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Hundreds of Palestinians killed in Mediterranean were trying to escape hopelessness in Gaza

Khalil Abu Shammala of Al Dameer Association for Human Rights says Palestinians in Gaza are taking desperate, risky measures to live a normal life free of occupation and the Israeli-Egyptian siege.

Israeli army uses Gaza children as human shields

Lies spread about Hamas in deliberate attempt to absolve Israel of responsibility for killing 1,600 civilians.

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.

Candy for Israeli soldiers, cancer for Gaza's civilians

Dropping DIME bombs on residential areas violates international law, according to Palestinian human rights group Al-Haq.

Two Palestinians shot dead as West Bank siege death toll rises to five - photos

A sixth victim died of a heart attack while reportedly preventing Israeli soldiers from invading his home.

Odeh Hamad, shot dead by Israel on his birthday

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
14 May 2014

The 27-year-old Palestinian in Gaza was doing nothing more sinister than trying to earn a living.

PA pressure censors criticism of Gaza water management

Charlotte Silver
24 March 2014

A paper arguing that desalination would “legitimize” Israel’s theft of Palestine’s natural resources has been mysteriously deleted.

Israel exploits Egypt turmoil to increase attacks on Gaza farmers

Joe Catron
Gaza City
12 September 2013

Caterpillar bulldozers are still being used to destroy land in the “buffer zone.”

Israeli war crimes suspect cancels London visit

UK government assured immunity to Major General Doron Almog, who has an outstanding arrest warrant against him.

Who is responsible for the death of baby Omar Masharawi in Gaza last November?

UN’s conclusion that child was killed by Palestinian rocket is based on investigation by Gaza-based rights group.

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