Israel Force-feeds Hunger Striking Al-Qeq (VIDEO)

Israeli authorities yesterday force-fed Palestinian hunger striking journalist Muhammad Al-Qeq, who has been held under administrative detention since November, Issa Qaraqei, the head of the Prisoners and Ex-Prisoners’ Committee, revealed yesterday. Earlier yesterday, the Israeli ethics committee at Afula hospital, where Al-Qeq is being held, said the journalist was on the verge of death following […]

Israel Jails Teenager for Refusing to Serve in Occupation Army (VIDEO)

Tair Kaminer said she could not support the occupation after seeing the effect of war on children living near the Gaza border. (Israel Social TV/YouTube)

A 19-year-old Israeli woman who refused to do compulsory military service as a protest against the occupation of the Palestinian territories has been released from jail – but could return within days. Tair Kaminer’s case has been the subject of fierce debate in Israel, driving calls for reform to laws punishing conscientious objectors, while seeing […]

Field Executions of Palestinians – Commentary & Videos

Ahmad Manasrah.

By Rashid Shahin What is going on in the Palestinian occupied territories is not extrajudicial killing of Palestinian civilians, it is field executions on orders from high ranking politicians and military generals. When Swedish foreign minister, Margot Wallstrom called for opening an investigation into Israel’s extrajudicial killings, she was severely attacked by Israeli politicians; an […]

1st Palestinian Journalist on Hunger Strike ‘about to Die’ in Jail (VIDEO)

Muhammed al-Qeq is the first journalist to protest extrajudicial detention by refusing food.

A Palestinian journalist who went on hunger strike 50 days ago over his six-month detention without trial in an Israeli prison is in critical condition, his family says. Muhammed al-Qeq, who was arrested by Israel’s internal security agency Shin Bet in November, is the first journalist to protest extrajudicial detention by refusing food. His father […]

Israeli Soldier Shalit Enjoyed a Barbeque while in Hamas Custody (VIDEO)

Gilad Shalit soon after he was freed by Hamas. (File)

A video showing clips of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit while in Hamas captivity was released on Sunday by the Izz Eddin Al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, who are responsible for Shalit’s capture in June 2006. The 11-minute video shows Shalit, who was released in 2011 following a prisoner exchange deal struck between Israel […]

BDS 2015: A Year of Phenomenal Growth (VIDEO)


2015 was a year of phenomenal growth for the BDS movement. MEMO’s Jehan Alfarra takes a look at the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement, with exclusive interviews with academics and activists.

Israel Hands over 23 Bodies of Palestinians Slain During Attacks (VIDEO)


Israeli authorities on Friday handed over the bodies of 23 Palestinians killed while suspected of carrying out attacks on Israelis, Palestinian officials said. Palestinian Red Crescent ambulances caravanned into the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron carrying 17 of the bodies, which were delivered to hundreds of Palestinians awaiting the handover. The 17 were […]

Rafah Crossing Opened to Let Body of Palestinian Killed by Egyptian Soldiers into Gaza (VIDEO)

Mentally ill Ishaq was attempting to reach Egyptian hospitals in order to receive treatment for a disease that could not be treated in Gaza. (MEMO)

Egyptian authorities opened the tightly controlled Rafah Crossing to let the corpse of the Palestinian man killed by Egyptian soldiers into the Gaza Strip, Anadolu reported on Wednesday. Sources from Gaza’s interior ministry told Anadolu that the Egyptian authorities opened the crossing and delivered the body of Ishaq Hassan. Hassan, who reportedly suffered from mental […]

What is BDS? Haidar Eid Explains from Gaza (VIDEO)

Dr. Haidar Eid, Gaza.

The BDS campaign, a call from over 170 organisations in Palestine to the international community to boycott, divest and impose sanctions on Israeli and international companies that benefit from the oppression of Palestinians, now celebrates its 10 anniversary. Listen to Dr. Haidar Eid in an interview where he explains the demands that the BDS movement asks from the […]

Jewish Radicals Celebrating Wedding by Stabbing Photo of Dawabsheh Baby (VIDEO)

Screenshot of a video showing extremist Israeli Jewish wedding-goers celebrating killings of the Dawabsha family. (Channel 10)

Footage released on Wednesday showed dozens of young Israeli right-wing extremists, said to be linked to the suspected perpetrators of the Dawabsha family murder, celebrating the killing at a wedding last week. The images in the clip immediately sparked wide condemnation. The video, aired by Israel’s Channel 10, shows revelers at the Jerusalem celebration waving […]

CrossTalk: Syrian Minefield


With two widely differing coalitions and one very complex Civil War, it would appear there is little room for compromise in Syria today. While Russia has called for a united front to fight terrorism in the country, Washington and its allies have very different and often contradictory plans. CrossTalking with Ramzy Baroud, Mehmet Solmaz, and Gareth […]

Palestinian Girl Shot Dead after Alleged Attack near Jerusalem Market (VIDEO)

A photo published on Israeli media sites.

Israeli forces shot two Palestinian teenage girls, killing one and wounding the other, after they were allegedly involved in a stabbing attack near a central Jerusalem market on Monday morning, Israeli police said. Israeli media initially reported that two Israelis were wounded in the alleged attack, although a spokesperson for Hadassah hospital later confirmed that […]

Prominent New York-linked Artists Endorse Cultural Boycott of Israel (VIDEO)


Leading artists with ties to New York have expressed their support for the cultural boycott of Israel in a new video from campaign group Adalah-NY: The New York Campaign for the Boycott of Israel. The video features actor Kathleen Chalfant; musician Roger Waters, a founding member of Pink Floyd; musicians Kyp Malone and Tunde Adebimpe […]

Over 41 Killed, 181 Injured in Twin Beirut Suicide Bombs (VIDEO)

At least 41 people were killed and nearly 200 injured in two suicide bombs targeting a neighborhood in the south of the Lebanese capital Beirut, according to local news reports. The Lebanese Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said initial reports indicate that two suicide bombers blew themselves up seven minutes apart. the Islamic State has claimed […]

Saddam Was ‘Neighborhood Bully,’ Netanyahu Says– 13 years After Saying Saddam Threatened ‘Security of Our Entire World’ (VIDEO)


There was a standing ovation for Benjamin Netanyahu at the American Enterprise Institute last night! Then he had a dialogue with Danielle Pletka in which he completely contradicted his testimony to the US Congress in 2002 on Saddam Hussein’s threat to the world. A leader has to “make deals with secular dictatorships,” Netanyahu told Pletka. […]

Israeli Police Interrogate 13-year-old Accused of Stabbing (VIDEO)

Ahmad Manasra,13.

In a video obtained by Ma’an, Israeli officials were captured on film during an interrogation of a 13-year-old Palestinian child accused of stabbing two Israelis near the illegal Pisgat Zeev settlement in East Jerusalem. The video shows clips of the interrogation of Ahmad Manasra,13, as Israeli detectives yell curses and verbally abuse Manasra, as they […]

Palestine: 800 Children Detained during the Past Month

Israeli army arresting a 7-year-old Palestinian child. (ISM, file)

The Prisoners’ Affairs Authority affiliated to the Palestinian Authority (PA) has stated that it documented 800 cases in which Palestinian minors were arrested during the past month, mostly in Jerusalem. The authority asserted on Tuesday that this extraordinary number of arrests has not been seen in many years, as the average number of child arrest […]

Israeli Soldiers Tell Palestinians: ‘We Will Gas You Until You Die’ (VIDEO)


Israeli military forces issued a disturbing message to residents of Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem on Thursday of last week, telling them that unless they stopped throwing stones “we will gas you until you die.” Israeli military forces raided the camp and fired tear gas and flash grenades indiscriminately at people’s windows, balconies, and down […]

Palestinian Killed after Alleged Attack Attempt North of Jenin (VIDEO)

Mahmoud Talal Mahmoud Nazzal (Social media)

A Palestinian was shot dead Saturday after an alleged attack attempt on an Israeli security guard at the al-Jalama military checkpoint north of Jenin in the occupied West Bank, the Israeli army and media said. An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma’an that “the Palestinian attempted to stab security personnel at the crossing” when “forces responded […]

54-year-old Palestinian Dies from Tear Gas Inhalation in Hebron (VIDEO)

Hashem al-Azzeh.

A 54-year-old Palestinian died on Wednesday from excessive tear gas inhalation during clashes between Palestinian youths and Israeli forces in Hebron, medical sources said. A doctor in Hebron’s government hospital told Ma’an that the Palestinian, identified as Hashem al-Azzeh, had a previous history of cardiac disease. Locals told Ma’an that he was a resident of […]

Netanyahu Slammed for Blaming Holocaust on Palestinians (VIDEO)

During World War 2, thousands of Palestinians fought alongside the Allied Troops against the Nazi empire. (File)

Palestinians – along with Israeli opposition figures – have reacted angrily to recent statements by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in which he appeared to blame Palestinians for the Holocaust. Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog said Netanyahu was “trivialising the Holocaust” by claiming that Nazi leader Adolf Hitler did not intend to exterminate the Jews […]

Israeli Security Identify Beersheba Attack Suspect, Detain Relative (VIDEO)

Israeli security forces have identified a Palestinian suspect who opened fire at a Beersheba bus station on Sunday killing an Israeli soldier and injuring nine other people, detaining one of the man’s relatives in relation to the incident. The suspect was identified as Muhannad al-Aqabi, 21, a Bedouin citizen of Israel from the Negev town […]

Caught on Camera: Israel’s Extrajudicial Killings (VIDEO)


Israeli forces have used excessive force and committed arbitrary killings in the Palestinian territories for years. That trend escalated during the past few weeks, as Israeli soldiers deployed to the West Bank and Jerusalem used firearms against Palestinians suspected of involvement in attacks, as well as those already detained. – Euro-Med Monitor  

Footage Raises Questions over Hebron ‘Attack’ (VIDEO)

Video captured by Youth Against Settlements in Hebron on Oct. 17, 2015.

A Palestinian activist group on Saturday released video footage it said may show Israeli soldiers planting a knife next to the body of an 18-year-old Palestinian shot dead by a settler in Hebron earlier in the day. However, the footage — released by Youth Against Settlements — is not conclusive, and only appears to show […]

Lauryn Hill, Danny Glover Feature in Video by Black and Palestinian Artists, Activists


Lauryn Hill, Danny Glover, Cornel West, Angela Davis, and Alice Walker, are among more than 60 leading Black and Palestinian artists and activists to feature in a new video. The video, which also includes contributions by Palestinian hip-hop group DAM and Boycott National Committee (BNC) member Omar Barghouti, is intended to highlight “challenges that both […]

5 Palestinians Killed by Israeli Forces amid Concerns of Escalating Standoff (VIDEOS)


Five Palestinians died on Saturday, shot by Israeli security forces at two separate scenes – one in Jerusalem and another along border fence with Israel. Meanwhile, four Israelis were injured in alleged stabbing attacks. Two Palestinians, aged 12 and 15, were shot dead by Israeli security forces along the Gaza border fence while taking part […]

Videos Emerge Showing Israeli Police Shooting Palestinian Woman ‘Execution-Style’ (VIDEOS)

Isra' Abed, 28, was ‘executed’ by Israeli soldiers. (Facebook)

A number of videos emerged online on Friday, showing Israeli police shooting a Palestinian woman, Isra’ Abed, 28, at a bus station in Afula in the north of Israel. In one video shot through what looks like a glass window of a truck or a bus, a woman in white clothes with a black bag […]

Video Roundup: Israeli Army Shoots, Incites Violence and Mistreats Palestinians in West Bank


Video footage emerging from the Israeli-occupied West Bank today showed Israeli soldiers, some disguised as Palestinians, attacking, shooting protestors, and abusing detained youth. While the Israeli army is yet to comment on the footage, the practice is reportedly becoming more widespread throughout the occupied territories, which is experiencing an escalation of Palestinian protests against the […]

Israeli Mob Rejoices as Palestinian Teen Executed (VIDEO)

Fadi Samir Alloun. (Facebook)

Amid increasing violence in occupied Jerusalem and the rest of the West Bank, Israeli forces executed a Palestinian youth in cold blood early on Sunday morning.  Israeli authorities claimed that 19-year-old Fadi Samir Alloun was killed while attempting to carry out a stabbing attack. But videos posted online show that the youth was executed in […]

Netanyahu’s 44 Seconds of Silence at UN Are Being Widely Mocked: ‘Pathetic’, ‘Creepy’ (VIDEO)


Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s signature moment at the United Nations today was his 44 seconds of silence to indicate the world’s silence in the face of alleged Iranian threats to Israel. Here’s video of it, posted by the Prime Minister himself on Facebook: The silence is already being heralded by the cable stations as vintage […]

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  • February 8, 2016

    Netanyahu Moves against Palestinian MKs in 'Demagogic Campaign'

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seeking to oust Palestinian members of the Israeli Knesset who recently visited the families of Palestinian attackers, in what critics have slammed as a "demagogic campaign." - Netanyahu said Sunday he had asked Israel's attorney general to take legal action against Palestinian MKs Hanin Zoabi, Jamal Zahalka and Basel Ghattas -- all members of the Arab Joint List -- for... More →
  • February 7, 2016

    EU Calls on Israel to Stop Home Demolitions, Settlement Expansion

    The European Union on Saturday called on Israel to stop demolishing Palestinian homes in the occupied West Bank, and reiterated "the EU's firm opposition to Israel's settlement policy." - In a statement, the EU said Israel's most recent moves in the occupied West Bank -- from settlement expansion to Palestinian home demolitions -- undermine "the viability of a future Palestinian state" and only continue to "driv(e) the... More →
  • February 6, 2016

    Israeli Doctor Says Palestinian Hunger Striker Could Face Immediate Death

    Doctors at HaEmek Hospital where hunger-striking Palestinian journalist Muhammad al-Qiq is being held said late Friday that the prisoner could face “immediate death.” - Lawyer Hiba Masalha from the Palestinian Authority’s Prisoners’ Affairs Committee quoted the concerns of deputy director of HaEmek, Dr. Tubia, who said there was a “real danger” that al-Qiq’s internal organs were suffering damage. -... More →
  • February 6, 2016

    Most Israelis Support Unilateral Disengagement in West Bank

    Head of the Israeli Zionist Camp Yitzhak Herzog proposed a unilateral disengagement plan from the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, Anadolu reported on Friday. - The proposal was made two weeks ago in the National Security Research Institute in Tel Aviv University. - Based on vote results published by the Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth, Anadolu said the plan had received much support from Israelis. - The... More →
  • February 6, 2016

    Israeli Movement Calls for Separating 28 Palestinian Villages from Jerusalem

    New Israeli movement Save Jewish Jerusalem has called for the building of a wall encircling 28 Palestinian villages in East Jerusalem in order to preserve the city’s Jewish identity, Israeli newspaper Maariv reported on Friday. - According to Quds Press, which reported on the news published in Maariv, Save Jewish Jerusalem was set up by the former Cabinet minister Haim Ramon, alongside a number of former political,... More →
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