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Israeli Forces Abduct Palestinian Girl from Hebron-area Village Entrance

Israeli forces kidnapped a Palestinian, who locals identified as “a girl,” at the entrance to the village of Bani Naim, in the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron, on Saturday morning. Locals identified the girl as Safaa Abdullah Manasra, but did not specify how old she was. The girl […]

July 23, 2017 7:13 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, News Report, Prisoners 0

Journalists Syndicate, Ministry of Information Protest Israeli Treatment of Palestinian Journalists

The Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS) and the Ministry of Information denounced, in two separate press releases, on Saturday, treatment by Israeli security forces of Palestinian journalists doing their work in the field. The two organizations accused Israeli security of intentionally targeting Palestinian journalists, some of whom were hit by rubber-coated […]

July 23, 2017 7:06 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestinian Politics, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Jerusalem

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that a young Palestinian man, who was shot by Israeli army fire in the al-‘Ezariyya town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, on Saturday evening, has died from his serious wounds. The Palestinian was shot with a live round in his chest, and was moved […]

July 22, 2017 11:17 PM IMEMC News Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Teen Killed By Explosive Device Dropped By Israeli Soldiers During Training

Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Saturday evening, that a teenage boy from a village near Tubas, in the northeastern West Bank, was killed after an Israeli explosive, dropped by the soldiers during one of their frequent military drills, detonated beneath him. The sources said the teen has been identified […]

July 22, 2017 10:19 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israel Names Three Israelis Fatally Stabbed In Settlement Colony

On Saturday evening, Israeli sources identified the three Israelis slain Friday as Yosef Salomon, 70, his daughter Chaya, 46, and his son Elad, 36. Yosef’s wife, and the mother of Chaya and Elad, is still receiving treatment at Shaare Zedek Medical Center, in Jerusalem. Israeli daily Haaretz has reported that […]

July 22, 2017 8:10 PM Celine Hagbard Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestinian attacks, West Bank 0

Settlements to Cut Off Ramallah from Jerusalem

The Israeli construction and housing ministry is planning a major housing project that includes 1,100 settlement units, cutting off Ramallah from Jerusalem. The plan will extend through the city’s built-up areas, eastward, filling in the gap between the illegal settlement of Adam (also known as Geva Binyamin) and the illegal […]

July 22, 2017 6:30 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli Settlement, News Report, Ramallah 0

Abbas Suspends Contacts with Israel over Al-Aqsa Mosque

PA President Mahmoud Abbas said,, on Friday, that he has decided to suspend all contacts with Israel until the latter cancels all measures implemented against Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque. Abbas, who cut short a trip to China and returned home following the deterioration in the situation at the mosque, headed an […]

July 22, 2017 6:21 AM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report, Palestinian Politics, Ramallah 0

Dozens Hold The Weekly Nonviolent Procession In Bil’in

On Friday, many nonviolent Palestinian, Israel and international peace activists, held the weekly nonviolent procession against the Israeli Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village west of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. The nonviolent protesters marched carrying Palestinian flags, and chanting against the ongoing Israeli escalation targeting the holy […]

July 22, 2017 3:12 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Army Injures Eleven Palestinians In Beit Ummar, Abduct One

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and clashed with dozens of youngsters, before shooting a teen with live fire, and ten youngsters with rubber-coated steel bullets, and causing many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Medical sources said […]

July 22, 2017 2:24 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Kills A Third Palestinian on Friday

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Friday, that Israeli soldiers killed a young Palestinian man, after shooting him with a live round to the heart, in Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem. The Palestinians is the third to be killed by Israeli fire within a few hours. The Palestinian […]

July 21, 2017 10:13 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Young Palestinian Man In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Friday, a young Palestinian man, during clashes that took place after the army invaded at-Tour neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem. Palestinian medical sources have reported that the slain young man has been identified as Mohammad Hasan Abu Ghannam, 20, from at-Tour. Eyewitnesses said that […]

July 21, 2017 9:33 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Settler Kills A Palestinian In Jerusalem

An armed Israeli colonist settler shot and killed, Friday, a Palestinian teenage boy in Ras al-‘Amoud neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, while Israeli soldiers shot and injured many Palestinians, during ensuing clashes. The slain Palestinian has been identified as Mohammad Mahmoud Sharaf, 18. He was shot in the neck with […]

July 21, 2017 8:40 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure Six Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession in Kufur Qaddoum, in the northern West Bank governorate of Qalqilia, and injured six young men. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers fired dozens of gas bombs, and rubber-coated steel bullets at the […]

July 21, 2017 8:05 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Army Injures Twenty Palestinians, Including Six Medics, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, at least twenty Palestinians, including six medics, in various areas near the border fence, in the Gaza Strip, and caused damage to two ambulances. The Palestinian Health Ministry said the incidents took place along the border fence, from Rafah in the southern part of the Gaza […]

July 21, 2017 7:47 PM IMEMC News Gaza City, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report, Rafah, West Bank 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (13 – 19 July 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 13 – 19 July, 2017. Israeli forces killed 3 Palestinian civilians in the West Bank. 3 Palestinian civilians from Um al-Fahm were killed in an armed clash inside al-Aqsa Mosque yards. 35 Palestinian civilians, […]

July 21, 2017 7:13 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Internal Unrest, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0