PCHR
Non-governmental Organization based in occupied Palestinian territory

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13 Mar 2017 description

The Palestinian Center for Human rights (PCHR) condemns the Palestinian security services' forcible dispersal of a peaceful protest in Ramallah yesterday. The dispersal was accompanied with arresting and attacking participants, including journalists, with sticks, heavily firing of tear gas canisters and shooting in the air. PCHR calls for a serious investigation into such attacks and bringing perpetrators to justice.

09 Mar 2017 description

Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian in al-Bireh.
- 5 civilians, including a child and journalist, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

An Israeli drone targeted a military observation point belonging to Hamas Movement and completely destroyed it.

Israeli forces continued to target the border areas in the Gaza Strip.
- Two Palestinian civilians were wounded in the northern Gaza Strip.

08 Mar 2017 description

On the 8th of March every year, the world celebrates the Women's Day, which comes as an important reminder of women's role in making real and positive change in the human society over the ages.

02 Mar 2017 description

Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) (23 February- 01 March 2017)

 A Palestinian civilian was killed by Israeli settlers, south of Hebron.

  • 6 civilians, including 3 children and a young woman, were wounded in the West Bank while a child was wounded in the Gaza Strip.

  • Israeli warplanes carried out 8 airstrikes, launching 23 missiles against civil objects and military sites belonging to the Palestinian armed groups.

26 Feb 2017 description

Abdel Salam Manasra is a Gazan citizen in his 50s, who has dedicated his life to agriculture and farming. Farming has always been his family’s main profession, as inherited from their descendants. Abdel Salam’s farmland is located east of the Shuja'iyya neighborhood in Gaza city, near the Israeli border - an area which used to represent the food basket of Gaza, with its variety of stone and citrus fruits, fig and olive trees, as well as different kinds of vegetables.