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09 Jan
11:55

Birmingham Honors Angela Davis after Israel Lobby Sabotages Award

(from the Electronic Intifada) American academic Angela Davis says she is “stunned” at the decision of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute in Alabama to revoke a human rights award it was planning to give her at a gala next month. In a statement on Facebook, the iconic Black intellectual and activist said that the […]

05 Jan
6:31

Israel Showcases Stolen Palestinian Antiquities

A section of the “Finds Gone Astray” exhibition at the Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem, January 3, 2019. Photo credit: Bible Lands Museum. POSTED BY: ALTERNATIVE INFORMATION CENTER JANUARY 4, 2019 The exhibit ‘Finds Gone Astray’ in Jerusalem constitutes a violation of international law, yet frames Israel as a preserver of history. […]

02 Jan
10:17

Israeli Naval Forces Arrest 2 Fishermen and Detain Fishing Boat Off Beit Lahia Shore in Northern Gaza Strip

On Tuesday, 01 January 2018, Israeli gunboats chased and opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats.  They then arrested 2 fishermen and detained a fishing boat.  This is part of the Israeli ongoing attacks against Palestinian fishermen and preventing them from sailing and fishing freely and accessing the fish-breeding areas in […]

31 Dec
7:24

PCHR Calls upon Security Services to Stop Summonses and Arrests on Political Grounds, Emphasizing that Freedom of Political Participation is Right Guaranteed

December 31, 2018 7:24 PM PCHR Gaza City, Human rights, Internal Unrest, News Report 0

Today and yesterday, The Interior Security Service (ISS) in the Gaza Strip summoned dozens of Fatah Members on grounds of calling for the celebration of the 54th anniversary of founding Fatah Movement, which marks Tuesday, 01 January, and ordered them not to organize any event for this occasion. The Palestinian […]

28 Dec
11:06

On 40th Friday of Great March of Return and Breaking Siege, Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Civilian With Disability and Wound 18 Other Civilians, including 4 Children and 2 Paramedics

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR): On Friday evening, 28 December 2018, Israeli forces Killed a Palestinian civilian with disability and wounded 18 other civilians, including 4 children and 2 paramedics (female and male), in the peaceful demonstrations in the eastern Gaza Strip despite the decreasing intensity of the […]

28 Dec
10:13

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Disabled Palestinian, Injure Eight In Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, one Palestinian, and injured at least eight, including a medic and a photojournalist, during the Great March Of Return processions in the besieged Gaza Strip. The Health Ministry said two of the wounded suffered life-threatening injuries. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in […]

28 Dec
8:02

Al-Haq Sends Urgent Appeal to UN Special Procedures on the Enforced Disappearance of Saleh Omar Barghouthi

By Al-Haq Human Rights Organization: On Sunday, 23 December 2018, Al-Haq sent a joint urgent appeal to the United Nations (UN) Special Procedures regarding the enforced disappearance of Palestinian citizen Saleh Omar Barghouthi, 29, following his detention by the Israeli Occupying Forces (IOF) near the town of Surda, north of […]

27 Dec
7:28

VIDEO: Tourism in Palestine “Booming” during Christmas

On the annual Christmas Eve celebration in Manger Square, thousands of Palestinians and internationals showed up to spread a spirit of joy and happiness on the religious occasion, which has become a national holiday and one of the most important, festive events of the year. The celebrations included scouts parades […]

26 Dec
4:50

Army Injures A Palestinian Near Nablus

December 26, 2018 4:50 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, Wednesday, a Palestinian driver near Huwwara military roadblock, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Media sources said the soldiers opened fire at the car of Rad Omar Thiab, 35, from Kafr Qalil village, south of Nablus, and injured him. In a brief statement, the […]

25 Dec
8:47

PCHR Strongly Condemns Israeli Knesset’s Approval of First Preliminary Reading of Bill to Expel Families of Palestinians Involved in Attacks

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR): On Wednesday, 19 December 2018, the Israeli Knesset approved the first preliminary reading of a bill to expel families of Palestinians involved in attacks to other areas in the West Bank. Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) denounces in the strongest terms the approval of […]

23 Dec
3:35

Social Media Giants Continue to Collaborate with Israel’s Illegal ‘Cyber Unit’

The State Attorney’s unit operates outside the law to censor Facebook & YouTube posts; 2017 saw 500% increase in posts censored as a result of Cyber Unit’s action. Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel continues to demand that Israel’s state attorney’s office shutter its “Cyber […]

22 Dec
2:34

PCHR: “Israeli Forces Kill 3 Palestinian Civilians, including 1 Child and 1 Man with Mobility Impairment, and Wound 115 Civilians”

On 39th  Friday of Great March of Return and Breaking Siege, Israeli Forces Kill 3 Palestinian Civilians, including 1 Child and Person with Mobility Impairment, and Wound 115 Other Civilians, including 21 Children, 2 Women, 2 Journalists and 3 Paramedics On Friday evening, 21 December 2018, Israeli forces Killed 3 […]

22 Dec
2:20

Update: Israeli Soldiers Kill Three Palestinians, Including A Child, Injure 115, Including 2 Journalists And 4 Medics In Gaza”

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has confirmed that Israeli soldiers have killed, three Palestinians, including a child, and a man with a mobility impairment, and wounded 115 civilians, including two journalists and four medics, during the Great Return March processions in the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip. The Palestinian […]

21 Dec
1:56

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Teen Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers killed, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian teen from occupied Jerusalem, and injured two others, after opening fire at their car near Beit El military roadblock, north of the al-Biereh city, in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah and al-Biereh. Media sources said the slain teen has been […]

20 Dec
11:14

Battir Lands Invaded by Israeli Settlers Building A New Road

The following is an interview, conducted by Ghassan Bannoura with the Mayor of Battir village about the invasion that took place earlier today. Q. Please introduce yourself and tell us what happened in the lands between Al-Makhrour area and Battir? (In Bethlehem governorate in the West Bank) And who are […]

19 Dec
4:51

Plot to Depopulate Palestinian Refugee Camps in Lebanon

(photo: Ein al-Hilweh refugee camp in Lebanon) by Ramzy Baroud An eerie video composed of a recorded audio prayer and a photo of one “Hajj Jamal Ghalaini” occasionally pops up on Facebook. The voice is that of an alleged religious sheikh, praying for the well-being of the man in the photo […]

17 Dec
4:05

Israeli Naval Forces Wound Fisherman, Arrest 4 Others and Detain Fishing Boats

The Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR): On Saturday, 15 December 2018, Israeli gunboats opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats, wounded a fisherman and arrested him. Moreover, Israeli naval forces chased Palestinian fishing boats, arrested 4 fishermen and detained 2 fishing boats as part of the ongoing Israeli attacks against […]

16 Dec
12:48

Israeli Court Sentences Mother of A Palestinian, Killed By The Army, To Eleven Months, For “Incitement”

An Israeli court sentenced, on Sunday morning, the mother of a Palestinian, who was killed by the army last year, to eleven months in prison for what the military prosecution described as “incitement on social media.” Attorney Mohammad Mahmoud of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, said the court sentenced Susan Abu […]

16 Dec
2:54

West Bank Witnesses Worst Escalation in This Year, Israeli Forces Kill 4 Palestinian Civilians within Only 48 Hours; Two of Them Were Extra-Judicially Executed

Ref: 133/2018 – Date: 15 December 2018 – Time: 13:00 GMT: The West Bank is witnessing the worst and most violent escalation by the Israeli forces and settlers in this year. Only within 48 hours, the Israeli forces killed 4 Palestinian civilians, including an elderly and 2 extra-judicially killed, and […]

16 Dec
1:03

Army Injures 23 Palestinians Who Intercepted Invasion By Colonists In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers injured, on Saturday evening, 23 Palestinians after they intercepted illegal colonialist settlers, who were infiltrating by car into the southeastern area of Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. Morad Eshteiwi, the coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said dozens of […]

15 Dec
2:10

On 38th Friday of Great March of Return and Breaking Siege, Israeli Forces Wound 120 Civilians, including 20 Children, 2 Women, 1 Journalist and 2 Paramedics

On Friday evening, 14 December 2018, Israeli forces wounded 120 Palestinian civilians, including 11 children, 1 woman and 2 paramedics in the peaceful demonstrations in the eastern Gaza Strip despite the decreasing intensity of the demonstrations there for the sixth week consecutively and absence of most means usually used during […]

12 Dec
3:15

Child Dies From Wounds Suffered Last Friday

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that a child died, Tuesday, from serious wounds he suffered, last Friday, after Israeli soldiers shot him, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The Health Ministry said the soldiers shot the child, Ahmad Yasser Sabri Abu ‘Aabed, 4, […]

12 Dec
1:50

PCHR Calls upon Attorney General to Investigate Two Torture Crimes in West Bank and Gaza

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) is strongly concerned over the torture practiced against two arrestees by the security services in the West Bank and Gaza Strip during their detention. PCHR calls upon the Attorney General to investigate seriously both crimes and publish the investigation results in public in […]

11 Dec
12:28

Israeli Army Kills A Palestinian In Hebron

December 11, 2018 12:28 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers killed, Tuesday, a young Palestinian man, while driving his car in Ethna town, west of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, after he reportedly “failed to stop of inspection.” The head of the Al-Ahli Hospital in Hebron, Dr. Yousef Takrouri, said the soldiers shot the Palestinian, identified […]

08 Dec
12:51

Jerusalemite Family Forced To Demolish Its Own Home

An indigenous Palestinian family from Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, was forced to demolish its own home, Saturday,to avoid further excessive fines and fees, after an Israeli court ordered the destruction of their building for “being constructed without a permit.” The Wadi Hilweh Information Center […]

07 Dec
3:44

41 Violations Committed against Palestinian Social Media Content in November

41 violations recorded against Palestinian content on social media pages during last November, SadaSocial site reported. The report that published on Wednesday, by SadaSocial, recorded a significant increase in the violations against Palestinian content on social media. The report noted, according to Al Ray, that the violations increased after the […]

05 Dec
2:23

Israeli Army Demolishes A Palestinian Home In Jerusalem

Israeli bulldozers destroyed a Palestinian family home Tuesday, in Occupied East Jerusalem WAFA reported. A large number of Israeli police officers and soldiers stormed the town of Jabal Al-Mukkaber, surrounded and blockaded the house, preventing residents from approaching, and restricting movement of others. The home was still under construction, and […]

29 Nov
7:37

Bottle Cap Jackets And Chocolate Wrapper Dresses: Palestinian Fashion Goes Green

by Tessa Fox Rather than having their creations in the pages of high-end fashion magazines such as Vogue, some Palestinian designers are incorporating these very pages into their designs. Palestinian runways are now being graced with multi-coloured dresses of recycled material including discarded plastic, rolled up pages from sophisticated fashion […]

26 Nov
6:50

Israeli Army Kills A Palestinian Near Hebron

November 26, 2018 6:50 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian man on Monday near the entrance of Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, after the army claimed that he “deliberately rammed soldiers with his car”, wounding three. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said the Palestinian has been identified […]

21 Nov
10:38

Army Starts The Demolition Of Stores In Shu’fat Refugee Camp

Israeli soldiers and police officers started, on Wednesday morning, the demolition of many stores in Shu’fat refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem. Nasser Fasfous, the spokesperson of Fateh Movement in Shu’fat, said dozens of soldiers, officers and employees of the City Council in occupied Jerusalem, stormed the refugee camp, […]

21 Nov
8:08

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Teenage Boys Near Bethlehem

November 21, 2018 8:08 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Beit Fajjar town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and abducted two teenage boys from their homes, including one who is recovering from surgery. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and violently searched homes in the town, after surrounding […]

20 Nov
11:45

Knesset Approves Colonialist Constructions In Silwan

The Israeli Knesset approved, Monday, the construction of residential units for colonialist settlers, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, in the area that Israel has termed “The City of David National Park.” Media sources said 63 Knesset members approved the plan, while 41 others […]

16 Nov
9:32

BDS Austria: Israeli Apartheid State – Get Out of Vienna University

The following statement, initiated by BDS Austria, addresses the role of the Israeli Embassy and the University of Vienna in opposing Palestinian rights and supporting Israeli apartheid. Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network as well as Samidoun Goteborg are signatories of the statement, along with other international groups and academics.  Signatories and […]

16 Nov
2:00

Army Injures Dozens Of Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, local and international nonviolent protesters on Palestinian lands, in Jabal ar-Reesan Mountain, in Ras Karkar village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The soldiers attacked the protesters with rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades, causing dozens to suffer the effects of […]

14 Nov
9:20

Illegal Colonists Burn A Palestinian Car In Nablus (Video)

A group of fanatic illegal Israeli paramilitary settlers infiltrated, on Wednesday at dawn, into Orif village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, burnt a Palestinian car, and wrote racist graffiti. Media sources in Nablus said the assailants burnt a car, owned by Mahmoud Mahfouth Shehada, after causing […]

14 Nov
4:17

Israeli Army Kills A Palestinian In Gaza

An Israeli military drone fired, on Tuesday evening, a missile at Palestinians in the Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, killing one and wounding two others.  Five Palestinians were also injured in Rafah and Khan Younis. The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Khaled Akram Yousef […]

13 Nov
1:01

Army Kills Two Palestinians In Gaza

November 13, 2018 1:01 PM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers killed, Tuesday, two Palestinians, and injured many others, in a series of air strikes targeting residential buildings, lands and structures, in various parts of the Gaza Strip. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said the army killed Mos’ab Hos, 20, in Malaka area, […]

13 Nov
3:29

Israeli Missiles Destroy A Hotel In Gaza

As the extensive Israeli air strikes continued over various parts of the Gaza Strip, the army fired missiles at a hotel, west of Gaza city, and destroyed it. Media sources in Gaza said the Israeli Airforce fired many missiles into the Al-Amal Hotel, in the densely populated al-Mina’ Area, west […]

12 Nov
6:54

Gaza Lays to Rest 7 Palestinians Killed in Israeli Airstrike (VIDEO)

Thousands of Palestinians in Gaza, on Monday, took part in the funeral of seven of their fallen who were killed during Israeli airstrikes on the southern region of the besieged coastal enclave. The Palestinians who were killed in the Israeli offensive have been identified as: Noureddin Mohammad Salama Baraka, 37. […]

08 Nov
1:02

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Residential Building Near Jerusalem

November 8, 2018 1:02 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday morning, the Za’im town, east of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished residential building. Media sources said the soldiers surrounded the town before invading it, prevented the journalists from entering it, and demolished a residential building, containing several floors. They added that the soldiers […]

06 Nov
11:19

Army Demolishes Two Homes In Jerusalem

November 6, 2018 11:19 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday morning, Beit Hanina town, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished  two Palestinian homes. Media sources said the soldiers surrounded the ash-Qariyya neighborhood, in Beit Hanina, and declared it a closed military zone. They added that the soldiers stormed the two homes, owned by Kamel […]

05 Nov
2:46

Army Shoots A Palestinian Near Hebron

Israeli soldiers shot, Monday, a young Palestinian man near Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, after he reportedly attempted to stab them. The incident took place at Elias Junction, near Keryat Arba’ illegal Israeli colony, east of Hebron city; the soldiers shot the young man, identified […]

03 Nov
7:47

Palestinian Prisoners: A Battleground for International Solidarity

The following article, by Charlotte Kates, the international coordinator of Samidoun, initially appeared in Arabic in Al-Adab magazine, published on November 2, 2018. The Arabic text can be read online at the Al-Adab website. The article appeared in an issue with a special focus on Palestinian prisoners, including testimonies from current […]

30 Oct
12:27

Soldiers Uproot 200 Olive Trees, 13 Dunams of Farmland, near Hebron

October 30, 2018 12:27 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, Palestinian agricultural lands in Khirbat Kharouf area, uprooted 200 olive trees, in addition to uprooting 13 Dunams of farmlands, in Beit Ula town, west of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Hashem Badarin, the head of the Palestinian Farmers Services Department in […]

29 Oct
11:34

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Invade Three Homes In Hebron

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, Monday, three Palestinian homes in the Old City of Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank. Local sources in Hebron said the three homes are old and vacant, and added that the Israeli assailants caused damage to their inner walls, […]

26 Oct
10:28

Israeli Army Kills Four Palestinians, Injures 232, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers resorted, on Friday, to the excessive use of force against the Great Return March Procession in several parts of the Gaza Strip, Friday, killing four Palestinians, and injuring 232 others, including 180 who were shot with live fire. The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported that the […]

26 Oct
9:32

One Palestinian Killed In An Accidental Explosion In Central Gaza

Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, has reported that one Palestinian was killed, and another was injured, in an explosion in the al-Boreij refugee camp, in Central Gaza. Dr. al-Qedra said the Palestinian has been identified as Jabr Ibrahim Abu Hmeisa, 27, and added that […]

25 Oct
7:38

Army Injures Many Schoolchildren In Hebron

October 25, 2018 7:38 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers fired, Thursday, several gas bombs into the Nahda Basic School for Boys, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, causing dozens of students and teacher to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, including some students who fainted. Rawhi az-Zaro, the principal of the school, said the soldiers […]

24 Oct
10:20

Updated: Two Children Drown To Death As Immigrants’ Boat Capsizes

A boat, filled with immigrants capsized off the coast of Bodrum resort town, northwest of Turkey, leading to the death two children, including a Palestinian child from Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The Turkish Coast Guard has confirmed that the boat capsized near Bodrum, leading to […]

24 Oct
6:17

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Tubas

October 24, 2018 6:17 AM IMEMC News News Report, Palestinian attacks, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers killed, on Wednesday at dawn, a young Palestinian man in Tammoun town, and injured eleven others, east of Tubas, in northeastern West Bank. Medial sources said the young man, identified as Mohammad Mahmoud Bisharat, 21, was shot with a live round in the back, and died from his […]

24 Oct
1:20

Israeli Army Kills A Palestinian Teen, Injures Five, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed, Tuesday, that Israeli soldiers killed a teen, and injured five other Palestinian, east of Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza. The Ministry said Montaser Mohammad Ismael al-Baz, 17, was shot and seriously injured with a live round in the head. The seriously wounded Palestinian was […]

23 Oct
8:05

Human Rights Watch: Palestinian Authorities Crush Dissent (VIDEO)

Palestinian riot police confront demonstrators protesting security coordination between the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Israel, in the West Bank city of Ramallah on June 23, 2014. © 2014 Mohamad Torokman/Reuters PNN – The Fateh-led Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and Hamas authorities in Gaza routinely arrest and torture peaceful critics and […]

22 Oct
12:18

Updated: “Palestinian Shot Dead Allegedly After Attempting To Stab A Soldier”

In Hebron Monday morning, Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian, Moammar Arif Refa’ey al-Atrash, 42, who the army claimed had tried to carry out a stabbing attack on soldiers stationed near Ibrahimi Mosque, lightly wounding one soldier. According to the Israeli Army’s official statement, “An assailant attempted to stab […]

21 Oct
12:27

Israel Postpones Al-Khan Al-Ahmar Demolition, Protests To Continue Until Demolition Order Cancelled

Israeli daily Haaretz has reported that the Israeli government has decided to postpone the demolition of the al-Khan al-Ahmar Palestinian Bedouin community, east of occupied Jerusalem, until further notice. Palestinian Minister Walid Assaf says protests will continue until Israel completely cancels and voids its demolition orders of the village. Haaretz […]

20 Oct
8:06

Palestinian Detained in Jerusalem for Wearing Palestinian Flag Shirt

October 20, 2018 8:06 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

(Photo courtesy of Wadi Hilweh Information Center)  WAFA- Israeli police, on Saturday, detained a Palestinian in Jerusalem for wearing a shirt of the Palestinian flag, according to Wadi Hilweh Information Center. It posted a video and pictures on its Facebook page showing police detaining a young Palestinian at Damascus Gate […]

20 Oct
3:36

Israeli Soldiers Injure Ten Nonviolent Protesters, Abduct One, In Al-Khan Al-Ahmar

Israeli soldiers resorted, Friday, to the excessive use of force against dozens of Palestinian, international and Israeli peace activists, holding a nonviolent procession in the al-Khan al-Ahmar Palestinian Bedouin community, east of occupied Jerusalem, wounding ten, and abducted one after injuring him. Medical sources said the soldiers physically assaulted the […]

19 Oct
7:45

Israeli Private Intelligence Companies Turn Civilians into Enemies

Shir Hever talks about Psy-Group and other Israeli private intelligence companies, and the role which they play in undermining democracy when intelligence gathering is privatized. TRNN Video & Transcript: MARC STEINER: Welcome to The Real News. I’m Marc Steiner. Earlier this month, it was revealed that the Israeli private intelligence company […]

16 Oct
8:43

MADA: 48 Violations against Palestinian Media Freedoms during September

(photo: Issam Al-Rimawi, photographer of the AFP after being injured by a rubber-coated bullet in Ras Karkar, PNN) September of 2018 has witnessed a rise in the number of violations committed against media freedoms in Palestine, compared to those committed in the previous month of August. During September, the Palestinian […]

15 Oct
1:37

Israeli Soldiers Invade Al-Khan Al-Ahmar, Abduct Four And Injure Seven

Dozens of Israeli soldiers, accompanied by a bulldozer, invaded the al-Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin community, east of occupied Jerusalem, and started bulldozing adjacent lands, before attacking nonviolent solidarity activists, abducted four and injured seven other. Eyewitnesses said seven nonviolent activist suffered various lacerations after being assaulted by the Israeli soldiers and […]

15 Oct
9:59

Army Abducts Five Palestinians In Tulkarem, One In Qalqilia, And Two In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, five Palestinians from several areas of the northern West Bank governorate of Tulkarem, one in nearby Qalqilia, and two in Jerusalem, during violent invasions and searches of homes. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers stormed […]

14 Oct
3:52

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Attack Palestinians On Olive Orchards Near Nablus

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Saturday, many Palestinians while picking their olive trees in orchards owned by Burin villagers, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency quoted the villages stating that the assailants came from Givat Ronen illegal colony, which […]

Medics rescue a wounded Palestinian at Gaza protest
13 Oct
2:35

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Kill Seven Palestinians, Injure 252, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, seven Palestinians, and injured 252, including 50 children, 10 woman and one journalist, after the army fired dozens of live rounds, in addition to high-velocity gas bombs, during the Great Return March processions, in several parts of the Gaza […]

11 Oct
4:35

PCHR: “On World Day against Death Penalty, PCHR Reiterates its Call for Abolishing This Penalty in Palestinian Law”

 Today, 10 October, coincides the World Day against Death Penalty when calls are annually renewed by the countries of the world to work on abolishing this penalty from its legislation, considering it as an inhuman penalty that is incompatible with the values of justice and goals of punishments that aim […]

10 Oct
9:11

Samidoun Joins Ahed Tamimi in Spain to Urge Action to Free Palestine (VIDEO)

Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network joined the welcome for Ahed Tamimi and call for a free Palestine in Madrid on 29 September. Samidoun international coordinator, Charlotte Kates, spoke alongside former Palestinian child prisoner and anti-colonial land defense activist Ahed Tamimi at the annual 2018 Fiesta, organized by the Communist Party of Spain. The event […]

10 Oct
7:54

Erdan: US Student Will Be Released If She Condemns BDS

Israeli minister of Strategic Affairs Gilad Erdan, on Tuesday, said he would reconsider his official stance on denying entry to an American student over alleged links to the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement if she publicly condemned a boycott of Israel. Last week, Lara Alqasem was barred from entering the country […]

08 Oct
12:48

Illegal Colonialist Settlers Invade Village In Bethlehem, Photograph Homes And Mosque

A group of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers invaded, Monday, the village of Shoshahla in the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and photographed many homes, in addition to the local mosque. Ahmad Salah, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies […]

08 Oct
4:47

Army Fires A Missile Into Southern Gaza

An Israeli military drone fired, on Sunday evening, a missile at Palestinian protesters near the Great Return Camp, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Palestinian sources said the Palestinians survived the attack unharmed. On its part, the Israeli army said its drone fires a missile […]

08 Oct
3:27

PCHR: “Two Fishermen Arrested and One of Them Wounded”

Date: 07 October 2018: Time: 10:30 GMT: Two Fishermen Arrested and One of Them Wounded, Israeli Naval Forces again Reduce Allowed Area for Fishing. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) Yesterday, the Israeli naval forces arrested 2 fishermen and wounded one of them as part of the Israeli attacks […]

06 Oct
3:16

3 Palestinians Killed by Israeli Forces at Gaza Border; 376 Wounded

Three Palestinians were killed and 376 others injured by live bullets, rubber-coated steel bullets, concussion grenades and tear gas canisters fired by Israeli forces at the latest ‘Great March of Return’ protests at the Gaza-Israel border on Friday. According to the Palestinian Ministry of Health, the Israeli troops fired live […]

02 Oct
6:30

Israel Targets Palestinian Homes in Jerusalem for Demolition

The aftermath of a house demolition in Jerusalem, September 2018. Photo credit: OCHA – OPT. POSTED BY: ALTERNATIVE INFORMATION CENTER SEPTEMBER 30, 2018 Israeli forces demolished five Palestinian-owned structures in the holy city in September. Israeli authorities continued targeting Palestinian homes and businesses for demolition in the holy city throughout September. On September 20, […]

02 Oct
5:39

General Strike Held against Israeli Nationality Law

Palestinians, on Monday, held a general strike in areas all over the West Bank and the occupied 1948 lands, to protest against the racist Jewish national law adopted by the Israeli Knesset with the support of Israel’s extreme right. Palestinian factions in the West Bank and Jerusalem expressed their support […]

29 Sep
4:16

Israeli Troops Abduct 11 & 12-Year-Old Children from Nabi Saleh Village

On Friday afternoon, Israeli troops invaded the village of Nabi Saleh, known as one of the centers of non-violent resistance in the West Bank, and arrested three children – two of them age 11, and the other age 12. Samer Tamimi, 11 years old, the son of local non-violent activist […]

28 Sep
7:07

VIDEO: Israeli Police, Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa during Yom Kippur

September 28, 2018 7:07 PM Alternative Information Center News Report 0

Israeli settlers raid al-Aqsa and perform religious rituals, March 31, 2018. Photo credit: Wadi Hilweh Information Center. POSTED BY: AHMAD JARADAT SEPTEMBER 27, 2018 Israeli police arrested and assaulted Palestinians at the holy site. On Sunday, September 16, 2018, Israeli settlers raided al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem under the protection of Israeli police. […]

27 Sep
9:20

Israeli Army Injures Ten Palestinians, Including Two Journalists, In Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the eastern area of Nablus city, in northern West Bank, and injured ten Palestinians, including two journalists, during protests that followed the invasion. The army also abducted two Palestinians near Nablus, two siblings north of Jerusalem, and a young man in Qalqilia. Medical […]

27 Sep
5:09

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians, Shoot Two Journalists

September 27, 2018 5:09 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, five Palestinians from Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem, in addition to Qalqilia and Nablus, in northern West Bank, shot two journalists, and injured one Palestinian after ramming him with their jeep. Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded Qalandia refugee […]

25 Sep
7:51

PSCC Activists Pass Out Warning Notices to Israeli Soldiers over Khan al-Ahmar Demolition

Activists from the Popular Struggle Coordination Committee, on Monday, carried out an activity in which they handed out “warning” notices to the Israeli civil administration, regarding the consequences of participating in the demolition of Khan Al-Ahmar Bedouin village, which is considered a crime against humanity by international humanitarian law. Activists put up […]

23 Sep
6:11

Israel Orders Khan Al-Ahmar Residents to Demolish Homes (VIDEO)

Israeli occupation forces, on Sunday morning, served notices to the residents of Al-Khan Al-Ahmar, east of Jerusalem, ordering them to demolish their homes, by themselves, before a deadline of 1 October, 2018. Then demolition notice said, according to the PNN: “Inhabitants of Khan al-Ahmar By the High Court decision you […]

21 Sep
9:29

Alt-Right March for Israel, Human Rights Activist Smeared as Anti-Semitic

In Canada, Dimitri Lascaris called on B’Nai Brith to disavow a white supremacist who called for Trudeau’s execution. He then found himself accused of being an anti-Semite. Dimitri Lascaris is a lawyer, journalist, and activist. After working in the New York and Paris offices of a major Wall Street law […]

19 Sep
3:48

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian In Jerusalem After A Reported Stabbing Attempt

Israeli soldiers killed, on Tuesday evening, a young Palestinian man in the al-Misrara area, in occupied East Jerusalem, after he reportedly attempted to stab soldiers. The Palestinian has been identified as Mohammad Yousef Sha’ban Oleyyan, 26, from Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied Jerusalem. Eyewitnesses said that the soldiers kept […]

19 Sep
3:18

PCHR: “Within less than 24 hours, Israeli forces killed 4 Palestinian civilians, including a child”

Date: 18 September 2018: Within less than 24 Hours and Without Posing Any Threat to Life of Soldiers: Israeli Forces Kill 4 Civilians, including Child, in Two Crimes in Southern and Northern Gaza Strip. Within less than 24 hours, Israeli forces killed 4 Palestinian civilians, including a child, and wounded […]

19 Sep
3:08

PCHR Calls for Investigation into Death Circumstances of Young Man only Few Hours after Being Arrested by Israeli Forces

Today morning, 18 September 2018, Mohammed al-Khatib, from Beit Rima village, northwest of Ramallah, died only few hours after being arrested by the Israeli forces. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) calls for an immediate and impartial investigation into the death circumstances of al-Khatib and expresses its deep concern […]

18 Sep
2:58

Army Kills Two Palestinians In Gaza

September 18, 2018 2:58 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0

Updated: The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported, late on Monday at night, that an Israeli war jet fired a missile at Palestinians, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, killing two young men. Their bodies have been severely mutilated, and it took the […]

18 Sep
1:16

Army Abducts Five Palestinians, Injures Four, In Al-Aqsa Mosque

The Israeli army abducted, Tuesday, five Palestinians and injured four others, after dozens of soldiers and officers accompanied nearly 300 colonialist settlers in provocative tours into the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem. Firas al-Dibis, the media coordinator of the Waqf and Islamic Endowment Department in occupied Jerusalem, […]

17 Sep
3:49

US Expels Palestinian Envoy And His Family

After shutting down the Palestinian Representative Office in Washington D.C., the Trump administration on Sunday ordered the Palestinian Envoy, Ambassador Dr. Husam Zomlot, and his family, out of the country, after cancelling their Visas and closing their US bank accounts. Zomlot and his family, consisting of his wife and two […]

16 Sep
9:17

Mother of BDS Co-Founder Omar Barghouthi Passes in Amman

Wafia Barghouthi, the mother of BDS co-founder Omar Barghouthi, passed away in Amman, on Friday, as Israeli occupation authorities ban him from travel. In May of 2016, Israel effectively imposed a travel ban on him by refusing to renew his residency document, and Barghouthi was unable to travel to Jordan, to be with […]

16 Sep
1:32

Update: “Seriously Injured Israeli Settler Dies From His Wounds”

Israeli media sources have confirmed that the settler, who was stabbed at the entrance of a mall near Gush Etzion colony, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, has died from his wounds. The man, identified as Ari Fuld, 40 years of age, died from serious wounds to […]

15 Sep
6:30

PCHR: “Army Kills 3 Civilians, Including A Child, Injures 148, Including 19 Children, 5 Women and 5 Paramedics”

For Twenty-Five Friday of Great March of Return and Breaking Siege in Eastern Gaza Strip, Israeli Forces  Kill 3 Civilians, Including Child, and Wound 148 Others, Including 19 Children, 5 Women and 5 Paramedics Date: 14 September 2018 – Time: 18:00 GMT, the Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR) On […]

14 Sep
4:02

Israeli Court Sentences A Palestinian Teen, With Rare Condition, To Two Years In Prison

On Thursday evening, the Israeli military court in Salem army base, in northern West Bank, sentenced a Palestinian teenage boy, who suffers from a rare childhood condition, to two years in prison. The teen, Anas Hamarsha, 17, was abducted from his home in Ya’bad town, south of the northern West […]

13 Sep
6:08

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Al-Wadi Al-Ahmar Village

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the newly established al-Wadi al-Ahmar Palestinian village, which was built for the Palestinian Bedouin families next to the al-Khan al-Ahmar village, threatened with pending Israeli demolition, east of occupied Jerusalem. Dozens of soldiers invaded the area after completely surrounding an isolating it, while […]

13 Sep
5:45

Journalist Ali Dar Ali Released

The Israeli Authorities released, on Wednesday evening, Palestinian journalist Ali Dar Ali, after holding him captive in Ofer prison, built on Palestinian lands in Betunia, near Ramallah in central West Bank. The journalist was held without charges for 40 consecutive days, and was ordered to pay a 2500 Shekels fine. […]

11 Sep
1:20

Activists Establish Al-Wadi Al-Ahmar Village

A group of Palestinian and international peace activists established, overnight, the al-Wadi al-Ahmar Palestinian village, in al-Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin community, facing demolition and displacement by the Israeli authorities. The new village is meant to send a message that the Palestinians will remain steadfast on their lands, despite Israel’s escalating violations […]

11 Sep
2:09

Israeli Navy Injures 49 Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli navy ships fired, on Monday evening, dozens of live ammunition and gas bombs at Palestinians, and fishing boats, in the al-Waha Beach area, northwest of the Gaza Strip, wounding 49 Palestinians, including one journalist. The Palestinians Health Ministry said the navy attacked dozens of Palestinians, holding a nonviolent activity […]

10 Sep
7:30

Illiteracy Rate in Palestine is Among the Lowest in the World

On the occasion of International Literacy Day, the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) published a report, last week, on the illiteracy rate in Palestine ,and confirmed that it is one of the lowest in the world. The report said that the illiteracy rate in 2017 was 3.3% (7,898 illiterate) […]

07 Sep
6:28

15 Acts Cancel Meteor Festival Performances

A wave of cancellations followed Lana Del Rey’s cancellation announcement for the Meteor Music Festival in northern Israel, this weekend. Following efforts by the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) and worldwide criticism, more than 15 music artists have cancelled their performances at the Meteor Festival in Israel, according to […]

06 Sep
3:53

Army Demolishes Another Home In Occupied Jerusalem, Abducts Two Palestinians

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Wednesday evening, a Palestinian home in Beit Hanina neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, rendering the family homeless despite a pending appeal with an Israeli court. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said dozens of soldiers, and officers, invaded Beit Hanina, and forcibly removed the […]

05 Sep
10:24

Army Demolishes A Home In Jerusalem

September 5, 2018 10:24 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers and police officers invaded, Wednesday, Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, and demolished a Palestinian home. Media sources said the soldiers imposed a tight siege the as-Sal’a neighborhood in Silwan, and prevented the Palestinians from entering or leaving it. They added that […]

03 Sep
9:43

VIDEO: Bethlehem Palestinians Gather at Homes Threatened by Demolition, Israelis Join in Protest

A number of Palestinian citizens were injured after they stood up to the Israeli army’s attempts to demolish four houses in al-Walaja village, west of Bethlehem. Eventually, the army demolished two out of four houses. Local sources in the village said that the residents gathered in two houses, early Monday, […]

03 Sep
12:06

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Four Homes, Injure Sixteen Palestinians, Near Bethlehem

September 3, 2018 12:06 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Monday at dawn, four homes, and injured sixteen Palestinians, in the al-Walaja village, west of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Dozens of soldiers surrounded and isolated the village, before invading it, and prevented the Palestinians from entering or leaving it. The Israeli army said the […]

02 Sep
11:51

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Child In Kufur Qaddoum

September 2, 2018 11:51 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers shot, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian child in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. Medical sources said the soldiers shot the child, Mo’men Morad Eshteiwi, 8, with a rubber-coated steel bullet in his head. They added that the child was moved to […]

01 Sep
4:38

Israeli Soldiers Shoot And Seriously Injure A Female Palestinian Medic In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, on Friday evening, a Palestinian female medic, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, during their excessive use of force against the Great Return March in the coastal region. The Health Ministry said […]