Since 2007, Israel has cemented a blockade of Gaza in an act of illegal collective punishment. The blockade and accompanying military offensives have killed thousands of Palestinians, and devastated social and economic life in the enclave.
Authorities are worried that if drastic steps are not taken, the health system might face a major crisis putting the lives and health of Palestinian people at risk
Vijay Prashad talks to Fayrouz Sharqawi of Grassroots Al-Quds on the impact of Israeli occupation of the people of Palestine and the kind of resistance that exists on the ground
Shatha Odeh of the Palestinian Health Work Committees talks about the state of health workers in Palestine, as well as the situation of health infrastructure and the impact of occupation
Shatha Odeh of the Palestinian Health Work Committees describes the situation on the ground, as well as nature of the challenges in the West Bank and Gaza.
The COVID-19 lockdown, which has been in place in Gaza since Monday, was extended for three more days on August 26. Gaza has also suffered continuous attacks by Israel in the past month
Israel continues its oppressive policies against Palestinians and has seized fresh Palestinian lands and demolished houses. It is also refused calls to release Palestinian prisoners in light of the COVID-19 emergency
The move is reportedly an attempt by the Israeli state to not allow the Palestinian Authority to undertake any government activity in occupied East Jerusalem
India plans to buy 16,479 Negev Light Machine Guns manufactured by Israeli Weapons Industries.
The Palestinian territory has been under a debilitating blockade since 2006, imposed by both Israel and Egypt.