Palestinian cause
Letter by academics across the globe raises concerns over the ICC’s inaction on Gaza

In a open letter addressed to State Parties, law professors from different parts of the world raise objections on lack of transparency, discrimination, and selective decisions on the situation of Palestine

Israeli war on Palestine continues unabated as more are slaughtered in Gaza, occupied West Bank

Airstrikes and ground attacks in Gaza have killed and injured hundreds of civilians while more Palestinians have been killed in Israeli raids in the West Bank

Israel-Hamas war In defiance of international calls to stop bombardment of Gaza, Israel extends airstrikes to West Bank

Israel announced it will not issue visas to UN staff after UN Secretary General António Guterres stated that the October 7 attacks by Palestinian resistance groups were not carried out “in a vacuum”

Israel in US visa waiver program Rights groups denounce Israel’s entry into US visa waiver program 

Many have pointed to the continuing Israeli discrimination against Palestinians, Arabs and Muslims with regard to travel and called the US decision tantamount to an endorsement of Israeli policies

Saudi-Palestine talks Saudi Arabia says establishment of Palestinian state prerequisite for normalization with Israel

The statement came during an official two-day visit by a Saudi delegation to Palestine, which also saw the appointment of the first ever Saudi ambassador. Meanwhile, Palestinian organizations and activists have expressed concern over the talks

Israeli raid in Jenin Israeli forces kill 4 Palestinians and injure over 30 in raids and attacks in Jenin and Gaza

Israeli forces have raided the city of Jenin on multiple occasions this year in an attempt to suppress and dismantle the growing Palestinian armed resistance

Palestinian detainees on hunger strike (1) Deteriorating health of two Palestinian administrative detainees on hunger strikes raises concerns

Kayed al-Fasfous and Sultan Khlouf entered the 48th consecutive day of their open-ended hunger strike on Monday. They are experiencing issues like headaches, dizziness, blurred vision, vomiting, and difficulty in standing

Free Khaled - Italy Israel Youth groups demand release of Italian-Palestinian researcher Khaled El Qaisi who was detained by Israel

Khaled El Qaisi was detained by Israeli authorities on August 31 while he was on a family trip to Bethlehem. On September 14, an Israeli court extended his detention over alleged concerns of national security

Palestinian prisoners Fatima Amarneh Female Palestinian prisoner allegedly tortured by Israeli authorities

Fatima Amarneh was arrested on September 4 after being accused of attempting to stab an Israeli soldier. She has allegedly been subjected to repeated abuse and torture by the Israeli police and prison officials

Palestinian prisoners hunger strike Palestinian prisoners to launch hunger strike against increasing Israeli restrictions

Far-right Israeli National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir recently restricted family visits for prisoners to once every two months from the currently allowed monthly visits. Prisoners will start their collective strike on September 14 and continue it until their demand for the full restoration of their rights is met

Palestinian citizens of Israel protest After sustained protests, Israeli finance minister agrees to release funds for councils in Palestinian-majority areas

Extremist leader and Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich had announced earlier this month the suspension of funds worth 200 million Israeli shekels meant for municipal councils in Palestinian-majority areas. After sustained protests, he was forced to reverse his decision

Libya protest against Israel Protests break out in Libya over rumors of normalization with Israel 

Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen has stated that he met Najla Mangoush, the foreign minister in one of Libya’s two rival governments, in Italy last week. However, Mangoush denied that the meeting had anything to do with so-called normalization of ties with Israel