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Palestinian Bedouin villages evictions Israel’s highest court allows evictions in Palestinian Bedouin villages in occupied West Bank

The evictions will reportedly affect over 1,300 Palestinians in a dozen villages in the area. Some people have stated that that number could be as high as 2,400, making it the largest Israeli expulsion of Palestinians since 1967

Palestinian women prisoners in Israel Palestinian women prisoners in Israel demand rights on Mother’s Day

31 Palestinian women are currently being detained in various prisons and detention centers in Israel, including 10 who are mothers

UN human rights chief condemns mass executions in Saudi Arabia

High commissioner Michelle Bachelet also called upon the Saudi government to suspend all pending executions, commute active death sentences in the country and implement a moratorium on the use of the capital punishment in the country immediately

Israeli attack in Syria At least 2 civilians killed in another unprovoked Israeli attack inside Syria

Monday’s attack near Damascus was the second such instance of Israeli aggression inside Syria within a fortnight, taking the total number of deaths to five apart from causing substantial material damage

Israeli court stays evictions of Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah

The court also ordered the Palestinians to pay an annual symbolic rent, until the Israeli justice ministry which the court has tasked with resolving the ownership issue reaches a final decision

Israeli airstrikes in Syria At least three Syrian soldiers killed near Damascus in unprovoked Israeli attack 

Violating international laws and Syrian sovereignty, Israel has carried out several such airstrikes inside Syrian territory since 2011. Hundreds of innocent civilians as well as Syrian military forces personnel have been killed as a result

Israeli attacks in Syria One soldier killed and five others injured in twin airstrikes by Israel inside Syria  

Israel has carried out hundreds of unprovoked air strikes inside Syria since the war in the country began in 2011. For most of these attacks, Israel has illegally used Lebanese airspace in complete disregard of international laws and the UN charter

Palestinians in Israeli administrative detention Palestinians continue boycott of Israeli military courts to protest their illegal administrative detention

The detainees began their collective boycott of the military courts on January 1. They are also boycotting appeal hearings in higher courts

Palestinian anti-occupation activist dies two weeks after being hit by Israeli truck

Esteemed resistance leader Al-Haj Suliman al-Hathalin died after a tow truck accompanied by Israeli forces ran over him and drove away while carrying out a raid

Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike Thousands of Palestinian prisoners reject meals in solidarity with administrative detainees on hunger strike

Seven Palestinian detainees are on hunger strike to protest their illegal administrative detention by Israel under which they can be kept in prison for indefinite periods of times without charge or trial. The policy is being used to currently detain roughly 520 Palestinians

EU-Morocco trade deal EU-Morocco trade deals that include Western Sahara violate international law: top EU court 

The European Court of Justice had issued similar verdicts in 2016 and 2018, stating that the Western Sahara region cannot be considered as part of Morocco in such trade agreements

Israel-BDS-south-africa Lawyers, activists file petition seeking revocation of Israel’s observer status at African Union

Israel was admitted to the African Union (AU) as an observer state in July this year, a decision that came as a shock to several member countries, given Israel’s sustained and ongoing repression of the Palestinian people

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