Communist Party of Israel

The Palestinian people on both sides of the Green Line held a general strike yesterday, Tuesday, May 18, to protest the ongoing Israeli onslaught on Gaza, forced expulsions from Jerusalem, and settler mob violence. The High Follow-Up Committee for Arab Citizens of Israel said in a statement that it had taken a decision to include all economic sectors in the strike. High Follow-Up Committee – “General Strike” [“iidraab ‘aam”] – Against the aggression upon the multitudes of our people – Tuesday, 18 May 2021 (Announcement issued by the High Follow-Up Committee for Arab Citizens of Israel)Businesses, schools, universities and offices in the occupied territories were close as Fatah Central Committee and other Palestinian fractions called on people to take part in the strike in protest of the Israeli aggression against Gaza, which has killed more than 200 Palestinians, including 59 children and 35 women, and wounded some 1,300 others, as well…

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Palestinian General Strike Protests Gaza War & Jerusalem Expulsions