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Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Hebron, One in Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, five Palestinians, including a wounded teenage boy and two former political prisoners, from Beit Ummar town, and one in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, in addition to one Palestinian near Jenin, in northern West Bank. Many army vehicles invaded several […]

May 29, 2017 7:46 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (18 – 24 May 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 18-24 May, 2017. Soldiers killed a Palestinian child while a girl succumbed to her wounds in Bethlehem. A Palestinian civilian was killed and a photojournalist was wounded by a settler in Howarah village, south […]

May 28, 2017 9:13 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, Refugees/Immigration 0

Gaza Power Authority: No Reply from PA on Electricity Crisis

The Gaza Strip’s power authority said, on Sunday, that it had met all of the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) stipulations to end the electricity crisis in the besieged coastal enclave, but that the governing body in the occupied West Bank had yet to respond. The Coordinator of Government Activities in the […]

May 28, 2017 9:01 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Internal Unrest, News Report 0

80% of Detainee Demands Reportedly Met

Chairman of the Detainees Affairs Commission, Issa Qaraqe, stated today that 80% of the demands of Palestinian detainees in Israeli jails, who ended their 41-day hunger strike on Saturday, have been met by the Israeli authorities. He said, according to WAFA, that these achievements came thanks to the agreement concluded between […]

May 28, 2017 8:44 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Israeli Military Court Reviews Appeal Case for Elor Azaria

The Israeli military court in Jaffa, today, is looking into the appeal of the soldier Elor Azaria, who killed a wounded Palestinian youth in Hebron, on 24 March, 2016. Azaria, in February, was sentenced to 18 months in prison in a manslaughter conviction, a move which caused wide criticism against Israeli […]

May 28, 2017 7:10 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Over 100 Extremist Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of Israeli settlers stormed, on Sunday morning, Al-Aqsa Mosque compound from Mughrabi Gate, under heavy guard from Israeli special police, in a clear deliberate violation of its sanctity on the second day of the holy month of Ramadan. According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, Israeli occupation police opened […]

May 28, 2017 6:56 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

One Palestinian Wounded After Israeli Soldiers, Colonists, Invaded Nablus Village

A group of Israeli colonists and soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, the village of Madama, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and injured one Palestinian in the head. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers, and a group of colonist settlers, invaded the al-Be’er area, in Madama, […]

May 28, 2017 2:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Award-Winning South African Filmmaker Cancels Participation in Israeli LGBT Film Festival

South African filmmaker John Trengove on withdrawing from the Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival Award-winning South African filmmaker John Trengove canceled his participation in the upcoming Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival (TL​V​Fest). His film, The Wound, is scheduled to be the festival’s opening night film on June 1. In his […]

May 27, 2017 5:14 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report 0

British Labour to ‘Immediately’ Recognize Palestine if Elected

Britain’s Labour party announced, in its 2017 elections manifesto, that, if elected in June, the party would immediately recognize the state of Palestine. The manifesto stated,according to Ma’an, that the party was committed to a two-state solution to solve the decades-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict, adding that “there can be no military […]

May 27, 2017 5:08 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Diplomacy, International, International Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestinian Politics, Peace process 0

Human Rights Watch: Executions in Gaza not Rule of Law

In response to the execution, today, of three men convicted of charges related to the killing of Hamas leader Mazen Fuqaha, Sarah Leah Whitson, executive director of the Middle East division of Human Rights Watch, said, according to the PNN: “Rushing to put men to death based on an unreviewable […]

May 27, 2017 4:48 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza City, Human rights, News Report, Palestinian Politics, Prisoners 0
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Hunger Strike Officially Suspended After Reaching An Agreement

The hunger striking Palestinian detainees in various Israeli prisons have suspended their hunger strike, on Saturday at dawn, after a 20-hour session of talks, led by imprisoned legislator Marwan Barghouthi, and other senior political prisoners, with the Israeli Prison Authority. The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe, and […]

May 27, 2017 9:10 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Army Injures A Young Palestinian Man Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the town of Beita, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, assaulted nonviolent protesters, marching in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees, and shot one Palestinian with live fire. The Emergency Department of the Palestinian Red Crescent in Nablus, said the soldiers shot a […]

May 27, 2017 6:18 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Many Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Nabi Saleh

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, Friday, the village of Nabi Saleh, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank, and attacked nonviolent protesters, marching in solidarity with the hunger-striking Palestinian detainees, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The procession was held by many Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and […]

May 27, 2017 6:04 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Several Palestinians Injured By Israeli Fire In Hebron

Medical sources have reported that many Palestinians suffered, Friday, the severe effects of teargas inhalation in Hebron city, and Beit Ummar town, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, after Israeli soldiers invaded them. The soldiers invaded neighborhoods in the center of Hebron city, and ‘Aseeda area, in […]

May 27, 2017 5:49 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

One Injured, Dozens Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and used excessive force against the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, wounding one Palestinian in the arm, and causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, the […]

May 27, 2017 5:32 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0