Tag Archives: restrictions of movement

#GazaUnderSiege: Israel detains Palestinian after previous permission to enter at Erez after brother died

July 12, 2013 |  Maan News Agency GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli forces on Thursday detained a 54-year-old man returning to Gaza at the Erez crossing on the Israeli border, Palestinian officials said. Israel closes the Erez crossing to most Palestinians, but Mohammad Abu Harbid, 54, had been granted permission to enter Israel to accompany […]

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Israeli occupation blocks travel of 29 Palestinians via Karame crossing last week

[ PIC 06/07/2013 – 04:44 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) blocked the travel of 29 Palestinian citizens via the Karame crossing leading to Jordan last week at trivial security pretexts. PA Jericho police sources told the PIC reporter on Saturday that most of those citizens were young men, adding that […]

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Israeli occupation closes Hawara checkpoint south of Nablus

[ PIC 19/06/2013 – 08:04 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– IOF soldiers closed Hawara checkpoint south of Nablus and the southern area of the city completely, and only allowed vehicles leaving the city to pass through. The Israeli decision to close the checkpoint came under the pretext of conducting military training in the area. It resulted […]

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Israel prevents 105 citizens from travel

[ PIC 01/06/2013 – 05:39 PM ] WEST BANK, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authorities have prevented 105 Palestinian citizens from traveling through the Karama crossing under security pretexts during the month of May. Jericho Police Station said in a statement that among 46,194 citizens who have traveled through the Karama crossing heading for Jordan and […]

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Amnesty: Israeli restrictions on movement of Palestinians collective punishment

[ PIC 24/05/2013 – 12:24 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israeli stringent restrictions imposed on the movement of Palestinians serve as a “collective punishment” of the population of Gaza and the West Bank in flagrant violation of the international law, an international human rights organization said. Amnesty International stated in its yearly report that more […]

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Israeli occupation cuts off eastern from central West Bank

[ PIC 19/05/2013 – 09:04 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces on Saturday closed the main entrance to the village of Deir Jarir, east of Ramallah city, effectively cutting off villages in the eastern West Bank from the Central West Bank. Local sources said that IOF troops accompanied by military bulldozers raided at […]

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IOF soldiers serve summons in Bethlehem village, close main road in Al-Khalil

[ PIC 20/04/2013 – 03:26 PM ] BETHLEHEM, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) served a summons to a young man in Husan village, Bethlehem province, on Saturday after storming and searching his family home. Local sources said that IOF soldiers broke into the home of 19-year-old Daoud Al-Shaer’s family home and ordered him to appear […]

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Israel’s occupation forces declares Kufr Qaddoum village closed military zone

[ PIC 20/04/2013 – 11:03 AM ] QALQILIA, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) declared Kufr Qaddoum village, east of Qalqilia city, a closed military zone on Saturday morning and prohibited entry into it. Eyewitnesses said that IOF troops converged on the village since the early morning hours and set up a roadblock at the […]

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Moroccan MPs barred from entering West Bank

Maan News Agency | April 9, 2013 AMMAN (AFP) — Israeli authorities on Monday barred two Moroccan MPs accompanying EU parliamentarians from crossing into the West Bank to meet Palestinian officials, one of the lawmakers said. “The Israel authorities prevented me and my colleague Ali Salem Chekkaf from crossing into the West Bank without giving […]

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VIDEO | Israel restricts farmers’ access to Bethlehem land

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article Maan News Agency | Febr 27, 2013   BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli authorities have installed an iron gate at the entrance to a Bethlehem neighborhood, restricting Palestinian farmers’ access to 400 acres of […]

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Israeli forces set up temporary checkpoints in Qalqiliya

Maan News Agency | Febr 13, 2013 QALQILIYA (Ma’an) — Israeli forces set up temporary checkpoints around Azzun village in Qalqiliya late Tuesday, locals said. Villagers were prevented from entering or leaving the area as Israeli forces closed the main entrance to the village and searched people’s vehicles, witnesses told Ma’an. Settlers claimed that Palestinians […]

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Collective Punishment | Occupation closes the northern entrance of Yatta

[ PIC 13/01/2013 – 07:43 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces closed, on Sunday afternoon, the northern entrance to the city of Yatta, and set up a checkpoint just off the Israeli military tower in the “Ziv” area south of al-Khalil in the occupied West Bank. PIC’s correspondent said that an Israeli military force […]

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#WestBankUnderAttack | Israeli police restrict freedom of worship

[ PIC 24/11/2012 – 08:25 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli police forces blocked entry of Palestinian worshippers less than forty years old to the holy Aqsa mosque on Friday and besieged the holy city. The Israeli police deployed thousands of its elements at the gates to occupied Jerusalem and its Aqsa mosque in addition […]

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Israel blocks travel of human rights activist Fuad Al-Khafsh director of Ahrar center

[ PIC 10/11/2012 – 07:07 AM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) blocked the travel of Fuad Al-Khafsh, the director of Ahrar center for prisoners’ studies and human rights, to Tunisia to attend a conference on Palestinian prisoners. Khafsh told Quds Press on Friday that the IOA detained him for a few hours […]

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PCHR Weekly Report: 3 Palestinians killed, 14 wounded by Israeli forces in last two weeks

 Friday November 09, 2012 09:45 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the two week period of 24 Oct. -07 Nov. 2012, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian suffering from epilepsy in […]

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