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PCHR: Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

PCHR: Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory
Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR): Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (oPt) Summary for October 14 – 20,2021 Israeli forces continued to commit crimes and multi-layered violations against Palestinian civilians and their properties, including raids into Palestinian cities that are characterized with excessive use of force, assault, abuse, […] Read more

Six Palestinian Detainees Continue Hunger Strike, 273 Join

Six Palestinian Detainees Continue Hunger Strike, 273 Join
The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported that six detainees, held by Israel under the arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial, are ongoing with the hunger strike, including one who started the strike 99 days ago and another who and is facing serious complications. 273 detainees, including three women, have also joined the strike. […] Read more

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In West Bank

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In West Bank
Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Thursday, ten Palestinians, including siblings and two children, from several parts of the occupied West Bank, including the occupied capital, Jerusalem. In Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, the soldiers invaded and searched many homes before abducting Abdul-Rauf Walweel, 55, in addition to Amir Mousa Abu Libda, 25, and his brother Mohammad, […] Read more

Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians Near Bethlehem

Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians Near Bethlehem
Israeli soldiers abducted, Thursday, six Palestinians and summoned one for interrogation, from several parts of Bethlehem governorate, south of occupied Jerusalem, in the West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded Beir Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, stormed and searched a few homes, before abducting Mohammad Wajeeh Thawabta, 18, Yousef Mohammad Thawabta, 18, and Rabea’ […] Read more

Israeli Colonizers Cut And Uproot 300 Olive Trees Near Ramallah

Israeli Colonizers Cut And Uproot 300 Olive Trees Near Ramallah
A group of illegal Israeli colonizers invaded, earlier Thursday, Palestinian orchards near the al-Mazra’a al-Gharbiya village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, before cutting and uprooting more than 300 olive trees. Sa’ada Zaqqout, the head of the al-Mazra’a al-Gharbiya Village Council, said the Palestinians went to their orchards to pick their olive […] Read more

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Jenin

Army Abducts A Palestinian Near Jenin
Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at night, a young Palestinian man from Qabatia town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. Media sources the soldiers abducted Hasan Ismael Abu ar-Rob while crossing the Barta’a military roadblock, southwest of Jenin. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers stopped and searched dozens of cars, and interrogated many Palestinians […] Read more

Detainees Committee: “Israeli Physicians Tried To Forcefeed Al-Qawasma”

Detainees Committee: “Israeli Physicians Tried To Forcefeed Al-Qawasma”
The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, on Wednesday evening, that Israeli physicians in the Kaplan Medical Center are trying to force-feed hunger-striking detainee Miqdad al-Qawasma, 24, who is ongoing with the strike he started 91 days ago. The Committee said that that the attempt to force-feed the detainee was made while he was while he […] Read more

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Assault Many Near Al-Aqsa

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Assault Many Near Al-Aqsa
Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, one Palestinian and assaulted many others for chanting against the provocative tour of a fanatic Member of Knesset and dozens of colonizers in Bab al-Amoud, one of the gates leading to the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Eyewitnesses said dozens of soldiers and police officers accompanied Itamar Bin Gvir, a Member of Knesset and […] Read more
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