Search Results for : natural gas

22 May
6:52

VIDEO: Israel Siphoning Natural Gas from Gaza Says Dutch Report (pt 2)

US and Israeli companies are working with Israeli approval to siphon natural gas from Gaza’s territorial waters, even though this is illegal according to international law, says TRNN’s Shir Hever. Shir Hever is an Economist working at The Real News Network. His economic research focuses on Israeli occupation of the […]

21 May
8:29

Israel Siphoning Natural Gas from Gaza Says Dutch Report (VIDEO)

US and Israeli companies are working with Israeli approval to siphon natural gas from Gaza’s territorial waters, even though this is illegal according to international law, says TRNN’s Shir Hever. Shir Hever is an Economist working at The Real News Network. His economic research focuses on Israeli occupation of the […]

01 Mar
8:23

Fueling Impunity: Israel’s Gas Exports to Europe

Ongoing talks on the possibility of EU purchases of Israel’s natural gas put into question the EU’s commitment to Palestinian rights under international law. The EU has made a strong commitment towards energy transition to renewable sources and has developed an ambitious strategy to meet Paris Agreement climate change targets. At the same time […]

05 Jan
11:45

Report: The Effect of Israeli Tear Gas on Palestinians

by Ibrahim Husseini & Liam O’Hare A Palestinian refugee camp in the occupied West Bank may be the most exposed place to tear gas in the world, according to the author of a new study. The Human Rights Centre of the University of California at Berkeley recently reported that Israel’s […]

25 Dec
11:07

Gas in Palestine: An Introduction

Via the Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network. The following is an English translation of the introductory piece on a new Dutch-language blog exploring the relationship between the colonization of Palestine, natural gas and the Palestinian revolution.  The original article was published in Dutch on 24 December 2017, Fifteen gas fields […]

13 Mar
9:11

How Israel Uses Gas to Enforce Palestinian Dependency and Promote Normalization

Overview Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territory does not only exist above ground. Since 1967, Israel has systematically colonized Palestinian natural resources and, in the field of hydrocarbons, has prevented Palestinians from accessing their own oil and gas reserves. Such restrictions have ensured the continued dependence of Palestinians on Israel for […]

16 Dec
11:32

Israel Plunders Palestine’s Gas and Oil

December 16, 2015 11:32 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestine 0

Al-Haq details how Israel seizes natural resources in the occupied West Bank, Jerusalem and Gaza. The Gaza Strip, West Bank and East Jerusalem are rich in oil, gas a shale oil resources, al-Haq claims in its 2015 report, Annexing Energy. If these resources were to be developed, Palestine would be […]

13 Oct
10:41

Escalating Tear Gas Deployment against School Children in Hebron

October 13, 2015 10:41 PM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli forces pummeled Palestinian children going to school near Salimeh & Queitun checkpoints in Hebron with a total of 19 rounds of tear-gas and one stun grenade fired. The onslaught began at 7:41 am when a crowd of children could be heard playing noisily in the street near several primary […]

30 Nov
11:41

Two Injured, Dozens Suffocated After Inhaling Gas, In Bil’in

November 30, 2012 11:41 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and settlements in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah; two residents were hit by gas bombs fired by the army while dozens were treated for the effects of tear gas inhalation. Similar protests were […]

12 Dec
10:53

Mustafa Tamimi murdered by a tear gas canister to the head

December 12, 2011 10:53 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human Interest, Israeli attacks, Ramallah 0

So far, there were three people who had suffocated from the tear gas, and three people injured by rubber bullets. I saw gas, and so assumed that it was another case of suffocation. But the cries got louder, urgent, desperate — quite unlike the previous calls. Along with those around […]

28 Nov
1:55

Gunmen Detonate Egyptian Gas Pipeline

November 28, 2011 1:55 PM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

On Monday at dawn, a group of gunmen detonated an explosive on the Egyptian pipeline, which provides Israel and Jordan with gas. The explosion took place just hours before Egypt’s first legislative elections since Hosni Mubarak was ousted in the revolution earlier this year.The official Egyptian Middle East News Agency […]

10 Nov
4:36

Egyptian Gas Pipeline Rocked By Explosions

November 10, 2011 4:36 PM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

At dawn on Thursday, unknown gunmen hit an Egyptian gas pipeline which provides Israel and Jordan with gas, for the seventh time this year, Egyptian security sources reported. The pipeline was hit with two explosions.The pipeline provides both Israel and Jordan with gas; the first explosion took place around 1 […]

22 Oct
11:01

Resident Kidnapped In Bil’in, Dozens Treated For Effects of Teargas Inhalation

October 22, 2011 11:01 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah 0

Israeli soldiers attacked the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and settlements, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and kidnapped one resident; dozens were treated for the effects of teargas inhalation. The Popular Committee Against the Wall, in Bil’in, reported that soldiers kidnapped Ashraf […]

12 Jul
9:18

Gas Line From Egypt To Israel Attacked For The Fourth Time Since The Fall Of Mubarak

The pipeline transporting gas from Egypt to Israel has been targeted for the fourth time since the fall of the Egyptian Mubarak regime in February. The attacks are a response to accusations that Egyptian authorities are selling gas to Israel below market rates. The attack was near the Egyptian town […]

06 Feb
12:01

Explosion In Egyptian Gas Pipeline Disrupts Israel’s Gas Supply

February 6, 2011 12:01 PM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

An explosion Friday morning took out a natural gas pipeline in the northern Sinai in Egypt, near the border with Israel. Egyptian national television initially reported that ‘foreign elements’ had sabotaged the pipeline in multiple places, and attacked a government building in the Sinai with gunfire, but later rescinded the […]

06 May
12:47

23 Palestinians, Including Infant & 12-Year Old, Killed by Israeli Airstrikes

Updates: Israeli Soldiers Fire Missiles Into A Site Northern Gaza Israeli Soldiers Fire Missiles Into A Site East Of Rafah, In Southern Gaza Strip Israeli Navy Fires Many Missiles Into Sudaniyya Shore Area, in Northern Gaza, and Rafah In Southern Gaza, Causing Damage To A Rescue Tower, And A Restaurant […]

21 Nov
7:53

India Scraps $500M Military Deal With Israel Amid Rising Popular Concern About India’s Complicity With Israeli Crimes

In anticipation of this deal to produce missile systems, Israeli arms manufacturer Rafael Advanced Defense Systems had entered into a joint venture with its in Indian partner. (Representative Image: Reuters) Yesterday, media reported that the Indian Ministry of Defense scrapped the $500M deal with Israeli arms manufacturer Rafael Advanced Defense Systems for […]

17 Jun
6:38

Netanyahu Not Welcome to Greece: KOE

nsnbc : A number of left-wing, anti-war and anti-imperialist organizations, including the Communist Organization of Greece, have responded to the call of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine to protest the visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and demanded his expulsion from Greece. Demonstrations are scheduled in […]

08 Jul
10:20

PFLP’s Leila Khaled Speaks at Resistance Festival in Greece (VIDEO)

nsnbc : Leila Khaled, member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and the Palestinian National Council, delivered a keynote speech at the Resistance Festival in Greece. Khaled also joined seminars and met a number of political leaders. Leila Khaled stressed the […]

31 Mar
12:30

Land Day: Israel Now Controls More Than 85% of Historic Palestine

Dozens of Palestinian citizens, this morning, were injured in Israeli attacks on a demonstration commemorating the 39th Land day, in Huwwarah town, south Nablus.Activist against the wall and < ahref='http://www.imemc.org/newswire?topic=israelisettlement' target='_blank'>settlements, Abdullah Abu Rahma told the PNN that dozens of citizens, including Palestinian Legislative Council member Walid Assaf, suffered teargas […]

07 Oct
12:03

Israeli Cabinet Plans $4 Billion Privatization Campaign

October 7, 2014 12:03 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israel is planning to fully or partially privatize a number of state-owned companies, in a move reportedly aimed at ‘boosting efficiency, reducing the national debt and fighting corruption’.According to AFP, the decision, which was approved by the ministerial socio-economic cabinet, is expected to add 15 billion shekels ($4.07 billion) to […]

12 Jul
1:43

Israel’s Message to Palestinians: Submit, Leave or Die

The Kerry initiative may have ended with a whimper instead of a bang, but its impact on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was significant and fundamental nonetheless. The end of the political process, futile as it may have been, triggered the collapse of the status quo as we have known it for […]

09 Aug
12:34

The Forgotten Siege

Natural gas assets in the Mediterranean Sea have long played a crucial role in politics; it is therefore easy to see why they continue to receive media attention. Yet, surprisingly, few mention Gaza in this context. Why would they? Gaza is a small, densely populated costal strip isolated geographically as […]

18 Jul
9:25

P.A. Demands Airport in Ramallah, Dead Sea Resort

July 18, 2013 9:25 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Peace process 0

Israeli Yedioth Aharonoth has reported that the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank presented four main requests to U.S. Secretary of State. John Kerry, to present to Israel for approval before direct peace talks between Ramallah and Tel Aviv can resume. The paper said that President Mahmoud Abbas asked Kerry […]

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10 Nov
7:09

Palestine Today 11 10 2011

November 10, 2011 7:09 PM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 3 m 55s || 3.59 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday November 10, 2011 In the news today, Shimon Peres calls on Palestinian leaders to resume peace talks […]

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12 Jul
5:07

Palestine Today 07 11 2011

July 12, 2011 5:07 AM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 3 m 15s || 2.97 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org for Monday July 11th , 2011. The Israeli Knesset is Monday set to vote on a bill that will […]

28 Apr
4:04

Egyptian Protesters Demand Severing Ties With Israel

April 28, 2011 4:04 PM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Dozens of Egyptians held a protest in front on the Israeli Embassy on Wednesday demanding the Egyptian government to sever ties with Israel, and to stop exporting natural gas to Tel Aviv.The protest came a few hours after unknown persons detonated a gas pipeline between Egypt and Israel. This is […]

27 Apr
7:38

Egyptian Pipeline Attacked Near Al Arish

April 27, 2011 7:38 PM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Unknown persons detonated, on Wednesday at dawn, that a pipeline that transports natural Gas from Egypt to Jordan and Israel. The explosion took place at near the Al Arish Egyptian city.The Qatar-based, Al Jazeera, reported that the explosion took place approximately at 4 at dawn, Cairo time, and that ambulances […]

26 Mar
11:04

Egyptian Protestors Demand Expelling Israeli Ambassador

March 26, 2010 11:04 AM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Dozens of Egyptians held a protest on Thursday in front of the Egyptian Foreign Ministry in Cairo demanding the country to expel the Israeli ambassador from the country, and to sever all ties with Israel.The protestors said that Egypt must cut all of its ties with Israel due to the […]

09 Feb
10:58

Israel To Partially Open Gaza Trade Crossings

The Israeli Authorities decided, Tuesday, to partially open its trade crossings with the Gaza Strip to allow the entry of some foodstuffs, and to enable the export of flowers and strawberries.Raed Fattouh, a crossing official in Gaza, said that the occupation would allow 65 – 75 trucks into the Gaza […]

26 Jan
10:49

Germany Voids Deal with Iran Due To Israeli Pressure

Israeli sources reported that Germany decided to void a deal signed between a German company and Iran to rebuild Bandar Abbas Iranian Port. The deal was canceled due to Israeli pressure and campaigning against it. The sources added that Israel is currently trying to void a natural gas deal between […]

15 Oct
1:08

Interview with Gareth Porter on the Israeli role in US policy towards Iran

The US House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday to ramp up economic pressure on Iran over its suspect nuclear program by punishing firms that do business in Iran’s energy sector.The bill, which passed with a four-hundred and fourteen to six vote, permits US states, local governments and pension funds to […]

18 Aug
11:59

Greta Berlin: We are determined to sail to Gaza

In the upcoming days, Gaza will welcome a group of international activists who are set to sail from Cyprus to Gaza. The internationals have come from various countries worldwide to break the siege of Gaza and send out a message of solidarity with its people who have suffered under a […]

30 Jan
4:17

Palestine Today 012908

January 30, 2008 4:17 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || File 3.67 MB || Time 4m 0s || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Centre, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday January 29th, 2008. Egypt starts to close its borders with Gaza, and the Israeli army kidnap […]

30 Jan
3:29

In Protest of Israeli siege, fuel companies in Gaza reject reduced fuel supply

January 30, 2008 3:29 AM Ghassan Bannoura Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report 0

Palestinian media sources reported on Tuesday that owners of fuel companies in Gaza refused to receive the Israeli shipments of fuel entering Gaza, in protest of the fuel cuts Israel are making.However the companies received the reduced supply of fuel for running the only power generator in Gaza, along with […]

05 Jan
7:39

A Glossary of Dispossession

During 2005 the Israelis and most main media trumpeted the "disengagement" from Gaza, and claimed that bold steps had been taken to resolve the conflict. Despite these claims, the reality is that more Palestinian land has been stolen, many have been dispossessed, and ethnic cleansing has been exacerbated especially in […]

26 Apr
11:09

Putin, Sharon united against terror, differ on ME policies

April 26, 2005 11:09 PM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, International, News Report 0

Russian President Vladimir Putin met Thursday with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon in Jerusalem. Sharon, at the close of the meeting, expressed happiness that Putin had chosen to visit Israel in the 60th anniversary of the Allies’ victory over Nazi German. ‘The Jewish people and the State of Israel will […]

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; […]

19 Apr
7:53

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (11 – 17 April 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 11 – 17 April, 2019. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. A Palestinian child was killed and another succumbed to his wounds. 98 civilians, including 26 […]

19 Apr
7:41

Report: Over 5,000 Palestinians in Israeli Jails on Prisoner’s Day

April 19, 2019 7:41 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Palestinian prisoners at the prisons of the Occupation called off their open hunger strike, which had lasted for eight days, as they made victory by getting their basic rights, after a series of systematic violations that they are subjected to. The violations had aimed to place the Palestinian prisoners under […]

04 Apr
3:46

Israeli Forces Attack and Detain Palestinian Hikers in the Jordan Valley

Israeli soldiers stationed in the Jordan Valley – a Palestinian area that is under Israeli control under the Oslo agreement – attacked a group of Palestinian hikers who were on a hiking trail near Ein al-Hilweh on Wednesday afternoon. The soldiers first fired tear gas and stun grenades at the […]

29 Nov
7:37

Bottle Cap Jackets And Chocolate Wrapper Dresses: Palestinian Fashion Goes Green

by Tessa Fox Rather than having their creations in the pages of high-end fashion magazines such as Vogue, some Palestinian designers are incorporating these very pages into their designs. Palestinian runways are now being graced with multi-coloured dresses of recycled material including discarded plastic, rolled up pages from sophisticated fashion […]

07 Sep
3:12

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, a nonviolent Palestinian protest in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Dozens of residents marched in Khirbet Qalqas area, south of Hebron city, demanding the Israeli army to reopen its main road, which […]

05 Sep
9:49

Israeli Soldiers Shut Down Water Lines Leading To Village And Its School

September 5, 2018 9:49 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday morning, Furush Beit Dajan village, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and shut down water pipelines providing the community, and its local school, with the needed water. Tawfiq Hajj Mohammad, the head of Furush Beit Dajan Local Council, said the pipelines are […]

28 Jul
7:58

Israeli Activist Who Grew Up In A Kibbutz Sails To Gaza On The Freedom Flotilla

Zohar Regev Chamberlain says the injustice she witnessed as a child, in Israel, moved her to defend Palestinian human rights. Dimitri Lascaris is a lawyer, journalist, and activist. After working in the New York and Paris offices of a major Wall Street law firm, Dimitri became a class action lawyer […]

12 Apr
9:33

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (05 – 11 April 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 05 – 11 April, 2018. Israeli forces continued to directly target peaceful protests along the Gaza Strip borders without their posing any threat to the Israeli soldiers’ lives. 8 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children […]

15 Feb
8:38

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (08 – 14 February 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 08 – 14 February, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt, as 43 Palestinian civilians, including 17 children, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. 26 of them […]

02 Nov
8:46

Al Shabaka Roundtable: After Balfour — 100 Years of History and the Roads Not Taken

Overview A worldwide wave of analysis and activism is marking the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration on November 2, 2017. The Declaration gave an imperial imprimatur to the Zionist movement’s resolution at its first conference in Basel in 1897 to “establish a home for the Jewish people in Palestine […]

31 Jul
7:59

The “Apolitical” Approach to Palestine’s Water Crisis

by Muna Dajani  Overview Earlier this month, Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) announced a new deal in which Israel will sell the Palestinians 33 million cubic meters of desalinated Red Sea water per year, with 10 million cubic meters transferred to the Gaza Strip and the rest to the West Bank. The […]

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22 Apr
3:39

This Week in Palestine Week 16 2017

April 22, 2017 3:39 AM 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 April 15, to the 21, 2017. Hundreds of Palestinian political detainees held by Israel announce this week an open ended hunger strike, meanwhile Israeli troops kill a Palestinian man […]

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07 Apr
1:59

PCHR Report: One Palestinian civilian killed, 22 wounded by Israeli forces this week

April 7, 2017 1:59 PM PCHR Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 30 March – 05 April 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. Israeli forces killed a Palestinian from Nablus […]

06 Apr
4:39

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (30 March – 05 April 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 30 March – 05 April 2017. Forces killed a Palestinian from Nablus in occupied Jerusalem, while 22 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children and a journalist, were wounded.The military continued to target the border areas in […]

23 Mar
8:07

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

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 16-22, March 2017. Israeli forces killed 2 Palestinian children in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. 3 civilians, including a child, and 2 Israeli activists, were wounded. Israeli forces also conducted 70 incursions into Palestinian communities in […]

17 Mar
1:38

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (09 – 15 March 2017)

Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 09-15 March 2017. A Palestinian civilian was killed in occupied Jerusalem, while 11 civilians, including 3 children, were wounded in the West Bank. Meanwhile, Israeli forces continued to target the border areas in the Gaza […]

24 Feb
8:13

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (16 – 22 February 2017)

Israeli forces have continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory for the week of 16 – 22 February, 2016. Three Palestinian civilians were wounded, including a child, in the West Bank. Shooting:   During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 3 Palestinian civilians, including a child, in the West Bank.  […]

10 Feb
10:53

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (02 – 08 February 2017)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (02 – 08 February 2017). 5 Palestinian civilians, including 4 children, were wounded in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip, while Israeli warplanes carried out 4 airstrikes against civilian objects and sites related […]

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03 Feb
12:17

PCHR Weekly Report: One civilian killed, 10 wounded, including 2 children, by Israeli troops

February 3, 2017 12:17 PM PCHR Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 26 January – 01 February 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian in […]

02 Dec
4:55

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (24 – 30 November 2016)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 24 – 30 November 2016. Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian child in the the northern part of occupied Jerusalem, while forces conducted 57 incursions into Palestinian communities across the West Bank, and one in the […]

14 Nov
7:49

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (03 – 09 November 2016)

During the week of 03 – 09 November 2016, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian at the entrance to the “Ofra” settlement, northeast of Ramallah and al-Bireh. Additionally, 6 Palestinian civilians, including a child and a photojournalist, were wounded in the occupied West Bank. Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian […]

03 Nov
6:48

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (27 October – 02 November 2016)

Israeli violations of international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (27 October – 02 November 2016). (photo: On Wednesday, Israeli bulldozers demolished a 2-storey building belonging to the family of Thalji Soliman, in the Beit Hanina neighborhood, located at the center of occupied Jerusalem, under the pretext […]

11 Sep
10:57

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (01– 07 September 2016)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (01 – 07 September 2016). Shooting: Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force against Palestinian civilians participating in peaceful protests in the […]

05 Sep
1:14

Palestinians Urge Turkish People to Reject Israel Ties

via the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), courtesy of The Electronic Intifada  Photo: A Palestinian woman holds a portrait of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a protest against the July military coup attempt against his government, in the West Bank city of Hebron, 20 July. Wisam HashlamounAPA images While […]

11 Aug
11:01

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (04– 10 August 2016)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (oPt) continued during the reporting period (04 – 10 August 2016). Photo: Israeli Forces Demolish Two Houses in Yatta Village, Hebron. (AFP) Shooting: Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued […]

07 Aug
10:21

Gaza Strip: Blockade Causing an End to Fresh Water Resources

7th August 2016 | International Solidarity Movement | Gaza Team As every year, during the summer, the water shortage in the Gaza Strip is accentuated. At the same time, the energy shortage caused by the blockade prevents engines and water pumps from pushing it from wells and tanks to houses […]

04 Aug
10:16

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

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

23 Jul
10:06

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (14– 20 July 2016)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the occupied Palestinian territories continued during the reporting period (14 – 20 July 2016). Shooting: Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force against Palestinian civilians participating in peaceful protests […]

14 Jul
11:53

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (30 June – 13 July 2016)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the occupied Palestinian territories continued during the reporting period (30 June – 13 July 2016). Shooting: Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force against Palestinian civilians participating in peaceful […]

30 Jun
8:22

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (23 – 29 June 2016)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the occupied Palestinian territories continued during the reporting period (23 – 29 June 2016). Shooting: Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force against Palestinian civilians participating in peaceful protests […]

27 Jun
6:10

Syrians Protest against Israeli Occupation and Planned Annexation of the Golan Heights (VIDEO)

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Syrians in the Israeli occupied Syrian Golan Heights have rallied in protest against the Israeli occupation, illegal oppression of Syrian culture and identity, outspoken plans to permanently annex the Syrian territory and Israel’s use of the Golan for military action against Syria and the support of […]

23 Jun
10:03

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (16 – 22 June 2016)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the occupied Palestinian territories continued during the reporting period (16 – 22 June 2016). Shooting: Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force against Palestinian civilians participating in peaceful protests […]

10 Jun
2:34

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (02 – 08 June 2016)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in theoPt continued during the reporting period (02 – 08 June 2016).   Shooting: Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force against Palestinian civilians participating in peaceful protests in the […]

04 Mar
12:34

Israeli Soldiers Invade al-‘Eesawiyya And Silwan, In Jerusalem

March 4, 2016 12:34 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers surrounded, on Thursday, the towns of al-‘Eesawiyya and Silwan, in occupied Jerusalem, and invaded them before firing many gas bombs, and rubber-coated steel bullets. The soldiers also broke into many homes and stores. Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in Silwan, said dozens […]

23 Jan
8:35

A Decade of Siege on Gaza

With a decade of Israeli-imposed economic siege on Gaza and three devastating wars which accompanied it, the Strip now suffers from an acute housing deficit, with a need of more than 70,000 housing units.Israeli occupation authorities have imposed a complete blockade on the Gaza Strip since the sweeping victory of […]

02 Jan
2:11

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (17 – 30 December 2015)

January 2, 2016 2:11 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (17 – 30 December 2015).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force against Palestinian […]

28 Nov
3:36

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (19 – 25 November 2015)

November 28, 2015 3:36 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (19 – 25 November 2015).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force against Palestinian […]

22 Nov
2:49

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (12 – 18 November 2015)

November 22, 2015 2:49 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (12 – 18 November 2015).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force against Palestinian […]

13 Nov
3:48

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (05 – 11 November 2015)

November 13, 2015 3:48 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (05 – 11 November 2015).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force against Palestinian […]

12 Nov
4:23

People living under violent military occupation must be instructed in nonviolence?

This morning I read yet another comment from someone in the US putting forward their solution to the “conflict” in Palestine and Israel. Apparently Palestinian women need to start pushing for Gandhian nonviolence, challenging their men who are more naturally inclined towards violence (like all men). They need to teach […]

05 Nov
10:22

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (29 Oct. – 04 Nov. 2015)

November 5, 2015 10:22 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (29 Oct. – 04 Nov. 2015).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces have continued to flagrantly commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force […]

03 Nov
11:44

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (22 – 28 October 2015)

November 3, 2015 11:44 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (22 – 28 October 2015).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings In view of the continuing international policy of silence over grave crimes and violations committed by Israeli forces in the […]

23 Oct
10:03

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (14 – 21 October 2015)

October 23, 2015 10:03 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (14 – 21 October 2015).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings With the ongoing silence of the international community towards the Israeli grave violations in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), Israeli […]

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16 Oct
10:32

This Week in Palestine Week 42 2015

October 16, 2015 10:32 PM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio After Text Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for October 10th, to the 16th, 2015. This week Israel’s cabinet call for more escalation against Palestinian protesters; meanwhile 17 Palestinians were reported killed due to Israeli attacks targeting Palestinians in […]

18 Sep
3:00

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (10 – 16 Sep. 2015)

September 18, 2015 3:00 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 10 – 16 Sep. 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces continued to use force against Palestinian civilians participating in peaceful protests […]

28 Aug
11:29

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (20- 26 August 2015)

August 28, 2015 11:29 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 20- 26 August 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces used excessive force against Palestinian civilians participating in […]

23 Aug
8:45

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (13- 19 August 2015)

August 23, 2015 8:45 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 13- 19 August 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces used excessive force killing 2 Palestinians and wounded […]

13 Aug
11:59

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (06- 12 August 2015)

August 13, 2015 11:59 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 06- 12 August 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces escalated the use of excessive force against Palestinian civilians in the West […]

07 Aug
9:53

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (30 July – 05 August 2015)

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 30 July – 05 August 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces escalated the use of excessive force against Palestinian civilians in […]

02 Aug
4:36

Several Injured in Clashes Following Slain Teen’s Funeral

Israeli forces shot and injured at least eight Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets during clashes near al-Jalazun refugee camp that broke out on Saturday, following the funeral of 17-year-old Laith al-Khaldi, who was shot dead by Israeli forces the day before.Israeli forces reportedly fired live and rubber-coated steel rounds at […]

01 Aug
5:14

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (15- 29 July 2015)

August 1, 2015 5:14 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 15- 29 July 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces escalated the use of excessive force against Palestinian civilians in the West […]

16 Jul
7:33

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (09- 14 July 2015)

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 09- 14 July 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against Palestinian civilians in the West Bank. […]

10 Jul
1:03

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (02- 08 July 2015)

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 02- 08 July 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against Palestinian civilians in the West Bank, […]

02 Jul
9:00

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (26 June- 01 July 2015)

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 26 June- 01 July 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings In the west Bank, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian at al-Hamra checkpoint […]

26 Jun
8:40

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (18- 24 June 2015)

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 18- 24 June 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces continued to use force against Palestinian civilians participating in peaceful protests in […]

19 Jun
5:59

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (11- 17 June 2015)

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 11- 17 June 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces continued to use force against Palestinian civilians participating in peaceful protests in […]

12 Jun
9:36

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (04- 10 June 2015)

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 04- 10 June 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces continued to use force against Palestinian civilians participating in peaceful protests in […]

05 Jun
2:50

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (28 May- 03 June 2015)

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 28 May- 03 June 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, a Palestinian civilian died of wounds he sustained during […]

29 May
2:29

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (21 – 27 May 2015)

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 21 – 27 May 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces continued to use force against Palestinian civilians in peaceful protests in […]

21 May
10:33

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (14 – 20 May 2015)

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 14 – 20 May 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings Israeli forces escalated the policy of excessive use of force against Palestinian civilians, […]

15 May
2:04

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (07 – 13 May 2015)

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 07 – 13 May 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 18 Palestinian civilians, including 4 children […]

09 May
10:05

Anti-semitism and Israel’s Moral Imperative

Horrific outbursts against the Jews are on the rise all over Europe – exclamations like ‘gas the Jews’ and ‘Jews burn best’ are being heard at soccer games and similar social gatherings. While there is nothing to excuse or justify such hateful speech, some effort still needs to be made […]