2021 Israeli airstrikes on Gaza
Best-selling Irish writer Sally Rooney joins BDS campaign

Rooney rejected an Israeli publisher’s offer to release a Hebrew version of her book. The publishing house in question, Modan, is well known for its ties to the Israel military

Israeli blockade of Gaza Israeli allows entry of construction goods in Gaza, extends fishing limit to 15 nautical miles

Israeli authorities also announced granting an additional 5,000 Palestinian businessmen from Gaza entry permits into Israel, along with an increase in the water supplied to Gaza by five million cubic meters

UN Human Rights Council sets up team to probe violations in Israel and OPT

The three-member commission of inquiry will be headed by Navi Pillay from South Africa, who was the head of the UNHRC from 2008-2014. Miloon Kothari from India and Chris Sidoti from Australia will be the other members

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

Activists in Jordan launch protest against natural gas deal with Israel

The deal between the two countries has been widely denounced in Jordan over the years with trade unions, activists and politicians deeming it to be a “betrayal of the Palestinian people”

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