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Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike against negligence amid Coronavirus threat

Israeli prison authorities have failed to provide Palestinian prisoners adequate access to medical services, testing, protective gear and other essential sanitary items crucial to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus in overcrowded Israeli prisons

Palestinian prisoners COVID19 Human rights groups in Palestine call on Israel to release prisoners amid COVID-19 outbreak

Prisoners are at an increased risk of infection owing to overcrowded prison facilities, living in unsafe, unsanitary and disease-prone conditions

Amid COVID-19 crisis, India buys $116 million worth of guns from Israel

India plans to buy 16,479 Negev Light Machine Guns manufactured by Israeli Weapons Industries.

Palestine land day anniversary Palestinians mark Land Day and anniversary of Great March of Return

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

Palestinian checkpoint After global protests, Microsoft sells its stake in Israeli facial recognition start-up

An investigation by NBC in October last year revealed that Israeli company AnyVision’s technology was being used to scan the faces of thousands of Palestinians at checkpoints every day. Microsoft had invested in AnyVision in June 2019

India Israel ties We need hospitals, not Israeli guns

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the Indian government signed a 880 crore rupee (USD 116 million) deal with Israel for 16,479 Negev Light Machine Guns. This is even as doctors in many parts of India are struggling without adequate personal protective equipment

Palestine village attack Israeli settlers attack Palestinian village, one resident seriously injured

One Palestinian man was severely injured after being assaulted by illegal Jewish settlers, while several others suffered tear gas inhalation after Israeli army soldiers fired tear gas canisters and rubber-coated metal bullets at the Palestinians’ homes in the village of Umm al-Safa

Palestine COVID Coronavirus exposes once again the effects of the Israeli blockade on Gaza’s healthcare

International human rights and health organizations have warned that the shortage of medical supplies, qualified doctors, testing kits and protective gear due to the Israeli-Egyptian stranglehold of Gaza are all dangerous signs of an impending health disaster

Covid Palestinian thrown out of Israel Israel abandons ill Palestinian man in PA-controlled territory in West Bank, media reports

The yet-unidentified Palestinian had reportedly undergone a test for the Coronavirus infection after displaying symptoms of the virus for the last four days, Middle East Eye reported

Gaza Palestine COVID cases 2 cases of COVID-19 detected in besieged Gaza strip

The two individuals who tested positive in Gaza had recently traveled to Pakistan and have been placed in quarantine since their return. The United Nations had stated earlier that the spread of the deadly disease to the Gaza strip would be catastrophic

Palestinian prisoners covid 4 Palestinian prisoners may have Coronavirus disease as Israel restricts access to medical care, supplies

Palestinian prisoners’ rights groups have accused Israeli prison authorities of engaging in gross medical negligence and abuse by not ensuring adequate protection for Palestinian prisoners against the Coronavirus

Apartheid road Israel approves ‘apartheid road’ to keep Palestinians away from the illegal settlements

The controversial road will also aid the illegal construction of thousands of illegal Jewish settlements in the volatile E-1 area of occupied East Jerusalem

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