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09 Feb
9:56

After Years Of Deliberations, Israeli High Court Orders Removal Of 9 Homes In Ofra Illegal Colony

February 9, 2015 9:56 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, News Report, Ramallah 0

The Israeli High Court ordered, on Sunday, the removal of nine homes illegally built in the “Ofra” colony, built on privately owned Palestinian lands in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and gave the Israeli government two years to implement the ruling.The decision was made after a number […]

14 Jun
1:30

Israeli High Court Freezes Construction In Ofra Settlement

The Israeli high court has demanded a freeze to construction in the Jewish Israeli settlement of Ofra in the central West Bank. The Israeli high court has ordered a freeze to construction in the settlement of Ofra after local Palestinian residents whose land the settlement is due to be built […]

22 Apr
8:51

Israel Imposes Heavy Fines on Child Detainees

April 22, 2019 8:51 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Center for Studies reported that Israeli military courts have imposed fines, against Palestinian minor detainees, amount to 170.000 NIS during the first quarter of this year. The spokesperson for the center, Reyad Al-Ashqar, said that Israeli courts impose heavy fines on most detained children , in addition […]

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 […]

17 Apr
3:38

House of Saleh al-Barghouthi Demolished in Ramallah (VIDEO)

Israeli occupation forces  demolished, on Wednesday at daybreak, the house of slain Palestinian Saleh al-Barghouthi, in the village of Kobar, northwest of the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah. Local Al Ray sources reported that a large Israeli military force, accompanied by bulldozers, broke into the village, circled the house […]

15 Mar
7:50

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

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

07 Feb
2:37

Detainee Malek Hamed Forced Into Solitary Confinement

February 7, 2019 2:37 PM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

A Palestinian political prisoner at the Ramon Israeli prison was forced into solitary confinement, on Wednesday at night, when he threw boiling water at a soldier after the guards attacked many detainees. The detainee, Malek Ahmad Hamed, 23, from Silwad town, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, […]

07 Feb
7:44

Israeli Tender for Jerusalem Railway Rejected by Spanish Company

A Spanish company announced, yesterday, that it had rejected an Israeli tender to build part of the Jerusalem railway, which will cut deep into occupied Palestinian territory. Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF or Construction and Other Railway Services) announced that it “refuses to build a section of the railway […]

01 Feb
6:17

B’Tselem: Barghouti Shot Point Blank, Did Not Flee

Israeli Information Center for Human Rights B’Tselem refuted, in a report, Israeli security claims that Saleh Barghouti had tried to flee the scene after being involved in a drive-by shooting attack. The report explained that Israeli occupation security forces shot Saleh Barghouti point-blank, in an apparent extrajudicial killing, Al Ray […]

26 Jan
5:00

UPDATE : Israel Releases Body of Slain Palestinian After Being Held for 40 Days

The body of 60 year old Palestinian, Hamdan Tawfiq Arda, who was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers in al-Biereh city, in December, was released Friday. Israeli authorities withheld the body of the slain civilian for 40 days, without a reason, reported WAFA. After 40 days, the Israeli military released […]

11 Jan
7:25

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (03– 09 January 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 03 – 09 January, 2019. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. 56 civilians, including 10 children, 3 women, 5 journalists, and 6 paramedics, were wounded; the […]

03 Jan
7:52

Early Knesset Elections Campaign Meets with Settler Councils

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu listens to Avichai Mandelblit (R) during the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem November 16, 2014. REUTERS/Gali Tibbon/Pool/File Photo In its weekly report about Israeli settlement activities in the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, the National Bureau for the Defense of Land stated that, following the […]

28 Dec
8:02

Al-Haq Sends Urgent Appeal to UN Special Procedures on the Enforced Disappearance of Saleh Omar Barghouthi

By Al-Haq Human Rights Organization: On Sunday, 23 December 2018, Al-Haq sent a joint urgent appeal to the United Nations (UN) Special Procedures regarding the enforced disappearance of Palestinian citizen Saleh Omar Barghouthi, 29, following his detention by the Israeli Occupying Forces (IOF) near the town of Surda, north of […]

28 Dec
12:28

Israeli Court Extends Prison Sentence for Palestinian and Son

December 28, 2018 12:28 AM Ali Salam Israel, Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Palestinian political prisoner Omar Barghouthi, and his son Assef, were detained by Israeli forces, on December 12, 2018, after Omar’s other son, Saleh Omar Barghouthi, 29, was gunned down by undercover Israeli soldiers, outside Ramallah, in central West Bank. On Thursday, both Omar and his son were ordered by Israeli […]

27 Dec
2:05

Israel Approves Hundreds Of Colonialist Units In West Bank

The “Higher Planning Committee” of the Civil Administration office, the executive branch of Israel’s illegal military occupation, has approved the construction of 1550 units in a number of colonies in the occupied West Bank. Israeli sources said the committee approved the new construction plan, Tuesday, in colonies in several parts […]

24 Dec
5:02

Family of Slain Palestinian Youth Demands Investigation

A Palestinian teenager was recently shot and killed at the Bet Il checkpoint, at the northern entrance of the occupied West Bank city of al-Bireh. Qassem al-Abbassi, 17, was killed by Israeli forces on Thursday night, while he was in a private vehicle with his friends who were attempting to pass the […]

22 Dec
11:25

Israel To Autopsy the Corpse Of Qassem Abasi

Salwa Hammad, the coordinator of the Palestinian National Committee for Retrieving Bodies of Martyrs, said that Israel has decided to autopsy the corpse of Qassem al-Abasi, 17, who was killed by Israeli soldiers on December 20th, 2018. Hammad said that Qassem’s corpse would likely be handed back to his family […]

21 Dec
4:26

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

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

21 Dec
4:04

Yesh Din: Israeli Politician Calls for Citizen Attacks on Palestinians

Extremist right wing Israeli Member of Knesset Bezalel Smotrich has called for illegal Jewish settlers to attack Palestinians, asserting that the lives of Jews are more valuable than those of Palestinians. On his twitter account, Smotrich wrote: “I call on my heroic [settler] friends and pioneers to come out tonight […]

21 Dec
1:56

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Teen Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers killed, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian teen from occupied Jerusalem, and injured two others, after opening fire at their car near Beit El military roadblock, north of the al-Biereh city, in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah and al-Biereh. Media sources said the slain teen has been […]

17 Dec
5:16

Settlers Continue to Attack Palestinians under Army’s Protection

Palestinian residents of villages adjacent to Israeli settlements, on Saturday evening, tried to prevent Israeli settlers from storming and attacking their villages, while the Israeli army was watching and providing them with protection. Hebron  Settlers from “Kharsina and Kiryat Arba” settlements East of Hebron, threw stones and empty bottles at […]

15 Dec
4:32

Israel’s Executions Can’t Kill Palestinian Resistance: Remembering Ashraf Na’alwa, Saleh Barghouthi, Majd Mteir and Hasan Arda

Ashraf Na’alwa, Saleh Barghouthi, Majd Mteir (l-r). Graphic: Quds News Via the Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network. On 13 December, 2018, Israeli occupation forces shot down four Palestinians, including several resistance fighters who had evaded their pursuit for months. Ashraf Na’alwa, 23, was killed by occupation forces who attacked the home where […]

15 Dec
3:58

UPDATE: Palestinian Teen Succumbs to Wounds Inflicted by Israeli Forces

A Palestinian teenager was killed by Israeli forces, on Friday, in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah. The Palestinian Ministry of Health identified the teen as 17-year-old Mahmoud Nakhleh, who was shot in the abdomen with live bullets during a protest, in the al-Jalazoun refugee camp. Several people were […]

13 Dec
2:00

Two Israelis Killed In Shooting Attack Near Ramallah

Israeli sources have reported that two settlers were killed, and two others were injured, in a shooting attack close to the illegal colony of Ofra, near Ramallah, in central West Bank. The shooting took place at the hitchhiking section of Givat Assag, in the Benyamin Regional Council of Settlements, between […]

12 Dec
4:33

Army Injures At Least Twenty Palestinians In Al-Biereh

December 12, 2018 4:33 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, on Tuesday evening, at least twenty Palestinians in al-Biereh city, in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah and al-Biereh, during ongoing and escalating offensives allegedly aimed at locating the Palestinians, who shot and injured seven Israeli colonialist settlers, on Sunday evening. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society […]

10 Dec
5:30

Seven Israeli Colonialist Settlers Injured In West Bank Shooting

Israeli sources have reported that, on Sunday evening, seven settlers were injured, including a pregnant woman who was seriously wounded, in a shooting attack near the illegal colony of Ofra, which was built on Palestinian lands near Ramallah, in central West Bank. Israeli daily Haaretz said a pregnant woman, 21, […]

04 Sep
8:12

Report: Israel Using Judicial System to Facilitate Settlement Project

Madeeha Araj/ NBPRS/PNN (photo: The illegal settlement of Ofra, Reuters) The National Bureau for Defending the Land and Resisting Settlement stated that the Israeli Central Court’s resolution on keeping hundreds of settlement units in the occupied West Bank, under an Israeli judicial procedure called “market regulations,” is a dangerous precedent […]

09 Aug
9:08

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (02– 08 August 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 02-08 August, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against Palestinian protestors in the Gaza Strip. 2 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were killed while another civilian succumbed to his pervious wounds. 99 […]

30 Jul
8:57

Report: Israeli Settlement Expansion Continued as Hundreds of Housing Units are Approved

(photo: illegal settlement of Ofra, north of Ramallah — REUTERS) At the beginning of the year 2018, the Israeli Knesset approved a law for annexing academic institutions within Israeli settlements constructed in the occupied West Bank (e.g. Ariel University and the 2 Education faculties in the Akena and Alon Shvut […]

14 Mar
9:37

Jerusalem and Hebron Face Further Judaization Efforts as Israel Provides Grants for Outposts

(photo: illegal settlement of Ofra, north of Ramallah Source:. Reuters) By: Madeeha Araj/ NBPRS/PNN The Palestine Liberation Organization’s National Bureau for the Defense of Land and Resisting Settlements said in his latest report that the Israeli government is continuing its Judaization policy in Jerusalem and Hebron and continues to provide […]

13 Mar
9:44

Report: Palestinian Prisoners Suffering from Extreme Cold in Israeli Prisons

The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, Adalah, issued a statement Tuesday contending that Israeli prison authorities have refused to provide heat, blankets, warm clothing to Palestinian prisoners that they are holding without charges in Israeli prisons.. Adalah initially sent a letter on March 4 to IPS Commissioner […]

04 Mar
9:11

40% of Israeli Cemeteries on Private Palestinian Lands

Approximately 40 percent of Israeli settlers’ graves in the occupied West Bank were built on privately-owned Palestinian land, an Israeli survey published on Sunday . A survey published by Haaretz revealed, according to Al Ray, that more than 600 graves, on 10 settlements, were built on privately owned Palestinian lands […]

29 Dec
2:21

Al Juneidi Released

December 29, 2017 2:21 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli occupation authorities released, on Wednesday night, teenaged Palestinian child detainee from Hebron. Fawzi Muhammad al-Juneidi was released from Ofra detention camp, to the west of Ramallah, upon which his family received him  and took him to the Palestine Medical Compound to be treated. Fawzi sustained fractures in his shoulder […]

19 Aug
7:08

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (10 – 16 August 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 10 – 16 August, 2017. 17 Palestinian civilians, including 7 children, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. 10 civilians, including 2 children, were wounded in the West Bank and 7 others […]

10 Aug
9:38

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Three Homes In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Deir Abu Mashal and Silwad towns, in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah, and demolished three homes belonging to the families of two slain Palestinians, and a detainee, involved in attacks that led to the death of two Israeli soldiers. Media sources […]

08 Jul
2:45

PCHR Weekly Report: One teen civilian killed, 19 wounded by Israeli forces this week

July 8, 2017 2:45 AM 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 22 June – 05 July 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 […]

19 May
1:33

PCHR Weekly Report: 3 Palestinians killed, 41 wounded by Israeli forces this week

In its Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 11 – 17 May 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. During the past week, Israeli forces killed a […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
08 Apr
1:39

This Week in Palestine Week 14 2017

April 8, 2017 1:39 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 01, to the 07, 2017. As Israel welcomes the US attack on Syria this week Israeli army gunfire leave one Palestinian teenager killed another civilian injured. These stories, […]

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07 Apr
3:08

Palestine Today 04 06 2017

April 7, 2017 3:08 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday, April, 06, 2017. An Israeli soldier killed by a Palestinian driver meanwhile troops invade communities in the West Bank and detain two dozen civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, […]

06 Apr
10:50

Update: Israeli Soldier Killed, One Mildly Wounded, Near Ramallah

Update: Israeli sources initially did not release the name of the soldier, or even information indicate that he was a soldier, but hours later identified him as sergeant Elichai Taharlev, 20, of the Golani Brigade. He was buried in occupied Jerusalem at Mount Herzl Military Cemetery, in occupied Jerusalem, while several […]

03 Feb
11:14

New Settlement to be Erected for Evacuated Amona Settlers

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced, on Wednesday, plans to build new settlement for Jewish settlers evacuated from the illegal outpost of Amona. The new settlement would be the first one to be officially planned, approved and built in some 25 years. While Israel stopped establishing new settlements in the […]

30 Jan
6:47

Netanyahu Advances Settlement Legalization Bill

The Israeli Prime Minister encourages the Knesset to issue a final vote on the ‘formalization bill’ as early as tomorrow. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has asked coalition chairperson David Biton (Likud) to present the “formalization bill” to the Knesset for a final vote, this week, Israeli media reports. The […]

27 Jan
9:45

After Court Ordered Removal Of Nine Illegal Colonist Units, Netanyahu Decides To Build 68

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, decided to build 68 new colonialist units on private Palestinian lands, near Ofra illegal colony, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, after the Israeli High Court ordered the removal of nine illegal units. Israeli daily Haaretz said the decision was part of an […]

26 Dec
3:20

(VIDEO) Israeli Journalist Gideon Levy: The ‘Real Landlords’ of Israel Are the Settlers

Gideon Levy discusses how the government’s preoccupation with a small Israeli colony, in the occupied West Bank, reflects the political power of settlers in Israel. SHIR HEVER: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Shir Hever, from Germany. A small Israeli colony in the occupied West Bank has been on […]

08 Dec
12:32

Shabak Claims Arresting Palestinians Involved In Shooting Against A Military Base

The Israeli Security Agency (Shabak) allowed for publication the arrest of what it called a “Palestinian cell” involved in shooting attacks targeting a military base near the Ofra illegal colony, built on Palestinian lands, east of Ramallah in the West Bank. The Shabak alleged that the cell carried out several […]

27 Nov
4:21

Equal Israeli Access to Stolen Palestinian Land

The ‘regularization law’ to sanction land theft in the West Bank has a solid basis: most Israelis live on Palestinian land confiscated in 1948. The cries of the Cossacks in the West Bank Samarian hills are not meant to arouse compassion in the heart of the average Israeli liberal, who […]

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 Nov
4:53

Settlements Aren’t an Obstacle to Peace says Top Trump Advisor

Jason Greenblatt, prospective advisor to Donald Trump on Israel, emboldens Israeli hopes of annexing the West Bank.  ~Sergio Yahni, Alternative Information Center (AIC) The U.S. election results, on Wednesday, were welcomed with excitement in Israel. Israeli minister of education Naftali Bennett (Habait Hayehudi) called the election of Donald Trump a […]

03 Nov
10:21

Israeli Army Kills A Palestinian Near Ramallah

November 3, 2016 10:21 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Thursday afternoon, a young Palestinian man near Ofra illegal colony, northeast of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The Palestinian Health Ministry said the Palestinian has been identified as Ma’an Nasser-Eddin Abu Qare’, 23, from al-Mazra’a al-Gharbiyya village, northwest of Ramallah. The Ministry added that […]

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 […]

29 Oct
10:52

Palestinian Man Seriously Injured By Israeli Army In Ramallah

October 29, 2016 10:52 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously wounded, on Saturday at dawn, a young Palestinian man, near Ein Yabroud town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, after he reportedly attempted to “ram Israeli soldiers with his car, then tried to stab them.” The Israeli army claims that the soldiers […]

26 Aug
11:32

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Man In Silwad

August 26, 2016 11:32 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Friday, a Palestinian man in Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, reportedly after he approached a military roadblock and “refused to heed to the soldiers’ demands to stop,” eyewitnesses confirmed he never posed any threat to the soldiers. The […]

01 Aug
11:33

1970 Document Shows West Bank Settlements Built on Lies

While it has been a long open secret that the seizure of Palestinian land to build illegal settlements in the West Bank has been built on false pretenses, a secret document from 1970 has surfaced which confirms this, according to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency. The document, a copy of which […]

17 Jun
1:09

Army Kidnaps Four Palestinians In Bethlehem And Salfit

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Friday at dawn, four Palestinians from the West Bank districts of Bethlehem and Salfit. Five Palestinian cars sustained damage after being attacked by Israeli colonizers, near Ramallah. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers kidnaped Jamil Suheil Hamamra, 22, […]

15 Apr
2:01

Israel Settlement Plans Raised 3 Times Higher

The construction of new Israeli settlement units in the West Bank has tripled in the first trimester of the year, in comparison to the same period last year, Peace Now organization declared. The Israeli anti-settlement organization said, in a press release, that “plans of building 674 settlement units were submitted in […]

10 Nov
9:32

Israel Approves Plan to ‘Legalize’ Colonial Outposts and Construct Thousands More Units

November 10, 2015 9:32 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, News Report, Ramallah 0

In yet another decision that violates International Law and the Fourth Geneva Convention, the Higher Construction and Planning Committee of the Israeli ‘Civil Administration Office’ has approved a construction plan to ‘legalize’ two colonial outposts in Ramallah, in addition to building 2200 more units. The Israeli plan includes the approval […]

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 […]

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, […]

27 Apr
2:36

Israel To Build 77 New Homes In Illegal East Jerusalem Colonies

The Israeli government invited, Monday, tenders for constructing 77 new residential units in illegal colonies in occupied East Jerusalem, Israeli Peace Now Movement has reported. Peace Now said the tenders are meant for the construction of 36 new units in Neve Yaakov, and 41 units in Pisgat Zeev. Talking to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

23 Jan
4:37

Soldiers Open Fire On Palestinian Car Near Nablus

January 23, 2015 4:37 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Thursday evening, on a Palestinian car at the Huwwara military roadblock, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, allegedly after the driver failed to stop, and “attempted to ram a soldier.”Israeli media sources quoted an army spokesperson claiming a young Palestinian man was […]

04 Jan
5:06

PCHR Weekly Report: 4 killed, 17 wounded by Israeli forces this week

January 4, 2015 5:06 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 24- 30 Dec. 2014, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continue systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and property in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, with 4 dead this […]

30 Dec
4:24

Four Kidnapped in Israeli Raids Across West Bank

December 30, 2014 4:24 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli forces raided several areas in the occupied West Bank, on Monday, abducting four Palestinians from Ramallah, Jenin and Qabatiya, according to reports by security and local sources.Israeli guards of the illegal “Ofra” settlement, built on the land of Silwad and Ein Yabroud in the Ramallah district, detained a 27-year-old […]

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 […]

10 Dec
3:44

Army Kidnaps Two Palestinians East Of Bethlehem

December 10, 2014 3:44 AM IMEMC & Agencies Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Bethlehem – Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday morning, two young Palestinian men, near Teqoua’ illegal Israeli settlement, allegedly after the army found out one of them carried a knife.The two were taken prisoner close to the settlement, illegally built on Palestinian lands belonging to Teqoua’ Palestinian town, east of Bethlehem. […]

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, […]

28 Oct
12:19

Clashes Following Funeral of Orwa Hammad

October 28, 2014 12:19 AM IMEMC & Agencies Internal Unrest, News Report, Ramallah 0

Yesterday, a funeral was held for 14-year-old Orwa Abdul-Wahab Hammad, shot dead by the Israeli military on Friday, in  Silwad town, close to Ramallah. 27th October 2014 | International Solidarity Movement | Ramallah TeamOrwa was shot dead by Israeli forces on Friday, during a demonstration at the edge of Silwad. […]

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 […]

20 Apr
8:16

2014: 748 New Settlement Units in West Bank and Jerusalem

The Israeli occupation has constructed 748 settlement units in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, since the beginning of 2014, the Information Centre of Separation Wall and Settlement has revealed.The centre said, in a statement, that Netanyahu’s government issued plans of building 4,640 settlement units in 2014. In Jerusalem, Al […]

01 Apr
10:53

Army to Seize 600 Dunums near Nablus, Tenders Pushed for Over 700 East Jerusalem Homes

Israeli authorities, on Tuesday, handed a structural blueprint to the local council of Qaryout, to the south of Nablus, aimed at confiscating 600 dunums of land belonging to local villagers.Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activities in the northern West Bank, said the confiscation is for infrastructural purposes and for the […]

07 Jan
12:23

Israel To Build 272 Units In West Bank Settlements

January 7, 2014 12:23 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli Peace Now Movement revealed, Monday, that Israel is planning the construction of 272 units of illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, and that the decision was made as U.S. Secretary of State was leaving the country, following separate meetings with Israeli and Palestinian officials.Peace Now said that […]

29 May
10:59

Soldiers Caught On Tape Assaulting A Palestinian Youth

May 29, 2013 10:59 AM Saed Bannoura Human rights, News Report, Ramallah 0

After a video documenting the attack surfaced more than a month after the assault took place, the Israeli Military Police decided to investigate a violent attack carried out by Israeli soldiers against a Palestinian youth who was kidnapped near the Ofra settlement, near Ramallah.The attack, which took place on April […]

27 May
4:21

Israeli Settlements Occupy 538.303 Dunams In West Bank

Israeli daily, Haaretz, has reported that, in 2012, Israel confiscated 8000 Dunams of Palestinian lands in the occupied West Bank for the benefit of its settlements in areas referred to by Tel Aviv as “State Lands”.Haaretz said that expanding the boundaries of settlements in the West Bank and Jerusalem prepares […]

10 May
2:56

PCHR Weekly Report: 11 Palestinian civilians, including 9-year old girl, wounded by Israeli troops

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 02 – 08 May 2013, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that 4 Palestinian civilians were wounded during incursions in the West Bank. Another 4 were wounded while Israeli forces […]

03 May
2:55

Settlers Cut Olive Trees Near Ramallah

Thursday May 2 2013, a number of armed extremist settlers of the Ofra illegal settlement, attacked Palestinian orchards in Deir Jareer village, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and cut nearly 50 olive trees.Local sources in the village reported that the olive trees belong to two residents […]

29 Apr
4:09

Israel Delays Eviction Of Illegal Outpost

Sunday April 28, 2013, the Israeli High Court accepted an appeal filed by the Israeli government regarding delaying the eviction of an illegal settlement outpost near the central West Bank city of Ramallah until July 2013.The court had initially decided that the Amona illegal outpost, installed by the settlers on […]

26 Apr
10:02

Seven Kidnapped In Silwad, Dozens Injured

April 26, 2013 10:02 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah 0

Friday April 26, 2013, media sources reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped at least seven Palestinians, while dozens of residents have been treated for the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army invaded Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah.The sources said that the seven are from […]

26 Apr
7:59

PCHR Weekly Report: 8 wounded, 52 abducted by Israeli forces this week

April 26, 2013 7:59 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 18- 24 April 2013, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that a Palestinian civilian was wounded during an Israeli incursion, and a child was wounded near the annexation wall in […]

23 Apr
6:18

Settlers burn villagers cars near Ramallah

April 23, 2013 6:18 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News brief, Ramallah 0

Dozens of Israeli settlers raided a village near Ramallah Monday night and burned 10 cars.Witnesses reported that settlers from Ofra settlement attacked the positions of villagers, including 10 cars that were set on fire.

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15 Jan
12:24

Palestine Today 01 14 2013

January 15, 2013 12:24 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 3 m 16s || 2.99 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday January 14th, 2013. A worker dies in Gaza as a tunnel collapses while Israeli troops arrest nine […]

14 Jan
6:24

Israel Publishes Plans For New Settlement Units in West Bank

The Israeli government published plans for the construction of additional 170 units, and 84 “guestroom”, for Jewish settlers in Rote m illegal settlement, in the Jordan valley, Hagit Ofran of Israel’s Peace Now movement said. Ofran stated that the construction have been previously authorized by Israel, and that what have […]

26 Dec
5:45

In Another Direct Message Against Peace; Israel Approves 942 Settlement Units

The so-called Israeli Committee for Construction and Planning in occupied Jerusalem approved, Monday, a new project for the construction of 942 units for Jewish settlers in the illegal Gilo settlement, south of occupied Jerusalem.Gilo is an illegal settlement built on Palestinian lands in the occupied West Bank, built on lands […]

19 Oct
2:40

Israel Approves 800 New Units In Gilo Settlement

October 19, 2012 2:40 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report 0

The Israeli government of Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, granted Thursday its official approval for the construction of 800 units in the Gilo illegal settlement, south of occupied Jerusalem.Construction bids will be made public in the coming few months, Israeli Peace Now Movement reported. Director the Settlement Watch project of Peace […]

25 Apr
8:47

P.A. Demands Israel To Stop Unilateral Moves

Amidst Israeli plans to “legalize” random and unauthorised settlement outposts, to build new settlements, and expand existing ones, Palestinian Presidency spokesperson, Nabil Abu Rodeina, demanded the Israeli government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu halts all unilateral moves in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, including in Israeli controlled East Jerusalem.His statements came […]

09 Mar
3:17

PCHR Weekly Report: 2 children killed, 4 civilians wounded by Israeli troops this week

March 9, 2012 3:17 PM Saed Bannoura Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 01 – 07 March 2012, two Palestinian children were killed by the explosion of a mortar shell left by the Israeli army in Hebron. 3 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were wounded […]

30 Nov
2:01

Death Threats Continue Against Peace Now In Israel

November 30, 2011 2:01 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The Israeli Peace Now Organisation reported that one of its activists recently received a death threat via text message as she was picking up her children from school. The incident is part of several attacks targeting Peace Now activists, homes and offices.Lee of Peace Now stated that the message reads […]

24 Nov
4:01

MK Aharonovitch Warns Of New Political Assassination In Israel

November 24, 2011 4:01 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli Internal Security Minister, Yitzhak Aharonovitch of Yisrael Beiteinu (Israel is Our Home), warned of the possibility of a political assassination in Israel, and stated that the Police and the Security Services must seriously deal with all information on such threats. The official Israeli TV and Radio Agency – Arabic […]

22 Nov
12:15

Son of Senior Israeli officer granted gag order in death threat case

November 22, 2011 12:15 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

An Israeli man whose father is a senior officer in the Shin Bet (secret service) was charged with issuing a death threat against members of an Israeli peace group. When the accused was brought before a judge, he requested a ‘gag order’ be issued in the case, preventing the peace […]

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09 Nov
8:42

Palestine Today 11 09 2011

November 9, 2011 8:42 PM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 3 m 51s || 3.52 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday November 9, 2011 The Russell tribunal finds Israel guilty of Apartheid and the International Quartet Committee announced […]

09 Nov
6:07

Death Threat Graffiti Found On Home of Peace Now Settlement Watch Director

November 9, 2011 6:07 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

Israeli Peace Now Movement reported that the home of the director of the movement’s Settlement Watch Project, Hagit Ofran, was targeted for the second time in recent months. The act was perpetuated by extremist right-wing settlers who blame the group for Israel’s dismantlement of several illegal settlement outposts in the […]