Secretary of State Pompeo successfully pressured the UN to significantly cut back aid to one of the world’s poorest countries, claiming it could fall into rebel hands.
The period from March to August 2020, a period marking the height of the coronavirus pandemic, represented the highest rate of Israeli home demolitions in four years.
Israel destroyed nearly 90 Palestinian-owned structures last month, rendering 202 people homeless, half of them children. The demolitions mark a fourfold increase in the average number of demolitions carried out by the Israeli government in 2020. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reports that, in spite