Category Archives: Israeli Settlement

02 Jul
6:14

Israel to Authorize 2.000 West Bank Settlement Units

The Israeli district court of occupied Jerusalem has approved a plan to legalize 2.000 unauthorized settlement units in West Bank, according to Al Ray. Haartez Israeli daily explained in a report, on Sunday, that Israeli occupation authorities seek to legalize about 40 unauthorized settlement units in the Eli Zahav settlement, […]

01 Jul
3:58

US Ambassador to Israel Participates in Israeli Underground Settlement Expansion

The US Ambassador to Israel, and longtime Israeli settlement financier, David Friedman, participated on Sunday in an underground excavation under the Palestinian town of Silwan, in East Jerusalem, actively participating in the illegal settlement action by bashing with a hammer a section of ancient underground wall located beneath Palestinian homes. […]

01 Jul
12:54

Israeli High Court Rules Against Palestinian Families; Will Allow Their Homes to be Demolished

Sixteen apartment buildings, home to more than 100 Palestinian families, will have their homes destroyed by Israeli authorities in Jerusalem after a ruling Sunday by the Israeli Supreme Court allowing the demolition. The High Court accepted the argument of the Israeli government that the homes were “too close to the […]

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
3:05

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 […]

28 Jun
3:31

Bedouin Village of Um Al-Kheir Fights Against New Demolition Threats

The illegal settlement Carmel looks over the Bedouin village of Um al-Kheir 06/26/19 | International Solidarity Movement | Umm al-Kheir The Bedouin village of Um al-Kheir, in the South Hebron Hills, has launched a new bid to save their homes from demolition. On Monday, activists from the village submitted a […]

25 Jun
9:09

Over 1 Million Settlers Living in 503 West Bank & East Jerusalem Settlements

Latest statistics show that the number of Israeli settlements, established on Palestinian lands in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, has reached 503, of which 474 are located in the West Bank and 29 others in Jerusalem, says Hanna Issa, Secretary-General of the PA Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and […]

23 Jun
11:24

Illegal Israeli Colonists Uproot Palestinian Lands Near Bethlehem

Several illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, earlier Sunday, 300 Dunams of Palestinian farmlands in Khallet an-Nahla area, near Wad Rahhal village, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and started uprooting them. The colonists brought bulldozers to uproot the Palestinian agricultural lands, privately owned by Mohammad Yahia Ayesh, and […]

23 Jun
1:14

Israeli Court Orders Palestinian Family Out of their Ancestral Home

by: Silwan Information Center The District Court of Jerusalem has ruled to evict the heirs of the late Mariam Abu Zweir from their property in the neighborhood of Wadi Hilweh in Silwan, south of Al-Aqsa Mosque. Wadi Hilweh Information Center / Silwan said that the judges refused the appeal filed […]

22 Jun
2:06

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Protesters 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 procession started from the center of the village, when the locals, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched while […]

22 Jun
1:17

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and caused dozens of protesters and international journalists to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies […]

21 Jun
12:58

Gheith Denounces Serious Israeli Escalation Against Palestinian Homes In Jerusalem

Jerusalem Governor at the Palestinian Authority Adnan Gheith issued a statement strongly denouncing the serious Israeli escalation against the Palestinian homes and property, in Wadi al-Hummus neighborhood in Sur Baher village, south of occupied East Jerusalem, and described them as war crimes. Gheith said the ongoing and escalation Israeli demolition […]

19 Jun
11:19

Settlements Continue to Expand Despite International Conventions

Political and conventional policy has not put an end to Israel settlement policy, but it enhances the Israeli expropriate of Palestinian lands, Secretary General of the Christian Islamic Organization for Supporting of Jerusalem and Holy Sites, Hanna Issa said. Issa said, in a statement on Wednesday, that settlement is a […]

18 Jun
1:32

Illegal Colonists Uproot Palestinian Lands Near Bethlehem

A group of illegal Israeli colonists and soldiers bulldozed and uprooted, Tuesday, Palestinian lands in Kisan village, east of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Hasan Berjaya, the head of the Colonization and Wall Resistance Commission, stated that the colonists, accompanied by personnel of the “Civil Administration Office, and soldiers” […]

18 Jun
11:24

Army Demolishes An Agricultural Shed, Cuts Trees, Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday, the village of Qosra, southeast of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, demolished an agricultural shed, and uprooted several olive trees. Resident Mousa Ahmad Hasan told the WAFA Palestinian News Agency that the soldiers invaded the Shu’ab al-Khasab area, and demolished an agricultural of 42 […]

18 Jun
10:48

Illegal Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires, Write Racist Graffiti In Deir Istiya

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, into Deir Istiya town, northwest of the central West Bank city of Salfit, punctures the tires of 23 Palestinian cars and trucks, and wrote racist graffiti. Sa’id Zeidan, the Mayor of Deir Istiya, said the assaulted invaded the […]

18 Jun
12:57

Two Siblings Forced To Demolish Their Homes In Jerusalem

Two Palestinian siblings, identified as Bassem and Hatem al-Abbassi, were forced on Monday evening, two demolish their two-story residential building in Ein al-Louza neighborhood, in Silwan town, in occupied Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the City Council in occupied Jerusalem, issued an order a month […]

18 Jun
12:15

PLO Denounces US Endorsement of oPt Annexation

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) strongly denounced, today, the endorsement of Israel’s annexation of occupied Palestinian territory, by senior United States officials . “The public endorsement of Israel’s annexation of occupied Palestinian and Syrian territory, by the US Ambassador (David Friedman) to Israel and the so-called ‘Middle East envoy’ (Jason Greenblatt), […]

17 Jun
1:49

Israeli Soldiers Uproot Palestinian Trees In Al-‘Isawiya

Israeli soldiers uprooted, Monday, dozens of Palestinian olive trees in the western area of the al-‘Isawiya town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, reportedly “obscuring the view of surveillance cameras in the area.” Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, a member of the Follow-Up Committee in al-‘Isawiya said the soldiers […]

17 Jun
11:18

Illegal Israeli Colonists Puncture Car Tires, Write Racist Graffiti, Near Ramallah

A group of illegal Israeli colonists infiltrated, on Monday at dawn, into Kafr Malek village, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, punctured the tires of four cars, and wrote racist graffiti on the walls of a mosque. Media sources said the colonists punctured the tires, and wrote […]

17 Jun
9:59

Israel Approves Plans To Cut Down 2000 Olive Trees Near Bethlehem

The plot to destroy 2000 fully mature olive trees near the city of Bethlehem, in southern West Bank, was rubber-stamped by the Israeli occupation authorities, according to WAFA News Agency. The 2000 trees, extend over a 1600 meter long road connecting two Palestinian villages, Taqou’ town and al-Minya, and take […]

17 Jun
3:36

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinians In Hebron

A group of illegal Israeli colonists attacked, Sunday, many Palestinian residents and construction workers in Tal Romeida neighborhood, in the center of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Local sources said the colonists, from the illegal “Ramat Yishai” and “Beit Hadassah” colonialist outposts, who were […]

17 Jun
2:45

Israel Expands An Illegal Colonist Outpost Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, Palestinian lands, west of Ya’bad town, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and started the expansion of an illegal outpost, which was installed on private lands several months ago. Tareq al-‘Amarna, the head of Thaher al-‘Abed Village Council, said that several months ago, illegal […]

17 Jun
12:58

Israeli Soldiers Continue The Bulldozing Of Palestinian Lands South Of Nablus

For the third consecutive day, Israeli bulldozers continued the uprooting of Palestinian lands, north of Khirbat Yanoun village, which belongs to Aqraba town council, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The uprooting of the Palestinians lands is carried out close to the illegal colonialist outpost, which was […]

16 Jun
10:15

Israeli Government Establishes ‘Trump Heights’ Development on Stolen Land in Golan

In a move aimed at gaining more support from the already-enthusiastic Donald Trump for their policies of land expropriation and expansion, Israeli authorities on Sunday established a new development they coined “Trump Heights”, with Binyamin Netanyahu presiding over the unveiling ceremony alongside U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman. The location […]

15 Jun
11:15

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Occupy A Palestinian Store In Hebron

Several illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded and occupied, Saturday, a store owned by the Palestinian Ministry of Waqf and Religious Affairs, near the Old Vegetables Market in the Old City of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The head of the Hebron Construction Committee, Lawyer Tawfiq […]

14 Jun
9:14

Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Nonviolent Protesters In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, many nonviolent protesters in during the weekly procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The locals, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched from the center of the village and headed to […]

14 Jun
9:03

Army Injures Several Palestinians During A Peaceful Protest Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, a weekly procession in Azmout village, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, causing many Palestinians to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the residents marched to […]

14 Jun
4:39

EU Court: Settlement Products Should Be Labeled

A senior official of the European Union says it is his legal opinion that labels of the products from the Israeli-occupied territories must clearly show the precise origin of the products, to avoid misleading consumers. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) outlined its Advocate General Gerard Hogan’s legal opinion, in […]

14 Jun
9:23

Israeli Settlers Vandalize Palestinian Village

illegal Israeli settlers vandalized Palestinian homes in Einabous village, South of Nablus city, in the northern West Bank, as well as a local mosque, and clinic, WAFA reported. Local sources described 2 Palestinian owned vehicles with slashed tires, the star of David spray-painted on the mosque, clinic, and homes, along […]

14 Jun
2:53

Israel Constructs Barbed Wire Fence Near Damascus Gate

In occupied East Jerusalem, Wednesday, Israeli authorities constructed a metal fence with barbed wire, on Sultan Suleiman Street, near the Damascus Gate of the Al Aqsa Mosque compound, Palestinian Shehab News agency reported. Eyewitnesses said that the fence was placed around the perimeter of the stairs leading to the ancient […]

14 Jun
2:48

Greek Orthodox Church Calls Israeli Court Ruling Unfair

The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem released a statement on Wednesday, saying the Israeli court’s decisions allowing seizure of church property, by Israeli settler groups, are unfair. The property is located in the Jaffa Gate area of the Old City of Jerusalem, in the Southern West Bank. The Israeli Supreme Court, […]

11 Jun
7:42

Dr. Hanan Ashrawi Calls Out Trump’s “Peace Team”

Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, Executive Committee Member of the Palestinian Liberation Organization, has offered her respected opinion to Newsweek, regarding the U.S. so-called “peace plan”, led by President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner. Ashrawi calls the trio of Jason Greenblatt, Jared Kushner, and David Friedman – “a group of ideologically driven […]

10 Jun
6:50

Israel Confiscates 20 Dunams In Northern West Bank

The Israeli occupation authorities have decided to illegally confiscate at least twenty dunams of privately-owned Palestinian lands, in northern West Bank, to pave a new road for illegal colonies. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the lands and the newly planned […]

10 Jun
6:22

Palestinian Diplomats Respond to David Friedman’s Comments About Annexing Parts of West Bank

In response to U.S. ambassador to Israel’s remarks that “Israel has the right to annex some of the occupied West Bank”,the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates announced that it is considering filing a complaint to the International Criminal Court. U.S. Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman’s statement, the ministry […]

09 Jun
9:57

Settlers Break Into Al-Aqsa

Dozens of extremist Jewish settlers broke into the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, today, guarded by Israeli police, local WAFA sources have reported. Around 330 Israeli settlers entered the compound through the Moroccan Gate, which leads to the Al-Buraq Wall plaza, inside the Old City of Jerusalem. Today’s incursion into the  compound […]

09 Jun
7:05

Illegal Israeli Colonists Try To Stop The Installation Of Cellular Phone Tower

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attempted, Sunday, to stop the workers of the Wataniya Palestine Mobile Telecommunication Public Shareholding Company from installing a cellular tower, east of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said approximately 50 Israeli colonists from the illegal […]

08 Jun
11:34

US Ambassador Claims Israel Has ‘Right’ to Annex West Bank

David Friedman, the current U.S. Ambassador to Israel and former Trump bankruptcy attorney, stated Saturday that he thinks Israel has a right to take over the Palestinian territory of the West Bank – despite international law which prohibits land annexation through military force. In an interview with the New York […]

08 Jun
11:34

For The Third Consecutive Day, Illegal Colonists Burn Olive Trees Near Ramallah

For the third consecutive day, illegal Israeli colonialist settlers burnt more than 100 olive trees, owned by a Palestinian family in al- Mughayyir Palestinian village, northeast of Ramallah in central West Bank. The colonists invaded large areas of farmlands and orchards, and burnt more than 100 trees, owned by members […]

07 Jun
5:01

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and shot one Palestinian, in addition to causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwi, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies […]

07 Jun
4:02

Army Injures Many Nonviolent Protesters In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wounding many protesters, and causing fire in olive orchards. The protest was held by locals, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists. The […]

06 Jun
2:26

Illegal Colonists Occupy Private Palestinian Lands Near Bethlehem

Several illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded and illegally occupied, Thursday, privately-owned Palestinian lands in the al-Makhrour area, in Beit Jala city, west of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Hasan Breijiyya, the coordinator of the National Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, said the colonists invaded and […]

05 Jun
11:44

Illegal Colonists Burn Palestinian Farmlands Near Nablus

Several illegal Israeli colonists invaded, Wednesday, Palestinian farmlands in Jaloud village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and set them ablaze. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s colonialist activities in northern West Bank, and burnt large areas of olive orchards, and in addition to other […]

05 Jun
11:26

Israeli Colonists Invade The Archaeological Site Near Nablus

Many illegal Israeli colonists invaded, Wednesday, the archeological area in Sebastia Palestinian town, north of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, before the soldiers forced the Palestinians away. Mohammad Azem, the head of Sebastia Local Council, said dozens of Palestinians tried to enter the area on the first day […]

04 Jun
5:23

Military Encourages Settlement Councils to Seize More of Area C

The National Bureau for Defending Land and Resisting Settlements pointed out, in its latest weekly report, the Israeli ignorance of international law and legitimacy resolutions (by annexing more occupied territories) as US President Trump’s chief adviser, Jared Kushner, on Thursday, handed over a new map to Netanyahu, which encourages the […]

04 Jun
8:49

Why is Palestine Denied Clean Water?

Ramzy Baroud, author of ‘The Last Earth’ and editor of the Palestine Chronicle, wrote a commentary posing the question “if access to clean water is a human right, why is Palestine the exception?” Baroud cites the 2010 UN General Assembly resolution, 64/292 recognizing “the right to safe and clean drinking water […]

02 Jun
6:34

EU Slams Israeli Regime over Seizing and Pawning Off West Bank Humanitarian Aid

The European Union has lambasted Israel for its apparent plans to sell humanitarian aid given to inhabitants of Bedouin villages in Palestine’s occupied West Bank. Shadi Othman, EU’s spokesman in Jerusalem, on Friday, said that COGAT, a unit in Israel’s ministry of military affairs which oversees civilian activities in the […]

02 Jun
2:32

Israeli Army Confiscates 511 Dunams Of Private Palestinian Lands Near Nablus

The Israeli army has issued orders, Sunday, for the illegal annexation of 511 Dunams (123.5 Acres) of privately-owned Palestinian lands near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, to expand an illegal colony in the area. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West […]

02 Jun
10:42

Israeli Soldiers Abducts 26 Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, twenty-six Palestinians, including the secretary of Fateh movement, in occupied Jerusalem, and moved them to several detention and interrogation facilities in the city. The soldiers abducted Shadi Mitwer, the Secretary of Fateh Movement in Jerusalem, before cuffing and blindfolding him, and took him to […]

02 Jun
5:40

Army Abducts One Palestinian, Injures Five In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian teenage boy, and injured five residents in the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Resistance Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said under cover Israeli soldiers infiltrated […]

01 Jun
10:06

Law Professor Says Canada’s Trade Agreement With Israel Violates International Law

Canadian Law Professor, Michael Lynk, the Special Rapporteur for the United Nations Human Rights Council on the situation in the Palestinian territories, along with the secretary general of Amnesty International Canada, Alex Neve, whose article was featured on Australian News site, The Conversation. The authors begin by stating that “While […]

01 Jun
1:53

Four Palestinians Injured By Israeli Forces at Weekly Kufur Qaddoum Protests

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in the northern West Bank village of Kufur Qaddoum, east of Qalqilia city. Media coordinator of the Popular Committee, Morad Eshteiwi, said that the peaceful demonstration was attacked by Israeli forces, who shot rubber-coated steel bullets and […]

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, […]

29 May
5:18

Amnesty Calls Out Trip Advisor On Settlement Promotion

Amnesty International, in a statement published on its website, called on the US-based company, Trip Advisor, to stop promoting tourist sites in illegal Israeli settlements built on occupied Palestinian lands. The statement indicated that Trip Advisor’s site promotes about 70 properties and places in illegal Israeli settlements constructed in occupied […]

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 […]

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 […]

27 May
12:56

Israeli Law Being Considered For All West Bank Settlements

The imposition of Israeli law on West Bank settlements became the winning card for a forming Israeli government, after the recent Knesset elections between Likud and other right-wing parties, the Palestinian Liberation Organization and National Bureau for Defending Land reported. The office explained, in a statement on Saturday, that settler […]

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 […]

25 May
3:50

Another Company Withdraws From Israeli Light Rail Project

Alstom, a French transport company, has announced their withdrawal from an Israeli light-rail project that is being used to annex illegal Israeli settlements into Jerusalem, citing potentially harmful human rights violations, and French law. According to activists campaigning against the light-rail line, Israel’s illegal annexation of East Jerusalem, rapid development […]

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 […]

23 May
7:19

Palestinians Urge NGOs to Reject Money Airbnb Charity

A coalition of Palestinian NGOs is urging local and international organizations to reject donations from Airbnb, in light of the company’s ongoing listing of homes in illegal Israeli settlements. According to a statement published on the site of Ramallah-based human rights group Al-Haq, the Palestinian Non-Governmental Organisations Network (PNGO-NET) issued […]

23 May
4:49

Army Stops Construction Of A Palestinian Home Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, north of Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and handed a Palestinian an order halting the construction of his home, in addition to confiscating construction materials. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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
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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

14 May
12:47

Israel Approves Two Majors Roads On Palestinian Lands To Link Between Colonies In West Bank

The Israeli authorities have approved the paving of two new roads to link with illegal isolated colonies, built on private Palestinian lands in the southern and northern parts of the occupied West Bank. Israeli daily Haaretz said the approval was for two major road in the occupied West Bank, and […]

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
2:57

Golan Heights Settlement to be Named after Trump

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that a plot of land, in the occupied Syrian Golan Heights,  was allocated to be named after US president Donald Trump, saying that it will be approved, in the Knesset, next week. Last month, PNN reports, the Prime Minister revealed that he wants to […]

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 […]

10 May
11:02

UN Report: Israeli Forces Demolished 41 Palestinian Homes in Past Two Weeks

According to a new report issued Friday by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, up to 150 Palestinians have been rendered homeless by Israeli home demolitions in the past two weeks alone. The report only counts the demolitions carried out in Jerusalem and the West Bank, […]

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, […]

09 May
7:42

Has Israel Already Annexed The West Bank?

While the international community and media created an uproar when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intent to annex the West Bank in a bid to garner votes during last month’s elections, many Palestinians living in the occupied territory were not fazed by the right-wing leader’s words. “It’s obvious that the West Bank […]

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
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 […]

05 May
8:56

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians, Including Two Siblings, Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Balata town and Orif village, east and south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, before breaking into and ransacking several homes, and abducted four Palestinians, including two siblings. Media sources said several army vehicles invaded the Balata town from many directions, […]

05 May
6:22

3,000 Palestinians Forced from Jerusalem Homes within 15 Years

Israeli human rights organization B’Tselem recently revealed that Israeli authorities have forced around 3,000 Palestinians from their homes, in occupied East Jerusalem, between 2004 and 2019.   B’Tselem published a report stating: “The Jerusalem Municipality demolished 830 residential units, and 120 more were demolished by their owners on the municipality’s […]

04 May
2:09

Illegal Israeli Colonists Destroy Gate Of A Mosque In Jerusalem’s Old City

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Saturday, Sheikh Makki Mosque in al-Qadisiyah Street in Jerusalem’s Old City, and destroyed its gate. The colonists broke the lock, and sabotaged its gate, for the third time in just a few months, the Palestinian Waqf and Islamic Endowment Ministry has […]

03 May
11:19

Soldiers Abduct Twenty Peace Activists, Two Journalists, Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday morning, at least twenty peace activists, while trying to help Palestinian farmers to enter their own lands, which Israel intends to illegally confiscate. Media sources said the soldiers attacked the nonviolent activists in Um al-‘Arayes and Bir al-‘Ad areas, and declared them closed military zones. […]

03 May
10:13

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

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonists invaded, on Friday at dawn, Huwwara town, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, punctured car tires and wrote racist graffiti. Media sources said the assailants came from the illegal Yitzhar colony, built on private Palestinian lands. They added that the […]

03 May
1:21

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack Orif Palestinian Village

Dozens of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Thursday evening, the Palestinian village of Orif, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and caused serious damage to one car. Media sources in the village said the colonists came from the nearby illegal Yitzhar colony, which was built on […]

03 May
12:56

Israeli Soldiers Close Road Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers closed, on Thursday evening, a road near Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, by placing concrete blocks. Media sources said the soldiers closed the dirt road linking between Huwwara and Burin village, near a local factory, by placing huge concrete blocks. The Israeli […]

01 May
7:13

Ambassador Mansour: Situation in Palestine Going “From Bad to Worse”

The UN Security Council discussed, on Monday, in an open meeting chaired by Germany (the President of the Security Council for this month), the situation in Palestine over the past four months. The Palestine envoy to the United Nations, Ambassador Riyad Mansour, said, in his address to the Council, that […]

01 May
2:42

Army Demolishes A Home Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, the ad-Deerat area, east of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and demolished a Palestinian home. Rateb Jabour, the media coordinator of the National and Popular Committees against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in southern Hebron, said several army jeeps invaded […]

01 May
11:43

Illegal Israeli Colonists Cut 150 Olive Trees Near Ramallah

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Palestinian olive orchards near the central West Bank city of Ramallah and cut more than 150 trees. Media sources said the assailants came from an illegal outpost, which was installed on private Palestinian lands in Burqa village, east […]

29 Apr
11:29

Illegal Israeli Colonists Assault Three Palestinians West of Ramallah

Three Palestinian workers were injured after being attacked by illegal Israeli settlers in Ros Karkar village, west of Ramallah city, in the occupied West Bank. Rateb Abu Rahma, the Media coordinator of the Popular committee against the Wall and Colonies in Bil’in nearby village, said the three, who work as […]

27 Apr
12:00

Israeli Soldiers Injure An Elderly Palestinian Woman In Yatta

Israeli soldiers and illegal colonialist settlers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinian farmers on their lands, east of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and attempted to abduct a young man, before shooting an elderly woman with a gas bomb, and caused dozens to suffer the […]

26 Apr
10:13

Soldiers Attack The Weekly Procession 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, and shot one Palestinian with a gas bomb in his back. Dozens of locals, accompanied by international peace activists, marched from the center of […]

26 Apr
9:58

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources said the local protesters, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, marched […]

26 Apr
4:28

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (18 – 24 April 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 18 – 24 April, 2019. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. 92 Palestinian civilians, including 22 children, 5 women, 5 journalists, and 5 paramedics, were wounded. […]

26 Apr
3:45

Settlers Storm as-Samu Town in Hebron

Dozens of extremist Israeli settlers, on Wednesday morning, broke into the town of as-Samu, in Hebron, south of the occupied West Bank, to perform Talmudic rituals in celebration of the Jewish holidays. Local sources reported that the settlers stormed the centre of as-Samu under heavily armed protection by Israeli soldiers, to […]

26 Apr
3:34

Colonial Settlers Storm Archaeological Site near Jerusalem

Over 250 settlers, on Thursday, stormed an archaeological site in Al-Jib village, one of the oldest Palestinian villages, located northwest of Jerusalem and currently falling in both areas B and C of the occupied West Bank. According to local sources, the settlers, protected by Israeli soldiers, stormed the area and […]

25 Apr
9:40

Illegal Colonists Poison Water Well Near Hebron

Several fanatic illegal Israeli colonists poisoned, Thursday, a Palestinian water well east of Yatta town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committees against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in southern West Bank, said the assailants […]

24 Apr
9:36

Army Injures 27 Palestinians, Including A New Born Baby, In Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the eastern area of Nablus city, after accompanying dozens of illegal colonialist settlers into Joseph’s Tomb, and fired at Palestinian protesters, wounding at least 27, including a new born baby. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) in Nablus said its medics provided treatment […]

23 Apr
11:01

Ethnic Cleansing of Palestinians Supported by American Administration

The National Bureau for Defending Land and Resisting Settlements said, in its latest weekly report , that the Israeli government continues with ethnic cleansing and Judaization policies in occupied Jerusalem, so violating the International Law, International Humanitarian Law and the International Legitimacy’s resolutions. It was revealed that the Israeli Central […]