Israel 

Settlers Vandalize Cars and Homes in West Bank Palestinian Villages

Communist Party of Israel Windows of three homes and two cars were smashed by rocks on Tuesday night, March 2, in the Palestinian town of Hawara, only a day after a similar case took place in another town in the occupied West Bank. The hate crime was carried by Israeli settlers who entered the community late Tuesday night and vandalized vehicles and homes, the Zo Haderech website reported. One of the Palestinian cars vandalized in the West Bank town of Hawara, late Monday night, March 2 (Photo: Hawara Council) The Israeli…

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Israel 

ICC Opens Probe into Alleged War Crimes in Palestinian Territories

Communist Party of Israel The Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, said on Wednesday, March 3, that she has launched a formal inquiry into alleged war crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories (OPT), a move strongly opposed by Israel. In her statement, Bensouda said that the inquiry will be conducted “independently, impartially and objectively, without fear or favour.” She also indicated that alleged crimes by both Israel and Palestinians will be investigated in the inquiry. The Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda (Photo: ICC)…

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Israel Palestine 

2020: 608 Violations of Palestinian Journalists’ Media Rights Reported

Communist Party of Israel The Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS) has issued a new report documenting 608 cases of Media Rights Violations during 2020. The report enumerates 490 violations by the Israeli army and security forces, 76 cases in the Gaza Strip by Hamas’ security forces, and 42 attacks in the West Bank perpetrated by security forces of the Palestinian National Authority. Israeli occupation soldiers confront Palestinian journalist Among the violations registered by PJS, the most common was the detention of journalists. The report detailed a list of 185 journalists prevented…

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Greece Palestine 

Statement by the Union of Workers in Private Education of Athens in support of WFTU Campaign for the release of all Palestinian child prisoners

World Federation of Trade Unions Freedom For Palestinian Children From The Israeli Prisons We Support The Campaign Of The World Federation Of Trade Unions Colleagues, On January 1, 2021, the WFTU International Campaign for the Release of 4,500 Palestinian Political Prisoners from Israeli Prisons, of which more than 155 are children, began. The state of Israel not only violates their rights, but does not provide them with any protection for their health, no protection against the COVID-19 pandemic. Since 2000, some 12,000 Palestinian children, even 6-year-olds, have been arrested by…

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Israel Palestine 

Israel Yields to Pressure, Allows First COVID-19 Vaccines into Gaza

Communist Party of Israel Israel permitted Palestinian officials in Ramallah to send the first shipment of 2,000 coronavirus vaccine doses to the blockaded Gaza Strip, on Wednesday, February 17, after earlier in the week the Palestinian Authority accused it of holding up an earlier delivery. On Monday, February 15, the Palestinian Minister of Health had announced that Israeli occupation authorities were barring the entrance of coronavirus vaccines into the Gaza Strip. In a statement issued by the health minister, Mai Al-Kaila, she held the Israeli occupation authorities responsible for this…

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Indonesia Palestine 

Solidarity of Indonesian women workers for the release of Palestinian child prisoners from Israeli prisons

World Federation of Trade Unions http://www.wftucentral.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/VID-20210212-WA0001.mp4 Read full article on World Federation of Trade Unions: Indonesia: Solidarity of women workers who are members of KASBI Indonesia for the release of Palestinian child prisoners from Israeli prisons.

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France Palestine 

French CGT demands release of all Palestinian children from Israeli jails

World Federation of Trade Unions The trade union of pensioners CGT Interpro of Port de Bouc fully supports the international campaign of the WFTU and demands the release of all Palestinian children from Israeli jails. Read full article on World Federation of Trade Unions: France: FOR THE RELEASE OF ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS IN ISRAEL!

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Palestine South Africa 

NEHAWU joins WFTU in calling for the recognition of the independent Palestinian state

World Federation of Trade Unions On February 5th, 2021, NEHAWU submitted a Memorandum of demands to the Embassy of Israel in Pretoria, South Africa, stressing the demand for the release of Palestinian child prisoners from Israeli jails, in the framework of the WFTU International Campaign. MEMORANDUM OF DEMANDS TO THE EMBASSY OF ISRAEL Submitted on Thursday, 05 February 2021 Pretoria, SOUTH AFRICA   TO               : EMBASSY OF ISRAEL ATT             : AMBASSADOR LIOR KEINAN FROM                   : NEHAWU On behalf of the National Education Health and Allied Workers Union (NEHAWU) a member…

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Palestine 

General Union of Palestine Workers met Bulgarian representation in Ramallah

World Federation of Trade Unions In the framework of the WFTU International Campaign for the release of all Palestinian child prisoners from the Israeli jails, a delegation of the General Union of Palestine Workers held a meeting with the Bulgarian representation in Ramallah on 26th January 2021. Read full article on World Federation of Trade Unions: Palestine

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