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‘Put Palestine back on the map,’ demands Madonna

American singer, songwriter and actress Madonna expressed solidarity with Palestine over the weekend in a series of Instagram posts protesting against the removal of the occupied Palestinian territories from Google maps, social media users have said. Madonna’s solidarity with Palestine coincided with the launch of a petition calling on Google to explain its decision, which more than a million people …

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Ashrawi condemns Israel’s targeting of cultural and heritage sites

Dr Hanan Ashrawi, member of the PLO’s Executive Committee today condemned Israel’s arrest if cultural figures in east Jerusalem. She said: “The raid by Israeli forces of various Palestinian cultural centers in occupied Jerusalem is the latest of a long history of targeting everything Palestinian in our occupied capital. Today, Israeli occupation forces raided the Yabous Cultural Centre and The Edward …

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Israeli impunity is coming to an end

The days of Israel’s impunity are dwindling as the International Criminal Court inches closer towards opening a full investigation into war crimes in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. An Israeli diplomatic offensive and sanctions by the US have so far not bullied the court into submission. A pre-trial chamber’s determination on court jurisdiction in Palestine is expected soon (the …

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Abuse fears rise for Thai migrant workers in Israel under new deal

Thai agricultural workers in Israel will be at greater risk of labour abuses under a new partnership between the governments, advocates said, voicing concerns that the United Nations migration agency (IOM) would no longer oversee the process. Thailand’s Department of Employment (DOE) this week signed a deal with the Israeli government – replacing a 2010 agreement that was facilitated and managed by the IOM – …

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Israeli occupation forces bulldozer demolished a carwash shop

An Israeli occupation forces bulldozer demolished today a carwash shop belonging to a Palestinian resident in the town of Beit Ummar to the north of Hebron, the southern occupied West Bank, according to a local activist. Israeli forces knocked down a newly-constructed carwash shop located adjacent to Jerusalem-Hebron street to the east of Beit Ummar. The owner said he received an …

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‘Israel insists on security cooperation in return for tax revenue’

The head of the Palestinian Authority Prisoners’ and Freed Prisoners’ Commission, Qadri Abu Baker, has said that Israel is insisting on the PA resuming security cooperation in return for the release of tax revenue collected on its behalf by the occupation authorities, Al-Watan Voice reported on Monday. Abu Baker said that this is one of the conditions made by Prime …

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Syria’s air defences intercept Israel attack above Damascus

Syrian air defences on Monday intercepted what they claim is a new Israeli “aggression” above the capital Damascus, in the latest wave of attacks that Western intelligence sources have said were Israeli strikes on Iranian-backed targets in Syria. Reuters quoted Syrian state television said Israeli missiles had flown over the Syrian Golan Heights where they conducted raids around the capital …

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4,000 lost their jobs in Gaza during COVID-19

Approximately 4,000 workers in Gaza lost their jobs since the outbreak of the coronavirus and at least 50 factories closed their doors, head of the General Federation of Trade Unions, Sami Al-Amassi, revealed yesterday. In a press release sent to reporters, Al-Amassi said there are a total of 300,000-350,000 workers in Gaza, including 250,000 who are unemployed as a result …

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