Since 2007, Israel has cemented a blockade of Gaza in an act of illegal collective punishment. The blockade and accompanying military offensives have killed thousands of Palestinians, and devastated social and economic life in the enclave.
Land Day is observed by Palestinians in the occupied territories, in Israel, and by those living abroad as refugees. It symbolizes a collective struggle against the Israeli occupation and the commitment to the right to return
Gazan have been holding demonstrations to demand the lifting of the 14-year-long Israeli blockade and resolved to continue protesting until their demands are met
Since 1976, March 30 is celebrated as land day (yom al-ard) by Palestinians vowing to fight against Israeli occupation of their land and for Palestinian refugees’ right to return
On the second anniversary of the massacre of Palestinians during the Great March of Return, over 400 artists, musicians, writers and cultural practitioners backed Amnesty International’s call for an arms embargo on Israel
This year, despite the COVID-19 quarantine, Palestinians across the world will mark the Nakba
May 15 is Nakba Day, which marks the death of thousands of Palestinians and the forced exile of many more during the formation of Israeli in 1948. To this day, the Palestinians living under occupation continue to resist the apartheid policies of Israel
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, Palestinians took to social media to post pictures of victims of Israeli violence during the Great March of Return protests. They also raised the Palestinian flag from the balconies of their homes
16-year-old Fahd al-Astal was shot by Israeli forces in the stomach as he was protesting along the Israel-Gaza border fence
We will look at these protests and movements which represent the struggle of people against oppression and for building a better world.
The injured include 43 children, 1 woman, 2 paramedics and 1 journalist. Friday was the 80th week of the protests along the Gaza-Israel border.
We also report on the issue of wage hike raised by South African security guard unions.