Palestinian cause
Nakba Day Palestinians commemorate 74th anniversary of Nakba amid heightened Israeli violence

Thousands of Palestinian refugees from across the world carried out marches and rallies to observe the day their ancestors were forced out of their homes and lands in historic Palestine by Zionist militias in 1948

Palestinian Bedouin villages evictions Israel’s highest court allows evictions in Palestinian Bedouin villages in occupied West Bank

The evictions will reportedly affect over 1,300 Palestinians in a dozen villages in the area. Some people have stated that that number could be as high as 2,400, making it the largest Israeli expulsion of Palestinians since 1967

Palestinian administrative detainee Palestinian on two-month hunger strike to protest Israeli administrative detention hospitalized

Administrative detainee Khalil Awawdeh, one of approximately 650 Palestinians currently in Israeli administrative detention, launched a hunger strike to demand an end to his illegal detention without charge or trial

Palestine Action UK Activists from Palestine Action force Israeli arms factory in UK to shut down for the second time

The action comes just days after the group’s activists targeted the London headquarters Elbit Systems and forced it to remain shut for several hours.

Palestinian activist detained International condemnation following Israel’s detention of Palestinian-French activist Salah Hammouri

Hammouri is currently being held in illegal administrative detention in Israel based on secret evidence following a violent raid at his home on March 7. The activist had recently challenged the illegal revocation of his Jerusalem residency status by the Israeli interior ministry

Activists protest in support of Palestinian women prisoners outside Israeli jail

As many as 32 Palestinian women prisoners are Damon prison. The protesting activists also demanded that authorities immediately release all prisoners being held under the illegal administrative detention policy

Israeli demolition of Palestinian homes Palestinians observe general strike denouncing illegal home demolitions in occupied East Jerusalem

Around 800 Palestinian homes are facing the threat of demolition by the Israeli municipality of Jerusalem which plans to replace them with 500 new illegal settlement units and a shopping mall

Israeli forces kill Palestinian teen Israeli forces kill two Palestinian teenagers in occupied East Jerusalem

Israeli security forces respond with lethal force to Palestinians resisting the daily harassment they face under Israeli occupation. The Israeli forces routinely call this resistance “terrorism” in order to justify the killings

Israeli court stays evictions of Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah

The court also ordered the Palestinians to pay an annual symbolic rent, until the Israeli justice ministry which the court has tasked with resolving the ownership issue reaches a final decision

Israeli artwashing in South Africa Africa’s biggest street art festival drops Israeli sponsorship following artists protest

Organizers of the annual International Public Arts Festival being held in South Africa have dropped Israeli sponsorship for the event following sustained pressure from the South African BDS chapter.

Palestinian Political prisoners in Israel Palestinian women’s rights activist Khitam Saafin sentenced to 16 months in prison

Khitam Saafin, who was arrested in November 2020 and kept in administrative detention for the last 15 months, was sentenced on charges of being the director of a banned organization as well as other related accusations

African Union suspends debate on observer status for Israel

Last year, the AU gave Israel a major diplomatic victory by granting it observer status, a decision which was condemned by member countries

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