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The Occupation Forces
Israeli Forces Reportedly Assault 11 Palestinian Youths in East Jerusalem the IOF assaulted eleven Palestinians in East Jerusalem.
ISM: IOF Teargas Palestinian Children on 2nd Day of School The IOF fired rounds of tear gas at school-children on their way home at Salaymeh checkpoint.
IOF "Mercilessly" Assault Palestinian Football Players in Jerusalem The IOF, policemen and other soldiers assaulted Palestinian football players in Jerusalem, leaving three in the hospital.
Gaza: Israeli Navy Kidnap Fishermen, Confiscate Their Boats Israeli naval forces kidnapped two Palestinians and confiscated their boats after shooting live rounds.
2 Palestinians Shot in Duheisha, as Israeli Commander Threatens to "Disable All Youth in the Camp" Two Palestinians were injured with live fire in Duheisha refugee camp. Reports have emerged that an Israeli commander threatened to disable all Palestinian youth.
Unarmed Palestinian Shot Dead by Israeli Forces at Military Post Near Ramallah An unarmed Palestinian was killed by Israeli forces near Ofra settlement. The first reports accused the Palestinian of shooting at Israelis which turned out to be a false statement.
Israeli Bulldozers Raid Refugee Camp in Gaza Al-Bureij refugee camp was razed by Israeli bulldozers on August 31st while drones flew overhead.
OP. Israel is Burying the Two-State Solution or Whatever`s Left of it Israel has continued to go by unpunished in decades of law violations and human rights abuses. It’s lack of accountability has made the two-state solution virtually impossible.
The Israeli Government Support to Extremist Groups in Occupied East Jerusalem By making claims of “rebuilding the temple” the Israeli government continues to support homegrown extremism in order to change the status quo.
MSF Celebrates 20 Years Working in Hebron Doctors without Borders has now been operating inside Palestine for twenty years.
Israel`s "Civil Eliminations" Campaign Spreads to Europe Israel has rebranded their targeting of Palestinian human rights groups as “civil eliminations.” The trend has now spread to Europe.
Israel`s Apartheid Wall can be Seen from Outer Space, But Not by Google The #ShowTheWall campaign has included a petition to Google in recent events of eliminating Palestine from GoogleMaps.
Settlers and Illegal Settlements
Peace Now: Israel Advances Plans for 463 Housing Units in West Bank Settlements The Israeli Civil Administration has approved the plan to install 463 new housing units in the occupied West Bank.
Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions
Portugal Withdraws from Project with Israeli Police after BDS Pressure Due to BDS pressure, Portugal has withdrawn from an EU-funded project with Israel.
Amnesty Condemns Secret Israeli Trials of Christian Charity`s Official Israel has started the trial of Mohammed El Halabi, World Visions’ Gaza director without press coverage.
Israel Closes West Bank Radio Station for "Incitement" Israeli forces shut down a radio station in the West Bank claiming it was “inciting violence” against the Israeli military.
Palestine PMO: Israel`s Horrific Treatment of Bilal Kayed Amounts to Torture Rami Hamdallah has stated that Bilal Kayed be immediately released due to the conditions in which he is kept. He has been on hunger strike for over 70 days.
Israel Slams UN Criticism of Illegal Settlement Expansion as "Absurd" and "Outrageous" Israel has once again criticized the UN’s position on illegal settlements.
18 Year Old Daughter of Palestinian Prisoner Hugs Her Father for the First Time Ever Yara al-Sharabati, daughter of Ayman al-Sharabati, was granted to embrace her father in prison for the first time.
3 Palestinian Prisoners Continue Hunger Strike as Another Reaches Deal with Israel Mahmoud and Muhammad Balboul are still undergoing their hunger strike, which started July 4 and 7 in Israeli administrative detention.
Economy and Development
No Sweet Relief for Gaza Watermelon Farmers Due to a dwindling economy in Gaza, watermelon farmers are having to increase prices which, in turn, creates less demand for the once popular product.
Gaza Runner Sets Sights on Tokyo 2020 Olympics Inas Nofal, fifteen, has a dream to represent Palestine in the Olympics for running.
Using Yoga to Deal with Traumatized Children Fifteen girls from the West Bank engaged in a yoga workshop in Beit Jala to help deal with trauma. All girls had previously been imprisoned by the IOF.
Palestinian Woman with Visual Impairment Wins International Leadership Award The International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment has awarded Rima Canwati with the International Leadership Award for the education of youth with impairments.
1.2M Palestinian Students Back at School Over one million Palestinian youth have returned back to school with a little over forty per cent of the students in Gaza, and the rest in the West Bank.