Tagged: Health

The Reason for Israel’s Hysterical Response to the UN Security Council Resolution News Roundup
Adam Hamze, Huffington Post

The Reason for Israel’s Hysterical Response to the UN Security Council Resolution

The Israeli government and some U.S. politicians are attacking the Obama administration for permitting a recent U.N. Security Council resolution that condemns Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories. Secretary of State John Kerry faced further ire...

on December 29, 2016
Teacher With Down Syndrome Breaks Stereotypes for Gaza’s Mentally Disabled Students News Roundup
Mohammed Asad, Mondoweiss

Teacher With Down Syndrome Breaks Stereotypes for Gaza’s Mentally Disabled Students

Hiba Anis Mustafa Shurafa guides students in her Gaza classroom, instructing them on the art of how to hold a pen and keep a steady hand when writing out letters. She understands the task is challenging because, like her students, Shurafa has Down syndrome.

on November 30, 2016
Battling Cancer with Spirit in Gaza Photo Essays
Lara Aburamadan, Jadaliyya

Battling Cancer with Spirit in Gaza

One year ago, my mother came to my house for a visit. She was late. We sat together on a mattress. She opened her cigarette pack, took out two cigarettes, and we smoked together. It was hot that day. She told me that she just returned from the doctor.

on November 29, 2016
By the Numbers: Refugees in Gaza Videos
IMEU

By the Numbers: Refugees in Gaza

70% of Palestinians living in Gaza are refugees due to Israeli policies of mass expulsion. As they face debilitating conditions under Israeli occupation and siege, Israel denies them their internationally recognized right to return to their homes and land.

on November 4, 2016
Is Israel Banning Entry of Gaza Cancer Patients? News Roundup
Shlomi Eldar, Al-Monitor

Is Israel Banning Entry of Gaza Cancer Patients?

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) claims Israel has “dramatically toughened” its policy on granting permits to sick Palestinians needing life-saving treatment in Israeli hospitals, among them many cancer patients. This, despite the fact that the Palestinian Authority (PA)...

on October 27, 2016
Killing Them Slowly: Diabetes in Palestine News Roundup
Paul Velo, Al-Jazeera

Killing Them Slowly: Diabetes in Palestine

Yatta, occupied West Bank - A mobile clinic with specialised doctors, nurses, nutritionists and podiatrists recently made a stop in Yatta, the main market town of the South Hebron Hills in the occupied West Bank. The clinic - a large truck stocked with free treatment options - is at the forefront of thebattle against diabetes, which has now become the leading indirect cause of death in Palestine…

on August 16, 2016
One Broken Camera Photo Essays
Daniel, EAPPI

One Broken Camera

Shuhada kindergarten may be one of the most vulnerable schools in Hebron. The school sits halfway to the crest of Tel Rumeda, the oldest site in Hebron, Palestine, where pottery shards dating to 3,500 BC have been found. Just fifty meters behind the school lies a community of Israeli settlers who employ harassment and violence to pry from the hands of Palestinian owners as many homes...

on July 11, 2016
Palestinian Children: Interrogated and Traumatized Videos
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Palestinian Children: Interrogated and Traumatized

“The life of a Palestinian child is nothing but fear, humiliation, and rage. Everything is a burden.” - Mohammad, 16 The Israeli military detains around #700ChildPrisoners each year. This video is part of the Israeli Military Detention: No Way to Treat a Child.

on June 22, 2016
Palestinian Children: Taken, Arrested, and Assaulted Videos
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Palestinian Children: Taken, Arrested, and Assaulted

“They were beating me until all I felt was pain.” 3 out of 4 Palestinian children endure physical violence after their arrest by Israeli forces. The Israeli military detains around ‪#‎700ChildPrisoners‬ each year. This video is part of the Israeli Military Detention: No Way to Treat a Child campaign.

on June 20, 2016
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