COVID-19 in Palestine
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

Palestinian prisoner Daud Al-Khatib dies after 18 years in Israeli jail

Daud Al-Khatib died a few months ahead of his release. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society alleged that al-Khatib was not given proper medical care by the prison authorities

Health workers face off against host of obstacles in Palestine

Shatha Odeh of the Palestinian Health Work Committees talks about the state of health workers in Palestine, as well as the situation of health infrastructure and the impact of occupation

Israeli restrictions, policies hinder Palestinians’ fight against pandemic

Shatha Odeh of the Palestinian Health Work Committees describes the situation on the ground, as well as nature of the challenges in the West Bank and Gaza.

Occupation accentuates COVID-19’s impact in Gaza

The COVID-19 lockdown, which has been in place in Gaza since Monday, was extended for three more days on August 26. Gaza has also suffered continuous attacks by Israel in the past month

Israelis demolish COVID facility in Hebron Israel demolishes COVID-19 testing facility in Hebron, Palestine

A quarantine center was also being built at the facility to accommodate COVID-19 infected Palestinians

“Day and night, Palestinians are facing a settler-colonial machinery of oppression”

Vijay Prashad talks to Prof. Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian on the nature of Israeli settler-colonialism, the killing of Iyad al-Hallaq and the various forms of resistance to occupation.

Israel arrests Palestinians Israeli forces arrest several Palestinians in occupied territories

Though Israel regularly arrests Palestinians and keeps them under illegal detention for months, the number of such arrests have risen in the last couple of months

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