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24 thousand newborns in Gaza during the first half of the year

[ PIC 04/07/2013 – 05:41 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Official sources in the Gaza Strip reported that the number of newborns for the first half of the current year amounted to more than 24 thousand, while the total number of cases deaths reached 2051. According to statistics carried out by the General Administration of Civil […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | A Mother And Father from Gaza’s Tragedy: Son Matter Abu Atta Killed and Born

Nov 11, 2012 ~ by occpal A tragedy in Gaza… On November 10, 2012 a mother and a father  in Gaza lost their son. Matter Abu Al-Atta was assassinated in a zionist attack on Gaza. He became 19 years old.  Within two hours after Matter was killed his mother overwhelmed by shock gave birth to […]

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Human Rights, Pregnancy and Israeli Checkpoints

  Jurist | July 11, 2012 JURIST Guest Columnist Abeer Hashayka, an LL.M. Candidate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law Class of 2012, examines the treatment of Palestinian families at Israeli checkpoints and calls for safe, reliable access to hospitals and clinics during pregnancy… For most families, the birth of a child is […]

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A Must Read – “Surviving Israeli jail: Torture, humiliation and giving birth” | #PalHunger

Published: 27 April, 2012, 19:29 | RT News Hamas militants stage a mock prison break during a rally, calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails, in Jabalya, in the northern Gaza Strip, April 13, 2012 (Reuters/Mohammed Salem)   Thousands of Palestinians are on hunger strike in Israeli prisons – for over a […]

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Woman gives birth in ambulance amid snow block

MAAN NEWS AGENCY MARCH 2 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — A woman gave birth in an ambulance on Friday morning, after snow blocked her route to hospital in southern Bethlehem. The mother and baby girl were later transferred to hospital and both were in good health. Emergency services chief in Bethlehem Abdul Halim Jaafra said ambulances […]

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‘Palestinian Women Are Shackled During Childbirth’

Mehru Jaffer | VIENNA, Mar 10, 2011 (IPS) – Female Palestinian prisoners detained in Israel are often denied legal representation and medical care while being housed in squalid conditions that can include sharing cells with rodents.  According to Fabrizia Falcione, a women’s human rights officer for the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), now […]

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