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Israeli Soldiers Kill One Child, Injure 41 Palestinians, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the besieged Gaza Strip has reported that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, a child, and injured 41 other Palestinians, including a medic, after retorting to the excessive use of force against the Great Return March processions. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in […]

February 22, 2019 6:50 PM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Beit Lahia, Deir al-Balah, Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report, Rafah, Refugees/Immigration 0

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, several Palestinians during the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum village, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. Morad Eshteiwi, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said the Palestinians and international peace activists marched from the […]

February 22, 2019 5:46 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Qalqilia, The Wall, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Protesters Marking The Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, a nonviolent procession in the center of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, marking the 25th anniversary of the Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre. Media sources said the soldiers injured one child with the rubber-coated steel bullet, and caused many Palestinians to suffer […]

February 22, 2019 4:08 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Soldiers Injure Many Nonviolent Protesters In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, holding the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The protesters marched from the center of the village, and headed towards Abu Lemon […]

February 22, 2019 3:26 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, The Wall, West Bank 0

Army Shoots Three Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, three Palestinians with the illegal expanding “Toto” bullets and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in the al-Mughayyir village, northeast of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The Palestinians held a nonviolent procession on lands Israel intends to illegally confiscate for its colonialist activities, […]

February 22, 2019 3:12 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Closed Since 2003; Palestinians Celebrate Reopening Of Bab Al-Rahma Mosque

Hundreds of Palestinians celebrated, Friday, the reopening of Bab al-Rahma Mosque of Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound, which was closed by Israel since the year 2003, and the Palestinians were denied access to it since then. Media sources in Jerusalem said the Palestinians gathered in and around Bab al-Rahma and raised Palestinian […]

February 22, 2019 2:15 PM IMEMC News Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Causes Damage To Homes, In Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, a Palestinian man, and searched several homes, in Jenin city and Jenin refugee camp, in northern West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Ahmad Rateb Oweiss, 33, from his home. It is worth mentioning that Ahmad has […]

February 22, 2019 1:22 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Abducts Dozens Of Palestinians In Jerusalem, Deploys Hundreds Of Soldiers Around Al-Aqsa

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight, at least fifty Palestinians in several parts of occupied East Jerusalem, including the Old City, during extensive and violent searches of dozens of homes, and interrogated dozens of residents. Media sources said hundreds of soldiers and police officers have been deployed in the center of Jerusalem, […]

February 22, 2019 12:54 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (14 – 20 February 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 14 – 20 February, 2019. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. 119 civilians, including 31 children, 6 women, 2 paramedics, and a journalist, were wounded in […]

February 22, 2019 8:00 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

Cancer Ward Donated by US Charity Inaugurated in Gaza

The first children’s cancer department has been inaugurated in Gaza. The US charity PCRF donated this much needed department to prevent the need for children to travel to Israel or the West Bank for treatment. Children often have to go alone without their parents due to Israeli restrictions. According to […]

February 22, 2019 7:37 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Diplomacy, Gaza City, Human Interest, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

France Considers Boycotting Eurovision over Israeli TV Series

France reportedly threatened to boycott the Eurovision song contest to be held in Tel Aviv, in southern Israel, as a form of protest against an Israeli television series which portrays France’s entry in the competition as a terrorist. Hebrew-language news outlets reported, on Thursday, that the Israeli television series entitled […]

February 22, 2019 7:26 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report 0

Israeli Pharmaceutical Firms Test Drugs on Palestinian Detainees

Palestinian Professor Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian, from Jerusalem, has revealed that Israeli occupation authorities issues permits to large pharmaceutical firms to carry out tests on Palestinian and Arab detainees, the Felesteen news site reported, according to Al Ray. The Hebrew University lecturer also revealed that Israeli military firms are testing weapons on […]

February 22, 2019 6:59 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

Shepherds Chased from Pastures in Jordan Valley, Beaten in Hebron

Shepherds herding their sheep, in the Ouja area of the Israeli-occupied Jordan Valley, were chased out of the open pastures by Israeli forces for no apparent reason, according to a local source. Aref Daraghmeh, a rights activist,  told WAFA that soldiers forced the shepherds, who were accompanied in their herding by […]

February 22, 2019 6:51 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jordan Valley, News Report 0

30 School Children Injured in Israeli Teargas Attack

30 children, on Thursday morning, suffered from teargas suffocation, one of them critically, as a result of an attack by Israeli occupation forces and settlers against the students of the basic Hebron school in the Old Town, to the south of the city. The ambulance crew said that the soldiers […]

February 22, 2019 6:46 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Most Violent Attack against Palestinian Fishermen in Gaza Sea since the Beginning of the Year

Israeli chase of Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Sea on 20 February 2019 resulted in the arrest and injury of 5 fishermen and confiscation and damage of 3 fishing boats in 2 separate incidents occurred in Khan Younis and Rafah Sea. This came as part of the Israeli ongoing attacks […]

February 22, 2019 6:00 AM PCHR Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0