Tagged: Operation Cast Lead

Putting Gaza in ‘Formaldehyde’: Israel’s ‘Disengagement,’ A Decade Later Fact Sheets
IMEU

Putting Gaza in ‘Formaldehyde’: Israel’s ‘Disengagement,’ A Decade Later

In the summer of 2005, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon withdrew Israel's army and approximately 8,000 Jewish settlers from the interior of the occupied Gaza Strip after concluding that maintaining Israel's settlement enterprise there wasn't worth the cost. The IMEU offers the following fact sheet on how this plan has affected Palestinians in Gaza and beyond ten years later.

on August 18, 2015
Israel’s water war crimes News Roundup
Muna Dajani, The Hill

Israel’s water war crimes

There is a war going on and it long predates Israel’s summer Gaza onslaught. It is a war on water, and it runs deep. For the last decade, Israel has been carrying out a systemic and willful campaign to deny Palestinians access to clean water.

on October 3, 2014
Gallery: Loss is loss. Pain has no nation News Roundup
TED Ideas

Gallery: Loss is loss. Pain has no nation

“Nothing replaces the loss of a son, not even another son.” Those are the haunting words of Safia Abo Zour, a Palestinian woman whose four-year-old died in a 2011 airstrike in Gaza. In a portrait by photojournalist Eman Mohammed, Zour has one hand wrapped around her five-month-old; in her other hand, she holds the sweater that her older son wore the last time he went to kindergarten.

on September 24, 2014
Bombed three times, 85-year-old Palestinian is refugee again News Roundup
Sylvia Westall, Reuters

Bombed three times, 85-year-old Palestinian is refugee again

Palestinian Ibrahim Mohammad al-Toum, 85, sleeps on the floor on a thin mattress in a Gaza schoolroom, displaced for the third time in six years. A farmer of oranges and lemons, his house in northern Gaza City has been bombed in each of the three Israeli-Palestinian conflicts since 2008. He has no idea why he has been singled out in this way.

on August 11, 2014
Briefing Note II: The Illegality of Israel’s use of DIME weapons News Roundup
Al-Haq

Briefing Note II: The Illegality of Israel’s use of DIME weapons

Over the past two weeks Israel has been engaging in hostilities in the occupied Gaza Strip. ‘Operation Protective Edge’ has been characterized by Israel’s indiscriminate and disproportionate attacks against Palestinian civilians and civilian objects, resulting in a mounting death toll of 924 Palestinians and over 200,000 displaced Palestinians as of 26 July 2014

on July 26, 2014
Palestinian boy once treated in L.A. finds himself under fire again
Kate Linthicum, Los Angeles Times

Palestinian boy once treated in L.A. finds himself under fire again

Abdullah Alathamna was 7 years old the first time the Israeli military shelled his family's home in the northern Gaza Strip in 2006. In a blink, he lost his mother, two sisters and his right foot.

on July 25, 2014
It’s Déjà Vu in Gaza All Over Again Op-Eds & Analysis
Alice Speri, Vice

It’s Déjà Vu in Gaza All Over Again

If the harrowing images and stories coming out of Gaza in recent days feel like déjà vu, it’s because many people believe they have seen them before. Over the years, Palestinians have come to predict and expect escalations of violence in the overcrowded, besieged Gaza strip at eerily regular intervals.

on July 19, 2014
Operation Cast Lead Fact Sheets
IMEU

Operation Cast Lead

The IMEU offers the following fact sheet, outlining the warcrimes perpetrated by Israeli government during its 22-day military assault on the Gaza Strip.

on January 4, 2012
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