WHO: 200,000 Palestinians in Need of Aid after Gaza Conflict

The World Health Organization (WHO) says the occupied Palestinian Territory (oPt) are in need of urgent aid as “staggering health needs emerge” following the recent conflict, on Wednesday.  The WHO says it is now scaling up its response to provide …

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Danish Parliament Passes Law to Process Asylum Seekers Outside Europe

The Danish parliament on Thursday approved the legislation that would enable Denmark to process and treat asylum seekers outside Europe, becoming the first EU member state to do this move. This decision would allow the government of Denmark to send …

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UN Rights Chief Calls for Independent Investigation into Deaths in Colombian Protests

United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet urged for an independent investigation and accountability for the deaths and violence in Colombian protests. “It is essential that all those who are reportedly involved in causing injury or death, …

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Organization of American States (OAS) Labels Hamas a Terrorist Organization

The Organization of American States (OAS) announced last May 17 that it has designated Palestinian militant group Hamas as a terrorist organization. “The recent attacks launched by Hamas against the Israeli civilian population undoubtedly constitute attacks of a terrorist nature. …

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EU to Lift COVID-19 Travel Ban on International Tourists

Member states of the European Union have agreed to lift the travel restrictions imposed on non-EU tourists as countries of the bloc prepare ahead of the summer tourist season, two sources from the bloc said on Wednesday. The move came …

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Qatar Red Crescent Headquarters in Gaza Hit by Israeli Airstrike, Two Dead

The Qatar Red Crescent (QCRS) reported that their headquarters in Gaza was allegedly struck by an alleged Israeli airstrike which left two Palestinians dead and injured 10. “Major destruction in our office as a result of Israeli warplanes targeting two …

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