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Settlers Flood Palestinian Farm Lands near Hebron

Illegal Israeli settlers on Sunday, flooded Palestinian-owned farms planted with grapes, near the town of Beit Ummar, north of Hebron in the southern occupied West Bank, a local source reported. Local activist, Mohammad Awad, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that extremist colonial settlers from Gush Etzion settlement bloc, built on […]

April 6, 2020 12:35 AM Ali Salam Hebron, Human rights, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Military Forces, Settlers Deny Palestinian Farmers Access to their Land near Bethlehem

Israeli occupation forces and extremist Israeli settlers on Sunday prevented Palestinian farmers from accessing their lands in the village of Tuqu’, southeast of the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, according to sources. Tayseer Abu Mfarreh, mayor of the village, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that a large unit of […]

April 6, 2020 12:32 AM Ali Salam Bethlehem, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Israel May Impose Lockdown on East Jerusalem to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

Israeli TV Channel, Kan, reported on Sunday that Israeli authorities in the internationally-recognized occupied East Jerusalem, may impose a total lockdown on some Palestinian-populated neighborhoods and some other religious Jewish communities in East Jerusalem, itself. The report by Kan TV suggested that five areas, including the two Palestinian neighborhoods of […]

April 5, 2020 8:01 PM Rami Almeghari Human rights, Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Police Abduct Two Palestinian Youths in East Jerusalem

Israeli police forces on Sunday, invaded one of the neighborhoods in the internationally-recognized occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted two Palestinian youths, local sources reported. Sources and witnesses said that Israeli police in the old city of East Jerusalem, broke into the homes of Ahmad Salayma and Mohammad Swaity and abducted […]

April 5, 2020 7:30 PM Rami Almeghari Human rights, Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Jerusalem Governor

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, the Palestinian Governor of occupied East Jerusalem, Adnan Gheith, after storming and ransacking his home in Silwan town, south of Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers violently searched the property after breaking into it, causing damage, and abducted the governor. It is worth mentioning that this […]

April 5, 2020 12:09 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Causes Dozens Of Palestinians To Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, late on Saturday evening, the town of Kufur Qaddoum, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and caused dozens of Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation during ensuing protests. The Coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, Morad Eshteiwi, stated that several […]

April 5, 2020 9:06 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Qalqilia, The Wall, West Bank 0

Palestinian Governor of East Jerusalem Issues a Passover Warning

The Palestinian Authority’s (PA) Governorate for the internationally-recognized occupied East Jerusalem, issued a warning, Saturday, for Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem, against buying Jewish-owned property during the Passover holidays. The governorate’s statement, ahead of the Jewish holiday of Passover, came in the context of the rapidly-spreading coronavirus, in many Israeli […]

April 4, 2020 10:51 PM Rami Almeghari Human rights, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Armed Israeli Settlers Storm Palestinian neighborhood in East Jerusalem

Israeli colonial settlers, on Saturday, stormed the Palestinian neighborhood of Wadi Alrababa in Silwan village in the internationally-recognized occupied city of East Jerusalem, southern West Bank. Local media outlets and witnesses said that about 25 armed colonial settlers stormed the neighborhood and embarked on provocative actions towards local unarmed Palestinian […]

April 4, 2020 10:35 PM Rami Almeghari Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Israeli Forces Injure Dozens of Palestinians in Kufur Qaddoum

A Palestinian youth was injured when Israeli forces opened fire at Palestinian citizens, while dozens of Palestinians choked on tear gas in Kufur Qaddoum village, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia on Friday, the Palestinian Information Center reported. Morad Eshteiwi, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the […]

April 4, 2020 7:56 AM Ali Salam Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action, Palestine, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Jerusalem Minister: “I Was Forced To Wear A Dirty Mask, With Signs Of Dried Blood On It”

Shortly after his release from the al-Maskobiyya interrogation facility in occupied Jerusalem, the Palestinian Government Minister of Jerusalem, Fadi al-Hadmi, said that the soldiers violently searched his home, and used dogs to inflict maximum damage, in addition to forcing him to wear a dirty mask that had signs of dried […]

April 4, 2020 2:50 AM IMEMC News Human rights, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

PLO official Decries Israeli Actions Amidst Spread of Coronavirus

Member of Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Dr. Hanan Ashrawi denounced on Friday, Israel’s actions which she described as hampering Palestinian efforts, underway, to fight the Coronavirus (COVID-19). In a statement released Friday, the high-ranking Palestinian official, Dr. Ashrawi maintained that the latest Israeli police arrest of […]

April 3, 2020 11:10 PM Rami Almeghari Human rights, Israeli Politics, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

PCHR: Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (26 March – 1 April 2020)

Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) 26 March – 1 April 2020 Summary Israeli occupation forces (IOF) continued to violate Palestinians’ human rights and commit crimes against civilians and their properties, conducting raids into Palestinian cities without regard to the state of emergency declared across the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) […]

April 3, 2020 9:26 PM PCHR Gaza Strip, Hebron, Human Interest, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Israeli Police Abducts Palestinian Minister Of Jerusalem Affairs

(Please See Update: After his release on the same day: Jerusalem Minister: “I Was Forced To Wear A Dirty Mask, With Signs Of Dried Blood On It” The Israeli police forces in the internationally recognized occupied East Jerusalem, abducted early on Friday dawn the Palestinian Authority’s minister of Jerusalem Affairs, […]

April 3, 2020 1:38 PM Rami Almeghari Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

WAFA: “10 Detainees At Ofer Embark On Hunger Strike”

RAMALLAH, Thursday, April 2, 2020 (WAFA) – Ten Palestinian political prisoners at Ofer detention camp, southwest of Ramallah, embarked today on an open-ended hunger strike in protest against the ongoing solitary confinement of two fellow prisoners, as well as against Israel’s failure to provide the conditions to prevent a high […]

April 3, 2020 9:44 AM The Palestinian News & Info Agency Gaza Strip, Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

UN Official Calls for Assisting the Palestinian Government in Fight against Coronavirus

United Nations’ Special Coordinator for Middle East Peace, Nickolay Mladenov, called on Thursday for helping the Palestinian Authority fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19). In a new statement, reported by local media outlets, Mladenov urged key international donor countries to promptly aid the Palestinian Authority, voicing concerns amidst the rapid spread […]

April 2, 2020 7:12 PM Rami Almeghari News Report 0