Amnesty International: End Solitary Confinement of Palestinian Prisoner Jailed as a Child

Amnesty International – August 3, 2022 Responding to today’s decision by the Israeli Prison Service to renew the solitary confinement of Ahmad Manasra, a Palestinian prisoner who has developed serious mental health problems since his arrest as a child seven years ago, Heba Morayef, Amnesty International’s Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa,Continue reading “Amnesty International: End Solitary Confinement of Palestinian Prisoner Jailed as a Child”

PCHR: As Part of Collective Punishment Policy – IOF Demolish 2 Family Houses of 2 Palestinian Prisoners

Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR): Press Release – July 26, 2022  Under its collective punishment policy against families of Palestinians accused of conducting attacks against Israeli occupation forces (IOF) or settlers, IOF demolished two family houses of two Palestinian prisoners in Salfit in the central West Bank.  During the demolition, clashes broke out betweenContinue reading “PCHR: As Part of Collective Punishment Policy – IOF Demolish 2 Family Houses of 2 Palestinian Prisoners”

UN Experts Urge Israel to Free Ahmad Manasra

United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights: Press Release GENEVA (14 July 2022) – UN human rights experts* today urged the Government of Israel to immediately release Ahmad Manasra, a 20-year-old Palestinian detained in Israeli prisons since he was 14 years old, while suffering serious mental health conditions. “Ahmad’s imprisonment for almost sixContinue reading “UN Experts Urge Israel to Free Ahmad Manasra”

PCHR: Israeli Collective Punishment Policy – IOF Demolish Family House of Palestinian Prisoner

Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) May 7, 2022 Under its collective punishment policy against Palestinians accused of conducting attacks against Israeli occupation forces (IOF) or settlers, IOF demolished the family house of a Palestinian prisoner from Jenin. According to investigations conducted by the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR), at approximately 03:00 on Saturday,Continue reading “PCHR: Israeli Collective Punishment Policy – IOF Demolish Family House of Palestinian Prisoner”

Israeli Forces Detonate Palestinian Prisoner’s Family Home, Shoot Three, Detain One

Israeli forces detonated, early Saturday morning, the home of a Palestinian prisoner in the village of Al-Silat Al-Harithiya, northwest of Jenin in the northern occupied West Bank, local sources reported. According to witnesses, dozens of military vehicles invaded the village after midnight, cordoned off the home of Palestinian prisoner Omar Jaradat, forcing the family toContinue reading “Israeli Forces Detonate Palestinian Prisoner’s Family Home, Shoot Three, Detain One”

Occupation Forces Detain Several Palestinians from the West Bank, Shoot and Injure Two

Israeli forces detained, on Friday and Saturday, several Palestinian civilians an, including children, and shot four with live rounds in various parts of the occupied West Bank, local sources reported. Occupation forces stormed Zababdeh town, southeast of Jenin in the northern part of the West Bank, triggering Palestinian youths to confront the invading military force.Continue reading “Occupation Forces Detain Several Palestinians from the West Bank, Shoot and Injure Two”

Israeli Forces Detain Ten Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza

Israeli forces detained, on Wednesday night and dawn Thursday, ten Palestinian civilians, including a child from the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip, according to local sources. Israeli soldiers detained a Palestinian journalist identified as Ayman Qawariq, 36, a resident of Awarta village, southeast of Nablus in the northern West Bank while he attemptedContinue reading “Israeli Forces Detain Ten Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza”

PCHR: Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (Weekly Update April 21- 27, 2022)

Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR): Weekly Update Violation of right to life and bodily integrity: Two Palestinians were killed and another succumbed to his wounds.  Also, 86 others, including 7 children, 2 paramedics and 3 journalists, were wounded by Israeli occupation forces’ (IOF) fire while tens of others suffocated and sustained bruises in theContinue reading “PCHR: Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (Weekly Update April 21- 27, 2022)”

Occupation Forces Detain Several Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza Strip

Israeli forces, on Wednesday, detained several Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, including former prisoners, and detained fishermen in the besieged Gaza Strip, according to local sources. The Israeli Navy detained, on Wednesday, two Palestinian fishermen while they were fishing off the coast of Deir al-Balah, in the central Gaza Strip, releasing them afterwards. AnContinue reading “Occupation Forces Detain Several Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza Strip”

Israeli Forces Detain Several Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza, Shoot, Injure One

Israeli forces detained, on Monday, several Palestinian civilians in various parts of the occupied Palestinian territories and shot one, according to local sources. In the besieged Gaza Strip, the Israeli Navy detained two Palestinian fishermen off the coast of Gaza City and confiscated their boat. Correspondent for the Palestinian News & Information Agency (WAFA) statedContinue reading “Israeli Forces Detain Several Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza, Shoot, Injure One”