Posts Tagged ‘Gaza crisis’

Mass graves, unclaimed bodies and overcrowded cemeteries in Gaza

Monday, October 30th, 2023

It was neither the place nor the time for a proper goodbye, said Omar Dirawi. Not here, in this dusty field strewn with dead people wrapped in blankets and zipped up in body bags. And not now, as Israeli airstrikes crashed around him for the third week, erasing more of his neighbourhood and sundering hundreds Read more

Anglican hospital hit in Gaza, Archbishop of Canterbury mourns ‘appalling’ loss

Thursday, October 19th, 2023
Anglican hospital

A devastating attack on the al-Ahli Anglican Hospital in Gaza resulting in the loss of hundreds of innocent lives has shocked the world. Tuesday’s rocket strike left as many as 500 people dead and a great many others injured. The hospital was a place of refuge for Palestinians following evacuation orders from Israel. The Archbishop Read more

Gaza crisis: the real danger to Israel comes from within

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Israel pulled out of the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, but left behind death and destruction. Israeli sociologist Eva Illouz tells SPIEGEL that her country is gripped by fear and is becoming increasingly suspicious of democracy. SPIEGEL: There was widespread support in Israel for the operation in the Gaza Strip, despite the huge numbers of civilian Read more