Six hours at the Israel-Gaza checkpoint

I spent six hours at the main checkpoint between Israel and Gaza. Here is what I saw.

Gaza blockade – no signs of loosening

This article was published by IRIN, a press service funded by the UN, on September 2 Nearly a week after a ceasefire agreement that was believed to include the partially lifting of the blockade on Gaza, no restrictions have been eased, say humanitarians and border guards. NGOs are eager to increase aid to the Palestinian […]

Property rights lacking for Palestinians

This article originally appeared on IRIN, the United Nations’ press wire. “If they throw us out, we will end up in the sea,” Zahar Sayed Ghadbaan says, her anger not entirely disguised by the joking tone. “We have nowhere else to go but here,” she says, gesturing towards the small hand-built home with a corrugated […]