Israel must end 'horrifying' use of excessive force against Gaza protesters

Israeli soldiers firing tear gas grenades on Palestinian protesters during Land Day protests on 30 March © JACK GUEZ/Getty Images
After 26 Palestinians killed and thousands injured, Israel must stop using live ammunition against unarmed protesters and properly investigate the military response At least four people have had legs amputated after sustaining serious injuries ‘For the past two weeks, the world has watched in horror as Israeli forces unleashed excessive, deadly force against protesters’ - Magdalena Mughrabi The Israeli authorities must put an immediate end to the excessive and lethal force being used to suppress Palestinian demonstrations in Gaza, Amnesty International said as fresh protests began today. There

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Gaza: slashed power supply to Gaza risks a humanitarian catastrophe

Latest round of power cuts to Gaza is putting thousands of lives in danger, Amnesty warns A public health disaster looms and vital infrastructure is under severe threat “It is immoral that they make us live like this”- Mohammad Abu Rahma, a Gaza City resident The Israeli authorities’ decision to further slash the electricity supply to the Gaza Strip could have catastrophic humanitarian consequences, Amnesty International has warned. The latest round of power cuts, announced by Israel on Sunday (11 June), restrict the electricity supply to between two and three hours a day. This will have a sev

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Jul 7 2016 10:07AM
Time for justice in Israel and Gaza
It has been two years since Israel’s 50-day military offensive in Gaza brought unprecedented death and destruction to the Gaza Strip in the summer of 2014. 1,462 Palestinian civilians in Gaza, including 551 children, and six civilians...

The Gaza Platform: seeking justice for war crimes

The Israeli military offensive ‘Operation Protective Edge’ launched on 8 July 2014, killed and injured thousands of civilians.

This bloody seven-week escalation of the conflict wreaked further havoc, punishment and devastation on Gaza's already blockaded population, with Gaza’s children caught in the crossfire – 551 were killed.

Local Group Activity Pack July 2015: Gaza Crisis, Real Lives and more

With this action we are asking you to write to the Foreign Secretary calling on the UK government to support Palestine’s bid for justice through the International Criminal Court and not to be complicit in hampering justice.

UN report on Gaza conflict an 'important step' for justice

A Palestinian boy sits above the ruins of his bombed home © Ibrahim Khader/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images
‘This report marks an important step towards accountability for all the victims and their families’ - Philip Luther

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Unlawful and deadly: Palestinian rocket attacks from Gaza

Rockets being fired from the Gaza strip into Israel
Rockets being fired from the Gaza strip into Israel © JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images

‘When I awoke, I found my daughter [11] lying in the doorway bleeding… I didn’t think about calling an ambulance because they will not enter the village. I decided to take her to the hospital in my own car. On the way to the hospital, both girls lost consciousness.’

Atiyah al-Wakili, survivor of a rocket attack on an unrecognised village in Israel

Gaza: Operation Protective Edge

It began just after four o’clock on a sunny Wednesday afternoon. Four young boys, all cousins from the same family, were playing football on a Gaza beach.

The shelling rained down – killing all four children.

The Israeli military offensive ‘Operation Protective Edge’ launched on 8 July 2014, killing and injuring scores of civilians.

This deadly seven-week battle wreaked further havoc, punishment and devastation on Gaza's already blockaded population, with Gaza’s children caught in the crossfire.

Nov 9 2014 4:27PM
Palestinian homes as targets
Nearly three months have passed since the latest conflict came to an end, but the piles of rubble and empty shells of family homes in Gaza serve as painful reminders of the death and destruction that resulted from Israel’s latest milit...
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