OCHA: Protection of Civilians Report (February 8-21, 2022)

28 Feb 2022 United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Latest Developments (after the reporting period) On 22 February, Israeli forces shot and killed a 13-year-old Palestinian boy near Al Khadr village (Bethlehem). According to the Israeli authorities, the boy threw a Molotov cocktail at Israeli forces. On 22 February, an Israeli court suspendedContinue reading “OCHA: Protection of Civilians Report (February 8-21, 2022)”

Army Assaults Palestinians Securing Children’s Safe Passage to School Near Nablus

Israeli forces attacked, on Sunday, a non-violent demonstration in the village of Al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya, south of Nablus, in the northern occupied West Bank, the Palestinian News & Information Agency (WAFA) reported. Mayor of the village, Yaaqoub Eweis, stated that the occupation army opened fire at peaceful protestors who gathered to oppose the escalating violations by the armyContinue reading “Army Assaults Palestinians Securing Children’s Safe Passage to School Near Nablus”

Israeli Authorities Displace Another Palestinian Family in Jerusalem

Israeli occupation authorities forced, on Sunday, a Palestinian family to demolish their own home in the Beit Hanina neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem, the Palestinian News & Information Agency (WAFA) reported. The Shawamreh family which consists of seven members, began tearing down their home in Beit Hanina after the Israeli municipality of West Jerusalem ordered the demolition under theContinue reading “Israeli Authorities Displace Another Palestinian Family in Jerusalem”

WAFA: Palestinian Administrative Detainees Continue Boycott of Israeli Military Courts for 58th Day

RAMALLAH, Sunday, February 27, 2022 (WAFA)  Nearly 450 Palestinian detainees have been refusing to show up for their military court hearings for 58 days in protest of their unfair detention without charge or trial under Israel’s controversial administrative detention policy. The boycott includes hearings for the renewal of administrative detention orders as well as appealContinue reading “WAFA: Palestinian Administrative Detainees Continue Boycott of Israeli Military Courts for 58th Day”

Soldiers Open Fire at Farmers, Shepherds in the Gaza Strip

Israeli forces opened fire, on Sunday, at Palestinian farmers and shepherds the central and southern parts of the besieged Gaza Strip, the Palestinian News & Information Agency WAFA reported. Correspondent for WAFA stated that the army, positioned along the border between Gaza and Israel, in the central Gaza Strip, opened heavy live fire at the Palestinian agriculturalContinue reading “Soldiers Open Fire at Farmers, Shepherds in the Gaza Strip”

Christian Mission Designates Israel an Apartheid Regime

On February 23, 2022, senior officials from the Global Ministries released a letter entitled “Compelled to Witness” declaring Israel an apartheid state. The letter from the North American Christian Mission specified that disparity between Israelis and Palestinians with regard to access to water, employment, health care, and freedom of movement was the basis for theContinue reading “Christian Mission Designates Israel an Apartheid Regime”

WAFA: Jeremy Corbyn Urges Immediate Unconditional Recognition of Palestine

LONDON, Saturday, February 26, 2022 (WAFA)  Former leader of the UK Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn has called on his country to immediately and unconditionally recognize the State of Palestine. In a parliament discussion regarding the recognition of the State of Palestine on Thursday, Corbyn asserted: “We should support the immediate and unconditional recognition of theContinue reading “WAFA: Jeremy Corbyn Urges Immediate Unconditional Recognition of Palestine”

Army Injures Several Palestinians at Anti-Settlement Protests Near Nablus

Israeli forces attacked, on Friday, anti-settlement demonstrations in Beita, Beit Dajan and Qaryout near Nablus city, in the northern occupied West Bank, injuring eleven protestors, the Palestinian News & Information Agency (WAFA) reported. In the village of Qaryout, southeast of Nablus, the occupation army opened fire at Palestinian protestors with rubber-coated steel rounds and concussion grenades, injuringContinue reading “Army Injures Several Palestinians at Anti-Settlement Protests Near Nablus”

Israeli Soldiers Assault, Injure Students and Teachers Near Nablus

Israeli soldiers assaulted, on Thursday, Palestinian students and teachers in the northern West Bank village of Al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya, located south of Nablus according to the school’s principal. The principal, Yasser Ghazi, told the Palestinian News & Information Agency (WAFA) that the occupation army struck a teacher and two students with rifle butts, and attempted to choke aContinue reading “Israeli Soldiers Assault, Injure Students and Teachers Near Nablus”

PCHR: Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (Weekly Update 17 – 23 February 2022)

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights: Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (Weekly Update 17 – 23 February 2022) Violation of right to life and bodily integrity: Palestinian Child Killed, 18 Palestinians, including 7 children and a journalist, sustained live and rubber-bullet wounds in separate incidents the West Bank. 2 Palestinians were shotContinue reading “PCHR: Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (Weekly Update 17 – 23 February 2022)”