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In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 16 - 22 May 2013, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that 3 Palestinian civilians were wounded during incursions in the West Bank. In addition,14 protesters, including 12 children, were wounded during peaceful protests at the entrance of al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah. read full story / add a comment
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors advised its Board of Governors to authorize the US$55 million replenishment of the Gaza and West Bank Trust Fund, a World Bank press release said Thursday. read full story / add a comment
Monday May 20 2013, according to Israel’s daily, Haaretz, the Salem Israeli Military Court issued a warrant ordering the Israeli army to arrest Palestinian Minister of Detainees, Issa Qaraqe’. Qaraqe’ said that he was never informed of such a warrant. read full story / add a comment
In response to Israel's most recent unilateral violation of international law, including plans to legalize settler 'outposts,' and the escalation of settler violence against the Palestinian people and their resources, PLO Executive Committee member, Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, stated that the attacks are part of a systematic Israel policy that aims at “creating facts on the ground.” read full story / add a comment
Sunday May 19 2013; a number of extremist Israeli settlers attacked the Beit Hadaj Bedouin village in the Negev, and assaulted the villagers before torching at tent inhabited by Eid Abu Hbak who filed a complaint at an Israeli police station in the Negev. read full story / add a comment
A new report published in the Israeli newspaper Ha'aretz describes the information found in a newly-uncovered document in the government archives, which reveals that the first Israeli government, including the first Prime Minister David Ben Gurion, worked to re-write the history of Israel's founding in 1948 to deny the fact that over 750,000 Palestinians were forcibly expelled. read full story / add a comment
The Palestinian Detainees Study Center has reported that undercover forces of the Israeli military broke, on Thursday, into section 24 of the Negev detention camp, attacked the detainees and searched their beds and property. read full story / add a comment
According to reports by the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR), based in Gaza, and the Wadi Hilweh Information Center, in Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem, Israeli soldiers continued their aggression against the Palestinian children, kidnaped 28 children, dozens of children have been injured by Israeli soldiers and settlers in the first half of this month. read full story / add a comment
Wednesday May 15 2013, hundreds of Palestinians marched in Jaffa marking the 65th anniversary of the Nakba of 1948, affirming that the Palestinians are determined to achieve their full and legitimate right in the historic land of Palestine. read full story / add a comment
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