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Daily Round-up | Israeli forces kill Palestinian fighter, children in occupied West Bank & more

In this episode, we bring you stories of Israeli attacks on the West Bank, Turkish shelling inside Syria, protests by Indigenous people in Brazil, and an upcoming strike in the UK

UNSC talks on Gaza UN Security Council holds emergency meeting to discuss Gaza amid fragile truce 

Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Tor Wennesland reported during the meeting that in three days, Israel had carried out 147 airstrikes which killed 46 Palestinians, including 16 children, and injured 360 more

Fatah celebrates its 57th foundation day amid Israeli threats

Fatah launched its first attack against Israeli occupation in Palestine on January 1, 1965 which marked the official beginning of Palestinian armed resistance.

Israel-BDS-south-africa Lawyers, activists file petition seeking revocation of Israel’s observer status at African Union

Israel was admitted to the African Union (AU) as an observer state in July this year, a decision that came as a shock to several member countries, given Israel’s sustained and ongoing repression of the Palestinian people

Recaptured Palestinian prisoner Zakaria Zubeidi admitted to hospital

Zubeidi, one of the six Palestinians who escaped Gilboa’s high-security Israeli prison last week and along with three others, was recaptured on Friday and Saturday. He was allegedly beaten and tortured by the Israeli security forces after being recaptured

Israel re-captures four of the six escaped Palestinian political prisoners amid mass protests

Palestinians across West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem organized protests on the third consecutive day on Friday demanding the end of “collective punishment” measures carried out by the Israeli authorities since the escape

Israeli academic institutions Academics ask EU to stop funding Israeli universities complicit in violations of international law

Signatories to the letter have urged the EU to extend its rules prohibiting granting of research funds to Israeli institutions in the occupied Palestinian territories to include those inside the state of Israel, calling them equally complicit “in Israel’s violations of Palestinian human rights”

UN Human Rights Council forms commission to probe rights violations in Palestine; Israel won’t cooperate

The commission will investigate violations of all humanitarian and human rights laws in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and in Israel over the past two months

Court declares anti-BDS law in State of Georgia unconstitutional

A district court delivered the judgement on a case filed by journalist Abby Martin who was not allowed to speak at an event at Georgia Southern University after she refused to sign an undertaking agreeing to distance herself from the BDS movement

After postponing elections, Palestinian Authority moots national unity government

Amid mounting criticism of its decision to postpone elections scheduled for May 22, the Palestinian Authority is trying to talk to other factions to form a national unity government

UN experts warn of increasing attacks on Palestinians by extremist settlers

The group of three experts also expressed grave concern at the heightened rate of settlement expansion in the occupied Palestinian territories by the state of Israel

ICC announces investigation into Israel’s war crimes in Palestine and other stories

In today’s episode we take a look at the ICC’s decision to launch an investigation into Israeli war crimes in Palestine, the ongoing brutal crackdown on anti-coup protesters in Myanmar, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act passed by the US House of Representatives, and the anti-government protests in Chile