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Israel assaults Rafah, orders further evacuations

Israel’s evacuation orders to Palestinian civilians trapped in the southern Gazan city of Rafah are “unacceptable”, EU chief Charles Michel wrote Saturday on X, formerly Twitter. Earlier Saturday, Israel’s military ordered Palestinians to leave more areas of eastern Rafah and the northern Gaza Strip as it pressed ahead with its fight against Hamas militants. “Evacuation

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Whistleblowers detail abuse at Israeli detention camp

Conditions for Palestinians held in Israeli jails and detention facilities are said to have deteriorated since the Gaza war [file photo/GETTY] Palestinians detained in Israeli military camps are subjected to horrific conditions and subject to abuse, including being put in stress positions, having limbs amputated and forced to wear diapers, an investigation has found. Since October,

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Why is Macklemore’s pro-Palestine song called Hind’s Hall?

Macklemore performs at Spark Arena on May 09, 2024 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Dave Simpson/WireImage) Macklemore’s latest song demonstrates his unwavering support for Palestine and students across the United States protesting against Israel’s war on Gaza. In his song titled ‘Hind’s Hall’, the Grammy-award-winning rapper admonishes the US government, telling President Joe Biden “blood

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Pro-Palestine professor launches campaign against Labour MP

Kamel Hawwash resigned from the Labour Party over its stance on Israel’s war on Gaza [GETTY] A British-Palestinian professor is running on a pro-Gaza platform in Birmingham Selly Oak, UK—a constituency with a significant Muslim population—against a prominent Labour MP. Kamel Hawwash, a professor at the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Birmingham

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US student Gaza protests have been largely peaceful: study

US colleges have seen thousands turn out in support of Palestinians and calling for an end to the war in Gaza [GETTY] The overwhelming majority of US student pro-Palestine campus protests over the Gaza war have been peaceful since they erupted in mid-April, according to a new study. Over 500 demonstrations have popped up across 36

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Was Dutch Eurovision contestant dropped over Israel tension?

Thousands have been marching in Sweden against Israel’s participation in this year’s Eurovision song contest [GETTY] Dutch contestant Joost Klein has been dropped from Saturday’s Eurovision final just hours before the event is due to begin. Despite Klein’s disqualification being due to an incident with a female production crew member, there had been widespread speculation

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