Tagged: Operation Protective Edge

2014 Gaza Massacre Aftermath Videos
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2014 Gaza Massacre Aftermath

Two years ago today, Israel launched an assault on the Gaza Strip that would claim 2,251 Palestinian lives in under three weeks. Palestinians in Gaza are still living with the disastrous aftermath today.

on July 7, 2016
Gaza’s Schools Remain in Ruins Two Years After War Op-Eds & Analysis
Isra Namey, Al Jazeera

Gaza’s Schools Remain in Ruins Two Years After War

Gaza Strip - Farah Qanoua's first day at school after the 2014 Israeli war on Gaza was a day she will not forget. On July 23, 2014, 11-year-old Farah saw on the news that Shujayea's primary school, where she attended classes, had been hit by Israeli missiles. Still, what she observed on that first day back was beyond her expectations…

on July 6, 2016
How Palestinian Protesters Helped Black Lives Matter Op-Eds & Analysis
Imani J. Jackson, USA Today

How Palestinian Protesters Helped Black Lives Matter

“Always make sure to run against the wind/to keep calm when you’re teargassed, the pain will pass, don’t rub your eyes! #Ferguson Solidarity.” Activist Mariam Barghouti tweeted that during one of the most dangerous nights of protests and intense police confrontation in Ferguson. Barghouti, a Palestinian-American journalist and translator from the West Bank…

on July 1, 2016
In Gaza, Remembering Zaina Al-Amour Videos
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In Gaza, Remembering Zaina Al-Amour

Israeli shelling in Gaza this month killed Ameer's 54-year-old grandmother, Zaina Attia al-Amour. Following the assault on Gaza in 2014 that killed over 2,200 Palestinians, Israel has broken the ceasefire numerous times. The assault on Gaza has never ended: Over the last year, Israel has killed 30 Palestinians in Gaza and wounded over 800. Israeli tanks have rolled into Gaza nearly 50 times.

on May 24, 2016
World Bank Urges Donors to Fulfill Gaza Pledges News Roundup
ABC News/AP

World Bank Urges Donors to Fulfill Gaza Pledges

After Israel's war against Gaza militants in 2014, Arab countries led the way in pledging reconstruction aid to the devastated seaside enclave. But a new report released Monday by the World Bank shows that Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and other Arab donors have delivered only a small fraction of what was promised.

on April 18, 2016
75,000 Gazans Still Displaced After 2014 War, UN Says News Roundup
Sue Surkes, The Times of Israel

75,000 Gazans Still Displaced After 2014 War, UN Says

Some 18 months after Israel’s Operation Protective Edge campaign in the Gaza Strip, some 75,000 Gazans are still internally displaced, with almost one in four people (23%) living in the rubble of their damaged homes, according to a report published Monday. Only 3,000 out of an estimated 18,000 Gazan homes destroyed or badly damaged during the summer 2014 war have been rebuilt or repaired...

on April 11, 2016
Gaza Speaks: This is What the Decade-long Siege Has Done to Us Op-Eds & Analysis
Ramzy Baroud, Ma'an News Agency

Gaza Speaks: This is What the Decade-long Siege Has Done to Us

Whenever Mariam Aljamal’s children hear the sound of thunder at night, they wet their beds. Their reaction is almost instinctive, and is shared by a large number of children throughout the Gaza Strip. Mariam’s three children -- Jamal, Lina and Sarah -- were all born a few years after the Gaza siege was first imposed in 2006, and all of them have experienced at least one Israeli war.

on January 26, 2016
Welfare Association Restores Homes in Gaza News Roundup
Karmah Elmusa, IMEU

Welfare Association Restores Homes in Gaza

While the 2014 Israeli assault on Gaza may feel like a distant memory to much of the world, the residents of the Gaza Strip still feel its effects daily, particularly in the wintertime. The assault damaged or destroyed hundreds of thousands of homes, hospitals, schools, and key water and electricity infrastructures. Today, more than 100,000 Gazans are still homeless as a result of the attack.

on January 12, 2016
AP Photos: Painters Bring New Life to Hard-hit Areas in Gaza News Roundup
Associated Press

AP Photos: Painters Bring New Life to Hard-hit Areas in Gaza

The Shati refugee camp in Gaza City has always been a symbol of poverty, a grey concrete jungle with 87,000 people packed into half a square kilometer, or about one fifth of a square mile. But now, overlooking the sewage-contaminated Mediterranean beachfront, the camp's houses are covered in vibrant colors.

on December 23, 2015
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