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…

Photo: Anas al Baba/Oxfam – damaged school in Gaza, November 2014

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…

Photo: Iyad al Baba/Oxfam – Shuja’iyya, July 2014

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…

Photo: Iyad al Baba/Oxfam – Shuja’iyya, July 2014

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,…

Gaza Lives: Abdelrahman’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: UN Photo/Shareef Sarhan – Scenes from Gaza After Israeli…

Report: Cross party parliamentary panel on Gaza

To mark the 2nd  anniversary since the start of operation protective edge – the Israeli bombardment of Gaza during the 2014 summer, PSC with the support of Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP), organised a cross-party panel event in Parliament. The event, chaired by SNP’s Dr Philippa Whitford MP, was an inspiring morning, with moving talks…

Report: Rally for Gaza

On Friday 8th July 2016, two years after the start of Israel’s last major military assault on Gaza, hundreds of people gathered opposite Downing Street to demand an end to the ten-year siege; and an end to the two-way arms trade between the UK and Israel. Palestine Solidarity Campaign vice-chair Prof. Kamel Hawwash gave introductory remarks. More…