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Aid for women cancer patients, some denied care outside Gaza, 2017

Many cancer patients cannot get the treatment they need in Gaza. WHO figures indicate that in 2016 Israel reduced the number of Gazan cancer patients allowed to receive treatment in the W...
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Military sprays herbicides along Gaza border, destroying crops in 200 hectares

Since September 2000, Israel has maintained a “buffer zone” along the fence with Gaza, inside Gaza’s territory. To that end, it has restricted the access of Palestinians to farmland that ...
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Int'l Workers' Day 2016: Desperate to make a living in Gaza

Nine years have passed since Israel began its blockade on Gaza, paralyzing the job market in an area inhabited by two million people. The right to work and make a decent living are both b...
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International Women’s Day 2016

The demand for work in the Gaza Strip is enormous, with an unemployment rate of some 40%. The major reason is the siege Israel has imposed on Gaza. To mark International Women’s Day, we s...
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Footage of killing of young man in a-Shuja’iyeh, Gaza City, 2014

During a humanitarian ceasefire on 20 July 2014, ISM volunteers went to a-Shuja’iyeh, Gaza City, to locate casualties. They were joined by a local young man dressed in a green shirt. He w...
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Living exposed to the elements in shelled house, Gaza, Nov. 2014

Operation Protective Edge ended in late August 2014, but most residents of the Gaza Strip are still suffering its consequences. The video shows the apartment of the Sukar family in a-Shuj...
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Al-Qara family lives in tent near ruins of their Khuza’a home

Tens of thousands of Gazan families are homeless, more than 3 months after Israel’s last operation there. In October 2014, the UN published that 20,000 homes of families were destroyed in...
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Khuza'a, January 2015

Safiyeh a-Najar from Khuza'a describes life after Operation Protective Edge. The town of Khuza'a lies in south Gaza, about 500 meters from the Israeli border. The town council listed some...
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Gaza Today: Last summer’s displaced persons still living in schools, 2015

Palestinian women from Beit Hanoun found shelter with their families at an UNRWA school. They tell of the rough living conditions after losing their homes and speak of their hopes for t...
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A year after the bombings in Gaza: Maha Abu Mutlaq, 17 years old

For hundreds of thousands of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, last summer’s nightmare has become an ongoing reality. Maha Abu Mutlaq, a 17-year-old high school student, told B’Tselem of th...