Tagged: Military Raids

69% of Schools in Gaza are Damaged by Israeli Assaults News Roundup
WAFA

69% of Schools in Gaza are Damaged by Israeli Assaults

Almost 69% of UNRWA and government schools in Gaza are damaged by Israeli assaults, Sunday said the ‘Gaza Under Fire’ report issued by the Negotiations Affairs Department of the Palestine Liberation Organization.

on August 24, 2014
Gaza Crisis Update (August 22, 2014) Fact Sheets
IMEU

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.

on August 22, 2014
Israeli airstrikes kill 38 across Gaza despite Palestinian peace offer News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli airstrikes kill 38 across Gaza despite Palestinian peace offer

At least 38 Palestinians died on Thursday as Israeli planes bombarded Gaza for the second day in a row after a temporary ceasefire fell apart after weeks of fighting, as the Palestinian negotiations delegation accused Israel of failing to respond to an offer for peace.

on August 21, 2014
Israel bars Amnesty, Human Rights Watch workers from Gaza News Roundup
Amira Hass, Haaretz

Israel bars Amnesty, Human Rights Watch workers from Gaza

Israel has been refusing to allow employees of Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch to enter the Gaza Strip in order to conduct their own independent investigations into the fighting, using various bureaucratic excuses. Both human rights organizations have been trying to obtain permission from the Civil Administration to enter Gaza since July 7.

on August 18, 2014
Three Brothers Slowly Recover from Shrapnel Burns, Unaware of Their Mother’s Death Photo Essays
Jehad Saftawi, IMEU

Three Brothers Slowly Recover from Shrapnel Burns, Unaware of Their Mother’s Death

Sadness and shock were all I could feel when I entered the hospital room of the three Wahdan children, all seriously injured by an Israeli airstrike. The Wahdan family was one of the many that fled from border areas in Gaza in search of safer shelter only to be followed by Israeli warplanes.

on August 14, 2014
The Destruction of Sha’af, Gaza Photo Essays
Jehad Saftawi, IMEU

The Destruction of Sha’af, Gaza

"After nights of watching the shelling of eastern Gaza City from my apartment window, I was able to visit one of the most heavily bombed areas on August 5 during the ceasefire. I was shocked by the scenes of destruction in Sha'af."

on August 11, 2014
Testimony from Gaza: A 12 Second Phone Call Testimonies
Anonymous, Welfare Association

Testimony from Gaza: A 12 Second Phone Call

"A phone call. A 12 second phone call, to be more precise. A 12 second phone call has put 10 entire families on the street. A 12 second phone call forced grandmothers and grandfathers to abandon their home of 50+ years, the home where they raised their children, and where their children raised their children."

on August 8, 2014
Testimony from Gaza: A Recurring Nightmare Testimonies
Laila, Welfare Association

Testimony from Gaza: A Recurring Nightmare

"Death attacks once again. It’s as though our life has become a recurring nightmare. I lost my husband and four of my children during the 2008 Israeli assault on Gaza. They shelled our house, leaving me and my four girls to collect the shattered pieces of our life. I now live in Sheja’eyeh, a neighborhood in southern Gaza that has witnessed continuous attacks and shelling since the beginning of this new assault."

on August 7, 2014
Gaza Crisis Update (August 2, 2014) Fact Sheets
IMEU

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
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