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
According to UN agencies, there are 6,293,390 Palestinian refugees in the Arab world alone which includes refugees living in occupied Gaza and West Bank.
The action comes in response to the intensified Israeli aggression on Palestine soon after the onset of the holy month of Ramadan.
Amid the widespread violence and oppression, Palestinians observed a day of solidarity with Palestinian prisoners who have been incarcerated inside Israeli jail for fighting against the occupation.
Calling Israel an apartheid state, academics from over 15 countries in the Latin American region demanded that their governments and institutions end all collaboration with the government and institutions of Israel
The settlers were supported by a member of the Israeli parliament, who later announced the opening of his camp office on land belonging to one of the Palestinian families
Despite opposition from some of its coalition partners, the Israeli government headed by Naftali Bennett re-introduced the Citizenship and Entry into Israel bill, which had expired last year due to lack of majority support in the parliament
The smearing of critics of Israel as anti-Semitic serves to deflect attention away from the crimes against Palestinians. But it may also make real anti-Semitism (the right-wing fascist variety) more respectable and legitimate—and thus even more deadly.
In opposition to Israeli threats to Bedouin villages, large demonstrations will be held in Bedouin villages at risk of imminent destruction
Huda Ammori of Palestine Action talks to Vijay Prashad about the group’s campaign that shut down the factory of Israeli arms manufacturer Elbit in Oldham in the United Kingdom
On the occasion of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, Roger Waters and Vijay Prashad discuss Israel’s bid to brand human rights organizations as terrorists and its attack on every aspect of Palestinian life
According to Haaretz, security forces in the country have adopted a policy of not intervening during most such attacks on Palestinians by the settlers to create a “permissive atmosphere” to allow them to “let off steam”