“When life gives you lemons”: Muath can’t make a living as a house painter in Gaza, but he can make ends meet by selling fish caught on his boat made of water bottles collected on the beach.
Water and freedom are commodities that Palestinians are sorely lacking. Israel is building barricades in the sea, shooting at fishermen, and denying access to fresh water.
2018 Gaza Freedom Flotilla, with humanitarian aid & activists from all over the world, is on the last leg of its journey from Sweden to Gaza. The last 7 years, Israel refused passage.
Israel caves: Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman offered a deal to Hamas, including reopening Kerem crossing and expanding fishing zones, “if situation remains calm.”
Israeli PM Netanyahu, tired of incendiary kites, has closed Gaza’s commercial border crossing; Hamas calls the decision a ‘crime’; HRW calls it ‘collective punishment’.