Israeli human rights violations in West Bank & Gaza, Nov 4-7

Israeli human rights violations in West Bank & Gaza, Nov 4-7


The Israeli forces commit 600 violations against journalists this year, remove residential Palestinian tents, Israeli soldiers abduct two teens & a cancer patient … Israeli soldiers abduct fishermen & two Palestinian siblings … Israel’s deportation of Human Rights worker upheld by Israeli Supreme Court , etc.

Reposted from the International Middle East Media Center (IMEMC)

Journalists Syndicate: 600 Violations against Media Committed in 2019

The Palestinian Journalists Syndicate, in a report, today, said that so far, this year, Israeli occupation forces have committed 600 violations against journalists and the media in general. The PJS Freedoms Committee said that the gravest of these violations was the use of live ammunition against journalists, with 60 cases of live fire injuries among journalists, by Israeli forces, documented. […]

Israel Approves Jerusalem Cable Car Plan

The skyline of Jerusalem’s ancient Old City is set to be altered dramatically by a “racist” cable car that critics say would blight the historic panorama and strengthen Jewish settlement in Palestinian neighbourhoods. Israel’s housing cabinet, a governmental body, approved the cable car plan, Monday, despite objections that the transitional government currently in place, after the September […]

Israeli Navy Abducts Two Fishermen In Rafah

November 7, 2019 2:35 PM  IMEMC News Gaza SiegeGaza StripIsraeli attacksNews ReportRafah 0

Israeli navy ships attacked, late on Wednesday at night, several Palestinian fishing boats in Gaza territorial waters in Rafah, in the southern part of the coastal region, and abducted two fishermen. Eyewitnesses said the navy fired several live rounds at the fishing boats, in addition to trying to capsize them with water cannons.[…]

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, twelve Palestinians, including two siblings and one child, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS office in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in several parts of the governorate, and […]

Israeli Soldiers Take Measurement Of Home In Preparation For Detonating It

November 7, 2019 11:59 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the family home of a Palestinian detainee near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, before taking measurements of the property in preparation for detonating it. Media sources said the soldiers invaded and surrounded the entire area of the home of […]

Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Bethlehem

November 7, 2019 11:19 AM  IMEMC News Israeli attacksJerusalemNews ReportWest Bank 0
Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank, and abducted two Palestinians, including a teen. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the refugee camp, before the soldiers stormed and […]

Israeli Army Removes Four Residential Tents in Masafer Yatta

November 7, 2019 5:54 AM  IMEMC News Israeli attacksJerusalemNews ReportWest Bank 0

The Israeli army removed, Wednesday, four residential tents in Masafer Yatta in the southern occupied West Bank, claiming they were set up without army authorization, according to a local activist. Rateb Jabour, an activist with the anti-wall, anti-settlements committee, told WAFA that soldiers removed three tents for three brothers in […]

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Teens, Including One Who Was Shot

Israeli soldiers shot, Wednesday, one Palestinian teenager, and abducted him along with another teen, in Beit Ummar, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Palestinian activist, Mohammad Ayyad Awad, said the soldiers ambushed several residents walking in the ath-Thaher area in […]

Palestinian Worker Injured by Israeli Gunfire

November 6, 2019 11:26 AM  IMEMC News Israeli attacksJerusalemNews Report 0

A young Palestinian man was injured on Tuesday morning, after Israeli forces opened fire at him, to the south of Jenin City, in the northern West Bank. Local sources said that a Palestinian worker from al-Yamun village, identified as Faisal Ghanama, age 24, was shot while […]

Lands East of Jerusalem Seized for Settlement Expansion

November 6, 2019 11:08 AM  IMEMC News Human rightsNews ReportPalestinePrisonersWest Bank 0

Israel’s policy of seizing Palestinian lands in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem al-Quds has not come to an end but has gained momentum, over the past years. Authorities have decided to seize over 50 hectares of private Palestinian lands in the town of Hizma, east of occupied Jerusalem. […]

Israeli Settlers Steal Olive Harvest in Nablus Area

Israeli settlers, today, stole an olive harvest belonging to Palestinian farmers in the village of al-Lubban al-Sharqiya, to the south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, according to a local source. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activities in the area, told WAFA that, according to a number of Palestinian […]

Israeli Troops Abduct 4 Palestinians, Including Cancer Patient, from Bethlehem

Israeli Forces invaded the Bethlehem district before dawn on Wednesday and abducted three youth and a 45-year old man suffering from cancer. The attacks took place in Beit Jala town, Aida refugee camp, and al-Izza refugee camp in Bethlehem. Israeli troops invaded the region with multiple armored vehicles and soldiers, and forced their way into several family […]

EU: ALL Israeli Settlement Activity is Illegal Under International Law

November 5, 2019 9:09 PM  IMEMC News HebronIsraeli attacksNews ReportWest Bank 0

The European Union (EU), on Tuesday, denounced Israeli plans to build thousands of new housing units as well as opening settlement roads in the occupied West Bank and stressed that all settlement activities are illegal under international law. “In October 2019, Israeli authorities approved the advancement of well […]

Israeli Supreme Court Upholds Deportation Order Against Human Rights Watch Director

November 5, 2019 8:35 PM  IMEMC News Israeli attacksJerusalemNews ReportWest Bank 0

The Israeli Supreme Court, Tuesday, upheld deportation orders against Human Rights Watch (HRW) director Omar Shakir for the occupied Palestinian territory for his alleged support of the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement. “Breaking: Israeli Supreme Court upholds my deportation over my rights advocacy,” said Shakir in a tweet. “Decision now shifts back to Israeli government; if it proceeds, […]

Protest in Gaza Demanding Compensation for 1,000 Homes Bombed by Israel in 2014

Palestinians who lost their homes due to the Israeli invasion and bombardment of Gaza in 2014 held a protest on Tuesday in Khuza’a, east of Khan Younis, which was one of the most heavily bombed areas of Gaza during the 2014 invasion. The people participating […]

Israeli Troops Assault Schoolchildren in al-Issawiya; Abduct 3

Israeli troops invaded al-Issawiya, in the eastern part of Jerusalem, on Monday evening and attacked schoolchildren, abducting three boys. According to local sources, on Monday evening, the Israeli forces stormed the village, deployed troops throughout the streets and began firing tear gas into the streets and residences. They also grabbed 3 boys from […]

Israeli Settler Runs Over Palestinian Girl In Bethlehem

An Israeli settler driving at high speed ran over, and injured a Palestinian girl, Sunday evening, on a road in Bethlehem, in the southern occupied West Bank. According to local sources, the settler rammed his car into a young girl as she was walking with her brother, along the road, near the illegal Israeli settlement of Efrat in Bethlehem, and […]

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank, Including One Woman

Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, fifteen Palestinians, including one woman, from several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has confirmed. The Hebron office of the PPS, in southern West Bank, said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes, and abducted Mousa al-‘Amour and Hasan al-Hreini, from […]

Two Hunger Striking Jordanian Detainees To Be Sent To Amman

November 4, 2019 9:16 PM  IMEMC News Arab WorldHuman rightsNews ReportPalestinePrisonersWest Bank 0

Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi has reported, Monday, that the two hunger-striking detainees Hiba al-Labadi and Abdul-Rahman Mer’ey, will be released by Israel and sent back to Amman before the end of this week. On his Twitter account, Safadi stated that the Jordanian government, as instructed by King Abdullah, has been working on the release of the two detainees since the first day of their detention, by not only contacting the Israeli government but […]

Settlers Steal Olive Harvest in Nablus-District Town

Illegal Israeli settlers, Monday, stole the olive harvest of Palestinian farmers in the village of Qaryout, just south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Local sources said that a number of Palestinian farmers entered their olive groves adjacent to the encroaching nearby illegal settlement of Eli, but they were completely shocked to find out that Israeli settlers had stole their harvest and placed iron […]

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