Category Archives: Israeli attacks

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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
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 […]

24 Jul
5:33

PCHR: Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (16– 22 July 2020)

Summary Israeli military 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. This week, the Israeli army’s excessive use of force rendered 5 injuries among Palestinian […]

24 Jul
1:39

PCHR: “IOF Raid Yabous Cultural Centre and Edward Said National Conservatory of Music in Occupied East Jerusalem”

The Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR): On Wednesday, 22 July 2020, Israeli occupation forces (IOF) raided Yabous Cultural Centre and Edward Said National Conservatory of Music (ESNCM) in the center of occupied East Jerusalem and confiscated thousands of documents, files, PCs, tablets, and surveillance cameras. At the same time, […]

22 Jul
4:48

Soldiers Demolish A Palestinian Home In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers demolished, Wednesday, an under-construction Palestinian home in the Jabal al-Mokabber neighborhood in the occupied Palestinian capital Jerusalem. Media sources said several army and police jeeps invaded the neighborhood accompanied by a bulldozer and demolished the property. They added that the City Council in occupied Jerusalem is alleging that […]

22 Jul
3:40

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 14 Palestinians In West Bank”

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, fourteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, has reported that the soldiers searched many homes in […]

22 Jul
3:04

WAFA: “Israeli Police Storms East Jerusalem Cultural Centers, Seize Documents”

JERUSALEM, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 (WAFA) – Israeli police today stormed two Palestinian-run cultural centers in the occupied city of Jerusalem and seized document, said local sources. They said Israeli police and intelligence officers stormed the East Jerusalem residence of Rania Elias, director of Yabous Cultural Center, and Suheil Khoury, […]

22 Jul
2:55

Israeli Navy Attacks Gaza Fishermen, Farmers

WAFA News: Gaza, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 (WAFA) –  Israeli navy Wednesday morning opened fire towards Palestinian fishermen sailing offshore As-Sudaniya, northwest of Gaza city,  and farmers, southeast of Gaza city, WAFA correspondent reported. He confirmed that the fishermen were sailing only three nautical miles offshore the area when Israeli naval […]

22 Jul
1:18

Palestinian Civil Society Organisations Welcome the Report of the Special Rapporteur addressing Israel’s Collective Punishment Policy

The Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR): Date: 19 July 2020: On 16 July 2020, Professor Michael Lynk, the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, introduced his annual report to the 44th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council, addressing Israel’s illegal […]

22 Jul
1:00

Palestinian Archbishop Condemns Israeli Theft of Christian Artifact

The Palestinian Greek Orthodox Archbishop of Jerusalem and the Holy Land, Theodisius Atallah Hanna, issued a statement Tuesday condemning the Israeli military’s theft of a Christian holy object, a fifth century baptismal font from the Church of Nativity. The Archbishop stated, “The theft of the historical baptismal font yesterday is […]

22 Jul
5:01

OCHA: Protection of Civilians Report (30 June – 13 July 2020)

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) – Occupied Palestinian Territory (June 30 – Jul 13, 2020) Biweekly Highlights On 9 July, Israeli forces shot and killed a 33-year-old Palestinian man, and injured another, next to the West Bank village of Kifl Haris (Salfit). Israeli official […]

22 Jul
4:17

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Carwash Facility In Beit Ummar

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and demolished a carwash facility, under the pretext of being constructed without a permit. Mohammad Ayyad Awad, a local nonviolent media activist, said the carwash facility is in the al-Qarn area of Beit Ummar, […]

21 Jul
3:41

Soldiers Demolish A Home Near Salfit

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, a Palestinian home, and attempted to demolish three other homes, in Qarawat Bani Hassan village, northwest of Salfit in central West Bank. The Al-Quds Center for Social and Economic Rights stated that the soldiers demolished one home, under the pretext of being built without a permit […]

21 Jul
3:28

Israeli Soldiers Uproot 200 Olive Trees Near Salfit

Israeli soldiers uprooted, Tuesday, more than 200 Palestinian olive trees in Deir Estia town, northwest of the central West Bank city of Salfit. Deir Estia Mayor, Sa’id Zidan, stated that the soldiers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded the area approximately at 6:00 a.m., and uprooted more than 200 olive trees, planted […]

21 Jul
2:01

Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians, Including A Father And His Son

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, six Palestinians, including a father and his son, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS office in Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank, said the soldiers stormed […]

21 Jul
12:48

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Under-Construction Covid-19 Testing Center

July 21, 2020 12:48 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Tuesday morning, an under-construction Covid-19 testing center in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Ra’ed Maswadi, the owner of the land where the testing facility was being built said it was dedicated for Covid-19 testing by the Palestinian Health Ministry. He added […]

20 Jul
2:20

Israeli Colonists Install Mobile Homes On Palestinian Lands In Bethlehem

As Israeli soldiers continued the uprooting and destruction of Palestinian trees owned by the villagers of Kisan, east of Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank, Israeli colonists starting installing mobile homes in the area to prepare for a new illegal outpost. Hasan Breijiyya, the head of the […]

20 Jul
1:35

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Home In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers demolished, Monday, a Palestinian home in the al-Khader town, south of 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 several army jeeps and bulldozers invaded the Shoshahla area, south of […]

20 Jul
12:08

Soldiers Abduct A Teen, Injure Young Man In Ramallah

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah before abducting a Palestinian teen, in addition to shooting a young man and searching many homes. Local sources in the refugee camp said the soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes […]

20 Jul
8:59

Israeli Settlers Burn Palestinian-owned Crops, Hundreds of Olive Trees near Nablus

Twice on Sunday, illegal Israeli settlers burned Palestinian-owned farmlands, first near Beita town, in the northern West Bank, according to a local official. The mayor of Beita, Fuad Ma’ali, told the Palestinian WAFA News Agency that several Israeli colonial settlers set fire to hundreds of dunams of agricultural lands, causing […]

19 Jul
6:39

Dozens of Palestinians Choke on Tear-gas in Hebron Protests

Dozens of Palestinian youths suffered the toxic effects of tear-gas inhalation, on Saturday, when they confronted Israeli forces in the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron, the Jerusalem Press reported. Local sources said that hundreds of Palestinian youths were protesting Israel’s annexation plans, at the “Shuhada Street” military roadblock, […]

19 Jul
5:17

Israeli Forces Injure Many Palestinians, Including Medic at Peaceful Demonstration Near Nablus

Two Palestinian civilians were injured, on Saturday, and many others choked on tear-gas fired by the Israeli forces, at a nonviolent protest in the village of Beita, Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. WAFA correspondent stated that Palestinians held a demonstration, south of Nablus City in the northern occupied West Bank, […]

18 Jul
7:28

Several Palestinians Suffocate at Kufur Qaddoum, Nablus and Salfit Protests

Three major demonstrations were held by Palestinians, on Friday, to express their objection to Israel’s continued colonial settlement activities in the occupied West Bank. Israeli forces opened fire, on Friday afternoon, towards Palestinians during a peaceful protest north of Nablus city, in Asira Ash-Shamaliyya town, northern West Bank, according to […]

17 Jul
3:04

PCHR: Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (09– 15 July 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. This week, a civilian was killed by Israeli forces while he was walking with his […]

15 Jul
1:55

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

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) stated, earlier Wednesday, that Israeli troops abducted eleven Palestinian residents from various parts of the occupied West Bank. In a statement, the PPS said Israeli troops invaded various areas of the occupied West Bank, stormed and ransacked many homes, starting late on Tuesday night until […]

15 Jul
11:44

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Detainees In Ofer Prison

Israeli soldiers injured, late on Tuesday at night, many Palestinian political prisoners in Ofer prison, which is built on Palestinian lands west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, in addition to forcing one detainee in solitary confinement. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that dozens of soldiers […]

15 Jul
10:59

Soldiers Demolish A Home In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Wednesday morning, an under-construction Palestinian home in Jabal al-Mokabber village, south of occupied East Jerusalem. Eyewitnesses said dozens of soldiers, and police officers, accompanied bulldozers and personnel of the City Council in the occupied city into the village, after surrounding it. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center […]

15 Jul
7:22

Israeli Forces Deliver Demolition Orders to Three Palestinians in Jenin

Israeli authorities in the northern West Bank district of Jenin, delivered three demolition orders, on Tuesday, to different residents from the Ya’bad town, south-west of Jenin. According to the board-member of the Ya’bad municipality, Samer Abu Bakr, the demolition orders involve stores belonging to Omar Alkilani and Zaid Herzallah, as […]

Airstrike in Rafah (archival PCHR image)
14 Jul
12:26

34-Year Old Palestinian Woman Dies of Wounds Sustained In 2014 Israeli Offensive

Aseel Mahmoud Hamad Dheir, 34, died on Monday in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, from wounds she suffered at the hands of the Israeli army during their invasion of Gaza in the summer of 2014. Dheir was severely injured in an Israeli airstrike on her home […]

13 Jul
2:00

Armed Israeli Settlers Uproot 70 Palestinian-owned Olive Trees in Hebron

Armed illegal Israeli settlers uprooted, on Monday morning, dozens of olive trees, owned by Palestinian farmers in the southern West Bank district of Hebron. Palestinian Official News Agency (WAFA) reported that tens of armed illegal Israeli settlers, from the illegally-established Israeli settlement of Kiryat Arba’, stormed the nearby farm land […]

demolition
13 Jul
6:42

Israeli Forces Demolish Arab Wedding Hall Inside Israel

The Israeli authorities destroyed a wedding hall, Sunday, in the Arab town of Tira, adjacent the green line, in central Israel, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. The Raghadan Wedding hall was allegedly lacking an Israeli permit to build, the standard pretext used by the Israeli state. A large Israeli […]

13 Jul
5:56

MADA: 58 Violations Against Palestinian Media Freedoms in June

June 2020 witnessed a surge of violations against media freedoms in Palestine, most of which were committed by the Israeli authorities and its military forces, Palestinian News Network reported. The Palestinian Center for Development & Media Freedoms “MADA” has documented a total of 58 infringements, 48 of which were committed […]

12 Jul
5:01

Seven Palestinians Abducted by Israeli Soldiers, Including those Assaulted by Settlers

The Israeli forces, at dawn Saturday, stormed several Palestinian-owned homes and abducted Palestinian civilians during invasions into different occupied West Bank towns, the Palestinian Information Center reported. Local sources said, Israeli soldiers stormed the Balata refugee camp in Nablus, in the northern West Bank and abducted two Palestinian young men […]

12 Jul
12:42

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians, Including A Pregnant Woman, Abduct Three, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at Palestinian families celebrating their siblings’ high-school graduation, wounding eight residents, including a pregnant woman, in addition to abducting a father and two of his sons. Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, […]

11 Jul
6:22

Israeli Forces Injure Many Palestinians at Protests Across the West Bank

Israeli forces, on Friday, attacked dozens of non-violent Palestinian protesters, holding a peaceful demonstration against Israel’s illegal colonial settlements, outside the village of Asira ash-Shamaliya, north of Nablus city in the northern occupied West Bank. Correspondent for Palestinian WAFA News Agency said that Isareli soldiers fired tear-gas canisters, concussion grenades, […]

11 Jul
4:10

Following Slain Man’s Funeral, Israeli Forces Shoot, Injure Palestinian in Salfit

Israeli forces shot a Palestinian young man during confrontations at the entrance of Kifl Hares town, near the northern West Bank city of Salfit, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. The Ministry of Health confirmed that a 24-year-old Palestinian young man, unidentified at the time of this report, was shot […]

10 Jul
3:56

PCHR: Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (02– 08 July 2020)

Palestinian Center 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 with excessive use of force, assault, abuse and attacks on civilians. This week, IOF’s excessive use of force rendered 21 […]

10 Jul
2:20

Israeli Colonists Vandalize Palestinian Vehicles Near Nablus

Several armed illegal Israeli colonists vandalized, on Thursday morning, twelve Palestinian vehicles, south of Nablus city, in northern West Bank. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in northern West Bank, stated that the colonists invaded the al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village in southern Nablus, and slashed the […]

10 Jul
2:04

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian, Injure Another, Near Salfit

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed, on Thursday at night, the death of a Palestinian man who was shot by Israeli soldiers near the main intersection of Kifl Hares town, north of Salfit in central West Bank, and added that the soldiers injured Palestinian teen. The Ministry stated that the […]

08 Jul
4:10

PCHR Holds Israel Fully Responsible for Death of Palestinian Al-Gharabli in Israeli Prisons

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR): On Wednesday, 08 July 2020, Palestinian detained in Israeli prisons for the past 26 years, Sa’di Khalil al-Gharabli (47) from Gaza City, was pronounced dead in Kaplan Medical Center where he was recently transferred from al-Ramlah prison after his health condition deteriorated. Al-Gharabli […]