Rami Almeghari

Gaza laborers injured in Israel left to dry

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
5 May 2009

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More than 700 Palestinian workers in Gaza who suffered on-the-job accidents inside Israel used to receive monthly disability payments from Israeli employers. But in January 2009, workers stopped receiving these payments as the Israeli courts decided that Israeli insurance companies are no longer liable towards Palestinians living in what the state has declared a “hostile entity.” Rami Almeghari reports for The Electronic Intifada.

Once plentiful, chickens now rare in Gaza

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
16 March 2009

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The continuing shortage of cooking gas due to Israel’s border closures, along with the destruction of at least seven major poultry farms during the recent military siege, has made an important food item scarce and unaffordable for most of the Strip’s 1.5 million residents. The Electronic Intifada correspondent in Gaza, Rami Almeghari reports.

Young Gaza couple begin married life in a tent

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
2 March 2009

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Last Thursday, relatives, friends and local community representatives attended an unusual wedding party in Gaza. The celebration was held in a newly-erected refugee camp, in the northern Gaza Strip town of Jabaliya. The Electronic Intifada correspondent Rami Almeghari reports from the occupied Gaza Strip.

Long road to rehabilitation for Gaza's amputees

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
20 February 2009

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As the only facility of its kind in Gaza, al-Wafa hospital is set to receive more people who have lost limbs to begin a rehabilitation process that can take weeks, months and even years. Patients receive physical, functional, psychological and clinical support. The number and severity of injuries as a result of the Israeli attack were unprecedented and unfamiliar to Gaza’s doctors.The Electronic Intifada contributor Rami Almeghari reports from the occupied Gaza Strip.

In Gaza, Palestinians react to Israeli elections

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
13 February 2009

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As Israelis voted on Tuesday for a new government, Palestinian residents in the Gaza Strip continue to rebuild from the three-week long attack on their territory which killed at least 1,350 people. While many commentators say that the results of the Israeli elections matter to the prospects for peace, Palestinians voiced less optimistic views in bomb-ravaged Gaza. The Electronic Intifada contributor Rami Almeghari reports from the occupied Gaza Strip.

In Gaza, a "ranch" turned to rubble

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
3 February 2009

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Piles of bricks, metal sheets and pieces of wood, are all that remains of tens of Palestinian homes in the Ezbet Abed Rabu (Abed Rabu Ranch) neighborhood, east of Jabaliya town in the northern Gaza Strip. “There is nothing left for us to live for — the house was lost and the furniture destroyed,” lamented Suad Muhammad Abed Rabu. The Electronic Intifada contributor Rami Almeghari reports from the occupied Gaza Strip.

"May God take revenge on those who did this!"

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
26 January 2009

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Samira Qishta, a mother of 12, rushed to her house in the al-Brazil housing project of Rafah City, right after the Israeli army declared a halt to its attacks on the coastal region on 18 January. “My God, what has happened? was it an earthquake? I cant believe my eyes!” This was Samira’s reaction when she saw her devastated house. The Electronic Intifada correspondent Rami Almeghari reports from the occupied Gaza Strip.

Targeting a cup of tea in Gaza

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
12 January 2009

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Only a tea cup, a broken chair and some spots of blood were left where a short time before five members of the the Abu Jbarah family had been sitting in al-Bureij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip. The Electronic Intifada correspondent Rami Almeghari writes from besieged Gaza.

Dr. Ehab isn't there anymore

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
8 January 2009

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Dr. Ehab Jasir al-Shaer, a physician specializing in dermatology, a graduate of a university in Ukraine, has not been at his clinic since 27 December 2008. On that day, Ehab, his brother Raja, Ehab’s uncle Yasir and Ehab’s cousins Haitham and Tamer, all went to the Rafah governorate local administration building in Rafah City in the south of the Gaza Strip where they live. Rami Almeghari reports from the besieged Gaza Strip.

A dad, a refugee and a reporter in Gaza

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
7 January 2009

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I was outside trying to fix my car radio on a calm, sunny day around 11:30am. It was 27 December 2008. Suddenly there were loud booms overhead. Pillars of smoke began rising up in the sky. The Electronic Intifada correspondent Rami Almeghari reports from the besieged Gaza Strip.

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