Appell für das Ende eines mörderischen Embargos

Im Gazastreifen leben eineinhalb Millionen Menschen praktisch in einem Belagerungszustand, hinter Stacheldraht und ohne Möglichkeit dieses Gefangenenlager zu verlassen. Die Lebensbedingungen sind miserabel, es fehlt an Nahrungsmitteln, Medikamenten und sauberem Wasser, die Stromversorgung ist stark eingeschränkt und die hygienischen Bedingungen verschlechtern sich zusehends. Trotzdem setzt die israelische Armee die Absperrung des Gazastreifens fort. Fast täglich führt sie zudem Bombardements und andere militärische Aktionen durch. Opfer ist vor allem die Zivilbevölkerung.

Diese Politik kommt einem Verbrechen gegen die Menschlichkeit gleich.

Die Tragödie begann mit dem Wahlsieg der Hamas im Januar 2006, in Folge dessen Israel, die EU und die USA die zeitweiligen Absperrungen des...

1. March 2008

Ramallah, 28/02/2008. An Israeli airstrike aimed at the ministry of interior building in Gaza City also destroyed the nearby Palestinian Medical Relief Society (PMRS) head office in Gaza and killed a 5-month-old baby in a residential building in the same area.

The PMRS head office was housing the main PMRS clinic in the Gaza Strip, the main pharmacy, an ambulance, a loan centre for handicapped people and all the administrative offices. The ambulance, all the medicine and most of the equipment have been destroyed. The building itself is badly damaged and...
29. February 2008

Haaretz Editorial, February 25, 2008

Three years ago, the CBS television network broadcast photos of American soldiers abusing prisoners in the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. The horrifying pictures led to the trials of eight soldiers, dismissals and a storm of outrage in America. At the trial of one prison guard, who was sentenced to...
29. February 2008

Gaza Strip, 27, February, 2008- (PCAS) The water authority in the Gaza Strip has warned of severe epidemics and disease due to water pollution. This will be happening due to the Israeli ban of entering antiseptic and antigerms materials needed for water treatment.

Head of water authority, Munbzer Shoblaq, said in a press conference that water will be polluted if Israeli will prevent these materials into Gaza strip for at least the two coming days. He added in his talk, "We gave orders of suspending work in 52 water wells due to the lack of chlorine...
29. February 2008

One Palestinian has been killed and three others injured in a raid against a police station in the west of Gaza City. The station is located next to Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh's house.

One Palestinian has been killed and three others injured in a raid against a police station in the west of Gaza City. The station is located next to Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh's house. Dr. Mu'awiya Hassanain, head of emergency and ambulance services in the Palestinian Health...
12. February 2008

We were all pleased to see a new wall tear down, but unlike the Berlin Wall, this does not mean that the occupation is over and Gazans are free.

Egypt closed the border back and the 5 days of freedom the Gazans courageously allowed themselves by demolishing the walls of their prison didn'...

The mainstream media reported that Israel will resume its fuel deliveries to Gaza, but they forget to mention that it will deliver only 20% of the amount necessary to the Gaza needs. Israel has also announced that on February 7, it would reduce by 5% its electricity supplies to Gaza where power...