30 | 03 | 2020

The World Federation of Trade Unions, on behalf of its 100 million members who live and struggle in 132 countries around the globe, expresses its internationalist solidarity with our brothers and sisters Palestinian workers, who face the danger of COVID-19 Pandemic and the attacks against their lives and working rights by the State of Israel and employers.

   200.000 Palestinian workers work in the Israeli labor market, while it is estimated that 70.000-100.000 of them were obliged to stop working because of the closure of sectors by Israel as a protection measure against the Coronavirus, with no wage and social security, and facing serious violations of their working rights.

   100.000 of Palestinians...

redglobeOfficials from Israel’s Civil Administration in the West Bank arrived at the Palestinian community of Khirbet Ibziq in the northern occupied Jordan Valley on Thursday, March 26, with a military jeep escort, a bulldozer and two flatbed trucks with cranes. They confiscated poles and sheeting that were meant to form eight tents, two for a field clinic, and four for emergency housing for...

The trade union coalition in Palestine warned of the gravity of the situation that has afflicted our Palestinian workers in light of the current crisis since the beginning of this month.  Where the Palestinian workers have had very serious consequences and effects, as more than two hundred thousand workers inside the Israeli labor market were systematically disrupted and more than ten...

In the two weeks between March 3 and 16, as the Palestinians were battling to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus disease in their vulnerable territory, Israel military forces killed one young Palestinian, injured 200 others, detained over than 100 people, demolished 16 homes and structures displacing 35 people, and bulldozed a vital road connecting remote Palestinian villages, according to...

redglobeDespite the global coronavirus crisis, Israeli military violence against Palestinians continues as usual in the occupied West Bank resulting in scores of killed and injured. Last Friday, March 13, Israeli occupation forces wounded at least two Palestinians, including a journalist, during the weekly protest against Israeli settlements in the village of Kafr Qaddum in the northern West Bank...

Marking International Women’s Day, the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS) announced on Sunday, March 8, that there are currently 43 Palestinian women incarcerated in Israel for resisting the Israeli occupation of their land.

The PPS said 27 of the women have been sentenced to various terms, the highest being 16 years for Shurouq Dwayat, from occupied East Jerusalem, and Shatilla Abu Ayyad...

redglobeA video uploaded to Facebook on Friday, February 21, shows an Israeli army bulldozer driving at a high speed and pushing large boulders towards Palestinian protesters in the occupied West Bank village of Kafr Qaddum.

Two Palestinians were injured when Israeli forces attacked dozens of protesters taking part in the weekly anti-settlements protest in the village of Kafr Qaddum, near Qalqilia, said...

unoThe United Nations published on Wednesday, February 12, a much-delayed and contentious report listing 112 companies doing business with Israeli projects in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT). The UN Human Rights Council (OHCHR) earned praise from Israeli human rights groups and Hadash (The Democratic Front for Peace and Equality – Communist Party of Israel) for releasing its...

In the wake of US President Donald Trump’s “Deal of Century” announcement on January 28, Israel has banned the export of Palestinian agricultural produce from the West Bank via Jordan. The estimated value of such exports amounts to $100 million annually.

The majority of these exports are crops cultivated in the Jordan Valley region which Israel has announced its intention to annex, consistent...

President Trump’s plan for a Palestinian state is a smokescreen to legitimise Israel’s theft of Palestinian land, its illegal settlements, the creeping annexation of Jerusalem and the Jordan valley, the forced displacement of Palestinians and the apartheid wall.

For decades, Israel has sought to create “facts on the ground” to destroy any effort for the two state solution. Trump is now rewarding...

The US administration, represented by the head of its pyramid, presented the US President Donald Trump with a hostile and provocative step has announced in public a press conference with the Prime Minister of the Israeli entity, “Beniamin Netanyahu” that Jerusalem is the eternal capital of the Zionist entity and that the occupied Syrian Golan has become part of what is called the State of Israel...

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