Category Archives: Blockade

Gaza’s tower of dreams

Gaza’s tower of dreams Ruwaida Amer The Electronic Intifada 10 March 2022 All that remains: Al-Jawhara Tower played a central role in the professional lives of many in Gaza City. Bashar Taleb APA images Last May’s Israeli assault on Gaza had … Continue reading

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Pollution on tap in Gaza

Fedaa al-Qedra The Electronic Intifada 14 March 2022 People in Gaza rely on water from public filling stations. Youssef Abu Watfa APA images Sana Abu al-Ata is constantly waiting for water. She often keeps the faucets open so that she … Continue reading

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kidney patients suffering for strict “Israeli” siege

bd29f237-04be-4087-9df6-63d4cc02f229 the Ministry of Health in the Gaza Strip stated that kidney patiens suffer constantly due to the strict”Israeli” siege, pointing out that there are 1.026 patients with kidney failure

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Palestinian Group Helps Gaza Children with Cancer in Jerusalem’ Hospitals

Many Palestinians have lost their lives since 2006, as Israel refuses to issue medical permits for those living in the Gaza strip. Over the past 16 years, Israel has imposed a blockade on the strip after Palestinian resistance group Hamas … Continue reading

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The healthcare crisis in Gaza demands immediate action to alleviate unnecessary suffering

Eleven-year-old Amal Lubbad was deep in thought when I met her in what has become her second home, Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City. It was her third hospital visit this week. Five years ago, Amal was diagnosed with kidney failure, … Continue reading

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Israeli Occupation Prevents Urgent Medical Equipment Entering Gaza

Source PALESTINE ON LINE Besieged Gaza (Palestine Online)- The Ministry of Health called on all concerned parties to pressure the Israeli occupation to let diagnostic medical devices, which have been held for months, into the Gaza Strip. The Ministry said … Continue reading

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WHY GAZANS ARE DENIED MEDICAL PERMITS

  According to data provided by the Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT), a staggering 90% of permit applications for travel outside of Gaza for medical treatment have not been assigned a clear reason for their rejection. This … Continue reading

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Gaza: l’U.E. deve agire immediatamente e senza condizioni per eliminare il blocco

1. L’aggravarsi della crisi di Gaza: un disastro umanitario, economico e ambientale english version https://www.eccpalestine.org/gaza-eu-must-act-to-stop-the-blockade-immediately-and-unconditionally/ La Striscia di Gaza, un’enclave di 365 chilometri quadrati, è sotto il blocco di Israele dal 2007 via terra, aria e mare. Mantenendo il controllo … Continue reading

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Covid-19 in Israel and Palestine: no to health apartheid

Petition addressed to: Mr Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign and Security Policy In the current pandemic period, the State of Israel is sometimes presented as exemplary in terms of vaccination. Yet it leaves the Palestinian population … Continue reading

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GAZA UNDER BLOCKADE AND COVID19

ANTEFACT Since the 5th of March, Gaza health authorities imposed a strict protocol and built facilities, trained personnel to prevent infection by Covid19 and avoid the risk of its arrival in the Strip from abroad. Gaza, the sieged one, imposed … Continue reading

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