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PCHR Press Release : 71st Great March of Return

On 71st Great March of Return, 149 civilians injured as a result of the Israeli military’s continued use of excessive force against peaceful protests along the Gaza Strip’s eastern border; 66 children, 7 paramedics, including a female paramedic, were among those injured this Friday, 23 August 2019. This week’s protest […]

August 24, 2019 5:08 AM PCHR Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israel, Israeli attacks, Jabalia, Khan Younis, News Report, Non-violent action, Rafah 0

Israeli Paramilitary Settlers Throw Stones at Palestinians in Hebron, Nablus

Right-wing Israeli settlers gathered in the northern and southern West Bank on Friday afternoon and threw stones at Palestinian vehicles. According to the Palestinian News Agency Wafa, Israeli settlers attacked and threw stones at Palestinian vehicles on the Rt. 60 bypass road near Kharsina area east of Hebron. Local sources […]

August 24, 2019 3:19 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Military Closes All Roads West of Ramallah

According to local sources, Israeli Forces on Friday closed the main roads to all Palestinian villages west of Ramallah, and reinforced their military presence at the entrances to Ramallah and Al-Bireh. Local sources for the Palestinian Wafa News Agency reported that the Israeli occupation forces closed the road to Ein […]

August 24, 2019 2:39 AM IMEMC News Human rights, Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Injure 122 Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly Great Return March processions along the eastern parts of the Gaza Strip, and injured 122 Palestinians, including 50 who were shot with live rounds, and three medics. Thousands of Palestinians gathered along the eastern parts of the coastal region, hundreds of meters away from […]

August 23, 2019 7:51 PM IMEMC News Beit Hanoun, Beit Lahia, Deir al-Balah, Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Jabalia, Khan Younis, News Report, Rafah, Refugees/Immigration 0

Israeli Teen Killed, Her Father And Brother Injured, In West Bank

Israeli sources have reported that an teenage girl, 17 years of age, was killed, while her brother and father were injured, when a bomb went off near them while hiking near the illegal Dolev colony, in the occupied West Bank. The Israeli army said the bomb was placed by Palestinians […]

August 23, 2019 5:53 PM IMEMC News Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestinian attacks, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Settler Runs Over 6-year-old Girl in Bethlehem District

An Israeli settler ran over a six-year-old Palestinian girl  in the village of Jabaa to the southwest of Bethlehem, the southern occupied West Bank, said eyewitnesses. Eyewitnesses said a settler ran over Jana Abu Loha, age 6, as she was passing near the entrance connecting between the villages of Jabaa and […]

August 23, 2019 1:25 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

MADA Launches Campaign for Women Journalists’ Rights

Journalist Hanaa Mahameed was injured by a sound grenade while covering clashes in East Jerusalem in October 2015. The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) launched a media campaign on social media, yesterday, on the protection of the rights of women journalists in Palestine, under the title, “Women […]

August 23, 2019 1:21 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli Forces Remove Vegetable Stands in Hebron

Israeli forces, Thursday, removed by force, Palestinian vegetable stands and vendors at Wadi al-Khalil military crossing, south of Dhahriyeh in the southern occupied West Bank, according to WAFA correspondent. He reported that the removal of the stands, will result in the vendors and their families losing their sole source of […]

August 22, 2019 8:45 PM The Palestinian News & Info Agency Hebron, Human rights, Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Forces Strike “Hamas Facilities”

Israeli warplanes attacked, late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning, several areas in the northern and southern Gaza Strip causing damage but no injuries, according to WAFA correspondent. It was reported that Israeli jets twice attacked a post on the Sheikh Ijjilin coast, east of Gaza City, causing fire and […]

August 22, 2019 8:29 PM The Palestinian News & Info Agency Beit Hanoun, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Israel, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0

Israeli Soldiers Attack Palestinian Nonviolent Protesters Near Ofar Prison

Israeli soldiers attacked, Thursday, dozens of nonviolent Palestinian protesters, holding a procession in front of Ofar Israeli prison, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, in solidarity with hunger striking detainees, and abducted one of them. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers resorted to the excessive […]

August 22, 2019 7:03 PM IMEMC News Human rights, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Army Abducts Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until morning hours Thursday, at least thirteen Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisaoners Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Jenin governorate, in northern West Bank, and interrogated many Palestinians before abducting five, including former […]

August 22, 2019 6:08 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, Jenin, Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians, Including Two Women, In Al-Aqsa

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, five Palestinians, including two women and a guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, after dozens of soldiers, police officers and colonialist settlers invaded the courtyards of the holy site. Firas ad-Dibis, the head of the Public Relations Department in Al-Aqsa, said the soldiers […]

August 22, 2019 5:22 PM IMEMC News Holy sites, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Army Demolishes Two Homes In Beit Hanina

Israeli soldiers demolished, Wednesday, two Palestinian homes in Beit Hanina town, north of occupied East Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that dozens of soldiers, police officers and undercover troops invaded al-Aqaba neighborhood in Beit Hanina and surrounded two homes owned by members of Rajabi […]

August 22, 2019 4:30 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Eight Palestinians detained, including 13-year-old girl: Prisoner Society

RAMALLAH, Wednesday, August 21, 2019 (WAFA) – Israel detained last night and this morning eight Palestinians, including two women and a 13-year-old girl, said the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS). It said soldiers detained the 13-year-old girl from Qalqilia after she was stopped for inspection near a settlement and allegedly a […]

August 22, 2019 5:01 AM The Palestinian News & Info Agency Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Qalqilia, Salfit, West Bank 0

Dozens Of Detainees To Join Hunger Strike

The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) has reported that dozens of its political prisoners, imprisoned by Israel in three detention facilities, have decided to hold a hunger strike for three days as in an initial measure in solidarity with detainee Hotheifa Halabiyya, who continues a hunger strike […]

August 22, 2019 4:02 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0