Protests against violent crackdown on Palestinians in Israeli jails and other stories

Today we look at protests against the violence faced by Palestinians in Israeli jails, protests held at the South African border in solidarity with Swaziland, and more

September 09, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at protests against the violent crackdown on Palestinian prisoners in Israel and the arrest of relatives of the 6 people who escaped from the Gilboa prison; protests held at the South Africa border by the Congress of South African Trade Unions in solidarity with the protests for democracy in Swaziland; the indictment of a former US prosecutor for her attempt to prevent arrests in the killing of a 25 year old Black man, Ahmaud Arbery; protests in El Salvador against the government’s decision to adopt of Bitcoin as legal tender; the continued arbitrary detention of Palestinian health activist Shatha Odeh.