Category Archives: Israeli attacks

23 Jul
10:23

VIDEO: Palestinians and British ISMers Hospitalized in Sadistic and Brutal Display of Violence by Israeli Soldiers in East Jerusalem Demolition

Photo: ISMer’s neck shows strangulation marks where she was dragged across the floor by Israeli border police with her Kaffiyeh. 07/23/19 | International Solidarity Movement | East Jerusalem Two Palestinian families lost their homes yesterday in unprecedented mass demolitions in East Jerusalem carried out by 900 Israeli soldiers who hospitalized […]

22 Jul
6:23

Hundreds Lose Shelter as Israeli Forces Destroy Dozens of Housing Units in Sour Baher in occupied East Jerusalem

On Monday morning, 22 July 2019, Israeli military forces launched a large-scale destruction operation against civilian property in Wadi al-Humus neighborhood, in Sour Baher in the southern part of occupied East Jerusalem. Hundreds of Israeli soldiers and machinery carried out the destructions that resulted in hundreds of civilians losing their […]

22 Jul
11:40

Six Homes, Including a Nine-Story Apartment Building, Demolished by Israeli Forces in Wadi al-Hummus

Israeli forces invaded, Monday morning, the village of Wadi al-Hummus, southeast of Jerusalem, and demolished five single-family homes and an apartment building nine stories high that was under construction. The village is located in the township of Sur Baher, located southeast of Jerusalem in an area that Israel has slated […]

21 Jul
3:04

Medics Need Miracles To Stay Alive In Gaza

Hamza Abu Eltarabesh is a journalist from Gaza. Nobody in Gaza is exempt from being an Israeli target. Luck is the only thing that saves anyone here from being killed. The medic Muhammad al-Judaili ran out of luck. On 3 May, he was working at the Great March of Return […]

21 Jul
2:45

Journalist Injured as Soldiers Attack Bethlehem

A journalist was injured and many others suffocated from teargas when Israeli forces attacked Palestinians taking part in a rally protesting the planned demolition of hundreds of apartments in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Wadi al-Hummus. WAFA correspondence said that Ayat Arqawi, who works as a photojournalist with APA agency, was […]

21 Jul
2:41

Nearly 100 Gazan Protesters Wounded by Israeli Forces

Israeli occupation forces have again attacked Palestinians taking part in the weekly “Great March of Return” rallies, injuring 98 Gazan protesters, according to the Gazan Health Ministry. The Gazan Health Ministry also said that 49 of the injured protesters had sustained bullet wounds from Israeli live fire. Four paramedics were […]

19 Jul
4:32

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (11 – 17 July 2019)

Israeli violations of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory for the week of 11- 17 July, 2019. 74 Palestinian civilians injured; 24 of them were children, a woman, 2 journalists including a female, and a paramedic at the Great March of Return in the Gaza Strip. 5 civilians, including […]

19 Jul
3:57

Area A Residential Buildings to be Demolished near Jerusalem

Israeli forces, today, took measurements of 16 Palestinian residential buildings slated for demolition in Wadi al-Hummus neighborhood, located on the edge of Sur Baher, southeast of the occupied city of Jerusalem. Head of the Wadi al-Hummus Committee Hamada Hamada told WAFA that Israeli forces, along with staff from the so-called […]

18 Jul
9:10

B’Tselem: “Contrary to military statement: ‘Abd a-Rahman a-Shteiwi, 9, was shot in the head with live ammunition”

This Report is prepared and published by the Israeli Information Center for Human Rights In The Occupied Territories (B’Tselem): B’Tselem investigation published today proves a soldier fired live ammunition, hitting ‘Abd a-Rahman a-Shteiwi, 9, in the head. A-Shteiwi was injured last week while playing in the entrance to a home […]

18 Jul
7:00

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, a Palestinian from his home, in Doura town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched the family home of a young man, identified as Mo’tasem Samir az-Zeer, and abducted him. The soldiers cuffed […]

18 Jul
6:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, a young Palestinian man allegedly after he breached the perimeter fence, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The Israeli army said the young Palestinian man breached the fence and was instantly taken prisoner by the soldiers. It added that the young man […]

18 Jul
6:16

Army Abducts Fifteen Palestinians Celebrating High-School Graduation In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, fifteen young Palestinian men in occupied Jerusalem, who were celebrating their high-school graduation using fireworks, after illegal Israeli colonists complained that the Palestinians are “firing live rounds.” Palestinian sources said dozens of Palestinians, including the graduating students, were celebrating the graduations, and using fireworks. […]

18 Jul
5:22

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians in Qalqilia, Jenin And Salfit

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, seven Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia, Jenin and Salfit, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded the city, before storming and ransacking a local shop, […]

18 Jul
5:11

Army Abducts Two Palestinians, Injures One, In Deheishe Refugee Camp

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, abducted two Palestinians and shot one. Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded the refugee camp after surrounding it, searched and ransacked homes, before abducting Fares Hasan Shamarkha, 35, and Ismael […]

18 Jul
5:23

UN officials call on Israeli authorities to halt plans for demolitions in Sur Bahir

                    Published By: United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA): Statement by Mr. Jamie McGoldrick (Humanitarian Coordinator), Ms. Gwyn Lewis (Director of West Bank Operations for UNRWA), and Mr. James Heenan (Head of OHCHR in the occupied Palestinian […]

18 Jul
5:11

Israeli Colonist Rams Palestinian With Car, Flees The Scene

An Israeli colonialist settler rammed, on Wednesday evening, a young Palestinian man from the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, causing fractures and bruises, and fled the scene. The Maan Palestinian News Agency said the young man, identified as Adnan Samer Mojahed, 19, suffered various fractures, in addition to cuts […]

17 Jul
6:34

Army Demolishes Four Stores In Silwan, Abducts One Child

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, and demolished four stores owned by a Palestinian, identified as Mohammad al-Abbassi, and abducted one child. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said dozens of soldiers, including undercover officers, and the police, invaded Abu […]

17 Jul
6:19

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers injured, Wednesday, many Palestinians near Beit El military roadblock, north of al-Biereh city, in the Ramallah and al-Biereh governorate, in central West Bank, the Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported. WAFA said the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against students of Bir Zeit […]

17 Jul
4:58

Army Abducts Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, fifteen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS said the soldiers stormed and violently searched many homes in the Ramallah and al-Biereh governorate, in central West Bank, and abducted […]

17 Jul
1:13

Irrigation Pool Demolished by Israeli Forces in Southern West Bank

Israeli forces, on Tuesday, demolished a pool used for irrigation in Wad al-Ghroos, an area close to the illegal Israeli settlement of Kiryat Arba, to the east of the occupied southern West Bank city of Hebron, reported WAFA correspondence. A large unit of Israeli forces, accompanied by bulldozers and other […]

16 Jul
4:26

Army Abducts Eleven Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eleven Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded many Palestinian communities across the West Bank, violently searched dozens of homes, and interrogated many Palestinians. […]

16 Jul
4:11

Palestinian Detainee Dies In Solitary Confinement In Nitzan Israeli Prison

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Tuesday, that a Palestinian detainee from Beit Fajjar town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, died in solitary confinement in Nitzan Israeli Prison. The PPS said the detainee, Nasser Majed Taqatqa, 31, was taken prison by Israeli soldiers on June 19 […]

16 Jul
7:07

Seven-year-old Palestinian Child Killed by Israeli Settler in Hit-and-Run

A Palestinian child who was riding his bicycle near his village in the southern part of the West Bank was hit by an unknown Israeli settler and killed on Monday. Tariq Zebania, 7 years old, was from Tarqumia, west of Hebron, and was riding his bicycle by the settlement road […]

Israeli soldiers engaging in night raid (archive image)
15 Jul
9:03

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, at least fifteen Palestinians, including two women and seven political prisoners, and demolished the foundation of one building, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers stormed and ransacked several homes and abducted seven former political prisoners, identified as […]

14 Jul
10:34

UPDATE: Over 100 Bullet Fragments in Brain of Palestinian Child Shot in Northern West Bank

07/13/19 | International Solidarity Movement | Qalqilia Israeli soldiers shot a Palestinian child in the head with live ammunition yesterday during a protest against settlement expansion in the West Bank town of Kafr Qaddum, Palestine. Abdul Rahman Yasser Shteiwi, 10, was rushed to Rafidia Hospital in Nablus at around 3pm […]

14 Jul
10:22

Soldiers Storm Bab ar-Rahma in Jerusalem

Israeli occupation police and soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn,  Bab ar-Rahma mosque, to the east of Al-Aqsa mosque, removed the worshipers and its contents. Director of Public Relations and Information at the Islamic Endowments Department, Firas Al-Debs said that soldiers and the police stormed the site ahead of the […]

14 Jul
10:16

Soldiers Invade Beit Ummar

Palestinian residents of the southern West Bank town of Beit Ummar confronted Israeli soldiers who stormed into the town, today, according to a local activist. Mohammad Awad told WAFA that, after the soldiers invaded several neighborhoods in the town, residents pelted them with stones. The soldiers fired back with a […]

14 Jul
4:32

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, five 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 Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, and abducted Tareq Hussein al-Mohtaseb and Abdul-Rahman Gheith. It added […]

14 Jul
4:35

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (04 – 10 July 2019)

Israeli violations of human rights documented in the occupied Palestinian territory for the week of 4-10 July, 2019: West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem: 6 civilians injured; 55 civilians arrested, including 6 children; 75 incursions into Palestinian territory; 113 temporary checkpoints established; 100 demolition notices distributed in occupied East Jerusalem; […]

13 Jul
4:34

Army Delivers A Demolition Order Against A Home Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Saturday, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and delivered a demolition order, targeting a Palestinian home in Wad ash-Sheikh area, near the main entrance of the town. Mohammad Awad, a local media and human rights activists, said the soldiers delivered the […]

13 Jul
4:16

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, three young Palestinian men in Jabal al-Mokabber town, southeast of occupied Jerusalem, and in Bab al-‘Amoud area, in the occupied city. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in the Schools Street, in Jabal al-Mokabber, and abducted two young men, identified as Nour Oleyyan, […]

13 Jul
3:14

Israeli Navy Attacks Palestinian Fishing Boats In Southern Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, on Saturday morning, Palestinian fishing boats in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, abducted two fishermen, and confiscated equipment. The Palestinian Fishermen Syndicate said in a statement that the attack took place less than six nautical miles from the Gaza shore. It identified the two […]

13 Jul
12:00

3,000 Protest in Gaza for Great Return March as Egyptian Delegation Arrives

A day after Israeli forces “mistakenly” shot and killed a Palestinian security guard trying to prevent protesters from reaching the border fence with Israel, thousands of people turned out Friday midday to protest the escalation in ‘Great Return March’ protests in northern, southern and eastern Gaza. One Palestinian couple used […]

12 Jul
5:49

Illegal Israeli Colonists Occupy Palestinian Irrigation Wells

Several illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, Friday, Khirbat Samra Palestinian village, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, and occupied irrigation wells. Palestinian human rights activist, Aref Daraghma, said the colonists, occupied all the Palestinian wells, and prevented the farmers from using them, before using the water for their cows. Daraghma […]

12 Jul
4:32

Army Injures Several Nonviolent Protesters In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Ni’lin village, east of Ramallah, in central West Bank, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Ni’lin, said the locals, accompanied by Israeli […]

12 Jul
4:15

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, a young Palestinian man near Beit Lahia town, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, and fired many live rounds at fishermen, and at an observation post near Gaza city and Khan Younis. The soldiers, stationed across the perimeter fence near Beit Lahia, fired many […]

12 Jul
4:00

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians From Qabatia And Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at night, three young Palestinians men from Qabatia, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, after stopping them at the al-Hamra military roadblock, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, and one from Nur Shams refugee camp, east of Tulkarem. Media sources said the […]

12 Jul
3:21

Army Seriously Injures A Palestinian Child In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, Friday, a Palestinian child, during the weekly nonviolent procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of Qalqilia, in northern West Bank. The Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum said the soldiers attacked the protesters with live fire, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades, while […]

11 Jul
7:00

Israeli Soldiers Remove Solidarity Tent In Jerusalem, Injure Dozens Of Palestinians

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Thursday afternoon, the solidarity tent in Wad al-Hummus area, in Sur Baher town, south of occupied Jerusalem, and forcibly demolished and removed it, in addition to firing many gas bombs and concussion grenades, casing dozens of Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, and burning […]

11 Jul
5:28

Army Delivers Demolition Orders Targeting Homes, Agricultural Structures, Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, the town of Ethna, west of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and delivered demolition orders targeting several homes, agricultural structures and a barn. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers delivered many demolition orders, which included several homes, agricultural structures and sheds, in addition […]

11 Jul
3:23

Soldiers Shoot Two Palestinians, Abduct One, In Deheishe Refugee Camp

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, shot and injured two Palestinians, and abducted one. Media sources in Deheishe said the soldiers first infiltrated into the camp using two civilian cars, before many jeeps invaded it […]

11 Jul
3:03

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, twelve Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Kafr Malek and al-Mazra’a al-Gharbiyya villages, in the central West Bank governorate […]

11 Jul
2:35

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian In Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, Thursday, a young Palestinian man, east of Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian was a member of Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, and was shot while trying to prevent protesters from approaching the perimeter fence. The Palestinian Health Ministry […]

10 Jul
11:14

16 Palestinian Children Killed in First Term of 2019

The Israeli occupation army has killed 16 Palestinian children from the Gaza Strip during the first term of 2019, Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights reported on Wednesday. The center said, in the report, that some 1,233 Palestinian children were injured while participating in the Great March of Return, and 17 […]

10 Jul
11:06

Settlers Torch Hundreds of Olive Trees in West Bank

Israeli settlers, today, set fire to hundreds of olive trees in the northern West Bank village of Burin, reported Ghassan Daghlas, a local official. He told WAFA that settlers from the illegal settlement of Yitzhar snuck into a plot of Burin farmland and set fire to hundreds of olive trees, […]

10 Jul
11:02

Groups Call for Halt to Attacks on Journalists

On 9 July, 33 press freedom and media development organizations met in London, in advance of the Global Media Freedom Conference to call on all participating States, to ensure the protection and safety of all journalists and media workers in compliance with their existing obligations and international standards, the Palestinian […]

10 Jul
6:06

WAFA: “Palestinian Family Forced to Evict Jerusalem House in Favor of Settler Group”

By The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA): JERUSALEM, Wednesday, July 10, 2019 – A Palestinian family who has been battling against a shadowy Israeli settler group for 25 years was forced Wednesday morning to evict their house in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan. WAFA correspondent said that dozens of […]

10 Jul
5:40

Israeli Forces Seize Palestinian Garbage Trucks, Detain Drivers

A group of Israeli soldiers on Wednesday detained Palestinian municipal employees in the village of Beit Fourik, in the northern West Bank, and seized several vehicles used for trash collection. According to local sources, the vehicles that were seized include a garbage truck, a tractor used for hauling garbage and […]

Salem Checkpoint (Archive image from 2018)
09 Jul
7:00

Israeli Soldiers Shoot and Injure Palestinian at Checkpoint Near Jenin

A Palestinian man was shot and severely wounded by Israeli forces stationed at the Salem military roadblock near Jenin, in northern West Bank. The man is in his fifties, and after he was shot in the lower extremities, before he was taken into custody by the army. No injuries were […]

09 Jul
3:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, twelve Palestinians from several parts of the occupied, West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Hebron, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Adnan Khader Edrees, 23, Tareq Khader Edrees, 25, Mo’tasem Farouq al-Masalma, 19, […]

09 Jul
3:14

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, four Palestinians, including two siblings, from their homes in Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes in Hebron city, and abducted Adnan Khader Edrees, 23, and his brother Tareq, 25. They added […]

09 Jul
2:21

Army Demolishes A Palestinian Home Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, a Palestinian home in Khirbat Bayruq village, north of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, said the soldiers invaded Khirbat Bayruq after surrounding it, and demolished a […]

09 Jul
1:12

Israeli Soldiers Detain Several Journalists In Hebron

Israeli soldiers detained, Tuesday, several Palestinian journalists while documenting illegal colonialist settlers bulldozing and uprooting Palestinian lands, east of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Hamza Khattab, a multimedia professional working with the WAFA Palestinian News Agency, said the soldiers detained him, along with WAFA camerawoman […]

08 Jul
5:51

New Report: French Insurer AXA Complicit in Israel’s War Crimes

July 8, 2019 / Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) / France, Europe In a report published today, the US corporate watchdog SumOfUs documented that the French insurance giant AXA is investing over $91 million in Israel’s five largest banks and Israel’s largest private arms manufacturer, Elbit Systems, all companies directly involved in Israel’s war crimes against […]

08 Jul
5:44

Remembering the 2014 Israeli Offensive against Gaza

On this day, five years ago, the Israeli occupation launched one of its deadliest military offensives against the Gaza Strip in recent history. The conflict left 2,251 people dead, with more than 11,000 wounded, according to Palestinian and UN sources. Five years on, Gaza is still subject to intense attacks […]

08 Jul
4:46

Wadi al-Hummos Residents Facing Displacement

BETHLEHEM, Monday, July 08, 2019 (WAFA) – By Anan Shehadeh: In 2005, precisely when the Israeli authorities began building the apartheid wall in Jerusalem and Bethlehem areas, the suffering of the residents of the Wadi al-Hummos, an area part of Sur Bahir, a Palestinian neighborhood southeast of the occupied city of […]

08 Jul
4:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 33 Palestinians, Demolish One Home

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Monday, thirty-three Palestinians, including one woman, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and demolished an under-construction home. In Jenin governorate, in northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted thirteen former Palestinian political prisoners, after invading and ransacking their homes. They have been […]

07 Jul
9:06

Khaled Barakat on Anti-Palestinian Repression in Germany

Khaled Barakat, the Palestinian writer who has been subjected to a political ban in Germany for his support of the Palestinian liberation movement, spoke out about the repression of Palestinian activism in Germany in an interview with the “Scope” program on Indus News on 4 July 2019. The program is hosted […]

07 Jul
8:24

Report: Secret Israeli Unit Purging Historical Documents Related to Nakba

Israel’s ministry for military affairs has formed a secret unit tasked with concealing sensitive historical documents, with a special focus on censoring chilling revelations related to the expulsion of Palestine’s original inhabitants, according to a report. Malmab, also known as the military affairs ministry’s department for “defense establishment security”, has […]

07 Jul
4:41

Israeli Soldiers Bulldoze Palestinian Lands To Pave Segregated Colonialist Road

Dozens of Israeli soldiers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded Palestinian lands in the al-Marmala area, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, Sunday, and started bulldozing them to pave a new segregated road for illegal colonialist settlers. Palestinian activist, Aref Daraghma, said the soldiers brought several bulldozers and heavy machinery since morning […]

07 Jul
4:14

Soldiers Abduct The Brother Of A Slain Young Man In Qalandia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, the brother of a slain young Palestinian man who was killed by the army on April 2nd, 2019, the Qalandia Media Center has reported. It said that the soldiers abducted Fadi Adwan, and detained his father, Ali, for several hours, after stopping them near […]

07 Jul
2:44

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, a young Palestinian man from Jenin while crossing Za’tara military roadblock, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Media sources said the soldiers stopped and searched dozens of Palestinian cars and residents at the roadblock, and interrogated many of them while inspecting […]

07 Jul
2:26

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

A number of illegal Israeli colonists infiltrated, on Sunday at dawn, into Awarta Palestinian village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, punctured tires of several Palestinian cars and wrote racist graffiti. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, […]

07 Jul
1:28

Soldiers Abduct A Father And Son Allegedly For Ramming Soldiers With Car

The Israeli army abducted, late on Saturday at night, a young Palestinian man and his father, allegedly for deliberately ramming Israeli soldiers with their car, wounding five. In a statement, the Israeli army claimed that the incident, which took place late on Saturday evening at Hizma military roadblock, north of […]

06 Jul
6:52

Israeli Colonists Assault A Palestinian Child In Hebron

Several illegal Israeli colonialist settlers assaulted, Saturday, a Palestinian child in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, causing lacerations and bruises. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the Israeli assailants attacked the child, Raed Abu Rmeila Tamimi, 10, while crossing the Sahla Street, near the […]

06 Jul
3:25

Settlers Paint Racist Graffiti in Tel Aviv

Israeli settlers from the terrorist price-tag group spray-painted racist graffiti outside the Arab dormitory, in Tele Aviv University, students said. The students told journalists that settlers broke into the surroundings of their dormitory and spray-painted racist, hate and anti-Arab graffiti on walls. Settler violence against Palestinians and their property is […]

06 Jul
12:38

Army Injures Several Palestinians In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing several injuries. The locals, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched from the village, heading to their lands, isolated behind the illegal […]

05 Jul
5:12

Israeli Soldiers Injure Four Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Kufur Qaddoum village, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, wounding four young Palestinian men. Today’s procession marks the eighth year of protests, demanding the army to reopen the town’s main road, which was […]

05 Jul
2:38

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, five young Palestinian men, including former political prisoners, from Jenin governorate, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded Burqin town, west of Jenin, searched and ransacked several homes, and abducted two […]

05 Jul
1:08

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Mother To Pressure Her Child To Turn Himself In

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian mother from the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, to pressure her child, Mahmoud, to turn himself in to the police. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers abducted the mother of a “wanted” child, identified […]

04 Jul
4:16

Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa with Israeli Minister of Agriculture

Israeli Minister of Agriculture Uri Ariel, guarded by a special forces unit of the Israeli occupation police stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque on Wednesday morning,  via the Moroccan Gate, and performed Talmudic rituals. At around 7:30am ,Israeli soldiers were deployed at the mosque gates and in its courtyards, securing the raid by […]

03 Jul
1:29

Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians In Nablus

Dozens of Israeli soldiers, accompanying several buses of colonialist settlers, invaded Joseph’s Tomb area, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, before the army fired gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets at Palestinian protesters, wounding two. Media sources in Nablus said the army accompanied many buses filled with […]

03 Jul
12:59

Army Confiscates Irrigation Network In Central Plains

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the al-Jiftlik village, in the West Bank’s Central Plains, and confiscated an irrigation network from lands owned by a Palestinian from the village. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the lands, owned by a local farmer, identified as Na’el Bani Odah, and confiscated the irrigation network […]

03 Jul
11:55

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least fifteen young Palestinian men from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and confiscated surveillance equipment. In Bethlehem, south of occupied East Jerusalem in the West Bank, the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes, and abducted Dia’ Abu […]

03 Jul
11:13

Soldiers Demolish Children’s Park, Wells, And Uproot Trees In Natural Reserve

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, a natural reserve area in the villages of Khashm ad-Daraj and Um el-Kheir, east of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and demolished a children’s park, in addition to uprooting trees and demolishing water wells. Ibrahim Eid al-Hathalin, the head of […]

02 Jul
6:05

Two Teens Run Over by Military Jeep near Jenin

An Israeli military jeep ran over two Palestinian teenagers before briefly detaining them, said local WAFA sources. The jeep reportedly ran over Ahmad Saba’neh, 16, and Mohammed Saba’neh, 18, at the southern entrance of the town of Qabatia, south of Jenin, before briefly detaining them. (archive photo image)

02 Jul
2:40

Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday evening, four Palestinians, including two children, in the al-‘Isawiya town, and Shu’fat refugee camp, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded the al-‘Isawiya town, and assaulted many Palestinians, and abducted two of them, in the mourning tent of Mohammad Samir Obeid, […]

02 Jul
1:58

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday evening, fifteen young Palestinian men, after ambushing then near al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem. Mohammad Mahmoud, a lawyer with Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic), has reported that all of the abducted Palestinians were moved to the Police Station in Salahuddin Street, in […]

02 Jul
1:36

Israel To Release Corpse Of Slain Teen Who Was Killed In April

The Israeli Authorities have decided, Monday, to release the corpse of a Palestinian teen, identified as Ishaq Abdul-Mo’ti Eshteiwi, 16, who was killed by Israeli army fire in April of this year. The decision came after the al-Mezan Center for Human Rights filed an appeal with Israeli courts demanding the […]

30 Jun
12:20

In Serious Ongoing Escalation, Israeli Soldiers Kill one Palestinian, Injure 95 And Abduct Three, Since Thursday

Israeli soldiers have killed one Palestinian, injured more than 95 and abducted at least 30, in ongoing invasions and serious escalation since this past Thursday, in the al-Isawiya town, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem. Besides the ongoing invasions, and the excessive use of force against the Palestinian protesters, […]

30 Jun
11:21

Israeli Soldiers Prevent Battir Town Council From Paving New Road

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, Karm Hadidon area, east of Battir town, west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and stopped the town’s local council from paving a new road. The soldiers, accompanied by personnel of the “Civil Administration Office” invaded the area, and halted the work, under the allegation […]

30 Jun
10:57

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Hebron

June 30, 2019 10:57 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, the towns of Ethna and Yatta, in addition to several parts of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and abducted three Palestinians. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and ransacked homes in Ethna town, west of Hebron, and abducted Ismael Talab […]

30 Jun
10:20

Including Jerusalem Minister, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Many Palestinians Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, many Palestinians, including Jerusalem Minister at the Palestinian Government, Fadi al-Hadmi, during the ongoing invasions and violent searches of homes in the town of al-‘Isawiya, and other parts of occupied Jerusalem. Awad Awad, a Palestinian official who heads the Public Relations and Media […]

30 Jun
3:15

Israeli Soldiers Invade Mourning Tent In al-Isawiya, Assault Many Palestinians

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied Jerusalem, and removed the mourning tent of Mohammad Samir Obeid, 21, who was killed by the army, Thursday. Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in al-‘Isawiya, said the soldiers attacked many Palestinians in the tent, and […]

29 Jun
2:09

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nineteen Palestinians In Al-‘Isawiya

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, nineteen Palestinians, including a woman, from their homes in several parts of the al-‘Isawiya town, in the center of occupied East Jerusalem; most of the abducted residents are related to the young man, Mohammad Samir Obeid, 21, who was killed by the army, […]

29 Jun
6:28

Army Injures Many Nonviolent Protesters In Ni’lin

Dozens of Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West bank city of Ramallah, causing many injuries. The locals, accompanied by Israel and international peace activists, marched from the center of the village, heading to their […]

29 Jun
5:19

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians, Cause Fire In Olive Orchards, In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many injuries, and burning several olive trees. The Palestinians, accompanied by international peace activists, marched from the center of the village and headed […]

29 Jun
4:46

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Nablus

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, many Palestinians during a procession against the illegal annexation of their lands, in Azmout and Deir al-Hatab villages, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and injured many protesters. The nonviolent processions started following Friday prayers, when the Palestinians headed to their lands, threatened […]

29 Jun
3:49

Israeli Soldiers Injure Fifty Palestinians In Al-‘Isawiya

Israeli soldiers injured more than fifty Palestinians, in an invasion into the al-Isawiya town, north of occupied East Jerusalem, starting on Friday evening, when the army killed a young man, until dawn hours, Saturday. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said its medics provided treatment to 50 Palestinians; 37 of […]

29 Jun
3:05

Army Injures Ten Palestinians, Including A Journalist, 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, wounding ten Palestinians, including a journalist. Morad Eshteiwy, the spokesperson of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said the […]

29 Jun
2:36

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Children, Injure Several Palestinians, In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday evening, three children, and injured several Palestinians, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers abducted a child, identified as Abdul-Rahim Raja’e Sha’rawi, 14, in Bab az-Zawiya area, in the center of Hebron city. They added […]

28 Jun
1:12

Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In Jerusalem And Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at night and on Friday at dawn, seven young Palestinian men, from occupied Jerusalem, and from Jenin in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Jerusalem said the soldiers invaded and violently searched the home of Mohammad Shalabi, in Jerusalem, and […]

28 Jun
3:23

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (20 – 26 June 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 20 – 26 June, 2019. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protesters in the Gaza Strip. 124 Palestinian civilians, including 28 children, 3 women and a paramedic, were wounded, in the […]

28 Jun
2:25

Israeli Soldiers Kill One Palestinian, Injure Many, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers and the police invaded, on Thursday evening, the al-‘Isawiya town, north of occupied East Jerusalem, killed a young Palestinian man, and injured many other residents, in addition to imposing a strict siege on the town. Media sources said the soldiers invaded Obeid neighborhood in the town, and attacked […]

27 Jun
1:11

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday, at dawn, at least nine Palestinians, including former political prisoners, from their homes, in several cities, towns and refugee camps across the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Jenin, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers […]

27 Jun
11:53

Soldiers Take Measurements Of 16 Apartment Buildings In Preparation For Demolishing Them

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, Thursday, Wadi al-Hummus neighborhood, in Sur Baher town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and took measurements of 16 apartment buildings, in preparation for demolishing them. Hamada Hamada, the head of Wadi al-Hummus Committee said the families have filed appeals with the Israeli High […]

27 Jun
8:26

Army Abducts Four Palestinians, Injure Many, In Jenin

Several armored Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Jenin city, Jenin refugee camp and Sielet al-Harithiyya town, in northern West Bank, searched and ransacked many homes, and abducted four Palestinians, in addition to wounding many others during ensuing protests. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Jihad Tawalba, Ahmad […]

26 Jun
2:17

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday evening and night, and earlier on Wednesday at dawn, at least sixteen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in the al-Am’ari refugee […]

26 Jun
11:33

Army Rams One Palestinian, Abducts Six, Near Ramallah

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, earlier Wednesday, the al-Am’ari refugee camp, in Ramallah in central West Bank, before the soldiers rammed one Palestinian with their jeep during protests that took place when the army invaded it, and abducted six Palestinians from their homes. Media sources said the soldiers fired a […]

26 Jun
11:03

Soldiers Demolish An Under-Construction Gas Station Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday morning, the town of Anata, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished a gas station. Taha No’man, the mayor of Anata, said several army jeeps and three bulldozers invaded the northern area of the town, and demolished the gas station, which stood on three Dunams […]