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This Week in Palestine Week 17 2016

Download/Listen Here Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for April 23, to the 29, 2016. As Israeli rejects a new Peace conference this week, Israeli troops kill a Palestinian pregnant woman and her brother in the West Bank and attack […]

April 30, 2016 1:39 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap A Child In Hebron

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, Friday, a Palestinian child in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and demanded his father to pay a fine in exchange for his release. This is the fifth time the soldiers abduct and detained the child. Resident ‘Aref al-Ja’bari said the soldiers held him and his son, […]

April 29, 2016 11:43 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Imprisoned Palestinian-Swedish Lawyer Continues Hunger Strike For Fifth Day

  The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Friday, that a Palestinian Lawyer, who also holds a Swedish citizenship, declared hunger strike after Israeli soldiers kidnapped him five days ago. The PPS said that the Lawyer, Majdi Safwat Yassin, 33, was kidnapped five days ago while crossing the al-Karama Border […]

April 29, 2016 4:37 PM Saed Bannoura News Report 0

PCHR Weekly Report: 2 Palestinian civilians killed, 4 wounded by Israeli troops this week

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 21– 27 April 2016, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. A Palestinian woman and her brother were […]

April 29, 2016 12:28 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Seven Detained Elderly Palestinian Men Face Indictments

 The Israeli District Court, in occupied Jerusalem, indicted seven elderly Palestinian men of what it called “joining a hostile organization,” for their activities, nonviolently resisting the provocative tours conducted by Israeli extremists into the Al-Aqsa Mosque. The indictments were filed against Sa’adi Rajabi, Anwar al-Qaaq, ‘Adli Abu Ermeila, Mohammad Taher […]

April 29, 2016 11:30 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Detainee Janazra Continues His Strike Since March 3

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society has reported, Thursday, that detainee Sami Janazra, 43, went on hunger strike on March 3, protesting his ongoing arbitrary Administrative Detention, without charges, since March 3rd despite his deteriorating health condition.  He went on hunger strike while being held in the Negev detention camp, in the […]

April 29, 2016 9:29 AM Saed Bannoura Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Israeli Military Courts Issue New Administrative Detention Orders Against 27 Detainees

A number of Israeli military courts issued new Administrative Detention orders against 27 detainees for periods varying between three and six months, subject to renewal without a hearing. 14 of the new orders are new Administrative Detention, while the rest were issued against detainees who have been held for several months, […]

April 28, 2016 11:42 PM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Ten Palestinians In The West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Thursday at dawn, at least ten Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem. The PPS said dozens of soldiers invaded various Palestinian communities in the Ramallah and al-Biereh District, in central West Bank, and […]

April 28, 2016 1:39 PM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 1