Gaza siege

Palestinians in Gaza are still waiting for the siege to end

A new UN assessment lays out the massive needs facing the nearly 1.8 million Palestinians in Gaza, but uncertainty remains over an agreement to lift restrictions on the movement of goods and people.

Starve or surrender: Cut off all food and water to Gaza, says Israeli general

Israeli Major-General Giora Eiland has urged that all food and water be cut off to Gaza residents – a major war crime and precisely the “starve or surrender” policy condemned when used in Syria.

How liberal Zionists enable Israel’s genocidal ambitions

Commentator Sarah Wildman bans Palestinians from using the term “ethnic cleansing” during a think tank event in Washington.

Head of Gaza bomb squad killed as 1,000 tons of Israeli munitions remain

Israel’s siege has prevented Palestinian bomb diffusion experts from obtaining necessary protective wear and robotics equipment to do their important job safely.

Israel broke all taboos in attacking civilians, says Gaza doctor

“Drones have not left the area,” according to a physician in al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City.

Why a Gaza ceasefire isn’t enough

Raji Sourani
Gaza Strip
3 August 2014

A ceasefire is not enough. It will not end the suffering. It will only move us from the horror of death by bombardment to the horror of death by slow strangulation.

Urgent call to action: Tell Egypt to end Gaza siege, refuse complicity in Israeli genocide

Dozens of Palestinian and international civil society and solidarity organizations are calling on people around the world to take actions to press Egypt to end its support for Israel’s siege and slaughter in Gaza.

Christian, Muslim and Jewish faith groups demand US stop arming Israel

“Right now in Gaza, every Palestinian is literally struggling to stay alive,” faith groups say.

Daring and lethal Palestinian raids from Gaza sap Israeli morale

The attacks are feeding a sense in Israel that its ground assault on Gaza is turning into a disaster and there are indications that Israeli anger and frustration are being taken out with even more deliberate killings of Palestinian civilians.

Germany remains silent on massacre of its citizens in Gaza

Ali M. Latifi
Kabul
29 July 2014

Because of Gaza closure, Ramsis Kilani was unable to bury the seven members of his family killed in Israeli airstrike.

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