The Children of Gaza: A Generation Scarred & Under Siege
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The Children of Gaza: A Generation Scarred & Under Siege

On August 24, nearly half a million Palestinian children in Gaza who were scheduled to start a new school year were unable to do so because of Israel's latest military assault on the occupied and besieged coastal strip, "Operation Protective Edge". The following fact sheet provides an overview of the impact that Israel's latest assault and its siege and blockade have had on the children of Gaza.

about 4 days ago
Gaza Crisis Update (August 22, 2014)
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Gaza Crisis Update (August 22, 2014)

Since July 7, Israel has killed at least 2087 Palestinians in Gaza, including at least 475 children and 246 women. Almost 10,500 others have been wounded. On Thursday alone, at least 38 Palestinians were killed in Gaza. The IMEU offers the latest on Operation Protective Edge.

about 1 week ago
Putting Palestinians “On a Diet”: Israel’s Siege & Blockade of Gaza
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Putting Palestinians “On a Diet”: Israel’s Siege & Blockade of Gaza

Israel’s siege and blockade of Gaza are central pillars of a policy of economic warfare intended to punish the entire population of the tiny, occupied coastal strip in the hopes that Palestinians living there will blame Hamas for their predicament and reject the organization as well as any resistance to Israel’s continued control of the territory.

about 3 weeks ago
Israeli Incitement: Fueling Intolerance & Hate Crimes
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Israeli Incitement: Fueling Intolerance & Hate Crimes

Since three Israeli teenagers went missing in the occupied West Bank on June 12, Israeli society has witnessed a sharp increase in racially-motivated incitement and violent attacks against Palestinians, including Palestinian citizens of the state, who make up about 20% of Israel’s population. Fanned and exploited by Israeli politicians and religious leaders, many observers say they’ve never seen such a poisonous atmosphere in Israel.

on August 6, 2014
Gaza Crisis Update (August 4, 2014)
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Gaza Crisis Update (August 4, 2014)

Since July 7, Israel has killed at least 1822 Palestinians in Gaza, including at least 377 children. Approximately 9400 others have been injured.

on August 4, 2014
Gaza Crisis Update (August 2, 2014)
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Gaza Crisis Update (August 2, 2014)

Since July 7, Israel has killed more than 1650 Palestinians in Gaza, including at least 286 children. Approximately 9000 others have been injured. The IMEU offers the following update on the situation in the Gaza Strip.

on August 2, 2014
Israel’s Mass Killing of Palestinian Families in Gaza
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Israel’s Mass Killing of Palestinian Families in Gaza

According to the United Nations, as of August 4, at least 122 families had lost three or more family members in the same incident since Israel began its assault on Gaza on July 7.

on August 1, 2014
Fact Check: Israeli Claims About the Assault on Gaza
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Fact Check: Israeli Claims About the Assault on Gaza

The IMEU offers the following fact check examining claims made by Israeli officials in regards to Israel’s invasion of Gaza, which has killed at least 1437 Palestinians since July 7, most of them civilians.

on July 31, 2014
Gaza Crisis Update (July 31, 2014)
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Gaza Crisis Update (July 31, 2014)

Since July 7, Israel has killed at least 1361 Palestinians in Gaza, including at least 249 children. More than 7600 others have been injured. On Wednesday (July 30), Israel killed at least 130 Palestinians in Gaza and wounded 400 others.

on July 31, 2014