Palestine
Sheikh Jarrah violence Israeli settlers, security forces invade Sheikh Jarrah, leave several Palestinians injured

At least 20 people suffered injuries after the Israeli security forces targeted unarmed Palestinian residents with skunk water, pepper spray, tear gas, and rubber-coated metal bullets

Letter to Biden Open letter calls on Biden administration to exert pressure on Israel, protect Palestinians’ human rights

The letter emphasizes that the Biden “administration must apply concerted diplomatic pressure to help end the ever-expanding discrimination and systemic oppression and ensure accountability for Israeli authorities that violate Palestinian rights”

Palestinian prisoners hunger strike 3 Palestinians on hunger strike against illegal administrative detention in Israel

Jamal al-Taweel, Khader Adnan and Ghadanfar Abu Atwan are on hunger strike in various prisons. Around 500 Palestinians are currently being held without charge or trial under the illegal Israeli administrative detention policy 

Israeli police officer indicted for killing autistic Palestinian man 

32-year-old Iyad al-Halak was shot multiple times by Israeli officers near a checkpoint in occupied East Jerusalem on May 30, 2020 while he was walking towards his school

Israeli right wing march Extremist settlers hold ‘flag march’ chanting racist and abusive slogans against Palestinians

As per reports, thousands of right-wing Israelis marched from the plaza of the Damascus Gate till the Western Wall, raising the Israeli flag and chanting racist slogans like “Death to Arabs”, “May your village burn” and “A second Nakba is coming”

Israel violates ceasefire, carries out airstrikes on Gaza

Israel claims that the airstrikes were in response to the launch of incendiary balloons from the Gaza strip. This is the first violation of the May 20 ceasefire which brought an end to the brutal 11-day bombing of Gaza

Israeli govt formation Israel’s new government: More of the same old ahead

Israel might see the end of the Benjamin Netyanyahu era tomorrow. However, it is doubtful whether the new government of change will actually be any different despite the protestations of the protagonists

Protest against expansion of Jewish settlements repressed

The protests were organized against the illegal confiscation of land in Beita and Huwara villages to build a road for Jewish settlers.

Biased news coverage Israel-Palestine In open letter, journalists call for unbiased coverage of Palestine and Israeli occupation 

The letter blames the media for failing to fulfill its duty of reporting the truth and holding the powerful accountable, in the process covering up and sanitizing Israeli apartheid, ethnic cleansing and war crimes

Israeli intimidation, oppression of Palestinians continues unabated through the weekend

Israeli forces over the last 3 days violently assaulted journalists, arrested prominent Palestinians activists resisting evictions in Sheikh Jarrah and attacked Palestinian runners taking part in a solidarity race in support of Sheikh Jarrah

Israeli forces attack Palestinian marathon runners demanding end to forced evictions

At least 23 runners were injured on June 4 when Israeli forces fired tear gas and stun grenades on a marathon in East Jerusalem.

Israeli ships not welcome at North American ports

Trade unions and social movements in the US and Canada have joined hands with Palestinian groups and are picketing major ports to prevent Israeli ships from docking

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