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Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike against negligence amid Coronavirus threat

Israeli prison authorities have failed to provide Palestinian prisoners adequate access to medical services, testing, protective gear and other essential sanitary items crucial to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus in overcrowded Israeli prisons

PA governor of Jerusalem arrested Israeli forces arrest Palestinian governor of Jerusalem

This is the seventh time that Adnan Ghaith is being incarcerated in the past 18 months. On Friday, Israeli forces arrested Fadi al-Hidmi, the PA minister of Jerusalem affairs

Palestinian prisoners COVID19 Human rights groups in Palestine call on Israel to release prisoners amid COVID-19 outbreak

Prisoners are at an increased risk of infection owing to overcrowded prison facilities, living in unsafe, unsanitary and disease-prone conditions

Jaffa protest Israel Palestinian protest Israeli police atrocities under pretext of enforcing quarantine

Protests were organized in the Palestinian majority town of Jaffa against Israeli police action under the pretext of the COVID-19 threat. A video showed police manhandling local residents, including a woman, and issuing fines

Amid COVID-19 crisis, India buys $116 million worth of guns from Israel

India plans to buy 16,479 Negev Light Machine Guns manufactured by Israeli Weapons Industries.

Palestine land day anniversary Palestinians mark Land Day and anniversary of Great March of Return

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, Palestinians took to social media to post pictures of victims of Israeli violence during the Great March of Return protests. They also raised the Palestinian flag from the balconies of their homes

Palestinian checkpoint After global protests, Microsoft sells its stake in Israeli facial recognition start-up

An investigation by NBC in October last year revealed that Israeli company AnyVision’s technology was being used to scan the faces of thousands of Palestinians at checkpoints every day. Microsoft had invested in AnyVision in June 2019

Gaza: Israeli occupation and Coronavirus pandemic

The Palestinian territory has been under a debilitating blockade since 2006, imposed by both Israel and Egypt.

Palestine village attack Israeli settlers attack Palestinian village, one resident seriously injured

One Palestinian man was severely injured after being assaulted by illegal Jewish settlers, while several others suffered tear gas inhalation after Israeli army soldiers fired tear gas canisters and rubber-coated metal bullets at the Palestinians’ homes in the village of Umm al-Safa

Palestine COVID Coronavirus exposes once again the effects of the Israeli blockade on Gaza’s healthcare

International human rights and health organizations have warned that the shortage of medical supplies, qualified doctors, testing kits and protective gear due to the Israeli-Egyptian stranglehold of Gaza are all dangerous signs of an impending health disaster

Covid Palestinian thrown out of Israel Israel abandons ill Palestinian man in PA-controlled territory in West Bank, media reports

The yet-unidentified Palestinian had reportedly undergone a test for the Coronavirus infection after displaying symptoms of the virus for the last four days, Middle East Eye reported

Gaza Palestine COVID cases 2 cases of COVID-19 detected in besieged Gaza strip

The two individuals who tested positive in Gaza had recently traveled to Pakistan and have been placed in quarantine since their return. The United Nations had stated earlier that the spread of the deadly disease to the Gaza strip would be catastrophic

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