Category Archives: Topics

15 Aug
6:20

Two Families Forced To Demolish Their Homes In Occupied Jerusalem

Two Palestinian families from Silwan, in the occupied Palestinian capital Jerusalem, were forced to demolish their homes, after the city council constantly refused to license them, and had to resort to the destroying their own properties to avoid the excessively high fines and fees. The first property is owned by […]

15 Aug
5:48

Soldiers Shoot Two Palestinians, Cause Dozen To Suffer Effects Of teargas Inhalation, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, two Palestinians, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army invaded al-Midya village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Israeli bombs also caused fires in Palestinian farmlands. Mohammad Rashed, the Mayor of al-Midya, stated that the soldiers fired […]

15 Aug
4:37

Israeli Soldiers Injure Four Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, four Palestinians, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, during the weekly procession against illegal annexation wall and colonies, and the continued closure of the town’s main road. Morad Eshteiwi, the coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the Palestinians marched […]

15 Aug
3:19

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, at least ten Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in the al-Am’ari refugee camp, in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, before abducting two Palestinians identified […]

15 Aug
2:55

Army Abducts One Palestinian In Hebron

August 15, 2020 2:55 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Friday evening, Palestinian protesters in Bab az-Zawiya area, in the center of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and abducted a young man. Media sources said the soldiers fired rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades at the protesters, and chased many of them. […]

15 Aug
2:45

Israeli Navy Injures A Palestinian Fisherman In Northern Gaza

Israeli navy attacked, Friday, many Palestinian fishing boats in Beit Lahia Sea, in the northern part of the besieged Gaza Strip, wounding one fisherman. Media sources said the navy fired rubber-coated steel bullets and live rounds at several fishing boats. They added that one fisherman was shot with a rubber-coated […]

15 Aug
1:52

Israeli Missiles Injure Two Women, One of Them Pregnant, And Two Children, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Friday at night, many missiles into many areas in the besieged Gaza Strip, wounding four two women, one of them pregnant, and two children, in several parts of the Gaza Strip. The Israeli missiles struck many homes in northern Gaza, in central Gaza, and in the […]

14 Aug
8:40

PCHR: “IOF Tightens Gaza Strip Closure, Fuel Entry Suspended and Fishing Area Reduced”

Press Release: The Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR): On Wednesday, 12 August 2020, Israeli authorities announced new restrictions on the movement of goods entering the Gaza Strip and reduced the fishing area, in alleged response to the launch of incendiary balloons towards Israeli settlements adjacent to the Gaza Strip. […]

14 Aug
7:56

Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

PCHR Weekly Report for July 29 – August 12, 2020 SUMMARY Israeli forces continued to commit crimes and multi-faceted violations against Palestinian civilians and their properties, including raids into Palestinian cities that are characterized with excessive use of force, assault, abuse and attacks on civilians. Israeli forces did not restrict […]

13 Aug
3:11

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, fourteen Palestinians, including the brother of a woman was killed by the army on August 7th, from several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem, said the soldiers abducted Mohammad […]

13 Aug
1:57

Soldiers Shoot Two Palestinians Near Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers shot, Thursday, two Palestinians near the gate of the Annexation Wall, in Far’un village, south of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, and in Shweika area, north of the city. Medical sources said the two Palestinians were shot in their lower extremities and were rushed to Thabet […]

13 Aug
1:24

Israeli Colonists Burn Bulldozer, Attack A Home, Near Nablus

Several fanatic illegal Israeli colonists, squatting on stolen Palestinian lands, burnt a bulldozer, and attacked a home, in ‘Aseera al-Qibliyya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the colonists torched […]

13 Aug
1:05

Soldiers Uproot Palestinian Lands To Pave A New Segregated Road

Israeli soldiers started, Thursday, the uprooting and bulldozing of Palestinian lands, east of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, in preparation for paving a new segregated road for the use of illegal colonialist settlers, living on confiscated Palestinian lands. Ehab Ghazala, the Mayor of Kaf al-Lubbad Municipal Council, said […]

13 Aug
12:30

Palestinian Patient Dies After Israeli Authorities Delay Medical Permit

A heartbreaking report by Israeli journalist Gideon Levy has laid bare the story of 22-year old Jalal Sharafi, who died last month when his urgent application to transfer to an Israeli hospital for a bone marrow transplant was delayed. According to Levy, Jalal’s life could probably have been saved if […]

13 Aug
11:44

Israeli Missiles Damage 20 Homes, School, In the Gaza Strip

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Thursday at dawn, many missiles into several parts of the Gaza Strip, causing damage to many buildings, including twenty homes and at least one school, in addition to targeting farmlands. Media sources said the army fired at least three missiles into a post, reportedly […]

13 Aug
7:21

Israeli Warplanes Bomb Several Sites in the Gaza Strip

Israeli warplanes, early Wednesday morning, bombed a number of targets across the besieged Gaza Strip, according to Palestinian WAFA News Agency correspondent. He said that Israeli fighter jets fired missiles at a site southwest of Gaza city in the north, and in Rafah city, in the south of the Strip. […]

13 Aug
2:27

Israel Tightens Closure, Close Only Commercial Crossing for Gaza

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns the Israeli authorities’ decision to close the Gaza Strip’s sole commercial crossing “Karm Abu Salem” (Kerem Shalom) and warns of its catastrophic consequences on the lives of 2 million Palestinians suffering from serious deterioration of humanitarian and social conditions caused by […]

13 Aug
12:27

Israeli Forces Raze Palestinian-owned Land near Salfit

August 13, 2020 12:27 AM Ali Salam Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

On Wednesday, the Israeli military invaded two Palestinian villages east of Salfit in the north-central West Bank and used armored bulldozers to raze large tracts of Palestinian-owned land. The troops destroyed Palestinian-owned land in Iskaka and Yasuf villages, east of the Palestinian city of Salfit, according to local sources. According […]

12 Aug
9:13

Updated: Facebook Threatens to Censor IMEMC, Offers No Information

Updated: After we at the IMEMC were able to contact Facebook Pages customer support, and chatted with them, they offered no information and no explanation. They did not offer an explanation as to why the IMEMC Facebook page was “flagged, no explanation to why or what is “the violation,” or […]

12 Aug
2:02

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Two Residential Tents Near Hebron

August 12, 2020 2:02 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, two Palestinian residential tents in the al-Fakheet, Khirbat Maghayir al-Abeed and Susiya villages, near Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Fuad al-‘Amour, the coordinator of the Protection and Steadfastness Committee in Masafer Yatta, stated that the soldiers invaded the al-Fakheet village, […]

11 Aug
2:31

Army Uproots Dozens Of Palestinian Olive Saplings Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, Palestinian olive orchards near Wad Rahhal village, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and uprooted more than 100 saplings. Hasan Breijiyya, the head of the Bethlehem office of the Wall & Colonization Resistance Commission, has reported that the soldiers uprooted more than 100 olive […]

11 Aug
1:42

Soldiers Demolish A Three-Story Residential Building In Silwan

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, and demolished a three-story residential building under the pretext of being constructed without a permit. Media sources said the soldiers invaded Wadi Qaddoum neighborhood in Silwan, before surrounding a residential building after imposing a siege on […]

11 Aug
12:47

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

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, eleven Palestinians, including a husband, his wife, and two of their children, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and summoned a former political prisoner, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and […]

11 Aug
3:53

Israel Escalates Demolition Of Palestinian Homes

On Monday alone, Israeli soldiers demolished more than four Palestinian homes, in addition to a water reservoir, under the allegations of being built without permits from the Israeli occupation authorities, the same authorities who continue to deny the Palestinians the right to build on their own land to accommodate for […]

10 Aug
1:09

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, ten Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem. The PPS said several army jeeps invaded the al-‘Isawiya town, northeast of Jerusalem, searched and ransacked many homes, […]

10 Aug
11:37

Palestinian Man Released After Soldiers Assaulted And Abducted Him Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers released, Monday, a Palestinian man who was abducted by the army during a nonviolent procession against the constant violations by the soldiers and the illegal colonialist settlers against their village, Umm al-Kheir, near Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Fuad al-‘Amour, the coordinator of […]

10 Aug
10:19

Soldiers Demolish A Palestinian Home Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, Khirbit Beit Iskariya village, isolated by the illegal Gush Etzion colonialist bloc, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and demolished a Palestinian home. Hasan Breijiyya, the head of the Bethlehem office of the Wall & Colonization Resistance Commission, said the soldiers demolished a home, […]

10 Aug
9:27

Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Into A Site In Northern Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Sunday at night, missiles into a building in Beit Lahia town, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources in Gaza said the attack led to excessive property damage but did not lead to casualties. The army said it targeted an observation […]

09 Aug
1:32

Army Fires Artillery Shells Into Central Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, Sunday, several artillery shells into Palestinian farmlands, and a site believed to be run by an armed resistance group, east of Deir al-Balah, in the central part of the besieged Gaza Strip. Media sources said the Israeli shells were fired from the Kissufim military base, across the […]

09 Aug
12:11

Israeli Soldiers abduct Five Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, five Palestinians, including four former political prisoners, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS stated that several army jeeps invaded Faqqu’a town, east of the northern West Bank city of […]

09 Aug
11:38

Israeli Colonists Attack Cars, Injure One Palestinian, Near Nablus

Several extremist Israeli colonists attacked, Sunday, many Palestinian cars near Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, causing damage in addition to injuring one Palestinian. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the colonists hurled stones […]

09 Aug
10:35

Soldiers Search Many Homes In Hebron

August 9, 2020 10:35 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded and searched many homes, Sunday, in the Sammoa’ and Bani Neim towns, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Media sources said many army jeeps invaded the two towns from several directions before the soldiers broke into many homes and searched them. They added that the […]

09 Aug
8:56

Stolen Freedom and Health: Medical Negligence in Israeli Prisons

Video by Shahed Ali IYAD AL-JERJAWI Former prisoner “I got arrested on the 13th of June, 2011. I was on a medical trip from Gaza to the Palestinian hospitals in the occupied territories. I was transferred to Al-Makassed hospital. On my way back to the hospital, I got arrested.” “I […]

08 Aug
12:54

OPINION: How Far Can Israel Go in Trying to Erase Palestinians?

By Mariam Barghouti for Quds News Network Despite the raging pandemic and Israel’s ever-increasing restrictions on the movements of Palestinians, a few friends and I still manage to meet occasionally to chat and catch up. As we sit, drinking tea and coffee, my phone would buzz with constant updates sent […]

Salim Sawalma
08 Aug
12:24

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

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, five Palestinians, including a child, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded many communities and searched homes, in addition to one child who was taken prisoner, on Thursday evening, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS […]

07 Aug
11:44

Soldiers Injure A Palestinian In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and colonies in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and shot one Palestinian, in addition to causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The procession started from the center of Kufur […]

07 Aug
11:20

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, many Palestinians, including a medic, who was shot with a gas bomb in his face, and caused many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, during a nonviolent procession in Turmus Ayya town, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Medical sources said the […]

07 Aug
10:52

Army Injures Many Palestinians Near Jenin

August 7, 2020 10:52 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, many Palestinians near the al-Jalama military roadblock, northeast of Jenin, in northern West Bank, after the army attacked protesters marching to condemn the fatal shooting of a Palestinian woman, who was killed by army fire while in her home. The Palestinians were marching near the military […]

07 Aug
10:22

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Woman In Her Home, In Jenin

August 7, 2020 10:22 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and fired many live rounds, gas bombs and concussion grenades at Palestinians protesting the invasion, and killed one woman with live rounds while she was in her home. The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported […]

07 Aug
12:39

Army Confiscates Cement Truck, Halt Construction Of Home, Near Hebron

August 7, 2020 12:39 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and confiscated a cement truck after halting the construction of a Palestinian home. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committees in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, has reported that […]

07 Aug
12:27

Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Into Northern Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Thursday at night, several missiles into an area in Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, causing damage. Media sources said Israeli fighter jets fired missiles at a site, apparently used by an armed resistance group in Beit Lahia, causing damage […]

06 Aug
11:43

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Shortly After His Release From Detention

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday afternoon, a former Palestinian political prisoner shortly being released from prison, after spending 14 months behind bars. Media activist, Mohammad Awad, said the soldiers abducted Hammad Ahmad Abu Mariya, 27, from Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West […]

06 Aug
8:24

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 23 Palestinians, Including Children, In West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, 23 civilians, including children,  from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes across the occupied West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem, and interrogated many Palestinians […]

06 Aug
7:50

Israeli Soldiers Destroy Three Irrigation Ponds Near Jericho

August 6, 2020 7:50 PM Ali Salam Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers destroyed, Thursday, three Palestinian irrigation ponds in the al-Jiftlik village, located to the north of Jericho in the Jordan Valley. Ahmad Abu Ghanem, the mayor of al-Jiftlik, told WAFA Palestinian News & Info Agency, that the destroyed ponds were used to irrigate 70 dunums of village land. He […]

06 Aug
7:35

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Room, Bulldoze Lands, Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, Masafer Yatta village, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, before demolishing a residential room and bulldozing Palestinian farmlands. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the Popular Committees against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in southern Hebron, said the soldiers invaded the Wadi Jheish area, […]

06 Aug
6:26

While Illegal Colonists Install A Mobile Home On Palestinian Lands, Soldiers Attack Locals

Israeli soldiers attacked, Thursday, many Palestinians after several illegal Israeli colonists invaded their lands and installed a mobile home to establish a new outpost, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Mohammad Azem, the head of Sebastia Town Council, has reported that the Palestinians were on their lands near […]

06 Aug
2:00

Israeli Forces Hand out Demolition Orders, Raze Palestinian-owned Lands

The Israeli authorities, on Wednesday, delivered new demolition orders against Palestinian-owned homes in Jerusalem and Ramallah in the central occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Information Center reported. Local sources said that a crew from the Israeli municipality, accompanied by police forces, stormed al-Sall’ah neighborhood in Jabal al-Mokabber village, in southern […]

06 Aug
7:03

Thirty Hunger Striking Detainees Protest Poor Conditions in Israeli Jails

Thirty Palestinian detainees held at Israel’s Huwara jail have launched an open-ended hunger strike demanding the end of the ill-treatment and deliberate neglect by the Israel Prison Service. The Palestinian Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs Commission said that thirty detainees are protesting the lack of hygiene supplies, systematic medical neglect, insufficient […]

06 Aug
5:00

Two Palestinian Detainees in Israeli Prisons go on Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) released a statement, on Wednesday, that a Palestinian detainee, Muhannad Al-Azzeh, began a hunger strike in support of Khalil Abu Aram, another detainee who recently initiated a hunger strike. Detained since 2010 and held at Gilboa prison, Muhannad Al-Azzeh, 44, from Bethlehem, started an open-ended […]

05 Aug
2:33

Israeli Army Demolishes Three Homes, Hairdressing Salon, In Silwan

Israeli soldiers demolished, Wednesday, three Palestinian homes, and a hairdressing salon, in Silwan town, in occupied Jerusalem, in the West Bank, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported. Khaled Abu Tayeh, a member of the Silwan Land Defense Committee, stated that the soldiers demolished two homes, owned […]

05 Aug
12:45

Soldiers Abduct Nineteen Palestinians, Injure One, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Wednesday, nineteen Palestinians, and injured one after ramming him with a military jeep, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers conducted violent and extensive searches of homes after breaking into them, and interrogated scores of […]

05 Aug
12:11

Soldiers Uproot 100 Palm Trees Near Jericho

August 5, 2020 12:11 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jericho, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the al-Jiftlik Palestinian village in the Central Plains of the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank, and uprooted around 100 Palm trees in the ash-Shouna area. Ahmad Abu Ghanem, the Mayor of al-Jiftlik, stated that the soldiers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded ash-Shouna and uprooted the […]

05 Aug
11:12

Jerusalemite Palestinian Forced To Demolish His Home

On Wednesday, the City Council in occupied East Jerusalem forced a Palestinian to demolish his own home in Beit Hanina, north of the city. Eyewitnesses said the Palestinian, Mohammad ‘Alloun, was forced to demolish his 90 square/meter home, which provided shelter to seven family members. ‘Alloun decided to self-demolish his […]

05 Aug
10:47

Army Orders Palestinians To Stop Planting, Rehabilitating Their Lands, Near Salfit

August 5, 2020 10:47 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Wednesday morning, Palestinian lands in Deir Ballout town, west of the central West Bank city of Salfit, and handed many residents military orders to stop planting and rehabilitating their olive orchards, in addition to informing them that their existing olive trees will be uprooted. […]

05 Aug
10:11

Illegal Colonists Uproot Olive Saplings, Trees, Near Salfit

Several fanatic illegal Israeli colonists invaded, earlier Wednesday, Palestinian orchards near the central West Bank city of Salfit, and uprooted many olive trees and saplings, in addition to stopping the residents from preparing for a dirt road leading to their orchards. Resident Zaher Taha stated that the Israeli assailants came […]

05 Aug
3:24

Israeli Colonists Occupy Palestinian Lands In Northern Plains

On Tuesday, a group of fanatic colonialist settlers, illegally squatting on Palestinian lands in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank, invaded and occupied Palestinian lands. Human Rights activist Aref Daraghma stated that the colonists invaded privately-owned Palestinian lands, and installed water tanks before planting trees in Ehmayyir village […]

05 Aug
2:47

Israeli Army Demolishes Agricultural Structures, Uproots Trees, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, two agricultural structures and uprooted many trees, in the village of Rantis, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The structures were built by Moath al-Khatib on his land this past February, before the so-called “Civil Administration Office,” the administrative branch of Israel’s illegal […]

04 Aug
3:26

Israel Confiscates 327 Dunams Near Bethlehem To Build Colonialist Units

The Israeli occupation authorities have issued orders from the confiscation of 327 Dunams (80.8 Acres) of Palestinian lands to build hundreds of units in an illegal colony east of Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank. Hasan Breijiyya, the head of the Bethlehem office of the Colonization & […]

04 Aug
3:01

Updated: PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In West Bank”

Updated: The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours Tuesday, fifteen Palestinians, including a young woman, during extensive and violent searches of homes across the occupied West Bank. The soldiers also shot two Palestinians in Jericho. The PPS office in Jenin, in northern […]

04 Aug
2:56

Soldiers Demolish Barns Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, Kisan Palestinian village, east of Bethlehem south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank, and demolished several barns. The army also delivered orders for the demolition of residential sheds near Hebron. Ahmad Ghazal, the deputy mayor of Kisan, said several army vehicles and bulldozers invaded the […]

04 Aug
1:58

Israeli Colonists Burn Two Palestinian Cars Near Nablus

Several fanatic illegal Israeli colonists infiltrated, on Tuesday at dawn, into Far’ata Palestinian village, west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and burnt two cars in addition to writing racist graffiti. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said […]

04 Aug
3:57

Israeli Settlers Attack Palestinians, Soldiers Set Fire to Palestinian-owned Crops

A large group of illegal Israeli settlers, on Saturday evening, assaulted Palestinian families, north of Ramallah, in central occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Information Center reported. According to local sources, a large number of armed illegal colonists with dogs, attacked Palestinian families, including Sheikh Mohamed al-Hajj and his family in […]

04 Aug
3:44

B’Tselem: “If You Build It, They Will Come”

B’Tselem – The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories: While the news is full of the plans to annex the West Bank and legalize construction in settlements – Israel is busy creating facts on the ground, as usual. Annexation or not, Israel has been demolishing homes in […]

04 Aug
3:36

Army Halts Construction Of Nine Palestinian Homes Near Salfit

The Israeli occupation army issued, Sunday, orders halting the construction of nine Palestinian homes in Kafr ad-Deek town, west of Salfit, in central West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded the village and handed local residents the stop-work orders against the nine homes as a prelude to demolishing them, local sources […]

04 Aug
3:27

Israel Confiscates 200 Dunams Of Palestinian Lands Near Bethlehem

The Israeli occupation authorities confiscated, Monday, 200 Dunams of Palestinian agricultural lands in Kisan village, east of Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank, in addition to issuing an order for demolishing a barn. Ahmad Ghazal, the deputy-mayor of Kisan village, stated that a large military force invaded […]

03 Aug
4:11

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Nablus, One Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Monday, five Palestinians near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and one near Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem. Several army jeeps invaded ‘Aseera ash-Shamaliya town, north of Nablus, before the soldiers stormed and violently searched many homes. The soldiers then abducted five Palestinians, identified as […]

03 Aug
3:50

Israeli Army Fires Missiles Into Khan Younis

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Monday at dawn, several missiles into areas in Khan Younis and Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, causing damage. The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported that an Israeli drone fired at least two missiles into an area, west […]

03 Aug
2:41

Soldiers Injure Dozens Of Palestinians, Including Children, Near Jenin

August 3, 2020 2:41 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday night after midnight, Zabbouba village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and caused dozens of residents, including children, to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the village, and fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades […]

03 Aug
7:22

PLO: “Israel is Implementing its Annexation Scheme on the Ground Without any Deterrence.”

European diplomats signed a letter denouncing Israel’s plans to begin construction on the E1 project in occupied East Jerusalem, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. Executive Member of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) pressured EU officials to act on its words, and force Israel to abandon its plans. A European […]

03 Aug
6:46

Israeli Forces Seize Bulldozer, Deliver Halt Construction Orders

August 3, 2020 6:46 AM Ali Salam Bethlehem, Human rights, News Report, Tubas 0

Israeli forces, on Saturday, blocked the construction of a water pipeline in Palestinian Atouf village, near Tubas in the northern occupied West Bank, local sources said. The mayor of the village, Abdullah Besharat, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that the Israeli army ordered the driver of a bulldozer to stop […]

02 Aug
3:31

Army Abducts A Mother, Her Son And Daughter, In Hebron, After Colonists Attempted to Kidnap A Child

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian mother along with her son and daughter after they helped free a child after she was assaulted by illegal colonialist settlers who tried to kidnap her. According to human rights activist and a volunteer with the Israeli Information Center for Human Rights […]

02 Aug
2:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Teenage Boys Near Jenin

August 2, 2020 2:59 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, Ya’bad town, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, searched homes, and abducted three teenage boys. The soldiers also invaded Zabbouba nearby village. Media sources in Jenin said several army vehicles invaded Ya’bad, especially the al-Ba’ajwa neighborhood, before abducting three teenage boys […]

01 Aug
1:40

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Nablus, Injure Many In Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, one Palestinian in Nablus, and injured several others in Jenin, in northern West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded Nablus city, stormed and searched homes, before abducting one Palestinian, identified as Islam al-Qadah. The soldiers also invaded Zabbouba village, west of Jenin, […]

01 Aug
5:08

Israeli Forces Shoot, Injure 7 Palestinians at Weekly Kufur Qaddoum March

Seven Palestinian young men were shot and injured by Israeli forces, on Friday, while dozens more suffocated on tear-gas at the weekly march in Kufur Qaddoum village, east of Qalqilia, in the northern occupied West Bank, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. The coordinator of the Popular Resistance in the […]

31 Jul
6:23

Israeli Forces Demolish Palestinian-owned Home, Confiscate Farm Equipment

Israeli forces, on Wednesday morning, demolished the foundation of a Palestinian-owned house in Beit Awwa town, south of Hebron city in the southern occupied West Bank, Palestinian WAFA News Agency correspondent reported. He confirmed that Israeli soldiers invaded the town, and demolished the foundation of the 150 square meter house […]

31 Jul
5:19

Israel Delivers Demolition Orders for 36 Palestinian-owned Structures near Jenin

Israeli authorities ordered the demolition of a Palestinian village of Farasin, west of Jenin, in the northern occupied West Bank, on Wednesday, the head of the village council stated. The head of Farasin village council, Mahmoud Amarneh, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that Israeli forces invaded the village and handed […]

31 Jul
5:00

OCHA: Protection of Civilians Report | 14 – 27 July 2020

United Nations Office of Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Twenty Palestinians were injured by Israeli forces in various clashes across the West Bank. This is around 80 per cent below the average of such injuries since the beginning of 2020. Fourteen of the injuries were sustained during clashes that erupted […]

31 Jul
3:29

PCHR: Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (23– 28 July 2020)

Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) Summary Israeli forces continued to commit crimes and multi-faceted violations against Palestinian civilians and their properties, including raids into Palestinian cities that are characterized by the excessive use of force, assault, abuse and attacks on civilians. This week, the Israeli’s excessive use of force […]

31 Jul
3:08

#FreeMahmoud: Israeli occupation forces arrest BDS coordinator Mahmoud Nawajaa during night raid

July 30, 2020:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC): Tens of Israeli occupation soldiers stormed the home of Mahmoud Nawajaa, the General Coordinator of the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), near Ramallah, handcuffing, blindfolding and taking him away from his wife and three young children. Occupied Ramallah, 30 July 2020 – At […]

30 Jul
3:45

Army Injures Several Palestinians Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers injured, Thursday, many Palestinians in Kafr Aqab town, north of occupied East Jerusalem in the West Bank. The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported that several army jeeps invaded the town, leading to protests, and fired a barrage of gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets. WAFA […]

30 Jul
1:30

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until morning hours Thursday, seventeen Palestinians, including former political prisoners and the coordinator of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement. The PPS said the soldiers abducted six Palestinians from the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in the occupied […]

30 Jul
10:09

Israeli Colonists Steal Palestinian Water Tanks And Tents In Northern Plains

A group of fanatic Israeli colonists, illegally squatting on stolen Palestinian lands, invaded Wednesday Khirbat Samra Bedouin community, in the West Bank’s N Plains, before stealing water tanks, tents, and equipment. Mo’taz Bisharat, a Palestinian Authority official in charge of the Jordan Valley file, stated that the colonists stole sheds, […]

30 Jul
9:49

Opinion: Abdul Fattah Al-Sharif’s Execution by an Israeli Soldier

By Ramzy Baroud for Palestine Chronicle: As illegal settlers increase their attacks on Palestinian civilians in the occupied city of Al-Khalil (Hebron), the people of the Palestinian city continue to mount a campaign of popular resistance. One of the channels of resistance is Human Rights Defenders (HRD), “a grassroots, non-partisan Palestinian […]

30 Jul
9:42

Opinion: List of Israeli Targets Leaked: Tel Aviv Fears the Worst in ICC Investigation of War Crimes

By Ramzy Baroud – Palestine Chronicle:  When International Court of Justice (ICC) Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, confirmed last December that the Court has ample evidence to pursue a war crimes investigation in occupied Palestine, the Israeli government responded with the usual rhetoric, accusing the international community of bias and insisting on […]

30 Jul
9:36

On Eve Of Al-Adha, 4500 Palestinians, Including 39 Women And 160 Children, Imprisoned By Israel”

On the eve of al-Adha Muslim feast, Palestinian researcher specialized in detainee’s affairs, former political prisoner, Abdul-Nasser Ferwana, has reported that Israel is holding captive around 4500 Palestinians, including 39 women, 160 children, 6 legislators and 360 who are held under the arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial. […]

30 Jul
5:47

Israeli Forces Invade Qalandia, Kafr ‘Aqab, Open Fire at Palestinians

July 30, 2020 5:47 AM Ali Salam Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli forces invaded Qalandia refugee camp, north of Jerusalem and Kafr ‘Aqab neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem, on Wednesday, and fired at protestors, the Palestinian Information Center reported. Eyewitnesses said many soldiers stormed Kafr ‘Aqab and Qalandia, stopped Palestinians in the streets, inspected their identification, seized Palestinian vehicles, and blocked […]

Israeli soldiers engaging in night raid (archive image)
30 Jul
5:16

25 Palestinians Detained Across West Bank

Israeli forces detained 25 Palestinian civilians overnight Tuesday, into early Wednesday, from various towns in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) confirmed. In the northern West Bank district of Nablus, Israeli soldiers took 12 Palestinian civilians into custody, from several areas, including former prisoners; 1. Khaled Abu […]

28 Jul
12:16

Israeli Bulldozers Raze Palestinian-owned Farmlands near Salfit

Israeli occupation bulldozers levelled several dunams of Palestinian-owned farmlands, on Monday, in the northern occupied West Bank, to extend sewage lines for an illegal Israeli colony, according to a local official. Mayor of Bruqin, Marwan Abdul Rahman, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that Israeli bulldozers razed land belonging to local […]

27 Jul
9:19

Illegal Israeli Settlers Burn, Vandalize Mosque in Al-Bireh

Illegal Israeli settlers vandalized and burned a mosque, early Monday morning, in the city of Al-Bireh, next to Ramallah in the southern West Bank, according to Palestinian WAFA News Agency. The mayor of al-Bireh, Azzam Ismail, said that that illegal Israeli colonists entered the city overnight, filled the walls of […]

27 Jul
6:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, a Palestinian young man near Bethlehem for allegedly attempting to snatch an Israeli soldier’s weapon. According to Israel’s TV Channel 12, the young Palestinian man attempted to snatch the soldier’s gun near the Gush Etzion colony, south of Bethlehem, in the southern occupied West Bank. The […]

27 Jul
6:16

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian At Erez Terminal

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, the executive director of Mirsal Post Company in the Gaza Strip, as he was crossing the Erez (Beit Hanoun) Crossing, in the northern part of the coastal region. The Palestinian has been identified as Sa’id Shorafa, and was taken by the soldiers to an unknown destination, […]

27 Jul
5:54

Soldiers Order Halt On Construction Of Three Homes In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers delivered, Sunday, stop-construction orders of three Palestinian homes, houses in Beit Sakariya village, south Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank. Hasan Breijiyya, the head of the Bethlehem office of the Wall and Colonization Resistance Commission, stated that the soldiers and officers of the so-called Israeli […]

27 Jul
5:25

Report: “Israeli Soldiers Killed 27 Palestinians, Injured 1070, in First Half Of 2020”

The Abdullah al-Hourani Center for Studies and Documentation” which is run by Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), has reported, Sunday, that Israeli soldiers killed 27 Palestinians, including seven children and two women, in addition to wounding 1070 other, and abducted around 2330 Palestinians in the first half of this year, 2020. […]

27 Jul
5:01

Palestinian Fishing Boats Attacked by Israeli Navy Ships off Coast of Gaza

Israeli navy ships, on Sunday morning, opened fire towards Palestinian fishing boats sailing off the northern coast of the Gaza Strip, Alray Agency reported. Several Israeli naval gunships, off the coast of al-Sudania and al-Waha districts, opened gunfire towards Palestinian fishermen’s boats. The fishermen were sailing within the Israeli dictated […]

27 Jul
4:04

Two Female Detainees Remain In Solitary Confinement, Face Harsh Conditions

The Palestinian Commission for Detainees’ Affairs has reported, Sunday, that the Israeli authorities are still forcing two female detainees in solidarity confinement under inhumane and harsh conditions. In a press statement, the Committee said that the two detainees, Fadwa Hamada and Jihan Hasheema, are in solitary confinement in the al-Jalama […]

27 Jul
3:27

Settlers Burn Palestinian-owned Olive, Almond Trees near Nablus

Illegal Israeli settlers, on Saturday, set fire to Palestinian-owned farm lands in the village of Huwara, south of the northern occupied West Bank city of Nablus, Alray Agency reported. Ghassan Doughlas, local official monitoring Israeli settlement activities, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that dozens of illegal Israeli settlers entered agricultural […]

26 Jul
1:53

Updated: Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians, Including Two Legislators, In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn and morning hours, ten Palestinians, including two legislators, mainly from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army stormed and violently searched many homes. The soldiers invaded several homes in Hebron, in southern West Bank, interrogated many residents […]

25 Jul
11:46

Report: 259 Israeli Violations Against Palestinian Journalists in 2020

A new report released by the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS) has documented 259 violations committed against Palestinian journalists by Israeli Forces in the Occupied Palestinian Territories since the beginning of this year. The head of the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate, Nasser Abu Bakr, said during a press conference that of the 259 […]

25 Jul
6:10

Palestinian Child Abducted by Under Cover Agents in Jerusalem

July 25, 2020 6:10 AM Ali Salam Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Undercover Israeli police abducted, on Thursday, a 12-year-old Palestinian child from the occupied Jerusalem neighborhood of al-‘Isawiya, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. Witnesses revealed that undercover agents were seen getting out of a civilian vehicle, and abducting Moath Ewewi, 12, taking him to an unknown location. Undercover Israeli forces, […]

25 Jul
3:36

Israeli Supreme Court rules: Palestinian prisoners have no right to social distancing protection against COVID-19

By Adalah The Legal Center For Arab Minority Rights in Israel: 23/07/2020: Israel’s top court rejects Adalah petition demanding Israel implement COVID-19 protective guidelines for prisoners at Gilboa prison; 30 prison guards and 7 prisoners are infected while 489 guards and 58 prisoners are in quarantine. The Israeli Supreme Court ruled late on […]