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“Despite a signed agreement outlining the Palestinians right to live there, these residents of Sheikh Jarrah have recently received a number of eviction orders, so that their homes can be given over to Jewish Israeli citizens who claim historic ownership of the land.” Ibrahim Abul-Essad writes about Jerusalem’s ongoing catastrophe.
“As we write, once again military attacks have escalated. At this critical moment, it is vital that all parties adhere to their binding duties under international humanitarian and human rights law. All attacks on civilians and civilian objects must cease immediately.” A joint statement to commemorate Nakba Day 2021
Coronavirus first entered the main population in Gaza at the end of August and is now spreading rapidly. The official figures show that in the last two weeks the number of recorded cases in Gaza has tripled with 12,000 new cases and 62 fatalities. However this vastly under-estimates the actual numbers.
“If Donald Trump is re-elected President this November, then 2020 will become a defining year for Israel/Palestine. The ever-shrinking space for justice will take another mighty contraction as the consequences of Trump’s ‘Vision for Peace’ start to play out.” Amos trustee Robert Cohen writes.
“Today, over 7 million Palestinians live as refugees or displaced persons across the Middle East and beyond — descendants of those displaced during the 1947-49 war, and those who have been subject to forced displacement under the Occupation of Palestine by Israel since 1967.” Chris Rose writes about Nakba Day 2020
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