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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Israeli Soldiers Shoot Worker near Bethlehem

Israeli troops, on Thursday, reportedly shot and injured a Palestinian worker near the village of Numan, to the east of Bethlehem, while he was on his way to work in Jerusalem, according to WAFA medical sources. Israeli soldiers were said to have opened fire at Mousa Dababseh, aged 28, injuring […]

December 2, 2016 5:30 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0
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WHO: Latest Health Access Report for the Occupied Palestinian Territory

On the occasion of International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, marked by the UN since 1977[1], WHO launched a 2-year report on health access at an event in Gaza, to highlight how the Israeli permit system and physical barriers obstruct health access for Palestinian patients, ambulances and health […]

December 2, 2016 5:22 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, International, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0
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48 Violations against Palestinian Journalists in Novemember

Israeli forces committed more than 48 violations against Palestinian journalists during the month of November, the Government Media Office (GMO) in Gaza reported, Thursday. The GMO published a monthly report in which it documented the violations committed by Israeli forces against the journalists. The report, according to Al Ray Palestinian […]

December 2, 2016 5:12 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, International News, Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action, Palestine 0
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PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (24 – 30 November 2016)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 24 – 30 November 2016. Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian child in the the northern part of occupied Jerusalem, while forces conducted 57 incursions into Palestinian communities across the West Bank, and one in the […]

December 2, 2016 4:55 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Human rights, Internal Unrest, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0
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Chilean Court Charges Israeli Officials with War Crimes

A lawsuit filed in a federal court in Chile this week charges three Israeli High Court Justices with war crimes for their decision last year to split an ancient monastery in the Bethlehem District from its community by running the Annexation Wall through it. The lawsuit was filed on behalf […]

December 1, 2016 10:28 AM Celine Hagbard Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0
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Israeli Army Injures 50 Palestinians In Abu Dis

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, Abu Dis town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and clashed with many Palestinians near Abu Dis University, leading to the injury of 50 Palestinians, including ten who were shot with rubber-coated steel bullets. The Palestinian Red Crescent said its medics provided the needed treatment […]

November 30, 2016 10:40 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0