|Newsletter #024/2018 KhamakarpressSent on 18 February 2018The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Thursday attacked Palestinian school children at Abul-Rish checkpoint in the Old City of al-Khali city, with no reason.
Local sources told the Palestinian Information Center (PIC) that Israeli soldiers attacked the students as they were going home from schools.
Newsletter #023/2018 KhamakarpressSent on 15 February 2018Palestinian journalist and prisoners’ rights advocate Bushra al-Tawil on 12 February 2017. Al-Tawil, 26, from el-Bireh, has been jailed by the Israeli occupation without charge or trial since 1 November 2017. Originally ordered to six months in administrative detention, her detention was reduced on appeal to four months; now, an addiitonal four-month order has been imposed upon her. Newsletter #022/2018 KhamakarpressSent on 14 February 2018In violation of the provisions of the international humanitarian law, the Gaza Strip’s population are denied access to their property in the “buffer zone” in land while the fishermen are prevented from sailing and fishing in the “buffer zone” at sea . Newsletter #021/2018 KhamakarpressSent on 12 February 2018MADA reported that there was a decrease in violations against media freedoms was recorded in January compared to December 2017, during which 89 violations by Israeli forces were reported against journalists (84 of which were assaults) during their coverage of protests against US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem Newsletter #020/2018 KhamakarpressSent on 10 February 2018Israeli soldiers attacked, on Thursday morning, dozens of schoolchildren and teachers, in the southern area of Hebron city, in the southern part of the West Bank, causing scores to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.
Ammar Jaber, the principal of al-Hajiriya School, said the soldiers fired dozens of gas bombs into the schools in the area, and around them, causing dozens of children, teachers and workers to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation.
He added that many of the wounded Palestinians were also rushed to hospitals for further treatment.
Newsletter #019/2018 KhamakarpressSent on 07 February 2018In a released statement, the OCHA acting Coordinator for the occupied Palestinian territories Roberto Valent pointed out that a Palestinian school in East Jerusalem was destroyed by Israeli soldiers, and added: “The demolition was carried out on grounds of lack of Israeli-issued permits, which are nearly impossible to obtain.” Newsletter #018/2018 KhamakarpressSent on 05 February 2018Media spokesman for the Center, Riyad al-Ashqar, said that the Center documented 18 arrests in the Gaza Strip, six of which targeted fishermen while they were fishing off Gaza shores while the rest targeted Palestinians who were trying to sneak into the 1948 occupied Palestine through Gaza’s eastern border fence. Newsletter #017/2018 KhamakarpressSent on 04 February 2018According to Israeli NGO HaMoked, the child, identified only as Ghada, was arrested by Israeli forces on 13 January for being in Jerusalem without a military-issued permit. At the time she was arrested, Ghada was returning home after visiting her aunt in Issawiya, part of occupied East Jerusalem. Newsletter #016/2018 KhamakarpressSent on 02 February 2018Israeli security forces detain a Palestinian during a protest against the US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel - Israel has arrested 1,000 Palestinians in Jerusalem since US President Donald Trump unilaterally declared Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in early December, a human rights group announced today. Newsletter #015/2018 KhamakarpressSent on 31 January 2018A Palestinian 5-year-old child on Monday evening suffered injuries when an Israeli car deliberately hit him at a military barrier near al-Ibrahimi Mosque in al-Khalil city. According to local sources, an Israeli soldier rammed his car into the only five-year-old Ali Abu Mayyala near the Ibrahimi Mosque and injured him in his face and limbs. Newsletter #014/2018 KhamakarpressSent on 27 January 2018The Council of Europe has called upon the Palestinian Authority to halt the payments it distributes to the families of Palestinian prisoners and those who have been killed by Israeli forces, the Jerusalem Post has reported. The Israeli narrative swayed the council during its parliamentary session, prompting it to make the demand for the first time as part of a broader call for a resolution on the Israel-Palestine conflict. Newsletter #013/2018 KhamakarpressSent on 26 January 2018According to the Prisoners and Ex-Prisoners’ Commission, the list of detainees includes Shatila Abu Eyada and Shourouq Dweiyat, both sentenced to 16 years. Also figuring on the list area Maysoun al-Jebali, serving 15 years in prison; Nourhen Awad, serving 13 years and a half; Israa Ja’abis, serving 11 years; Rawan Dar Abu Matar, serving nine years; and Marah Bakir, sentenced to eight years and a half. Newsletter #012/2018 KhamakarpressSent on 24 January 2018The annual population growth among settlers was 3.4 per cent, with their number increasing by 14,299. It pointed out that the growth rate decreased compared to that in 2016 when the number of settlers increased by 15,765 or 3.9 per cent. According to the data, the annual growth of settlers during the last decade, between 2007 and 2017, was 4.6 per cent –15,000 settlers a year. Newsletter #011/2018 KhamakarpressSent on 22 January 2018The channel added that based on Trump’s plan, Palestinians will be allowed to use certain parts of Ashdod and Haifa ports and Ben Gurion airport; however, the Israeli security authority will remain in place. In addition to this, a safe passage between the Gaza Strip and West Bank will be established under Israeli sovereignty. Newsletter #010/2018 KhamakarpressSent on 19 January 2018alestinian prisoner Ayoub Al-Asa from the village of Obeidiya near Bethlehem is continuing his hunger strike for the eighth consecutive day; he is protesting the extension of his administrative detention, imprisonment without charge or trial. Al-Asa is one of approzimately 500 Palestinians jailed without charge or trial under so-called administrative detention orders, which are indefinitely renewable. Al-Asa, 33, has been imprisoned since 21 June; he is married with three children and previously spent five years in Israeli jails. Newsletter #009/2018 KhamakarpressSent on 17 January 2018ewish settlers in occupied West Bank launched field teams of photographers and videographers to take pictures of Palestinian protesters to help the Israeli occupation forces identify and arrest them.
This move aims to counter right groups, which document Israeli violations against Palestinians
According to Israeli TV Channel 7, a settler group called Jewish Authority Movement in Judea and Samaria (the occupied West Bank) announced the formation of these teams, which would be stationed at every flashpoint across the occupied West Bank.
Newsletter #008/2018 KhamakarpressSent on 16 January 2018Such an arrangement “profoundly affects free expression,” Bani Odeh said, going on to assert that “dozens” of pro-Palestine Facebook accounts had been recently shut down as a result. According to Bani Odeh, Facebook has never taken similar action against what he described as “dozens” of Israeli Facebook pages known for inciting violence against Palestinians and their property. Newsletter #007/2018 KhamakarpressSent on 14 January 2018Member of the Hamas Political Bureau, Mousa Dudin, on Thursday said that the health condition of the injured female prisoner Israa Ja’abis requires a serious intervention to save her from the injustice she is being subjected to in Israeli jails. Dudin denounced in a press statement the absence of any action by the Palestinian leadership and called for activating Israa’s issue on all levels until she is released and provided the necessary treatment. Newsletter #006/2018 KhamakarpressSent on 11 January 2018The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) shot and killed over December eight unarmed Palestinian demonstrators, none of whom posed mortal danger, who were participating in protests near the Gaza perimeter fence, B’tselem’s new report revealed.