Tuesday, September 30, 2014

When the Fighting Stop: Standards of living in Gaza during a period of "calm"

Dear friends,
please find below an infographic issued by the IMEU on the situation in Gaza outlining the standard of living during a period of "calm".

In solidarity, 


When the Fighting Stops

by Institute for Middle East Understanding

Although Israel's latest military assault on Gaza has ended, its 47-year military occupation of the Palestinian territories persists, and the Palestinians who remain in Gaza face no relief from the harsh living conditions imposed by Israel's eight-year military blockade of one of the most densely populated areas in the world. This infographic offers a breakdown of how Israel's policies – which predate Operation Protective Edge and have been internationally criticized for their systematic human rights abuses – continue to obstruct Palestinians in Gaza from their most basic needs, making their daily lives a struggle.

(click on image to enlarge)

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