Category Archives: Regions

20 Jun

Grenade Hurled At Army Post In Hebron

Israeli sources said. Tuesday, that an explosion struck a post for the Israeli Military Police, in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The sources said the explosion was caused by an explosive charge which detonated near the police post, close the the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron. […]

19 Jun

After France Condemns Israel’s Killings in Gaza, French Police Obstruct Freedom Flotilla

Human rights activist Claude Leostic accuses Emmanuel Macron’s government of political harassment. TRNN video & transcript: DIMITRI LASCARIS: This is Dimitri Lascaris, reporting for The Real News from Montreal, Canada. As The Real News reported a few weeks ago, a flotilla of ships has set sail from Copenhagen to the besieged […]

19 Jun

New Israeli Law to Allow Seizure of Christian Properties

The Islamic Christian Commission for the Support of Jerusalem and Holy Sites has warned of a draft law for a project which allows the Israeli occupation government to confiscate land sold by the Orthodox Church to private investors. According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, the organization stressed, in a […]

19 Jun

40 Dunams of Palestinian Land Leveled in Jordan Valley

Israeli bulldozers, on Tuesday, leveled land belonging to Palestinians in the northern Jordan Valley area, without providing any reasons. Mutaz Bisharat, an activist from Tubas, said that Israeli bulldozers leveled more than 40 dunams of land (approximately 10 acres) belonging to Palestinians in the area, despite having ownership deeds, known […]

19 Jun

Occupation Forces Residents to Remove Clothing before Entering Homes

Israeli forces, on Tuesday morning, demanded the residents of the Tel Rumeida neighborhood, in Hebron, to take off their clothes before allowing them to enter their homes. An activist against settlement policy, Imad Abu Shamsieh, said that Israeli soldiers stationed at checkpoints in the neighborhood, at the center of Hebron’s […]

19 Jun

Soldiers Start Preparation Work For New Base Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers started, Tuesday, preparation work for the construction of a new military base on Palestinian lands, east of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Dozens of soldiers invaded the Palestinian lands in Wad al-Hasseen area, east of Hebron city, and started the preparation work. They brought heavy equipment, […]

19 Jun

Army Opens Fire At Shepherds In Gaza

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Tuesday morning, at many Palestinian shepherds, hundreds of meters away from the border fence, in the Gaza Strip. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed in Kissufim Crossing, fired many live rounds at shepherds, east of Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza. They added that the army […]

19 Jun

Israeli Colonizers Uproot Agricultural Lands Near Hebron

June 19, 2018 12:44 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Groups of extremist illegal Israeli colonizers invaded, Tuesday, Palestinian farmlands near Tiwana village, east of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and uprooted dozens of trees. Rateb Jabour, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in southern Hebron, said […]

19 Jun

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

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

19 Jun

Soldiers Attack A Celebration Of The Palestinian Russian Friendship Society In Jerusalem

A large police force and intelligence officers invaded, on Monday evening, a hall of a hotel in occupied East Jerusalem, attacked a celebration held by the Palestinian Russian Friendship Society, and detained several Palestinians. The participants were celebrating the Russian National Day, before the officers stormed the hotel and attacked […]

19 Jun

Palestinian Child Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In Gaza

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a child died, Monday, from serious wounds h suffered after Israeli soldiers shot him several days earlier in Gaza. The child, Zakariya Hussein Bashbash, 13, suffered a very serious injury, several days ago, after an Israeli soldier stationed across the border fence shot him […]

18 Jun

‘The camera is our peaceful weapon’: In Conversation with the Youngest Activists in Hebron

Translated by Badee Dueik and interpreted for written article by ISM members. Abdullah and Saleh live with their families in the Tel Rumeida area of occupied Hebron, under Israeli control. They are both twelve, and have been best friends for around four years. They are the youngest members of Human […]

18 Jun

Hamas Members Suppress Anti-division Protest in Gaza

Members of the ruling Hamas movement, on Monday, reportedly assaulted citizens who took part in a rally headed by the Prisoners and ex-prisoners Committee  and factions in the Strip,  on the 11th anniversary of the Hamas coup against the Palestinian Authority. The protest called for the end of the division […]

18 Jun

Israeli Soldiers Kill One Palestinian In Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, Monday at noon, a young Palestinian man near the Great Return Camp, east of Gaza city. Medical sources in Gaza said the Palestinian was rushed to the Shifa Medical Center, in Gaza city, before he was admitted to surgery, after suffering severe injuries, but later succumbed to […]

18 Jun

Army Attacks Farmers, Steal Their Produce, Near Hebron

June 18, 2018 12:44 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Monday several Palestinian farmers in Halhoul and Beit Ummar towns, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and stole their produce. Media sources in Hebron said the farmers were selling their fruits and vegetables near their farmlands, and in front of their […]

18 Jun

Detained Teen Released After Losing His Sight Due To Torture, And Being Denied Treatment

A detained Palestinian teen, identified as Taiseer Hassan Tamimi, 18, from Deir Nitham village, northwest of Ramallah, in central West bank, was released, Monday, after he lost his sight while in prison, due to torture and after being denied specialized medicine or any treatment for preexisting health conditions. Tamimi required […]

18 Jun

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

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

18 Jun

Army Abducts Four Palestinians, Including A Young Woman, In Hebron

June 18, 2018 10:34 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday a dawn, a young Palestinian woman and a three young men, from their homes in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded the home of Akram Taha Abu Sneina, and violently searched it, before […]

18 Jun

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday afternoon, two young Palestinian men in occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers abducted the two Palestinians, who remained unidentified at the time of this report, after stopping them in the Old City of Jerusalem. They were handcuffed before the soldiers took them to a detention and […]

18 Jun

Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Into Two Areas In Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Monday at dawn, several missiles into sites, believed to be run by the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas movement in the Gaza Strip, causing damage. The first strike targeted the “Bader” center, and the second strike targeted the Safina site, west of […]

17 Jun

Tayseer Khaled: American Envoys to the Region are Unwelcome

Tayseer Khaled, member of the executive committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization ( PLO ) and of the Politbureau of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, posted a tweet on social networking sites entitled, ”The American envoys to the region are not welcome.“ He added, according to the […]

17 Jun

Palestine Sets Precedent with Legal Complaint

by Zaha Hassan on June 17, 2018 Attention has been focused on the state of Palestine’s recent submission of a “referral” to the International Criminal Court (ICC), alleging that Israeli officials committed war crimes and crimes against humanity against the Palestinian people. However, another complaint recently submitted by the state of Palestine has received much […]

17 Jun

Palestinian Youth Goes Blind due to Medical Negligence in Israeli Jails

Israeli authorities. on Sunday, released 18-year-old detainee Hassan Tamimi, from the village of Deir Nitham to the northwest of Ramallah, after he completely lost his sight as a result of medical negligence in Israeli jails. The Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) accused the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) of failing to provide […]

17 Jun

Army Abducts A Child In Kufur Qaddoum

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, earlier Sunday, Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and abducted a child after assaulting and wounding him. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers invaded […]

17 Jun

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Young Man And Two Children Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, searched homes and abducted a young man and two children. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Raed al-Beyari, 18, in addition to Qussai Barakat, 15 and Sultan al-‘Ammouri, 15, and […]

17 Jun

Israeli Drone Fires A Missile At A car In Gaza

An Israeli military drone fired, on Sunday at dawn, a missile at a Palestinian car which was parked near a mosque, east of Gaza City. The missile destroyed the car, which was empty at the time of the attack, and caused fire around it, but did not lead to any […]

17 Jun

Palestinian Prisoners’ Rights Advocate Speaks on His Torture and Abuse by PA Security (VIDEO)

Laith Abu Zeyad, a longtime Palestinian prisoners’ rights advocate and a staff member with Amnesty International in occupied Palestine, was one of over 40 Palestinians – mostly youth – seized on Wednesday night, 13 June, during a march to lift the Palestinian Authority’s sanctions on Gaza. He was subject not only to political […]

17 Jun

‘Why Ahed slapped the soldier’: An Interview with Bassem Tamimi

12th June 2018 | Mondoweiss | Nabi Saleh, Occupied Palestine This interview with Bassem Tamimi was recorded on May 4, 2018, in the occupied village of Nabi Saleh, by International Solidarity Movement activists. His daughter Ahed Tamimi, 17, is serving an eight-month prison sentence for slapping an Israeli soldier on the family’s […]

17 Jun

Israeli Air Strike Injures Two Palestinians In Central Gaza

Palestinian Medical sources have reported that two Palestinians were injured on Saturday evening, after an Israeli military drone fired a missile at Palestinians allegedly flying kites in central Gaza. The sources said the drone fired a missile at Palestinians east of the al-Boreij refuge camp, in central Gaza. One of […]

16 Jun

Nisreen Azzeh: ‘I am here, I resist.’

International Solidarity Movement | Al-Khalil Team | Hebron, Occupied Palestine Nisreen Azzeh’s house sits high, up on a hill, in the Tel Rumeida area of the occupied city of Hebron (al-Khalil is the Arabic name of the city), in the south of the West Bank. The way to her house […]

16 Jun

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

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

16 Jun

Legislator Jarrar Receives A Third Administrative Detention Order

The Israeli Ofer military court renewed, Friday, the Administrative Detention of leftist Palestinian Legislator Khaleda Jarrar for six more months, without charges. Jarrar, a democratically-elected legislator and a senior leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), was abducted from her home in Ramallah on July 2nd, […]

15 Jun

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Two Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot, on Friday morning, two young Palestinian men at the main entrance of Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank. Mohammad Tamimi, a nonviolent activist against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, said the soldiers, stationed on a military tower at the main entrance of the […]

15 Jun

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

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

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

15 Jun

May 2018 Report: 605 Palestinians Seized by Israeli Occupation Forces

Palestinian human rights associations, including the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society, Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, the Prisoners’ Affairs Commission and the Al-Mezan Center for human rights issued their monthly report on Israeli occupation forces’ arrests of Palestinians in May 2018. Translated by Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network. Photo: Anne Paq, Activestills […]

15 Jun

Detainee from Amari Refugee Camp Reportedly Tortured during Interrogation

A Palestinian from Amari refugee camp, near Ramallah, and who was detained by the Israeli army on June 6, said he was tortured during interrogation at the Russian Compound prison in West Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) said on Thursday. According to the organization, the army first detained Islam […]

15 Jun

Palestinian Security Breaks Up Ramallah Protest

Palestinian Authority (PA) security forces fired stun grenades and tear gas to disperse a rare anti-government protest in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah, on Wednesday, as hundreds demonstrated against Palestinian punitive measures against the Gaza Strip. According to local PNN sources, dozens were beaten and detained, including foreign journalists, in […]

14 Jun

Soldiers Abduct One Palestinian, Ram Another With Their Jeep In Jenin

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West Bank city of Jenin, abducted a child and rammed a young man with one of their jeeps, during protests against the invasion. The soldiers invaded and searched many homes in the refugee camp, and […]

14 Jun

Israeli Colonizers Cut 200 Olive Trees Near Bethlehem

A group of illegal Israeli colonizers invaded, Thursday, Palestinian olive orchards in Khirbet Beit Iskariya village, southwest of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, and cut 200 trees. Hasan Breijiyya, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, said the Israeli assailants cut at […]

14 Jun

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds In Khan Younis

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, Thursday, that a young man, who was shot and seriously injured by Israeli army fire, has succumbed to his serious wounds. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, identified the slain Palestinian man as Ahmad Ziad Tawfiq al-‘Aassi, 21. He […]

14 Jun

Army Injures Many Palestinians Near Nablus

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

14 Jun

UN General Assembly Votes to Condemn Israel’s Excessive Force Against Gaza Protests

The U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday passed a resolution condemning Israel’s use of excessive force on Palestinian civilians. The resolution passed by a vote of 120-8 with 45 countries abstaining. A U.S. bid to condemn Hamas, a Palestinian fundamentalist group, for attacks on Israel also received a majority vote in […]

14 Jun

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem, One In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, two young Palestinian men from ‘Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, and one in Nur Shams refugee camp, east of Tulkarem, after searching their homes. Media sources in Bethlehem said dozens of soldiers invaded ‘Aida refugee camp, before storming and violently searching homes, […]

14 Jun

Palestinian Dies From Wounds Suffered Eight Years Ago

Medical sources have reported, Wednesday, that a Palestinian man from northern Gaza died from serious complications caused by wounds he suffered after Israeli soldiers shot him eight years ago. The sources said the man, identified as Kamal Mohammad al-Yaziji, from Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, […]

13 Jun

DCIP Report: Israeli Soldier Shoots, Kills 14-year-old Palestinian in Gaza Strip

An Israeli soldier shot and killed a 14-year-old Palestinian with live ammunition during protests east of Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, near the perimeter fence, on June 8. Haitham Mohammad Khalil al-Jamal died Friday evening in a hospital, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, a few hours […]

13 Jun

Hewlett Packard (HP) Faces $120 Million in Potential Losses Due to its Complicity in Israel’s Violations of Palestinian Human Rights

Hewlett Packard (HP) faces over $120 million in potential losses since India’s largest student federation passed a resolution to support the BDS movement and to boycott Hewlett Packard (HP) companies over their well-documented complicity in Israel’s grave violations of Palestinian human rights. Apoorva Gautam, the India-based South Asia coordinator for the Palestinian BDS National […]

13 Jun

Jordan Valley Farmers Ordered to Evacuate Land

Israeli army forces reportedly ordered a Palestinian farmer in the Jordan Valley to evacuate his land on Tuesday, with forces saying they were going to raze the land. WAFA agency said, according to Ma’an, that Ahmad Assi Damra, from Hijlet al-Zour, east of Jericho, was ordered to evacuate his 25 […]

13 Jun

Israeli Forces Seize Archaeological Heritage House in Hebron

Israeli forces Wednesday took over an archaeological house in the old town of Hebron and turned it into a military outpost. The house is located in an area that has been under full Israeli military control for over 15 years now. The house, which is located in an area that […]

13 Jun

UNRWA: Gaza’s Infant Mortality Rate No Longer In Decline

According to a new study by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) infant mortality, which in most parts of the world is in decreasing, has not declined for the last decade in Gaza. The paper entitled “Stalled decline in infant mortality among Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip […]

13 Jun

Recently Released Activist Social Worker Munther Amira on Non-violent Resistance

Munther Amira, a Palestinian Social Worker, activist and human rights defender, was arrested by Israeli forces during a non-violent protest, in Bethlehem, against the Trump Administration declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in addition to Israeli violations of Palestinian children’s rights. Amira was  released last week, after six months […]

13 Jun

Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians Near Jenin

June 13, 2018 12:21 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Wednesday morning, the town of Ya’bad, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and injured several Palestinians who protested the invasion. Media sources said the soldiers invaded many homes in the town, and violently searched them while interrogating the families and inspecting […]

13 Jun

Army Abducts Four Palestinians Near Ramallah, One Near Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, four young Palestinian men from Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and one in Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers invaded Silwad town, before storming and […]

13 Jun

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Eight Palestinians, Abduct One Suspected Of killing A Soldier, In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday morning, Sateh Marhaba area in the al-Biereh city, and the al-Am’ari refugee camp, south of al-Biereh, in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah and al-Biereh, injured seven Palestinians, including a woman, before abducting her son, who is reportedly involved in the death of an […]

13 Jun

Israel Illegally Confiscates 24 Dunams Of Lands Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers illegally confiscated, Tuesday, 24 Dunams of Palestinian land in Jabal Sbeih area of Beita village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israeli colonialist activities in the occupied West Bank, said the soldiers handed Beita Town Council a […]

12 Jun

Omar Shakir of Human Rights Watch

TRNN speaks with Omar Shakir, the director of HRW in Israel-Palestine about his deportation order. TRNN video & transcript: SHARMINI PERIES: It’s The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries, coming to you from Baltimore. Human Rights Watch reports regularly on the violations of human rights and international law in Israel and […]

12 Jun

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians From Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier on Tuesday at dawn, two young Palestinian men from Deir Abu Da’if and Kafr Dan villages, and invaded Jenin city, in northern West Bank. The soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Majdi Awwad, from Deir Abu Da’if, while trying to enter Jerusalem to pray in […]

12 Jun

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Nablus, Hebron, And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Tuesday, five young Palestinian men in Nablus, Hebron and Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said several army jeeps invaded Beit Dajan village, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, searched the home of Radwan […]

12 Jun

Israeli Colonialist Settlers Attack Homes Near Nablus, Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians

Israeli soldiers shot, on Monday at night, two young Palestinian men in Burin village, south of the northern West bank city of Nablus, after a group of extremist colonizers invaded the village and attacked homes. Media sources said a group of colonists from Yitzhar illegal colony, built on Palestinian lands, […]

11 Jun

Ramallah Protesters Demand PA to Cancel Sanctions on Gaza

Hundreds of Palestinians held a protest in Ramallah, last night, demanding that the Palestinian Authority (PA) cancel its sanctions against Gaza, describing these measures as punitive measures against the Palestinian people in Gaza. The participants in the demonstration called on PA President Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinian leadership to lift […]

11 Jun

Israeli Military Training Destroying Village Crops

June 11, 2018 9:23 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Nablus, News Report 0

Palestinian farmers in the northern West Bank town of Aqraba, south of Nablus, complained on Monday that Israeli army military training, in their area, has destroyed their crops. WAFA reported that, according to Yousef Dirieh, an activist in the anti-settlement committee of Aqraba, the Israeli army was conducting training with […]

11 Jun

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

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

11 Jun

North Korean Foreign Minister: Netanyahu is a Stinking Zionist

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-Ho, on Monday, has slammed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu just one day before a meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump. Writing on Twitter, Monday morning, Ri Yong-Ho mocked a recent video statement released by Netanyahu, in which […]

11 Jun

Lies Will Not Save Israel from the Responsibility of Killing Razan Al-Najjar

By Dr. Mustafa Barghouti, President- Palestinian Medical Relief Society:  We are deeply shocked at the amount of lies that the Israeli officials and spokesperson of the Israeli army are trying to spread to justify the horrible war crime of killing the innocent young first aid provider, Razan Al-Najjar, who was […]

11 Jun

Israeli Woman Injured In Tel Aviv Stabbing

June 11, 2018 2:18 PM IMEMC News Israel, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Israeli sources have reported, Monday, that a young Israeli woman was seriously injured in Afula city, allegedly after being stabbed by a Palestinian from northern West Bank. Israeli daily Haaretz said the woman, 18 years of age, suffered severe wounds in the upper body, and was rushed to HaEmek Hospital, […]

11 Jun

Israeli Soldiers Conduct A Limited Invasion Into Central Gaza

Several armored Israeli military vehicles invaded, Monday, Palestinian agricultural lands, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp in central Gaza, and bulldozed sections near the border fence while firing live rounds. Media sources said the invasion was carried out by four tanks and three D9 armored military bulldozers. They added that […]

11 Jun

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In Hebron, One In Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, eleven young Palestinian men, including a journalist, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and one in Jenin, in northern West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded many neighborhoods in the city, and Doura […]

11 Jun

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Bethlehem And Salfit, Injure One

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, three Palestinians, including a father and his son, in Bethlehem and Salfit governorates, in the occupied West Bank, and injured a young man. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded the Saff Street, in the center of […]

11 Jun

Detainee Continues Hunger Strike For Eighth Day

A Palestinian detainee from Bethlehem city in the occupied West Bank, is ongoing with a hunger strike for the eighth consecutive day, protesting his detention, and a recent arbitrary Administrative Detention, holding him captive without charges. The Palestinian, identified as Hasan Hassanein Shouka, 30, was abducted by the soldiers on […]

11 Jun

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Gaza, One In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, three young Palestinian men in the border fence area, east of Gaza City and in northern Gaza, in addition to one Palestinian in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers abducted two young men, reportedly after […]

10 Jun

Over 309 Administrative Detention Orders Issued Since February

Israeli Prison Services (IPS) has issued more than 309 administrative detention orders since the decision to boycott administrative trials by administrative detainees, last February, the Palestine Detainees Center for Studies reported Saturday. According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, spokesperson for the center Reyad Al-Ashqar said in a press release, […]

10 Jun

Residential Structures near Jericho to be Demolished

Israeli forces served notices, on Sunday, ordering Palestinian Bedouin families living near the village of Nuway’imah, to the north of Jericho in the West Bank, to leave the residential shacks where they live prior to demolishing them, according to local WAFA sources. Governor of Jericho Majed al-Fetyani condemned the Israeli […]

10 Jun

Al-Khan Al-Ahmar’s Children Rally to Save their School

Dozens of Palestinian children will rally on Monday, to call on the international community and global leaders to intervene and prevent the demolition of their school. The children, whose ages range between 8 to 16 years old, are from the Jahalin tribe that has, for decades, lived on the hills […]

10 Jun

Army Abducts 14 Palestinians, Including Three Siblings, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, fourteen Palestinians, including three siblings, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Tulkarem office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded Tulkarem governorate, in northern West Bank, searched many homes and abducted Eyad Mohammad […]

10 Jun

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Siblings In Ramallah, One In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier on Sunday morning, three Palestinian siblings from their home near Ramallah, and a young man near Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded Beit Rima town, north of Ramallah, searched homes and abducted three siblings, identified as Hammad, Jaber and Majd Awad Rimawi, […]

10 Jun

Army Attacks Palestinian Medics In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian ambulance crew while they were trying to rescue persons who were injured in a traffic accident near the illegal Gush Etzion colonialist block, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Mohammad Awad, the head of the Emergency Department of the Bethlehem […]

10 Jun

Israeli Soldiers Attack And Abduct A Child In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, a Palestinian child after attacking him, in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers attacked a child, identified as Hamza […]

09 Jun

Upending the Palestinian Leadership: The Role of Youth

by Fadi Quran, Al Shakaba Palestinian Policy Network This analysis is part of the Al-Shabaka Policy Circle on Leadership and Accountability and is published alongside the contributions made by Dana El-Kurd, Marwa Fatafta, Inès Abdel Razek, Tareq Baconi, and Ali Abdel Wahab – to read their contributions see here.   Instead of bringing […]

09 Jun

Nobel Peace Prize-Nominated Palestinian Movement Responds to Pop-Kultur Festival’s Racism

“[BDS] campaigns around the world present the most promising way to overcome the failure of world governments to stand up to Israel’s intransigence and lawless behavior”. — Stephane Hessel, Holocaust survivor and co-author of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Despite the growing number of cancellations facing Pop-Kultur Berlin festival due to the Israeli […]

09 Jun

Military Order says Palestinians Have 96 Hours to Appeal House Demolition

Israeli forces demolish a home in Kobar village, August 16, 2018. Photo credit: Bahaa Nasr for WAFA. POSTED BY: COREY SHERMAN JUNE 8, 2018 Even if Palestinians fulfill the appeal requirements put in place by military order 1797, Israeli authorities maintain complete authority to proceed with demolition. Two Jerusalem legal aid organizations […]

09 Jun

Israeli Forces Assault Medics near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers, on Saturday evening, assaulted Palestinian medics while they were attempting to reach the wounded in a traffic accident which occurred outside the illegal settlement of Gush Etzion, to the south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent (PRC). Director of PRC in […]

09 Jun

NGOs Call on Israel to Halt the Demolition and Forcible Transfer of Bedouins at Khan al Ahmar

Concerned about a recent ruling by Israel’s High Court of Justice authorizing the demolition of the Palestinian Bedouin village of Khan al Ahmar and evacuation of its residents to a site near Abu Dis, AIDA, a network consisting of more than 80 INGOs operating in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), […]

09 Jun

Israeli Soldiers Detain A Man And His Wife On Their Land Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers detained, Saturday, a Palestinian man and his wife for several hours on their agricultural land in Khallet al-Katla area, in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The soldiers invaded the agricultural land, close to Karmie Tzur illegal colony, and detained Ali Ayyad […]

09 Jun

Army Injures A Child In Hebron, Causes Damage To Homes

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday morning, Beit Ummar town, northwest of Hebron in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, before storming and violently searching homes, causing serious damage, and shot a child with a rubber-coated steel bullet, while many Palestinians suffered the effects of teargas inhalation. […]

09 Jun

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Bethlehem And Jerusalem

Israeli Soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, four Palestinians, including a child, in Bethlehem and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. The army also invaded Hebron, in southern West Bank, and broke into the home of a father of two Palestinians who were killed by the army in 2003. Several […]

09 Jun

UN General Assembly To Hold “Urgent Meeting” On Gaza Next Wednesday

The United Nations General Assembly is scheduled to hold what was described as an “urgent meeting,” next Wednesday, to discuss the Israeli escalation against the Palestinian protesters in the Gaza Strip. General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak sent a letter for the 193 member states, informing them of the scheduled meeting, […]

09 Jun

Soldiers Arrest A Palestinian, Injure Activist And His Family, And Threaten To Kill Him For Documenting Their Violations

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, a Palestinian man in Beit Kahil town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, in addition to invading the home of Human Rights activist, cameraman Aref Jaber, in Hebron city, assaulted and injured him and his family, and threatened to kill […]

09 Jun

51 Years Since Israeli Naval Attack on USS Liberty

If Americans Knew: While we mourn the latest unarmed demonstrators ruthlessly killed by Israeli forces in Gaza, we also wish to remember others killed by the Israeli military 51 years ago today. On June 8, 1967, Israeli  jets and torpedo boats tried to sink the USS Liberty, a U.S. Navy technical surveillance ship, […]

09 Jun

Army Injures Many Protesters In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and injured several Palestinians, in addition to an Israeli peace activist. The soldiers attacked the protesters with rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs, shortly […]

09 Jun

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

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

08 Jun

Funeral Held in Nabi Saleh for Izz al-Deen Tamimi, Shot Dead by Israeli Soldiers

  Mourners carrying the body of Izz Tamimi, 21 years, yesterday in Nabi Saleh The funeral of 21-year-old Izz al-Deen Tamimi was held this week, on Wednesday, 6th June, in Nabi Saleh, a village north of Ramallah. Israeli soldiers shot the young man with three live bullets in the early […]

08 Jun

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

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

08 Jun

Army Drone Drops Firebombs At Protest Tents In Rafah

An Israeli army drone dropped, early on Friday morning, firebombs at protest tents, in one of the Great Return protest camps in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The firebombs caused fire to the tents, and burnt dozens of tires around them which were prepared to be […]

08 Jun

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Beit Fajjar town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and abducted two Palestinians. The soldiers invaded and searched several homes in the town, interrogated many Palestinians and abducted two. The abducted Palestinians have been identified as Majdi Thawabta, 24, and Moayyad […]

08 Jun

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

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

08 Jun

Bedouin Village of Al-Araqib Demolished for 129th Time

A Palestinian bedouin woman stands next to her destroyed tent in the village of Atouf in the Jordan Valley (AFP, File) Israeli authorities demolished the Bedouin village of al-Araqib for the 129th time on Thursday, WAFA reported, according to Ma’an. Thursday’s demolition marked the second time since April that the […]

08 Jun

US Senator Bernie Sanders Criticizes US Policy Toward Palestine

US Senator Bernie Sanders criticized US administration policy in the Middle East, and Palestine in particular, accusing Washington of being partial to the Israeli side. Sanders, in an open meeting organized by The Washington Post, Wednesday evening, called for finding a solution to the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Gaza, urging […]

08 Jun

Open-air Prisons in Jerusalem: Shuafat Refugee Camp and Kufr Aqab

Shuafat refugee camp, August 28, 2004. Photo credit: Hozifa Sorour for WAFA. POSTED BY: AHMAD JARADAT JUNE 7, 2018 Israel is cited as maintaining the largest open-air prison in the world in Gaza. Israeli rule over East Jerusalem has created similarly unlivable conditions for Palestinians in the holy city. Since the first day […]

08 Jun

Bethlehem Mayor Meets with Paphos Counterpart to Discuss Future Efforts

On July 6th , Mayor of Bethlehem Anton Salman met with the Mayor of Paphos, Phedonas Phedonas, in the presence of the Municipal Council Member Shireen Bandak-Mauge, and, from the Mayor’s office, Ikram Juha. For his part, Salman spoke about the general situation in the city of Bethlehem, especially with regard to political and touristic realities, […]

08 Jun

Please Dad, Stay And Celebrate All My Birthdays

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

07 Jun

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Child, A Young Man, Amidst Increasing Invasions Into Al-Aqsa

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, a Palestinian child and a young man in the Al-Aqsa Mosque courtyards, in occupied Jerusalem, after dozens of officers and settlers invaded the holy site and conducted provocative tours. Many worshipers started chanting against the violation, and ongoing occupation, before the soldiers assaulted them, and fired […]