Human rights groups accuse Israel of dodging obligations to millions in occupied territories who may wait months for vaccinationIsrael is celebrating an impressive, record-setting vaccination drive, having given initial jabs of coronavirus shots to more than a 10th of the population. But Palestinians in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Gaza can only watch and wait.As the world ramps up what is already on track to become a highly unequal vaccination push – with people in richer nations first to be inoculated – the situation in Israel and the Palestinian territories provides a stark example of the divide. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/03/palestinians-excluded-from-israeli-covid-vaccine-rollout-as-jabs-go-to-settlers
Author : Oliver Holmes in Jerusalem and Hazem Balousha in Gaza
Publish date : 2021-01-03 09:30:03
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