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Non-violent Bethlehem march attacked by Israeli military

In Bethlehem Sunday, hundreds of Palestinians marched toward the Israeli Annexation Wall to protest the Israeli policy of refusing to return the bodies of deceased Palestinians to their families. In response, Israeli forces invaded the city and fired semi-lethal weapons at the demonstrators. A number of demonstrators suffered from tear […]

January 16, 2017 9:35 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Human rights, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Journalist Who Held Extended Hunger Strike

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, Palestinian journalist, Mohammad al-Qeeq, 34, who was released on April 19 2014, after holding a 94-day hunger strike, and detained the family members of slain Palestinians, identified as Mohannad al-Halabi, Thaer Abu Ghazala, Hussein Abu Ghosh, after participating in a peaceful procession in Bethlehem, […]

January 16, 2017 8:42 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several areas of the occupied West Bank, broke into and searched many homes and abducted four Palestinians. The army also installed roadblocks, and summoned a father and his son for interrogation. Several army vehicles invaded Jenin city, in the northern part of the […]

January 15, 2017 11:22 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Navy Injures A Palestinian Fisherman In Northern Gaza

Israeli navy ships opened fire, on Saturday evening, at Palestinian fishing boats near the shore of Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, wounding one fisherman. Medical sources in Gaza said the fisherman suffered moderate wounds, and was moved to the Indonesian Hospital, in the northern part […]

January 15, 2017 3:36 AM IMEMC News Beit Lahia, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

PCHR Follows up with Concern Excessive Use of Force by Security Services to Disperse Demonstration in Jabalia Refugee Camp

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) follows up with concern the latest incidents in Jabalia refugee camp, where Palestinian security services used excessive force against civilians, including journalists. PCHR stresses the significance of adhering to the legal and international standards when dealing with civilians in all circumstances. PCHR calls […]

January 14, 2017 12:29 PM PCHR Gaza Gaza Strip, Human rights, Internal Unrest, News Report 0

Kufur Qaddoum Nonviolent Procession Demands Removal Of Colonies

Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, conducted the weekly protest against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Kufur Qaddoum, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, demanding the international community, and the Paris Conference, to act on ending the Israeli occupation of […]

January 14, 2017 7:17 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Two Injured, Many Suffer Effects of Teargas Inhalation In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wounding two Palestinians, and causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in […]

January 14, 2017 6:01 AM IMEMC News Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, The Wall, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Protest In Ni’lin Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah. Coordinator of the Popular Committee in Ni’lin Mohammad ‘Amira said the soldiers targeted the nonviolent protesters with gas […]

January 14, 2017 5:26 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, The Wall, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Assaults Detainees In Ramon

Israeli special forces attacked, on Thursday at night, many detainees in the Ramon detention center, and conducted extensive searches of their rooms. The detainees said the undercover officers forced them out in the cold, and conducted extensive searches of their room, and that the soldiers also assaulted many of them […]

January 14, 2017 3:44 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Mladenov on Gaza Power Crisis Protests: “We call for the full respect of the right to freedom of expression in Gaza.” (VIDEO)

United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Mr. Nickolay Mladenov, said on the electricity crisis and protests in Gaza : ”I am following, with great concern, the tense situation unfolding in Gaza, after two million Palestinians have been left with just a couple of hours of electricity […]

January 14, 2017 3:38 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, International, News Report 0

FM Lavrov to Meet Delegates of Palestinian Parties in Moscow: Zakharova

nsnbc : Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will hold talks with representatives of Palestinian parties in Moscow on January 16, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told the press on Thursday. Zakharova said: “On January 16, the Russian top diplomat will receive representatives of the leading Palestinian organizations who are expected […]

January 14, 2017 3:03 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Diplomacy, International, News Report 0
Family mourns Mohammad Salhi, killed by Israeli forces in front of his mother (PCHR photo)

PCHR Weekly Report: 2 Palestinians killed, 2 wounded, 58 abducted by Israeli forces this week

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 05 – 11 January 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. Two Palestinians were killed, and two journalists were […]

January 13, 2017 11:44 AM admin Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

PCHR Condemns Arrest of Civilian for Facebook post

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) issued a statement expressing deep concern over the arrest of ‘Adel al-Mashwakhi yesterday, 11 January 2017, by Military Police officers in Rafah after he posted a video on his “Facebook” page criticizing Hamas Movement as many civilians did due to the aggravating power […]

January 12, 2017 6:14 PM PCHR Gaza Gaza Strip, Internal Unrest, News Report 0
Soldiers at Qalandia checkpoint

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier on Thursday morning, three Palestinian men at a number of military roadblocks, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and also stormed and searched many homes. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers abducted Mos’ab Salam Eghneimat, 19, and Mohammad Ahmad Hmeidat, 33, after […]

January 12, 2017 9:15 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Coop Near Jenin

Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Barta’a town, southwest of Jenin in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and demolished a coop, in addition to handing warrants for the destruction of another coop, and an industrial structure. Tawfiq Kabaha, a member of the Barta’a Local […]

January 12, 2017 8:55 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0