COVID-19 in Palestine
Historic unity and resistance in Palestine amid increased attacks and oppression

Resistance in Palestine acquired new dimensions this year amid the pandemic and unprecedented Israeli offensives in Gaza, forced displacements and increased numbers of settler attacks. The escape of six prisoners, defiance at Sheikh Jarrah and East Jerusalem, a successful national strike across historic Palestine were moments of hope.

Vaccine apartheid in Palestine: The silent war by Israel

In violation of its obligations and responsibilities as an occupying power, Israel has taken little effort in vaccinating Palestinians, leading to very poor vaccination rates in the occupied territories and the general deterioration of health facilities

Israel’s horrid occupation of Palestine

The violence witnessed over the last week in Gaza is part of a seven-decade assault on the people of Palestine by the Zionist regime, but it has been met with resistance by the people at every step

A new hope emerges in Palestinian resistance to Sheikh Jarrah evictions

In spite of violent repression, popular support continues to grow for Palestinians facing eviction from the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood and has sparked a new wave of resistance in Palestine

Palestinian prisoner Maher Abu Rayan launches hunger strike against Israeli medical neglect

43-year-old Maher Abu Rayan is serving a 25-year prison term and is suffering from multiple health issues as a direct result of the extremely violent fashion in which he was arrested in 2003

Israel blocks vaccines to Gaza Israel blocks delivery of coronavirus vaccines to Gaza

The Palestinian Authority claims that Israel has refused to allow the delivery of 2,000 vaccine doses intended for health workers deployed in COVID-19-related emergency services in Gaza

Amid delay and denial of access by Israel, COVID-19 vaccination finally starts in Palestine

Israel’s deliberate denial of access to vaccines to the Palestinians, a violation of its obligations under the Fourth Geneva Convention, has been criticized by the WHO and other human rights groups with some calling it “vaccine apartheid”

Colonial occupation and patriarchy in Palestine: interview with Ruba Odeh

Palestinian activist Ruba Odeh spoke with Capire about women’s struggles against the occupation of their territories.

Two injured in Israeli airstrikes in Gaza

The airstrikes on Saturday also caused damage to a hospital, a mosque and a several residential buildings. Electricity and water supply of the citizens of Gaza was also affected

Palestinian healthcare is crumbling in face of COVID-19, Israeli occupation

Authorities are worried that if drastic steps are not taken, the health system might face a major crisis putting the lives and health of Palestinian people at risk

Widespread condemnation of Israeli raids and arrests of Palestinian leaders, activists

Organizations have called for the swift and unconditional release of all the Palestinian leaders and activists arrested in the late night raids on Monday, while also demanding freedom for all Palestinian political prisoners and administrative detainees

To Succeed, Struggles Have to Be Connected, Not Localized: Fayrouz Sharqawi

Vijay Prashad talks to Fayrouz Sharqawi of Grassroots Al-Quds on the impact of Israeli occupation of the people of Palestine and the kind of resistance that exists on the ground

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