Tagged: Operation Protective Edge

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
Teenage Palestinian Artist Brings Message to US News Roundup
Ali Harb, Middle East Eye

Teenage Palestinian Artist Brings Message to US

DEARBORN, United States - Faces masked with a kuffiyeh; an elderly Palestinian man staring pensively; a toddler being passed between two women through barbed wires; a child carrying a kitten - these paintings have been on display at the Arab American National Museum...

on October 6, 2016
Analysis: Israel’s Double Standard on the Use of Human Shields Op-Eds & Analysis
The Ma'an News Agency

Analysis: Israel’s Double Standard on the Use of Human Shields

Despite the fact that Israeli officials repeatedly alleged that Palestinian factions used human shields as a matter of policy in summer 2014, there is little to no evidence that the crime of human shields, as defined under international law, was committed by Hamas or other groups. Even if human shields were used...

on August 8, 2016
Life Turned Upside Down in Gaza Op-Eds & Analysis
Sarah Algherbawi, The Electronic Intifada

Life Turned Upside Down in Gaza

Inas Abu Muhadi cannot understand that she will never see her dad again. She remembers that her dad had a scooter. And each time she hears one, she expects to see her dad arriving home. The young girl’s father passed away from natural causes in July 2013. “Our life turned upside down after that day,” said her mother…

on July 18, 2016
Displaced Two Years After Israel’s 2014 Attack on Gaza Videos
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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
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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
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