The two sides sparred over forming a unity government and eventually fought street battles in Gaza in , with Hamas emerging as the victor. Hamas confirmed it was building tunnels, and residents in southern Israel communities bordering Gaza reported hearing digging sounds under their homes, i24 reported. Kurd said the use of alternative electricity by residents of the Gaza Strip since has caused the deaths of people. UNRWA reviews and sets priorities for disability inclusion work. For over five years, the 1.
New flotilla set to leave Palermo in bid to break blockade on Gaza
Hamas and Fatah tried to commit themselves to various reconciliation agreements over the years. Hamas and Israel have fought three wars since Social Safety Net Beneficiaries. Israel allows the transfer of all kinds of goods except for materials it defines as dual use and basic construction materials. In control of Gaza, Hamas was able to perfect its Kassam rocket program, which it had already inaugurated years before. Since late March, mostly unarmed protesters have thronged to the border fence every Friday.
UN HUMAN RIHGTS CHIEF CALLS OF END TO ISRAELI BLOCKADE OF GAZA STRIP – NHRC
When Rafah was closed, many of these were able either to go to Israel or be treated in Gaza by visiting medical missions. The young generation grew up fomented by anger. According to Palestinians statistics, nearly 9, patients leave Gaza annually for treatment in Israel, Jerusalem, and the West Bank. Please click here if you are not redirected within a few seconds. Since then, the Palestinians and Arabs have been commemorating their loss by holding anti-Israel protests and voicing their refusal to recognize Israel's right to exist. Thousands of Palestinians were killed or injured when the Jordanian army launched a massive military operation to stop the PLO from creating a state-within-a-state in Jordan. Gaza meanwhile has been been under the Hamas de facto administration since June
Yet the international community is failing to do enough to protect the health and dignity of almost 2 million people who have nowhere else to go. Monthly update - July The Secretary General of the United Nations has stated that the blockade and its related restrictions contravene article 33 of the Geneva Convention IV prohibiting collective penalties. These primarily include the ban on marketing goods from Gaza to Israel and the West Bank and restrictions on travel of people between Gaza and the West Bank. The number of patients, students, and ordinary people stuck in Gaza or those outside waiting to cross into Gaza is on the rise as a result of the ongoing closure, Abu Sabha explained Olmert to facilitate the freer movement of humanitarian supplies and needed UN personnel into Gaza. Join Oxfam Mexico on social media: