Category Archives: Israeli attacks

31 May
1:36

Israeli Soldiers Injure 25 Palestinians In Nablus

Israeli soldiers, accompanying buses loaded with illegal colonists, invaded late on Thursday at night, the northern West Bank city of Nablus, heading to Joseph’s Tomb, before the army injured 25 Palestinians, during ensuing protests. Medical sources said the soldiers shot a young man with a live round in his leg, […]

30 May
5:42

VIDEO: Demolition of Sewage Station Invokes Environmental Disaster

Israeli forces, on 13 February, 2019,  demolished a Wastewater Screening Station  and other Palestinian owned facilities in the Bir ‘Ona area of Beit Jala town, located south of Jerusalem, central West Bank. The demolition, carried out without any prior notice by the Israeli municipality of Jerusalem, caused an environmental disaster […]

30 May
1:36

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Al-Arakib Village For 145th Time

Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, on Thursday morning, the Palestinian Bedouin village of al-Arakib, in the Negev, and demolished it for the 145th consecutive time. The families said the soldiers and police surrounded their village before invading it, and demolished the tents and sheds, rendering them homeless in the […]

30 May
12:16

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Structures In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Thursday morning, several Palestinian structures, including tents and barns, in the ar-Ras al-Ahmar Bedouin community, in the Northern Plains of the occupied West Bank. Palestinian Human Rights activist, Aref Daraghma, stated that the soldiers demolished two residential tents, a storage room for barley and a barn, […]

29 May
4:20

Soldiers Abduct A Woman And Three Children In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, a Palestinian woman from Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and three children from the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Media sources said the soldiers invaded Abu Dis town, before breaking into and searching a few homes, and abducted a woman, identified as Raja’ […]

29 May
11:23

Israeli Soldiers Displace 15 Families To Conduct Military Training

Israeli soldiers displaced, Wednesday, fifteen Palestinian Bedouin families from their homes and dwellings, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, so that the army can conduct extensive live-fire military drills. Palestinian Human Rights activist Aref Daraghma said the military training, which includes the use of live fire and explosives, started at […]

28 May
1:10

Israeli Army Abducts Twenty Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least twenty Palestinians, after the army invaded and searched many homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the […]

28 May
11:43

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Nablus

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five young Palestinian men, including a former political prisoner and siblings, in Nablus governorate, in northern West Bank, The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in the Nablus city, and abducted three Palestinians, […]

28 May
11:16

Off-duty Israeli Soldier Caught on Video Torching Palestinian Farms

A video released by the Israeli human rights group B’Tselem shows a group of Israeli settlers attacking Palestinian villagers and setting their farms on fire on May 17th – and today, the group managed to identify one of the arsonists in the video as an off-duty Israeli soldier. According to […]

28 May
10:52

Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including a wounded child, from their homes in Hizma town, northeast of occupied East Jerusalem. The soldiers invaded the town from several directions, before storming and ransacking many homes, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. Media sources in […]

27 May
12:21

Israeli Settlers Again Storm Al Aqsa Mosque

A group of Israeli settlers, accompanied by Israeli forces, stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque on Monday, for the third time during the past two weeks of the Holy Month of Ramadan (an important annual holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide). The Israeli military has, during the past week alone, invaded the mosque […]

27 May
1:24

The Rise in Hate Speech Targeting Palestinians in Israeli Social Media

Written by Nadim Nashif, for Al Shabaka Palestinian Policy Network. Israel is a world leader in cybersecurity technologies and surveillance and, on platforms like Facebook and Twitter, uses predictive social media policing systems to increasingly limit Palestinians’ freedom of expression. These systems locate users by matching traits like age, gender, and location […]

27 May
1:18

Far-Right Israeli Organization Publishes List of ‘Disloyal’ Professors

Far-right Zionist organization Im Tirtzu recently published a list attacking 80 Israeli university professors they have deemed “anti-Israel”—professors critical of or opposed to Israeli occupation, some who support BDS, and others who merely express opinions that won’t fall in lockstep with the Israeli government’s opinions. The list includes personal information, […]

27 May
1:09

Settlers Attack Home in Qalqilia, Assault Shepherd in Tubas

Hordes of Israeli settlers, on Saturday, broke into a Palestinian home in Kafr Laqif village, Qalqilia, and placed an Israel flag on its rooftop. Local sources told a PIC reporter that Israelis from the illegal settlement of Karnei Shomron stormed the house of the Palestinian citizen Amin Jaber, in the […]

26 May
6:22

Army Abducts Two Siblings In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, two Palestinian siblings in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Quds News Network has reported that the soldiers abducted Zidan Sharabati, and his brother, Mofeed, from Shuhada Street, in Hebron city. In related news, the soldiers closed many […]

26 May
5:01

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, ten Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Hebron governorate, in southern West Bank, and abducted four Palestinians, identified as […]

25 May
11:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, and Friday evening and on Saturday at dawn, four Palestinian men from several parts of occupied East Jerusalem, and took them to detention and interrogation centers in the city. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes in the al-Ezariyya town, southeast of Jerusalem, and […]

25 May
11:00

Illegal Colonists Injure A Palestinian Shepherd, Soldiers Abduct One

Several fanatic illegal Israeli colonists invaded, Saturday, Palestinian grazing lands in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, wounding one shepherd, before Israeli soldiers arrived in the area, attacked the shepherds and abducted one. Aref Daraghma, a Palestinian human rights activist, said the illegal colonists chased several Palestinian shepherds in Khallet Hamad […]

24 May
5:38

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and colonies, causing many protesters to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the protest started from the center of the village, where the protesters marched […]

24 May
3:43

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Child Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday morning, a Palestinian child in Sielet al-Harithiyya town, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The child’s father said the soldiers stopped his son, Amjad Ziad Zyoud, 15, on the main Jenin-Haifa Road, and maced him with pepper spray before repeatedly striking and […]

24 May
2:18

Soldiers Abduct, Injure, Several Palestinians Trying To Reach Al-Aqsa Mosque In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted and injured , on Friday morning, several young Palestinian men in Qalandia area, north of occupied East Jerusalem, while trying to enter the city for prayers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, on the third Friday of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan. Media sources said the Palestinians were […]

24 May
5:12

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (16 – 22 May 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 16-22 May, 2019. Eight Palestinian civilians, including 3 children, were wounded in the northern West Bank. Israeli forces conducted 55 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 6 other incursions into Jerusalem. […]

23 May
7:39

Nurse in Gaza: “We had no choice but to lay patients on the ground.”

by Sarah Collins, for Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency   Sarah Collins has just completed her first mission with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The emergency department nurse from Woodbury, in Devon, reflects on her time in Gaza.   I don’t think I will ever forget May […]

23 May
12:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians Near Ramallah

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the al-Mazra’a ash-Sharqiya and Kar Ni’ma villages, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, abducted three Palestinians, and detained one for a few hours, in addition to confiscating a car. Several army jeeps invaded […]

23 May
11:01

Updated: “Army Abducts Eleven Palestinians, Injures One, In Northern West Bank”

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia, Tulkarem,  Nablus and Jenin, searched and ransacked many homes, before abducting eleven Palestinians, and injured one. Media sources in Qalqilia said several army jeeps invaded Jayyous village, east of the city, before the […]

23 May
10:52

Soldiers Demolish An Under-Construction Home Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday morning, Khalaya al-Louz area, southeast of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, and demolished an under-construction home. Hasan Breijiyya, the head of the “Colonization and Wall Resistance Commission,” stated that several army jeeps invaded the area, after surrounding it. He added that the soldiers then […]

23 May
9:45

Child Suffers A Fracture After Israeli Soldiers Assaulted Him In Hebron

A Palestinian child suffered, late on Wednesday at night, a fracture in one of his arms, after Israeli soldiers invaded his home in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Medical sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in Jabal Johar area, […]

22 May
5:10

Israeli Soldiers Force Out Al-Aqsa Worshippers at Gunpoint

Israeli authorities, last night, broke into the Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound and drove out Palestinians performing IÊżtikāf inside its courtyards, at gunpoint.   Jerusalemite Al Ray sources reported that Israeli forces stormed the mosque, forced worshipers  out. They also photographed them and demanded their IDs.   The sources added that worshipers […]

22 May
1:20

PPS: “Army Abducts Thirteen Palestinians, Including Children, In West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed that Israeli soldiers abducted, on late at night and on Wednesday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians, among them several children including a wounding child, after invading and ransacking their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Bethlehem, south […]

22 May
10:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, two Palestinians from their homes in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, during extensive and violent searched of many homes and property. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, and abducted Mahmoud Abed […]

22 May
10:28

Army Abducts Three, Injures Two, In Deheishe

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, abducted three Palestinians and injured two others. The soldiers invaded the refugee camp, and opened fire at dozens of protesters, wounding two young men with live fire, and caused […]

22 May
5:52

Israeli Soldiers Shoot And Abduct A Child Near Bethlehem

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Tuesday evening, the town of al-Khader, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and shot a Palestinian child before abducting him. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the town, and fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs at Palestinian protesters, […]

21 May
8:27

Israel to Raze Playground in Rakhma Village

Israeli authorities have issued a demolition order against a crude playground, used by local children in the Bedouin village of al-Rakhma, in the Negev. The village is one of the Palestinian Bedouin communities in the Negev that are not recognized by Israel. Lawyer Talab Abu Arar denounced the Israeli decision […]

21 May
7:56

Israeli Rorces Raid Shop in Hebron, Assault Elderly

Israeli forces raided a shop in the old town of Hebron, destroyed its contents, and assaulted and injured an elderly person, said the shop owner, Ghassan Abu Hadid. Israeli forces reportedly raided the shop, smashed the refrigerators’ glass doors and destroyed some shelves before ordering the owner to close the […]

21 May
2:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five Palestinians, including a former political prisoner, 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 Nablus governorate, in northern West Bank, and […]

21 May
1:28

Palestinian Dies From Wounds Suffered In April Of 2018

A young Palestinian man died, on Tuesday morning, from complications resulting to wounds he suffered in April of the year 2018, after Israeli soldiers shot him during the Great Return March processions in the Gaza Strip. His family said their son, Mohammad Abdul-Jawad Zo’rob, 30, from Rafah in the southern […]

21 May
12:04

Soldiers Confiscate A Garbage Truck Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers confiscated, Tuesday, a garbage truck owned by the local council of a Palestinian village, east of Nablus, in northern West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers stopped a garbage truck operated by workers of Rojeeb Village Council, east of Nablus, and confiscate it. They added that the soldiers […]

21 May
11:44

Army Abducts A Palestinian In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday morning, a Palestinian man while working on his agricultural land in Wad ash-Shonnar area in Halhoul town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Haitham Ibrahim Zama’ra, after they invaded it and several surrounding areas. They added […]

21 May
4:55

Illegal Colonists Pump Wastewater Into Palestinian Lands Near Nablus

On Monday, several illegal Israeli colonists invaded Palestinian agricultural lands, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and flooded them with wastewater. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in the northern West Bank, said the assailants came from the illegal Aliyah colony, which […]

21 May
3:01

Israeli Soldiers Invade Beit Forik

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at night, Beit Forik town, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the town, especially its center, and drove around its streets and alleys. They added that many Palestinians protested the invasion, and hurled stones at […]

20 May
1:33

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In West Bank

The Israeli army abducted, on Monday at dawn, six Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the soldiers invaded and searched many homes, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers abducted Ghazi Mohammad Derbani, 18, from his home in […]

20 May
12:59

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, two young Palestinian men in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and installed many roadblocks, before stopping and searching dozens of cars. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded Taffouh town, west of the city, searched homes and abducted a university […]

20 May
3:47

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, five Palestinians, including two guards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and the head of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in two separate incidents, in occupied Jerusalem. The PPS said the soldiers abducted the head of its Jerusalem Office, the Secretary of Fateh Movement, Nasser Qous, in addition […]

19 May
5:17

Israeli Minister Leads Provocative Tour of Al-Aqsa

Israeli Minister of Agriculture Uri Ariel, today, headed a group of extremist Israeli settlers in a provocative tour of the holy Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in occupied Jerusalem. Ariel and dozens of settlers toured the holy sit,e in groups, only hours after Israeli police forcibly evicted hundreds of Muslim worshippers from […]

19 May
3:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Teen In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted a Palestinian teen. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers abducted Yazan Mohammad Froukh, 16, from his home. Silwanic added that the soldiers invaded the teen’s family home, and […]

19 May
2:41

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday morning, a young Palestinian man in Kafr ‘Aqab town, north of occupied East Jerusalem. The Qalandia Media Center said the soldiers invaded the town, searched homes and abducted a young man, identified as Mohammad Sobeh. It added that the soldiers also installed a military roadblock, […]

19 May
2:21

Soldiers Attack Worshipers In Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli soldiers attacked, late on Saturday at night, many Palestinian Muslim worshipers in the al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, and forced them out of the holy site’s compound. The Islamic Waqf and Endowment Department said dozens of Palestinians choose to spend nights in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, especially during the current […]

19 May
1:43

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a young Palestinian man in Teqoua’ town, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Amer Ra’fat Zayyah, 25, after breaking into his home and violently searching it. They added that dozens of soldiers invaded the town, and fired many […]

18 May
2:45

Israeli Colonists Hurl Stones At Palestinian Cars Near Nablus

Several illegal Israeli colonists hurled stones, on Friday evening, at Palestinian cars driving on the Nablus-Jenin road, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the assailants gathered at the main junction […]

17 May
4:45

Soldiers Injure Four Palestinians 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 four Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets, including a child who was injured in his chest. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular […]

17 May
4:28

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers resorted, Friday, to the excessive use of force against the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wounding several persons, and causing a few trees to burn. Media sources said the soldiers fired […]

17 May
1:29

Army Abducts Several Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, several young Palestinian men in Qalandia area, north of occupied East Jerusalem, while trying to enter the city for Friday prayers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, on the second Friday of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan. Media sources said the soldiers chased and attacked several young […]

17 May
12:52

Illegal Israeli Colonists Burn Palestinian Farmlands Near Nablus

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonists invaded, Friday, Palestinian agricultural lands in ‘Aseera al-Qibliya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and burnt them. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian authority official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said more than 60 illegal colonists invaded […]

17 May
11:40

Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers attacked and injured, on Thursday evening, two young Palestinian men in occupied East Jerusalem. Medias sources said the two Palestinians suffered moderate wounds, before the soldiers took them to a military base. They added that the army released two young men shortly after detaining them, before medics of […]

16 May
12:47

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

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least nine Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded and searched them. The PPS in Ramallah, in central West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Mohammad […]

16 May
11:16

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Residential Tent Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, invaded Susiya village, in Masafer Yatta, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and demolished a residential tent for the second time in less the two months. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the Popular Resistance Committee in southern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded […]

16 May
1:20

Health Ministry: “Israeli Soldiers Injured 65 Palestinians, Including 22 Children In Gaza”

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that Israeli soldiers injured 65 Palestinians, including 22 children and five women, and added that one of the injured Palestinians suffered serious wounds during the protests marking the Palestinian Nakba, in several parts of the coastal region. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, […]

15 May
10:30

Palestinian Fisherman Shot by Israeli Forces in Gaza

A Palestinian fisherman was shot and injured by Israeli naval forces, while working off Gaza’s coast, on Wednesday. The Palestinian Fishermen’s Union in Gaza told Ma’an News Agency that Mourad al-Hasi, 22, was shot and injured with a rubber-coated steel bullet fired by Israeli naval forces. The union confirmed that […]

15 May
10:06

Palestinians Commemorate 71st Nakba

Palestinians, today, mark the 71st anniversary of the Nakba (catastrophe), when more than 750,000 Palestinians were displaced from their homeland, by paramilitary Zionist groups. Today, more than eight million Palestinians have taken on refugee status, in locations all over the world, due to the Nakba, which started with the Deir […]

15 May
3:32

Updated: “Army Injures Thirteen Palestinians In Gaza”

Israeli soldiers shot, Wednesday, at least thirteen Palestinians in the ongoing processions of the Great Return March, on Palestinian lands across the eastern parts of the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian Health Ministry said the soldiers injured thirteen Palestinians, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in addition […]

15 May
1:35

Health Ministry: “Israeli Soldiers Killed 305 Palestinians Since March 30th, 2018”

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that Israeli soldiers have killed 305 Palestinians, including 59 children, ten women, three medics and two journalists, since the Great Return March procession started, in the coastal region, on Palestinian Land Day, March 30th, 2018, until May 15, 2019. The […]

15 May
12:11

Israel To Demolish A Building In Shu’fat Refugee Camp

Israeli soldiers and personnel of the Interior Ministry in occupied East Jerusalem invaded, on Wednesday morning, Shu’fat refugee camp, and delivered an order for the demolition of a building, used for weddings and other social events. Mahmoud Sheikh, the head of the Popular Committee in Shu’fat refugee camp, said the […]

15 May
11:45

Army Abducts A Palestinian Child In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, a Palestinian child in the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched several homes, and abducted a child, identified as Jabr Wael Badawi, 15. They added that […]

15 May
11:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians, Including A Woman, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, eleven Palestinians, including one woman, from occupied East Jerusalem, and summoned two others for interrogation, after the army carried out extensive and violent searches of homes. Media sources said the soldiers abducted a woman, who works for the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, identified as Ghadir ‘Ammouri, in […]

15 May
1:31

Fares: “Israeli Courts Grant Green Light To Fanatics To Kill More Palestinians”

Qaddoura Fares, the head of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has stated, Tuesday, that the Israeli court that “acquitted the Israeli terrorist, who participated in the firebombing of Dawabsha family home in 2015, killing the father, mother and one of their children, and seriously wounding the only surviving child, is […]

15 May
12:22

Israeli Military Training Causes Fire In Dozens Of Dunams Of Palestinian Lands

Large areas of Palestinian grazing lands were burnt, Tuesday, after the Israeli army conducted military drills in the West Bank’s Northern Plains. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers carried out military training, including the use of explosives, in the al-Boqei’a ash-Sharqiya and Hamsa areas in the Northern Plains […]

15 May
12:02

Soldiers Assault A Palestinian Near His Home In Hebron

Israeli soldiers assaulted,  on Tuesday evening, a young Palestinian man at a military roadblock near his home in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, causing cuts and bruises, and detained him for several hours. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers assaulted Amin Nafeth Salayma, […]

14 May
1:27

Palestinian Organizations Denounce Israeli Court Decision On 2015 Murder Case

Several Palestinian organizations, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, denounced Israeli court’s exoneration of a member of an extremist Jewish settler suspected of committing the murder of three members of the Palestinian Dawabsha family, in 2015. The July 31, 2015 firebomb attack of the Dawabsha home in the […]

14 May
1:16

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 13 Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians, including a father and his son, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded and dozens of homes, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers abducted five Palestinians from Bethlehem governorate, identified […]

13 May
11:08

Army Carries Out A Limited Invasion Into Northern And Central Gaza

On Monday, several Israeli military vehicles, including armored bulldozers, invaded Palestinian agricultural lands in the northern and central parts of the besieged Gaza Strip, and bulldozed some sections while firing live rounds. Media sources said the soldiers advanced dozens of meters into farmlands in the eastern area of Beit Hanoun, […]

13 May
9:57

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians, Injures Three, In Jenin

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday morning, Jenin refugee camp and the al-Yamoun town, in the northern West Bank governorate of Jenin, injured three Palestinians, in addition to causing many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, and abducted five. Media sources in Jenin said the soldiers shot […]

13 May
8:22

Army Abduct Eleven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, eleven Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Jenin governorate, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Khaled Abu Zeina, Firas al-Wehda, Ahmad Hussein Abdul-Hafith, Ahmad […]

13 May
3:40

Colonial Settlers Kill Dozens of Almond Trees near Nablus

Israeli settlers chopped down dozens of Palestinian-owned almond trees in Yanun village, south of the northern occupied West Bank district of Nablus, on Monday. Rashed Marar, head of the village council, told Ma’an News Agency that a number of Israeli settlers from the illegal Israeli settlement of Hill 777, located […]

13 May
2:23

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinian Children In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, two Palestinian children, and assaulted one of them, in Bab al-‘Amoud area, in occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers abducted the two Palestinians, identified as Essam Abu Naab, 16, and Mohammad al-Ghazzawi, 16. They added that the soldiers also assaulted Essam with […]

12 May
8:46

Army Detains Seven Journalists, One Human Rights Worker, In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers detained, Sunday, seven Palestinian journalists and one human rights worker, in the northern Plains of the occupied West Bank, as they were documenting the army while displacing families to conduct military training. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers detained seven journalists, identified as Hazem Nasser, Shadi Jarar’a, Ranin Sawafta, Shatha […]

12 May
8:08

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Teen In Bethlehem

Several Israeli army jeeps invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the town of Nahhalin, west of Bethlehem city in the occupied West Bank, and abducted a teenage boy. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched a few homes, and abducted Khalaf Osama Shakarna, 16. They added that the soldiers questioned […]

12 May
7:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, three Palestinians in Arraba town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. Media sources said many army jeeps invaded the town, before the soldiers stormed and searched several homes and abducted two Palestinians, identified as Anas Awwad and Waddah Khalil Sha’er. […]

11 May
9:42

Army Injures Three Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers injured, Saturday, three Palestinians in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the town and attacked the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, by firing rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades. They added […]

11 May
6:27

Israeli Navy Abducts Three Fishermen In Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, on Saturday at noon, a number of Palestinian fishing boats in the Sudaniyya Sea area, northwest of Gaza city, and abducted three fishermen. Media sources said the navy fired many live rounds at the fishing boats in an area that is less than six nautical miles […]

11 May
6:18

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (02 – 08 May 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 02 – 08 May, 2019. Israeli forces violate the Gaza Strip again: Twenty-three Palestinian civilians; 14 of them were civilians, including 3 children and 3 women, one of them pregnant, were killed. 111 Palestinian […]

11 May
4:47

Israeli Police Assault Medics in Old City Jerusalem

Israeli police, today, assaulted medics from the Palestinian Red Crescent (PRC) while they were trying to help a patient outside the Lions Gate area of Old City Jerusalem. PRC said, in a statement, that the assault occurred when its staff were trying to drive an ambulance into the Lions Gate […]

10 May
9:27

Israeli Navy Fires Live Rounds At Fishing Boats In Gaza

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Friday evening, several Palestinian fishing boats with live fire, in Gaza territorial waters, forcing the fishermen to return to the shore in fear of further violations. Eyewitnesses said the navy ships attacked the fishing boats near the shore of the Sudaniyya area, northwest of Gaza city. […]

10 May
7:05

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians, Including A Child, In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, wounding one child with a rubber-coated steel bullet, and causing many Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. “Today’s procession marked the 71st anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba, […]

10 May
12:04

Army Injures A Palestinian East Of Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Friday morning, a Palestinian farmer while working on his own land, east of Gaza city. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, stationed across the perimeter fence, fired many live rounds at Palestinian farmers, wounding one of them. Palestinian Red Crescent medics rushed to the area, and moved the […]

10 May
1:47

Army Injures Six Palestinians, Including One Who Suffered Eye Injury, In Jerusalem

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) has reported that Israeli soldiers shot, on Thursday evening, six young Palestinian men with rubber-coated steel bullets and concussion grenades, including one who suffered an eye injury. The PRCS stated that its medics provided treatment to six Palestinians, including four who were rushed to […]

09 May
1:31

Soldiers Close Road Linking Between Several Ramallah Villages

Israeli soldiers closed, Thursday, the main road linking between several village northwest of Ramallah and Birzeit, in central West Bank. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers closed the iron gate, which was installed at the entrance of Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah, forcing the Palestinians to take longer […]

09 May
1:08

Israeli Army Abducts Nine Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Wednesday evening until dawn hours Thursday, at least nine Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS said the soldiers abducted four Palestinians, identified as Aseed Shehada, 25, As’ad Safadi, 27, Firas Shehada, 22, and […]

09 May
10:47

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the village of Orif, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, searched homes and abducted four young Palestinian men. The soldiers interrogated several Palestinians while searching their homes, and examined their ID cards, before abducting the four young men. The abducted […]

09 May
7:20

A Personal Account of Detention, Racism and Broken Rules

05/08/19 | International Solidarity Movement | Al-Khalil Team The neighborhood of Salaymeh, next to Salaymeh checkpoint (160), has been the center of tensions between Palestinians and Israelis, in the city of Al-Khalil (Hebron). This checkpoint cuts off an already poor and struggling neighborhood from the rest of the city. At […]

09 May
7:01

13 Israeli Violations against Journalists in April

 by Tareq Astal 13 violations against journalists in the Palestinian territories, by Israeli occupation forces, were recorded during April. In its monthly report on Israeli violations against journalists, published today, WAFA said that 11 journalists were injured from rubber-coated metal bullets, live bullets and tear gas canisters, fired by Israeli […]

09 May
3:08

Israeli Soldiers Attack Worshipers Leaving Al-Aqsa Mosque In Jerusalem, Abduct Three

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Wednesday evening, Palestinian Muslim worshipers in the al-Asbat and Bab al-‘Amoud areas, in occupied East Jerusalem, while leaving the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and abducted three of them. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, and police officers, assaulted many worshipers in Bab al-Asbat and Bab al-‘Amoud, just as they were […]

08 May
1:51

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, ten Palestinians, including a young woman and two children, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers abducted Fatima Yahia Suleiman, 19, from her home in Beit Safafa […]

08 May
11:35

P.A Denounces The Release Of Israeli Who Killed Palestinian Woman

The Palestinian Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Expatriates issued a statement strongly denouncing the release of an illegal Israeli colonist who killed a Palestinian woman last year, and said the release resembles the biased Israel legal system and its lack of respect for Palestinian lives. The Ministry said the release […]

08 May
10:46

Army To Displace 15 Bedouin Families For Military Training

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, Hamsa al-Foqa area, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, and ordered fifteen Bedouin Palestinian families to leave their community as the military conducts live fire training. Mo’taz Bisharat, an official in charge of Israeli colonies’ file at the Palestinian Authority in central West Bank, said the […]

08 May
6:43

‘What’s the Sin of My Children?’: Infants Killed in Gaza Shelling

 One-year-old Seba was killed, along with her aunt, in an Israeli air attack on their house in Gaza, Saturday. With her wounded hand, Seba’s mother, 27-year-old Rasha Abu Arar, wiped her tears, ruing the incident that took place following the escalation of violations that has killed at least 25 Palestinians and […]

08 May
6:14

Settler Released After Deadly Stoning Attack, Placed Under House Arrest

An Israeli court released a settler involved in the killing of 48-year-old Palestinian mother of eight Aisha Mohammad al-Rabi, from the town of Bidya, in the north of the West Bank, and placed him under house arrest. Rabi was killed in front of her husband and 9-year-old daughter when Israeli […]

08 May
3:11

Israeli Soldiers Close Wadi Hilweh Street In Silwan

Just as the Palestinians in Silwan were preparing for Iftar following a day of fasting in the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, Israeli soldiers closed Wadi Hilweh Street, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that […]

07 May
1:46

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians, Including A Young Woman, In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, 10 Palestinians, including a young woman, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The PPS said the soldiers abducted Fatima Yahia Suleiman, 19, from Beit Safafa, south of occupied East Jerusalem, after […]

07 May
12:55

Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, Tuesday, a young Palestinians man in Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the soldiers, stationed in military towers across the perimeter fence, north of Beit Hanoun, fired many live rounds at Palestinians on their lands. […]

07 May
11:54

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians Near Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, five young Palestinian men from Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, in addition to invading the az-Zawiya village, west of the central West Bank city of Salfit, and confiscated a car near Bethlehem. Media sources in Qalqilia said […]