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The Real Situation In Palestine

The living conditions of more than 2 million Palestinians living In Gaza, where residents have already been forcibly evicted from their homes and ancestral lands because of the outcome of the Israel occupation in 1948 and the 1967 six-day war, Israel gained control over the West Bank and significant influence over the Gaza Strip. “Palestinians have been unable to leave Gaza freely since the imposition of a land, air, and sea blockade in 2007, despite warnings from Israel to leave the enclave in advance of its attacks.” (Aljazeera). Among the 2.3 million residents of Gaza, there are many people from different national backgrounds, including the USA and Europe, who face the Israel government’s restrictions on their ability to leave. In the Gaza Strip, 95% of the water remains inaccessible to the population, and hospitals are consistently overcrowded, lacking essential equipment and medicine. Israel has control over the supply of electricity and water, which are currently being cut off in the Gaza Strip. With the rising number of casualties in Palestine no aid is allowed to enter Gaza strip,deceased Palestinians in Gaza are being preserved in refrigerated ice cream trucks to prevent decomposition. What is currently unfolding in Gaza is a humanitarian crisis of grave proportions. Israel still continues to airstrike the Gaza strip and restrict necessary supplies from the Palestinian strip and now are at risk of starvation.” Children make up between 30 and 40% of the wounded” (CNN) Israel has dropped a number of bombs on Gaza in six days equivalent to its entire 2014 conflict.

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