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There can be no holidays during a genocide, health activists warn

Health activists continue to rally in solidarity with health workers in Palestine, who are being killed, targeted, and threatened by Israeli Occupying Forces

UNGA discusses Gaza ceasefire after US veto in Security Council

The emergency meeting of the General Assembly was called after Egypt and Mauritania invoked 377 A (V) also known as Uniting for Peace resolution. However, it is unlikely that a resolution for a ceasefire will pressure Israel into stopping its genocidal war

WHO Executive Board adopts resolution calling for unimpeded flow of aid into Gaza

During discussions around the resolution, US representatives opposed calls for a ceasefire, saying it would be “not only unrealistic but also dangerous.” Israel’s brutal assault on Gaza has killed over 18,000 people

Death toll in Gaza from Israel’s genocidal war crosses 18,000

Egypt and Mauritania have invoked the United Nations Resolution 377 due to which the UNGA will be holding a special session on Tuesday to discuss the urgent need for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza

Regional resistance to war on Gaza continues with more attacks on Israel and US bases

The Houthis in Yemen, Hezbollah in Lebanon, and militias in Iraq have all targeted Israel and US bases in the last few weeks in support of the Palestinian people. Israel has continued to receive military aid from the US

In COP28 speech, Colombian President Gustavo Petro calls for a free Palestine

The Colombian head of state has been consistently speaking out in support of Palestine amid Israel’s genocidal attacks. At the COP 28 summit, he pointed out that the devastation wreaked on Gaza was a harbinger of what might happen to those fleeing from climate catastrophes

Israel resumes bombing Gaza after seven days of truce, kills over 100 Palestinians

After talks in Doha to extend the ceasefire did not lead to a conclusion, Israel resumed its attacks on Gaza on Friday, killing at least 21 people, including a journalist. The US expressed support to Israel’s decision

Talks to extend Gaza truce continue; Israeli raid in Jenin kills two

Wednesday is the last day of the extended truce between Israel and Hamas. Both sides have expressed the intention to extend the truce if their conditions are met

Community organizations in the UK step up solidarity with Palestine by blockading arms supply companies

Activists from the British tenants’ union and housing rights platform ACORN organized blockades in front of the offices of three arms companies that are involved in supplying arms to Israel

Israel extends detention of Al-Shifa hospital’s director by 45 days

Al-Shifa hospital director Dr. Muhammad Abu Salmiya and his colleagues were arrested on November 23, a day before the ceasefire came into effect. Israeli forces had continuously targeted and raided the hospital leading to the death of patients

Moroccan activists arrested for demanding end to normalization of ties with Israel

Morocco in 2020 became the fourth Arab country to normalize relations with Israel under the US-backed Abraham Accords. The government is facing intense domestic pressure with thousands taking to the streets in solidarity with the Palestinian people

Gaza truce takes effect after 48 days of Israel’s genocidal assault

On the first day of the truce, 39 Palestinian prisoners, mainly women and children, were freed by Israel in return for 24 captives held by the Palestinian resistance groups. Around 200 trucks entered Gaza with humanitarian aid, fuel, and gas