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Portuguese Photographers Pledge BDS on Israeli Government

Over 40 Portuguese photographers, teachers of photography and photography students pledged on Saturday, which marked World Photography Day, not to accept professional invitations or financing from Israel, and to” refuse to collaborate with Israeli cultural institutions complicit in Israel’s regime of occupation, colonialism and apartheid,” according to the official website […]

August 20, 2017 9:28 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Al Mezan: Suspected Cause of Death of Child is Sea Pollution and Delayed Medical Referral

Palestinian child Mohammed Salim Al-Sayis, 5, from Az-Zaytoun neighborhood in eastern Gaza City died on Saturday, 29 July 2017, at around 2 am. He was diagnosed with Ekiri syndrome, which caused lethal toxic encephalopathy. He died as a result, according to the diagnosis in his medical report.   While at […]

August 20, 2017 9:20 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Settlers Provoke Worshippers at Al Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of extremist settlers, on Sunday morning, stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque from Mughrabi gate, guarded by Israeli occupation forces and police. Al Ray sources said that dozens of settlers stormed the mosque courtyards in batches, since the morning hours, accompanied by rabbis, who gave explanations about the alleged […]

August 20, 2017 9:12 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Internal Unrest, Jerusalem, News Report 0

B’Tselem on Latest Administrative Detention Orders

Israeli authorities have issued 84 administrative detention orders against Palestinian detainees, since the beginning of this month, according to the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS). PPS noted, according to WAFA, that new administrative detention orders were issued to 47 Palestinian detainees, whereas the remaining 38 others received renewed orders. Israel’s widely […]

August 20, 2017 8:46 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

More Palestinian Homes Demolished for Settlement Expansion

Israeli bulldozers, on Friday, demolished three houses belonging to Palestinian locals near the Negev desert, under the pretext of unlicensed construction. Palestinian sources, according to the PNN, reported to Quds Press that the demolitions included a house in the village of Umm-Qabu, near Tall Al-Sabe village, as well as two […]

August 20, 2017 8:30 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Negev, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Ofer Court Issues 14 Administrative Detention Orders

On Sunday, lawyer Ashraf Abu Sneina, of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, has reported that the Ofer Israeli military court, near Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, has issued arbitrary Administrative Detention orders against fourteen detainees. Abu Sneina stated that the detention orders, some are new and some are renewals, vary […]

August 20, 2017 1:45 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Ramallah, One In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three young Palestinian men, in the Ramallah governorate, in central West Bank, and one Palestinian in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank. The soldiers also invaded Jenin, Bethlehem and Hebron, and summoned several Palestinians for interrogation. The Ramallah office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society […]

August 20, 2017 1:10 PM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Army Abducts Two Palestinians Near Rafah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, two young Palestinian men, near the border fence, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and fired many live rounds into Palestinian lands close to the fence. The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) said the soldiers, stationed in […]

August 20, 2017 12:29 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Sunday, at least ten Palestinians, more than half of them children, in several parts of occupied East Jerusalem, after the army invaded and ransacked many homes. The Israeli army claimed that the arrested Palestinians “participated in hurling stones, fireworks and Molotov cocktails,” at […]

August 20, 2017 11:39 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0
Palestinian officer killed in suicide attack (image from Facebook)

Da’esh-affiliated suicide attacker kills himself and Palestinian officer on Egypt-Gaza border

Palestinian security officers with the ruling Hamas party in Gaza say they approached two men near the border with Egypt Thursday morning, and one of the two men detonated an explosive belt that he was wearing. The explosion killed the man wearing the belt, wounded his companion, and killed a […]

August 20, 2017 4:24 AM IMEMC News Arab World, Gaza Strip, Internal Unrest, News Report 0
Qoteiba Zahran

Israeli forces shoot and kill 17-year old Palestinian in northern West Bank

A 17-year old Palestinian boy identified as Qoteiba Yousef Zahran from Illar village in the Tulkarem district was killed Saturday at the Za’tara checkpoint by Israeli border control officers. Israeli authorities claimed that the boy tried to carry out a stabbing attack against the soldiers stationed at the checkpoint, and […]

August 20, 2017 3:21 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestinian attacks, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (10 – 16 August 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 10 – 16 August, 2017. 17 Palestinian civilians, including 7 children, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. 10 civilians, including 2 children, were wounded in the West Bank and 7 others […]

August 19, 2017 7:08 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Holy sites, Human rights, Internal Unrest, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Forces Terrorize Jerusalem Hospital (VIDEO)

This video shows Israeli occupation forces bringing terror and violence inside East Jerusalem’s Al-Makassed hospital. At one point, Israeli occupation forces tried to seize a critically wounded man who was being taken to surgery. The video shows medics and civilians attempting to protect the man, Muhammad Abu Ghanam, from being […]

August 19, 2017 6:55 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

PACBI Releases Response to Pop-Kultur Festival’s Misleading Statement

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) has condemned Berlin’s Pop-Kultur festival for spreading “outrageous lies” about the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian rights, in a desperate attempt to divert attention from the group describes as shameful acceptance of Israel’s sponsorship and its resultant […]

August 19, 2017 6:43 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report, Non-violent action 0

19-year-old Israeli Extremist Released from Administrative Detention

Israeli authorities released a 19-year-old Israeli terrorist from administrative detention — an Israeli policy of imprisonment without charge or trial — on Friday, after he was detained in June for allegedly attacking Palestinian communities. The Hebrew language version of Haaretz reported that the Shin Bet, Israel’s internal security agency, released […]

August 19, 2017 6:34 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Prisoners 0