Category Archives: Topics

23 Jul
7:21

U.N. Official in Gaza Seized by Israeli Occupation Forces

Israeli occupation forces have seized Hamdan Temraz, 61, the deputy director of the United Nations’ Department of Safety and Security in Gaza. Temraz was seized by occupation forces as he attempted to cross via the Beit Hanoun/Erez crossing – where he had a permit – on 12 July. Journalist Richard […]

23 Jul
7:13

Israeli Forces Abduct Palestinian Girl from Hebron-area Village Entrance

Israeli forces kidnapped a Palestinian, who locals identified as “a girl,” at the entrance to the village of Bani Naim, in the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron, on Saturday morning. Locals identified the girl as Safaa Abdullah Manasra, but did not specify how old she was. The girl […]

23 Jul
7:06

Journalists Syndicate, Ministry of Information Protest Israeli Treatment of Palestinian Journalists

The Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS) and the Ministry of Information denounced, in two separate press releases, on Saturday, treatment by Israeli security forces of Palestinian journalists doing their work in the field. The two organizations accused Israeli security of intentionally targeting Palestinian journalists, some of whom were hit by rubber-coated […]

22 Jul
11:17

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Jerusalem

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that a young Palestinian man, who was shot by Israeli army fire in the al-‘Ezariyya town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, on Saturday evening, has died from his serious wounds. The Palestinian was shot with a live round in his chest, and was moved […]

22 Jul
10:19

Palestinian Teen Killed By Explosive Device Dropped By Israeli Soldiers During Training

July 22, 2017 10:19 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Saturday evening, that a teenage boy from a village near Tubas, in the northeastern West Bank, was killed after an Israeli explosive, dropped by the soldiers during one of their frequent military drills, detonated beneath him. The sources said the teen has been identified […]

22 Jul
9:26

Barghouti on Jerusalem Protests: Israel Incites, Palestinians Unite

The deadly Israeli crackdown on Palestinians protesting restrictions at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque is part of an effort to divide the holy site and undermine the Palestinian struggle for freedom, says Dr. Mustafa Barghouti. Mustafa Barghouti was born in Jerusalem, 1954. He is a leader of the Palestinian National Initiative, founded […]

22 Jul
8:10

Israel Names Three Israelis Fatally Stabbed In Settlement Colony

On Saturday evening, Israeli sources identified the three Israelis slain Friday as Yosef Salomon, 70, his daughter Chaya, 46, and his son Elad, 36. Yosef’s wife, and the mother of Chaya and Elad, is still receiving treatment at Shaare Zedek Medical Center, in Jerusalem. Israeli daily Haaretz has reported that […]

22 Jul
6:30

Settlements to Cut Off Ramallah from Jerusalem

The Israeli construction and housing ministry is planning a major housing project that includes 1,100 settlement units, cutting off Ramallah from Jerusalem. The plan will extend through the city’s built-up areas, eastward, filling in the gap between the illegal settlement of Adam (also known as Geva Binyamin) and the illegal […]

22 Jul
6:21

Abbas Suspends Contacts with Israel over Al-Aqsa Mosque

PA President Mahmoud Abbas said,, on Friday, that he has decided to suspend all contacts with Israel until the latter cancels all measures implemented against Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque. Abbas, who cut short a trip to China and returned home following the deterioration in the situation at the mosque, headed an […]

22 Jul
3:12

Dozens Hold The Weekly Nonviolent Procession In Bil’in

On Friday, many nonviolent Palestinian, Israel and international peace activists, held the weekly nonviolent procession against the Israeli Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village west of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. The nonviolent protesters marched carrying Palestinian flags, and chanting against the ongoing Israeli escalation targeting the holy […]

22 Jul
2:24

Army Injures Eleven Palestinians In Beit Ummar, Abduct One

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and clashed with dozens of youngsters, before shooting a teen with live fire, and ten youngsters with rubber-coated steel bullets, and causing many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Medical sources said […]

21 Jul
10:13

Army Kills A Third Palestinian on Friday

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Friday, that Israeli soldiers killed a young Palestinian man, after shooting him with a live round to the heart, in Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem. The Palestinians is the third to be killed by Israeli fire within a few hours. The Palestinian […]

21 Jul
9:33

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Young Palestinian Man In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Friday, a young Palestinian man, during clashes that took place after the army invaded at-Tour neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem. Palestinian medical sources have reported that the slain young man has been identified as Mohammad Hasan Abu Ghannam, 20, from at-Tour. Eyewitnesses said that […]

21 Jul
8:40

Israeli Settler Kills A Palestinian In Jerusalem

An armed Israeli colonist settler shot and killed, Friday, a Palestinian teenage boy in Ras al-‘Amoud neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, while Israeli soldiers shot and injured many Palestinians, during ensuing clashes. The slain Palestinian has been identified as Mohammad Mahmoud Sharaf, 18. He was shot in the neck with […]

21 Jul
8:05

Israeli Soldiers Injure Six Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession in Kufur Qaddoum, in the northern West Bank governorate of Qalqilia, and injured six young men. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers fired dozens of gas bombs, and rubber-coated steel bullets at the […]

21 Jul
7:47

Army Injures Twenty Palestinians, Including Six Medics, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, at least twenty Palestinians, including six medics, in various areas near the border fence, in the Gaza Strip, and caused damage to two ambulances. The Palestinian Health Ministry said the incidents took place along the border fence, from Rafah in the southern part of the Gaza […]

21 Jul
7:13

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (13 – 19 July 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 13 – 19 July, 2017. Israeli forces killed 3 Palestinian civilians in the West Bank. 3 Palestinian civilians from Um al-Fahm were killed in an armed clash inside al-Aqsa Mosque yards. 35 Palestinian civilians, […]

21 Jul
7:04

Victims of Abbas’ Gaza Travel Restrictions Raised to 20

The Palestinian Ministry of Health announced, Thursday morning, the death of the 20th patient case in Gaza, due to the ban on travel abroad for treatment. Spokesperson for the Ministry, Ashraf al-Qedra, said in a statement that the patient Baha Radee,aged 14, died today because he could not receive treatment […]

21 Jul
6:53

Israeli Bill to Annex Jerusalem Passes Knesset Reading

View of Jerusalem’s Old City district,  seen on April 14, 2014. (AFP/Thomas Coex/File) A bill claiming to be about stopping divisions of Jerusalem by requiring a two-third majority in Israel’s parliament in order to do so, passed its preliminary reading in the Knesset, on Wednesday. The bill, titled “Basic Law: […]

21 Jul
6:29

Palestinian Girl Hit by Israeli Settler Vehicle in Hebron

A Palestinian girl was left wounded after she was hit by an Israeli settler’s vehicle today, in the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron. Local sources told Quds Press that the 10-year old girl, Wijdan Faris Nasser Al-Jabari, was transferred to an Israeli hospital in Jerusalem for medical care […]

21 Jul
5:47

Boycott Israel, Go to Jail?

A bipartisan Senate bill would make boycotting Israel punishable by up to 20 years in prison. But, a new pushback from groups, including the ACLU, could help stop the ‘draconian’ measure, says Josh Ruebner of the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights. TRNN transcript: AARON MATE: It’s The Real News. I’m […]

20 Jul
3:33

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Thursday at noon, a young Palestinian man, after he reportedly attempted to stab them, in Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian, identified as Mohmmad Hussein Tnouh, 26, was shot with four live rounds, before an army jeep ran […]

20 Jul
11:49

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Jenin

July 20, 2017 11:49 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday morning, the town of Emateen, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and abducted a young Palestinian man. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said several army jeeps invaded the town, before many soldiers invaded the home of Mohammad Ahmad Obeid, 25, and abducted […]

20 Jul
9:58

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Hebron, One Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, several areas in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and Jenin governorate, in northern West Bank, searched many homes and workshops, and abducted six Palestinians. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded many neighborhoods in the […]

20 Jul
12:53

Israeli Soldiers Injure Three Palestinians, Abduct One, Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Wednesday evening, three young Palestinian men, and abducted one, after the army assaulted nonviolent protesters marching near Qalandia terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem. The Palestinians were marching against the ongoing closure, and severe restrictions, imposed by the Israeli army on the Al-Aqsa Mosque. […]

20 Jul
12:25

Army Abducts Two, Injures Several Others, In Bethlehem

Many Palestinian and international peace activists held, on Wednesday afternoon, a nonviolent protest, north of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, demanding Israel to lift its siege on Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem and to remove the electronic gates, before the soldiers assaulted them and abducted one Palestinian and one international […]

19 Jul
10:48

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Bethlehem, Nablus And Jenin”

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Wednesday, seven Palestinians from various parts of the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem, Nablus and Jenin, including two who were abducted on military roadblocks. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded Marah Rabah village, south of the city, and Teqoua’ […]

19 Jul
9:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, searched homes and abducted three Palestinians in Hebron city and Beit Ummar town, in addition to installing roadblocks near various surrounding towns. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said […]

19 Jul
8:49

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the villages of Deir Ghassana and Nabi Saleh, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, attacked several Palestinians in their homes, before abducting three young men, and wounding a family. The soldiers invaded Nabi Saleh from various directions, before storming and […]

19 Jul
7:46

Israeli Soldiers Injure Sixteen Palestinian In Al-‘Ezariyya

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Tuesday at night, the town of al-‘Ezariyya, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and clashed with local youngsters, wounding sixteen. The Palestinian Red Crescent (PRC) said its medics rushed to the town, and provided the needed treatment to eleven Palestinians, who suffered the effects of […]

19 Jul
4:51

Army Injures 34 Palestinians, Attack Ambulances And Medics, In Jerusalem

Palestinian Red Crescent (PRC) medics have provided medical treatment to 34 Palestinians, including the Khatib of al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, and moved at least fourteen others to hospitals, including one who suffered a serious injury, after Israeli soldiers attacked dozens of Palestinians in the Tribes Gate area, and Jerusalem’s Old […]

18 Jul
8:51

Army Kills A Palestinian After He Reportedly Rammed Soldiers With His Car Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Tuesday afternoon, a young Palestinian man who reportedly deliberately rammed Israeli soldiers with his car at Beit ‘Anoun junction, east of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian has been identified as Ra’fat Nathmi Harbawi, 29, from Hebron city. […]

18 Jul
12:22

Israeli Soldiers Invade Al-Makassed Hospital, Surround ICU To Abduct A Seriously Wounded Teen

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday morning, the Al-Makassed Hospital, in occupied Jerusalem, and surrounded the Intensive Care Unit, to abduct a seriously wounded Palestinian teenage boy. The soldiers invaded the hospital, and stationed themselves in front of the Intensive Care Unit, to abduct ‘Ala Abu Tayeh, 17, who […]

18 Jul
12:00

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Tuesday, six young Palestinian men in several areas of occupied East Jerusalem, and moved them to detention and interrogation centers in the city. The soldiers invaded homes in Jerusalem’s Old City, interrogated many Palestinians, and abducted three young men, identified as Jihad Nasser […]

18 Jul
11:24

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians Near Hebron

July 18, 2017 11:24 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Many Palestinians suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, on Wednesday morning, after Israeli soldiers invaded Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded Beit Ummar from several directions, before breaking into many homes and violently searching them. Local youngsters […]

18 Jul
10:06

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In Jenin, Tulkarem, Nablus And Tubas

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, six Palestinians, including a journalist, from the northern West Bank governorates of Jenin, Tulkarem and Nablus, and installed many roadblocks before stopping and searching dozens of cars. The soldiers also abducted one Palestinian in Tubas, in northeastern West Bank. Media sources in Jenin […]

18 Jul
8:42

Israeli Soldiers Fire Live Rounds At Homes And Lands, In Khan Younis

On Tuesday morning, Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence, fired dozens of live rounds at homes and farmlands, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the besieged Gaza Strip. The soldiers, stationed on military towers surrounding Kissufim military base, east of Khan Younis, fired dozens of rounds […]

18 Jul
5:14

Israeli Soldiers Isolate Azzoun Town, Declare It A Closed Zone

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, the town of Azzoun, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and completely isolated it after declaring it a “closed military zone,” preventing the Palestinians from entering or leaving it. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers closed all roads linking […]

18 Jul
3:01

Al Mezan Joint Press Release: Zero Accountability

In July 2014, Israel began a military assault on the Gaza Strip, including an indiscriminate bombing campaign and a brutal ground invasion. In total, the assault killed 1,545 Palestinian civilians, including 556 children, and made 11,166 families homeless. Three years on, no justice has been attained for victims and survivors […]

Elor Azarya (image from Facebook)
18 Jul
2:51

Elor Azarya Ordered to House Arrest amid Appeal

An Israeli military court has ordered the release of Elor Azarya to house arrest, on Monday, amid an ongoing appeal process of the Israeli soldier’s 18-month prison sentence for the filmed, execution-style shooting of 21-year-old Palestinian Abd al-Fattah al-Sharif, in March of 2016.  Azarya will also be free to leave […]

18 Jul
2:40

50,000 Administrative Detentions Orders since 1967

According to human rights statistics, since 1967, Israeli occupation authorities issued approximately 50,000 administrative detention orders, between new decisions and a renewals of thousands Statistics published by the Prisoners’ Information office reveal that, since 2000, the Israeli occupation issued 26,000 administrative detentions, some of which were new while others were […]

18 Jul
1:59

Army Injures 70 Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers injured, on Monday evening, at least seventy Palestinians, including the Secretary-General of the Palestinian National Initiative, Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi, after the army assaulted dozens of Palestinians, among them religious leaders, in the Tribes Gate area in Jerusalem, and the al-Ezariyya town, east of the occupied city. The soldiers […]

17 Jul
3:44

Army Abducts Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on Monday, at least twelve Palestinians, including a father and his son, from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Tulkarem office of the PPS, in the northern part of the West Bank, said […]

17 Jul
11:47

Israeli soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron And Jerusalem, Demolish A Home

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, two Palestinians in the as-Sammoa’ town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and installed roadblocks in Hebron city, and nearby towns, before stopping and searching dozens of cars. The army also abducted two Palestinians, and demolished a home, in Jerusalem. […]

17 Jul
9:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Ramallah And Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Beit Rima town, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted one Palestinian. The soldiers also abducted a teenager in Qalqilia city, and detained many young men at a military roadblock near Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied […]

17 Jul
8:44

Israeli Navy Injures Two Fishermen In Khan Younis

Israeli navy ships opened fire, on Monday at dawn, at Palestinian fishing boats, close to the shore in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the besieged Gaza Strip, wounding two. Eyewitnesses said the navy fired dozens of live rounds at many fishing boats in the area, wounding the two […]

17 Jul
7:09

Israel Is Not As Christian-Friendly As You Think

By Kathryn Shihadah, If Americans Knew – The New Testament records that Jesus Christ took two loaves of bread and five fish, and fed five thousand people. Ancient believers identified the place where they believe this miracle happened and built a church on the site. Today the Church of the Multiplication […]

Yasmin hoping the electricity will not cut while she is on the dialysis device. (image: PCHR)
16 Jul
9:28

Report: ‘Life under siege: Electricity cuts put dialysis patients at risk’

Dr. Mohamed Shatat is the Head of the Dialysis Department of al-Shifa hospital, located in Gaza City, whose working conditions have deteriorated due to the ongoing electricity crisis, caused by the Israeli siege. “The electricity crisis is very severe in the hospital in general and in particular for the dialysis […]

16 Jul
7:57

Gaza Power Cuts Unprecedented: 30 Hours Off, 2 Hours On

Gaza’s power distribution company said that supplies to Gaza two million residents has dropped to unprecedented lows, as blackouts now last for more than 30 hours. While the Palestinian enclave needs at least 500 megawatts of power a day, only 70 are available since Gaza’s power plant shut down, late […]

16 Jul
7:49

Issawi Threatens Open Hunger Strike

According to the Palestinian Prisoners’ Center for Studies, Palestinian detainee Shirin al-Issawi, who has been isolated in Jalameh prison since June 22, threatened to start an open-ended hunger strike, should the prison administration continue to keep her in solitary confinement. The occupation re-detained al-Issawi on 7 March, 2014, on charges […]

16 Jul
7:45

Settlers Impose Caravans on Bethlehem Land

Israeli settlers, on Sunday, set up caravans on lands near the village of al-Khader, to the south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, according to local sources. Ahmad Salah, coordinator of the Anti-Settlement Committee in the village, told WAFA that a group of settlers set up five caravans on […]

16 Jul
7:39

50 Palestinian Babies Born with Sperm Smuggled out of Israeli Prisons

A Palestinian prisoner became a father of a baby boy, yesterday, after he smuggled his sperm out of Israel’s Gilboa prison, last year, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Affairs Commission has revealed. The head of the Committee, Amjad Abu Assab, said newborn Ali is an ambassador of freedom. Prisoner Ahmad Shaheen’s family […]

16 Jul
12:43

Army Abduct Six Palestinians In Ramallah, Salfit And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, six young Palestinian men in the West Bank governorates of Ramallah, Salfit and Jerusalem. The Ramallah office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Lutfi Khalil, after wounding him with live fire, in Kafr Ein village. The soldiers also abducted Mahmoud Abdul-Latif […]

16 Jul
11:42

Updated: Undercover Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Ramallah

Dozens of undercover Israeli soldiers killed, on Sunday at dawn, a Palestinian man in Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah. The Palestinian was later identified as Amer Ahmad Khalil Tirawi, 34; he was a married father of one child, from Kafr Ein village, northwest of Ramallah. The Israeli army said  […]

16 Jul
10:39

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Hebron

July 16, 2017 10:39 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded and searched, Sunday, many homes in Hebron city, in addition to Doura, Safa and Beit Ummar towns, before abducting one Palestinian, and confiscated the car of another Palestinian, in addition to holding an ambulance transporting a child to a local hospital. Several Israeli army jeeps invaded Nammoura […]

16 Jul
8:47

Army Abducts A Palestinians Near Bethlehem

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Doha city, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and abducted one Palestinian. The soldiers also invaded Deheishe and al-Azza refugee camps, in Bethlehem. The soldiers invaded and searched homes in Doha city, before abducting a young man, identified as […]

16 Jul
12:03

Shireen Issawi Remains in Isolation after Attack on Palestinian Women Detainees

July 16, 2017 12:03 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Palestinian detainee Shireen Issawi is currently being held in isolation in the Jalameh interrogation center since 22 June 2017, when the Damon prison administration stormed the women prisoners’ section and assaulted them, reported Palestinian lawyer Hanan al-Khatib. Issawi, of the Jerusalem village of al-Eeesawiyya, has been detained since 3 June, 2014, and is serving […]

15 Jul
11:43

Violent Clashes Continue in Kafr Qaddoum

(Photo: Israeli forces block path of peaceful demonstration in Kafr Qaddoum.) 07/15/17 | International Solidarity Movement | Al-Khalil Team A demonstration by locals in Kafr Qaddoum, once again, turned violent on Friday, as Israeli soldiers and border police showed up to block the march’s path. Around 150 Palestinians were attempting to […]

15 Jul
11:33

Jerusalem Activist under House Arrest for Television Interview

Palestinian civic activist Mohammad Jadallah was placed under house arrest in his East Jerusalem home following his release from detention, according to reports. Israeli police detained Jadallah on Friday, following a TV interview regarding the events in Jerusalem, in light of the police measures against al-Aqsa Mosque and the Old […]

15 Jul
11:22

Ali Abunimah: Gaza Crisis, Global Silence

After 10 years of Israeli siege, the UN warns Gaza is becoming ‘unlivable.’ Ali Abunimah of The Electronic Intifada says Israel, with the Palestinian Authority’s help, is responsible for the crisis, as most of the world looks on in silence. Ali Abunimah is co-founder of the award-winning online publication The Electronic […]

15 Jul
5:57

Gaza Economy – Nearing Total Collapse: A UNDP Report on Challenges to Economic Recovery and Long-Term Development in Gaza

Gaza Economy – Nearing Total Collapse: Living conditions in Gaza have deteriorated to a breaking point, rendering the Gaza population among the most impoverished, left alone and exposed to vulnerabilities globally. Gaza’s private sector, the engine of future economic growth potential, is presently incapacitated due to the blockade, restrictions on […]

15 Jul
5:46

In Gaza: 3-year-old Child Dies after PA Delays Referral for Israeli Treatment

Children playing in the besieged Gaza Strip (AFP/Mahmud Hams/File) The latest victim of the Palestinian Authority (PA)’s dramatic reduction in medical referrals for residents of the besieged Gaza Strip was a three-year-old girl, who died on Thursday after the PA failed to respond to an urgent request for treatment in […]

15 Jul
5:25

Israel Raids Palestinian News Agency, Confiscates Hard-drives

Early Thursday morning, Israeli forces raided the al-Khalil headquarters of Al Quds media, kicking down doors to gain entry before confiscating computer hard-drives. The soldiers searched two press offices in the building, belonging to Ramsat and Pal Media news agencies. After scattering documents across the floor, they confiscated the hard-drives […]

15 Jul
2:12

Israeli Police Releases The Mufti Of Jerusalem, Aqsa Remains Closed

The Israeli police released, Friday, the Mufti of Jerusalem, Sheikh Mohammad Hussein, who was abducted earlier following the fatal shooting in Jerusalem that led to the death of three Palestinians and two Israeli officers. The Police also abducted 58 employees of the Waqf and Endowment Department. The Mufti was attacked […]

15 Jul
12:59

Israeli Soldiers Injure 25 Palestinians In Abu Dis

Israeli soldiers injured, on Friday evening, 25 Palestinians after several army jeeps invaded Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and clashed with dozens of youngsters, who hurled stones at the military jeeps. The soldiers fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades at the […]

14 Jul
2:30

Three Palestinians, Two Israeli Officers, Killed In Armed Clashes In Jerusalem

Update: Israeli sources said two Israeli police officers, who were wounded earlier Friday while exchanging fire with three Palestinians in occupied Jerusalem, died from their wounds. During the gun clashes, Israeli officers killed the three Palestinians. The two Israeli officers, who are Arab citizens of Israel identified as Advanced Staff Sgt. […]

14 Jul
11:26

Army Kills One Palestinian, Injures Two, And Abducts Three Others, In Bethlehem

Several armored Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Friday morning, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, killed two Palestinians injured at least two others, and abducted three, during clashes that took place during the invasion. The soldiers fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas […]

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
8:13

Gaza is Headed for a Deeper Political and Humanitarian Crisis

by Haidar Eid, Ayah Abubasheer on July 13, 2017 Download Facebook Twitter Google Email Print Political players both in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) and the region are repositioning themselves after the recent emergence of a coalition between Hamas and Mohammed Dahlan, the former leader of Fatah in Gaza and Hamas’s long-standing enemy, as […]

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, […]

13 Jul
7:53

Weapon Corruption Scandal Threatens Netanyahu’s Administration

Israeli police investigate three corruption cases involving the prime minister, TRNN reports. 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 and to Israel; the effects of the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian […]

13 Jul
11:18

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Install Surveillance Cameras, Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, two young Palestinian men from Qalandia refugee camp, and one in Anata town, north and northeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and installed surveillance cameras overlooking several key areas in Hizma town, east of Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Qalandia, […]

13 Jul
10:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians Near Hebron

July 13, 2017 10:35 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, searched many homes and abducted three Palestinians. The soldiers also summoned for interrogation three Palestinians from Surif and Kharas nearby towns. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) […]

12 Jul
4:42

Disastrous and Unprecedented Exacerbation of all Basic Services in the Gaza Strip Due to Power Outages

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) is strongly concerned over an unprecedented deterioration of the electricity crisis in the Gaza Strip and warns of the disastrous consequences of the already deteriorating humanitarian situation. PCHR highlights that the power outage has reached over 20 hours a day for over 3 […]

12 Jul
4:35

PCHR: “In New Crime of Excessive Use of Force, Israeli Forces Kill Two Palestinian Civilians from Jenin Refugee Camp, Northern West Bank”

In new crime of excessive use of force, Israeli forces killed two Palestinian civilians and wounded a third one in Jenin refugee camp in the northern West Bank. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns this new crime. PCHR hereby stresses this crime was committed after the Israeli […]

12 Jul
1:04

Army Abducts Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, at least fifteen Palestinians, during extensive military invasions and violent searches of homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Jenin office of the PPS, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, said the soldiers […]

12 Jul
12:28

Jerusalem; Israeli Soldiers Demolish Storage Rooms, Car-wash Facility, And Abduct A Young Man After Shooting Him

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the al-Jisir area, between Jabal al-Mokabber and Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished storage rooms and a car-wash facility, owned by Mousa Obeidat, and abducted one Palestinian after shooting him. The soldiers invaded the facilities and demolished them, under […]

12 Jul
10:25

Israeli Soldiers Kill Two Palestinians In Jenin

July 12, 2017 10:25 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and clashed with dozens of youngsters, before killing two Palestinians with live rounds, and wounding at least one with an expanding bullet. Medical sources In Jenin said the soldiers killed […]

12 Jul
9:52

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In Nablus, Tulkarem and Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, eight young Palestinian men, from their homes, in different parts of the West Bank governorates of Nablus, Tulkarem and Hebron, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Nablus office of the PPS, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, said […]

12 Jul
9:27

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, several areas in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, searched many homes, abducted four young men, and installed roadblocks. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers abducted Mahdi Jamil ‘Arouq, 24, and Mohammad Yousef Khallouf, 23, from Burqin town, in addition to […]

12 Jul
9:13

Israeli Soldiers Install Watchtower, Electronic Gate, In Tal Romeida

Israeli soldiers installed, on Tuesday evening, an electronic military gate and a watchtower at the entrance of Tal Romeida neighborhood, in the center of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The new watchtower and electronic gate overlook the southern area of Tal Romeida, linking it […]

12 Jul
5:48

Young Man Seriously Injured After Being Rammed By A Speeding Settler’s Car

Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Tuesday evening, that a young man was seriously injured, near Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, after an excessively speeding Israeli setter’s car rammed him, and fled the scene. Eyewitnesses said the Palestinian, As’ad Arfan, was walking in the center […]

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 […]

12 Jul
5:27

New UN Report Documents Legacy of 10-year Siege in Gaza

Most of the projections for 2020, on the situation in the Gaza Strip, have deteriorated further and faster than anticipated in 2012, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Real GDP per capita in Gaza has decreased, the provision of health services has continued to decline, and the demand for additional […]

12 Jul
5:16

UNESCO Decision on Hebron Praised by Council for International Relations, Scorned by Israel

Palestine appreciated the UNESCO decision of designating Hebron and the two adjoined shrines at its heart –  Tomb of the Patriarchs and the Muslim Ibrahimi Mosque – as a “Palestinian World Heritage Site in Danger”. The Council for International Relations said, in a press release, that  the decision halts the […]

12 Jul
5:03

France Asks Israel to Reconsider East Jerusalem Settlement Project

France, on Tuesday, called on Israeli authorities to reconsider the recently granted approval of construction plans for more than 1,500 housing units in settlements in occupied East Jerusalem, WAFA news agency reported, according to the PNN. A statement by the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs expressed concern over information […]

Child lost eye
11 Jul
11:06

Palestinian child loses eye after Israeli police shoot him on the balcony of his home

A 13-year old Palestinian boy suffered from a fractured eye socket, and total loss of one eye, after he was shot by Israeli police firing so-called ‘non-lethal weapons’ in al-Eesawiya, in east Jerusalem. Nur Hamdan, 13, also suffered from other facial injuries when he was shot. He was standing on […]

11 Jul
10:56

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Bethlehem, One In Nablus

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, three young Palestinian men in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, and one in Nablus. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said dozens of soldiers invaded the al-‘Azza refugee camp, north of the city, […]

11 Jul
10:30

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians Near Ramallah

Updated: The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, five Palestinians from their homes in Deir Abu Mashal village, northwest of Ramallah, and two in Kar Ni’ma, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The PPS said that dozens of soldiers invaded the […]

11 Jul
9:19

Israeli Soldiers Demolish An Apartment Building In Jerusalem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the al-‘Eesawiyya village, in occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished a four-story apartment building, which also includes two warehouses, that were built by a Palestinian family on their own land. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said […]

11 Jul
8:56

Gaza Siege: Lack of Electricity and Medical Supplies Markedly Severe

The Gaza Power Authority has confirmed that the current electricity crisis in the Strip is the worst its ever been, after fuel from Egypt was stopped and the Israeli electrical supply to the Gaza power lines was reduced, reportedly at the request of the Palestinian Authority. The authority reported  in […]

11 Jul
8:50

Army Injures A Child In Her Arm, Invades Children’s Center, In Silwan

Israeli soldiers shot, Monday, a Palestinian child, only six years of age, in her arm, after the soldiers invaded Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and fired many concussion grenades at homes. The soldiers also invaded a children’s center and searched it, causing many to suffer anxiety attacks. The Wadi […]

11 Jul
7:57

Germany Watching with “Great Concern” over Israeli Settlement Plans

The German government said, on Monday, that it was concerned about Israeli settlement plans in occupied East Jerusalem, WAFA news agency reported, according to the PNN. The German Foreign Ministry said, in a statement, that it was “watching with great concern” Israeli decisions to build settlements inside Palestinian neighborhoods, in […]

10 Jul
11:39

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Child Near Nablus

July 10, 2017 11:39 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Undercover Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday evening, a Palestinian child from Sebastia town, north of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Mohammad Azem, the head of the Local Council in Sebastia, said undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated into the town, and assaulted Mahdi Nasser Shehab, 14, causing […]

10 Jul
11:26

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians, One Seriously, In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, Monday, two young Palestinian men, including one who suffered a serious injury, during clashes that erupted east of Jabalia town, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers, stationed on military towers across the border fence, east of […]

10 Jul
11:08

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers killed, Monday, a young Palestinian man near Teqoua’ town, southeast of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, after he allegedly “attempted to ram soldiers with his car, and attempted to stab them.” The Palestinian man has been identified as Mohammad Ibrahim Jibreel, 25, from Teqoua’ town. The Israeli […]

Israeli settler child being rescued by Palestinians
10 Jul
5:38

Palestinians rescue Israeli settler family after traffic accident

In Hebron, an area of the West Bank known for being home to the most violent groups of Israeli settler militias, a group of Palestinian teens and young men rushed to the aid of a colonial settler family when their car crashed in a Palestinian area. A video of the […]

10 Jul
1:17

Who is Served by Militarized Aid to Palestine?

Nora Lester Murad warns that aid to Palestine serves the Israeli occupation. Nora Lester Murad, PhD, is a writer and activist from the US living in Jerusalem, Palestine. She co-founded Dalia Association, Palestine’s community foundation, and Aid Watch Palestine, a civil society initiative to make aid accountable to Palestinians. She […]

10 Jul
12:53

Mennonites Latest US Church to Dump Israel-linked Investments

Members of the Mennonite Church USA voted overwhelmingly in support of a resolution condemning Israel’s violations of Palestinian rights. (Mennonite Palestine-Israel Network) Members of the Mennonite Church USA voted overwhelmingly to condemn Israel’s military occupation and to support divestment from companies that profit from violations of Palestinian rights. The resolution was approved by 98 percent of […]

10 Jul
12:46

Nearly 200,000 Children from Gaza take part in UNRWA Summer Fun Weeks

nsnbc : One hundred and eighty-six thousand children have registered to participate in a month-long programme of summer activities organized by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). The ‘Summer Fun Weeks’ (SFWs) will began on July 8 and culminate in a series of closing […]