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Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several areas in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, stormed and violently searched homes, abducted three Palestinians, and summoned one for interrogation. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Baha’ Aref al-‘Amour, 22, from Teqoua’ town, east […]

January 21, 2018 8:16 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Injures Seven Palestinians, Abducts One, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers attacked, Saturday, dozens of Palestinian nonviolent protesters in Salaheddin Street, in occupied East Jerusalem, and fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at them, wounding seven, and abducted one. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers assaulted nonviolent protesters, holding ongoing protests […]

January 21, 2018 6:53 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Netanyahu Criticized over Bollywood ‘Selfie’

BDS affiliates in India have accused Israel of exploiting Bollywood to improve its global image, after Israeli PM took “selfie” on stage with legendary movie star Amitabh Bachchan, while visiting Mumbai. Activists made the claims after the Israeli government staged an outreach event titled “Shalom Bollywood” on Thursday, in a […]

January 20, 2018 8:30 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Paramedic Injured as Israeli Forces Quell Protest against Jerusalem Decision

A Palestinian paramedic, on Saturday, was shot and injured in the head with a rubber-coated steel bullet, during clashes that broke out in Kufr Qaddum village, east of Qalqilia, said a local activist. Coordinator of the popular resistance committee in the village, Murad Ishtawi, said that Israeli forces suppressed a […]

January 20, 2018 8:21 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Internal Unrest, International Politics, Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia 0

Detainee Dies From Cancer After Being Denied Specialized Treatment

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that a detainee, who was recently diagnosed with cancer, and was not provided the essential urgently-needed treatment in Israeli prisons, has died Saturday. In a joint statement, the Detainees’ Committee and the Palestinian Prisoners Society, said Hussein Hosni Atallah, 57, from the northern West […]

January 20, 2018 4:38 PM IMEMC News Human rights, Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Army Summons Four Palestinians For Interrogation In Jenin And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, many homes in Jenin and Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, and searched them before summing for Palestinians for interrogation. Media sources in Jenin, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers summoned Ahmad Husam Touqan, and his brother, Mo’men for interrogation in Salem […]

January 20, 2018 11:40 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Soldiers Abduct A Driver Near Allenby Bridge

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, a Palestinian driver close to the Allenby Bridge, leading to Jordan, near Jericho city, in the occupied West Bank. The army claimed that the soldiers abducted the man when he “rammed soldiers with his car, mildly wounding one.” It added that the driver did not have […]

January 20, 2018 2:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Injures Three Palestinians, Including A Child, Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, two young men and one child, with rubber-coated steel bullets, in the al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, medical sources said. The sources added that a child, only six years of age, was shot with a rubber-coated steel bullet in […]

January 20, 2018 2:05 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure Eight Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, eight Palestinians in border areas, in the besieged Gaza Strip, including six near the Shuhada Graveyard, east of Jabalia refugee camp, in northern Gaza. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said the soldiers shot six Palestinians with live fire, near the […]

January 20, 2018 1:27 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Jabalia, News Report 0

New Orleans Human Rights Resolution Under Attack (VIDEO)

by Ben Norton Top New Orleans politicians are pushing to rescind a historic human rights measure because one of the many countries it could affect is the State of Israel. The New Orleans city council voted unanimously on January 12 to pass a resolution that would have created a mechanism […]

January 19, 2018 7:16 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, Human rights, International, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Army Abducts Four Palestinians Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the al-Yamoun town, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and abducted two Palestinians. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded the home of Azmi Abdul-Qader Freihat, and abducted his sons Jihad and Abdul-Qader, in addition to two of their […]

January 19, 2018 10:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (11 – 17 January 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 11 – 17 January, 2018. 3 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, were killed, in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. 112 Palestinian civilians, including 29 children, 2 journalists and a paramedic, were wounded in […]

January 19, 2018 3:47 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

Court Indefinitely Extends Detention for Ahed Tamimi and Mother

An Israeli military court, on Wednesday, ordered 16-year-old Palestinian activist Ahed al-Tamimi to remain in custody indefinitely, until she faces trial for a number of charges relating to a video of her slapping and kicking an Israeli soldier. The teenager was arrested on December 19, days after the video of […]

January 19, 2018 3:35 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israel Considers Expanding Military Control to Areas of East Jerusalem

Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported, on Monday morning, that the Israeli army is currently considering taking full security and military responsibility for certain neighborhoods of East Jerusalem.   The army is examining the possibility of extending its security and military control to involve areas located outside the apartheid wall in occupied […]

January 19, 2018 3:23 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Internal Unrest, Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Armenian Patriarch Arrives in Bethlehem to Usher in Further Christmas Celebrations

The Orthodox Armenian patriarch of Jerusalem, Nourhan Manougian, arrived on Thursday at Manager Square in Bethlehem, heading a procession of Armenian clergy and notables, ushering in the start of Armenian Christmas celebrations and the Feast of the Epiphany. Manougian’s procession started from the Armenian Patriarchate, located within the Monastery of […]

January 19, 2018 3:15 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Bethlehem, Holy sites, News Report 0