PHR: 18 Attacks on Palestinian Medical Teams in 4 Months

During the months of September to December 2015, activists from Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) documented 18 incidents involving attacks on Palestinian medical teams by Israeli security forces, including opening fire on ambulances and the physical assaulting of paramedics and rescue personnel. According to PHR-Israel: “The 18 documented events are only a small portion of…

X-ray & Scan Technicians Strike Public Hospitals

Technicians at X-ray and imaging centers in all public hospitals launched a strike on Thursday, August 6, approved by the Histadrut Labor Federation, to protest employment conditions and wages. The workers’ union argues that the striking technicians work under difficult and stressful conditions due to a shortage of trained manpower and as a result they…