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Haneyya in Egypt to discuss power crisis

[PIC 20/02/2012 – 10:41 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian premier Ismail Haneyya leaves for Egypt later on Monday on a few days visit to discuss Gaza’s power crisis with Egyptian officials. Dr. Yousef Rizka, the political advisor to Haneyya, told Safa news agency that Haneyya would cross the Rafah border terminal on a visit to […]

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A Disaster in Gaza – Photography

No Fuel A Palestinian man waits at a closed gas station in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on February 16, 2012, gas stations in the Gaza are running out of fuel due to the crisis in Egypt and an Israel blockade. UPI/Ismael Mohamad A Palestinian man waits at a closed gas station in Rafah, […]

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Gaza nearing total blackout, Oxfam quote and Weekly Gaza Update

Palestine News Network Febr 19 2012 “What we are witnessing now with the fuel crisis in Gaza proves that the tunnels are not a sustainable solution to the blockade. The government of Israel’s near ban on fuel for private sale has only worsened this crisis and made everyday people less able to cope. If we […]

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Hamas media: Egypt to pump fuel to Gaza

Related: Deprivation of Basic Needs Cost Lives! Healthcare | Electricity | Water | Communication Maan News Agency | February 18, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) – An Egyptian People’s Assembly official announced Saturday that Egypt has decided to pump fuel to the Gaza Strip to run the sole power plant starting Sunday. Sayyid Najida, head of […]

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Gaza power station to stop functioning in two days

Related: Deprivation of Basic Needs Cost Lives! Healthcare | Electricity | Water | Communication [ PIC 11/02/2012 – 01:22 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Gaza power station’s management has warned that the coastal enclave would plunge into darkness within the next two days if fuel was not supplied to operate it. Kanaan Obaid, the director of […]

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PCHR slams Israel detention of Gaza patients

Related: Deprivation of Basic Needs Cost Lives! Healthcare | Electricity| Water | Communication Maan News Agency | Jan 23, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — A Palestinian rights group has warned that Israel’s detention of invalids seeking treatment outside of Gaza breaches international law. “Targeting patients, exploiting their need for medical treatment at hospitals in Israel or […]

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PA health ministry sends dialysis supplies to Gaza

Ralated: Israel Kills by Infringement of Health Care – The Facts Note occupiedpalestine: The article below depicts some blame from palestinian counterparts on eachother, while anyone should keep in mind, Israel as an occupier has the main and initial responsibility for healthcare and access to healthcare according to International Law: Articles 55 and 56 of […]

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Action Alert ▶ Israel refuses treatment of cancer-plagued Political detainee Naim Natsche

Related: Deprivation of Basic Needs Cost Lives! Healthcare | Electricity| Water | Communication [ 07/01/2012 – 10:51 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) is refusing to allow treatment of Naim Natshe, who is plagued with cancer, ever since his detention more than seven months ago, his wife said. She told Quds Press […]

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Another Victim of Israel’s Passive Aggression: Former Detainee Dies Of Health Condition Suffered While In prison

Related: Deprivation of Basic Needs Cost Lives! Healthcare | Electricity| Water | Communication انّا للہ و انّا الیه راجعون الله يرحم كل الشهداء Tuesday January 03, 2012 06:29 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies  Zakariyya Daoud, a former Palestinian political prisoner, who got seriously ill while in Israeli prisons, and was only released on […]

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Gaza siege devastates health care – video interview with @lydiadeleeuw

Related: Deprivation of Basic Needs Cost Lives! Healthcare | Electricity| Water | Communication PressTV – Sun Jan 1, 2012 7:18PM GMT Interview with Lydia de Leeuw, from the PCHR Many Palestinians have died while waiting for medical treatment, amongst them 17 children and 30 women. According to Gaza Health Ministry, 2011 was the bloodiest year […]

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Seven-month old Gaza baby dies awaiting Israeli permission for operation

Related: Deprivation of Basic Needs Cost Lives! Healthcare | Electricity | Water | Communication Doctors referred baby to Israeli hospital for treatment, but permission to exit Gaza never came. MaltaToday | Thursday 29 December 2011  A seven-month-baby suffering from renal failure died in a Gaza hospital while awaiting the go-ahead from Israeli authorities – who […]

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Factsheet on Gazan Children’s Access to Medical Care ~ by Al Mezan

Gaza Under Attack – Timeline | In pictures Aug-Sept 2011 | Oct-Nov 2011 | Dec 2011 Articles 55 and 56 of the Fourth Geneva Convention clearly establish that Israel, as the occupying power, not only has a duty to ensure medical supplies reach hospitals in the OPT, but to ensure and maintain the services of […]

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‘Miles of Smiles’ convoy en route to Gaza

Maan News Agency | Oct 6, 2011 EL-ARISH, Egypt (Ma’an) — Egyptian Maj.-Gen. Jaber Al-Arabi said Wednesday that a new ‘Miles of Smiles’ convoy is on its way to Gaza after leaving Cairo for el-Arish, on the border. The convoy’s name is “Shuhada October” (the Martyrs of October) and it includes 43 ambulances and 10 […]

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Ex-Netherlands premier Dries van Agt : Healthcare is extremely terrible in Gaza

Thursday October 06, 2011 08:55 by Alaa Ashkar – IMEMC & Agencies Former Netherlands Prime Minister Dries van Agt, said that the health sector is extremely miserable in the Gaza Strip, stressing the need to end Gazans’ sufferance, the Palestinian Maan News Agency reported on Wednesday afternoon. “It is clear that the health sector is […]

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Medical Care in Gaza Under Siege – Part II – by Stephen Lendman

By Stephen Lendman | June 20, 2011 | OpEdNews   On March 25, 2008, Time magazine writer Tim McGirk headlined “Israelis Blocking Medical Care in Gaza,” saying: “Since Gaza is denied (most everything under siege), many complicated surgeries are no longer done there.” Those permitted abroad for them, like Bassam al-Wahedi, endure a gauntlet through […]

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