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Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti, Near Ramallah

Several extremist Israeli colonists, living in an illegal colony which was built on private Palestinian lands, invaded at dawn Friday the village of Burqa, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wrote racist graffiti and punctured tires of many cars. Locals said the assailants came from the illegal […]

April 20, 2018 11:37 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Army Injures A Man, Abduct Two Palestinians, In Jerusalem

A Palestinian man, 65 years of age, was injured on Thursday evening, after Israeli soldiers stormed his home in Silwan town, in occupied Jerusalem, and abducted his son during a violent search of the property before hurling a concussion grenade at him. The soldiers also abducted a child during the […]

April 20, 2018 9:04 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (12 ‚Äď 18 April 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 12 ‚Äď 18 April, 2018. Israeli forces continued to directly target peaceful protests that did not pose any threat to the Israeli soldiers‚Äô life. 2 Palestinian civilians were killed, in the Gaza Strip. 393 […]

April 20, 2018 12:11 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Human rights, Internal Unrest, International Politics, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

UN Calls on Israel to End Expulsions from Jerusalem

Senior UN officials called on Wednesday for Israeli occupation to halt expelling Palestinian refugees from their residence in occupied Jerusalem, a¬†UN report¬†said. ‚ÄúWe are monitoring the situation in Khan al Ahmar closely and are¬†deeply concerned¬†by what we see here, and in the scores of other vulnerable Bedouin communities,‚ÄĚ UN Humanitarian […]

April 19, 2018 11:49 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, International, International Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Over 500 Latin American Artists Endorse Cultural Boycott of Israel

April 19, 2018 ‚ÄĒ¬†Over 500 Latin American artists have¬†publicly endorsed¬†the Palestinian call for a cultural boycott of Israel. They pledged not to perform or exhibit in Israel ¬†and to decline Israeli funding, until Israel respects the comprehensive rights of the Palestinian people under international law. The signatories include poets, painters, […]

April 19, 2018 11:41 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report 0

Hospital in Ramallah Amputates Leg of Injured Gaza Child

A Ramallah hospital amputated, on Thursday, the left leg of Gaza child Abdul Rahman Noufal, aged 13, from Nuseirat refugee camp, who was shot in the leg with an explosive bullet that ruptured his bones during protests at the Gaza border with Israel, according to family members. Noufal underwent surgery […]

April 19, 2018 11:24 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah 0
Soldiers at Qalandia checkpoint

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians Near Jenin And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Tuesday evening, two young Palestinian men in two separate incidents at military roadblocks near Jenin and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers installed a military roadblock near Ya‚Äôbad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and abducted […]

April 19, 2018 9:26 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Health Ministry: ‚ÄúArmy Killed 33 Palestinians, Injured 4297, Since March 30th‚ÄĚ

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, Wednesday, that the number of Palestinians who were killed by Israeli army fire since the Palestinian Land Day, and the beginning of the ‚ÄúGreat March of Return‚ÄĚ on March 30th, 2018, has reached 33, while 4297 Palestinians have been injured, including 134 who suffered […]

April 19, 2018 7:55 AM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Beit Lahia, Deir al-Balah, Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report, Rafah 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers injured, Wednesday, several Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, after the army opened fire at the ‚Äúal-Awdah‚ÄĚ (The Return) protest camps, near the border fence in the besieged Gaza Strip. Medical sources said several Palestinians were shot with live fire along the border area, in the eastern part of […]

April 19, 2018 1:49 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

MoH: 33 Palestinians Killed since Beginning of Return March

The journalist Yasser Mortaja, killed by Israeli fires at eastern boarder of Gaza strip while covering Great March of Return. The Palestinian Ministry of Health stated, Wednesday, that about 33 Palestinians were killed and 4,279 injured by Israeli occupation fire since the beginning of Great March Return on 30 March, […]

April 18, 2018 8:29 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Escalating Settler Attacks Create State of Anxiety in West Bank

A resident of the Palestinian village of al-Sawiyeh stands next to his car after it was vandalized by settlers on April 17, 2018. Photo credit: WAFA/Ayman Noubani POSTED BY:¬†ALTERNATIVE INFORMATION CENTER¬†APRIL 17, 2018 Three Palestinian villages wake up to sweeping property damage and racist graffiti. In the early morning on […]

April 18, 2018 8:14 PM Alternative Information Center Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Students, Journalists Attacked by Israeli Soldiers and Settlers

Israeli forces, Wednesday, physically assaulted three Palestinian journalists during clashes that broke out in al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank district of Hebron, said security sources. Sources told WAFA Israeli soldiers physically assaulted three journalists while they were covering confronatations that erupted near the Palestine technical college, […]

April 18, 2018 8:08 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

UNRWA Suffering $300m Financial Deficit

Spokesman for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in the Gaza Strip, Adnan Abu Hasna, said that the agency still suffers from a $ 300 million financial deficit, which it considers as an existential threat. Abu Hasna told Voice of Palestine radio, on Wednesday, that the agency continues […]

April 18, 2018 8:01 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, International, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Colonizers Cut Trees, Write Racist Graffiti, Near Nablus

Several Israeli colonizers, living in Yitzhar illegal colony which was built on Palestinian lands, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, wrote racist graffiti and cuts many olive and almond trees in Orif village. The head of Orif Village Council Mazen Shehada said the Israeli assailants cut dozens […]

April 18, 2018 2:18 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Journalist Shot in Head by Israeli Forces Transferred to West Bank Hospital

A Palestinian journalist from Gaza, one of the over 2,000 Palestinians wounded in the past 18 days by Israeli forces, arrived in a coma to Ramallah General Hospital Monday, after repeated delays of his transfer by Israeli authorities and the denial of treatment by Israeli hospitals. Ahmad Abu Hussein, a […]

April 18, 2018 9:41 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah 0