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Syrian Rights Group says Trump’s Call on Golan Heights Will Destabilize Region

The Arab Human Rights Center in the Golan Heights condemned United States President Donald Trump’s tweet calling for the US to fully recognize Israel’s “sovereignty” over the occupied Syrian Golan Heights, saying it signals a major shift in US policy that runs contrary to facts, logic, and international law, while […]

March 24, 2019 5:06 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Arab World, International Politics, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians, One Seriously, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers injured, on Saturday evening, several Palestinians, including one who suffered life-threatening wounds, during protests across the eastern parts of the besieged and improvised Gaza Strip. Medical sources said the soldiers shot four Palestinians with live fire, east of Jabalia in northern Gaza Strip, and east of al-Boreij, in […]

March 24, 2019 1:49 AM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Beit Lahia, Deir al-Balah, Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

Soldiers Invade Homes, Stores And Barns In Hebron

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Saturday, Palestinian homes, stores and barns in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and installed a roadblock, south of the city. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and ransacked homes in the ash-Sheikh neighborhood in Hebron city, and occupied the rooftop of a home, […]

March 24, 2019 1:11 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Illegal Colonists Attack A Palestinian Woman And Her Son In Hebron

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian woman and her son near their home in Tal Romedia neighborhood in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian News &Info Agency (WAFA) has reported. WAFA stated that the Israeli assailants, […]

March 24, 2019 12:56 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0
Israeli military jet (archive image from Twitter)

Israeli Military Fires Missile Toward Motorcycle, Injuring Three Palestinians, In Gaza

The Israeli airforce targeted a motorcycle carrying three Palestinians on Saturday, injuring all three, in Central Gaza Strip. According to the Palestinian news agency Al Ray, a military aircraft targeted a motorcycle belonging to a citizen near Jaker Street, east of al- Boreij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip […]

March 23, 2019 11:45 PM Celine Hagbard Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinian Homes in Hebron

A group of illegal extremist Israeli colonists attacked, on Friday evening, Palestinian homes near Keryat Arba’ colony, built on Palestinian lands east of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said the colonists hurled stones at many homes, causing damage to the […]

March 23, 2019 10:59 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Friday at night, a young Palestinian man in the al-Mughayyir village, northeast of Ramallah. Media sources said the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Wajdi Tha’er Awwad, while crossing Qalandia Terminal, north of occupied Jerusalem, and took him to an unknown destination. In addition, […]

March 23, 2019 10:50 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

WHO: Over 97% of Gaza’s Water Below Quality Standards

More than 97% of the water pumped from the coastal aquifer, in the besieged Gaza Strip, does not meet the water quality standards of the World Health Organization (WHO), leading to the depletion of groundwater reserves, with the groundwater level in the coastal aquifer reaching 19 meters below sea level, […]

March 23, 2019 4:22 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human Interest, Human rights, International, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

UN Votes To Adopt Gaza HRC Report

The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to adopt a report accusing Israel of War Crimes committed against civilians during Gaza demonstrations. The report was adopted with 23 votes in favor, 8 against and 15 abstentions. Despite the statements of UK foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, the UK abstained from […]

March 23, 2019 3:40 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, International, International Politics, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Vienna Museum Cancels Palestine Event with South African Anti-apartheid Leader

Ronnie Kasrils: South African anti-apartheid leader and former Government Minister March 21, 2019  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) / Austria, South Africa, Europe March 21, 2019 —  A Vienna museum, Volkskundemuseum, has cancelled an event on Palestinian rights where former minister in Nelson Mandela’s government Ronnie Kasrils was scheduled to speak (Video by Ronnie […]

March 23, 2019 3:33 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, Human rights, International, International Politics, News Report 0

Navy Injures Palestinian Father and Son Off Gaza Coast

A Palestinian fisherman, along with his son, were shot and injured by Israeli naval forces, off the northwestern coast of the besieged Gaza Strip, on Friday. Head of the Palestinian Fishermen Union in Gaza, Zakariya Bakr, told Ma’an News Agency that the Israeli navy targeted a number of Palestinian fishing […]

March 23, 2019 3:26 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Palestinian Shot by Israeli Army during Peaceful Kufr Qaddoum Protests

At least one Palestinian was shot an injured with a rubber-coated steel bullet as Israeli forces quelled the weekly and peaceful anti-settlement demonstration in the village of Kufr Qaddoum, to the east of Qalqilia, said a local activist. Coordinator of the popular resistance committee in the village of Kufr Qaddoum, […]

March 23, 2019 3:15 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action, Qalqilia 0

PSC Condemns UK Government Vote at UN Human Rights Council

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign has responded to the UK government’s voting decisions at the ongoing UN Human Rights Council taking place in Geneva. On Friday morning, the UK abstained on an accountability resolution which moved to adopt the UN Independent Commission of Inquiry report condemning Israel’s “intentional use of unlawful […]

March 23, 2019 3:09 AM IMEMC News & Agencies International, International Politics, News Report, Non-violent action 0

Israeli Forces Kill 2, Wound 181 Civilians in March of Return Protests in Gaza

On Friday, 22 March 2019, In excessive use of forces against the peaceful protesters on the 51st Friday of the Great March of Return and Breaking Siege in the eastern Gaza Strip, Israeli forces killed 2 Palestinian civilians and wounded 181 others, including 53 Children, 5 Women, 1 Paramedic, and […]

March 23, 2019 1:02 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report, Non-violent action 0

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (14 – 20 March 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 14 – 20 March, 2019. Israeli warplanes launch dozens of airstrikes on the Gaza Strip for five hours. Two million Palestinians have become victims of collective punishment policy amid a tide of incitement at […]

March 22, 2019 6:21 AM PCHR Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0