Posts Tagged ‘palestinian’

After weeks of ignoring its Palestinian citizens, Israel to step up testing in Arab towns

Israel is expected to ramp up its efforts to test for the coronavirus inside its Palestinian communities, after widespread outcry from rights groups condemning the government for ignoring the country’s Arab population amid the global pandemic. Israeli media reported that mobile coronavirus testing clinics would be set up by Israel’s Magen David Adom (MDA) emergency […]

Young Palestinian wounded by Israeli forces dies

Press TV Thursday, 02 April 2020 4:54 AM  [ Last Update: Thursday, 02 April 2020 4:54 AM ] An Israeli soldier runs toward Palestinian demonstrators during clashes with them, following a demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land, in the village of Kfar Qaddu, near the city of Nablus, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, on March 6, 2020. (Photo […]

Remembering Theresa Halsa: Revered Veteran of the Palestinian Resistance

Amman, Jordan — “I didn’t join the Palestinian resistance because I experienced suffering, I joined out of a sense of patriotism,” Theresa Halsa, a revered veteran of the Palestinian resistance said this in an interview in 2009. Halsa died in Amman on March 28, 2020, after succumbing to cancer. She was 65 years old. In […]

‘We’ve been through worse’ — Palestinian resilience continues in face of COVID-19 “The Israel Gov’t is taking advantage of Pandemic to Heighten Military Dictatorship over Palestinians” Informed Comment, March 31, 2020 by Asa Winstanley “The populations of many countries the world over are right now living under unprecedented quarantine measures and restrictions on movement. “The threat of the rapidly spreading coronavirus pandemic has changed the world […]

Remembering Theresa Halsa: Revered Veteran of the Palestinian Resistance

Amman, Jordan — “I didn’t join the Palestinian resistance because I experienced suffering, I joined out of a sense of patriotism,” Theresa Halsa, a revered veteran of the Palestinian resistance said this in an interview in 2009. Halsa died in Amman on March 28, 2020, after succumbing to cancer. She was 66 years old. In 1972, […]

Israeli military confiscates Palestinian field clinic for virus victims — B’Tselem’s ‘shocking’ report

Land theft / Ethnic cleansing / Settlements During the Coronavirus crisis, Israel confiscates tents designated for clinic in the Northern West Bank B’Tselem 26 Mar — This morning, Thursday, 26 March 2020, at around 7:30 am, officials from Israel’s Civil Administration in the West Bank arrived with a military jeep escort, a bulldozer and two […]

Israeli airstrikes vs Palestinian rockets: Facts & Stats on air attacks

Chart of Israelis killed by rockets from Gaza and Palestinians in Gaza killed by Israeli airstrike. (If Americans Knew)US media news reports on Israel-Palestine virtually always mention ‘thousands of rockets have been fired from Gaza.’ However, the media rarely report how many people these rockets have killed, when they began, and what they look like. […]

COVID-19 Threatens Palestinian Prisoners Suffering Calamity behind “Israeli” Bars

By Staff, Agencies Many Palestinians are living in a state of anxiety, fearing that their relatives detained in “Israeli” prisons could become infected with the coronavirus in the absence of the necessary health care and preventive measures. On March 20, the “Israel” Prison Service [IPS] imposed a precautionary quarantine on a group of prisoners in […]

How a Palestinian shoemaker started the West Bank’s only mask factory overnight

Two days after the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Bethlehem, Amjad Zaghir, a shoe factory owner from the Palestinian city of Hebron, realized the West Bank will soon run out of face masks. Less than three weeks later, he is now the only mask manufacturer there. Zaghir’s factory, which he started overnight, now produces […]

Palestinian prisoners left in the dark by Israel’s coronavirus restrictions

New emergency regulations issued by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to combat the novel coronavirus prohibit Palestinian political prisoners from meeting their lawyers or receiving family visitations. The decision, announced on March 15, determines that political prisoners, who are usually denied the right to use phones in prison, can only consult with their attorneys over […]

Human rights org calls on Israel to release all Palestinian child detainees in response to COVID-19 crisis

Defense for Children International – Palestine (DCIP) is calling on the Israeli government to release all Palestinian child detainees amid the COVID-19 crisis. According to Ha’aretz, Israel has confirmed over 700 cases of COVID-19 and four Palestinian prisoners, being held at Megiddo prison, have been in contact with an Israeli officer who tested positive for the […]

Israel refutes claims that 4 Palestinian prisoners tested positive for coronavirus

Four Palestinian prisoners held inside of Israel may have tested positive for the novel coronavirus according to a Palestinian prisoner rights group, however, the diagnosis was quickly disputed by other Palestinian officials and Israel’s ministry of health. In a statement released on Thursday, the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) claimed that four prisoners in the Megiddo […]

Sixty Congress members oppose Israeli dispossession of Palestinian families

The Israeli occupation army demolishes the family home of a Palestinian prisoner, 10/8/2017. (Bahaa Nasr / Wafa) PRESS RELEASE: Khanna, Cohen, Eshoo Lead Letter Urging Administration to Oppose the Displacement of Palestinian Families and Ensure U.S. Equipment is Not Used in West Bank Home Demolitions Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard is a signatory Washington, DC – […]

Congress seeks to hold Israel accountable for demolishing Palestinian homes

A “Dear Colleague” letter was sent by more than 60 Democratic Representatives to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo earlier this week seeking to hold Israel accountable for its massive demolition of Palestinian homes last July in the Wadi al-Hummus neighborhood in East Jerusalem. Reps. Ro Khanna (D-CA), Anna Eshoo (D-CA), and Steve Cohen (D-TN) led […]

A Policeman, A Pastor and A Palestinian: The ‘Chilestinians’ as a Model for Palestinian Unity

I was only introduced to the term ‘Chilestinians’ last February at a conference in Istanbul, during a presentation by the Director of the Palestinian Federation of Chile, Anuar Majluf. When Majluf referred to the well-rooted Palestinian community in Chile, who number between 450,000 and half a million, using that unfamiliar and peculiar phrase, I smiled. […]

Israeli army lets settlers enter West Bank site, defying Palestinian coronavirus measures

West Bank / Jerusalem Israeli army allows settlers into West Bank site, defying Palestinian corona closure decision NABLUS, Thursday, March 12, 2020 (WAFA) – The Israeli army today allowed groups of Jewish settlers into Sebastia archeological site in the north of the occupied West Bank despite a Palestinian Authority decision closing tourist sites and banning […]

US State Department now calling East Jerusalem Palestinian’s ‘Arab Residents’

   The change in terminology comes amid increased disputes following the release of the Trump Mideast plan The U.S. State Department changed its standard description of East Jerusalem Palestinians from “Palestinian residents” of the city to “Arab residents” or “non-Israeli citizens” in an annual global human rights report released on Wednesday. The overwhelming majority of […]

Anti-Palestinian incitement spikes online with Israeli election season

A social media post inciting violence against Palestinians and Arabs was published every 64 seconds during the first two rounds of Israeli elections in 2019, a new report finds. According to the latest annual “Index of Racism and Incitement in Israeli Social Media,” produced by the organization 7amleh – Arab Center for the Advancement of […]

Israel kills 10,000th Palestinian since 2000, US media largely ignore it

Mohammed Hamayel, 15, killed by an Israeli sniper on March 11, 2020. (Credit: Palestine Chronicle) By Alison Weir Israeli forces invading Palestinian Territory have just killed a 15-year-old unarmed Palestinian boy. A sniper shot him in the head with an expanding bullet. This is the 10,000th Palestinian killed by an Israeli since the round of […]

Palestinian prisoner taken to coronavirus-infected Israeli doctor: Report

Palestinian prisoner taken to coronavirus-infected Israeli doctor: Report Source Article from Hits: 10

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