Palestine 

WFTU Campaign for the release of Palestinian child prisoners: Various actions take place in Palestine and Lebanon

On January 5th, 2021, the launch of the WFTU International Campaign for the release of Palestinian child prisoners and all prisoners from the Israeli jails becomes a reality from inside Palestine: After the initiative of the General Union of Palestine Workers (GUPW), solidarity events are organized at the Headquarters of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Ramallah, Gaza, Tulkarem and Lebanon.

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Iran Palestine 

29 November, International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

Today, indeed all days, the Tudeh Party of Iran stands in solidarity with the heroic struggle of the Palestinian people! On 29 November, the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people, we once again recommit ourselves to this righteous cause and stand shoulder to shoulder with the people of Palestine in their just struggle.

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Exploited and essential: Palestinian Labour under Covid-19

Who Profit’s report Exploited and Essential: Palestinian Labour under Covid-19, studies the effect of existing structures of employment of Palestinian workers and their particular interaction with the Covid-19 crisis. It firstly highlights the expansion of the surveillance regime through the Israel Civil Administration’s Al Munasseq application. The app compels users to accept the collection of private data, and access to the camera and microphone of their device, ‘for any purpose, including for military purposes” by the Israeli authorities.

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Solidarity Vigils Held for Hunger-Striking Palestinian close to Death

Members of the public held solidarity vigils on Wednesday, October 14, with Palestinian political prisoner Maher Al-Akhras, then in the 83rd day of his hunger strike, and who doctors say may die at any moment. Vigils took place at the Kaplan Medical Center in Rehovot where Al-Akhras is hospitalized in an intensive care unit and in Jerusalem, Haifa, Beer-Sheva and Nazareth. Al-Akhras reports hearing a roaring noise in his ears, suddenly losing his eyesight at times, and groans and closes his eyes in pain due to severe headaches when he attempts…

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Doctors Warn: Palestinian Prisoner on Hunger Strike Is at Death’s Door

The wife of a hunger-striking Palestinian prisoner, Maher Al-Akhars, announced on Thursday, October 8, that she will be joining her husband in his ongoing protest, the WAFA News Agency reported. According to the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), Taghrid Al-Akhras hopes that by joining her husband’s hunger strike, she will be able to garner more attention for his case and his deteriorating health condition.

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3 Consecutive Life Sentences for Racist Killer of Palestinian Family

An Israeli settler, Amiram Ben-Uliel, 26, convicted on three counts of murder for the 2015 firebomb killing of the members of the Dawabsheh family from the village of Dura south of Nablus in the occupied West Bank, including both parents and their infant son, was sentenced by an Israeli court last week to three life sentences in prison. The Dawabsheh family’s home was torched in the early morning hours of July 30, 2015, causing the deaths of Saad, 30, his wife Riham, 27, and their 18-month old son Ali. Only Ali’s…

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Iraqi Communist Party Calls for Intensified Solidarity with the Palestinian People to Defeat the Shameful Normalization Deals with Israel

A ceremony was held in Washington DC yesterday for the signing of the normalization agreements between the UAE and Bahrain on one hand and Israel on the other hand, under the auspices of Trump and Netanyahu, in another humiliating step in the humiliating process of normalization with the Israeli occupation. This step came after the normalization agreement last month between the UAE and Israel, with American blessing, and despite widespread popular rejection. It is no secret that the timing of the announcement of the normalization of relations between some Arab…

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