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Israeli Troops Seize Palestinian-owned Tractor in Hebron

Israeli troops reportedly seized on Wednesday, a Palestinian-owned tractor in the northern Hebron city, southern West Bank. Palestinian chief of the local committee for resisting the Israeli Apartheid Wall in Bethlehem city, Hassan Braiga, told media outlets that the troops broke into the Aseer farm land, near the Israeli colonial […]

April 8, 2020 9:29 PM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Human rights, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

International Solidarity Movement Responds to Report of FBI Probe

This is the statement from the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) in response to a report  published by The Intercept detailing an investigation of the ISM conducted by the FBI from 2004 – 2006, using informants as well as physical and telecommunications surveillance. The International Solidarity Movement is a Palestinian-led movement […]

April 8, 2020 10:43 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, International, International Politics, News Report, Non-violent action, Palestine 0

World Health Day: PCHR Calls for Providing Medical Supplies and COVID-19 Testing Kits to Gaza Strip’s Health Sector

Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) World Health Day is celebrated each year on April 7th, and it was first sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1950 to raise health awareness. The theme for World Health Day 2020 is “Year of the Nurse and Midwife” to support nurses […]

April 8, 2020 1:27 AM PCHR Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human Interest, Human rights, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestine 0

3 Palestinian Workers Attacked, Injured by Israeli Settlers in West Jerusalem

A group of Israeli settlers attacked three Palestinian workers in occupied West Jerusalem, on Sunday, according to the Wadi Hilweh Information Center (Silwanic). Majed Fasfous 30, told the Center that the illegal settlers attacked him with a knife, stabbed him in the head, attempted to stab him in the back […]

April 7, 2020 8:02 PM Ali Salam Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Israeli Troops Invade Parts of Gaza with Tanks, Bulldozers

Israeli troops reportedly, incurred earlier on Tuesday, into the northwestern part of the besieged Gaza Strip, with tanks and D-9 bulldozers. Local media outlets and witnesses said that at least four army bulldozers as well as other armored vehicles, incurred several hundred meters deep into a northwestern part of the […]

April 7, 2020 7:36 PM Rami Almeghari Beit Lahia, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0

Committee Concerned About Health of Palestinian Prisoners

Representative of the Ramallah-based Committee for Palestinian Prisoners and Ex-prisoners, Hassan Abd Rabo, expressed on Tuesday the committee’s growing concerns over the safety of the 5,000 Palestinian prisoners inside Israeli jails. Abd Rabo’s remarks come amidst the internationally-spread Coronavirus, inside Israel and some Palestinian cities, towns and villages. He was […]

April 7, 2020 7:21 PM Rami Almeghari Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human Interest, Human rights, Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestine, Palestinian Politics, Prisoners 0

Shipping Container Confiscated by Israeli Forces near Hebron

Israeli forces Monday, seized a shipping container and tore down a stall in the Palestinian village of Khirbet Qalqas, south of Hebron city, Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. WAFA correspondent confirmed that Israeli forces escorted heavy equipment into the village, in the southern occupied West Bank, where the heavy machinery […]

April 7, 2020 5:04 AM Ali Salam Hebron, Human rights, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Several Palestinians Ordered to Halt Construction in Jordan Valley

Israeli forces, on Monday, ordered a halt on the construction of several Palestinian-owned structures in Khirbet Yarza and al-Jiftlik villages in the Jordan Valley, according to sources. Activist, Aref Daraghmeh, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that Israeli forces handed a villager, identified as Salem Abu al-Tayyib, from Khirbet Yarza, east […]

April 7, 2020 3:52 AM Ali Salam Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Politics, Jericho, Jordan Valley, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers, Colonists, Invade Qusra town

Many illegal Israeli colonists, and soldiers, invaded Monday, the town of Qusra, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Mohammad Jaber, the Mayor of Qusra, stated that the invading colonists came from Yesh Kodesh illegal colony, which was built on private lands, south of the town. Jaber added […]

April 6, 2020 8:28 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Report: 17 Israeli Violations Against Gaza Fishermen

The Gaza-based Palestinian Agricultural Union issued on Sunday a report, outlining the amount of Israeli naval forces violations against Gaza fishermen, during March of 2020. According to the Department of Lobbying and Advocacy of the Palestinian Agricultural Union, Israeli naval forces, off the coast of Gaza, committed 17 violations against […]

April 6, 2020 7:31 PM Ali Salam Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human Interest, Human rights, Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

Armed Israeli Settlers Attack Family as Troops Abduct Three Palestinians

Armed Israeli settlers early on Monday, attacked a Palestinian family in the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron, a local source reported. According to Zeidan Alsharbaty, who lives in the Alshuhdaa St. in Hebron’s downtown, several armed Israeli settlers infiltrated onto the rooftop of his family home, Israeli soldiers […]

April 6, 2020 7:18 PM Rami Almeghari Hebron, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

PCHR Condemns Israeli Defense Minister’s Statements, Stresses Linking Humanitarian Aid to Politics is Unacceptable

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) condemns the Israeli Defense Minister, Naftali Bennett’s statements linking the entry of medical supplies into the Gaza Strip to combat Coronavirus with the return of Israeli soldiers who have been held by Palestinian armed groups in the Gaza Strip since 2014. PCHR stresses […]

April 6, 2020 8:21 AM PCHR Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human Interest, Human rights, Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Israeli Forces Deliver ‘Stop Work’ Orders to Palestinians near Bethlehem

Israeli occupation forces last week, ordered a halt on the construction of two Palestinian houses in the villages of al-Khader and Beit Skarya, near the city of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, according to local sources. Local official, Hasan Burejiya, in charge of monitoring Israeli violations in the area, […]

April 6, 2020 6:08 AM Ali Salam Bethlehem, Human Interest, Human rights, Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

On Palestinian Child Day – There are 200 Children Detained in Israeli Prisons

Head of the Palestinian Prisoners and Ex-Prisoners Commission, Qadri Abu Bakr, on Sunday, said that Israel has 200 Palestinian children in detention, commemorating ‘Palestinian Child Day’ on April 5th, Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. In a statement, Abu Bakr said that since the year 2000, Israel has arrested no less […]

April 6, 2020 5:56 AM Ali Salam Human Interest, Human rights, Israeli Politics, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

PLO Official says Israel will “Stop Demolitions of Palestinian Homes”

Saeb Erekat, Secretary-General of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), said in a tweet last week, that Israel is apparently going to stop demolishing homes in the occupied Palestinian territories, Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. “I was informed by top United Nations (UN) officials that the Israeli […]

April 6, 2020 5:33 AM Ali Salam Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0