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Commission of Detainees’ Affairs Calls for Release of Dying Prisoner

The Israeli occupation authorities transferred Palestinian prisoner suffering from cancer, Muwaffaq Arouq, 77, from Barzilai Medical Center, back to al-Ramleh prison clinic, despite his deteriorated health condition. Commission of Detainees’ Affairs said in a statement, on Wednesday, that Arouq was transferred from Barzilai Medical Center, a 617-bed hospital in Ashkelon, […]

February 20, 2020 4:25 AM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

PCHR: Child Killed and Young Man Wounded By Palestinian Security Service in Qabatia

On Wednesday, a Palestinian minor is reported to have succumbed to gun-shot wounds he sustained, on Tuesday, when a Palestinian security force was dispatched to a gathering for a freed prisoner. The celebrating crowd allegedly threw stones at the security force, and some armed men in the group shot rounds […]

February 19, 2020 10:02 PM PCHR Human rights, Jenin, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli Forces Seize Two Palestinian Caravans Near Hebron

Israeli forces, Wednesday, seized a caravan that Palestinians were using as a school classroom in the village of Susiya, in Masafer Yatta, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, according to a local activist. Fouad al-Amoor, told WAFA that Israeli soldiers seized the classroom/caravan under the pretext of […]

February 19, 2020 9:32 PM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Human rights, Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Soldiers Shoot A Young Man In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Wednesday afternoon, a young Palestinian man east of Khuza’a town, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources said the soldiers shot the young man near the perimeter fence, inflicting moderate wounds before he was rushed to the European Hospital […]

February 19, 2020 3:07 PM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least seven Palestinians, including the father of a young man who was killed by army fire in October 2018, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said several army […]

February 19, 2020 2:48 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Qalqilia, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israel Planning Thousands of Settlement Units North of Jerusalem

The Israeli Ministry of Housing announced Tuesday that it plans to construct thousands of new Israeli settlement units in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Kafr Aqab, in violation of international law and all past signed peace agreements, and even violating the Trump-Kushner Plan, which had designated the neighborhood as part […]

February 19, 2020 1:24 PM admin Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Ramallah, The Wall 0

PCHR Welcomes the Publication of UN Database on Business Enterprises Operating in Israeli Settlements

On 12 February 2020, after three years of delay and consistent pressure by Palestinian, regional and international organizations, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) issued a report on business enterprises involved in certain activities related to unlawful Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT). This […]

February 18, 2020 10:17 PM PCHR Boycott Movement, Human rights, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine, Peace process 0

Human Rights Expert: Settlement Database, an “Important Initial Step”

Office of the High Commissioner of the United Nations published a report, on Friday, by Michael Lynk, Special Rapporteur for human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory, welcomed the newly released settlement database. Lynk stated that “While the release of the database will not, by itself, bring an end to […]

February 18, 2020 8:07 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, International News, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli Navy Attacks Palestinian Fishing Boats In Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, Tuesday, several Palestinian fishing boats with live rounds only three nautical miles from the shore in the besieged Gaza Strip. Media sources said the navy ships fired many live rounds at the boats, in Palestinian waters in the northern part of the coastal region. The attack […]

February 18, 2020 4:20 PM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Beit Lahia, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Including Children, Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, twelve Palestinians, including children, after the army stormed and ransacked many homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Beit Doqqo and Qotna towns, in […]

February 18, 2020 4:05 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jericho, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Palestinian Forced To Demolish His Home In Jerusalem

A Palestinian man from Jabal al-Mokabber town, south of occupied East Jerusalem, had to demolish his own home, on Monday evening, to avoid excessive Israeli fines and fees. Media sources said the Palestinian, Montaser Shqeirat, had to demolish his two-story home after the City Council claimed that he did not […]

February 18, 2020 1:04 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Forces Recover Body of Palestinian In West Bank

Israeli soldiers stationed in the occupied West Bank recovered, Monday, the body of a Palestinian man tangled among bushes in a rural area, who apparently died of his wounds after a shooting attack targeting Israeli soldiers two weeks prior. The corpse was found near Ras Karkar village, west of Ramallah, […]

February 18, 2020 12:46 PM Celine Hagbard Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestinian attacks, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israel Destroys Water Access for Palestinian Village

Israeli forces today destroyed couplings in pipes providing water to al-Shunah area of al-Jiftlik village, in the Jordan Valley, north of Jericho, according to local activist, Qais al-Sinawi. Al-Sinawi, told WAFA that Israeli forces invaded the village and proceeded to destroy the connectors supplying running water to Palestinian crops. Palestinians […]

February 18, 2020 5:05 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Israeli Settlement, Jericho, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Armed Settlers Attack, Injure 5 Palestinian Shephards

Armed Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian shepherds in the town of al-Mughayyir, in central occupied West Bank, while grazing their livestock, on Monday, the town`s mayor stated. Marzouq Abu Naim, told WAFA that dozens of illegal armed settlers chased and brutally assaulted several Palestinian civilians, forcing them out of their fields, […]

February 17, 2020 8:14 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Entrance to Ramallah Village Resealed

Israeli occupation forces, at dawn on Sunday, re-closed the main entrance to Deir Nidham village, to the west of Ramallah City, PNN reports. According to local residents, soldiers returned the cement blocks which they had placed several days ago and which the residents of Deir Nidham removed yesterday. On Saturday, […]

February 17, 2020 7:49 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli Politics, News Report, Ramallah 0