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Israeli Army Tanks Invade Parts of Gaza, Raze Palestinian Farmlands

Armored vehicles of the Israeli army invaded early on Wednesday, the northern besieged Gaza Strip town of Beit Hanoun, according to local sources. Sources and witnesses said that a number of armored vehicles including combat tanks, rolled about tens of meters, deep into farm lands, owned by local Palestinian farmers […]

April 1, 2020 5:39 PM Rami Almeghari Beit Hanoun, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Forces Demolish Palestinian Home, Deliver Stop Work Order for Livestock Barn

Israeli forces demolished on Tuesday, a Palestinian-owned house still under construction in the village of Jbara, south of Tulkarem, according to the head of Jbara village council, Ihsan Tahsin. Tahsin told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that a large army force broke into the village, in the northern occupied West Bank, […]

April 1, 2020 6:52 AM Ali Salam Hebron, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestine, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Euro-Med Monitor: Israeli Forces’ Incursions and Soldiers’ Behavior Jeopardize Measures to Prevent Outbreak of COVID-19

The Euro-Med Monitor followed with a great concern reports of suspicious behaviors of Israeli soldiers and settlers, during the storming of Palestinian houses, as some of them spat at parked cars, ATMs and shop locks, which raises fears of deliberate attempts to spread the virus and cause panic in the […]

April 1, 2020 6:22 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human Interest, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Opinion/Analysis, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Home of Palestinian Prisoner and Slain Brother to be Demolished by Israeli Forces

Israeli forces on Monday, handed a home demolition order to the family of slain Palestinian Saleh Barghouthi and his brother, Qassam Barghouthi Barghouthi’s family were given until April 8 to evacuate their two-floor home in Kobar village, in the central West bank city of Ramallah, the Palestinian Information Center reported. […]

April 1, 2020 5:46 AM Ali Salam Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Colonial Settlers Raze Palestinian Farm Lands near Nablus

Israeli colonial settlers on Tuesday, razed vast areas of Palestinian-owned farm lands in the occupied West Bank city of Nablus. Local media outlets said that the lands razed, are located near the illegal Israeli colonial settlement of Shefout Rahel. The sources confirmed that today’s bulldozing caused widespread harm to tens […]

March 31, 2020 6:56 PM Rami Almeghari Arab World, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, Nablus, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration, The Wall, West Bank 0

Israeli Troops Abduct Four Palestinians in Pre-Dawn Raids

Israeli troops reportedly abducted on Tuesday four Palestinian residents in the West Bank city of Ramallah and the town of Albeira, after invading their towns and their homes. Local media outlets, quoting witnesses, reported that among the four abducted was a local lawyer, and that the abduction occurred in the […]

March 31, 2020 12:29 PM Rami Almeghari Israeli attacks, News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, West Bank 0

COVID-19 State of Emergency: Powers and Restrictions Under Palestinian and International Law

 The Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR): Introduction: On 05 March 2020, the Palestinian President issued a decree declaring a 30-day state of emergency to combat the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Palestine. The Presidential decree bestowed upon the Prime Minister and relevant authorities the powers to “take all necessary […]

March 31, 2020 2:42 AM PCHR Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestine, Refugees/Immigration, West Bank 0

Israel’s Shin Bet Slaps PLC Member with Administrative Detention

The Shin Bet, Israel’s intelligence agency, on Sunday, decided to renew the detention of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) member and Hamas leader, Hasan Yousuf, for four months, under administrative detention. Sheikh Hasan Yousuf, 65, was scheduled for release on March 31, 2020, and just two days before his release, […]

March 30, 2020 9:28 PM Ali Salam Human rights, Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Palestinian Prisoners Concerned, as Coronavirus Hits Israeli Prisons

The Ramallah-based Palestinian Committee for Prisoners and Ex-prisoners, said on Monday, that Israeli authorities have reported three Coronavirus-positive cases among Israeli wardens in both the Ofer and Nitsan jails, where there are hundreds of Palestinian prisoners. The committee added that the discovery of such positive cases signals a crisis for […]

March 30, 2020 9:13 PM Rami Almeghari Human Interest, Human rights, Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli Authorities to Uproot Ancient Palestinian Trees in Northern Nablus

Israeli authorities in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, reportedly warned Palestinian residents in the area, that Israeli forces would soon uproot dozens of trees in the tourist zone of Almasoudiya. Palestinian Chief of Israeli colonial settlements file in northern West Bank, Ghassan Daghlas, told local media outlets that […]

March 30, 2020 6:23 PM Rami Almeghari Human rights, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

PCHR Calls upon International Community to Assist Healthcare System in Gaza Strip to Fight Coronavirus

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) is closely monitoring the health conditions in the Gaza Strip, and the healthcare system’s preparedness to combat the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) and its possible outbreak. PCHR confirms that the healthcare system will not be able to deal with patients infected with the coronavirus […]

March 30, 2020 5:42 PM PCHR Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human Interest, Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Palestinians Cancel Land Day March Over Coronavirus Concerns

March 30th marks Palestinian Land Day, commemorating  the day on March 30, 1976, when Palestinians inside Israel protested against the Israeli government announcement of the seizure of 21,000 dunams  (5,189 acres) of Palestinian land. The Israeli police violently suppressed the demonstrations, killing 6 young Palestinians, and injuring and arresting many […]

March 30, 2020 11:28 AM admin Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, International News, News Report, Non-violent action, Palestine 0

League of Arab States Reiterates Support to the Palestinian People

The Cairo-based League of Arab States, comprising of 22 Arab countries, reiterated on Sunday its support to the Palestinian people’s struggle against the Israeli occupation and called for unveiling all Israeli practices that undermine the existence of Palestinians on their own homeland. The league’s reiteration came in a statement, issued […]

March 29, 2020 10:08 PM Rami Almeghari Arab World, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Israeli Navy Shoots, Injures Palestinian Fisherman off Gaza Coast

One Palestinian fisherman was wounded by Israeli forces on Sunday, while fishing off the coast of the northern besieged Gaza Strip, according to local sources. Sources told Quds News Network (QNN) that the fisherman was in his boat fishing, when Israeli soldiers opened fire at him, wounding him with a […]

March 29, 2020 6:50 PM Ali Salam Beit Lahia, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli Police in Occupied East Jerusalem Invade a Number of Palestinian Neighborhoods, Abduct One

Israeli police forces, at dawn Sunday, invaded the occupied city of East Jerusalem, storming a number of Palestinian neighborhoods, according to local sources. Palestinian sources and witnesses said that Israeli police forces invaded through out Saturday night and early on Sunday, al-‘Isawiya village and stormed a number of neighborhoods. Sources […]

March 29, 2020 6:38 PM Rami Almeghari Arab World, Human rights, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0