Thousands of people accompanied Nizar Banat’s coffin through the streets of occupied West Bank, many of them chanting “the people want the fall of the regime” and “leave, leave Abbas”.
Palestinian parliamentary candidate Nizar Banat was severely beaten in custody, causing his death, his relatives allege. Banat had accused Palestinian leadership of corruption and had condemned a short-lived Covid-19 vaccine exchange with Israel.
Eyewitness accounts and hospital reports suggest Ismail Tubasi was brutally attacked with sharp objects in a West Bank village as he attempted to put out a fire set by Jewish settlers.
Out of 7,000 Gazans who are currently diagnosed with cancer, about 100 await permission to cross into Israel, according to Hamas, the group that has controlled Gaza since 2007.
Palestinians are vocal in their opposition to US President Donald Trump's Middle East plan, which gives Israel the green light to annex Jewish settlements and other strategic territory in the West Bank.
The uptick in Israeli state-sanctioned brutality against Palestinians has risen in the aftermath of the so-called 'peace deal'.
Palestinians burn effigies of US President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu, as thousands protest against a shift in Washington's policy on Israeli illegal settlements.
Karam Qawasmi said he did not file a complaint against the security forces, believing it would make no difference.
In the occupied West Bank, a group of activists seeks to protect Palestinian rights in Hebron through non-violent popular struggle and civil resistance.
UN diplomats say the US does not believe a UNSC statement on Israel's expulsion of the Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH) from Hebron, is appropriate.
Turkey's Foreign Ministry "decisively" rejected Israel's claims that the group was working against Israel and accused Israel of using these claims as rationalisation for its decision.
Tel Aviv has drawn criticism for undermining the UN's authority by ending the six-monthly mandate of the Temporary International Presence in Hebron, a human rights monitoring group established in 1994.
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