21 Mar

Illegal Israeli Colonist Rams Palestinian Worker With Car And Flees The Scene

An illegal Israeli colonialist settler rammed, Thursday, a Palestinian man with his car, and fled the scene, before Palestinian medics rushed the wounded man to a hospital, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Aref Jaber, a nonviolent activist with the Human Rights Coalition in […]

21 Mar

Israeli Airstrike Targets Protesters In Central Gaza

An Israeli military drone fired, on Wednesday at night, a missile at young Palestinian protesters in the Central District of the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the drone fire a missile at the young men, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, and added that the missile detonated close to the protesters […]

21 Mar

UN to Vote on Report Confirming Israeli Perpetration of Crimes against Palestinian Protesters

The UN Human Rights Council voted, on March 15, to conduct an investigation into the Israeli army’s killing of peaceful Palestinian protesters along the eastern parts of Gaza, near the Israeli separation fence. The council voted 29 in favor and two against, while 14 countries abstained. Australia and the US […]

21 Mar

Palestinian Homes Demolished in South Hebron Hills

Israeli forces demolished two Palestinian homes on Wednesday, at noon, in the South Hebron Hills of the occupied West Bank city of Hebron. Fouad al-Umour, coordinator of a local popular committee, reported that Israeli forces demolished a residential room belonging to local resident Issa Awad, in the Umm Tuba village, and […]

21 Mar

Young Boy Beaten, Detained and Extorted in Al Khalil

03/19/19 | International Solidarity Movement | Al-Khalil Team This teenager was abducted, yesterday, after he and his little brother were attacked by Israeli police and an illegal settler, in the streets of Hebron (Al Khalil}. His testimony is as follows: ”This morning, my sister came to me and told me […]

21 Mar

Palestinian Cars Vandalized with Racist Slogans in Bethlehem Area

A group of settlers carried out, on Wednesday at dawn, a series of attacks against Palestinian properties in Battir village, to the west of Bethlehem. The mayor of Battir, Tayseer Qatoush, said that the people of the village were shocked by racist slogans painted on  the walls of one of […]

21 Mar

Birzeit Students Retaliate over West Bank Killings

Students burn tires at Ramallah’s northern entrance during a protest against the Israeli army killing of three Palestinians. (WAFA Images / Baha Nasr)  Several dozen Birzeit University students demonstrated today, at Ramallah’s northern border, near an Israeli army checkpoint, in protest against the army’s killing of three young Palestinians near […]

21 Mar

Updated: “Army Kills Two Palestinians In Nablus”

Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinian youth before an Israeli army bulldozer proceeded to climb over and crush the vehicle they were in,  during confrontations which broke out near Joseph’s Tomb, in Nablus city, northern occupied West Bank, on Wednesday morning. The two were identified as Ra’ed Hashem Hamdan, 21, […]

21 Mar

Israeli Colonists Attack A Palestinian Home in Nablus

A group of extremist illegal Israeli colonialist setters attacked, on Wednesday at night, a Palestinian home at the entrance of Burqa village, northwest of Nablus, in northern West Bank. The colonists attacked the home, owned by Mahmoud Hajja, causing damage to the property and to his car, parked in front […]

20 Mar

Updated: “Army Kills A Palestinian Trying To Provide Aid To Wounded Man In Bethlehem”

Eyewitnesses have confirmed that Israeli soldiers executed a young man, who stepped out of his car and tried to provide aid to a Palestinian, who was shot and seriously injured by the soldiers in his car, while his wife and children were also in the vehicle. They stated that the […]

20 Mar

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, at least seven Palestinians, among them two women, in the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. Media sources in occupied Jerusalem said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Salhi, near Bab ar-Rahma mosque, in the eastern part of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and moved him to an interrogation facility. The […]

20 Mar

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers injured, Wednesday, several Palestinians at the entrance of the al-‘Arroub College, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded the area, before stopping and searching dozens of residents and cars. The soldiers also interrogated many students while inspecting their ID cards […]

20 Mar

Army Kills Two Palestinians In Nablus

Israeli soldiers killed, early on Wednesday at dawn, two young Palestinian men in the al-Ghawi area, in Amman street, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Media sources said the two Palestinians, Ra’ed Hashem Hamdan, 21, and Zeid Emad Nouri, 20, were killed after the soldiers, who were […]

20 Mar

Palestinian Killed by Israeli Forces in West Bank

Israeli soldiers killed, on Tuesday at night, a young Palestinian man, who is suspected of killing two Israeli, last Sunday; the Palestinian was killed after the soldiers surrounded a home, and exchanged fire with him in Abwein village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The Israeli army said […]

20 Mar

School Building Demolished in Shu’fat Refugee Camp

Israeli bulldozers, today, demolished an under-construction building belonging to a Palestinian school in the Shu’fat refugee camp of occupied East Jerusalem, on Tuesday. Dozens of Israeli soldiers escorted bulldozers into the refugee camp, surrounded the al-Razi School and went up rooftops of nearby buildings as drones flew overhead; Israeli bulldozers […]

20 Mar

13 Palestinians Abducted by Israeli Forces in West Bank

Israeli forces, today, abducted at least 13 Palestinians from various parts of the West Bank, according to the Palestine Prisoner’s Society (PPS). Israeli forces detained five Palestinians from the central West Bank district of Ramallah and al-Bireh. Meanwhile, PPS confirmed that three Palestinians were rounded up during predawn raids across the […]

20 Mar

MADA Demands Release of Journalists

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) condemned, in a statement, the large-scale arrests and attacks that have been carried out by security forces in the Gaza Strip, over the last three days, against journalists and workers in human rights organizations — citizens who took part in peaceful […]

19 Mar

The Attack on Ilhan Omar and Pelosi’s Unconditional Support for Israel

Nancy Pelosi pledged support for Israel “even if the Capitol crumbles,” as major Democratic Party funder and pro-Israel advocate Haim Saban looked on – TRNN’s panel discusses anti-Semitism, Israel and the Democratic Party with Jacqueline Luqman, Jeff Cohen and host Paul Jay. Jeff Cohen was the director of the Park […]

19 Mar

Israeli Apartheid Week Opens Worldwide, As Netanyahu Confirms Discriminatory Regime

March 18, 2019 / Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)  / Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America Global Actions Follow Record Turnout at Palestinian National BDS Conference The 15th annual Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW), the largest global boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) mobilization for Palestinian rights, opens today with more than 80 events in 40 […]

19 Mar

Israel Depriving Palestinians of Access to Clean Water

A United Nations human rights investigator stressed that Israel is depriving millions of Palestinians of access to a regular supply of clean water while stripping their lands of minerals “in an apparent act of pillage,” on Monday. Michael Lynk, UN Special Rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian territories, said […]

19 Mar

Settlers Erect Mobile Homes East of Qalqilia

Israeli settlers have set up several mobile homes in the southeastern part of the northern West Bank town of Kafr Qaddoum, to the east of Qalailia. Sources from the Anti-Wall and Settlement Committee’s Office, in the northern West Bank, confirmed that extremist Israeli settlers, under heavy military protection, set up […]

19 Mar

Shaked Sprays Herself With ‘Fascism’ Perfume in Campaign Ad

Screen capture from campaign ad by Hayamin Hehadash party. A new Israeli election ad reportedly features Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked in sultry poses, spraying herself with a perfume labeled ‘Fascism,’ according to Israeli media. A new election ad for the far-right Hayamin Hehadash party, featuring Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked in sultry poses, […]

19 Mar

Armed Settlers Organize, Set Up Tent North of Salfit

Extremist settlers, early Monday early morning, erected a large tent on the Kafl Haris roundabout, to the north of Salfit, following a shooting that took place near the Ariel settlement, killing what is now reported to be a total of three soldiers. According to local PNN sources, large numbers of […]

18 Mar

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including one lawyer and one child, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem, said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in […]

18 Mar

Soldiers Demolish A Well In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, Khirbat Um Neer village, east of Yatta town, in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and demolished a water well. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in southern Hebron, said the soldiers demolished the well, allegedly for […]

18 Mar

Army Invades, Searches, Homes of Two Political Prisoners In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the homes of Fateh Revolutionary Council member, Zakariya Zobeidi, and attorney Tareq Barghouth, and violently searched them while interrogating their families. Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded Ramallah at-Tihta area, before storming the home of Zakariya Zobeidi, the former leader of the […]

18 Mar

Israeli Army Issues Demolition Orders Targeting Homes In Bethlehem

The Israeli army issued, Sunday, demolition orders targeting a number of inhabited and under-construction homes in Khallet al-Nahel and Khallet al-Qotin areas, southeast of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Hasan Breijiyya, the coordinator of the National Commission against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, said a large military […]

18 Mar

Illegal Israeli Colonialist Settlers Attack Palestinian Homes Near Hebron

Groups of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Sunday at night, many Palestinian homes in at least two areas in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committee in southern West Bank, said dozens of colonists of […]

18 Mar

Update: “Israeli Soldiers Shoot Two Palestinians, Abduct Two Others, Near Salfit”

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at night, two young Palestinian men, and shot two others, during ongoing military invasions carried out by the army in the az-Zawiya, Bruqin and Kafr ed-Deek towns, west of Salfit, in central West Bank. The soldiers invaded and violently searched dozens of homes in the […]

18 Mar

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 […]

Site of Ariel Junction attack (image from Israeli military Twitter feed)
18 Mar

Update: Two Israeli Soldiers Killed in West Bank Attack

Two Israelis were killed – one a soldier, the other a Rabbi, and two other Israelis were wounded on Sunday morning, in a shooting near the settlement of Ariel in Salfit, in the northern West Bank. The Rabbi who was killed was identified as Rabbi Ahiad Ettinger, 47. The soldier who […]

18 Mar

Hamas Police, Gunmen, Raid Homes in Gaza

Hamas police and armed members, early this morning, raided homes of activists in the Gaza Strip and detained dozens of people involved in the popular movement against high prices and tax hikes, according to witnesses. Witnesses told WAFA that masked Hamas gunmen and security officers raided homes in Gaza City […]

18 Mar

16th Anniversary of Rachel Corrie’s Murder – An Interview With Her Parents

Sixteen years ago, Israel’s army murdered solidarity activist Rachel Corrie as she defended a Palestinian home from demolition; TRNN replays its 2015 interview with her parents, with host Paul Jay. Video & Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to Reality Asserts Itself on The Real News Network. I’m Paul […]

18 Mar

Campaign Calls on UN to Release Names of Companies Involved in Settlement Activities

Al-Haq Human Rights organization launched an action alert urging the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Human Rights Council and Member States to abide by their commitments and publish the UN Database on companies involved in Israel’s illegal settlements. The campaign mentions that, in 2016, the UN Human Rights Council voted in […]

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department, Friday, March 15, 2019 in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
18 Mar

U.S. State Department Threatens ICC of Visa Restrictions

U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo announced on Friday that the United States will place restrictions on visas of International Criminal Court (ICC) employees investigating alleged crimes of U.S. or allied troops in Afghanistan, the Washington Post reported. In his statement, he also mentioned Israel, which is a staunch U.S. […]

18 Mar

Israeli Settlers Pelt Palestinians With Rocks in Southern West Bank

On Sunday afternoon, a group of Israeli settlers from Kiryat Arba settlement near Hebron threw rocks at Palestinians driving on Road 60. Israeli soldiers and police watched the rock-throwing, but did not intervene. Israeli settlers from Kiryat Arba are known to be among the most extreme and violent of Israeli […]

17 Mar

The Untold Story of Gaza’s March of Return

by: Ramzy Baroud, palinfo.com What is the ‘Great March of Return’ but a people attempting to reclaim their role, and be recognized and heard in the struggle for the liberation of Palestine? Much has been said about what the popular mobilization in Gaza, which began on March 30, 2018, represents. […]

17 Mar

Alison Weir: 18 Years of Advocacy and Support for Palestinian Rights

The IMEMC would like to extend our best wishes to Alison Weir, who began her work for the advocacy of Palestinian equal rights 18 years ago, in March 2001. Alison is the founder of If Americans Knew, and more recently the Israel Palestine Timeline, which tracks the deaths of Israelis […]

17 Mar

Israeli Court Orders Closure of Gate of Mercy; Arab Leaders Condemn Decision

In the latest escalation against the Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, the third holiest site in Islam, an Israeli court ruled Sunday that the Gate of Mercy (Bab al-Rahma) prayer area in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound would be closed for at least sixty days. This comes after two weeks […]

17 Mar

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, two young Palestinian men in Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Saleh Adel Bani Gharra and Ahmad Ibrahim Abu Ragha, after stopping them at a roadblock, east of Jenin. They added that […]

17 Mar

Army Abducts Fateh Secretary In Jerusalem, Teen In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, the secretary of Fateh Movement in occupied East Jerusalem, and a Palestinian teen in the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, in the West Bank. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers invaded and ransacked the home of Fateh Movement’s secretary in the city, […]

17 Mar

16 Years After Rachel Corrie Was Killed In Gaza, Little Has Changed

by Sinem Cengiz  “No amount of reading, attendance at conferences, documentary viewing and word-of-mouth could have prepared me for the reality of the situation here,” wrote Rachel Corrie. “You just can’t imagine it unless you see it.” These words, describing the suffering of Palestinians she had witnessed, were in the […]

17 Mar

6 Palestinians Slain, 6 More Injured in New Zealand Shooting

The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates declared, on Saturday, through the Palestinian embassy in Australia’s contact with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in New Zealand, although not officially, that six Palestinians were killed and six others  injured in the mass shooting targeting two mosques in Christchurch City, New […]

17 Mar

Remembering Rachel Corrie

03/16/19 | International Solidarity Movement | Occupied Palestine Today marks the sixteenth anniversary since the passing of ISM activist Rachel Corrie. She was 23 at the time of her passing. Rachel was tragically crushed to death under the front blade of an Israeli military Caterpillar bulldozer near Rafah, in the southern […]

17 Mar

Malki Condemns Bullying and Intimidation of the ICC

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Malki, today, criticized attempts by the United States administration to bully and intimidate the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) and obstruct justice. “Today, the Secretary of State of the United States, acting on a threat delivered in September by US National Security Adviser John Bolton, stated […]

16 Mar

Climate Change and the Palestinian Authority

by Zena Agha, for Al Shabaka Palestinian Policy Network Climate change is among the greatest threats currently facing human life. Its effects are global, wide-ranging, and unequally distributed. Despite Palestinians and Israelis inhabiting the same physical terrain, Palestinians under occupation will suffer the effects of climate change more severely. The single […]

16 Mar

PA Slams US for Dropping “Occupation Status” of Palestine

The Palestinian Authority (PA), this week, slammed the United States for dropping the status of occupation for the Palestinian territories and the Golan Heights of Syria. Nabil Abu Rudeineh, PA presidential spokesman, said in an official statement that “the US decision is a continuation of the U.S. anti-Palestinian approach and […]

16 Mar

Rights Group Condemns Repression of Gaza Protests

For the second day in arrow, hundreds of Gazans took to the streets today demanding better economic conditions and protesting rise in taxes. Protests were reported in the north, center and south of the Gaza Strip against tax hikes and high cost of living, and for the second day in […]

15 Mar

Israeli Police Abducts A Palestinian Teen In Jerusalem

Israeli police officers abducted, on Friday before noon, a Palestinian teenage boy, from the al-‘Isawiya town, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem, and took him to an interrogation facility. Media sources said the soldiers detained the teen, identified as Ahmad Mustafa, while walking on Nablus Road, in Jerusalem, for […]

15 Mar

Palestinian Resistance Groups in Gaza All Deny Firing Shells Toward Israel

After two nights of wide-scale bombardment of the Gaza Strip by Israeli forces in which dozens of bombs were dropped on the crowded coastal enclave, someone in Gaza apparently attempted to retaliate Thursday night by firing several shells toward Israel. But the Palestinian  resistance groups in Gaza, usually quick to […]

15 Mar

Army Abducts A Palestinian In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, a Palestinian nonviolent activist, from his home in the al-‘Isawiya town, in the center of occupied Jerusalem, for calling for a marathon in the occupied city. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Abu al-Hummus and took him to an interrogation facility in […]

15 Mar

Israeli Missiles Injure Four, Including A Husband And His Wife, In Gaza

The Israeli army has announced it fired missiles against 100 targets in several parts of the Gaza Strip, in a serious violation that led to excessive property damage, and despite military claims of “targeting Hamas sites,” a husband and his wife were among four Palestinians injured. The Al-Quds brigades, the […]

15 Mar

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. […]

15 Mar

Israeli Warplanes Attack Gaza

Israeli aircraft launched, on Thursday, at midnight, a series of raids on various targets in the Gaza Strip. Palestinian local agencies reported that Israeli warplanes bombed 7 different locations including the Naval site in the northern Gaza Strip, the Al-Baydar Site off the Gaza shore, and the Badr site in […]

15 Mar

Japanese Assistance to Palestine Amounts to $33 Million

The Government of Japan has contributed new assistance, for 2019, in the amount of $32,983,034, to the Palestinian people, for projects to be carried out through mainly United Nations organizations and international non-governmental organizations (INGOs), on Thursday. According to a press statement by the Representative Office of Japan to Palestine, […]

15 Mar

150 Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of extremist settlers, on Thursday morning, stormed Al Aqsa Mosque from the Moroccan Gate, under heavy police escort, following calls from extremist settler organizations to enter it. Sources in the mosque confirmed that 150 settlers stormed the compound and organized tours in its yards. Meanwhile, Israeli forces stationed themselves […]

15 Mar

Ashrawi: US Human Rights Report Meant to Whitewash Israeli Occupation

The US Human Right Report is intended to whitewash the Israeli occupation and excuse human rights violations against the Palestinian people, Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), said today. “After the release of the so-called Human Rights Report, by the US State […]

15 Mar

PCHR Condemns Gaza Security Services’ Attacks against Peaceful Protests

Date: 14 March 2019 – The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns the security services’ dispersal of the peaceful protests organized in several areas in the Gaza Strip upon calls by the “Youth Movement” to improve living conditions as  the security services attacked the protestors by beating and […]

14 Mar

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 20 Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians, including six students of Birzeit University, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, in addition to four Palestinians, who were taken prisoner, on Wednesday evening, The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded […]

14 Mar

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Conduct Military Drills, In Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, a young man, and conducted military drills on Palestinian lands in Jenin governorate, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Rami Jamal Yassin, after invading and ransacking his home in Deir […]

14 Mar

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians, Including Aqsa Mosque Guard, in Jerusalem And Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, three Palestinians, including a civilian guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in Jerusalem, and in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), said dozens of soldiers invaded many neighborhoods in the city, […]

14 Mar

Israeli Police Assault Muslim Worshipers, Close Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli police on Tuesday assaulted and harassed Muslim worshipers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, using the pretext of a fire in the compound as the excuse for their invasion of the holy site, according to  Palestinian News Agency Wafa. A fire was discovered in one of the police stations in […]

14 Mar

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, four young Palestinian men from their homes, in several parts of Bethlehem governorate, south of occupied Jerusalem in the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in Doha […]

14 Mar

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians Near Gaza Fence

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, five Palestinians near the perimeter fence, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed in sniper posts and sand hills, abducted five residents, who were on Palestinian lands close to the fence. The soldiers frequently open […]

14 Mar

Israeli Policies Force Family Separations

Al Haq’s director Shawan Jabarin discusses a new report exposing the complex system of restrictions Israeli authorities impose to control access to Palestinian territory and to stop family reunification. The consequences is to slowly force Palestinians out to preserve a Jewish majority in areas controlled by Israel. Story Transcript MARC […]

14 Mar

Settlers Assault Farmers in Burin

A horde of extremist Jewish settlers, on Monday afternoon, attacked Palestinian farmers in Burin town, to the south of Nablus, as they were working their lands. Burin mayor Yahiya Qadous said that more than 25 settlers, from the illegal settlement of Yitzhar, brutalized a group of farmers as they were […]

14 Mar

Do No Harm! Palestinian Call for Ethical Tourism/Pilgrimage

March 12, 2019 / /Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) / Palestinian civil society calls on all international visitors, especially pilgrims, and people of conscience to do no harm to our nonviolent struggle for our rights under international law by respecting our ethical tourism guidelines. Based on the […]

14 Mar

Israeli Forces Seal Passage near Ibrahimi Mosque

Israeli forces sealed off the Wadi al-Hasin area, east of the Ibrahimi Mosque, in the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron, on Wednesday afternoon. Human rights activists Jamal Sueifan reported that Israeli soldiers sealed off the northern and western entrances of the area to locals. Residents called upon human […]

14 Mar

Broken Promises – Doves and Bullets Fly during Kafr Qaddoum Demonstration

03/01/19 | International Solidarity Movement | Al-Khalil Team Peaceful weekly demonstrations have been happening in Kafr Qaddoum since 2011, in response to the closure of a historical road by the Israeli Defense Forces in 2002. Kafr Qaddoum has been denied access to this road for over almost two decades now, […]

14 Mar

700 More Settlements Housing Units Planned for West Bank

The Israeli occupation’s Ministry of Construction and housing is to offer, during the coming period, hundreds of housing units for sale, in a number of the settlements of the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, Yedioth Ahronoth Israeli newspaper reported.   It added, according to Al Ray, that about 700 units […]

14 Mar

Israeli Forces Destroy Two Homes in Jerusalem

Israeli bulldozers demolished two Palestinian-owned homes in the area of al-Qubbeh, to the south of Jerusalem. Eyad Edi’es, a homeowner, told WAFA that staff from the so-called Israeli “Civil Administration” escorted a bulldozer into the area and demolished the two homes without a prior notice. He noted that the homes […]

14 Mar

Silwan from Jawad’s Eyes

Jawad is a director of the Wadi Hilweh Information Center, in Silwan, East Jerusalem. The center was funded by residents to document human rights violations and to improve the lives of people form the community through shared activities. The photos, below, show the story of Jawad in details. Meet Jawad, […]

13 Mar

Army Demolishes A Barn And An Agricultural Shed In Beit Jala

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the city of Beit Jala, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and demolished a barn and an agricultural shed. Media sources said the soldiers invaded Wadi al-Makhrour area, west of Beit Jala, and demolished a 120 square/meter barn, in addition to an agricultural shed. […]

13 Mar

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 29 Palestinians In West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, twenty-nine Palestinians, including an elected legislator, from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem. The PPS stated that the soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes across the West Bank, and installed […]

13 Mar

Army Injures Several Children In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the southern area of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and fired gas bombs at schoolchildren heading to their educational facility. Media sources said the soldiers fired many gas bombs at students of Hebron Preparatory School for Boys, causing many to […]

13 Mar

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, five young Palestinian men from the al-Isawiya town and the al-Judeira village, in occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded and searched many homes in the al-‘Isawiya town, and abducted Majd Ali Ata, Khaled Abu Ghosh, Wasim Dari and Saleh Abu Assab. Another Palestinian, […]

13 Mar

Army Abduct Three Palestinians In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, three young Palestinian men from Tulkarem governorate in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Several armored military jeeps invaded Tulkarem city, before the soldiers searched homes and abducted a young man, identified as Ali Odah. The soldiers also invaded Nur Shams […]

13 Mar

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Jenin

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, six young Palestinian men in Jenin city, and Jenin refugee camp, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes in Jenin city, before […]

13 Mar

Army Abducts A Teen In Jenin Refugee Camp

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening, a Palestinian teenage boy from Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West Bank city of Jenin. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Luay Mohammad Natour, 17, after detaining and interrogating his father for several hours at a military base near Jenin. The father remained […]

13 Mar

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian, Injure 40, In Salfit

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, the central West Bank city of Salfit, and fired dozens of live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs at Palestinians protesting the invasion, killing a young man, and wounding more than 40 others. Media sources said the soldiers shot and killed Mohammad Jamil Shahin, 23, […]

12 Mar

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian In Hebron

Israeli soldiers killed, Tuesday, a Palestinian from Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, reportedly after he attempted to stab them. Palestinian sources have confirmed that the slain man as distributing notices from the Sharia Court in the city, when the soldiers shot him. The Palestinian Red […]

12 Mar

Palestinian Dies From Wounds Suffered On March 1st In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has confirmed, Tuesday, that a young man, who was shot and seriously injured by Israeli army fire, on March 1st, during the Great Return March processions, has died from his wounds. The Health Ministry said the Palestinian, identified as Mousa Mohammad Mousa, […]

12 Mar

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Monday at night and on Tuesday at dawn, eleven Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Israeli army said its soldiers located three weapons in an area in Nablus, in northern […]

12 Mar

Israeli Colonists Seal Door of Mosque in East Jerusalem

An unknown group of illegal Israeli colonists were spotted sealing shut the entrance to a Palestinian Mosque Monday with an unknown adhesive. The colonists sealed the entrance to the Sheikh Makki Mosque, in the Old City of Jerusalem, according to the Maan News Agency. The person responsible for opening and […]

12 Mar

Palestinian Family Ordered Out of Their Home For Israeli Colonists

A Palestinian family from occupied East Jerusalem was notified on Monday that their home will be awarded to illegal Israeli colonialist settlers. According to a statement by Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic), an Israeli court informed Mariam Abu Zuweir that she and her children must leave their home by […]

12 Mar

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron And Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, a former political prisoner from Doura town, southwest of Hebron in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and installed many roadblocks in several parts of the governorate. The soldiers also abducted one Palestinian near Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. The Hebron office of the […]

12 Mar

Army Abducts Two Palestinians, Including A Child, Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers and undercover officers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, a young man and a Palestinian child, from at-Tour neighborhood in Jerusalem, and the al-‘Ezariyya town southeast of the city. Media sources said the soldiers attacked a child, identified as Ahmad Abed Abu Ghannam, 15, near his home in the […]

12 Mar

Israeli Soldiers Confiscate An Agricultural Mobile Home Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, the al-Walaja village, northwest of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and confiscated an agricultural mobile home, used by a local Palestinian farmer. Several army jeeps invaded the al-Thaher area, at the entrance of al-Walaja, and confiscated the mobile home, owned by Walid Abu Ali. Media […]

12 Mar

Army Shoots A Palestinian In Nabi Saleh

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday evening, the village of Nabi Saleh, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and shot a young man. Medical sources said the soldiers shot the young man with a live round in the leg, before he was rushed to a hospital for treatment. […]

11 Mar

Israeli Soldiers Invade Kobar, Shoot Two Palestinians

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, Monday, the village of Kobar, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and shot two Palestinian protesters. Media sources said dozens of heavily armored soldiers invaded the village, and stormed many neighborhoods, before Palestinian youngsters protested the invasion, and hurled stones at the […]

11 Mar

Army Abducts Ten Palestinians, Bars Woman From Visiting Detained Sons

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, ten Palestinians in the West Bank, including an employee of the Waqf and Islamic Endowment Department, in occupied Jerusalem, and issued orders denying a Palestinian woman the right to visit with her detained sons. The PPS office in Ramallah governorate, in central West Bank, said the […]

11 Mar

Illegal Colonists Attack Palestinian Cars Near Nablus

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Sunday at night, many Palestinian cars near the former Homesh colony, north of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the Israeli […]

11 Mar

Israeli Navy Abducts Two Fishermen In Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, Monday, Palestinian fishing boats in the Waha Sea area, northwest of Gaza city, and abducted two fishermen. Media sources said the navy fired many live rounds at the fishing boats in Palestinian territorial waters, in addition to using water cannons, and surrounded one boat before abducting […]

11 Mar

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In February

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that a young Palestinian man died, on Monday morning, from serious wounds he suffered by Israeli army fire, on February 22, 2019. The Health Ministry stated that the young man, Bassam Sami Othman Safi, 22, was shot with a high-velocity […]

11 Mar

Israeli Forces Invade Al-Biereh, Abduct Two Children

Israeli forces invaded al-Biereh City, east of the occupied central West Bank City of Ramallah, on Saturday evening, and assaulted Palestinian youth. Soldiers attacked al-Biereh City, shooting rubber-coated steel bullets, and tear-gas bombs, locals told Ma’an News Agency, apparently directing their aim at the Palestinian youth. The occupation forces observed 2 […]

11 Mar

Two Palestinian Families Homeless After Israel Orders Homes Demolished

The Israeli municipality ordered 2 Palestinian families to demolish their own homes on Saturday – one in the Jabal al-Mukabbir neighborhood, and the other in Silwan neighborhood, both in occupied East Jerusalem. Ali Jaabis, one of the 8 members of the Palestinian family, from Jabal al-Mukabbir, newly homeless, described Israel’s […]

11 Mar

Can the Jewish National Fund Dedicated to Ethnic Cleansing be Considered a Charity in Canada?

Rabbi David Mivasair, Corey Balsam, and Ismail Zayid discuss their joint efforts to revoke the JNF’s charity status in Canada, but the Canadian authorities have a long history of supporting Israeli colonization in Palestine. www.stopthejnf.ca Sharmini Peries is a journalist and executive producer for the National and International News Bureaus at […]

11 Mar

Foreign Ministry: UN Agency Not Affected by US Aid Cut

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki has says that the U.S. decision to stop financial aid, to a UN agency which supports Palestinian refugees, has not affected its works. “Thanks to the contributions of many countries led by Turkey, UNRWA [United Nations Relief and Works Agency ] continues its services,” al-Maliki […]

11 Mar

Japan Contributes $7 Million More to UNRWA

The Government of Japan contributed an additional $7 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), on Sunday. UNRWA said, in a statement, that from Japan’s contribution, $4.5 million will enable the agency to continue providing health care for Palestine refugees […]

11 Mar

Prayers End with Tear Gas in Ras Karkar

03/08/19 | International Solidarity Movement | Al-Khalil Team This Friday, the inhabitants of the villages around Mount al-Risan — where an outpost has been established by illegal settlers on Palestinian land — gathered for a day of peaceful protest and prayer. As soon as the religious ritual ended, the military […]