A Palestinian man steers a donkey cart loaded with boxes near the Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip on Dec. 3. Since Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was ousted in a July coup, tunnels running under Gaza's border with Egypt, which previously supplied the territory's economy, have been blocked by the country's new military rulers. A serious fuel shortage has been the result: Donkeys are taking over garbage collection while hospitals have been forced to slash services, unable to...Read Full Story
Daily Life in Gaza Under Israeli Blockade
Complacent Complicitous Holocaust Children: do not be offended by the truth of your complicity in this new holocaust.
Nov-30-2013Child in Gaza
(GAZA STRIP) - Notice that China TV is concerned about this new holocaust, while the United States TV supports this genocide by concealing it from caring eyes! Why? Because the genocide-backers own the U.S. networks.
Israel's 'Operation Cast Lead' - 2009/09
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Israel/OPT: Gaza power crisis has compounded blocade’s assault on human dignity
Children play in streets flooded with raw sewage in al-Zaytoun, south of Gaza City, after the shutdown
1December 2013 Israel must immediately lift its blockade on the Gaza Strip, including by allowing the delivery of fuel and other essential supplies into the territory without restrictions, said Amnesty International today.
Israel OPT Gaza power crisis has compounded blocade’s assault on human dignity by...Read Full Story
After weeks of living with just six hours of electricity a day, residents of the Gaza Strip hope promises of help from Israel and Qatar will materialize quickly. Even if the lights go back on, anger against the broken Palestinian leadership may be hard to extinguish.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.usRead Full Story
In light of the continued siege on the Gaza Strip, and the silence on the humanitarian crises there, the government realized the need to give a detailed picture of the exacerbating electricity crisis:
The electricity problem is not a problem of the day; it’s an old, sequential one, but its severity differed in relation to the number of cut hours.
1. The focal point of the problem dates back to the first days of the PA’s establishment of the Power Generation Company, as the electricity...Read Full Story
Israel controls the Gaza strip's airspace and offshore maritime access. The Gaza Strip itself is under the jurisdiction of the Palestinian Authority.