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AIC Report: Human Rights Violations in Hebron April 2017

Palestinians demand human and national rights as Israeli soldiers and settlers entrench an illegal military occupation. Violence by Israeli occupation forces against Palestinians:           Moussa Mshour Mashahra. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. Israeli soldiers shot and killed Moussa Mshour Mashahra, 21, on April 19, 2017 at Gush […]

August 24, 2017 6:20 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Abbas Will Continue with Punitive Measures against Gaza says PA Official

Palestinian Authority (PA) president Mahmoud Abbas will continue his punitive measures against Gaza by dismissing around 30 thousand PA employees, Israeli media reported on Wednesday morning, according to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency.   Israel Hayom newspaper cited a Palestinian official speaking on condition of anonymity, who said that Abbas […]

August 24, 2017 6:13 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, News Report, Palestinian Politics, Ramallah, Refugees/Immigration 0

136 Settlers Enter Al Aqsa with Yehuda Glick

Dozens of extremist Israeli settlers stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, under protection of Israeli police, on Wednesday morning. In the early hours of the morning, when the Magharaba gate was opened, Israeli occupation forces deployed in the courtyards of the mosque, to protect the extremists’ intrusion, Al Ray reports. […]

August 24, 2017 5:50 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Internal Unrest, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Seriously Injure A Palestinian Fighter In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, and seriously injured, a Palestinian fighter of the National Resistance Brigades, the armed wing of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP), after the army fire dozens of live rounds at a training camp in northern Gaza. The brigades issued a statement saying that its […]

August 24, 2017 1:01 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Stop A Truck, Uncover Large Weapons Cache

The Israeli army said it stopped, on Tuesday at night, a truck at a military roadblock, south of occupied East Jerusalem, and located a large weapons’ cache of M-16 rifles and magazines, hidden underneath trash and used construction materials. Israeli sources said the soldiers stopped a truck at a military […]

August 23, 2017 2:46 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In Jerusalem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, several areas in occupied East Jerusalem, in the West Bank, and abducted seven Palestinians, including an elderly man. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers invaded a Palestinian home in Bab Hitta neighborhood, adjacent to Al-Aqsa Mosque, abducted an elderly […]

August 23, 2017 11:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Close A Make-Shift School, Confiscate Mobile Rooms, Near Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, Job al-Theeb village, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and confiscated several mobile rooms, used as classrooms by the local school. Hasan Brejiyya, the representative of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, said the dozens […]

August 23, 2017 10:50 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Jerusalem, Invade Mosque And Home In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, the town of al-’Ezariyya, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, attacked a family of a detainee, and caused many Palestinians to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation during ensuing clashes. The soldiers also invaded a home in Hebron city, and a mosque in Yatta […]

August 23, 2017 9:48 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Abducts Several Palestinians, Including Father And Teenage Daughter, In Jerusalem

Update: The soldiers released Hiba al-Froukh, 15, and placed her father in solitary confinement, under interrogation, in al-Maskobiyya interrogation center in Jerusalem. The father, Mohammad al-Froukh, also received an order preventing him from meeting with his lawyer for two days. His daughter was released with any conditions or bail. Updated […]

August 23, 2017 9:21 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

102 Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Courtyard

102 settlers stormed the courtyard of Al-Aqsa Mosque on Tuesday morning, via the Moroccan Gate, with intensive presence of Israeli police. According to Jerusalemite sources, the settlers stormed the courtyard in groups, and in a provocative way. The source added, according to Al Ray, that a group of students and […]

August 22, 2017 9:50 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli Police Bar Entry of Books to Al-Aqsa Mosque

On Tuesday, Israeli police stationed at the gates leading to Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in Jerusalem’s Old City, prevented the entry of textbooks destined for three Palestinian schools located inside the Muslim holy compound. The books were going to two high schools and a kindergarten. The police prevented the entry of […]

August 22, 2017 9:42 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli State: Seizure of Land Benefits Palestinians

A Palestinian rides on a donkey with a settlement in the background (Photo: Christian Peacemaker Team) The Israeli government is defending the legality of the outpost “Regularization law” at the Israeli Supreme Court, and says that the expropriation of Palestinian-owned land would benefit Palestinians because they would receive financial compensation […]

August 22, 2017 9:35 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine 0

Children’s Toys Confiscated in Jenin

Israeli occupation forces, yesterday, announced that they confiscated children’s toys from the occupied West Bank city of Jenin. In a statement, the Israeli army said that its troops carried a campaign, the first of its kind, against air guns used by children fearing that they would be turned into “lethal […]

August 22, 2017 9:28 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Jenin, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

Portuguese Photographers Pledge BDS on Israeli Government

Over 40 Portuguese photographers, teachers of photography and photography students pledged on Saturday, which marked World Photography Day, not to accept professional invitations or financing from Israel, and to” refuse to collaborate with Israeli cultural institutions complicit in Israel’s regime of occupation, colonialism and apartheid,” according to the official website […]

August 20, 2017 9:28 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Al Mezan: Suspected Cause of Death of Child is Sea Pollution and Delayed Medical Referral

Palestinian child Mohammed Salim Al-Sayis, 5, from Az-Zaytoun neighborhood in eastern Gaza City died on Saturday, 29 July 2017, at around 2 am. He was diagnosed with Ekiri syndrome, which caused lethal toxic encephalopathy. He died as a result, according to the diagnosis in his medical report.   While at […]

August 20, 2017 9:20 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0