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PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (09 ā€“ 15 November 2017)

(photo: house belonging to the family of Nemer al-Jamal, blown up in Beit Sorik village.) Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 09 ā€“ 15 November, 2017. Israeli forces continued to apply the collective punishment policy, while a house belonging to […]

November 17, 2017 11:05 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Non-violent action, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

Seven Years after Israeli Forces Destroy Mosque, Muslim Worshipers Ordered to pay $37,000

Israeli occupation authorities have ordered Muslim worshipers to pay NIS130,000 ($37,000), seven years after destroying their mosque in Rahat, southern Israel. Be’er Sheva Magistrate’s Court ruled, according to Days of Palestine, that the founders and operators of the mosque would pay the fine as a compensation to the state of […]

November 17, 2017 10:48 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Israel, Israeli Politics, Negev, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0
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Palestinian Fishing Boats Attacked off Beit Lahia Coast

The Israeli navy opened fire Ā on Thursday, towards Palestinian fishermen’s boats off Beit Lahia coast, in the northern Gaza Strip. Local sources pointed out, according to Al Ray, that the Israeli navy targeted Palestinian fishing boats with heavy fire in order to prevent them from fishing, even within the allowed […]

November 17, 2017 10:38 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Peaceful Weekly Protest Suppressed East of Qalqilia

Israeli forces, Friday, quelled the weekly and peaceful anti-settlement demonstration in the village of Kufr Qaddoum, to the east of Qalqilia, according to a local activist. Coordinator of the popular resistance committee in the village of Kufr Qaddoum, Murab Shtawi, said Israeli forces used force to suppress demonstrators, who also […]

November 17, 2017 10:28 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action, Qalqilia 0

US Approves Financial Siege on Hamas

The Committee on Foreign Affairs of the US House of Representatives, yesterday, approved a law against the Hamas movement practicing what it called ā€œterrorist activities,ā€ and claimed that it used Gaza civilians as human shields. Members of the committee stressed that there must be a financial siege on Hamas, and […]

November 17, 2017 10:22 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, International, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Invade Many Villages Near Jenin, Abduct One Palestinian

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Friday, several Palestinian communities in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, installed roadblocks and searched cars, and abducted a young man. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Jihad Faisal Bazzour, 28, from Burqa town, west of Jenin, after stopping him at Bartaā€™a military […]

November 17, 2017 2:10 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israel To Displace Entire Palestinian Communities Near Occupied Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decided to displace and remove dozens of Palestinian Bedouin families living in their communities around occupied East Jerusalem, after deeming their dwellings as ā€œillegal,” to replace them with colonists. His decision was made after meeting with representatives of the so-called ā€œJerusalem Belt Forum,ā€ which […]

November 17, 2017 2:02 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, Negev, News Report, West Bank 0

Israel Demolishes Al-Arakib Village For 121st Time

The Israeli army demolished, Thursday, the Bedouin village of al-Arakib, in the Negev desert, for the 121st time, rendering all families homeless, yet again. The village was demolished 121 times, while the latest demolition before this one was carried out on October 25. The village has been under constant invasions, […]

November 17, 2017 10:52 AM IMEMC News Israel, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Negev, News Report, Palestine 0

Two Israelis, One Palestinian, Injured Near Bethlehem

Israeli sources have reported, on Friday morning, that a Palestinian allegedly rammed and injured two Israeli settlers with his car, at Efrat Junction and Gush Etzion Junction, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and drove towards Israeli soldiers before they shot him, causing serious injuries. Update: The Palestinian […]

November 17, 2017 9:52 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestinian attacks, West Bank 0

Israeli Courts Issue 24 Administrative Detention Orders

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that the Israeli authorities have issued Administrative Detention orders against 24 Palestinian political prisoners, including one woman, since the beginning of this month, holding the detaineesā€™ captive without charges or trial. The PPS stated that the female detainee, Bushra Tawil, from al-Biereh […]

November 16, 2017 1:16 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Home, Hand Demolition Order Against Another, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the village of Niā€™lin, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, demolished one home, and handed a demolition order against another home. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the soldiers demolished the home of Mohammad Adel Awad, in the […]

November 16, 2017 11:16 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In Nablus And Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, eleven Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the northern West Bank governorates of Nablus and Jenin, and invaded Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia, also in northern West Bank. The Nablus office of the PPS said dozens of soldiers invaded the Dahia […]

November 16, 2017 10:32 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, Nablus, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

ISM Report: Settlers of Yitzhar Set Fire to Olive Fields and Attack Farmers the Next Day (VIDEO)

11/15/17 | International Solidarity Movement | Nablus Team Israeli settlers of Yitzhar set fires in two places, in Palestinian olive fields around their illegal outposts, and attacked a group of farmers a day later, under the eyes of around 30 border police present at the site. ((Edited for the IMEMC […]

November 16, 2017 9:50 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report 0

Jerusalem Municipality Demolishes Residential Structure in al-Eesawiyya

The Israeli municipality of Jerusalem, on Wednesday, demolished a residential structure in the neighborhood of al-Eesawiyya, in occupied East Jerusalem, under the pretext of lacking an Israeli construction permit, according to local WAFA sources. The municipality demolished a residential structure, made of metals, that was installed by Omar Dari, a […]

November 16, 2017 9:15 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Palestinian Detainees to be Moved to Tents Due to Overcrowding

Israeli occupation authorities are preparing to move number of Palestinian detainees from prison cells to tents, Israeli media revealed, citing a bill proposed by the Israeli Minister of Internal Security, Gilad Erdan. Israeli TV Channel 7 said, according to Days of Palestine, that the proposal is one of the solutions […]

November 16, 2017 8:59 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0