Gaza Lives: Shuja’iyya

Marking two years since the brutal Israeli assault that killed more than 2,200 Palestinians, #GazaLives tells the stories of Palestinians from Gaza, in their own words. On 20th July 2014, as many as 150 Palestinians were killed in Shuja’iyya after Israeli forces devastated the area. Photo: Iyad al Baba/Oxfam – Shuja’iyya, July 2014 Read four…

Your message to The Cabinet Office

Last week we sent a letter to Ben Gummer, the recently appointed Minister of the Cabinet Office. Enclosed were the signatures of 8,759 of you. These were the signatures of the almost nine thousand of you who signed a postcard from Palestine, as a petition against Government proposals to curtail our right to boycott. Earlier…

Gaza Lives: Intimaa’s story

Marking two years since the brutal Israeli assault that killed more than 2,200 Palestinians, #GazaLives tells the stories of Palestinians from Gaza, in their own words. My name is Intimaa and I’m a student from Gaza. During the last war on Gaza in 2014, I was in the United States finishing my master’s degree. I…

Gaza Lives: Nour’s story

Marking two years since the brutal Israeli assault that killed more than 2,200 Palestinians, #GazaLives tells the stories of Palestinians from Gaza, in their own words. My name is Nour Sulaiman. I’m a student at al-Aqsa University in Gaza, an activist with the BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) movement, and the coordinator of the Palestinian Students’…

Gaza Lives: Haidar’s story

Marking two years since the brutal Israeli assault that killed more than 2,200 Palestinians, #GazaLives tells the stories of Palestinians from Gaza, in their own words. My name is Haidar and I’m a professor at al-Aqsa University in Gaza. I have witnessed three huge massacres committed by apartheid Israel, almost lost my life more than…

In Opinion

My first trip to Palestine. By Jordan Stapleton

Jordan is the young members’ officer for Unison’s Derbyshire branch in the East Midlands region. Jordan visited Palestine with a Unison delegation organised by PSC in April 2016. A full report from the delegation is available here. It was his first time visiting Palestine this is a blog of his experiences and reflections since the trip.…

Gaza Lives: Ahmad’s story

Marking two years since the brutal Israeli assault that killed more than 2,200 Palestinians, #GazaLives tells the stories of Palestinians from Gaza, in their own words. On 20th July 2014, as many as 150 Palestinians were killed in Shuja’iyya after Israeli forces devastated the area. Photo: Mohammed al Baba/Oxfam – destroyed greenhouse in Gaza, July…

Gaza Lives: Wiaam’s story

Marking two years since the brutal Israeli assault that killed more than 2,200 Palestinians, #GazaLives tells the stories of Palestinians from Gaza, in their own words. On 20th July 2014, as many as 150 Palestinians were killed in Shuja’iyya after Israeli forces devastated the area. Photo: Iyad al Baba/Oxfam – Shuja’iyya, July 2014 My name…

Gaza Lives: Story by Anonymous

Marking two years since the brutal Israeli assault that killed more than 2,200 Palestinians, #GazaLives tells the stories of Palestinians from Gaza, in their own words. On 20th July 2014, as many as 150 Palestinians were killed in Shuja’iyya after Israeli forces devastated the area. Photo: Iyad al Baba/Oxfam – Shuja’iyya, July 2014 By Anonymous,…