Gaza Under Attack
Celebrities & Nobel Laureates Stand Up for Gaza in New Video
Photo Essay: Inside Gaza's Shelters
FAQ: The Assault on Gaza: Israeli Aims & US Involvement
Gaza Crisis Update (July 30, 2014)
FAQ: The Assault on Gaza: Israeli Aims & US Involvement Op-Eds & Analysis
IMEU

FAQ: The Assault on Gaza: Israeli Aims & US Involvement

The IMEU offers the following expert FAQ about Operation Protective Edge and the conflict in Gaza, featuring human rights attorney Diana Buttu, Executive Director of the Jerusalem Fund Yousef Munayyer, and co-founder of Al-Shabaka Osamah Khalil.

20 hours ago
Israeli shelling of Shujaiyya market kills 17 despite ceasefire Media Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli shelling of Shujaiyya market kills 17 despite ceasefire

Despite a four-hour humanitarian ceasefire that began at 3:00 p.m., Israeli forces on Wednesday afternoon shelled a market in Shujaiyya as well as number of homes across the Gaza Strip, killing at least 35. Gaza Ministry of Health spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra said around 6 p.m. that an Israeli airstrike had hit Shujaiyya market, killing at least 17, including a journalist, and injuring 200, including many seriously.

21 hours ago
The awful decisions I’ve made to protect my Palestinian children from this war Op-Eds & Analysis
Wejdan Abu Shammala, The Washington Post

The awful decisions I’ve made to protect my Palestinian children from this war

My children used to talk about toys, “The Lion King” and books they were reading. Now they chat endlessly with each other about the war, bombings, shelling and the difference between F-16s and commercial jets. They want to know how many deaths or injuries occur after every strike.

21 hours ago
List of families targeted by Israeli shellings, airstrikes Media Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

List of families targeted by Israeli shellings, airstrikes

Israeli forces have repeatedly struck family homes throughout its assault on Gaza, and the Ministry of Health calculates that over 50 families have been targeted. Airstrikes and shellings have targeted 52 families and killed 285 members of those families since the beginning of the offensive, according to the ministry.

21 hours ago
Gaza Crisis Update (July 30, 2014) Fact Sheets
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Gaza Crisis Update (July 30, 2014)

The IMEU offers the latest update on Israel's current military offensive in the Gaza Strip.

about 1 day ago
Palestinians Find Their Gaza Neighborhood Barely Recognizable After Israel’s Attacks Photo Essays
Jehad Saftawi, IMEU

Palestinians Find Their Gaza Neighborhood Barely Recognizable After Israel’s Attacks

During the brief ceasefire on July 26, I traveled to Shoja'ea, a neighborhood in Gaza that was heavily bombarded by Israel a few days prior, resulting in close to 90 deaths in just one day. Dozens of houses and streets were destroyed. It looked like everything there was a target — humans, animals, and every stone.

about 2 days ago
Collective Punishment in Gaza Media Roundup
Rashid Khalidi, The New Yorker

Collective Punishment in Gaza

What Israel is doing in Gaza now is collective punishment. It is punishment for Gaza’s refusal to be a docile ghetto. It is punishment for the gall of Palestinians in unifying, and of Hamas and other factions in responding to Israel’s siege and its provocations with resistance, armed or otherwise, after Israel repeatedly reacted to unarmed protest with crushing force.

about 2 days ago
Death toll soars to over 1,200 amid talk of truce Media Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Death toll soars to over 1,200 amid talk of truce

Over 120 Palestinians were killed by Israeli strikes on Tuesday as leaders on both sides debated a proposed humanitarian ceasefire. In the latest attack, at least 13 Palestinians were killed in an Israeli shelling on Jabaliya in the northern Gaza Strip.

about 2 days ago
10 children killed in shelling of a park in Al-Shati Camp, Gaza Media Roundup
Middle East Monitor

10 children killed in shelling of a park in Al-Shati Camp, Gaza

At least ten Palestinian children were killed and 45 others injured on Monday by Israeli shelling of the western Gaza City Al-Shati Camp yesterday, a Palestinian Health Ministry official confirmed. He added that 45 injured victims had also arrived at the hospital, describing the conditions of some of the victims as "serious".

about 2 days ago