Category Archives: Palestine

16 Jan
2:54

Palestinian Leadership Decides to Suspend Recognition of and Cooperation with Israel

The second-highest decision-making body of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) decided Monday to call on the executive committee to suspend recognition of Israel until Israel recognizes the existence of Palestine, and annuls its annexation of Jerusalem, marking the latest fallout from Donald Trump’s December 6th claim of Jerusalem as the […]

12 Jan
7:35

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

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

11 Jan
5:30

Violations Against Palestinian Children Spike Amid Protests Over US Jerusalem Move

Israeli forces  injured and detained Palestinian children in higher numbers, over the final weeks of 2017, as Israeli authorities used widespread force to quash sweeping protests across the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT). Following the United States’ recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Israeli forces misused crowd-control weapons and, at times, […]

09 Jan
12:30

Open Letter from Academics at Birzeit University in Palestine

We at Birzeit University call on the academic community to protest the Israeli government’s deliberate harassment of international students and academics who travel to Palestine in order to study or work in Palestinian academic institutions. The past few years have seen many international students and academics stopped, interrogated, and/or deported […]

09 Jan
5:07

Yesh Din: Israelis Go Unpunished for Assaults on Palestinians

An Israeli human rights report has revealed that the majority of Israelis are not convicted of attacks committed against Palestinians or Palestinian property, in the occupied territories. Israel’s Yesh Din: Volunteers for Human Rights issued a report saying that “From the beginning of 2014 to the end of August 2017, […]

08 Jan
10:40

Soldiers Confiscate 2000 Books And Research Documents From Detainees In Hadarim

January 8, 2018 10:40 AM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers, and the Prison Authority in Hadarim Prison, have confiscated more than 2000 books and search papers, from the detainees. The PPS said the soldiers carried out violent searches of the detainees’ rooms, and confiscated the books and research papers for […]

05 Jan
11:58

Israel to Seize Equipment Used on Worksites without Permits

Israel has illegally notified construction companies in the Naqab (Negev) region that they must, themselves, verify that every project in which they are involved has been approved by authorities, and warned them that equipment and vehicles used in unauthorized construction will be confiscated. Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab […]

05 Jan
11:45

Report: The Effect of Israeli Tear Gas on Palestinians

by Ibrahim Husseini & Liam O’Hare A Palestinian refugee camp in the occupied West Bank may be the most exposed place to tear gas in the world, according to the author of a new study. The Human Rights Centre of the University of California at Berkeley recently reported that Israel’s […]

04 Jan
10:59

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

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

04 Jan
10:22

PJS Report: 909 Violations Against Palestinian Journalists in 2017

The Palestinian Journalists Syndicate has announced the summary of its annual report for freedoms in 2017, in a special press conference held on Wednesday. The report recorded 909 violations between 1-1-2017 and 31-12-2017, including 740 by Israeli authorities and 169 local violations by Palestinian authorities in the West Bank and Gaza. According […]

01 Jan
12:40

Court Hearing of Palestinian poet postponed until January

“A poem stands accused, my poem morphs into a crime. In the land of freedom, the artist’s fate is prison.” So read the words of a poem written by the young poet Dareen Tatour, who was put in prison under charges of ‘incitement’ in 2015 for a poem that she […]

31 Dec
1:04

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

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

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

31 Dec
12:29

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

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

27 Dec
10:24

Oren Hazan’s Assault is A Stigma to him, to Israeli Knesset and to Israeli Forces

On Monday, 25 December 2017, a group of extremists led by Oren Hazan, Member of Israeli Knesset of the Right-Wing Likud Party, boarded a bus coming from the Gaza Strip and carrying Palestinian prisoners’ families. The families were on their way to visit their sons in Ramon Prison. Videos published […]

22 Dec
9:22

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

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

UN vote
22 Dec
6:04

Despite US Threats, UN Votes Overwhelmingly to Challenge US Claim on Jerusalem

The United Nations General Assembly voted 128 to 9 on Thursday to denounce the U.S. President’s December 6th claim that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, despite explicit US threats against those nations by both Donald Trump and the US Ambassador to the United Nations. The US vowed to cut […]

18 Dec
10:02

Palestinian President: US Can No Longer Be a ‘Mediator’ in the Peace Process

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said during a meeting in his Ramallah headquarters,on Monday evening,that the Palestinians reject America’s alleged “mediation role” in the “Peace Process”, and added that the United States and President Donald Trump have chosen not to be a fair mediator, and have made their bias very clear. […]

18 Dec
9:54

UN Security Council Passes Resolution Challenging Jerusalem Declaration; US Vetoes

Fourteen of the fifteen nations in the United Nations Security Council voted Monday reaffirming the status of the city of Jerusalem as unresolved, and challenging the U.S. administration’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The U.S., which has veto power in the Council, vetoed the resolution. Following […]

17 Dec
2:33

Report: “Nine Palestinians Killed, 3400 Injured, By Israeli Fire Since December 7th”

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRC) has reported that Israeli soldiers have killed nine Palestinians, and injured at least 3400 others, in various parts of occupied Palestine, since December 7th. The Red Crescent said that the soldiers have killed nine Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, and […]

Israeli soldiers attack journalist (image from Khabr Press)
17 Dec
12:51

Israeli Soldiers Continue To Target Journalists; 60 Violations this Week

“We will not be silenced, we will not close the lenses of our cameras, and we will continue to report on the escalating Israeli violations, and the soldiers’ attempts to bury the truth, so that they can continue killing and wounding Palestinians with impunity,” begins a message published Saturday by […]

17 Dec
5:55

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

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

16 Dec
3:40

Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Protesters In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers attacked, Saturday, a nonviolent procession in Bethlehem, assaulted many reporters and tried to prevent them from documenting the unfolding events. The procession was organized by the Coordination Committee of the Palestinian factions, and started in front of the Palestinian Women’s Union, in the Cinema Street, in Bethlehem city. […]

16 Dec
4:45

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

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

Four KIlled by Israeli forces Friday
16 Dec
4:27

Israeli Soldiers Killed Four Palestinians, Injured 367 Friday (Comprehensive Report)

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers have killed, Friday, December 15, 2017, four young Palestinian men, and injured at least 367, after the army resorted to the excessive use for force against protesters in various parts of the occupied West Bank, including the occupied capital city of […]

15 Dec
3:29

Protests Continue Across Occupied Palestine

Dozens of thousands of Palestinians marched, Friday, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, and were met by soldiers who resorted to the excessive use of force, leading to dozens of injuries, among them one who was seriously wounded, reportedly after “attempted to […]

15 Dec
1:59

Updated: Soldiers Attack Protesters In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Friday afternoon, thousands of Palestinian protesters, who marched in several parts of the occupied West Bank, in condemnation of the illegal U.S. recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the unified capital of Israel. Update: Two Palestinians Injured By Live Israeli Army Fire In Gaza Israeli Soldiers Attack […]

14 Dec
11:25

MADA: 26 Media Freedoms Violations during November

November 2017, witnessed a number of violations against media freedoms in Palestine, almost identical to those recorded in the previous few months, in September and October, a total of 26 and 28 violations against media freedoms were monitored by MADA, 26 attacks last November. The Israeli occupation carried out 16 […]

14 Dec
12:42

Detainees’ Committee: “Israeli Soldiers Abducted 300 Palestinians In One Week”

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted more than 300 Palestinians in one week, since the American President made his illegal recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the unified capital of Israel, and to move the Consulate from Tel Aviv to the occupied city. The Committee said […]

14 Dec
6:29

Health Ministry: “Israeli Soldiers Injured 379 Palestinians Wednesday”

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli soldiers injured, Wednesday, 378 Palestinians, including 42 who were moved to hospitals for further treatment, in several parts of occupied Palestine, including the occupied Capital Jerusalem. The soldiers also abducted many Palestinians. The Ministry said that the ongoing Israeli aggression and military […]

12 Dec
10:39

Report: “Israeli Soldiers Killed Four Palestinians, Injured 1778, Since Wednesday”

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli soldiers have killed four Palestinians, and injured 1178 others, since Monday evening, after the U.S. President Donald Trump made his illegal recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the unified capital of Israel. The Ministry stated that the soldiers have injured 1396 in the […]

08 Dec
12:42

PCHR Weekly Report: 2 Dead, 6 Wounded by Israeli Forces This Week

December 8, 2017 12:42 PM PCHR Gaza 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 Nov. – 06 Dec. 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories this week. A Civilian was killed by Israeli […]

08 Dec
11:10

Israeli Army Increases Military Deployment In The West Bank And Gaza Border Areas

The Israeli army has significantly increased its deployment across the occupied West Bank, including in and around Jerusalem, and all border areas in the Gaza Strip, in anticipation of massive protests against claims by Donald Trump, and his U.S. Administration, recognizing Jerusalem as the unified capital of Israel, and denying […]

08 Dec
1:32

Israel Decides To Build 7000 Units For Colonists In Occupied East Jerusalem

Israeli “Housing Minister,” former commander of the Southern Command in the Israel Army Galant, have decided, Thursday, to push forward a plan for the construction of 14000 units in Jerusalem, including 7000 for Jewish colonists in East Jerusalem. Galant’s plan aims at building 5000 units in Atarot illegal colony, which […]

07 Dec
12:37

Haniyya Slams American Decision, Calls For Massive Intifada In Palestine

In a televised speech from his home in the ash-Shati refugee camp in Gaza, the head of the Political Bureau of Hamas movement, Ismail Haniyya, strongly denounced the American decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to move the embassy to the occupied city, and called for […]

07 Dec
2:18

Palestinian March In Masses In Support of Jerusalem

All Palestinian national and Islamic forces and factions have declared Wednesday, Thursday and Friday to be days of total popular struggle throughout Palestine and outside, calling on the masses of the Palestinian people to gather and sit-in in front of the Israeli embassies and consulates around the world. Forces and […]

07 Dec
2:09

Abbas: “Trump’s Decision Violates International Law, Foils All Efforts Of Peace”

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas stated that the decision of U.S. President Donald Trump regarding recognizing occupied Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, and moving the U.S. Embassy to the occupied city, is a sharp blow to all efforts aiming at achieving a lasting and comprehensive peace. Abbas stated that this announcement also […]

30 Nov
6:50

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (23– 28 November 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 23 – 28 November, 2017. 4 Civilians, including 2 children and international activist, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Israeli forces conducted 68 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank […]

27 Nov
8:06

Israeli Soldiers Attack Detainees In Ramon Prison

November 27, 2017 8:06 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

On Monday, undercover soldiers of the Israeli Prison Authority, attacked several Palestinian detainees, in various sections in Ramon prison, causing many to suffer cuts and bruises, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers assaulted the detainees in their rooms, before they were moved to the […]

27 Nov
9:16

Report: Palestinian Natural Resources Plundered by Israeli Quarries

It was between 1981 and 1982 when Israeli authorities seized several pieces of land to the west of the town of al-Zawiya, west of Salfit, the occupied West Bank and used the illegally confiscated land to build quarries.  Azmi Shuqair, a Palestinian journalist and also owner of one of the […]

24 Nov
3:52

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (16 – 22 November 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 16 – 22 November, 2017. A Palestinian child was wounded and taken into custody at the intersection of “Gush Etzion”, while Israeli forces continued to apply the collective punishment policy. Shooting: During the reporting […]

24 Nov
3:06

Israel Confident of its Ability to Expel Palestinian Communities

Over the past month, the Israeli state has informed three Palestinian communities that it intends to expel them from their homes and land. According to Israeli human rights center B’Tselem, the notification was made by leaving orders on the roadside. In the northern Jordan Valley, on 9 November, 2017, the […]

21 Nov
7:36

The Colour-coded Israeli ID System for Palestinians

by Linah Alsaafin, Al Jazeera/Days of Palestine As Israel expanded its control and occupation over four territories in the aftermath of the Six Day War, it devised a system of population control that remains in place five decades later. After the 1967 war, the Israeli military declared the occupied territories to be […]

19 Nov
11:47

Report: “Israeli Soldiers Killed 14 Palestinian Children This Year”

Marking the World Children’s Day (November 20th) the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have killed 14 Palestinian children since the beginning of this year, while 300 children are still imprisoned by Israel. It said that, according to statements and official data by the Palestinian […]

18 Nov
1:02

Palestinian Authority Accuses US Government of Blackmail for Trying to Shut Down Consulate

The U.S. State Department has refused to renew the memorandum issued every six months for the Palestinian Consular Mission in Washington DC, stating that if the Palestinian Authority takes Israel to the International Criminal Court or fails to engage in negotiations with the Israeli government, the Mission will remain closed. […]

17 Nov
11:05

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (09 – 15 November 2017)

(photo: house belonging to the family of Nemer al-Jamal, blown up in Beit Sorik village.) Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 09 – 15 November, 2017. Israeli forces continued to apply the collective punishment policy, while a house belonging to […]

17 Nov
10:52

Israel Demolishes Al-Arakib Village For 121st Time

The Israeli army demolished, Thursday, the Bedouin village of al-Arakib, in the Negev desert, for the 121st time, rendering all families homeless, yet again. The village was demolished 121 times, while the latest demolition before this one was carried out on October 25. The village has been under constant invasions, […]

16 Nov
1:16

Israeli Courts Issue 24 Administrative Detention Orders

November 16, 2017 1:16 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that the Israeli authorities have issued Administrative Detention orders against 24 Palestinian political prisoners, including one woman, since the beginning of this month, holding the detainees’ captive without charges or trial. The PPS stated that the female detainee, Bushra Tawil, from al-Biereh […]

11 Nov
8:27

PCHR Weekly Report: 2 civilians wounded, 67 abducted by Israeli forces this week

November 11, 2017 8:27 AM PCHR Gaza Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 02– 08 November 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. 2 Palestinian civilians were wounded in the Gaza Strip. […]

06 Nov
7:49

Position Paper: Unleashing Media Freedoms Should be Priority in Reconciliation Table Agenda

In light of the Palestinian reconciliation, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) preferably focused on media freedoms through organizing a panel discussion titled as, “The Future of Media Freedoms in light of National Reconciliation”. The panel discussion was attended by experts, decision-makers, journalists, politicians, civil society representatives, academics and […]

04 Nov
10:44

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

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

02 Nov
8:53

Despite His Talk Of ‘Reconciliation,’ Abbas Continues To Act In Israel’s Interests

Ramona Wadi is an independent researcher, freelance journalist, book reviewer and blogger. Her writing covers a range of themes in relation to Palestine, Chile and Latin America. The writer traces remarks by the PA and Fatah president and found that he is faking Palestinians throughout his apparent involvement in the […]

02 Nov
8:46

Al Shakaba Roundtable: After Balfour — 100 Years of History and the Roads Not Taken

Overview A worldwide wave of analysis and activism is marking the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration on November 2, 2017. The Declaration gave an imperial imprimatur to the Zionist movement’s resolution at its first conference in Basel in 1897 to “establish a home for the Jewish people in Palestine […]

02 Nov
8:28

Palestinians Mark Anniversary of Balfour Declaration

(PNN) On the Balfour Declaration centennial, Palestine launched a series of national and international events marking the centennial of the day that turned their lives upside down, through allowing the establishment of a national home for Jews on Palestinian homeland. Since then, Israeli massacres and crimes have begun, as the […]

01 Nov
10:40

Hunger Striking Detainee Moved Into Solitary Confinement

November 1, 2017 10:40 AM IMEMC News Jenin, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

A lawyer working for the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the Israeli Prison Authority in Asqalan, has transferred a hunger striking Palestinian detainee from its facility to the solitary confinement section of Ohali Kidar prison. Lawyer Khaled Mahajna said the detainee, Bilal Thiab, 32, went on hunger strike […]

28 Oct
7:36

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (19 – 25 October 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 19 – 25 October, 2017. A Palestinian child was wounded in the centre of Hebron, south of the West Bank, while Israeli forces conducted 67 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank, and […]

26 Oct
8:32

Surveillance of Palestinians and the Fight for Digital Rights

by Nadim Nashif  Overview Surveillance of Palestinians has always been an integral part of Israel’s colonial project. Before the creation of the state of Israel, squads from the Zionist paramilitary group the Haganah roamed Palestinian villages and cities, gathering information on Palestinian residents. Such surveillance over Palestinian lives continued after Israel’s […]

26 Oct
8:01

Palestinian Engineers Create Phone App for Early Detection of Breast Cancer

Palestinian doctors and engineers claim to have developed an app that would allow women to detect early signs of breast cancer by simply snapping a picture from their phones. Al-Quds University released a statement saying that Dr. Zaidoun Salah and engineer Yazid Al Badarin invented the app, which is still […]

25 Oct
1:30

Who Wrote the Balfour Declaration and Why: The World War I Connection

 CONTACT@IFAMERICANSKNEW.ORG  OCTOBER 24, 2017  BALFOUR DECLARATION, FIRST WORLD WAR, LEOPOLD AMERY, LOUIS BRANDEIS, WWI (L-R) Chaim Weizmann, future president of Israel, with Louis Brandeis, US Supreme Court Justice, in Palestine, 1919. The two were instrumental in obtaining the Balfour Declaration, a British document that many feel was a critical step in the establishment of Israel. Zionists’ promise […]

23 Oct
9:04

Ferwana: “Israel Issued 3086 Administrative Detention Orders Since October 1, 2015”

The head of the Studies and Documentation Department at the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, former political prisoner, Abdul-Nasser Ferwana, stated that Israel has issued around 3086 arbitrary Administrative detention orders, since October 1, 2015, holding hundreds of detainees captive without charges or trial. Ferwana stated that 1285 (%42) of these orders […]

23 Oct
7:23

How Israel Engages In ‘Water Apartheid’

by Mersiha Gadzo, Al Jazeera/Days of Palestine World Health Organisation says that an illegal Israeli settler in West Bank consumes three times more water than a legal Palestinian resident. Jordan Valley, Occupied West Bank – Water is not scarce in the Jordan Valley, known as the traditional “breadbasket of Palestine” – yet Palestinian […]

21 Oct
7:04

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (12 – 18 October 2017)

Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 12 – 18 October, 2017. 20 Palestinian civilians, including 14 children, were wounded in the West Bank, Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. Shooting:   During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 20 Palestinian civilians, including […]

19 Oct
10:14

PPP: “Israeli Invasions And Closures Of Media Outlets Are State-Sponsored Terrorism”

The leftist Palestinian People’s Party (PPP) issued a statement, Wednesday, strongly denouncing the Israeli military invasions into various Palestinian media outlets, violent searches and the orders to shut them down, and described them as “state-sponsored terrorism.” In its statement, the PPP said that the outrageous and violent invasions into the […]

14 Oct
1:45

This Week in Palestine Week 41 2017

October 14, 2017 1:45 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for October 07, to the 13, 2017. Palestinian rival political groups signed this week a unity deal, as Israeli attacks targeting both Gaza and the West Bank leave three injured […]

13 Oct
9:19

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (05 – 11 October 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 05 – 11 October, 2017. 5 Palestinian civilians, including 4 children, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, while Israeli forces conducted 68 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and […]

Palestine Today - audio
12 Oct
11:16

Palestine Today 10 11 2017

October 12, 2017 11:16 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, October 11, 2017. Israeli settlers and army attacks leave three Palestinians injured during dawn invasions. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Three Palestinians were injured on Wednesday night, […]

Palestine Today - audio
11 Oct
9:12

Palestine Today 10 10 2017

October 11, 2017 9:12 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Settlers attack Palestinian cars as troops invade west Bank communities and detain civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Several Israeli colonists hurled stones, on […]

Palestine Today - audio
10 Oct
3:20

Palestine Today 10 09 2017

October 10, 2017 3:20 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, October, 09, 2017. Army tanks attack targets in Gaza as troops detain civilians in the West Bank. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers fired, late Sunday […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
07 Oct
4:54

This Week in Palestine Week 40 2017

October 7, 2017 4:54 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for September 30, to October 06, 2017. As the Palestinian government enters Gaza, Israeli attacks targeting Palestinians leave eight civilians injured including two children. These stories, and more, coming up, […]

06 Oct
10:44

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

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

Palestine Today - audio
06 Oct
6:48

Palestine Today 10 05 2017

October 6, 2017 6:48 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday, October, 05, 2017. Troops close roads cutting Palestinian farmers from lands and detain civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Ahead of the olive picking season in Palestine, […]

05 Oct
1:17

Army Abducted 400 Palestinians, Including 55 Children, In September

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

Palestine Today - audio
05 Oct
7:42

Palestine Today 10 04 2017

October 5, 2017 7:42 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, October, 04, 2017. Troops invade West Bank communities, injuries an old man and detain other civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Several undercover Israeli soldiers attacked, on […]

04 Oct
7:25

Palestinian Tech Researcher Publishes Study on Nanotechnology

The researcher at the Department of Physics in Palestine Technical University- Kadoorie, Dr. Ishaq Musa, published a joint paper written in collaboration with researchers in the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU), in a scientific journal under the title “Synthesis and Length Dependent Photoluminescence Property of Zinc Oxide Nanorods.” In this […]

Palestine Today - audio
04 Oct
5:06

Palestine Today 10 03 2017

October 4, 2017 5:06 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, October, 03, 2017. Troops invade West Bank communities, injuries civilians and abduct others. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Tuesday evening, Beit […]

Palestine Today - audio
03 Oct
7:05

Palestine Today 10 02 2017

October 3, 2017 7:05 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, October, 02, 2017. Three Palestinians injured, four abducted during West Bank invasions as the Palestinian cabinet arrives in Gaza. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers invaded, […]

03 Oct
5:02

Palestinian Journalists Demand Decisive Action on Israeli Violations

The Palestinian Journalists Forum denounced the recent escalation in Israel’s egregious violations of international law, against them in the West Bank. Israeli forces detained, in the early hours of Monday, Al-Aqsa channel correspondents Alaa Tetti, from northern Hebron, and Ameer Abu A’raam, from Birzeit, after breaking into and ransacking their […]

01 Oct
9:12

Keeping Palestinian Women in Israel on the Economic Margins

by Suheir Abu Oksa Daoud, Al Shakaba Palestinian Policy Network Overview Palestinian women citizens of Israel have one of the world’s lowest participation rates in the labor market, while their Jewish counterparts have one of the highest rates. Though Israeli government officials have publicly stated that the country needs to boost […]

01 Oct
8:59

43 Israeli Violations against Palestinian Journalists for September 2017

The Palestinian Ministry of Information (MOI) has documented a number of Israeli violations in an ongoing systematic escalation against Palestinian journalists, perpetrated in an attempt to whitewash Israeli crimes against the Palestinians. In a report issued by the Mentoring and Follow-up Unit in the ministry, it mentioned that 43 violations […]

01 Oct
4:35

P. A. To Employ Renewable Energy In All Educational Facilities

On Saturday, the Palestinian Education Minister, Sabri Saidam, stated that the Palestinian Ministerial Council has made a strategic decision to employ renewable energy utilities on the rooftops of all schools and higher education facilities, to advance clean and renewable energy. He stated that the “Palestine Investment Fund” has been chosen […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
30 Sep
3:30

This Week in Palestine Week 39 2017

September 30, 2017 3:30 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for September 23, to the 29, 2017. As Palestinian political groups announce reconciliation this week one Palestinian and three Israeli soldiers are killed during an attack in the West Bank […]

Palestine Today - audio
29 Sep
5:50

Palestine Today 09 28 2017

September 29, 2017 5:50 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday, September, 28, 2017. Israeli troops close-off Palestinian villages and detain civilian as troops invade homes. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. The Israeli army continued, for the third […]

29 Sep
4:54

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (20 – 27 September 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 20 – 27 September, 2017. An armed Palestinian was killed at the entrance to “Har Adar” settlement, northwest of Jerusalem, a Palestinian civilian wounded during Kafr Qaddoum weekly protest, northeast of Qalqilia, while Israeli […]

Palestine Today - audio
28 Sep
4:27

Palestine Today 09 27 2017

September 28, 2017 4:27 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here   Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, September, 27, 2017. Troops attack a nonviolent protest and destroy water pipelines. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers attacked, Wednesday, a nonviolent procession against the […]

Palestine Today - audio
27 Sep
5:18

Palestine Today 09 26 2017

September 27, 2017 5:18 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, September, 26, 2017. A Palestinian man and three Israeli officers killed in a shooting attack near Jerusalem as troops detain civilians across the west Bank. These stories, and more, coming […]

Palestine Today - audio
26 Sep
2:43

Palestine Today 09 25 2017

September 26, 2017 2:43 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, September, 25, 2017. Troops invade West Bank communities injuring one man and aducting others as settlers destry farmlands. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers invaded, on […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
23 Sep
12:48

This Week in Palestine Week 38 2017

September 23, 2017 12:48 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for September 16, to the 22, 2017. President Abbas warns world leaders of lost chances of peace this week, meanwhile Israeli attacks continue against Palestinian communities. These stories, and more, […]

22 Sep
4:39

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (14-19 September 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 14- 19 September 2017. 7 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, while Israeli forces continued to target the border areas of Gaza, with no casualties reported. […]

Palestine Today - audio
22 Sep
12:45

Palestine Today 09 21 2017

September 22, 2017 12:45 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday, September, 21, 2017. Troops invade West Bank communities and kidnap civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, five young Palestinian men, when […]

Palestine Today - audio
21 Sep
2:19

Palestine Today 09 20 2017

September 21, 2017 2:19 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, September, 20, 2017. Civilians treated for effects of tear gas inhalation during West Bank clashes as settlers invade Al Aqsa holy site in Jerusalem. These stories, and more, coming up, […]

Palestine Today - audio
20 Sep
2:10

Palestine Today 09 19 2017

September 20, 2017 2:10 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, September, 19, 2017. A Palestinian fighter dies in Gaza as troops invade West Bank communities and abducts civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Palestinian medical sources have […]

19 Sep
1:48

Three Detainees Currently Holding Hunger-Strikes

The Palestinian Detainees Radio has reported, Tuesday, that three detainees, held by Israel, are ongoing with hunger strikes protesting being held without charges, bad living conditions and treatment. It stated that detainee Anas Ibrahim Shadeed, 20, from Doura town, in the southern West bank governorate of Hebron, has started a […]

Palestine Today - audio
19 Sep
5:04

Palestine Today 09 18 2017

September 19, 2017 5:04 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, September, 18, 2017. Israeli troops demolish a home in Jerusalem and navy attack Gaza fishermen. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday morning, the […]

16 Sep
6:37

Dr. Ashrawi Denounces Decision to Bury Palestinians in “Numbers” Cemetery

PLO Executive Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi. in a statement on Thursday, denounced Israel’s decision to bury four of the Palestinians killed by its forces in its so-called “Numbers Cemetery.” “Such a move constitutes a blatant disregard for life and the sanctity of death, and is yet another violation of international […]

16 Sep
6:30

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (30 August – 13 September 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 30 August – 13 September 2017. A Palestinian civilian from al-Dheishah refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, succumbed to his wounds, while 10 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, were wounded in the West Bank and […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
16 Sep
1:31

This Week in Palestine Week 37 2017

September 16, 2017 1:31 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for September 9, to the 15, 2017. As Palestinians continue their objections moves against Israeli settlements construction, Israeli attacks leave many civilians injured. These stories, and more, coming up, stay […]

Palestine Today - audio
15 Sep
4:56

Palestine Today 09 14 2017

September 15, 2017 4:56 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday, September, 14, 2017. Two injured many others detained as Israeli troops invade west Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, […]

Palestine Today - audio
14 Sep
12:50

Palestine Today 09 13 2017

September 14, 2017 12:50 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, September, 13, 2017. Troops injuries a civilian and detain him as well as forcing farmers out of their lands. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Dozens of Israeli […]

13 Sep
8:56

Ali Abunimah: Unpopular Abbas Targets Palestinian Critics

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

Palestine Today - audio
13 Sep
3:43

Palestine Today 09 12 2017

September 13, 2017 3:43 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, September, 12, 2017. Tanks invade farmlands in Gaza and troops detain civilians during West Bank invasions. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Many Israeli military vehicles invaded, on […]

Palestine Today - audio
12 Sep
5:37

Palestine Today 09 11 2017

September 12, 2017 5:37 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, September, 11, 2017. Settlers attack a school in the West Bank as troops attack farmers in Gaza. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers fired many rounds […]