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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

October 6, 2006 1:20 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

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 […]

16 Feb
2:32

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinian nonviolent protesters in Beita village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and injured many, including one child. The Palestinians nonviolently marched in Sbeih Mountain, south of the city, protesting a new illegal colonialist outpost, which was recently installed by Israeli […]

16 Feb
2:14

Army Attacks Nonviolent Protesters, Abduct A Teen, In Hebron

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of nonviolent Palestinian protesters, and abducted a teenage boy, in the Old City of Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank. The procession, which was organized by ‚ÄúDismantle the Hebron Ghetto‚ÄĚ campaign, was carried out demanding the removal of Israeli colonizers, living in […]

13 Feb
11:09

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners‚Äô Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers carried out, on Tuesday at dawn, military invasions and violent searches of homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and abducted thirteen Palestinians. Dozens of soldiers invaded Nour Shams refugee camp, east of Tulkarem in northern West Bank, […]

09 Feb
3:35

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Nablus

February 9, 2018 3:35 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, three Palestinians with live fire, injured another with shrapnel from a concussion grenade, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in several parts of the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRC) said the soldiers attacked dozens of […]

01 Feb
8:53

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

The Palestinian Prisoners‚Äô Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians, after invading and ransacking their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Qalqilia office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said dozens of soldiers invaded and violently searched homes […]

29 Jan
9:57

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Jenin, Tulkarem And Bethlehem

The Palestinian Prisoners‚Äô Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, six Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Jenin, Tulkarem and Hebron, in addition to detaining, and interrogating, six others, and wounding one, near Nablus. The Jenin office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, […]

24 Jan
9:56

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

The Palestinian Prisoners‚Äô Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians, including one woman and a child, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said that the soldiers abducted five Palestinians, including one woman and a child, in […]

17 Jan
8:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty-Two Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday, many homes in various parts of the occupied West Bank, and violently searched them, before abducting at twenty-two Palestinians, including children, the Palestinian Prisoners‚Äô Society (PPS) has reported. On Wednesday morning, the soldiers abducted a college student in Bethlehem. The PPS said that the soldiers […]

16 Jan
11:22

PCHR Organizes Workshop on ‚ÄúMechanisms to Protect Civilians and their Property in Land and Sea Border Areas‚ÄĚ

On Tuesday, 16 January 2018, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) organized a workshop titled ‚ÄúMechanisms to Protect Civilians and their Property in Land and Sea Border Areas.‚ÄĚ The workshop was attended by specialists representing civil society organizations, international organizations, farmers and fishermen organizations in the Gaza Strip, and […]

13 Jan
9:11

Egyptian Navy Kills A Palestinian Fisherman

Egyptian navy ships opened fire, on Saturday at dawn, on a Palestinian fishing boat, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, killing a fisherman. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza, said the fisherman has been identified as Abdullah Ramadan Zeidan, 33, from the […]

12 Jan
7:35

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (04 – 10 January 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 04 ‚Äď 11 January 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt; 22 Palestinian civilians, including 6 children, were killed, in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. 15 of them were […]

10 Jan
1:27

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Updated: Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians from their homes, after invading and searching them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and two others at a roadblock, the Palestinian Prisoners‚Äô Society (PPS) has reported. On Wednesday at noon, the soldiers installed a military […]

08 Jan
11:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners‚Äô Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least 16 Palestinians, including children, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The PPS said the soldiers carried out massive invasions into many communities in the West Bank, stormed and violently […]

08 Jan
9:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In Bethlehem

The Palestinian Prisoners‚Äô Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, nine Palestinians from their homes, in several areas of the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said many soldiers invaded the al-Asakra village, east of the city, violently searched homes […]

04 Jan
10:59

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (28 December 2017 – 03 January 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 28 December 2017- 03 January 2018. Israeli forces have escalated the excessive use of force in the oPt; two Palestinian civilians, including a child, were killed, in the West Bank and Gaza Strip; 89 […]

31 Dec
1:04

PCHR Weekly Report: 4 Palestinian civilians dead, 128 wounded by Israeli forces this week

December 31, 2017 1:04 PM PCHR Gaza Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its weekly report for the week of 21 ‚Äď 27 December 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. Two Palestinian civilians were killed, while 2 others succumbed to their wounds in the Gaza Strip. 128 Palestinian […]

31 Dec
12:29

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (21 ‚Äď 27 December 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 21-27 December, 2017. Israeli forces escalated the excessive use of force against protests in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Two Palestinian civilians were killed, while 2 others succumbed to their wounds in the […]

27 Dec
8:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians, Demolish Two Buildings, In Silwan

December 27, 2017 8:46 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, and conducted violent searches of homes, before abducting at least thirteen Palestinians, including children, and demolished two buildings. Media sources in Silwan said the soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes in the […]

26 Dec
10:55

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In Jerusalem

December 26, 2017 10:55 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, twelve Palestinians from Silwan and al-‚ÄėIsawiya towns,¬† in occupied Jerusalem, after storming their homes and violently searching them. Dozens of soldiers invaded the two towns, and were extensively deployed in their streets and alleys, before invading many homes, and abducted the twelve Palestinians. […]

24 Dec
8:13

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Six Palestinians As Colonists Uproot Trees

Israeli soldiers shot, on Saturday evening, six Palestinians with live fire, and rubber-coated steel bullets, after a group of Palestinians tried to stop fanatic Israeli colonists, who invaded their olive orchards, and cut at least thirty trees, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The incident took place after […]

22 Dec
9:22

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (14 ‚Äď 20 December 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 14- 20 December, 2017. Israeli forces have escalated the use of excessive force against protests in the oPt: Four civilians were killed, including a lower-limb amputee, in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. 256 […]

22 Dec
8:33

Palestinians Foil Settler Attack on Nablus-area Village

Palestinian resdients of the village of Madama, to the south of Nablus, Friday, managed to foil an Israeli settler attack against their town, said a local official. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors Israeli activities in the north of the occupied West Bank, told WAFA that dozens of Israeli settlers, under the […]

21 Dec
12:01

Israeli Colonists Uproot 20 Olive Trees Near Nablus

Several extremist Israeli colonists from Yitzhar illegal colony invaded, late on Thursday at night, Palestinian lands, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and cut 20 olive trees. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official in charge of Israeli colonies file in northern West Bank, said the assailants came from […]

20 Dec
11:01

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians, Colonists Assault A Child, In Hebron

December 20, 2017 11:01 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday morning, two Palestinians in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, while Israeli colonists assaulted and injured a child in Hebron city. The latest abductions bring the number of abduction Palestinians since dawn hours, in the West Bank, to 28. The soldiers invaded Deir Samit […]

17 Dec
1:17

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers have abducted, overnight until early morning hours Sunday, 16 Palestinians, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, bringing the number of abducted Palestinians since December 7th, less than a day after U.S. President Trump made his illegal recognition of Jerusalem as a unified capital of Israel, to […]

17 Dec
5:55

Clashes Continue across Palestine as Israeli Media Wages Hate Campaign against Journalists

At least six Palestinians were injured with live ammunition and others suffocated by tear gas as clashes continued, along the Gaza borders, in protest of US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli’s capital, said sources. Israeli army forces deployed along the eastern borders between Gaza and Israel fired […]

16 Dec
4:45

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (07 ‚Äď 13 December 2017)

Photo: Damage of houses belonging to Al-Najjar Family in Mawasi in Khan Younis after Israeli forces targeted a nearby agricultural land on Wednesday dawn, 13 December 2017. Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 07 – 13 December, 2017. Israeli forces […]

07 Dec
11:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 36 Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners‚Äô Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Thursday at dawn, 36 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, including 22 from Qusra village, south of Nablus, during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes. The Nablus office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said […]

20 Nov
3:04

Family Of Youngest Detainee Appeals For His Release

The family of Waleed Riyad ad-Daly, 14, held by Israel in Ofer prison, voiced an appeal to various human rights and legal groups, calling for the release of their detained child, who was also injured in his arm when the soldiers abducted him along with two other children, in late […]

16 Nov
10:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In Nablus And Jenin

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

16 Nov
9:50

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

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

04 Nov
10:44

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (26 October ‚Äď 01 November 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 26 October ‚Äď 01 November, 2017. A Palestinian civilian was shot dead and his sister was wounded by Israeli settlers, northwest of Ramallah, while 12 Palestinian civilians, including 4 children, were wounded in the […]

01 Nov
10:08

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Jenin, Qalqilia, Tulkarem And Jerusalem

The Palestinian Prisoners‚Äô Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers invaded, at dawn Wednesday, Qabatia town, south of Jenin, in addition to Qalqilia, Tulkarem and Jerusalem, in the West Bank, and abducted eight Palestinians, including a former political prisoner. The Jenin office of the PPS said many army jeeps invaded […]

30 Oct
10:28

Update 2: ‚ÄúSeven Palestinians Killed In Israeli Bombardment Of Border Tunnel‚ÄĚ

Medical sources in Gaza have confirmed that the number of Palestinians, who were killed in the Israeli bombardment of a border tunnel in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, has arrived to seven, while at least eleven more were injured, including three who suffered life-threatening wounds. […]

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30 Oct
4:25

Israeli Forces Wound 5 Civilians, Including 3 Children, in Northern Gaza Strip

Israeli forces stationed inside military watchtowers, east of Jabalia in the northern Gaza Strip, opened fire and wounded 5 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children, when the soldiers targeted dozens of civilians, who were about 200 meters away from the border fence, without posing any threat to the Israeli forces. This […]

23 Oct
10:11

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct 43 Palestinians In Jerusalem

October 23, 2017 10:11 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least forty-three Palestinians, more than half of them are children, after the army invaded dozens of homes in the al-‚ÄėIsawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and violently searched them, while a military helicopter flew overhead. Raed Abu Mayyala, a member of the […]

16 Oct
7:41

Children Assaulted by Israeli Settler in Hebron

An Israeli settler, on Sunday morning, physically assaulted two children while they were on their way to school in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, according to local sources. Noura Nasser, principal of Qurtuba school in Hebron, told WAFA that an Israeli settler, who was hiding behind a vehicle […]

14 Oct
6:58

Palestinian Children Beaten, Tortured Under Israeli Interrogation

Several Palestinian child prisoners in Ofer prison revealed their experiences with torture and mistreatment to¬†Palestinian lawyer Wael Awakah, including beatings and threats by Israeli occupation soldiers and interrogators from the moment of their arrest. Awakah reported that Waleed Riyad al-Dali, 14 years old, a tenth-grade student and a resident of […]

06 Oct
10:44

Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (28 September ‚Äď 04 October 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 28 September ‚Äď 04 October 2017. 6 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Shooting: During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 6 Palestinian civilians, including 3 […]

05 Oct
1:17

Army Abducted 400 Palestinians, Including 55 Children, In September

The Palestinian Center for Detainees‚Äô Studies has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted more than 400 Palestinians, including 55 children and eight women, in September. Researcher Riyad al-Ashqar said the soldiers, and navy, have abducted seven fishermen close to the shore in the Gaza Strip, in addition to abducting Ramzi […]

21 Sep
12:51

Two Meals and Two Fields: At The Intersection of Hunger and Labor

Muath Ghalia, 12, inspects corn growing on his family‚Äôs rented agricultural lands in Beit Lahia, northern Gaza. (Photo: DCIP / Saud Abu Ramadan) Defense for Children International – Palestine (DCIP) Ramallah, September 20, 2017 —¬†‚ÄúMy favorite dish is fish,‚ÄĚ said Muath Ghalia. At 12 years old, he is well versed […]

13 Sep
8:56

Ali Abunimah: Unpopular Abbas Targets Palestinian Critics

The Palestinian Authority’s arrest of prominent human rights activist Issa Amro is part of a wider crackdown on critics of Mahmoud Abbas’ rule, says Ali Abunimah of The Electronic Intifada. Ali Abunimah¬†is co-founder of the award-winning online publication The Electronic Intifada and author of¬†One Country: A Bold Proposal to End […]

07 Sep
9:07

PA Releases Radio Journalist Qawasmeh, Holds Amro

Palestinian security forces released the director of Hebron‚Äôs Manbar al-Hurriya radio station, Ayman Qawasmeh, on Wednesday, after he spent three days in detention for criticizing the Palestinian Authority (PA), and continued to hold prominent Palestinian activist Issa Amro, who declared a hunger strike on Tuesday, in detention for cricizing the […]

07 Sep
1:08

Army Abducts 23 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, a Palestinian man and his child, in Jayyous town, northeast of Qalqilia, in addition to abducting a former political prisoner from Broqin town, southwest of Jenin, two men in Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank, and four in the central […]

27 Aug
4:11

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (17 ‚Äď 23 August 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 17 ‚Äď 23 August, 2017. Israeli forces killed a Palestinian child at Za‚Äôatarah Checkpoint, south of Nablus. 5 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Shooting: ¬† […]

18 Aug
1:11

PPS: ‚ÄúIsraeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians In The West Bank‚ÄĚ

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, overnight and during the day Thursday, eighteen Palestinians from different parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent military searches of homes. The Ramallah office of the PPS said the soldiers have abducted seven Palestinians from […]

17 Aug
10:09

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Jerusalem, Ramallah And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the town of Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, Beiteen and Beit Rima villages, in Ramallah, in addition to Beit Sahour city, in Bethlehem governorate, and abducted six Palestinians. Several Israeli army vehicles invaded Silwan town, before the soldiers stormed and searched a few […]

14 Aug
11:56

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, overnight until early morning hours Monday, several Palestinians areas in the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem, searched many homes and abducted fifteen Palestinians, including many teenagers. The Palestinian Prisoners‚Äô Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Silwan town, in […]

14 Aug
6:19

Palestinian Journalists Declare Hunger Strike

A journalist during a protest at Israel’s Ofer detention center in the West Bank (PLO/File) As local and international criticism continued to mount against the Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority’s (PA) tightening noose on freedoms of expression in the occupied West Bank, seven Palestinian journalists imprisoned by the PA have begun a […]

09 Aug
10:23

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 25 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners‚Äô Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least twenty-five Palestinians, including children, during massive military invasions and violent searches of homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. In Nablus governorate, in the northern part of the occupied West […]

06 Aug
6:47

12 Palestinians Abducted in West Bank Raids

Israeli forces kidnapped at least 12 Palestinians, including a minor, during overnight raids between Saturday and Sunday, across the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem. In the northern West Bank, Israeli forces detained Amina al-Ghalban, 24, the wife of Palestinian prisoner Abed al-Ghalban, from the Qalqilia district, according to the […]

15 Jul
5:25

Israel Raids Palestinian News Agency, Confiscates Hard-drives

Early Thursday morning, Israeli forces raided the al-Khalil headquarters of Al Quds media, kicking down doors to gain entry before confiscating computer hard-drives. The soldiers searched two press offices in the building, belonging to Ramsat and Pal Media news agencies. After scattering documents across the floor, they confiscated the hard-drives […]

11 Jul
8:50

Army Injures A Child In Her Arm, Invades Children’s Center, In Silwan

Israeli soldiers shot, Monday, a Palestinian child, only six years of age, in her arm, after the soldiers invaded Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and fired many concussion grenades at homes. The soldiers also invaded a children‚Äôs center and searched it, causing many to suffer anxiety attacks. The Wadi […]

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11 Jul
3:25

Palestine Today 07 10 2017

July 11, 2017 3:25 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, July, 10, 2017. Troops kill a Palestinian youth in the West Bank and injuries two others in Gaza. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers killed, Monday, […]

10 Jul
12:36

Governor of Jenin Announces New Power Plant

Governor of Jenin Ibrahim Ramadan, Sunday, announced that the newly established power plant in the village of al-Jalameh will be operated for the first time on Monday. The inauguration of the power plant, which is going to be attended by Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, will take place after the signing […]

30 Jun
4:50

ISM Journals: A Day in Umm al-Kheir, Threatened by Demolition

The fence separating Umm al-Kheir from the illegal Karmel settlement. 06/29/17 | International Solidarity Movement | al-Khalil team Our day in Umm al Kheir started with a common flying checkpoint, set up by the Israeli forces in Zif. Our mini-bus driver didn‚Äôt want to pass this control so we got […]