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Letter to Biden Open letter calls on Biden administration to exert pressure on Israel, protect Palestinians’ human rights

The letter emphasizes that the Biden “administration must apply concerted diplomatic pressure to help end the ever-expanding discrimination and systemic oppression and ensure accountability for Israeli authorities that violate Palestinian rights”

Benjamin Netanyahu is out for now but how long will Bennett rule?

Ending weeks of speculation and uncertainty about the possibility of a transition, the Naftali Bennett-led government received Knesset’s support by the narrowest of margins of 60-59

Greek workers go on strike to protest proposed labour reform and other stories

Today we look at the general strike observed by workers across Greece, the latest on Peru’s election as Pedro Castillo nears victory, and more

Palestinians hold solidarity marathon for Sheikh Jarrah and Silwan and other stories

Today we look at mobilisations by Palestinians in the Occupied Territories, the inquiry into Joyce Echaquan’s death and the Canadian government’s MMIWG action plan, and more

Israeli forces detain Palestinians, anti-Netanyahu coalition forms and other stories

Today we look at the ongoing mass arrest campaign against Palestinians, charges against Kenyan labour activist Malcolm Bidali in Qatar, and more

Vaccine apartheid in Palestine: The silent war by Israel

In violation of its obligations and responsibilities as an occupying power, Israel has taken little effort in vaccinating Palestinians, leading to very poor vaccination rates in the occupied territories and the general deterioration of health facilities

Protests continue across Colombia amid increasing police brutality and other stories

Today we look at the ongoing uprising in Colombia amid rising police brutality, the situation in Gaza and the Occupied Territories, and more

UN Human Rights Council forms commission to probe rights violations in Palestine; Israel won’t cooperate

The commission will investigate violations of all humanitarian and human rights laws in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and in Israel over the past two months

Activists mobilise against violence and monarchical rule in Swaziland and other stories

Today we look at the student-led mass protests in Swaziland, the ethnic cleansing of Palestinian families in Jerusalem, and more

Israel, US and UK vote against World Health Assembly decision to improve health facilities in Palestine

The draft decision that was critical of continuing Israeli occupation was adopted after a heated debate. While a majority of countries supported it, Israel was joined by the US, UK, Canada and Germany, among others who alleged it to be “political” in nature

Gaza ceasefire: Can there be peace under occupation?

Israel carries out daily offensives against Palestinians irrespective of ceasefires signed in the past. This hostility of Israel is rooted in years of occupation, apartheid and Zionist ideology

Palestinians in East Jerusalem resist ethnic cleansing and blockades and other stories

Today we look at the mass arrests of Palestinians and the blockade in Sheikh Jarrah, the strike by ArcelorMittal workers in Canada, and more

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