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Tayseer Khaled: American Envoys to the Region are Unwelcome

Tayseer Khaled, member of the executive committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization ( PLO ) and of the Politbureau of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, posted a tweet on social networking sites entitled, ”The American envoys to the region are not welcome.“ He added, according to the […]

June 17, 2018 8:25 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Internal Unrest, International, International Politics, News Report, Palestinian Politics, Peace process 0

Palestinian Youth Goes Blind due to Medical Negligence in Israeli Jails

Israeli authorities. on Sunday, released 18-year-old detainee Hassan Tamimi, from the village of Deir Nitham to the northwest of Ramallah, after he completely lost his sight as a result of medical negligence in Israeli jails. The Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) accused the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) of failing to provide […]

June 17, 2018 7:25 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Army Abducts A Child In Kufur Qaddoum

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, earlier Sunday, Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and abducted a child after assaulting and wounding him. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers invaded […]

June 17, 2018 10:50 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man And Two Children Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, searched homes and abducted a young man and two children. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Raed al-Beyari, 18, in addition to Qussai Barakat, 15 and Sultan al-‘Ammouri, 15, and […]

June 17, 2018 10:20 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Drone Fires A Missile At A car In Gaza

An Israeli military drone fired, on Sunday at dawn, a missile at a Palestinian car which was parked near a mosque, east of Gaza City. The missile destroyed the car, which was empty at the time of the attack, and caused fire around it, but did not lead to any […]

June 17, 2018 9:10 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli Air Strike Injures Two Palestinians In Central Gaza

Palestinian Medical sources have reported that two Palestinians were injured on Saturday evening, after an Israeli military drone fired a missile at Palestinians allegedly flying kites in central Gaza. The sources said the drone fired a missile at Palestinians east of the al-Boreij refuge camp, in central Gaza. One of […]

June 17, 2018 4:30 AM IMEMC News Deir al-Balah, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Settlers Obstruct Palestinian Access to Al-Aqsa on Last Night of Ramadan

Laylat al-Qadr in Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, June 12, 2018. Photo credit: Ayman Nobani for WAFA. POSTED BY: AHMAD JARADAT JUNE 15, 2018 One group of settlers attempted to invade the compound. Another performed religious rituals at a gate to al-Aqsa compound. On Thursday night, June 14, 2018, a group of settlers tried […]

June 16, 2018 1:06 AM Alternative Information Center Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Legislator Jarrar Receives A Third Administrative Detention Order

The Israeli Ofer military court renewed, Friday, the Administrative Detention of leftist Palestinian Legislator Khaleda Jarrar for six more months, without charges. Jarrar, a democratically-elected legislator and a senior leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), was abducted from her home in Ramallah on July 2nd, […]

June 16, 2018 12:17 AM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Two Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot, on Friday morning, two young Palestinian men at the main entrance of Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank. Mohammad Tamimi, a nonviolent activist against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, said the soldiers, stationed on a military tower at the main entrance of the […]

June 15, 2018 11:54 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Ramallah, The Wall, West Bank 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (07 – 12 June 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 07 – 12 June, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use force against Palestinian peaceful protestors. Four Palestinian civilians, including a child, were killed within hours of one another, in the Gaza Strip. 287 Palestinian […]

June 15, 2018 5:16 AM PCHR Gaza Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

May 2018 Report: 605 Palestinians Seized by Israeli Occupation Forces

Palestinian human rights associations, including the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society, Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, the Prisoners’ Affairs Commission and the Al-Mezan Center for human rights issued their monthly report on Israeli occupation forces’ arrests of Palestinians in May 2018. Translated by Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network. Photo: Anne Paq, Activestills […]

June 15, 2018 5:04 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Detainee from Amari Refugee Camp Reportedly Tortured during Interrogation

A Palestinian from Amari refugee camp, near Ramallah, and who was detained by the Israeli army on June 6, said he was tortured during interrogation at the Russian Compound prison in West Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) said on Thursday. According to the organization, the army first detained Islam […]

June 15, 2018 4:47 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners, Refugees/Immigration, West Bank 0

Palestinian Security Breaks Up Ramallah Protest

Palestinian Authority (PA) security forces fired stun grenades and tear gas to disperse a rare anti-government protest in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah, on Wednesday, as hundreds demonstrated against Palestinian punitive measures against the Gaza Strip. According to local PNN sources, dozens were beaten and detained, including foreign journalists, in […]

June 15, 2018 4:35 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Human rights, Internal Unrest, News Report, Non-violent action, Palestinian Politics, Ramallah 0

Soldiers Abduct One Palestinian, Ram Another With Their Jeep In Jenin

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West Bank city of Jenin, abducted a child and rammed a young man with one of their jeeps, during protests against the invasion. The soldiers invaded and searched many homes in the refugee camp, and […]

June 14, 2018 2:21 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonizers Cut 200 Olive Trees Near Bethlehem

A group of illegal Israeli colonizers invaded, Thursday, Palestinian olive orchards in Khirbet Beit Iskariya village, southwest of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, and cut 200 trees. Hasan Breijiyya, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, said the Israeli assailants cut at […]

June 14, 2018 1:17 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0