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Vienna Museum Cancels Palestine Event with South African Anti-apartheid Leader

Ronnie Kasrils: South African anti-apartheid leader and former Government Minister March 21, 2019  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) / Austria, South Africa, Europe March 21, 2019 —  A Vienna museum, Volkskundemuseum, has cancelled an event on Palestinian rights where former minister in Nelson Mandela’s government Ronnie Kasrils was scheduled to speak (Video by Ronnie […]

March 23, 2019 3:33 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, Human rights, International, International Politics, News Report 0

Navy Injures Palestinian Father and Son Off Gaza Coast

A Palestinian fisherman, along with his son, were shot and injured by Israeli naval forces, off the northwestern coast of the besieged Gaza Strip, on Friday. Head of the Palestinian Fishermen Union in Gaza, Zakariya Bakr, told Ma’an News Agency that the Israeli navy targeted a number of Palestinian fishing […]

March 23, 2019 3:26 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Palestinian Shot by Israeli Army during Peaceful Kufr Qaddoum Protests

At least one Palestinian was shot an injured with a rubber-coated steel bullet as Israeli forces quelled the weekly and peaceful anti-settlement demonstration in the village of Kufr Qaddoum, to the east of Qalqilia, said a local activist. Coordinator of the popular resistance committee in the village of Kufr Qaddoum, […]

March 23, 2019 3:15 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action, Qalqilia 0

PSC Condemns UK Government Vote at UN Human Rights Council

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign has responded to the UK government’s voting decisions at the ongoing UN Human Rights Council taking place in Geneva. On Friday morning, the UK abstained on an accountability resolution which moved to adopt the UN Independent Commission of Inquiry report condemning Israel’s “intentional use of unlawful […]

March 23, 2019 3:09 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Israeli Forces Kill 2, Wound 181 Civilians in March of Return Protests in Gaza

On Friday, 22 March 2019, In excessive use of forces against the peaceful protesters on the 51st Friday of the Great March of Return and Breaking Siege in the eastern Gaza Strip, Israeli forces killed 2 Palestinian civilians and wounded 181 others, including 53 Children, 5 Women, 1 Paramedic, and […]

March 23, 2019 1:02 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report, Non-violent action 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (14 – 20 March 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 14 – 20 March, 2019. Israeli warplanes launch dozens of airstrikes on the Gaza Strip for five hours. Two million Palestinians have become victims of collective punishment policy amid a tide of incitement at […]

March 22, 2019 6:21 AM PCHR Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

US Student Assaulted by Israeli Soldiers at Al-Aqsa (VIDEO)

Three American women were violently assaulted by Israeli occupation forces as they attempted to help a disabled woman at Al-Aqsa Mosque on Tuesday, despite showing soldiers their passports. Virginia nursing student Nour Hawash, who is in Jerusalem on vacation, was taking photos with her mother and sister after midday prayers […]

March 22, 2019 6:11 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israel Bans Mother’s Day Celebration in East Jerusalem

Israeli police forces banned a Mother’s Day ceremony, organized by the Jerusalem Girls Association, from taking place in the central occupied West Bank city of Jerusalem, on Thursday. Local Ma’an sources said that Israeli forces stormed Institut Francais de Jerusalem, where the ceremony was set to take place, and forced […]

March 22, 2019 6:03 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Soldiers Raid School, Abduct Child in Hebron

Israel forces stormed Ziad Jabber school, in Hebron, abducted a 10- year- old Palestinian child from inside his class, and physically assaulted the vice principal, guidance counselor and school janitor.   A wide spread footage showed soldiers breaking into the school and taking the child from his class, to a […]

March 22, 2019 5:58 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Settlers Attack Palestinian Village near Nablus

Jewish settlers went on a rampage in a Palestinian village in the north of the occupied West Bank, today, prompting local residents to come out to defend their village, according to a local official. Ghassan Daghlas, an official with the anti-settlement commission, said that a group from the illegal settlement […]

March 22, 2019 5:50 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report 0

Soldiers Abduct Child, Prevent Elderly Woman From Entering Aqsa, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, a Palestinian child after assaulting him, and prevented an elderly woman from entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the soldiers assaulted and abducted the child, near Hebron Gate, and took him to an unknown destination. WAFA […]

March 22, 2019 12:20 AM IMEMC News Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Airstrike Injures Seven Palestinians In Gaza

An Israeli military drone fired, on Thursday evening, a missile at several Palestinians, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources has reported that the Palestinians were protesting on Palestinian lands near the  perimeter fence, east of Rafah. They added that seven Palestinians were injured […]

March 21, 2019 11:24 PM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, three young Palestinian men, including a former political prisoner, in the towns of Zababda and Marka, south of Jenin, in northern West Bank. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Taha Najeh Sharqawi from Zababda town, in addition […]

March 21, 2019 10:58 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Illegal Israeli Colonist Rams Palestinian With Car And Flees The Scene

An illegal Israeli colonialist settler rammed, Thursday, a Palestinian man with his car, and fled the scene, before Palestinian medics rushed the wounded man to a hospital, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Aref Jaber, a nonviolent activist with the Human Rights Coalition in […]

March 21, 2019 8:56 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Airstrike Targets Protesters In Central Gaza

An Israeli military drone fired, on Wednesday at night, a missile at young Palestinian protesters in the Central District of the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the drone fire a missile at the young men, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, and added that the missile detonated close to the protesters […]

March 21, 2019 8:21 AM IMEMC News Deir al-Balah, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0