In the fiftieth year of Israel’s unlawful occupation of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, Israel continues to significantly alter the legal status, demographic composition, and character of the city of Jerusalem in violation of international law.
The Ministry of Interior and National Security in the Gaza Strip has recently taken a number of exceptional measures, which included imposing restrictions on travelling via Beit Hanoun (Erez) crossing and banning fishermen from sailing and fishing in the Gaza Sea. Those measures came in the context of ongoing investigations into the assassination crime of Hamas leader and former prisoner, Mazen Faqha, on Friday, 24 March 2017.
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.
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.
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.