Palestine
Ben & Jerry’s announce end of operations in Occupied Palestinian Territories 

The announcement by the ice cream maker came after a sustained campaign was launched by the BDS movement against company’s operations in Israel and in its illegal settlements in the occupied territories

Israeli airstrikes in Syria Israeli launches airstrikes on Syria, fires artillery shots into southern Lebanon

Abiding by its long-term policy, Israel did not acknowledge its airstrikes in Syria. Its forces claimed that they carried out artillery shelling inside Lebanon following firing of two rockets from across the border into northern Israel 

Campaign calls for early release of Khalida Jarrar following death of her daughter

Human rights organizations have launched a global campaign asking Israel to release Khalida Jarrar from prison following the death of her daughter Suha

Palestinian administrative detainee ends 65-day long hunger strike after securing his release from Israeli detention

Currently at least 520 Palestinians are being held in Israeli prisons and detention centers under the illegal administrative detention policy, according to prisoners’ rights group Addameer

Security forces arrest anti-Palestinian Authority demonstrators

Palestinian Authority forces used violent means to suppress the protests and beat up protesters with metal batons amid a wave of protests against the killing of activist Nizar Banat

Human rights lawyers and activists arrested in Palestine

The arrests were conducted reportedly in relation to their participation in protests that have been taking place against the custodial death of well known anti-PA activist, Nizar Banat, last month

UN criticized for leaving out Israel and Saudi coalition from list of violators of children’s rights

Despite having verified cases of child right violations, Israel, the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen and several parties in Afghanistan were not included in this years’ UN report on Children and Armed Conflict

No polls in war-hit Tigray as Ethiopia holds parliamentary elections & other stories

Today’s episode looks at parliamentary elections in Ethiopia, protests in Palestine and cuts to unemployment benefits in the US

Israel violates ceasefire, carries out airstrikes on Gaza

Israel claims that the airstrikes were in response to the launch of incendiary balloons from the Gaza strip. This is the first violation of the May 20 ceasefire which brought an end to the brutal 11-day bombing of Gaza

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

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 intimidation, oppression of Palestinians continues unabated through the weekend

Israeli forces over the last 3 days violently assaulted journalists, arrested prominent Palestinians activists resisting evictions in Sheikh Jarrah and attacked Palestinian runners taking part in a solidarity race in support of Sheikh Jarrah

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