Naftali Bennett
Daily Round-up| NUMSA workers on indefinite strike in South Africa & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of a workers’ strike in South Africa, the sentencing of David Castillo in the Berta Caceres assassination case, and the shutting down of the Elibit HQ by Palestine Action

Israeli Knesset dissolved Israel’s ruling coalition decides to dissolve parliament, call for fresh elections 

The dissolution of the Knesset will lead to automatic extension of the controversial settlers’ law for next six months. The government had failed to get approval for its extension earlier this month

Israeli academics and activists demand criminal probe into sale of Pegasus to Ghana

A former speaker of Israel’s parliament along with academics and activists in Israel have requested an investigation into the sale of the Pegasus software to Ghana in 2016 through a private reseller in a transaction that was judged as illegal and corrupt by the High Court in Ghana’s capital Accra in 2020

Israeli killing of Palestinian journalist Israel decides to not investigate killing of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh 

Israeli authorities reportedly fear that the investigation may demoralize the army which operates “under caution” and also create controversy in Israeli society

Shireen Abu Akleh killing Israel forced to withdraw claim that journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was killed by Palestinian fighters 

Journalists, media groups, and human right organizations from across the world are demanding accountability and justice for the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh and accusing Israel of attempting a whitewash investigation 

Senior Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh killed by Israeli forces in occupied Palestine

Shireen Abu Akleh (51) was shot in the face while she was going to cover a raid by the Israeli forces on a Palestinian refugee camp in Jenin in northern occupied West Bank. Her colleague Ali al-Samoudi was also wounded in the unannounced firing

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

Israel closes crossings for Palestinians Israeli occupation forces have killed 50 Palestinians so far this year

Israel has also used collective punishment against Palestinians by repeatedly closing the crossings connecting Israel with the occupied territories, preventing thousands of Palestinians from traveling and working there

Israel bombs Gaza for the second time this week

Israeli forces have both bombed Gaza and escalated attacks on Palestinians in the occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank. The raids have led to widespread anger among Palestinians as they are taking place during the holy month of Ramadan

Israeli attack on Al Aqsa Israeli forces attack Palestinian worshippers inside al-Aqsa, over 150 injured

Israeli forces arrested at least 400 Palestinians after entering the Al Aqsa mosque compound during early morning prayers on Thursday, April 14. They also unleashed brutal violence on thousands of worshipers who were present inside

Israeli killing of Palestinians Israeli forces kill three Palestinians including two women in occupied West Bank

The killings come amid an increase of atrocities against Palestinians by the occupation forces following the recent rise in attacks inside Israel

Yamini quits Bennett govt in Israel Naftali Bennett’s government in Israel loses parliamentary majority

The resignation of Idit Silman, whip of the Yamina party, has led to a tie in the 120-member Knesset between the eight-party ruling alliance led by Bennett and the opposition

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