VOMENA July 21, 2017

 

Gaza on the Brink

Lions gateGaza has been under siege for nearly 10 years now. In the year 2012, The United Nations declared the Gaza strip will not have the resources for human survival by the year 2020, but recently
Robert Piper, the UN Coordinator for Humanitarian Aid and Development Activities, in the Occupied Palestinian Territories describe Gaza as currently “unliveable’ land for its 1,8 million inhabitants.

To understand the Conditions in Gaza and the political context surrounding the deteriorating humanitarian situation, Vomena’s Mira Nabulis speaks with Jehad Abu Salim,a Palestinian from Gaza, and a doctoral student in history at New York University

Selma Dabbagh on her novel “Out of It”

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We speak with British-Palestinian fiction author Selma Dabbagh about her novel, Out of It, which focuses on the internal dynamics of a family in Gaza during wartime, as well as on the divisions within Palestinian society.

 

 

 

Additional Information

Statement by the Humanitarian Coordinator, Robert Piper, on the electricity crisis in Gaza

Gaza’s electricity crisis- Al Jazeera

Coverage of the protests this week in Al Jazeera

Review of “Out of It”

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