Gaza blockade
Gaza blockade: How many more people have to die?

Rania Khalek of BreakThrough News talks about the 15-year-long blockade of Gaza by Israel and Egypt and the role of the international community in continuing this brutal siege

Daily Round-up| Impact of Gaza blockade and more stories

In this episode, we bring you stories from Palestine, , the deal between the EU, Egypt and Israel on natural gas, protests against red-tagging in the Philippines and the release of an Indigenous leader from Ecuador

“Israeli minister’s criticism of Amnesty report reveals nature of an apartheid state”

Vijay Prashad speaks to Philip Luther of Amnesty International about the report released by the organization on Israeli crimes against Palestinians

Israeli attacks in Gaza Israeli military targets Gaza farmlands with artillery, tank fire

The Israeli attacks ended up wounding three Palestinian farmers. The Israeli military claimed that it was targeting Hamas military positions, although most of its fire ended up targeting farmers and agricultural lands

Gaza apartheid wall Palestinians condemn Israel’s billion dollar iron and steel apartheid wall around Gaza 

The so-called security wall increases the physical isolation of over two million Gazans living under a comprehensive Israeli blockade since 2006

Gaza protests Israeli forces kill one and injure dozens of protesters as Palestinians demand end of Gaza blockade  

Firing by Israeli forces on weekly protests in the occupied Palestinian territory started last month and has so far killed three people, including a 12-year-old

Israel uses the Gaza fishing zone as a tool for collective punishment against Palestinians

Israel often blocks the fishing zone, driving thousands of Palestinians dependent on it for their livelihood and food using the pretexts of rocket attacks

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

Israel strikes Gaza Israeli army bombs three different locations inside besieged Gaza strip

Israel continues its oppressive policies against Palestinians and has seized fresh Palestinian lands and demolished houses. It is also refused calls to release Palestinian prisoners in light of the COVID-19 emergency

Gaza: Israeli occupation and Coronavirus pandemic

The Palestinian territory has been under a debilitating blockade since 2006, imposed by both Israel and Egypt.

Gaza Palestine COVID cases 2 cases of COVID-19 detected in besieged Gaza strip

The two individuals who tested positive in Gaza had recently traveled to Pakistan and have been placed in quarantine since their return. The United Nations had stated earlier that the spread of the deadly disease to the Gaza strip would be catastrophic

Gazans protest reduction in services by UNRWA

While the UNGA has extended the mandate of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) till June 2023, the agency has stated that due to a lack of funds, its operations in the occupied Palestinian territories will be severely affected