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Rights group: Israel arrested 500 Palestinians over Facebook posts

Palestinian Prisoners’ Centre (PPC) said yesterday that Israel had arrested 500 Palestinians, including women and children, as a result of their social media posts, Al-Resalah newspaper reported.

Israel deports Human Rights Watch representative over BDS

Israeli interior ministry said on Tuesday it had to deport the representative of Human Rights Watch in Israel and he has to leave within 14 days, accusing him of supporting BDS.

Medecins du Monde condemns Israel’s use of force against civilians in Gaza

Médecins du Monde (MDM) Chapters working in Palestine yesterday expressed their deepest concern regarding Israel’s violent response against Palestinian civilians demonstrating near the perimeter fence in the Gaza Strip.

Israeli murderer of motionless Palestinian set free after only 9 months in prison

Israeli occupation soldier Elor Azaria, who murdered the motionless Palestinian citizen Abdul-Karim al-Sharif, to leave prison on 10 May, Israeli army radio has said.

Israeli forces execute 2 Palestinian protesters near Gaza borders

Israeli occupation forces abducted and executed on Sunday afternoon two unarmed Palestinian protesters near the eastern border of the southern Gaza city of Khan Younis.

Israeli army refuses to disclose opening-fire policy on Gaza protesters

Israeli occupation army has refused to disclose the rule of opening fire at peaceful Palestinian protesters along the eastern borders of the Gaza Strip, Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported on Monday.

Report: 90% of Palestinian journalists subjected to work-related violations

The Palestinian Centre for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) announced said on Wednesday that 90 per cent of the Palestinian journalists had been abused by Israeli occupation.

Israeli MK: Ahed Tamimi 'should have gotten bullet, at Least in Knee'

Ahed Tamimi, Palestinian teenager famed for slapping an Israeli soldier on camera, should have been shot, at least in the knee, Deputy Knesset Speaker Bezalel Smotrich wrote on Twitter Saturday.

Israeli Mossad assassinates youth Palestinian scholar in Malaysia

Israeli occupation Mossad assassinated on Saturday at dawn the young Palestinian scholar Fadi al-Batch, while he was heading to perform the Dawn Prayer in a nearby mosque in Kuala Lumpur.

UN calls for Israel to stop expelling Palestinians from Jerusalem

Senior UN officials called on Wednesday for Israeli occupation to halt expelling Palestinian refugees from their residence in occupied Jerusalem, a UN report said.

Israeli army clears sniper filmed shooting unarmed Palestinian

An Israeli sniper who shot a Palestinian on the border with Gaza has been cleared of wrongdoing by a military inquiry, but those who filmed him and cheered at his shot are to be disciplined.

Israeli officials commend soldier filmed cheering after sniping Palestinian boy

Several Israeli ministers and Knesset Members praised Israeli sniper, who cheered after shooting unarmed Palestinian boy near Gaza borders.

Watch: Israeli soldiers cheer as they shoot motionless Palestinian

Video taken by Israeli soldiers of shooting a Palestinian who is just standing still, then the soldiers laugh about it.

B’Tselem to be probed for urging Israeli soldiers not kill Gaza protesters

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Liberman asked Israeli Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit to investigate rights group B’Tselem for asking Israeli soldiers not to kill Gaza protesters.

Israeli defence minister recognises murdering Gaza journalist

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman recognised on Sunday that his soldiers premeditatedly targeted Palestinian journalist Yasser Murtaja while covering peaceful march in Gaza.

Israel cannot control Palestinians without war crimes, Israeli rights group says

Director of the Israeli Human Centre for Human Rights in Palestinian Territories Hagai El-Ad has said that Israel is unable to control millions of Palestinian without committing war crimes.

Israel’s child detention up by 13% in 12 months

Israeli detention of Palestinian children has risen by 13 per cent since February 2017, Military Court Watch reported on Friday.

Ahed Tamimi’s lawyer accuses interrogators of sexual harassment

Israeli lawyer Gaby Lasky, who is defending Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi, has accused Israeli investigators of sexual harassment against the little girl.

HRW blames Israel for killing unarmed demos in Gaza

Human Rights Watch blamed responsibility for killing, wounding unarmed Palestinian demonstrators on Israeli officials, who called for using live ammunition against them, a statement said on Tuesday.

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