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16 Jul
2:10

Palestinian Information Ministry Denounces Israeli “Facebook Bill”

The Palestinian Information Ministry issued a statement strongly denouncing the new Israeli “Facebook Bill,” and described it as one of Israel’s illegal policies, especially those aiming at concealing and burying the truth, and the ongoing crimes committed by its army against the people of occupied Palestine. In a statement released […]

15 May
12:30

PPC: 500 Palestinians Detained over Facebook Posts

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Centre for Studies (PPC) says that Israel has detained some 500 Palestinians, including women and children, as a result of their social media posts, Al-Resalah newspaper reported, according to Days of Palestine. PPC spokesman Riyadh Al-Ashqar said that the Israeli occupation began taking Palestinians into custody because of their […]

30 Oct
6:16

Israeli Army Threatens Gaza Family on Facebook

The Israeli military has posted a status on Facebook threatening the home and lives of a Palestinian family in the Gaza Strip. Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel and Al Mezan Center for Human Rights (Gaza) have responded, calling on the Israeli military to immediately […]

26 Sep
6:39

Young Palestinian Detained for Facebook Incitement

September 26, 2017 6:39 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

 Israeli forces detained a young Palestinian man from occupied Jerusalem, on the pretext of publishing inflammatory material on the social network site “Facebook”. According to Al Ray, police representative Lupa al-Samri claimed via press statement that the police arrested a 35-year-old Jerusalemite resident from Shuafat camp, on charges of “inciting […]

05 Sep
5:17

Activist Detained by Palestinian Security over Facebook Post

Farid al-Atrash, left, and Issa Amro at Ofer Prison in the occupied West Bank on March 26, 2017. (HRW) Palestinian security forces detained prominent human rights activist Issa Amro on Monday, a day after he posted comments on his Facebook criticizing Palestinian forces for arresting a journalist who also criticized […]

09 Jul
5:15

Facebook Live: A Conversation with Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters

For those of you who missed it, here is the video link to the interview, via the official BDS Facebook page… A Conversation with Roger Waters The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) is pleased to host a conversation with Roger Waters on his involvement […]

21 Apr
5:38

Palestinian Woman Detained for Facebook ‘Incitement’

April 21, 2017 5:38 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli forces reportedly detained a 22-year-old Palestinian woman from occupied East Jerusalem, for alleged “incitement” on her personal Facebook page. According to Ma’an News Agency, Israeli media reported that the woman would be presented to an Israeli court on Thursday, to extend her detention following her interrogation. Earlier this week, […]

21 Mar
2:32

2 More Palestinians Prosecuted over Facebook Posts

March 21, 2017 2:32 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Amid a fierce Israeli crackdown on Palestinian freedom of expression, occupation authorities have prosecuted two Palestinians over Facebook posts, according to Days of Palestine. Israeli authorities issued a list of charges, including “Facebook incitement” against Palestinian journalist Mohamed Batroukh, from Jerusalem. The Jerusalem-based human rights group, Wadi al-Hilweh Information Centre, […]

02 Mar
7:08

Fateh Page Closed by Facebook Administration

The Palestinian Ministry of Information protested, on Wednesday, Facebook’s closure of the official page of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fateh party — apparently over a picture of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat carrying a weapon — as well as the page of a local radio station. The Ministry, according […]

19 Jan
10:58

Radio Host Fired from Israel Army Radio for Facebook Post Empathizing with Slain Bedouin

January 19, 2017 10:58 AM IMEMC News Human rights, Israel, Negev, News Report 0

An Israeli woman employed as a radio host with the Israeli government-run Army Radio was fired from her job Thursday after expressing on Facebook that she could understand the frustration of a Bedouin man who allegedly ran over a police officer who had come to destroy the Bedouin’s village. Khen […]

12 Jan
6:14

PCHR Condemns Arrest of Civilian for Facebook post

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

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 […]

28 Oct
9:34

Israeli Prosecutor Indicts Brother Of Slain Palestinian For “Facebook Incitement”

October 28, 2016 9:34 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli Prosecutor at the District Court in occupied Jerusalem filed, Thursday, an indictment against a Palestinian from Silwan, accusing him of incitement on his Facebook page, and of “supporting a terrorist organization.” The Palestinian, Mohammad Shiokhi, 21, is from Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, was taken prisoner just hours […]

06 Oct
1:16

By Blaming Facebook for Palestinian Resistance, Israel Finds a New Partner in Crime

Photo: Israeli politicians, citizens and organizations have been depoliticizing the Jerusalem Intifada by chalking it up to ‘incitement’ on Facebook since it began in October 2015. Now, Facebook has partnered with the Israeli government to censor Palestinian speech.  In October 2015, just as the Jerusalem Intifada erupted, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin […]

18 Jul
8:38

Israelis Confront Facebook “Monster”, Claims Incitement for Palestinian Attacks

Over the last few years, Israel and its most ardent supporters have waged a campaign to restrict critical speech of the Jewish state on social media. They want the state to have the same rights as individuals under Facebook’s community standards. As it stands, threats against individuals, are prohibited. But smearing […]

07 Jul
10:31

Israeli Government Targeting Facebook Activists

via the Alternative Information Center, Beit Sahour, 07/07/16. “Under Israeli Military Order 101, Palestinians under military law are prohibited from demonstrating and publishing anything relating to a ‘political matter.’” Israeli security forces have arrested about 400 Palestinians for social media activity since the Palestinian popular uprising began in October 2015. […]

20 Jun
8:29

Facebook and the Israeli Government Cozy Up

Facebook, in present-day Israel, has hired Jordana Cutler as its head of Policy and Communications. Cutler is a longtime senior advisor to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and chief of staff to Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer. According to the Alternative Information Center in Beit Sahour, Israeli Public Security, Strategic Affairs and […]

15 Jun
5:49

“Too dangerous” with 4682 Facebook Friends: Palestinian Astrophysicist Charged with Incitement in Military Court

Palestinian astrophysicist Imad Barghouthi faced a second hearing yesterday, 13 June in Israeli military court. Barghouthi, 54, is a professor of space plasma physics at Al-Quds University; he was arrested on 24 April as he traveled from Nabi Saleh to his home in Beit Rima. Barghouthi, whose work is internationally […]

28 Jan
8:22

Palestinian Sentenced to 14 months for Facebook Posts

January 28, 2016 8:22 AM IMEMC Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Israeli military court of Salem, a few days ago, sentenced Palestinian citizen Mamdouh Abdulhaq, aged 25, from Nablus, to 14 months actual imprisonment and 18 months of suspended sentence for the charge of incitement on Facebook, Palestine Information Center (PIC) said.The prisoner’s father told PIC that the court convicted […]

20 Nov
5:28

New Israeli Demand: ‘Close your Facebook or you can’t travel!’

Israeli occupation authorities have asked a number of Palestinians to close their Facebook accounts, in order to be allowed to travel via Erez crossing.Head of the studies and documentations unit at the Detainees’ Commission, Abdul-Nasser Ferwana, noted that Israeli occupation authorities now follow new methods of extorting Palestinians in the […]

19 Nov
1:11

Palestinian Faces 30 Days In Administrative Detention For Facebook Post

November 19, 2015 1:11 AM IMEMC Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

The Nazareth District Court issued, Wednesday, a 30-day Administrative Detention order against a young Palestinian citizen for a Facebook post that appeared to be suicidal, but explained by Israel as an ‘intent to carry out an attack.’The District Court, following an order from Israel’s Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan, issued […]

17 Nov
2:28

PRCS Denies Israeli Facebook Allegations

November 17, 2015 2:28 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestine 0

The Palestine Red Crescent Society (PRCS) categorically denies allegations made by Ofir Gendelman, Israeli Government spokesperson, on his Facebook account, in which he claims that PRCS’ teams refused to discharge their humanitarian duty and to assist several wounded Israelis near Al Samou’ (Hebron Governorate), on Friday.According to a report published […]

27 Oct
10:37

NGO Sues Facebook over Pro-Palestinian Posts

According to the Israeli media, 20.000 Israelis joined the Israeli NGO Shurat HaDin – The Israeli Law Center on a civil lawsuit against Facebook on accusations of ignoring widespread Palestinian posts ‘calling for violence against Jews.’The suit was filed this last Monday, in the New York State Supreme Court in […]

11 Oct
9:44

Israeli Intelligence Using Fake Facebook Accounts to Spy on Protesters

October 11, 2015 9:44 AM IMEMC Agencies Israel, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

A number of Palestinian activists on social media have published anonymous messages with Arabic names, that are asking for “names of protesters,” especially in Jerusalem, saying that it’s only “to join them in the clashes.”The messages started flowing on Friday, according to PNN, and there have been several warnings not […]

09 Jul
11:54

Palestinian Facing 18 Months over Facebook ‘Incitement’

July 9, 2015 11:54 PM IMEMC Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

An Israeli court in Jerusalem, Thursday, sentenced a Palestinian man to 18 months in prison over allegedly using the social media website Facebook as a mode of ‘incitement.’Misbah Sbeih Abu Sbeih, 38, was given a one year sentence as well as a six month suspended sentence for incitement, and his […]

29 Jun
3:42

Two Convicted of ‘Incitement on Facebook’

June 29, 2015 3:42 PM IMEMC Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

The District and Magistrate judges sentenced on Sunday four young Jerusalem men, according to the Wadi Hilweh Information Center.Al-Dameer organization lawyer, Mohammad Mahmoud, explained that the district judge sentenced Tarek Kurd for six and a half months of actual imprisonment and a suspended probation of six months for three years. […]

22 Jun
3:55

Palestinian Sentenced To 17 Months Over Facebook Posts

June 22, 2015 3:55 PM IMEMC Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Israeli District Court in occupied Jerusalem sentenced, on Monday morning, a young Palestinian man to 13 months of imprisonment, with an additional four months suspended, for what the court called “incitement,” on his Facebook page.Mohammad Mahmoud, a lawyer with the Ad-Dameer Prisoners’ Support and Human Rights Association, said Odai […]

20 May
4:24

Palestinian Sentenced to 8 Months over Facebook Posts

May 20, 2015 4:24 AM IMEMC Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

An Israeli court on Tuesday sentenced a Palestinian man to eight months of imprisonment, with an additional six months suspended, for activity on social media.The Jerusalem detainees’ families committee said that the Israeli magistrate’s court had handed the sentence to Sami Jamal Faraj Ideis, 28, from Shufat after he was […]

12 May
9:21

Fateh Leader Receives 9 Months Jail for Facebook Posts

May 12, 2015 9:21 PM IMEMC Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Head of the Fateh political party in East Jerusalem was sentenced to nine months imprisonment for postings on Facebook, the first time such a punishment has been given under Israeli law. Lawyer: Case of selective law enforcement.Omar Shalabi, leader of the Fateh political party in East Jerusalem, was sentenced to […]

22 Dec
2:14

Israel Arrests 8 Palestinians For Facebook Posts

December 22, 2014 2:14 AM IMEMC Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Eight Palestinian citizens of Israel were arrested, Monday, on charges of ‘inciting anti-Jewish’ violence through their online postings, in a move by the Israeli state to criminalize all dissent.Media website ‘Addicting Info’ reports, via PNN, that a police spokesman said the residents of occupied east Jerusalem were charged with ‘inciting […]

30 Nov
2:08

Palestinian Sentenced to 6 Months Administrative Detention for Facebook Post

November 30, 2014 2:08 AM IMEMC Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Israeli Minister of Internal Security has decided to transfer 20-year-old Islam Izzat Natsheh, from Anata, to conditions of administrative detention (imprisonment without charge or trial) for 6 months, in response to the young man’s recent Facebook posts. Sadeq Ghaith, from Silwan, was also placed under similar orders.According to Wadi […]

31 Aug
7:47

Israeli Court Extends Detention of Activist for Facebook Posts

August 31, 2014 7:47 AM IMEMC Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israel has extended the detention of a Palestinian activist who was first taken into custody for political activities on Facebook, a Ma’an News Agency reporter said.The detention of Suhaib Zahida, 31, was extended, by an Israeli court in Petah Tikvauntil, until Sept. 4, folloing his arrest on Thursday for creating […]

19 Feb
10:31

Jerusalem Police Interrogates Palestinian Journalist Over Facebook Post

February 19, 2014 10:31 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

[Tuesday Evening, February 18, 2014] The Israeli Police in occupied Jerusalem kidnapped a Palestinian photojournalist, identified as Mohammad Abed-Rabbo, over a Facebook post and picture he shared. Abed Rabbo was moved to the al-Maskobiyya interrogation facility, west of Jerusalem, and was interrogated for more than one hour. The interrogators told […]

19 Aug
2:58

Israeli PR Head issued warnings over racist, offensive Facebook postings

August 19, 2013 2:58 AM Celine Hagbard Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Danny Seaman, who recently became the head of Israel’s ‘Internet Hasbara (Hebrew for Propaganda)’ branch of the government, has been issued a warning by the Netanyahu administration for a series of racist and offensive postings against Palestinians, Arabs, Muslims and Japanese people on his Facebook page.As head of the Internet […]

15 Apr
6:04

Israeli Officer Writes Racist, Anti-Arab Comments On His Facebook Page

April 15, 2013 6:04 PM Saed Bannoura Human rights, Israel, News Report 0

An Israeli military officer published racist jokes against Arabs on his Facebook page on the day Israel marks what it calls “Memorial Day”, in which it marks the memory of Israelis due to the ongoing conflict resulting from Israel’s occupation of Palestine.The officer, Avi Bin Hamo, who runs a major […]

24 Aug
5:06

Zahhar Denies Connection To Facebook Page That Carries His Name

Member of the Political Bureau of the Hamas movement, Dr. Mahmoud Zahhar, denied any relation to a Facebook page that carries his name and places statements allegedly made by him.Dr. Zahhar issued a press release that was distributed by the Media Office of the Hamas movement in Gaza, stating that […]

08 Apr
9:50

Facebook Post: “Nothing Like Pesach Bread Dipped In Muslim, Christian, Blood”

April 8, 2012 9:50 AM IMEMC Agencies Israel, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

A post on a Facebook page that carries the name of Israeli Basketball Player, Ido Kozikaro, reads “There is nothing like celebrating the Pesach with “Matzah dipped in the blood of Muslim and Christian Palestinian children”.Several Facebook followers of this page “Liked” the post, while several “fans” commented on the […]

17 Feb
5:20

Israeli Extremists On Facebook Celebrate Death of Palestinian Children Killed In Traffic Accident

February 17, 2012 5:20 AM Saed Bannoura Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Earlier on Thursday morning, 9 Palestinian children and one adult were killed, and 42 were wounded in a tragic traffic accident between a school bus and a truck, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The accident that bereaved dozens of families was a subject of celebration to several […]

17 Mar
4:59

Facebook Activist Charged With Incitement And “Humiliating Public Employee”

March 17, 2011 4:59 PM Saed Bannoura Nablus, News Report, Prisoners 0

A Palestinian Facebook activist from Sakhnin, north of the country, was kidnapped by the Israeli police on Wednesday and was placed under interrogation on charges of “inciting violence, and humiliating a public employee”.The activist, Mohammad Ghanayim, was detained on Wednesday at dawn when a “Crime Prevention” unit of the Israeli […]

21 Jan
1:44

Haniyya’s Facebook Page Removed

January 21, 2011 1:44 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

The fan page of Ismail Haniyya, Prime Minister of the Hamas-led government in Gaza, has been removed from Facebook, the Palestinian Information Center reported. In reaction to the removal of Haniyya’s page, fans addressed a letter to Facebook administration requesting to have the page reinstated. Fans also asked the administration […]

06 Jan
2:25

Call for Israeli Facebook Groups to be closed down

January 6, 2011 2:25 AM IMEMC News Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

The deputy Israeli Attorney-General has asked the police in Israel to investigate two Facebook groups for inciting racism against Arabs.Haaretz reports today that Israel’s deputy Attorney-General Shai Nitzan has instigated an enquiry into two Facebook groups – ‘Death to Arabs’ and ‘Protest in Um Al Fahm against the Islamic Movement’ […]

22 Dec
3:24

Nablus on Facebook

December 22, 2010 3:24 AM IMEMC News Miscellaneous, Nablus, News Report 0

The city of Nablus officially gets a Facebook profile, the PNN reported on Tuesday.The profile on the social network which counts over 500 million users, www.facebook.com/NablusCity, is aimed to connect citizens with local news and encourage locals to post news events online as they see them. The city’s profile has […]

25 Oct
10:21

Israeli Soldiers Continue Their Facebook Displays

October 25, 2010 10:21 AM Saed Bannoura Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

The Israeli Walla News Website published, on Sunday, several pictures by Israeli soldiers on Facebook showing “memories” while humiliating Palestinians during the war on Gaza. The Website said that the pictures show Palestinian detainees in degrading positions as the soldiers posed next to them. The pictures were taken inside Palestinian […]

05 Mar
9:51

Facebook Post Leads To Cancelling Israeli Invasion

The Israeli army had to cancel an invasion into a West Bank village to kidnap Palestinians after an Israeli soldier posted on his facebook page details regarding the invasion, its timing and the targeted areas. Israeli Army Radio reported that the “arrest raid in the West Bank had to be […]

18 Mar
10:47

Palestinian-Israeli conflict reaches Facebook website

Due to complaints from Israeli settlers over the selection of geographical location, the American based Facebook website will now allow a choice between stating one’s home in either Israel or Palestine. Israelis living in settlements inside the West Bank complained this week that the Facebook social network site listed them […]

18 Aug
5:14

Palestinian Killed After Attempted Stabbing of Israeli Police Officer

Local sources in Jerusalem and Israeli sources reported Friday afternoon that a Palestinian was shot dead in occupied Jerusalem, after attempting to stab an Israeli police officer. The Palestinian man, from the town of Umm al-Fahm in Israel, was shot and killed by Israeli police after attempting to stab an […]

16 Aug
9:07

Israeli Ship Forced to Leave Tunisian Port

The Tunisian General Labor Union (TGLU) and Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions activists, on Thursday, forced an Israeli ship belonging to Zim Integrated Shipping Services to change course, as it was attempting to dock at the Rades port in Tunisia, on its way to Spain. The ship was turned around at […]

16 Aug
2:52

Gaza Strip: Attacks in the Border Areas and Their Consequences

The term “buffer zone” in land and at sea is used for land and sea areas, which were unilaterally and illegally declared by Israeli forces as areas with no access along the eastern and northern borders and in the sea of the Gaza Strip following the Israeli Disengagement Plan in […]

15 Aug
12:45

Army Demolishes A Home In Jerusalem

August 15, 2018 12:45 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Wednesday morning, a Palestinian home, consisting of two apartments, in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, under the pretense that it was constructed without a permit. Eyewitnesses said dozens of soldiers and officers, in addition to undercover forces, invaded the town, after isolating it, and […]

14 Aug
10:24

Army To Demolish A Home Near Ramallah

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the al-Am’ari refugee camp, south of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and took measurements of the family home of a Palestinian detainee, believed to be behind the killing of an Israeli soldier, in preparation for demolishing the property. Media […]

12 Aug
5:57

Settlers Inaugurate ‘Tourist Center’ in Silwan

Israeli settlers attend an inauguration ceremony for a tourist center in Silwan, August 1, 2018. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY: AMALYA DUBROVSKY AUGUST 10, 2018 Two Palestinians were arrested prior to the event and dozens of others were forcibly cleared from the streets by fully armed Israeli police. The […]

11 Aug
1:22

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and attacked protesters against the Annexation Wall and colonies, wounding two. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said dozens of soldiers invaded the […]

10 Aug
11:17

Israeli Forces Target Civilian Property, Destroy al-Mishal Cultural Center and Wound 20 Civilians in Gaza City

In New Crime of Crime Against Civilians and Cultural Objects, Israeli Forces Target Civilian Property, Destroy al-Mishal Cultural Center and Wound 20 Civilians in Gaza City In new crime of crimes against Palestinian civilians and cultural objects, Israeli warplanes targeted al-Mishal Cultural Center building, which includes the Egyptian community’s office. […]

10 Aug
11:24

Why Does Israel Keep Destroying Cultural Heritage Sites in Gaza?

On Thursday August 9th, the Israeli airforce dropped ten missiles on a building in Gaza City, turning the five-story building into rubble. Was this a Hamas training center, or somehow associated with the Palestinian armed resistance? No. Like the building targeted by Israeli forces two weeks earlier, when two teen […]

09 Aug
9:19

Women Prisoners’ Update: Susan Abu Ghannam Seized by Occupation Forces

August 9, 2018 9:19 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Photo: Susan Abu Ghannam, Wattan TV Susan Abu Ghannam, the mother of Mohammed Abu Ghannam, a 22-year-old man slain by Israeli occupation forces in Jerusalem on 21 July 2017, was seized by Israeli occupation forces who invaded her family home in Jerusalem on 5 August. Her detention was first extended […]

08 Aug
11:24

Israeli Army Bombards Many Areas In Gaza

The Israeli army fired, on Wednesday, several missiles into various areas of the Gaza Strip, including a building in the Sudaniyya area of northern Gaza, which was first struck by three missiles, followed by an additional six missiles, just minutes later. Furthermore, an Israeli army drone fired a missile into […]

07 Aug
9:20

Israeli Army Kills Two Palestinian Fighters In Gaza

August 7, 2018 9:20 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, issued a statement denouncing the Israeli assassination of two of its fighters, in northern Gaza, and holding Israel accountable for any future escalation. Al-Qassam said the two fighters, Ahmad Abdullah Morjan, 23, and Abdul-Hafeth Mohammad Seelawi, 23, where killed in an Israeli […]

07 Aug
9:01

Updated: Army Abducts Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent searches of homes and property. The soldiers searched and ransacked at least seven homes Hebron city, in the southern part of the West Bank, and interrogated many […]

31 Jul
10:34

Palestinian Poet Darin Tatour Sentenced to Five Months in Prsion

July 31, 2018 10:34 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Israeli Magistrate Court of Nazareth sentenced Palestinian poet Darin Tatour, from the al-Reineh village in northern Israel, to five months of prison and 6 months of suspended sentence, on Tuesday. The Israeli prosecution accuses Tatour of “incitement and supporting a terrorist organization” for writing a poem criticizing the Israeli […]

31 Jul
10:16

World Silent as Palestinians Defend Al-Aqsa

POSTED BY: AHMAD JARADAT JULY 30, 2018 Israeli police expelled worshippers and closed al-Aqsa Mosque for four hours on Friday. At least 40 Palestinians were injured and 20 arrested. Fully armed Israeli police officers raided al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem’s Old City following Friday prayers on July 27, 2018. Israeli forces then forcibly […]

30 Jul
9:55

Information Ministry Calls In International Community To Stop Israeli Violations Against Journalists, Media Outlets

After Monday’s Israeli army’s abduction of four Palestinians journalists in Ramallah, in central West Bank, the Palestinian Information Ministry issued a statement denouncing the dangerously escalating Israeli violations against Palestinian journalists and media outlets, calling on the International Community to intervene in ending these attacks, and ensuring Israel’s compliance with […]

29 Jul
6:49

Five Jerusalem Teens Remain In Prison, 19 Released

Israeli soldiers released, on Saturday at night, 19 Palestinians from occupied East Jerusalem, after issuing orders barring them from entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque in the city, for one week, and kept five others under interrogation. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the 19 released Palestinians were each ordered to pay […]

28 Jul
1:24

Ahed Tamimi to be Released on Sunday

Artists painting a picture for civil protest icon Ahed Tamimi on Israel’s apartheid wall surrounding Bethlehem. (WAFA Images / Ahmad Mizher)  17-year-old Palestinian civil protest icon Ahed Tamimi is expected to be released from Israeli prison on Sunday, after serving eight months in detention for slapping an armed Israeli soldier […]

27 Jul
11:38

Israeli Soldiers Attack Worshipers In Al-Aqsa, Injure 40, Abduct 20

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, and assaulted the Palestinian worshipers, wounding at least forty of them, in addition to abducting twenty others. Medical sources said at least 40 Palestinians suffered various cuts and bruises, in addition to the severe effects […]

27 Jul
5:53

One Israeli Killed, Two Wounded by Palestinian Teen; Assailant Killed on Site

A seventeen-year old Palestinian allegedly carried out a stabbing attack in Geva Binyamin (Adam) Israeli colony, in the Occupied West Bank, killing one Israeli and wounding two others before he himself was killed by an armed paramilitary Israeli settler. Update: 8:40 AM: Israeli daily Haaretz has reported that the slain […]

25 Jul
11:04

Updated: Israeli Army Kills Three Palestinians In Gaza

Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip, has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, on Wednesday evening, three Palestinians, and injured one, after the army fired artillery shells into several areas in central Gaza Strip, and east of Gaza city. Dr. al-Qedra said the three […]

24 Jul
5:06

Soldiers Abduct Two Children Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, two children from Deir Nitham village, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The two children have been identified as Mohammad Saleh and Rami Nimir; they were sitting in front of one of the boy’s homes when the soldiers abducted them. Media sources in Deir Nitham […]

23 Jul
6:46

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Child In Bethlehem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, killed one child, injured two young men and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers invaded the camp, before storming […]

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20 Jul
10:36

Dozens Of Israeli Bombs Dropped In Various Parts Of Gaza Strip; One Soldier Killed By Palestinian Fire

As night fell on Friday evening, after Israeli airstrikes killed  Palestinian fighters that afternoon, and one Israeli soldier stationed at the border was reportedly killed, reports began coming in on Twitter from different parts of Gaza showing Israeli fighter jets dropping bombs. The Israeli army said one of its soldiers […]

20 Jul
4:35

Israeli Soldiers Close Tel Rumeida, Shuhada Street, In Hebron

Israeli soldiers closed, Friday, all roadblocks leading to Tel Rumedia area and the Shuhada Street, in the center of Hebron city, and prevented the Palestinians from leaving the area, or returning to their homes. Local nonviolent activist, Yasser Abu Markhiyya, said the soldiers closed all military roadblocks leading to Tel […]

20 Jul
1:16

Israel Ramps Up Demolitions of Palestinian Homes in Jerusalem

The demolition of the Shawmreh and Abu Rameilah’s homes, July 19, 2018. Photo credit: Afif Amira for WAFA. POSTED BY: AHMAD JARADAT JULY 19, 2018 UN reports a 12 percent increase in the demolition of Palestinian-owned structures in Jerusalem over the first half of 2018. The demolition of Palestinian-owned homes and structures […]

20 Jul
1:08

Thousands Gather in Khan al-Ahmar to Protest Planned Demolition (VIDEO)

Thousands, on Wednesday, waved Palestinian flags and chanted slogans in protest against the Israeli plan to demolish Khan Al-Ahmar Bedouin village and replace it with illegal Israeli settlement units. Protesters included Palestinian citizens who came from cities all over the West Bank, in addition to Palestinian leaders and public figures […]

17 Jul
10:12

Young Palestinian Man Dies From Wounds He Suffered On May 14

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a young man, died on Tuesday morning, from serious wounds he suffered on May 14, after an Israeli army sharpshooter shot him in the neck. The sources said the Palestinian Sari Daoud Shobaki, 24, was shot during the Great Return March, when the soldiers […]

15 Jul
12:56

Israeli Air Strikes Kill Two Children, Injure 25 Palestinians, In Gaza

The Israeli Airforce carried out, on Saturday evening, several airstrikes targeting Gaza, killing two children and wounding at least twenty-five Palestinians in Gaza city, when the missiles struck a  building next to a public green park, filled with people. The Health Ministry in Gaza said the Israeli missiles killed Amir […]

14 Jul
12:07

Israeli Police Bans Academic Conference In Jerusalem

Dozens of Israeli police officers prevented, Saturday, Palestinian academics, intellectuals and religious leaders from holding a conference  at a Palestinian college in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, in occupied Jerusalem. The Israeli officers also issued an order shutting the educational facility down. The officers, accompanied by security officials, surrounded the Arts Campus […]

14 Jul
3:36

Israeli Colony’s Industrial Zone Continues To Flood Palestinian Farmlands With Toxic Wastewater

The flooding of waste and toxic water from the Industrial Zone of the illegal Alfie Menashe Israeli colony, which was built on Palestinian lands near Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, continues to devastate Palestinian agricultural lands, and the environment, in Wad ar-Rasha village, exposing the residents to serious health risks. […]

14 Jul
3:17

PCHR: “Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Civilian and Wound 95 Others, including 17 Children, 3 Women, 2 Paramedics, and 2 Journalists”

In New Crime of Excessive Use of Lethal Force against Peaceful Demonstrators in Gaza Strip, Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Civilian and Wound 95 Others, including 17 Children, 3 Women, 2 Paramedics, and 2 Journalists The Palestinian Centre For Haman Rights (PCHR): On Friday, 13 July 2018, using excessive lethal force against […]

14 Jul
12:52

Health Ministry: “Army Kills A Child, Injures 220 Palestinians, Including Two Medics”

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed, Friday, that Israeli soldiers killed one child, and injured 220 residents, including one journalist and two medics, during Great Return March protests in the Gaza Strip. The Health Ministry said an Israeli army sniper killed the child Othman Rami Hallas, 15, with a live […]

13 Jul
10:05

Episcopal Church Votes To Divest From Companies Involved In Israeli Violation Of Palestinian Human Rights

The General Convention of the Episcopal Church, with more than 3 million members, has voted to divest from companies involved in Israel’s violations of Palestinian human rights. The Episcopal Peace Fellowship Palestine Israel Network (EPF PIN) put in amazing work over many years to get to make the Episcopal Church the 10th Christian denomination in […]

13 Jul
4:30

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, two Palestinians near the Great Return March encampment, southeast of Gaza city, medical sources said. The Health Ministry in Gaza has reported that 137 Palestinians, including 18 children and two women, have been killed by the army in the period between March 30th and July 7th, […]

11 Jul
11:00

Tightening Closure Imposed On the Gaza Strip For 11th Year

Israeli Authorities Impose Closure On the Only Commercial Crossing in the Gaza Strip “ Karm Abu Salem” and Reduce Fishing Area. PCHR strongly condemns the Israeli authorities decision to tighten the closure imposed on the Gaza Strip and close the only commercial crossing “Karm Abu Salem” and warns of its […]

10 Jul
2:19

Gaza Strip: Attacks in the border areas and their consequences

PCHR Fact Sheet: The term “buffer zone” in land and at sea is used for land and sea areas, which were unilaterally and illegally declared by Israeli forces as areas with no access along the eastern and northern borders and in the sea of the Gaza Strip following the Israeli […]

08 Jul
7:24

Four Palestinian Homes Demolished by Israeli Authorities in Umm al-Fahem

Israeli authorities, on Sunday morning, demolished four houses in al-Zuhur neighborhood, in Umm al-Fahem city, located inside the 1948 territories. Palestinians in the area reported that Israeli police surrounded the entrances of the neighborhood in the early morning hours, while bulldozers proceeded to demolish the four houses under construction, under […]

08 Jul
1:30

Palestinian Teen Dies From Serious Wounds He Suffered In 2009

Palestinian medical sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, said a young man died, Sunday, from very serious complications resulting from wounds, he suffered in 2009, after Israeli soldiers shot him. The Palestinian, Ya’coub Fayeq Nassar, 18, was just a child, 9 years of age, […]

08 Jul
12:44

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians, Including Five Children, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening and on Sunday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including five children, from their homes in Silwan town, and the Sa’adiyya neighborhood in the Old City, in occupied Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said dozens of soldiers invaded the town, stormed and […]

07 Jul
3:14

Israeli Soldiers Injure Palestinians Defending Their Village After Colonists Attacked It, Cut And Burnt Dozens Of Trees

Medical sources have reported, Friday, that dozens of Palestinians suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, one was shot with a rubber-coated steel bullet, and many others sustained cuts and bruises, after Israeli soldiers attacked them while defending their village, Orif, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, when […]

07 Jul
2:17

Israeli Soldiers Kill One Palestinian Injure 396, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed, Friday, that Israeli soldiers killed one Palestinian, and injured 396 others, after the army attacked the “Great Return March” processions, in the eastern parts of the besieged Gaza Strip. The Ministry said the soldiers killed Mohammad Kamal Abu Halima, 22, after shooting him with […]

06 Jul
11:55

Israel Denies Entry To Swedish Peace Activist Who Walked To Palestine

The Israeli Border Authority denied entry to a Swedish peace activist, who started walking to Palestine eleven months ago to raise awareness about the Israeli occupation, and the suffering of the Palestinian people. The peace activist Benjamin Ladraa started his walk on August 8th, 2017, with the aim of informing […]

05 Jul
3:43

Illegal Israeli Colonists Gather To “Celebrate” Ethnic Cleansing Of Al-Khan Al-Ahmar

As hundreds of soldiers and police officers have been deployed around al-Khan al-Ahmar Palestinian Bedouin community, southeast of occupied Jerusalem, in preparation for ethnically cleansing it, and displace the residents, groups of fanatic illegal Israeli colonists gathered in the area to “celebrate” the assault. The colonists came from the illegal […]

05 Jul
3:46

Israeli Army Injures 36, Abducts 10, While Trying to Demolish Al-Khan Al-Ahmar

Israeli soldiers attacked, Wednesday, dozens of nonviolent Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, and the local residents of al-Khan al-Ahmar community, east of occupied Jerusalem, during the Israeli attempts to demolish and displace the Palestinian community. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society said its medics provided treatment to approximately 36 persons, […]

04 Jul
1:28

Israeli Bulldozers, Soldiers, Invade Al-Khan Al-Ahmar, Start Destruction Of Community

As dozens of Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists gathered and protested the illegal decision to displace an entire Palestinian Bedouin community in al-Khan Al-Ahmar, southeast of occupied Jerusalem, Israeli soldiers started the destruction of the structures, attacked, injured and abducted, several human rights defenders. The peace activists formed a […]

04 Jul
6:34

Video: Al-Khan Al-Ahmar Facing Imminent Demolition

Dozens of Israeli police officers and soldiers have surrounded, early on Wednesday morning, the al-Khan Al-Ahmar Bedouin Palestinian community, east of occupied Jerusalem, in preparation to demolish it, including its school. Several Israeli vehicles, including bulldozers, invaded the area at dawn, and started removing barriers, and creating a path to […]

Soldiers drag Palestinian after shooting him (image from Al Quds video)
03 Jul
4:02

Israeli Army Kills A Palestinian, Injures Three, Then Abducts Two Of Them

Israeli soldiers killed, on Monday evening, at least one Palestinian, and injured three others, including two who were then abducted by the soldiers after being injured, and one teenager who was rushed to a Palestinian hospital in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The Israeli news agency […]

02 Jul
1:58

Army Demolishes Carwash Facility, Barn, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers demolished, Monday a carwash facility, and a barn, owned by Palestinians from occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers, accompanied by personnel from the Jerusalem City Council, invaded Wadi Qaddoum area, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and demolished a carwash facility. The army also invaded Umm Tuba […]

30 Jun
12:32

In New Crime of Excessive Use of Lethal Force against Peaceful Demonstrators in Gaza Strip, Israeli Forces Kill 2 Palestinian Civilians; One of Them is Child, and Wounded 124 Others, including 13 Children, 3 Women, 3 Paramedics, and Female Journalist

The Palestinian Centre For Human Rights (PCHR): On Friday, 29 June 2018, using excessive lethal force against the peaceful protesters in eastern Gaza Strip for the 11th Friday in a row, Israeli forces killed 2 Palestinian civilians, including a child, and wounded 124 other civilians, including 13 children, 3 women, 3 […]

30 Jun
6:17

Palestinian Grassroots Activist Wael al-Faqeeh Seized by Israeli Occupation Forces (VIDEO)

Photo: Dounia Laetitia Callens (Facebook) Palestinian grassroots activist Wael al-Faqeeh, a coordinator at the Tanweer Forum in Nablus who frequently works with international solidarity activists, was seized in the early morning hours of Thursday, 28 June 2018 by Israeli occupation forces. Al-Faqeeh is the latest in a series of popular resistance organizers to […]

30 Jun
3:36

Dr. al-Qedra: “Israeli Soldiers Killed Two Palestinians, Including A Child, Injured 415”

Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, two Palestinians, including a child, and injured 415 others, including 11 children, two women and three medics, in the “Great Return March” processions along the eastern parts of the Gaza Strip. Dr. […]

28 Jun
3:13

ISM Speaks to ‘Aref Jaber about the Increase of Raids by Israeli Forces in his Neighborhood

June 2018 | International Solidarity Movement | Al-Khalil Team ‘Aref Jaber lives in the Jaber neighbourhood in the H2 area of occupied Hebron, under Israeli control. He is a local activist and works with Human Rights Defenders filming and publicising the violations of international law committed by Israeli forces in his city. […]

28 Jun
2:28

Prince William Takes ‘Non-political’ Tour through Israel and Ramallah

Prince William met with PA president Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah, today, as part of a five-day Middle East tour that also included a visit with Israel’s Prime Minister and President, yesterday. This is the first visit of a member of the British royal family to Palestine on a government visit. […]

25 Jun
4:50

Israeli Soldiers Isolate Beit Fajjar Town

A large military force invaded, on Sunday evening, Beit Fajjar town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, before surrounding and isolating it, reportedly after shots were fires at Migdal Oz nearby illegal colony. The soldiers initiated extensive searches in Beit Fajjar, reportedly looking for a car that sped […]

24 Jun
3:48

Four Israeli Soldiers Injured Near Bethlehem

Four Israeli soldiers were injured Saturday night, after being hit by a Palestinian car near Husan town, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Update: Jun 24, 2018 @ 16:14 The Palestinian driver turned himself in to the army, and was taken by the soldiers to an interrogation facility. […]