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The Gaza Strip

The Gaza Strip is in the throes of a manmade humanitarian disaster. Experts say that unless there are significant changes, Gaza will become unlivable in 2020. This is a direct result of Israel’s official policy, which continues to determine daily life in Gaza. Israel could change this policy and significantly improve quality of life in Gaza. It could also persist in its callous, indefensible policy which sentences the nearly two million residents of the Gaza Strip to a life of abject poverty in near inhuman conditions.

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Under the guise of the permit system: Israel separates women living in Gaza from their families in the West Bank. The story of Nivin and Sami Gharqud

Nivin (38) and Sami (42) Gharqud got married 17 years ago. The couple, both originally from the Gaza Strip, have five children. Shortly after the marriage, Sami relocated to Qalqiliyah in the West Bank in order to make the commute to work in Israel…

Words Fail Us.

The horror in the Gaza Strip has been going on for so many years. We have reported on the blockade, the poverty, the wars. We have shared stories of life without water, without electricity, without hope. We have explained what international law…