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07 May
7:43

Fateh wins Student Council election in Al Quds University

The Maan News Agency reported on Tuesday that Yasser Arafat Bloc of Fateh movement achieved an overwhelming victory at Al Quds University – Abu Dis, east of Jerusalem. The Yasser Arafat Bloc – named after the late Palestinian President, won 44 out of 62 seats. A leftist bloc belonging to […]

08 Apr
5:53

First ‘Study in Europe’ Open Day held at Al Quds University

In the first initiative of its kind, a "Study in Europe" Open Day was held today at Al Quds University in Abu Dis. Some 200 students attended the event, which was co-hosted by the European Commission and four European Member States, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and Denmark.Dr. Sari Nusseibeh, […]

12 Dec
12:16

Army Invades Al-Quds University, Confiscates Surveillance Recordings And Cause Damage

December 12, 2018 12:16 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the campus of Al-Quds University in Abu Dis town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and searched it causing excessive property damage, in addition to confiscating surveillance equipment and recordings. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the soldiers damaged many doors, desks and […]

05 Dec
3:44

Israel Will No Longer Recognize Degrees from Al-Quds University

After the initial hope that degrees from Al-Quds University, located in Abu Dis town, East Jerusalem, would be officially recognized by the Israeli government, the latter’s Ministry of Labor and Welfare Services has revoked its decision. This retracting decision comes within the pretext that the Palestinian Authority-administered college named after […]

13 Apr
1:22

Israeli Soldiers Attack Students In Al-Quds University, Wound Twenty-Four

Israeli soldiers attacked, Thursday, dozens of Palestinian students, protesting near the campus of Al-Quds University, in Abu Dis town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and wounded six with rubber-coated steel bullets, in addition to causing eighteen others to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers invaded the School […]

20 Nov
8:24

Al-Quds University Campus Sabotaged by Israeli Forces

An Israeli military force stormed, in a predawn raid, Al-Quds University campus, in the town of Abu Dis, east of Jerusalem, sabotaging and seizing exhibits, the Palestinian Ministry of Education said on Saturday. Troops broke down doors to an exhibition held at the Faculty of Medicine, sabotaging and seizing all […]

12 Apr
9:33

Students Affairs Council of Palestinian Universities Condemns Israel’s Violations of Right to Education in Al-Quds University

This is a press release from the Deans of Students’ Affairs Council of Palestinian Universities, condemning the Israeli army’s continuous invasions into academics institutions, especially the latest invasion into the Al-Quds University on April 5, 2016. Deans of students’ Affairs Council of the Palestinian universities strongly condemns the Israeli Occupation Forces […]

29 Jan
4:42

Army Invades Students’ Dorms In Al-Quds University

January 29, 2016 4:42 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the students’ dorms in Abu Dis University, east of occupied Jerusalem, searched and ransacked them causing excessive property damage, and confiscated computers and flags.The army detained the university guards in one room, before conducting the invasion, and violent searches. The University […]

22 Jan
6:04

Dozens Of Students Injured At Al-Quds University

January 22, 2014 6:04 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

[Wednesday, January 22, 2014] Palestinian medical sources have reported that dozens of students have been injured at Al-Quds University, in Abu Dis town of occupied East Jerusalem, after dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded it.The sources said that scores of students have been treated for the effects of tear gas inhalation, […]

13 Jun
6:34

Al Quds Open University Students Protest in Beit Sahour – Tuesday June 13

Fire and smoke rose up from the main roadway in front of Al Quds Open University in Beit Sahour as part of a protest in which the students burned tires and demanded a reversal of the recent decision to put the University under control of the Palestine Authority (PA) instead […]

13 Jun
4:12

Al Quds Open University students’ protests in Beit Sahour

With burning tyres and stones,the students of the Quads Open University in the West Bank city of Beit Sahour protested on Tuesday afternoon, at their university’s decision to be placed under the control of the Palestinian Authority ( PA) instead of the Palestinian liberation organization (PLO). Students mainly from Fatah […]

05 May
9:48

Army Kills Two Palestinians In Gaza, One Israeli Killed By Palestinian Shell

Israeli soldiers continued, on Sunday at dawn, the firing of dozens of missiles and shells, into many areas in the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip, including the center of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza, killing two Palestinians. One Israeli was killed by shrapnel from a Palestinian shell. Updates: […]

02 Apr
12:06

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, ten Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The soldiers invaded and searched many homes across the West Bank, and interrogated dozens of residents while inspecting their ID cards. The PPS […]

22 Feb
7:49

The Escalation of Israeli Collective Punishment of Palestinians

by Nada Awad, for Al Shabaka Palestinian Policy Network The Israeli authorities forcibly transferred Palestinian Nadia Abu Jamal from Jerusalem in 2017, following the demolition of her family home in 2015. Israel’s National Insurance Institute also revoked healthcare and other social security entitlements from Abu Jamal’s three children, two of whom suffer […]

13 Feb
6:49

Israeli Soldiers Injure Seventeen Palestinians In Jerusalem

February 13, 2019 6:49 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and injured seventeen Palestinians during ensuing protests. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the Schools Area, near the Al-Quds University, and surrounded the local Secondary School. They added that the school provides education to 800 students, […]

13 Feb
4:54

Israeli Forces Raid Abu Dis, Injure Palestinian Students

More than 17 Palestinian students suffered from tear-gas inhalation, after Israeli forces stormed the town of Abu Dis, in the occupied West Bank district of Jerusalem, on Tuesday, and attacked university students at al-Quds University. Local sources said, according to Ma’an, that Israeli forces stormed the Abu Dis village and […]

06 Feb
3:56

Israel Surfaces Plan to Seize Land Southeastern Jerusalem

Head of the committee for the defense of East Jerusalem land, Bassam Bahr, says there is an Israeli plan to seize more than a thousand dunams of agricultural land, including olive trees and houses belonging to Palestinian citizens in Khallet Abed, southeastern Jerusalem. Bahr referred to the Jerusalem Municipality’s announcement […]

03 Feb
4:28

MADA Condemns Wave of Attacks on Journalists in West Bank and Gaza

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) condemned the wave of arrests and detentions carried out by Palestinian security services in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip since the beginning of 2019. These violations have affected nine journalists, (as well as a number of other journalists who […]

01 Feb
6:54

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (24 – 30 January 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 24 – 30 January, 2019. 3 Palestinian civilians, including a boy and a girl, were killed by the Israeli forces and settlers, in the West Bank. The girl was killed at a military checkpoint, […]

30 Jan
5:09

Abbas and the Farce of Palestinian Democracy

by Yara Hawari, for Al-Shabaka Palestinian Policy Network. Since Mahmoud Abbas’s accession to the Palestinian Authority (PA) presidency in 2005, he has dominated the Palestinian political scene by consolidating his grip over various institutions while constraining opposition parties and figures. In addition to the split between Hamas and Fatah, which has been […]

15 Dec
4:32

Israel’s Executions Can’t Kill Palestinian Resistance: Remembering Ashraf Na’alwa, Saleh Barghouthi, Majd Mteir and Hasan Arda

Ashraf Na’alwa, Saleh Barghouthi, Majd Mteir (l-r). Graphic: Quds News Via the Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network. On 13 December, 2018, Israeli occupation forces shot down four Palestinians, including several resistance fighters who had evaded their pursuit for months. Ashraf Na’alwa, 23, was killed by occupation forces who attacked the home where […]

04 Nov
10:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron, Qalqilia and Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at night and on Sunday at dawn, four young Palestinian men in the West Bank governorates of Hebron, Qalqilia and Ramallah. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Ahmad al-Awawda, 21, from the al-Burj town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of […]

24 Oct
6:17

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Tubas

October 24, 2018 6:17 AM IMEMC News News Report, Palestinian attacks, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers killed, on Wednesday at dawn, a young Palestinian man in Tammoun town, and injured eleven others, east of Tubas, in northeastern West Bank. Medial sources said the young man, identified as Mohammad Mahmoud Bisharat, 21, was shot with a live round in the back, and died from his […]

20 Oct
8:40

Dark Money: Palestine, Mega Donors, and the 2018 Midterm Elections

Originally published by Al Shabaka Palestinian Policy Network. The 2018 mid-term elections are expected to be the most expensive in American history. Four years ago, the 2014 mid-term elections had fewer donors than in previous elections but spending still surpassed previous elections. To fill their campaign coffers, Democrats and Republicans […]

10 Sep
10:50

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Al-‘Isawiya, Injure Many In Abu Dis

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, a young Palestinian man in the al-‘Isawiya town, in the center of occupied Jerusalem, and injured many students near Al-Quds University, in Abu Dis town, southeast of the city. Several army jeeps invaded al-‘Isawiya, before searching a number of homes, and abducted Taj Maher Mheisin, before […]

05 Sep
12:14

Including Two Siblings, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron

September 5, 2018 12:14 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, five Palestinians, including two siblings and their nephew, in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes in Hebron city, and abducted Ziad Mohammad […]

05 Sep
11:20

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jenin

September 5, 2018 11:20 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two young Palestinian men, including a former political prisoner, and summoned three others for interrogation, in Jenin governorate, in northern West Bank. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes before abducting a former […]

05 Sep
10:24

Army Demolishes A Home In Jerusalem

September 5, 2018 10:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, Wednesday, Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, and demolished a Palestinian home. Media sources said the soldiers imposed a tight siege the as-Sal’a neighborhood in Silwan, and prevented the Palestinians from entering or leaving it. They added that […]

05 Sep
9:23

Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Abu Dis

September 5, 2018 9:23 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Many Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Wednesday morning, many areas surrounding Al-Quds University in Abu Dis town, southeast of occupied Jerusalem, and caused several Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers surrounded and isolated Al-Quds University, and the nearby Schools Street, before preventing dozens of students from […]

15 Aug
1:53

Allying Against Iran: Repercussions for Palestine

Article  originally published by Al Shabaka Palestinian Policy Network. by Diana Buttu, Osamah Khalil, Mouin Rabbani on August 14, 2018 When the Iran deal – or Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) – was signed three years ago, Al-Shabaka analysts did not see significant changes in store for US-Palestinian relations, although they predicted that Palestinians’ situation would worsen when […]

14 Aug
3:10

Israeli Occupation Keeps Palestinian Journalist Alaa Rimawi Jailed, Writer Lama Khater Under Interrogation

Photo: Alaa Rimawi. Wattan TV Even as four Palestinian journalists were released after paying a bail of NIS 5000 ($1350) each, an Israeli military court extended the detention of journalist Alaa Rimawi, the director of the Al-Quds TV office. Rimawi previously went on hunger strike for 6 days immediately following his arrest. In addition, […]

07 Aug
9:01

Updated: Army Abducts Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent searches of homes and property. The soldiers searched and ransacked at least seven homes Hebron city, in the southern part of the West Bank, and interrogated many […]

31 Jul
11:17

Palestinian student Ola Marshoud Sentenced to 7 Months in Israeli Prison; Female Students Receive Arrest Threats

July 31, 2018 11:17 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Photo: Ola Marshoud, via Asra Media Palestinian student Ola Marshoud, 21, from the Balata refugee camp in Nablus, was sentenced to seven months in Israeli prison by the Salem military court on Monday, 30 July, for her involvement in student activism on the An-Najah University campus. Marshoud has been detained since March, when […]

20 Jul
2:05

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (12-18 July 2018)

July 20, 2018 2:05 AM PCHR Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 12-18 July, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against Palestinian protestors in the Gaza Strip. Two Palestinian civilians, including a child, were killed, while a civilian succumbed to his previous wounds. 115 […]

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 […]

05 Jul
1:59

PPS: “Army Abducts 28 Palestinians, Two International Peace Activists, In West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, at least 28 Palestinians, and two international peace activists, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including twelve in al-Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin community, near Jerusalem. The soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against the Palestinians, […]

01 Jun
6:03

The UN Database on Business in Israeli Settlements: Pitfalls and Opportunities

by Valentina Azarova, for the Al Shabaka Palestinian Policy Network. As Israel ramps up construction of settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) with added cover from the Trump administration, we should recall that not only does the establishment and maintenance of the settlements constitute violations of international law, but so do all private […]

25 May
5:00

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (17 – 23 May 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 17 – 23 May, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use lethal force against peaceful Palestinian protestors in the Gaza Strip. Two succumbed to wounds sustained in the Great March of Return, in addition to […]

27 Apr
6:57

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (19 – 25 April 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 19 – 25 April 2018. Israeli forces continued to directly target peaceful protests that did not pose any threat to the Israeli soldiers’ life. 5 Palestinian civilians were killed, including a child and 2 […]

25 Apr
9:45

Including A Former Political Prisoner, Army Abducts Two Palestinians Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two young Palestinian men, including a former political prisoner, after invading and searching their homes in Burqin town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted former political prisoner, […]

25 Apr
9:10

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Abu Dis

Israeli soldiers injured, on Wednesday morning, several Palestinians after the army attacked protesters in the Schools Street and around the Al-Quds University, in Abu Dis town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem. Medical sources said the soldiers shot a few Palestinians with live fire, and several others with rubber-coated steel bullets […]

23 Apr
11:10

Israeli Soldiers Injure Dozens Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday evening, Abu Dis town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs, causing scores of injuries, including some who were shot with live bullets. Media sources in Abu Dis said the soldiers attacked dozens of Palestinians who […]

23 Apr
9:57

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty-Three Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least twenty-three Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including nine who were abducted in Jerusalem. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in northern West Bank, said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes […]

06 Apr
9:14

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (29 March – 04 April 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 29 March – 04 April, 2018. The Bloodiest Week After 2014 Offensive on the Gaza Strip Israeli forces continued to directly target peaceful protests along the Gaza Strip borders which didn’t pose any threat […]

02 Apr
1:08

Army Injures 98 Palestinians Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers injured, Sunday, 98 Palestinians after the army attacked protesters in front of the Al-Quds University, in Abu Dis, east of occupied Jerusalem; two of the wounded were shot in the head, and one in the chest. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRC) said its medics provided treatment to […]

27 Mar
9:37

Army Injures Several Palestinians Near Abu Dis University

Israeli soldiers injured, Tuesday, many Palestinians, who suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, in addition to cuts and bruises, near Abu Dis University, in Abu Dis town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the town, on Tuesday morning, before advancing to the Schools […]

03 Mar
7:29

Long Overdue: Alternatives to the Paris Protocol

by Nur Arafeh, for the Al Shabaka Palestinian Policy Network. Overview If Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas is serious about distancing himself from reliance on US mediation and from collaboration with Israel he should look seriously at alternatives to the Paris Economic Protocol – the parameters for the economic relationship between […]

16 Jan
1:44

Updated: Army Kills A Student Near Qalqilia

Palestinian medical sources said that Ahmad Abdul-Jaber Salim, 28, from Jayyous town, was shot with a live round in his head, and died from his serious wounds at Darwish Nazzal hospital, in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. Eyewitnesses said Israeli soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinian protesters, wounding Ahmad […]

22 Dec
9:22

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (14 – 20 December 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 14- 20 December, 2017. Israeli forces have escalated the use of excessive force against protests in the oPt: Four civilians were killed, including a lower-limb amputee, in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. 256 […]

16 Dec
4:45

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (07 – 13 December 2017)

Photo: Damage of houses belonging to Al-Najjar Family in Mawasi in Khan Younis after Israeli forces targeted a nearby agricultural land on Wednesday dawn, 13 December 2017. Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 07 – 13 December, 2017. Israeli forces […]

14 Dec
9:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Invade Print Shops And Colleges

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least three Palestinians, installed many roadblocks, in addition to invading two print shops, Birzeit University, and the al-Quds University, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron, said the soldiers invaded homes in Sa’ir town, east of the city, and abducted […]

09 Dec
7:31

How Israel Occupies Education in East Jerusalem

As part of Israel’s attempt to claim occupied East Jerusalem part of its capital, it started to imposed Israeli curriculum on Palestinian schools. by Jaclynn Ashly The Zahwat al-Quds kindergarten and primary school’s walls are decorated with colourful cartoons, while its students are dressed in grey-and-red striped uniforms. The children’s wide smiles […]

26 Oct
8:01

Palestinian Engineers Create Phone App for Early Detection of Breast Cancer

Palestinian doctors and engineers claim to have developed an app that would allow women to detect early signs of breast cancer by simply snapping a picture from their phones. Al-Quds University released a statement saying that Dr. Zaidoun Salah and engineer Yazid Al Badarin invented the app, which is still […]

28 Sep
11:21

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Several Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, several Palestinians during invasions and searches of homes in the occupied West Bank, and clashed with many youngsters near Jerusalem. The Israeli army said it arrested, in Beit Surik village, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem, several relatives of Nimir al-Jamal, 37, who opened […]

27 Aug
3:58

Imprisoned Women and Girls: 14-year-old Malak Longs to Return to School

Malak al-Ghaliz, 14, the youngest Palestinian prisoner, asked her mother to get her school certificate for the coming school year – however, the Israeli occupation continued her trial indefinitely and she does not know even when she will next face the Ofer military court. Malak, a Palestinian refugee from the […]

21 Jul
8:40

Israeli Settler Kills A Palestinian In Jerusalem

An armed Israeli colonist settler shot and killed, Friday, a Palestinian teenage boy in Ras al-‘Amoud neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, while Israeli soldiers shot and injured many Palestinians, during ensuing clashes. The slain Palestinian has been identified as Mohammad Mahmoud Sharaf, 18. He was shot in the neck with […]

20 Jun
7:26

PCHR 2016 Annual Report

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) has published its annual report for the year of 2016. A fully detailed PDF version of the report can be downloaded by clicking here. The Centre is an independent Palestinian human rights organization (registered as a non-profit Ltd. Company) based in Gaza City. […]

04 May
5:10

MADA Calling for Wider Coalition to Defend Freedom of Expression

On World Press Freedom Day, the Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) has congratulated all colleagues and journalists in Palestine and the world, and renew the call to form a broader coalition for defending freedom of expression in Palestine by all the relevant organizations and bodies, especially the […]

22 Mar
10:36

Israeli Soldiers Fill Palestinian Home With Concrete

Israeli soldiers invaded the Jabal al-Mukabber neighborhood, in the southeast part of Jerusalem, on Wednesday, and completely encased the home of a Palestinian man who was killed by Israeli forces earlier this year. A large military force surrounded and invaded the neighborhood, and, according to eyewitnesses, the troops brought with […]

Home demolition by Israeli armored bulldozers (PCHR image)
03 Mar
12:29

PCHR Weekly Report: Palestinian civilian killed, 6 civilians wounded by Israelis this week

March 3, 2017 12:29 PM admin Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 23 February – 01 March 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. During the past week, a Palestinian civilian […]

01 Feb
11:57

PPS: “Israeli Army Abducts 15 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, during massive invasions of homes, on Wednesday at dawn, at least fifteen Palestinians, from different parts of the occupied West Bank. In the southern West Bank district of Hebron, the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes in Beit […]

01 Feb
10:05

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Tubas And Tulkarem

February 1, 2017 10:05 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two Palestinians in the West Bank districts of Tubas and Tulkarem, during violent invasions and searches of homes. The soldiers also invaded the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, and shut down a carwash facility. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) in Tubas, in central […]

17 Jan
3:47

PCHR Concludes Training Course in Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law in Rafah City

On Thursday, 12 January 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) and Attadamun Charitable Society concluded a training course in the field of human rights and international humanitarian law in Rafah. The 20-hour course was held in Attadamun office in Rafah City from 9 to 12 January 2017 and […]

01 Jan
8:54

(VIDEO) Number of Palestinian Minors in Israeli Prisons Doubles in 2016

Israeli forces are disproportionately incarcerating Palestinian children in occupied Jerusalem, says documentary short film by Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association.  ~Louisa Emslie, Alternative Information Center (AIC) Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association recently released a documentary short film, produced by Odeh Film, titled, “Precarious Childhood: Arrests of […]

28 Dec
7:10

Palestinian Sentenced to 35 years in Prison

An Israeli court in Jerusalem, on Wednesday, sentenced Abdul Aziz Mirie, aged 22, from the village of Qarawat Bani Hassan, in the north of the occupied West Bank, to 35 years in prison plus reparation fees amounting to approximately $140,000, after convicting him of being an accessory to the killing […]

01 Dec
2:03

Economic Collapse in East Jerusalem: Strategies for Recovery

Nur Arafeh , November 30, 2016, for Al Shabaka Palestinian Policy Network In an unusual move, and after years of neglect, American and European delegations and development agencies have recently been visiting East Jerusalem and showing an increased interest in “doing something” about its deteriorating socioeconomic conditions. Moreover, the Palestinian Authority (PA) is, […]

Palestine Today - audio
30 Nov
11:57

Palestine Today 11 30 2016

November 30, 2016 11:57 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, November, 30, 2016. At least 50 Palestinians injured during Israeli army invasions targeting the West Bank and in Gaza navy ships attack fishermen. These stories, and more, coming up, stay […]

30 Nov
10:40

Israeli Army Injures 50 Palestinians In Abu Dis

November 30, 2016 10:40 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, Abu Dis town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and clashed with many Palestinians near Abu Dis University, leading to the injury of 50 Palestinians, including ten who were shot with rubber-coated steel bullets. The Palestinian Red Crescent said its medics provided the needed treatment […]

Home demolition by Israeli forces (PCHR photo)
25 Nov
12:37

PCHR Weekly Report: 2 Palestinian civilians killed, 3 wounded by Israeli forces this week

November 25, 2016 12:37 AM 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 17 – 24 November 2016, Israeli forces continued their systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. During the past week, Israeli forces killed 2 Palestinian civilians in the West Bank and Gaza […]

Palestine Today - audio
23 Nov
11:59

Palestine Today 11 23 2016

November 23, 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, November, 23, 2016. Israeli troops invade West Bank communities, attack a university and ransack local businesses. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, […]

23 Nov
10:03

Israeli Army Injures Several Palestinians Near Jerusalem

November 23, 2016 10:03 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, the area surrounding the Al-Quds University, in Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and clashed with many Palestinians, causing several residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The soldiers surrounded the university area after invading it, and several neighborhoods in Abud […]

18 Nov
4:48

Jerusalem’s African Community Center Hosts “George Jackson in the Sun of Palestine” Exhibition

(PNN) The African Community Center, in the Old City of Jerusalem, last week, hosted the exhibition, “George Jackson in the Sun of Palestine”, which portrays the life and struggle of the iconic leader, Black Panther, George Jackson.  The exhibition was opened by president of the community, Nasser Qous, followed by […]

15 Oct
6:07

Jerusalemite Palestinian Organizer Nasser Abu Khdeir Freed after 5 1/2 Years Imprisonment

(via the Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network) Longtime Palestinian struggler, Nasser Abu Khdeir of Shuafat, was released yesterday, 13 October from Israeli prison after serving a sentence five and one-half years. Abu Khdeir, 55, was arrested by occupation forces on 15 April 2011, and subject to a prolonged and cruel […]

26 Sep
4:14

Israeli Soldiers Invade Bedouin A Community Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers and officials of the “Civil Administration Office” invaded, Sunday, the Abu Nowwar Bedouin committee in the al-Ezariyya town, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and took pictures of a room that was added to the local elementary school. Daoud Jahalin, the spokesperson of Abu Nowwar community, said the soldiers […]

10 Sep
12:56

Hunger Striking Detainee Malek Qadi Facing Imminent Death  

Palestinian Detainee Malek al-Qadi, who started a hunger strike 57 days ago, fell into a coma, and is currently in a life-threatening condition that could result in imminent death, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. Executive head of the PPS Abdullah az-Zaghari said the Israeli Prison Authority issued an […]

06 Sep
11:08

Palestinians Rally Around Hunger Striking Prisoners

by Ahmad Jaradat, Senior Project Coordinator, Alternative Information Center In Bethlehem, hundreds of Palestinians participated in a march in solidarity with three Palestinian political prisoners on hunger strike. The Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs, the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society, the Palestinian Ministry of Education and local civil society groups organized the demonstration. […]

01 Sep
12:20

PPS: “25 Journalists Are Imprisoned By Israel, Seven Of Them Without Charges Or Trial”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israel is holding captive 25 Palestinian journalists, including seven who are imprisoned under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, without charges or trial. The PPS said the Israeli Authorities are holding seven journalists under Administrative Detention, without charges or trial, except for the alleged […]

09 Aug
10:15

University Students Suffocate as Israeli Soldiers Teargas Campus

Dozens of students suffocated on Tuesday, after Israeli soldiers attacked the campus of Al-Quds University with teargas, in Abu Dis town, east of Jerusalem. Witnesses told WAFA News & Info Agency that clashes erupted between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian students outside of the campus before the soldiers attacked the latter […]

15 Jun
5:49

“Too dangerous” with 4682 Facebook Friends: Palestinian Astrophysicist Charged with Incitement in Military Court

Palestinian astrophysicist Imad Barghouthi faced a second hearing yesterday, 13 June in Israeli military court. Barghouthi, 54, is a professor of space plasma physics at Al-Quds University; he was arrested on 24 April as he traveled from Nabi Saleh to his home in Beit Rima. Barghouthi, whose work is internationally […]

10 Jun
1:48

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Six Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier on Friday, Yatta town and Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, searched many homes and kidnapped six Palestinians. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers kidnapped Mohammad Yousef Makhamra, Ibrahim Mousa Makhamra, 34, and Ehab Abdul-Aziz […]

25 Apr
3:36

Deema al-Wawi, 12, Released From Israeli Detention

The Israeli Authorities released, Sunday, the youngest Palestinian detainee, Deema al-Wawi, only twelve years of age, after holding her captive, in direct violation of International, for more than two and a half months. On February 9 2016, Deema al-Wawi, from Halhoul town, north of the southern West Bank city of […]

19 Apr
11:13

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

April 19, 2016 11:13 AM IMEMC News News Report 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday at dawn, at least twelve Palestinians, including four young women, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers searched many homes in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and kidnapped three […]

10 Apr
9:06

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, late at night and on Sunday at dawn, at least eleven Palestinians, including children and a journalist, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and summoned many for interrogation in a number of military centers. The soldiers also invaded and bulldozed farmlands, in Gaza. Several military […]

06 Apr
6:08

University Rooms Destroyed in Early Morning Raid by Israeli Forces

In the early hours of Tuesday, 5th April, around 3am, an armed group of Israeli soldiers stormed the campus of Al Quds university in the area of Abu Dis, part of East Jerusalem. The soldiers terrorised security guards on duty and forcefully entered four rooms belonging to student political parties and […]

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05 Mar
12:55

This Week in Palestine Week 09 2016

March 5, 2016 12:55 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for February 27, to March 4, 2016. As the Palestinian Authority work for an international peace conference, Israeli troops kill four Palestinian civilians this week. These stories, and more, coming […]

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02 Mar
2:49

Palestine Today 03 01 2016

March 2, 2016 2:49 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, March 1, 2016. One youth killed, at least seven others injured, and 18 civilians kidnapped by Israeli troops during invasions targeting West Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, […]

01 Mar
2:21

Israeli army kills one Palestinian, injures 17 others in Jerusalem

Israeli Soldiers killed, overnight, one Palestinian and injured at least seven others, one seriously, after the army invaded Qalandia refugee camp, in the north of occupied Jerusalem. The invasion was initiated late at night, Monday, and lasted until dawn hours Tuesday.Media sources in the camp said dozens of Israeli military […]

27 Feb
6:17

Israeli Army Kills A Palestinian-American Teen Near Ramallah

February 27, 2016 6:17 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Friday, a Palestinian-American teen, from Deir Dibwan town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Dozens of Palestinians have been injured in different parts of the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip.Palestinian medical sources said the slain child has been identified […]

22 Feb
6:29

List of 181 Palestinians & 21 Israelis Killed Since October 1st

February 22, 2016 6:29 AM Celine Hagbard Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

The following is a list of names of all Palestinians shot and killed by Israeli fire in the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, including one in the Negev, in the period between October 1st, 2015 and February 21st, 2016, as confirmed by the Palestinian Health Ministry.1. […]

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
2:49

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Three Palestinians, Attack Students

February 4, 2016 2:49 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, Thursday, three Palestinians, including a young woman, and also kidnapped a former political prisoner near Bethlehem. Clashes take place near in occupied Jerusalem.The Palestinian News & Info Agency, WAFA, has reported that the soldiers kidnapped Dhoha Hasan al-Baw, 18, from Halhoul town, near Hebron, while she […]

25 Jan
2:16

List of 162 Palestinians killed since October 1st

January 25, 2016 2:16 PM Celine Hagbard Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

The following is a list of names of all Palestinians shot and killed by Israeli fire in the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, including one in the Negev, in the period between October 1st, 2015 and January 25th, 2016, as confirmed by the Palestinian Health Ministry. […]

16 Jan
2:39

List of 158 Palestinians Killed by Israeli Troops Since October 1st

January 16, 2016 2:39 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

The following is a list of names of all Palestinians shot and killed by Israeli fire in the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, including one in the Negev, in the period between Thursday October 1st and Friday January 15th, as confirmed by the Palestinian Health Ministry. […]

15 Jan
3:56

PCHR Weekly Report: Israeli troops kill 10, wound 21 Palestinians during the past week

January 15, 2016 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 07- 13 January 2016, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Nine Palestinian civilians, including two children, were […]

01 Jan
7:14

Nine Palestinians Kidnapped by Israeli Forces

January 1, 2016 7:14 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli armed forces, Thursday, abducted nine Palestinians from across the occupied West Bank districts, as well as summoned five others for interrogation, according to official and security sources.In Bethlehem, forces took three locals from Aida Refugee Camp and the village of Nahalin. Ahmad Odeh, 25, was detained from Aida camp, […]

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, […]

14 Dec
7:19

19 Palestinians Shot and Injured in West Bank

December 14, 2015 7:19 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

At least 19 Palestinians have reportedly sustained gunshot wounds during fresh clashes in the West Bank, as tensions continue unabated in the occupied lands.Palestinian medical officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said three Palestinian youths were shot by live rounds, while 16 others were hit by rubber-coated steel bullets in […]

10 Dec
2:19

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Nine Palestinians

December 10, 2015 2:19 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, Thursday, four Palestinians from the southern West Bank district of Hebron, and one in Qalandia. On Wednesday evening and at night, the soldiers kidnapped one Palestinian from Hebron, and three workers in Affoula.Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers kidnapped Saleh Khalil Rajabi, 30, after invading and […]

15 Nov
11:34

Army Kidnaps Six Palestinians In Hebron, Wounds Seven

November 15, 2015 11:34 AM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, late on Saturday at night, six Palestinians, including a father and his son, in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and the nearby towns of Yatta and Halhoul. Seven Palestinians have been injured in ensuing clashes.The soldiers kidnapped Ahmad Hasan Hneihin and Ala’ […]