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Israeli Settler Rams Palestinian Man With Car In Hebron

Israeli Settler Rams Palestinian Man With Car In Hebron

.Medical sources have reported, Sunday, that a Palestinian man suffered moderate wounds, after an Israeli colonist rammed him with his car, east of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The sources identified the wounded man as Ghassan al-Mohtasib, 35, and added that he was moved to the Hebron governmental hospital for treatment. The incident took place …

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Israeli activists call for investigation into Israel providing South Sudan with weapons

Israeli activists call for investigation into Israel providing South Sudan with weapons

.A group of 54 Israelis petitioned the High Court of Justice yesterday to force the disclosure of the names of Israeli companies involved in selling arms to South Sudan and to issue a precautionary order obliging State Prosecutor Shai Nitzan and Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit to investigate Israelis suspected of selling weapons to South Sudan, committing war crimes and crimes …

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Israeli Soldiers Abduct Father, His Seven Sons And Daughter-In-Law In Near Hebron

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Father, His Seven Sons And Daughter-In-Law In Near Hebron

. Israeli soldiers and police officers abducted, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian father, his seven sons, and the wife of one of his sons, in the Sammoa’ town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and confiscated military uniforms and ammunition. Israeli Police spokeswoman Luba Samri issued a statement claiming that the police, and the army, received info …

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Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Bethlehem

. Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Teqoua’ town, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, searched homes, and abducted two young Palestinian men, in addition to summing another for interrogation. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Ekrema Odah al-Amour, 20, and Mahmoud Yousef al-‘Amour, 21, and took them to an …

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Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Qalqilia

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Qalqilia

. Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday evening, three young Palestinian men while walking in Palestinian olive orchards, south of Kufur Qaddoum, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia. Morad Eshteiwy, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers attacked the three young men, and abducted them before moving them to …

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Israel ‘announces 2,500 new settler homes’, signalling new approach under Donald Trump

Israel 'announces 2,500 new settler homes', signalling new approach under Donald Trump

. Statement from Israel’s Defence Ministry marks second announcement of new construction in the occupied territories since US President Donald Trump took office last week Israel has approved the building of 2,500 new West Bank settlement homes, signalling a bold new policy approach now Donald Trump has taken office. The Defence Ministry’s announcement on Tuesday follows Sunday’s decision to grant …

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Facebook ‘deliberately targeting’ Palestinian accounts after meeting with Israeli government, rights groups say

Facebook ‘deliberately targeting’ Palestinian accounts after meeting with Israeli government, rights groups say

Social media giant accused of disabling accounts of activists and journalists following talks with Israeli ministers last month on how to tackle ‘incitement’ on the platform. A new report from a Palestinian rights organisation has found that the number of incidents in which people – including many journalists – have been arrested for social media posts has drastically increased in …

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Israeli human rights group urges UN to take action to end country’s ‘brutal’ occupation of Palestine

Israeli human rights group urges UN to take action to end country's 'brutal' occupation of Palestine

‘The rights of Palestinians must be realized, the occupation must end, the UN Security Council must act, and the time is now’ An Israeli human rights group urged the UN Security Council to take decisive action now to end the country’s occupation of Palestinian territory. Hagai El-Ad, executive director of B’Tselem, told an informal council meeting Friday on “Illegal Israeli …

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Euro-Med calls for actions against Israeli campaign to evict international workers

Euro-Med calls for actions against Israeli campaign to evict international workers

Geneva – A systematic Israeli campaign designed to prevent activists and NGO workers from working in the Palestinian territories was brought to the attention of the UN Human Rights Council this week by the Geneva-based Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor. The international secretary of Euro-Med, Pam Bailey, is one of the victims of the surging number of deportations, and the NGO …

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UN chief condemns Israeli settlement activity

UN chief condemns Israeli settlement activity

UNITED NATIONS – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned Israeli plans to build a new settlement and establish an industrial zone in the West Bank. Spokesman Farhan Haq said Tuesday that Ban was particularly concerned that “the establishment of a new settlement near Shiloh will make the prospect of a viable, contiguous Palestinian state more remote.” Settlement monitoring group …

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