Occupied Palestinian territories
Palestine reiterates commitment to cooperate with ICC war crimes probe

On Sunday, Palestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Maliki had his travel permit revoked by Israel after he met officials of the International Criminal Court. The chief prosecutor of the ICC had recently announced a probe into war crimes in Palestine

Israel detains Palestinian children Israeli forces illegally detain Palestinian children in occupied West Bank

Video footage shows that five children aged between 8 to 13 years were dragged by the Israeli forces while they were playing near their village, Masafer Yatta, in the occupied West Bank. The children were kept under illegal detention in the police station for hours

Haitians denounce US and UN support for Moïse regime and other stories

Today we take a look at the recent demonstration outside the US embassy in Haiti, the illegal detention of five Palestinian children by Israeli forces, new research documenting the planned use of lethal force in Myanmar and the mobilizations by airline workers in Thailand

Palestinian politician Khalida Jarrar sentenced to 2 years in prison by Israeli military court

Jarrar will serve a prison term of eight months as she has already spent most of her two year sentence in detention since October 2019 

Illegal demolition of Palestinian Bedouin village condemned

Israeli forces demolished the village of Khirbet Humsa for the second time in four months. The rights organization B’Tselem accused Israel of trying to displace the entire Palestinian Bedouin community of the village

Palestinian elections Elections to be held in Palestine for the first time since 2006

The legislative elections encompassing all the occupied Palestinian territories, including West Bank, Gaza, and East Jerusalem, are scheduled to take place on May 22 while the presidential elections are to be held on July 31

Palestinian man found dead in illegal settlement in occupied East Jerusalem

The 37-year-old man, identified as Abdul Fattah Obeiat, was a father of two children. His body was found by his relatives in one of the buildings of the illegal Gilo settlement

Palestinian healthcare is crumbling in face of COVID-19, Israeli occupation

Authorities are worried that if drastic steps are not taken, the health system might face a major crisis putting the lives and health of Palestinian people at risk

Occupied Palestinian territories struggle to deal with COVID-19 cases

Latest  statistics from Tuesday, December 15, stated that a total of 126,205 COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the occupied Palestinian territories, with the death toll currently at 1,107. 

Israel’s plans for thousands of new illegal settler homes condemned

Israel had earlier announced the construction of nearly 5,000 new illegal homes for settlers in the occupied West Bank. According to settlement watchdog Peace Now, this makes the total number of houses approved this year at over 12,000

Groups from across the world ask UN General Assembly to act against Israeli apartheid

More than 450 civil society and human rights groups from across the globe released a letter addressed to the ongoing 75th session of the UNGA asking it to revive its anti-apartheid bodies and take action to end Israeli occupation of Palestine

Protests against normalization deals with Israel Palestinians protest against UAE and Bahrain signing “normalization” deals with Israel

Hundreds of protesters throughout the occupied territories denounced the US mediated deals as betrayal of the Palestinian cause, and vowed to continue their fight against the Israeli occupation

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