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Palestinian elections Elections to be held in Palestine for the first time since 2006

The legislative elections encompassing all the occupied Palestinian territories, including West Bank, Gaza, and East Jerusalem, are scheduled to take place on May 22 while the presidential elections are to be held on July 31

Palestinian healthcare is crumbling in face of COVID-19, Israeli occupation

Authorities are worried that if drastic steps are not taken, the health system might face a major crisis putting the lives and health of Palestinian people at risk

Occupied Palestinian territories struggle to deal with COVID-19 cases

Latest  statistics from Tuesday, December 15, stated that a total of 126,205 COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the occupied Palestinian territories, with the death toll currently at 1,107. 

‘Israeli annexation plan formalizes the system of apartheid’

Palestinian lawyer and activist Diana Buttu talks about what the Israeli administration may have in mind about implementing the annexation plans, the impact of this on the two-state theory, the future of Palestinian Authority, and more.

For Palestinians under occupation, every day is Nakba

May 15 is Nakba Day, which marks the death of thousands of Palestinians and the forced exile of many more during the formation of Israeli in 1948. To this day, the Palestinians living under occupation continue to resist the apartheid policies of Israel

Palestine land day COVID-19 in Palestine: solidarity and steadfastness amid multiple crises

Maren Mantovani of the Stop the Wall campaign talks about Israel’s corona-racism, the deployment of surveillance technology in the name of tracking the pandemic, and the continuing atrocities on the people of Palestine

Amid COVID-19 crisis, India buys $116 million worth of guns from Israel

India plans to buy 16,479 Negev Light Machine Guns manufactured by Israeli Weapons Industries.

Palestinian checkpoint After global protests, Microsoft sells its stake in Israeli facial recognition start-up

An investigation by NBC in October last year revealed that Israeli company AnyVision’s technology was being used to scan the faces of thousands of Palestinians at checkpoints every day. Microsoft had invested in AnyVision in June 2019

India Israel ties We need hospitals, not Israeli guns

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the Indian government signed a 880 crore rupee (USD 116 million) deal with Israel for 16,479 Negev Light Machine Guns. This is even as doctors in many parts of India are struggling without adequate personal protective equipment

The flawed ‘deal of the century’ runs into determined Palestinian opposition

Demonstrations were held in different parts of the West Bank and Gaza strip against the proposed deal that is heavily biased in favor of Israel and was not framed with any Palestinian input

Palestinians reject Trump’s unilateral ‘peace’ deal

The so called “deal of the century” proposed by US president Donald Trump was constructed without consulting the Palestinian people and heavily favors the occupying power, Israel

Through 50 years of Palestinian resistance

The Indian Cultural Forum speaks to Palestinian writer Raja Shehadeh on the depth of Palestinian resistance, the changes in Israeli society and the increasing similarities between Palestine and Kashmir

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