Tagged: Siege

‘So They Know We Existed’: Palestinians Film War in Gaza
Yousur Al-Hlou, Neil Collier and Soliman Hijjy, The New York Times

‘So They Know We Existed’: Palestinians Film War in Gaza

"No one would believe it otherwise." Palestinians in Gaza recorded the horrors they experienced during Israel's assault on Gaza in May, showing the world what it looks like to live under Israel's brutal siege and bombings.

on July 14, 2021
Israel & International Law: The Siege & Blockade of Gaza Fact Sheets
IMEU

Israel & International Law: The Siege & Blockade of Gaza

Since 1967, Gaza has been under Israeli military occupation, along with the West Bank and East Jerusalem. Although Israel withdrew its soldiers and some 8,000 settlers from the interior of the tiny, densely populated coastal strip in 2005, Israel continues to control virtually all entry and exit, as well as Gaza's airspace and coastline.

on April 10, 2015
Putting Palestinians “On a Diet”: Israel’s Siege & Blockade of Gaza Fact Sheets
IMEU

Putting Palestinians “On a Diet”: Israel’s Siege & Blockade of Gaza

Israel’s siege and blockade of Gaza are central pillars of a policy of economic warfare intended to punish the entire population of the tiny, occupied coastal strip in the hopes that Palestinians living there will blame Hamas for their predicament and reject the organization as well as any resistance to Israel’s continued control of the territory.

on August 14, 2014
Gaza Crisis Update (August 4, 2014) Fact Sheets
IMEU

Gaza Crisis Update (August 4, 2014)

Since July 7, Israel has killed at least 1822 Palestinians in Gaza, including at least 377 children. Approximately 9400 others have been injured.

on August 4, 2014
Gaza Crisis Update (July 25, 2014) Fact Sheets
IMEU

Gaza Crisis Update (July 25, 2014)

The IMEU offers the following update on Israel's military assault on the occupied Gaza Strip.

on July 25, 2014
Israel, Gaza & International Law
IMEU

Israel, Gaza & International Law

While Hamas nominally controls most of the territory inside the tiny Gaza Strip, Gaza remains under overall Israeli military occupation according to international law. Israel continues to control virtually all entry and exit, as well as Gaza's airspace and coastline, therefore retaining "effective control," the legal definition for qualifying as an occupying power.

on November 19, 2012
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