Category Archives: Israeli attacks

29 May
7:46

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Hebron, One in Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, five Palestinians, including a wounded teenage boy and two former political prisoners, from Beit Ummar town, and one in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, in addition to one Palestinian near Jenin, in northern West Bank. Many army vehicles invaded several […]

28 May
10:06

An Israeli soldier’s testimony: “Anything still there is as good as dead.”

“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.  Founded in March 2004 by a […]

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
6:56

Over 100 Extremist Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of Israeli settlers stormed, on Sunday morning, Al-Aqsa Mosque compound from Mughrabi Gate, under heavy guard from Israeli special police, in a clear deliberate violation of its sanctity on the second day of the holy month of Ramadan. According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, Israeli occupation police opened […]

28 May
2:24

One Palestinian Wounded After Israeli Soldiers, Colonists, Invaded Nablus Village

A group of Israeli colonists and soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, the village of Madama, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and injured one Palestinian in the head. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers, and a group of colonist settlers, invaded the al-Be’er area, in Madama, […]

27 May
6:18

Army Injures A Young Palestinian Man Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the town of Beita, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, assaulted nonviolent protesters, marching in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees, and shot one Palestinian with live fire. The Emergency Department of the Palestinian Red Crescent in Nablus, said the soldiers shot a […]

27 May
6:04

Many Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Nabi Saleh

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, Friday, the village of Nabi Saleh, northwest of Ramallah in central West Bank, and attacked nonviolent protesters, marching in solidarity with the hunger-striking Palestinian detainees, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The procession was held by many Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and […]

27 May
5:49

Several Palestinians Injured By Israeli Fire In Hebron

Medical sources have reported that many Palestinians suffered, Friday, the severe effects of teargas inhalation in Hebron city, and Beit Ummar town, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, after Israeli soldiers invaded them. The soldiers invaded neighborhoods in the center of Hebron city, and ‘Aseeda area, in […]

27 May
5:32

One Injured, Dozens Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and used excessive force against the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, wounding one Palestinian in the arm, and causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, the […]

27 May
12:20

Clashes in Rommana After Israeli Soldiers Invaded It

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, Rommana Palestinian village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and fired many concussion grenades near homes, and into olive orchards and caves, causing many olive trees to burn. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers broke into and searched […]

27 May
12:05

Israeli Soldiers Conduct Training In Village Near Tubas

Israeli soldiers conducted, Friday, military training in ‘Atouf village, south of Tubas governorate in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank. The Local Council in ‘Atouf said the soldiers installed a roadblock in front of the Council’s building, and occupied the rooftop of one home, after invading it. It […]

26 May
11:40

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession In Nil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many protesters to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers started firing gas bombs at the Israeli, Palestinian and international peace activists […]

26 May
10:40

Several Palestinians Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and fired many gas bombs during ensuing clashes, causing many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers also broke into many homes and searched them. Mohammad Awad, a […]

26 May
9:15

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Ramallah And Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Silwad town, northeast of Ramallah in central West Bank, and Ya’bad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and abducted a man and a teenage boy. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) in Ramallah said the soldiers searched homes in Silwad, […]

26 May
8:22

Israeli Army Injures One Palestinian, Cause 3 Medics To Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation, In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Qalqilia city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, shot one Palestinian with a rubber-coated steel bullet, and fired gas bombs at an Emergency Response Center, causing three medics to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Qalqilia […]

26 May
12:49

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, five Palestinians from a local mosque in Hizma town, east of occupied West Bank, after surrounding the mosque and invading it. Local sources said the soldiers surrounded the mosque, after the Palestinians held evening prayers, and stormed into it before abducting Amjad Omar Kanaan, […]

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
9:40

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Tulkarem

Several Israeli army vehicles invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Thannaba and Ezbet al-Jarad areas, east of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, searched homes and abducted six Palestinians. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers searched many homes and interrogated several Palestinians before abducting […]

25 May
8:53

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Qalqilia, Jenin, and Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, many Palestinian communities in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia, Jenin, and Bethlehem, searched many homes and abducted seven Palestinians, including two siblings. Many army vehicles invaded Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia in the northern part of the West Bank, before the soldiers […]

25 May
5:10

Empire Files Rewind: Home Demolitions for Illegal Settlements Surging

Published by Telesur on Oct 31, 2016 The demolition of Palestinian homes for Israeli settlements reached a ten-year high in 2016. While this activity, led by the fanatical settler movement, is illegal under international law, it is completely aided and abetted by the Israeli government. With hundreds on notice to […]

24 May
11:32

Four Palestinian Youth Assaulted and Detained by Israeli Army

Israeli forces, on Wednesday, detained two Palestinian minors near the Israeli Salem military camp to the west of Jenin, said local sources. Sources told WAFA that Israeli army detained two minors aged 16 and 17, from Jenin refugee camp, while they near the Israeli Salem military camp. Earlier on Wednesday, […]

24 May
11:18

Update: Israeli Forces Assault and Detain Al-Aqsa Mosque Guards as Israeli Settlers Overtake Holy Site (VIDEO)

(Photo: PNN archive image.) Three Palestinian security guards of Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, were assaulted and detained by Israeli police on Wednesday, as hundreds of right-wing Israelis and settlers took to the holy site in celebration of “Jerusalem Day.” Jerusalem Day is celebrated […]

24 May
3:08

Israeli Soldiers Invade Bilin, Ransack Homes And Confiscate Laptop

In one of the numerous nightly incursions, Israeli troops invaded the village of Bil’in, west of Ramallah in central West Bank, at 3 am Wednesday, terrify sleeping residents while violently searching their homes and illegally confiscated a laptop. The army invaded with several jeeps and armored vehicles, and stationed themselves […]

24 May
2:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 15 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and until morning hours Wednesday, at least fifteen Palestinians in various parts of the occupied West bank, and confiscated large sums of cash from several homes in Hebron city, in the southern part of the West Bank. The soldiers attacked and injured civil guards of Al-Aqsa […]

24 May
10:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, five Palestinian men in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and illegally confiscated cash from two invaded homes, during violent searches. In Hebron city, the soldiers invaded many neighborhoods before breaking into homes, and abducted Dr. Mustafa Kamel Shawar, 59, before confiscating […]

24 May
9:50

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem, Nablus And Jerusalem

Updated: Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two Palestinian men in the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem, Nablus, and Jerusalem. The soldiers abducted Tareq Mousa Obeyyat, 33, after invading his home and searching it in Wad Abu Freiha area, in Beit Sahour city, east of Bethlehem. In addition, several […]

23 May
10:25

Israeli Soldiers Moderately Injure A Palestinian In Central Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, and moderately wounded, on Tuesday evening, a Palestinian teen with live fire, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza. The Palestinian Health Ministry said the teen, seventeen years of age, was shot with a live round in the abdomen, and is currently in a moderate […]

23 May
9:26

Several Palestinians Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, late on Monday at night, the town of Ya’bad, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, after installing a roadblock at the main entrance of the town, and clashed with local youths, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Jenin […]

23 May
12:54

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Child Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Monday evening, a Palestinian child at the Container military roadblock, near Bethlehem, reportedly after he attempted to stab them. Palestinian medical sources have confirmed that the slain child has been identified as Raed Ahmad Radayda, 15, from the al-‘Obeydiyya town,  east of Bethlehem. The […]

23 May
12:29

Army Injures A Palestinian In Central Gaza

Israeli Soldiers shot and injured, on Monday evening, a young Palestinian man, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza. Medical sources said the young man, in his twenties, suffered a moderate injury after the soldiers shot him with a live round in his right leg. The wounded young […]

23 May
12:10

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday evening, Safa area in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and abducted five young Palestinian men. One Palestinian was abducted in Hebron city. Mohammad Ayyad Awad, a media activist with the Popular Committee in Beit Ummar, said the soldiers […]

22 May
11:40

Army Injures Eighteen Palestinians Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, Monday, eighteen Palestinians, including eight with live rounds, including one who suffered a severe injury, and caused dozens of residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, near Qalandia terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem. Medical sources said eight Palestinians were shot with live fire, […]

22 May
6:39

Several Injured during Clashes as Colonial Settlers visit Joseph’s Tomb

At least two Palestinians were injured by rubber-coated steel bullets and three others suffocated from teargas inhalation during clashes that erupted in Nablus, early Monday, after hundreds of Israeli settlers came to perform rituals at Joseph’s Tomb. Palestinian security sources told WAFA that hundreds of Israeli settlers, escorted by Israeli […]

22 May
9:52

Israeli Army And Navy Attack Farmers And Fishermen in Gaza

Israeli soldiers opened fire, earlier Monday, at Palestinian farmers, working on their lands, and several fishing boats, in different part of the besieged Gaza Strip, Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers, stationed on military towers in Kissufim military base, across the border fence, northeast of Khan Younis, in the […]

22 May
9:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Nablus, Bethlehem And Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, three Palestinians in the northern west Bank governorate of Nablus, one in Bethlehem, and one in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, during extensive military invasions and searches of homes. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers invaded the Askar […]

22 May
3:06

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Ramallah

Undercover Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Sunday evening, a young Palestinian man near Ramallah, in the central part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the undercover soldiers infiltrated into Deir Abu Mashal village, northwest of Ramallah and abducted a young man, identified as Omar Sobhi al-Far, 23. The undercover […]

21 May
11:22

Israeli Army Injures Eight Palestinians, Abducts Two, In Jericho

Eight Palestinians were injured, and fourteen others suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, Sunday, after Israeli soldiers invaded the northern area of Jericho city, in the occupied West Bank, clashed with local youths, abducted two residents, and damaged the windshield of an ambulance. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) in […]

21 May
10:58

Israeli Colonists Uproot Grapevines, Spray Toxins

Illegal Israeli colonists invaded, Sunday, Palestinian lands in the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, uprooted dozens of recently planted grapevines and sprayed at least 300 vines with toxins. Ahmad Salah, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in al-Khader, said […]

21 May
10:34

Israeli Colonists Injure A Palestinian, Smash Windows Of Car, Near Nablus

A number of extremist Israeli colonists attacked, on Sunday evening, many Palestinian homes in Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, wounding one Palestinians, and smashed the side windows of a car belonging to a local human rights defender. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors […]

21 May
10:13

Child Shot In The Head With Israeli Gas Bomb In Bethlehem

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Sunday, that a child, only seven years of age, was shot with an Israeli gas bomb in the head, after the army invaded the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. The sources said that the child, identified as Hasan Issa, 7, […]

20 May
11:06

Child Dies From Wounds Suffered When Israeli Soldiers Shot Her Two Months Ago

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that a Palestinian child died, on Saturday evening, from serious wounds she suffered two months ago, after an Israeli soldier shot her at the Etzion junction, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. The Health Ministry said Fatima Jibril ‘Ayed Taqatqa, 15, died […]

20 May
7:12

Video: One Phone Camera Saves Life Of A Child At Roadblock

In what seems just second before a child was potentially shot dead, a Palestinian using his phone to film the unfolding events, can be heard shouting “hey you don’t shoot,” at a soldier pointing his automatic gun at a female child, who reportedly carried a knife. The Israeli soldiers claimed […]

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
6:24

164 Palestinians Wounded by Israeli Forces in One Day during Solidarity Protests

Israeli occupation forces wounded, on Friday, 164 Palestinian protesters in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip, with several suffering moderate to critical injuries. Hundreds of Palestinians took to the streets, in both the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip, in solidarity with about 1,600 Palestinian hunger strikers inside Israeli […]

20 May
10:14

Israeli Soldiers Abduct One Palestinian In Bethlehem, Three In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, one Palestinian in ‘Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, and three others in Shweika area in Tulkarem, in the occupied West Bank. Several army vehicles invaded Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, before the soldiers searched homes, and abducted a young man, identified […]

20 May
1:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians, Injure One, Near Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday evening, two young Palestinian men, including one who was shot by the army, and rammed a third Palestinian with their jeep, during clashes that took place at the Bazaria junction, east of Tulkarem, in the northern part of the West Bank. The WAFA Palestinian News […]

20 May
1:06

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Child, Injure Another, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday evening, one Palestinian child, and injured another, after the army invaded Ni’lin village, near Ramallah, while chasing protesters. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers abducted Jamal al-Khawaja, 15, and shot another child with a rubber-coated steel bullet. The attack took place after the soldiers […]

20 May
12:54

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Bethlehem

Undercover Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, six young Palestinian men, at the northern entrance of Bethlehem city, in the occupied West Bank. The undercover officers infiltrated into the area, around Bilal Bin Rabah mosque, north of Bethlehem, and abducted the six young men before withdrawing back to the Rachel Tomb area, […]

20 May
12:33

Infant In Serious Condition after Inhaling Gas Fired By Israeli Soldiers Near Ramallah

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed, Friday, that an infant, only 18 months of age, is currently in a serious condition after inhaling tear gas fired by Israeli soldiers at homes in ‘Aboud village, west of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. It stated that local medics resuscitated the infant’s […]

19 May
5:44

Palestinians Met by Israeli Forces as Solidarity Marches Continued on 33rd Consecutive Day of Hunger Strike

As some 1,800 Palestinian detainees entered a critical phase on Friday, in the 33rd day of their hunger strike in Israeli jails, Palestinians made calls to continue solidarity marches and sit-ins across the West Bank. The Media Committee of the Freedom and Dignity Strike called on Palestinians to organize solidarity […]

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 […]

18 May
6:49

Israeli Settler Kills A Palestinian Near Nablus

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that a young Palestinian man was killed, and a journalist was wounded, after an Israeli colonialist settler fired many live rounds at Palestinian protesters, in Huwwara town, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank. The Ministry said that the slain […]

18 May
8:28

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Child In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, searched homes and abducted one child. The soldiers broke into and violently searched several homes, interrogated a number of Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards, and abducted one child. Locals identified […]

18 May
5:25

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, and abducted a Palestinian teen. Local sources said the soldiers abducted Qussai Omar Sbeih, 18, and took him to an unknown destination. They added that clashes took place in the town, after the […]

17 May
10:50

One Palestinian Injured, Many Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Wednesday evening, one Palestinian with live fire, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, during clashes that took place after the soldiers assaulted protesters, near Qalandia terminal, north of occupied Jerusalem. The clashes started after the soldiers attacked Palestinians, holding a […]

17 May
10:38

Israeli Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Protesters, Journalists, Abduct Three, In Red Cross Yard, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers and security officers attacked, Wednesday, nonviolent Palestinian protesters, and journalists, in the courtyard if the International Red Cross center in occupied East Jerusalem, injured one Palestinian, and abducted three others. The head of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) in Jerusalem, Nasser Qous, said the soldiers invaded the yard […]

17 May
8:10

Palestinians Clash with Israeli Forces after Attempting to Block Highway near Silwad

Israeli forces, Wednesday, clashed with Palestinians near the town of Silwad, to the north of Ramallah, following attempts by residents to block a highway used by settlers, in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike, according to a local source. Abdul Rahman Saleh, mayor of Silwad, told WAFA that clashes […]

17 May
7:59

Israeli Soldiers Uproot Dozens of Olive Trees East of Tubas

Israeli forces, on Tuesday, uprooted dozens of Palestinian-owned olive saplings in the Khirbet Abziq hamlet, east of Tubas, in the northern Jordan Valley. Specialist in settlement affairs Aref Daraghmeh said that employees from the Israeli nature authority, escorted by Israeli soldiers, stormed Khirbet Abziq and uprooted more than 60 four-year-old small […]

17 May
7:29

Army Destroys Inner Walls Of A Home Near Hebron, Abducts One Palestinian

On Wednesday afternoon, Israeli soldiers invaded a Palestinian home in Kreisa village, west of Doura, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and demolished the inner walls of a home of a former political prisoner, and abducted one Palestinian in Bani Neim town, east of Hebron. The WAFA […]

17 May
7:02

Army Injures Several Palestinians In Tulkarem

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Wednesday, that many residents suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation after the soldiers invaded Anabta town, east of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, and fired gas bombs at dozens of residents marching in solidarity with the hunger striking Palestinian detainees. Media sources […]

17 May
6:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jenin And Qalqilia

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Wednesday, three Palestinians in Qalqilia and Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded many homes in the city, and abducted Mahmoud Shawahna, […]

17 May
5:01

Army Injures And Abducts One Palestinian in Silwad

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the town of Silwad, north of Ramallah, in central west Bank, and clashed with many youngsters, before abducting one Palestinian and causing many others, including children, to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. Abdul-Rahman Saleh, the head of Silwad Local Council, said the soldiers shot […]

17 May
3:19

Army Injures A Palestinian In Nablus

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the Askar al-Jadeed refugee camp, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and clashed with local youths before wounding one Palestinian with an expanding bullet. Medical sources in Nablus said the soldiers shot a young man with a Toto […]

17 May
2:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians, Including Two Siblings, in Bethlehem

BethlehemIsraeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Bethlehem city, in addition to Teqoua’ and Husan nearby towns, searched several homes and abducted five Palestinians, including two siblings, one of them only 16 years of age. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers searched and ransacked many […]

16 May
12:50

Israeli Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Protest, Abduct Two, Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers used excessive force, Tuesday, against nonviolent Palestinian protesters, marching in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees in Israeli prisons, and abducted two Palestinians, including a journalist. The procession was held in the eastern part of Nablus city, on the main road between Nablus and Tulkarem. The soldiers assaulted […]

16 May
12:37

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire At Palestinian Lands In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Tuesday morning, into Palestinian agricultural lands, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the besieged Gaza Strip. Media sources in Khan Younis said the soldiers fired many live rounds at farmers, working on their own lands, east of Khan Younis, forcing them away. […]

16 May
12:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 17 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least seventeen Palestinians, from various parts of the occupied West Bank, and confiscated large sums of cash. The army said it also confiscated a weapon from one of the invaded homes. In the Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the West […]

16 May
8:49

‘Volunteer’ Israeli Police Officer Sentenced to 7 Months for Killing Young Palestinian in 2013

A court in the norther Israeli city of Kfar Saba, to the south of Haifa, sentenced a “volunteer” of the Israeli border force to seven months in prison for killing a Palestinian worker in 2013. Israeli news website Ynet reported that the “volunteer,” David Arik Bibi Rubi, aged 43, agreed […]

16 May
1:48

Palestinian Fisherman Killed By Israeli Navy Fire In Gaza

Medical sources in Gaza have confirmed that a Palestinian fisherman died, on Monday evening, from wounds he suffered during morning hours, after Israeli navy ships opened fire on fishing boats less than four nautical miles from the Gaza shore. The fisherman, Mohammad Majed Bakr, 25, was seriously injured after the […]

15 May
11:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Child Siblings In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at night, Ras al-Amoud neighborhood in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted two child siblings from their family’s home. The two children, identified as Jamal and Mohammad al-Ghoul, were moved to an interrogation center in the city, after […]

15 May
10:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron, Two In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, three Palestinians in Hebron governorate, and two in Bethlehem, after the army invaded several homes and searched them. Mohammad Awad, a media activist from Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, said the soldiers invaded ‘Aseeda, the ath-Thaher and downtown areas, and searched many […]

15 May
9:22

Israeli Navy Abducts Six Palestinian Fishermen In Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, on Monday morning, several Palestinian fishing boats, in Gaza territorial waters, northwest of Gaza city, abducted six fishermen, and confiscated a fishing boat. The navy fired many live rounds at the Palestinian fishing boats while they were less than four nautical miles from the Sudaniyya Sea, […]

15 May
8:12

Clashes in Jerusalem as Israeli Forces Serve Demolition Orders

Clashes erupted on Sunday, between Palestinians in the al-Matar neighborhood, to the north of occupied Jerusalem, and Israeli soldiers, after the latter stormed the area and handed out notices for the demolition of four buildings there, according to witnesses. WAFA correspondence reported witnesses as saying that Israeli forces stormed the neighbourhood and shut […]

15 May
7:17

Israeli Settler Rams Palestinian Man With Car In Hebron

Medical sources have reported, Sunday, that a Palestinian man suffered moderate wounds, after an Israeli colonist rammed him with his car, east of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The sources identified the wounded man as Ghassan al-Mohtasib, 35, and added that he was moved to […]

14 May
12:02

Army Abducts A Palestinian In Tubas

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Saturday at night, one Palestinian from his home in Ra’s al-Far’a area, south of Tubas, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers searched a few homes in the area, and abducted a man, identified as Shadi Abu Kheizaran, 37, and took […]

14 May
11:34

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians, Abduct Three, In Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West bank city of Jenin, shot and injured two Palestinians, and abducted three others. The soldiers stormed and ransacked homes during the invasion, and interrogated many Palestinians, before abducting three, identified as Mohammad Mahmoud ‘Ararawi, 17, […]

14 May
9:14

Israeli Army Carries Out A Limited Invasion Into Central Gaza

Israeli soldiers carried out, on Sunday morning, a limited invasion into Palestinian lands, close to the border fence in central Gaza, and uprooted them. Media sources in Gaza said the invasion was carried out by several army vehicles, including four armored bulldozers, that were stationed in Kissufim military base, across […]

14 May
7:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Qalqilia and Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, four Palestinians, including two siblings, from their homes in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia and Bethlehem. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS), in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, has reported that the soldiers invaded homes, in […]

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
4:00

Israeli Officer Rams Palestinian Child With Car, Flees The Scene

A Palestinian child was injured, on Saturday evening, after a police officer rammed him with his car, in occupied Jerusalem, and fled the scene. Eyewitnesses said the child was struck near Bab al-Amoud (Damascus Gate) before the Palestinians called for an ambulance. The child was moved to a hospital in […]

13 May
3:37

Israeli Police Kills A Jordanian Man After An Alleged Stabbing Attack In Jerusalem

An Israeli police officer killed, on Saturday afternoon, a Jordanian citizen in the Chains Gate area, in Jerusalem’s Old city, after he reportedly stabbed and wounded a police officer. The Israeli Police said the man approached police officers and stabbed one in the upper part of his body, moderately wounding […]

Bil'in abduction (image by Mohammed Yassin)
13 May
7:35

Israeli Troops Abduct Organizers of Bil’in March in Solidarity With Hunger-Striking Detainees

Dozens of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists marched, Friday, in Bil’in village, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank, while calling for national unity, and chanting in support of the Palestinian detainees, ongoing with the hunger strike, which started on April 17th, 2017. Israeli soldiers abducted the […]

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 […]

13 May
2:18

Army Attacks Nonviolent Protesters In Hebron, Abduct A Man From A Wedding

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Friday afternoon, dozens of nonviolent Palestinian protesters in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, while marching in solidarity with the hunger striking Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons. On Friday evening, the soldiers attacked a wedding celebration in Hebron, and abducted […]

13 May
1:59

Israeli Army Injures 66 Palestinians Near Nablus, Open Fire At Ambulances

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Friday, dozens of Palestinian protesters in Beita town, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and Beit Forik town, east of the city, wounding 66 Palestinians, including one who was shot with a live round in the face, and causing damage to three ambulances. Ahmad […]

13 May
1:08

Army Attacks The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession in Kufur Qaddoum village, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur […]

12 May
10:09

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Young Palestinian Man In Nabi Saleh

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, Friday, a young Palestinian man with a live round in the heart, in Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, after the army attacked nonviolent protesters, and injured several others. The Palestinian Health Ministry said the young man, Saba’ Nidal Obeid, […]

12 May
10:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, a young Palestinian man from his home in Nur Shams refugee camp, east of Tulkarem, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Tulkarem said the soldiers conducted searches of homes and property in the al-Mahjar area, in the […]

12 May
9:08

Israeli Navy Ships Attack Palestinian Fishing Boats In Northern Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, Friday, Palestinian fishing boats in Gaza territorial waters, in the northern part of the besieged Gaza Strip. The ships chased the boats and opened live fire on them, forcing the fishermen back to shore, without being able to fish and provide for their families. Besides some […]

12 May
2:46

Many Palestinians Injured By Army Fire Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers attacked, Thursday, Palestinians marching in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees, near Ramallah city, in central West Bank, and fired rubber-coated  bullets at the protesters, wounding at least four, in addition to causing dozens of protesters to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers fired many […]

11 May
10:43

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Man In Hebron, Confiscate His Car

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, one Palestinians from the al-Roosh al-Foqa village, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and confiscated his car. The soldiers invaded the village, one of many communities surrounding Doura town, south of Hebron, before storming and searching many homes, and abducted […]

11 May
9:59

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Tulkarem

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, and Tulkarem refugee camp, searched homes and abducted two young men. Media sources in Tulkarem said the soldiers abducted Laith Abdul-Fattah Enaya, 37, from Tulkarem city, and Ahmad Abdul-Qader Nasrallah, 30, from its refugee […]

11 May
8:49

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the West Bank city of Bethlehem, al-Khader town, south of the city and Wad Rahhal village, east of Bethlehem, and abducted four young Palestinian men. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said several military jeeps invaded the al-Khader town, searched […]

10 May
8:45

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, three young Palestinian men, from Bethlehem governorate, in the occupied West Bank, and summoned one woman for interrogation. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said several army vehicles invaded Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem, before the soldiers stormed and searched […]

10 May
6:08

Army Demolishes Structures in Jordan Valley

Israeli authorities demolished four structures in the village of al-Jiftlik, in the occupied West Bank district of Jericho, on Tuesday morning. Residents of the village, which is located in the Jordan Valley region, said that Israeli bulldozers under military protection demolished two makeshift homes and two barns belonging to Najih […]

Graffiti on cars
09 May
10:45

Israeli Settlers Write Racist Graffiti on Walls and Cars in Jerusalem

May 9, 2017 10:45 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

An unknown number of Israeli fanatic extremists infiltrated, on Tuesday at dawn, the as-Sahl neighborhood in Shoafat town, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and wrote racist graffiti in Hebrew on Palestinian cars and buildings. The graffiti included insults against the Muslim Prophet Mohammad. The vandals also slashed car tires. Besides […]

09 May
8:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct At Least Fourteen Palestinians In The Occupied West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, many Palestinian communities in various parts of the occupied West Bank, searched and ransacked dozens of homes, in addition to three lathe workshops, and abducted at least sixteen Palestinians. The soldiers also summoned one Palestinian, identified as Jom’a Mohammad Abdul-Jalil, 24, from Teqoua’ […]

08 May
9:49

Israeli Navy Injures A Palestinian Fisherman In Northern Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, on Monday evening, several Palestinian fishing boats in Gaza territorial waters, in Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the besieged Gaza Strip, wounding a fisherman. Medical sources said the fisherman, identified as Mohammad Abu Ryala, suffered moderate wounds, and was moved to the Indonesian hospital, […]

08 May
2:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Man In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, the town of Silwan, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted a 65-year-old man, the father of a Palestinian teen who was killed by the army in 2012. The soldiers invaded Sweih neighborhood, in Silwan, broke into the home of Sa’id Ayyash, […]