*Palestine stadium, home to Gaza’s association for disabled athletes, bombed in the Nov 2012 Israeli attacks on Gaza. Deaths also happened naturally during the recent Israeli attacks, as did illnesses. For the ill, most over-crowded hospitals, functioning in emergency mode, had no room for mundane everyday illnesses (however serious they would normally be considered). One… Read More Israel bombed the stadium where disabled athletes train
Crossing Wadi Gaza (Gaza valley) was always an event where the scenery became secondary to the odour: notorious for smelling of a vast cistern, the Wadi has for years been one of the main tributaries of Gaza’s sewage, channelling sewage from central Gaza into the sea, at a rate of roughly 80 million litres a… Read More the bombed coastal bridge and other unsettling things, post-Israeli-attacks
-by Eva Bartlett Life as normal resumes, as normal as it can be in Gaza under increasingly choking Israeli closures for years (back to the nineties even), bombed relentlessly over the yeas—with major Zionist assaults in 2006, early 2008, 2008/2009, 2012—and “minor” attacks sporadically, continuously. With the cessation of Israeli bombings come small graces, like… Read More After the Zionist bombing stopped (again)
*photo: 2:12 pm, Nov 26, Deir al Balah, Gaza Strip Agreement of Understanding For a Ceasefire in the Gaza Strip 1. A. Israel should stop all hostilities in the Gaza Strip land, sea and air including incursions and targeting of individuals.
*Nader Abu Mghaseeb, 14, killed by targeted Israeli drone bombing two hours before the “cease-fire” while going to get food for his family. -by Eva Bartlett **NOTE: contains graphic images…reality of Palestinians under occupation and continuous Israeli attacks. Nov 21, al Aqsa hospital, Deir al Balah. At approximately 2pm, Mubarak Ibrahim Abu Houly, 24,… Read More Killing before the Calm: Israeli Attacks on Palestinian Civilians Escalated before Cease-fire
-by Eva Bartlett After one week of Israel’s Nov 14th declaration of war on Gaza, a cease-fire was allegedly reached between Hamas and other resistance and Israel. Yet, 10 minutes after the 9pm cease-fire began, an Israeli warplane bombed a media office in Gaza’s southern Khan Younis city, and drones and Israeli F-16 warplanes continued to… Read More Zionist drones and warplanes pollute Gaza’s skies immediately after 9 pm “cease-fire”
**This interview was given this afternoon just an hour before going to Deir al Balah’s Al Aqsa hospital for the day where the opposite was true: Israeli attacks on civilians and civilian homes ensued throughout the day, inflicting the most horrific injuries and mutilations. listen here
*Palestinian journalist killed by Israeli drone bombing in Deir al Balah Nov 20, 2012 Mid-morning we are rocked by an Israeli bombing in Deir al Balah. Running to the empty half of the roof, we see it right away, a thick black plume of smoke rising.
The home of the Abu Tomaa family, bombed today first by an Israeli drone and minutes later by an Israeli F-16. Tuesday being a market day in Deir al Balah (despite the continuous Israeli bombings, life must go on in Gaza, in spite of the threat of being on the street), not many were near… Read More Abu Tomaa house, Deir al Balah, now an F-16ed crater
huge blast in Deir just now (5:20 pm Gaza Time), less than 500 metres away. Could be the azza (funeral) for some of today’s martyrs in Deir, could be near the disabled centre on the main street, Emad speculates. Israel doesn’t shy away from bombing funeral tents, so entirely possible. Zananas (drone) heavy above us…… Read More latest bombing, close by