Lebanese Lawmakers Accused of Vaccine Line Cutting; Rabbis Call on Israel to Vaccinate Palestinians

HeadlineFeb 24, 2021

In Lebanon, scandal has erupted, and the World Bank threatened to suspend financing for the country’s vaccination program, after a group of lawmakers received shots inside the Parliament building ahead of people who were registered on priority lists.

Over 200 members of the rabbinical human rights organization T’ruah are calling on the Israeli government to distribute coronavirus vaccines to Palestinians, citing the moral and legal imperative to vaccinate all residents of the Occupied Territories.

The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

Non-commercial news needs your support

We rely on contributions from our viewers and listeners to do our work.
Please do your part today.
Make a donation
Top