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Elderly Woman, Two Men, Wounded As Israeli Colonists Attack Nablus Villages; Soldiers Injure Four

Groups of extremist Israeli colonists carried out, Saturday, a series of invasions into Palestinian towns, including attacking a number of homes, in the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus, wounding an elderly woman and two young men, while Israeli soldiers also injured four young men, and caused many Palestinians to […]

April 23, 2017 1:31 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israel Transfers Corpse Of Slain Palestinian Teen To His Family

The Israeli Authorities allowed, Friday, the transfer of the corpse of a Palestinian teen, who was shot dead by the Israeli police officers, on April 1st, 2017, to the Palestinian side. The Palestinian, Ahmad Ghazal, 17, was killed on April 1st in occupied Jerusalem, after the soldiers and the police […]

April 22, 2017 11:06 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Assault Hunger Striking Detainees In Nitzan Prison

Undercover soldiers of the Israeli Prison Administration assaulted, Friday, several hunger-striking Palestinian detainees in Nitzan Prison, in Ramla, and unleashed their dogs on them, during violent searches of the detainees and their rooms. In a statement to the press, the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, said that the soldiers also preventing the […]

April 22, 2017 10:04 AM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Israeli Soldiers Fire on Agricultural Lands, Shepherds in Gaza

Israeli forces, on Friday, opened fire on Palestinian agricultural lands and shepherds in the southern and central Gaza Strip, said WAFA sources. Forces opened fire on Palestinian shepherds while they were grazing their livestock along the eastern border area of Johur Addik, in central Gaza. No injuries were reported. Forces also […]

April 22, 2017 4:52 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

VIDEO: Extremist Settlers Attack and Injure Activists Accompanying Palestinian Shepherds

Israeli media published  video on Friday night which shows  masked Israeli settlers attacking activists accompanying Palestinian shepherds in the occupied West Bank . The video show settlers throwing stones at the activists, who belong to the Ta’ayush organization, and tried to hit them with clubs near the Baladim outpost. Four […]

April 22, 2017 4:39 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Protesters Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Friday, dozens of nonviolent Palestinian protesters, marching in solidarity with the hunger-striking Palestinian detainees, in Rafat village, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Just as the protesters reached close to the fence that separates the village from the Oder […]

April 21, 2017 8:38 PM IMEMC News Human rights, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Non-violent action, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Protesters In Bil’in Express Solidarity With Hunger Striking Detainees

Many Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees in Israeli prisons, during the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, and called for more solidarity with the detainees. The protesters marched from the center of the village, and headed […]

April 21, 2017 5:28 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, The Wall, West Bank 0

Eight Protesters, One Journalist, Injured By Israeli Army Fire In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest in Kufur Qaddoum village, in the northern West Bank governorate of Qalqilia, shot and mildly injured eight Palestinians, including a journalist and an Israeli peace activist. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, […]

April 21, 2017 4:30 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Qalqilia, The Wall, West Bank 0

Including Two Children, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, three Palestinians, including two children, after invading and ransacking their homes in the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem, and al-’Ezariyya town, southeast of the city. The soldiers invaded many homes in al-‘Eesawiyya, and interrogated several Palestinians, before abducting two […]

April 21, 2017 1:11 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0
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PCHR Weekly Report: Palestinian civilian killed, 7 wounded by Israeli forces this week

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 13 – 19 April 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. Over the past week, Israeli forces killed a […]

April 21, 2017 1:01 PM PCHR Gaza Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinian Children In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, three Palestinian children from the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, reportedly for hurling Molotov cocktails at an army base. The army is alleging that the three children Molotov cocktails at the military base, in the Gush Etzion Settlement […]

April 21, 2017 12:10 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians, Invade Two Gas Stations, In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday morning, Surif town, west of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, abducted two young men and invaded two gas stations. Media sources in Heron said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes in Surif town, and abducted […]

April 21, 2017 12:01 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Historic Decision: Barcelona City Council Votes to End Complicity with Israeli Occupation & Illegal Settlements

April 19, 2017 – Today, in light of the Barcelona City Council’s vote to condemn Israel’s occupation, call to end complicity in Israel’s violations of international law, and affirmation of the legitimacy of the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian human rights,  the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) released the following […]

April 21, 2017 5:43 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report 0

Palestinian Woman Detained for Facebook ‘Incitement’

Israeli forces reportedly detained a 22-year-old Palestinian woman from occupied East Jerusalem, for alleged “incitement” on her personal Facebook page. According to Ma’an News Agency, Israeli media reported that the woman would be presented to an Israeli court on Thursday, to extend her detention following her interrogation. Earlier this week, […]

April 21, 2017 5:38 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

FIFA Called to Action over Clubs in Illegal Settlements

More than 100 sports associations, trade s, human rights organizations and faith based groups from 28 countries joined football champions, scholars, film directors, politicians and government officials in calling on FIFA’s Council members to insist that Israel’s national football league revoke the affiliation of seven clubs based in illegal Israeli […]

April 21, 2017 5:23 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Diplomacy, Human rights, International, News Report, Non-violent action 0