Newsletter #073/2017 KhamakarpressSent on 24 August 2017According to the report, since the end of the Freedom and Dignity hunger strike on 27th May, the IPS forces have conducted 25 violent raids into prisoners’ cells which included strip-searching prisoners, destroying their personal belongings, and arbitrarily transferring them to other cells or prisons.
Newsletter #072/2017 KhamakarpressSent on 22 August 2017Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the U.N. high commissioner for human rights, has told U.S. officials he plans to publish the list by the end of the year and has asked for comments by Sept. 1 from countries where affected firms are headquartered, the same source added.
Newsletter #071/2017 KhamakarpressSent on 20 August 2017The boy was to cross the illegal Israeli checkpoint when an Israeli occupation soldier screamed at him, eyewitnesses said, before other soldiers opened fire at him.According to the eyewitnesses, the boy and an Israeli soldier fell down. “This time, the Israeli soldiers increased their fire at the Palestinian boy who was announced dead at the scene,” an eyewitness told Days of Palestine.
Newsletter #070/2017 KhamakarpressSent on 19 August 2017A Palestinian citizen was shot and injured by the Israeli occupation army in Jabalia, north of the blockaded Gaza Strip, on Friday afternoon.Spokesperson for the Health Ministry Ashraf al-Qudra said a Palestinian citizen sustained moderate wounds after he was hit with Israeli gunfire in his chest.On Fridays, Palestinian protesters head to Gaza borders to speak up against the Israeli violations and decade-long blockade.
Newsletter #069/2017 KhamakarpressSent on 19 August 2017JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Israeli police on Friday released journalist Sabrin Diab, a Palestinian citizen of Israel, under the condition that she observe a one-month ban on entering Jerusalem city, after she was detained on Thursday afternoon at the Damascus Gate entrance to the Old City as she was en route to Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem.
Newsletter #068/2017 KhamakarpressSent on 18 August 2017Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas reiterated threats against the Hamas movement, the de facto ruling party in the besieged Gaza Strip, on Tuesday, threatening further repressive measures should Hamas not unconditionally abide by the PA’s demands to resolve the decade-long intra-Palestinian conflict.
Newsletter #067/2017 KhamakarpressSent on 17 August 2017The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Tuesday evening arrested a Palestinian teenager in the Old City of al-Khalil on allegations that he was found in possession of a knife. Local sources told the Palestinian Information Center (PIC) that 19-year-old Mohamed Idris was subdued and arrested by soldiers near the Ibrahimi Mosque.
Newsletter #066/2017 KhamakarpressSent on 16 August 2017Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, several homes in occupied East Jerusalem, and Hebron in the southern part of the West Bank, violently searched them and abducted six Palestinians in Hebron and one in Jerusalem. The army also broke into shops and warehouses in Tulkarem, in northern West Bank.
Newsletter #065/2017 KhamakarpressSent on 14 August 2017Israeli occupation forces (IOF) stopped and confiscated a Palestinian bus belonging to Tamimi transport company on Sunday at Za’tara military checkpoint to the south of Nablus.
Mohammed Hijazi, the bus driver, told the PIC reporter that the IOF soldiers stationed at Za’tara checkpoint forced him to stop, confiscated his ID card and searched the vehicle.
Newsletter #064/2017 KhamakarpressSent on 14 August 2017RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Israeli forces detained the mother and brother of 19-year-old Omar al-Abed — currently imprisoned by Israel after carrying out a deadly stabbing attack in Israel’s Halamish settlement last month — in the village of Kobar in the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah during a raid early Sunday morning.
Newsletter #063/2017 KhamakarpressSent on 12 August 2017el Aviv- Israeli officials on Friday said that intelligence reveals grim prospects facing the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, with infrastructure being closer to rubble and uninhabitable than sufficient housing units and facilities necessary for human survival.
Newsletter #062/2017 KhamakarpressSent on 12 August 2017BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Two injured Palestinian detainees, who were detained on Wednesday after they were shot with live ammunition by Israeli forces during a raid on the Bethlehem-area al-Duheisha refugee camp, have undergone surgery and are still in the hospital
Newsletter #061/2017 KhamakarpressSent on 11 August 2017t least 202 Palestinian workers were arrested by Israeli border cops on Wednesday evening in and near Beer Sheba city. A PIC news correspondent said the abduction sweep was carried out against hundreds of Palestinian workers on claims that they do not have work permits.
Newsletter #060/2017 KhamakarpressSent on 10 August 2017Israeli media reported that the Israeli army used for the first time the new F35 fighter jets, which were given to Israel by the US, to strike the Palestinian areas
Newsletter #059/2017 KhamakarpressSent on 08 August 2017Israel has revoked the status of at least 14,595 Palestinians from occupied Jerusalem since 1967, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a new report issued Tuesday.
Newsletter #058/2017 KhamakarpressSent on 08 August 2017The Israeli police closed al-Aqsa’s gate of al-Maghareba shortly after 58 Israeli settlers showed up at the site and defiled its plazas.
Newsletter #057/2017 KhamakarpressSent on 07 August 2017Palestinian Authority (PA) security forces in the West Bank announced the arrest of five residents. Dozens of others are still languishing in the PA’s jails for political backgrounds and without any legal justification.
Newsletter #056/2017 KhamakarpressSent on 06 August 2017The Israeli authorities plan to build an underground barrier along the borders with Egypt near the Gaza Strip, according to the Hebrew Ynetnews web portal.
Newsletter #055/2017 KhamakarpressSent on 05 August 2017In its monthly report, the information centre stated that the Israelis have unprecedentedly escalated their violations of Al-Aqsa Mosque by closing the mosque and banning the call to prayer for two days. They also prohibited Friday prayers from taking place and tried to impose new measures to search worshippers entering the mosque. This led to a wave of anger that manifested in the form of protests for 13 days.
Newsletter #054/2017 KhamakarpressSent on 04 August 2017BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli forces closed the entrance of a Bethlehem-area village on Thursday in preparation for the arrival of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who was arriving to the southern occupied West Bank to break ground on 1,100 new illegal settlement units in the area.
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