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32 Disabled Detainees Facing Medical Neglect in Israeli Custody

32 Palestinian prisoners suffering from different disabilities are being held in Israeli detention centers without receiving suitable medical care, according to a report released by the Palestinian Prisoners’ Center for Studies (PPCS) on Sunday. Center spokesperson Riyad al-Ashqar stated according to Ma’an News Agency, that Israeli use of torture against […]

December 5, 2016 4:20 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Bodies of Missing Palestinian Civil Defense Workers Found in Rafah

Palestinian Civil Defense crews found, early Sunday, the bodies of four Palestinian workers who had been missing for over a week, in a commercial tunnel on the Egyptian border with Rafah. The defense crews said, according to Al Ray, that three of the workers were identified as Sami Altaweel, 30, […]

December 5, 2016 4:05 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Qassam Fighter Killed In Tunnel Accident In Southern Gaza

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, has reported that one of its fighters was killed, Sunday, in what it described as a tunnel accident, in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Al-Qassam said the fighter was working in one of the tunnels when the […]

December 4, 2016 7:47 PM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Khan Younis, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Hunger Striking Detainee Moved To Asqalan Prison

The Israeli Prison Authority has transferred a hunger striking detainee, identified as Ammar Hammour, 28, from the Negev detention camp, to Asqalan prison, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said Hammoud started his strike fourteen years ago, protesting his illegal Administrative Detention, without charges or trial. The […]

December 4, 2016 3:42 PM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli Navy Abducts Two Gaza Fishermen

Israeli navy ships attacked, earlier Sunday, several Palestinian fishing boats in Gaza waters, near Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the besieged coastal region, and abducted two fishermen. The navy fired many live rounds at several Palestinian fishing boats, and abducted two siblings, identified as Shafiq Sultan and his […]

December 4, 2016 2:52 PM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Hunger Strikers Reject Israeli Proposal for June 2017 Release

Two Palestinian hunger strikers, Ahmad Abu Fara and Anas Shadid, rejected an Israeli proposal to issue a final four-month administrative detention order against them, and release them in early June of 2017. The two, who have been on hunger strike for 70 days, since 25 September, are currently in a severely […]

December 3, 2016 6:00 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Non-violent action, Peace process 0

Under BDS Pressure, G4S Ends Most Illegal Business with Israel

Human rights campaigners to intensify pressure against the company…   G4S announces sale of most of its Israel business, following intense BDS pressure G4S remains involved in Israeli police training and settlement construction business BDS human rights campaigners celebrate victory, call for continuing pressure   The world’s largest security company, […]

December 3, 2016 5:27 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Army Abducts Four Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Friday, the town of Silwad, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, searched homes and abducted one Palestinian. The army also invaded Rommana village, west of Jenin, in the northern part of the West Bank. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers invaded, and […]

December 3, 2016 5:38 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. This week’s protest also marked the International Day for Solidarity with the Palestinian People.   Many Palestinian, Israeli, and international peace activists marched from the center […]

December 3, 2016 5:08 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Ramallah, The Wall, West Bank 0

Palestinian Injured By Israeli Army Fire In Gaza

On Friday, Israeli soldiers, stationed behind the border fence, east of Gaza, fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs, at Palestinians protesting close to the fence, east of Gaza city, moderately wounding one Palestinian with a live round in his head. The soldiers, stationed at the Nahal […]

December 3, 2016 4:07 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Attack on Free Speech in U.S. Senate

via Jewish Voice for Peace Update, 4:18 PM, December 1, 2016. The bill passed the Senate by unanimous consent. Palestine Legal calls on all lawmakers in the House to vigorously oppose this attack on cherished First Amendment freedoms to criticize the government. December 1, 2016 – The US Senate will […]

December 2, 2016 6:13 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Aid Watch Palestine Raises Awareness of Failed Reconstruction Efforts in Gaza

Aid Watch Palestine holds parallel exhibitions in the West Bank and Gaza to advocate for a just reconstruction process in the besieged coastal enclave, and assert Palestinian unity. On Wednesday, November 23, Aid Watch Palestine (AIP) organized a photo exhibition in central Ramallah, West Bank, titled “Gaza Incomplete.” The event […]

December 2, 2016 5:40 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0