World Children’s Day (November 20th) the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have killed 14 Palestinian children since the beginning of this year, while 300 children are still imprisoned by Israel. It said that, according to statements and official data by the Palestinian […]

November 19, 2017 11:47 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Sunday, eight young Palestinian men in the West Bank governorates of Hebron, Ramallah and Tulkarem. Media sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, said the soldiers stormed and ransacked homes in Beit Ummar town, north of the city, and abducted two […]

November 19, 2017 11:02 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

UPDATE: Closure of Washington PLO Office Offical says Erekat (Video)

Saeb Erekat , secretary general of the Palestine Liberation Organization’s (PLO) Executive Committee, said on Saturday that “the US State Department notified us with an official letter that they cannot certify the continuance opening of the PLO office in Washington D.C. due to the fact that we are pursuing and […]

November 19, 2017 7:44 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International News, International Politics, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0

UN Official Calls on Israel to Stop Destroying Palestinian Property, Respect International Law

A Senior UN official called, on Friday, for the Israeli occupation to stop destroying Palestinian property and respect international law. The UN Coordinator for Humanitarian Aid and Development Activities for the occupied Palestinian territory, Robert Piper, today condemned the demolition and confiscation of donor-funded humanitarian assistance by the Israeli authorities in […]

November 19, 2017 6:59 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, International, International News, International Politics, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Rafah Crossing Opens under PA’s Control

The Rafah crossing between Gaza and Egypt opened on Saturday, for the first time under the supervision of the Palestinian Authority (PA), which took control of the crossing on Wednesday, after 10 years of Hamas rule. Egypt decided to open the crossing for three days, starting Saturday, and for humanitarian […]

November 19, 2017 6:51 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Dr. Ashrawi: US Disqualifying Itself as Regional Peace Broker

In response to media inquiries concerning the U.S. administration’s refusal to extend the waiver of statutory restrictions on the General Delegation of the PLO to the United States, in Washington D.C., PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi condemned such a move and said, according to the PNN: “Instead of […]

November 19, 2017 6:44 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, News Report, Palestinian Politics, Peace process 0

Palestinian Authority Accuses US Government of Blackmail for Trying to Shut Down Consulate

The U.S. State Department has refused to renew the memorandum issued every six months for the Palestinian Consular Mission in Washington DC, stating that if the Palestinian Authority takes Israel to the International Criminal Court or fails to engage in negotiations with the Israeli government, the Mission will remain closed. […]

November 18, 2017 1:02 PM Celine Hagbard International, International Politics, News Report, Palestine, Peace process 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Halhoul

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, one Palestinian from his home in Halhoul town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded and searched several homes in the town, especially homes owned by members of Karja family, and abducted Mohammad Nadi ‘Aqel. […]

November 18, 2017 10:35 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Isolates Halhoul, North Of Hebron

The Israeli military completely surrounded and isolated, on Friday evening, the town of Halhoul, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, as a collective punishment measure against the entire town, after a Palestinian boy attacked and mildly injured two colonist settlers, earlier in the day. The Palestinian has […]

November 18, 2017 4:30 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians Near Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers injured, on Friday evening, two young men, and caused many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army invaded Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. Media sources said the soldiers fired gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets at many young […]

November 18, 2017 4:07 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonists Burn Palestinian Lands Near Nablus, Attack Villagers And Firefighters

A group of extremist Israeli colonists burnt, Friday, Palestinian agricultural lands in Burin village, southwest of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and attacked many villagers and firefighters. The Israeli assailants came from Yitzhar illegal colony, and nearby outposts, built on illegally confiscated Palestinian lands, and […]

November 18, 2017 3:44 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Bethlehem Checkpoint to be Moved further into al-Walaja, Cutting Villagers Off from Water Supply

The Israeli government has reportedly informed the Palestinian residents of al-Walaja village, located in the southern occupied West Bank district of Bethlehem, just on the border of Israel’s Jerusalem municipality, that they are to be cut off from a large portion of their lands due to the relocation of a […]

November 17, 2017 11:19 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (09 – 15 November 2017)

(photo: house belonging to the family of Nemer al-Jamal, blown up in Beit Sorik village.) Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 09 – 15 November, 2017. Israeli forces continued to apply the collective punishment policy, while a house belonging to […]

November 17, 2017 11:05 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Non-violent action, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0