Search Results for : Sheikh Jarrah

13 May
4:07

Jerusalem Municipality Resumes Evicting Palestinians from Sheikh Jarrah

Activists gather against the eviction of the Shamasna family in Sheikh Jarrah, March 1, 2013. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY: AMALYA DUBROVSKY MAY 11, 2018 At least 75 Palestinian families live under threat of eviction in the East Jerusalem neighborhood. Jerusalem municipal authorities delivered an eviction notice to In’am […]

27 Jul
8:42

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap 33 Palestinians In Silwan, One In Sheikh Jarrah, In Occupied Jerusalem

Hundreds of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the town of Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, before storming and violently searching dozens of homes and kidnapped 33 Palestinians. The soldiers also kidnapped one Palestinian in Sheikh Jarrah. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the […]

16 Oct
3:12

Settlers March In Sheikh Jarrah Neighborhood In Jerusalem

October 16, 2012 3:12 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Dozens of extremist Israeli settlers marched, Tuesday, in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, and conducted provocative acts while chanting slogans against the Arabs and Palestinians.The Quds Media Center reported that the settlers marched in the neighborhood heading towards “Tomb of Simeon”. Most of the settlers are believed to […]

28 May
11:26

Settlers To March In Sheikh Jarrah Next Wednesday

Extremist Israeli settlers intend to hold a provocative procession starting from Sheikh Jarrah Palestinian neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem to mark 44 years since Israel occupied the city.Israeli paper, Yedioth Aharonoth, reported that the protest is planned for next Wednesday, as it marks the 44th anniversary of occupying Jerusalem, according […]

21 Apr
1:15

Ten More Families To Be Evicted In Sheikh Jarrah

April 21, 2011 1:15 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Palestine News Network reports that extremist settlers handed out eviction notices to a further 10 families living in Sheikh Jarrah in East Jerusalem on Tuesday.A group of settlers from the Moskovich and Chibi Ali organizations allegedly delivered the eviction notices to the families, claiming that their homes belong to […]

19 Feb
2:40

Bulldozers Raze Palestinian Land in Sheikh Jarrah

February 19, 2011 2:40 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center reports that Israeli bulldozers cleared a tract of Palestinian land in Sheikh Jarrah yesterday.Landowner Khalil Abu Taa’ has been fighting a lengthy legal battle for the land since 1978 and has since been issued several orders by the Israeli Magistrates Court prohibiting him from using […]

17 Feb
3:38

Israeli Court Slams Police for Sheikh Jarrah Activist Arrests

February 17, 2011 3:38 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Non-violent action 0

On Wednesday, the Jerusalem District Court rejected an appeal by police disputing the court’s decision to release Sheikh Jarrah Solidarity Protesters without conditions.The four protesters were arrested, Monday, for demonstrating against the approval of 16 new Jewish-only homes in the east Jerusalem neighborhood. Judge Moshe Drori criticized police for their […]

09 Feb
10:22

Settlers Planning 200 Units in Sheikh Jarrah

February 9, 2011 10:22 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Arieh King, founder and director of the Israel Land Fund, stated that within five to ten years 200 units for Jewish settlers will be built in the Palestinian neighborhood in Sheikh Jarrah, in occupied East Jerusalem.King told the Israeli Yedioth Aharonoth that “there is a plan to retrieve the land […]

08 Feb
3:19

Jerusalem Municipality Approves Construction of Settlement Units in Sheikh Jarrah

The Jerusalem Municipal Committee for Planning and Building have met, on Monday, to approve the construction of two buildings in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. These buildings will be for the exclusive use of Israeli settlers and will require the eviction of Palestinian families in the neighbourhood before […]

09 Jan
8:33

Israeli Authorities Demolish Shepherd Hotel In Sheikh Jarrah

January 9, 2011 8:33 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Israeli Authorities and the Jerusalem Municipality demolished on Sunday morning the old building of the Shepherd Hotel in Sheikh Jarrah, in occupied East Jerusalem.Several bulldozers started the leveling of the hotel under significantly increased presence of Israeli policemen and soldiers. The destruction of the hotel comes as Israel intends […]

10 Jul
8:28

Three Peace Activists Detained In Sheikh Jarrah

Israeli soldiers kidnapped three peace activists in Sheikh Jarrah, a Palestinian neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem during the weekly protest against occupation and extremist settlers who took over Arab homes in the neighborhood.The army was extensively deployed in the area and tried to prevent the activists from conducting their weekly […]

07 Apr
8:12

Settlers Aim To Evict Two More Palestinian Families in Sheikh Jarrah

Israeli settlers are trying to have two more Palestinian families evicted from their homes in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, in order to allow the construction of Jewish-only homes in their place.Israeli daily, Haaretz, reported that the settlers want to build 200 units only designated for Jews in […]

25 Mar
11:00

Jerusalem Municipality approves settlement units in Sheikh Jarrah

Israeli occupation’s Jerusalem Municipality has given final approval to a group of settlers to construct 20 housing units in Sheikh Jarrah. The announcement comes during the visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Washington to meet with President Barack Obama in Washington. The construction site locates in Shepherd Hotel […]

25 Feb
2:19

Several Residents, Including Children, Wounded In Sheikh Jarrah

February 25, 2010 2:19 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources in Jerusalem reported on Wednesday at night that several Palestinian residents, including children and women, were wounded in Sheikh Jarrah.All those injured reported unprovoked attacks from Israeli soldiers and settlers. Clashes took place after a group of settlers became violent while celebrating the Jewish Purim holiday, at […]

30 Jan
5:50

Despite Threats of Police Force, Sheikh Jarrah Protest Ends Without Arrest

Following warnings of a forceful crackdown by the Israeli police, this week’s protest in Sheikh Jarrah was attended in volume but remained restrained.Starting at 3pm, on Friday, the non-violent demonstration, was attended by approximately 500 Palestinians, internationals and, anti-Zionist Israelis. One Israeli man, speaking to IMEMC on the condition of […]

25 Jun
11:36

Building Seizure Foiled by Palestinians in Sheik Jarrah

Palestinians from the Um Haroun area, Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, occupied Jerusalem, on Monday, foiled an attempt to take over two buildings, by Israeli forces. WAFA correspondence reported locals as saying that Israeli police withdrew from the area after being asked to present the court’s eviction order, which they failed to do. […]

25 Mar
9:31

Illegal Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires Of 30 Cars In Jerusalem

Several illegal Israeli colonists infiltrated, on Monday at dawn, Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in the center of occupied East Jerusalem and punctured the tires of at least 30 Palestinian cars. Locals said the colonists live in an illegal outpost in the Sammar area, right next to Sheikh Jarrah. They added that […]

02 Mar
5:48

Illegal Colonists Attack A Palestinian Man In Jerusalem

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Friday evening, a Palestinian man from Beit Hanina neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the man, identified as Amin Natsha, was walking near his work in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, in the center of the occupied city. They added […]

27 Feb
3:07

US Supporting Settlement Expansion as Israeli Elections Draw Near

by Madeeha Araj/ NBPRS/ The National Bureau for Defending Land and Resisting Settlements said, in its latest weekly report, that  the ruling Israeli right-wing in Israel is racing time in order to get the votes of the Israelis, particularly those of the settlers. It escalates land confiscation campaigns throughout the […]

18 Feb
6:13

Jerusalem: Over $55m to be Invested in Old City Settlement Projects

The Company for the Reconstruction and Development of the Jewish Quarter, in the Old City of Jerusalem, invested more than 200 million shekels ($55,288,940) into “settlement projects”, in Jerusalem’s Old City district. Israel Hayom news outlet reported that the projects will include renovating the Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue, the Burnt House, […]

15 Feb
6:41

OCHA: 44 Palestinians Displaced by Israel in January

In January, about 40 Palestinian-owned structures were demolished or seized by Israeli authorities — almost the same as the monthly average recorded in 2018 — displacing 44 people and otherwise affecting some 200 others, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in the occupied Palestinian territory […]

12 Feb
5:17

Report: All Israeli Electoral Programs Call for the Absorption of One Million New Settlers

by Madeeha Araj/ NBPRS/PNN The National Bureau for Defending Land and Resisting Settlements said, in its weekly report, that, according to data published by the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics, the government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has established, during the past decade, 7 new settlements in the occupied […]

08 Feb
6:10

EU Report: Over 15,000 Settlement Units Built During 2018

The advancement of settlement units continued at an unprecedented high level during the second half of 2018 (July-December), according to a recent EU report on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem. More than 7,000 units in the occupied West Bank (4,350), including East Jerusalem (2,900), were advanced […]

07 Feb
7:44

Israeli Tender for Jerusalem Railway Rejected by Spanish Company

A Spanish company announced, yesterday, that it had rejected an Israeli tender to build part of the Jerusalem railway, which will cut deep into occupied Palestinian territory. Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF or Construction and Other Railway Services) announced that it “refuses to build a section of the railway […]

30 Jan
4:38

Permitting Apartheid: Israeli House Demolitions in Jerusalem

The demolition of the Shawmreh and Abu Rameilah’s homes, July 19, 2018. Photo credit: Afif Amira for WAFA. POSTED BY: AHMAD JARADAT JANUARY 30, 2019 Israel demolished 20 percent more Palestinian-owned homes in Jerusalem in 2018 compared to 2017. Israeli authorities presented Ayman Naim Kawasbeh of Jerusalem with a terrible choice in […]

30 Jan
4:17

Senior PLO Official Calls on UN to Deploy Permanent International Presence in Palestine

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, today, decided not to renew the mandate of the Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH), which has existed since 1997  and established upon the adoption of UNSC resolution 904, which followed the massacre that took place in 1994, during the dawn prayers on a Ramadan morning, […]

24 Jan
4:04

Mladenov Addresses Security Council

The UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nikolay Mladenov, stated that Gaza is currently facing a real catastrophe, pointing out that the possibility of establishing an independent Palestinian state have dwindled.   Al Ray reports that the coordinator renewed his rejection to Israel’s expansion of illegal settlements […]

23 Jan
6:40

UN Officials Reaffirm that Forcible Transfers are In Breach of Geneva Convention

After visiting the Palestinian Sabbagh family, who is facing eviction from its home, in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of occupied Jerusalem, for the benefit of Israeli settlers, United Nations and other officials have again warned that forced eviction and transfer of Palestinians are a breach of Fourth Geneva Convention. Jamie […]

22 Jan
4:23

EU Representatives Visit Jerusalem Family Threatened with Eviction

European Union diplomats, on Monday, visited the Sabbagh family, who are under threat of eviction from their home in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem, for the benefit of Jewish settlers, and warned that settlement activity in the occupied Palestinian territory is illegal under international law. The Israeli High […]

19 Jan
6:56

Palestinians, Israelis Protest Eviction of Sabbagh Family

Palestinians, internationals and Israelis protest against the eviction of the Sabbagh family in Jerusalem, January 18, 2019. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY: AHMAD JARADAT JANUARY 19, 2019 If the Israeli government evicts the Sabbagh family, it will be the fourth time the family has lost property to Israelis since […]

18 Jan
7:24

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (10 – 16 January 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 10 – 16 January, 2019. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. A woman and a child were killed during the 42nd week of the Return and […]

13 Jan
8:26

Five Palestinian Families Facing Eviction due to Settler Claims

A Palestinian family in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem received an order, from the Israeli authority’s Law Enforcement Department, on Saturday, to evacuate a building it owns, and where five Palestinian families live, by January 23rd. According to the Civic Coalition for Palestinian Rights in Jerusalem (CCPRJ), […]

04 Jan
7:11

Israel Demolishes First Palestinian Home in 2019

The Sheweiki family’s belongings outside of their demolished home in Qalandia, January 2, 2019. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY: ALTERNATIVE INFORMATION CENTER JANUARY 4, 2019 Israel demolished 480 Palestinian-owned structures in 2018, representing a 21 percent increase compared to 2017. On Wednesday, January 2, 2018, Israeli forces demolished a […]

11 Dec
5:29

169 Structures Demolished in East Jerusalem This Year

A family demolishes their own home in Silwan, December 8, 2018. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY: AHMAD JARADAT DECEMBER 11, 2018 Israeli authorities have demolished a total of 169 structures in East Jerusalem this year – a 20 percent increase compared to 2017. This month, Israeli authorities have demolished […]

30 Nov
6:29

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (22 – 28 November 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 22 – 28 November, 2018. Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian and wounded 4 others, including a child, in the West Bank. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against unarmed civilians and peaceful […]

26 Nov
10:55

Report: Israel Continues with Ethnic Cleansing Policies in Occupied Jerusalem

In its latest report about Israeli settlements activities in the occupied West Bank, the National Bureau for Defending Land and Resisting Settlements stated that, within the Israeli plans to complete the settlement belt around Jerusalem in general, and the Al-Aqsa Mosque in particular, the Israeli High Court has approved the […]

25 Nov
3:41

Israel Attempts to Beautify Settlements amid International Rejection

Israel’s right-wing government, led by the Likud Party, is trying to improve the image of the settlement to the Israeli public and world opinion, aiming to encourage and settle Jewish communities including immigrants from Arab countries, Iran, Ethiopia and India in Israel, through broadcasting video clips via internet and mobile […]

22 Nov
11:39

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (14 – 21 November 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 14 – 21 November, 2018. Israeli forces killed a fisherman and continued to use excessive force against unarmed civilians and peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. 113 civilians, including 25 children, 3 women, 3 […]

19 Nov
1:28

Israeli Supreme Court Rules to Evict 40 Palestinians in Jerusalem

40 Palestinian family members will be forced into homelessness, following an Israeli Supreme Court decision to evict them from their homes. The ruling also sets a precedent that will likely result in the evictions of hundreds more Palestinians in a neighborhood that Israeli authorities have designated for ‘Jewish-only’ settlements as […]

02 Oct
6:30

Israel Targets Palestinian Homes in Jerusalem for Demolition

The aftermath of a house demolition in Jerusalem, September 2018. Photo credit: OCHA – OPT. POSTED BY: ALTERNATIVE INFORMATION CENTER SEPTEMBER 30, 2018 Israeli forces demolished five Palestinian-owned structures in the holy city in September. Israeli authorities continued targeting Palestinian homes and businesses for demolition in the holy city throughout September. On September 20, […]

27 Sep
8:54

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (20 – 26 September 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 20 – 26 September, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against unarmed civilians and peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip and West Bank. 3 civilians were killed in Gaza City and northern Gaza. […]

20 Sep
11:59

Israel to Build Hundreds of Settlement Units in Jerusalem

Silwan, Jerusalem. POSTED BY: AHMAD JARADAT SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 The Israeli government has recently approved the construction of nearly 1,000 housing units in East Jerusalem settlements. On September 18, 2018, Israeli settler Aryeh King announced that the Israeli Civil Administration approved a plan to install 220 settlement units in Jabal al-Mukkaber, a Palestinian neighborhood […]

13 Sep
5:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Young Men In Jerusalem

September 13, 2018 5:07 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, two young Palestinian men during a nonviolent procession against a conference held by colonialist settlers in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said several Palestinians managed to enter the area of the gathering, before the conference started, and […]

04 Sep
8:12

Report: Israel Using Judicial System to Facilitate Settlement Project

Madeeha Araj/ NBPRS/PNN (photo: The illegal settlement of Ofra, Reuters) The National Bureau for Defending the Land and Resisting Settlement stated that the Israeli Central Court’s resolution on keeping hundreds of settlement units in the occupied West Bank, under an Israeli judicial procedure called “market regulations,” is a dangerous precedent […]

01 Sep
9:32

Israel Targets Palestinian Homes in Jerusalem for Demolition (VIDEO)

Israeli forces demolish a printing house in East Jerusalem, August 29, 2018. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY: ALTERNATIVE INFORMATION CENTER AUGUST 31, 2018 Israeli forces demolished six Palestinian-owned structures in the holy city in August. The European Union reported this month that nearly half of the Palestinian-owned structures demolished by Israeli […]

28 Aug
12:53

Israeli Colonialist Settlers Occupy A Palestinian Land In Jerusalem

On Monday morning, a group of Israeli colonizers, accompanied by police officers, occupied a Palestinian land in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem. The colonizers invaded the area, accompanied by representatives of the so-called Absentee Property Custodian Department, invaded the area, and illegally confiscated a private Palestinian land, owned […]

15 Aug
12:46

Israel Seizes Palestinian Farmland for ‘Gardening Purposes’

An Israeli flyer outlining Palestinian land to be confiscated, August 10, 2018. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY: ALTERNATIVE INFORMATION CENTER AUGUST 14, 2018 Palestinians say that Israeli authorities in Jerusalem barred them from tending to their plants in the area targeted for confiscation. On August 10, 2018, the Israeli […]

12 Aug
5:57

Settlers Inaugurate ‘Tourist Center’ in Silwan

Israeli settlers attend an inauguration ceremony for a tourist center in Silwan, August 1, 2018. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY: AMALYA DUBROVSKY AUGUST 10, 2018 Two Palestinians were arrested prior to the event and dozens of others were forcibly cleared from the streets by fully armed Israeli police. The […]

28 Jul
1:51

Israel Forces Teachers to Leave Palestine

Photo: Issam Rimawi (APA images) Israel has completely shut down a Palestinian university in Jerusalem amid a series of assaults on academic freedom. Israel is obstructing academic freedom at Palestinian universities through various measures, including closing colleges and denying visas for visiting professors. On 14 July, Israeli police raided and shut […]

20 Jul
1:16

Israel Ramps Up Demolitions of Palestinian Homes in Jerusalem

The demolition of the Shawmreh and Abu Rameilah’s homes, July 19, 2018. Photo credit: Afif Amira for WAFA. POSTED BY: AHMAD JARADAT JULY 19, 2018 UN reports a 12 percent increase in the demolition of Palestinian-owned structures in Jerusalem over the first half of 2018. The demolition of Palestinian-owned homes and structures […]

18 Jul
8:59

Israel Bans Palestinian Academic Conference in Jerusalem

Israeli forces raid a Palestinian academic conference, July 14, 2018. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY: AHMAD JARADAT JULY 18, 2018 One Palestinian was arrested. Over a dozen others were briefly detained and in some cases ordered to appear before Israeli intelligence at a later date. The Israeli minister of […]

14 Jul
12:07

Israeli Police Bans Academic Conference In Jerusalem

Dozens of Israeli police officers prevented, Saturday, Palestinian academics, intellectuals and religious leaders from holding a conference  at a Palestinian college in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, in occupied Jerusalem. The Israeli officers also issued an order shutting the educational facility down. The officers, accompanied by security officials, surrounded the Arts Campus […]

01 Jun
7:22

Israel Funnels Millions to Erase Palestinian History

Silwan/City of David. Photo credit: Emek Shaveh. POSTED BY: COREY SHERMAN MAY 31, 2018 The Ministry of Culture earmarks $17 million to expand archeological excavations in East Jerusalem. This month, the Israeli minister of culture Miri Regev (MK Jewish Home) announced plans to funnel $17 million toward archaeological excavations in East Jerusalem. […]

31 May
3:24

Jerusalem Municipality Seizes Historic Islamic Cemetery (VIDEO)

Photo credit: Emek Shaveh. POSTED BY: AMALYA DUBROVSKY MAY 30, 2018 Throughout May, the Israeli Nature and Parks Authority has been hard at work confiscating Bab al-Rahmah Cemetery in East Jerusalem. Following years of unearthing graves, preventing burials, and installing wire fencing there, Israeli construction crews cordoned off the cemetery with a metal fence this month. Bab […]

01 May
3:37

Report: Settler Gangs Escalating Aggression against Palestinians under Full US Bias

By Madeeha Araj/ National Bureau for the Defense of Land and Resisting Settlements (NBPRS)/PNN In the West Bank, settlement and terrorist activities continue against Palestinians and their property by “Pay the Price” groups, the most recent of which are the attacks on the towns of Ramon, Burin, Barqa and Beit Iksa, as […]

14 Mar
9:37

Jerusalem and Hebron Face Further Judaization Efforts as Israel Provides Grants for Outposts

(photo: illegal settlement of Ofra, north of Ramallah Source:. Reuters) By: Madeeha Araj/ NBPRS/PNN The Palestine Liberation Organization’s National Bureau for the Defense of Land and Resisting Settlements said in his latest report that the Israeli government is continuing its Judaization policy in Jerusalem and Hebron and continues to provide […]

05 Feb
11:15

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 21 Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, 21 Palestinians, including children, during extensive and violent searches of homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Committee stated that the soldiers abducted four Palestinians, including two siblings, identified as Fadi and Moneeb Ghneimat, in addition […]

04 Feb
9:57

Report: U.S. ‘Deal of the Century’ Peace Plan Would Create New Palestinian Capital

Palestinian leadership in Ramallah have received, via a third party, the initial outlines for the forthcoming U.S. peace plan, dubbed the ‘Deal of the Century’, according to a report by pan-Arab paper Al-Hayat, released on Sunday. The revised initiative would transfer towns and villages belonging to Palestinians and Arab Israelis […]

28 Jan
7:31

Palestinian Youth Activists Under Attack

January 28, 2018 7:31 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli repression targeting Palestinian youth activists has continued to rise. On Friday, 26 January, occupation forces seized Haitham Siyaj, only a month after he was released from nearly two years’ imprisonment without charge or trial under administrative detention. Siyaj is one of the comrades of Basil al-Araj who was seized by […]

14 Oct
6:58

Palestinian Children Beaten, Tortured Under Israeli Interrogation

Several Palestinian child prisoners in Ofer prison revealed their experiences with torture and mistreatment to Palestinian lawyer Wael Awakah, including beatings and threats by Israeli occupation soldiers and interrogators from the moment of their arrest. Awakah reported that Waleed Riyad al-Dali, 14 years old, a tenth-grade student and a resident of […]

05 Oct
1:17

Army Abducted 400 Palestinians, Including 55 Children, In September

The Palestinian Center for Detainees’ Studies has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted more than 400 Palestinians, including 55 children and eight women, in September. Researcher Riyad al-Ashqar said the soldiers, and navy, have abducted seven fishermen close to the shore in the Gaza Strip, in addition to abducting Ramzi […]

16 Sep
6:30

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (30 August – 13 September 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 30 August – 13 September 2017. A Palestinian civilian from al-Dheishah refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, succumbed to his wounds, while 10 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, were wounded in the West Bank and […]

09 Sep
12:53

Four Abducted as Israelis Join Protest against Eviction of Palestinian Family

According to Israeli media, over 200 Israelis marched from central Jerusalem to the neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah, Friday, to protest the eviction of a Palestinian family from their homes. The demonstrators marched on West Jerusalem’s thoroughfare until they crossed over into the Palestinian neighborhood, where they were met by dozens of […]

07 Sep
10:08

Israel’s Jewish-Only Right of Return Displaces Palestinians for 2nd Time (VIDEO)

TRNN’s Shir Hever says the eviction of a family in East Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah is part of a larger Israeli strategy to displace Palestinians, but it could inadvertently set a precedent for hundreds of thousands of Palestinians who lost their homes in 1948. Shir Hever is an Economist working at The […]

04 Sep
2:51

Israel Delivers Eviction Orders Against Six Homes In Jerusalem

The Israeli Authorities delivered, Sunday, eviction orders targeting homes of six Palestinian families in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, and informing them that they have thirty days to evacuate. The Sheik Jarrah Local committee said that the orders were delivered on the third day of Al-Adha Muslim feast, […]

23 Aug
11:48

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In Jerusalem

August 23, 2017 11:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, several areas in occupied East Jerusalem, in the West Bank, and abducted seven Palestinians, including an elderly man. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers invaded a Palestinian home in Bab Hitta neighborhood, adjacent to Al-Aqsa Mosque, abducted an elderly […]

23 Aug
9:21

Army Abducts Several Palestinians, Including Father And Teenage Daughter, In Jerusalem

Update: The soldiers released Hiba al-Froukh, 15, and placed her father in solitary confinement, under interrogation, in al-Maskobiyya interrogation center in Jerusalem. The father, Mohammad al-Froukh, also received an order preventing him from meeting with his lawyer for two days. His daughter was released with any conditions or bail. Updated […]

Palestine Today - audio
23 Aug
12:15

Palestine Today 08 22 2017

August 23, 2017 12:15 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, August, 22, 2017. Settlers and troops attack worshipers in Jerusalem and invade West Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. On Tuesday, Israeli police stationed at the […]

09 Jul
5:07

EU Expects Israel to ‘Reconsider’ Settlement Plans

The European Union deplored, on Friday, Israeli plans to build more housing units within illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories, and called on Israel to “reconsider” these plans. “Earlier this week, Israeli authorities proceeded with plans and issued building permits for over 1.500 settlement units in East Jerusalem. Reportedly, […]

04 Jul
8:09

5 Palestinian Families to be Expelled for Construction of Jerusalem Settlement Units

Israeli occupation authorities are to discuss the approval of 1,800 settlement units in the Sheikh Jarrah Neighbourhood, in the heart of occupied Jerusalem. According to Israeli rights watchdog Peace Now, the Israeli Jerusalem Regional Committee would discuss the approval of the project on July 16. The project requires the expulsion […]

06 Jun
5:12

Extremists Vandalize Palestinian Cars in East Jerusalem

Israeli fanatics are believed to be behind the slashing of car tires and the spray painting of hate graffiti on cars in two different East Jerusalem areas, according to Israeli police. According to WAFA, a spokesperson said that the tires of several cars parked in the French Hill and in […]

02 Apr
10:42

Breaking the Silence Director Yuli Novak Delivers Powerful Speech in Jerusalem

Last night, in Jerusalem, thousands of Israeli and Palestinian citizens came together in solidarity, to protest the enduring state of chaos and civil strife perpetuated by decades of violent military oppression imposed on the region. Yuli Novak, executive director of “Breaking the Silence,” a group of former Israeli soldiers who […]

Jerusalem: On 19 December 2016, Israeli Forces Demolish Commercial Facility in Shaikh Jarrah Neighborhood Belonging to Adnan Harhash. (PCHR photo)
23 Dec
1:12

PCHR Weekly Report: Child killed, adult civilian wounded by Israeli troops this week

December 23, 2016 1:12 PM PCHR Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 15 – 21 December 2016, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. A Palestinian child was killed and another was […]

20 Dec
1:52

Batan al-Hawa neighborhood, Silwan: The next target for “Judaization” of East Jerusalem

Report By B’Tselem – The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories: The Batan al-Hawa neighborhood, in the heart of Silwan, is the setting for the most extensive expulsion in recent years in East Jerusalem. To date, eviction claims have been filed against 81 Palestinian families that […]

28 Oct
9:34

Israeli Prosecutor Indicts Brother Of Slain Palestinian For “Facebook Incitement”

October 28, 2016 9:34 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli Prosecutor at the District Court in occupied Jerusalem filed, Thursday, an indictment against a Palestinian from Silwan, accusing him of incitement on his Facebook page, and of “supporting a terrorist organization.” The Palestinian, Mohammad Shiokhi, 21, is from Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, was taken prisoner just hours […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
14 Oct
9:42

This Week in Palestine Week 41 2016

October 14, 2016 9:42 PM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for October 8, to the 14, 2016. A child and two adults are killed by Israeli gunfire this week. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. The Nonviolence Report […]

14 Oct
1:03

PCHR Weekly Report: 2 civilians killed, 6 wounded by Israeli forces this week

October 14, 2016 1:03 PM PCHR Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 06 – 12 October 2016, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. 2 Palestinian civilians were killed in occupied Jerusalem. […]

10 Oct
8:02

Israeli Army Detains 5 Palestinians In Jerusalem, 21 Since Jerusalem Shooting

October 10, 2016 8:02 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli army and police detained, on Sunday at night, five Palestinians from Jerusalem for capturing the Jerusalem shooting attack on film, while allegedly showing support for the attack by “shouting Allahu Akbar.” The Police have so far detained 21 Palestinians since the attack took place. In a statement, the […]

09 Oct
2:01

One Palestinian Killed After Killing An Israeli Police Officer, And A Woman

Israeli sources have reported, Sunday, that two Israelis were killed, and six others were wounded, in a drive-by shooting near the Light-Rail stop, close to the Police headquarters, in Jerusalem, and that the Palestinian, who carried out the shooting attack, was killed after a short pursuit. Israeli online daily Haaretz […]

04 Aug
10:16

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (28 July – 03 August 2016)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law, in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, continued during the reporting period (28 July – 03 August 2016). Shooting: Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force against Palestinian civilians participating in peaceful […]

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27 Jul
11:59

Palestine Today 07 27 2016

July 27, 2016 11:59 PM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, July 27, 2016. Israeli troops kill a Palestinian man and kidnapped more than 33 Palestinians during invasions in West Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. One […]

27 Jul
1:05

Army Kidnaps Two Palestinians In Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, two Palestinians in the northern West Bank city of Jenin, after invading their homes and searching them. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded the Eastern Neighborhood in Jenin, and kidnapped Abdul-Rahman Sanouri, and Mohammad […]

27 Jul
9:33

Army Kidnaps One Palestinian Near Tulkarem

The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the town of Bal’a, near Tulkarem city, in the northern part of the West Bank, and kidnapped one Palestinian. The PPS said the soldiers invaded the home of Othman Rajeh […]

28 May
3:44

OCHA Report On Israeli Violations – May 17-23

Protection of Civilians Weekly Report | 17 – 23 May 2016 — This is a report bu the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) — Published on 23 May 2016. A 17-year-old Palestinian girl was shot dead by the Israeli Border Police while approaching the Beit Iksa […]

13 May
1:15

Palestine Today 05 12 2016

May 13, 2016 1:15 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download/Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday, May 12, 2016. Israeli troops attack a funeral in Jerusalem and kidnap civilians during West Bank invasions. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers attacked the funeral ceremony of […]

12 May
1:32

Army Kidnaps Two Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Thursday at dawn, two Palestinians in the occupied West Bank. The PPS said many army vehicles invaded Kharbatha al-Misbah village, near Ramallah in central west Bank, before the soldiers searched homes and kidnapped a young man, identified […]

29 Feb
6:41

Entire Family Assaulted during al-Eesawiyya Raid

February 29, 2016 6:41 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli forces physically assaulted an entire family in the occupied East Jerusalem village of al-Eesawiyya, overnight Sunday, after the family resisted during an arrest raid, the head of the village said.Darwish Darwish said that Israeli forces stormed the home of Tareq and Tahreer Darwish, with the intention of detaining the […]

04 Feb
3:40

Army Kidnaps 27 Palestinians, Including Children

February 4, 2016 3:40 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, overnight and at dawn Thursday, at least 27 Palestinians, including children, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem.The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers kidnapped three children in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, in occupied Jerusalem. The three, Hamza Abdullah, 13, Mohammad […]

04 Feb
8:28

Soldiers Kidnap Eight Palestinians, Wound Two Children, In Jerusalem

February 4, 2016 8:28 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers kidnaped, Wednesday, eight Palestinians, including many children, in different parts of occupied Jerusalem, and injured two children — one with special needs. The soldiers also invaded and searched several homes.Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, member of the Follow-Up Committee in the al-‘Eesawiyya town in Jerusalem, said the soldiers invaded the […]

31 Jan
7:35

This Uprising Is About More Than Knives

When the “intifada of the knives” set off in October, last year, Western reporters flooded into Jerusalem to cover the new “escalation,” to interview people from “both sides of the conflict”, and to raise several variations of the old question: “Is this the beginning of a third intifada?”Inevitably, the journalists […]

09 Jan
7:14

2015: A Dangerous Escalation at Al-Aqsa Mosque

January 9, 2016 7:14 AM IMEMC & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Wadi Hilweh Information Center has issued their 2015 yearly report and monitored the main events in the city of Jerusalem, with special attention given to Israeli violations against Jerusalemites and their properties.The center explained, in its report, that occupation authorities escalated their violations in 2015, a year which witnessed major […]

24 Dec
6:56

Young Marah is Fighting Medical Negligence to Get Her High School Diploma

December 24, 2015 6:56 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human Interest, Israel, Prisoners 0

As they left the gate of their school, residing at the western area of Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in east Jerusalem, Marah Bakeer, a student in her last year of high school (Tawjihi), insisted to her friend, Asma’a Elkhatib, to join her family to take lunch at her home. At first, […]

18 Dec
2:23

PCHR Weekly Report: 6 Palestinians dead from Israeli attacks; 96 wounded

December 18, 2015 2:23 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 10 – 16 December 2015, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces killed 5 Palestinian civilians, and a child succumbed to her injuries, making a total of 6 […]

06 Dec
3:56

PCHR Weekly Report: 9 Palestinians Killed, 112 Wounded By Israeli Soldiers & Settlers this Week

December 6, 2015 3:56 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 26 Nov. – 02 Dec. 2015, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. 9 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children and […]

06 Nov
11:34

Child Injured In Jerusalem, Two Young Men Kidnapped

November 6, 2015 11:34 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Two young Palestinian men have been kidnapped, on Thursday evening, in occupied East Jerusalem after the soldiers invaded their homes, while a child was wounded earlier, after the soldiers fired concussion grenades into a school. Child kidnapped on Wednesday.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the […]

27 Oct
7:19

Israeli Forces Isolated and Divided Jerusalem into Small Cantons

October 27, 2015 7:19 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

As part of the continuing Israeli threats made by the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu against civilians in occupied East Jerusalem, particularly the decision to withdraw the Jerusalemite ID from thousands of Palestinian civilians, the Israeli forces have continued to implement more punitive measures and retaliatory acts against Palestinians in […]

12 Oct
8:59

Schoolgirl Seriously Injured by Israeli Fire

Israeli police, on Monday afternoon, have shot and critically injured a Palestinian schoolgirl who they claimed “tried to stab an officer”.The shooting took place on the Ammunition Hill in Sheikh Jarrah town, occupied East Jerusalem. According to PNN, initial reports say that the girl is 15 years old, and was […]

08 Oct
8:35

Jerusalem: Palestinian Youth Arrested after Allegedly Stabbing Israeli Settler & Security Guard

October 8, 2015 8:35 PM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report, Palestinian attacks 0

A Palestinian youth was arrested by Israeli troops on Thursday midday after he was accused of stabbing a security guard and a settler in Jerusalem. Israeli sources said that a 15 year old Palestinian boy stabbed a security guard at the lightrail station constructed on stolen Palestinian land in Sheikh […]

07 Oct
12:35

Israeli Forces Apply Collective Punishment Policy against Families of Palestinians Accused of Attacking Israelis

October 7, 2015 12:35 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report 0

On Tuesday, Israeli troops demolished two houses in Jabal al-Mukaber Village, and filled a home with concrete in al-Thawri Neighborhood in Occupied Jerusalem. The homes belonged to families of Palestinians accused of attacking Israelis.Palestinian rights groups say the demolitions are part of the collective punishment policy practiced by Israeli forces […]

20 Sep
12:57

Child seriously Injured, Seven Kidnapped In Jerusalem

September 20, 2015 12:57 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

One Palestinian child was shot in the head, with an Israeli rubber-coated steel bullet, on Saturday at night, suffering a serious injury, after the soldiers invaded the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied East Jerusalem. Army also kidnapped seven Palestinians in Jerusalem.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic), in Jerusalem, said […]