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03 Mar
7:22

Internet Users to Access Streets of Palestine via Google Maps

People around the world will soon be able to walk the streets of Palestinian cities, via Google Maps, says Safa Dweik, director of the maps department in Ramallah. She told WAFA Palestinian News & Info Agency that Google and the Palestinian Ministry of Telecommunication and Information Technology (MTIT) have worked […]

28 Jan
3:50

Hamdallah Calls on Apple and Google to Include Palestinian Communities in Online Maps

PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah has, today, urged both the Apple and Google computer companies to include all Palestinian communities in the occupied West Bank in their online maps. “It is baffling that, while Palestinians in Area C can´t even find their own community on either maps, Israeli settlers can […]

13 Aug
9:15

Campaigners Demand Google Add Palestine to Map

Palestinian journalists and activists have launched a campaign to demand that Google add “Palestine” to the Google Maps application instead of “Israel”. The Forum of Palestinian Journalists issued a statement refusing the deletion of Palestine from the map, and calling upon Google to delete Israel since it is an occupying […]

09 Aug
8:54

Google Wipes Palestine Off The Maps

Users of Google Maps can no longer find the name Palestine. Instead, they will be seeing and outline of Palestinian territories, clearly labeled as Israel. More than 150,000 responded by signing a petition against Google’s attempt to wipe Palestine off the maps. Google’s subtle change of history happened several weeks […]

27 Nov
6:04

Israel To Coordinate With Google, YouTube, To Censor Palestinian Videos Of Conflict

November 27, 2015 6:04 AM IMEMC News International, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

The Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister, Member of Knesset Tzipi Hotovely, held meetings this week with representatives of YouTube and Google, to find ways of cooperating to censor Palestinian videos from occupied Palestine, videos she dubbed as “inciting violence and terrorism.”Israeli daily Maariv said Hotovely will be working with Google and […]

04 May
2:57

Google Recognizes Palestine

Google, the internet giant, has officially recognized the name Palestine in its search engine, thus showing the name Palestine instead of “The Palestinian Territories”.Google spokesperson, Nathan Tyler, stated that Google will be changing the name to Palestine across all of its products. On May 1, Google changed its page, accessed […]

28 Oct
1:55

Google Co-founder Donates $1 Million To The Hebrew National Immigration Society

October 28, 2009 1:55 PM Saed Bannoura International, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Jewish Billionaire, Sergey Brin, one of the founders of Google, donated $1 million to the so-called Hebrew national Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) which heavily encourages Jews around the world to immigrate to Israel and the United States. OSCAILTIMAGE(attachments/oct2009/brin.jpg 300 0) Image Caption Goes Here Jewish Billionaire, Sergey Brin, one of […]

22 Mar
10:12

The Central Council of Jews in Germany seeks to sue Google

The Central Council of Jews in Germany intends to file a law suit against Google based on claims of "citing racist anti-Jewish ideas." This action was a result of a recent video clip published on YouTube, a service provided by Google, in which the late council president, Bull Schpigle, appears […]

22 Mar
10:12

El consejo central de judíos en Alemania trato de demandar a Google

March 22, 2008 10:12 PM Ghassan Bannoura News Report 0

La intendencia general de judíos en Alemania tiene la intención de presentar una demanda en contra de Google basado en la reivindicación de ‘’citando ideas de racistas antisemitas’’ Esta acción fue resultado de la reciente publicación de un video en Youtube, promovido por Google, en el cual aparece el difunto […]

17 Oct
7:22

Medical Students at Chile’s Largest University Overwhelmingly Vote for BDS

(University of Chile, Faculty of Medicine) More than three-fourths of students at the University of Chile’s Faculty of Medicine voted to break institutional ties with Israeli universities in a student referendum held last month. They also voted against Israeli government sponsorship or attendance of events at their university. This is the […]

16 Oct
7:35

Olive Picking in Palestine: Another Form of Solidarity (VIDEO)

A group of 70 elderly internationals, today, participated in an olive harvest in Wadi Fukin village, southwest of Bethlehem, central West Bank, located in area C and falling under Israeli control, according to the Oslo Accords. The group, according to the PNN, aims to help Palestinian farmers in these lands […]

13 Sep
5:59

Gaza Boy Producing Computer Games

A 15-year-old Palestinian boy from the Gaza Strip has taught himself to produce professional-standard computer games, Safa News Agency reported on Monday, according to Days of Palestine. Bilal Shahin has developed 20 games over the past three years, one of which — Flappy Attack Crush — is available on Google […]

31 Jul
6:07

Israeli musicians to Thom Yorke: Canceling Radiohead show will disrupt Israel’s ‘business as usual’ facade

Israeli musicians urge Radiohead to reconsider violating the Palestinian call for boycott. Dear Thom Yorke, We are Israeli musicians writing you about your scheduled performance in Israel this July 19. It is our understanding that the public appeal urging you to respect the Palestinian picket line and cancel this concert was […]

18 Jul
2:40

50,000 Administrative Detentions Orders since 1967

According to human rights statistics, since 1967, Israeli occupation authorities issued approximately 50,000 administrative detention orders, between new decisions and a renewals of thousands Statistics published by the Prisoners’ Information office reveal that, since 2000, the Israeli occupation issued 26,000 administrative detentions, some of which were new while others were […]

15 Jul
11:22

Ali Abunimah: Gaza Crisis, Global Silence

After 10 years of Israeli siege, the UN warns Gaza is becoming ‘unlivable.’ Ali Abunimah of The Electronic Intifada says Israel, with the Palestinian Authority’s help, is responsible for the crisis, as most of the world looks on in silence. Ali Abunimah is co-founder of the award-winning online publication The Electronic […]

13 Jul
8:13

Gaza is Headed for a Deeper Political and Humanitarian Crisis

by Haidar Eid, Ayah Abubasheer on July 13, 2017 Download Facebook Twitter Google Email Print Political players both in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) and the region are repositioning themselves after the recent emergence of a coalition between Hamas and Mohammed Dahlan, the former leader of Fatah in Gaza and Hamas’s long-standing enemy, as […]

27 May
5:14

Award-Winning South African Filmmaker Cancels Participation in Israeli LGBT Film Festival

South African filmmaker John Trengove on withdrawing from the Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival Award-winning South African filmmaker John Trengove canceled his participation in the upcoming Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival (TL​V​Fest). His film, The Wound, is scheduled to be the festival’s opening night film on June 1. In his […]

19 May
11:59

International Campaign is Criminalizing Criticism of Israel as ‘Anti-semitism’

For two decades, some Israeli officials and Israel partisans have worked to embed a new, Israel-focused definition of antisemitism in institutions around the world, from international bodies and national governments to small college campuses in heartland America. This effort is now snowballing rapidly. As a result, advocacy for Palestinian rights […]

15 May
8:12

Clashes in Jerusalem as Israeli Forces Serve Demolition Orders

Clashes erupted on Sunday, between Palestinians in the al-Matar neighborhood, to the north of occupied Jerusalem, and Israeli soldiers, after the latter stormed the area and handed out notices for the demolition of four buildings there, according to witnesses. WAFA correspondence reported witnesses as saying that Israeli forces stormed the neighbourhood and shut […]

15 May
8:02

BNC: Upholding our Rights, Resisting the Ongoing Nakba

The BDS National Committee (BNC) Commemorates the 69th Anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba. It is possible… It is possible at least sometimes… It is possible especially now To ride a horse Inside a prison cell And run away… It is possible for prison walls To disappear. For the cell to become […]

31 Mar
12:01

Clashes Erupt in West Bank during Land Day Demonstration (VIDEO)

Israeli forces, on Thursday afternoon, fired teargas and sound grenades towards Palestinian protesters who took part in the annual Land Day demonstration. Today, on Thursday, March 30, Land Day was marked with the usual demonstrations in memory of the seizure of 21 thousand dunams of land in Al-Jalil, Al-Muthalth and Al-Naqab on March […]

22 Mar
6:54

National Bureau: Israel Continues Settlement Activities, Further Establishing Apartheid Regime (Report)

  In its weekly report, the Palestinian National Bureau noted a number of colonial schemes carried out by the Israeli government in an attempt to seize more Palestinian lands, as well as Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor  Lieberman’s approval of the completion of the Apartheid Wall around the Beit Eil settlement […]

15 Mar
8:51

Netanyahu Defies International Law by Holding Official Meeting in Occupied Zone

~ Madeeha Araj/ National Bureau for Defending of Land and Resisting Settlements/PNN The  National Bureau for Defending of Land and Resisting Settlements has warned against Israeli PM Netanyahu’s maneuvers to hold a celebratory cabinet meetings in the illegal settlements built in the West Bank, on the occasion of what he […]

10 Mar
8:34

FIFA Slammed by Human Rights Defenders for Failure to Expel Israeli Football Clubs Based in Illegal Settlements

A wide coalition of Palestinian and international organisations denounced FIFA president Gianni Infantino’s failure to compel Israel’s national football league to exclude six football teams based in illegal Israeli settlements and called for the dissolution of the FIFA Monitoring Committee Israel-Palestine. FIFA’s failure to act against the Israeli settlement clubs […]

24 Feb
8:04

Official UNRWA Statement on Gaza Neutrality Issue

Gaza Neutrality Issue Statement by UNRWA Spokesperson, Chris Gunness 23 February 2017   Allegations have been circulating in conventional and social media networks about an UNRWA staff member being elected to political office in Gaza.   As soon as the allegations came to UNRWA’s attention, the Agency undertook a preliminary […]

01 Feb
11:00

36 Dunams Under Seizure in Northern Jordan Valley

(photo: Israeli tanks assemble for “military training” purposes in the Jordan Valley area.) Israel is reportedly planning to seize over 36 dunams of the Palestinian village known as “Bardala”, northeast of Tubas, in the northern Jordan Valley, said a local monitor on Wednesday. Mutaz Bsharat, who monitors settlement activity in […]

31 Jan
9:18

Israeli Forces Raid Aida Camp, Attack Residents (VIDEO)

Israeli soldiers, Monday evening, stormed Aida refugee camp, in northern Bethlehem, and assaulted residents, with clashes erupting with local youth. Eyewitnesses told PNN that the soldiers detained some of the youth and prevented cars from entering the camp, while attacking residents with rubber-coated metal bullets and teargas. Aida refugee camp has […]

01 Jan
12:47

Annotated Transcript and Video Coverage of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s Historic 12/28/16 Speech

“Thank you, all. It’s good to be here, even in the middle of a holiday week. I wish you all a happy and productive new year. Today, I want to share candid thoughts about an issue that, for decades, has animated the foreign policy dialogue, here and around the world […]

07 Dec
4:43

UN World Food Program in Jordan Drops G4S Contracts

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Jordan has dropped its contracts with the world’s largest security firm, occupation profiteer G4S, following an ongoing BDS campaign over the firm’s role in Israel’s violations of human rights. The WFP in Jordan had contracts with G4S worth more than $900,000 in 2015, but WFP has instead hired […]

19 Nov
7:32

20-year-old Palestinian-Australian Footballer, Nadeem Farhoud, on the Formation of Aida United FC

Nadeem Farhoud, a young man of Palestinian origins, born in Australia: a Palestinian at heart, a soccer player, college student, and an activist who created a fundraising campaign for Palestinian children through the annual Futsal competition, in October of 2016, aiming to raise funds for Palestinian children in Palestine. Through […]

07 Nov
2:51

Activists Denounce Participation in “Apartheid” Culinary Tour in Tel Aviv

Human rights activists picketed the Musket Room in New York, L´ami Jean in Paris and the Maruja LimĂłn in Vigo, as well as restaurants in other cities, in protest of their participation in a culinary event in Tel Aviv which intends to whitewash Israel’s violent repression of Palestinian human rights. […]

01 Nov
5:06

PFLP Extends Revolutionary Greetings to Indigenous Resistance at Standing Rock

‘In the face of settler colonial genocide and destruction, the land and water defenders at Standing Rock are defending all of us.’ ~ Alternative Information Center (AIC) The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), a leftist Palestinian political party founded by George Habash in 1967, announced on Saturday their […]

27 Oct
5:40

One Hundred Years and Counting: Britain, Balfour, and the Cultural Repression of Palestinians

Overview If Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour passes over the perimeter of her home’s driveway in her village of Reineh in the Galilee, an alarm will sound at the British multinational security firm G4S and the Israeli authorities will be alerted. Israeli police arrested Tatour in the early hours of October […]

26 Oct
4:33

A Hike to the Sun

by Ameed Shehadeh DEAD SEA, October 25, 2016 (WAFA) – Before the trip, I told a friend of mine that I and 15 fellow reporters were going on a 15-kilometer hike into the desert, to take pictures of sunset above the Dead Sea. He broke into laughter. The hike kicked […]

20 Oct
7:09

Health of Hunger Strikers Deteriorates

Two Palestinian detainees on hunger strike are suffering from marked health deterioration, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported, according to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency. A PPS lawyer stated, after visiting the detainees in Ramla clinic, that the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) had imprisoned them in two isolated cells […]

15 Oct
5:59

British Consulate to Support Palestinian Olive Harvest

(photo: Wikipedia) British Consulate General in Jerusalem, Alastair McPhail, announced on Friday that, for the second year in a row, the British Consulate General will be supporting the Palestinian olive harvest in Area C and East Jerusalem. McPhail made the announcement during an olive picking event in the village of […]

13 Oct
3:59

The West Bank Olive Harvest, In Light of Settler Attacks

(Photo: The harvest season represents a symbol to strengthen the steadfastness of the Palestinian farmers, and a refuge for impoverished families.) The olive harvest, in the occupied West Bank, is considered to be as a Palestinian wedding which comes in October of every year; yet, it remains unsafe from the […]

29 Sep
7:43

Supporter of Palestinian Rights Terry McIntosh Running for U.S. Congress

Recently, the Obama administration has signed a $38 billion deal to Israeli military aid for the fiscal years 2019- 2028. Following the announcement, an IRmep poll fielded by Google Consumer Surveys revealed that 80.8% of the U.S. adult Internet user population says they would redirect the proposed spending toward other priorities. However, […]

19 Sep
6:36

After Coming Out Of Coma, Al-Qadi Continues His Strike, Remains In Critical Condition (Video)

Palestinian detainee Malek al-Qadi said after he came out of coma, Sunday, that he is ongoing with the hunger strike he started 65 days ago, and refused to take any sort of medical treatment, vitamins, salt and sugar, despite his life-threatening medical condition. The detainee said that his strike continues […]

11 Sep
8:20

Bethlehem: Protesters Stage Sit-in at Red Cross Headquarters in Solidarity with Hunger Strikers

A group of Palestinian youth, activists and politicians staged a sit-in, Saturday, at the Bethlehem office of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), in the southern occupied West Bank, to show solidarity with hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners in Israeli custody. Spokesperson for the Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoner’s […]

31 Aug
1:16

Palestinian Injured by Settler Dogs

An elderly Palestinian man sustained serious to moderate injuries Tuesday after an Israeli settler unleashed his dogs on him, according to a Palestinian official. Rizeq Abu Nasir, coordinator of the popular committee against the apartheid wall, told WAFA correspondence that Tawfiq Khaled, aged 66, was picking figs on his land in Deir […]

19 Aug
12:08

Islamic Christian Committee: Israel Planning Jerusalem Entrance Project to Obliterate Muslim Christian Spirit

The Islamic Christian Committee to Defend Jerusalem and Holy Sites warned, on Thursday, against an Israeli project called the “New Face of Modern Jerusalem,” which targets the main western entrance of the city. The committee said, in a press release, that the plan aims to give Jerusalem a Jewish character, obliterate […]

17 Aug
6:43

Army Razes Farmland in Hebron

Israeli army bulldozers, on Wednesday morning, have reportedly leveled Palestinian-owned lands to the south of Hebron province. A local  journalist in Hebron said, according to the PNN, that the Israeli army destroyed a water tank and bulldozed Palestinian lands covering an area of 15 dunams  in the western town of […]

13 Aug
8:51

Jerusalem: Israel Erases Palestine-related Content from School Books

Israeli authorities in occupied Jerusalem have omitted all texts and pictures related to Palestine, and the struggle against the occupation, from Palestinian school books before its distribution. According to the Hebrew newspaper Iroshalim, the Israeli municipality and the ministry of education deleted Quranic verses, poems and other contents from Palestinian curriculums […]

08 Aug
12:02

BDS: Game Changer in Germany

photo: With Palestine solidarity activism in Germany gaining more visibility, the backlash against it has increased. (Anne Paq/ActiveStills) The Holocaust was the first historic event that touched my inner core as a human being. Perhaps this explains my early fascination with everything Jewish. In the 1990s, I lived for two years in […]

02 Aug
10:43

Birzeit a Forerunner in Top University Rankings

Birzeit University has asserted its leading position among universities in Palestine, as well as the Arab world: In all three of the major international rankings, Birzeit University is among the best Palestinian universities, and among the top 50 universities in the Arab universities, said a statement issued by the university’s […]

28 Jul
10:02

ISM Report: “They destroyed the houses, they destroyed our dreams”

27 July 2016 | International Solidarity Movement | Ramallah Team Late Monday evening, Israeli forces entered the village of Qalandia with 15 bulldozers and around 150 soldiers. In the village, the Israeli military destroyed 11 newly built houses, attacking the residents of the village with stun grenades, tear gas, rubber […]

25 Jul
8:46

Human Rights Groups Boycott Santana Concert

via BDS National Committee Carlos Santana is scheduled to cross the international picket line called for by Palestinian civil society and perform in Tel Aviv on July 30. Santana has not responded to multiple attempts to contact him by the Palestinian Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) and partners including […]

24 Jul
9:42

Israel to Expand Settlement Housing in Jerusalem with 770 Units

The Israeli District Planning and Building Committee in Jerusalem has deposited a plan for the construction of 770 new settlement units between the illegal settlement of Gilo and the West Bank village of Beit Jala, according to the PNN. The project will be facing the Cremisan monastery in Beit Jala, where protests took place against […]

22 Jul
10:52

Deir Qaddis Resists Ongoing Theft of Village Land

20th July 2016 | International Solidarity Movement | Al-Quds Team On the morning of July 14th, Israeli excavators arrived on Majid Mahmoud’s farmland in Deir Qaddis to begin work on an illegal expansion of a wastewater facility for the nearby illegal settlement of Nili. Construction vehicles and Occupation forces were met by […]

19 Jul
8:52

Palestinian Journalist Sentenced to 6 Months Imprisonment for ‘Incitement’

An Israeli court, on Monday, reportedly sentenced a young Palestinian journalist to six months in prison over charges of “incitement,” according to Ma’an. The family of Samah Dweik, a 25-year-old journalist working for Shabakat al-Quds (The Jerusalem Network), said that she was detained in April, in her occupied East Jerusalem […]

14 Jul
10:04

Israel’s Ideological Barrier

In 2002, the Israeli government decided to construct “a barrier” separating the West Bank and Israel with the declared purpose of improving the security of Israel by preventing Palestinians from entering Israel without first being cleared at a checkpoint. [1]Today, the Annexation and Segregation Wall consists partly of concrete slabs […]

30 Jun
8:22

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (23 – 29 June 2016)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the occupied Palestinian territories continued during the reporting period (23 – 29 June 2016). Shooting: Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force against Palestinian civilians participating in peaceful protests […]

27 Jun
7:19

Adalah: Stop Cutting Water Supply to West Bank Palestinians

Adalah, The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, sent a letter to senior Israeli government, military and water officials demanding that they cease cutting the water supply to Palestinian residents of the occupied West Bank. “In violation of int’l treaties, Israel has cut water supply up to 70%, […]

25 Jun
7:04

UNRWA Statement on Punitive Israeli Demolitions, Use of Explosives

06/25/16 | Christopher Gunness | UNRWA UNRWA is gravely concerned about the recent decision of the Israeli High Court of Justice to reject the appeals filed by Palestine refugee families against two punitive demolitions in Qalandia refugee camp. The two families were given five days as of 14 June to evacuate the apartments.  […]

13 Jun
6:47

Army Flares Set Fire to Dozens of Olive Trees

Agricultural lands located behind the apartheid wall in Qalqilia, were set on fire late Sunday night due to the firing of flares by Israeli forces, according to WAFA security sources. Dozens of olive trees were reportedly engulfed in flames after Israeli forces fired light flares over agricultural lands in Qaliqilia. […]

Child stands in home demolished by Israeli army (image by vozisneias.com)
01 May
1:32

Report: “Army Killed Four Palestinians In April”

The Abdullah Al-Hourani Center for Studies and Documentation has reported that the Israeli army killed four Palestinians, including a child and a woman, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, in April. 270 Palestinians, including 85 children, were injured, and 400, including 60 children, were kidnapped. Israel also confiscated […]

15 Apr
3:24

Cremisan: EU Raises Joint Concern over Israel’s Renewed Construction of Apartheid Wall

The EU mission in the occupied West Bank, on Friday, said they were “deeply concerned” at Israel’s renewed construction of the apartheid wall in Bethlehem’s Cremisan Valley. The mission said that once finished, the wall will severely restrict access by nearly 60 Palestinian families to their agricultural land, likely devastating their […]

09 Apr
7:12

France Calls for Construction Halt on Cremisan Apartheid Wall

The French Foreign Ministry has called on Israel to halt renewed construction of the Israeli separation wall in the southern occupied West Bank’s Cremisan Valley, according to a statement published Friday. “France is concerned by the Israeli authorities’ resumption of construction of the separation wall in the historical Cremisan Valley, […]

31 Mar
5:53

VIDEO: In Palestine, You Can’t Run More than 10KM Without Passing a Checkpoint, Camp, or The Wall

March 31, 2016 5:53 AM IMEMC Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

“We hope that in a few years this race will start at the Nativity Church, in Bethlehem, and finish at Al-Aqsa Mosque, in Jerusalem.”

11 Mar
9:08

US VP Joe Biden: Israel Cannot Stop Violence through Physical Force Alone

March 11, 2016 9:08 AM IMEMC Agencies Diplomacy, International, News Report 2

United States Vice President Joe Biden, Wednesday, said that Israel could not stop violent acts carried out by Palestinians solely through physical force, the Associated Press reported.Biden landed in Tel Aviv on Tuesday, as multiple attacks were reportedly carried out by Palestinian individuals in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories. […]

09 Mar
5:34

Women’s Day: High Profile Activist, Mother of 6, Kidnapped by Israeli Forces

March 9, 2016 5:34 AM IMEMC Agencies News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah 0

Israeli forces, on Tuesday night, have kidnapped iconic activist against the apartheid wall and settlements, and mother of six, Manal Tamimi, aged 43, from her home in Al-Nabi Saleh village, near Ramallah.On International Women’s Day, 8th of March, at 1:30 AM, dozens of soldiers stormed Manal’s home, raided it and […]

03 Mar
1:42

Apartheid Week: BDS Demonstration at Bethlehem Wall

On the occasion of Israeli Apartheid Week, the Popular Struggle Coordination Committee (PSCC), on Wednesday, held a standing demonstration calling for the boycott of Israeli products, near the Israeli separation wall to the north of Bethlehem, also called the Apartheid Wall.The demonstration took place under the military tower situated in […]

02 Mar
12:34

Youth Against Settlements Coordinator Kidnapped by Israeli Forces

March 2, 2016 12:34 AM IMEMC Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli forces, Monday, once again abducted the coordinator for the Youth Against Settlements (YAS) movement, Issa Amr, after storming the commission’s headquarters in Hebron’s Old City district.Mohammad Azghir, a spokesman for YAS, told the PNN that forces took Issa Amr after storming the organization’s property; he was accused of incitement […]

02 Mar
12:03

Israel’s Silent War on the Children of Palestine

March 2, 2016 12:03 AM IMEMC Agencies Hebron, Human interest, Human rights 0

Fortunately, much of the world is now fully aware of Israel’s apartheid wall and the zionist state’s grotesque, illegal occupation of the Palestinian territories that it represents. 02/29/16 | International Solidarity Movement | Al-Khalil Team But, few are aware of the endless number of other apartheid structures scattered throughout Palestine […]

05 Feb
3:00

Archaeological Excavation Conducted in Cremisan Valley

February 5, 2016 3:00 PM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

In May of 2015, Israel commenced with the construction of the apartheid wall in the northern Bethlehem area; namely the area around the Cremisan Valley in Beit-Jala, without taking into consideration the valley’s potential of outstanding universal value. The site is an integral part of the serial nomination ‘Palestine, Land […]

31 Jan
1:50

Palestinian Cancer Patients Prevented from Treatment (VIDEO)

Israeli Major General and coordinator of Israeli government activities in the Occupied Palestinian territories, Yoav Mordechai, admitted that his government prevents cancer patients in Gaza from receiving treatment.Earlier this week, Israel imposed a travel ban for patients through the Beit Hanoun (Erez) crossing, in the north of the Strip. Israel […]

22 Jan
9:36

3 Bedouin Houses Demolished in Jerusalem

Israeli forces demolished, at dawn on Thursday, three Bedouin houses in the al-Baba mountain area, in the town of al-Ezariya, located east of occupied Jerusalem.Local sources reported, according to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, that Israeli bulldozers began the demolition at dawn, under the protection of the occupying forces; women […]

10 Jan
3:57

BDS Ireland: CRH Pulls Out of Israeli Assets, Ends Complicity with Occupation

A report released today by Ireland’s largest multinational corporation, CRH, confirmed that the global cement giant has divested from its 25% stake in the Israeli cement market. The company has been a focus of a sustained campaign calling for such a divestment from the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) and other […]

29 Dec
1:02

Dr. Ashrawi on Recent Escalation of Israeli Colonial Enterprise

According to a report by Peace Now, the Israeli Ministry of Housing is working on plans to construct 55,548 illegal settlement units in the occupied West Bank (including East Jerusalem); this includes plans to build more than 25,000 units on the Palestinian side of the Apartheid Wall; 8,372 units in […]

23 Dec
12:19

VIDEO: Bethlehem Olive Tree Killed by Apartheid Wall Lit Up for Christmas

December 23, 2015 12:19 AM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, Human interest, Human rights 0

The Popular Struggle Coordination Committee (PSCC), on Monday evening, lit up an olive tree that was uprooted by the Israeli occupation in Bir Ouna valleys, Beit Jala town, Bethlehem.The tree was decorated with both oppression and resistance tools, according to the PNN; It was adorned with bullets, teargas canisters, wires, […]

14 Dec
10:43

Two Jerusalem Families Evicted from Silwan Homes

December 14, 2015 10:43 AM IMEMC Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli authorities, on Sunday, notified two families living in the Silwan neighborhood of annexed East Jerusalem of intentions to evict, under claims they are owned by non-governmental Jewish organizations.WAFA correspondence said that Israeli police served a member of the Rajabi and Basbous families, from Jerusalem, a notification ordering them to […]

07 Dec
2:01

Netanyahu to Kerry: Israel Will Not Be A ‘Bi-national’ State

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on Sunday, rejected statements made by US Secretary of State, John Kerry, that Israel is shifting towards being a “bi-national state”.According to Jpost Israeli news outlet, Netanyahu said “I want to make clear, Israel will not be a bi-national state,” under claims that the Palestinian […]

29 Nov
1:28

Israel Closes Jerusalem Area Road, Isolates Palestinian Villages

November 29, 2015 1:28 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli forces, Saturday, closed a main road leading to Palestinian villages northwest of Jerusalem and prevented residents from entering or exiting the area, locals said.Locals told Ma’an News Agency that a checkpoint was set up on the road, completely blocking residents from moving through the area and isolating them from […]

06 Nov
3:14

Bethlehem Youths Torch Apartheid Wall

Clashes broke out between Palestinian youth and Israeli forces in Aida refugee camp, after Palestinians torched part of the apartheid wall, north of Bethlehem.A PNN reporter said that Israeli soldiers have immediately responded by firing toxic teargas and rubber-coated metal bullets towards the youngsters. No injuries have been reported, as […]

22 Oct
11:04

Q&A on Palestinian Popular Resistance

Q1. How would you describe the current situation on the ground? A1. A new generation of Palestinians is marching on the footsteps of previous generations, rising up against Israel’s brutal, decades-old regime of occupation, settler colonialism and apartheid. It is another phase of the popular struggle against Israel’s state terrorism. […]

19 Oct
12:02

Army Raids West Bank Schools, Injuries Reported

October 19, 2015 12:02 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli forces, on Sunday, fired tired gas canisters and stun grenades inside a boys’ secondary school in Jenin while students were still inside, as groups of settlers attempted to storm Yabod town, to the west of Jenin. Forces also raided the campus of the Palestine Technical University, near Tulkarem, while […]

11 Oct
10:01

Israeli Lobby Exploits Interfaith Dialogue

For years Israel and its lobby around the world have been trying to normalise their relations with Arabs and Muslims without solving the Palestine question. One of the methods they resorted to in the last few years is using human rights, community organisations, interfaith dialogue and multiculturalism to achieve this […]

20 Sep
9:07

Stores Demolished Northwest of Jerusalem, Women Assaulted Near Hebron

September 20, 2015 9:07 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

According to local sources, Israeli forces demolished five Palestinian-owned stores in the town of Hezma, just northeast of Jerusalem, on Sunday. Soldiers also reportedly assaulted two young Palestinian women during an incursion in the town of Beit Ummar, north of Hebron.WAFA reports that an Israeli army team broke into the […]

08 Sep
10:07

Israeli Forces Attempt Raid on Bethlehem-area School

September 8, 2015 10:07 PM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli forces entered the Bethlehem-area town of al-Khader, on Tuesday, and attempted to raid a school, in order to confiscate footage from one of its surveillance cameras, a Palestinian official said.PA Minister of Education, Sabri Seidam, told Ma’an that Israeli forces raided the Said al-Aas school, near the apartheid wall. […]

30 Aug
9:52

Israeli Troops attack Palestinian Christians at Protest Following Sunday Mass

Israeli forces attacked a protest rally by Palestinian Christians following mass on Sunday. Priests, patriarchs and other church leaders marched with crosses to the site of renewed work on the apartheid wall in the Christian majority town of Beit Jala, in the occupied West Bank.Two church members were arrested by […]

28 Aug
10:53

Dozens of Protesters Shot and Injured across West Bank

August 28, 2015 10:53 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

A Palestinian journalist was shot and injured with a rubber-coated steel bullet, while another was abducted during clashes which erupted, in Ramallah’s village of Bil’in, between Palestinian locals and the Israeli army, as the latter suppressed the weekly and peaceful anti-settlement demonstration. Injuries were also reported east of Qalqilia.The popular […]

23 Aug
8:03

Beit Jala Rally Violently Suppressed by Israeli Soldiers

Several Palestinians, Sunday, suffocated as Israeli army forces violently quelled a peaceful rally to protest the Israeli illegal expropriation of Beit Jala lands for the purpose of expanding construction of the apartheid wall.Christian and Muslim religious high ranking figures, locals, and activists participated in the rally, which took place at […]

20 Aug
9:35

Palestinian Christians Clash with Police over Apartheid Wall

August 20, 2015 9:35 PM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

Palestinian Christians clashed with Israeli border police near Bethlehem, Wednesday, after dozens of demonstrators, including priests, gathered to protest renewed work on Israel’s controversial apartheid wall in the Christian majority town of Beit Jala.An AFP journalist said the protesters, who were joined by a few foreign activists, gathered in Beit […]

17 Aug
9:37

Cremisan Valley: New Section of Apartheid Wall Underway

August 17, 2015 9:37 PM IMEMC Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, The Wall 0

Israeli occupation forces, on Monday morning, have invaded Beit Jala town, northwest of Bethlehem, using bulldozers, to proceed with building a new section of the apartheid wall.The razing is taking place in Bir ‘Ona archaeological site, and the wall will split the Cremisan Monastery valley in half. According to the […]

17 Aug
9:01

Brushing Your Teeth with White Phosphorus?

One year ago, on 15 August – 40 days into Israel’s 51 day monstrous assault on Gaza that was clocking up 1800 innocent Palestinian deaths – Adrian Orr, the CEO of the New Zealand Superfund (NZSF) took a cheap shot, a morally cheap low shot, at concerned young protesters who […]

06 Aug
5:59

Qalqilia Protests Water Deprivation by Israeli Authorities

August 6, 2015 5:59 PM IMEMC Agencies Internal Unrest, News Report, Qalqilia 0

Dozens of Palestinian residents of the occupied West Bank village of Kafr Qaddum staged a sit-in, on Wednesday, to protest the Israeli national water company’s cutting off its supply to the village, locals said.Hamzeh Jumaa, the head of the village council, told Ma’an News Agency that the Israeli water company […]

09 Jul
1:56

Foreign Ministry Denounces Israel’s Decision to Extend Apartheid Wall into Cremisan Valley

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a statement released on Wednesday, condemned the Israeli government’s decision to build a new section of the Apartheid Wall in the Cremisan valley near the town of Beit Jala.It said the decision allows the confiscation of large swathes of private and state land, undermines […]

09 Jul
1:27

Secret Deal to Control Israeli Supreme Court Exposed

A secret deal between the Likud party and Yisrael Beiteinu party, in the Knesset, was exposed today. according to the PNN.The deal, agreed between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Yisrael Beiteinu President Avigdor Lieberman, would enable both parties to object to the appointment of any judge in the so-called […]

30 Jun
2:41

Israel to Demolish Animal Shelter near Bethlehem

Israeli authorities notified, on Monday, a resident of the town of al-Khader, to the south of Bethlehem, of an order to demolish his private-owned shed, used as an animal shelter, according to a local activist.Coordinator of the anti wall and settlement committee in the town, Ahmad Salah, told WAFA that […]

28 Jun
11:22

Israeli Forces to Demolish Homes South of Hebron

Israeli forces, on Saturday, notified two Palestinians of their intention to demolish their residential tents in Hebron’s Masafer Yatta, an area that lies almost entirely in area C, under full Israeli control, according to a local activist.Coordinator of the popular committee against the wall and settlements in southern Hebron, Rateb […]

19 Jun
5:31

VIDEO: Israeli Soldiers Seen to Intentionally Target and Kill Palestinian Teen

June 19, 2015 5:31 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, Israel, News Report 0

An Israeli rights group released, on Tuesday, a video showing Israeli soldiers intentionally targeting child who posed them no danger.In March of 2014, Israeli soldiers shot and killed Yusef al-Shawamreh, a 14-year-old Palestinian boy, as he went through a gap in the illegal Israeli Apartheid Wall, in the area of […]

13 Jun
11:32

Israel’s UN Mission Accused of Deceiving NY Member States

The permanent Israeli mission at the UN was accused, on Saturday, of misleading envoys of permanent missions of other member states in New York.An official at one of the permanent missions for a European country told Days of Palestine that the Israeli mission had circulated misleading information about its human […]

12 Jun
3:17

Palestinians to Intensify BDS Efforts if Settlement Expansion Continues

Israeli Channel 7, on Thursday, reported fears of the PA stepping up BDS activities against Israel before filing lawsuits in the International Criminal Court, in June, to hold it accountable for crimes in Gaza and the occupied West Bank. Walid Assaf, chairman of the Commission Against the Wall and Settlements, […]

12 Jun
2:38

Israel Tests Radioactive Bombs in Negev

June 12, 2015 2:38 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, Israel, News Report 0

The administration of Dimona nuclear reactor has reportedly been conducting a number of experiments on radioactive bombs, in the Negev desert and also within closed reactor constructors, Haaretz recently unveiled.The newspaper stated that the goal of these experiments, which began in 2010 and ended last year, was to study the […]

17 May
11:41

Farmers Denied Access to Land in Qalqilia

May 17, 2015 11:41 PM IMEMC Agencies News Report, Qalqilia, The Wall 0

Israeli authorities are to close a gate, in northern Qalqilia, used by Palestinian farmers to access their land beyond the apartheid wall for three days, starting Sunday morning, according to locals.’We have been informed by the joint municipal council of four villages, Kafr Jammal, Kafr Zibad, Kafr Abbush and Kafr […]

16 May
4:53

Scores Injured as Bil’in Marks Palestinian Nakba

The Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, has reported that Israeli soldiers have attacked the weekly protest, firing dozens of gas bombs and rubber-coated metal bullets.This week’s protest marks May 15, the Palestinian Nakba Day when Israel was […]

16 May
4:37

Injuries Reported as Soldiers Attack Nil’in’s Weekly Protest

More than 1,200 Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched in the weekly protest in Ni’lin village on Friday, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, marking the 67th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba (May 15 1948). Five Palestinians were shot, and dozens more suffered the effects […]

16 May
1:45

67 Torches Light the Streets of Ramallah

A march was organized, Thursday evening in Ramallah, where 67 torches, 67 keys, 67 Palestinian flags and 67 black flags were held high in remembrance of Nakba 1948.The streets were packed with people surrounding the demonstrators, who made their way through central Ramallah in circles from Arafat square to Al-Manara […]

11 May
11:39

UPDATE: 12 Palestinians Kidnapped from West Bank

May 11, 2015 11:39 PM IMEMC Agencies News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

At least 12 Palestinians were illegally abducted by the Israeli army on Monday, during predawn and night raids across occupied West Bank districts, according to reports by media sources.Updated from: imemc.org/article/71535 Most of the arrests concentrated in al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah, where five local residents were kidnapped by […]