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14 Mar
9:47

Roger Waters Recites Verses by Mahmoud Darwish in New Song

English singer and songwriter Roger Waters has teamed up with Palestinian group Trio Joubran to record a new song rejecting US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, according to WAFA. The song, titled Supremacy, features a few verses from “The Red Indian’s Penultimate Speech to the White Man,” a poem […]

12 Aug
4:21

Dr. Ashrawi on the 9th Anniversary of Mahmoud Darwish’s Passing

PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, on the 9th anniversary of the passing of Mahmoud Darwish said, according to the PNN: ”On behalf of the Palestinian leadership and the people of Palestine, we mark with great sorrow the 9th anniversary of the death of Palestine’s greatest poet and national […]

22 Jul
11:09

Lieberman: Mahmoud Darwish Poem Comparable to ‘Mein Kampf’

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman has compared the broadcast of poetry by Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish on Israeli radio to glorifying Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf,” the Ministry of Defense said on Thursday. On Tuesday, Israeli army radio broadcast works by the iconic Palestinian writer as part of its “University on […]

13 Aug
8:58

Palestinian Poet Mahmoud Darwish laid to rest in Ramallah

August 13, 2008 8:58 PM IMEMC & Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Ramallah 0

Thousands of Palestinians and internationals attend Darwish’s funeral on Wednesday in Ramallah, after his body arrived from the USA with a special Emirates airplane, then with special helicopters from Jordan at around 11:00 am.After several hours, the Israeli authorities agreed to open the Beituniya checkpoint point in the central West […]

13 Aug
10:26

Gaza Artists commemorate Darwish

August 13, 2008 10:26 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

In commemoration to Palestinian intellect and poet, Mahmoud Darwish, Palestinian artists lit candles on Tuesday in the Unknown Soldier Square in Gaza in respect to the life, work and character of Darwish whose poetry symbolized the ongoing Palestinian struggle and determination.   The artists expressed their deep sadness and sorrow […]

13 Aug
10:26

Artistas de Gaza, conmemoran a Darwish

August 13, 2008 10:26 AM Saed Bannoura News Report 0

En conmemoración del poeta e intelectual palestino, Mahmoud Darwish, artistas palestinos encendieron velas, en la Plaza al Soldado Desconocido, en Gaza, para honrar la vida, obra y personalidad de Darwish, quien con su poesía simbolizo la actual lucha y determinación palestinas. Los artistas expresaron su profunda tristeza y dolor, por […]

11 Aug
11:15

Darwish to be laid to rest in Ramallah on Wednesday

August 11, 2008 11:15 AM Saed Bannoura Miscellaneous, News Report, Ramallah 0

Palestinian Minister of Culture, Tahani Abu Doqqa, stated on Sunday that the burial ceremony of Palestinian poet and intellect Mahmoud Darwish will be held on Wednesday in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Also, a Palestinian official stated that the Palestinian Authority intends to erect a statue near the tomb […]

11 Aug
11:15

Velarán Restos de Darwish en Ramallah el Miércoles

August 11, 2008 11:15 AM Saed Bannoura News Report 0

El Ministro de Cultura palestino, Tahani Abu Doqqa, declaró ayer que el entierro del poeta e intelectual palestino, Mahmoud Darwish se realizará mañana miércoles en la ciudad de la la Ribera Occidental del Jordán de Ramalllah.Además, un oficial palestino indicó que la Autoridad Palestina pretende erigir una estatua cerca de […]

10 Aug
10:15

Renowned Palestinian Poet, Mahmoud Darwish, dies in Houston

August 10, 2008 10:15 AM Saed Bannoura International, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Mahmoud Darwish, a renowned Palestinian poet, one of the intellectual figures known as the voice of the Palestinians in Diaspora and under occupation, died on Saturday evening at age 67 at the Memorial Hermann hospital in Houston – Texas in the United States. He underwent an open heart surgery and […]

10 Aug
10:15

Poeta palestino renombrado, Mahmoud Darwish, se muere en Huston

August 10, 2008 10:15 AM Saed Bannoura News Report 0

Mahmoud Darwish, poeta palestino renombrado, uno de las figuras intelectuales conocido como la voz de los palestinos en diáspora y bajo ocupación, se murió el sábado por la noche a la edad de 67 años al hospital Memorial Hermann en Huston, Texas en los Estados Unidos.Recibió cirugía a corazón abierto […]

24 Jul
5:33

PCHR: Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (16– 22 July 2020)

Summary Israeli military forces continued to commit crimes and multi-faceted violations against Palestinian civilians and their properties, including raids into Palestinian cities that are characterized with excessive use of force, assault, abuse and attacks on civilians. This week, the Israeli army’s excessive use of force rendered 5 injuries among Palestinian […]

19 Jul
6:00

Israeli Army Detains Five, Shoots Two Palestinians in the West Bank

The Israeli forces detained seven Palestinian civilians, over night Saturday, and Sunday morning, from across the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society reported. Two Palestinian civilians, identified as, Amir Abu Zina, and Issam Al-Natsheh, were detained by the Israeli army, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron. It […]

17 Jul
3:04

PCHR: Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (09– 15 July 2020)

Summary Israeli forces continued to commit crimes and multi-faceted violations against Palestinian civilians and their properties, including raids into Palestinian cities that are characterized with excessive use of force, assault, abuse and attacks on civilians. This week, a civilian was killed by Israeli forces while he was walking with his […]

02 Jul
6:28

PCHR: Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (25 Jun – 01 July 2020)

Summary Israeli forces continued to commit crimes and multi-faceted violations against Palestinian civilians and their properties, including invasions into Palestinian cities that are characterized with excessive use of force, assault, abuse and attacks on civilians. This week, Israeli Forces’ excessive use of force rendered 9 injuries among Palestinian civilians, including […]

25 Jun
10:26

PCHR: Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (18 – 24 Jun 2020)

Summary Israeli forces continued to commit crimes and multifaceted violations against Palestinian civilians and their properties, including invasions into Palestinian cities that are characterized with excessive use of force, assault, abuse and attacks on civilians. This week, the Israeli military’s excessive use of force killed 1 civilian, rendered 22 injuries […]

Israeli soldiers abduct youth (archive image from Palestine News)
21 Jun
11:23

Israeli Forces Arrest Fourteen Palestinians, Including Two Children

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), reported that Israeli forces detained fourteen Palestinians across the West Bank, on Saturday night and Sunday morning, nine of whom were abducted by Israeli police from Al-‘Isawiya town in East Jerusalem. The nine abductees were identified as Hassan Yasser Darwish, 14, Muhammad Murad Dari, Omar […]

11 Jun
12:22

Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, six young Palestinian men, after the army invaded the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied Jerusalem, and attacked protesters. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the town, and fired gas bombs at many Palestinians protesting the invasion. They added that the soldiers also chased many […]

05 Jun
2:58

Israeli Troops Abduct Many Palestinians Across the West Bank

Israeli troops reportedly abducted, early on Thursday, a total of 19 Palestinian residents, across the Palestinian West Bank. Local media reports said that Israeli troops, in the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, abducted five residents, identified as Sa’d Mansour, 25, Zaid Redwan, 19, Yehya Redwan, Iyad Shbaita, 18 and […]

04 Jun
9:44

PCHR: Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (28 May – 03 Jun 2020)

Summary of Israeli Violations of Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (28 May – 03 June 2020) Israeli occupation forces continued to commit crimes against Palestinian civilians and their properties, including raids into Palestinian cities that are characterized with excessive use of force, assault, abuse and attacks on civilians. […]

08 May
7:37

PCHR: Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (30 April – 06 May 2020)

Palestinian Centre for Human Rights: Summary of Israeli Violations of Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (30 April – 6 May 2020) Israeli occupation forces (IOF) continued to violate Palestinians’ human rights and commit crimes against civilians and their properties, conducting raids into Palestinian cities without regard to the […]

02 May
1:20

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians Near Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, two young Palestinian, south of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Local sources said the two young men, identified as Khaled Khalil Zamari, 23, and Haitham Mansour, 21, were on Palestinian land, near the illegal Annexation Wall, south of Qalqilia. There were […]

24 Apr
4:23

PCHR: Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (16 – 22 April 2020)

Palestinian Center for Human Rights Summary of Israeli Violations of Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (16-22 April, 2020) Israeli occupation forces (IOF) continued to violate Palestinians’ human rights and commit crimes against civilians and their properties, conducting raids into Palestinian cities without regard to the state of emergency […]

13 Apr
9:42

Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian Near Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers shot, on Sunday evening, a young Palestinian man, north of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers shot a young man, 25 years of age, while walking on Palestinian lands near the illegal Annexation Wall. They added that the young […]

Israeli soldiers engaging in night raid (archive image)
11 Mar
12:49

Israeli Troops Abduct 12 Palestinians Wednesday Morning Before Dawn

In their daily pre-dawn raids throughout the West Bank, Israeli forces abducted 12 Palestinian civilians. In Ramallah, Israeli forces abducted two boys after one of them was injured at the entrance to Deir Nizam village, northwest of Ramallah. Local sources reported that the Israeli occupation forces shot the two boys […]

29 Feb
5:22

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until Saturday at dawn, at least seven Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded a residential building in Ein Misbah neighborhood, in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted a man, identified as […]

22 Feb
3:45

Palestinian Journalist and Child Injured by Israeli Bulldozer Attack

Two Palestinians were injured on Friday as Israeli forces attacked dozens of protesters taking part in the weekly anti-settlements protest in the village of Kufur Qaddoum, near Qalqilia in the central occupied West Bank, said Mourad Shtewi, coordinator of the popular resistance in the village. An Israeli army bulldozer was […]

10 Feb
4:11

REPORT: 27 Violations Against Journalists in January 2020

The Palestine News and Information Agency (WAFA) said in a report, on Sunday, it has documented 27 violations committed by the Israeli occupation forces against journalists and media institutions in the occupied Palestinian territories, during January 2020. The violations included use of live fire, rubber-coated steel bullets and tear-gas canisters […]

06 Feb
11:21

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (30 January – 05 February 2020)

This week, PCHR documented 322 violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law (IHL) by Israeli occupation forces (IOF) and settlers in the occupied Palestinian territory.  This was reflected in dealing with the peaceful protests organized against Trump’s declaration of the “Deal of Century” that violates the rights […]

06 Feb
9:44

MADA: 27 Violations against Media Freedoms in January

The first month of 2020 witnessed a total of 27 violations against media freedoms in Palestine, 23 of which were committed by the occupation forces and authorities, while various Palestinian authorities in the West Bank and Gaza Strip committed only 4 violations, MADA said in a report, according to the […]

24 Jan
2:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians In Jerusalem

January 24, 2020 2:52 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians, including one woman and two journalists, from their homes in several parts of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in several parts of Jerusalem, including the Old City, and Beit Hanina town. […]

24 Jan
4:21

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (16 – 22 January 2020)

Summary                                                 This week, PCHR documented 183 violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law (IHL) by Israeli occupation forces (IOF) and settlers in the occupied Palestinian territory. They were as follows:   In terms of the IOF shooting and excessive use of force, IOF targeted 3 youngsters, […]

02 Jan
5:14

On 55th Anniversary of Fateh Movement, Israel Detains Two of its Members, Summons One

Israeli forces detained, Wednesday afternoon, Fateh secretary general, Shadi Mtour, hours after invading his home and handing his family a summons for him, the Palestinian News and Info Agency reported. Mtour was detained in Wadi al-Joz neighbourhood in occupied East Jerusalem, in an effort to prevent any activities by the […]

29 Dec
2:05

Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In Jerusalem

December 29, 2019 2:05 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, sixteen young Palestinian men from their homes, in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and summoned several others for interrogation. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said dozens of soldiers invaded the town, before storming and ransacking Palestinian homes. Mohammad […]

28 Dec
3:08

Israeli Troops Attack Non-Violent ‘March of Return’ Protests in Gaza

Israeli forces attacked Palestinians taking part in the weekly ‘March of Return’ protests near the fence separating the Gaza Strip from Israel, leaving a number of protesters injured. This will be the last official protest until March, according to organizers in Gaza, who are temporarily suspending the weekly protests. Palestinian […]

Soldiers cheer while shooting civilians (image from B'Tselem video)
16 Dec
10:19

B’Tselem: To Understand the Violence of Israel’s Occupation, Know These 30 Stories

By Hagai El-Ad for +972 Magazine Aishah Abu Laban is 70 years old. It has been 30 years since the fateful day in 1989 when an Israeli soldier shot and killed her daughter Rufaydah, 13, but she will never forget it. Rufaydah, who lived in Dheisheh Refugee Camp, was killed […]

13 Dec
6:36

690 Violations against Palestinian Media in Two Months

A report by the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS) said that since the beginning of 2019 and until the end of November, Israeli forces carried out 690 violations against Palestinian media. The violations include the shooting of live ammunition and other bullets towards journalists, leading to the injury of 72 media […]

Israeli invasion of al-Issawiya (archive image)
10 Dec
12:15

Israeli Forces Invade al-Issawiya; Issue Warrants to 7 Youth

December 10, 2019 12:15 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli forces invaded the town of al-Issawiya in East Jerusalem Tuesday morning before dawn and raided a number of Palestinian homes. They then issued warrants to seven youth, who are required to submit themselves to the Israeli police for interrogation. According to local sources, Israeli troops invaded the town with […]

30 Nov
3:38

Soldiers Assault A Young Palestinian Man, Abduct Him, In Jerusalem

November 30, 2019 3:38 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers assaulted, Friday, a young Palestinian man in occupied East Jerusalem, causing various cuts and bruises, before abducting him. Eyewitnesses said many soldiers assaulted the young man, identified as Morad Omar Darwish, near Bab al-‘Amoud, in Jerusalem. The Palestinian is from the al-‘Isawiya town, in Jerusalem. They added that […]

15 Nov
6:07

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

Summary                                                 This week, Israeli occupation Forces (IOF) escalated the situation across the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) and committed war crimes. IOF started a two-day large-scale aggression on the Gaza Strip, deployed its naval, air and artillery forces and carried out 73 targeted airstikes against residential buildings, civilian establishments and […]

Israeli night raid (archive image)
05 Nov
12:52

Israeli Forces Abduct 12 Palestinians During Pre-Dawn Raids in the West Bank

Israeli troops invaded several parts of the West Bank before dawn on Tuesday, abducting 12 Palestinians from their homes while they were sleeping. According to the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society, four Palestinians were abducted from Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem: Marwan Fararja, 18, Omar Emad Radi, Yazan Hamza al-Kurd, 17, and […]

22 Oct
9:34

Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Jerusalem

October 22, 2019 9:34 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eight young Palestinian men in the al-Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, after the army invaded and ransacked many homes. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers interrogated many Palestinians, while violently searching their homes. They added that the soldiers abducted Abed Tha’er […]

Israeli invasion of al-Issawiya (archive image)
22 Oct
1:30

Israeli Forces Invade al-Issawiya, Injure Two Palestinian Teens

October 22, 2019 1:30 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

On Monday evening, Israeli forces invaded the town of al-Issawiya in East Jerusalem, severely beating one young Palestinian and injuring another with a sound grenade canister. According to the local Palestinian news agency WAFA, Israeli forces assaulted a teen identified as Ahmed Abu Roumi, beating him with rifles at a […]

13 Oct
1:57

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, seventeen Palestinians, including a father and his daughter, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes across the West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem, causing […]

12 Oct
2:15

Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian In The Chest In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and shot one Palestinian with a live round in the chest. The soldiers invaded the town shortly after the procession started, and broke into the home of Awni Eshteiwi, before occupying […]

27 Sep
2:50

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (19 – 25 September 2019)

Summary     During the reporting period, PCHR documented 204 violations of the international human rights law and international humanitarian law (IHL) by Israeli forces and settlers in the occupied Palestinian territory. As part of the Israeli violations of the right to life and bodily integrity, Israeli forces wounded 125 Palestinian […]

22 Sep
12:33

Israeli Soldiers Injure Six Palestinians Near Qalqilia

September 22, 2019 12:33 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, attacked and closed several shops, leading to protests, before the army shot and injured six Palestinians during ensuing protests. Mohammad Radwan, a local nonviolent activist, told WAFA news agency that the soldiers shot […]

30 Aug
5:19

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (22 – 28 August 2019)

Israeli violations of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory  22 – 28 August 2019   Great March of Return in Eastern Gaza Strip: 155 civilians injured, including 60 children, 2 women, and 7 paramedics.   West Bank: 4 civilians injured.   During 82 incursions into the West Bank: 79 civilians, including 9 […]

27 Aug
3:46

10 Palestinians Abducted by Israeli Forces in Early Morning Raids Tuesday

Israeli forces invaded several parts of the West Bank in the early morning hours on Tuesday and abducted Palestinians who were asleep in their beds. In the central West Bank, Israeli forces abducted a Palestinian and seized the equipment of a blacksmith workshop in the town of Beit Liqya, south […]

22 Aug
4:02

Dozens Of Detainees To Join Hunger Strike

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

01 Aug
2:28

20 More Palestinian Prisoners Join Administrative Detainees in Hunger Strike for Freedom

On Tuesday, 30 July, 20 more Palestinian prisoners joined the eight administrative detainees already on hunger strike as Mohammed Abu Aker, Mustafa Hassanat and Huzaifa Halabiya entered their second month without food. The prison branch of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine announced  that 20 prisoners in the Negev desert prison […]

31 Jul
2:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fateh Secretary In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, the secretary of Fateh Movement in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded the town, before storming and ransacking the home of Fateh movement’s secretary, Yasser Darwish. It added that the soldiers interrogated the official, along with […]

14 Jul
4:35

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (04 – 10 July 2019)

Israeli violations of human rights documented in the occupied Palestinian territory for the week of 4-10 July, 2019: West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem: 6 civilians injured; 55 civilians arrested, including 6 children; 75 incursions into Palestinian territory; 113 temporary checkpoints established; 100 demolition notices distributed in occupied East Jerusalem; […]

21 Jun
10:08

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (13 – 19 June 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 13 – 19 June, 2019. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protesters in the Gaza Strip. 95 Palestinian civilians, including 34 children, 1 woman and 4 paramedics, were wounded; one of […]

28 May
11:43

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Nablus

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five young Palestinian men, including a former political prisoner and siblings, in Nablus governorate, in northern West Bank, The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in the Nablus city, and abducted three Palestinians, […]

15 May
11:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians, Including A Woman, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, eleven Palestinians, including one woman, from occupied East Jerusalem, and summoned two others for interrogation, after the army carried out extensive and violent searches of homes. Media sources said the soldiers abducted a woman, who works for the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, identified as Ghadir ‘Ammouri, in […]

18 Apr
11:58

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nineteen Palestinians In West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted overnight and on Thursday at dawn, nineteen Palestinians, including one woman and two children, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes across the West Bank, including […]

15 Apr
12:02

Co-founder of Palestinian BDS Movement Denied Entry by U.S. Officials

On April 10, Omar Barghouti, a Palestinian human rights defender and a co-founder of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement for Palestinian rights, was denied entry into the United States at Ben Gurion Airport despite having valid travel documents. He was scheduled to travel to the U.S. on a […]

27 Mar
10:11

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Al-Jalazoun Refugee camp

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Dahiat az-Zira’a area, located between the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, and Doura al-Qare’ village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted seven Palestinians. The al-Jalazoun Media Center has reported that the soldiers invaded and searched many homes and interrogated several […]

17 Mar
6:45

6 Palestinians Slain, 6 More Injured in New Zealand Shooting

The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates declared, on Saturday, through the Palestinian embassy in Australia’s contact with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in New Zealand, although not officially, that six Palestinians were killed and six others  injured in the mass shooting targeting two mosques in Christchurch City, New […]

10 Mar
12:00

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In West Bank, Two In Gaza

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, at least six Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and two fishermen in Gaza territorial waters in the besieged coastal region. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers searched many homes in Bethlehem, and […]

09 Mar
11:20

Army Abducts Palestinians, Fires Concussion Grenades At Cars, Near Hebron

March 9, 2019 11:20 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, a young Palestinian man and confiscated his motorcycle, in addition to firing concussion grenades at several cars at a sudden military roadblock, in Hebron governorate, in southern West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Rafat Taleb Darwish, 20, after stopping him at a […]

09 Mar
8:53

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (28 February – 06 March 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 28 February – 06 March, 2019 Israeli forces kill two Palestinian civilians and wound another one, west of Ramallah. Five civilians, including three children, were wounded in different incidents in the West Bank. Israeli […]

20 Feb
9:06

Israeli Forces Raid al-Eesawiyya Mosque, Remove Palestinian flag

Israeli forces raided a mosque in the Eesawiyya neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem, on Monday, to remove the Palestinian flag and a picture of a Palestinian prisoner. Member of a local follow-up committee, Muhammad Abu al-Hummos, told Ma’an News Agency that Israeli forces raided the mosque, after surrounding it, and demanded […]

31 Jan
5:28

WHO: Injured Journalist Prevented from Receiving Healthcare

The World Health Organisation issued its monthly report entitled “Health Access Barriers for Patients in the Occupied Palestinian Territory”, in which the organisation highlighted the case of ALRAY Media Agency’s photographer, Attia Darwish, who was seriously injured a month ago. WHO said, in its report, which comes in three parts, […]

09 Jan
5:10

MADA Report on Media Freedoms Violations in Palestine During December 2018

“Attiya Darwish” Al Ray Agency photographer was hit by a tear gas fired by Israeli occupation forces while covering the peaceful return march in Karni area, east of Gaza. December 2018 has witnessed a decline in the number of violations against media freedoms in Palestine, compared to the previous month; […]

21 Dec
4:26

PCHR: Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (13 – 19 December 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 13 – 19 December, 2018. Israeli forces killed Ashraf Na’alwah in a crime of extra-judicial execution. 2 civilians, including an elderly, were killed in Ramallah and al-Bireh. 24 Palestinian civilians were wounded, including 7 […]

17 Dec
2:27

Palestinian Journalist Syndicate Calls for Protection of Journalists

Cameraman from Al Jazeera network, Majdi Bannoura, was injured Saturday, covering the Israeli military invasion of Ramallah and the subsequent protests. He added that he tried to protect is head with his hand after the soldiers fired a teargas bomb at him and his colleagues, before the bomb hit him […]

14 Dec
7:24

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (06 – 12 December 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 06 – 12 December, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against protestors in the Gaza Strip. A 4-year-old child was killed in the southern Gaza Strip, while 93 civilians, including 22 children, […]

12 Dec
1:50

PCHR Calls upon Attorney General to Investigate Two Torture Crimes in West Bank and Gaza

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) is strongly concerned over the torture practiced against two arrestees by the security services in the West Bank and Gaza Strip during their detention. PCHR calls upon the Attorney General to investigate seriously both crimes and publish the investigation results in public in […]

10 Dec
11:34

PPS:“Israeli Soldiers Abduct 29 Palestinians In West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted,on Monday at dawn, 29 Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including ten in Jerusalem. The PPS said the soldiers conducted very violent searches of dozens of homes, and stores, across the West Bank, causing property damage, […]

10 Dec
9:57

Israeli soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In Jerusalem

December 10, 2018 9:57 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, ten Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of occupied East Jerusalem, and moved them to a number of detention and interrogation facilities. The soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in the al-‘Isawiya town, in the center of Jerusalem, and abducted seven Palestinians. […]

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 […]

27 Nov
7:05

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, three Palestinians during a nonviolent procession in Salaheddin Street, in occupied Jerusalem. The Palestinians were holding a protest against the abduction and imprisonment of dozens of members and political leaders of Fateh movement, who were taken prisoner by the soldiers in extensive invasions of homes, in […]

27 Oct
11:39

Soldiers Ram Two Palestinians With Armored Jeep; Fire Tear Gas at Crowd

October 27, 2018 11:39 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

An Israeli army jeep rammed, Saturday, two Palestinians in Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, while the soldiers fired dozens of gas bombs, causing many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Medical sources have reported that two Palestinians, identified as Omar Abdul-Halim Hussein, […]

21 Oct
12:01

Updated: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, at least six Palestinians, during extensive searches of homes and property in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinians were taken prisoner after the soldiers carried out extensive and violent searches of homes and property, causing excessive damage. In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted […]

14 Oct
1:02

Two Palestinians Workers Injured After Being Rammed By A Colonialist Settler’s Vehicle (VIDEO)

Two Palestinian workers were injured, Sunday, after being rammed by a speeding car driven by a colonialist settler woman, east of Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. Marzouq Abdul-Hafith, said the settler struck his brother Eqab Abdul-Hafith, and Amir Hayel Raji, seriously injuring his brother in the head, while Raji suffered […]

23 Sep
6:48

Secretary of Fateh Movement Detained in East Jerusalem

Israeli forces detained the Secretary of the Fateh movement, Yasser Darwish, predawn Sunday, in the Palestinian neighborhood of al-Eesawiyya, in occupied East Jerusalem. According to Palestinian Prisoner’s Society, prior to the detention of Darwish, large numbers of Israeli forces stormed the neighborhood and raided his home. PPS confirmed that, during […]

23 Sep
10:24

Army Abducts Eighteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until early morning hours Sunday, eighteen Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent military invasions and searches of homes. The Israeli army said a homemade explosive was also hurled at Beit El military base, near Ramallah, in central West Bank, […]

09 Sep
6:31

Celebrities Call for Boycott of Israel Eurovision

(photo: Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters) Directors Ken Loach and Mike Leigh, and musicians Roger Waters and Brian Eno, are among the high profile figures calling for a boycott of a Eurovision Song Contest hosted by Israel. A letter published in The Guardian backed an appeal from Palestinian artists to […]

17 Jul
10:52

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until early morning hours Tuesday, at least sixteen Palestinians, including one woman, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers […]

Israeli night raid (archive image)
12 Jul
1:53

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least seven Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs at Palestinians protesting the invasions, […]

06 May
12:41

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, seven Palestinians, including former political prisoners, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and violently searched many homes, before abducting the six Palestinians, and injured one in Beit Ummar town, […]

04 May
10:47

Convicted for Poetry: Dareen Tatour

Dareen Tatour – photo Free Dareen Tatour campaign An Israeli court in Nazareth convicted Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour of “incitement” and “support for terror” for posting on Facebook and creating a poetry video on Thursday, 3 May. The conclusion of the trial – in an Israeli civil court – came after years of a […]

20 Apr
12:11

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

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 12 – 18 April, 2018. Israeli forces continued to directly target peaceful protests that did not pose any threat to the Israeli soldiers’ life. 2 Palestinian civilians were killed, in the Gaza Strip. 393 […]

10 Apr
10:44

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eight young Palestinian men, including a former political prisoner, from several parts of occupied East Jerusalem. Several army jeeps invaded the al-‘Isawiya town, in Jerusalem, searched homes and abducted Ali Sufian Obeid and Ahmad Essam Darwish. The soldiers also invaded the home of […]

01 Apr
9:13

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians Near Hebron And Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, four young Palestinian men, including two teenage siblings, from their homes near Hebron and Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, searched homes and abducted Ahmad Amjad […]

23 Mar
9:35

Army Injures Five Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of Qalqilia in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and injured five Palestinians, including a child and a cameraman working for Palestine TV. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall […]

18 Mar
8:04

The Palestinian Tale of the Green Line

Dr. Rola Ghanem is a Palestinian novelist from the West Bank city of Tulkarem, she tells the story of her father through this novel which resembles the Palestinian resistance against the Israeli occupation and reveals the struggle of generations.  In the novel, she highlighted the importance of education and spoke […]

14 Mar
10:00

Archbishop Hanna: Palestinians Do Not Accept Any Deal at Expense of Cause

Palestinian Archbishop Sebastia Atallah Hanna has declared that Palestinians do not accept any a deal at the expense of their national cause, and that they will foil every conspiracy which aims to erase it. Hanna said, during a meeting with a media Brasilia delegation, on Tuesday, that the city of […]

13 Mar
11:28

PPS: “Army Abducts 22 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours Tuesday, 22 Palestinian, including a woman and two of her children in addition to a female university student, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers conducted […]

10 Mar
4:56

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (28 February – 06 March 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 28 February – 06 March 2018. Soldiers killed a Palestinian farmer east of Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, while 12 shooting incidents targeting Palestinian fishing boats off the Gaza Strip Shore were […]

10 Mar
4:34

Israeli Officials Prevent Umm al-Fahm from Naming Streets after Palestinian Leaders

POSTED BY: ALTERNATIVE INFORMATION CENTER Photo credit: Creative Commons, Wikimedia. Umm al Fahm, one of the largest Palestinian cities in Israel’s 1948 borders, continues to lack street names and house numbers. Of the 301 street names selected by the Umm al-Fahm municipality, the Israeli Interior Ministry has stalled the approval of […]

17 Feb
4:06

Israeli Army Injures Many Palestinians In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, eight Palestinians in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and one child in the northern part of Qalqilia city, after the army assaulted dozens of Palestinian nonviolent protesters. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation […]

14 Feb
10:37

Army Abducts 28 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, 28 Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched dozens of homes, across the West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem, and interrogated many Palestinians […]

19 Jan
3:47

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (11 – 17 January 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 11 – 17 January, 2018. 3 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, were killed, in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. 112 Palestinian civilians, including 29 children, 2 journalists and a paramedic, were wounded in […]

17 Jan
8:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty-Two Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday, many homes in various parts of the occupied West Bank, and violently searched them, before abducting at twenty-two Palestinians, including children, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. On Wednesday morning, the soldiers abducted a college student in Bethlehem. The PPS said that the soldiers […]

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 […]

13 Jan
7:53

Israeli Soldiers Attack Nonviolent Palestinian Protesters In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Saturday evening, many Palestinian nonviolent protesters in Salahuddin Street, in occupied Jerusalem, in injured several Palestinians, including a medic, while marching against ongoing Israeli occupation, and the U.S. President’s illegal recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the unified capital of Israeli and his decision to move the […]

26 Dec
10:55

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In Jerusalem

December 26, 2017 10:55 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, twelve Palestinians from Silwan and al-‘Isawiya towns,  in occupied Jerusalem, after storming their homes and violently searching them. Dozens of soldiers invaded the two towns, and were extensively deployed in their streets and alleys, before invading many homes, and abducted the twelve Palestinians. […]

25 Dec
12:43

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct At Least 26 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers carried out, on Monday at dawn, extensive invasions and violent searches of homes and property, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem, and abducted at least 26 Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. Most of the abducted Palestinians are from the northern […]