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Over 2000 Palestinians Participate in Peaceful Protest at Gaza Border

Over 2,000 Palestinians gathered in various parts of the Gaza Strip on Friday to take part in the weekly ‘March of Return’ protests. The Palestinian Ministry of Health reported that five Palestinians were shot with live rounds fired by the army across the perimeter fence. One of the wounded Palestinians […]

December 14, 2019 4:01 AM IMEMC News Beit Lahia, Deir al-Balah, Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report, Rafah, Refugees/Immigration 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (05 ‚Äď 11 December 2019)

Summary ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† This week, PCHR documented 148 violations of the international human rights law and international humanitarian law (IHL) by Israeli occupation forces (IOF) and settlers in the occupied Palestinian territory. As part of the Israeli violations of the right to life and bodily integrity: In terms of excessive use […]

December 13, 2019 7:10 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

Hamas Official: No Long-Term Truce with Occupation

Member of Hamas‚Äô political bureau, Khalil al-Hayya, has described the information about a long-term truce between the Palestinian resistance in Gaza and the Israeli occupation state as ‚Äúfalse and unfounded.‚ÄĚ In an interview conducted with him by Al-Aqsa satellite channel, on Wednesday, Hayya expressed his belief that ‚Äútalking about a […]

December 13, 2019 6:58 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, News Report, Palestinian Politics, Truce 0

OCHA: 22 Palestinian Structures Demolished in Past Two Weeks

Citing the lack of building permits, Israeli forces demolished 22 Palestinian-owned structures in in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem over the past two weeks, displacing 49 people and otherwise affecting over 800 others, said the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), in its biweekly report […]

December 13, 2019 6:46 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Refugees/Immigration, West Bank 0

690 Violations against Palestinian Media in Two Months

A report by the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS) said that since the beginning of 2019 and until the end of November, Israeli forces carried out 690 violations against Palestinian media. The violations include the shooting of live ammunition and other bullets towards journalists, leading to the injury of 72 media […]

December 13, 2019 6:36 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

Jewish Voice for Peace Condemns Trumps Executive Order Silencing Israel Critics on Campuses

The US-based group Jewish Voice for Peace issued the following statement in response to Donald Trump’s latest executive order. Their statment reads as follows: The impending Executive Order by President Trump will do nothing to make Jewish students safer on college campuses, and Jewish Voice for Peace is appalled at […]

December 13, 2019 11:10 AM IMEMC & Agencies Boycott Movement, Human rights, International, International News, News Report 0

Adalah: The Illegality of Israel‚Äôs Plan to Transfer Palestinian Bedouin Citizens into ‚ÄėRefugee Displacement Camps‚Äô in the (Negev)

Israel is taking the first steps towards establishing refugee displacement camps to house tens of thousands of Palestinian Bedouin citizens of Israel whom it plans to “urgently” evict from their homes in unrecognized villages across the Naqab (Negev) region without even offering them any permanent or just housing solutions, according […]

December 13, 2019 7:10 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Israel, Negev, News Report 0

Israeli Officials Storm Jerusalem Neighborhoods Under Police Protection

An Israeli municipal crew, on Wednesday, stormed several neighborhoods of Silwan district, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Occupied Jerusalem, and photographed Palestinian homes, raising fears of Israel’s intent to demolish dozens of houses. Local official, Fakhri Abu Diyab, said that police forces escorting municipal employees stormed the neighborhoods […]

December 13, 2019 6:52 AM IMEMC & Agencies Arab World, Human rights, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, Refugees/Immigration, West Bank 0

Committee to Protect Journalists Calls on Israel to Release Reporter

Israeli authorities have been urged by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) to immediately release Palestinian journalist, Sameh Al-Titi, or to disclose any charges against him, Middle East Monitor reported. Al-Titi, a reporter for the Hebron University-affiliated broadcaster Radio Alam, was arrested by Israeli occupation forces on 9 December, at […]

December 13, 2019 6:26 AM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Human rights, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Jordan’s Foreign Ministry Condemns Israel’s Violations at Al-Aqsa

According to Alray, Jordan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, on Tuesday, condemned the ongoing Israeli violations against the Al-Aqsa Mosque/ Al-Haram Al-Sharif. One of the most recent violations was by a former Knesset member, performing Talmudic rituals at the entrance of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, accompanied by a group of […]

December 13, 2019 4:39 AM IMEMC & Agencies Holy sites, Human rights, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Interfaith Statistical Report: 104 Israeli Excavation Projects in Jerusalem

A statistical report issued by the Christian-Islamic Committee to Defend Jerusalem and the Islamic Cooperation organization, showed that excavations under Jerusalem since 1967 have reached 104, 4 of which are under or around the Al-Aqsa mosque, 5 in Silwan, 5 in the Old City, and 8 in other sites, also […]

December 13, 2019 4:28 AM IMEMC & Agencies Holy sites, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Senior PLO Leader: Israel Trying to Terminate the Two-State Solution

Senior Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) leader, Dr. Saeb Erekat said ‚ÄúPalestinians have the right to feel betrayed by the silence of the international community over the racist practices committed by Israel and the US, which violate international law.” Palestine News Network (PNN) editor in chief, Monjed Jadou, reported that Dr. […]

December 13, 2019 3:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, International Politics, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Army Abducts A Woman, Invade Many Homes, Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, a Palestinian woman from Beit Doqqo village, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem; her detention comes just a few days after the soldiers abducted her husband. Local sources in Beit Doqqo said the soldiers abducted Zakiyya Ali Hussein, 30, when she headed to an interrogation center after […]

December 12, 2019 3:20 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Soldiers Shoot A Medic, Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers shot, on Thursday at dawn, a medic and abducted thirteen other Palestinians, including a university student, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers invaded Ein Misbah neighborhood and Surda Junction, and resorted to the excessive use of force against […]

December 12, 2019 2:34 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jericho, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Anti-Arab Spraypainted on Mosque in Northern Israel

In the village of Manshiet Zibdeh, located in what is now Israel, a mosque was defaced with racist graffiti on Thursday morning, and cars parked at the mosque had their tires punctured. Israeli police were called in by the Imam of the Mosque when the graffiti was found, but they […]

December 12, 2019 12:12 PM IMEMC News Israel, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0