Another week of Israeli violence: confiscation, abduction, killing, destruction

Another week of Israeli violence: confiscation, abduction, killing, destruction

Israeli occupation soldiers arrest a Palestinian teen in the West Bank. (2017 Photo from DCI)

September 2019, Week 2: Israeli violence includes confiscating a piece of private Palestinian land the size of Ellis Island; killing, injuring, abducting, and bombing children and adults – all by the “most moral army in the world.”
Recent news reports from the International Middle East Media Center (IMEMC):

Israeli Soldiers Confiscate 25 Acres of Private Palestinian Lands

Israeli soldiers confiscated, Sunday, approximately 100 Dunams (24.7 Acres) of privately-owned Palestinian lands from villages south of Nablus, in northern West Bank, and northeast of Ramallah, in central West Bank. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the soldiers handed the […]

GMR: Israel Kills 2 Children, Injures 81 Civilians – Including 39 Children, 1 Journalist, 2 Paramedics

The Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR): On 73rd Friday of Great March of Return, 2 children were killed and 81 civilians injured as a result of the Israeli military’s continued use of excessive force against peaceful protests along the Gaza Strip’s eastern border; 38 children, 1 journalist and 2 paramedics, […]

UN Human Rights Commissioner: 30 Journalists Covering Protests Injured by Israel

In Gaza alone, Israeli forces have injured 30 journalists since March 22, a UN rights body said on Monday. “30 journalists covering the protests were injured” by the Israeli army, UN Human Rights High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet said in a statement, referring to the protests held along the Israel-Gaza fence. []

Israeli Violence: Soldiers Shoot a Child, Abduct 13 Palestinians, In West Bank

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers shot a child, and abducted thirteen Palestinians, after the army invaded many communities, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, on Monday at dawn and during morning hours. Media sources in Ramallah, in central West Bank, said several army […]

Israeli Soldiers Storm Jerusalem Mosque During Prayer, Injure 3

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, a mosque in the al-‘Isawiya town, in occupied Jerusalem, and fired gas bombs, causing at least three Palestinians to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers stormed the al-Arba’in Mosque in al-‘Isawiya, and […]

Israeli Soldiers Storm DFLP Office in Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the central West Bank city of Ramallah, before storming and searching of headquarters of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP), and confiscated surveillance recordings and equipment. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers invaded Tannous Building, in the center of []

73 Abductions, Including Teenage School Children, Female University Student

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Saturday at dawn, a young female student of Birzeit University, after storming her home in al-Biereh city, near Ramallah. Media sources in Ramallah said several army jeeps invaded al-Biereh, before the soldiers stormed and ransacked the home Samah Jaradat, and abducted her. It Is worth mentioning […]

Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until dawn hours Wednesday, at least sixteen Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS office in Nablus, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers abducted three Palestinians, identified as Mahmoud Abu Zeitouna, […]

Israeli forces abducted on Tuesday evening seven Palestinians, including a girl, from the Old City of Jerusalem. Local sources told the Palestinian News Agency Wafa that large forces of the Israeli army raided Bab Hatta in Old Jerusalem, and abducted Mohammed Meteb, Ahmad Meteb, Yousef Hazina, Riyad al-Rishq, Firas Karkour, […]

Also abducted: teenager Mohammad Nasser Mahmoud, Mohammad Rib’ey and Bakr Fadel Rib’ey, and others.

Israeli Soldiers Confiscate Generators, Electric Co Threatens to Shut Off Electricity to Palestinian Villages

Israeli soldiers confiscated, Saturday, two electricity generators in Wad az-Zarzeer area, and abducted one Palestinian near the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Several army jeeps and armored vehicles invaded Wadi az-Zarzeer area before the soldiers broke into a property, owned by […]

The Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) threatened that it will begin cutting off the electricity supply to the Palestinian Authority (PA) after the upcoming September 17th Israeli elections due to ‘outstanding debts’, Kan Israeli website reported Sunday. According to the website, the IEC will discontinue the electricity supply to Palestinian villages […]

Bedouin Village Razed for the 159th Time

Israeli forces, Sunday, demolished structures of Al-Araqib village, a Bedouin community in the southern Negev region of Israel, for the 159th time. On September 3, 2019, three people, including an elderly woman, were detained by Israeli occupation soldiers, when the village was demolished for the 157th time. The village of […]

Israeli Soldiers Bulldoze Large Areas of Palestinian Lands, Farms, and Wells

West Bank: Dozens of Israeli soldiers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded large areas of Palestinian agricultural lands, on Thursday morning, and started uprooting them, in addition to destroying water wells. Abdullah Bisharat, the head of Atouf Village Council, said the soldiers invaded lands in Um Kbeish area, in the western part of the […]

Gaza: Several Israeli army vehicles invaded, on Monday at dawn, Palestinian lands in northern and central Gaza, and bulldozed them while military drones flew overhead. Media sources said four armored military vehicles advanced dozens of meters into Palestinian agricultural lands, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the coastal region, […]

Israeli Army Demolishes Tents, Solar Panels, Entire Water Network

Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, Maser Yatta area, south of Hebron city in the southern part of the occupied Wet Bank, before demolishing several residential sheds and tents, and abducted two Palestinians. Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, said the soldiers […]

20 Illegal Israeli Colonists Destroy Palestinian Cars, Homes

Many fanatic illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, on Sunday at dawn, Palestinian homes and cars in Aseera al-Qibliyya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, causing property damage. Hafeth Saleh, the mayor of Aseera al-Qibliyya village, said the attack was carried out by at least twenty assailants, […]

Israeli “Response to One Mortar” Causes Excessive Damage in Gaza; Additional Attacks Throughout the Week

Sunday: The Israeli Air Force fired, late on Sunday at night, several missiles into areas in the northern, central and eastern parts of the Gaza Strip, causing excessive damage; the army claimed it was retaliating to a shell fired from Gaza. Media sources in Gaza said the army fired several missiles […]

Wednesday: The Israeli Air Force fired several missiles into the Gaza Strip, on Wednesday at night, reportedly after shells were fired from the coastal region into Hof Ashkelon and Kibbutz Zikim, causing minor damage. Media sources in the Gaza Strip said the Israeli army fired at least two missiles into a […]

Thursday: Israeli warplanes launched two raids on the northern Gaza Strip, early Thursday. Palestinian sources said, according to the PNN, that an Israeli reconnaissance aircraft fired two missiles at a site in the town of Beit Lahia, followed by an F16 raid on the same site  a few minutes later. No []

PCHR Weekly Report on Israeli Violence, Human Rights Violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (05-11 September 2019)

Israeli violations of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory   05 September – 11 September 2019 Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR)   Great March of Return in Eastern Gaza Strip: 2 children killed and 80 civilians injured, including 39 children, 2 paramedics and a journalist.   West Bank: 5 civilians []

UN Chief: Israeli Annexation Plan Would Violate International Law

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has censured Israeli minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s election pledge to annex the Jordan Valley, in the occupied West Bank, terming it as a gross violation of international law. “Such steps, if implemented, would constitute a serious violation of international law,” Guterres’s spokesman Stephane Dujarric said, in a []

120 Detainees to Join Hunger Strike as Tension in Israeli Prison Continues to Mount

Two days after 23 Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli prisons started a hunger strike, 120 others are planning to join the strike, especially if the Israeli Prison Authority continues to ignore their demands, including implementing what it agreed to in April of this year. The detainees said that the prison []

OpEd: Israel Killed Palestinian Civilians Deliberately, so Why is UNHRC Speculating About It?

When the Great March of Return protests started in March, 2018 the Palestinian people’s call was clear, with a collective, entirely legitimate, demand to return to historic Palestine. Israel’s response was to position snipers at the border, shooting to kill or maim Palestinians exercising their fundamental right of free expression []

“I Watched My Father and Brother Killed by Israeli Bombs. For Me, the UK Arms Trade is Deeply Personal”

“The UK has, for the first time, officially invited the Israeli government to participate in the world’s largest arms fair at DSEI, set to take place in London, this month. I’m calling on UK citizens to make their voices heard.” – Amal Samouni For many people who have lived a []

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