Occupied Palestinian territories
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 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

Palestinian Minor death Palestinian teenager killed by occupying Israeli forces

The deceased minor was part of an ongoing demonstration against the construction of an illegal Israeli outpost near the city of Nablus in the occupied West Bank

Israeli demolitions Israel steps up its destruction of Palestinian homes and agricultural lands in occupied territories

The Israeli military and other authorities are demolishing Palestinian-owned homes and levelling their lands in multiple cities and villages across the occupied territories, citing lack of Israeli construction permits

Israeli elections Israel set for more political uncertainty as elections yield inconclusive results

The Likud-led coalition has once again won 58 seats, three short of a majority. However, the number of seats won by various parties makes the formation of government unlikely

Palestinian protest attacked Israeli army attacks peaceful Palestinian protest in Jordan valley

Five Palestinians sustained bullet injuries and 40 others suffered suffocation and other minor injuries during the Israeli onslaught on Tuesday. Thousands participated in the protest against the Israeli colonization of Palestinian land

Egypt Gaza border wall Following in Israel’s footsteps, Egypt too builds a wall on its border with Gaza

The under construction border wall will complete the encirclement of the Gaza strip. Israeli already has built a concrete wall on its 37-mile-long border with Gaza

Malek Issa 8-year-old Palestinian boy who was shot by Israeli forces is in a critical condition

Malek Issa was walking back home from school with his sisters when Israeli soldiers shot at him. The child is suffering from a skull fracture and hemorrhaging in the brain, and will most likely lose his left eye

Illegal Jewish settlements Israel announces new illegal settlements in occupied Palestinian territory

Israel plans to construct close to 2,000 more settler housing units in occupied Palestinian territories, in contravention of international law. Currently, more than 650,000 illegal Israeli settlers live in these settlements

ICC investigation -Israeli war crimes International Criminal Court to investigate alleged war crimes in Palestine

While the decision has been welcomed by Palestinians as a step towards justice, Israel has condemned the ICC announcement, calling it ‘anti-Semitic’

Palestinian arrests Nine Palestinians arrested in latest crackdown

Activists, journalists and women were picked up by the Israeli forces and placed under administrative detention in the latest crackdown

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