Category Archives: News Report

10 Mar
11:04

Army Abducts A Palestinian In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, a young Palestinian man from Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes. Media sources in Hebron said several army jeeps invaded the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, and abducted Yazan […]

10 Mar
9:38

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Jericho

Israeli soldiers killed, on Sunday at dawn, a young Palestinian man, driving through a military block on Road #90 in the Jordan Valley area, near Jericho in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said army informed the Palestinian District Coordination Office that the young man, Salama Salah Ka’abna, 22, was […]

10 Mar
9:15

Hundreds Attend Funerals of Two Slain Palestinian Youth

Two Palestinian youth, both shot dead by Israeli forces, were laid to rest Saturday – one in the Gaza Strip and one in the West Bank. Hundreds of people attended each funeral, according to the Wafa Palestinian News Agency. The young girl Samah Zoheir Mubarak, 16, was shot dead with […]

10 Mar
8:27

Israeli Army Fires Missiles Into Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, late on Saturday at night, many missiles targeting sites run by armed resistance groups in several parts of the Gaza Strip, after the army alleged that a balloon, carrying an anti-tank shell, was flown from Gaza. Palestinian media sources said the Israeli Air Force fired […]

10 Mar
12:01

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian In Central Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Saturday evening, a young Palestinian man, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza Strip. Medical sources said the soldiers, stationed across the perimeter fence, east of al-Boreij, fired many live rounds at Palestinians, on their lands, moderately wounding the young man. They added that […]

09 Mar
11:20

Army Abducts Palestinians, Fires Concussion Grenades At Cars, Near Hebron

March 9, 2019 11:20 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday evening, a young Palestinian man and confiscated his motorcycle, in addition to firing concussion grenades at several cars at a sudden military roadblock, in Hebron governorate, in southern West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Rafat Taleb Darwish, 20, after stopping him at a […]

09 Mar
11:07

Israeli Soldiers Detain Palestinians Shepherds In Northern Plains

Israeli soldiers detained, Saturday, four Palestinians shepherds, in the al-Farisiyya area, in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, after illegal colonialist settlers assaulted them, and tried to force them out of the area. Omar Fuqaha, the field coordinator of Tubas Governorate, told WAFA Palestinian News Agency that the soldiers detained four […]

09 Mar
10:32

Two Palestinian Families Forced by Israeli Authority to Demolish Their Homes

Fifteen Palestinians were made homeless Saturday after they demolished their own homes under Israeli orders. Eight members of one family, and seven members of another, had to participate in their own home demolition, or face steep fines or jailtime from Israeli government forces. The Jaabis family, in Jabal al-Mukabber neighborhood […]

09 Mar
11:11

Israel Detains 2 Palestinian Children Crossing the Border From Gaza Strip

Two young Palestinian boys were detained by Israeli forces on Friday, after they were caught crossing the border fence, between Israel and the southern Gaza Strip. The boys, who have not yet been identified, were searched, and found to be in possession of three knives, according to Israeli army spokesman, […]

09 Mar
9:37

36 Days After Killing Her, Israeli Army Transfer Corpse Of Child To Her Family

The Israeli Authorities handed, late of Friday evening, the corpse of a Palestinian child to her family, 36 days after killing her and holding her body. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers delivered the corpse of Samah Zoheir Mubarak, 16, to the Palestinian Red Crescent, before it was sent […]

09 Mar
8:53

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (28 February – 06 March 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 28 February – 06 March, 2019 Israeli forces kill two Palestinian civilians and wound another one, west of Ramallah. Five civilians, including three children, were wounded in different incidents in the West Bank. Israeli […]

09 Mar
8:52

Israeli Army Fires Many Missiles Into Gaza

The Israeli air force fired, on Saturday at dawn, several missiles into a few areas, near Gaza city, and in the southern part of the coastal region, causing property damage. Media sources in Gaza said that Israeli F-16 fighter jets fired at least two missiles into a site near the […]

09 Mar
4:42

Israeli Forces Shoot and Injure 5 Palestinians in West Bank

Palestinians in Beit Sira village, in the central West Bank, Friday, staged a demonstration calling for the immediate release of the bodies of the 2 slain Palestinian young men, killed by Israeli forces on Monday, March 4, 2019. The bodies of Amir Mahmoud Jumaa Darraj, 20, and Youssef Raed Mahmoud […]

09 Mar
3:29

Army Abducts Three Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Friday, three Palestinians from Jabal al-Mokabber neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, and issued orders barring seven women from entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque for one week. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Amer Mahmoud Mashal, 33, Luay Mohammad Salama, 27, and Hasan Salama, 45. They added that the […]

09 Mar
3:14

Israeli Forces Block Palestinian Muslims from Accessing Mosque for Friday Prayers

Hundreds of Palestinians were forced to hold their weekly prayer service on the street in Jerusalem on Friday, after Israeli forces blocked access to the Al Aqsa Mosque, which is the largest mosque in Palestine and the third-holiest site for Muslims around the world. The closure of the Al Aqsa […]

09 Mar
1:57

Israeli Army Injures Many Palestinians In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of Qalqilia in northern West Bank, wounding three Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets, and causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee […]

09 Mar
1:30

Army Injures Many Palestinians In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, many nonviolent protesters holding the weekly procession against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, west of Ramallah, in central West Bank. The Palestinians, accompanied by international peace activists, marched from the center of the village, and headed towards the illegal Annexation Wall, built on […]

09 Mar
1:06

Army Kills A Palestinian, Injures 48, Including 4 Medics And 2 Journalists In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, one Palestinian, and injured 48 others, including four medics and two journalists, in the Great Return March processions, in the eastern parts of the besieged Gaza Strip. The Health Ministry said the soldiers killed Tamer Khaled Mustafa […]

08 Mar
11:25

PCHR: On International Women’s Day, Let Our Motto Be: “Together to Provide Protection and Justice for Palestinian Women”

Ref: 31/2019:  Date: 07 March 2019:  March 8th marks the International Women’s Day, which was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1977, to ensure that all women all over the world enjoy their rights guaranteed by all international standards and reiterate support for women’s struggle for justice, equality […]

08 Mar
12:30

Ailing Palestinian Detainee Moved To Hospital

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the Israeli Prison Authority has moved an ailing detainee to an Israeli hospital due to serious health complications. The PPS said the detainee, Sami Abu Diak, from Jenin in northern West Bank, was diagnosed with cancer three years ago, and underwent a […]

08 Mar
12:08

Army Invades Home Of An Imprisoned Lawyer Near Jerusalem

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the town of al-‘Ezariyya, southeast of occupied Jerusalem, and violently searched it. The soldiers stormed the home of attorney Tareq Barghouth, who is a political prisoner held by Israel, and violently searched the property. Media sources said the soldiers caused damage […]

08 Mar
11:14

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Women Near Al-Aqsa

Israeli soldiers abducted, On Thursday evening, seven Palestinian women while trying to enter the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, and took them to detention and interrogation centers in the city. Media sources in occupied Jerusalem said the abducted women have been identified as Montaha Amara, Nour Mahameed, Islam Mahameed, […]

08 Mar
10:48

Israeli Navy Abducts Four Palestinian Fishermen In Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, Friday, several fishing boats in Palestinian territorial waters, northwest of Gaza city, abducted four fishermen and confiscated their boat. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the navy fired many live rounds at fishing boats, and chased them, before surrounding one boat in the Sudaniyya […]

08 Mar
10:25

Illegal Colonists Attack Palestinian Shepherds In Northern Plains

A group of Israeli colonialist settlers living illegally on Palestinian lands in the West Bank’s Northern Plains, attacked many Palestinian shepherds, Friday, in several areas, and chased them away. Palestinian nonviolent activist against Israel’s illegal colonialist activities, Aref Daraghma, said the colonists attacked the shepherds, and chased them along with […]

08 Mar
8:40

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Occupied Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, late at night and on Friday at fawn, seven Palestinians, including two children, during massive and violent searches of homes, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Abada Najib, Mahmoud Najib, Wahid al-Bakri, and Fadi Oleyyan, from their homes in […]

08 Mar
7:35

Israel Orders Demolition of Palestinian Home in Beit Jala

Israeli forces delivered a demolition order, Thursday, to the home of Ayman Rizq Zreineh, in the Bir Ouna area of the city of Beit Jala, in the southern West Bank. Ayman’s brother Hajj Walid Zreineh told Maan News Agency, that Israeli authorities ordered the two-story home of Ayman and his […]

07 Mar
11:15

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday evening, a young Palestinian man from a Kafr Dan town, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, after stopping him at a military roadblock near Ramallah, in central West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Ahmad Mohammad ‘Aabed, from Kafr Dan, after […]

07 Mar
11:05

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Three Palestinians In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Thursday evening, three young Palestinian men during protests against the siege, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Medical sources in Gaza have confirmed that the soldiers shot three Palestinians with live rounds, causing moderate wounds. They added that the soldiers […]

07 Mar
9:50

Gaza Strip: Attacks in the border areas and their consequences

The Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR):The term “buffer zone” in land and at sea is used for land and sea areas, which were unilaterally and illegally declared by Israeli forces as areas with no access along the eastern and northern borders and in the sea of the Gaza Strip […]

07 Mar
11:20

Army Demolishes A Residential Tent Near Hebron

March 7, 2019 11:20 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, Masafer Yatta area, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, a demolished a residential tent of a Palestinian Bedouin family. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the Popular and National Committee in southern West Bank, said the soldiers demolished a residential tent, […]

07 Mar
10:10

Updated: Army Abducts Thirteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least thirteen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS office in Jenin, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in the governorate, and […]

07 Mar
9:48

Israeli Soldiers Injure An Infant, Abduct Two Palestinians, In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers injured, on Thursday morning, a Palestinian infant, who suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, and abducted two Palestinians, in the Deheishe refugee camp and Doha town, south and west of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Dozens of soldiers invaded the Deheishe refugee camp, and fired many […]

07 Mar
9:27

Soldiers Demolish A home Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the village of Burqa, north of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and demolished a two-story home. Media sources said the soldiers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded the al-Mas’udiyya area in Burqa village, and demolished the home of Moshir Suleiman Saif. Ghassan Daghlas, […]

07 Mar
8:49

Army Demolishes A Palestinian Home Near Ramallah

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Kobar village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and demolished a home owned an imprisoned father, who was abducted with his son in December of last year, and is also the father a young man, who was killed […]

07 Mar
6:26

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Child In Gaza

A Palestinian child died, on Thursday at dawn, from serious wounds he suffered late on Wednesday evening, after Israeli soldiers shot him with a live round, and injured several others, during protests on Palestinian lands, close to the perimeter fence, east of Gaza city. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of […]

07 Mar
6:03

PCHR Refutes Israeli Claims About Alleged Car-Ramming

An investigation, conducted on Tuesday by the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR), has refuted Israeli claims about the alleged car-ramming attack in western Ramallah, describing what happened as a “new crime of excessive use of force.” “At early dawn hours of Monday, 04 March 2019, in new crime of […]

07 Mar
5:55

Water Supply Cut for 2,600 Palestinians in Jordan Valley

Israeli forces and the Israeli Civil Administration cut off water to dozens of Palestinians living in communities of Bardala village, in the Jordan Valley, northern occupied West Bank, on Wednesday. Mutaz Bisharat, an official who monitors settlement activity in Tubas/Jordan Valley, told Ma’an News Agency that Israeli forces cut off […]

07 Mar
5:48

Women from Across Palestine Gather in Khan al-Ahmar, Call for Resistance

03/0619 | International Solidarity Movement | Al-Khalil Team Hundreds of women from all over Palestine met in Khan al-Ahmar, on Wednesday, March 6. The meeting  was a response to a call for solidarity made by the General Union of Palestinian women and the residents of Khan al-Ahmar, as the village […]

07 Mar
5:40

EU not to Transfer Any Headquarters to East Jerusalem

The European Union has affirmed the commitment of the Member States not to transfer any of its headquarters to East Jerusalem, in response to the recent American step of merging its consulate with its embassy in Jerusalem.   Al Ray reports that EU spokesman Shadi Othman said, in a press […]

07 Mar
5:33

Settlers Storm Nabi Yunis Mosque, Injuries Reported

Two Palestinians were injured early Wednesday, from Israeli gunfire, as scores of Israeli settlers forced their way into Nabi Yunis Mosque, in the southern West Bank town of Halhul, north of Hebron. Security sources confirmed that Israeli forces escorted a convoy of buses packed with scores of Jewish settlers into […]

07 Mar
5:22

Demolishing Khan Al-Ahmar: A “Great Opportunity” for Netanyahu to Win Upcoming Election

Weeks ahead of the Israeli Knesset elections, which are due to be held on April 9, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirmed his intention to demolish the Palestinian village of Khan Al-Ahmar as soon as possible, according to Israeli media reports. The demolition plan of the Bedouin village is said to […]

06 Mar
11:29

Two Children Die In House Fire After Army Delayed Fire Trucks

The mayor of Hebron, Taysir Abu Sneina, held the Israeli army responsible for the death of two children, who died in a fire in their home, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, after the military delayed Palestinian fire trucks and Red Crescent ambulances, at two roadblocks in the […]

06 Mar
10:01

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Four Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Wednesday evening, four young men with live fire, near the perimeter fence, on Palestinian lands east of Gaza city. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed in their sniper ports on sand hills across the perimeter fence, fired many live rounds at the Palestinian protesters, wounding four […]

06 Mar
11:50

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

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, ten Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said the soldiers searched homes, before abducting Mohammad Adel Asakra, Laith al-Masri and Mousa al-‘Ajouri, 31, from Bethlehem governorate, south of occupied Jerusalem, […]

06 Mar
10:56

Soldiers Deliver Demolition Orders Targeting Two Apartments In Hebron

March 6, 2019 10:56 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, a neighborhood in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and handed orders for the demolition of two apartments, located in a five-story building, and owned by a detainee and his family. Media sources said the soldiers handed the family two orders […]

06 Mar
10:32

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, three Palestinians from their homes in Bethlehem governorate, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank. The soldiers invaded Wadi Ma’ali neighborhood, in the center of Bethlehem city, searched homes and abducted Laith al-Masri. The army also invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, searched homes […]

06 Mar
10:05

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Jenin And Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, two young Palestinian men in Jenin and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Jenin city, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Mohammad Sobhi Jabarin, from Jenin refugee camp, […]

06 Mar
9:22

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Two Palestinians, One Seriously, Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Halhoul town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and shot two Palestinians with live fire, including one who suffered life-threatening wounds, in addition to causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers were accompanying dozens […]

06 Mar
7:49

Extremist Israeli Settlers Attack High School Near Nablus

A group of extremist illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Tuesday, Palestinian High School students and teachers, in the northern occupied West Bank, according to WAFA. The attack took place in Orif village, near the illegal Israeli Yitzar colony,  south of the West Bank city of Nablus. Adel al-Amer, a member […]

06 Mar
7:44

Israeli Air Force Carries Out Several Strikes In Gaza

The Israeli Air Force carried out, on Tuesday at night, several airstrikes targeting three areas in Gaza city, the Nusseirat refugee camp in central Gaza, and east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the coastal region. Media sources said the air force fired at least two missiles at […]

06 Mar
7:09

Settlers Seize Home from Elderly Couple in East Jerusalem

Israeli settlers seized a Palestinian home belonging to the al-Halabi family, on Tuesday, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem. A Ma’an reporter said that Israeli settlers raided the al-Halabi family home, where an elderly Palestinian couple lives and who were out shopping for groceries, at the time; the […]

06 Mar
6:56

Al Aqsa Mosque Confronted by Intrusion on Multiple Levels

According to the Islamic Awqaf, the Israeli police allowed 30 settlers to enter al-Aqsa Mosque and perform Talmudic rituals near the Bab al-Rahma area, in the early morning hours. Four Israeli intelligence officers stormed the site during the same period, the Awqaf said. Israeli Temple Mount groups have called for […]

06 Mar
6:33

Israeli Forces Shoot Two Palestinians in Gaza

Two Palestinians were injured today, by Israeli gunfire, east of Bureij refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip, according to WAFA correspondence. The two were injured when Israeli soldiers opened fire at protesters at the border fence with Israel. The two were taken to hospital for treatment. Israeli forces opened […]

06 Mar
6:25

Jerusalem Family to be Evicted by Israeli Court Order

Israeli occupation authorities, on Tuesday, issued a court order against the Maragha family, demanding the land on which they built their residential building, located in Batn Al Hawa neighborhood in Silwan town, south of Al Aqsa Mosque. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center (Silwan) said, in a statement on Tuesday morning, […]

05 Mar
9:04

PHRI: “Ahead of International Women’s Day, New PHRI Report Calls on Israel to Examine Impact of Medical Permit Denials on Women”

Report By Physicians For Human Rights – Israel: Ahead of International Women’s Day, Physicians for Human Rights Israel (PHRI) is releasing its report “Between the Hammer and the Anvil: Women’s Right to Health in Gaza”, on the way in which Israel’s medical exit permit policies impact women. Although UN Resolution […]

05 Mar
11:37

Army Injures Many Palestinians Near Shu’fat

Medical sources have reported, on Tuesday morning, that dozens of Palestinians suffered the effects of teargas inhalation in Shu’fat refugee camp, and the military roadblock near its main entrances, in occupied Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed at the military roadblock, started stropping and searching dozens of cars and […]

05 Mar
10:23

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Hebron

March 5, 2019 10:23 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, two Palestinians from their homes, in Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Bani Naim town, east of the city, and abducted Mohammad […]

05 Mar
8:53

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, three Palestinians, and summoned two others, for interrogation, after invading their homes in Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, and abducted Ahmad As’ad Saifi, 20, and […]

05 Mar
7:44

Missiles Fired Across Eastern Gaza

Israeli warplanes carried out airstrikes across the besieged Gaza Strip, on Monday afternoon, targeting three various Hamas movement sites. A Ma’an reporter said that Israeli warplanes fired at least four missiles, with no injuries reported. The airstrikes resulted in material damages in several areas, where Hamas sites were not located, […]

05 Mar
7:36

Spent 17 Years In Prison; Army Abducts A Palestinian One Week After His Release

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, a former Palestinian political prisoner from occupied Jerusalem, just one week following his release after spending a prison sentence of 17 years. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Abdul-Rahman Mahmoud, from the al-‘Isawiya town in occupied Jerusalem, after summoning him for interrogation in Ofer prison, near […]

05 Mar
7:35

US Announces Merger of Embassy and Consulate General in Jerusalem

The US Department of State announced, on Monday, the merging of the US Consulate General into the US Embassy in Jerusalem, a step that is evoking the anger of Palestinian leadership.  This step follows Secretary Pompeo’s October 18, 2018 announcement that the two missions and teams would be combined. The […]

05 Mar
7:20

Homes of Two Slain Palestinians to be Demolished

Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinians and a third was lightly injured, Monday morning, at the entrance of Kafr Naama village, near the West Bank city of Ramallah. The army claims that two soldiers were wounded in a pre-dawn car-ramming attack in the northern West Bank, on Monday, saying  that forces […]

04 Mar
10:00

Army Attacks Protesters In Central Gaza

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Monday evening, many Palestinian protesters on lands near the perimeter fence, in the Central District of the besieged Gaza Strip. Media sources said dozens of Palestinians protested east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, and burnt tires, before the soldiers fired several live rounds, gas bombs and […]

04 Mar
10:45

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Carwash Facility, Two Sheds, Near Salfit

March 4, 2019 10:45 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, the western area of Hares village, west of Salfit in central West Bank, before demolishing a carwash facility and two sheds. The soldiers invaded an area at the western junction of Hares village, before demolishing the structures, owned by Hasan Saleh Suleiman. Fadi, the son of […]

04 Mar
10:10

Army Abducts A Palestinian In Al-Jalazoun Refugee Camp

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, searched homes and abducted one Palestinian. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers conducted violent searches of homes, and interrogated many Palestinians. The PPS added […]

04 Mar
10:01

Updated: Army Kills Two Palestinians, Injures One, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers killed, on Monday at dawn, two Palestinians, and injured one, after the army alleged they tried to ram them with their car, wounding two soldiers, in Kafr Ni’ma village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The slain Palestinians have been identified as Amir Mahmoud Darraj, […]

04 Mar
9:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In Occupied Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded and violently searched, on Monday at dawn, dozens of homes in occupied Jerusalem, and abducted at least ten Palestinians, in addition to summing one for interrogation. Media sources said the soldiers interrogated many Palestinians while searching their homes in the towns of al-‘Isawiya, Silwan Biddu and Beit […]

04 Mar
9:22

Israeli Navy Opens Fire At Palestinian Fishing Boats In Northern Gaza

Israeli navy ships opened fire, on Monday morning, at several Palestinian fishing boats in Gaza territorial waters, close to the shore in the northern part of the besieged Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the fishermen were in the permitted fishing zone, and were just a few miles from the shore. They […]

04 Mar
6:35

Airbnb Blacklisted by Texas over Settlement Boycott

The state of Texas has blacklisted Airbnb over its decision to remove listings of rooms and homes for rent in West Bank Jewish settlements. Airbnb, on Friday, was placed on the state’s “List of Companies that Boycott Israel” by Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Glenn Hegar. Texas, in 2017, passed […]

04 Mar
6:18

PA to Pay Full Salaries after Major Israeli Deduction

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah said that the government is determined to pay the full salaries of the Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli custody, and of the families of those killed by Israeli forces, on Sunday afternoon. Hamdallah said that the government would only be able to pay a portion […]

04 Mar
6:11

Report: Downgrade of Palestinian Mission to ‘Take Effect on Monday’

The United States is scheduled to move ahead with a downgrade of its mission to the Palestinians, on Monday, by merging its Jerusalem consulate with the embassy to Israel, a US official said. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, on Saturday, said the announcement to merge the two offices in October was intended […]

04 Mar
6:00

Colonial Settlers Chase Palestinian Shepherds from Grazing Land

Israeli settlers, Sunday, chased away Palestinian shepherds while they were grazing their livestock in open fields near al-Sweida area, in the northern Jordan Valley,  said a local source. Aref Daraghmeh, a rights activist, said that settlers forced the shepherds out of the pastures and prevented them from herding their livestock. Israeli […]

04 Mar
5:55

Trump’s “Deal of the Century” Nixes Palestinian State

The Trump administration’s “Deal of the Century”, or so-called Middle East Peace Plan does not include the establishment of an independent Palestinian state., but rather calls for Palestinian autonomy in the Gaza Strip, with political and economic links to the West Bank, the Palestinian newspaper al-Quds reported on Thursday. The […]

04 Mar
5:00

Israeli Government Denies Building Permits to Palestinian Property Owners In Jerusalem

The Israeli Planning and Building Committee in occupied Jerusalem  on Sunday rejected twenty Palestinian residential building applications in occupied East Jerusalem, according to the Israeli daily Haaretz. In making its decision, the Committee refused to recognize the well-established Palestinian system to indicate land ownership in East Jerusalem, the ‘mukhtar protocol’. Without […]

03 Mar
10:46

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Three Palestinians In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Sunday evening, three Palestinians east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the besieged and improvised Gaza Strip. Media sources said the soldiers opened fire at several youngsters, on Palestinian lands close to the perimeter fence. The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported that the […]

03 Mar
10:31

Army Invades Al-Khader And Teqoua’ In Bethlehem, Abducts Three Palestinians

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, the towns of the al-Khader, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West bank, and Teqoua’, east of the city, before conducting extensive and violent searches of homes, and abducted three Palestinians. The Israeli army said the soldiers invaded al-Khader, after Palestinian protesters hurled stones […]

03 Mar
10:19

Israeli Army To Demolish A Palestinian Home In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, the village of Beit Ta’mir, southeast of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, and handed a family an order for the demolition of their home. Hasan Breijiyya, the head of the National Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bethlehem, said dozens of soldiers invaded […]

03 Mar
9:59

Israel Denies The Head Of Waqf Department Entry Into Al-Aqsa For 40 Days

Shortly after detaining him, the Israeli occupation authorities issued orders preventing the head of the Waqf and Islamic Affairs Department in occupied Jerusalem, Sheikh Abdul-Athim Salhab, from entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque for forty days. Salhab was recently abducted and interrogated after dozens of Palestinians managed to reopen Bab ar-Rahma Mosque […]

03 Mar
8:45

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, eight Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including a guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. In Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted a guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, identified as Mohammad Salhi, as he was leaving […]

03 Mar
5:19

Settlers & Soldiers Attack Palestinian Farmers

A horde of extremist Jewish settlers, on Friday afternoon, assaulted Palestinian farmers in Fara’ata village, east of Qalqilia. Local sources told a reporter for the Palestinian Information Center (PIC) that a group of settlers, escorted by soldiers, brutalized farmers living in the eastern area of the village and threatened to […]

03 Mar
5:08

Playground Collapses in Jerusalem due to Israeli Excavations

Heavy rain caused the ground of a field, in the Silwan neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem, to collapse on Saturday morning. Jawad Siyam, from the Wadi Hilweh Information Center, said that residents of the neighborhood woke up to a new collapse, this time in the ground of a field (used […]

03 Mar
5:03

ISM Report: Palestinians in Prayer Shot with Rubber-coated Steel Bullets, Tear Gas

03/01/19 | International Solidarity Movement | Al-Khalil Team Non-violent peaceful protesters met with tear gas and rubber-coated steel bullets in Ras Karkar. In 2018, settlers invaded land atop al-Risan Mountain, which overlooks the three villages Ras Karkar, Kafr Ni’ma and Kharbatha Bani Harith. Since then, local Palestinians have gathered in a valley below the […]

03 Mar
4:33

Jeremy Corbyn Calling for UK-Israeli Arms Freeze

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the United Kingdom Labor Party and the country’s opposition, on Friday, called upon the UK to freeze arms sales to Israel and to condemn it for killing Palestinian civilians in Gaza. In a tweet, Corbyn said, “The UN says Israel’s killings of demonstrators in Gaza – […]

02 Mar
8:46

Israeli Drones Fire Two Missiles Into Central Gaza

Israeli drones fired, on Saturday evening, two missiles into a site, near the perimeter fence, in the eastern area of Central Gaza. Several Palestinians, including medics, suffered the effects of teargas inhalation in Rafah. Media sources said the missiles struck a structure between the cities of Deir al-Balah in central […]

02 Mar
8:22

Israeli Soldiers Attack Detainees In Negev Detention Camp

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Saturday evening, many Palestinian detainees in Section 7, Branch A, of the Negev Desert Detention Camp. The detainees said the soldiers conducted provocative body searches, in addition to searching their bunks and property, and assaulted many of them. They warned of the repeated and escalating assaults […]

02 Mar
7:00

Jerusalemite Palestinian Demolishes His Home To Avoid Excessive Fines, Fees

A Palestinian man from Ras al-Amoud neighborhood in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, had to demolish his own home to avoid the excessively high fines and fees by the City Council, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported. The Israeli army […]

02 Mar
5:48

Illegal Colonists Attack A Palestinian Man In Jerusalem

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Friday evening, a Palestinian man from Beit Hanina neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the man, identified as Amin Natsha, was walking near his work in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, in the center of the occupied city. They added […]

02 Mar
5:44

Israeli Army Illegally Confiscates 15 Dunams Of Palestinian Lands In Qalqilia

The Israeli army issued orders, Saturday, for the illegal confiscation of fifteen Dunams of Palestinian agricultural lands in Azzoun town, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Mohammad Abu Sheikh, a Palestinian official in charge of Israeli colonialist activities’ file in Qalqilia, said the army […]

02 Mar
12:57

Israeli Excavations In Silwan Continue To Cause Serious Damage To Palestinian Property

The recent heavy rain fall has, once again, has revealed the serious damage caused by the ongoing illegal Israeli excavations in occupied Jerusalem, especially the tunnels under the Palestinian homes in Wadi Hilweh neighborhood, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) […]

01 Mar
10:59

PCHR: “Israeli Forces Wound 83 Civilians, including 23 Children, Woman, 3 Paramedics, and Journalist, In Gaza”

On 49th  Friday of Great March of Return and Breaking Siege, Israeli Forces Wound 83 Civilians, including 23 Children, Woman, 3 Paramedics, and Journalist. Report By The Palestinian Center For Human Right (PCHR). On Friday evening, 01 March 2019, in excessive use of force against peaceful protesters on the 49th […]

01 Mar
10:27

Israeli Soldiers Injure Seventeen Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, thousands of Palestinians in the Great Return March procession, in several parts of the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip, wounding seventeen with live fire. Medical sources in Gaza said the soldiers shot seventeen Palestinians with live fire and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas […]

01 Mar
9:27

PCHR Welcomes UN Investigative Report on Violations Committed during March of Return

The Palestinian Center For Human Rights – Press Release: On 28 February 2019, The United Nations Independent Commission of Inquiry on the 2018 protests in the Occupied Palestinian Territory held a press conference in the UN Headquarters in Geneva. During the conference, the Chair and Members of the Commission presented […]

01 Mar
9:16

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Attack Al-Mughayir Village

A number of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Friday, Ein Samia and Marj ath-Thahab area, in the al-Mughayir village, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Media sources said the colonists came from an illegal outpost, which was built on private Palestinian lands, and assaulted many farmers and […]

01 Mar
9:04

Army Injures Several Nonviolent Protesters In Ni’lin

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, several nonviolent protesters, during the weekly procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Media sources said many Palestinians, accompanied by international peace activists, marched from the center of the village, heading towards the […]

01 Mar
8:35

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Palestinian In Balata

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, a young Palestinian man with a rubber-coated steel bullet in Balata refugee camp, in Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, after several army jeeps invaded it. Media sources said the soldiers shot the young man, 27, with a rubber-coated steel bullet in […]

01 Mar
4:00

Israel Releases Palestinian Lawmaker After Twenty Months of Administrative Detention

56 year old Palestinian, and member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, Khalida Jarrar, was released from Israeli prison Thursday, after twenty months of administrative detention, WAFA reported. Jarrar was released at the Salem military checkpoint, near the Northern West Bank city of Jenin, hours earlier than announced. Arrested from her […]

01 Mar
6:30

Netanyahu to be Charged With Bribery

Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit, on Thursday, announced his decision to indict Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust, in three separate cases, pending a hearing, according to Israeli media. Haaretz Israeli daily reported, today, that Mendelblit’s decision comes after three years of investigations, […]

01 Mar
6:23

UN Security Council: Israel Intentionally Shot Disabled, Children & Journalists in Gaza

The investigative committee of the United Nations Human Rights Council that has been looking into the 2018 Israeli attacks on Gaza protestors, in a report, said it found that Israeli forces had violated international law. The committee’s chairman, Santiago Canton, said, at the beginning of the session, that his panel […]

01 Mar
6:13

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (21 – 27 February 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 21 – 27 February, 2019. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip, and killed a Palestinian child in eastern Gaza City. 117 civilians, including 19 children, eight […]

01 Mar
6:01

Family Left Homeless after Demolition in Lod

Israeli bulldozers demolished a Palestinian family home, leaving 11 family members homeless, in the city of Lod, central Israel, on Thursday. According to local sources, a large number of heavily armed Israeli police forces, along with bulldozers, stormed al-Mahatta neighborhood and demolished a home, under the pretext of being built […]