In one of the worst days since the coronavirus pandemic hit Palestine back in March, the Ministry Health recorded five deaths and at least 316 new cases in the occupied West Bank on Friday, July 10th.
The last week saw a surge in COVID-19 cases in the West Bank, predominately in the Hebron area around the West Bank largest and most populous city.
Palestinian students attend their final classes before graduation following the reopening of the Palestine Technical…
With the state of emergency lifted across the West Bank and Gaza, the coronavirus pandemic appears to be winding into a new phase, one of social distancing but inevitable crowds as shops and mosques reopen.
After a lull in cases over the previous period this week saw a slight spike in cases of COVID-19, most alarmingly in Gaza where the coronavirus had been kept in check until now.
In a statement launched today, tens of Palestinian civil society organizations, professional associations, unions, human rights and advocacy groups, and networks, representing an overwhelming majority of Palestinian civil society, called on governments to adopt “effective countermeasures, including sanctions” to “stop Israel’s illegal annexation of the Occupied West Bank and grave violations of human rights.”
Palestinian parents enroll their children in an UNRWA-run school after administrators asked parents to not…
Some 377 scholars and artists from more than 30 countries have signed a pledge opposing litmus tests and political interference by institutions, municipalities, and public officials in Germany aimed at silencing advocates for Palestinian rights under international law. The campaign began due to official efforts to rebuke writers Achille Mbembe and Kamila Shamsie for their advocacy.