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Arrested development and poverty take a $57 billion economic toll in Palestine – UN News

| November 30, 2021

With an economic toll ofan estimated at $57.7 billion, the study estimated the cost to be equivalent to three and a half times the 2019 GDP of the occupied Palestinian territory. Moreover, it indicated that the minimum cost of eliminating poverty in the West Bank had increased six times between 1998 and 2007 from $73 million to $428 million.

Palestine marks anniversary of UN plan that split it – TRT World

| November 30, 2021

Dream of Palestinians for an independent state remains farfetched as they mark 74th anniversary of partition of their homeland by UN resolution. Palestinians have marked International Day of Solidarity that coincides with the 74th anniversary of the controversial partition of their homeland by the United Nations with calls to countries to help them establish a state with Jerusalem as its capital. Marking both events, the Palestinian National Council, which is affiliated with the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) affirmed in a statement on Monday that Palestinian rights are "preserved, immutable, inalienable, and will not go away." It called on the UN and the countries that stood behind Israel, especially Britain, to assume their legal and moral responsibilities and implement the other part of the 1947 partition resolution, by establishing the state of Palestine with Jerusalem as its capital.

‘Poetic, political, and unapologetic’: 6 Palestinian designers on the rise – Dazed

| November 30, 2021

On the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, we spotlight some of the regions most exciting up-and-coming creatives Earlier this year, as the colonialist state Israel continued to impose violence and persistent ethnic cleansing on the Palestinian people, a young designer got in touch with Dazed, asking for help. After years of diligent study, forging collections from scrap nails, inspired by the ways in which Palestinians camouflage themselves against Israeli soldiers, Ayham Hassan landed a place on the prestigious fashion course at Central Saint Martins only, he couldnt afford to go. Thankfully, hundreds flocked to his GoFundMe to cover the costs of relocating, and Hassan made it to CSM

Season of Giving: Palestine students learn how to fight hunger with food drive – Palestine Herald Press

| November 30, 2021

Palestine students learned a valuable life lesson this month while collecting thousands of nonperishable food items for families in need. By adopting their own food drive project, students at each campus learned first-hand how to make the most impact through community service

BADIN/PALESTINE NEWS: Charlotte Festive Brass to perform Sounds of Christmas – The Stanly News & Press | The Stanly News & Press – Stanly News…

| November 30, 2021

Love Thy Neighbor Hearty thanks to all volunteers who provided the Community Thanksgiving dinner in Badin a couple weeks ago, and to John Westbrook for providing space and hospitality. Jo Grey Calling LTN volunteers for packing and delivery help with Thanksgiving Blessing Bags at 5:30 p.m

JCB failed to do checks over potential use of equipment in Palestine – The Guardian

| November 16, 2021

JCB, the British tractor firm, has been found by a UK government watchdog to have failed to carry out due diligence human rights checks over the potential use of its equipment to demolish homes in the occupied Palestinian territories (OPT). The watchdog ruled: It is unfortunate that JCB, which is a leading British manufacturer of world-class products, did not take any steps to conduct human rights due diligence of any kind despite being aware of alleged adverse human rights impacts and that its products are potentially contributing to those impacts

Palestine condemns Israel over ‘veto’ of US plan to reopen Jerusalem consulate – Morning Star Online

| November 8, 2021

THE Palestinian Foreign Ministry condemned Israel yesterday for vetoing a US proposal to reopen a Jerusalem consulate catering for Palestinians.

Palestinian Schools Have a Problemand Are Running Out of Time – Foreign Policy

| November 8, 2021

When former U.S. President Donald Trump cut off U.S.

UN experts condemn Israels designation of Palestine …

| November 6, 2021

In ajointstatement, the experts calledthedecision a frontal attack on thePalestinianhuman rights movement, and on human rights everywhere. Silencing their voices is not what a democracy adhering to well-accepted human rights and humanitarian standards would do, they add

Israeli forces kill Palestinian boy in occupied West Bank – Al Jazeera English

| November 6, 2021

Mohammed Daadas, 13, dies in hospital after being shot by Israeli troops during protests against illegal settlements. Israeli troops have shot and killed a 13-year-old Palestinian boy during weekly protests against the expansion of illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank, according to Palestinian officials.


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