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Israel continues to grab Palestinian land for building illegal settlements

In Qalqilya in the northern West Bank, Israeli security forces on Monday violently attacked a peaceful Palestinian protest march against the forceful seizure of land by Israel for the purpose of construction of illegal Jewish settlement near Qalqilya city.

Illegal Jewish settlements Israel announces new illegal settlements in occupied Palestinian territory

Israel plans to construct close to 2,000 more settler housing units in occupied Palestinian territories, in contravention of international law. Currently, more than 650,000 illegal Israeli settlers live in these settlements

Benjamin Netanyahu Netanyahu requests parliamentary immunity against criminal prosecution

The request for immunity by the Israeli prime minister came hours before the expiry of the deadline to apply for the same. Netanyahu was indicted on criminal charges, including bribery, fraud and breach of trust, in November 2019

Britain anti BDS law New Conservative government in the UK set to ban BDS movement

The pro-Israel move by the Boris Johnson-led government in the country is being viewed as an attempt to deny Labour-controlled local bodies’ right to boycott Israeli products

Israel elections Israel’s third election since April shows fractures in polity

The third round of elections in less than a year will be held on March 2, 2020. This follows the breakdown of talks to form a national unity government on the issue of Benjamin Netanyahu’s immunity from prosecution

Al-Aqsa stormed Israeli forces attack and arrest Palestinians

Five Palestinians suffered bullet injuries and 14 were arrested in morning raids by Israeli security forces across occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. Meanwhile, Jewish settlers stormed the Al-Aqsa compound again, with the protection of the Israeli forces

Through 50 years of Palestinian resistance

The Indian Cultural Forum speaks to Palestinian writer Raja Shehadeh on the depth of Palestinian resistance, the changes in Israeli society and the increasing similarities between Palestine and Kashmir

Academics and activists condemn Indian diplomat’s call for replicating Israeli model in Kashmir

The remarks by the consul general of India in New York, Sandeep Chakravorty, come at a time when there is growing ideological and political convergence between the Hindutva regime in India and the Zionist regime in Israel

bolivia coup elections Can Bolivia have free and fair elections?

In this episode, we discuss post-coup developments in Bolivia, Israeli PM Netanyahu’s indictment, and new revelations in the case of the 2018 alleged chemical attack in Syria.

Netanyahu indictment Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu indicted on criminal charges

The charges against Netanyahu include bribery, fraud and breach of trust, carrying prison sentences of 3 to 10 years

Jewish settlement In violation of international law, US recognizes Jewish settlements in occupied Palestinian land

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo declared that the US would no longer consider Jewish settlements in occupied Palestinian land as illegal. This is in contravention of decades of international law

Israeli airstrike in Gaza Israeli aggression in Gaza kills 24 Palestinians

The latest Israeli offensive on Gaza comes in the wake of a political deadlock in Israel, which has resulted in no new government being formed since the general elections in September.

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