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12 Dec 2017 description

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.

09 Apr 2017 description

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.

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.

23 Feb 2017 description

Three Palestinian civilians were wounded, including a child, in the West Bank.

Israeli forces continued to target Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Sea.
- 5 fishermen were arrested, one of whom was wounded, and their boat was confiscated in the northern Gaza Strip.

22 Feb 2017 description

On Tuesday morning, 21 February 2017, Israeli gunboats chased and opened fire at a Palestinian fishing boat. As a result, 5 fishermen, including a boy, were arrested and the fishing boat was confiscated. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) noticed that Israeli forces have recently concentrated their attacks against fishermen in Gaza Sea, denying them access to their livelihood and free fishing in Gaza Sea.

16 Feb 2017 description
  • A Palestinian Civilian succumbed to his wounds in the West Bank

    • Four Palestinian civilians were wounded, including 2 journalists, in the West Bank.
  • Israeli forces continued to target Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Sea.

  • Israeli forces continued to target the Gaza Strip border areas, but no casualties were reported.

09 Feb 2017 description

5 Palestinian civilians, including 4 children, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip

Israeli warplanes carried out 4 airstrikes against civilian objects and sites related to the Palestinian armed groups.
- A poultry farm was destroyed, resulting in the death of 5,000 birds and partial damages to another farm.
- Three training sites were destroyed.

Israeli forces continued to target Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Sea.

06 Feb 2017 description

On 31 January 2017, the Palestinian Council of Ministers issued a decision to hold local elections in the West Bank and Gaza Strip on 13 May 2017. The decision assigned the Central Elections Commission (CEC) to carry out the necessary preparations to start the elections and the Minister of Local Government to follow up the elections' preparations and process.

02 Feb 2017 description
  • Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian in Jenin Refugee camp

  • 10 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, were wounded in the West Bank

  • Israeli forces continued to target Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Sea.

  • Israeli forces conducted 74 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank.

  • 43 civilians, including a child, were arrested in the West Bank.

  • 6 of them were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

26 Jan 2017 description
  • Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian in the north-eastern side of occupied Jerusalem.
  • 2 Palestinian Civilians were wounded, including a child, in the West Bank.

  • Israeli forces continued to target Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Sea.

  • 3 fishermen, including a child, were wounded in two shootings against their Boats in the northern Gaza Strip

  • Israeli forces continued to target the Gaza Strip border areas, but no casualties were reported.

24 Jan 2017 description

On Tuesday, 24 January 2017, two new death sentences by hanging were issued in the Gaza Strip. The first one was issued by Deir al-Balah Court of First Instance against (Gh. E.) from the central Gaza Strip after being convicted of premeditated murder of his brother (30). The second one was issued on the same day by the Gaza Court of First Instance against (Kh. Sh.) from Gaza City after being convicted of premeditated murder of (N. A.) with the participation of another person.

19 Jan 2017 description

· Israeli forces killed 2 Palestinian civilians in the West Bank.

  • 7 Palestinian Civilians were wounded, including a child and woman, in the West Bank.

· Israeli forces continued to target the Gaza Strip border areas, but no casualties were reported.

  • A military checkpoint established by Palestinian armed groups was destroyed and another civilian was wounded.

· Israeli forces conducted 60 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and 3 limited ones into the Gaza Strip.

17 Jan 2017 description

On Monday morning, 16 January 2017, Israeli gunboats chased and opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats. They then arrested 5 fishermen and confiscated two fishing boats in two separate incidents. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) noticed that Israeli forces have recently concentrated their attacks against fishermen in Gaza Sea, denying them access to their livelihood and free fishing in Gaza Sea.

13 Jan 2017 description

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) follows up with concern the latest incidents in Jabalia refugee camp, where Palestinian security services used excessive force against civilians, including journalists. PCHR stresses the significance of adhering to the legal and international standards when dealing with civilians in all circumstances. PCHR calls upon the Attorney General to follow up the incidents and ensure compliance with legal procedures.

12 Jan 2017 description
  • Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian at point-blank range in al-Far’ah refugee camp, in front of his mother.
  • A Palestinian civilian was killed after running over Israeli soldiers in occupied Jerusalem
  • A Palestinian photojournalist was wounded, and then he and a reporter were beaten by Israeli soldiers.
  • Israeli forces continued to target the Gaza Strip border areas, but no casualties were reported.
  • Israeli forces conducted 54 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank.
    • 58 civilians, including 9 children and 3 women, …