Shared Agony in Gaza and Jerusalem

Omer, Mohammed
January 2016
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Jan/Feb2016, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p26
The article discusses the plight of Palestinian citizens in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank under the economic blockade from Israel. Topics covered include the approach of the winter 2015 season without basic necessities such as heat, electricity and cooking fuel, the number of displaced Palestinians living in Gaza, and the destruction or damage to displaced refugee families' homes in Gaza during Israel's 2014 assault. Israel's ban on wood imports in Gaza is also mentioned.


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