Category Archives: Regions

13 Dec

B’Tselem: Israeli Soldier Used Lethal Force To Kill Mentally Disabled Palestinian (VIDEO)

Israeli rights group B’Tselem announced, on Wednesday, a report proving that Israeli soldiers used lethal force from a very close distance to kill a mentally disabled Palestinian. On Tuesday, 4 December, 2018, at around midnight, some 100 Israeli soldiers invaded the city of Tulkarem, in the occupied West Bank. Some […]

13 Dec

The Slow Genocide of Palestinians Continues in Asira al-Qibliya

13th December 2018, International Solidarity Movement, Nablus Team, Asira Al Qibliya, Nablus, occupied Palestine (photo: Settlements overlooking Asira Al Qibliya) “This is the line,” Oussam Khalifa Ahmad illustrates as he takes us on a tour of his threatened land. “We are now passing into (Area) C.” Depending on where you look, some […]

13 Dec

Soldiers and Settlers Raid Archaeological Site in West Bank

Israeli soldiers, accompanied Jewish settlers, broke into the northern West Bank village and archaeological site of Sebastia on Wednesday, upon which confrontations with the village’s Palestinian residents ensued, according to mayor of Sebastia Mohammad Azzam. Azzam told WAFA correspondence that the soldiers accompanied a busload of fanatic settlers in a […]

13 Dec

Qatar Proposes Airport be Built in Gaza Strip

Palestinian officials were reportedly concerned over reports that the country of Qatar is aiming to establish a separate Palestinian state in the Gaza Strip; allegations which came following Qatar’s proposal of creating an international airport in Gaza. According to Qatari ambassador Mohammad al-Emadi, Israel is yet to respond. However, they […]

13 Dec

Palestinian-owned Garage Demolished in East Jerusalem

Israeli Civil Administration bulldozers demolished a private garage in the Palestinian neighborhood of Beit Hanina, in the central occupied West Bank district of Jerusalem. According to local sources, the garage was demolished under the pretext that it was built without the difficult-to-obtain Israeli permit. Sources added that, prior to the […]

13 Dec

Undercover Israeli Forces Kill A Palestinian Taxi Driver Near Ramallah

December 13, 2018 2:33 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Undercover Israeli soldiers assassinated, on Wednesday evening, a Palestinian Taxi driver, near Surda village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah; the army claimed the Palestinian was allegedly “involved” in the shooting targeting colonialist settlers, last Sunday. The slain Palestinian has been identified as Saleh Omar Saleh Barghouthi, […]

12 Dec

Palestinian Cabinet Appeals To France to Recognize the State of Palestine

Tuesday’s weekly meeting of the Palestinian Cabinet in Ramallah, in the central occupied West Bank, headed by Palestinian Prime Minister Dr. Rami Hamdallah, strongly condemned the Israeli army invasions of the West Bank cities of Ramallah and Al-Biereh in which the Israeli military injured many citizens with rubber coated steel […]

12 Dec

Army Invades Al-Quds University, Confiscates Surveillance Recordings And Cause Damage

December 12, 2018 12:16 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the campus of Al-Quds University in Abu Dis town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and searched it causing excessive property damage, in addition to confiscating surveillance equipment and recordings. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the soldiers damaged many doors, desks and […]

12 Dec

Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians, Demolish A Parking Structure, in West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday, at dawn, seven Palestinians, and demolished a parking structure, in the occupied Wes Bank. The PPS office in Jenin, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Riyad Mohammad Kabaha, and his brother Eyad, in addition to […]

12 Dec

Army Abducts Three Palestinians, Confiscates Cars, Near Jenin

December 12, 2018 10:42 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, several homes in Barta’a village, isolated behind the illegal Annexation Wall, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, abducted one Palestinian and illegally confiscated three cars. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the […]

12 Dec

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Jerusalem

December 12, 2018 10:15 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, a young Palestinian man from Hizma town, northeast of occupied Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in the town, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. They added that the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as […]

12 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Invade Homes, Abduct A Palestinian Near Hebron

December 12, 2018 9:35 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and the nearby towns of Surif and Yatta, searched several homes and abducted one Palestinian. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Ahmad Mahmoud al-Hoor, from his home in Surif […]

12 Dec

Solidarity Campaign Launched In Support Of Wounded Palestinian Detainee

December 12, 2018 7:54 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Palestine Liberation Organization’s Committee for Prisoners and Freed Prisoners has launched a solidarity campaign for burn victim Israa Jaabis, who is being held in an Israeli jail. Entitled “Freedom and Treatment: A Right for Prisoner Israa”, the campaign has been set up to pressure Israeli occupation forces to provide […]

12 Dec

Australia to Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

The Australian government intends to announce its recognition of the city of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Tuesday, after receiving approval from the National Security Council on the move, The Australian newspaper reported. The running options are either to keep the Australian embassy in Tel Aviv with a small consulate office […]

12 Dec

Ahmad Sa’adat: Palestine Will Be Freed By The People, Not The Elites

Via the Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network. The following interview with imprisoned Palestinian leftist leader, Ahmad Sa’adat, the General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, was published first in the Italian newspaper Il Manifesto on November 9, 2018. Sa’adat has been imprisoned in Israeli prison since 2006, when he was seized […]

12 Dec

‘The Lobby – USA’: Lessons for the Palestine Solidarity Movement

by Ali Abunimah for Ma’an News Agency Ali Abunimah, Al-Shabaka Policy Adviser, is the author of One Country: A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli Palestinian Impasse (2006), and co-founder and director of the widely acclaimed publication The Electronic Intifada. His most recent book is The Battle for Justice in […]

12 Dec

Israel Restricts Vaccine Imports to Palestine

Israeli occupation authorities have issued a decree barring the Palestinian Ministry of Health from importing vaccines, starting from the beginning of the year 2019, said Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Asaad Ramlawi. In an interview with the official Voice of Palestine radio station, Dr. Ramlawi said that the […]

12 Dec

Army Injures At Least Twenty Palestinians In Al-Biereh

December 12, 2018 4:33 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Tuesday evening, at least twenty Palestinians in al-Biereh city, in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah and al-Biereh, during ongoing and escalating offensives allegedly aimed at locating the Palestinians, who shot and injured seven Israeli colonialist settlers, on Sunday evening. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society […]

12 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Three Palestinians Near Ramallah

December 12, 2018 4:08 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, on Tuesday evening, three Palestinians from Sarda village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, as the soldiers were withdrawing from al-Biereh adjacent city. The soldiers shot one Palestinian with a live round in his leg, while he was at a hilltop in the village, […]

12 Dec

Child Dies From Wounds Suffered Last Friday

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that a child died, Tuesday, from serious wounds he suffered, last Friday, after Israeli soldiers shot him, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The Health Ministry said the soldiers shot the child, Ahmad Yasser Sabri Abu ‘Aabed, 4, […]

12 Dec

Green Riding Hood
 Pain Dwells within Her Ribs

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights: Around month and a half after being injured by the Israeli forces, pain so far dwells the body of Palestinian woman Malinah al-Hendi (34) and hinders her responsibility of taking care of her family. Malinah, mother of six children, was shot by an Israeli […]

12 Dec

PCHR Calls upon Attorney General to Investigate Two Torture Crimes in West Bank and Gaza

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) is strongly concerned over the torture practiced against two arrestees by the security services in the West Bank and Gaza Strip during their detention. PCHR calls upon the Attorney General to investigate seriously both crimes and publish the investigation results in public in […]

Invasion of WAFA TV
11 Dec

Palestinian Prime Minister Condemns Israeli Attack on WAFA News Agency

The Israeli raid on WAFA headquarters in the Occupied West Bank city of Ramallah Monday elicited strong condemnation from many people. On Tuesday, Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah called the Palestinian news agency to offer his support and solidarity to the journalism staff, reported WAFA. Speaking with WAFA editor-in-chief Kholoud Assaf, […]

11 Dec

Israeli Settlers Incite Violence Against Palestinian President

Posters found on cement blocks in the Occupied West Bank, written in Hebrew and presumably posted by right-wing Israeli settlers, called for the assassination of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. The posters depicted Palestinian President Abbas in crosshairs. They were denounced by local Palestinian officials, according to the WAFA News Agency. […]

11 Dec

Israeli Army Orders A Palestinian To Halt Construction Of His Home

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, the al-Walaja village, west of Bethlehem city in the occupied West Bank, delivered an order instructing a Palestinian to halt the construction of his home, and summoned three home owners for interrogation. Local media activist Ibrahim Awad said dozens of soldiers invaded the town, and handed […]

11 Dec

Soldiers Demolish A Home, Abduct Its Owner

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday morning, the al-Jiftlik Palestinian village, in the Central Plains of the occupied West Bank, demolished one home and abducted its owner. Media sources said dozens of soldiers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded the village, and demolished the home of Omar Abdul-Karim Rahaila. They added that the […]

11 Dec

Israeli Army Kills A Palestinian In Hebron

December 11, 2018 12:28 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers killed, Tuesday, a young Palestinian man, while driving his car in Ethna town, west of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, after he reportedly “failed to stop of inspection.” The head of the Al-Ahli Hospital in Hebron, Dr. Yousef Takrouri, said the soldiers shot the Palestinian, identified […]

11 Dec

Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires Of Palestinian Cars, Write Racist Graffiti Near Ramallah

A number of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers infiltrated, on Tuesday at dawn, into Beitin Palestinian village, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, punctured tires of parked cars and wrote racist graffiti. Media sources in Ramallah said the assailants came from Beit El illegal colony, which was […]

11 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 28 Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until morning hours Tuesday, at least twenty-eight Palestinians, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes across the West Bank, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID […]

11 Dec

Adalah: Israel Fails to Investigate, Initiate Prosecutions Relating to 2014 Offensive on Gaza

Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel has submitted a report on the lack of Israeli domestic accountability mechanisms to UN Independent Commission of Inquiry examining 2018 protests in the Gaza Strip. The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court announced, late Wednesday, that significant progress has […]

11 Dec

Many Palestinians Injured as Settlers Storm Joseph’s Tomb

Dozens of Palestinian youth suffered from tear-gas inhalation, predawn Monday, during violent confrontations which broke out after hundreds of Israeli settlers stormed Joseph’s Tomb, in the northern occupied West Bank city of Nablus. Ma’an reported that confrontations were triggered when Israeli settlers began performing Jewish religious rituals in Joseph’s Tomb, […]

11 Dec

169 Structures Demolished in East Jerusalem This Year

A family demolishes their own home in Silwan, December 8, 2018. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY: AHMAD JARADAT DECEMBER 11, 2018 Israeli authorities have demolished a total of 169 structures in East Jerusalem this year – a 20 percent increase compared to 2017. This month, Israeli authorities have demolished […]

11 Dec

India to Pull Out of $500m Israeli Missile Deal

The Indian defense ministry has announced plans to withdraw from a deal with Israeli army contractor Rafael, for the Spike Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM). The deal was originally agreed upon in 2014, but the Indian defense ministry scrapped the deal in January of this year, reportedly planning to develop missiles […]

11 Dec

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Merchant At Erez Terminal

December 11, 2018 4:24 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday evening, a Palestinian merchant while crossing Beit Hanoun (Erez) Terminal, between the Gaza Strip and Israel, in the northern part of the coastal region. Media sources said the merchant managed to obtain a permit from Israel to leave the Gaza Strip and head to the […]

11 Dec

Palestinian Medic Among Several Injured by Israeli Attack on Boat Protest

In Gaza Monday, hundreds of Palestinians gathered at the beach in the northern Gaza Strip and headed out to sea on fishing boats bearing signs, banners and Palestinian flags for the 19th weekly protest against the Israeli naval blockade on the coastal Strip. They were almost immediately met with gunfire […]

11 Dec

Israeli Colonists Attack A Home, Many Cars, Near Nablus

Dozens of illegal Israeli colonists attacked, Monday, a Palestinian home in Huwwara town, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and hurled stones at cars near Huwwara military roadblock. Media sources in Nablus have reported that the illegal colonists surrounded a home in Huwwara, and hurled stones at […]

Invasion of WAFA TV
10 Dec

Israeli Military Raids Office of WAFA News Agency in Ramallah; Fires Tear Gas (VIDEO)

A squadron of Israeli soldiers invaded the headquarters of the WAFA News Agency in Ramallah, on Monday, offering no reason or justification for the invasion. After storming the offices with guns drawn, and terrorizing the journalists who were working there, the soldiers went back downstairs and out of the building. […]

10 Dec

Israeli Navy Abducts Two Palestinian Fishermen In Rafah

Israeli navy ships attacked, Monday, Palestinian fishing boats in Gaza territorial waters, near Rafah, in the southern part of the coastal region, and abducted two fishermen. Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers fired many live rounds at the boats, and used water cannons, while the fishermen were only four […]

10 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Dismantle Small School Near Hebron

December 10, 2018 12:28 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the Tahadi 13 smalls school, near the entrance of the Sammoa’ town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and dismantled it. The schools, which provides education to boys and girls, from kindergarten up to the sixth grade. The cost of […]

10 Dec

PPS:“Israeli Soldiers Abduct 29 Palestinians In West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted,on Monday at dawn, 29 Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including ten in Jerusalem. The PPS said the soldiers conducted very violent searches of dozens of homes, and stores, across the West Bank, causing property damage, […]

10 Dec

Soldiers Injure Four Palestinians In Nablus

Dozens of Israeli soldiers accompanied, on Monday at dawn,several buses loaded with colonialist settlers into the northern West Bank city of Nablus to visit Joseph’s Tomb site, before clashing with local protesters,shooting four, and causing twenty to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources said the invasion was carried […]

10 Dec

Israeli soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In Jerusalem

December 10, 2018 9:57 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, ten Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of occupied East Jerusalem, and moved them to a number of detention and interrogation facilities. The soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in the al-‘Isawiya town, in the center of Jerusalem, and abducted seven Palestinians. […]

10 Dec

Israeli Settlers, Led by the Minister of Agriculture, Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque (VIDEO)

Israeli settlers stormed the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque on Sunday morning, accompanied by military reinforcement security from the Israeli occupation army. According to the sources of the Islamic Endowments Department, Israeli Minister of Agriculture, Uri Ariel, was leading a group of Israeli extremist settlers who entered through the Mugrabi […]

10 Dec

Senior Israeli Lawmaker: “The Israeli army has enough bullets for every Palestinian.”

Chairman for the Defense Committee of the Israeli Parliament of the Knesset, Avi Dichter, recently made an underhanded remark expressing favor for killing all Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. As he was commenting on the protests of the Great March of Return, taking place along the eastern fence of the […]

10 Dec

Belgian City Votes to Ban Contracts with Companies that Violate Human Rights

[Photo: City Hall in Ghent, Belgium] 12/08/18 Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) / Belgium, Spain, Ireland, Norway Last month, the City Council in Ghent, Belgium voted to ban companies involved in human rights violations from doing business with the the city. Palestinian solidarity activists with the group Ghent Action Platform Palestine (GAPP) were the driving force […]

10 Dec

Israeli Military Opens Fire Toward Gaza Fishermen and Shepherds

Israeli naval forces opened fire towards Palestinian fishermen, west of Rafah City and Khan Younis City, in the southern besieged Gaza Strip, on Sunday. A Ma’an News Agency reporter said that naval forces repeatedly opened fire at fishermen within the permitted fishing zone, forcing them back to shore. Meanwhile, Israeli […]

10 Dec

UNOCHA Report: 33 Palestinian-owned Structures Seized or Demolished in Area C and East Jerusalem

A recent report issued, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), on the latest developments in Palestinian territories, published on December 6. According to the report, demonstrations in the context of the ‘Great March of Return’ continued for the 36th successive week, resulting in the […]

10 Dec

US Evangelicals Have Donated Some $65M to Illegal Settlements

Right-wing evangelical organizations have raised tens of millions of dollars, over the past 10 years, to fund settlement projects in the West Bank, a report published by Haaretz newspaper reported, on Sunday. According to the PNN, the newspaper said that it had conducted an audit of the funds, estimated to […]

10 Dec

Seven Israeli Colonialist Settlers Injured In West Bank Shooting

Israeli sources have reported that, on Sunday evening, seven settlers were injured, including a pregnant woman who was seriously wounded, in a shooting attack near the illegal colony of Ofra, which was built on Palestinian lands near Ramallah, in central West Bank. Israeli daily Haaretz said a pregnant woman, 21, […]

10 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Invade Silwad

December 10, 2018 1:13 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at night, Silwad town, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and fired many rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades at local protesters. Media sources in Ramallah has reported that the soldiers also closed the entrances of the village, […]

09 Dec

Palestinian Man Seriously Injured After Being Rammed By A Colonists’ Car

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a man was injured, on Sunday evening, after an Israeli colonialist settler rammed a man him with his car near the entrance of Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the man, […]

09 Dec

Soldiers Invade The Home Of Jerusalem Governor

December 9, 2018 2:57 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, the home of Jerusalem Governor Adnan Gheith, in Silwan town, south of the al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, and took measurements of the property. Dozens of soldiers surrounded the Governor’s home, before breaking into it using excessive force, and conducted provocative acts against the family. […]

09 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, eight Palestinians from the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem, Nablus and Jerusalem,the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded and violently searched many homes in the three governorates of the occupied West Bank, and interrogated several Palestinians […]

08 Dec

Former Israeli PM Ordered Targeting of Densely Populated Areas in 2008

Former Israeli Prime Minister and Defense Minister Ehud Barak ordered the targeting of densely populated areas, in the 2008 war on Gaza. The revelation was made yesterday by Israeli newspaper “Maariv”, which reported that Barak had been frustrated with his failure to stop the firing of primitive Qassam rockets, from […]

08 Dec

UN General Assembly Adopts Another Pro-Palestine Resolution

After rejecting the US-backed anti-Palestinian resistance resolution, the General Assembly voted, on Thursday night, in favor of another text dealing with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The brief resolution, proposed by Ireland, called for “the achievement, without delay, of a comprehensive, just and lasting peace in the Middle East on the basis of the […]

08 Dec

German Court Confirms BDS Advocacy is Protected Freedom of Expression and Assembly

[Photo: From right to left, Israeli dissident Ronnie Barkan, Palestinian activist Majed Abusalama, BDS activist Christoph Glanz celebrate victory] 12/06/18 BDS Initiative Oldenburg, Germany In May 2016, the German city of Oldenburg prevented a public lecture titled “BDS: A Palestinian Human Rights Campaign” from taking place by withdrawing its permission for event organizers to use the scheduled event space. […]

08 Dec

Israeli Excavations in Silwan Cause Palestinian Lands to Collapse

Palestinian lands located in the Silwan town of occupied East Jerusalem, in the central West Bank, have collapsed due to Israeli excavations and digging in the area, on Friday. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center reported that collapses occurred in a land located behind the “Ein Silwan” mosque in Wadi Hilweh, […]

08 Dec

Insidious Colonial Strategy

12/07/18 International Solidarity Movement In the area of Salfit, harassment by settlers is a regular occurrence. They come to the villages, often late at night, to graffiti messages of hatred, and also vandalize cars and property. New settlements are being established frequently and are rapidly expanding. Farris is a university […]

08 Dec

ICJ to Consider Palestinian Lawsuit against United States

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) announced, this week, that it will consider a lawsuit filed by Palestinian officials, over the United States administration’s violation of international law, in moving its embassy to occupied Jerusalem. A statement from the court, based in the Dutch city of The Hague, said it […]

08 Dec

Settlement Waterline Will Harm Palestinian Farmers

Israeli plans to build a 7-kilometer long water pipeline between two illegal settlements, in the north of the West Bank, will harm several Palestinian farmers whose land will be affected by a pipeline that will cut through their land, Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official, said on Saturday. Daghlas told WAFA […]

08 Dec

Soldiers Shoot A Young Man In Jerusalem

December 8, 2018 12:59 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, on Friday evening, a young Palestinian man in the al-‘Isawiya town, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded the town, and resorted to the excessive use of force against Palestinian youngsters, who protested the invasion and hurled stones at the armored military […]

08 Dec

Jerusalemite Family Forced To Demolish Its Own Home

An indigenous Palestinian family from Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, was forced to demolish its own home, Saturday,to avoid further excessive fines and fees, after an Israeli court ordered the destruction of their building for “being constructed without a permit.” The Wadi Hilweh Information Center […]

08 Dec

On 37th Friday of Great March of Return and Breaking Siege, Israeli Forces Wound 72 Civilians, including 11 Children, 1 Woman and 2 Paramedics

On Friday evening, 07 December 2018, Israeli forces wounded 72 Palestinian civilians, including 11 children, 1 woman and 2 paramedics in the peaceful demonstrations in the eastern Gaza Strip despite the decreasing intensity of the demonstrations there for the sixth week consecutively and absence of most means usually used during […]

07 Dec

At Least 33 Palestinians Shot In Gaza Protests

At least 33 Palestinian protesters were shot and injured by Israeli soldiers Friday, at the Great March of Return in the Gaza Strip, medical sources said. Protesters were shot at with live ammunition and rubber-coated steel bullets as they approached the barbed-wire perimeter fence. Of the 33 shot, one protester […]

07 Dec

Peaceful Protest Suppressed By Israeli Forces

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Kufur Qaddoum, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia.  The soldiers shot live ammunition and tear-gas canisters at the peaceful citizens, causing many to suffer the effects of tear-gas inhalation, the Popular Committee against […]

07 Dec

Soldiers Deliver Demolition Orders In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, stormed many neighborhoods, and photographed  many homes, buildings and streets, before handing demolition orders targeting several buildings, and summoned many owners for interrogation. Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in al-‘Isawiya, said the soldiers, and personnel […]

07 Dec

Israeli Court Denies Appeal Against Demolition Of Village Water Network

One year after the Al-Aqaba Village Council, east of Tubas in northeastern West Bank, filed an appeal with an Israeli court in an attempt to save the village’s water network, the court decided to deny it. Sami Sadeq, the head of Al-Aqaba Village Council, told the WAFA Palestinian News Agency […]

07 Dec

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Jerusalem And Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, three young Palestinian men in Ramallah and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers conducted violent searches of many homes, and interrogated several Palestinians, before abducting at least three. It said that the soldiers […]

07 Dec

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (29 November – 05 December 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 29 November – 05 December, 2018. On the International Day for Persons with Disabilities: Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian with a disability in Tulkarem. 5 civilians were wounded in the West Bank. Israeli […]

07 Dec

Report: Palestinians in Israel Jails Continue to Suffer Medical Negligence

December 7, 2018 4:24 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Palestinians living under detention in Israeli prisons are being diagnosed with medical conditions, as of  late, because of a lack of health care, a Palestinian NGO has revealed. In a report, the Prisoners’ Centre for Studies said that 12 per cent of the Palestinian prisoners in occupation jails are diagnosed with […]

07 Dec

Israeli Government-Linked Creative Community for Peace’s Confidential Report

12/06/18 Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) / US, UK The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian rights continues to make long strides in effectively challenging Israel’s regime of occupation and apartheid. The cultural boycott of Israel is supported by thousands of artists around the world, with pledges to uphold […]

07 Dec

Foreign Ministry Issues Complaint to ICC over Investigation into Israeli Crimes

Palestinian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Riyad al-Malki, presented a complaint, on Wednesday, to the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, for procrastination in opening an investigation into Israeli war crimes against the Palestinian people. The ministry said, in a statement, that al-Malki expressed his disappointment to Bensouda […]

07 Dec

41 Violations Committed against Palestinian Social Media Content in November

41 violations recorded against Palestinian content on social media pages during last November, SadaSocial site reported. The report that published on Wednesday, by SadaSocial, recorded a significant increase in the violations against Palestinian content on social media. The report noted, according to Al Ray, that the violations increased after the […]

07 Dec

Jerusalem Governor Banned from Entering West Bank

Israeli authorities, on Thursday, banned Jerusalem’s Governor, Adnan Gheith, from entry into the West Bank, for six consecutive months. Gheith was summoned Thursday morning, to al-Maskobieh detention and interrogation center, where he was handed a military order banning him entry to the West Bank for six consecutive months. The order, […]

07 Dec

Irish Senate Approves Boycott of Goods Made in Settlements

The Irish Senate voted, on Wednesday, to pass a bill to boycott the trade and importing of goods originating from illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories. The bill was submitted to the Senate by independent Senator Francis Black who hopes that, with support, the vital bill will become law. Palestinian […]

07 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Raid a Print Shop in Ramallah City

During an early morning raid into Ramallah City, Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, a print shop and confiscated the equipment, sparking locals to resist. Eyewitnesses said that local Palestinian’s opposed the incursion, and hurled stones at the invading soldiers who fired rubber-coated steel bullets and tear-gas canisters at the civilians. Fawwaz […]

06 Dec

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least fourteen Palestinians, including former political prisoners, during violent searches of homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers abducted Ahmad Kamal Abu Alia, Ramzi Abu Alia, […]

06 Dec

Undercover Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Jenin

December 6, 2018 11:42 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Thursday, a young Palestinian man near Barta’a military roadblock, southwest of Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, in civilian clothes, ambushed and abducted the young man, who remained unidentified at the time of this report, near the military […]

06 Dec

Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians, Confiscate Car, In Hebron

December 6, 2018 11:15 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Hebron city and several surrounding towns, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, violently searched homes, before abducting five Palestinians, including two siblings, and confiscated a car. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers abducted Noureddin Mohammad Salhab and Eyad Naji […]

06 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Injure Four Palestinians, Abduct Two, In Jenin

December 6, 2018 10:20 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West Bank city of Jenin, shot and injured four Palestinians, including three children, and abducted two others, during protests that took place after the soldiers stormed and searched homes. Media sources in Jenin said the […]

06 Dec

“Occupying Hebron 2011-2017” – New Booklet of Testimonies

Via BTS official: Dear friends and supporters, This year marked a jubilee since the founding of the settlement in Hebron. Throughout the past 50 years, thousands of soldiers were deployed in the city, us included. Being sent by Israeli governments to enforce the occupation in Hebron, we have become far […]

06 Dec

Palestinian Ministry Presses for Investigation of Israeli Killing of Disabled Palestinian

The killing of 22-year-old disabled Palestinian Mohammad Husam Abdul-Latif Habali by Israeli forces Tuesday has drawn the attention of the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates. Riyad Malki, the head of the Ministry, issued a statement Tuesday condemning the shooting, and blaming the Israeli government for this “heinous crime”, according to […]

06 Dec

Israeli Military Industries Moving Massive Testing Facility South, Bedouins at Risk of Forced Displacement

Israel’s state-owned weapons manufacturer is relocating a massive testing facility from the center of the country to an area in the Naqab (Negev) desert in a move that puts some 1,200 Bedouin homes and other structures at risk of forced displacement. The planned facility is more than twice the size […]

06 Dec

Shots Fired at Palestinians in Gaza, Bulldozers Raze Lands

Israeli military bulldozers entered dozens of meters into eastern Beit Hanoun, on Wednesday, in the northern besieged Gaza Strip. A Ma’an reporter said that four Israeli D-9 bulldozers razed and leveled lands as Israeli drones flew overhead. Earlier on Wednesday, Israeli forces deployed at the Nahal Oz military site in […]

06 Dec

After School in Hebron, A Journal – 6 Boys Detained by Israeli Forces in 2 Days

International Solidarity Movement, al Khalil Team, occupied Palestine, December 5, 2018 For two days running, Israeli occupation soldiers and Border Police ambushed young children aged 10-14 years after school in Hebron. On Tuesday, 24th December, 2 boys were detained at Salaymeh checkpoint after being ambushed by a group of soldiers sneaking […]

06 Dec

Palestinian Family to be Evicted from its Silwan Home for Jewish Settlers

The Israeli Magistrate Court in Jerusalem ordered, on Wednesday, the eviction of a Palestinian family from its home in Silwan neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem, for the benefit of Israeli settlers, according to Wadi Hilweh Information Center. It said the court gave the family, which consists of one woman and […]

06 Dec

Soldiers Storm A Home In Hebron To Conduct Training

December 6, 2018 3:34 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, a Palestinian home in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, to conduct training on home invasions and searches. Activist Mohammad Awad, told the WAFA Palestinian News Agency, said the soldiers, including undercover officers, invaded an under-construction home, where Ahmad Abdul-Hamid […]

06 Dec

Energy Authority Rejects Israeli Threats against Renewable Energy Projects

The Palestinian Energy and Natural Resources Authority confirmed, on Wednesday, that it is continuing to develop the electricity sector in Palestine, especially in the field of renewable energy, despite Israeli threats. In a statement received by WAFA agency, the Energy Authority said it is “continuing to develop this sector despite […]

06 Dec

Soldiers Shoot Two Children In Jerusalem

December 6, 2018 3:29 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Wednesday, two Palestinian children while walking home from school in Jaba’ village, east of occupied East Jerusalem. Medical sources said the two children, 14 and 15, were shot in the shoulder and the leg, and were rushed to Ramallah Medical Complex. It remains unknown why the soldiers […]

05 Dec

Elderly Woman Injured After Colonialist Settler Rammed Her With His Car

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Wednesday, that an elderly woman was injured, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, after a speeding illegal Israeli colonialist setter rammed her with his car. Mohammad Awad, the head of the Emergency Department of the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) in Bethlehem, said […]

05 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least twenty Palestinians, including children and former political prisoner, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded and violently searched dozens of homes across the West Bank, and interrogated many Palestinians, […]

05 Dec

Army Demolishes A School Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the Sammoa’ town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and demolished a Palestinian school. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers surrounded Seemia area, north of the Sammoa’ town, and declared it a closed military zone, preventing the Palestinians from […]

05 Dec

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Ramallah

December 5, 2018 10:34 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Deir Nitham village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, searched homes and abducted three Palestinians. Media sources said several armored military jeeps invaded the village, before the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes, and interrogated a few Palestinians. They added […]

05 Dec

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Salfit

December 5, 2018 9:47 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Salfit city, and nearby Iskaka town and Qarawat Bani Hassan village, in Central West Bank, searched many homes and abducted four Palestinians. In Salfit city, the soldiers invaded several neighborhoods, searched homes, and abducted Aziz Fattash. The soldiers also abducted a […]

05 Dec

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians, Including A Child, Near Hebron

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, four Palestinians, including a child and a former political prisoner, from the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of […]

05 Dec

‘Life Is All About Trying’: Disabled Palestinians Defy Challenges

by Mersiha Gadzo Some laughed at him, others told him that he wouldn’t succeed. But with a strong will and positive attitude, Abdulrahman Abu Rawaa proved them wrong. With just one arm and a leg each, he can easily ride his bike along Gaza’s sandy streets. He took off the […]

05 Dec

Rashida Tlaib To Head US Congressional Delegation To West Bank, Endorses BDS

US Democratic Representative-elect Rashida Tlaib plans to lead a delegation of American lawmakers to the West Bank, the congresswoman-to-be has told the Intercept. Tlaib, a Palestinian-American, told the publication that the delegation will focus on “Israel’s detention of Palestinian children, education, access to clean water, and poverty” and that the […]

05 Dec

Funeral Held for Disabled Youth in Tulkarem

Crowds of Palestinians marched in the funeral of Mohammad Husam Abdul-Latif Habali, aged 22, at noon on Tuesday, in Tulkarem City of the northern occupied West Bank. Habali is a disabled man who worked at a coffee shop in the city until the late night hours. He was shot and […]

05 Dec

ISM Report: Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine Continues in Fasayil

12/05/18 International Solidarity Movement, in coordination with Jordan Valley Solidarity, Nablus team, Fasayil al Wusta, Occupied Palestine The ethnic cleansing of Palestine continues. Dunam by dunam, village by village, house by house, the people of Palestine face a slow, systematic genocide in their homeland. Two houses were demolished in the […]

05 Dec

West Bank EU Missions Condemn Death Sentences Issued in Gaza

As the West Bank Palestinian Cabinet welcomes the adoption five new UN resolutions in favor of the Palestinian people, the European Union Representative and the EU Heads of Mission in Jerusalem and Ramallah, Tuesday, condemned the death sentences issued in the Gaza Strip, on Monday, against six Palestinians convicted of […]