Search Results for : Najjar

26 Jul
8:50

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (19 – 25 July 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 19 – 25 July, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against Palestinian protesters in the Gaza Strip. A Palestinian civilian was killed and 2 civilians succumbed to their previous wounds. 99 Palestinian […]

21 Jul
7:15

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Deliberately Damage Property During Their Nightly Invasions Into Homes”

The head of the Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) Amjad Najjar, stated that Israeli soldiers resort to the excessive use of force during their nightly invasions into Palestinian homes, and deliberately cause damage to furniture and property during the violent searches their conduct. In a statement released […]

20 Jul
2:05

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (12-18 July 2018)

July 20, 2018 2:05 AM PCHR Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 12-18 July, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against Palestinian protestors in the Gaza Strip. Two Palestinian civilians, including a child, were killed, while a civilian succumbed to his previous wounds. 115 […]

18 Jul
8:30

Israeli Soldiers Abduct At Least Twenty-Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday, at last twenty-seven Palestinians, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers violently invaded and searched dozens of homes, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards, before abducting twenty-eight, including a female photojournalist, […]

12 Jul
7:52

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (05 – 11 July 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 05 – 11 July, 2018. Shooting:   Israeli forces continued to use lethal force against Palestinian civilians, who participated in peaceful demonstrations organized within the activities of the “Great March of Return and Breaking […]

11 Jul
7:07

Dr. Basem Naim: Israel Shuts Vital Crossing, But Gazans Will Not ‘Die in Silence’

Israel has intensified its crippling blockade of the Gaza Strip by closing the only crossing for commercial goods. Former Gaza health minister Dr. Basem Naim discusses the impact on a devastated health system and says that Palestinians will continue their weekly protests for freedom. TRNN video & transcript: AARON MATE: It’s […]

05 Jul
7:58

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (28 June – 04 July 2018)

July 5, 2018 7:58 PM PCHR Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 28 June – 04 July, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use force against Palestinian peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. Two Palestinian civilians, including a child, were killed, while another child succumbed to his […]

05 Jul
3:02

Palestinian Teen Dies From Serious Wounds He Suffered On May 14

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, on Wednesday evening, that a teen died from serious wounds he suffered on May 14th, after Israeli soldiers shot him during the Great Return March in Gaza. The Ministry said the teen, Mahmoud Majed Gharabli, 16, was shot by an Israeli army sniper east […]

Soldiers drag Palestinian after shooting him (image from Al Quds video)
03 Jul
4:02

Israeli Army Kills A Palestinian, Injures Three, Then Abducts Two Of Them

Israeli soldiers killed, on Monday evening, at least one Palestinian, and injured three others, including two who were then abducted by the soldiers after being injured, and one teenager who was rushed to a Palestinian hospital in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The Israeli news agency […]

28 Jun
1:50

Palestinian Child Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered At Dawn

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that a child died, on Thursday afternoon, from serious wounds he suffered at dawn, after Israeli soldiers fired several shells at Palestinians, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry said the […]

28 Jun
1:44

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Wounded Child, Injure Four Others, One Seriously, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Wednesday evening, five Palestinians, including one child near Rafah and Jabalia, in the southern and northern parts of the Gaza Strip, and abducted the wounded child. One of the injured Palestinians suffered serious wounds. Medical sources said the soldiers fired live rounds at protesters on Palestinian […]

24 Jun
10:32

Palestinian Dies From Wounds Suffered Friday

The Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that a young Palestinian man died, on Sunday at dawn, from serious wounds he suffered, last Friday, after Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza said the young man, identified […]

23 Jun
5:09

“I just want him to be a normal boy again’: Gaza Family Appeal for Urgent Help to Support Treatment of 11-year-old Mahmoud Who Was Shot in the Face by an Israeli Sniper

Mahmoud Sawalhi is an 11 year-old boy from Gaza who was shot in the head and the shoulder with live ammunition by an Israeli sniper on the 14th May Great Return March protests. A bullet passed through his eye and out of the top of his head, and he lost […]

23 Jun
3:40

Health Ministry: “Israeli Soldiers Injure 206 Palestinians, Including 44 With Live Fire”

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported that Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, 206 Palestinians, including 44 with live fire, and added that seven of the Palestinians suffered life-threatening wounds. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said 120 of the 206 wounded Palestinians received treatment […]

21 Jun
2:52

Hamas Tells Egypt It Is Ready For Comprehensive Deal; Israel Mulling Military Offensive

According to al-Akhbar Lebanese News Agency, the Hamas movement in Gaza has informed Egypt that it is willing to reach an indirect deal with Tel Aviv, which includes restoring calm, providing information about Israeli soldiers missing or killed in Gaza since the war in 2014, and other important issues, especially […]

21 Jun
5:44

Young Man Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In May

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported, Wednesday, that a young Palestinian man who was shot and seriously injured by Israeli army fire on May 14th, 2018, has died from his wounds. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said the Palestinian, identified as Mohammad […]

18 Jun
6:54

Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Into Two Areas In Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Monday at dawn, several missiles into sites, believed to be run by the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas movement in the Gaza Strip, causing damage. The first strike targeted the “Bader” center, and the second strike targeted the Safina site, west of […]

17 Jun
9:10

Israeli Drone Fires A Missile At A car In Gaza

An Israeli military drone fired, on Sunday at dawn, a missile at a Palestinian car which was parked near a mosque, east of Gaza City. The missile destroyed the car, which was empty at the time of the attack, and caused fire around it, but did not lead to any […]

17 Jun
4:30

Israeli Air Strike Injures Two Palestinians In Central Gaza

Palestinian Medical sources have reported that two Palestinians were injured on Saturday evening, after an Israeli military drone fired a missile at Palestinians allegedly flying kites in central Gaza. The sources said the drone fired a missile at Palestinians east of the al-Boreij refuge camp, in central Gaza. One of […]

14 Jun
12:03

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds In Khan Younis

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, Thursday, that a young man, who was shot and seriously injured by Israeli army fire, has succumbed to his serious wounds. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, identified the slain Palestinian man as Ahmad Ziad Tawfiq al-‘Aassi, 21. He […]

13 Jun
9:26

DCIP Report: Israeli Soldier Shoots, Kills 14-year-old Palestinian in Gaza Strip

An Israeli soldier shot and killed a 14-year-old Palestinian with live ammunition during protests east of Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, near the perimeter fence, on June 8. Haitham Mohammad Khalil al-Jamal died Friday evening in a hospital, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, a few hours […]

08 Jun
11:41

Army Drone Drops Firebombs At Protest Tents In Rafah

An Israeli army drone dropped, early on Friday morning, firebombs at protest tents, in one of the Great Return protest camps in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The firebombs caused fire to the tents, and burnt dozens of tires around them which were prepared to be […]

08 Jun
4:15

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (31 May – 06 June 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 31 May – 06 June, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use force against Palestinian peaceful protestors. Two Palestinian civilians, including a female volunteer paramedic; and a third one succumbed to wounds in the Gaza […]

07 Jun
2:39

Funeral Ceremony Of Slain Palestinian Held In Nabi Saleh, One Injured

Hundreds of Palestinians participated, on Wednesday evening, in the funeral ceremony of Ezzeddin Abdul-Hafith Tamimi, 21, who was assassinated earlier by Israeli soldiers in Nabi Saleh village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The soldiers also shot one Palestinian following the burial. Ezzeddin Tamimi was shot from […]

07 Jun
12:02

Palestinian-American Wins California State Elections

A 28-year-old Palestinian American, on Tuesday, won the state elections in California, one of the eight key democratic states, as US citizens in California, New Jersey, Iowa, Montana, Alabama, Mississippi, South Dakota, and New Mexico this week are voting for who they believe best represents their political party.  The winners of the primary […]

06 Jun
11:08

Army Abducts Twelve Palestinians, Injure Many, In The West Bank

Israeli soldier abducted, earlier Wednesday, at least twelve Palestinians, and injured many others during massive invasions targeting homes and communities, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers invaded Shu’fat refugee camp, in the center of the city, searched homes and abducted Monther […]

06 Jun
5:20

Cousin of Palestinian Medic Killed by Israel Speaks Out

Palestinian nurse Razan al-Najar was shot and killed by an Israeli sniper, in Gaza, while she was wearing a white medic’s uniform and had her hands raised. Dalia al-Najjar says her cousin “Razan showed everyone what it is to want freedom.” She tells TRNN’s Ben Norton, “Everyone is joining the […]

05 Jun
11:53

Family Officially Informed About Their Son’s Death By Army Fire

The International Red Cross have informed a Palestinian family from Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, that their son is the young man who was shot and killed, Monday, by Israeli soldiers at the border fence, in southern Gaza. The slain Palestinian has been identified as […]

04 Jun
2:04

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian In Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, on Monday afternoon, a young Palestinian man with live fire, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The soldiers opened fire at several young men, who approached the border fence, seriously wounding one of them, before abducting him, while the rest managed […]

03 Jun
11:38

Palestinian Man Succumbs To Serious Wounds

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that a young Palestinian man, who was shot and seriously injured by Israel army fire, last month, has succumbed to his wounds, Sunday. The Ministry said the Palestinian, identified as Mohammad Na’im Hamada, 30, was shot by Israeli soldiers during […]

03 Jun
9:58

Israeli Army Fires Missiles Targeting Fifteen Sites In Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, overnight, many missiles targeting fifteen sites in the Gaza Strip, reportedly after several homemade shells were fired from Gaza into nearby Israeli areas. Media sources in Gaza said that army fired missiles into a site, run by an armed resistance group, believed to be al-Qassam […]

02 Jun
12:25

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Worker In Hebron

Israeli soldiers killed, Saturday, a Palestinian worker in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, while he and other workers were conducting work for the Hebron City Council to rehabilitate and expand a road near the Ibrahimi Mosque. The Health Ministry in Hebron said the soldiers fatally […]

02 Jun
11:46

Dr. Ashrawi: “U.S. Veto Absolute Proof Of Moral Corruption”

On Saturday, member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, stated that the U.S. Veto against a resolution demanding international protection to the Palestinian people, is an absolute proof of moral corruption of the U.S. administration, providing impunity to the ongoing Israeli crimes against […]

02 Jun
9:34

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Saturday morning, a young man on Palestinian lands near the border fence, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The Health Ministry in Gaza said the soldiers, stationed behind sand hills, opened fire at the Palestinian, and shot him with a […]

02 Jun
4:20

Updated: Army Kills A Medic, Injures 100 Palestinians, Including 40 With Live Fire, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, a young Palestinian woman, a volunteer medic identified as Razan Ashraf Najjar, 22, and injured 100 Palestinians, including 40 with live fire. The Health Ministry said the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against Palestinian protesters, participating […]

02 Jun
2:56

US Vetoes Resolution Calling For Providing Protection To The Palestinian People

The United States has used its veto power, Friday, against a draft resolution at the United Nations, calling for providing protection to the Palestinian People, living under illegal Israeli occupation. The Veto came after the resolution was backed by 10 counties at the UN Security Council. The resolution was sponsored […]

01 Jun
7:51

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (24 – 30 May 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 24 – 30 May, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against Palestinian peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank. Six Palestinian civilians succumbed to their wounds, 5 of whom […]

25 May
5:00

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (17 – 23 May 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 17 – 23 May, 2018. Israeli forces continued to use lethal force against peaceful Palestinian protestors in the Gaza Strip. Two succumbed to wounds sustained in the Great March of Return, in addition to […]

19 May
3:55

MOH: “Israeli Soldiers Injure 56 Palestinians In Gaza”

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, 56 Palestinians during the Great Return March which was held in several parts of the Gaza Strip, and adding that twenty-three of the wounded Palestinians were shot with live rounds. The protests were held near border areas in several […]

15 May
1:45

UPDATE: DEATH TOLL 58 in Israeli Military Assault on Gaza Protests

Updated: The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Monday, 58 Palestinians, including six children and four officers of the Palestinian Ministry of Interior and National Security, in the Gaza Strip, and injured 2771. Among the slain Palestinians are six children, including an infant, only eight months of […]

03 May
9:02

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (26 April – 02 May 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 26 April – 02 May, 2018. Israeli forces continued to directly target peaceful protests that did not pose any threat to the Israeli soldiers’ life. 4 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were killed on […]

29 Apr
7:39

Army Shoots, Injures Palestinian Youth along Gaza’s Border

A Palestinian, Sunday, was shot and injured in the foot with live ammunition fired by Israeli forces along Gaza borders with Israel, to the east of Khan Younis city, in the south of the Gaza Strip, said WAFA sources. Forces stationed along the borders reportedly opened fire at a Palestinian […]

27 Apr
6:57

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (19 – 25 April 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 19 – 25 April 2018. Israeli forces continued to directly target peaceful protests that did not pose any threat to the Israeli soldiers’ life. 5 Palestinian civilians were killed, including a child and 2 […]

23 Apr
9:57

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty-Three Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least twenty-three Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including nine who were abducted in Jerusalem. The Jenin office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in northern West Bank, said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes […]

14 Apr
7:43

Four Palestinian Fighters Killed East of Rafah

Four people were killed and several others injured, on Saturday, in what initially appeared to be an Israeli artillery attack targeting a group of Palestinians who were riding a three-wheeled “tuk tuk” motorcycle (rickshaw) east of Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip. Other accounts indicated that the four died in […]

13 Apr
8:38

Palestinian Killed By Israeli Army Fire In Gaza

Updated: The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has confirmed, Friday, that a young man was killed, and at least 969 Palestinians have been injured, by Israeli army fire, along the eastern border areas, in several parts of the Gaza Strip. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, […]

12 Apr
9:33

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (05 – 11 April 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 05 – 11 April, 2018. Israeli forces continued to directly target peaceful protests along the Gaza Strip borders without their posing any threat to the Israeli soldiers’ lives. 8 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children […]

09 Apr
9:35

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered On March 30th

Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Monday morning, that a man who was shot by Israeli army fire on March 30th, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, has succumbed to his wounds. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, identified the Palestinian as Marwan Odah […]

06 Apr
9:14

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (29 March – 04 April 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 29 March – 04 April, 2018. The Bloodiest Week After 2014 Offensive on the Gaza Strip Israeli forces continued to directly target peaceful protests along the Gaza Strip borders which didn’t pose any threat […]

Thaer Rabea
06 Apr
10:40

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Last Friday In Northern Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a young man died on Friday morning from serious wounds he suffered when Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire, last Friday March 30th, in northern Gaza. The Palestinian, Tha’er Mohammad Rabe’a, 30, suffered serious wounds after being shot with live army fire, […]

05 Apr
1:58

Army Kills A Palestinian In Gaza, Another Young Man Dies From Wounds Suffered Last Friday

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Thursday, that Israeli soldiers killed one Palestinian with a missile fired from an armed drone, late on Wednesday at night, while another Palestinian died from wounds he suffered last Friday, in the Gaza Strip. The sources said that an armed Israeli military drone fired a […]

04 Apr
9:11

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Man In Gaza

April 4, 2018 9:11 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported that Israeli soldiers killed, on Tuesday evening, a young man east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza Strip. The sources said Ahmad Omar Arafa, 26, died from serious wounds at the Al-Aqsa Hospital, in Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza. They added that Arafa […]

Mosab Salloul
02 Apr
10:40

Israel confirms holding two bodies of Palestinians killed Friday

Israeli authorities confirmed Sunday that they are holding the bodies of two Palestinians who were killed on Friday during the protests at the borders in Gaza. The two men were identified as: Mohammad Rubaiya and Mosab Zohair Salloul. Although the family confirmed the death of Mosab Salloul, no further information […]

30 Mar
7:58

Update: Sixteen Killed Friday by Israeli Soldiers During Land Day Protest, 1416 Wounded

The number of Palestinians killed in Gaza during the Land Day protests at the border fences has reached 16, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health. Dr. Ashraf Al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza said the slain Palestinians have been identified as: Wahid Nasrallah Abu Sammour, 27, […]

30 Mar
12:45

Army Kills Two More Palestinians, Injures Ninety In Gaza”

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRC) has reported that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, two Palestinians in the ongoing processions across the Gaza Strip, and injured at least ninety others, including three who suffered serious wounds. Earlier Friday, the soldiers killed a farmer in Khan Younis. The PRC said the soldiers […]

27 Mar
7:16

Army Abducts Twenty Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, many Palestinian areas in several parts of the occupied West Bank, stormed and violently searched homes and abducted at least twenty Palestinians. In a statement, the Israeli army said its soldiers “arrested twenty wanted Palestinians,” in the West Bank. In occupied Jerusalem, the […]

26 Mar
9:03

There Are No Late Mornings for Samiha Ghaben

photo: Amal Qarra harvesting wheat in the town of Abasan, in the southeast Gaza Strip (MEE/Mohamed al-Hajjar) There are no late mornings for Samiha Ghaben. The 45-year-old mother of three wakes up every day at 5am to start work on her farm in the town of Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza. […]

19 Mar
8:25

Palestinian and International Activists Plant Olive Saplings on Village Land Ordered for Confiscation by Israel in Burin

03/17/18 | International Solidarity Movement Palestinians and International activists successfully planted dozens of olive saplings in the north of West Bank in the village of Burin near Nablus. Palestinians and Internationals together laid pictures of prominent activists in front of the planted saplings, some of these activists were killed by […]

13 Mar
11:01

Israeli Colonizers Attack A Farmer South Of Nablus

Israeli colonizers attacked, Tuesday, a Palestinian farmer while plowing his land in Burin village, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The assailants came from Yitzhar adjacent illegal colony, which was built on illegally-confiscated Palestinian lands. They hurled stones at Mohammad Hasan Najjar, inflicting various cuts and bruises, […]

10 Mar
4:56

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (28 February – 06 March 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 28 February – 06 March 2018. Soldiers killed a Palestinian farmer east of Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, while 12 shooting incidents targeting Palestinian fishing boats off the Gaza Strip Shore were […]

08 Feb
9:24

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eighteen Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded, overnight until morning hours Thursday, dozens of Palestinian homes and lands, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, searched and ransacked them, and abducted at least eighteen Palestinians, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Jenin office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, said […]

29 Jan
9:57

Army Abducts Six Palestinians In Jenin, Tulkarem And Bethlehem

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, six Palestinians in the West Bank governorates of Jenin, Tulkarem and Hebron, in addition to detaining, and interrogating, six others, and wounding one, near Nablus. The Jenin office of the PPS, in northern West Bank, […]

09 Jan
2:04

Israeli Naval Forces Arrest 2 Fishermen and Confiscate Fishing Boat in Northern Gaza Strip

On Monday, 08 January 2018, Israeli gunboats chased and opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats. Israeli naval forces then arrested 2 fishermen and confiscated a fishing boat manned by them. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) monitored the escalation of Israeli attacks against fishermen in the Gaza Sea, in […]

04 Jan
10:59

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (28 December 2017 – 03 January 2018)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 28 December 2017- 03 January 2018. Israeli forces have escalated the excessive use of force in the oPt; two Palestinian civilians, including a child, were killed, in the West Bank and Gaza Strip; 89 […]

23 Dec
1:37

Israeli Army Kills Two Palestinians, Injures 123, In The Gaza Strip

Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, two Palestinians, and injured at least 123 others, including three who suffered life-threatening wounds, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army, stationed across the border fence, resorted to the excessive use of force against Palestinian protesters, in several parts of […]

21 Dec
12:01

Israeli Colonists Uproot 20 Olive Trees Near Nablus

Several extremist Israeli colonists from Yitzhar illegal colony invaded, late on Thursday at night, Palestinian lands, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and cut 20 olive trees. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official in charge of Israeli colonies file in northern West Bank, said the assailants came from […]

16 Dec
4:45

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (07 – 13 December 2017)

Photo: Damage of houses belonging to Al-Najjar Family in Mawasi in Khan Younis after Israeli forces targeted a nearby agricultural land on Wednesday dawn, 13 December 2017. Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 07 – 13 December, 2017. Israeli forces […]

15 Dec
3:29

Protests Continue Across Occupied Palestine

Dozens of thousands of Palestinians marched, Friday, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, and were met by soldiers who resorted to the excessive use of force, leading to dozens of injuries, among them one who was seriously wounded, reportedly after “attempted to […]

15 Dec
2:44

Army Injures 25 Palestinians In Gaza

Medical sources have reported that Israeli soldiers shot 25 Palestinians, after the army, stationed across the border fence, attacked dozens of Palestinian protesters in several parts of the besieged Gaza Strip. The sources said that the soldiers shot five young men with live fire; two of them in the eastern […]

29 Nov
8:11

Rafah Crossing and the Impossibility of Leaving Gaza

by Muhammad Shehada After three days of an exceptional opening of Gaza’s only gate to the outside world, the Rafah border crossing, Palestinians are – again – locked up behind the giant concrete walls of the blockade; their only way out is paying the unaffordable bribe for the “coordinated passage.” […]

09 Aug
1:42

In Gaza, My Child Died Before My Eyes

By Sarah Algherbawi Wisam, a 6-year-old boy, coughs harshly as his father watches over his bed. Wisam has cystic fibrosis; Gaza’s hospitals lack the enzyme treatments he needs to stay alive. The uncertainty about what will happen to Wisam is causing his father, Bahjat Abu Rashid, great anxiety. Two years ago, […]

17 Jul
3:44

Army Abducts Twelve Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and on Monday, at least twelve Palestinians, including a father and his son, from their homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Tulkarem office of the PPS, in the northern part of the West Bank, said […]

26 Jun
12:34

PCHR Weekly Report: 4 Palestinians killed, 12 wounded, by Israeli forces this week

June 26, 2017 12:34 PM PCHR Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 15 – 21 June 2017, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights found that Israeli forces continued systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. Over the course of the week, Israeli forces killed […]

10 Jun
6:45

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (01 – 07 June 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 01 – 07 June 2017. In 2 crimes of excessive use of force, Israeli forces killed a girl in the West Bank and another civilian in the Gaza Strip.12 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
10 Jun
2:03

This Week in Palestine Week 23 2017

June 10, 2017 2:03 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for June 03, to the 09th, 2017. Four Palestinians were killed by Israeli gunfire as Palestinians marked this week the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Israeli-Arab war These stories, and […]

Palestine Today - audio
07 Jun
5:14

Palestine Today 06 06 2017

June 7, 2017 5:14 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, June, 06, 2017. Israeli soldiers kill a Palestinian police officer in Gaza and injures civilians in the West Bank. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers shot […]

07 Jun
1:59

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Police Officer In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Tuesday evening, a Palestinian staff sergeant with the traffic police, after shooting him in the abdomen, and injured at least seven other Palestinians. The Health Ministry in Gaza said the Palestinian, Fadi Ibrahim Najjar, 25, was shot with a live round in the abdomen, […]

06 Jun
2:07

Israeli Soldiers Injure Five Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Monday evening, five young Palestinian men with live fire, during clashes that took place after the soldiers opened fire on youngsters in Palestinian lands, close to the border fence, in various parts of the besieged coastal region. The soldiers, stationed in military towers, and […]

03 Jun
7:09

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (25 – 31 May 2017)

Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 25 – 31 May 2017. 7 Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip were wounded during activities supporting Palestinian detainees in Israeli jails, while Israeli forces continued to target the Gaza Strip border area. Shooting: […]

26 Apr
10:35

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians Near Jenin, One Near Hebron

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted three Palestinians in Zabbouba village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and one in Yatta town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Jenin office of the PPS said […]

22 Mar
7:55

Israeli Army Kills A Palestinian Child, Injures Two Others, In Gaza

March 22, 2017 7:55 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

Israeli soldiers fired, on Wednesday at dawn, several artillery shells, and live rounds,  into an area, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, killing a Palestinian child, and wounding two others. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said the slain teen […]

21 Mar
9:46

Including A Teenage Boy And His Mother, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron

March 21, 2017 9:46 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Tuesday, Yatta, Doura and ath-Thaheriyya towns, in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, searched many homes and abducted four Palestinians, including a teenage boy and his mother, and a legislator. The soldiers also confiscated a bulldozer and a truck. The soldiers invaded Yatta town, south […]

01 Mar
2:04

Israeli Soldiers Abduct 26 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until early morning hours Wednesday, 26 Palestinians, including children, during invasions and violent searches of homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers invaded the city, and several surrounding towns and […]

01 Mar
9:08

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the West Bank city of Bethlehem, the Deheishe, ‘Aida and al-‘Azza refugee camps, in addition to Harmala, Husan and al-‘Obeydiyya, and abducted eight Palestinians, including five former political prisoners, during violent searches of homes. Several army vehicles invaded Bethlehem, and Hindaza Mountain area, east […]

28 Feb
7:53

Army Injures Four Palestinians In Air Strikes Targeting Gaza

Medical sources in the Gaza Strip have reported that four Palestinians have been injured, earlier on Monday, in a series of Israeli air strikes targeting several areas, in different parts of the Gaza Strip. The sources added that most of the strikes targeted areas east of Rafah, in the southern […]

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27 Feb
11:21

Palestine Today 02 27 2017

February 27, 2017 11:21 PM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, February, 27, 2017. Four Palestinians inured in Gaza by Israeli bombardment, meanwhile three more were injured by soldiers in the West Bank. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. […]

25 Feb
10:35

Three Tunnel Workers Killed, Five Injured In Gaza

February 25, 2017 10:35 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report, Rafah 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Saturday, that three workers were killed, and five others were injured, after inhaling gas while working in a siege-busting tunnel, on the Egyptian border. The workers were conducting maintenance work in the tunnel, on the Egyptian border with Rafah, in the southern part of the […]

03 Dec
5:38

Army Abducts Four Palestinians Near Ramallah

December 3, 2016 5:38 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Friday, the town of Silwad, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, searched homes and abducted one Palestinian. The army also invaded Rommana village, west of Jenin, in the northern part of the West Bank. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers invaded, and […]

27 Nov
11:04

Army Abducts Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Sunday, at least eight Palestinians, including former political prisoners, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Jenin office of the PPS, in the northern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and […]

09 Nov
12:08

PPS: “Army Kidnaps 22 Palestinians, Including A Journalist, In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, Wednesday, twenty-two Palestinians, including a journalist, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, ten of them in Hebron. The Hebron office of the PPS, in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers stormed and […]

09 Nov
10:32

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Nine Palestinians, Including A Journalist, In Hebron

November 9, 2016 10:32 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, overnight and at dawn Wednesday, several areas in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, searched many homes, and kidnapped nine Palestinians, including a photojournalist, in addition to confiscating the contents of a print shop. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said […]

03 Nov
11:22

Army Demolishes Two Sheds And A Butcher’s Shop Near Nablus

November 3, 2016 11:22 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli military jeeps, and a bulldozer, invaded in Thursday at dawn Beita town, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and demolishes a butcher’s shop and two sheds. The invasion was carried out during early dawn hours after the soldiers surrounded the town and advanced from several […]

12 Oct
12:02

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire On Farmers In Southern Gaza

On Wednesday morning, Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence, fired many live rounds targeting farmers in Palestinian lands, close to the border fence, along the eastern area of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, manning military towers across the border fence, […]

30 Sep
12:45

PCHR Weekly Report: 6 Palestinian civilians wounded, 114 abducted by Israeli troops this week

September 30, 2016 12:45 PM PCHR Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 22– 28 September 2016, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. 6 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were […]

17 Aug
1:27

Army Withdraws From Al-Fawwar, After Killing One Palestinian, Injuring 59, And Searching Dozens Of Homes

August 17, 2016 1:27 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

The Israeli army withdrew, late on Tuesday at night, from the al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, after concluding a massive military invasion, leading to the death of one Palestinian, while at least 59 others have been injured and dozens of […]

16 Aug
9:40

Israeli Soldiers Injure Seven Palestinians, Kidnap One, In Hebron

August 16, 2016 9:40 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday morning, the al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, broke into and searched several homes, before shooting and injuring seven Palestinians during ensuing clashes, and kidnapped one. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers clashed with dozens of […]

10 Jul
11:01

Hundreds of Gazans Hospitalized for Food Poisoning

At least 1,000 Palestinians in the southern Gaza Strip suffered from food poisoning from eating salted herring on the first on Wednesday and Thursday — the second day of Muslim holiday Eid al-Fitr. After hundreds of residents of Khan Younis and Rafah were hospitalized for food poisoning, Gaza’s Ministry of […]

14 Jun
8:32

UNRWA Statement Regarding Attack in Sayyida Zeinab

Damascus, 14 June, 2016  The UNITED NATIONS WORKS AND RELIEF AGENCY (UNRWA) strongly condemns the parties responsible for two explosions in the vicinity of Qabr Essit camp in the town of Sayyida Zeinab on 11 June 2016. One explosion claimed the lives of 14 civilians and injured over a hundred. […]

27 May
12:58

Army Kidnaps Two Palestinians In Ramallah And Jerusalem

The Israeli army kidnapped, on Friday at dawn, two Palestinians in Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied Jerusalem. Media sources in Ramallah said several army vehicles invaded Silwad, searched homes and kidnapped a father of two detainees. The Palestinian […]

28 Apr
11:42

Israeli Military Courts Issue New Administrative Detention Orders Against 27 Detainees

April 28, 2016 11:42 PM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

A number of Israeli military courts issued new Administrative Detention orders against 27 detainees for periods varying between three and six months, subject to renewal without a hearing. 14 of the new orders are new Administrative Detention, while the rest were issued against detainees who have been held for several months, […]