Search Results for : shepherds

12 Jun
11:25

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Shepherds In Lebanese Territory

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday evening, two shepherds near Shebaa Lebanese town, and took them to the occupied Shebaa Farms, the Lebanese National News Agency has reported. The agency said the one of the abducted shepherds is from Lebanon, while the second is Lebanese. It added that the Lebanese Army […]

18 Mar
5:21

Israeli Forces Fire On Gaza Farmers and Shepherds

Israeli forces opened heavy fire towards Palestinian farmers and shepherds on Sunday, in the southern besieged Gaza Strip. A Ma’an reporter said that Israeli forces, deployed in military watchtowers, opened fire towards Palestinian agricultural lands east of Rafah, in southern Gaza, targeting farmers and shepherds. No injuries were reported. The […]

10 Mar
10:23

Illegal Colonists Bulldoze Palestinian Lands Near Nablus, Unleash Dogs On Shepherds Near Tubas

On Sunday, a group of illegal Israeli colonists, squatting on Palestinian lands near Jaloud village, south of the northern West Bank city of city of Nablus, bulldozed large areas of Palestinian lands, while another group of colonists unleashed their dogs on Palestinian shepherds near Tubas, in northeastern West Bank. Ghassan […]

09 Mar
11:07

Israeli Soldiers Detain Palestinians Shepherds In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers detained, Saturday, four Palestinians shepherds, in the al-Farisiyya area, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, after illegal colonialist settlers assaulted them, and tried to force them out of the area. Omar Fuqaha, the field coordinator of Tubas Governorate, told WAFA Palestinian News Agency that the soldiers detained four […]

08 Mar
10:25

Illegal Colonists Attack Palestinian Shepherds In Northern Plains

A group of Israeli colonialist settlers living illegally on Palestinian lands in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, attacked many Palestinian shepherds, Friday, in several areas, and chased them away. Palestinian nonviolent activist against Israel’s illegal colonialist activities, Aref Daraghma, said the colonists attacked the shepherds, and chased them along with […]

04 Mar
6:00

Colonial Settlers Chase Palestinian Shepherds from Grazing Land

Israeli settlers, Sunday, chased away Palestinian shepherds while they were grazing their livestock in open fields near al-Sweida area, in the northern Jordan Valley,  said a local source. Aref Daraghmeh, a rights activist, said that settlers forced the shepherds out of the pastures and prevented them from herding their livestock. Israeli […]

23 Feb
8:20

Soldiers Abduct Three Shepherds Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, three Palestinian shepherds, south of Yatta town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in southern West Bank, said the soldiers, accompanied by […]

22 Feb
6:51

Shepherds Chased from Pastures in Jordan Valley, Beaten in Hebron

Shepherds herding their sheep, in the Ouja area of the Israeli-occupied Jordan Valley, were chased out of the open pastures by Israeli forces for no apparent reason, according to a local source. Aref Daraghmeh, a rights activist,  told WAFA that soldiers forced the shepherds, who were accompanied in their herding by […]

14 Feb
10:37

Israeli Soldiers, Navy, Fire At Farmers, Shepherds And Fishermen In Gaza

Israeli soldiers, and Israeli navy ships, opened fired on Thursday at dawn, at many Palestinian farmers, shepherds and fishermen, in several parts of the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip. Media sources in Gaza said Israeli navy ships fired dozens of live rounds at fishing boats, and at the coast in […]

31 Jan
10:50

Israeli Colonialist Settlers Attack Shepherds In Northern Plains

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Thursday, many Palestinian shepherds in grazing lands in the al-Farisiyya area, in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank. Palestinian Human Rights activist Aref Daraghma, said the colonists chased the shepherds, and hurled stones at them and the flocks. He added […]

28 Jan
8:32

Soldiers Injure Teacher, Open Fire On Farmers And Shepherds In Gaza

On Monday, Israeli soldiers, stationed across the perimeter fence in the eastern parts of the besieged Gaza Strip, shot and injured one teacher, and opened fire on several Palestinian farmers and shepherds. Media sources in Gaza said a schoolteacher was injured after the soldiers, in their military bases close to […]

10 Dec
6:32

Israeli Military Opens Fire Toward Gaza Fishermen and Shepherds

Israeli naval forces opened fire towards Palestinian fishermen, west of Rafah City and Khan Younis City, in the southern besieged Gaza Strip, on Sunday. A Ma’an News Agency reporter said that naval forces repeatedly opened fire at fishermen within the permitted fishing zone, forcing them back to shore. Meanwhile, Israeli […]

23 Nov
2:08

Army Detains Palestinian Shepherds In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers detained, Friday, three Palestinian shepherds in the al-Farisiyya area, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains. Media sources said the two shepherds took their livestock to a Palestinian grazing area, east of the al-Farisiyya area. They said the soldiers attacked the three fishermen, identified as Hilal, Daraghma, Kamal Daraghma, […]

18 Nov
10:00

Army Opens Fire At Farmers And Shepherds, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers opened fire, Sunday, at many Palestinian farmers and shepherds, in several parts of the besieged Gaza Strip. Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinian farmers, working on their own lands, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. […]

17 Oct
10:40

Israeli Colonialists Attack Shepherds, Steel A Sheep

A number of illegal extremist Israeli colonialists attacked, Wednesday, Palestinian shepherds in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank, and stole a sheep. Aref Daraghma, a human rights activist, said the colonists chased several Palestinian shepherds, forcing them out of grazing lands, near the illegal Shidmot colony. Daraghma added […]

12 Aug
5:44

Palestinian Shepherds Chased Off Land by Occupation Forces

Israeli occupation forces, on Saturday, chased Palestinian shepherds while they were grazing their livestock in open fields near the town of Yatta, south of the southern West Bank district of Hebron,  said a local activist, according to WAFA. Rateb al-Jabour, coordinator of the Popular Committee Against the Separation Wall and […]

15 Jul
7:54

Settlers Prevent Shepherds from Feeding Livestock in Jordan Valley

Illegal Israeli settlers, on Sunday, chased Palestinian shepherds out pasture areas near the village of Khallet Makahoul, in the northern  Jordan Valley, preventing them from grazing their livestock, said a local activist. Aref Daraghmeh, who monitors settlement activities in the Jordan Valley, said that settlers chased the shepherds and prevented […]

19 Jun
1:53

Army Opens Fire At Shepherds In Gaza

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Tuesday morning, at many Palestinian shepherds, hundreds of meters away from the border fence, in the Gaza Strip. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed in Kissufim Crossing, fired many live rounds at shepherds, east of Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza. They added that the army […]

04 Apr
8:18

Israeli Forces Fire on Shepherds along Gaza Border

Israeli forces, Wednesday, opened fire on shepherds while they were grazing their livestock in pastures along Gaza borders with Israel, said WAFA sources. The shepherds were forced to leave the pastures located along the borders in fear of their lives. No injuries were reported. Earlier today, two Palestinians were shot and […]

17 Mar
11:56

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire At Farmers, Shepherds And Fishermen, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Saturday morning, at several Palestinian farmers, and shepherds, east Gaza, and in the al-Fakhari area, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the besieged coastal region, while Israeli navy ships fired dozens of live rounds and fishing boats, in the Sudaniyya Sea area, […]

02 Dec
7:26

Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinian Shepherds In Northern Plains

Extremist Israeli colonists, illegally living on Palestinian lands, attacked many Palestinian shepherds, Friday, and forced them out of grazing lands, in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank. The colonists came from the illegal Rotem outpost, chased the farmers out of the grazing lands, and threatening to shoot them […]

29 Nov
12:39

Army Abducts Two Palestinian Shepherds In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, two Palestinian Shepherds in Ein al-Hilwa and as-Sakout areas, in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank, for bringing their cattle to a distance of 2 kilometers away from Shidmot illegal colony. The soldiers attacked the two shepherds and abducted them, before moving […]

22 Apr
4:52

Israeli Soldiers Fire on Agricultural Lands, Shepherds in Gaza

Israeli forces, on Friday, opened fire on Palestinian agricultural lands and shepherds in the southern and central Gaza Strip, said WAFA sources. Forces opened fire on Palestinian shepherds while they were grazing their livestock along the eastern border area of Johur Addik, in central Gaza. No injuries were reported. Forces also […]

22 Apr
4:39

VIDEO: Extremist Settlers Attack and Injure Activists Accompanying Palestinian Shepherds

Israeli media published  video on Friday night which shows  masked Israeli settlers attacking activists accompanying Palestinian shepherds in the occupied West Bank . The video show settlers throwing stones at the activists, who belong to the Ta’ayush organization, and tried to hit them with clubs near the Baladim outpost. Four […]

04 Feb
6:33

Illegal Israeli Colonizers Attack Shepherds In Northern Plains

On Saturday evening, several extremist Israeli colonists, living in outposts illegally established on Palestinian lands in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, attacked Palestinian Shepherds, and forced them out of grazing lands. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency quoted Aref Daraghma, an expert in Israeli settlements’ file and violations, stating that the […]

19 Oct
7:15

Settlers Erect Tents in Hebron, Force Out Shepherds

Dozens of Israeli settlers, on Sunday erected tents on Palestinian land located to the east of the town of Idhna, south of Hebron, chased Palestinian shepherds out and prevented them from grazing their livestock in the area, according to local sources. Sources told WAFA correspondence that settlers erected three tents […]

05 Oct
9:15

Israeli Soldiers, Navy, Open Fire On Fishers, Farmers And Shepherds In The Gaza Strip

Israeli soldiers and navy ships opened fire, on Wednesday morning, targeting Palestinian fishing boats, farmers and shepherds, in different parts of the Gaza Strip. Media sources in Gaza have reported that an Israeli tank fire one shell into a Palestinian agricultural land, east of the Zeitoun neighborhood in Gaza city. […]

14 Aug
3:32

Army Opens Fire On Shepherds, Farmers, In Rafah

Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, opened fire, on Saturday evening, at a number of shepherds and farmers. The soldiers fired many live rounds at the shepherds and the farmers, forcing them to leave their lands in fear […]

12 Jun
7:29

Soldiers Attack Gaza Farmers, Shepherds and Fishermen

The Israeli army continued its attacks against Palestinian farmers and shepherds along Gaza’s borderline, Sunday, according to WAFA correspondence. Witnesses reported that Israeli soldiers, stationed at watchtowers along the borderline area to the east of Gaza, opened heavy machine gunfire on farmers and shepherds in the region. No injuries were reported. […]

25 May
1:00

Israeli Navy Opens Fire On Fishers; Army Fires On Shepherds, In Gaza

Israeli navy ships opened fire, Wednesday, targeting fishers in Palestinian waters, northwest of Gaza city, while the soldiers opened fire on shepherds and farmers, in different parts of the coastal region. The navy ships fired many live rounds on Palestinian fishing boats in the Sudaniyya Sea area, northwest of Gaza […]

09 Apr
6:50

Army Attacks Shepherds near Gaza Border

Israeli soldiers on the border between the southern Gaza Strip and Israel, Saturday, opened machine gun fire on Palestinian shepherds. WAFA correspondence reported that soldiers, stationed at watchtowers along the borderline area, opened fire on shepherds to the east of Rafah, in the southern Strip. Following disengagement from the Gaza […]

25 Mar
2:07

Gaza; Israeli Navy Opens Fire On Palestinian Fishing Boats; Army Fires On Shepherds

Israeli navy ships opened fire, earlier on Friday morning, targeting a number of Palestinian fishing boats, while the soldiers, stationed across the border fence, opened fire on shepherds, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Several navy ships fired rounds of live ammunition on a number of Palestinian fishing […]

02 Sep
3:35

Woman Injured, Eight Shepherds Kidnapped Near Nablus

September 2, 2015 3:35 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers attacked and injured, Wednesday, an elderly Palestinian woman, and kidnapped eight shepherds and farmers, in Salem village, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus.Medical sources in Nablus said an elderly woman, identified as Mahfoutha Eshteyya, 75 years of age, attempted to defend her son as Israeli […]

29 Mar
4:35

Shepherds Detained near Hebron, Settlers Attack Farmers in Beit Ummar

March 29, 2015 4:35 AM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli forces, Saturday, detained a number of Palestinian shepherds for hours, after chasing them down in Masafir Yatta area, to the south of Hebron, according to a local activist.Coordinator of the popular committee in Southern Hebron, Rateb al-Jabour told WAFA Palestinian News & Info Agency that Israeli soldiers detained the […]

25 Feb
5:07

Nine Kidnapped from West Bank, Shepherds Prevented from Grazing Livestock

February 25, 2015 5:07 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Israeli forces abducted, early on Tuesday, nine Palestinians, including three ex-detainees and three minors, and summoned another from West Bank districts. Soldiers also prevented Yatta shepherds from grazing their livestock.WAFA correspondence reports that Israeli forces raided Qalandia refugee camp to the north of Jerusalem, where they broke into and ransacked […]

17 Feb
11:52

Israeli Soldiers Target Shepherds and Fishermen in Khan Younis, Jabaliya

February 17, 2015 11:52 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli forces opened fire, on Tuesday morning, towards Palestinian shepherds near the cemetery in Jabaliya, in the northern Gaza Strip, while Israeli gunboats targeted fishing boats in Khan Younis, last night, in Gaza’s southern region.According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, security forces reported that a number of soldiers exited […]

27 Aug
1:21

Shepherds Detained for Crossing a Road

August 27, 2014 1:21 PM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Human rights, News Report 0

While shepherding approximately 1 km south of Qawawis, a village south of al-Khalil (Hebron), on Sunday 24th near the illegal settlement and army base of Suseya, three shepherds were stopped by the Israeli army and detained for 20 minutes.26th August 2014 | International Solidarity Movement | Qawawis The three shepherds […]

18 Mar
7:47

Settlers Continue to Attack Palestinian Shepherds

On Sunday, March 16, during the Jewish holiday of Purim, Israeli settlers attacked Palestinians and Internationals on Palestinian fields near Mitzpe Yair illegal outpost.(ISM/Al Ray) In the morning, four Palestinian shepherds from the village of Qawawis were grazing their flocks south of the Israeli outpost of Mitzpe Yair, when a […]

01 Mar
10:13

Farmers Barred from Lands in Hebron, Shepherds Attacked East of Bethlehem

Israeli forces, on Saturday, prevented Palestinian farmers in the Hebron district from accessing their privately owned land, local popular committee spokespeople said.Nidal al-Haddar, a spokesman for the popular committee in the southern Hebron district, reported to Ma’an News Agency that Palestinian farmers were sent home at gunpoint when they attempted […]

10 Feb
3:07

VIDEO: Settlers Assault Israeli Peace Activist Accompanying Palestinian Shepherds

February 10, 2014 3:07 AM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

A number of right-wing Israeli settlers were caught on tape, Saturday, attacking an Israeli peace activist accompanying Palestinian shepherds and farmers through Palestinian lands at Shweika village, south of the Hebron Mountains area, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The attack took place on Saturday morning [February […]

23 Jun
11:48

Settlers Attack Shepherds, Burn Orchards Near Nablus

June 23, 2013 11:48 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, Nablus, News Report 0

Local sources have reported Saturday [June 22] that several extremist Israeli settlers of the Bracha illegal settlement, attacked Palestinian shepherds in the southern area of Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The settlers then burnt 20 Dunams of Palestinian olive orchards.The sources said that at […]

17 Mar
10:38

Army Attacks, Detains Palestinian Shepherds Near Hebron

March 17, 2013 10:38 AM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Saturday March 16, 2013, Israeli soldiers attacked and detained five Palestinian shepherds in Yatta town, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron.Rateb Jabour, coordinator of the Popular Committee in Hebron, stated that the soldiers detained several Palestinian shepherds, violently attacked and beat them, and forced them out of their […]

20 Feb
11:34

Israeli Settlers Attack Palestinian Shepherds In Nablus, Hebron

February 20, 2013 11:34 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli Settlement, News Report, West Bank 0

Wednesday February 20; several extremist Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian shepherds in Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank.Ghassan Daghlas, in charge of the settlements file at the Palestinian Authority in the northern part of the […]

02 Sep
2:28

Israeli Army Opens Fire at Shepherds Herding Livestock in Gaza; 30 Sheep Killed

September 2, 2012 2:28 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The Quds Press Media Agency reported Sunday that Israeli soldiers, stationed at military towers across the border, opened automatic fire at Palestinian shepherds herding their sheep in central Gaza, killing 30 sheep; the shepherds were not harmed.The attack took place east of Juhr ad-Deek town, in central Gaza. The shepherds […]

08 Dec
6:12

Settlers Open Fire At Palestinian Shepherds Near Nablus

December 8, 2011 6:12 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

A group of extremist Israeli settlers opened fired, on Thursday, at a group of Palestinian shepherds tending their sheep in the eastern hills of the northern West Bank city of Nablus.The shepherds told the Palestinian News and Info Agency, WAFA, that four armed settlers approached them, near the village of […]

13 Sep
8:50

Three shepherds, including elderly man, killed by Israeli forces in northern Gaza

September 13, 2010 8:50 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Late Sunday evening, Israeli forces stationed on the Gaza-Israel border fired tank shells across the border into the Gaza Strip, killing three shepherds – although Israel claims the men were fighters preparing to fire a homemade shell into Israel.The men who were killed were identified as 19-year old Ibrahim Abu […]

18 Dec
11:14

The Shepherds Field Readies For Christmas

December 18, 2009 11:14 PM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, Holy sites, News Report 0

The city of Beit Sahour, known as the Shepherds Field where, according to the Bible, the angel appeared to the Shepherded and asked them to follow the star to Bethlehem, started Christmas decorations and preparations in order to ensure a joyful and peace Christmas in the city of peace.The main […]

04 Aug
8:29

The Israeli army attacks Palestinian shepherds in Tubas city.

Local sources reported that the Israeli army attacked Palestinian shepherds in the West Bank city of Tubas on Monday morning. Local sources reported that a number of Israeli troops attacked the shepherds and confiscated their herds. Israeli troops took the herds to a nearby Israeli military camp. Shepherds reported that […]

06 Jul
11:33

Masked Israeli Settlers attack shepherds near Hebron

The Israeli Information Center For Human Rights in the Occupied Territories (B’Tselem) published video footage on Friday showing masked Israeli settlers carrying batons and attacking Palestinian shepherds near the illegal settlement of Susia near the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The video footage showed four masked settlers carrying sticks […]

19 May
11:05

Hebron: Israeli settlers and troops attack shepherds; kidnap one

A group of Israeli settlers, supported by Israeli troops, on Monday attacked Palestinian shepherds, kidnapping one, near the village of Yatta in the southern West Bank district of Hebron. Witnesses said that a group of armed settlers from the Nuf-Nisher settlement attacked the shepherds while they were herding their sheep […]

26 Mar
11:39

Israeli settlers open fire at Palestinian shepherds near Hebron, injuring three sheep.

March 26, 2008 11:39 PM Ghassan Bannoura Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

A group of Israeli settlers from illegal settlement of Havet Ma’on south of Hebron city, in the southern West Bank, opened fire at Palestinian shepherds and their sheep on Wednesday midday injuring three sheep. Christian Peace Maker Teams, (CPT), an American human rights group working in the Hebron area, told […]

20 Mar
10:19

Israeli settlers attack shepherds near Hebron

March 20, 2008 10:19 PM Ghassan Bannoura Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

A group of Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian shepherds from Towani village, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron on Thursday. Villagers told IMEMC that several boys and old women were grazing their family herds on village land near the Ma’oun Settlement, a group of settlers and Israeli soldiers […]

15 Mar
6:52

Israeli police attacks shepherds in Hebron

March 15, 2008 6:52 AM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

The Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, reported on Friday that Israeli Border Policemen attacked several Palestinian shepherds grazing their sheep and working in their olive groves in Khourba valley.The policemen were trying to force the shepherds out of a Palestinian orchard […]

26 Apr
6:43

Israeli army detains Palestinian shepherds near Nablus

April 26, 2007 6:43 PM Ghassan Bannoura Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

The Israeli army detained a group of Palestinian shepherds for several hours south of Nablus city in the northern part of the West Bank on Thursday. Local sources reported that a group of Palestinian shepherds were herding their sheep on farm land that belongs to Qariot village south of Nablus. […]

20 Feb
4:36

Army detains a number of Palestinian shepherds east of Tubass city

Israeli forces detained on Tuesday midday a number of Palestinian shepherds who were herding their sheep in farm lands east of Tubass city, in the northern part of the West Bank. Local sources reported that soldiers took the IDs from the shepherds and then detained them. The army claimed that […]

30 Oct
3:08

Army attacks shepherds in Tammoun

October 30, 2006 3:08 PM Ghassan Bannoura Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli troops attacked and chased Palestinian shepherds in Al Baq'a valley in Tammoun village, near the West Bank city of Tubas on Monday morning. Soldiers detained some of the shepherds since early dawn hours, chased and attacked several others after claiming that this area (Al Bak'a valley), which close to […]

10 Oct
8:51

Settlers attack shepherds in the Jordan Valley and threaten to kill them

October 10, 2006 8:51 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

A group of Israeli settlers from the illegal settlement of Rotem near the West Bank city of Tubass attacked and threatend to kill Palestinian shepherds on Thursday. The settlers attacked the shepherds, who were tending their flock just outside the city near the settlement, local sources reported. The settlers of […]

26 Sep
4:06

Army chases shepherds east of Tammoun

September 26, 2006 4:06 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli soldiers chased on Tuesday morning a group of Palestinian shepherds east of Tammoun village, near the West Bank city of Tubas. Eyewitnesses reported that troops stormed the shepherds' huts and then chased and attacked the shepherds. Soldiers claimed that the area is a closed military zone.

12 Aug
9:11

Israeli Army attacks shepherds huts in Al Bak’a Valley East of Tubas

Israeli army forces invaded and attacked shepherds’ huts in Al Bak’a Valley, East of the West Bank city of Tubas, on Saturday. Soldiers coming from the nearby Bekeot settlement attacked the shepherds’ huts, searched them and ransacked their belongings.  The soldiers also did not allow the shepherds to herd their […]

10 Aug
3:10

Army invades shepherds huts in the Jordan valley

Israeli army troops stormed shepherds’ huts is Al Maleh and Ein Al Helwa areas in the Jordan valley late Wednesday night. The shepherds reported that soldiers searched their huts and forced the farmers and their families out.

26 Jul
3:54

A settler opens fire on the shepherds in a Hebron town

An Israeli settler riding a car fired at two shepherds in Al Thahreyah town south of Hebron and killed three of their sheep Wednesday. Aser Al Tal, a resident of Al Thahreya reported that an armed Israeli settler driving a car fired at his brother Shafeeq Al Tal ,27, and […]

14 Jul
12:55

Army attacks shepherds huts east of Tubas

Troops from the Israeli army attacked shepherds huts east of the West Bank city of Tubas, Friday morning. Troops and army jeeps stormed the huts located on the farming lands east of Tubas near the village of Tamon. No arrests were reported, but army violence toward the shepherds was observed […]

12 Jul
3:59

Settlers kill shepherds dogs east of Salfit

A group of Israeli settlers killed on Wednesday several shepherds’ dogs and attacked the farmers in the lands located east of the West Bank city of Salfit. According to the farmers, a group of settlers driving around with jeeps and using hunting guns fired at the shepherds and killed several […]

03 Jul
4:52

Army attack shepherds in Al Borj area east of Tubass

Israeli army troops chased and attacked shepherds in the Borj area east of the West Bank city of Tubass Monday.  Soldiers attacked the shepherds while they were herding their sheep and forced them to leave the area. Soldiers also attacked shepherds who refused to leave the area, local sources reported. […]

26 Jun
1:32

Army storms shepherds huts east of Tubas

Israeli army troops stormed Palestinian shepherd huts east of the West Bank city of Tubas Monday morning, forcing the shepherds and their families out.of their homes while the soldiers conducted searches. Eyewitnesses reported that troops fired sound bombs near the huts before attacking them, causing  panic among the residents.

17 Jun
10:03

Army attacks shepherds huts east of Tubas

Israeli forces stormed and attacked the shepherds’ huts in hilds located east of the West Bank city of Tubas, Saturday morning. Several army jeeps stormed the area and sealed it, before deploying there barring the residents from entering or leaving the area, eyewitnesses reported.

30 May
5:20

Army attacks shepherds east of Tubas

The Israeli army attacked Palestinian shepherds east of the West Bank city of Tubas on Tuesday morning. Soldiers stormed the shepherds’ huts and tents and chased them away from their land, local sources reported. The shepherds said that the army forced some men to go to the nearby Tayasser military checkpoint by threatening to […]

09 Apr
11:41

Soldiers arrest resident in Hebron, settlers attack farmers and shepherds

Sunday at dawn, Israeli soldiers arrested one resident in Bani Neim village, east of Hebron, after invading it. Settlers, on the other hand, attacked on Saturday evening dozens of shepherds and farmers south and east of Yatta village, south of Hebron. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society reported […]

08 Apr
11:41

Settlers attack shepherds in Hebron

A group of extremist armed settlers attacked on Saturday several Palestinian Shepherds east of Sa’ir village, in Hebron district; one shepherd was badly injured in his face. A medical source in Hebron reported that resident Moneer Mohammad Shalalda, 25,  was badly bruised in his face in addition to sustaining cuts […]

30 Mar
3:37

Army arrests two shepherds from Husssan village near Bethlehem

The Israeli army troops arrested two shepherds from the village of Hussan near Bethlehem city, Wednesday evening. Khalil and Wesam Hamamra, 16, were arrested while herding their sheep in the village lands, eyewitnesses said. An Army source claimed that they came so close to the nearby Israeli settlement of Bitar […]

07 Nov
5:04

Soldiers attack shepherds east of Tubas

November 7, 2005 5:04 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

The Wafa News Agency reported that Israeli forces stationed at Tiasir checkpoint, east of the West Bank city of Tubas, attacked a group of Palestinian shepherds who were on their way to the eastern hills last night to herd their cattle. Soldiers stopped tractors transporting the shepherds to grazing lands […]

09 Oct
12:25

Soldiers arrest shepherds east of Tubas

October 9, 2005 12:25 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News brief, Palestine 0

Israeli soldiers arrested on Sunday at noon, several shepherds in Wadi Al Malih area, east of the West Bank city of Tubas. Aref Dharaghma, head of the Wadi Al Maleh projects committee, said that soldiers chased dozens of shepherds and arrested some of them. The shepherds wee herding their cattle […]

05 Sep
6:41

Settlers attack farmers, shepherds near Hebron

An extremist settler group attacked on Sunday morning, Palestinian shepherds and farmers in Al ‘Adra near Yatta village, south of the West Bank city of Hebron. Resident Ahmad Al Shawaheen, from Yatta told the WAFA news agency that 15 armed settlers of Ma’oun settlement attacked the farmers and shepherds and […]

05 Jul
10:39

Settlers attack shepherds east of Tubas

Settlers of Rotim settlement, in Wadi al-Malih area, east of the West Bank city of Tubas, attacked dozens of shepherds herding their cattle, and seized farmlands planted with olives. A resident from the area said that settlers threatened to shoot at the shepherds if they return to the lands again. […]

30 Mar
4:07

Settlers attack shepherds, filch four horses

A group of armed settlers from Yitzhar attacked Tuesday night Palestinian shepherds near the village of Aqraba in the nablus region and stole four horses. Mohamed Mayadma, the owner of two of the horses, said that he reported the incident to the Palestinian Authority liaison officer, which in turn asked […]

09 Mar
4:22

Defiant Palestinian Shepherds Face Down Settler and Army Violence

We were in a van about 100 meters down the road from our destination of At-Tuwani, and it had only been half and hour since we had left Jerusalem this morning.  An Israeli woman turned to me from the seat in front, smiled, and said, ‘Pretty fast, no?’  I was […]

23 Sep
11:46

Six New Settlement Units Documented in Hebron

(archive photo image) Israel constructed six new settlement units, on Palestinian lands, in Hebron, southern West Bank during the period 2017-2019, the Land Research Center reported. The center stated that Israeli settlers established the units just a few hundred meters away from the main settlements. It noted that the units […]

20 Sep
1:26

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (12 – 18 September 2019)

Israeli violations of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory  12 – 18 September 2019   Palestinian Woman killed at Qalendia Checkpoint at the northern entrance to occupied East Jerusalem, claiming she attempted to stab an Israeli soldier. Great March of Return in Eastern Gaza Strip: 78 civilians injured, including 34 […]

20 Sep
1:00

Army Cuts Off Water Supply to Jordan Valley Village

Israeli occupation forces, on Thursday,  closed the water pipes which supply Palestinian residents in the village of Bardale, in the northern Jordan Valley, east of the occupied West Bank. Member of Bardala village council, Dirar Sawafta, said that Israeli forces stormed the village in the early morning and closed a […]

15 Sep
11:35

Israeli Soldiers Invade Palestinian Lands Near Rafah

Several Israeli army vehicles invaded, on Sunday morning, Palestinian lands east of Rafah city, in the southern part of the coastal region. Media sources said three armored vehicles, and two military bulldozers, left their base near Sofa Crossing, east of Rafah, and advanced dozens of meters into Palestinian agricultural lands. […]

17 Aug
5:10

Inheriting Resistance in the South Hebron Hills: “I am my father’s daughter, if he can do this, so can I… and more.”

08/06/19 | International Solidarity Movement | South Hebron Hills “My life is occupation … all the time you have to be ready for the bad, and the most bad you can imagine,” Sameeha Huraini tells me, as she explains the reality of day-to-day life in the South Hebron Hills. She […]

18 Jul
6:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, a young Palestinian man allegedly after he breached the perimeter fence, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The Israeli army said the young Palestinian man breached the fence and was instantly taken prisoner by the soldiers. It added that the young man […]

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; […]

12 Jul
5:49

Illegal Israeli Colonists Occupy Palestinian Irrigation Wells

Several illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, Friday, Khirbat Samra Palestinian village, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, and occupied irrigation wells. Palestinian human rights activist, Aref Daraghma, said the colonists, occupied all the Palestinian wells, and prevented the farmers from using them, before using the water for their cows. Daraghma […]

27 May
1:09

Settlers Attack Home in Qalqilia, Assault Shepherd in Tubas

Hordes of Israeli settlers, on Saturday, broke into a Palestinian home in Kafr Laqif village, Qalqilia, and placed an Israel flag on its rooftop. Local sources told a PIC reporter that Israelis from the illegal settlement of Karnei Shomron stormed the house of the Palestinian citizen Amin Jaber, in the […]

25 May
11:00

Illegal Colonists Injure A Palestinian Shepherd, Soldiers Abduct One

Several fanatic illegal Israeli colonists invaded, Saturday, Palestinian grazing lands in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, wounding one shepherd, before Israeli soldiers arrived in the area, attacked the shepherds and abducted one. Aref Daraghma, a Palestinian human rights activist, said the illegal colonists chased several Palestinian shepherds in Khallet Hamad […]

15 May
10:30

Palestinian Fisherman Shot by Israeli Forces in Gaza

A Palestinian fisherman was shot and injured by Israeli naval forces, while working off Gaza’s coast, on Wednesday. The Palestinian Fishermen’s Union in Gaza told Ma’an News Agency that Mourad al-Hasi, 22, was shot and injured with a rubber-coated steel bullet fired by Israeli naval forces. The union confirmed that […]

15 May
12:22

Israeli Military Training Causes Fire In Dozens Of Dunams Of Palestinian Lands

Large areas of Palestinian grazing lands were burnt, Tuesday, after the Israeli army conducted military drills in the West Bank’s Northern Plains. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers carried out military training, including the use of explosives, in the al-Boqei’a ash-Sharqiya and Hamsa areas in the Northern Plains […]

01 May
7:27

Lands Razed by Israeli Bulldozers East of Gaza City

Several Israeli military vehicles raided Palestinian lands, on Wednesday, east of Gaza City, in the central besieged Gaza Strip. A Ma’an reporter said that eight large D-9 Israeli military bulldozers entered the region, dozens of meters into Palestinian lands. Sources added that Israeli military bulldozers razed and leveled the lands […]

25 Apr
9:40

Illegal Colonists Poison Water Well Near Hebron

Several fanatic illegal Israeli colonists poisoned, Thursday, a Palestinian water well east of Yatta town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committees against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in southern West Bank, said the assailants […]

16 Apr
3:37

Israeli Soldiers Fire Live Rounds At Fishermen And Farmers In Gaza

Israeli forces targeted Palestinian fishermen and farmers, in the southern besieged Gaza Strip, on Tuesday morning. Eyewitnesses told Ma’an News Agency that Israeli naval forces opened heavy fire towards Palestinian fishing boats, within the permitted fishing zone of six nautical miles, off the southern coast of Rafah. The fishermen were […]

13 Apr
7:38

Navy Opens Fire on Gaza Fishermen

Israeli naval forces opened fire at Palestinian fishermen, on Friday morning. Locals reported that Israeli naval boats opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats off the coast of the northern Gaza Strip. No injuries were reported, according to Ma’an. The Israeli army also regularly detains and opens fire on unarmed Palestinian […]

13 Apr
5:30

PCHR Weekly Report: Israeli Forces Injure 115 Palestinian Civilians, Abduct 54

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 04– 10 April 2019, Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. 115 civilians, including 28 children, 5 women and 3 journalists, were wounded. The injury of 2 of them […]

03 Apr
1:41

Illegal Israeli Colonists Cut 550 Trees, grapevines, Near Ramallah

A group of extremist illegal Israeli colonists, squatting on Palestinian lands near Ramallah, in central West Bank, invaded Palestinian farmlands, Tuesday, and cut 550 trees and grapevines, owned by a Palestinian from Deir Jarir village, northeast of the city. The owner of the land, Abdul-Dayim Ajaj, said the Israeli assailants […]

31 Mar
4:26

On Land Day, Jordan Valley Palestinians See Their Land Gradually Pulled from Under Their Feet

by Isra Ghourani, WAFA  On Friday morning, Palestinian residents of al-Farisieh village, in the northern Jordan Valley, were surprised to find out that Israeli settlers had fenced dozens of dunams of their land and planted them with olive trees. This transgression on the land is part of a series of daily […]

29 Mar
12:53

Illegal Israeli Colonists Cut Dozens Of Trees Near Nablus

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers cut, Friday, dozens of Palestinian olive trees in Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Media sources said the assailants came from Yitzhar illegal colony, which was built on privately-owned Palestinian lands. They added that the colonists cut […]

29 Mar
4:46

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (21 – 27 March 2019) March 28, 2019

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 21 – 27 March, 2019. Israeli warplanes launched 82 missiles at 38 targets across the Gaza Strip. Several houses and civil facilities sustained material damage and dozens of civilians became homeless. Israeli forces continued […]

25 Mar
4:13

Navy Opens Heavy Fire on Gaza Fishermen

Israeli naval forces opened heavy fire, on Sunday, towards Palestinian fishing boats off the coast of Khan Younis and Rafah, in the southern besieged Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said that the Israeli navy repeatedly opened fire towards a number of Palestinian fishing boats, which were working within the permitted fishing zone, […]

23 Mar
3:26

Navy Injures Palestinian Father and Son Off Gaza Coast

A Palestinian fisherman, along with his son, were shot and injured by Israeli naval forces, off the northwestern coast of the besieged Gaza Strip, on Friday. Head of the Palestinian Fishermen Union in Gaza, Zakariya Bakr, told Ma’an News Agency that the Israeli navy targeted a number of Palestinian fishing […]