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File - An elderly Palestinian waits to fill his empty gas canisters outside a fuel station in the southern Gaza Strip town of Khan Younis. The blockade of the Gaza Strip, made permanent in 2007, has been criticised by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) and other human rights organizations.
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UN report highlights crippling impact of 15 years of Israel's Gaza siege

Press TV 02 Jul 2022
Marking the 15th anniversary of the Israeli regime’s crippling siege of the Gaza Strip, a United Nations report highlights the monumental toll the blockade has taken on the coastal enclave’s population. The report was released by the United Nations’ Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) on Thursday.
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Hamas welcomes UN report that calls for lifting Israeli siege on Gaza

People Daily 02 Jul 2022
On Thursday, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a report that the situation in the Gaza Strip "is catastrophic" due to a siege that has been imposed on the coastal enclave for 15 years.
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Hamas welcomes UN demand to lift siege on Gaza

The Siasat Daily 02 Jul 2022
Gaza ... imposing on the Gaza Strip since 2007. On Thursday, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a report that the situation in the Gaza Strip “is catastrophic” due to a siege that has been imposed on the coastal enclave for 15 years.
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Hamas hails UN report on Israel's siege on Gaza

Middle East Monitor 02 Jul 2022
... Resistance Movement Hamas on Friday hailed the United Nations Office for Human Rights Affairs (UNOCHA)'s report shedding light on the Israeli siege on Gaza.
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Amid outrage over journalist’s killing, US vows to put Israel first

The Electronic Intifada 29 Jun 2022
... out their work in the West Bank and Gaza since 1992. The group noted that “exactly one year prior to Abu Akleh’s killing … Israeli warplanes began a bombing campaign targeting at least four buildings in Gaza housing the offices of 18 international and local media outlets.”.
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Bennett holds Hamas accountable for health of Israeli prisoners of war

Middle East Monitor 29 Jun 2022
... for the health of Israelis being held as prisoners of war in the Gaza Strip, a statement said. A statement issued by Bennett's Office said.
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Palestinians deliver 100m letter to Red Cross outlining Israel's violations against prisoners

Middle East Monitor 29 Jun 2022
... held in Israeli jails yesterday delivered a 100 metre long letter to the Red Cross officer in Gaza City outlining the occupations violations against detainees.
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Feature: UN agency launches summer camps for children in Gaza with joy, relaxation

Xinhua 28 Jun 2022
Ben Majekodunmi, UNRWA officer-in-charge in Gaza, told Xinhua that last year's military attack on the Gaza Strip damaged many children's psychological states, which prompted the UN agency to launch summer camps as a relief measure ... UN agency launches summer camps for children in Gaza with joy, relaxation.
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Hamas releases video of captive Israeli in hospital bed

The Times & Democrat 28 Jun 2022
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Hamas rulers on Tuesday released a video of a captive Israeli citizen it has held incommunicado since 2015, showing the man lying in a hospital bed while wearing an oxygen mask. It was the first image of Hisham al-Sayid to be released since he wandered across the frontier from southern Israel into Gaza.
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Hamas releases video of Israeli citizen held captive since 2015

The Observer 28 Jun 2022
Gaza’s Hamas rulers have released a video of a captive Israeli citizen held incommunicado since 2015, showing the man lying in a hospital bed wearing an oxygen mask. It was the first image of Hisham al-Sayed to be released since he wandered across the frontier from southern Israel into Gaza.
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Media Incredulous at Conviction of Hamas Member Who Diverted Charity Funds to Terror Group

The Algemeiner 28 Jun 2022
Palestinian police officers loyal to Hamas march during a graduation ceremony in Gaza City, April 29, 2019 ... The Beersheba District Court found him guilty on all bar one charge, which was assisting the enemy, on the grounds that, as a Gaza Strip resident, he is not a citizen of the State of Israel.
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UNRWA launches 'Gaza Summer Fun Weeks' after long hiatus

The New Arab 27 Jun 2022
"The current fun activities aim to provide entertainment programs for ctoorder to help them alleviate their psychological problems as a result of the instability in Gaza," Ben Majekodunmi, the Officer-in-Charge of UNRWA Affairs in Gaza, said to The New Arab ... "Gaza's children have ...
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CPJ calls on Biden administration to investigate killing of Shireen Abu Akleh

CPJ 27 Jun 2022
Exactly one year prior to Abu Akleh’s killing – May 11, 2021 – Israeli warplanes began a bombing campaign targeting at least four buildings in Gaza housing the offices of 18 international and local media outlets.
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‘We Cannot Go Backwards’: Bennett Thanks Coalition Partners for Putting Aside ‘Differences’ During Tenure

The Algemeiner 26 Jun 2022
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Sunday praised his coalition partners and touted the relative calm along the Gaza border during what was likely his last weekly cabinet meeting in office, as the Knesset is expected to disband this week and pave the way for new elections in the fall.
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UN says Israeli fire killed Al Jazeera journalist

Yahoo Daily News 24 Jun 2022
"We find that the shots that killed Abu Akleh came from Israeli security forces," UN Human Rights Office spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani told reporters in Geneva ... She said the Human Rights Office had concluded its own independent monitoring into the incident ... The UN rights office ...

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