Tag: Gaza Strip
In the shadow of ongoing conflict, sanctuaries for the displaced come under fire.
We hear from UNRWA spokesperson Tamara Alrifai about the dire humanitarian crisis and the critical lack of food, water, medicine and especially fuel available for the millions “stranded” in Gaza.
"The evil and barbaric terror attacks on Israelis by Hamas were a blasphemous outrage. But the civilians of Gaza are not responsible for the crimes of Hamas."
Vengeful attacks only deepen hatreds and mistrust.
Israel has dropped more than 6,000 bombs on Gaza—home to 2.3 million people—in the wake of Hamas' deadly attack.
"This is a violation of international humanitarian law. The [international] community must stop condoning such violations."
The U.S.-funded Israeli military is shooting so many unarmed Palestinians that the UN is warning of an amputation crisis in Gaza.
Israel launched its heaviest airstrikes on the region since 2014, targeting scores of buildings, including the TV station Al-Aqsa TV. Israeli airstrikes also reportedly hit dozens of homes.
The occupation must end, and those responsible for the slaughter must be held accountable.