Israeli forces demolish homes, abduct people, raze farmland, shoot people, etc.

Israeli forces demolish homes, abduct people, raze farmland, shoot people, etc.

Palestinians in the Ar Rifa’iyya village sit by the rubble of the Rib’i family home, demolished January 16, 2020 by Israeli security forces in the South Hebron Hills. (photo credit: TOVAH LAZAROFF)

News reports July 19 -21 from the International Middle East Media Center (IMEMC):

Soldiers Demolish A Home Near Salfit

 July 21, 2020 3:41 PM  IMEMC News Israeli attacksNews ReportSalfitWest Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, Tuesday, a Palestinian home, and attempted to demolish three other homes, in Qarawat Bani Hassan village, northwest of Salfit in central West Bank. The Al-Quds Center for Social and Economic Rights stated that the soldiers demolished one home, under the pretext of being built without a permit […]

Israeli Soldiers Uproot 200 Olive Trees Near Salfit

Israeli soldiers uprooted, Tuesday, more than 200 Palestinian olive trees in Deir Estia town, northwest of the central West Bank city of Salfit. Deir Estia Mayor, Sa’id Zidan, stated that the soldiers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded the area approximately at 6:00 a.m., and uprooted more than 200 olive trees, planted […]

Updated: Israel Releases Seriously Ailing Detainee

 July 21, 2020 2:21 PM  IMEMC News Human rightsNews ReportPrisonersRamallahWest Bank 0

Updated: The detainee was released and was instantly moved to Beit Jala Governmental Hospital, near Bethlehem. His release came after three hearings within one week. The Israeli military appellate court in Ofer prison, illegally built on Palestinian lands west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, has decided to […]

Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians, Including A Father And His Son

 July 21, 2020 2:01 PM  IMEMC News BethlehemHebronIsraeli attacksNews ReportRamallahWest Bank 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, six Palestinians, including a father and his son, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The PPS office in Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank, said the soldiers stormed […]

Israeli Soldiers Demolish Under-Construction Covid-19 Testing Center

 July 21, 2020 12:48 PM  IMEMC News HebronIsraeli attacksNews ReportWest Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, on Tuesday morning, an under-construction Covid-19 testing center in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Ra’ed Maswadi, the owner of the land where the testing facility was being built said it was dedicated for Covid-19 testing by the Palestinian Health Ministry. He added […]

13 Years of Illegal Closure with Impunity

Press release: Civil Society Organize Webinar on Collective Punishment in Gaza:  Mezan Center For Human Rights: On Wednesday, 15 July 2020, Palestinian, regional, and international civil society organisations, including Al-Haq, Al Mezan Center for Human Rights, Adalah, the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS), Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP), […]

Israeli Colonists Install Mobile Homes On Palestinian Lands In Bethlehem

As Israeli soldiers continued the uprooting and destruction of Palestinian trees owned by the villagers of Kisan, east of Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank, Israeli colonists starting installing mobile homes in the area to prepare for a new illegal outpost. Hasan Breijiyya, the head of the […]

Israeli Soldiers Demolish A Home In Bethlehem

 July 20, 2020 1:35 PM  IMEMC News BethlehemIsraeli attacksNews ReportWest Bank 0

Israeli soldiers demolished, Monday, a Palestinian home in the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank. Hasan Breijiyya, the head of the Bethlehem office of the Wall and Colonization Resistance Commission, stated that several army jeeps and bulldozers invaded the Shoshahla area, south of […]

Soldiers Abduct A Teen, Injure Young Man In Ramallah

 July 20, 2020 12:08 PM  IMEMC News Israeli attacksNews ReportRamallahWest Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah before abducting a Palestinian teen, in addition to shooting a young man and searching many homes. Local sources in the refugee camp said the soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes […]

Israeli Settlers Burn Palestinian-owned Crops, Hundreds of Olive Trees near Nablus

Twice on Sunday, illegal Israeli settlers burned Palestinian-owned farmlands, first near Beita town, in the northern West Bank, according to a local official. The mayor of Beita, Fuad Ma’ali, told the Palestinian WAFA News Agency that several Israeli colonial settlers set fire to hundreds of dunams of agricultural lands, causing […]

Jerusalem Governor Detained by Israeli Police, for 18th Time in 2 Years

 July 20, 2020 7:54 AM  Ali Salam Human rightsJerusalemNews ReportPrisoners 0

Israeli forces, on Saturday detained Adnan Gheith, the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) Governor of occupied Jerusalem, after storming his home in Silwan, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. The home of Governor Gheith, in the occupied Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan, was raided and searched by Israeli police, who proceeded to detain […]

Israeli Army Detains Five, Shoots Two Palestinians in the West Bank

 July 19, 2020 6:00 PM  Ali Salam HebronHuman rightsNablusNews ReportPrisonersTulkarem 0

The Israeli forces detained seven Palestinian civilians, over night Saturday, and Sunday morning, from across the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society reported. Two Palestinian civilians, identified as, Amir Abu Zina, and Issam Al-Natsheh, were detained by the Israeli army, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron. It […]

Dozens of Palestinians Choke on Tear-gas in Hebron Protests

Dozens of Palestinian youths suffered the toxic effects of tear-gas inhalation, on Saturday, when they confronted Israeli forces in the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron, the Jerusalem Press reported. Local sources said that hundreds of Palestinian youths were protesting Israel’s annexation plans, at the “Shuhada Street” military roadblock, […]

Israeli Army Detains Palestinian Youths from Ramallah, Jerusalem

 July 19, 2020 5:45 AM  Ali Salam Human rightsJerusalemNews ReportRamallah 0

The Israeli army, at dawn Saturday, stormed al-Jalazoun refugee camp in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and detained three Palestinian teens, the Palestinian Information Center reported. According to Asra Media Office, members of a special Israeli military unit detained three teenagers from their homes in al-Jalazoun camp. The […]

Israeli Forces Injure Many Palestinians, Including Medic at Peaceful Demonstration Near Nablus

Two Palestinian civilians were injured, on Saturday, and many others choked on tear-gas fired by the Israeli forces, at a nonviolent protest in the village of Beita, Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. WAFA correspondent stated that Palestinians held a demonstration, south of Nablus City in the northern occupied West Bank, […]


Palestinian Family Forced to Demolish Their Homes in East Jerusalem

By order of the municipality of West Jerusalem, the Palestinian Abu Turki family, on Saturday, continued to self-demolish their two homes in the Jabal al-Mokabber village in occupied East Jerusalem, according to local sources. The Abu Turki family told the Wadi Hilweh Information Center (Silwanic) that they began to demolish […]

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