Israeli occupation of Palestine
Daily Round-up | Palestinian teenager among six killed this week by Israel & other stories

In today’s episode, we take a look at continuing Israeli atrocities against Palestinians, the links between hunger and climate change, a nationwide strike in Uruguay, and the arrest of military officials in the Ayotzinapa case in Mexico

Fatalities “desirable”: Israeli documents on Kafr Qasim massacre declassified

Israeli Border Police forces killed at least 48 Palestinians in the village of Kafr Qasim in 1956. Now-unsealed court transcripts reveal a deliberate plot for displacement.

Moroccans protest Israeli military chief’s visit and deepening of Morocco–Israel ties

Activists demonstrated against Israeli military chief of staff Aviv Kochavi’s visit, which comes a month after Israeli military observers participated in a US-led exercise in Morocco

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

Israel sentences Palestinian nurse and health activist Shatha Odeh to 16 months in prison

On International Nurses Day, an Israeli military tribunal gave nurse and health activist Shatha Odeh a 16-month prison sentence. was given a 5 year suspended sentence on the condition that she does not provide health servicesfeat

Israeli killing of Palestinians Protests erupt in occupied territories and Negev desert following Israeli killing of Palestinians

Earlier this week, the Israeli security forces killed at least three Palestinians, including one teenager, in separate incidents in the occupied West Bank and in the Negev desert 

The cost of being a Palestinian: Shatha Odeh’s ordeal in prison

Shirin Abu Fannouneh, Shatha Odeh’s daughter, recounts her mother’s ordeal to Dr. Delen De la Paz from the People’s Health Movement

Saudi jails Hamas members Saudi Arabia cracks down on Palestinian resistance movement

69 Jordanian and Palestinian citizens accused of being members of Hamas were sentenced to prison by a court in Saudi Arabia. Hamas has claimed that the verdict is a result of warming relations between Saudi Arabia and Israel 

Sudanese judoka refuses to face his Israeli opponent in ongoing Tokyo Olympics 

Earlier, Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine had withdrawn from the tournament after he was drawn against an Israeli opponent citing his support for the Palestinian cause

Israel launches missile attack on Gaza, restricts fishing zone

The restrictions on the fishing zone have been criticized for being form of collective punishment which is against international human rights and also a violation of the Oslo accords

The arrest of Shatha Odeh undermines access to health care in Palestine

On 7 July, Israeli Occupying Forces detained 10 Palestinian activists including Dr Shatha Odeh from Health Work Committees. Odeh’s work is an important contribution to the right of health in Palestine