2020-03-29: Social Media Postees

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Palestine report 6 new coronavirus cases as total rises to over 100
yenisafak.com | 2020-03-29
The Palestinian government confirmed six new coronavirus cases in the occupied West Bank on Sunday.In a statement, a government spokesman said the new patients included five members of the same family in the town of Qatanna.The new infections bring the number of coronavirus cases in Palestine to 104, including nine cases in the Gaza Strip.Data compiled by the U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University shows worldwide infections over 665,000 mark with over 30,800 deaths. More than 141,700 have recovered from infections.After first appearing in Wuhan, China in December, the virus has spread to 177 countries and regions.

Isareli Settlers Attack Palestinians, Injure One near Hebron
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-03-28
Israeli settlers attacked, on Friday, Palestinian herders and other civilians in the village of Al-Tuwani, south of Hebron in the southern occupied West Bank, according to a local activist. Fo'ad Amour, a local rights activist, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that illegal colonial settlers, accompanied by attack dogs, assaulted herders …

COVID-19: UN envoy hails strong Israel-Palestine cooperation
news.un.org | 2020-03-28
Nickolay Mladenov, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, has praised the coordination between the Israeli and Palestine authorities in reacting to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Palestinian Political Parties Call for Digitally Marking Land Day
Rami Almeghari | imemc.org | 2020-03-28
The Higher Committee for Follow-up, consisting of majority of Palestinian political factions in the occupied West Bank, decided Saturday that due to current widely-spread Coronavirus in Palestine and other world countries, there will be no marches for marking the Palestinian Land Day of March 30, 2020. Instead, the committee urged …

300 Palestinian-owned Olive Trees Cut by Illegal Settlers near Bethlehem
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-03-28
Israeli settlers, on Saturday, cut down 300 olive trees on Palestinian owned land in the southern occupied West Bank, according to a local official. Hasan Breijieh, a member of the Anti-Wall, Anti-Settlements Commission, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that the illegal colonial settlers cut the trees in an area close …

Israeli Troops Open Fire on Palestinian Farmer in Southern Gaza
Rami Almeghari | imemc.org | 2020-03-28
Israeli troops opened fire at Palestinian farmers and shepherds, early on Saturday, near the border fence in eastern Khan Younis city, southern Gaza Strip, according to local sources. Local Palestinian media sources and witnesses said that Israeli troops, stationed on the Israeli side of the border, opened their machine guns …

Israeli Forces Suppress West Bank Demonstrations, Arrest Journalist, Injure One
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-03-28
Israeli forces, on Friday, attacked citizens during demonstrations in the occupied West Bank, including the cities of Ramallah, Tulkarem and Qalqilia, according to local sources. Local sources told Palestinian Information Center that violent confrontations broke out between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian civilians in al-Mazra'a al-Gharbiya village, northeast of Ramallah City. …

Israeli Soldiers Fire Missiles Into Gaza
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2020-03-28
Israeli war jets fired, on Friday at night, several missiles into a few areas in the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip, causing damage. Media sources said the army fire many missiles into an area, northwest of Gaza city, causing damage to homes and structures. The army also fired two artillery …

BJP and Israel: Hindu Nationalism is Ravaging India's Democracy
Ramzy Baroud | counterpunch.org | 2020-03-27
It was only a matter of time before the anti-Muslim sentiment in India turned violent. A country that has historically prided itself on its diversity and tolerance, and for being 'the largest democracy in the world' has, in recent years, exhibited the exact opposite qualities

VIDEO: Israeli Soldiers Spit on Palestinian-owned Property in Hebron
Rami Almeghari | imemc.org | 2020-03-27
Israeli soldiers, on Friday morning, in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron, reportedly spat on Palestinian-owned vehicles and property in a Hebron suburb, according to a local official. In video footage, shown on social media, Israeli soldiers were seen spitting on Palestinian vehicles, which were parked in an industrial …

PA's Ministry of Foreign Affairs Seeks Protection of Palestinian Population
Rami Almeghari | imemc.org | 2020-03-27
The Palestinian Authority's (PA) Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on Friday, called on the international community to provide protection for the Palestinian people, amidst growing concerns over the widely-spread Coronavirus worldwide, including the occupied Palestinian territories and Israel. The call came in response to a recent series of attacks, carried out …

From Electoral Politics to Coronavirus Response: In Israel, Apartheid Mentality Reigns
Miko Peled | mintpressnews.com | 2020-03-27
Israel's longstanding political crisis didn't end due to some altruistic desire to pull together in a time of crisis, it ended because Israelis were faced with a choice, work with Arabs or throw it all away, writes Miko Peled.

B'Tselem: "During the Coronavirus crisis, Israel confiscates tents designated for clinic in the Northern West Bank"
BIICFHRIOT | imemc.org | 2020-03-27
The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights In The Occupied Territories (B'Tselem): Communities Facing Expulsion: On Thursday, 26 March 2020, at around 7:…

Malaysian socialist calls out dangerous myth of COVID-19 'mitigation'
Susan Price | greenleft.org.au | 2020-03-26
Asia & the Pacific Healthcare Jeyakumar DevarajIssue 1258 Malaysia COVID-19March 26, 2020I received a video on March 22 featuring an Israeli minister making an argument supporting "mitigation" as a strat…

MN shows solidarity with Palestine during COVID-19 pandemic
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-03-25
Minneapolis, MN – The MN Anti-War Committee (AWC) wanted to be a part of Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network's global week of action for Palestinian Land Day but they couldn't do it as a protest the way they had originally planned. Instead on March 24 the MN AWC reorganized their protest as a call-in day, and then did a five-person social distancing bannering protest. | In 1976, Land Day marked a turning point as the first mass mobilization by Palestinians within Israel against colonialism and land theft. Israeli police shot and killed six Palestinian citizens of Israel for protesting the Israeli go…

BJP and Israel: Hindu Nationalism is Ravaging India's Democracy
Ramzy Baroud | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-03-25
It was only a matter of time before the anti-Muslim sentiment in India turned violent. A country that has historically prided itself on its diversity and tolerance, and for being 'the largest democracy in the world' has, in recent years, exhibited the exact opposite qualities

King David's Ancient Road: How Israeli Archaeologists Are Aiding the Theft of Silwan
Miko Peled | mintpressnews.com | 2020-03-24
Claiming "science" as their reason and in total disregard for the wellbeing of the population, tunnels are dug under Palestinian homes in Silwan, destroying foundations and forcing residents to flee.

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