Joint List IsraelJewish settlers vandalized a mosque and attempted to set it ablaze on Sunday night, July 26, in the West Bank Palestinian city of Al-Bireh near Ramallah according to Al Ittihad, the Arabic-language daily Communist newspaper.

MK Ayman Odeh condemned the attack and held Israel responsible. “It’s the fruit of the criminal occupation,” said the leader of the Joint List, and called on the Israeli authorities to swiftly bring those responsible for the crime to justice.

Photos from the scene show charred walls and a blackened row of sinks, as well as graffiti spray-painted on an outer wall of the mosque reading “Siege on Arabs, not on Jews” and “the Land of Israel belongs to the People of Israel.” Following the attack, Joint List MK Ofer...

Today, a coalition of 12 progressive organizations, including CODEPINK, If Not Now Movement, Demand Progress, and Win Without War, released a joint statement in response to reports that the DNC platform would not include any reference to the decades-long Israeli military occupation of the Palestinian Territories. The joint statement follows a letter, signed by over 100 organizations, to the Biden...

redglobeMore than 320 public figures from Latin America, including former national presidents, signed a statement on Friday, July 3, calling for the imposition of sanctions on Israel in response to its plan to annex portions of the occupied Palestinian territory and for its apartheid practices.

Among the most prominent signatories to the statement were former presidents Dilma Rousseff and Luiz...

PalestineFatah and Hamas agreed on Thursday, July 2, to join ranks in fighting the annexation plan of far-right Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu. In a joint press conference, Fatah Central Committee member, Jibril Rajoub, who spoke in Ramallah, and Hamas deputy head, Saleh Arouri, who spoke via a video link from Beirut, said that both movements should unite their ranks in fighting the Israel-American...

The Communist Party USA denounces the plans announced by the government of Israel to annex up to 30 percent of the land the Palestinian people hope to include in a future Palestinian state—an annexation which Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his coalition allies had threatened to carry out as early as July 1 but is expected in the coming days. This annexation would not be possible...

ChinaChina rejects the endeavors of Israel’s far-right government to annex large swaths of the occupied territories designated to be part of the future Palestinian state, a Chinese diplomat told the Palestine News & Information Agency (WAFA) in an interview. The Chinese ambassador to Palestine, Guo Wei, stated that his country rejects Israel’s annexation of occupied West Bank lands and of any...

As Israel’s far-right government undertakes the annexation process of West Bank settlements and interconnecting roads as well the Jordan Valley, the Turkish Communist website SoL News interviewed representatives of the Communist Party of Israel (CPI) and Palestinian People’s Party (PPP), regarding Israel’s intentions, and the struggles of the Israeli and Palestinian peoples against them.

SoL: We...

The Palestine News and Information Agency (WAFA) reported on Sunday, June 7, that during the month of May it documented 27 violations committed by Israeli occupation forces against journalists and media institutions working in the occupied Palestinian territories. WAFA indicated that these violations by Israel against journalists included the firing of live ammunition, rubber-coated bullets...

comunistaIn a joint initiative by the Palestinian People’s Party and the Communist Party of Israel, dozens of Communist and Workers’ parties from around the world have signed the following statement entitled: “Occupation is Terror; Annexation is Apartheid.”

Yesterday, June 5, 2020 marked the 53rd anniversary of the launching of Israel’s war of aggression of 1967, in which it occupied the West...

Statement by MEPs Idoia Villanueva (Podemos, Spain) and Manu Pineda (Izquierda Unida, Spain), GUE/NGL co-coordinators in the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET).

The newly-formed coalition government in Israel, agreed following three consecutive general elections, has designated the 1st of July as the start date of the process for formal annexation of large swathes of the...

redglobeSeveral Palestinian and Israeli non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have called on Israeli authorities to put an immediate end to attacks on Gaza’s fishermen, following the Israeli navy’s increased use of violent enforcement measures at sea. The NGOs report that the number of incidents of live fire being opened on fishermen off the coast of Gaza rose by 70% in April when compared to the number...