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ICHR releases a fact finding report on the Nablus events of August 2016

Ramallah – On 7 March 2017, the Independent Commission for Human Rights (ICHR) released a fact finding report on the events, which took place in the city of Nablus in August 2016. The report addresses the killing of five Palestinian citizens, including military personnel and civilians, in three separate, but …

The many layers of the Palestinian Security Forces

Though frequently referenced and crucial to security cooperation with Israel and other countries, the Palestinian security apparatus is rarely fully comprehended. Herein, the different offices, forces and units are separated and explained, including their close relations with their Israeli counterparts. Elior Levy The Palestinian Security Forces (PASF) have undergone many …

Detainee dead after Hebron detention center catches fire

HEBRON (Ma’an) — A military intelligence detention center belonging to Palestinian security forces in Hebron caught fire on Wednesday, killing one person in detention at the facility. Palestinian firefighters and civil defense rushed to the scene and managed to extinguish the fire but were unable to do so in time …