Tagged: West Bank

Settlers in Coronavirus Quarantine Attack Palestinian Campers, Torch Their Cars News & Analysis
Hagar Shezaf, Haaretz

Settlers in Coronavirus Quarantine Attack Palestinian Campers, Torch Their Cars

This is what a Palestinian car looked like after Israeli settlers torched it. These Jewish settlers were in quarantine together when they slipped away to commit hate crimes targeting Palestinians.

on April 14, 2020
Settler radicals suspected of torching Palestinian cars near quarantine outpost News & Analysis
Jacob Magid, Times of Israel

Settler radicals suspected of torching Palestinian cars near quarantine outpost

Overnight, Jewish settlers living illegally in the occupied West Bank attacked Palestinians under quarantine using pepper spray, rocks, and firebombs. Israeli settler violence doesn't stop in a pandemic.

on April 14, 2020
Coronavirus ‘extremely dangerous’ for Palestinian areas, UN envoy warns News & Analysis
Raphael Ahren, Times of Israel

Coronavirus ‘extremely dangerous’ for Palestinian areas, UN envoy warns

The Palestinian economy has been crumbling for decades as a result of 70+ years of Israeli military occupation. But the coronavirus closures are now adding another element of economic suffocation. Ending Israel's military occupation is the only way out.

on April 13, 2020
http://www.emro.who.int/pse/palestine-news/landing-page-for-covid19.html News & Analysis
World Health Organization

http://www.emro.who.int/pse/palestine-news/landing-page-for-covid19.html

According to the WHO there are only 217 adult ICU beds with access to ventilators in the occupied West and 87 in occupied Gaza, where 2 million Palestinians live under an Israeli-imposed blockade.

on April 13, 2020
Netanyahu, Gantz Agree on West Bank Annexation Proposal as Unity Deal Nears News & Analysis
Chaim Levinson and Jonathan Lis, Haaretz

Netanyahu, Gantz Agree on West Bank Annexation Proposal as Unity Deal Nears

After much fanfare and three rounds of Israeli elections in less than twelve months, the leading contenders Netanyahu and Gantz are coming together over illegally expanding their control over Palestinian land. How? By annexing the occupied West Bank.

on April 7, 2020
Democratic senators ask Pompeo to provide coronavirus aid to Palestinian territories News & Analysis
Zack Budryk, The Hill

Democratic senators ask Pompeo to provide coronavirus aid to Palestinian territories

Democratic senators including Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders wrote a letter to Mike Pompeo demanding Palestinians living under Israeli occupation in Gaza and the West Bank receive proper medical aid and funding to combat Covid-19.

on March 31, 2020
Palestinian labourers fear loss of income as well as coronavirus News & Analysis
Alex Lederman, Aljazeera

Palestinian labourers fear loss of income as well as coronavirus

Palestinian workers in Israel are being forced to choose between going home to their families in the occupied West Bank or keeping their work permits, jobs, and income.

on March 30, 2020
Coronavirus: Israeli settlers exploit lockdown to annex Palestinian land News & Analysis
Akram Al-Waara, Middle East Eye

Coronavirus: Israeli settlers exploit lockdown to annex Palestinian land

Jewish settlers live on stolen Palestinian land in the West Bank. They routinely destroy farmland, olive groves, and even attack Palestinian homes and schools. You'd think they would stop during the spread of the corona pandemic. But, no, they haven't.

on March 30, 2020
How a Palestinian shoemaker started the West Bank’s only mask factory overnight News & Analysis
Suha Arraf, +972 Magazine

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

Amjad Zaghir turned his shoe factory in occupied Hebron into a mask factory soon after Covid-19 began to spread in the region. Now, he's the only mask manufacturer in the occupied West Bank.

on March 24, 2020
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