Category Archives: Gaza Strip

08 Mar
10:48

Israeli Navy Abducts Four Palestinian Fishermen In Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, Friday, several fishing boats in Palestinian territorial waters, northwest of Gaza city, abducted four fishermen and confiscated their boat. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the navy fired many live rounds at fishing boats, and chased them, before surrounding one boat in the Sudaniyya […]

07 Mar
11:05

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Three Palestinians In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Thursday evening, three young Palestinian men during protests against the siege, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Medical sources in Gaza have confirmed that the soldiers shot three Palestinians with live rounds, causing moderate wounds. They added that the soldiers […]

07 Mar
9:50

Gaza Strip: Attacks in the border areas and their consequences

The Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR):The term “buffer zone” in land and at sea is used for land and sea areas, which were unilaterally and illegally declared by Israeli forces as areas with no access along the eastern and northern borders and in the sea of the Gaza Strip […]

07 Mar
6:26

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Child In Gaza

A Palestinian child died, on Thursday at dawn, from serious wounds he suffered late on Wednesday evening, after Israeli soldiers shot him with a live round, and injured several others, during protests on Palestinian lands, close to the perimeter fence, east of Gaza city. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of […]

06 Mar
10:01

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Four Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Wednesday evening, four young men with live fire, near the perimeter fence, on Palestinian lands east of Gaza city. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed in their sniper ports on sand hills across the perimeter fence, fired many live rounds at the Palestinian protesters, wounding four […]

06 Mar
7:44

Israeli Air Force Carries Out Several Strikes In Gaza

The Israeli Air Force carried out, on Tuesday at night, several airstrikes targeting three areas in Gaza city, the Nusseirat refugee camp in central Gaza, and east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the coastal region. Media sources said the air force fired at least two missiles at […]

06 Mar
6:33

Israeli Forces Shoot Two Palestinians in Gaza

Two Palestinians were injured today, by Israeli gunfire, east of Bureij refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip, according to WAFA correspondence. The two were injured when Israeli soldiers opened fire at protesters at the border fence with Israel. The two were taken to hospital for treatment. Israeli forces opened […]

05 Mar
9:04

PHRI: “Ahead of International Women’s Day, New PHRI Report Calls on Israel to Examine Impact of Medical Permit Denials on Women”

Report By Physicians For Human Rights – Israel: Ahead of International Women’s Day, Physicians for Human Rights Israel (PHRI) is releasing its report “Between the Hammer and the Anvil: Women’s Right to Health in Gaza”, on the way in which Israel’s medical exit permit policies impact women. Although UN Resolution […]

05 Mar
7:44

Missiles Fired Across Eastern Gaza

Israeli warplanes carried out airstrikes across the besieged Gaza Strip, on Monday afternoon, targeting three various Hamas movement sites. A Ma’an reporter said that Israeli warplanes fired at least four missiles, with no injuries reported. The airstrikes resulted in material damages in several areas, where Hamas sites were not located, […]

04 Mar
10:00

Army Attacks Protesters In Central Gaza

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Monday evening, many Palestinian protesters on lands near the perimeter fence, in the Central District of the besieged Gaza Strip. Media sources said dozens of Palestinians protested east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, and burnt tires, before the soldiers fired several live rounds, gas bombs and […]

04 Mar
9:22

Israeli Navy Opens Fire At Palestinian Fishing Boats In Northern Gaza

Israeli navy ships opened fire, on Monday morning, at several Palestinian fishing boats in Gaza territorial waters, close to the shore in the northern part of the besieged Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the fishermen were in the permitted fishing zone, and were just a few miles from the shore. They […]

03 Mar
10:46

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Three Palestinians In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Sunday evening, three Palestinians east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the besieged and improvised Gaza Strip. Media sources said the soldiers opened fire at several youngsters, on Palestinian lands close to the perimeter fence. The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported that the […]

03 Mar
5:19

Settlers & Soldiers Attack Palestinian Farmers

A horde of extremist Jewish settlers, on Friday afternoon, assaulted Palestinian farmers in Fara’ata village, east of Qalqilia. Local sources told a reporter for the Palestinian Information Center (PIC) that a group of settlers, escorted by soldiers, brutalized farmers living in the eastern area of the village and threatened to […]

02 Mar
8:46

Israeli Drones Fire Two Missiles Into Central Gaza

Israeli drones fired, on Saturday evening, two missiles into a site, near the perimeter fence, in the eastern area of Central Gaza. Several Palestinians, including medics, suffered the effects of teargas inhalation in Rafah. Media sources said the missiles struck a structure between the cities of Deir al-Balah in central […]

02 Mar
8:22

Israeli Soldiers Attack Detainees In Negev Detention Camp

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Saturday evening, many Palestinian detainees in Section 7, Branch A, of the Negev Desert Detention Camp. The detainees said the soldiers conducted provocative body searches, in addition to searching their bunks and property, and assaulted many of them. They warned of the repeated and escalating assaults […]

01 Mar
10:59

PCHR: “Israeli Forces Wound 83 Civilians, including 23 Children, Woman, 3 Paramedics, and Journalist, In Gaza”

On 49th  Friday of Great March of Return and Breaking Siege, Israeli Forces Wound 83 Civilians, including 23 Children, Woman, 3 Paramedics, and Journalist. Report By The Palestinian Center For Human Right (PCHR). On Friday evening, 01 March 2019, in excessive use of force against peaceful protesters on the 49th […]

01 Mar
10:27

Israeli Soldiers Injure Seventeen Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, thousands of Palestinians in the Great Return March procession, in several parts of the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip, wounding seventeen with live fire. Medical sources in Gaza said the soldiers shot seventeen Palestinians with live fire and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas […]

01 Mar
9:27

PCHR Welcomes UN Investigative Report on Violations Committed during March of Return

The Palestinian Center For Human Rights – Press Release: On 28 February 2019, The United Nations Independent Commission of Inquiry on the 2018 protests in the Occupied Palestinian Territory held a press conference in the UN Headquarters in Geneva. During the conference, the Chair and Members of the Commission presented […]

01 Mar
6:23

UN Security Council: Israel Intentionally Shot Disabled, Children & Journalists in Gaza

The investigative committee of the United Nations Human Rights Council that has been looking into the 2018 Israeli attacks on Gaza protestors, in a report, said it found that Israeli forces had violated international law. The committee’s chairman, Santiago Canton, said, at the beginning of the session, that his panel […]

01 Mar
5:48

Palestinian Resistance Sites Targeted in Khan Younis

Israeli warplanes carried out airstrikes targeting a resistance site belonging to the Hamas movement, overnight, in western Khan Younis, in the southern besieged Gaza Strip. Media sources said Israeli Apache warplanes targeted the al-Tal resistance site, in western Khan Younis, with five missiles. No injuries were reported, according to Al […]

28 Feb
6:26

Israeli Warplanes Attack Area of Khan Younis

Israeli occupation warplanes attacked an area of Khan Younis city, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Wednesday. Local sources reported that Israeli warplanes bombed a site belonging to Palestinian resistance, in the west of Khan Younis, in the night. No injuries were reported, the sources added, according to Days of Palestine.

26 Feb
10:23

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Four Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers injured, on Tuesday evening, four Palestinians and caused many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, east of Gaza city. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry of Gaza, said the soldiers shot four Palestinians in Malaka area, east of Gaza city, causing moderate wounds, […]

26 Feb
6:55

PCHR Condemns Security Services’ Arrest of Civilians on Grounds of Practicing their Right to Freedom of Expression and Peaceful Assembly

February 26, 2019 6:55 PM PCHR Gaza Strip, Human rights, Internal Unrest, News Report 0

The Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR): During the last few days, The Internal Security Service (ISS) in the Gaza Strip arrested dozens of Fatah Members on grounds of calling for Pro-Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Protests. Previously, many unionists were summoned while governmental teachers were prevented from holding a strike […]

25 Feb
11:28

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Three Palestinians In Southern Gaza

February 25, 2019 11:28 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

Israeli soldiers shot, on Monday evening, three young Palestinian men with live fire, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that the three suffered moderate wounds and were moved to a hospital in the city. The soldiers opened fire at […]

24 Feb
7:49

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, two young Palestinian men near the perimeter fence, in Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the besieged Gaza Strip. Media sources said the two young man where on Palestinian lands near the fence, when the soldiers abducted them, and took them to an […]

24 Feb
6:23

Israeli Soldiers Fire on Shepherd in Gaza

Israeli forces opened fire towards Palestinian shepherds, on Saturday morning, in the besieged Gaza Strip. Witnesses told a Ma’an reporter that Israeli forces opened fire, targeting Palestinian shepherds who were herding their sheep in the Malaka area of the eastern Gaza Strip. No injuries were reported. The Israeli army also […]

22 Feb
6:50

Israeli Soldiers Kill One Child, Injure 41 Palestinians, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the besieged Gaza Strip has reported that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, a child, and injured 41 other Palestinians, including a medic, after the army resorted to the excessive use of force against the Great Return March processions. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health […]

22 Feb
8:07

Easing the Suffering of Pregnant Women at Al-Sahaba Clinic in Gaza

photo: Hind Abu Jahal, a pharmacist at Al Sahaba, talks to a patient. by Anera.org / Gaza/ PNN Al Sahaba medical complex in Gaza City specializes in offering medical services to women at reproductive age and beyond. “Most of our patients need constant follow-up and check-ups to monitor the status of their fetus […]

22 Feb
6:00

Most Violent Attack against Palestinian Fishermen in Gaza Sea since the Beginning of the Year

Israeli chase of Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Sea on 20 February 2019 resulted in the arrest and injury of 5 fishermen and confiscation and damage of 3 fishing boats in 2 separate incidents occurred in Khan Younis and Rafah Sea. This came as part of the Israeli ongoing attacks […]

21 Feb
3:50

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Two Palestinians In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Wednesday evening, two Palestinians near the perimeter fence, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the coastal region. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed across the perimeter fence, fired many live rounds at protesters on Palestinian lands, east of Khan Younis, wounding two young […]

20 Feb
5:23

Army Injures Twenty Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers attacked, Tuesday, the naval procession in the northern parts of the Gaza Strip, by firing many live rounds, high-velocity gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets at the nonviolent protesters, wounding at least twenty Palestinians. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, has confirmed that […]

19 Feb
3:27

19 Palestinians Injured by Israeli Fire on Sunday

19 Palestinians protesters were injured Sunday night, in violent confrontations with Israeli soldiers along Gaza’s eastern border, in Jabalia. Israeli occupation forces opened fire, launching tear gas, stun grenades and light bombs towards Palestinian youth protesting along the border. The spokesperson of Gaza Health Ministry, Ashraf Al-Qedra announced the injury […]

19 Feb
2:18

Army Injures Seven Palestinians In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli soldiers shot, on Monday evening, seven Palestinians, during protests on Palestinian lands near the perimeter fence, east of Gaza city. The Ministry started that the soldiers fired a barrage of live fire, wounding seven Palestinians in their lower limbs, in addition to […]

18 Feb
6:26

Palestinian Authority Suspends Pay for Hundreds in Gaza

Hundreds of Palestinians have demonstrated in Gaza City, as protests proceed against the Palestinian Authority’s decision to suspend their salaries, as Abbas’s arbitrary procedures against Gaza continue. The Palestinian Authority (PA) has decided to stop paying salaries and social welfare to hundreds of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, including many […]

18 Feb
1:37

Israeli Soldiers Injure 19 Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Sunday at night, several missiles and artillery shells into areas in northern Gaza and injured 19 Palestinians during protests near the fence; the Israeli army said one soldier was hurt by an explosive. The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza said the 19 young men, were injured […]

16 Feb
11:44

On 47th Friday of Great March of Return and Breaking Siege, Israeli Forces Wound 67 Civilians, including 14 Children, 2 Women, 2 Paramedics, and Journalist

The Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PRHC): On Friday evening, 15 February 2019, in excessive use of force against peaceful protesters on the 47th Friday of the March of Return and Breaking the Siege, Israeli forces wounded 67 civilians, including 14 children, 2 women, 2 paramedics, and a journalist eastern Gaza […]

16 Feb
11:38

Israeli Soldiers, Navy, Open Fire At Farmers And Fishermen, in Gaza

The Israeli army and navy opened fired, on Saturday morning, many live rounds at Palestinian agricultural lands and fishing boats, east of Gaza city and in northern Gaza. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed across the perimeter fence, east of Gaza city, fired live rounds at Palestinian farmers on their […]

16 Feb
11:04

PCHR: “On International Childhood Cancer Day, Israel and Political Division Deepens Struggle of Children with Cancer in Gaza Strip”

Ref: 19/2019 – Date: 14 February 2019: International Childhood Cancer Day (ICCD), which was founded in 2002 by Childhood Cancer International (CCI), is celebrated  around the world every year on 15 February to reduce children’s cancer incidence. This occasion coincides with the deterioration of health conditions in the Gaza Strip […]

16 Feb
6:35

First and Only Pediatric Cancer Department to Open in Gaza This Month

The Palestine Children’s Relief Fund, on Thursday, held a press conference to announce the opening of the  first and only Pediatric Cancer Department in the Gaza Strip, which is due to be officially opened on 19 February, according to the PNN. The 24,000 square meter department, named Dr. Musa & Suhaila […]

15 Feb
10:04

Israeli Soldiers Injure 20 Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the Great Return March processions, ongoing for the 47th consecutive week in the besieged Gaza Strip, and injured dozens of Palestinians, including at least twenty with live fire, one of them a child, who suffered a life-threatening injury. The Health Ministry in Gaza has confirmed that […]

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 […]

13 Feb
4:36

Al Mezan: Israel Claims Immunity from All Damages Inflicted on Gaza Protestors

Adalah and Al Mezan appeal to Israeli Supreme Court against lower court ruling finding that Gazans may be denied compensation for damages because Gaza is defined by law as an ‘enemy territory’. Israeli military forces shot Palestinian high school student Attiya Nabaheen on his 15th birthday in the front yard […]

13 Feb
4:20

PCHR Warns of Deterioration of Health and Education Services in the Gaza Strip

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) is deeply concerned over the repercussions of the sanctions imposed by the Palestinian Authority (PA) against the Gaza Strip population for 2 years on the economic and social conditions and service sectors in the Gaza Strip. PCHR believes that impact of these sanctions […]

13 Feb
3:57

Palestinian Shot and Injured in Gaza

A Palestinian was shot and injured by live Israeli fire, late Monday, east of Gaza City. Local sources told Ma’an that Israeli forces opened fire towards a group of Palestinians, east of Gaza City, resulting in the injuring of one Palestinian. Sources confirmed that the Palestinian, whose identity remained unknown, […]

13 Feb
3:50

Bulldozers Raze Lands in Khuzaa

Israeli military vehicles raided, on Tuesday morning, Palestinian lands along the eastern borders of Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip. Local Al Ray sources reported that six large D-9 Israeli military bulldozers infiltrated dozens of meters into Palestinian lands, coming from the Israeli security border fence and heading south. […]

13 Feb
3:42

Teen Injured in Gaza Protests Succumbs to Wounds

 A Palestinian teenager succumbed to the wounds he sustained after being shot and injured by Israeli forces, during the Great March of Return protests along the borderline area, to the east of al-Bureij refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip, said medical sources. Medical sources at at Shuhada al-Aqsa Hospital in Deir el-Balah  announced, […]

12 Feb
12:32

Army Shoots One Palestinian, Abducts Seven, In Jenin

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Jenin city and Jenin refugee camp, in northern West Bank, shot one Palestinian and abducted five others, while undercover soldiers abducted a father and his son in Wadi Burqin area, west of Jenin. Media sources in Jenin said a young man […]

11 Feb
5:05

UNICEF Condemns Israeli Army for Murder Of Palestinian Children

UNICEF said that it is deeply saddened by the killing of two children, aged 13 and 17 years old, shot on Friday, by the Israeli occupation army, near the border fence of the blockaded Gaza Strip. “The exact circumstances of their death are under verification”, said UNICEF in a Saturday […]

11 Feb
4:59

Two Palestinians Killed In Tunnel In Southern Gaza

February 11, 2019 4:59 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report, Rafah 0

The Palestinian Interior Ministry in the besieged Gaza Strip has reported, Sunday, that two Palestinians were killed, and nine others were injured, in a siege-busting tunnel on the border with Egypt, in Rafah, in the southern part of the coastal region. Eyad al-Bozom, the media spokesperson of the Interior Ministry […]

10 Feb
10:51

Two Young Men From Gaza Drown To Death After Boat Capsized Near Algeria

Two young Palestinian men were killed, Saturday, and many others were injured, after a boat, filled with immigrants, capsized while they were trying to sail to Spain to seek better living conditions. Media sources said that the Algerian coastguards were informed about the capsized boat, transporting eighteen persons, including the […]

09 Feb
7:25

Israeli Forces Fire on Gaza Fishermen & Farmers

Israeli naval forces opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats off the coast of Rafah City, in the southern besieged Gaza Strip, on Friday. Witnesses told a Ma’an reporter that Israeli war boats opened fire targeting Palestinian fishermen off the coast of western Rafah City, forcing the fishermen to head back […]

09 Feb
6:59

PCHR Calls on PA to Withdraw Decision on Gaza Salaries

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR), in a statement, said it was strongly concerned over the Palestinian Government’s decision, against Palestinian Authority (PA) employees in the Gaza Strip, to cease the payment of salaries for thousands without any legal basis and in violation of the amended Civil Service Law […]

08 Feb
9:53

Israeli Soldiers Kill Two Palestinian Teens, Injure Eighteen, In Gaza

The Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has confirmed, Friday, that Israeli soldiers shot and killed two Palestinian teens, 18 and 14 years of age, and injured at least eighteen others with live fire, after the army resorted to the excessive use of force against the Great Return March processions […]

08 Feb
6:03

Palestinian Child Loses Eye to Israeli Sniper

Palestinian child Muhammad Al-Najjar (12) is living a severe psychological shock after losing his right eye by an Israeli sniper’s bullet, during his participation in the Great Return March protests, on 11 January. ‏When Muhammad learned about his eye, he locked himself up in his room and stopped going to […]

07 Feb
7:15

PCHR: “Death of Detainee Fares Baroud: An Example of Deliberate Negligence”

Yesterday, 06 February 2019, the Palestinian detainee who spent 28 years in the Israeli jails, Fares Mohammed Baroud (51), from al-Shati’ refugee camp in western Gaza City, died only hours after transferring him from “Ramon” Prison to “Soroka” Hospital in circumstances raising suspicions of deliberate medical negligence by the Israeli […]

07 Feb
12:39

Detainees’ Committee Demands Autopsy On Deceased Detainee

The Palestinian Detainees and Ex-Detainees Committee has demanded Israel to perform an autopsy on the corpse of a detainee who died, Wednesday, shortly after being moved to an Israeli hospital. Yousef Nasasra, a lawyer with the Detainees’ Committee, said that he filed an appeal with the Israeli Central Court in […]

07 Feb
6:50

Palestinian Detainee Dies From Medical Neglect In Israeli Prison

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported, on Wednesday evening, that a Palestinian detainee from Gaza, who has been held by Israel since 1991, died from serious complications resulting from being denied required specialized medical attention. The Committee stated that the detainee, Fares Mohammad Baroud, 51, from the Shati’ refugee camp, […]

07 Feb
5:12

Israeli Soldiers Fire Artillery Shells Into Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Wednesday at night, several artillery shells into Palestinian areas, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the soldiers, stationed in a military base across the perimeter fence, fired many tank shells into the […]

06 Feb
4:15

Bulldozers Raze Lands in Southern Gaza

Several Israeli military vehicles raided Palestinian lands along the eastern borders of Khan Younis, in the southern besieged Gaza Strip, on Tuesday. Locals told Ma’an that four large D-9 Israeli military bulldozers entered dozens of meters into Palestinian lands, coming from the Israeli security border fence heading south. Sources added […]

06 Feb
4:10

Cancer Patients Face Slow Death in Gaza

About 8515 cancer patients in the Gaza Strip are facing a fate worse than death, as they do not have adequate resources for medical treatment, Al Mezan Center for Human Rights reported, according to Al Ray.   On Monday, World Cancer Day, the center published a report about the conditions […]

05 Feb
6:10

Court of First Instance in Khan Younis Issues Death Sentence

On Tuesday, 29 January 2019, the Court of First Instance in Khan Younis sentenced to death Y.A., 30, a resident of Al-Jneena neighborhood in Rafah district, after he was indicted of murder of Mrs Mahasen Abu Shallouf, 79, also a resident of Rafah.   Documentation by Al Mezan Center for […]

05 Feb
5:59

Israel Begins Construction of Massive Barrier along Gaza Border (VIDEO)

Israel began construction on the over-ground portion of the Gaza border barrier that will connect to the under-construction sea barrier aimed at preventing the movement of the Hamas military wing out of the coastal enclave and into Israel. The Israeli Defense Ministry confirmed, on Sunday, that the over-ground section of […]

05 Feb
5:53

Palestinian Documentary Wins 33rd Goya Award (VIDEO)

The documentary film “Gaza”, directed by Gary Keane and Andrew McConnell, won the “Best Documentary Short Film” Premios Goya Award on Sunday, at the Goya Awards, in Spain. The film first premiered in Sundance Film Festival, in early 2019. The documentary depicts the lives of Palestinians in the besieged Gaza […]

05 Feb
5:14

Soldiers Abduct Youth on Gaza Border, Attack Farmers

Israeli forces, on Monday morning, took a Palestinian youth into custody, claiming he attempted to cross the Israeli fence from the southern Gaza Strip. According to the second Hebrew channel, the youth was taken to investigation, adding that the army  took five others who passed the separation fence, on Saturday. […]

04 Feb
10:34

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday and Sunday, six young Palestinian men from the besieged Gaza Strip. The Israeli army stated that the soldiers arrested, Monday, a young Palestinian man, who reportedly “breached the perimeter fence with Gaza. The army claimed that the soldiers also located a knife with the Palestinian, […]

04 Feb
8:42

Palestinian Succumbs to Wounds in Gaza

A Palestinian man succumbed, Sunday, to critical wounds he sustained last week, as Israeli forces attacked the “Great Return March” protests along Gaza’s borders Ahmad Ghazi Abu Jabal, 30, died of critical wounds he sustained last week, after being shot by Israeli forces offshore the town of Beit Lahia, north […]

03 Feb
5:14

Why did Hamas Refuse Aid Money from Qatar?

Scholar Imad Al-Soos discusses the massive changes in the relationship between the Israeli government and Hamas in Gaza, over past months, and how Hamas’ new policies affect the lives of the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. Dr. Imad Alsoos wrote his PhD at the Free University of Berlin. He’s a […]

03 Feb
4:49

Midnight Horror in Gaza

by Rana Shubair, author of In Gaza I Dare to Dream. “Mom, do they bomb residential buildings?, asked one of my daughters in fear. And my response again came in the form of a lie: “No, habibti. They don’t. Don’t be scared.” I stroked her cheek to reassure her. As a […]

02 Feb
3:04

“Miles Of Smiles 35” Scheduled To Arrive In Gaza Sunday

“Miles Of Smiles 35” humanitarian solidarity convoy is scheduled to arrive in the besieged and improvised Gaza Strip this Sunday through Egypt to provide some of the urgently aid, especially medicine and fuel. Dr. Issam Yousef, the coordinator of Miles of Smiles and the head of the Popular International Committee […]

02 Feb
5:18

UPDATE: On 45th Friday of Great March of Return and Breaking Siege, Israeli Forces Wound 98 Civilians, including 15 Children, 4 Women; 2 of them Paramedics, and 1 Journalist

02/01/19 Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) On Friday afternoon, 01 February, 2019, in use of excessive force against peaceful protesters on the 45th Friday of the Great March of Return in the eastern Gaza Strip, Israeli forces wounded 98 civilians, including 15 children, 4 women; 2 of them are paramedics, […]

02 Feb
1:00

Israeli Soldiers Injure 32 Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday 32 Palestinians during the Great Return March processions, ongoing for the 45th consecutive week, near the perimeter fence in the eastern parts of the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip. The Palestinian Health Ministry said the soldiers injured 32 Palestinians, including a medic, who was shot with […]

31 Jan
5:28

WHO: Injured Journalist Prevented from Receiving Healthcare

The World Health Organisation issued its monthly report entitled “Health Access Barriers for Patients in the Occupied Palestinian Territory”, in which the organisation highlighted the case of ALRAY Media Agency’s photographer, Attia Darwish, who was seriously injured a month ago. WHO said, in its report, which comes in three parts, […]

31 Jan
1:04

Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Teenage Girl Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, Wednesday, a Palestinian teenage girl, only 16 years of age, at the Zaim military roadblock, east of occupied Jerusalem, reportedly after she “attempted to stab them.” The Israeli Police claimed that the child, Samah Zoheir Mubarak, 16, was carrying her schoolbag when she “pulled a […]

30 Jan
4:44

Palestinians Injured as Israel Quells Weekly Naval Protest in Gaza

At least five Palestinians were injured by Israeli forces’ gunfire as they suppressed the weekly naval march in the northern besieged Gaza Strip, on Tuesday afternoon. Medical sources confirmed that those injured were transferred to the Indonesian Hospital for medical treatment, while a Palestinian driver of a bulldozer, who was […]

30 Jan
4:30

14 Protesters Shot in Gaza

At least 14 Palestinians were shot and injured with live ammunition, and 11 others suffocated from tear gas inhalation as Israeli forces continued to attack the ‘Great March of Return’ protests at the Gaza-Israel border, said WAFA sources. Israeli forces stationed at military watchtowers along the barbed-wire fence between Israel […]

29 Jan
9:19

Palestinian Dies From Wounds He Suffered Last Friday In Gaza

The Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has confirmed that a Palestinian man died, Tuesday, from serious wounds he suffered, last Friday, after Israeli soldiers shot him during the Great Return March Procession. The Health Ministry stated that the man, Samir Ghazi Nabahin, 47, was shot with a high-velocity gas […]

29 Jan
5:41

Gaza Maritime Protest to Continue

The Higher Committee for the Great March of Return and Breaking the Siege, on Tuesday, announced the launching of the 22nd maritime protest, at Gaza port, near the northern Israeli maritime separation fence. “We Will Not Accept the Maritime Blockade” the committee named the protest. The Committee called upon Gazans […]

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 […]

27 Jan
7:38

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian In Central Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Sunday evening, a young Palestinian man, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza. Medical sources said the soldiers shot the young man, 25 years of age, with a live round in his abdomen, before he was rushed to a hospital. The Palestinian was instantly […]

26 Jan
7:10

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Child In Central Gaza

Israeli soldiers injured, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian child, and caused many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed near a gate of the perimeter fence, east of the refugee camp, fired a barrage […]

26 Jan
1:10

Israeli Forces Attack Great Return March Protests, Injuring 14, Including 2 Children

Across the Gaza Strip on Friday, Palestinian civilians held non-violent protests along the Gaza-Israel border as part of the ‘Great March of Return’ that has continued each Friday for nearly ten months. Israeli forces responded by attacking the protesters with live ammunition, concussion grenades and tear gas. Fourteen Palestinians were […]

23 Jan
9:30

PCHR: “Economic Reality in the Gaza Strip: Between Sanctions and Taxation”

January 23, 2019 9:30 AM PCHR Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human Interest, Human rights 0

PCHR Organizes Workshop Titled as: “Economic Reality in the Gaza Strip: Between Sanctions and Taxation” On Monday, 21 January 2019, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) organized a workshop titled as “Economic Reality in the Gaza Strip: Between Sanctions and Taxation.” The workshop that was attended by sociologists, economists […]

23 Jan
3:11

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian In Central Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, on Tuesday evening, a Palestinian fighter, and injured four others, including one who suffered life-threatening wounds, after the army fired missiles into an area east of al-Boreij, in central Gaza. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip, said the slain Palestinian […]

22 Jan
5:00

Update: DCIP Submits Evidence to UN on Killings in Gaza

Defense for Children International – Palestine submitted a joint report to United Nations investigators, last week, detailing Israeli forces’ killing of Palestinian children during mass protests in the Gaza Strip, conduct amounting to war crimes. The 57-page report, drafted in collaboration with the Human Rights and Gender Justice Law Clinic (HRGJ) […]

22 Jan
4:52

Israeli Forces Bulldoze Lands in Gaza, Detain Fisherman

Israeli military vehicles entered dozens of meters into the northern besieged Gaza Strip, on Monday. A Ma’an reporter said that four large D-9 Israeli military bulldozers entered dozens of meters into Palestinian lands, north of Beit Hanoun, and began to raze the lands as drones flew overhead. No injuries were […]

19 Jan
10:10

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Gaza

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, a young Palestinian man reportedly after he crossed the perimeter fence, in the eastern part of the besieged Gaza Strip. The Israeli army did not release details about the reported incident, but only stated that the young man “was observed by the soldiers while breaching the […]

19 Jan
1:34

On 43rd Friday of Great March of Return and Breaking Siege, Israeli Forces Wound 119 Civilians, including 30 Children, 5 Women, 5 Paramedics, and 2 Journalists

Date: 18 January 2019, The Palestinian Center For Human Right (PCHR):  On Friday evening, 18 January 2019, Israeli forces wounded 119 Palestinian civilians, including 30 children, 5 women, 5 paramedics, and 2 journalists, in the peaceful demonstrations in the eastern Gaza Strip despite the decreasing intensity of the demonstrations there […]

17 Jan
8:47

Al-Qassam Fighter Dies of Wounds Sustained in Accidental Explosion

A member of the al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Hamas movement, succumbed on Wednesday to wounds he had sustained in an accidental explosion. Al-Qassam said, in a statement, that fighter Hamdi Abed al-Karim Hijazi succumbed to wounds he had sustained last week. The Palestinian Ministry of Health confirmed […]

16 Jan
8:02

Update: PCHR Warns of Fuel Shortage at Gaza Hospitals

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) is warning of the deteriorating situation of the Palestinian patients in the Gaza Strip, due to the ongoing crisis of fuel shortage. PCHR calls upon the Palestinian Authority (PA) and international organizations to urgently intervene to order to ensure the rapid flow of […]

16 Jan
7:52

82 Civil Society Organizations Send Letter to Group of 77+1 Regarding Abbas’ Legitimacy

82 civil society organizations in the Gaza Strip sent a letter to the UN Group of 77 + 1, stating that Mr. Mahmoud Abbas no longer has any legal status in representing the Palestinian people and talk in their behalf in accordance with the Palestinian Basic Law, which set the […]

16 Jan
7:26

Israeli Forces Raze Lands in Northern Gaza, Fire on Youth at Border

Israeli bulldozers infiltrated dozens of meters in, along the eastern borders of Beit Hanoun, in the northern besieged Gaza Strip, on Tuesday. Locals told Ma’an News Agency that four large D-9 Israeli military bulldozers entered dozens of meters into Palestinian lands, north of Beit Hanoun town, and began to raze […]

16 Jan
6:46

Beit Hanoun Hospital to Shut Down over Ongoing Fuel Crisis

Beit Hanoun hospital director Jameel Suleiman has warned that their generator would be shut down within two days, due to shortage of fuel. Suleiman said, in a statement, that the depletion of fuel would lead to complete paralysis in the services of the hospital, which serves 340 thousand people north […]

14 Jan
10:36

Child Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Last Friday in Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a child died, on Monday at dawn, from serious wounds he suffered on Friday January 11th, 2019, after Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire, in northern Gaza. The Health Ministry stated that the child, Abdul-Rauf Ismael Salha, 14, was shot with a […]

14 Jan
2:50

Israeli Naval Forces Abduct Two Fishermen, Seize Fishing Boat Off Beit Lahia Shore

The Palestinian Centre For Human Rights (PCHR): Israeli gunboats chased and opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats.  They then abducted two fishermen and seized a fishing boat.  This is part of the Israeli ongoing attacks against Palestinian fishermen and preventing them from sailing and fishing freely and accessing the fish-breeding […]

14 Jan
2:42

Gaza Strip: Attacks in the Border Areas and Their Consequences

The Palestinian Centre For Human Rights (PCHR): The term “buffer zone” in land and at sea is used for land and sea areas, which were unilaterally and illegally declared by Israeli forces as areas with no access along the eastern and northern borders and in the sea of the Gaza […]

13 Jan
4:00

Palestinian Dies From Wounds Suffered Several Weeks Earlier In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported, Sunday, that a man who was shot and seriously injured by Israeli army fire, three weeks ago, has died from his wounds in a hospital in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry […]

13 Jan
3:25

Israeli Soldiers Fire Several Missiles Into Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Saturday at night, several missiles and shells into a few areas in the besieged Gaza Strip, causing property damage. The army claimed it was “retaliating to a shell that landed in an open area in Sdot regional Council.” The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has […]

12 Jan
1:57

Report: “20% Of Palestinians Injured In Gaza In 2018 Were Children”

In its annual report, the Gaza European Hospital has revealed that 20% of Palestinians who were shot by the Israeli army, during the Great Return March processions of the Gaza Strip, in 2018, were children, and more than half of them were shot with live fire. The report stated that […]

11 Jan
6:21

Israeli Army Bombards Gaza

The Israeli army fired, on Friday evening, several missiles and artillery shells into thee sites, east of Gaza city, and east of Khan Younis, causing excessive damage. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the Israeli Air Force fired at least one missile into a site, believed to be […]

11 Jan
4:46

Updated: Soldiers Kill One Woman, Injure 25 Palestinians, Including A Medic and Two Journalists, In Gaza

Updated: The Palestinian Health Ministry said the slain Palestinian woman has been identified as Amal Mustafa at-Taramisi, 43, from Sheikh Radwan neighborhood, north of Gaza city. It added that the woman was shot in her head, and died from her serious wounds shortly after she was injured. At least 25 […]