News and Analysis 6/20/21

On Thursday, the Israeli army launched a second wave of airstrikes over the Gaza Strip through the night, the second flare up since “a ceasefire on 21 May ended Israel’s 11-day assault on the territory, which killed 248 Palestinians, including 66 children”:

Hours after Israel offered to trade vaccine doses to the Palestinian Authority for newer doses, the authority rejected the first shipment as the vaccines were nearly expired, but Israel wants to restore the scam:

New documents reveal that Ali al-Hajj al-Sharqawi and Abd al-Salam al-Hilal, held in Guantanamo bay without charge for the last seventeen years, “were approved for transfer to other countries on 8 June”:

The new elected Iranian president “now has four years to try to turn Iran’s depressed economy around”:

680 global leaders “from politicians and Nobel laureates to leading academics and peace advocates” urged Biden to protect Palestinian human rights in an open letter that was published earlier this week:

Like her scholar/activist father who “languishes in the notorious prisons of the” UAE, the human rights activist was known for her strong stances in rejecting the normalization deal signed between the UAE and the occupation state of Israel:

Congress Party demands restoring Jammu and Kashmir’s statehood and the Jammu and Kashmir Peace and Justice Forum (JKPJF) on Sunday invited the attention of Secretary-General United Nations, Antonio Guterres towards the resolution of the longstanding Kashmir dispute:

Proposed legislation would “bar girls under 18 from wearing headscarves in public … prevent mothers who wear hijab from accompanying their children on school trips”:

The IBA strongly denied unsubstantiated accusations that “domestic NGOs involved in cryptocurrencies” transferred “foreign currency overseas”:

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