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16 Nov
9:42

MADA: Destruction of Al-Aqsa TV Headquarters a Result of Israeli Impunity

The Palestinian Center for Development & Media Freedoms (MADA) has condemned the destruction of Al-Aqsa TV Headquarters on Monday evening, 12 November, 2018, by the Israeli army, in implementation of the resolution taken by the senior officials and politicians at the Israeli government, as various data indicates. Al-Aqsa TV Headquarters […]

03 Nov
6:54

MADA: Israeli Attacks on Media Expands and Grows More Violent

In 2013 , the UN General Assembly proclaimed November 2nd to be an International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, by virtue of Resolution 68/163. The aim of this resolution is to confront the culture of impunity for perpetrators of crimes and attacks against journalists, and to empower […]

16 Oct
8:43

MADA: 48 Violations against Palestinian Media Freedoms during September

(photo: Issam Al-Rimawi, photographer of the AFP after being injured by a rubber-coated bullet in Ras Karkar, PNN) September of 2018 has witnessed a rise in the number of violations committed against media freedoms in Palestine, compared to those committed in the previous month of August. During September, the Palestinian […]

20 Sep
11:39

MADA Announces Launch of Freedom of the Press Index

September 20, 2018 11:39 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) has announced the kick off to its work on the first index on the freedom of the press in Palestine; it will be launched by the end of 2018, in the framework of its hard work to promote media freedom in […]

15 Jul
7:41

MADA: 62 Violations against Palestinian Media Freedoms in June

Photo:¬†Journalist Madeline Al-Aqraa after she was wounded in the field, in the town of Khuza’a, east of Khan Younis. The attacks against media freedoms in Palestine continued to rise during June of 2018, and have experienced a new upsurge. Totalling 62 attacks, they reflect an increase of five cases, as […]

16 Jun
1:06

Settlers Obstruct Palestinian Access to Al-Aqsa on Last Night of Ramadan

Laylat al-Qadr in Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, June 12, 2018. Photo credit: Ayman Nobani for WAFA. POSTED BY:¬†AHMAD JARADAT¬†JUNE 15, 2018 One group of settlers attempted to invade the compound. Another performed religious rituals at a gate to al-Aqsa compound. On Thursday night, June 14, 2018, a group of settlers¬†tried […]

03 Jun
9:20

Settlers Continue to Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque during Ramadan

Groups of Israeli settlers, on Sunday morning, stormed the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, under heavy protection of Israeli police. The move was seen, by the elders of the mosque, as a provocation and a challenge to the feelings of Muslims during¬†the holy month of Ramadan. According to local PNN […]

19 May
3:27

56 Palestinians reported injured during demonstrations in Gaza on first Friday of Ramadan

Today, as of 20:00, Israeli forces injured 56 Palestinians in Gaza, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health (MoH), during demonstrations near the perimeter fence as part of the ‚ÄúGreat March of Return.‚ÄĚ Although 15 May, the 70th anniversary of what Palestinians refer to as the 1948 ‚ÄúNakba‚ÄĚ, was initially […]

18 May
8:09

60,000 Mark the Beginning of Ramadan at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Some 60,000 Muslim worshipers from occupied East Jerusalem and Arab towns across Israel, on Friday, prayed at Al-Aqsa Mosque¬† in Jerusalem, to mark the start of Ramadan, WAFA correspondence reports. Masses of devotees made their way to the mosque compound, where they performed their first ‚ÄúTaraweeh‚ÄĚ prayer to mark the […]

27 Apr
1:21

MADA Calls for Independent Investigation into Killing of Journalists

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) has called for the formation of an independent commission of inquiry, into the killing of Palestinian journalists Ahmed Abu Hussein and Yasser Murtaja, during field coverage of the Return Marches along the borders of Gaza Strip. Journalist Ahmad Abu Hussein, 25 […]

08 Apr
6:15

MADA Calls for Investigation into Killing of Journalist and Other Civilians in Gaza

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) has called for a formation of an independent commission of inquiry to investigate the killing of Yaser Murtaja, a 31 year-old photojournalist for Ain Media and the disproportionate use of excessive force by Israeli forces against journalists and civilians during the […]

10 Feb
10:13

117 Israeli Violations of Palestinian Media Freedoms since December: MADA

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) released a report on Saturday, saying that between December 2017 and the end of January 2018, the group recorded 117 violations against Palestinian media freedoms, at the hands of Israeli forces. MADA reported, according to Ma’an, that there was a decrease […]

14 Dec
11:25

MADA: 26 Media Freedoms Violations during November

November 2017, witnessed a number of violations against media freedoms in Palestine, almost identical to those recorded in the previous few months, in September and October, a total of 26 and 28 violations against media freedoms were monitored by MADA, 26 attacks last November. The Israeli occupation carried out 16 […]

17 Sep
6:45

Gaza Strip: MADA Denounces Sentencing of Female Palestinian Journalist Struggling with Cancer

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) released a statement, on Thursday, denouncing a Gaza court‚Äôs absentia decision to imprison a female Palestinian journalist who is currently in Jordan receiving cancer treatment. According to MADA, the Gaza Magistrate Court sentenced journalist Hajar Muhammad Abu Samra to six months […]

25 May
5:12

MADA: 33 Israeli Violations against Media Freedoms in April

A report released by The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) concludes that Israel has violated press and media freedom 33 times during the month of April. According to a PNN report, April of 2017 witnessed a slight decrease in the total number of violations against media freedoms […]

04 May
5:10

MADA Calling for Wider Coalition to Defend Freedom of Expression

On World Press Freedom Day, the Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) has congratulated all colleagues and journalists in Palestine and the world, and renew the call to form a broader coalition for defending freedom of expression in Palestine by all the relevant organizations and bodies, especially the […]

02 May
1:17

MADA: Escalated Attacks against Jerusalem Journalists

Israeli occupation forces and police escalated their attacks against journalists and media, culminating in a wave of attacks on at least 14 journalists in East Jerusalem on Saturday, the 29th of April, 2017. An Israeli police¬†cavalry unit attacked several¬†journalists, injuring them and destroying their equipment, as well as preventing them […]

11 Feb
4:09

MADA Report: 383 Media Freedoms Violations during 2016

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms, ‚ÄúMADA‚ÄĚ, organized a press conference on Wednesday 02/08/2017, and released its annual report of violations against media freedoms in Palestine during 2016, according to the PNN. Mr. ¬†Mousa Rimawi- General Director of MADA center and Dr. Ammar Dweik- General Direct of The […]

29 Nov
8:29

MADA Commemorates 250th Anniversary of First Swedish Press Law Granting Access to Information

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA), in collaboration with the Consulate General of Sweden in Jerusalem, and Representative Office of Finland in Ramallah, organized an event commemorating 250 years of the enactment of the first press law which granted access to information in the Kingdom of Sweden. […]

02 Nov
6:27

MADA Demands Formation of ‚ÄúInternational Moot Court‚ÄĚ to Sue Journalists‚Äô Killers

Photo:¬†A member of Israel’s Border Police assaults journalists and medics assembled on October 30th, near Al Bireh. (Credits: Fadi Arouri) On the international day to end impunity for crimes against journalists, and In light of the continued and increased violations against journalists across the world, the Palestinian Center for Development […]

20 Oct
5:49

MADA Report: Social Media a ‚ÄúNew Venue to Censor and Prosecute Journalists‚ÄĚ

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) has released a special report regarding the prosecution of Palestinian journalists, in relation to what they post on social media sites. The report, entitled ‚ÄúSocial Media ‚Ķ A New Venue to Censor and Prosecute Journalists‚ÄĚ — which, according to the PNN, […]

07 Jul
9:21

Ramadan 2016: Harassment, Collective Punishment and Settlement Expansions in the Occupied West Bank

07/07/16 | International Solidarity Movement | al-Khalil team Monday the 6th of June marked the beginning of the Ramadan; the holiest holiday in Islam. The Ramadan is a sacred month in the Islamic calendar, where Muslims celebrate when the Qu‚Äôran was revealed for the first time to the Prophet Muhammad. […]

23 Jun
8:59

MADA Study: Women’s Press More Capable of Raising Rights Issues

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms ‚ÄúMADA‚ÄĚ has issued a study on women‚Äôs press and freedom of opinion and expression in Palestine. The study was intended¬†to shed light on women‚Äôs press from competent institutions devoted to women‚Äôs issues and rights in Palestine, as well as their contributions in […]

20 Jun
7:19

Hundreds of Settlers Raid Al-Aqsa over Ramadan

Some¬†500 extremist Israeli settlers, under the protection of Israeli police, have broken into the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque since the beginning of holy month Ramadan, Islamic Waqf Department in Jerusalem reported Monday. Feras Al-Debs, the representative of Information Office in the department, said in a press release that the settlers […]

Demolition in Susiya
20 Jun
2:32

Israeli forces demolish two homes south of Hebron, despite pledge to stop demolitions in Ramadan

June 20, 2016 2:32 AM Celine Hagbard Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The Israeli military demolished two homes, an outdoor kitchen and a barn on Saturday in Wadi Jheish and Umm Al-Daraj, in the village of Susiya, in the south Hebron hills. The destruction came despite a pledge by Israeli authorities that they would hold off on destroying Palestinian homes and forcing […]

17 Jun
7:52

Ban on Al Aqsa Lifted, 300 Gazans Allowed to Visit Jerusalem for Ramadan

Three hundred Palestinians from besieged Gaza were permitted, on Friday, to visit Al-Aqsa Mosque in annexed East Jerusalem, according to Palestinian officials, following a recent decision to lift a ban implemented last week in response to a deadly shooting in Tel Aviv. The devotees, all of whom were above the […]

12 Jun
10:56

Gazans Break Ramadan Fasts on Beach in Lieu of Power Crisis

As an electricity crisis continues to afflict the Gaza Strip, Muslim residents of the besieged coastal enclave are breaking their fasts on the beach, as the holy month of Ramadan enters its second week. ‚ÄúWithout any previous plans and preparations, my wife suggested that we take our homemade food and […]

08 Jun
9:28

Gaza Strip: Continued Power Cuts Over Ramadan

With the arrival¬†of Ramadan, the most densely populated area on the planet – the Gaza Strip – is now facing the added pressure¬†of¬†increasing¬†power cuts amid the hot summer weather. The cuts have affected the live of Gazans at all levels, with ¬†resulting damages to electrical devices adding further dismay to […]

11 Sep
11:54

MADA: Sharp Escalation of Media Freedoms Violations During August

September 11, 2015 11:54 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

August of 2015 witnessed a high rise in the number of media freedoms violations in Palestine, and recorded a huge leap compared to what was recorded during July, and when compared to all the months since the beginning of 2015, except for the month of June, which also witnessed a […]

11 Sep
4:03

Madama Villagers Foil Infilitration Attack By Israeli Extremists

September 11, 2015 4:03 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

A group young Palestinian men managed, earlier on Friday at dawn, to foil an attempt by a number of Israeli extremists to carry out an attack in Madama village, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus.The WAFA News Agency has reported that the Palestinians noticed an unusual activity, shortly […]

21 Jul
9:54

Settlers Resume Raids on Al-Aqsa as Ramadan Ends

July 21, 2015 9:54 AM IMEMC & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Unable to organize provocative visits to Jerusalem‚Äôs Al-Aqsa Mosque during the fasting month of Ramadan, when Palestinian Muslims maintain a permanent presence in the holy site, Jewish settlers resumed their regular daily visits to the holy site, on Monday.WAFA correspondence reports that groups of settlers entered the site gradually in […]

17 Jul
4:01

Half of Susiya to be Demolished after Ramadan

Israeli authorities ordered the demolition of around half of the homes, in a village south of Hebron, to be carried out after Ramadan, Israeli watchdogs said on Wednesday.Rabbis for Human Rights and B’Tselem said, in a statement, that pressure from Israeli settlers had led to the decision to carry out […]

15 Jan
2:18

MADA To Release Documentary on Israeli Violations Against Journalists

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) recently held a meeting with journalists, to announce its release of a special report and documentary film dealing with the violations against journalists and media outlets during the Israeli attack on Gaza of 2014.The Palestinian News Network reports that MADA’s general […]

16 Oct
9:19

MADA: Over 80% of Palestinian Journalists Self-Censor

October 16, 2014 9:19 PM IMEMC & Agencies Internal Unrest, News Report, Palestine 0

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) released a report, on Thursday, estimating that over 80 percent of Palestinian journalists were engaged in self-censorship.The group released a report of its findings following two studies, along with a meeting on self-censorship and its impact on freedom of expression and […]

10 Sep
12:52

ISM Report: Army Incursions Into Madama

September 10, 2014 12:52 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

We arrived in Madama yesterday, 8th September; in the early afternoon after we were told that during the night Israeli army invaded this village, and the nearby villages of Burin and Asira Al Qibliya.9th September 2014 | International Solidarity Movement | Madama Our contact told us that the main road […]

05 Jul
2:27

VIDEO: Struggle of Al-‘Araqib Continues During Ramadan

July 5, 2014 2:27 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Israel, News Report 0

Since the destruction of the cemetery compound in Al-‘Araqib on June 12, the residents of the village holds a persistent struggle and continue to stay in the area despite the extreme heat, the Ramadan fast that began this week and the lack of shelter from the hot sun.04 July 2014 […]

15 Aug
3:01

MADA Demands Release Of All Detained Journalists

August 15, 2013 3:01 PM Saed Bannoura Human rights, News Report, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) demanded Israel to stop all of its violations against Palestinians journalists, and to release all detained reporters in compliance with International Law.MADA said that, on August 7, Israeli soldiers kidnapped Mohammad Mona, a reporter working for the Al-Quds Press Media Agency, […]

27 Mar
7:02

Mada: 238 Violations Of Media Freedoms In 2012

March 27, 2013 7:02 PM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms’ MADA’ held a press conference on Wednesday which reviewed the Annual Report on the violations against Media freedom in Palestine during 2012. The conference was held at MADA‚Äôs headquarter in Ramallah.The conference was opened by the Chairmen of the Board of Directors […]

16 Oct
10:13

MADA campaigns amidst precarious media freedom in Palestine

October 16, 2011 10:13 AM IMEMC News Miscellaneous, Opinion/Analysis, Palestine 0

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) launched two campaigns in early August demanding an end to attacks on press freedom by Israeli forces and Palestinian security services. How effective the campaigns will be in Palestine√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs restricted media freedom environment, and how they will help freedom of expression […]

03 Aug
10:16

Prisoners Denied Increased Provisions For Ramadan

August 3, 2011 10:16 PM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Palestinian prisoners were refused increased provisions of food for the holy month of Ramadan, Ma’an News reports. Ramadan began on August 1st. Palestinian Authority detainees minister Issa Qaraqe stated that the Israeli Prison administration refused a request to increase provisions by NIS 100. The increase would allow for Palestinian prisoners […]

20 May
2:07

Army Invades Madama Village, Imposes Curfew

May 20, 2011 2:07 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded on Thursday at night that Madama village, south of the northern West Bank of Nablus, and imposes curfew placing all residents under house arrest. Ehab Al Qit, head of the Madama Village Council, reported that several Israeli military jeeps invaded the village, imposed curfew and demanded all […]

12 Jun
8:28

Abbas y el rey Abdullah piden a Israel que se comprometan con los acuerdos firmadas

June 12, 2008 8:28 AM Saed Bannoura News Report 0

En una reuni√ɬ≥n el mi√ɬ©rcoles entre el monarca jordano, el rey Abdullah II, y el Presidente palestino, Mahmoud Abbas, ambos exigieron a Israel que se comprometa con los acuerdos internacionales, en referencia a la celebraci√ɬ≥n de conversaciones sobre todas las cuestiones, con el fin de lograr una paz definitiva y […]

06 Jun
10:37

Tres grupos palestinos de izquierda la bienvenida a la llamada de diálogo interno de Abbas

June 6, 2008 10:37 AM Saed Bannoura News Report 0

Tres grupos de izquierdistas palestinos; el Frente Popular para la Liberaci√ɬ≥n de Palestina (FPLP), el Frente Democr√ɬ°tico para la Liberaci√ɬ≥n de Palestina (FDLP) y el Partido Pueblo Palestino (PPP) celebraron una reuni√ɬ≥n en la Franja de Gaza, donde se habl√ɬ≥ sobre la iniciativa de reconciliaci√ɬ≥n del presidente Mahmoud Abbas, y […]

06 Jun
9:47

Haniyya de Hamas acoge con agrado las llamadas de Abbas para un diálogo nacional

June 6, 2008 9:47 AM Saed Bannoura News Report 0

El veterano representante de Hamas, y Primer Ministro del disuelto gobierno de Gaza, Ismail Haniyya acogi√ɬ≥ con agrado el jueves los llamamientos del Presidente Palestino Mahmoud Abbas para mantener conversaciones amplias con Hamas y todas las dem√ɬ°s facciones, para conseguir la reconciliaci√ɬ≥n. En un discurso televisado el jueves por la […]

05 Jun
6:31

Hamas acoge positivamente la llamada de Abbas para reanudar las conversaciones internas

June 5, 2008 6:31 AM Saed Bannoura News Report 0

El Dr. Ahmad Bahar, el jefe del Consejo Legislativo Palestino y un alto dirigente pol√ɬ≠tico del Movimiento de Resistencia Isl√ɬ°mica de Hamas, acogi√ɬ≥ con benepl√ɬ°cito el mi√ɬ©rcoles las declaraciones del presidente palestino, Mahmoud Abbas, en la que hizo un llamamiento para la reanudaci√ɬ≥n de las conversaciones internas entre Hamas y […]

27 May
8:48

La armada israelí detiene a 10 pescadores palestinos en las orillad de Rafah

May 27, 2008 8:48 PM IMEMC & Agencies News Report 0

La armada israel√ɬ≠ ha detenido hoy martes a las 10 de la ma√ɬĪana a varios pescadores palestinos, mientras desde las costas de Rafah, al sur de la Franja de Gaza, fuentes de seguridad palestinas informaban de las detenciones. Los testigos dijeron que las embarcaciones navales israel√ɬ≠es primero interceptaron los barcos […]

20 Mar
7:57

Army releases Dr. Hamadan, a lecturer at Al Najah University

March 20, 2008 7:57 AM IMEMC News Nablus, News brief, Prisoners 0

The Nafha Society for Defending Detainees Rights and Human Rights reported on Wednesday that the Israeli Authorities release Dr, Ghassan Hamdan, a lecturer at Al Najah National University in the northern West BAnk city of Nablus.Dr. Hamdan was kidnapped by the Israeli forces on January 16, 2008 and was in […]

11 Oct
5:24

Settlers attack residents of Tall Al Rimada in Hebron

October 11, 2006 5:24 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

  A group of Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian residents of Hebron, in the Tell Al area in the West Bank, on Wednesday, at dawn. The settlers, who live in the illegal Israeli settlement of Ramatiashai, near the Tell Al Rumida area, attacked residents’ houses with stones while giving death threats.  […]

07 Oct
3:02

Army closes the Rafah border crossing after promising to open it during the holy month of Ramadan

October 7, 2006 3:02 PM IMEMC & Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

The Israeli authorities closed the Rafah Border crossing on Saturday after opening it last Wednesday and Thursday and promising to open it for the whole month of Ramadan for regular hours on a daily basis — prompting European Union observers to threaten to leave the crossing if Israel does not […]

06 Oct
1:20

Army invades Balata refugee camp and attacks the Ramadan markets

For the sixth consecutive time this week the Israeli army invaded Balata refugee camp in the West Bank city of Nablus, at dawn on Friday. Soldiers attacked shops and the vegetables stands in the Ramadan market; breaking doors and causing damage to the stock, eyewitnesses reported, adding that scores of […]

03 Oct
5:25

Economic blockade and invasions hitting families hard this Ramadan

In Jenin Refugee Camp families are reporting that Israeli forces are denying them the right to properly observe Ramadan. Khalid Zaki told PNN that his family was not allowed to take their Ramadan breakfast at sundown after their day of fasting. Zaki said that Israeli forces are raiding homes deliberately […]

26 Sep
6:49

The fourth day of Ramadan arrives with Promises of payments for Palestinian employees

September 26, 2006 6:49 PM IMEMC & Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

Palestinian Minister of Planning, Samir Abu Aisha, stated on Tuesday that Palestinian civil servants, earning NIS 1800 a month or less , are to receive one month's salary in the few coming days. In a article published by the Maan News Agency Abu Aisha said that the employees earning more […]

25 Sep
6:14

As month-long Muslim holiday begins, many Palestinians unable to purchase Ramadan foods, lanterns

September 25, 2006 6:14 AM IMEMC & Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

The month of Ramadan is a time for fasting during daytime and feasting at night, but this year's Ramadan in Palestine looks to be especially bleak for a population under siege by an international economic blockade, and under the ongoing yoke of Israeli military occupation. At the beginning of Ramadan, […]

24 Sep
7:50

As Ramadan begins, Israeli forces close Ibrahimi mosque in Hebron to Muslims

September 24, 2006 7:50 PM IMEMC & Agencies Holy sites, News Report, Palestine 0

The Israeli troops stationed inside the Ibrahimi mosque in the occupied Palestinian town of Hebron, apparently disturbed by an increase in worshippers entering the mosque since the Muslim holy month of Ramadan began yesterday, arbitrarily decided to close the mosque until further notice. The soldiers stationed at the Mosque, all […]

11 Oct
9:08

Pal. Factions to meet in Cairo during Ramadan or after it

October 11, 2005 9:08 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Egyptian Foreign Minister, Ahmad Abu Al Gheit, said that Egypt is trying to arrange a meeting between representatives of the Palestinian factions during the current Muslim month of Ramadan, or after it.√É‚Äö√ā¬† Abu Al Gheit stated that Egypt is trying to aid the Palestinian Authority and factions to resolve their […]

18 Nov
8:12

Journalists Syndicate Condemns Assault on International March

The Palestinian Journalists Society (PJS) strongly condemned the suppression of the march of International Federation of Journalists towards Qalandia checkpoint, by Israeli occupation forces, through intensive use of toxic tear gas and sound bombs, which caused the injury of the PJS president Nasse Abu Baker, by a tearing gas bomb […]

08 Nov
10:45

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (01 ‚Äď 07 November 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 01 ‚Äď 07 November, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against unarmed civilians and peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. A civilian succumbed to wounds he sustained during his participation in the […]

08 Nov
1:28

Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least seven Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes, and interrogated many Palestinians while investigating their ID cards, before abducting seven. The PPS […]

29 Oct
10:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn at least twenty-two Palestinians, including two sisters, ages 14 and 15, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners‚Äô Society (PPS) has reported. The soldiers invaded many governorates in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, searched […]

21 Oct
5:57

PA to UN: ‚ÄúGaza is Not a Humanitarian Problem, it is a Political Problem.‚ÄĚ

The following is a summary of the opening comments of the United Nations Security Council Meeting #8375 on October 18, 2018, ¬†Mr. Nickolay Mladenov, the representative of the Secretary-General to the Palestinian Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority, made the following points (summarized below). According to Mladenov, Demolitions OCHA (United […]

15 Oct
11:01

PPS: ‚ÄúIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In the West Bank‚ÄĚ

The Palestinian Prisoners‚Äô Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, late at night and on Monday at dawn, at least 16 Palestinians, including children, during extensive and violent invasions and searches of homes across the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. In Bethlehem, the soldiers abducted Zein Mohammad al-‚ÄėAmour, 15, […]

12 Oct
8:32

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (04 ‚Äď 10 October 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 04 ‚Äď 10 October, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against unarmed civilians and peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip and West Bank. 3 Palestinian civilians, including a child and a person […]

06 Oct
3:16

3 Palestinians Killed by Israeli Forces at Gaza Border; 376 Wounded

Three Palestinians were killed and 376 others injured by live bullets, rubber-coated steel bullets, concussion grenades and tear gas canisters fired by Israeli forces at the latest ‚ÄėGreat March of Return‚Äô protests at the Gaza-Israel border on Friday. According to the Palestinian Ministry of Health, the Israeli troops fired live […]

29 Sep
2:20

Israeli Soldiers Kill Seven Palestinians, Including Two Children, Injure 506, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, Friday, that Israeli soldiers killed seven Palestinians, including two children, and injured 506 others, including 90 with live fire; three of them suffered serious wounds, during the Great Return March processions, in the Gaza Strip. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry […]

28 Sep
2:16

WAFA: “Full Text Of Abbas’s Speech At The United Nations General Assembly”

Published By the Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA): President Abbas at UN calls on US to rescind decisions on Jerusalem, refugees. NEW YORK, September 27, 2018 (WAFA) ‚Äď President Mahmoud Abbas called on the United States administration to rescind its decision on Jerusalem and refugees in order to salvage […]

21 Sep
12:33

More than 200 Palestinian Sports Clubs Urge Puma to End Sponsorship of Israeli Teams in Illegal Settlements

September 20, 2018¬†/¬†By¬†Palestinian Athletic Clubs To: Bj√łrn Gulden, CEO of Puma Cc: Management and Supervisory Board members: Michael L√§mmermann, Lars S√łrensen, Jean-Fran√ßois Palus, Jean-Marc Duplaix, B√©atrice Lazat, Thore Ohlsson, Bernd Illig and Martin K√∂ppel 10 September 2018 We are writing to urge Puma to end its¬†sponsorship¬†of the Israel Football Association […]

12 Sep
2:15

P.A. To Head To ICC Over Al-Khan Al-Ahmar Demolition

The Palestinian Authority (P.A.) has announced, Tuesday, its in tension to head to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to prosecute Israel over the pending illegal demolition on al-Khan al-Ahmar Palestinian village. Chief Palestinian negotiator, Dr. Saeb Erekat, said the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has submitted a report to Prosecutor Fatou […]

07 Sep
6:08

Occupation Captured 09/18: Photos of Palestinian Life and Israeli Occupation in the West Bank City of Hebron

POSTED BY:¬†CHRISTIAN PEACEMAKER TEAMS¬†SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 Photos of Palestinian life and Israeli occupation in the West Bank city of Hebron. Use of force Pictured here: On Friday afternoon, the Israeli occupation soldiers fired 12 sound grenades and 8 tear gas canisters at Palestinian youth in the Bab iZaweyeh area. This […]

01 Sep
10:06

ISM Speaks to Hakima Motlaq About a Recent Soldier and Settler Attack on the Village of Asira

A photo of Hakima from 2013.   08/26/18 | International¬†Solidarity Movement¬†| Asira al-Qibliya Asira al-Qibliya is a village near Nablus that has been terrorised by the illegal Ytzhar settlement since 1982. In any moment of the day or night, settlers can arrive in the village and make violent incursions against […]

30 Aug
7:42

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (16 ‚Äď 29 August 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 16 ‚Äď 29 August, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against Palestinian protestors in the Gaza Strip. Two Palestinian civilians were killed, 239 civilians, including 52 children, 6 women, and 5 paramedics, […]

29 Aug
10:36

Over 300 Jailed Palestinian Children Did Not Go To School Today

August 29, 2018 10:36 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

As the school year in the occupied Palestinian territories begins, more than 300 Palestinian children imprisoned by the Israeli occupation did not go to their schools, today. Director of Palestinian Prisoners Centre for Studies Raafat Hamadaouna said, on Monday, that the Israeli occupation ‚Äúdeprives the Palestinian children from their simple […]

29 Aug
10:26

Abbas Agrees to Demilitarized State

PA President Mahmoud Abbas told a delegation of Israeli academics that he is committed to achieving peace through a demilitarized state, and agreed that security would be maintained by police and not military. Abbas’s statement came during a visit by a delegation of Israeli academics, at his office in the […]

14 Aug
1:21

Army Injures Five Palestinians, Abducts Four, Near Hebron

August 14, 2018 1:21 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Monday evening, five Palestinians in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and abducted four others in Safa area, northwest of the city. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded Beit Ummar town, and fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel […]

06 Aug
11:48

The Cost of Occupation: Jerusalem

The Old City on the first day of Ramadan, 2017. Photo credit: Afif Amira for WAFA. POSTED BY:¬†AHMAD JARADAT AND AMALYA DUBROVSKY¬†AUGUST 5, 2018 Three Israeli policies target Palestinian economic life in Jerusalem: the expulsion and banning of the Palestinian Chamber of Commerce; the separation barrier; and high municipal taxes. […]

05 Aug
11:06

Palestinian Teen Dies From Serious Wounds He Suffered On March 30th

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a teen died, Sunday, from serious wounds he suffered on the first day of the Great Return March procession, on March 30th, which also marks the Palestinian Land Day. The Health Ministry said the teen, identified as Ahmad Jihad al-Aydi, 17, from Gaza […]

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 […]

22 Jul
4:54

Army Injures Several Palestinians Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers caused, on Saturday evening, several Palestinians to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation, after the army invaded Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded the al-Madabe‚Äô area, in the western part of Beit Ummar, […]

18 Jul
8:59

Israel Bans Palestinian Academic Conference in Jerusalem

Israeli forces raid a Palestinian academic conference, July 14, 2018. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY:¬†AHMAD JARADAT¬†JULY 18, 2018 One Palestinian was arrested. Over a dozen others were briefly detained and in some cases ordered to appear before Israeli intelligence at a later date. The Israeli minister of […]

17 Jul
10:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until early morning hours Tuesday, at least sixteen Palestinians, including one woman, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners‚Äô Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers […]

10 Jul
11:03

Israeli Court Sentences A Palestinian Woman To Ten Years

July 10, 2018 11:03 AM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Israeli Central Court in occupied Jerusalem sentenced, Tuesday, a Palestinian woman to 10 years in prison and a 30.000 Shekels fine, after convicting her of ‚Äúattempting to stab Israeli soldiers.‚ÄĚ The woman, Fadwa Nazeeh Hamada, 31, was taken prisoner on August 12th 2017, in Bab al-Amoud area (Damascus Gate) […]

05 Jul
7:29

Israeli Forces Demolish Nine Palestinian Homes, Three Farms (VIDEO)

Israeli forces demolish buildings in Abu Nuwar, July 4, 2018. Photo credit: WAFA. POSTED BY:¬†ALTERNATIVE INFORMATION CENTER¬†JULY 5, 2018 At least 62 Palestinian Bedouins of the Abu Nuwar community in Jerusalem are now homeless. Israeli forces demolished nine homes and three agricultural buildings in the Palestinian Bedouin community of Abu […]

04 Jul
8:34

Four-year Anniversary of the Murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir

Relatives of Mohammed Abu Khdeir hold pictures of him outside his home in Jerusalem (photo: the Guardian) The 2nd of July, 2018, marks four years to the day since the kidnapping and murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir, a 16-year-old Palestinian boy from Shu‚Äôfat, East Jerusalem. The shocking nature of his […]

03 Jul
12:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians, and injured one, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers shot a young man in Qaffin town, north of […]

30 Jun
6:03

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (21‚Äď 27 June 2018)

June 30, 2018 6:03 AM PCHR Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 21 – 27 June, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful Palestinian protestors in the Gaza Strip. A Palestinian civilian was killed, and 84 others were wounded, including 11 children, 2 […]

30 Jun
4:34

Christian Peacemaker Teams: Occupation Censored

Photo credit: Christian Peacemaker Teams. POSTED BY:¬†CHRISTIAN PEACEMAKER TEAMS¬†JUNE 29, 2018 Descriptions of Palestinian life and Israeli occupation in the West Bank city of Hebron. Humiliation NOT pictured here: A young adult male on his way for the Ramadan Noon Prayer, is stopped by the Border Police at the Mosque […]

28 Jun
11:08

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners‚Äô Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, twenty Palestinians, including one woman, in several parts of the occupied West Bank and summoned a young woman for interrogation. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched dozens of homes across the West Bank, […]

26 Jun
12:17

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians, Injures Fifty, In Nablus

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, seven Palestinians and injured fifty others, during protests that took place after dozens of soldiers invaded the northern West Bank city of Nablus, accompanying hundreds colonialist settlers, heading to Joseph Tomb area. Media sources said the soldiers accompanied buses filled with Israeli colonialist […]

21 Jun
2:52

Hamas Tells Egypt It Is Ready For Comprehensive Deal; Israel Mulling Military Offensive

According to al-Akhbar Lebanese News Agency, the Hamas movement in Gaza has informed Egypt that it is willing to reach an indirect deal with Tel Aviv, which includes restoring calm, providing information about Israeli soldiers missing or killed in Gaza since the war in 2014, and other important issues, especially […]

21 Jun
12:02

PPS: ‚ÄúIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In West Bank.‚ÄĚ

The Palestinian Prisoners‚Äô Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until early morning hours Thursday, twenty Palestinians, including a child, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. One of the abducted Palestinians is an author, intellectual and human rights activist, former political […]

21 Jun
8:53

Army Abducts Ten Palestinians In Nablus, Bethlehem And Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, ten Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Nablus, Bethlehem and Hebron, after the army stormed and violently searched many homes. Media sources in Nablus, in northern West Bank, said several army jeeps invaded the al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, south of the city, and […]

21 Jun
5:44

Young Man Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In May

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported, Wednesday, that a young Palestinian man who was shot and seriously injured by Israeli army fire on May 14th, 2018, has died from his wounds. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said the Palestinian, identified as Mohammad […]

19 Jun
12:16

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and illegally confiscated cash from some of the invaded homes, in addition to seizing one car. The Israeli army claimed the soldiers located weapons in some of the homes, and […]

18 Jun
10:54

Israeli Soldiers Install A Monitoring Post In Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound

Israeli soldiers installed, Monday, a monitoring post on the rooftop of Bab ar-Rahma Hall, in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in occupied East Jerusalem. Firas ad-Dibis, the head of the Waqf and Islamic Endowment Department, said the soldiers installed the monitoring post, after detaining the local guards of the holy site […]

15 Jun
5:16

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (07 ‚Äď 12 June 2018)

June 15, 2018 5:16 AM PCHR Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 07 ‚Äď 12 June, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use force against Palestinian peaceful protestors. Four Palestinian civilians, including a child, were killed within hours of one another, in the Gaza Strip. 287 Palestinian […]

14 Jun
11:22

Army Injures Many Palestinians Near Nablus

Several armored Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and fired dozens of gas bombs, causing scores of Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The invasion started approximately at 2 after midnight, before the […]

11 Jun
9:12

“I visited Hebron for the first time, and it was shocking.”

By Eoin On‚ÄôMoore- PNN/ Hebron/ Today, I visited Hebron for the first time. I was apprehensive before going — Hebron is seen as one of the front lines of the occupation, and I had seen videos of clashes there. Hebron (Khalil in Arabic) is the largest Palestinian city, and the […]

09 Jun
1:14

Friday: Israeli Soldiers Killed Four Palestinians Including Child, Injured 618, In Gaza

Updated: The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed four Palestinians, including one child, and injured 618 others, including five journalists, 26 children and 14 women, and added that 117 of the wounded were shot with live fire, among them eight who suffer very serious injuries. […]

08 Jun
8:23

Israeli Forces Attack Palestinians Traveling to Al-Aqsa through Qalandia Checkpoint

Stun grenades were fired and many Palestinians denied entry as thousands gathered at Qalandia checkpoint, south of Ramallah, on their way to Jerusalem‚Äôs Al-Aqsa Mosque today, the last Friday of Ramadan.¬† Palestinians living in the occupied West Bank have been temporarily allowed to cross the border during Ramadan, an act […]

08 Jun
4:15

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (31 May ‚Äď 06 June 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 31 May ‚Äď 06 June, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use force against Palestinian peaceful protestors. Two Palestinian civilians, including a female volunteer paramedic; and a third one succumbed to wounds in the Gaza […]

08 Jun
12:48

Please Dad, Stay And Celebrate All My Birthdays

                        The heartbreaking picture of Ritaj, the little girl, the orphaned child, next to her wounded dad, celebrating her sixth birthday with her dad, from his hospital dead, shortly before he succumbed to serious wounds after being shot by […]