Far-Right Pressured Knesset Speaker to Cancel Meeting on Palestine, Demonstration in Tel-Aviv

Far-right organization B’Tsalmo appealed to the Knesset Speaker, MK Amir Ohana (Likud) demanding to cancel a meeting scheduled to take place on Tuesday under the title “Conference on Recognition of the State of Palestine.” The event initiator, MK Aida Touma-Sliman (Hadash), said it is an event that “will address the legal and political implications and…

800 Settler Attacks in Occupied West Bank Since 7 October 2023

Since 7 October 2023, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OCHA) has recorded at least 800 Israeli settler attacks against Palestinians that resulted in Palestinian casualties (84 incidents), damage to Palestinian-owned property (629 incidents), or both casualties and damage to property (90 incidents). These incidents resulted in…

Palestinian Journalists Win UNESCO Press Preedom Prize

All Palestinian journalists covering Israel’s deadly war on Gaza have been awarded UNESCO’s world press freedom prize, the United Nations cultural agency has said. “In these times of darkness and hopelessness, we wish to share a strong message of solidarity and recognition to those Palestinian journalists who are covering this crisis in such dramatic circumstances,” Mauricio…

Jamaica Officially Recognizes State of Palestine

Jamaica decided on Tuesday, April 23, to officially recognize the State of Palestine, following discussions in the Cabinet the previous day. Kingston joins the ranks of approximately 140 UN member states and 11 Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries that have recognized the State of Palestine.  Jamaican Foreign Minister Kamina Johnson-Smith (Photo: Wikimedia) In a press release,…