Category Archives: Palestine

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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31 Mar
1:40

Palestine Today 03 30 2017

March 31, 2017 1:40 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, March, 30, 2017. Dozens injured as Israeli troops attack land day protests all over the West Bank. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli troops used live rounds, […]

30 Mar
4:41

Israeli Soldiers Injure 50 Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers attacked, Thursday, Palestinian protesters marking the 41st anniversary of Palestinian Lands Day, shot at least fifty with rubber-coated steel bullets, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in Madama village, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The Palestinian Red Crescent has confirmed […]

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30 Mar
12:39

Palestine Today 03 29 2017

March 30, 2017 12:39 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, March, 29, 2017. Troops kill a Palestinian woman in Jerusalem and fire tear gas at residents’ homes during invasions targeting West Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up stay […]

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29 Mar
2:14

Palestine Today 03 28 2017

March 29, 2017 2:14 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, March, 28, 2017. Israel’s army targets farmers in Gaza and troops demolish homes in Jerusalem. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence, […]

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27 Mar
10:20

Palestine Today 03 27 2017

March 27, 2017 10:20 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 Monday, March, 27, 2017. Troops storm West Bank communities and kidnap civilians including a Journalist and a local artist. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. A Palestinian man was […]

26 Mar
11:24

Whose “Ethnic Cleansing?”: Israel’s Appropriation of the Palestinian Narrative

by Dina Matar, Al Shakaba Palestinian Policy Network Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently claimed, in a video posted on his Facebook page, that the Palestinian demand to dismantle illegal Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) constitutes an act of “ethnic cleansing” against Israeli Jewish settlers.  The term, […]

25 Mar
6:57

Permit for Annual March of Return Rejected by Israeli Police

Israeli police have refused to grant a permit for the annual March of Return, this year, organized by Palestinians to commemorate the Nakba, or “catastrophe,” alongside Israeli Independence Day, Israeli media has reported. According to Haaretz, Israeli police claimed that the event was refused due to inability to provide police […]

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25 Mar
3:57

This Week in Palestine Week 12 2017

March 25, 2017 3:57 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 18, to the 24, 2017. As Israel’s government refuses selective freeze of settlements construction this week, army attacks targeting Palestinians leave two killed teenagers. These stories, and more, […]

25 Mar
1:44

Empire Files Rewind: The Distortion & Death Behind Israel/Palestine Coverage

First published on November 6, 2015. A crisis in Palestine is again all over the headlines. From stabbings and molotov cocktails, to the killing of protesters and anti-Arab lynch mobs–how much of the mass media coverage can we really trust? Abby Martin takes a look at how the so-called “Israeli-Palestine […]

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24 Mar
4:33

Palestine Today 03 23 2017

March 24, 2017 4:33 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, March, 23, 2017. Troops kill a Palestinian teen in the west Bank and attack fishing boats near Gaza coastline. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers killed, […]

23 Mar
8:07

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

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 16-22, March 2017. Israeli forces killed 2 Palestinian children in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. 3 civilians, including a child, and 2 Israeli activists, were wounded. Israeli forces also conducted 70 incursions into Palestinian communities in […]

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23 Mar
12:40

Palestine Today 03 22 2017

March 23, 2017 12:40 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, March, 22, 2017. A Palestinian teenager killed by Israeli army bombardment targeting Gaza, meanwhile in the West Bank troops search homes and kidnap civilian. These stories, and more coming up […]

22 Mar
2:10

Two Detainees Holding Hunger Strikes Protesting Administrative Detention

March 22, 2017 2:10 PM IMEMC News Hebron, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Wednesday, that two detainees, held by Israel under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, without charges, are ongoing with hunger strikes they started last month. The PPS said that detainee Rafat Hussein Shallash, 34, from Beit Awwa town, west of Hebron, in the southern part […]

22 Mar
1:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until morning hours Wednesday, sixteen Palestinians, including two children, in the West Bank, and one from a village near Nazareth. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded homes in Betunia town, near Ramallah, and abducted two children, identified as Wafa Hasan Marshoud, 11, and his […]

Palestine Today - audio
22 Mar
12:38

Palestine Today 03 21 2017

March 22, 2017 12:38 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, March, 21, 2017. Israeli troops invade West Bank communities and kidnap civilians, meanwhile in Gaza people protest UN report withdrawal. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers […]

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21 Mar
1:12

Palestine Today 03 20 2017

March 21, 2017 1:12 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 Monday, March, 20, 2017. Gunmen kill a Palestinian security officer in the meantime a woman injured after being hit by a settler car. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. […]

19 Mar
4:40

Ashrawi on UN Decision to Remove Report on Israeli Apartheid

Palestine Liberation Organization executive committee member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi denounced, in a statement released Saturday, the decision by the United Nations to remove the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) report from its website, which concluded that “Israel is guilty of policies and practices that constitute the crime […]

19 Mar
3:39

Palestine Says Popular Struggle Is the Path to Liberation

As support for the two-state solution declines, Palestinians in occupied territory identify popular resistance as the antidote to Israeli occupation and settlement expansion. A study published by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research (PSR), on Tuesday, provides clues as to the current overriding hopes and fears of Palestinians […]

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18 Mar
2:06

This Week in Palestine Week 11 2017

March 18, 2017 2:06 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 11, to the 17, 2017. This week an Arab UN diplomat resigns over withdrawal of a report accusing Israel of practicing Apartheid in Palestine, meanwhile Israeli army gunfire […]

17 Mar
9:07

U.S. State Department Reports Grave Violations Against Palestinian Kids

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivers remarks during a press event in Washington, on March 6, 2017, broke with precedent and did not participate in the launch of the 2016 State Department Human Rights Reports. (Photo: U.S. Department of State) Ramallah, March 17, 2017—A U.S. government human rights report released […]

PCHR Weekly Report
17 Mar
1:13

PCHR Weekly Report: One civilian killed, 11 wounded, including 3 children, by Israeli troops

March 17, 2017 1:13 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 09 – 15 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 civilian in occupied […]

17 Mar
1:38

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

Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 09-15 March 2017. A Palestinian civilian was killed in occupied Jerusalem, while 11 civilians, including 3 children, were wounded in the West Bank. Meanwhile, Israeli forces continued to target the border areas in the Gaza […]

Palestine Today - audio
16 Mar
12:56

Palestine Today 03 15 2017

March 16, 2017 12:56 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 Wednesday, March, 15, 2017. One teenager and one worker injured by Israeli army gunfire in separate incidents in the West Bank. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. 17 year […]

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15 Mar
12:32

Palestine Today 03 14 2017

March 15, 2017 12:32 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, March, 14, 2017. Settlers storm Al Aqsa mosque while troops invade West Bank communities and detain civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) […]

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13 Mar
11:46

Palestine Today 03 13 2017

March 13, 2017 11:46 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 Monday, March, 13, 2017. Israeli troops kill a Palestinian young man and detain a dozen others during invasions targeting Wets Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli […]

13 Mar
9:11

How Israel Uses Gas to Enforce Palestinian Dependency and Promote Normalization

Overview Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territory does not only exist above ground. Since 1967, Israel has systematically colonized Palestinian natural resources and, in the field of hydrocarbons, has prevented Palestinians from accessing their own oil and gas reserves. Such restrictions have ensured the continued dependence of Palestinians on Israel for […]

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11 Mar
1:19

This Week in Palestine Week 10 2017

March 11, 2017 1:19 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 04, to the 10, 2017. Israel’s Parliament this week passes a law banning boycott activists from entering the country as troops kill an activist during invasions targeting West […]

Child abducted by Israeli troops (PCHR photo)
10 Mar
12:46

PCHR Weekly Report: One Palestinian Civilian Killed, 7 Wounded by Israeli Troops This Week

March 10, 2017 12:46 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 02 – 08 March 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories (the West Bank and Gaza). Israeli forces killed […]

10 Mar
5:59

Israeli Soldiers, Police, Detained 89 Palestinian Workers This Week

Israeli soldiers and police officers have detained, this week alone, 89 Palestinians workers “for entering Israel without permits,” and shut down twelve construction sites for hiring them. According to Israeli media outlets, the police arrested 20 persons; many are contractors, and others are drivers, for transporting and providing aid to […]

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10 Mar
3:35

Palestine Today 03 09 2017

March 10, 2017 3:35 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 Thursday, March, 09, 2017. Israeli troops uproot palm trees meanwhile settlers destroy olive trees owned by Palestinian farmers. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli forces have uprooted some 350 […]

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09 Mar
1:33

Palestine Today 03 08 2017

March 9, 2017 1:33 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, March, 08, 2017. Hunger striking political detainee moved to hospital, meanwhile Israeli troops invade West Bank communities and kidnap civilians.  These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Eight Palestinian […]

08 Mar
2:23

On International Women’s Day, PCHR Calls for Strengthening Role of Women as Tool for Real Change in Societies

On the 8th of March every year, the world celebrates the Women’s Day, which comes as an important reminder of women’s role in making real and positive change in the human society over the ages. The 8th of March celebrates women’s political and social achievements and contributions. This is the […]

08 Mar
2:02

Hunger Striking Detained, Journalist Mohammad Al-Qeeq, Moved To Hospital

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Wednesday, that the detained journalist, Mohammad al-Qeeq, who entered his second month of hunger strike, protesting his continued illegal detention by Israel, was moved to a hospital after a serious deterioration in his health condition. The Committee stated that al-Qeeq lost more than twelve […]

Palestine Today - audio
07 Mar
9:47

Palestine Today 03 07 2017

March 7, 2017 9:47 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, March, 07, 2017. Troops invade areas in Gaza injuring one farmer, meanwhile in the West Bank troops detained seven civilians including a child. These stories, and more. Coming up, stay […]

07 Mar
6:20

Hunger Striking Detainee Moved To A Different Prison Again

The Israeli army transferred, Monday, hunger striking detainee, Jamal Abu Leil, from solitary confinement in Asqalan prison, to solitary confinement in Ramon prison. The detainee was repeatedly transferred to several prisons since he stated his strike. In a joint press release, the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee and the Palestinian Prisoners Society […]

Palestine Today - audio
07 Mar
12:58

Palestine Today 03 06 2017

March 7, 2017 12:58 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, March, 06, 2017. A Palestinian man was killed, two lawmakers and two civilians detained during Israeli army dawn invasions targeting West Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay […]

06 Mar
6:12

Malta and Palestine Search for New Ways to Facilitate Tourism Investments (VIDEO)

As part of its efforts to promote cooperation between the countries of Palestine and Malta, the Maltese Middle Eastern Tourism Corporation, with the support of the Representative Office of Malta in Palestine, had organized a second meeting and cultural dinner for a group of businessmen in the city of Bethlehem, […]

05 Mar
4:16

Palestinians Living in Caves as Homes are Destroyed by Israeli Forces

In this story, the writer describes the misery of the life of the Palestinians whose homes were razed by the Israeli occupation, and turned to live in caves. Ali abu-Rezeg, Anadolu/Days of Palestine Majid Hanani, a 64-year-old Palestinian, has been forced to live the life of a caveman after his […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
04 Mar
12:02

This Week in Palestine Week 09 2017

March 4, 2017 12:02 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 February 25, to March 03, 2017. As US Senators try to block aid money to the Palestinian Authority this week, Israeli attacks leave two workers dead and other dozen […]

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

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

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

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

Palestine Today - audio
03 Mar
2:39

Palestine Today 03 02 2017

March 3, 2017 2:39 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, March, 02, 2017. Israeli troops invade farm lands in Gaza, in the meantime they abducts and injured Palestinian child during invasions in the West Bank.  These stories, and more, coming […]

02 Mar
4:10

Detainee Al-Qeeq Continues His Hunger Strike Since February 6th

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported, Wednesday, that detainee Mohammad al-Qeeq, 34, is ongoing with his hunger strike since February 6th, protesting his Administrative Detention, without charges, and is facing a deteriorating health condition. The statement of the PPS came after one of its lawyers visited him in Ramla […]

Palestine Today - audio
02 Mar
1:47

Palestine Today 03 01 2017

March 2, 2017 1:47 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, March, 01, 2017. A Palestinian man killed by Israeli settler meanwhile troops demolish a Palestinian building leaving 30 people homeless. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. A colonialist […]

Palestine Today - audio
01 Mar
4:28

Palestine Today 02 28 2017

March 1, 2017 4:28 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, February, 28, 2017. A Palestinian worker die while being chased by Israeli soldiers, in the meantime troops invade West Bank communities and abducts civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, […]

27 Feb
11:31

Ongoing Violations against Palestinian Journalists Condemned by Forum

The Palestinian Journalists’ Forum has condemned the escalation of Israeli crimes and violations against Palestinian journalists and media foundations, contrary to the most basic international and legal norms and conventions that guarantee the freedom of press.   In a statement issued on Sunday, the Forum stressed, according to Al Ray, […]

Palestine Today - audio
27 Feb
11:21

Palestine Today 02 27 2017

February 27, 2017 11:21 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 Monday, February, 27, 2017. Four Palestinians inured in Gaza by Israeli bombardment, meanwhile three more were injured by soldiers in the West Bank. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
25 Feb
1:44

This Week in Palestine Week 08 2017

February 25, 2017 1:44 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 February 18, to the 24, 2017. While Israel’s army escalate home demolishing in the West Bank and attacks targeting Gaza fishermen this week, the one state solution to the […]

24 Feb
8:13

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (16 – 22 February 2017)

Israeli forces have continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory for the week of 16 – 22 February, 2016. Three Palestinian civilians were wounded, including a child, in the West Bank. Shooting:   During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 3 Palestinian civilians, including a child, in the West Bank.  […]

Palestine Today - audio
24 Feb
2:26

Palestine Today 02 23 2017

February 24, 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 Thursday, February, 23, 2017. Israeli Navy attack Gaza fishermen, meanwhile Israeli troops hand out 30 demolishing orders to West Bank families. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli navy […]

Palestine Today - audio
23 Feb
1:49

Palestine Today 02 22 2017

February 23, 2017 1:49 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, February, 22, 2017. Israeli troops destroy a home in Jerusalem and force West Bank Palestinian families out of their homes for military training. These stories, and more, coming up, stay […]

22 Feb
6:25

After 15 Years In Prison, Palestinian Detainee Rearrested Just Before His Scheduled Release

February 22, 2017 6:25 PM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

As the family, along with hundreds of relatives, friends and residents of the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied Jerusalem, were preparing to welcome Mohammad Zeidan Mahmoud, 39, who was scheduled to be released, on Tuesday, the Israeli authorities decided to re-arrest him. The family and residents of al-‘Eesawiyya were planning to […]

Palestine Today - audio
22 Feb
1:53

Palestine Today 02 21 2017

February 22, 2017 1:53 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 Tuesday, February, 21, 2017. Israeli navy attack Gaza fishermen and abducts five meanwhile in the West Bank troops ransack homes and detain civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. […]

Ghost Hunting film
21 Feb
3:25

Film about Israeli imprisonment of Palestinians wins top award in Berlin

A film depicting the torture, humiliation and violence experienced by Palestinians imprisoned by Israel won the first ever “Silver Bear” award at the Berlinale international film festival. The film, “Istiyad Ashbah” (Ghost Hunting), was produced by Palestinian filmmaker Raed Andoni. It was one of 18 finalists competing for the top […]

Palestine Today - audio
21 Feb
1:42

Palestine Today 02 20 2017

February 21, 2017 1:42 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, February, 20, 2017. Israeli troops destroy a UN funded water pipeline, meanwhile in Gaza Israeli navy attack fishermen. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli military bulldozers destroyed, […]

Palestine Today - audio
18 Feb
1:54

This Week in Palestine Week 07 2017

February 18, 2017 1:54 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 February 11, to the 17, 2017. This week Israeli PM Netanyahu makes his first visit to the US after Trump election, meanwhile three Palestinians are reported killed this week […]

PCHR
17 Feb
12:19

PCHR Weekly Report: One civilian dead, 4 wounded by Israeli forces this week

February 17, 2017 12:19 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 09 – 15 February 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that one Palestinian died from previously inflicted wounds, 4 Palestinians were wounded, and 51, including 4 children, were abducted […]

17 Feb
10:11

Erekat: “Only Alternative to Israeli Apartheid is a Secular One-State Solution”

nsnbc: Following a meeting with the Speaker of Britain’s House of Commons, John Bercow, PLO Chief Negotiator Saeb Erekat noted that the PLO consistently stated that the PLO consistently supported a two-State solution, but that the only alternative to a de-facto Israeli Apartheid State is a secular one-State solution. Erekat […]

Donald Trump (image from wikipedia)
16 Feb
6:54

US President meets with Netanyahu, Changes US Stance on Two-State Solution

The US President, Donald Trump, welcomed Israeli Prime Minister into the White House on Wednesday and the two reminisced about the long relationship between their two families. The US President took the opportunity to announce, in a single sentence, a major shift in US policy in the region. It’s unclear […]

16 Feb
1:20

Two Detainees Announce Hunger Strike

February 16, 2017 1:20 PM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

In a press release, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that two detainees, held by Israel, have declared an open-ended hunger strike, starting today – Thursday, protesting their continued imprisonment without charges or trial. The PPS identified the two detainees as Jamal Abu al-Leil and Raed Fayez Mteir, and […]

Palestine Today - audio
16 Feb
3:37

Palestine Today 02 15 2017

February 16, 2017 3:37 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 Wednesday, February, 15, 2017. Israeli troops demolish three Palestinian homes during invasions, as human rights groups report an increase of home demolishing by the Israeli army. These stories, and more, coming […]

Palestine Today - audio
15 Feb
3:23

Palestine Today 02 14 2017

February 15, 2017 3:23 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, February, 14, 2017. Israeli troops invade West Bank communities and search houses and demolish two homes. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday morning, […]

Palestine Today - audio
14 Feb
4:59

Palestine Today 02 13 2017

February 14, 2017 4:59 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, February, 13, 2017. Two Palestinians killed in Gaza in two separate tunnel accidents, meanwhile Israeli troops invade West Bank communities and detain civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay […]

11 Feb
3:51

Report: “10 Detainees Died In Israeli Prisons Since 2010, 210 Since 1967”

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee reported, Saturday, that ten detainees have died in Israeli prisons since the year 2010, and that the total number of detainees who died in prison, due to various reasons, including torture and medical neglect, since the year 1967, has arrived to 210. The Committee stated that […]

11 Feb
4:09

MADA Report: 383 Media Freedoms Violations during 2016

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms, “MADA”, organized a press conference on Wednesday 02/08/2017, and released its annual report of violations against media freedoms in Palestine during 2016, according to the PNN. Mr.  Mousa Rimawi- General Director of MADA center and Dr. Ammar Dweik- General Direct of The […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
11 Feb
1:14

This Week in Palestine Week 06 2017

February 11, 2017 1:14 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 February 04, to the 10, 2017. Four Palestinians were killed this week by Israeli attacks, meanwhile Israel’s government approves new law facilitating illegal settlement construction and expansion. These stories, […]

10 Feb
10:53

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (02 – 08 February 2017)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (02 – 08 February 2017). 5 Palestinian civilians, including 4 children, were wounded in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip, while Israeli warplanes carried out 4 airstrikes against civilian objects and sites related […]