Category Archives: Israeli attacks

21 Apr
7:41

Israeli Soldier Testimony: Every Five Hours That the Tank Is Idle, It’s Better to ‘Provoke’ the Place

Breaking the Silence is an organization of veteran combatants who have served in the Israeli military since the start of the Second Intifada, and have taken it upon themselves to expose the Israeli public to the reality of everyday life in the Occupied Territories. They endeavor to stimulate public debate about the price […]

21 Apr
7:13

Settlers Raid Village, Spray Racist Graffiti, Puncture Tires

Israeli settlers raided a Palestinian town in the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah before dawn, on Friday, puncturing the tires of several vehicles and spraying racist, anti-Arab graffiti across the town. Residents of the town of Burqa, east of Ramallah, told Ma’an News Agency that they woke up […]

21 Apr
7:26

Israeli Soldiers Killed Four Palestinians, Including A Child, Injured 729, In Gaza On Friday

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers shot and killed, Friday, four Palestinians, including one child, and injured more than 729, including 24 children and twelve women, after the army resorted to the excessive use of force against protesters, on their lands, near the border fence, in the […]

20 Apr
9:52

Palestinian Succumbs to Wounds Sustained in Gaza Protests

Palestinian men carry a man wounded during confrontations with Israeli security forces, outside a hospital in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip, on October 9, 2015. (AFP) A Palestinian man from the northern Gaza Strip who was critically injured earlier on Friday was pronounced dead, later in the afternoon. […]

20 Apr
9:37

Palestinians Assaulted by Israeli Settlers South of Bethlehem

Israeli settlers, overnight, assaulted five Palestinians to south of Bethlehem, in the southern West Bank, said security sources. A group of settlers from Bat Ayin settlement, which is a part of the cluster of Israeli settlements making up the Gush Etzion bloc, intercepted five Palestinian chess referees and hurled stones […]

20 Apr
5:30

Soldiers Injure A Child With Live Fire Near Nablus

April 20, 2018 5:30 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, a Palestinian child with live fire, and caused many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in the al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The soldiers assaulted the Palestinians who marched in their village, protesting the ongoing illegal Israeli occupation […]

20 Apr
5:06

Army Injures A Child In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, a Palestinian child, after the army attacked the weekly nonviolent procession in Kufur Qaddoum village, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. Medical sources said the soldiers shot the child, Mo’men Morad, 8, with a rubber-coated steel bullet in his abdomen. Medics provided the […]

20 Apr
4:54

Update: Israeli Army Kills Two Palestinians, Injures 83, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported that the soldiers killed two Palestinians, and injured 83 others, in several parts of the Gaza Strip, Friday. The Ministry said the soldiers shot five Palestinians, including a medic who was shot with a live round in the head, and a journalist […]

20 Apr
4:13

Israeli Colonists Cut 100 Olive Trees Near Nablus

A group of extremist Israeli colonists uprooted, Friday, at least 100 olive trees from an Orchard in Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The assailants, who came from a nearby illegal colony, invaded an orchard owned by Mohammad Raja, and cut 100 trees; many of […]

20 Apr
11:37

Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti, Near Ramallah

Several extremist Israeli colonists, living in an illegal colony which was built on private Palestinian lands, invaded at dawn Friday the village of Burqa, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wrote racist graffiti and punctured tires of many cars. Locals said the assailants came from the illegal […]

20 Apr
9:04

Army Injures A Man, Abduct Two Palestinians, In Jerusalem

A Palestinian man, 65 years of age, was injured on Thursday evening, after Israeli soldiers stormed his home in Silwan town, in occupied Jerusalem, and abducted his son during a violent search of the property before hurling a concussion grenade at him. The soldiers also abducted a child during the […]

20 Apr
12:11

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (12 – 18 April 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 12 – 18 April, 2018. Israeli forces continued to directly target peaceful protests that did not pose any threat to the Israeli soldiers’ life. 2 Palestinian civilians were killed, in the Gaza Strip. 393 […]

19 Apr
11:24

Hospital in Ramallah Amputates Leg of Injured Gaza Child

A Ramallah hospital amputated, on Thursday, the left leg of Gaza child Abdul Rahman Noufal, aged 13, from Nuseirat refugee camp, who was shot in the leg with an explosive bullet that ruptured his bones during protests at the Gaza border with Israel, according to family members. Noufal underwent surgery […]

Soldiers at Qalandia checkpoint
19 Apr
9:26

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians Near Jenin And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Tuesday evening, two young Palestinian men in two separate incidents at military roadblocks near Jenin and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers installed a military roadblock near Ya’bad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and abducted […]

19 Apr
7:55

Health Ministry: “Army Killed 33 Palestinians, Injured 4297, Since March 30th”

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, Wednesday, that the number of Palestinians who were killed by Israeli army fire since the Palestinian Land Day, and the beginning of the “Great March of Return” on March 30th, 2018, has reached 33, while 4297 Palestinians have been injured, including 134 who suffered […]

19 Apr
1:49

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers injured, Wednesday, several Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, after the army opened fire at the “al-Awdah” (The Return) protest camps, near the border fence in the besieged Gaza Strip. Medical sources said several Palestinians were shot with live fire along the border area, in the eastern part of […]

18 Apr
8:29

MoH: 33 Palestinians Killed since Beginning of Return March

The journalist Yasser Mortaja, killed by Israeli fires at eastern boarder of Gaza strip while covering Great March of Return. The Palestinian Ministry of Health stated, Wednesday, that about 33 Palestinians were killed and 4,279 injured by Israeli occupation fire since the beginning of Great March Return on 30 March, […]

18 Apr
8:14

Escalating Settler Attacks Create State of Anxiety in West Bank

A resident of the Palestinian village of al-Sawiyeh stands next to his car after it was vandalized by settlers on April 17, 2018. Photo credit: WAFA/Ayman Noubani POSTED BY: ALTERNATIVE INFORMATION CENTER APRIL 17, 2018 Three Palestinian villages wake up to sweeping property damage and racist graffiti. In the early morning on […]

18 Apr
8:08

Palestinian Students, Journalists Attacked by Israeli Soldiers and Settlers

Israeli forces, Wednesday, physically assaulted three Palestinian journalists during clashes that broke out in al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank district of Hebron, said security sources. Sources told WAFA Israeli soldiers physically assaulted three journalists while they were covering confronatations that erupted near the Palestine technical college, […]

18 Apr
2:18

Israeli Colonizers Cut Trees, Write Racist Graffiti, Near Nablus

Several Israeli colonizers, living in Yitzhar illegal colony which was built on Palestinian lands, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, wrote racist graffiti and cuts many olive and almond trees in Orif village. The head of Orif Village Council Mazen Shehada said the Israeli assailants cut dozens […]

18 Apr
9:41

Palestinian Journalist Shot in Head by Israeli Forces Transferred to West Bank Hospital

A Palestinian journalist from Gaza, one of the over 2,000 Palestinians wounded in the past 18 days by Israeli forces, arrived in a coma to Ramallah General Hospital Monday, after repeated delays of his transfer by Israeli authorities and the denial of treatment by Israeli hospitals. Ahmad Abu Hussein, a […]

18 Apr
9:32

Army Invades Many Homes In Hebron, Summon Two Palestinians For Interrogation

April 18, 2018 9:32 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the towns of Ethna, Deir Samit, Sa’ir and Bani Neim, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, searched many homes and summoned two Palestinians for interrogation. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded Ethna town, west of the city, […]

18 Apr
9:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Guard Of Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Wednesday, a Palestinian guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem and summoned four others for interrogation. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers abducted the guard, identified as Arafat Najeeb, while trying to enter the holy site through Hotta Gate. They added that the soldiers […]

18 Apr
8:30

Army Fires Artillery Shells Into Southern Gaza, Injures Five Palestinians, One Seriously

Israeli soldiers fired, on Wednesday at dawn, at least two artillery shells into Palestinian lands, close to the border fence east of Khuza’a town, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, wounding five Palestinians, including one who suffered a serious injury. Media sources said the […]

18 Apr
3:26

Israeli Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Protesters, Journalists, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers attacked, Tuesday, dozens of nonviolent protesters and journalists, during a protest held by families of political prisoners near the northern entrance of al-Biereh city, in central West Bank, wounding many of them. The soldiers deliberately attacked journalists documenting the nonviolent procession and fired many gas bombs and concussion […]

17 Apr
11:18

Settlers Seize Three Palestinian-owned Apartments in Jerusalem

Members of the Ruweidi family after settlers take over their homes with the help of the Israeli police, April 8, 2018. Photo credit: the Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY: AMALYA DUBROVSKY APRIL 17, 2018 Israeli police supervised the seizure, which displaced 13 members of the Ruweidi family. Israeli police assisted colonial […]

17 Apr
11:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians, including a senior political leader of the leftist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), during extensive and violent searches of homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also distributed leaflets in the al-Am’ari refugee camp, […]

16 Apr
9:33

Settlers Storm Archaeological Site, Damage Grave in Islamic Cemetery

A group of Israeli settlers, on Monday, stormed a historic archaeological site in the town of Sebastia, near Nablus, northern West Bank, under heavy protection by the Israeli army. The mayor of Sebastia Mohammed Azem, told WAFA that a number of settlers, broke into the site amid the protection by […]

16 Apr
9:11

Elderly Palestinian Man Dies of Wounds after Being Run Over by Israeli Settler

An elderly Palestinian man, on Monday, has died of wounds he sustained as a result of being run over by a settler. The man, identified as Odeh Malash, 65, from Al-Doha town, in Bethlehem, the man was run over by an Israeli settler about a month ago, in the town […]

16 Apr
10:36

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians, Injures Four, In Nablus And Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, eight Palestinians, and injured four others, during military invasions of Nablus and Jenin, in the northern parts of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers invaded and violently searched many homes in the city, and abducted Mohammad Emad Tazaz’a, […]

16 Apr
10:02

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians, Injure One, in Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, and Teqoua’ town, east of the city, abducted two Palestinians and injured one. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said dozens of soldiers invaded Deheishe refugee camp and shot a young man with […]

16 Apr
9:10

Army Abduct Six Palestinians, Including One Woman, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, six Palestinians, including one woman and three children, in several parts of occupied East Jerusalem, after invading their homes and searching them. Lawyer Mohammad Mahmoud of the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in at-Tour, […]

16 Apr
8:16

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians, Including A Child, In Hebron

April 16, 2018 8:16 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Hebron city and several villages and towns, searched and ransacked many homes and abducted four Palestinians, including one child. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers abducted Firas Yacoub Natsha, 12, from his home in the Old City of Hebron. They added that […]

Return march (image from Times of Palestine)
16 Apr
12:33

Palestinian Shot and Wounded by Israeli Forces in Gaza

A Palestinian was shot by Israeli forces near the border fence with Israel on the eastern part of Gaza City during a protest on Sunday, according to local sources. Israeli forces stationed in military watchtowers along the Gaza border reportedly opened fire at Palestinian protesters, hitting one with live gunfire. […]

14 Apr
8:11

Israel Mows Down Unarmed Gaza Protesters for 3rd Week as US Blocks UN Investigation

Israeli soldiers wounded more than 900 peaceful Palestinian protesters on the Gaza border, for the third Friday in a row, while the Donald Trump administration prevents any action by the United Nations. TRNN video and transcript: BEN NORTON: For three weeks in a row, thousands of unarmed Palestinian have protested […]

14 Apr
7:43

Four Palestinian Fighters Killed East of Rafah

Four people were killed and several others injured, on Saturday, in what initially appeared to be an Israeli artillery attack targeting a group of Palestinians who were riding a three-wheeled “tuk tuk” motorcycle (rickshaw) east of Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip. Other accounts indicated that the four died in […]

13 Apr
8:38

Palestinian Killed By Israeli Army Fire In Gaza

Updated: The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has confirmed, Friday, that a young man was killed, and at least 969 Palestinians have been injured, by Israeli army fire, along the eastern border areas, in several parts of the Gaza Strip. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, […]

13 Apr
7:53

Army Injures Five Palestinians Near Nablus

April 13, 2018 7:53 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, five Palestinians after the army attacked protesters in Kafr Qalil, Madama, Beita and al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya, in the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus, the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRC) has reported. The PRC said the soldiers shot one Palestinian with a live round in the arm, […]

13 Apr
7:40

Israeli Soldiers Injure 39 Palestinians In al-Biereh

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, 39 Palestinians, including 13 medics, in al-Biereh city, in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah and al-Biereh. Palestinian medical sources said the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against the protesters at the northern entrance of al-Biereh city, and shot two Palestinians with […]

13 Apr
4:25

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Ni’lin village, near of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Mohammad Amira, a member of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Ni’lin, said dozens of protesters marched towards the wall, […]

13 Apr
4:18

Army Injures Thirty Palestinians With Live Fire In Gaza

Update By The Health Ministry: The soldiers injured 363 Palestinians (At least 30 with live fire). 14 Medics suffered the effects of teargas inhalation. The Palestinian Health Ministry and the Red Crescent Society have reported that Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, twenty-three Palestinians with live fire, and caused dozens, including 10 […]

13 Apr
3:10

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing large areas of land to burn. The Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Bil’in said the procession started from the […]

13 Apr
11:54

Israeli Soldiers Illegally Confiscate Cash From A Home Near Jenin

April 13, 2018 11:54 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, a home of a former political prisoner in Barta’a town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, before searching it and confiscating a large sum of cash. The soldiers also detained for several hours two young men and a teenage boy, […]

13 Apr
11:21

Army Abducts Four Palestinians, Including Three Siblings, Near Hebron

April 13, 2018 11:21 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Hebron city in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, Deir Samit, Beit Ummar and Beit Awwa nearby towns, searched many homes and stores, abducted four Palestinians, including three siblings, and confiscated silver. Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded Deir Samit […]

13 Apr
11:03

Israeli Colonizers Deface, Attempt To Burn, A Mosque Near Nablus

Several extremist Israeli colonizers infiltrated, on Friday at  dawn, into Aqraba Palestinian town, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, before defacing and attempting to burn a local mosque. Media sources in Nablus said the colonizers wrote racist graffiti, and poured gasoline on the main doors, and other […]

13 Apr
3:29

Detainee Al-Hindi Continues Hunger Strike For The 33rd Day

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that detainee Mosab Tawfiq al-Hindi, 29, is ongoing with an open-ended hunger strike he started 33 days ago, protesting being held under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial. The detainee, from Tal town, in the northern West Bank governorate of […]

13 Apr
3:01

Israeli Soldiers Kill Another Palestinian In Gaza

Palestinian medical sources have reported that Israeli soldiers killed, on Thursday evening, a young man east of Khuza’a town, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. He is the second to be killed on Thursday. The soldiers also targeted Palestinian ambulances, wounding one medic. Dr. […]

12 Apr
9:33

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (05 – 11 April 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 05 – 11 April, 2018. Israeli forces continued to directly target peaceful protests along the Gaza Strip borders without their posing any threat to the Israeli soldiers’ lives. 8 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children […]

Mohammad Hjeila
12 Apr
12:30

Israeli Forces Bomb Gaza, Killing One Palestinian

After Israeli tanks spent the day, on Wednesday, firing artillery shells at numerous sites in northern and eastern Gaza, the Israeli military stepped up its assault on the coastal enclave Wednesday night with bombs dropped by the Israeli airforce which killed one Palestinian and injured another. The Palestinian who was […]

12 Apr
10:12

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fourteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, fourteen Palestinians from their homes, after invading and violently searching them, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and injured many others near Jenin and Hebron. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRC) said many Palestinians suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, after […]

11 Apr
10:23

Jeremy Corbyn Calls for Reconsideration of Arms Sales to Israel

Head of British Labour Jeremy Corbyn has said that Britain should consider halting the sale of arms to Israel, after nine more Palestinians lost their lives on the Gaza border. In a message read at a demonstration outside Downing Street yesterday, Corbyn condemned the violence as an “outrage”, and attacked […]

11 Apr
10:02

Israeli Forces Target School with Tear Gas

Israeli forces, Wednesday, attacked a school with tear gas canisters in Nahalin town, to the west of Bethlehem, said a municipal source. The town’s deputy mayor Hani Fannun told WAFA that Israeli forces raided the town, particularly the school area, and surrounded Nahalin Secondary Boys School. He said that the […]

11 Apr
9:55

Internationals Penalized for Support of Palestine

Eight American Jews from the “If Not Now Movement” were arrested in front of US Senator Chuck Schumer’s office in Manhattan, on Monday. The activists were chanting, “How many more Chuck?” referring to the number of Palestinian protesters killed at the Gaza Border. The New York senator has not bothered […]

11 Apr
9:03

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, a Palestinian man and his wife, in addition to a young man, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded Bani Neim town, east of the city, searched homes and abducted an elderly man, identified […]

11 Apr
4:50

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Qalqilia And Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier on Wednesday at dawn, Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia, and Tal village, southwest of Nablus, in northern West Bank, and abducted four Palestinians. The soldiers also invaded Silwad, near Ramallah, and the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron. Media sources in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, […]

11 Apr
3:15

Israeli Sharpshooter Seriously Injures A Young Man In The Neck In Southern Gaza

Palestinian medical sources have reported that an Israeli army sharpshooter shot and seriously injured, Tuesday, a young man with a live round in his neck, after the army attacked protesters near the border fence, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian was rushed […]

10 Apr
7:24

Israeli Officials Commend Soldier Cheering after Sniping Palestinian Boy (VIDEO)

Several Israeli ministers and Knesset Members praised an Israeli sniper who cheered after shooting an unarmed Palestinian boy near Gaza’s borders. (See video below.) Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that the soldier “deserves an appreciation certificate” for doing his job properly. Education Minister Naftali Bennett came “Anyone who was […]

10 Apr
7:10

UN Commissioner Condemns Israeli Army Killing of Gaza Protesters

United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights Liz Throssell released a statement, over the weekend, condemning the “deplorable killing” of Palestinian protesters in Gaza. The statement was released on Friday, hours before nine Palestinians were killed along the border — including a journalist and two minors — bringing the […]

10 Apr
6:45

Israeli Forces & Settlers Drive Palestinian Farmers Off Their Land

Israeli forces and settlers, Tuesday, forced Palestinian farmers to leave their land in the town of al-Khader, south of Bethlehem, according to a local activist. Hassan Brejieh, member of the anti-wall and anti-settlement committee in Bethlehem, told WAFA that Israeli forces and settlers broke into the land of Ibrahim Sbeih […]

mohammad marshoud
10 Apr
12:07

Palestinian Shot in Head by Israeli Settler on Sunday Dies of His Wounds

Palestinian medical sources reported on Monday evening that a man died from serious wounds he suffered Sunday when an Israeli colonial settler shot him near Mishor Adumim colony between Jerusalem and Jericho. The sources said that Mohammad Abdul-Karim Marshoud, 30, died from his serious wounds on Monday evening. The Israeli […]

10 Apr
11:52

Army Injures Many Schoolchildren Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers fired, Tuesday, several gas bombs at a school for girls in the al-Mughayer village, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many schoolchildren to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Marzouq Abu Naim, a member of al-Mughayer Local Council, said dozens of soldiers were stationed […]

10 Apr
11:22

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron, Ramallah And Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five Palestinian men from their homes in the West Bank governorates of Hebron, Ramallah and Qalqilia, during violent invasions and military searches of homes. In Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, the soldiers abducted a former political prisoner, identified […]

10 Apr
10:44

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eight young Palestinian men, including a former political prisoner, from several parts of occupied East Jerusalem. Several army jeeps invaded the al-‘Isawiya town, in Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted Ali Sufian Obeid and Ahmad Essam Darwish. The soldiers also invaded the home of […]

10 Apr
10:16

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Home Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, an under-construction Palestinian home in Jibiya Village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Media sources in Ramallah said several army jeeps, and bulldozers, invaded the village during early morning hours, and surrounded the property. They added that the soldiers then demolished the under-construction […]

10 Apr
1:37

Army Injures Six Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, Monday, six Palestinians, including a medic, in addition to causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in border areas in several parts of the Gaza Strip. Palestinian medical sources said Israeli army sharpshooters shot two young men, in Khuza’a village, east of Khan Younis, in […]

A staff member at the Erez Crossing between Israel and Gaza waits during the transfer of a 6-day-old baby from Gaza to a hospital in the city of Nablus in the occupied West Bank for medical treatment. Israeli authorities approved permits for medical appointments for only 54 percent of Palestinians seeking vital medical treatment outside of Gaza in 2017. © 2015 Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP)
10 Apr
12:51

Israel refuses permits for two wounded Palestinians to transfer hospitals

Two seriously wounded Palestinians who were shot by Israeli forces on March 30th at the Land Day protests are in imminent danger of losing their legs, and have requested transfer to a specialty hospital in Ramallah. But Israeli authorities have denied their applications for permits to travel. According to the […]

09 Apr
10:29

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday ay dawn, fifteen Palestinians, including two women, and a former government Minister, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers invaded Budrus village, west of the city, searched homes and abducted a woman, identified […]

09 Apr
9:35

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered On March 30th

Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Monday morning, that a man who was shot by Israeli army fire on March 30th, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, has succumbed to his wounds. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, identified the Palestinian as Marwan Odah […]

09 Apr
8:36

Israeli Army Jeep Rams A Palestinian Teen In Hebron

Medical sources have reported that Israeli soldiers chased, on Sunday evening, a Palestinian teenage boy while riding his bicycle near the Tiwani village, east of Yatta, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and rammed him with their jeep. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the Popular and National […]

09 Apr
8:25

Soldiers Abduct A Former Political Prisoner In Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Jenin city, in northern West Bank, abducted a former political prisoner, in addition to breaking into the home of a former government minister, before interrogating him and his con. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted former […]

09 Apr
7:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Young Men Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, two young Palestinian men from Sielet al-Harithiyya town and Zabbouba village, in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers installed a sudden military roadblock at the Jenin-Jaffa Road, near al-Yamoun town junction, before stopping and searching dozens […]

08 Apr
6:20

Agricultural Lands Shelled by Israeli Artillery

Israeli artillery, Sunday, shelled Palestinian agricultural land in the Juhr Ad-Dik area, southeast of Gaza city. No casualties were reported, said WAFA sources. Israeli artillery stationed along Gaza borders with Israel, to the southeast of Gaza city, fired six missiles targeting agricultural land to the east of Juhr ad-Deek. The […]

08 Apr
6:15

MADA Calls for Investigation into Killing of Journalist and Other Civilians in Gaza

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) has called for a formation of an independent commission of inquiry to investigate the killing of Yaser Murtaja, a 31 year-old photojournalist for Ain Media and the disproportionate use of excessive force by Israeli forces against journalists and civilians during the […]

08 Apr
11:28

Army Abducts 28 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, from Saturday evening until Sunday at dawn, 28 Palestinians, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem. The Israeli army issued a press release stating that its soldiers “arrested 28 wanted Palestinians,” and moved them to several detention and interrogation […]

08 Apr
11:14

Update: Army Abducts Six Palestinians, Including Children, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three Palestinians from their homes in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied Jerusalem. Three other Palestinians, including two children, were abducted from their homes in the town, on Saturday evening. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in the […]

08 Apr
10:53

Palestinian Dies of Wounds Sustained Last Tuesday

A Palestinian man who was shot and seriously wounded by Israeli soldiers on April 2nd near Tulkarem died of his wounds on Sunday. Mohammad Sobhi Anbar was shot in front of the military roadblock east of Tulkarem last Monday April 2nd, and was taken to the Mayer Israeli Medical Center. […]

08 Apr
8:22

Army Abducts One Palestinian, Summon Another, In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, one Palestinian, and summoned another for interrogation, in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers abducted Sufian Amer Ta’amra, 21, from his home in Beit Ta’mar area, east of Bethlehem, after invading his family’s home and violently […]

08 Apr
12:51

Not Only Against Demonstrators but also Journalists: Israeli forces Practice Murder in Cold Blood

On Saturday, 07 April 2018, Israeli forces killed photojournalist Yasser Murtaja. Murtaja succumbed to wounds he sustained after being hit with a live bullet that was shot by an Israeli sniper to the abdomen. Since the beginning of the incidents, 9 journalists sustained live bullets wounds. The Palestinian Center for […]

07 Apr
9:37

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Three Palestinians, One Seriously, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, Saturday, that Israeli soldiers shot three young Palestinian men, including one who suffered a serious injury, in Malka area, east of Gaza city. The Ministry said the three Palestinians were all shot with live fire and added that one of them is in a […]

yassar
07 Apr
11:28

Two more Palestinians, including a journalist, killed in Friday border protests in Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry reported that two Palestinian civilians, including a photojournalist, were injured on Friday at the border protests, and died of their injuries overnight. The two were wounded when Israeli soldiers attacked protesters who were gathered in the north, east, and southern borders of Gaza. They were identified […]

06 Apr
9:14

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (29 March – 04 April 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 29 March – 04 April, 2018. The Bloodiest Week After 2014 Offensive on the Gaza Strip Israeli forces continued to directly target peaceful protests along the Gaza Strip borders which didn’t pose any threat […]

06 Apr
8:14

Israeli Soldiers Kill Seven Palestinians, Including A Child, Injure 922 In Gaza

Updated: The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, seven Palestinians, including one child, and injured 992 others, in several parts of the coastal region.  An eighth Palestinian died from serious wounds suffered last Friday. Update: The soldiers killed Ala’ Yahya az-Zamily, 17, […]

06 Apr
7:27

Gideon Levy: The Israel Massacre Forces

by Gideon Levy The death counter ticked away wildly. One death every 30 minutes. Again. Another one. One more. Israel was busy preparing for the seder night. TV stations continued broadcasting their nonsense. It’s not hard to imagine what would have happened if a settler had been stabbed – on-site […]

06 Apr
7:16

Army to Shoot Palestinians within 300 Meters of Gaza Fence

The Israeli army has stepped up military measures on the border with the Gaza Strip after demonstrators gathered there for the Great March of Return, today. According to a military reporter for the Israeli news site Wallah, the Israeli army is preparing for another protest planned for the weekend, and […]

06 Apr
6:31

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession held by many Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The nonviolent protesters marched from the village heading towards their lands, isolated […]

06 Apr
4:37

Army Abducts Three Children In Bethlehem, Injure Many In Nablus

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, three Palestinian children near the northern entrance of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and injured many others near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also attacked protesters in Kufur Qaddoum. Media sources in Bethlehem said the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of […]

06 Apr
2:51

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of nonviolent Palestinian protesters in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, directly after noon prayers, and caused many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers broke into and ransacked many homes and occupied their […]

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06 Apr
10:40

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Last Friday In Northern Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a young man died on Friday morning from serious wounds he suffered when Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire, last Friday March 30th, in northern Gaza. The Palestinian, Tha’er Mohammad Rabe’a, 30, suffered serious wounds after being shot with live army fire, […]

06 Apr
5:58

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire on Gaza Fishermen, Injuring 3

Israeli naval forces opened fire on Palestinian fisherman as they were sailing along the coast of the Gaza Strip, Thursday, injuring three. Local sources told Maan News Agency that three fishermen were injured with live ammunition, including one who suffered life-threatening wounds. The fishermen, whose identities were unknown at the […]

05 Apr
1:58

Army Kills A Palestinian In Gaza, Another Young Man Dies From Wounds Suffered Last Friday

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Thursday, that Israeli soldiers killed one Palestinian with a missile fired from an armed drone, late on Wednesday at night, while another Palestinian died from wounds he suffered last Friday, in the Gaza Strip. The sources said that an armed Israeli military drone fired a […]

05 Apr
12:27

Israel Separates Palestinian Mother From Her Husband And Children In Jerusalem

The Israeli authorities have recently deported a Palestinian mother, who is married and was living with her Jerusalemite Palestinian husband and children for the past sixteen years, after repeatedly denying her applications for residency in the occupied city. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the Palestinian woman, […]

05 Apr
11:40

Undercover Soldiers Attacks Two Young Men, Abduct Two, In Jerusalem

Undercover Israeli soldiers attacked, Thursday, two young Palestinian men in occupied East Jerusalem, causing one to lose consciousness, and abducted the other young man, in addition to abducting a young man from al-‘Isawiya town, while dozens of soldiers invaded various areas in the city and installed roadblocks. Media sources said […]

05 Apr
10:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Search Homes, In Hebron

April 5, 2018 10:45 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Hebron city in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, searched many homes and attacked several Palestinians before abducting one. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers abducted Abed Ahmad Abu Sneina, after storming and ransacking his home in the city. They […]

05 Apr
10:35

Soldiers Search Tens And Barns In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers invaded, late on Wednesday at night, many residential tents, and barns, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, while colonialist settlers wrote racist graffiti, and punctured tires, in occupied Jerusalem. Dozens of soldiers invaded Khirbat Hamsa village, in the Northern Plains, before storming and searching residential tents used by […]

05 Apr
8:45

Army Abducts Four Palestinians From Jenin And Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Jenin city, Jenin refugee camp and Deir Abu Da’if village, east of Jenin, in addition to Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, searched many homes and abducted four young Palestinian men. Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded Jenin […]

05 Apr
5:02

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Six Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Wednesday evening, at least six young men during protests on Palestinian lands, in several parts of the Gaza Strip. The soldiers reported to the excessive use of force against dozens of protesters east of Rafah and Khan Younis, in the southern parts of the Gaza Strip, […]

04 Apr
8:40

The Failures of Western Reporting in Gaza

by Vijay Prashad If you are a Western journalist and you have to report from Gaza, the best thing to do is to treat the Palestinians as a threat. Their bodies are weapons, their existence is dangerous. If a Palestinian is killed by an Israeli soldier, the most appropriate thing to […]

04 Apr
8:33

Settlers Vandalize Palestinian Cars in Qalqilia

Extremist Israeli settlers from the illegal Havat Gilad settlement outpost, in the northern occupied West Bank district of Qalqiliia, raided the Palestinian town of Faraata on Wednesday, where they spray-painted racist graffiti and punctured car tires. Ultra-nationalist Israeli settlers from Havat Gilad raided the town before dawn on Wednesday and […]

04 Apr
8:18

Israeli Forces Fire on Shepherds along Gaza Border

Israeli forces, Wednesday, opened fire on shepherds while they were grazing their livestock in pastures along Gaza borders with Israel, said WAFA sources. The shepherds were forced to leave the pastures located along the borders in fear of their lives. No injuries were reported. Earlier today, two Palestinians were shot and […]

04 Apr
2:47

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians, Fires At Reporters, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, Wednesday, two young men, and caused dozens of Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in addition to firing live rounds at reporters, after the army attacked protesters near the border fence east of Gaza city. Medical sources said the soldiers shot two young men with […]