Category Archives: Blockade

EMERGENZA FARMACI A GAZA RACCOLTA DI FONDI

A Gaza sono esaurite le risorse di farmaci e dispositivi medici per i centri di dialisi e non riescono a procurarle nonostante l’impegno del Ministero della Salute locale.I SOLI 2 CENTRI DI DIALISI DELLA STRISCIA DI GAZA CHIUDERANNO SE NON … Continue reading

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Why Gaza needs to talk about suicide

Why Gaza needs to talk about suicide Amjad Ayman Yaghi The Electronic Intifada 27 September 2023 Muhammad al-Najjar (Via Facebook) I was deeply saddened to learn that my friend Muhammad al-Najjar had taken his own life. Muhammad – aged just … Continue reading

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Gaza Siege (Fact Sheet 2006-2023)

Sixteen years have passed since the Israeli occupation authorities imposed the siege and closure on the Gaza Strip, where 2,375,259 people live until the end of 2022 in a population area of 360 km. They represent 71% of the Palestinian … Continue reading

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Gaza: Israel denied life-saving healthcare to ‘two Palestinian children a day’ in 2023

Almost 400 sick children from Gaza were deprived the chance to leave the besieged enclave for the West Bank in six months, according to Save the Children   Israeli authorities deprived life-saving healthcare to almost 400 Palestinian children in Gaza … Continue reading

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Israeli occupation authorities have deprived 400 Gazan children from their life-saving healthcare in the first half of 2023, according to Save the Children. These denials left children without access to critical surgeries and urgent medication, which are unavailable in the blockaded Gaza Strip.

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New Year, old restrictions

September 12, 2023 Dear friends and colleagues, Will you join us in our fight against Israel’s attacks on Gaza’s fishermen? Last week, we updated you about an urgent letter we sent to the Minister of Defense and COGAT demanding an … Continue reading

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Gaza exhales: Israel lifts Kerem Shalom export ban

After days of closure and exportation halts, on Friday, Israeli occupation authorities reopened the Kerem Shalom crossing to exports from the besieged Gaza Strip. The prevention of exit of all goods from the coastal enclave via the fully Israeli-controlled Kerem … Continue reading

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Gaza’s surplus of nurses works for free

For the past two years, Samar Ziada, 27, has been a volunteer nurse at al-Shifa hospital in Gaza. She assists staff nurses in their daily routines: preparing injections for patients, treating wounds and taking temperatures. Al-Shifa hospital is known for being a … Continue reading

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The Gaza Strip has been under a crippling Israeli blockade since 2007. Home to around 2.3 million Palestinians, Gaza is plagued by poverty and unemployment due to the siege

Israel suspension of Gaza exports risks ‘catastrophe’: Palestinian businesses Israel currently enforces a land, air and sea blockade of the Gaza which has been in place since 2007 when Hamas took control of the territory. Palestinian businesses warned Tuesday that … Continue reading

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PCHR Warns against Repercussions of Israeli Occupation Authorities’ Decision to Halt Gaza Exports

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) condemns the Israeli Occupation Forces’ (IOF) closure of Kerem Shalom commercial crossing for the third consecutive day to Gaza exports of all types. PCHR warns against the catastrophic repercussions on hundreds of industrial … Continue reading

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