Israeli occupation of Palestine
International Criminal Court announces investigation into war crimes in Palestine

The announcement comes a month after the ICC ruling which declared that it had jurisdiction to conduct an investigation into suspected war crimes in Palestine

ahmed-erekat extrajudicial killing Fact-finding report calls Ahmed Erekat’s killing by Israeli soldiers “extrajudicial execution” 

27-year-old Ahmed Erekat was killed on June 23 last year at a checkpoint in Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank by Israeli soldiers. His body has still not been handed over to his family

Israel blocks vaccines to Gaza Israel blocks delivery of coronavirus vaccines to Gaza

The Palestinian Authority claims that Israel has refused to allow the delivery of 2,000 vaccine doses intended for health workers deployed in COVID-19-related emergency services in Gaza

Israel B’Tselem B’Tselem head defies ban, addresses students

Education minister had announced a ban on members of organizations that called “Israel false and derogatory names.” The ban came shortly after human rights group B’Tselem termed Israel an apartheid state

Israel an “apartheid regime” according to B’Tselem report

Israeli human rights group B’Tselem published a position paper in which it details various laws and policies implemented by the Israeli government which are designed to further Jewish supremacy vis-à-vis Palestinians

Colonial occupation and patriarchy in Palestine: interview with Ruba Odeh

Palestinian activist Ruba Odeh spoke with Capire about women’s struggles against the occupation of their territories.

Morocco and the Grand Bargain with US and Israel

According to the deal, the US will recognize Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara territory in return for Morocco establishing diplomatic relations with Israel

UN condemns killing of Palestinian boy Killing of 15-year-old by Israel is a “grave violation of international law”, says UN human rights office

On December 4, Israeli occupation forces killed a 15-year-old Palestinian boy, Ali Abu Alia, during a protest in the occupied West Bank against the building of an illegal Israeli settlement

Morocco-Israel normalization Moroccan authorities use force to prevent pro-Palestine rally

The protesters were trying to take out a march opposing Morocco’s deal to normalize its ties with Israel. In exchange for the deal, the US has agreed to recognize Moroccan sovereignty over the occupied Western Sahara

Sahrawis condemn US recognition of Morocco’s sovereignty over Western Sahara

In return of US recognition of its rights over Western Sahara, Morocco has agreed to “normalize” its relations with Israel. The United Nations and the majority of the world does not recognize Moroccan claims of sovereignty over the territory.   

Palestinians oppose Pompeo’s visit to illegal Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank

Mike Pompeo became the first top US diplomat to visit an illegal Israeli settlement. He also said that the US government had historically been wrong about settlements and it could be done in a lawful manner

Israel’s man in Washington

The Donald Trump administration has used all possible means to help Israel secure greater acceptability in international politics and intensify its oppression of the Palestinian people

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