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24 Apr
6:45

Bethlehem: Mahmoud Balboul Tells of His 79-day Hunger Strike

Former Palestinian detainee Mahmoud Balboul spoke out, on Sunday, about his experience undertaking a weeks-long hunger strike, last year, and urged Palestinians everywhere to stand in solidarity with a mass hunger strike currently underway in Israeli prisons. Mahmoud Balboul refused food for 79 days, after launching a hunger strike last July, […]

09 Dec
1:19

Israel Releases Balboul Brothers

December 9, 2016 1:19 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Israeli authorities released, on Thursday evening, Mohammad and his brother Mahmoud, who were held under illegal Administrative Detention orders, and went on hunger strike for 82 consecutive days, until reaching an agreement for their freedomBeth. Mohammad and Mahmoud were welcomed by hundreds of Palestinians in a massive celebration at […]

26 Sep
5:59

Balboul Could Regain Eyesight After Treatment And Nutrition

September 26, 2016 5:59 AM Saed Bannoura Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

On Sunday, Arab members of Israeli Knesset (MK) Dr. Ahmad Tibi and Osama Sa’adi, along with Optometrist Dr. Salam Erekat, visited detainee Mohammad Balboul, at the Wolfson Israel medical center, and said that Balboul’s blindness, could be temporary, but he needs good nutrition and professional medical treatment. Mohammad Balboul lost […]

26 Sep
5:24

Detainee Mohammad Balboul To Be Moved From Wolfson Hospital To Ramla Prison Clinic

September 26, 2016 5:24 AM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, on Sunday evening, that the Israeli Prison Authority has decided to move detainee Mohammad Balboul, who held an extended hunger strike, from the Wolfson Israeli medical center to the infamous Ramla prison clinic. In a press release, the Committee said that despite the difficult […]

21 Sep
1:42

Agreement Reached For Releasing Hunger Striking Detainees Al-Qadi And Balboul Brothers

September 21, 2016 1:42 PM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The head of the Palestinian Detainees Committee Issa Qaraqe has reported that an agreement was reached for the release of hunger striking detainees Mohammad Balboul, Mahmoud Balboul and Malek al-Qadi, after Israel agreed not to renew their illegal Administrative Detention. Qaraqe’ stated that due to the determination of the striking […]

10 Jun
10:03

Army Attacks Palestinian Medics In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian ambulance crew while they were trying to rescue persons who were injured in a traffic accident near the illegal Gush Etzion colonialist block, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Mohammad Awad, the head of the Emergency Department of the Bethlehem […]

09 Jun
9:11

Israeli Forces Assault Medics near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers, on Saturday evening, assaulted Palestinian medics while they were attempting to reach the wounded in a traffic accident which occurred outside the illegal settlement of Gush Etzion, to the south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent (PRC). Director of PRC in […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
09 Dec
11:48

This Week in Palestine Week 49 2016

December 9, 2016 11:48 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 December 4, to the 9, 2016. This week four Palestinian tunnel workers killed in Gaza and one youth killed by Israeli troops in the west Bank meanwhile Israel’s government […]

01 Nov
5:17

9 Palestinian Detainees Continuing with Hunger Strike

Nine Palestinian detainees continued their open hunger strikes in Israeli prisons on Monday, according to Sawt al-Asra (Voice of the Prisoners) radio. Protesting for various reasons, the detainees have all refused food until their demands have been met by Israeli authorities. Four of the nine hunger strikers have been protesting being […]

04 Oct
11:28

September 2016 report: 436 Palestinians arrested, nearly 8000 since October 2015

Samidoun: The following is a translation of the report issued monthly by Palestinian organizations working on prisoners’ issues: Prisoners Affairs Committee; Palestinian Prisoners; Society; Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights and Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association. The report was issued on Monday, 3 October and translated by Samidoun Palestinian […]

24 Sep
1:16

Bil’in’s Weekly Nonviolent Protest Celebrates Victory Of Hunger Striking Detainees

Residents of Bil’in village in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, held the weekly protester in the village, Friday, also celebrating the victory of three hunger striking detainees, held by Israel. The procession started from the center of the village, and headed […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
23 Sep
9:23

This Week in Palestine Week 38 2016

September 23, 2016 9:23 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 September 17, to the 23, 2016. Four Palestinians killed this week by Israeli gunfire in the meantime Palestinian President Abbas announce intentions to fight illegal Israeli settlements at the […]

23 Sep
2:38

Qaraqe’: “Qadi To Be Moved To A Hospital In Ramallah Saturday”

September 23, 2016 2:38 PM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

The head of the Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe’ has reported that detainee Malek al-Qadi, who went on hunger strike for seventy days until winning his freedom from Israel’s illegal Administrative Detention, will be transferred this Saturday from the Wolfson Israeli Medical Center to the Istishari Arab Hospital, in the West […]

22 Sep
11:33

Detainee Malek Al-Qadi To Remain Hospitalized For Two Weeks

September 22, 2016 11:33 AM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that detainee Malek Al-Qadi, who ended his 70-day hunger strike, on Wednesday, after reaching an agreement for ending his Administrative Detention, and setting a date for his release, will be sent home in two weeks after completing recovery an Israeli hospital. The committee stated […]

Palestine Today - audio
21 Sep
7:33

Palestine Today 09 21 2016

September 21, 2016 7:33 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, September, 21, 2016. Israeli troops injuries a child at a West Bank checkpoint, meanwhile hunger striking detainees reach a deal to end their protest. These stories, and more, coming up, […]

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19 Sep
11:33

Palestine Today 09 19 2016

September 19, 2016 11:33 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 Monday, September, 19, 2016. Israeli troops kill three Palestinians during two separate incidents meanwhile two dozen others kidnapped by soldiers during home searches in West Bank communities. These stories, and more, […]

19 Sep
9:08

Mass Protests Announced in Solidarity with Hunger Strikers

The Detainees and Ex-Detainees Commission of the Palestinian Authority called, on Monday, for a day of mass protests in solidarity with hunger-striking Palestinian detainees held in Israeli jails. The commission called for mass rallies across the West Bank, on Tuesday, in support of Mohammad and Mahmoud Balboul and Malik Qadi, […]

17 Sep
3:38

Dozens March In Bil’in’s Weekly Nonviolent Protest

September 17, 2016 3:38 AM IMEMC News News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Dozens of Palestinians, Israeli and international peace activists held, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Israeli annexation wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The procession started from the center of the village, while the protesters carried Palestinian flags, and posters […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
16 Sep
11:52

This Week in Palestine Week 37 2016

September 16, 2016 11:52 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 September 10, to the 16, 2016. This week four Palestinians killed by Israeli attacks targeting West Bank communities, meanwhile Palestinian officials condemned such attacks and called for international support.  […]

16 Sep
12:49

More Than 100 Detainees Join Hunger Strike

September 16, 2016 12:49 PM IMEMC News Gaza City, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported, on Friday morning, that more than 100 detainees have joined the hunger strike, in solidarity with the striking detainees Mohammad Balboul, his brother Mahmoud and Bilal Kayed. The Committee said the detainees are held in Ramon, Nafha, Negev, Ofer and Galboa’ Israeli prisons. In […]

15 Sep
2:28

Fifty Detainees Join Hunger Strike As Qadi Enters Coma After Acute Pneumonia  

September 15, 2016 2:28 AM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The head of the Palestinian Detainees Committee ‘Issa Qaraqe voiced an urgent appeal to the United Nations Human Rights Council, holding its 33rd session Wednesday, to immediately intervene and save the lives of all hunger striking Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons, especially Malek al-Qadi who entered a coma after developing […]

Palestine Today - audio
14 Sep
9:58

Palestine Today 09 14 2016

September 14, 2016 9:58 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, Wednesday, September, 14, 2016. Israeli bulldozers invade lands in Gaza meanwhile Palestinian political detainees implement a hunger strike. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. A number of armored Israeli military […]

11 Sep
8:20

Bethlehem: Protesters Stage Sit-in at Red Cross Headquarters in Solidarity with Hunger Strikers

A group of Palestinian youth, activists and politicians staged a sit-in, Saturday, at the Bethlehem office of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), in the southern occupied West Bank, to show solidarity with hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners in Israeli custody. Spokesperson for the Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoner’s […]

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 […]

09 Sep
7:39

Many Protesters Injured In Kufur Qaddoum

September 9, 2016 7:39 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies in Kufur Qaddoum village, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, causing scores of protesters to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum said a large military force, accompanied by armored […]

09 Sep
7:12

Palestinians, International And Israeli Activists March In Bil’in

Dozens of Palestinian residents, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activist, marched Friday against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies in Bil’in village, near Ramallah. This week’s protest comes in solidarity with hunger-striking Palestinian detainees. The Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bil’in said the protesters […]

09 Sep
10:26

PHRI Concerned by Recent Court and Hospital Decisions

September 9, 2016 10:26 AM IMEMC News Human rights, Israel, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

PHRI – Press Release: Physicians for Human Rights-Israel (PHRI) is concerned by the recent court decision to temporarily freeze the administrative detention of hunger strikers Muhammad and Mahmoud Balboul until they recover from their hunger strike, with the option of renewing it once they are no longer in critical danger. […]

08 Sep
8:22

Video: Hunger-Striking Detainee Loses Eyesight, Continues His Strike

September 8, 2016 8:22 AM Saed Bannoura Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Palestinian detainee Mohammad Balboul, who started a hunger strike more than two months ago, said he is continuing with his strike despite losing his eyesight, and experiencing a seriously deteriorating health condition. Balboul started his strike after an Israeli court renewed his arbitrary Administrative Detention, holding him prisoner without charges […]

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. […]

02 Sep
11:39

Hunger Striker Rushed to ICU

Tareq Barghouthi, a lawyer for the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs, said in a statement issued Thursday that the hunger striker Mohammad Balboul’s health had seriously worsened, adding that he was transferred to the intensive care unit at the Wolfson Medical Center in Tel Aviv. Balboul’s health situation has sharply […]

27 Aug
11:13

4 Palestinian Hunger Strikers in Critical Condition, Handcuffed to Hospital Beds

Four hunger-striking Palestinian detainees are reportedly in critical condition at Israel’s Assaf Harofeh Hospital, according to a statement released on Saturday by the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs, as 120 other Palestinian prisoners continued hunger strikes, in a mass solidarity movement. The four hunger strikers were identified by the committee as […]

20 Aug
1:51

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Protest In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, as the locals, Israeli and international peace activists marched towards the villager’s orchards. The protesters carried Palestinian flags, and posters of hunger-striking detainees Bilal Kayed, […]

18 Aug
1:09

Health Deteriorates for Hunger Strikers

August 18, 2016 1:09 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS), on Wednesday, raised alarm bells over the exacerbated health status of four Palestinian hunger-strikers held at Ofer prison, in Israel, according to the Palestinian Information Center (PIC). A PPS lawyer said that the health of prisoners Muhammad al-Balboul, Malek al-Kadhi, Iyad al-Hreimi, and Omar Nazal […]

10 Aug
9:17

Israeli Prison Authority Prevents Lawyers From Visiting With Hunger-Striking Detainees

Shireen Iraqi, a lawyer with the Palestinian Detainees Committee, stated that the prison administration in Galboa Israeli detention center has issued an order preventing all defense attorneys from meeting with the 35 hunger striking detainees. Iraqi said that the detainees are striking in solidarity with Bilal Kayed, Mohammad Balboul and […]

04 Aug
3:08

PPS: “More Than 300 Detainees Are Holding Hunger Strikes”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that more than 300 Palestinian political prisoners, held in Israeli prisons and detention centers, demanding an end to the escalating violation against them. In a statement, the PPS said 285 detainees, held in Eshil and Nafha prisons, initiated an open-ended hunger strike […]

30 Jul
10:40

Palestinian Detainees Continue Hunger Strike Amid Deteriorating Health

July 30, 2016 10:40 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Multiple Palestinian prisoners continued their hunger strike Saturday in protest of their administrative detentions in Israeli prisons, Sawt al-Asra (Voice of Prisoners) radio reported, according to Ma’an. The radio reported on the status of various high-profile prisoners, principally Bilal Kayed, who continued his hunger strike Saturday for the 46th day, […]

Palestine Today - audio
26 Jul
11:45

Palestine Today 07 26 2016

July 26, 2016 11:45 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 Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Israeli troops injuries a woman at a West Bank checkpoint, meanwhile soldiers attack political detainees held in army detention facilities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay […]

26 Jul
10:50

Israeli Forces Raid Ramon and Ofer Prisons as Palestinian Detainees Join Kayed in Hunger Strike

Israeli prison guards raided and searched Section 5 of the Ramon prison and moved 100 Palestinian prisoners affiliated to the Fateh and Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) movements to the Ohalei Kedar prison. The Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs said in a statement on Tuesday that the […]

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26 Jun
1:05

Israeli Army Kidnaps Eleven Palestinians, Three South Africans, In The West Bank, Injures Five

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, overnight and on Sunday morning, at least eleven Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and detained three South Africans, in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem. Five Palestinians were injured in Al-Aqsa courtyards. Video: Army Attack Worshipers In Al-Aqsa. The Bethlehem office of the […]

09 Jun
11:52

Israeli Army Kidnaps Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Thursday at dawn, at least eleven Palestinians from their homes, and on military roadblocks, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers kidnapped three Palestinians in the northern West Bank district of Nablus. One of them, identified as […]

14 Apr
9:11

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap 31 Palestinians, Including 14 elderly Men

Israeli soldiers carried out, late at night Wednesday and on Thursday at dawn, massive invasions and searches of homes and property in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and kidnapped 31 Palestinians, including a child in Bethlehem, and 14 elderly men from Jerusalem. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the […]

19 Jul
12:18

Israeli Extremists Uproot Vegetable Crops In Bethlehem

Several fanatic Israeli settlers invaded, on Saturday evening, Palestinian farmlands in the town of al-Khader, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and uprooted hundreds of tomato and cauliflower plants and seedlings, in addition to destroying an entire field planted with Okra.Ahmad Salah, coordinator of the Popular Committee against […]

13 Mar
6:39

Two Injured, Dozens Suffer Effects of Teargas Inhalation Near Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and Settlements in Kufur Qaddoum village, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, shot and injured two by live rounds, while many suffered the effects of teargas inhalation.The Palestinians hold weekly protests in Kufur Qaddoum also demanding […]

11 Feb
3:49

PCHR Weekly Report: 16 wounded in 46 incursions by Israeli troops this week

February 11, 2011 3:49 PM Saed Bannoura Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory for the week of 03 – 09 February 2011, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights found that Israeli warplanes bombarded a number of targets in the Gaza Strip, damaging a medicine warehouse of the Palestinian Ministry […]

26 Aug
7:45

Hamas sources: ñ€ƓP.A Security forces arrested eight members of Hamas in the West Bank

August 26, 2008 7:45 AM IMEMC News Internal Unrest, News Report, West Bank 0

Hamas media sources reported on Monday that Palestinian security forces, loyal to president Mahmoud Abbas, arrested eight members and supporters of the movement in the West Bank. The sources said the security forces arrested in Jericho an elderly man identified as Ghassan Ashour after breaking into his shop. Ashour suffers […]

15 Mar
6:40

This Week In Palestine ñ€“ week 11 2008

March 15, 2008 6:40 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || File 10.9 MB || Time 12m 0s || This Week In Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.IMEMC.org, for March 8th through to March 14th, 2008. As ten Palestinians killed by Israeli army fire this week, […]

14 Mar
1:59

As Bethlehem mourns four resistance men, Barak says the army will continue to kill Palestinians

At least ten thousand residents of the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem took part in the funeral at midday on Thursday of the four Palestinian resistance fighters who were killed by the Israeli army late on Wednesday night. Residents gathered at midday and held prayers before carrying the four […]

14 Mar
1:59

Belén llora la muerte de los 4 hombres de la Resistencia. Barak dice que seguirån matando Palestinos

March 14, 2008 1:59 AM Ghassan Bannoura News Report 0

Al menos 10.000 habitantes de la ciudad de Belén, al sur de Cisjordania, tomaron parte el jueves al mediodía en el funeral por los 4 combatientes Palestinos de la Resistencia que fueron matados por el ejército Israelí el miércoles por la noche. Los habitantes de Belén se reunieron al mediodía […]

13 Mar
4:52

Four Palestinians assassinated in Bethlehem

On Wednesday evening, undercover Israeli soldiers assassinated four Palestinians in Bethlehem. Palestinian medical sources reported that the four were identified as Mohammad Shehada, Imad el-Kamel, Issa Marzouk Zawahra and Ahmad el-Balboul all from Bethlehem. Israeli troops wearing civilian clothes and driving a civilian car, ambushed the four in a Bethlehem […]

13 Mar
4:52

Cuatro palestinos asesinados en Belén

March 13, 2008 4:52 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report 0

Fuerzas secretas Israelíes asesinan a cuatro Palestinos en Belén en la tarde del miércoles. Fuentes médicas Palestinas informaron que los 4 fueron identificados como: Mohammad Shehada, Imad el-Kamel, Issa Marzouk y Ahmad el-Balboul, todos ellos de Belén. Fuerzas israelíes, que iban vestidos de civiles, y conduciendo un coche civil, les […]

29 Jan
8:45

Army ends its invasion into Bethlehem after killing one reisdent and injuring seven

January 29, 2008 8:45 AM IMEMC & Agencies Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The Israeli army left the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem on Monday evening, leaving one civilian dead and seven others injured. One resistance fighter was also kidnapped. Medical sources at Beit Jala hospital told IMEMC that Qusai al-Afandi, 17, from Bethlehem was killed by Israeli gunfire. On Monday afternoon […]