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Bil'in protest (image by Mohammad Yassin)
04 Mar
12:32

Non-violent Protests in Bil’in and Nil’in Met by Volence from Israeli Troops

March 4, 2017 12:32 PM admin News Report, Palestinian attacks, Ramallah 0

The weekly non-violent protests in the villages of Nil’in and Bil’in, both near Ramallah, were met by the usual use of force by Israeli troops invading the villages. In Bil’in, the protesters managed to march to the site of the Israeli Annexation Wall constructed on their stolen village land, separating […]

Home demolition by Israeli armored bulldozers (PCHR image)
03 Mar
12:29

PCHR Weekly Report: Palestinian civilian killed, 6 civilians wounded by Israelis this week

March 3, 2017 12:29 PM admin Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 23 February – 01 March 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. During the past week, a Palestinian civilian […]

08 Feb
7:07

UK Invites Netanyahu to Balfour Centennial Celebrations: Palestinian Presidency Protests

By Christof Lehmann (nsnbc): Nabil Abu Rodeina said Britain is responsible for the disaster that befell the Palestinian people a hundred years ago. “Instead of correcting the historic mistake and recognizing the Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital, it is preparing to celebrate an incident considered by the […]

Family mourns Mohammad Salhi, killed by Israeli forces in front of his mother (PCHR photo)
13 Jan
11:44

PCHR Weekly Report: 2 Palestinians killed, 2 wounded, 58 abducted by Israeli forces this week

January 13, 2017 11:44 AM admin Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 05 – 11 January 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. Two Palestinians were killed, and two journalists were […]

Palestinian man next to his demolished home this week (PCHR photo)
08 Jan
1:55

PCHR Weekly Report: 67 civilians abducted, including 10 children; one woman shot and wounded

January 8, 2017 1:55 AM admin Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 29 Dec. 2016 – 04 Jan 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. Israeli forces conducted 74 incursions into […]

West Bank: Israeli Forces Close al-Jesser Road Between Ras Karkar and Deir Ibzaigh Villages. (PCHR image)
30 Dec
12:21

PCHR Weekly Report: 2 civilians dead, 14 wounded by Israeli forces this week

December 30, 2016 12:21 PM admin Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 22 – 28 December 2016, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. A Palestinian civilian was killed and child succumbed […]

Shurouq Dwayyat (image from silwanic.net)
26 Dec
5:04

19-year old Palestinian girl sentenced to 16 years in prison, $20,000 fine

On Sunday, an Israeli court sentenced a Palestinian girl to a 16-year prison term for allegedly attempting to stab an Israeli settler in East Jerusalem in 2015. During the incident in question, she was shot 4 times and severely wounded by the Israeli settler, who claimed that he was acting […]

20 Dec
1:52

Batan al-Hawa neighborhood, Silwan: The next target for “Judaization” of East Jerusalem

Report By B’Tselem – The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories: The Batan al-Hawa neighborhood, in the heart of Silwan, is the setting for the most extensive expulsion in recent years in East Jerusalem. To date, eviction claims have been filed against 81 Palestinian families that […]

Palestinian creativity/community center raided by Israeli troops (PCHR image)
16 Dec
11:10

PCHR Weeky Report: 2 Palestinian civilians killed, 76 abducted by Israeli troops this week

December 16, 2016 11:10 AM admin Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 08 – 14 December 2016, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. A Palestinian boy was killed at Za’tara checkpoint, […]

18 Nov
7:36

Adalah Represents Four Women Detained In Gaza Boat Raid, Slated For Deportation From Israel

Adalah – The Legal Center for Minority Rights in Israel provided legal representation for four of the 13 women detained by the Israeli military when it commandeered their Gaza-bound boat, dubbed “The Women’s Boat to Gaza”, who were slated for deportation from the country.  07/10/2016 Adalah: Detention of women was […]

Israeli airstrike this week (PCHR image)
07 Oct
11:48

PCHR Weekly Report: One Palestinian killed, 7 wounded, including 4 children, by Israeli troops this week

October 7, 2016 11:48 AM admin Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 29 September- 05 October 2016, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. A Palestinian civilian was killed at […]

30 Sep
9:03

OCHA: “33 Structures Demolished In The Past Three Days In Multiple Incidents”

Press Release – OCHA: Between 26 and 28 September, the Israeli authorities demolished 33 residential and livelihood-related structures in multiple locales across Area C and East Jerusalem, on grounds of lack of building permits. As a result, 35 people, a third of them children, have been displaced, and more than 100 […]

26 Sep
12:01

PHRI: “Right-wing Attacks Won’t Deter Us from Our Fight for Human Rights”

September 26, 2016 12:01 PM admin Human rights, Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Press Release: Physicians for Human Rights – Israel (PHRI) has been under attack by a right wing group named Reservists on Duty, which called for funding to be cut for National Service positions at PHRI. The group also called for the cancellation of PHRI’s participation in a course entitled “Equality and […]

20 Aug
3:00

PCHR Weekly Report: One civilian killed, 33 wounded, 73 abducted by Israeli forces this week

August 20, 2016 3:00 AM admin Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

  In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 11– 17 August 2016, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. A Palestinian civilian was killed while 32 others […]

13 Jul
1:39

Occupation forces issue notice for Palestinian, dead for 22 years, to report for interrogation

July 13, 2016 1:39 PM admin Hebron, Human interest, Israeli attacks, West Bank 0

International Solidarity Movement – On July 9th at 4:00 in the morning, the Be’rat family awoke to find Israeli soldiers pounding on the door of their home in Kufr Malik, demanding that Jihad, the son of Mohammed Tawfik and Nadia Mustafa, report for interrogation. Jihad, however, passed away twenty-two years ago, […]

Ramzi al-Qasrawi after he was killed (image from video by B'Tselem)
07 Jun
11:53

Israeli human rights organization says evidence of second execution in March incident

The Israeli Information Center on Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, B’Tselem, issued a press release Monday stating that a second Palestinian was executed in Hebron on March 24th, in addition to Abdul-Fattah Sharif. Sharif’s case made international headlines because video of his execution, while he was lying wounded on […]

04 Apr
9:36

Welcome to the new IMEMC website

April 4, 2016 9:36 AM admin News Flash 0

We hope you like the look and feel of the new IMEMC website! All of our content, past articles and audio are here. The link urls have not changed. But we have moved to a new content management system, with a redesigned website. This is a work in progress, and […]

March for Autistic Kids (image from Al Ray)
04 Apr
5:43

Jerusalem Marches for Autistic Children

April 4, 2016 5:43 AM admin Human interest, Human rights, Jerusalem 0

Dozens of autistic children and their families in occupied Jerusalem participated, on Saturday, in a march organized by the Jerusalem Society for Autistic Children, with the support of the United Nations Development Project and Islamic Bank, on the International Day for Autistic Children.

Israeli bulldozer with settler standing nearby (Maan)
04 Apr
4:31

Israeli Settlers Raze Palestinian Lands South of Nablus

April 4, 2016 4:31 AM admin Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report 0

Israeli settlers, on Sunday, razed land in the village of Jallud, to the south of Nablus, that belongs to a Palestinian man. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activities in northern West Bank, said settlers from the illegal settlement of Esh Kodesh razed, with bulldozers, land that belongs to Ahmad Muhammad. […]

Al-Sharif lying murdered on the ground (PNN image)
04 Apr
3:19

Autopsy: Bullet Which Killed al-Sharif Fired at Point-Blank Range

April 4, 2016 3:19 AM admin Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The autopsy conducted on the body of Abd al-Fatah al-Sharif, on Sunday, confirmed that the 21-year-old Palestinian was still alive before a bullet, fired at his head at point-blank range by an Israeli soldier, killed him, according to a statement from the Palestinian Prisoners Society.

Image from video of Israeli driver hitting alleged assailant with car (from Shehab news agency)
04 Apr
12:35

VIDEO: Palestinian woman from Negev detained after allegedly attempting to stab Israeli woman

April 4, 2016 12:35 AM admin Israel, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

A 23-year old woman from the town of Qafr Qassem, in the Negev desert, was detained by Israeli police after allegedly stabbing an Israeli woman lightly in the hand, in an industrial park near Tel Aviv Sunday.

Late night kidnapping - image by PalestineTV
03 Apr
9:47

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

April 3, 2016 9:47 AM admin Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several cities and towns in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and kidnapped eight Palestinians. The soldiers invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, searched a number of homes and kidnapped a young Palestinian man, identified as Mohsen As’ad Thawabta, 20. The […]

Prisoner in shadow - PNN archive
03 Apr
3:08

Swap Deal Detainee Begins Hunger Strike

April 3, 2016 3:08 AM admin News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The family of Palestinian detainee Mohammad Dawod, from Bethlehem, has informed the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) that he launched a hunger strike eight days ago, to protest his administrative detention. PPS said, in a press release, that 34-year-old Dawod is detained without charge or trial in Ofer prison. He was […]

Israeli troops invading (file photo from Paltoday)
02 Apr
8:43

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap A Palestinian Near Hebron

April 2, 2016 8:43 AM admin Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, the town of ath-Thaheriyya south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and kidnapped one Palestinian. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers searched the home of Sameh Mohammad Zabdiyya, 25, and kidnapped him. The soldiers also invaded several neighborhoods, and homes, […]

Tear gas in Nabi Saleh (image from Roya news agency)
02 Apr
12:55

Video: Palestinian Protesters Injured In Nabi Saleh, Israeli Colonizers & Soldiers Attack Reporter

April 2, 2016 12:55 AM admin News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah 0

Palestinian medical sources reported, Friday, that Israeli soldiers and fanatic colonizers, attacked Palestinian protesters, and journalists, during a peaceful protest in Nabi Saleh village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah.

Runners take part in the 2015 Palestine Marathon, skirting Israel's separation wall to the north of Bethlehem. (Right to Movement/Signe Vest)
01 Apr
5:27

Thousands Run in Palestinian Marathon, Affirm Right to Movement

April 1, 2016 5:27 PM admin Human rights, News Report, West Bank 0

Thousands of Palestinians and foreigners took to the streets on Friday, to take part in the fourth annual marathon to be hosted by the Palestinian city of Bethlehem, aimed at highlighting the severe movement restrictions Palestinians face under Israel’s military occupation. First conceived in 2013 under the theme “Right to […]

Hebron assassination (image from video of the event)
01 Apr
11:50

PCHR Weekly Report: 2 Palestinians killed, 6 wounded by Israeli forces this week

April 1, 2016 11:50 AM admin Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 24– 30 March 2016, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. 2 Palestinian civilians were wounded and then […]

31 Mar
6:41

Israeli Police Testimony from 1976 Land Day

March 31, 2016 6:41 AM admin Human rights, Interview, Israel 0

Below is a translation, by the Alternative Information Center (AIC), of testimony provided by a policeman who participated in Israel’s oppression of the 1976 Palestinian Land Day. The now-defunct Hebrew-language weekly news magazine Haolam Haze published this anonymous testimony on 7 April 1976, which is brought here in its entirety. […]

30 Mar
1:13

Army Kidnaps sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

March 30, 2016 1:13 PM admin Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in the occupied West Bank, searched many homes and kidnapped at least sixteen Palestinians.

Graphic By Jamal Jawabra
30 Mar
12:44

PCBS: “As Palestinians Mark Land Day, Israeli Illegally Controls More Than 85% Of Palestine”

March 30, 2016 12:44 PM admin Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

The following is a press release by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistic (PCBS), marking the fortieth anniversary of the Palestinian Land Day – March 30, 2016. Israeli Occupation Authorities laid hand over more than 85% of the total area of historical land of Palestine which totals about 27,000 km2. […]

Israeli soldier abducting teen (archive photo)
19 Mar
7:24

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Two Palestinians In Jenin, Injure Three Near Bethlehem

March 19, 2016 7:24 PM admin Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, Saturday, two Palestinians from the northern West Bank district of Jenin; one of them is a former political prisoner who was held for 13 years. The soldiers also invaded Teqoua’ town, in the Bethlehem district, and injured three Palestinians.

26 May
12:05