After much fanfare and three rounds of Israeli elections in less than twelve months, the leading contenders Netanyahu and Gantz are coming together over illegally expanding their control over Palestinian land. How? By annexing the occupied West Bank.
In an uncovered Whatsapp group, an Israeli town councilman sent racist messages urging locals not to sell property to Palestinians or Arabs in general.
Elected officials like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are calling on Trump to stop his anti-Palestinian policies before they make the coronavirus pandemic even worse for Palestinians.
From Gaza to Lebanon, Palestinian refugees fear dense living conditions make their refugee camps primed for coronavirus contagion. “I have lived through many troubles … but these days are the toughest I have ever seen,” said 73-year-old Palestinian refugee Malka Abu Aker, who lives in Bethlehem’s Deheisheh camp.
Palestinians couldn’t commemorate Land Day this week with the usual protests and marches. So they went online and held digital rallies and speak outs on social media.
At a time when governments around the world are being pressured to release prisoners amidst the corona pandemic, Israel is doing the opposite. This week, Israel extended the detention of 27-year-old Bushra Al-Tawil.
Democratic senators including Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders wrote a letter to Mike Pompeo demanding Palestinians living under Israeli occupation in Gaza and the West Bank receive proper medical aid and funding to combat Covid-19.
Palestinian workers in Israel are being forced to choose between going home to their families in the occupied West Bank or keeping their work permits, jobs, and income.
Jewish settlers live on stolen Palestinian land in the West Bank. They routinely destroy farmland, olive groves, and even attack Palestinian homes and schools. You’d think they would stop during the spread of the corona pandemic. But, no, they haven’t.
Author and Palestinian rights advocate Josh Ruebner breaks down the importance of a Congressional letter calling on the US State Department to investigate Israel’s demolition of Palestinian homes.