Day: July 12, 2021

Activist Nizar Banat’s Death “Unnatural” Says Palestinian Authority

Forty-two-year-old human rights activist Nizar Banat was announced dead in the occupied West Bank on 24 June, after being arrested by Palestinian Authority (PA). They are controlled by the Fatah party, led by President Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh, who govern the unoccupied sections of the Gaza Strip

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Sweeping Israeli Arrest Campaign Sees Thousands Of Palestinians Detained Last May

Within the month of May, figures reported the Palestinian prisoners’ association Addameer showed that roughly 3,100 Palestinians including children were arrested by Israeli authorities in a crackdown across Israeli and Palestinian territories. The report noted that the majority of these arrests occurred within Israel’s ‘Green Line Boundary’. Roughly 2,000 of

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EU Leaders Confront Hungary’s Leadership Over New Anti-LGBT Law

On June 24th, European Union leaders confronted Prime Minister Viktor Orban over Hungary’s new anti-LGBTQ law, stressing their commitment to defending all human rights. According to Reuters, the bill bans the distribution of the material in schools that promotes homosexuality or gender change and was approved last week by Hungary’s

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