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Palestinians Assaulted by Israeli Settlers South of Bethlehem

Israeli settlers, overnight, assaulted five Palestinians to south of Bethlehem, in the southern West Bank, said security sources. A group of settlers from Bat Ayin settlement, which is a part of the cluster of Israeli settlements making up the Gush Etzion bloc, intercepted five Palestinian chess referees and hurled stones […]

April 20, 2018 9:37 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Haniyeh: Hamas Ready for Prisoner Swap Deal with Israel

Chief of Hamas Political Bureau Ismail Haniyeh said, on Tuesday, that his movement is ready for a prisoner swap with Israel through third-party mediation. In a televised speech to mark Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, Haniyeh said: “We are ready to start talks to achieve a prisoner exchange deal via a mediator.” […]

April 20, 2018 9:28 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, News Report, Prisoners 0

Soldiers Injure A Child With Live Fire Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, a Palestinian child with live fire, and caused many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in the al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The soldiers assaulted the Palestinians who marched in their village, protesting the ongoing illegal Israeli occupation […]

April 20, 2018 5:30 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Injures A Child In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, a Palestinian child, after the army attacked the weekly nonviolent procession in Kufur Qaddoum village, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. Medical sources said the soldiers shot the child, Mo’men Morad, 8, with a rubber-coated steel bullet in his abdomen. Medics provided the […]

April 20, 2018 5:06 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Update: Israeli Army Kills Two Palestinians, Injures 83, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported that the soldiers killed two Palestinians, and injured 83 others, in several parts of the Gaza Strip, Friday. The Ministry said the soldiers shot five Palestinians, including a medic who was shot with a live round in the head, and a journalist […]

April 20, 2018 4:54 PM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Jabalia, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Colonists Cut 100 Olive Trees Near Nablus

A group of extremist Israeli colonists uprooted, Friday, at least 100 olive trees from an Orchard in Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The assailants, who came from a nearby illegal colony, invaded an orchard owned by Mohammad Raja, and cut 100 trees; many of […]

April 20, 2018 4:13 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti, Near Ramallah

Several extremist Israeli colonists, living in an illegal colony which was built on private Palestinian lands, invaded at dawn Friday the village of Burqa, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wrote racist graffiti and punctured tires of many cars. Locals said the assailants came from the illegal […]

April 20, 2018 11:37 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Army Injures A Man, Abduct Two Palestinians, In Jerusalem

A Palestinian man, 65 years of age, was injured on Thursday evening, after Israeli soldiers stormed his home in Silwan town, in occupied Jerusalem, and abducted his son during a violent search of the property before hurling a concussion grenade at him. The soldiers also abducted a child during the […]

April 20, 2018 9:04 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (12 – 18 April 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 12 – 18 April, 2018. Israeli forces continued to directly target peaceful protests that did not pose any threat to the Israeli soldiers’ life. 2 Palestinian civilians were killed, in the Gaza Strip. 393 […]

April 20, 2018 12:11 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Human rights, Internal Unrest, International Politics, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

UN Calls on Israel to End Expulsions from Jerusalem

Senior UN officials called on Wednesday for Israeli occupation to halt expelling Palestinian refugees from their residence in occupied Jerusalem, a UN report said. “We are monitoring the situation in Khan al Ahmar closely and are deeply concerned by what we see here, and in the scores of other vulnerable Bedouin communities,” UN Humanitarian […]

April 19, 2018 11:49 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, International, International Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Over 500 Latin American Artists Endorse Cultural Boycott of Israel

April 19, 2018 — Over 500 Latin American artists have publicly endorsed the Palestinian call for a cultural boycott of Israel. They pledged not to perform or exhibit in Israel  and to decline Israeli funding, until Israel respects the comprehensive rights of the Palestinian people under international law. The signatories include poets, painters, […]

April 19, 2018 11:41 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report 0

Hospital in Ramallah Amputates Leg of Injured Gaza Child

A Ramallah hospital amputated, on Thursday, the left leg of Gaza child Abdul Rahman Noufal, aged 13, from Nuseirat refugee camp, who was shot in the leg with an explosive bullet that ruptured his bones during protests at the Gaza border with Israel, according to family members. Noufal underwent surgery […]

April 19, 2018 11:24 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah 0
Soldiers at Qalandia checkpoint

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians Near Jenin And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Tuesday evening, two young Palestinian men in two separate incidents at military roadblocks near Jenin and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers installed a military roadblock near Ya’bad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and abducted […]

April 19, 2018 9:26 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Health Ministry: “Army Killed 33 Palestinians, Injured 4297, Since March 30th”

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, Wednesday, that the number of Palestinians who were killed by Israeli army fire since the Palestinian Land Day, and the beginning of the “Great March of Return” on March 30th, 2018, has reached 33, while 4297 Palestinians have been injured, including 134 who suffered […]

April 19, 2018 7:55 AM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Beit Lahia, Deir al-Balah, Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report, Rafah 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers injured, Wednesday, several Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, after the army opened fire at the “al-Awdah” (The Return) protest camps, near the border fence in the besieged Gaza Strip. Medical sources said several Palestinians were shot with live fire along the border area, in the eastern part of […]

April 19, 2018 1:49 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0