Salah Hammouri
Daily Round-up | Israel to deport Palestinian-French rights activist Salah Hammouri & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of the planned deportation of Palestinian activist Salah Hammouri, the bid to suppress strike by US rail workers, another impeachment motion against Pedro Castillo, and a complaint on the European refugee crisis

Israel set to deport Palestinian-French human rights defender Salah Hammouri

Having spent nearly a decade in occupation prisons, Hammouri was most recently placed under administrative detention in March. In 2020, Israel revoked his residency status, an often-used tool of ethnic cleansing deployed against Palestinians in East Jerusalem.

UN report on Palestine Israel’s settler-colonial occupation and apartheid needs to be dismantled: UN special rapporteur 

The report by UN special rapporteur Francesca Albanese states that the world has failed to hold Israel accountable for its continued violations of international human rights laws and its apartheid policies in the occupied Palestinian territories 

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

Colombia holds key presidential primaries and legislative elections and other stories

Today we look at the results of Colombia’s primaries and legislative elections, a report on the crackdown on news media in Jammu and Kashmir, and more