To mark the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, 29 November, the ITUC has written to UN Secretary-General António Guterres, calling on him to support the resolution to regularly update the UN database of companies operating illegally in Israeli settlements on Palestinian land.
Palestine labour force survey.
European Trade Union Network for Justice in Palestine, a coalition of 35 European trade union organisations, stands in full solidarity with the six organisations and their workers.
The ITUC and Global Union Federations condemn the designation by Israel of six Palestinian human rights groups as terrorist organisations.
As trade unionists and campaigners for justice, we know all too well how repression and silencing works, and we also know how to stand up against it: by redoubling our commitment to stand with the Palestinian people, and in particular, the courageous human rights defenders criminalised for calling for freedom, justice, and equality.
Statement from the Union of Independent Labor Committees, Gaza – Palestine
The Israeli regime has been systematically violating the rights of Palestinian workers in Israel and its illegal settlements since 1967. How have these violations been exacerbated since the COVID-19 pandemic? This article examines Israel’s ongoing abuses of Palestinian workers’ labour and human rights.
Six Palestinian workers share how the COVID-19 crisis has affected their livelihoods while navigating Israeli checkpoints, permits, and restrictions.