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Palestinian prisoners hunger strike 3 Palestinians on hunger strike against illegal administrative detention in Israel

Jamal al-Taweel, Khader Adnan and Ghadanfar Abu Atwan are on hunger strike in various prisons. Around 500 Palestinians are currently being held without charge or trial under the illegal Israeli administrative detention policy 

Israeli right wing march Extremist settlers hold ‘flag march’ chanting racist and abusive slogans against Palestinians

As per reports, thousands of right-wing Israelis marched from the plaza of the Damascus Gate till the Western Wall, raising the Israeli flag and chanting racist slogans like “Death to Arabs”, “May your village burn” and “A second Nakba is coming”

Peru awaits official results as runner-up tries to annul votes & other stories

Today’s Daily Round-up looks at how the electoral process continues in Peru, the G7 summit in the UK, and the killing of a 15-year-old Palestinian in the West Bank

Israeli attacks continue for tenth day, death toll close to 230

The airstrikes on Gaza along with the Israeli military’s violence in the occupied West Bank have so for killed 227 Palestinians and injured over 1,500 others, while also internally displacing 72,000 people

Palestinian elections Palestinian elections scheduled to take place next month might be postponed

The first Palestinian general elections in 15 years are at risk of being postponed as Israel is unlikely to permit residents of occupied East Jerusalem to cast their ballots

Israel arrests Hamas leaders Ahead of Palestinian elections, Israel arrests political leaders in raids across West Bank  

28 Palestinians were arrested, most of them members of Palestinian political factions, including West Bank-based Fatah and the predominantly Gaza-based Hamas

42-year-old Palestinian father of five is the latest victim of Israel’s ‘murder at checkpoint’

42-year-old Osama Mansour was shot in front of his wife while they were leaving an Israeli military checkpoint on their way back home. The soldiers fired on them after asking them to drive away following a search of the vehicle

Palestinians commemorate Land Day across historical Palestine

On this day in 1976, the Israeli security forces killed six Palestinians and injured more than hundred.

Palestine receives critical batch of 100,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses from China

Besides China, the Palestinian Authority has also received vaccines from other sources, including doses from the United Nations COVAX initiative and Russian Sputnik V

Demolition of Palestinian houses continues

The report, prepared by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the Palestinian Territories (OCHA), says that in the month of February alone, at least 305 Palestinians, including 172 children, lost their homes and were displaced due to demolition of homes by the Israeli authorities.

Rate of demolition of Palestinian homes has increased in 2021, says new report

The report, prepared by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the Palestinian Territories, says the monthly average of demolition of Palestinian houses by Israeli authorities has increased by 65% in 2021 as compared to the previous year

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 

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