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Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians, including one woman and two journalists, from their homes in several parts of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in several parts of Jerusalem, including the Old City, and Beit Hanina town. […]

January 24, 2020 2:52 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Illegal Israeli Colonists Burn A Mosque In Jerusalem

Illegal Israeli colonists, squatting on stolen Palestinian lands, burnt sections of a mosque in Sharafat Palestinian village, southwest of occupied East Jerusalem, after infiltrating into the village at dawn. An eyewitness told the Palestinian Maan News Agency that, as he and around forty other Palestinians, headed to the mosque for […]

January 24, 2020 2:13 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (16 – 22 January 2020)

Summary                                                 This week, PCHR documented 183 violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law (IHL) by Israeli occupation forces (IOF) and settlers in the occupied Palestinian territory. They were as follows:   In terms of the IOF shooting and excessive use of force, IOF targeted 3 youngsters, […]

January 24, 2020 4:21 AM PCHR Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israel Accused of Flooding Khan Younis

The municipality of Khan Younis City, in southern Gaza, has accused the Israeli occupation authority of intentionally releasing collected rainwater from dams in the east and swamping many areas of the city, especially Salahuddin Street. Days of Palestine reports that Mohamed al-Asttal, head of the municipality’s emergency committee, said on […]

January 24, 2020 4:05 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

MADA Engages with Facebook in Regional Meeting

MADA Center participated in a regional meeting organized by Facebook, in the Jordanian capital of Amman, for two days, this week, to discuss the company’s policies regarding content, hate speech and other topics related to this area. The Center was represented by its Director General, Moussa Rimawi, who also spoke […]

January 24, 2020 3:51 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Diplomacy, International, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Tubas and Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, three young Palestinian men from their homes in the West Bank governorates of Tubas and Hebron, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. Mahmoud Sawafta, the head of the PPS office in Tubas, in northeastern West Bank, said the soldiers searched homes and abducted two young […]

January 23, 2020 3:36 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

Army Confiscates Palestinian Lands In Nablus

The Israeli army delivered, Wednesday, orders for the illegal annexation of Palestinian lands, south of Nablus, in northern West Bank. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the lands are owned by Palestinians from the villages of Tal, Madama, and Burin. […]

January 23, 2020 1:21 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Report: Area C Building Permits Allowed for 1% of West Bank Palestinians

Israeli occupation authorities gave 1% of Palestinians a license to build on Area C of the occupied West Bank from 2016 to 2018, Hebrew media sources reported. Area C constitutes 60% of occupied West Bank lands that fall under Israel sovereignty, according to the Oslo agreement which was signed in […]

January 22, 2020 4:28 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

UN’s Mladenov says Jordan Valley Annexation Would Have Devastating Effects

Nickolay Mladenov, United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, today, expressed concern regarding Israeli plans to annex the occupied Jordan Valley, stressing that such a step would have devastating effects on the region. “The annexation of some or all of Area C in the West Bank, if […]

January 22, 2020 4:09 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, Jordan Valley, News Report 0

Palestine Urging EU to Take Tougher Stance on Israeli Policy for Jerusalem

The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates has criticized the European Union for its “weak and late” measures vis-à-vis Israel activities across the Palestinian territories, particularly in Jerusalem, calling on the 28-member bloc to adopt a firmer stance on Israel’s “open battle” against the occupied holy site. Israel has […]

January 22, 2020 4:04 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Army Abducts Two Palestinians, Including A Journalist, In Nablus

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Tuesday at night and on Wednesday at dawn, two Palestinians, including a journalist, in Nablus governorate, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed at Za’tara military roadblock, south of Nablus, abducted a journalist from Arraba town, south […]

January 22, 2020 10:54 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Soldiers Assault A Palestinian Child Hours After His Release From Prison

Israeli soldiers assaulted, on Wednesday morning, a Palestinian child just a few hours after his release from a detention facility. The Head of the Palestinian Association for Prisoners and Ex-Prisoners, Mohammad Hamida, said the soldiers, stationed at the Container military roadblock, northeast of Bethlehem, repeatedly assaulted the child, identified as […]

January 22, 2020 10:42 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Kill Three Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, on Tuesday evening, three young Palestinian men near the perimeter fence, in central Gaza, after the army alleged they breached the fence and hurled grenades. The army claimed that the three managed to breach the fence and advanced approximately 400 meters, before they hurled a grenade, or […]

January 22, 2020 4:26 AM IMEMC News Deir al-Balah, Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

UN Experts Unveil Letter Condemning Germany’s Targeting of BDS Movement

Five United Nations special rapporteurs have unveiled a letter to the German government censuring a German law that targets a pro-Palestinian boycott movement while insisting that criticism of the Israeli regime “is not anti-Semitic.”   The UN experts made the letter public this week, after the 60-day reply period ended […]

January 20, 2020 8:34 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, International Politics, News Report, Non-violent action 0

UN Calls for International Support to the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Following a six-day visit to Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), the UN Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ursula Mueller, called on the international community to ensure continued commitment and consistent and sustained funding to help alleviate the challenges faced by Palestinians in Gaza […]

January 20, 2020 8:26 PM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, News Report, Non-violent action 0