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International Trade Unions Urgently Call for Ceasefire in Gaza Amidst Ongoing Human Rights Violations

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Israel COSATU coordinator calls for global action against Israeli atrocities 2023-12-05 [Salaamedia]

Israel Fighting for peace and cooperation between Palestinian and Israeli workers in times of war 2023-12-03 [MAAN]

Palestine United Auto Workers calls for ceasefire in Gaza – the largest union to do so 2023-12-02 [The Guardian]

Palestine UAW Endorses Cease-Fire, the Largest U.S. Union to Call for an Immediate End to the Violence 2023-12-02 [In These Times]

Palestine RadioLabour World Report - Union voices from Gaza and Israel 2023-12-02 [Radio-Canada]

Palestine International Trade Unions Urgently Call for Ceasefire in Gaza Amidst Ongoing Human Rights Violations 2023-12-01 [PSI]

Communications Minister threatens to sanction ‘Haaretz’ for its Gaza war coverage 2023-11-29 [IFJ]

Israel Malawi Sends Farm Reinforcements To Israel As Workers Flee War 2023-11-28 [AFP]

Israel Nearly 60 journalists and media workers killed since start of Israel-Hamas war 2023-11-27 [NPR]

Israel news Malawi slammed for sending workers to Israel amid Gaza conflict 2023-11-27 [Africa News]

Israel Dockworkers and Labor Activists Can Block the Transport of Arms to Israel 2023-11-27 [Jacobin]

Israel’s farms need foreign labourers. The Hamas attacks triggered an exodus 2023-11-26 [CNN]

Palestine Multi-day humanitarian pause and hostage deal must lead to permanent ceasefire 2023-11-25 [ITF]

Palestine 100,000 workers are prevented from their work in Israel. “We are on the verge of a collapse of the Palestinian economy” 2023-11-25 [MAAN]

Israel Thousands of Sri Lankan workers set to depart for Israel despite war 2023-11-23 [Reuters]

Israel Israeli strike kills Al Mayadeen TV reporter and cameraman in Tayr Harfa 2023-11-21 [IFJ]

Israel Numsa wants Benjamin Netanyahu arrested for war crimes 2023-11-21 [The Star]

Israel Miami Beach members travel to Israel to provide aid 2023-11-18 [IAFF]

Palestine Solidarity across borders: residents of East and West Jerusalem work together in crisis and build the foundations of a common future 2023-11-18 [MAAN]

Seeking Freedom of Choice for Foreign Workers in Agriculture 2023-11-17 [Davar]

Israel Unions denounce gov’t plan to send migrant construction workers to Israel 2023-11-17 [BWI]

Israel COSATU calls for immediate closure of Israeli Embassy and a comprehensive arms embargo 2023-11-16 [COSATU]

Government shuts down first critical foreign media over 'security concerns' 2023-11-15 [IFJ]

Israel At least 39 Thai migrant workers were killed in the Hamas attacks on Israel 2023-11-13 [Yellowstone Pub Rad]

Israel Trade Unions Denounce Israeli Call to Replace Palestinian Workers, Urge India to Reject Request 2023-11-13 [The Wire]

Israel Export of Indian workers to Israel has no legality, say major trade unions 2023-11-12 [The Leaflet]

Israel Scrap deal to send workers to Israel: trade unions to Centre 2023-11-12 [The Hindu]

IFJ condemns threats to lives based on unproven allegations of photojournalists having prior knowledge of Hamas attack 2023-11-12 [IFJ]

Israel COSATU statement on Global Campaign against apartheid Israel for war crimes – advancing working-class internationalism and concrete solidarity 2023-11-10 [COSATU]

Palestine Mounting pressure and harassment of journalists since the war in Gaza started 2023-11-09 [IFJ]

Israel Middle East Conflict: A statement 2023-11-09 [WGGB]

Palestine Statement from APWU General Officers on the Conflict in Israel and Palestine 2023-11-09 [APWU]

Palestine UNI statement on the war in Israel and Gaza 2023-11-09 [UNI]

Israel Education International calls for urgent humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza 2023-11-08 [Education International]

Collecting Food, Visiting the Injured, Supporting the Soldiers: Histadrut Works to Strengthen Society 2023-11-07 [Davar]

Israel SAFTU wants Israeli embassy shut down: ‘ties should’ve been severed decades ago 2023-11-07 [Eyewitness News]

Israel Unionists for Palestine vow to block Israeli ship from Melbourne, Sydney ports 2023-11-07 []

Israel Vavi condemns US for supplying arms to Israel in Israel-Hamas war 2023-11-05 [SABC]

Palestine Israel sends thousands of cross-border Palestinian workers back into Gaza 2023-11-03 [Al-Jazeerah]

Palestine Global call: Israel must commit to protecting journalists 2023-11-02 [IFJ]

Global Multinational tech firms from SAP to Intel to give Israeli workers wartime grant 2023-11-01 [Times Of Israel]

Israeli Construction Sector Moves to Replace Palestinian Employees With Indian Workers 2023-11-01 [VOA]

Asia Thai deaths in Hamas massacre spotlight poor agricultural workers from Asia who toil in Israel’s fields 2023-10-31 [CNN]

Palestine Israel announces that it cannot guarantee the safety of journalists in the Gaza Strip, in contravention of international law 2023-10-30 [IFJ]

Palestine UN concludes that IDF 'intentionally or recklessly' killed Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh 2023-10-28 [IFJ]

Histadrut Chairman Visits Front-Line Workers in Ashdod: 'You are Doing Holy Work' 2023-10-27 [Davar]

Israel At least twenty-three journalists killed in Gaza 2023-10-27 [IFJ]

Top rabbis decry attacks on Jerusalem’s Arab municipal workers amid war tensions 2023-10-26 [Times of Israel]

Palestine An address to the Histadrut’s International Counterparts on the War Against Hamas and the Way Forward 2023-10-26 [Histadrut]

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This month in labour history

12-12-1920 The Histadrut - Israel's national trade union centre - is established in Haifa. [more]