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Medics Need Miracles To Stay Alive In Gaza

Hamza Abu Eltarabesh is a journalist from Gaza. Nobody in Gaza is exempt from being an Israeli target. Luck is the only thing that saves anyone here from being killed. The medic Muhammad al-Judaili ran out of luck. On 3 May, he was working at the Great March of Return […]

July 21, 2019 3:04 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

BDS Movement Welcomes Proposed New U.S. Congress Resolution Affirming Right to Boycott

July 19, 2019 / Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) / United States The BDS movement for Palestinian rights warmly welcomes the resolution introduced by Congress members Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and US civil rights veteran John Lewis “Affirming that all Americans have the right to participate in boycotts in pursuit of civil and human rights.” […]

July 21, 2019 2:59 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report 0

Journalist Injured as Soldiers Attack Bethlehem

A journalist was injured and many others suffocated from teargas when Israeli forces attacked Palestinians taking part in a rally protesting the planned demolition of hundreds of apartments in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Wadi al-Hummus. WAFA correspondence said that Ayat Arqawi, who works as a photojournalist with APA agency, was […]

July 21, 2019 2:45 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Nearly 100 Gazan Protesters Wounded by Israeli Forces

Israeli occupation forces have again attacked Palestinians taking part in the weekly “Great March of Return” rallies, injuring 98 Gazan protesters, according to the Gazan Health Ministry. The Gazan Health Ministry also said that 49 of the injured protesters had sustained bullet wounds from Israeli live fire. Four paramedics were […]

July 21, 2019 2:41 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

International Lawyers Support Khaled Barakat’s Struggle against Political Ban

July 18, Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network International, European and German lawyers issued statements in support of Palestinian writer Khaled Barakat, subjected to a political ban in Germany since 22 June, when he was prevented by Berlin police from speaking at a community event on Donald Trump’s so-called “Deal of the Century.” […]

July 19, 2019 4:40 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, News Report, Prisoners 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (11 – 17 July 2019)

Israeli violations of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory for the week of 11- 17 July, 2019. 74 Palestinian civilians injured; 24 of them were children, a woman, 2 journalists including a female, and a paramedic at the Great March of Return in the Gaza Strip. 5 civilians, including […]

July 19, 2019 4:32 AM PCHR Gaza Siege, Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

UN Officials Call On Israel To Halt Sur Baher Demolitions

UN officials, on Wednesday, called on Israel to halt plans for mass demolitions in the neighborhood of Sur Baher, East Jerusalem. This came in a statement by Jamie McGoldrick (Humanitarian Coordinator), Gwyn Lewis (Director of West Bank Operations for UNRWA), and James Heenan (Head of OHCHR in the occupied Palestinian […]

July 19, 2019 4:25 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International Politics, Jerusalem, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Palestinian Students Appeal to Fellow Students in Germany to Uphold the Right to BDS

July 18, 2019 / Palestinian students / Germany   We, the undersigned Palestinian students’ unions condemn the resolution attacking the right to advocate for Palestinian rights through boycotts, passed in June at the “German-Israeli Student Conference” in Frankurt. We call on fellow students in Germany to reject and condemn this anti-Palestinian, anti-democratic resolution. This resolution, supported by […]

July 19, 2019 4:20 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, Human Interest, International, News Report 0

Area A Residential Buildings to be Demolished near Jerusalem

Israeli forces, today, took measurements of 16 Palestinian residential buildings slated for demolition in Wadi al-Hummus neighborhood, located on the edge of Sur Baher, southeast of the occupied city of Jerusalem. Head of the Wadi al-Hummus Committee Hamada Hamada told WAFA that Israeli forces, along with staff from the so-called […]

July 19, 2019 3:57 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

MoH: Gaza Facing Unprecedented Shortage of Medical Supplies

The Palestinian Ministry of Health in the Gaza Strip said tha  it was facing an “unprecedented” shortage of essential medicines and medical supplies, on Tuesday. “The medical crisis in hospitals and health centers is the most difficult during the years of the Israeli siege on the Gaza Strip,” a statement […]

July 19, 2019 3:52 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

B’Tselem: “Contrary to military statement: ‘Abd a-Rahman a-Shteiwi, 9, was shot in the head with live ammunition”

This Report is prepared and published by the Israeli Information Center for Human Rights In The Occupied Territories (B’Tselem): B’Tselem investigation published today proves a soldier fired live ammunition, hitting ‘Abd a-Rahman a-Shteiwi, 9, in the head. A-Shteiwi was injured last week while playing in the entrance to a home […]

July 18, 2019 9:10 PM B'Tselem The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Qalqilia, The Wall, West Bank 0

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, a Palestinian from his home, in Doura town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched the family home of a young man, identified as Mo’tasem Samir az-Zeer, and abducted him. The soldiers cuffed […]

July 18, 2019 7:00 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, a young Palestinian man allegedly after he breached the perimeter fence, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The Israeli army said the young Palestinian man breached the fence and was instantly taken prisoner by the soldiers. It added that the young man […]

July 18, 2019 6:24 PM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Beit Lahia, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Army Abducts Fifteen Palestinians Celebrating High-School Graduation In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, fifteen young Palestinian men in occupied Jerusalem, who were celebrating their high-school graduation using fireworks, after illegal Israeli colonists complained that the Palestinians are “firing live rounds.” Palestinian sources said dozens of Palestinians, including the graduating students, were celebrating the graduations, and using fireworks. […]

July 18, 2019 6:16 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians in Qalqilia, Jenin And Salfit

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, seven Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia, Jenin and Salfit, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded the city, before storming and ransacking a local shop, […]

July 18, 2019 5:22 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Qalqilia, Salfit, West Bank 0