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04 Nov
8:08

Illegal Israeli Colonists Flood Orchard With Wastewater In Bethlehem

Several illegal extremist Israeli colonists invaded, Monday, a Palestinian olive orchard, and flooded it with wastewater, in the al-Jab’a village, southwest of Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank. Thiab Masha’la, the head of al-Jab’a Village Council, said the Israeli assailants came from Beit Ayin illegal colony, which […]

19 Jun
1:46

Japan, UNDP Support Solar Power to Treat Gaza Wastewater

Inaugurating the Photo Voltaic Solar System for the Rafah Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Plants project. (Credit: UNDP)  The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the government of Japan, in partnership with the Palestinian Ministry of Agriculture, Palestinian Energy and Natural Resources Authority (PENRA) and the Costal Municipalities Water Utility have […]

21 May
4:55

Illegal Colonists Pump Wastewater Into Palestinian Lands Near Nablus

On Monday, several illegal Israeli colonists invaded Palestinian agricultural lands, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and flooded them with wastewater. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in the northern West Bank, said the assailants came from the illegal Aliyah colony, which […]

14 Jul
3:36

Israeli Colony’s Industrial Zone Continues To Flood Palestinian Farmlands With Toxic Wastewater

The flooding of waste and toxic water from the Industrial Zone of the illegal Alfie Menashe Israeli colony, which was built on Palestinian lands near Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, continues to devastate Palestinian agricultural lands, and the environment, in Wad ar-Rasha village, exposing the residents to serious health risks. […]

08 May
8:00

Colonial Settlers Dump Wastewater into Planted Palestinian Land

Israeli settlers, Tuesday, dumped wastewater into an agricultural land belonging to a Palestinian family in the town of Beit Ummar, to the north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, said a local official. Yousef Abu Maria, an anti-settlement activist in the town, told WAFA that settlers from the […]

04 Jun
3:41

Two Siblings Injured In Kufur Qaddoum, Army Sprays Homes With Wastewater

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, and assaulted the weekly protesters, wounding two siblings with live rounds. The army also sprayed many homes with wastewater mixed with chemicals. Morad Eshteiwy, media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the […]

24 Dec
8:00

Israeli Settlers Flood Hebron Lands with Wastewater

December 24, 2015 8:00 AM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli settlers from the illegal Metarim industrial zone, located to the east of Dhahiriya, south of Hebron, flooded land belonging to Palestinians.Bahjat Jabarin, Project and Proposal Manager of Environmental Quality Authority in Hebron, said the illegal settlement of Metarim includes four factories for soap, stone cutting, mineral oils and aluminum. […]

09 Apr
10:01

Bethlehem; Settlers Flood Farmlands With Wastewater

[Tuesday, April 8, 2014] A number of Israeli settlers from the Efrat settlement, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, flooded Palestinian farmlands in al-Khader town with sewage.Coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements in al-Khader, Ahmad Salah, stated that the settlers pumped sewage into eight […]

28 Sep
12:10

Three confirmed dead in Gaza tunnel from Egyptian wastewater attack

September 28, 2011 12:10 AM Saed Bannoura Miscellaneous, News Report, Rafah 0

After Egyptian forces flooded a smuggling tunnel with wastewater on Sunday in an attack aimed at stopping Palestinian smuggling, two men were missing and one badly injured. Two days later, all three Palestinian men have been confirmed dead. The victims were identified as Fadi Mustafa Ash-Shaer, 20, Firas Ahmad, 18, […]

24 Oct
10:22

Settlers Attack Dozens of Protestors, Spray Them With Wastewater

October 24, 2010 10:22 AM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Israeli Settlement, News Report 0

A group of fundamentalist Jewish settlers attacked on Saturday a group of nonviolent protestors who demanded Israel to reopen the Al Shuhada Street, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The settlers hurled stones at the protestors and sprayed them with waste-water. The Youth Coalition Against settlements organizes weekly […]

16 Mar
1:00

Armed Israeli Colonists Uproot Tens of Palestinian Trees Near Bethlehem

A group of armed illegal Israeli colonists stormed, on Monday morning, Palestinian-owned farmlands, close to Gush Etzion illegal colony, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Hassan Breijiyya,  the head of the National Palestinian Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, said the assailants uprooted 50 fruitful […]

10 Mar
4:36

VIDEO – Gaza: The Undrinkable Water of a Land Under Siege

Rakan Abed El Rahman for Middle East Eye Experts say Israeli policies and wars are to blame for a deepening water crisis in Gaza that will have detrimental effects on public health, especially on the most vulnerable segment of society: children. [Transcript by Ali Salam] Ahmed Hills – Water and […]

01 Mar
2:29

Illegal Israeli Colonists Chop 780 Trees In Three Days

Israeli colonialist settlers, illegally squatting on Palestinian lands, chopped Saturday 200 grapevines in Faghour area, in the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, bringing the number of uprooted grapevines and olive trees in the West Bank to 780 in three days. Emad Da’dou, a nonviolent young […]

22 Feb
1:02

Trump-Kushner “Peace” Plan ignores elephants in the room: Israel created this mess

The Trump-Kushner “Peace” Plan is slick and businesslike, with an aura of objectivity and balance – but it is exactly the opposite, and something about it stinks. by Kathryn Shihadah There is a giant herd of elephants circling the Trump-Kushner Peace Plan, and they’re not going away. The fragrance of […]

15 Feb
7:38

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Beit Ummar

February 15, 2020 7:38 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, dozens of Palestinians in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West bank. Media activist Mohammad Awad said several army jeeps invaded ‘Aseeda area in Beit Ummar, and resorted to the excessive use of force against Palestinian protesters. Awad said […]

06 Feb
11:21

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (30 January – 05 February 2020)

This week, PCHR documented 322 violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law (IHL) by Israeli occupation forces (IOF) and settlers in the occupied Palestinian territory.  This was reflected in dealing with the peaceful protests organized against Trump’s declaration of the “Deal of Century” that violates the rights […]

02 Jan
8:50

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (26 December 2019 – 01 January 2020)

Summary                                                 This week, PCHR documented 198 violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law (IHL) by Israeli occupation forces (IOF) and settlers in the occupied Palestinian territory. This week witnessed an increase of Israeli violation regarding demolition and settlement activities in addition to settlers’ attacks and incursions. […]

28 Dec
6:35

PCHR: “86th GMR: IOF Shot and Injured 39 Palestinian Civilians, Including 11 Children and a Woman”

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR): Thirty-nine Palestinian civilians, including 11 children and a woman, were shot and injured by Israeli occupation forces’ (IOF) fire against peaceful protestors at the 86th Great March of Return (GMR) in eastern Gaza Strip, this Friday, 27 December 2019. Despite of general calmness […]

13 Dec
7:10

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (05 – 11 December 2019)

Summary                                                 This week, PCHR documented 148 violations of the international human rights law and international humanitarian law (IHL) by Israeli occupation forces (IOF) and settlers in the occupied Palestinian territory. As part of the Israeli violations of the right to life and bodily integrity: In terms of excessive use […]

08 Dec
12:39

PCHR: 83rd Great March of Return, 64 Palestinians Injured, Including 19 Children

December 8, 2019 12:39 AM PCHR Gaza Strip, Human rights, Khan Younis, News Report 0

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights in Gaza reported that 64 Palestinian civilians, including 19 children, a paramedic, and 4 women, were shot and injured by Israeli occupation forces’ (IOF) fire against peaceful protestors at the 83rd Great March of Return (GMR), on Friday, December 6, 2019. Israeli forces preceded […]

17 Nov
2:46

Army Shoots A Palestinian Near The Annexation Wall Gate, North Of Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers shot, Sunday, a young Palestinian man near the gate of the illegal Annexation Wall, north of Tulkarem, in northern West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers shot the Palestinian with a live round in one of his legs, as he was trying to cross the gate on his way […]

17 Nov
2:22

Soldiers Seriously Injure A Palestinian In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, on Sunday morning, a young Palestinian man in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, after the army prevented many families from entering their orchards to harvest their olive trees. Media sources said the soldiers attacked many Palestinians, and prevented them from entering their olive orchards, […]

16 Nov
7:15

Illegal Colonists Attack Palestinians Picking Their Olive Trees Near Nablus

On Friday, a group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonists, squatting on Palestinian lands in direct violation of International Law, invaded Palestinian olive orchards near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and attacked the families. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, […]

15 Nov
6:07

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

Summary                                                 This week, Israeli occupation Forces (IOF) escalated the situation across the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) and committed war crimes. IOF started a two-day large-scale aggression on the Gaza Strip, deployed its naval, air and artillery forces and carried out 73 targeted airstikes against residential buildings, civilian establishments and […]

12 Nov
11:08

Illegal Colonists Write Racist Graffiti, Puncture Tires, Near Nablus

Several fanatic illegal Israeli colonists infiltrated, on Tuesday at dawn, into Orif Palestinian village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, before writing racist graffiti and puncturing the tires of seven vehicles. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said […]

10 Nov
11:49

Illegal Colonists Invade Village Near Bethlehem

On Saturday evening, a group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonists, squatting on Palestinian lands near Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank, and attacked several Palestinians, in addition to using fireworks against them, in al-Jab’a village, southeast of Bethlehem. Thiab Masha’la, the head of the al-Jab’a Village Council, […]

10 Nov
11:15

Illegal Colonists Cut And Uproot 60 Olive Trees Near Nablus And Salfit

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, on Sunday morning, Palestinian orchards near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and near Salfit, in central West Bank, before cutting and uprooting more than 60 olive trees. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in […]

09 Nov
1:07

Soldiers Force A Palestinian Out Of His Orchard, South Of Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, Saturday, a Palestinian olive orchard near Huwwara military roadblock, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and forced a farmer out of his land. Local sources said many soldiers invaded an olive orchard, before attacking the owner while he was picking his trees, and forced […]

09 Nov
12:15

82nd GMR: IOF Shot and Injured 104 Palestinian Civilians, Including 43 Children, a Woman and a Paramedic

The Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR):104 Palestinian civilians, including 43 children, a woman and a paramedic, were shot and injured by Israeli occupation forces’ (IOF) fire against peaceful protestors at the 82nd Great March of Return (GMR), this Friday, 08 November 2019. This week, IOF continued the use of […]

04 Nov
8:36

Settlers Steal Olive Harvest in Nablus-District Town

Illegal Israeli settlers, Monday, stole the olive harvest of Palestinian farmers in the village of Qaryout, just south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Local sources said that a number of Palestinian farmers entered their olive groves adjacent to the encroaching nearby illegal settlement of Eli, but they […]

16 Oct
9:42

Illegal Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti, Near Ramallah

Several fanatic Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Deir Ammar village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Media sources said the assailants infiltrated into the village through the al-Maghshi area, located next to an illegal colony. They added that the colonists punctured the tires of […]

14 Oct
12:51

Illegal Colonists Attack Palestinians Picking Their Olive Trees Near Jenin

Several illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Monday, Palestinian farmers picking their olive trees in their orchards, south of Jenin, in northern West Bank. The head of the Agricultural Department in Qabatia, south of Jenin, Lama Abu Bakr, said the colonists hurled stones at the Palestinian farmers, while she and other […]

14 Oct
10:53

Armed Illegal Colonist Attacks Palestinian In Their Olive Orchards

An armed illegal fanatic Israeli colonist attacked, Monday, many Palestinians while picking their olive trees, in their orchards, in Shoufa village, east of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem. Tahseen Hamed, a local nonviolent activist, and a farmer in Shoufa, said an armed colonialist settler from Avnei Hefetz illegal […]

14 Sep
2:28

PCHR Report : On 74th Friday of Great March of Return, 75 Civilians Injured, 35 With Live Ammunition

On 74th Friday of Great March of Return, 75 civilians were injured as a result of the Israeli military’s continued use of excessive force against peaceful protests along the Gaza Strip’s eastern border; 34 children, 1 woman and 1 journalist, were among those injured this Friday, 13 September 2019. Israeli […]

30 May
5:42

VIDEO: Demolition of Sewage Station Invokes Environmental Disaster

Israeli forces, on 13 February, 2019,  demolished a Wastewater Screening Station  and other Palestinian owned facilities in the Bir ‘Ona area of Beit Jala town, located south of Jerusalem, central West Bank. The demolition, carried out without any prior notice by the Israeli municipality of Jerusalem, caused an environmental disaster […]

15 May
3:32

Updated: “Army Injures Thirteen Palestinians In Gaza”

Israeli soldiers shot, Wednesday, at least thirteen Palestinians in the ongoing processions of the Great Return March, on Palestinian lands across the eastern parts of the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian Health Ministry said the soldiers injured thirteen Palestinians, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in addition […]

30 Mar
1:51

Israeli Colonists Invade Palestinian Orchards In Northern Plains

Illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, Friday, Palestinian olive orchards and grazing lands in the al-Farisiyya area in the West Bank’s Northern Plains. Human Rights activist Aref Daraghma said the colonists invaded the lands, located near the illegal Rotem colony, which was built on stolen Palestinian lands. He added that the […]

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 […]

16 Dec
1:38

Israeli Soldiers Invade Al-‘Arroub Refugee Camp

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at night, the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and fired at local protesters, in addition to spraying homes and cars with wastewater mixed with chemicals. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers fired many rubber-coated steel […]

10 Dec
6:15

UNOCHA Report: 33 Palestinian-owned Structures Seized or Demolished in Area C and East Jerusalem

A recent report issued, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), on the latest developments in Palestinian territories, published on December 6. According to the report, demonstrations in the context of the ‘Great March of Return’ continued for the 36th successive week, resulting in the […]

24 Nov
11:23

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Uproot Dozens Of Trees Near Ramallah

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, Saturday, a Palestinian olive orchard in the Seder area, in Turmus Ayya village, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and uprooted dozens of olive trees. The colonists invaded the Palestinian orchard and cut the trees although the land is […]

09 Nov
12:00

Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti near Salfit

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, on Friday at dawn, Kafr ed-Deek town, west of Salfit in Central West Bank, punctured tires of several parked cars and wrote racist graffiti. Media sources in Tubas said the assailants punctured the tires of several cars, before writing racist anti-Palestinian graffiti […]

25 Oct
7:16

Gaza Water Crisis: Political Solution Needed, Not a Technological One

Water contamination is a serious problem in Gaza, but supposedly well-intentioned reports that call attention to the crisis offer only technical solutions that are not only unworkable, but completely ignore the Israeli blockade. TRNN Video & Transcript GREG WILPERT: It’s The Real News Network, and I’m Greg Wilpert, joining you from […]

25 Oct
8:50

“They take everything.”: Bruqin Farmer during 2018 Olive Harvest

10/22/18 |International Solidarity Movement | Bruqin ISM volunteers spent the day harvesting olives with farmers in Bruqin village, a day that began with Israeli soldiers confronting the farmer and his family and ordering them to leave their land no later than 5 p.m.  Since the harvest workday typically concludes around […]

16 Oct
12:58

Settlers Flood Khan al-Ahmar with Sewage for 2nd Time

Israeli settlers stormed the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar, east of Jerusalem, on Monday, and flooded the area with wastewater for a second time. Locals said that Israeli settlers from the nearby illegal Israeli settlement of Kfar Adummim, stormed the village and flooded Khan al-Ahmar with wastewater, causing serious environmental […]

21 Sep
9:11

Open Letter: Palestinian Environmental and Professional Organizations Urge MedPine to Relocate KKL-JNF Sponsored Forestry Conference from Israel

Palestinian environmental networks and professional unions call on MedPine to relocate its conference outside of Israel and urge invited speakers to refuse to lend their scholarship to KKL-JNF’s greenwashing of Israel’s violations of Palestinian human rights. We are writing from Palestinian environmental organizations and academic and professional unions to urge you […]

05 Sep
12:08

Funding for Emergency Fuel Needed Immediately to Avoid Catastrophic Breakdown in Essential Services

Jerusalem, 5 September 2018: The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA): This week, final stocks of emergency fuel will be delivered to critical facilities in the Gaza Strip, through the United Nations-Assisted Emergency Fuel Program. The Humanitarian Coordinator, Jamie McGoldrick, has written to the donor community requesting […]

21 Aug
11:59

More Than Half the Invited Speakers Withdraw From Scientific Workshop at Israeli Settlement University

August 20, 2018 / By Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) / Six of the eleven invited speakers have confirmed their withdrawal from a physics workshop at Ariel University, which is built on occupied Palestinian land in an illegal Israeli settlement. Palestinian academics urge remaining speakers to withdraw from […]

20 Jul
2:05

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (12-18 July 2018)

July 20, 2018 2:05 AM PCHR Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 12-18 July, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against Palestinian protestors in the Gaza Strip. Two Palestinian civilians, including a child, were killed, while a civilian succumbed to his previous wounds. 115 […]

06 Apr
9:14

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (29 March – 04 April 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 29 March – 04 April, 2018. The Bloodiest Week After 2014 Offensive on the Gaza Strip Israeli forces continued to directly target peaceful protests along the Gaza Strip borders which didn’t pose any threat […]

20 Mar
8:07

No Power, No Supplies, No Way Out: A Year Without the Right to Health in the Gaza Strip

Whether swimming at the beach or trying to get urgent medical care, children in the Gaza Strip were boxed out of their right to health care in 2017, with both Israeli and Palestinian authorities contributing to record lows. Death Before Walking On her fifth pregnancy, Naela Abu Nasira was an […]

24 Oct
11:19

Israeli Colonists Flood Dozens Of Palestinian Olive Trees With Sewage

October 24, 2017 11:19 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli colonists flooded, Tuesday, dozens of Palestinian olive trees with sewage water, in Deir al-Hatab town, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Coordinator of the Israeli Rabbis for Human Rights organization in the occupied West Bank, Zakaria al-Sidda, said the colonists flooded the olive orchards near Elon […]

13 Aug
6:11

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (03 – 09 August 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 03 – 09 August 2017. Ten Palestinian were wounded, including 9 civilians, in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Five of them were wounded in the West Bank and 5 others in the Gaza […]

06 Aug
7:19

How the Blockade Hurts Children (VIDEO)

It’s been ten years since Israel began its land, sea, and air blockade on the Gaza Strip. This military siege has largely cut Gaza off from the rest of the world and prevented or acutely limited a wide range of goods and services from reaching children in Gaza. (Photo: A Palestinian […]

31 Jul
7:59

The “Apolitical” Approach to Palestine’s Water Crisis

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

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28 Jul
12:56

PCHR Weekly Report: Israeli forces kill 3 children & one adult, wound 229 Palestinian civilians

July 28, 2017 12:56 PM PCHR Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 21– 26 July 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. Israeli forces killed 4 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, […]

12 Jul
4:42

Disastrous and Unprecedented Exacerbation of all Basic Services in the Gaza Strip Due to Power Outages

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) is strongly concerned over an unprecedented deterioration of the electricity crisis in the Gaza Strip and warns of the disastrous consequences of the already deteriorating humanitarian situation. PCHR highlights that the power outage has reached over 20 hours a day for over 3 […]

04 May
6:23

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (27 April – 03 May 2017)

Israeli forces have continued their systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 27 April – 03 May 2017. 37 Palestinian civilians were wounded during peaceful protests in the West Bank. Among the wounded were 14 children. 14 journalists, including 3 females, were beaten while covering […]

28 Apr
9:11

Israeli Soldiers Injure Nine Palestinians, Attack Homes, In Hebron

April 28, 2017 9:11 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday afternoon, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and attacked protests held in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees, leading to clashes with local youths, wounding at least nine with, including two with Toto expanding bullets, and causing many to […]

28 Jan
3:59

OCHA: One in Two Palestinians to Need Humanitarian Assistance in 2017

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) discusses what to expect in 2017 as East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza mark 50 years under Israeli occupation. “The humanitarian context of [the occupied Palestinian territories (OPT)] is unique amongst today’s humanitarian crises and remains directly tied to […]

23 Nov
9:08

World Bank: Water Situation in Gaza “Alarming”

GAZA, November 23, 2016 (WAFA) – People will need water, already scarce in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), even more desperately if temperatures rise because of climate change, said the World Bank in a report on the water situation in Gaza. In Palestine, water resources are critically scarce, and […]

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 […]

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01 Oct
6:57

Israeli troops shoot and kill 28-year old Palestinian at Qalandia checkpoint after alleged knife attack

A 28 year old Palestinian identified as Naseeb Abu Mazer, from Kafr Aqab village, was shot and killed Friday night by Israeli troops at the Qalandia checkpoint between Jerusalem and Ramallah, after allegedly pulling a knife and stabbing an Israeli soldier. Abu Mazer was left bleeding on the ground with […]

19 Sep
8:49

Hebron: Palestinian Trees Resist Israeli Occupation

According to the PNN. the Center for Freedom and Justice in Beit Ummar village, to the north of Hebron, is facilitating a popular struggle, with grape trees and vegetable fields as key components. Beit Ummar has, for several years, been a hot spot for nonviolent popular struggle against the Israeli occupation. […]

03 Sep
2:48

Journalist Injured, Dozens Of Protesters Suffer Effects of Teargas Inhalation In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers resorted, Friday, to the use of excessive force against the nonviolent protesters in Kufur Qaddoum village, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, shooting a journalist with a gas bomb in his head, and causing dozens of residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, […]

31 Aug
1:26

Gaza: Two Years After

The humanitarian affairs office of the UN in Palestine warns of dwindling funds for its stopgap solutions to Israeli occupation and besiegement of Gaza. August 30, 2016, Alternative Information Center (AIC), Beit Sahour The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Occupied Palestinian Territory (OCHA) released a […]

20 Aug
3:00

PCHR Weekly Report: One civilian killed, 33 wounded, 73 abducted by Israeli forces this week

August 20, 2016 3:00 AM admin Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

  In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 11– 17 August 2016, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. A Palestinian civilian was killed while 32 others […]

13 Aug
8:59

Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, and attacked dozens of residents holding the weekly nonviolent protest, causing many to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said dozens of […]

07 Aug
10:21

Gaza Strip: Blockade Causing an End to Fresh Water Resources

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

22 Jul
10:52

Deir Qaddis Resists Ongoing Theft of Village Land

20th July 2016 | International Solidarity Movement | Al-Quds Team On the morning of July 14th, Israeli excavators arrived on Majid Mahmoud’s farmland in Deir Qaddis to begin work on an illegal expansion of a wastewater facility for the nearby illegal settlement of Nili. Construction vehicles and Occupation forces were met by […]

22 Jul
10:11

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the town of Kufur Qaddoum, in the northern West Bank district if Qalqilia, and assaulted the weekly protest, wounding two Palestinians, and causing many others to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation. The protest started from the center of Kufur Qaddoum, in participation with many Israeli […]

11 Jun
2:08

Israeli Army Attacks Weekly Protest In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked Friday the weekly protest in Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, causing many injuries. Morad Qaddoum, media spokesperson of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers attacked the protesters, and fired many gas bomb, rubber-coated steel bullets, and sprayed them […]

04 Jun
4:01

One Palestinian Injured In Gaza, Many Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation

Medical sources have reported, Friday, that Israeli soldiers shot and injured a Palestinian teen with a live round, while dozens of residents suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, east of Gaza city. The sources said that soldiers, stationed in the Nahal Oz military base, across the border fence, east of […]

15 May
12:18

PCBS: “Israel Controls More than 85% of the Land of Historical Palestine”

This is a special statistical bulletin by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) on the 68th Anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba of 1948. The number of Palestinians worldwide has multiplied about nine-fold — Israel Controls More than 85% of the Land of Historical Palestine     The Nakba: Ethnic […]

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30 Mar
12:44

PCBS: “As Palestinians Mark Land Day, Israeli Illegally Controls More Than 85% Of Palestine”

March 30, 2016 12:44 PM admin Palestine, Refugees/Immigration 0

The following is a press release by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistic (PCBS), marking the fortieth anniversary of the Palestinian Land Day – March 30, 2016. Israeli Occupation Authorities laid hand over more than 85% of the total area of historical land of Palestine which totals about 27,000 km2. […]

15 Feb
3:35

Report: Palestinians’ (Lack of) Access to Water in 2015

February 15, 2016 3:35 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Thirsting for Justice finds that Palestinians’ access to water is worse, in 2015, than it was in 1995, due to Israel’s discriminatory water regime. Thirsting for Justice released a newsletter on the status of Palestinians’ right to water in 2015. The report explains that, since the Oslo Accords introduced a […]

09 Jan
7:14

2015: A Dangerous Escalation at Al-Aqsa Mosque

January 9, 2016 7:14 AM IMEMC & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Wadi Hilweh Information Center has issued their 2015 yearly report and monitored the main events in the city of Jerusalem, with special attention given to Israeli violations against Jerusalemites and their properties.The center explained, in its report, that occupation authorities escalated their violations in 2015, a year which witnessed major […]

19 Nov
2:46

Army Kidnaps One Palestinian, Attacks Another, In Hebron

November 19, 2015 2:46 PM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

One Palestinian was kidnapped, Thursday, and another resident suffered various cuts and bruises, after Israeli soldiers stormed and searched many homes in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank.The soldiers kidnapped Mahmoud Hijazi Bheiss, 24 years of age, from Yatta town, south of Hebron, and repeatedly kicked […]

11 Oct
10:13

Clashes between Palestinian Youth & Israeli Troops in Um al-Fahem, Kafr Kanna, Nazareth

October 11, 2015 10:13 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

After Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered hundreds of additional units in Palestinian towns inside Israel — mainly Nazareth, Kafr Kanna and Um al-Fahem — Israeli officers and soldiers used excessive force against Palestinian protesters, wounding and kidnapping dozens of citizens of Israel.Netanyahu said his government is preparing for massive […]

10 Oct
1:41

PCHR Weekly Report: 4 Palestinians killed, 144 wounded from October 1st – 7th

October 10, 2015 1:41 PM 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 01 – 07 Oct. 2015, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces killed 4 Palestinians including a child, and wounded 144 Palestinians, including 55 children, 2 photojournalists and […]

04 Oct
6:57

Ten Palestinians Injured By Israeli Army Fire In Jerusalem

Palestinian medical sources have reported that ten residents were injured, Sunday, by Israeli rubber-coated steel bullets, and dozens suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation, during clashes that took place after the army invaded the al-‘Eesawiyya town, northeast of occupied Jerusalem.The soldiers invaded the town from various directions and clashed […]

03 Oct
12:15

Dozens Injured By Israeli Army Fire In Jerusalem, Five Kidnapped

October 3, 2015 12:15 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, fired dozens of rounds of live ammunition, rubber-coated steel bullets, and gas bombs, wounding dozens of residents, and kidnapped five. Two injured in ‘Anata, and three kidnapped near Qalqilia.The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said […]

02 Oct
2:53

PCHR Weekly Report: Israeli troops kill 3 Palestinian civilians, wound 28 in the past week

October 2, 2015 2:53 PM Celine Hagbard Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 17 – 30 September 2015, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that 3 Palestinian civilians, including a girl and a deaf young man, were killed in the West Bank. 28 […]

02 Oct
6:45

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Nine Palestinians, Including Children, In Jerusalem

October 2, 2015 6:45 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Thursday evening, Nine Palestinians, including children, in the al-‘Eesawiyya and Silwan towns, the Suwwana, Bab Hata and the at-Tour neighborhoods in occupied East Jerusalem, during clashes that took place after the army invaded the Palestinian communities. Child injured by Israeli rubber-coated steel bullet.Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, […]

30 Sep
7:50

Soldiers Attack Ambulances, Kidnap Wounded Palestinian

September 30, 2015 7:50 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Tuesday, several Palestinian ambulances while transporting wounded Palestinians to hospitals, in Ramallah, kidnapped one Palestinian after dragging him out of the ambulance, and attempted to abduct another.Medical sources said at least two Palestinians were shot with rubber-coated steel bullets, and dozens suffered the effects of tear gas […]

26 Sep
2:15

Updated – Video: ‘Nablus Police Chief, Daughter Injured by Israeli Fire In Kafr Qaddoum’

September 26, 2015 2:15 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia 0

The chief of police in the Nablus district and his three-year-old daughter were injured after being shot by Israeli forces with rubber-coated bullets, on Friday, during a raid in the village of Kafr Qaddoum, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia.Coordinator of the Popular Committee Morad Eshteiwy said that […]

18 Sep
8:07

Clashes Continue In different Parts Of Jerusalem; Settlement Bus Burnt

September 18, 2015 8:07 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Clashes resumed, on Thursday evening, in various villages and towns, and in a number of neighborhoods, in occupied Jerusalem, as part of the ongoing protests to the escalating Israeli attacks and invasions into the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Member of the Follow-up Committee in the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in Jerusalem, Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, […]

17 Sep
5:46

Many Palestinians Injured In Al-‘Eesawiyya, In Jerusalem

September 17, 2015 5:46 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at night, the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and clashed with dozens of residents, wounding a young man with a live round in the leg, while many others were shot with rubber-coated steel bullets. Two Palestinians Kidnapped in at-Tour. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center […]

16 Sep
9:39

Child Shot In The Neck In Al-‘Eesawiyya, In Jerusalem

September 16, 2015 9:39 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Medical sources in occupied Jerusalem have reported, on Tuesday at night, that a child was shot with an Israeli army rubber-coated steel bullet in her neck while walking with her family in the Salam Park, near the main entrance of the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in the city.Member of the Follow-up Committee […]

11 Sep
8:16

Four Injured By Army Fire In Kufur Qaddoum

September 11, 2015 8:16 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Friday, that four young men were wounded, one moderately, after Israeli soldiers assaulted the weekly protest in Kufur Qaddoum, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia.The protesters marched demanding the army to reopen the main village road that was blocked 13 years ago in […]

22 Aug
2:48

Four Palestinian children, including 6-year old, Injured in Kufur Qaddoum protest march

Palestinian medical sources have reported that four residents were injured Friday, after Israeli soldiers attacked the weekly nonviolent protest in Kufur Qaddoum town, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. The protesters, accompanied by international activists, marched through the village, demanding that Israel open the main village road that […]

20 Aug
4:39

Soldiers Kidnap A Child, Wound Several Palestinians In Jerusalem

August 20, 2015 4:39 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and clashed with local youths, wounding many, and kidnapped one child before moving him to an interrogation center. Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, member of the Follow-Up Committee in al-‘Eesawiyya, has reported that several military jeeps invaded the town […]

16 Aug
8:20

Many Injured As Army Attacks Solidarity Protest With Hunger-Striking Prisoner ‘Allan

Dozens of Palestinians suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation, Saturday, after Israeli soldiers assaulted hundreds of residents marching in solidarity with hunger striking detainee Mohammad ‘Allan, in Kufur Qaddoum, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia.Morad Eshteiwy, coordinator of the Popular Struggle Committee, said hundreds of Palestinians marched […]

15 Aug
8:54

Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Kufur Qaddoum

August 15, 2015 8:54 AM IMEMC News News Report, Non-violent action, Qalqilia 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest against the Israeli Apartheid Wall, colonies and the closure of the main road for the thirteenth consecutive year, in Kufur Qaddoum, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia.Israel closed the road 13 years ago, to enable Jewish-only traffic to the Kedumim illegal […]

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 […]

25 Jul
5:08

Child Injured In Kufur Qaddoum Weekly Protest

Israeli soldiers, accompanied by armored vehicles, including an armored bulldozer, invaded on Friday Kufur Qaddoum village, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and violently attacked the weekly protest, leading to clashes, and wounding one child in the head.The protesters marched demanding the army to reopen the village’s main […]

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 […]

27 Jun
2:26

Many Injured In Kufur Qaddoum Protest

Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, Kufur Qaddoum village, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and attacked dozens of local demonstrators conducting their weekly protest against the Wall and Settlements, and demanding the army to reopen the main road it closed 13 years ago. Many residents suffered effects of tear […]

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 […]