Tag Archives: Gaza

MAP: Four Gaza hospitals shut down as fuel crisis deepens: Patients’ Lives at risk

Along with MAP–Medical Aid for Palestinians, we are deeply concerned and ‘alarmed that four hospitals in Gaza have been forced to close due to the deepening fuel shortage.’ Fikr Shalltoot, MAP’s Director of Programmes in Gaza, notes: “All patients are … Continue reading

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New MAP-PHRI-WHO infographic: Israeli policies jeopardise Palestinian lives

Dear all The latest infographic from Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP) and Physicians for Human Rights – Israel (PHRI) explores how the Israeli Government’s restrictions on freedom of movement are putting the lives of Palestinian patients at risk. [credit: map.org.uk, 3 Feb 2017] … Continue reading

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The Ecologist: In the West Bank and Gaza, Israel is using water as a weapon of war

Israel continues to violate Universal Human Rights According Ramzy Baroud’s article published on 4 July 2016 in The Ecologist, ‘Israel is inflicting “water starvation” on Palestinian communities […], with residents of all-Jewish settlements in the West Bank each receiving thirty times more … Continue reading

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In memory of Jo Cox MP

Dear All Like MAP – Medical Aid for Palestinians – and Scottish Friends of Palestine, Oban Concern for Palestine would like to remember Jo Cox MP, who was viciously murdered on 16 June 2016 while holding a constituency surgery. She … Continue reading

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Gaza one year on – JVP, Jewish Voice for Peace re-release Gaza Names video

Gaza Names video re-released by JVP – Jewish Voice for Peace A year ago, Israel began its overwhelming 50-day military attack on Gaza while the world’s governments looked on. Israel was armed—and diplomatically protected—by the United States. Over 2,200 Palestinians … Continue reading

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2015 FREEDOM FLOTILLA III has set sail for GAZA, due to arrive Mon, 29 July 2015

Dear All THIS JUST IN FROM THERESA MCDERMOTT, WHO WAS ON A FREEDOM FLOTILLA BOAT ATTACKED BY ISRAELI ARMED FORCES SOME YEARS AGO: Follow the MV Marianne, the Norwegian/Swedish/Canadian boat, and her attempt to break the blockade of Gaza. This … Continue reading

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Keep up the pressure on UK General Election Candidates to STAND UP FOR PALESTINE

Our colleagues at the Palestine Solidarity Campaign issued these calls on 28th January 2015: Please help PSC increase the pressure on UK general election candidates to stand up for PalestineOver 7,500 emails have been sent so far to candidates standing in … Continue reading

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