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