News and Analysis 6/1/21

Unconditional support for Israel has made it increasingly difficult for the US to claim “moral high ground on the world stage” as Israel employs its “superior military power” to “kill and terrorize residents of Gaza, the West Bank, and Lebanon with near impunity”:

Increasing Israeli mass arrests include people for publishing criticism on socialmedia and a man who”tried to protect a 15-year-old Palestinian girl who was being physically assaulted by Israeli police at Damascus Gate” …

… Israeli police brutality extends to both traumatized children as well as the mentally ill:

“If, as [Israelis] insist, Jews–any Jews–have the ‘right of return’ to any land previously owned or occupied by Jews, then so must Palestinians have a right to return to land previously owned or occupied by Palestinians anywhere in the territory between the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea”:

First the BJP destroyed the mosque, then they claimed it never existed, now they claim it was illegal but having failed to produce any proof, the judge has given them three more weeks to find something while prohibiting the arrest of the Muslims in  the case in the meantime:

Instagram, the social media giant owned by Facebook, blames a poorly thought out algorithm for suppressing Palestinian activists as well as pro-Palestine content in general, and claims that the issue has been “fixed”:

Austrian Muslim groups slam the government over map identifying locations of mosques and Islamic associations around the country:

There are “government employees in Indian-administered Kashmir … whose salaries have not been paid for years because of their past links with the armed rebellion in the disputed region”:

Argentina voted in favor of a UN resolution announced by the UN Human Rights Council  – a resolution that would allow for the opening of an investigation into possible human rights abuses in the Palestinian territories:

Pakistani PM Imran Khan stated that Pakistan would not “normalize relations with India” until it steps back from the actions taking away Kashmir’s autonomous status:

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