Landmark ruling involves Palestinian plaintiffs coming before the Jerusalem District Court seeking justice from PA law enforcement who were “beating them on all parts of the body, hitting them with lead pipes, extinguishing cigarettes on their bodies, hanging them in torture positions for hours and starving them.”
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Fifty-one Palestinians tortured by the Palestinian Authority for cooperating with Israel can sue the PA in Israeli courts for damages, the Jerusalem District Court ruled Wednesday in a blockbuster judgement.
The 1,860-page ruling based on dozens of witness accounts over several years is one of the most bizarre in years as it involves Palestinian citizens coming before the courts of the Israeli “occupation” seeking justice for their mistreatment by their own PA law enforcement. Continue Reading »
Putting aside Palestinian leadership demands a ‘judenfrei’ state, that will also be harsh on gays, a new survey reveals that the new Palestinian state liberals want to create so badly, will be saturated in honor killings and a haven of assorted human rights abuses against women.
By Israel Today Staff
One of the cornerstone understandings of the original Israeli-Palestinian peace process was that a future Palestinian state would be notably different from the neighboring Muslim Arab authoritarian regimes.
We now know that won’t be the case, and evidence to that effect keeps mounting.
Take women’s rights, for instance.
Currently, Israel is the one place in the Middle East where women enjoy full equality with men. Continue Reading »
WATCH: Even with no evidence, no member at UN Human Rights Council debate earlier this month, except the director of UN Watch, Hillel Neuer, saw any reason to challenge yet another outrageous report, this time blaming Israel for when Palestinian men beat their wives.
By Israel Today Staff
First, they called terrorism a “natural reaction” to the presence of Jews in the Holy Land. Now, Palestinian men are being excused by none other than the United Nations for taking out their frustrations with Israel on their own spouses.
At a UN Human Rights Council debate earlier this month, the director of UN Watch, Hillel Neuer, challenged a new report blaming Israel for when Palestinian husbands beat their wives. Continue Reading »
Palestinian Authority website boasts of attacks against Israelis with releasing data draped in pride that 93 terrorist attacks against Israelis were carried out just during the month of March.
By Dalit Halevi
The Palestinian Arab Al-Intifada website on Sunday published new statistical data regarding the “Al-Quds Intifada”, the name used by Palestinian Arab terrorist groups to describe the wave of violent attacks against Israelis which began in October of 2015.
According to the report, the number of terrorists killed during the “intifada” reached 298 during the month of March, and Israel still holds the bodies of seven terrorists.
93 attacks were carried out during the month of March in what the terrorists consider “occupied Palestinian territories”, according to the website. Continue Reading »
PA official defends decision to name school after mass-murderer, confirming last month’s Fatah Facebook post, calling the Munich Massacre a ‘heroic operation’, that the murder of unarmed Jewish athletes showed the ‘courage’ of Palestinian Arab terrorists.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
The Palestinian Authority refuses to budge following criticism of its decision to name a school after the mastermind of the 1972 Munich Massacre, according to a report by Palestinian Media Watch.
Armed Munich Massacre terrorists – PMW
Facing condemnation from Israeli officials, including Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, for naming a school after Salah Khalaf, who was the head of the Black September terrorist organization which carried out the kidnapping and murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich. Continue Reading »
Al-Quds University students affiliated with Fatah were attacked by students affiliated with both Hamas & the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), for supporting Abbas’ participation at Shimon Peres’ funeral.
By Dalit Halevy
The Palestinian news agency “Safa” reported on violent confrontations in Ramallah and Tulkarem today as a result of demonstrations against PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ participation at former President Shimon Peres’ funeral.
Al-Quds University campus – Photo: Wikipedia, Creative Commons
Fatah-affiliated students clashed with students affiliated with Hamas and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) at Al-Quds University in Tulkarem.
One student attacked during the confrontations told “Safa” that the violence ensued after somebody voiced criticism of Abbas’ participation at Peres’ funeral. Continue Reading »
In preparation for the thousands of Jews expected to visit the Western Wall on Tisha B’Av, hundreds of additional police will be carrying out security measures in and around Jerusalem.
By i24news, AFP
Israeli police are to boost their presence at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound for a Jewish day of mourning commemorating the destruction of ancient temples there, a spokesman said on Friday.
Al-Aqsa, the third holiest site in Islam, is also venerated by Jews as the Temple Mount and is considered the most sacred place in Judaism. – Photo: THOMAS COEX/AFP/FILE
“Hundreds of extra police will be carrying out security measures in and around the old city of Jerusalem” on Tisha B’Av, which begins on Saturday night and ends 25 hours later, Micky Rosenfeld said in a statement. Continue Reading »
In response to an NGO petition to the Lod District Court, it has been revealed that new security rules were put into place to combat the current 9-month long wave of deadly Palestinian violence directed against Israelis.
Portions of the police’s classified new intifada rules of engagement approved by then-attorney-general Yehuda Weinstein in September 2015 to combat a wave of violence have been publicized, the NGO Adalah announced on Monday.
A Palestinian throws a stone at a Border Police vehicle during a protest near Ramallah. – Photo: REUTERS
The parts of the rules which were made public came under pressure from a petition by Adalah to the Lod District Court in its administrative court capacity. Continue Reading »
67% of surveyed Palestinian youths insisted that peace talks alone would not produce an acceptable outcome.
By Israel Today Staff
A survey published this week revealed that most young Palestinians are only interested in the kind of solution to the current conflict that can be brought about by terrorist violence.
Angry Jew-hating Palestinians – Twitter
Conducted by the Palestinian NGO Jerusalem Media and Communications Center, the survey was conducted among Palestinians aged 16–30 in both Gaza and the so-called “West Bank.”
An overall majority of respondents said they support the current wave of terrorist stabbings and other attacks against Israeli Jews, and a similar majority felt the violence was beneficial to the Palestinian national cause. Continue Reading »
During a consultation at the Prime Minister’s Office, Israeli official decided to close breaches in security fence separating Israel from the Palestinian Authority, take harsher measures against Israeli employers of illegal aliens, and closing down inciting PA media.
By Ben Ariel
Israeli officials decided on Tuesday night on a series of security-related measures in response to the ongoing terrorist wave.
Scene of Petah Tikva attack – United Hatzalah
The measures were decided upon during a consultation at the Prime Minister’s Office, which came after an escalation in the terror attacks, whereby three attacks took place in one day – in Petah Tikva, Jerusalem and Yafo.
No Israelis injured as country’s security forces thwart spate of barbaric Palestinian attacks on Sunday.
By Efrat Forsher, Lilach Shoval, Israel Hayom Staff & Associated Press
Four separate Palestinian terrorist attacks were thwarted on Sunday in Judea and Samaria and Jerusalem. No Israelis were injured in the attempted attacks, while five Palestinian attackers were killed and another was critically wounded.
Police officers at the scene of Sunday night’s terrorist attack in Jerusalem – Photo: AFP
Late Sunday night, two Palestinian terrorists were shot dead after they opened fire with automatic weapons at Israeli security personnel near Jerusalem’s Damascus Gate. Continue Reading »
Israel Border Guard kills one of the rioters after responding with live fire at group of Arabs throwing Molotov cocktails at them in Arab neighborhood of Jerusalem.
By Matt Wanderman
A group of Arabs threw about ten Molotov cocktails at Border Police in the eastern Jerusalem neighborhood of Ras al-Amud. Arab sources report that security forces returned fire and killed one rioter before the rest dispersed.
Firebomb (file) – Photo: Reuters
Walla! news identifies the dead terrorist as Ayman al-Abasi, a 17-year-old from Silwan. He previously spent a year and a half in an Israeli prison for his involvement in a 2012 stabbing in Ras al-Amud. Continue Reading »
UN Secretary-General Ban in Israel to meet with PM Netanyahu & President Rivlin in effort to find ‘political solution’ to current wave of Palestinian violence before his meeting with PA President Abbas.
By Ynet reporters
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas of “joining ISIS and Hamas in claiming that Israel threatens the al-Aqsa mosque” on Tuesday evening during a meeting with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Sec.-Gen. Ban and PM Netanyahu at the UN. – Photo: AP
Abbas, Netanyahu said, “unfortunately has been fanning the flames. He said on September 16, just a few days ago, that he welcomes ‘every drop of blood spilled in Jerusalem….’
The Palestinian terrorist left 2 men killed and 10 others injured in his attack on Israelis at the Beersheba bus station Sunday night. • Palestinians report 44 have thus far been killed, and over 1,800 wounded in recent attacks against Israeli Jews.
The Palestinian terrorist who opened fire on passengers at the central bus station in the southern Israeli city of Beersheba Sunday evening was identified as 21 year-old Bedouin man Mohaned al-Okhbi, an Israeli citizen from the southern Bedouin town of Hura.
Two victims of the Beersheba terror attack, Omri Levi, 19 (left), and Haltom Zarhum, 29 (right), on October 18 2015 – Montage i24news
According to Israeli media, a relative of Al-Okhbi, who held Israeli citizenship, was arrested by the Shin Bet, Israel’s internal security agency. Continue Reading »
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