Five years ago, the U.N. warned that Gaza is expected to be unlivable by 2020. A new report now says conditions are deteriorating there even faster than it forecast. But the U.N. report is somewhat lacking in its portrayal of who is at fault for the crisis.
On the 3rd anniversary of the 2014 assault on Gaza, no justice has been attained for victims or survivors. Over the next 50 days, Visualizing Palestine will release a series of visuals on the crime and impunity of Operation Protective Edge.
If the Israelis were thinking clearly, everyone could benefit. All they must do is give us a window to live a normal life and all these extremist groups would disappear. Hamas would disappear. Our generation wants to make peace and it is foolish for Israel to refuse. The next generation may not be as willing as we are. Is that what Israel truly wants?
Intensified Israeli attacks against Gaza are reminiscent of the leadup to its previous wide-scale invasions of Gaza, most recently “Operation Protective Edge.” Human rights groups calls on the interntional community to prevent it.
On his 15th birthday, Atiya was shot in the neck by Israeli soldiers while he was on his way home from school. There were no so-called “clashes” at the time. After six months in an Israeli hospital, at the expense of the Palestinian Authority, doctors admitted Atiya was permanently paralyzed in all four of his limbs. He will be dependent on others for the rest of his life. Now his family is seeking damages from the Israeli army…