2020-03-23: Social Media Postees

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Jewish Activists Demand Governor Newsom Release Detainees In Light of Covid-19 Outbreak
Leon Kunstenaar | indybay.org | 2020-03-23
In a March 21 press release, Never Again Action Bay Area calls on Governor Newsom to take immediate steps to release migrants from unsanitary, overcrowded "death camp" detention centers…

Pompeo and Netanyahu Paved a Path to War with Iran, and They're Pushing Trump Again
Gareth Porter | globalresearch.ca | 2020-03-23
Though it narrowly averted war with Iran this January, the Trump administration is still pushing for all-out military conflict. The architects of the drive to war, Mike Pompeo and Benjamin Netanyahu, have relied on a series of cynical provocations to …

Qatar announces $150mn in aid to Gaza to support UN programs, efforts in fight against Covid-19
rt.com | 2020-03-23
Qatar has announced $150 million in aid to the Gaza Strip over a period of six months. The decision was taken to support United Nations humanitarian programs in the Palestinian territory as well as efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak there, the state-run Qatari Committee to Rebuild Gaza tweeted on Monday. | The densely populated Gaza Strip reported its first cases on Sunday, Reuters said. | Authorities announced stay-at-home orders in the occupied West Bank as Palestinian health officials are trying to limit contagion.

Coronavirus: Israel's Mossad Acquires 100,000 'Unusable' Test Kits
Lubna Masarwa | globalresearch.ca | 2020-03-23
Israel's external intelligence agency, the Mossad, joined the country's battle against the global coronavirus pandemic and has acquired 100,000 test kits for the disease from two countries with which it does not share diplomatic ties, Israeli media reported, adding …

COVID-19: UK's faith groups react to mandatory cremation
yenisafak.com | 2020-03-23
Britain's Muslim and Jewish communities are worried about the government's mandatory cremation plans, which may become law after the probable passing of an emergency coronavirus bill.As the bill designed to give extra powers to the government will be discussed at the House of Commons Monday, Muslim and Jewish populations in the U.K. have expressed their concerns about the cremation as it is against their beliefs regarding the burial practices.According to the legislation, which is still to be voted on, "personal choice for body disposal will be respected as far as possible."But it also says "where there is no sui…

Israel's Palestinian Inmates to Hunger Strike Due to COVID-19
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-22
Palestinians detained in Israel threatened to start an indefinite hunger strike to protest Israel's response to the coronavirus pandemic including a ban on meeting attorneys, absence of preventive measures, and refusal of protection gear, Haaretz reported Sunday. | RELATED: | 'Dear World, How Is the Lockdown?' Gaza Takes To Twitter | Prisoners affiliated with Hamas, the group governing Gaza, returned their breakfast and lunches Thursday, and others affiliated with Fatah, the faction tha…

Increased Preventative Measures in Palestine as 6 New Coronavirus Cases Confirmed
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-03-22
Palestinian government spokesman, Ibrahim Milhem, announced six new confirmed cases of the novel COVID-19 (coronavirus) on Sunday, including four in Ramallah and two in the Gaza Strip, according to the Palestinian WAFA News Agency. Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh announced a new set of strict precautionary measures to stop the spread …

Netanyahu's Power Grab
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2020-03-22
Netanyahu's main aims are staying in power and out of prison

Update: Another West Bank Town on Lockdown until Villagers Tested for Coronavirus
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-03-22
The Governor of Salfit, Abdallah Kmeil, ordered on Friday, a temporary lockdown of Qarawat Bani Hassan town, northwest of Salfit city, over fears of the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic. According to the Palestinian WAFA News Agency, Kmeil ordered the Palestinian villagers to stay in their homes indefinitely until …

Israeli Settlers Assault, Injure Palestinian Farmer in West Bank
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-03-21
A Palestinian man was injured Friday after being beaten by illegal Israeli settlers who broke into the site of abandoned Homesh settlement, south of Jenin in the northern occupied West Bank, a Palestinian official reported. Ghassan Daghlas, a local monitor of illegal settlement activity in the northern West Bank, told …

Israeli Troops Shoot, Injure a Palestinian Teen in Qalqilia
Rami Almeghari | imemc.org | 2020-03-21
Israeli troops reportedly shot and wounded, on Friday, a Palestinian teenaged boy in the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, local Palestinian sources reported. Sources told media outlets that Israeli troops, positioned on the northern checkpoint of Qalqilia, opened fire indiscriminately on a group of Palestinian youths. The Israeli army …

One Palestinian injured at the Weekly Kufur Qaddoum March
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-03-21
A Palestinian man was injured on Friday when Israeli occupation forces violently dispersed the weekly demonstration against the settlement in Kufur Qaddoum village in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, the Palestinian Information Center reported. Local sources said that Israeli forces dispersed the demonstrators by firing rubber-coated metal bullets, …

Israeli Police In Occupied East Jerusalem Impose Restrictions
Rami Almeghari | imemc.org | 2020-03-21
Israeli police, on Friday, imposed new restrictions on Muslim worshipers who perform prayers five times a day, at the ancient holy Islamic shrine of Al-Aqsa mosque, in the occupied city of East Jerusalem. Local sources told media outlets that during the Friday Muslim sermon, Israeli police forces shut down a …

Pompeo and Netanyahu paved a path to war with Iran, and they're pushing Trump again
Gareth Porter | thegrayzone.com | 2020-03-20
Though it narrowly averted war with Iran this January, the Trump administration is still pushing for all-out military conflict. The…

PLO Official Applauds US Congress Efforts Against Israeli Policy of Home Demolitions
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-03-20
Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) welcomed, on Friday, the letter signed by 64 US lawmakers concerning the Israeli crime of home demolition, systematically perpetrated against Palestinian families, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. Dr.

Israeli Police Arrest Three Palestinian Youths in Occupied East Jerusalem
Rami Almeghari | imemc.org | 2020-03-20
An Israeli police force abducted on Thursday three Palestinian youths in the occupied West Bank city of East Jerusalem, local sources reported. Witnesses in the Altour neighborhood of East Jerusalem told media outlets that an Israeli police force chased a Palestinian-owned vehicle, until they stopped it. A few moments later, …

Four Palestinian Prisoners Suspected to be Corona Virus Infected
Rami Almeghari | imemc.org | 2020-03-20
Palestinian Committee for Prisoners Affairs said on Thursday that Israeli media reports, suggesting that four Palestinian prisoners have been infected by the widely-spread Coronavirus, are inaccurate. The committee said in a statement, that four Palestinian prisoners have been isolated under quarantine by the Israeli authorities, however, none of them show …

Pipeline or a Pipedream
Ramzy Baroud | zcomm.org | 2020-03-02
Israel, Turkey Hydrocarbon Conflict is Brewing in the Mediterranean…