Yousef Alhelou Reporting From Gaza
Already facing Israeli naval blockade, Gaza fisherman now under attack from Egyptian forces
Palestinians are united in opposing any foreign-led intervention in Syria, including a possible US actions
Critics say a weak Palestinian leadership is continuing a two decade old so-called “Peace Process” that harms their national interests
Turmoil and unrest in Egypt harming Gazans who are relient on the Rafah crossing as the lone way to circumvent Israeli blockade
On Nakba day, Palestinians commemorate the annual anniversary by holding rallies asserting their right of return. 65 years have passed since historic Palestine was occupied in 1948
The number of Gaza fishermen has dropped from about 10,000 in the year 2000 to about 3500 today due to Israeli imposed restrictions on fishing limit
Hamas tries to end collaboration with what it says is due process, but some NGO’s say accused rights are violated in Hamas prisons
For the majority of Gazans, life is unbearable under the Israeli blockade. But there’s an emerging wealthy class, a group of new millionaires benefiting from the tunnel smuggling business between the Gaza-Egypt border.
For Gazans life remains unbearable, Amnesty International estimates that 70 percent of families live on less than one dollar per person per day
Gaza may not be â€˜â€˜a livable placeâ€™â€™ by 2020 unless intensive efforts are made to improve infrastructure and services in fields like energy, health, water, and sanitation, a United Nations report concluded this week
Dr. Mads Gilbert: The siege of Gaza continues to make life unbearable
March 30th marks the Palestinian annual "Land Day". This year protests were organized under the banner of a â€œGlobal March to Jerusalemâ€, to mark the point that millions of Palestinians are prevented from reaching the holy city from Arab countries, Gaza, and the West Bank. In solidarity, tens of thousands protested in Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, and in the occupied Palestinian Territories. The Real News’ Lia Tarachansky reports from East Jerusalem where Israeli forces met protesters with policemen on horses. At least one demonstrator died in Gaza and dozens were injured in the various demonstrations.