Tagged: Operation Protective Edge

Gaza: Can You Imagine? Videos

Gaza: Can You Imagine?

Israeli bombs. Israeli drones. Israeli-imposed power cuts. And no way to leave. Everyday life in Gaza is shaped by Israeli policy, which has turned the coastal enclave into a maximum security prison where the inmates are fathers, mothers and children whose only crime is being born in Gaza.

on July 19, 2017
Farah Nabulsi: Filmmaker Palestinian Profiles
Linda Mamoun, IMEU

Farah Nabulsi: Filmmaker

Farah Nabulsi, the daughter of a Palestinian mother and Palestinian-Egyptian father, grew up on a quiet street in London. A banker for many years with JP Morgan and then the founder of a private business, Nabulsi decided to leave the business world after a trip to Palestine in 2013. The systematized oppression and humiliation of Israel’s military occupation was something Nabulsi didn’t understand on her trips to Palestine from London as a child.

on May 15, 2017
By the Numbers: Refugees in Gaza Videos

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
Displaced Two Years After Israel’s 2014 Attack on Gaza Videos

Displaced Two Years After Israel’s 2014 Attack on Gaza

Two years after Israel's attack on Gaza, Palestinian families remain living in shipping containers designed as temporary shelter. Yousef Najjar and his family are still displaced after Israel destroyed his village of Khuza'a.

on July 13, 2016
2014 Gaza Massacre Aftermath Videos

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
In Gaza, Remembering Zaina Al-Amour Videos

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

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
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
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