Gaza’s health ministry uses Facebook to supply crucial information – whether about people killed or injured in Israeli attacks, or about the enormous efforts to hold back the spread of COVID-19. Now Facebook has closed it down…
Some Israeli actions in the Palestinian Territories July 19 -21 – demolish homes, abduct people, destroy farmland, olive trees – reports from IMEMC
The hashtag #COVID1948 seeks to equate the current devastation resulting from the coronavirus with the catastrophe that occurred to the Palestinian people in 1948 at the hands of the Israelis. It is reportedly trending on social media and is in one sense an eloquent reminder of the wrongs committed against an entire people, to include a deliberate policy of ethnic cleansing that bore fruit in 1948-9.