Gaza medical professionals organize community care as number of patients exceeds available hospital beds. Read more about Medical equipment sits at border as Egypt bans Gaza imports
Khalil Abu Shammala
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. Read more about Hundreds of Palestinians killed in Mediterranean were trying to escape hopelessness in Gaza
The few survivors say their ship was deliberately rammed by the very men who were supposed to be escorting them to safer lands. Read more about Hundreds, many from Gaza, murdered at sea by smugglers
We speak with Hala Joudeh and Khalil Abu Shammala in Gaza, and highlight other interviews with Gaza writers and scholars. Read more about "People are being killed because they demand to live in dignity": Voices from Gaza
Despite common media depictions of Gaza as being under harsh, Islamist rule, Gaza-based Palestinian Christians emphasize the close ties between families regardless of religion. Read more about Gaza's Christians like "birds who will always return to their nest"