Category Archives: Palestine

13 Jul
10:32

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (06 – 12 July 2017

Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 06 – 12 July 2017. Israeli forces killed 3 Palestinian civilians, one of whom is a child, in the West Bank. 10 Palestinian civilians were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, including 2 […]

13 Jul
8:02

Popular Front: MP Jarar’s Administrative Detention Will Not Weaken Resistance

The Popular Front for Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) described the decision of the Israeli occupation court, on Wednesday, to hold the leader of the Front, MP Khaleda Jarrar, under administrative detention for 6 months, as a systematic Israeli crime against the leaders of the Palestinian people. In a press statement, […]

Palestine Today - audio
13 Jul
1:49

Palestine Today 07 12 2017

July 13, 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, July, 12, 2017. Israeli troops kill two teenagers and destroy property during invasions targeting West Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, […]

12 Jul
5:33

PCHR Calls upon Palestinian Government to Annul Unfair Early Retirement of 6,145 Civil Servants

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) is seriously concerned over the decision of the National Unity Government in Ramallah against civil servants in the Gaza Strip. The decision stipulates early retirement of thousands of civil servants without any legal justification and in violation of the Amended Civil Service Law […]

Palestine Today - audio
12 Jul
2:16

Palestine Today 07 11 2017

July 12, 2017 2:16 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 Tuesday, July, 11, 2017. Israeli troops injuries a Palestinian child and demolish a home during invasions targeting West Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. A 13-year old […]

Palestine Today - audio
11 Jul
3:25

Palestine Today 07 10 2017

July 11, 2017 3:25 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 Monday, July, 10, 2017. Troops kill a Palestinian youth in the West Bank and injuries two others in Gaza. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers killed, Monday, […]

09 Jul
5:43

Empire Files Rewind: The Untold History of Palestine & Israel

Published on Oct 13, 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 the occupation today, this timeline explores the creation of the state of Israel and how it […]

09 Jul
5:30

Palestinian Journalists Demand Freedom for Jihad Barakat, Jailed by PA

Palestinian journalist Jihad Barakat was detained by Palestinian Authority Preventive Security forces on Thursday, 6 July, accused of “taking photos” of the motorcade of PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah near a checkpoint east of Tulkarem. Palestinian journalists and activists have launched a social media campaign demanding the immediate release of Barakat. Barakat, […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
08 Jul
4:13

This Week in Palestine Week 27 2017

July 8, 2017 4:13 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 July 01, to the 07, 2017. As Palestinians manage another political win at the United Nations, Israeli attacks this week targeting Palestinian communities leave more than two dozen injured […]

08 Jul
2:45

PCHR Weekly Report: One teen civilian killed, 19 wounded by Israeli forces this week

July 8, 2017 2:45 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 22 June – 05 July 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 […]

Palestine Today - audio
07 Jul
3:15

Palestine Today 07 06 2017

July 7, 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 Thursday, July, 06, 2017. Amy tanks invade areas in Gaza as troops invade West Bank communities causing property damage. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. On Thursday at dawn, […]

Palestine Today - audio
06 Jul
4:20

Palestine Today 07 05 2017

July 6, 2017 4:20 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 Wednesday, July, 05, 2017. Troops invade West Bank communities detain civilians and confiscate solar panels. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Shu’fat refugee camp, north […]

Palestine Today - audio
05 Jul
3:18

Palestine Today 07 04 2017

July 5, 2017 3:18 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, July, 04, 2017. Troops demolish a number of homes and detain two dozen civilians during invasions targeting the West Bank. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers […]

Palestine Today - audio
04 Jul
2:17

Palestine Today 07 03 2017

July 4, 2017 2:17 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, July, 03, 2017. Troops invade West Bank communities and injures more than 30 civilians as troops clashes with protesters in Gaza leaving one injured youth. These stories, and more, coming […]

02 Jul
9:43

Empire Files Rewind: Max Blumenthal on Palestine’s Rebellion, Israel’s Fascism

Published on Nov 13, 2015 Abby Martin interviews journalist and author Max Blumenthal on the current situation in Palestine and the Israeli occupation. This episode covers what is behind today’s rebellion, the rising dominance of far-right, ultra-racist ideology in Israel, eye-witness accounts of the aftermath of the Gaza war, and […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
01 Jul
2:03

This Week in Palestine Week 26 2017

July 1, 2017 2:03 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 June 24, to the 30, 2017. This week as the Palestinian government rejected attempts to create a separate entity in Gaza, Israeli attacks targeting Gaza and the West Bank […]

30 Jun
4:05

Al Haq: Blocking of Websites Critical of PA is a Violation of International and Domestic Laws

Beginning in early June, Palestinian internet providers began blocking approximately sixteen websites allegedly on grounds of a decision made by the Attorney General. Since then, these websites have been blocked and inaccessible to the public. The blocked websites often post news or opinions that are critical of the Palestinian Authority. […]

28 Jun
4:07

Empire Files Rewind — Israeli Soldier’s Explosive Tell-All: “Palestinians are Right to Resist”

Published on Mar 20, 2017 In a rare, candid conversation, Abby Martin interviews a former Israeli army combat soldier who served as an occupier in Palestine’s Hebron City. Eran Efrati spent years as a sergeant and combat soldier in the Israeli military, but has since become an outspoken critic of […]

Palestine Today - audio
28 Jun
3:58

Palestine Today 06 27 2017

June 28, 2017 3:58 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 Tuesday, June, 27, 2017. Israel bombards targets in Gaza as troops invade West Bank communities leaving eight injured. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. The Israeli Air Force fired, […]

Palestine Today - audio
27 Jun
1:56

Palestine Today 06 26 2017

June 27, 2017 1:56 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 Monday, June, 26, 2017. Israeli announces plans for new settlements in the West Bank and denies a Gaza injured youth treatment. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. The Israeli […]

26 Jun
12:34

PCHR Weekly Report: 4 Palestinians killed, 12 wounded, by Israeli forces this week

June 26, 2017 12:34 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 15 – 21 June 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. Over the course of the week, Israeli forces killed […]

26 Jun
7:50

PHROC Calling on International Community to Ensure Israel’s Cooperation with UN Missions

The Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council (PHROC), Saturday, called upon the international community to ensure Israel’s cooperation with UN missions. PHROC in a press release titled: “PHROC Calls Upon International Community to Ensure Israel’s Cooperation with UN Missions”, beckoned the international community to take effective measures aimed at ensuring Israel’s […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
24 Jun
1:58

This Week in Palestine Week 25 2017

June 24, 2017 1:58 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 June 17, to the 23rd, 2017. This week while the US advisors on the Middle East meets Palestinian and Israeli leaders, Israeli attacks leave one Palestinian killed as the […]

Palestine Today - audio
23 Jun
2:28

Palestine Today 06 22 2017

June 23, 2017 2:28 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 Thursday, June, 22, 2017. Tanks invade areas in Gaza and troops detain Palestinians during invasions in the west Bank. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers invaded, On […]

Palestine Today - audio
22 Jun
2:20

Palestine Today 06 21 2017

June 22, 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 Wednesday, June, 21, 2017. Israeli troops invade West Bank communities, clashes with local youth and leave two dozen injured. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers invaded, on […]

Palestine Today - audio
21 Jun
3:39

Palestine Today 06 20 2017

June 21, 2017 3:39 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 Tuesday, June, 20, 2017. Israeli troops kill a Palestinian man, detain five others during invasions targeting West Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers shot and […]

20 Jun
7:26

PCHR 2016 Annual Report

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) has published its annual report for the year of 2016. A fully detailed PDF version of the report can be downloaded by clicking here. The Centre is an independent Palestinian human rights organization (registered as a non-profit Ltd. Company) based in Gaza City. […]

20 Jun
6:51

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (08 – 14 June 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 08 – 14 June, 2017. Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian in the Gaza Strip, in new crime of excessive use of force. 21 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, were wounded during peaceful demonstrations […]

Palestine Today - audio
20 Jun
1:36

Palestine Today 06 19 2017

June 20, 2017 1:36 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 Monday, June, 19, 2017. Troops detain more than a dozen civilians as they invade West Bank communities and areas in Gaza. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
17 Jun
12:59

This Week in Palestine Week 24 2017

June 17, 2017 12:59 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 June 10, to the 16th, 2017. This week US announces new efforts to revive the stalled Peace talks between Palestinians and Israelis in the meantime Israel’s army attacks leave […]

Palestine Today - audio
16 Jun
5:23

Palestine Today 06 15 2017

June 16, 2017 5:23 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 Thursday, June, 15, 2017. Doctors warn of medical supplies shortages in Gaza and troops invade West Bank communities and abducts civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. The head […]

Palestine Today - audio
15 Jun
1:34

Palestine Today 06 14 2017

June 15, 2017 1:34 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, June, 14, 2017. Troops injuries four youth during West Bank invasions and targets fishermen in Gaza. Theses stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at […]

Palestine Today - audio
14 Jun
2:11

Palestine Today 06 13 2017

June 14, 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, June, 13, 2017. Israel renew admirative detention of Palestinian journalist and approves reduction of electricity supply to Gaza. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, […]

Palestine Today - audio
13 Jun
5:00

Palestine Today 06 12 2017

June 13, 2017 5:00 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, June, 12, 2017. Israeli troops invade West Bank communities and abduct civilians meanwhile navy ships attack Gaza fishermen. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers abducted, on […]

10 Jun
6:45

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (01 – 07 June 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 01 – 07 June 2017. In 2 crimes of excessive use of force, Israeli forces killed a girl in the West Bank and another civilian in the Gaza Strip.12 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
10 Jun
2:03

This Week in Palestine Week 23 2017

June 10, 2017 2:03 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 June 03, to the 09th, 2017. Four Palestinians were killed by Israeli gunfire as Palestinians marked this week the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Israeli-Arab war These stories, and […]

Palestine Today - audio
09 Jun
3:55

Palestine Today 06 08 2017

June 9, 2017 3:55 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, June, 08, 2017. Troops uproot Palestinian trees and detain civilians during invasions targeting West Bank communities.  These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers, accompanied by army bulldozers, […]

Palestine Today - audio
08 Jun
7:53

Palestine Today 06 07 2017

June 8, 2017 7:53 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, June, 07, 2017. A Qassam fighter dies in Gaza and Israeli troops attack communities in the West Bank injuring a number of civilians.  These stories, and more, coming up, stay […]

07 Jun
7:17

Norman Finkelstein (pt3): 50 Years After Since June 1967 War, Israel Continues World’s Longest Military Occupation

In the third and final installment of TRNN’s special on the 50th anniversary of the June 1967 war, author and scholar Norman Finkelstein argues that the U.S.-backed “peace process” was never intended to end the Israeli occupation. Norman G. Finkelstein received his doctorate in 1988 from the Department of Politics […]

Palestine Today - audio
07 Jun
5:14

Palestine Today 06 06 2017

June 7, 2017 5:14 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, June, 06, 2017. Israeli soldiers kill a Palestinian police officer in Gaza and injures civilians in the West Bank. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers shot […]

06 Jun
5:41

Tracking the Trends of the Palestinian Cause Since 1967

by Nadia Hijab, Mouin Rabbani  The Palestinian cause today has in some respects reverted to where it stood before the 1967 War. It is worth retracing this trajectory to understand how we reached the current situation, and derive insights on where to go from here. Looking Back On the eve […]

06 Jun
4:51

Norman Finkelstein (pt2): Why American Jews Embraced Israel After the June 1967 War

In the second part of this three-part interview special, author and scholar Norman Finkelstein analyzes the material, emotional and psychological factors behind the American Jewish embrace of Israel after the June 1967 war. Norman G. Finkelstein received his doctorate in 1988 from the Department of Politics at Princeton University. He […]

Palestine Today - audio
06 Jun
4:13

Palestine Today 06 05 2017

June 6, 2017 4:13 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 Monday, June, 05, 2017. Israeli police kill a Palestinian young man near Tal Aviv and wounds five others at the Gaza borders. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli […]

05 Jun
5:34

Norman Finkelstein (pt1): Six-Day War, 50-Year Occupation — What Really Happened in June 1967?

In the first of an extended three-part interview on the 50th anniversary of the June 1967 Arab-Israeli war, author and scholar Norman Finkelstein debunks the enduring myths surrounding that historic confrontation — myths that have sustained​ the ensuing Israeli ​occupation of Palestinian lands​. Norman G. Finkelstein received his doctorate in […]

05 Jun
1:29

50 Years of Israeli Occupation a Shame for the International System: PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat

nsnbc: Marking 50 years of Israeli occupation, Dr. Saeb Erekat, Secretary General of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), stressed that the anniversary puts to shame the international system. In a statement released by the PLO negotiations Affairs Department on June 4, 2017, Dr. Saeb Erekat notes that “We are marking […]

03 Jun
11:42

Sahar Francis: Palestinian Prisoner Hunger Strike Suspended After 40 Days, but Could Resume

Sahar Francis of the Addameer Prisoner Support Association talks about what the Palestinian detainees’ hunger strike achieved, and explains why strike leader Marwan Barghouti says that it could resume if the agreement is violated. TRNN transcript: Aaron Mate: It’s The Real News, I’m Aaron Mate. The Palestinian prisoner hunger strike […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
03 Jun
8:33

This Week in Palestine Week 22 2017

June 3, 2017 8:33 PM 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 27, to June 02, 2017. A Palestinian teenager was killed this week, four more injured by army gunfire in separate incidents, in the meantime the Israeli government approves […]

03 Jun
7:14

Beyond the Binary: Two States, One State, Failed State, No State

by Amal Ahmad Though the international community has hailed the two-state solution since the early 1990s, it has become clear that Israel’s fragmentation of Palestinian people and territory over the past 50 years aims to make a sovereign Palestinian state impossible. While politicians explain this as a result of misunderstandings or […]

03 Jun
7:09

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (25 – 31 May 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 25 – 31 May 2017. 7 Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip were wounded during activities supporting Palestinian detainees in Israeli jails, while Israeli forces continued to target the Gaza Strip border area. Shooting: […]

03 Jun
8:05

Art as a Form of Nonviolent Resistance: Palestine (2/2)

Political cartoonist Mohammad Saba’aneh talks about the Palestinian  hunger strike, resistance, BDS, and the role that art and political cartoons play in the resistance to the Israeli occupation. TRNN transcript: Sharmini Peries: Welcome back to my interview with Mohammad Sabaaneh. He is a political cartoonist, and he has just published […]

Palestine Today - audio
02 Jun
4:30

Palestine Today 06 01 2017

June 2, 2017 4:30 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, June, 01, 2017. Troops injuries a Palestinian teenager as army bulldozers level a bedwin home in the Negev. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers shot and […]

Palestine Today - audio
01 Jun
1:50

Palestine Today 05 31 2017

June 1, 2017 1:50 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, May, 31, 2017. Hunger Strike leader announces victory, meanwhile settlers attack property in Jerusalem. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Dozens of fanatic Israeli colonists marched, on Wednesday […]

Marwan Barghouthi (image from Samidoun)
31 May
10:42

Leader of Palestinian Prisoners Hunger Strike Releases Statement of Victory

In the first statement of the ‘Freedom and Dignity’ hunger strike leader Marwan Barghouthi after the victory of the strike, the strike leader praised the 1500 participants in the hunger strike for their steadfastness and sacrifice, and the many supporters around the world. He also criticized the Israeli government for […]

Palestine Today - audio
31 May
2:46

Palestine Today 05 30 2017

May 31, 2017 2:46 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, 30, 2017. Two Palestinian injured in Gaza by Israeli gunfire in separate attacks. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli navy ships opened fire, on Tuesday at […]

Palestine Today - audio
30 May
4:38

Palestine Today 05 29 2017

May 30, 2017 4:38 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 Monday, May, 29, 2017. Troops invade West Bank communities, search homes and detain civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the town […]

29 May
9:22

Israeli Curriculum to be Taught in Palestinian Schools

The Israeli cabinet approved, on Sunday, a plan to expand the teaching of Israeli curriculum in East Jerusalem Palestinian schools for the next five years. According to Al Ray, the plan proposed an increase within the first grade, along with an increase in the number of those eligible for the Israeli “Bagrut” […]

29 May
8:49

Hunger Strike: New Agreement Details Released

New details have been released regarding the agreement under which Palestinian detainees suspended the 40-day hunger strike on Saturday morning, 27th of May, providing elaboration on the specific issues addressed in the detainees’ negotiations with the Israeli occupation prison administration. Issa Qaraqe, director of the Palestinian Prisoners Affairs Commission spoke in […]

28 May
9:13

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (18 – 24 May 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 18-24 May, 2017. Soldiers killed a Palestinian child while a girl succumbed to her wounds in Bethlehem. A Palestinian civilian was killed and a photojournalist was wounded by a settler in Howarah village, south […]

28 May
8:44

80% of Detainee Demands Reportedly Met

Chairman of the Detainees Affairs Commission, Issa Qaraqe, stated today that 80% of the demands of Palestinian detainees in Israeli jails, who ended their 41-day hunger strike on Saturday, have been met by the Israeli authorities. He said, according to WAFA, that these achievements came thanks to the agreement concluded between […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
27 May
11:30

This Week in Palestine Week 21 2017

May 27, 2017 11:30 PM 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 20, to the 26, 2017. This week, Palestinian political prisoners reach a deal with Israeli ending their 41-day long hunger strike, meanwhile two Palestinian children die this week […]

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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 […]