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04 Jul

Four-year Anniversary of the Murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir

Relatives of Mohammed Abu Khdeir hold pictures of him outside his home in Jerusalem (photo: the Guardian) The 2nd of July, 2018, marks four years to the day since the kidnapping and murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir, a 16-year-old Palestinian boy from Shu’fat, East Jerusalem. The shocking nature of his […]

03 Jul

Israeli Troops Attack March Commemorating One Year Anniversary of Murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir

As hundreds of Palestinians gathered in the Shoafat neighborhood of East Jerusalem Thursday, one year after 16-year old Mohammed Abu Khdeir was brutally tortured and burned alive by a group of fanatic right-wing Israelis, Israeli troops amassed around the neighborhood and attacked the marchers with tear gas and pepper spray.The […]

06 Jul

Newly-released Surveillance Footage Shows Faces of Mohammed Abu Khdeir’s Likely Abductors

A video that was released to the media on Sunday, but which has been in the hands of Israeli police since Wednesday, shows a different angle of the same incident captured by a separate surveillance video, in which 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir is forced into a car.The video was released […]

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05 Jul

Israeli Court in Abu Khdeir Case: “Jewish terrorism is different from Arab terrorism”

The Israeli High Court ruled Tuesday that three Jewish Israelis convicted of kidnapping, torturing and brutally murdering a Palestinian teenager by setting him on fire should not have their homes demolished. The Court noted that “Jewish terrorism is different from Arab terrorism”, and the collective punishment measures used against the […]

14 Jan

Muhammad Abu Khdeir: Prosecutors Push Life Sentence for Killers

January 14, 2016 7:45 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli prosecutors, on Wednesday, called for life sentences with regard to two young Jewish extremists convicted, last year, of burning a Palestinian teen alive, part of an upsurge in violence ahead of the 2014 Gaza war.Prosecutors, according to World Bulletin/Al Ray, made the request at a sentencing hearing in a […]

01 Dec

Muhammad Abu Khdeir: Two Israelis Found Guilty of Murder

December 1, 2015 12:33 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Jerusalem District Court, on Monday, convicted two of the three people accused in the murder of Muhammad Abu Khdeir.On July 2, 2014, Abu Khdeir, 16, was murdered by tree Israeli men in the neighborhood of Shuafat, in occupied East Jerusalem close to his home. He was driven to the […]

03 Jul

VIDEO: One Year Since the Death of Muhammad Abu Khdeir

A year ago, Mohammad left to pray the Dawn Payer
but the settlers’ hands were closer than the Mosque’s steps
the ominous vehicle arrived
kidnapped and burned him
Shu’fat and all of Jerusalem rose up to mourn the Martyr
until today, the three killers have not been trialed. Wadi Hilweh Information Center offers this video […]

29 Jan

East Jerusalem Youngsters Identify Kidnapping Suspects, Connection to Khdeir Case

January 29, 2015 10:49 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Seven-year-old East Jerusalem schoolboy Mousa Zallum, who survived a kidnapping attempt in July of 2014, along with his 8-year-old brother Yahya, on Wednesday, identified the extremists who attempted to kidnap Mousa. The two recognized by the Zallum boys also stand accused of kidnapping, torturing and ultimately murdering 16-year-old Muhammad Abu […]

22 Aug

Abu Khdeir Family ‘Singled Out’ for Arrest by Israeli Authorities

August 22, 2014 10:40 AM IMEMC & Agencies International, News Report, Prisoners 0

A US State Department official accused Israel, on Wednesday, of singling out for arrest the relations of Muhammad Abu Khdeir, the Palestinian teen who was tortured and burned alive last month by a group of Israeli settlers.Israeli police arrested six suspects, charging three in mid-July, while freeing the others. The […]

15 Jul

Suspects to be Charged in Khdeir Murder

Three Israelis are to now be indicted with the murder of Palestinian teenager Muhammad Abu Khdeir, as it appears their initial intent was, in fact, to kill an eight-year-old child. One 29-year-old man and three teenagers are to be charged on counts of murder, kidnapping with intent to murder, arson […]

07 Jul

Tariq Abu Khdeir Sentenced to House Arrest

An Israeli court, on Sunday, has sentenced to house arrest Palestinian-American teenager, Tariq Abu Khdeir, who was filmed being brutally beaten by police during clashes in Jerusalem, according to an attorney for prisoner rights group Addameer.He will be released to house arrest for nine days, the attorney told Ma’an, with […]

24 Feb

Born Into an Uncertain Future: Palestinian Children in Occupied Jerusalem

Palestinian children are comforted as Israeli forces evict a Palestinian family from their home in Jerusalem’s Old City, February 17, 2019. Photo credit: Afif Amira for WAFA. POSTED BY: AHMAD JARADAT FEBRUARY 22, 2019 The next generation of Palestinians in the holy city face a web of discriminatory and violent Israeli policies. […]

07 Jul

Adalah Mourns Passing of Felicia Langer, 1930 – 2018

Holocaust survivor Felicia Langer was a world-renowned defender of Palestinian human rights and fought against the Israeli occupation and oppression, for peace, justice, and the enforcement of international law. It is with great sorrow that Adalah mourns the passing of human rights activist and attorney Felicia Langer, known internationally for […]

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27 Apr

Parents of Palestinian Teen Who Was Burned Alive by Israeli Settlers Sue Killers for Damages

The parents of Palestinian teen Mohammed Abu Khdeir, who was brutally tortured and burned to death by Israeli settlers in July of 2014, have filed a civil lawsuit for 5.6 million Israeli shekel ($1.6 million) in damages. “The goal is not to make money but to add to their punishment, […]

24 Apr

Settlement Investment Top Israeli Priority

Facts on the ground show that Israel’s investment in the occupied West Bank is much more than the one inside the occupied 1948 borders. Within this context, the Israeli government allocated NIS 417,000,000 for developing settlements, in the Dead Sea area, in order to attract more settlers, expand the settlements […]

22 Oct

Fact-checking Israel’s Statement to the UNSC

On 16 October 2015, Israeli Ambassador Roet addressed the UN Security Council in an emergency session on the escalating situation in Israel and Palestine. Below are his statements followed by facts disproving the statements.“Israel is facing an onslaught of terrorism; men, women and children are being stabbed to death on […]

03 Jul

Israeli Soldiers Detain Ramallah Governor

Israeli soldiers detained, on Thursday afternoon, the Governor of Ramallah al-Biereh, Laila Ghannam, as she was trying to cross the Hizma roadblock, north of occupied Jerusalem, on her way to the commemoration service of Mohammad Abu Khdeir. The soldiers held the governor for more than two hours, and tried to […]

11 Jul

ProPublica: US Funding Defense of Suspected Killers of Palestinian Teen

A controversial Israeli organization that is representing the six men recently arrested in the recent revenge killing of a Palestinian teenager is receiving thousands of dollars in tax-deductible support from Americans. The group, called Honenu (which roughly translates to ‘pardon’), supports Israelis charged with or convicted of violence against Palestinians.Honenu’s […]

08 Jul

Summary of Last Week of Israeli Settler Violence Directed at Palestinian Civilians

Over the past week, since the bodies of three Israeli settlers were found by police near Hebron, the streets of Jerusalem and areas near Israeli settlements in the West Bank have become ‘no go’ zones for Palestinian civilians, as mobs of angry Israelis roam the streets attacking random civilians.Here’s a […]

06 Jul

U.S. Officials Visit Badly-beaten 15-yr Old Palestinian-American; Express ‘Grave Concern’

A Tampa, Florida boy who was visiting relatives in Jerusalem when he was grabbed by undercover Israeli officers and badly beaten in the face and head received a visit from U.S. officials Saturday, in advance of his court hearing Sunday.Tariq Abu Khdeir, 15, is the cousin of Mohammed Abu Khdeir, […]

05 Jul

Israeli Police Attack Mourners After Palestinian Teenager’s Funeral

At least 2,000 Palestinians attended the funeral of 16-year old Mohammed Abu Khdeir, who was killed Wednesday morning in a brutal attack in which he was abducted, stabbed and burned to death. The mourners were met by thousands of Israeli police, who were deployed to the streets of Jerusalem in […]

04 Jul

Israeli Troops Placed Near Gaza Border

A number of Israeli reinforcements have been near the border with Gaza, following last night’s round of airstrikes and rocket fire.’We are moving and we have moved forces in order to serve defense activities and forward preparation, but we have no interest in escalation,’ Lieutenant Colonel Peter Lerner told journalists. […]

15 Mar

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (07 – 13 March 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 07 – 13 March, 2019. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. A Palestinian civilian was killed and 3 others, including a child, succumbed to their wounds. […]

24 Nov

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (16 – 22 November 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 16 – 22 November, 2017. A Palestinian child was wounded and taken into custody at the intersection of “Gush Etzion”, while Israeli forces continued to apply the collective punishment policy. Shooting: During the reporting […]

24 Jan

Israeli Settler Runs Over Palestinian Child in Tulkarim

January 24, 2015 8:15 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Tulkarem 0

An Israeli settler, Friday evening, ran over a boy of five with his car, in Tulkarim, and then fled the scene.The child’s family, who lives in Shofa village, in Tulkarim, reported that the settler, who is believed to be from a nearby settlement built on the village’s lands, ran over […]

11 Aug

Month of Attacks on Palestinians in Jerusalem Increases Tension; Exposes Racist Policies

As the Israeli Central Court of Jerusalem releases three youth accused in the recent homicide of 16-year-old Muhammad Abu Khdeir, another young Palestinian is found stabbed to death in Silwan, while a 13-year-old child is arrested under the pretext of carrying a knife.Over the past month, during Israel’s relentless and […]

01 Aug

Jerusalem: Palestinian Youth Injured after Kidnapping Attempt by Right-wing Israeli Radicals

A young Palestinian man from Ras Alamoud was reported to have been assaulted while in Jerusalem, on Thursday. According to his father, a group of Israeli settlers attempted to kidnap him after tying him and dragging him to their car.Ali Mohammed al-Abbasi, age 21, who works at a local bakery […]

28 Dec

PCHR Weekly Report: 12 Palestinians wounded by Israeli troops, including 3 children

December 28, 2012 1:44 PM Saed Bannoura Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 20- 26 Dec 2012, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that 12 Palestinians were wounded by Israeli forces this week, including 3 children. In addition, at least 48 Palestinian civilians, […]

20 Jan

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

January 20, 2012 1:30 PM Saed Bannoura Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Two Palestinian resistance fighters were killed by Israeli forces in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip. In a separate incident, two Palestinian resistance fighters were wounded by Israeli forces in the east of al-Boreij refugee camp in central Gaza.Israeli forces have continued to use force against peaceful protests in […]