Search Results for : oPt

11 Jun
7:55

Ashrawi Deems Adoption of UN Resolution a Victory for Palestinian Women

PLO Executive Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi welcomed the United Nations Economic and Social Council’s (ECOSOC) adoption of a draft resolution entitled, “Situation of and assistance to Palestinian women,” which was recommended by the Commission on the Status of Women in its sixty-first session in March: “On behalf of the Palestinian […]

20 Apr
5:59

Lieberman Calls for Adoption of Thatcher’s Hunger Strike Policy

Israeli Minister of Defense  Avigdor Lieberman recently called for a policy of non-negotiation with Palestinian hunger strikers, following the steps of former British Prime Minster Margaret Thatcher’s policy in dealing with Irish Catholic hunger strikers in 1981. Avigdor Liberman suggested to take the approach of Thatcher, who publicly refused to accede […]

24 Mar
11:44

UNHRC Adopts Four Anti-occupation Resolutions

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted, during its 34th session held on Friday in Geneva, four pro-Palestinian and anti-occupation resolutions. Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said that the four adopted resolutions are entitled “Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, The Palestinian people’s right to self-determination, […]

24 Feb
8:13

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (16 – 22 February 2017)

Israeli forces have continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory for the week of 16 – 22 February, 2016. Three Palestinian civilians were wounded, including a child, in the West Bank. Shooting:   During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 3 Palestinian civilians, including a child, in the West Bank.  […]

10 Feb
10:53

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (02 – 08 February 2017)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (02 – 08 February 2017). 5 Palestinian civilians, including 4 children, were wounded in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip, while Israeli warplanes carried out 4 airstrikes against civilian objects and sites related […]

24 Dec
10:10

UN Security Council Adopts Resolution Against Illegal Israeli Settlements ?

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The UN Security Council has adopted a resolution which states that Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory occupied since 1967 have no legal validity, constitute a flagrant violation under international law and are a major obstacle to a two-State solution and a comprehensive peace. The adoption of the […]

03 Dec
6:46

UN General Assembly Adopts “Paper Tiger” Resolution on Israel’s Withdrawal from the Syrian Golan

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : The UN General Assembly adopted yet another resolution demanding Israel to withdraw from the occupies Syrian Golan Heights in line with the resolution of June 4, 1967. However, UN General Assembly resolutions are non-binding and no more than a paper tiger without a unanimous decision by […]

02 Dec
4:55

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (24 – 30 November 2016)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 24 – 30 November 2016. Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian child in the the northern part of occupied Jerusalem, while forces conducted 57 incursions into Palestinian communities across the West Bank, and one in the […]

14 Nov
7:49

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (03 – 09 November 2016)

During the week of 03 – 09 November 2016, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian at the entrance to the “Ofra” settlement, northeast of Ramallah and al-Bireh. Additionally, 6 Palestinian civilians, including a child and a photojournalist, were wounded in the occupied West Bank. Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian […]

11 Sep
10:57

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (01– 07 September 2016)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (01 – 07 September 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 in the […]

03 Sep
10:09

Canadian Green Party Adopts BDS into Its Platform

via bdsmovement.net The Green Party of Canada has adopted a policy of boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel into its official platform after a hard-fought resolution successfully passed at the party’s annual convention, over the weekend. Despite pressure from pro-Israel lobby groups, supporters of the BDS resolution within the party […]

11 Aug
11:01

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (04– 10 August 2016)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (oPt) continued during the reporting period (04 – 10 August 2016). Photo: Israeli Forces Demolish Two Houses in Yatta Village, Hebron. (AFP) Shooting: Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued […]

04 Aug
10:16

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (28 July – 03 August 2016)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law, in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, continued during the reporting period (28 July – 03 August 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 […]

23 Jul
10:06

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (14– 20 July 2016)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the occupied Palestinian territories continued during the reporting period (14 – 20 July 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 […]

14 Jul
11:53

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (30 June – 13 July 2016)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the occupied Palestinian territories continued during the reporting period (30 June – 13 July 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 […]

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 […]

23 Jun
10:03

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (16 – 22 June 2016)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the occupied Palestinian territories continued during the reporting period (16 – 22 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 […]

16 Jun
8:16

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (09 – 15 June 2016)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the occupied Palestinian territories continued during the reporting period (09 – 15 June 2016). Shootings: 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 in […]

10 Jun
2:34

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (02 – 08 June 2016)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in theoPt continued during the reporting period (02 – 08 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 in the […]

06 Mar
12:52

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (25 February – 02 March 2016)

March 6, 2016 12:52 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the occupied Palestinian territories continued during the reporting period (25 February – 02 March 2016).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive […]

06 Feb
6:25

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (28 January – 03 February 2016)

February 6, 2016 6:25 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the occupied Palestinian territories continued during the reporting period (28 January – 03 February 2016).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive […]

31 Jan
2:50

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (21 –27 January 2016)

January 31, 2016 2:50 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (21 –27 January 2016).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force against Palestinian civilians […]

08 Jan
7:11

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (31 December 2015 – 06 January 2016)

January 8, 2016 7:11 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (31 December 2015 – 06 January 2016).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force […]

02 Jan
2:11

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (17 – 30 December 2015)

January 2, 2016 2:11 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (17 – 30 December 2015).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force against Palestinian […]

14 Dec
10:57

ICC Delegation to Visit oPt in February

A delegation from the International Criminal Court (ICC) is expected to visit the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) in February, a Palestinian Authority official said.A member of a national committee in charge of follow-up with the ICC, Wasel Abu Yusif, told Ma’an News Agency that the visit will include ongoing investigations […]

10 Dec
9:50

UN Adopts Resolutions in Favor of Palestine, UNRWA

The UN General Assembly has adopted, by a vast majority, eight resolutions in favor of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), and the special committee to investigate Israeli practices affecting the basic human rights of the Palestinian people.The resolutions were adopted […]

28 Nov
3:36

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (19 – 25 November 2015)

November 28, 2015 3:36 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (19 – 25 November 2015).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force against Palestinian […]

28 Nov
3:12

UPDATE: 82 Palestinians Shot and Injured Across oPt on Friday

November 28, 2015 3:12 AM IMEMC Agencies Internal Unrest, News Report, Palestine 0

At least 82 Palestinians were shot by Israeli military forces, on Friday, during ongoing clashes across the occupied Palestinian territories, according to officials and the Palestinian Red Crescent.A Red Crescent spokesperson told Ma’an News Agency that 16 Palestinians were injured by live bullets, as well as two by rubber-coated steel […]

22 Nov
2:49

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (12 – 18 November 2015)

November 22, 2015 2:49 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (12 – 18 November 2015).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force against Palestinian […]

13 Nov
3:48

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (05 – 11 November 2015)

November 13, 2015 3:48 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (05 – 11 November 2015).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force against Palestinian […]

05 Nov
10:22

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (29 Oct. – 04 Nov. 2015)

November 5, 2015 10:22 PM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (29 Oct. – 04 Nov. 2015).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces have continued to flagrantly commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force […]

03 Nov
11:44

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (22 – 28 October 2015)

November 3, 2015 11:44 PM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (22 – 28 October 2015).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings In view of the continuing international policy of silence over grave crimes and violations committed by Israeli forces in the […]

23 Oct
10:03

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (14 – 21 October 2015)

October 23, 2015 10:03 PM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (14 – 21 October 2015).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings With the ongoing silence of the international community towards the Israeli grave violations in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), Israeli […]

18 Sep
3:00

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (10 – 16 Sep. 2015)

September 18, 2015 3:00 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 10 – 16 Sep. 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces continued to use force against Palestinian civilians participating in peaceful protests […]

28 Aug
11:29

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (20- 26 August 2015)

August 28, 2015 11:29 PM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 20- 26 August 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces used excessive force against Palestinian civilians participating in […]

23 Aug
8:45

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (13- 19 August 2015)

August 23, 2015 8:45 PM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 13- 19 August 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces used excessive force killing 2 Palestinians and wounded […]

13 Aug
11:59

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (06- 12 August 2015)

August 13, 2015 11:59 PM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 06- 12 August 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces escalated the use of excessive force against Palestinian civilians in the West […]

07 Aug
9:53

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (30 July – 05 August 2015)

August 7, 2015 9:53 PM IMEMC Agencies Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 30 July – 05 August 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces escalated the use of excessive force against Palestinian civilians in […]

01 Aug
5:14

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (15- 29 July 2015)

August 1, 2015 5:14 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 15- 29 July 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces escalated the use of excessive force against Palestinian civilians in the West […]

16 Jul
7:33

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (09- 14 July 2015)

July 16, 2015 7:33 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 09- 14 July 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against Palestinian civilians in the West Bank. […]

10 Jul
1:03

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (02- 08 July 2015)

July 10, 2015 1:03 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 02- 08 July 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against Palestinian civilians in the West Bank, […]

02 Jul
9:00

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (26 June- 01 July 2015)

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 26 June- 01 July 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings In the west Bank, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian at al-Hamra checkpoint […]

26 Jun
8:40

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (18- 24 June 2015)

June 26, 2015 8:40 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 18- 24 June 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces continued to use force against Palestinian civilians participating in peaceful protests in […]

19 Jun
5:59

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (11- 17 June 2015)

June 19, 2015 5:59 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 11- 17 June 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces continued to use force against Palestinian civilians participating in peaceful protests in […]

12 Jun
9:36

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (04- 10 June 2015)

June 12, 2015 9:36 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 04- 10 June 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces continued to use force against Palestinian civilians participating in peaceful protests in […]

05 Jun
2:50

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (28 May- 03 June 2015)

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 28 May- 03 June 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, a Palestinian civilian died of wounds he sustained during […]

29 May
2:29

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (21 – 27 May 2015)

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 21 – 27 May 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces continued to use force against Palestinian civilians in peaceful protests in […]

21 May
10:33

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (14 – 20 May 2015)

May 21, 2015 10:33 PM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 14 – 20 May 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces escalated the policy of excessive use of force against Palestinian civilians, […]

15 May
2:04

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (07 – 13 May 2015)

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 07 – 13 May 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 18 Palestinian civilians, including 4 children […]

29 Apr
7:16

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (23 – 28 April 2015)

April 29, 2015 7:16 PM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 23 – 28 April 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed 3 Palestinian civilians, including a child, […]

24 Apr
3:29

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (16 – 22 April 2015)

April 24, 2015 3:29 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 16 – 22 April 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 14 Palestinian civilians, including 4 children, […]

20 Apr
10:43

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (09 – 15 April 2015)

April 20, 2015 10:43 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 09 – 15 April 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian and wounded 20 […]

20 Apr
8:25

B’Tselem: New Low Reached in Israeli Authorities’ Disregard for Palestinian Lives in oPt

April 20, 2015 8:25 AM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah 0

On the 5th of January, 2013, sixteen-year-old Samir ‘Awad was killed by Israeli soldiers near the apartheid wall in the occupied West Bank village of Budrus. According to Israeli-based human rights group, B’Tselem, Samir was shot three times, although he posed no danger to anyone. That morning, following his last […]

13 Apr
2:33

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (02 – 08 April 2015)

April 13, 2015 2:33 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 02 – 08 April 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian from Senjel village, […]

06 Apr
6:44

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (26 March – April 01 2015)

April 6, 2015 6:44 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 26 March – April 01 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 13 civilians, including an international […]

30 Mar
3:45

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (18 – 25 March 2015)

March 30, 2015 3:45 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 18 – 25 March 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, a Palestinian civilian died of wounds he sustained last […]

29 Mar
3:50

Dr. Ashrawi on the Adoption of 3 UNHRC Resolutions Regarding Occupied Palestine

PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi said: “On behalf of the Palestinian leadership and the people of Palestine, we express our great appreciation and gratitude to the members of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) who assumed a principled, courageous and just stand and overwhelmingly voted in favor […]

23 Mar
6:36

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (12 – 18 March 2015)

March 23, 2015 6:36 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 12 – 18 March 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 15 Palestinian civilians, including three children, […]

10 Mar
5:38

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (26 February – 04 March 2015)

March 10, 2015 5:38 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 26 February – 04 March 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, a Palestinian civilian was killed and his brother […]

02 Mar
5:02

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (19 – 25 February 2015)

March 2, 2015 5:02 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 19 – 25 February 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian in excessive use […]

23 Feb
6:00

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (12 – 18 February 2015)

February 23, 2015 6:00 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 12 – 18 February 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 5 Palestinian civilians, including a child, […]

16 Feb
1:01

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (05 – 11 February 2015)

February 16, 2015 1:01 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 05 – 11 February 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, a Palestinian disabled died of wounds he had sustained […]

08 Feb
9:24

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (29 January – 04 February 2015)

February 8, 2015 9:24 PM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 29 January – 04 February 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian boy and wounded […]

02 Feb
2:54

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (22 – 28 January 2015)

February 2, 2015 2:54 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 22 – 28 January 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 10 Palestinian civilians, including a child […]

27 Jan
4:55

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (15 – 21 January 2015)

January 27, 2015 4:55 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 15 – 21 January 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 6 Palestinian civilians, including a child […]

20 Jan
8:04

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (07 – 14 January 2015)

January 20, 2015 8:04 PM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 07 – 14 January 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 3 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, […]

23 Dec
7:02

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (11- 17 December 2014)

December 23, 2014 7:02 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 11- 17 December 2014.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian in excessive use of […]

20 Dec
2:35

UN General Assembly adopts resolution for Palestinian sovereignty in W. Bank, Gaza, E. Jerusalem

On Friday December 19th, the General Assembly of the United Nations passed a resolution recognizing the Permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan over their natural resources.The Assembly adopted the resolution with a […]

14 Dec
3:29

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (04-10 December 2014)

December 14, 2014 3:29 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the reporting period of 04-10 December 2014.PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (04-10 December 2014) Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and […]

11 Dec
11:29

French Senate Adopts Palestinian Recognition

The French Senate has adopted a resolution calling on its government to recognize the state of Palestine.The proposal was tabled in the Senate by Social Party senator Gilbert Roger and several of his colleagues, including other political groups, WAFA reports. Mr. Roger was reported by media as telling the French […]

08 Dec
3:40

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (27 Nov. – 03 Dec. 2014)

December 8, 2014 3:40 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the reporting period of 27 November – 03 December 2014. Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 20 civilians in the […]

01 Dec
7:21

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (20- 26 November 2014)

December 1, 2014 7:21 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the reporting period of 20 – 26 November, 2014.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed a bird hunter in northern border […]

27 Nov
4:13

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (November 13 – 19, 2014)

November 27, 2014 4:13 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the reporting period of 13 – 19 November, 2014. Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, a Palestinian bus driver from Abu Dees village, […]

18 Nov
4:58

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt for November 06 – 12, 2014

November 18, 2014 4:58 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (06 -12 November 2014).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian in al-Aroub refugee camp, north of Hebron. They wounded 26 civilians, […]

08 Nov
5:34

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt for 30 October – 29 November, 2014

November 8, 2014 5:34 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (30 Oct.- 05 Nov. 2014).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed 2 Palestinian civilians in occupied East Jerusalem and wounded 16 civilians, including 5 […]

04 Nov
9:17

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt for October 23 – 29, 2014

November 4, 2014 9:17 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (23 – 29 October 2014).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian child in Selwad village, northeast of Ramallah, in the central West […]

27 Oct
2:10

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt for October 16 – 22, 2014

October 27, 2014 2:10 PM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (16 – 22 October 2014).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian child in Beit Luqia village, southwest of Ramallah, while a guard […]

27 Oct
4:31

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (18- 24 September 2014)

October 27, 2014 4:31 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (18- 24 September 2014).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: In the Gaza Strip, although almost a month has past following the truce agreement under Egyptian auspices between the Palestinian armed […]

21 Sep
11:46

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (11- 17 September 2014)

September 21, 2014 11:46 PM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (11- 17 September 2014).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: In the Gaza Strip, Palestinian medical source pronounced a member of an armed group dead of wounds he sustained on 11 […]

05 Sep
2:21

Bennett: “Palestinian State Is Not An Option”

September 5, 2014 2:21 PM IMEMC Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli Economy Minister of the extremist Jewish Home Party, Naftali Bennett, said that establishing a Palestinian State is not an option, or a viable solution, and called on Netanyahu to shift his policies.Bennett said that the past two months “should push every person, politician, who believes a two-state solution is […]

01 Sep
8:51

Israeli Police Adopt New Crowd Control Method in Jerusalem

September 1, 2014 8:51 PM IMEMC Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli police have begun using skunk water against Palestinian demonstrators in Jerusalem, where over 770 Palestinians have been arrested since the July 2 murder of Muhammad Abu Khdeir. Prior to July, skunk water had never been used in Jerusalem before.01 September 2014 | Alternative Information Center | Sergio Yahni On […]

18 Jun
3:59

Israel “Weighing Options” To Transfer Hamas Leaders To Gaza

The Israeli Defense Ministry is studying all “legal options” to forcibly remove dozens of senior leaders of the Hamas movement, in the West Bank, and illegally expel them to the Gaza Strip, the Arabs48 news website has reported.It said the Ministry is awaiting the “legal opinion” of the Israeli Supreme […]

13 Jun
1:44

Ferwana: “The Detainees Have the Legitimate Right To Use All Options For Freedom”

June 13, 2014 1:44 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

[Friday, June 13, 2014] Gaza, Occupied Palestine; Palestinian Researcher and head of the Census Department at the Palestinian Ministry of Detainees, Abdul-Nasser Ferwana, stated that the Palestinian political prisoners, held by Israel, have the legitimate right to use all options to break free and escape their illegitimate detention.His statements came […]

06 Jun
2:17

PCHR Gives Testimony Before UN Regarding Rights of Arabs in oPt

On Monday, 01 June 2014, Hamdi Shaqqura, Deputy Director for the Programs Affairs of the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR), gave his testimony before the UN Special Committee to Investigate the Israeli Practices Affecting the Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs in the 1967 Occupied Territories. Shaqqura […]

27 May
11:43

Increase in Israeli Violations Against Holy Sites in oPt

A recent rights report has warned against escalating violations of both Israeli authorities and settlers against Islamic and Christian holy shrines in Palestine, amounting to 525 over the past five years.According to Al Ray, “The Settlers’ Violence & Violations against The Islamic & Christian Holy Shrines in the Occupied Palestinian […]

03 May
10:41

Palestine Adopts New International Human Rights Treaties

On Friday, May 2, 2014, Palestine formally became a party to five global treaties banning torture and racial discrimination, in addition to protecting the rights of women, children and the disabled, according to spokesman for the UN human rights office Rupert Colville.In a statement to reporters, he said that the […]

23 Apr
12:35

Al-Arabi: “UN Security Council Adopts Double Standards when Dealing with Israel”

Secretary-General of the Arab League Nabil al-Arabi said, Tuesday, the UN Security Council adopts double standards when handling resolutions involving Israel.Al-Arabi referred to the US’ veto on resolutions obliging Israel to withdraw from the Arab lands occupied since 1967. According to WAFA, he said that the Arab countries have decided […]

20 Apr
2:07

OCHA: Palestinian Woman Killed, 101 Injured in oPt

One Palestinian was killed and 101 were injured by Israeli violence in the occupied Palestinian territories, during the period from April 8 to 14, a UN report said. According to the report, issued by the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the Israeli occupation displaceed 40 Palestinians, half […]

16 Dec
8:59

Kerry Optimistic About Mideast Peace Talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry insisted, on Sunday, that concrete progress has been made in peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians, but that the details are to be kept under wraps, the Ma’an News Agency has reported.Kerry has made nine trips to the Middle East, since March, helping launch […]

28 Aug
5:07

PCHR Strongly Condemns the Denial of Entry to the oPt of dozens of International Solidarity Activist

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns the denial of entry into the West Bank of dozens of international solidarity activists participating in the “Welcome to Palestine Campaign”. The activists, who sought entry to the West Bank via the Allenby Bridge from Jordan on Sunday evening, were sent […]

01 Dec
1:37

Yousef: “Adopting Nonviolent Resistance, A Wise Move”

Dr. Ahmad Yousef, one of the senior political leaders of the Hamas movement, stated Thursday that the recent meeting between President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas Political Bureau Chief, Khaled Mashal, set the vision of a unified strategy for the struggle against the occupation, adding that the movement is adopting nonviolent […]

30 Sep
4:17

European Parliament adopts resolution, confirming Palestinian bid legitimacy

The European Parliament adopted a resolution on Thursday, confirming the legitimacy of the Palestinian-UN membership application, calling on the EU members to adopt a united decision which supports the Palestinian bid. The parliament praised the rehabilitation of the P.A institutions and its plans to establish a Palestinian state, stressing the […]

06 May
7:44

Will Obama adopt a dangerously simplistic peace plan?

A new conventional wisdom is rapidly taking shape that the United States can resolve the 130-year-old conflict in Palestine by advancing its own peace plan. Former US National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski and former US Congressman Stephen Solarz outlined such a plan in The Washington Post recently, and argued that […]

01 Dec
10:53

Israeli Helicopters Drop Warning Leaflets On Rafah

December 1, 2009 10:53 PM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli choppers dropped on Monday evening thousands of leaflets warning the residents of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, that the army would bombard their areas once again should the smuggling of weapons continue. Dropping ‘warning leaflets’ comes amidst repeated air-strikes against the “Tunnels Area” in Rafah, […]

23 Aug
1:16

The Al Quds Brigades: “Abducting soldiers, an open option”

The Al Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, stated on Friday that abducting Israeli soldiers is an open option for all resistance groups in order to trade them with Palestinian detainees imprisoned by Israel. The statement of the brigades came during a training session on Friday in […]

25 May
12:33

Al Qassam Brigades: ‘if the ceasefire talks fail, we are prepared to use all options’

The Al Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, stated that if the efforts by the Egyptians to mediate a truce between the Palestinian resistance groups based in Gaza and Israel fails, the brigades will use all its options. Abu Obyidah, the spokesman for the brigades, told reporters […]

19 May
2:26

President Abbas calls on Washington to adopt non-biased position towards peace

Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, confirmed that the Palestinian side’s stance towards international legitimacy has not changed, in terms of talks with either the Israeli or American side. Abbas’s remarks came during a press briefing after meeting with the Egyptian President Husni Mubarak, in the Sharm Elsheikh town of Egypt. “We […]

19 May
2:26

El Presidente Abbas pide a Washington que no adopte una posición parcial hacia la paz

May 19, 2008 2:26 AM IMEMC Agencies News Report 0

El Presidente palestino, Mahmoud Abbas, confirmó que la posición de parte palestina hacia la legitimidad internacional no ha cambiado, en términos de las conversaciones ya sea con los israelíes o los americanos.Las observaciones de Abbas se pronunciaron durante una conferencia de prensa tras reunirse con el presidente egipcio Husni Mubarak, […]

05 Mar
10:08

Bush “optimistic” about peace

US president, George Bush, stated on Tuesday that he is still “optimistic that Israel and the Palestinians will achieve a peace deal” before he leaves office in ten months, despite the latest Israeli military escalation. The statements of Bush came after holding talks at the White House with the Jordanian […]

14 Feb
2:35

Olmert optimistic over borders of Palestinian state as Qurai slams Israeli settlement building

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert appeared optimistic yesterday towards reaching an agreement with the Palestinians regarding borders of a future Palestinian state, considering the issue of borders the simplest among the other two main issues of the status of Jerusalem and the issues surrounding Palestinian refugees. Olmert was speaking to […]