PA: Israel Exploiting Eurovision to Consolidate Colonialism; Protest Tonight in Tel Aviv vs. Gaza Siege

The Foreign Ministry of the Palestinian Authority (PA) called Saturday, May 12, for the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the organizers of the Eurovision Song Contest, to remove shots of Jerusalem from the videos promoting this week’s competition, as the true venue of the international song contest is Tel Aviv. In letters it wrote to the…

Closed Erez Crossing point between Gaza and Israel

Significant Deterioration in the Economic and Humanitarian Situation in the Gaza Strip

In the last year alone, numerous events took place in Gaza, and in the region more broadly, that contributed to a significant deterioration in the economic and humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip. Israel tightened restrictions on movement and imposed punitive closures; reconciliation attempts between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority faltered, causing the PA to…