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Why is Israel targeting Palestinian human rights groups?

Over the past week, Israel has continued and intensified attacks against Palestinian human rights organizations. Who are these organizations and why are they being targeted?

Israel targets Palestinian organizations Israeli forces raid offices of Palestinian civil society organizations 

On the morning of August 18, occupation forces raided the offices of seven leading Palestinian civil society groups, six of which had been declared “terrorist organizations” and banned by the Israeli government in 2021

Gaza under attack: How Israel is sabotaging health care 

The latest attack of the Israeli occupying forces on Gaza depleted fuel reserves that health institutions rely upon to provide health care

Biden toes the Israel line in West Asia visit

The US signed an agreement continuing military aid to Israel, while the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh at the hands of Israeli forces and the larger issue of continuing violation of Palestinian human rights by the Israeli apartheid regime remained unaddressed.

Biden’s Israel visit draws widespread criticism

Biden will be making his first visit to Israel as president between July 13 and July 15, and will also visit the occupied West Bank to meet Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas

Examining the US-Israel patron-client relationship ahead of Biden’s Middle East visit

The US has been Israel’s biggest financial sponsor for decades, enabling human rights violations. Biden’s upcoming trip to the region is expected to further affirm this relationship.

Murder of Palestinian journalist by Israeli forces receives international condemnation

According to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), at least 18 journalists have been killed in Israel/Palestine since 1992.

Israel must stop its murderous attacks on Palestinian journalists and people

Over 20 progressive news outlets, including TeleSUR TV and Pan African TV, have signed a statement condemning the assassination of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

Outrage in the Philippines as ex-dictator’s son wins crucial election and other stories

Today we look at the initial results of the presidential elections in the Philippines, another brutal prison massacre in Ecuador, and more

India faces water shortages, power cuts amid record temperatures and other stories

Today we look at a record-breaking heat wave across India and Pakistan, renewed attacks by Israeli forces on the Al Aqsa mosque, and more

Latin American and Caribbean leaders convene Escazú accord meeting and other stories

Today we look at the first meeting of the Escazu environmental agreement in Chile, renewed Israeli air attacks on besieged Gaza, and more

Activists condemn Johnson government over $156M offshore asylum deal and other stories

Today we look at an offshore asylum processing deal between the UK and Rwanda, casualties in Pakistani military airstrikes on Afghanistan, and more