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Army Injures Three Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, two young Palestinian men, and caused at least one to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, at the main entrance of Beita town, southeast of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The Red Crescent in Nablus said the soldiers shot two young men with rubber-coated […]

February 23, 2018 3:25 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Soldiers Injure Three Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and shot three Palestinians, including one child. The Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum said the procession started from the center of the town, before […]

February 23, 2018 2:32 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, six Palestinians, including a child in addition to the father and the wife of a political prisoner, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers searched a few homes, interrogated Palestinians, and abducted Mohammad Shalabi. Many army jeeps […]

February 23, 2018 11:03 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Soldiers Shoot Child With Gas Bomb In The Head Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian child with a gas bomb in his head, in Deir Nitham village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Medical sources said the child, identified as Saleh Mahmoud Tamimi, only 10 years of age, and added that he was shot with […]

February 23, 2018 7:40 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (15 – 21 February 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 15 – 21 February, 2018. Israeli forces killed 2 children and wounded 2 others in the Gaza Strip, in cases where the soldiers’ lives were not in any danger. Shooting:   During the reporting […]

February 22, 2018 9:38 PM PCHR Gaza Gaza Siege, Holy sites, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

Update: Man Violently Beaten by Israeli Soldiers Hours before His Death (VIDEO)

The Palestinian Prisoners Society, on Thursday morning, said that Israeli authorities informed the family of Yassim Al-Saradih (33) of his death, hours after he was taken form his home the same day. The family assured that Yassin was violently beaten during the seizure, and that he did not suffer from […]

February 22, 2018 9:28 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report 0

Amnesty International: Israel Carried Out Extrajudicial Executions, Tortured Children

Israeli authorities and armed forces carried out extrajudicial executions, tortured Palestinian prisoners and targeted human rights defenders, Amnesty International’s new annual report says. 2017 “marked the 50th anniversary of Israel’s occupation of the [occupied] Palestinian Territories” (OPT), Amnesty noted, “and the 10th anniversary of its illegal blockade of the Gaza Strip.” […]

February 22, 2018 9:04 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Human rights, International, Israeli attacks, News Report, Prisoners 0

Settlers Attack Palestinians near Jenin

Israeli settlers attacked, on Wednesday, Palestinian vehicles near the town of Silat al-Zohor, to the south of West Bank city Jenin, and shouted anti-Arab slogans. Witnesses confirmed that settlers deployed near the settlement of “Homesh”, and attacked the vehicles of citizens and threw stones, amid racial chants. They pointed out, […]

February 22, 2018 8:45 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jenin, News Report 0

Palestinians Kept Indoors as Jewish Settlers Storm West Bank Village

The Israeli army forced Palestinians, in the village Kufl Haris, near Salfit, in the north of the West Bank, to stay indoors on Wednesday night, to make it possible for Jewish extremists to storm the village and perform rituals there, according to residents. They told WAFA that the army raided […]

February 22, 2018 8:34 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Internal Unrest, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Salfit 0

US Delegation Evacuated after Ramallah Protest (VIDEO)

An American delegation, on Thursday afternoon, was evacuated from a research center in Ramallah following a protest took place outside of the center to protest the visit. The protest was carried out by a group of  activists who raised the Palestinian flag and held banners saying that “the US is […]

February 22, 2018 8:23 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International Politics, News Report, Ramallah 0

Israel Approves 3000 Colonialist Units On Palestinian Lands

The City Council in occupied Jerusalem approved, Thursday, the construction of 3000 new colonialist units, near Gilo illegal colony, south of Jerusalem. The targeted lands, which Israel is planning to build the new units on, are largely privately-owned by the Palestinians. The deputy mayor of Jerusalem, who also heads the […]

February 22, 2018 2:42 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian In Jericho

Israeli soldiers killed, on Thursday at dawn, a young Palestinian man in the center of Jericho city, in the occupied West Bank, after shooting and repeatedly assaulting him. The Palestinian, identified as Yassin Omar Saradeeh, 33, heard a commotion at his uncle’s house, and rushed to see what was going […]

February 22, 2018 1:41 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report, West Bank 0

Abbas to UN Security Council: “Israel is acting as a state above the law”

In a speech to the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called for an international peace conference to resolve the Israel-Palestine conflict. He said that Israel, through its continued military occupation and seizure of Palestinian land, was acting above the law, and that the United Nations […]

February 22, 2018 1:00 PM admin International, News Report, Peace process 0

Army Abducts Twenty Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, late at night and on Thursday at dawn, twenty Palestinians during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. In Bethlehem, the soldiers abducted Wajeeh Zoheir Awwad, 25, from his home in […]

February 22, 2018 12:53 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, News Report, Ramallah, Salfit, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct One Palestinian In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, a young Palestinian man, and assaulted another, after the army invaded the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said dozens of soldiers gathered at the main entrance of the town, and attacked Palestinian protesters with live fire, rubber-coated […]

February 22, 2018 3:20 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0