Category Archives: News Report

29 Mar
12:53

Illegal Israeli Colonists Cut Dozens Of Trees Near Nablus

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers cut, Friday, dozens of Palestinian olive trees in Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Media sources said the assailants came from Yitzhar illegal colony, which was built on privately-owned Palestinian lands. They added that the colonists cut […]

29 Mar
9:06

Egyptian Delegation in Israel to Negotiate Ceasefire

The Egyptian delegation sent by the government traveled to Israel from Gaza on Thursday to try to negotiate a ceasefire of the three-day long Israeli shelling campaign against the Gaza Strip. Israeli media sources identified General Ayman Badia and Ahmed Abdel Khalek as two of those leading the Egyptian delegation. […]

29 Mar
4:46

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (21 – 27 March 2019) March 28, 2019

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 21 – 27 March, 2019. Israeli warplanes launched 82 missiles at 38 targets across the Gaza Strip. Several houses and civil facilities sustained material damage and dozens of civilians became homeless. Israeli forces continued […]

29 Mar
4:37

Palestinian Detainees Launch Mass Hunger Strike

March 29, 2019 4:37 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Captive Movement, from inside Israeli jails, has announced the launch of an open-ended mass hunger strike in protest of the recent and vicious attacks on Palestinian prisoners, by Israeli authorities. In a statement on Thursday, the Captive Movement urged all prisoners in Israeli jails to take part in […]

29 Mar
4:24

Palestine Holding Chair for European Mediterranean Regulators Group in 2020

Palestine was unanimously elected as vice chair of the European Mediterranean Regulators Group (EMERG), for the current year, and chair for 2020. The Palestinian Ministry of Telecommunications said, on Thursday, that the vote took place during the EMERG plenary assembly held in Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Some 30 […]

29 Mar
4:20

UK Provides $2.6m for Gaza Hospitals

The United Kingdom announced, today, a new package of $2.6 million to provide urgently needed medicines and surgical supplies to hospitals in Gaza. The funding will help keep Gaza’s hospitals functioning as they face increasing demand from the number of trauma patients, as a result of more than 23,000 Palestinians […]

29 Mar
4:14

Calls for Civil Action Marking 1st Anniversary of Gaza’s “March of Return”

The Higher National Committee for Return and Breaking the Siege in Gaza called for an unprecedented millionth  participation on Saturday, coinciding with the first anniversary the Return Marches.   In a press conference held on Monday, the commission said that it would not step back from land and sea marches […]

29 Mar
2:01

Report: Palestinian Land Day – 43 Years Later

Ola Awad, president of the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS), commemorated the upcoming anniversary of Land Day (March 30), by publishing a report on Thursday, demonstrating that Israeli theft of Palestinian land has persisted through the 43 years since it began,. On March 30, 1976, Palestinians inside Israel protested […]

29 Mar
1:44

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Eight Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Thursday at night, eight young Palestinian men with live fire, and caused many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in northern and eastern Gaza Strip. The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that the soldiers shot five young men with live fire, after the army fired […]

28 Mar
12:42

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 19 Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least nineteen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes across the West Bank, and interrogated dozens of Palestinians […]

28 Mar
11:02

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Hebron

March 28, 2019 11:02 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Wednesday at night and on Thursday at dawn, six Palestinians from several parts of the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, in addition to one teenage boy who was taken prisoner on Wednesday at night. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers stormed and ransacked […]

28 Mar
10:15

Egyptian Officials Arrive in Gaza to Negotiate Truce, While Israel Sends More Troops to Border

The Israeli government authorized even more troops and weaponry to be deployed to the Gaza-Israel border on Wednesday evening, as Palestinians in Gaza prepare for the one-year anniversary of the weekly protest movement known as the ‘Great March of Return’ on Saturday. Meanwhile, Egyptian officials crossed the Erez border crossing […]

28 Mar
9:14

Soldiers Shoot A Young Man In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Wednesday evening, a young Palestinian man with a live round, and caused many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza said the young man was shot with a live […]

28 Mar
8:39

Army Abducts Two Palestinians, Attacks Protesters In Hebron

March 28, 2019 8:39 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Updated: Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Wednesday at night, two Palestinians, and injured many others, after the army invaded several areas in the Hebron governorate, in southern West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded Khirbat Qalqas village, south of Hebron, before storming and ransacking homes, and abducted a young […]

28 Mar
7:13

Hunger Striking Detainee In Poor Health Condition

March 28, 2019 7:13 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The health condition of Palestinian detainee Ahmed Mousa, age 41, has badly worsened as a result of the open-ended hunger strike he started 28 days ago, in protest of his administrative detention with no trial or indictment. According to Muhjat al-Quds Foundation for Martyrs and Prisoners, Mousa suffers from severe […]

28 Mar
6:57

Update: 8 Palestinians Shot in Birzeit Protest

Eight Palestinians were shot and injured as Israeli forces suppressed a peaceful march in solidarity with Palestinians prisoners, in front of Birzeit University, in the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah, on Wednesday. According to local Ma’an sources, Israeli forces attacked Palestinian protesters who took part in a peaceful […]

28 Mar
6:46

Israeli Army Attacks Children Leaving School in Hebron

Heavily armed Israeli soldiers watching as frightened Palestinian schoolchildren attempt to walk home passing through army lines. (WAFA Images) Israeli soldiers, today, attacked Palestinian school children while they were leaving their school, in the Israeli-controlled part of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, reported WAFA correspondence. They said that soldiers threw […]

28 Mar
4:43

PCHR Report: In New Crime of Targeting Medical Personnel, Israeli Forces Kill Volunteer Paramedic in Al- Dheisheh Refugee Camp, South of West Bank

03/27/19 Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR)  In a new crime of targeting medical personnel, Israeli forces moved into al-Walijah neighborhood in al-Dheisheh refugee camp, south of the West Bank, and killed a volunteer paramedic while treating injured protesters in the camp. This new crime comes in light of the […]

27 Mar
12:08

Israeli Forces Kill Paramedic In Deheishe Refugee Camp, In Bethlehem (Updated)

A young Palestinian paramedic, Sajid Abdel Hakim Helmi Mizhir, 17, was shot and killed by Israeli forces who  opened fire at his despite wearing his clearly marked medic vest. He died of his wounds in the hospital soon after. The troops invaded Deheishe camp on Wednesday at dawn, and injured […]

27 Mar
11:18

Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Wednesday, eight Palestinians from several parts of occupied East Jerusalem, and closed many roads and gates leading to the Old City, in addition to closing Qalandia terminal. The soldiers invaded and violently searched many homes, and abducted a child, identified as Mohammad Naji Abu Jom’a, in […]

27 Mar
10:37

Israeli Gas Bomb Causes Fire In A Home In Tubas

March 27, 2019 10:37 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Tubas, West Bank 0

northIsraeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Tubas city in northeastern West Bank, and attacked local protesters by randomly firing gas bombs in several directions, causing a fire in one home. The head of Tubas Department of Civil Defense, Hilal Hammad, stated that the soldiers fired many gas bombs at […]

27 Mar
10:11

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Al-Jalazoun Refugee camp

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Dahiat az-Zira’a area, located between the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, and Doura al-Qare’ village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted seven Palestinians. The al-Jalazoun Media Center has reported that the soldiers invaded and searched many homes and interrogated several […]

27 Mar
9:05

Army Abducts Eleven Palestinians Near Ramallah, Two In Jenin

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Deir Abu Mashal village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted eleven Palestinians, after storming their homes and ransacking them. The soldiers also abducted two Palestinians in Jenin refugee camp, in northern West Bank. Media sources in […]

27 Mar
7:44

Israeli Air Force Fires Many Missiles Into Gaza

The Israeli Air Forces carried out, at dawn Tuesday, several airstrikes for the second consecutive night, targeting many areas in the besieged and improvised Gaza Strip, after hours of relative calm in and around the coastal region. Media sources said the army fired missiles at a Palestinian security center, east […]

27 Mar
5:01

Palestinian Youth Shot at Gaza Border

A Palestinian youth was shot and injured, by Israeli fire, to the east of al-Bureij refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip, said medical sources. An 18-year-old Palestinian was shot in the foot with a rubber-coated steel bullet after Israeli forces, stationed along the barbed-wire fence between Gaza and Israel, opened […]

27 Mar
4:42

Settlers Raid Two Elementary Schools

A group of Israeli settlers attempted to raid two Palestinian elementary schools on Tuesday afternoon, in the Tuqu village, southeast of the southern occupied West Bank district of Bethlehem. Locals told Ma’an News Agency that heavily armed Israeli forces escorted a group of Israeli settlers who were gathered, holding Israeli […]

27 Mar
4:34

Two Youth Shot during protests in Ramallah

At least two Palestinians were shot and injured with rubber-coated steel bullets during protest that broke out at the entrance to the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah, occupied West Bank, after Israeli soldiers invaded the area. Mahmoud Mubarak, chairman of the popular committee for services in Jalazoun refugee camp, […]

Israeli military jet (archive image from Twitter)
27 Mar
3:44

Israeli Escalation Continues for Second Night; Egyptian Mediators Arrive in Gaza

After Israel’s assault on Gaza Monday night, Israel’s Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan, told Israeli army radio on Tuesday morning that Israel will “continue to exact a very heavy price from Hamas for its attacks on Israeli citizens”, Israel’s Haaretz reported. Erdan acknowledged that Hamas was willing to agree to […]

27 Mar
3:37

Israel Threatens Massive Military Offensive On Gaza

The Israeli TV has reported that the Israeli government sent an indirect message to Hamas movement in the Gaza Strip, threatening a massive military offensive against the coastal region. The Israeli report stated that the Israeli government informed the Egypt, which acts as a mediator, that all border protests, the […]

27 Mar
12:39

Latest Israeli Bombing On Gaza Destroyed 30 Residential Units, And Caused Damage To 500

Palestinian Labor Minister Mofeed al-Hasaina has reported, Tuesday, that the Israeli bombing on Gaza, which started on Monday evening, has destroyed 30 civilian residential units, and caused damage to 500 others. In a press briefing, al-Hasaina said that engineers and workers of the Labor Ministry have started since morning hours, […]

26 Mar
11:44

Israeli Military Continues Bombarding Gaza Despite Egyptian Attempts to Negotiate Ceasefire

Israeli forces continued to pound Gaza with bombs late Monday night and into Tuesday morning, including the office of Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyya in Gaza City. After the Israeli military began its bombardment campaign, dropping close to 100 bombs in the first three hours of Monday evening, Palestinian resistance […]

26 Mar
10:10

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jenin

March 26, 2019 10:10 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Monday at night, three young Palestinian men from Jenin, in northern West Bank. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded Kafrit village, southwest of the city, abducted Nadim Turkman and Yazan Hamarsha, and confiscated their motorcycle. It […]

26 Mar
9:35

Undercover Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Three Birzeit University Students

Undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated, on Tuesday at dawn, into the campus of Birzeit University, in Birzeit City, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and kidnapped three students from their dorms. Media sources said the undercover soldiers kidnapped Hamza Abu Qare’, Odai Nakhla and Tawfiq Abu ‘Arqoub, before […]

26 Mar
9:26

Israeli Army To Demolish Family Home Of Slain Palestinian

March 26, 2019 9:26 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Salfit, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the town of az-Zawiya, west of Salfit in central West Bank, and stormed the family home of a slain young Palestinian man, before handing his parents a demolition order targeting their property. Media sources in Salfit said the soldiers handed the […]

26 Mar
3:39

Elderly Palestinian Detained, Youth Banned from Al-Aqsa

Israeli forces detained an elderly Palestinian man from inside the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, in occupied East Jerusalem, and banned a youth from entering the holy site, on Monday. The head of the Public Relations office, at the Islamic Endowment Department, reported that the Israeli police detained an elderly man after […]

26 Mar
3:22

Trump Signs Decree Recognizing Israeli Sovereignty Over Syrian Golan

US President Donald Trump, Monday evening, signed a decree recognizing Israel’s sovereignty on the Syrian Golan Heights, occupied by Israel since 1967. This came following a joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, at the White House, in Washington, DC, WAFA reports. Meanwhile, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov […]

26 Mar
3:10

Israeli Brigades, Recruits Sent to Gaza Border

The Israel army  has deployed two infantry and armored divisions to southern Israel, and has begun a limited call for reservists in the intelligence and air defense corps, following rocket fire on central Israel Monday morning, a military spokesman  said. Brigadier General Ronen Manelis alleges that a rocket was fired […]

26 Mar
12:28

Israeli Airstrikes Injure 8 Palestinians, Including Two Children In Gaza

The Israeli Air Force carried out, on Monday at night, a series of air strikes targeting several areas, including homes, in many parts of the besieged Gaza Strip, wounding eight Palestinians, including two children. Media sources said the army fired two missiles into a commercial building, in the center of […]

25 Mar
12:23

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at night, at least ten Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes in Ramallah governorate, in central West Bank, and abducted […]

25 Mar
11:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Ramallah, Bethlehem And Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least five Palestinians from Ramallah, Bethlehem and Jenin governorates, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Ramallah, in central West Bank, said the soldiers invaded the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, before breaking into and […]

25 Mar
10:28

Soldiers Assault Detainees, Keep Them Cuffed In The Cold, In Negev Detention Camp

March 25, 2019 10:28 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Negev, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli soldiers attacked and injured, starting on Sunday evening until morning hours Monday, hundreds of Palestinian political prisoners in the Negev Detention Camp, and kept them cuffed in the cold all night long. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers used live rounds, in addition to gas […]

25 Mar
9:31

Illegal Israeli Colonists Puncture Tires Of 30 Cars In Jerusalem

Several illegal Israeli colonists infiltrated, on Monday at dawn, Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in the center of occupied East Jerusalem and punctured the tires of at least 30 Palestinian cars. Locals said the colonists live in an illegal outpost in the Sammar area, right next to Sheikh Jarrah. They added that […]

25 Mar
9:20

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, a young Palestinian man, after stopping him at the Container military roadblock, northeast of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Badr Hussein Za’aqeeq, 25, from Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied […]

25 Mar
9:01

Rocket Fired from Gaza Hits Israeli House; Seven Wounded

Israeli sources say that seven Israelis were wounded – two with moderate injuries, and five with light to very light injuries – when a rocket allegedly fired from Gaza hit their house in HaSharon, in central Israel. According to the Israeli daily Ha’aretz, the seven Israelis were taken to Meir […]

25 Mar
7:54

Israeli Soldiers Injure Two Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers injured, on Sunday evening, two Palestinians, and caused many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in several areas in the eastern parts of the besieged Gaza Strip. Medical sources said the soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinian protesters, wounding two, before they were rushed to […]

25 Mar
6:02

Journalist Hajar Harb’s Trial: PCHR Appeals Gaza Judiciary to Uphold the Freedom of Press

Press Release;The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR): Tomorrow, 25 March 2019, the Magistrate’s Court in Gaza will hold the sentencing hearing in the case of journalist Hajar Harb, whom the Attorney General’s Office brought charges against on grounds of Investigative Report on Alleged Corruption in the Medical Referrals Department. […]

25 Mar
5:54

Israeli Soldiers Injure Hundreds Of Detainees In The Negev Detention Camp

Israeli soldiers assaulted and injured, Sunday, hundreds of Palestinian political prisoners in the Negev Desert Detention Camp, after the soldiers invaded the detainee’s rooms and tents; at least seven of the wounded detainees were moved to hospitals. The Maan News Agency has reported that the detainees are held in Sections […]

25 Mar
4:23

Palestinian Woman Kidnapped by Israeli Forces in Hebron

March 25, 2019 4:23 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Hebron, News Report, Prisoners 0

On Sunday, Israeli occupation forces kidnapped a young Palestinian woman at a checkpoint in Hebron, southern West Bank. Local sources said that Israeli forces Suzan al-Salaima, age 25, into custody, after detaining her for over an hour, at a military checkpoint near Tel Rumeida neighborhood. They added, according to Days […]

25 Mar
4:13

Navy Opens Heavy Fire on Gaza Fishermen

Israeli naval forces opened heavy fire, on Sunday, towards Palestinian fishing boats off the coast of Khan Younis and Rafah, in the southern besieged Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said that the Israeli navy repeatedly opened fire towards a number of Palestinian fishing boats, which were working within the permitted fishing zone, […]

25 Mar
4:07

Israeli Soldiers Fire Teargas at Hebron School

Dozens of Palestinian students and teachers suffocated this morning, after Israeli forces fired teargas canisters at their school, to the south of Hebron, Palestinian sources reported. Soldiers fired a heavy barrage of teargas into al-Nahda elementary school for boys as the students and teachers were entering the school, causing suffocation that […]

25 Mar
3:59

Settlers Attack Palestinian Cars with Stones near Nablus

Israeli settlers, on Sunday, attacked Palestinian-registered vehicles passing near the village of Jit, south of Nablus, with stones , in the occupied West Bank, said WAFA correspondence. Dozens of settlers gathered near the village and proceeded to attack Palestinian cars with stones, causing damages to two cars. No injuries were […]

25 Mar
3:55

New Airstrikes Launched on Gaza

Israeli warplanes have launched attacks against the positions of the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, in the Gaza Strip, amid weekly protests at the edge of the enclave, to assert the right of displaced Palestinians to return to their homeland. The Israeli fighter jets targeted the positions of […]

24 Mar
9:28

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twelve Palestinians In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers, abducted on Sunday at dawn at least twelve Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS stated that the soldiers stormed and violently searched dozens of homes across the West Bank and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting […]

24 Mar
8:46

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds He Suffered In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the besieged Gaza Strip has reported, on Sunday at dawn, that a young man died from serious wounds he suffered, on Saturday at night, after Israeli soldiers shot him in the northern part of the coastal region. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health […]

24 Mar
5:22

Organizers of Night Protests in Gaza to Escalate Border Activities

Organizers of nighttime protests in the besieged Gaza Strip have warned that they will escalate their activities, along the border fence, to pressure the Israeli occupation to lift its siege on the coastal enclave. “In light of the enemy’s persistence in blockading the Gaza Strip and the mediators’ foot-dragging, the […]

24 Mar
5:13

Israeli Election 2019: Jewish Lawmaker Kills Arab Colleague in Campaign Video

Knesset member (MK) Jamal Zahalka, the chairman of the Arab-majority Balad party, filed a complaint with the police on Tuesday against MK Oren Hazan (Likud) for incitement to murder, according to Haaretz Israeli daily. Zahalka, who is currently still a member of the Joint List, will also file a separate […]

24 Mar
5:06

Syrian Rights Group says Trump’s Call on Golan Heights Will Destabilize Region

The Arab Human Rights Center in the Golan Heights condemned United States President Donald Trump’s tweet calling for the US to fully recognize Israel’s “sovereignty” over the occupied Syrian Golan Heights, saying it signals a major shift in US policy that runs contrary to facts, logic, and international law, while […]

24 Mar
1:49

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians, One Seriously, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers injured, on Saturday evening, several Palestinians, including one who suffered life-threatening wounds, during protests across the eastern parts of the besieged and improvised Gaza Strip. Medical sources said the soldiers shot four Palestinians with live fire, east of Jabalia in northern Gaza Strip, and east of al-Boreij, in […]

24 Mar
1:11

Soldiers Invade Homes, Stores And Barns In Hebron

March 24, 2019 1:11 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Saturday, Palestinian homes, stores and barns in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and installed a roadblock, south of the city. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and ransacked homes in the ash-Sheikh neighborhood in Hebron city, and occupied the rooftop of a home, […]

24 Mar
12:56

Illegal Colonists Attack A Palestinian Woman And Her Son In Hebron

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian woman and her son near their home in Tal Romedia neighborhood in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian News &Info Agency (WAFA) has reported. WAFA stated that the Israeli assailants, […]

Israeli military jet (archive image from Twitter)
23 Mar
11:45

Israeli Military Fires Missile Toward Motorcycle, Injuring Three Palestinians, In Gaza

The Israeli airforce targeted a motorcycle carrying three Palestinians on Saturday, injuring all three, in Central Gaza Strip. According to the Palestinian news agency Al Ray, a military aircraft targeted a motorcycle belonging to a citizen near Jaker Street, east of al- Boreij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip […]

23 Mar
10:59

Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinian Homes in Hebron

A group of illegal extremist Israeli colonists attacked, on Friday evening, Palestinian homes near Keryat Arba’ colony, built on Palestinian lands east of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Hebron said the colonists hurled stones at many homes, causing damage to the […]

23 Mar
10:50

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, late on Friday at night, a young Palestinian man in the al-Mughayyir village, northeast of Ramallah. Media sources said the soldiers abducted a young man, identified as Wajdi Tha’er Awwad, while crossing Qalandia Terminal, north of occupied Jerusalem, and took him to an unknown destination. In addition, […]

23 Mar
4:22

WHO: Over 97% of Gaza’s Water Below Quality Standards

More than 97% of the water pumped from the coastal aquifer, in the besieged Gaza Strip, does not meet the water quality standards of the World Health Organization (WHO), leading to the depletion of groundwater reserves, with the groundwater level in the coastal aquifer reaching 19 meters below sea level, […]

23 Mar
3:40

UN Votes To Adopt Gaza HRC Report

The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to adopt a report accusing Israel of War Crimes committed against civilians during Gaza demonstrations. The report was adopted with 23 votes in favor, 8 against and 15 abstentions. Despite the statements of UK foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, the UK abstained from […]

23 Mar
3:33

Vienna Museum Cancels Palestine Event with South African Anti-apartheid Leader

Ronnie Kasrils: South African anti-apartheid leader and former Government Minister March 21, 2019  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) / Austria, South Africa, Europe March 21, 2019 —  A Vienna museum, Volkskundemuseum, has cancelled an event on Palestinian rights where former minister in Nelson Mandela’s government Ronnie Kasrils was scheduled to speak (Video by Ronnie […]

23 Mar
3:26

Navy Injures Palestinian Father and Son Off Gaza Coast

A Palestinian fisherman, along with his son, were shot and injured by Israeli naval forces, off the northwestern coast of the besieged Gaza Strip, on Friday. Head of the Palestinian Fishermen Union in Gaza, Zakariya Bakr, told Ma’an News Agency that the Israeli navy targeted a number of Palestinian fishing […]

23 Mar
3:15

Palestinian Shot by Israeli Army during Peaceful Kufr Qaddoum Protests

At least one Palestinian was shot an injured with a rubber-coated steel bullet as Israeli forces quelled the weekly and peaceful anti-settlement demonstration in the village of Kufr Qaddoum, to the east of Qalqilia, said a local activist. Coordinator of the popular resistance committee in the village of Kufr Qaddoum, […]

23 Mar
3:09

PSC Condemns UK Government Vote at UN Human Rights Council

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign has responded to the UK government’s voting decisions at the ongoing UN Human Rights Council taking place in Geneva. On Friday morning, the UK abstained on an accountability resolution which moved to adopt the UN Independent Commission of Inquiry report condemning Israel’s “intentional use of unlawful […]

23 Mar
1:02

Israeli Forces Kill 2, Wound 181 Civilians in March of Return Protests in Gaza

On Friday, 22 March 2019, In excessive use of forces against the peaceful protesters on the 51st Friday of the Great March of Return and Breaking Siege in the eastern Gaza Strip, Israeli forces killed 2 Palestinian civilians and wounded 181 others, including 53 Children, 5 Women, 1 Paramedic, and […]

22 Mar
6:21

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (14 – 20 March 2019)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 14 – 20 March, 2019. Israeli warplanes launch dozens of airstrikes on the Gaza Strip for five hours. Two million Palestinians have become victims of collective punishment policy amid a tide of incitement at […]

22 Mar
6:11

US Student Assaulted by Israeli Soldiers at Al-Aqsa (VIDEO)

Three American women were violently assaulted by Israeli occupation forces as they attempted to help a disabled woman at Al-Aqsa Mosque on Tuesday, despite showing soldiers their passports. Virginia nursing student Nour Hawash, who is in Jerusalem on vacation, was taking photos with her mother and sister after midday prayers […]

22 Mar
6:03

Israel Bans Mother’s Day Celebration in East Jerusalem

Israeli police forces banned a Mother’s Day ceremony, organized by the Jerusalem Girls Association, from taking place in the central occupied West Bank city of Jerusalem, on Thursday. Local Ma’an sources said that Israeli forces stormed Institut Francais de Jerusalem, where the ceremony was set to take place, and forced […]

22 Mar
5:58

Soldiers Raid School, Abduct Child in Hebron

Israel forces stormed Ziad Jabber school, in Hebron, abducted a 10- year- old Palestinian child from inside his class, and physically assaulted the vice principal, guidance counselor and school janitor.   A wide spread footage showed soldiers breaking into the school and taking the child from his class, to a […]

22 Mar
5:50

Settlers Attack Palestinian Village near Nablus

Jewish settlers went on a rampage in a Palestinian village in the north of the occupied West Bank, today, prompting local residents to come out to defend their village, according to a local official. Ghassan Daghlas, an official with the anti-settlement commission, said that a group from the illegal settlement […]

22 Mar
12:20

Soldiers Abduct Child, Prevent Elderly Woman From Entering Aqsa, In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, a Palestinian child after assaulting him, and prevented an elderly woman from entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the soldiers assaulted and abducted the child, near Hebron Gate, and took him to an unknown destination. WAFA […]

21 Mar
11:24

Israeli Airstrike Injures Seven Palestinians In Gaza

An Israeli military drone fired, on Thursday evening, a missile at several Palestinians, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources has reported that the Palestinians were protesting on Palestinian lands near the  perimeter fence, east of Rafah. They added that seven Palestinians were injured […]

21 Mar
10:58

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Jenin

March 21, 2019 10:58 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, three young Palestinian men, including a former political prisoner, in the towns of Zababda and Marka, south of Jenin, in northern West Bank. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers abducted Taha Najeh Sharqawi from Zababda town, in addition […]

21 Mar
8:56

Illegal Israeli Colonist Rams Palestinian With Car And Flees The Scene

An illegal Israeli colonialist settler rammed, Thursday, a Palestinian man with his car, and fled the scene, before Palestinian medics rushed the wounded man to a hospital, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Aref Jaber, a nonviolent activist with the Human Rights Coalition in […]

21 Mar
8:21

Israeli Airstrike Targets Protesters In Central Gaza

An Israeli military drone fired, on Wednesday at night, a missile at young Palestinian protesters in the Central District of the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the drone fire a missile at the young men, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, and added that the missile detonated close to the protesters […]

21 Mar
5:35

UN to Vote on Report Confirming Israeli Perpetration of Crimes against Palestinian Protesters

The UN Human Rights Council voted, on March 15, to conduct an investigation into the Israeli army’s killing of peaceful Palestinian protesters along the eastern parts of Gaza, near the Israeli separation fence. The council voted 29 in favor and two against, while 14 countries abstained. Australia and the US […]

21 Mar
5:25

Palestinian Homes Demolished in South Hebron Hills

Israeli forces demolished two Palestinian homes on Wednesday, at noon, in the South Hebron Hills of the occupied West Bank city of Hebron. Fouad al-Umour, coordinator of a local popular committee, reported that Israeli forces demolished a residential room belonging to local resident Issa Awad, in the Umm Tuba village, and […]

21 Mar
5:18

Young Boy Beaten, Detained and Extorted in Al Khalil

03/19/19 | International Solidarity Movement | Al-Khalil Team This teenager was abducted, yesterday, after he and his little brother were attacked by Israeli police and an illegal settler, in the streets of Hebron (Al Khalil}. His testimony is as follows: ”This morning, my sister came to me and told me […]

21 Mar
5:08

Palestinian Cars Vandalized with Racist Slogans in Bethlehem Area

A group of settlers carried out, on Wednesday at dawn, a series of attacks against Palestinian properties in Battir village, to the west of Bethlehem. The mayor of Battir, Tayseer Qatoush, said that the people of the village were shocked by racist slogans painted on  the walls of one of […]

21 Mar
4:55

Birzeit Students Retaliate over West Bank Killings

Students burn tires at Ramallah’s northern entrance during a protest against the Israeli army killing of three Palestinians. (WAFA Images / Baha Nasr)  Several dozen Birzeit University students demonstrated today, at Ramallah’s northern border, near an Israeli army checkpoint, in protest against the army’s killing of three young Palestinians near […]

21 Mar
4:43

Updated: “Army Kills Two Palestinians In Nablus”

Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinian youth before an Israeli army bulldozer proceeded to climb over and crush the vehicle they were in,  during confrontations which broke out near Joseph’s Tomb, in Nablus city, northern occupied West Bank, on Wednesday morning. The two were identified as Ra’ed Hashem Hamdan, 21, […]

21 Mar
12:35

Israeli Colonists Attack A Palestinian Home in Nablus

A group of extremist illegal Israeli colonialist setters attacked, on Wednesday at night, a Palestinian home at the entrance of Burqa village, northwest of Nablus, in northern West Bank. The colonists attacked the home, owned by Mahmoud Hajja, causing damage to the property and to his car, parked in front […]

20 Mar
11:58

Updated: “Army Kills A Palestinian Trying To Provide Aid To Wounded Man In Bethlehem”

Eyewitnesses have confirmed that Israeli soldiers executed a young man, who stepped out of his car and tried to provide aid to a Palestinian, who was shot and seriously injured by the soldiers in his car, while his wife and children were also in the vehicle. They stated that the […]

20 Mar
8:06

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, at least seven Palestinians, among them two women, in the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. Media sources in occupied Jerusalem said the soldiers abducted Mohammad Salhi, near Bab ar-Rahma mosque, in the eastern part of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and moved him to an interrogation facility. The […]

20 Mar
6:53

Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Hebron

March 20, 2019 6:53 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers injured, Wednesday, several Palestinians at the entrance of the al-‘Arroub College, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded the area, before stopping and searching dozens of residents and cars. The soldiers also interrogated many students while inspecting their ID cards […]

20 Mar
12:23

Army Kills Two Palestinians In Nablus

March 20, 2019 12:23 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers killed, early on Wednesday at dawn, two young Palestinian men in the al-Ghawi area, in Amman street, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Media sources said the two Palestinians, Ra’ed Hashem Hamdan, 21, and Zeid Emad Nouri, 20, were killed after the soldiers, who were […]

20 Mar
11:06

Palestinian Killed by Israeli Forces in West Bank

Israeli soldiers killed, on Tuesday at night, a young Palestinian man, who is suspected of killing two Israeli, last Sunday; the Palestinian was killed after the soldiers surrounded a home, and exchanged fire with him in Abwein village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The Israeli army said […]

20 Mar
7:36

School Building Demolished in Shu’fat Refugee Camp

Israeli bulldozers, today, demolished an under-construction building belonging to a Palestinian school in the Shu’fat refugee camp of occupied East Jerusalem, on Tuesday. Dozens of Israeli soldiers escorted bulldozers into the refugee camp, surrounded the al-Razi School and went up rooftops of nearby buildings as drones flew overhead; Israeli bulldozers […]

20 Mar
7:29

13 Palestinians Abducted by Israeli Forces in West Bank

Israeli forces, today, abducted at least 13 Palestinians from various parts of the West Bank, according to the Palestine Prisoner’s Society (PPS). Israeli forces detained five Palestinians from the central West Bank district of Ramallah and al-Bireh. Meanwhile, PPS confirmed that three Palestinians were rounded up during predawn raids across the […]

20 Mar
7:22

MADA Demands Release of Journalists

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) condemned, in a statement, the large-scale arrests and attacks that have been carried out by security forces in the Gaza Strip, over the last three days, against journalists and workers in human rights organizations — citizens who took part in peaceful […]

19 Mar
6:03

Israel Depriving Palestinians of Access to Clean Water

A United Nations human rights investigator stressed that Israel is depriving millions of Palestinians of access to a regular supply of clean water while stripping their lands of minerals “in an apparent act of pillage,” on Monday. Michael Lynk, UN Special Rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian territories, said […]

19 Mar
5:55

Settlers Erect Mobile Homes East of Qalqilia

Israeli settlers have set up several mobile homes in the southeastern part of the northern West Bank town of Kafr Qaddoum, to the east of Qalailia. Sources from the Anti-Wall and Settlement Committee’s Office, in the northern West Bank, confirmed that extremist Israeli settlers, under heavy military protection, set up […]

19 Mar
5:35

Shaked Sprays Herself With ‘Fascism’ Perfume in Campaign Ad

Screen capture from campaign ad by Hayamin Hehadash party. A new Israeli election ad reportedly features Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked in sultry poses, spraying herself with a perfume labeled ‘Fascism,’ according to Israeli media. A new election ad for the far-right Hayamin Hehadash party, featuring Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked in sultry poses, […]

19 Mar
5:22

Armed Settlers Organize, Set Up Tent North of Salfit

Extremist settlers, early Monday early morning, erected a large tent on the Kafl Haris roundabout, to the north of Salfit, following a shooting that took place near the Ariel settlement, killing what is now reported to be a total of three soldiers. According to local PNN sources, large numbers of […]

18 Mar
11:53

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including one lawyer and one child, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem, said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in […]