Category Archives: Palestine

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27 May
9:10

Hunger Strike Officially Suspended After Reaching An Agreement

The hunger striking Palestinian detainees in various Israeli prisons have suspended their hunger strike, on Saturday at dawn, after a 20-hour session of talks, led by imprisoned legislator Marwan Barghouthi, and other senior political prisoners, with the Israeli Prison Authority. The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe, and […]

27 May
5:07

At Least Forty Detainees Moved To Makeshift Clinics

The Media Committee of the “Freedom and Dignity” hunger strike, has reported that the Israeli Prison Authority has transferred at least forty detainees from Ohali Kidar prison to several make-shift clinics. A lawyer working for the Palestinian Prisoners Society managed to visit detainee Mohammad al-Ghoul, ongoing with the hunger strike […]

Palestine Today - audio
26 May
2:20

Palestine Today 05 25 2017

May 26, 2017 2:20 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 Thursday, May, 25, 2017. Palestinian political detainee on hunger strike reach life threating conditions as Israeli still refuse to negotiate with them. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. The […]

25 May
5:12

MADA: 33 Israeli Violations against Media Freedoms in April

A report released by The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) concludes that Israel has violated press and media freedom 33 times during the month of April. According to a PNN report, April of 2017 witnessed a slight decrease in the total number of violations against media freedoms […]

25 May
10:21

Hunger Strike Enters 39th Day, Many Detainees Face Life-Threatening Complications

The head of the Palestinian Detainees Committee, Issa Qaraqe, has reported that as the Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons enter their 39th consecutive day of the hunger strike, many of them have reached life-threatening health conditions and complications. Qaraqe’ stated that Israel is still rejecting the legitimate basic demands of […]

25 May
5:01

(VIDEO) Art as a Form of Nonviolent Resistance: Palestine

Palestinian political cartoonist Mohammad Saba’aneh talks about his art and its importance to him and to the Palestinian people. Mohammad is the author of White and Black: Political Cartoons from Palestine. TRNN transcript: Sharmini Peries: It’s The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. Most media outlets […]

Palestine Today - audio
25 May
2:53

Palestine Today 05 24 2017

May 25, 2017 2:53 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, May, 24, 2017. Troops attack holy site gourds in Jerusalem and detain civilians during home invasions in the West Bank. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Three Palestinian […]

24 May
10:43

Israel Transfers 20 Hunger-Striking Detainees To Hospital

A report by the media committee of the “Freedom and Dignity” hunger strike, has revealed that the Israeli prison administration in Hadarim detention center has transferred at least twenty striking detainees to a hospital. The committee stated that the detainees were transferred to Meir Medical Center, after suffering serious health […]

Palestine Today - audio
24 May
3:50

Palestine Today 05 23 2017

May 24, 2017 3:50 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 Tuesday, May, 23, 2017. Troops injures a Palestinian teenager in Gaza as US President Trump visit Bethlehem. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers shot, and moderately wounded, […]

24 May
3:35

Families of Hunger Striking Detainees Address Trump

Hours before the arrival of US President Donald Trump to Bethlehem, for a meeting with PA President Mahmoud Abbas, the families of some 1,500 hunger-striking Palestinian detainees sent a letter to Trump telling him that Palestinian prisoners are freedom fighters, according to international law, and they do not want them to die […]

Palestine Today - audio
23 May
2:26

Palestine Today 05 22 2017

May 23, 2017 2:26 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, May, 22, 2017. Troops kill a Palestinian child at a West Bank checkpoint, meanwhile a young man injured as troops attack solidarity protests at the Gaza borders. These stories, and […]

22 May
6:47

General Strike in Palestine in Solidarity with Hunger Strike

A general strike will take place on Monday, in all areas of the occupied Palestinian territories, including the Gaza Strip and the diaspora, in solidarity with the hunger-striking prisoners, who have now entered the 36th day of their hunger strike. According to the PNN, Palestinian citizens will stop going to […]

20 May
8:40

Israel Moves Several Hunger-Striking Detainees To Barzelai Medical Center

The Israeli Prison Authority has moved, Saturday, several hunger-striking detainees to Barzelai Medical Center, when their health conditions have sharply deteriorated after they stopped drinking water. Prison Authority is still trying to divide the detainees, ignoring their collective, legitimate demands. Khaled Mahajna, one of the lawyers of the Palestinian Prisoners’ […]

20 May
6:35

Empire Files Rewind: Israeli Military Rule Jails All Activism in Palestine

Published by Telesur on May 11, 2017. Israel’s occupation of the West Bank is an internationally-recognized human rights crime—but those being impacted are harshly punished for not only acts of resistance, but even mere advocacy for their rights. Getting detailed facts about Israel’s imposition of Military Law in the West […]

20 May
9:22

Hunger Strike Continues For The 34th Day

Around 1600 Palestinian political prisoners, held by Israel, continue the hunger strike for the 34th consecutive day, determined to achieve their demands, while Israel continues to refuse to hold serious talks, and instead, is trying to divide them, in addition to punishing many by forcing them into solitary confinement, and […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
20 May
3:16

This Week in Palestine Week 20 2017

May 20, 2017 3:16 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 May 13, to the 19, 2017. Three civilians were killed this week by Israeli gunfire in separate incidents, meanwhile More Palestinian prisoners join the hunger strike which continues for […]

19 May
11:59

International Campaign is Criminalizing Criticism of Israel as ‘Anti-semitism’

For two decades, some Israeli officials and Israel partisans have worked to embed a new, Israel-focused definition of antisemitism in institutions around the world, from international bodies and national governments to small college campuses in heartland America. This effort is now snowballing rapidly. As a result, advocacy for Palestinian rights […]

19 May
5:27

‘No End in Sight’: UN Officials Deliver Statements on Recent Killing of Palestinian by Israeli Settler, Peace Process, Hunger Strike

United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov,  has condemned yesterday’s  killing of a Palestinian man by an Israeli settler, and the wounding of a photojournalist. Mladenov said : ”I condemn today’s reported killing of a Palestinian by an Israeli settler and the wounding of a […]

19 May
1:33

PCHR Weekly Report: 3 Palestinians killed, 41 wounded by Israeli forces this week

In its Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 11 – 17 May 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. During the past week, Israeli forces killed a […]

Palestine Today - audio
19 May
3:11

Palestine Today 05 18 2017

May 19, 2017 3:11 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, May, 18, 2017. One Palestinian killed, a journalist injured by settler gunfire as troops invade West Bank communities and search homes. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. The […]

Palestine Today - audio
18 May
1:09

Palestine Today 05 17 2017

May 18, 2017 1:09 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, May, 17, 2017. Four Palestinians injured, at least 48 others detained during army invasions targeting West Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers and security […]

Palestine Today - audio
17 May
1:13

Palestine Today 05 16 2017

May 17, 2017 1:13 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, May, 16, 2017. Troops attack solidarity protest with the hunger striking Palestinian political detainees and in Gaza soldiers open fire at farmers. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. […]

16 May
10:13

Nakba at 69: Statement by the Global Palestinian Refugee and IDP Network

International Protection to Stop the Ongoing Nakba is Long Overdue – BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights The Nakba is ongoing, not only through policies of ongoing displacement implemented through the Zionist-Israeli strategy which seeks to control the maximum amount of land with the minimum number of Palestinians […]

Palestine Today - audio
16 May
1:05

Palestine Today 05 15 2017

May 16, 2017 1:05 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, May, 15, 2017. Palestinian fisherman killed by Israeli navy as Palestinians mark Nakba. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. a Palestinian fisherman died, on Monday evening, from wounds […]

15 May
7:44

35 More Palestinian Detainees Join Hunger Strike

35 more Palestinian detainees have reportedly joined the Freedom and Dignity hunger strike, which nearly 1,800 Palestinian detainees have been active in for 28 consecutive days . Officials presiding over the cases Palestinian detainees announced that 35 detainees from different factions would join the strike Sunday, according to Al Ray. The striking […]

15 May
7:18

VIDEO: Economic Dimensions, Militarized Palestine

Alaa Tartir explains that the Palestinian Economy is unable to grow or develop because the Israeli occupation controls all aspects of the economy.  Alaa Tartir is the Program Director of Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network. Tartir is also a Research Fellow at the Centre on Conflict, Development, and Peacebuilding (CCDP), The […]

14 May
10:55

Hunger Strike Continues For 28th Day

Approximately 1800 Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons, continue the “Freedom and Dignity” hunger strike, which the 28 days ago, while Israel continues to ignore their legitimate demands and its Prison Authority is refusing to hold any direct talks with them. The National Committee for Supporting the Hunger Strike has reported […]

14 May
3:37

Jordan Holds Israel Responsible For The Death Of Its Citizen

The Jordanian Government denounced, Saturday, the death of a Jordanian citizen, in occupied Jerusalem, after he “carried out a stabbing attack targeting Israeli police officers.” Dr. Mohammad Al Momani, Jordan’s Minister of State for Media Affairs, said that his country and its embassy in Tel Aviv, are following the developments […]

13 May
7:31

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (04 –10 May 2017)

Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 04 – 10 May 2017. Israeli forces executed a Palestinian girl in occupied Jerusalem, while 24 Palestinian civilians were wounded during peaceful protests in the occupied West Bank. Among the wounded were 2 children and […]

13 May
7:32

Israeli Soldiers Killed 309, Palestinians, Including 83 Children, Since October 1, 2015

An updated study by the Al-Quds Center for Israeli and Palestinian Studies, revealed that the number of Palestinians, killed by Israeli fire since October 1, 2015, has arrived to 309 Palestinians, including Saba’ Nidal Obeid, who was fatally shot on Friday, May 12, 2017. Al-Quds Center stated that the soldiers […]

Palestine Today - audio
12 May
3:13

Palestine Today 05 11 2017

May 12, 2017 3:13 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, May, 11, 2017. Palestinian political detainee continues their hunger strike for the 25 day in the meantime civilians injured as troops attack solidarity protest. These stories, and more, coming up, […]

11 May
1:40

Hunger Striking Detainees Reach Critical Levels, Many Vomiting Blood

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Thursday, that as the detainees continue their hunger strike for the 25th consecutive day, all of them are currently very weak, cannot stand or move due to severe weight loss, and many of them are vomiting blood. The committee stated that the striking detainees, […]

Palestine Today - audio
11 May
1:11

Palestine Today 05 10 2017

May 11, 2017 1:11 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, May, 10, 2017. Troops invade West Bank communities and detain civilians and settlers destroy farm lands. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at […]

10 May
8:30

Hunger Strike Continues For The 24th Consecutive Day

More than 1700 detainees, held by Israel, continued their open-ended hunger strike for the 24th consecutive day, in several Israeli prisons, while Israeli continues to refuse their legitimate demands. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society and the Detainees’ Committee have reported that some of the striking detainees started refraining from drinking water […]

10 May
6:27

Empire Files Rewind: Silencing Palestine – Prison & Repression

Published by Telsur on Apr 11, 2017 Israel’s occupation of the West Bank is an internationally-recognized human rights crime — but those being impacted are harshly punished for not only acts of resistance, but even mere advocacy for their rights. Getting detailed facts about Israel’s imposition of Military Law in […]

Palestine Today - audio
10 May
2:11

Palestine Today 05 09 2016

May 10, 2017 2:11 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, May, 09, 2017. Troops destroy Palestinian homes in the Jordan valley meanwhile settlers vandalize Palestinian property near Jerusalem. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers invaded, on […]

09 May
8:36

Israel Blackmails Ailing Detainees; End Your Strike To Get Medical Treatment

The Prison Authority of the Ohali Kidar, one of Israel’s infamous prisons, has been blackmailing the hunger-striking Palestinian detainees who have are ill or have fallen sick, informing them that they must end their strike before receiving any sort of treatment. Similar to other detention facilities and prisons where Palestinian […]

marwan Barghouthi (image from medium.com)
09 May
11:23

Israeli Authorities Release Fabricated Video to Try to Undermine Palestinian Hunger Strike

May 9, 2017 11:23 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Israeli government on Monday released a video purporting to show the leader of the Palestinian prisoners’ hunger strike sneaking food in his cell – but the video does not have a verified time stamp, does not show the face of the prisoner in the cell, and has been discounted […]

Palestine Today - audio
09 May
2:06

Palestine Today 05 08 2017

May 9, 2017 2:06 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 Monday, May, 08, 2017. Troops kill a Palestinian teenager in the West Bank and injuries a fisherman in Gaza. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. On Sunday afternoon, Israeli […]

07 May
3:42

Life Under Occupation: Excessive Violence of the Israeli Forces

On 13 December 2015, at least nine Palestinian students of the Palestine Technical University-Kadoorie in Tulkarem were shot by soldiers of the Israeli Occupation Forces. About 7,000 students receive their higher education at the University, which has been exposed to increasing attacks by Israeli forces, particularly since autumn 2015. Despite […]

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07 May
3:34

PCHR: “Force-Feeding is War Crime and Perpetrators Will be Prosecuted”

News is coming about the Israeli preparations to commit the force-feeding crime against hundreds of Palestinian prisoners, who have been on hunger strike for 20 days. The Israeli media lately announced the Israeli government’s intention to recruit doctors from abroad to force-feed hundreds of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike. On […]

07 May
5:00

Qaraqe: “We will Prosecute Any Doctor Who Participates In Force-Feeding The Detainees”

The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe stated, Saturday, that the committee will file legal charges against any physician or health professional, regardless of their nationality, who participates in force-feeding the hunger striking Palestinian detainees. Qaraqe stated that force-feeding the detainees is a crime which jeopardizes the detainees’ […]

06 May
4:12

Officials Call on World Health Organization to Address Force-Feeding of Hunger-striking Detainees

The head of the Commission of Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs (CDA), Issa Qaraqe’, and the head of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society, Qaddoura Fares, called on the World Health Organization to assume an attitude against the policy of Forced-Feeding intended to be applied by the Israeli Prison Service on the detainees […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
06 May
1:28

This Week in Palestine Week 18 2017

May 6, 2017 1:28 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 April 29, to May 05, 2017. Ex-Palestinian political detainee dies this week due to hunger strike as more political detainees join the protest, in the meantime US President Trump […]

05 May
1:55

Israeli Government May Bring In Foreign Doctors To Force-feed Palestinian Hunger Strikers

As a mass hunger strike of Palestinian prisoners enters its third week, Israeli authorities told reporters that they are considering bringing in foreign doctors to force-feed the prisoners. The decision, which has not been finalized, comes after last year’s Israeli High Court ruling that force-feeding fits within Israeli law. But […]

05 May
12:33

18th day of hunger strike: More prisoners join mass hunger strike

Press Release – Ad-Dameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association: Palestinian political prisoners entered 18th day of hunger strike, the day that standing may become difficult or even impossible. On 3 May 2017, significant Palestinian political leaders declared they will be joining the mass hunger strike. A joint press conference […]

04 May
6:23

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (27 April – 03 May 2017)

Israeli forces have continued their systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 27 April – 03 May 2017. 37 Palestinian civilians were wounded during peaceful protests in the West Bank. Among the wounded were 14 children. 14 journalists, including 3 females, were beaten while covering […]

04 May
5:15

Above the Law: Israel’s Non-implementation of UN Resolutions on Occupied Palestine

Half a century has elapsed since Israel established its brutal occupation of Palestine, and almost seven decades have passed since the 1948 Palestinian Nakba, which constitutes the beginning of discrimination, dispossession and displacement for Palestinians and their persistent suffering. Since then, the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people have figured prominently […]

04 May
5:10

MADA Calling for Wider Coalition to Defend Freedom of Expression

On World Press Freedom Day, the Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) has congratulated all colleagues and journalists in Palestine and the world, and renew the call to form a broader coalition for defending freedom of expression in Palestine by all the relevant organizations and bodies, especially the […]

04 May
11:53

Israel Moves 41 Hunger Striking Detainees To Ohali Kidar Prison

The Media Committee of the “Freedom and Dignity” hunger strike in Israeli prisons, said the Israeli Prison Authority has transferred, Thursday, 41 hunger striking detainees from Asqalan Prison to Ohali Kidar.  The committee stated that the soldiers conducted repeated and extensive invasions and searches of the detainees’ rooms and belongings, […]

Palestine Today - audio
04 May
2:25

Palestine Today 05 03 2016

May 4, 2017 2:25 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, May, 03, 2017. Soldiers kill an Israeli settler they mistaken for a Palestinian, meanwhile Israeli settler injuries a child in a separate incident. These stories, and more, coming up, stay […]

03 May
10:30

Three Jordanian Detainees Join Hunger Strike

As hundreds of Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli prisons continue their hunger strike for the seventeenth consecutive day, three Jordanian detainees joined the strike, the National Committee for Jordanian Detainees’ Affairs has reported. The committee stared that the three detainees who joined the strike are Riyad Saleh (abducted by the […]

Palestine Today - audio
03 May
12:44

Palestine Today 05 02 2017

May 3, 2017 12:44 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, May, 02, 2017. Former political detainee dies of health complications, meanwhile a Palestinian civilian injured by Israeli troops invading West Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. […]

Palestine Today - audio
02 May
1:35

Palestine Today 05 01 2017

May 2, 2017 1:35 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, May, 01, 2017. A Palestinian child injured by a settler car, meanwhile Navy ships attack fishing boats in Gaza. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Palestinian medical sources […]

01 May
6:05

Two Palestinian Children Killed By Israeli Explosive Object In The Negev

Two Palestinian children, from a Bedouin community in the Negev, were killed on Tuesday, April 25th, 2017, after an explosive object detonated near them. The unexploded ordnance had apparently been dropped by Israeli soldiers during a previous live fire training, in Zarnouk village, in the Negev. The two children have […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
29 Apr
2:11

This Week in Palestine Week 17 2017

April 29, 2017 2:11 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 April 22, to the 28, 2017. As calls made this week to save the lives of Palestinian political detainee held by Israeli who are on hunger strike, army attack […]

28 Apr
8:28

May Day: Palestinian Trade Unions Call for Intensifying BDS

Official statement from the Palestinian Trade Union Coalition for BDS (PTUC-BDS): “On May Day, we Palestinian trade unions are proud to stand with the trade union movement internationally as we collectively resist attacks on our working conditions, cuts to public services and job losses. We lend our voices to the […]

28 Apr
8:13

First International Conference on Climate Change Organized by Palestine Engineers Association

The Palestine Engineers Association (PEA), in partnership with the Federation of Arab Engineers, are due to hold the first international, peer-reviewed and multi-disciplinary event on climate change in Palestine, which is scheduled to take place in  Al Bireh, in May. This international event comes within the framework of the PEA […]

27 Apr
3:09

Israeli Colonists Open Fire On A Nonviolent Palestinian Procession

As dozens of Palestinians marched, Thursday, in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees in Israeli prisons, a number of extremist Israeli colonists opened fire on them, in al-Biereh city, in central West Bank. Media sources said the settlers were in Psigot colony, illegally built on private Palestinian lands, in al-Biereh […]

27 Apr
2:48

VIDEO: Israel Acknowledges Use of Computer Algorithm for Palestinian Arrests

Mass detentions of over 400 Palestinians were the result of a computer algorithm based on their social media usage, explains TRNN’s Shir Hever. Shir Hever is an Economist working at The Real News Network. His economic research focuses on Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territory; international aid to the Palestinians […]

27 Apr
2:05

General Strike Held in Solidarity with Hunger Stikers

Palestinian institutions, on Thursday, held a comprehensive general strike in response to the Prisoners committees call for solidarity with detainees, who today entered their 11th day of collective hunger strike. According to the PNN, the strike includes all sectors except for health sector, tawjihi class and bakeries. This precedes an […]

27 Apr
6:28

Israeli Court Sentences Palestinian Teenage Girl To Ten Years

The Israeli District Court in occupied Jerusalem sentenced, Wednesday, a Palestinian teenage girl to ten years in prison, after convicting her of “an attempted stabbing attack,” in the city. The verdict came after Israel delayed her court hearings 24 times since he abducted in February 2016. The court session was […]

26 Apr
3:54

PCHR Concerned over Life of Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Israeli Jails

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) is strongly concerned over the life of hundreds of Palestinian prisoners, who have started a hunger strike for 10 days in the Israeli jails in protest against the deterioration of their living conditions and deprivation of their most basic human rights. PCHR emphasizes […]

Palestine Today - audio
26 Apr
2:09

Palestine Today 04 25 2016

April 26, 2017 2:09 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, April, 25, 2017. Israeli troops demolish half a dozen local businesses and abducts civilians during invasions targeting West Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Several Israeli […]

25 Apr
4:30

Israeli Soldiers Assault Hunger Striking Detainees In Nafha

Undercover soldiers of the Israeli Prison Authority attacked, on Monday evening, the hunger striking detainees, held in section 14 of Nafha Israeli prison, and sprayed them with teargas. The Media Committee of the “Freedom and Dignity” hunger strike, said all hunger striking detainees in Nafha, are held in Section 14, […]

Palestine Today - audio
25 Apr
2:03

Palestine Today 04 24 2016

April 25, 2017 2:03 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, April, 24, 2017. Troops attack hunger-striking political detainees and injuries two children and detain civilians during invasions targeting the West Bank. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Undercover […]

24 Apr
6:50

Except In Ofer, Israel Denies Lawyers From Visiting With Hunger Striking Detainees

The joint media committee of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society and the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, has reported in a press release, Sunday, that the Israeli Prison Authority is still denying all lawyers’ visitations with the hunger striking detainees, except for those held in Ofer prison. The committee stated that this illegal […]

24 Apr
5:59

B’Tselem: 107 Palestinians Slain in 2016

According to Israeli human rights group, B’Tselem, Israelis killed a total of 107 Palestinians in 2016, 101 of them by soldiers and 6 by settlers. B’Tselem pointed out that 90 of the slain were killed in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. The report also counted eight in the […]

23 Apr
10:33

Qaraqe Denies Misleading Israeli Reports About Detainees Ending Strike

The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe denied, Sunday, misleading Israeli reports and false allegations, claiming that eighty-eight detainees have stopped their hunger strike, and affirmed that the number of striking detainees is gradually increasing. Qaraqe even challenged Israel by asking Prison Authority officials to allow the lawyers […]

22 Apr
10:04

Israeli Soldiers Assault Hunger Striking Detainees In Nitzan Prison

April 22, 2017 10:04 AM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Undercover soldiers of the Israeli Prison Administration assaulted, Friday, several hunger-striking Palestinian detainees in Nitzan Prison, in Ramla, and unleashed their dogs on them, during violent searches of the detainees and their rooms. In a statement to the press, the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, said that the soldiers also preventing the […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
22 Apr
3:39

This Week in Palestine Week 16 2017

April 22, 2017 3:39 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 April 15, to the 21, 2017. Hundreds of Palestinian political detainees held by Israel announce this week an open ended hunger strike, meanwhile Israeli troops kill a Palestinian man […]

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21 Apr
1:01

PCHR Weekly Report: Palestinian civilian killed, 7 wounded by Israeli forces this week

April 21, 2017 1:01 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 13 – 19 April 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. Over the past week, Israeli forces killed a […]

Palestine Today - audio
21 Apr
4:36

Palestine Today 04 20 2017

April 21, 2017 4:36 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, April, 20, 2017. A settler hit a Palestinian girl with his car injuring her as the army invade West Bank communities and detain civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, […]

20 Apr
10:43

1500 Detainees Continue Hunger Strike For Fourth Day

At least 1500 Palestinian detainees, held by Israel, are ongoing with their hunger strike for the fourth consecutive day, and intend to continue while more detainees are gradually joining the strike that started on April 17 th, which also marks the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day. The media department of the Palestinian […]

20 Apr
6:55

Ailing Detainees Join Hunger Strike

Karim Ajwa, a lawyer with the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, has reported, Wednesday, that several ailing Palestinian detainees, suffering with serious illnesses and health conditions, have joined the hunger strike, and are threatening to stop taking their medications. Ajwa stated that among the ailing detainees who joined the strike, are Sa’id […]

20 Apr
6:04

Palestinians Take to the Streets in Solidarity with ‘Freedom and Dignity’ Hunger Strike

Palestinians organize solidarity demonstrations as a mass, open-ended hunger strike spreads in Israeli prisons. On the first day of the Freedom and Dignity hunger strike, 1,600 Palestinian prisoners refused food from within 22 Israeli prisons. The hunger strike commenced on Palestinian Prisoner Day, April 17, 2017. The movement demands overarching […]

Palestine Today - audio
20 Apr
3:15

Palestine Today 04 19 2017

April 20, 2017 3:15 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, April, 19, 2017. Palestinian youth killed by Israeli army gunfire meanwhile others more suffer effects of tear gas inhalation in separate attacks. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. […]

19 Apr
4:09

Mother Of Four Detainees Starts Solidarity Hunger Strike

The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe has reported that a Palestinian mother of four detainees, held by Israel and are participating in the hunger strike, has also started a hunger strike in solidarity with them and the rest of the detainees. Qaraqe’ told Maan News that Latifa […]

19 Apr
8:48

The Demands Of Hunger Striking Detainees In Israeli Prisons

The following is a list of demands presented by the hunger striking Palestinian detainees, who intend to gradually expand their strike to include all Israeli prisons and detention centers, across occupied Palestine. 1. Installing public phones in all prisons, in every section of the prisons, so that the detainees can […]

Palestine Today - audio
19 Apr
2:45

Palestine Today 04 18 2017

April 19, 2017 2:45 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 Tuesday, April, 18, 2017. Palestinian Political prisoners held by Israel continue their hunger strike as Israel escalate measures. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. As part of its decision […]

19 Apr
2:02

Israel Prevents PPS Attorney From Visiting Detainees In Ofer

As part of its decision to cancel all visits to hunger striking detainees in its prisons and detention centers, the Israeli Authorities prevented lawyer Arwa Hleihel from visiting the detainees in Ofer prison, near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said that Hleihel went to […]

18 Apr
12:10

Israel Isolates Hunger Striking Detainees

April 18, 2017 12:10 PM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Israeli Prison Authority has isolated all hunger striking Palestinian detainees, canceled all family visits in addition to illegally confiscating all their belongings, including clothes except for what they are wearing. The head of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) Qaddoura Fares has reported that Israel has officially informed The Red […]

18 Apr
10:14

On the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, Prisoners’ Suffering in Israeli Jails Continues

Today, 17 April 2017, marks the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day. Over 6,500 Palestinian and Arab prisoners have been detained in the Israeli jails and detention centers under cruel and inhumane conditions. The Palestinians commemorate this day since 1979, supporting the cause of prisoners detained in the Israeli jails, as it marks […]

Palestine Today - audio
18 Apr
2:29

Palestine Today 04 17 2017

April 18, 2017 2:29 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, April, 17, 2017. A Palestinian tunnel worker dies in Gaza accident as Palestinian political detainees held by Israeli announce hunger strike. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. The […]

17 Apr
10:21

1300 Palestinian Detainees Start Hunger Strike

More than 1300 Palestinian detainees, held by Israel, initiated the first day of hunger strike, on Monday April 17th, which also marks the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, while hundreds of detainees are preparing to join the “Strike For Dignity.” All detainees in Asqalan, Nafha, Ramon, Hadarim, Galboa’ and Be’er as-Sabe’ (Beersheba) […]

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17 Apr
9:49

Palestinian prisoners launch mass hunger strike on Monday for Palestinian Prisoners Day

April 17, 2017 9:49 AM Celine Hagbard News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Marwan Barghouti, the imprisoned Palestinian leader who has been likened to the ‘Palestinian Mandela’, is leading the call for a mass hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners from every party and faction beginning on Monday. Every major Palestinian political party has announced their support for the strike, which marks the largest […]

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14 Apr
1:03

PCHR Weekly Report: One Palestinian dead; 71 abducted by Israeli troops this week

April 14, 2017 1:03 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 06 – 12 April 2017, Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. A Palestinian young man from al-Jalazoun refugee camp succumbed to his wounds. 71 civilians, including 11 children, […]

12 Apr
4:51

1,500 Palestinian Prisoners Prepare for Open-ended Hunger Strike

Some 1,500 Palestinian detainees he;d in Israeli jails are prepared to launch the first escalatory steps of hunger strike, under a campaign for freedom and maintaining achievements and capabilities, Committee of Prisoners and Ex-prisoners stated. In a press release, the committee said that 120 prisoners of the Gaza Strip will join the hunger […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
08 Apr
1:39

This Week in Palestine Week 14 2017

April 8, 2017 1:39 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 April 01, to the 07, 2017. As Israel welcomes the US attack on Syria this week Israeli army gunfire leave one Palestinian teenager killed another civilian injured. These stories, […]

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07 Apr
1:59

PCHR Report: One Palestinian civilian killed, 22 wounded by Israeli forces this week

April 7, 2017 1:59 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 30 March – 05 April 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. Israeli forces killed a Palestinian from Nablus […]

Palestine Today - audio
07 Apr
3:08

Palestine Today 04 06 2017

April 7, 2017 3:08 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, April, 06, 2017. An Israeli soldier killed by a Palestinian driver meanwhile troops invade communities in the West Bank and detain two dozen civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, […]

06 Apr
4:39

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (30 March – 05 April 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 30 March – 05 April 2017. Forces killed a Palestinian from Nablus in occupied Jerusalem, while 22 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children and a journalist, were wounded.The military continued to target the border areas in […]

Palestine Today - audio
05 Apr
11:57

Palestine Today 04 05 2017

April 5, 2017 11:57 PM 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, April, 05, 2017. Israeli troops invade West Bank communities injuring one civilian and abducting a dozen others. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday […]

Palestine Today - audio
04 Apr
11:53

Palestine Today 04 04 2017

April 4, 2017 11:53 PM 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, April, 04, 2017. Israeli troops demolish more than a dozen Palestinian homes in the West Bank and Attack Gaza farmlands. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers […]

Palestine Today - audio
04 Apr
2:42

Palestine Today 04 03 2017

April 4, 2017 2:42 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 Monday, April, 03, 2017. Israeli troops abducts civilians including children during invasions targeting West Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, […]

03 Apr
12:50

PFLP Reiterates Call to Confront Oslo Accords, Criticizes Al-Fateh, Palestinian Authorithy and Hamas

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Central Committee of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) has reiterated its call for confronting the Oslo Accords. The PFLP is the second-largest Palestinian party organized in the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), and has repeatedly called for the discontinuation of policies under the […]

02 Apr
10:28

Israeli Soldiers Attack Detainees In Nafha Prison

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Saturday evening, Palestinian detainees, held in Section 14 of Nafha Israeli prison, the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported. The committee stated that dozens of soldiers, including Special Forces of the Israeli Prison Authority, broke into section fourteen and used excessive force against the detainees, wounding eight […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
01 Apr
12:45

This Week in Palestine Week 13 2017

April 1, 2017 12:45 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 March 25, to the 31, 2017. This week Arab Leaders reiterate their support to the peace process, Israel responds by building more settlements as a Palestinian woman is killed […]

31 Mar
5:29

Empire Files Rewind: How Palestine Became Colonized

First published on September 28, 2016. Previewing Abby Martin’s on-the-ground investigation in Palestine, The Empire Files looks at the long history of Zionist colonization, expansion and expulsion of Palestine’s indigenous inhabitants. Giving critical historical context to the occupation today, this timeline explores the creation of the state of Israel and […]

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31 Mar
12:35

PCHR Weekly Report: Child, woman killed; 9 civilians wounded by Israeli forces this week

March 31, 2017 12:35 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 23 – 29 March 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. Israeli forces killed a Palestinian child in al-Jalazone […]