Search Results for : oPt

23 Mar
3:40

UN Votes To Adopt Gaza HRC Report

The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to adopt a report accusing Israel of War Crimes committed against civilians during Gaza demonstrations. The report was adopted with 23 votes in favor, 8 against and 15 abstentions. Despite the statements of UK foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, the UK abstained from […]

11 Feb
3:43

WHO: $32m Needed to Address Humanitarian Needs in the oPt

Al-Awda hospital ER team providing emergency care to an injured patient. Credit: UHWC A new report by WHO shows that, since the start of the mass demonstrations in Gaza, on 30 March, 2018, 261 people have been killed and a total of 27,942 people injured: “13,174 were treated and discharged from the Trauma Stabilization Points […]

08 Dec
11:27

UN General Assembly Adopts Another Pro-Palestine Resolution

After rejecting the US-backed anti-Palestinian resistance resolution, the General Assembly voted, on Thursday night, in favor of another text dealing with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The brief resolution, proposed by Ireland, called for “the achievement, without delay, of a comprehensive, just and lasting peace in the Middle East on the basis of the […]

01 Dec
5:57

UN General Assembly Adopts 5 More Resolutions in Favor of Palestine

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) voted, on Friday evening, in favor of five resolutions on Palestine and a sixth resolution on the Golan Heights, WAFA correspondence reported. One of the most important resolutions adopted today, by the UNGA, called on member states not to recognize any measures taken by […]

15 Nov
12:15

UN Security Council Fails to Adopt a Decision on Gaza

The Kuwait mission to the UN, Mansour Al-Otaibi, has declared that the Security Council decisions on the situation in the Gaza Strip have failed to lead to an outcome.   Al-Otaibi stated, on Tuesday evening, at a conference which followed, “Our situation is clear…We have invited with Bolivia to hold […]

24 Oct
9:31

Israeli Soldiers, Police Attack Coptic Priests, Abduct One, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers and police officers attacked, on Wednesday morning, several Coptic Christian priests in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, in occupied Jerusalem and abducted one of them, the Maan News Agency has reported. The attack took place after the Coptic Church in occupied Jerusalem organized a peaceful protest near […]

11 Oct
8:12

UNESCO Adopts New Resolutions on Palestine

By consensus, the Program and External Relations Commission (PX), of the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), on Wednesday, adopted two resolutions on Palestine, in the framework of its 205th plenary meeting.   The resolutions, sponsored by Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar and […]

06 Jul
8:24

Socialist International of 140 Global Political Parties Adopts BDS, Calls for Military Embargo on Israel

July 5, 2018 / Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) The Council of the Socialist International (SI) has called for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) for Palestinian rights at their meeting in the United Nations in Geneva on June 26-27. SI also called for a “total embargo on all forms of military […]

24 Mar
5:49

UN Human Rights Council Adopts Four Pro-Palestinian Resolutions

The United Nations Human Rights Council has adopted, in its 37thsession, concluded in Geneva on Friday, four resolutions for Palestine. The majority of the member countries voted in favor of the following four resolutions: Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories, including East Jerusalem, are illegal. The right of the […]

09 Dec
6:48

After Trump’s Jerusalem H-Bomb: Weighing Options for Palestinians

by Nadia Hijab Protests around the world are planned against US president Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. In so doing, Trump dispensed with such details as boundaries and borders – indeed with international law itself – and repeated the long hollowed-out US commitment to facilitate “a lasting peace agreement.” Given […]

21 Nov
7:28

Save the Children: Rights of Children being ‘Eroded’ from the oPt

On the anniversary of Universal Children’s Day, international NGO Save the Children released a statement highlighting ongoing the rights violations of Palestinian children in the occupied territory, by Israel. Jennifer Moorehead, the country director of Save the Children in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) called for greater protection of schools […]

06 Jul
5:26

UNESCO Adopts Resolution Reaffirming Israel’s Lack of Sovereignty over Jerusalem

The World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) adopted, on Tuesday, a resolution which confirms Israel’s lack of sovereignty over occupied Jerusalem. The organization condemned, in a meeting in Krakov, southern Poland, the excavations carried out by the Israeli Antiquities Department, in Jerusalem. According […]

11 Jun
7:55

Ashrawi Deems Adoption of UN Resolution a Victory for Palestinian Women

PLO Executive Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi welcomed the United Nations Economic and Social Council’s (ECOSOC) adoption of a draft resolution entitled, “Situation of and assistance to Palestinian women,” which was recommended by the Commission on the Status of Women in its sixty-first session in March: “On behalf of the Palestinian […]

20 Apr
5:59

Lieberman Calls for Adoption of Thatcher’s Hunger Strike Policy

Israeli Minister of Defense  Avigdor Lieberman recently called for a policy of non-negotiation with Palestinian hunger strikers, following the steps of former British Prime Minster Margaret Thatcher’s policy in dealing with Irish Catholic hunger strikers in 1981. Avigdor Liberman suggested to take the approach of Thatcher, who publicly refused to accede […]

24 Mar
11:44

UNHRC Adopts Four Anti-occupation Resolutions

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted, during its 34th session held on Friday in Geneva, four pro-Palestinian and anti-occupation resolutions. Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said that the four adopted resolutions are entitled “Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, The Palestinian people’s right to self-determination, […]

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 […]

24 Dec
10:10

UN Security Council Adopts Resolution Against Illegal Israeli Settlements ?

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The UN Security Council has adopted a resolution which states that Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory occupied since 1967 have no legal validity, constitute a flagrant violation under international law and are a major obstacle to a two-State solution and a comprehensive peace. The adoption of the […]

03 Dec
6:46

UN General Assembly Adopts “Paper Tiger” Resolution on Israel’s Withdrawal from the Syrian Golan

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : The UN General Assembly adopted yet another resolution demanding Israel to withdraw from the occupies Syrian Golan Heights in line with the resolution of June 4, 1967. However, UN General Assembly resolutions are non-binding and no more than a paper tiger without a unanimous decision by […]

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 […]

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 […]

03 Sep
10:09

Canadian Green Party Adopts BDS into Its Platform

via bdsmovement.net The Green Party of Canada has adopted a policy of boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel into its official platform after a hard-fought resolution successfully passed at the party’s annual convention, over the weekend. Despite pressure from pro-Israel lobby groups, supporters of the BDS resolution within the party […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

16 Jun
8:16

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (09 – 15 June 2016)

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the occupied Palestinian territories continued during the reporting period (09 – 15 June 2016). Shootings: 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 […]

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 […]

06 Mar
12:52

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (25 February – 02 March 2016)

March 6, 2016 12:52 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the occupied Palestinian territories continued during the reporting period (25 February – 02 March 2016).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 […]

06 Feb
6:25

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (28 January – 03 February 2016)

February 6, 2016 6:25 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the occupied Palestinian territories continued during the reporting period (28 January – 03 February 2016).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 […]

31 Jan
2:50

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (21 –27 January 2016)

January 31, 2016 2:50 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 (21 –27 January 2016).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 civilians […]

08 Jan
7:11

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (31 December 2015 – 06 January 2016)

January 8, 2016 7:11 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 (31 December 2015 – 06 January 2016).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 […]

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 […]

14 Dec
10:57

ICC Delegation to Visit oPt in February

A delegation from the International Criminal Court (ICC) is expected to visit the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) in February, a Palestinian Authority official said.A member of a national committee in charge of follow-up with the ICC, Wasel Abu Yusif, told Ma’an News Agency that the visit will include ongoing investigations […]

10 Dec
9:50

UN Adopts Resolutions in Favor of Palestine, UNRWA

The UN General Assembly has adopted, by a vast majority, eight resolutions in favor of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), and the special committee to investigate Israeli practices affecting the basic human rights of the Palestinian people.The resolutions were adopted […]

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 […]

28 Nov
3:12

UPDATE: 82 Palestinians Shot and Injured Across oPt on Friday

November 28, 2015 3:12 AM IMEMC & Agencies Internal Unrest, News Report, Palestine 0

At least 82 Palestinians were shot by Israeli military forces, on Friday, during ongoing clashes across the occupied Palestinian territories, according to officials and the Palestinian Red Crescent.A Red Crescent spokesperson told Ma’an News Agency that 16 Palestinians were injured by live bullets, as well as two by rubber-coated steel […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

29 Apr
7:16

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (23 – 28 April 2015)

April 29, 2015 7:16 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 23 – 28 April 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed 3 Palestinian civilians, including a child, […]

24 Apr
3:29

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (16 – 22 April 2015)

April 24, 2015 3:29 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 16 – 22 April 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 14 Palestinian civilians, including 4 children, […]

20 Apr
10:43

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (09 – 15 April 2015)

April 20, 2015 10:43 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 09 – 15 April 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian and wounded 20 […]

20 Apr
8:25

B’Tselem: New Low Reached in Israeli Authorities’ Disregard for Palestinian Lives in oPt

On the 5th of January, 2013, sixteen-year-old Samir ‘Awad was killed by Israeli soldiers near the apartheid wall in the occupied West Bank village of Budrus. According to Israeli-based human rights group, B’Tselem, Samir was shot three times, although he posed no danger to anyone. That morning, following his last […]

13 Apr
2:33

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (02 – 08 April 2015)

April 13, 2015 2:33 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 02 – 08 April 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian from Senjel village, […]

06 Apr
6:44

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (26 March – April 01 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 March – April 01 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 13 civilians, including an international […]

30 Mar
3:45

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (18 – 25 March 2015)

March 30, 2015 3:45 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 18 – 25 March 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, a Palestinian civilian died of wounds he sustained last […]

29 Mar
3:50

Dr. Ashrawi on the Adoption of 3 UNHRC Resolutions Regarding Occupied Palestine

PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi said: “On behalf of the Palestinian leadership and the people of Palestine, we express our great appreciation and gratitude to the members of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) who assumed a principled, courageous and just stand and overwhelmingly voted in favor […]

23 Mar
6:36

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

March 23, 2015 6:36 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 12 – 18 March 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 15 Palestinian civilians, including three children, […]

10 Mar
5:38

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (26 February – 04 March 2015)

March 10, 2015 5:38 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 26 February – 04 March 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, a Palestinian civilian was killed and his brother […]

02 Mar
5:02

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (19 – 25 February 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 19 – 25 February 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian in excessive use […]

23 Feb
6:00

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

February 23, 2015 6:00 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 12 – 18 February 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 5 Palestinian civilians, including a child, […]

16 Feb
1:01

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

February 16, 2015 1:01 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 05 – 11 February 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, a Palestinian disabled died of wounds he had sustained […]

08 Feb
9:24

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (29 January – 04 February 2015)

February 8, 2015 9:24 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 29 January – 04 February 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian boy and wounded […]

02 Feb
2:54

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (22 – 28 January 2015)

February 2, 2015 2:54 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 22 – 28 January 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 10 Palestinian civilians, including a child […]

27 Jan
4:55

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (15 – 21 January 2015)

January 27, 2015 4:55 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 – 21 January 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 6 Palestinian civilians, including a child […]

20 Jan
8:04

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (07 – 14 January 2015)

January 20, 2015 8:04 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 07 – 14 January 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 3 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, […]

23 Dec
7:02

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (11- 17 December 2014)

December 23, 2014 7:02 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 11- 17 December 2014.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian in excessive use of […]

20 Dec
2:35

UN General Assembly adopts resolution for Palestinian sovereignty in W. Bank, Gaza, E. Jerusalem

On Friday December 19th, the General Assembly of the United Nations passed a resolution recognizing the Permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan over their natural resources.The Assembly adopted the resolution with a […]

14 Dec
3:29

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (04-10 December 2014)

December 14, 2014 3:29 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 territory (oPt) for the reporting period of 04-10 December 2014.PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (04-10 December 2014) Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and […]

11 Dec
11:29

French Senate Adopts Palestinian Recognition

The French Senate has adopted a resolution calling on its government to recognize the state of Palestine.The proposal was tabled in the Senate by Social Party senator Gilbert Roger and several of his colleagues, including other political groups, WAFA reports. Mr. Roger was reported by media as telling the French […]

08 Dec
3:40

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (27 Nov. – 03 Dec. 2014)

December 8, 2014 3:40 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 territory (oPt) for the reporting period of 27 November – 03 December 2014. Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, Israeli forces wounded 20 civilians in the […]

01 Dec
7:21

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (20- 26 November 2014)

December 1, 2014 7:21 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 territory (oPt) for the reporting period of 20 – 26 November, 2014.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed a bird hunter in northern border […]

27 Nov
4:13

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (November 13 – 19, 2014)

November 27, 2014 4:13 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 territory (oPt) for the reporting period of 13 – 19 November, 2014. Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, a Palestinian bus driver from Abu Dees village, […]

18 Nov
4:58

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt for November 06 – 12, 2014

November 18, 2014 4:58 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 (06 -12 November 2014).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian in al-Aroub refugee camp, north of Hebron. They wounded 26 civilians, […]

08 Nov
5:34

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt for 30 October – 29 November, 2014

November 8, 2014 5:34 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 (30 Oct.- 05 Nov. 2014).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed 2 Palestinian civilians in occupied East Jerusalem and wounded 16 civilians, including 5 […]

04 Nov
9:17

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt for October 23 – 29, 2014

November 4, 2014 9:17 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 (23 – 29 October 2014).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian child in Selwad village, northeast of Ramallah, in the central West […]

27 Oct
2:10

PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt for October 16 – 22, 2014

October 27, 2014 2:10 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 (16 – 22 October 2014).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian child in Beit Luqia village, southwest of Ramallah, while a guard […]

27 Oct
4:31

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (18- 24 September 2014)

October 27, 2014 4:31 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 (18- 24 September 2014).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: In the Gaza Strip, although almost a month has past following the truce agreement under Egyptian auspices between the Palestinian armed […]

21 Sep
11:46

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (11- 17 September 2014)

September 21, 2014 11:46 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 (11- 17 September 2014).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: In the Gaza Strip, Palestinian medical source pronounced a member of an armed group dead of wounds he sustained on 11 […]

05 Sep
2:21

Bennett: “Palestinian State Is Not An Option”

September 5, 2014 2:21 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli Economy Minister of the extremist Jewish Home Party, Naftali Bennett, said that establishing a Palestinian State is not an option, or a viable solution, and called on Netanyahu to shift his policies.Bennett said that the past two months “should push every person, politician, who believes a two-state solution is […]

01 Sep
8:51

Israeli Police Adopt New Crowd Control Method in Jerusalem

September 1, 2014 8:51 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli police have begun using skunk water against Palestinian demonstrators in Jerusalem, where over 770 Palestinians have been arrested since the July 2 murder of Muhammad Abu Khdeir. Prior to July, skunk water had never been used in Jerusalem before.01 September 2014 | Alternative Information Center | Sergio Yahni On […]

18 Jun
3:59

Israel “Weighing Options” To Transfer Hamas Leaders To Gaza

The Israeli Defense Ministry is studying all “legal options” to forcibly remove dozens of senior leaders of the Hamas movement, in the West Bank, and illegally expel them to the Gaza Strip, the Arabs48 news website has reported.It said the Ministry is awaiting the “legal opinion” of the Israeli Supreme […]

13 Jun
1:44

Ferwana: “The Detainees Have the Legitimate Right To Use All Options For Freedom”

June 13, 2014 1:44 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

[Friday, June 13, 2014] Gaza, Occupied Palestine; Palestinian Researcher and head of the Census Department at the Palestinian Ministry of Detainees, Abdul-Nasser Ferwana, stated that the Palestinian political prisoners, held by Israel, have the legitimate right to use all options to break free and escape their illegitimate detention.His statements came […]

06 Jun
2:17

PCHR Gives Testimony Before UN Regarding Rights of Arabs in oPt

On Monday, 01 June 2014, Hamdi Shaqqura, Deputy Director for the Programs Affairs of the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR), gave his testimony before the UN Special Committee to Investigate the Israeli Practices Affecting the Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs in the 1967 Occupied Territories. Shaqqura […]

27 May
11:43

Increase in Israeli Violations Against Holy Sites in oPt

A recent rights report has warned against escalating violations of both Israeli authorities and settlers against Islamic and Christian holy shrines in Palestine, amounting to 525 over the past five years.According to Al Ray, “The Settlers’ Violence & Violations against The Islamic & Christian Holy Shrines in the Occupied Palestinian […]

03 May
10:41

Palestine Adopts New International Human Rights Treaties

On Friday, May 2, 2014, Palestine formally became a party to five global treaties banning torture and racial discrimination, in addition to protecting the rights of women, children and the disabled, according to spokesman for the UN human rights office Rupert Colville.In a statement to reporters, he said that the […]

23 Apr
12:35

Al-Arabi: “UN Security Council Adopts Double Standards when Dealing with Israel”

Secretary-General of the Arab League Nabil al-Arabi said, Tuesday, the UN Security Council adopts double standards when handling resolutions involving Israel.Al-Arabi referred to the US’ veto on resolutions obliging Israel to withdraw from the Arab lands occupied since 1967. According to WAFA, he said that the Arab countries have decided […]

20 Apr
2:07

OCHA: Palestinian Woman Killed, 101 Injured in oPt

One Palestinian was killed and 101 were injured by Israeli violence in the occupied Palestinian territories, during the period from April 8 to 14, a UN report said. According to the report, issued by the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the Israeli occupation displaceed 40 Palestinians, half […]