Politiche israeliane

Ten-year gap between Palestinian and Israeli life expectancy: report

The Electronic Intifada, 24/01/2015

  A Palestinian doctor works at Gaza City’s al-Shifa hospital during a protest by unpaid janitorial workers demanding their salaries last month. (Ali Jadallah / APA images)
A Palestinian doctor works at Gaza City’s al-Shifa hospital during a protest by unpaid janitorial workers demanding their salaries last month. (Ali Jadallah / APA images)

The life expectancy of Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza is about ten years lower than that of persons in present-day Israel, according to a new report. Meanwhile, infant mortality and maternal death rates are also four times higher in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

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ISRAELE. Sussidi e denaro per ripopolare la “cintura di Gaza”

22 gen 2015

Dal Ministero della Casa 34 milioni di dollari per convincere le famiglie israeliane della classe medio-bassa a trasferirsi al confine con la Striscia. La stessa politica applicata nelle colonie in Cisgiordania.

Gerusalemme, 22 gennaio 2015, Nena News – Soldi e sgravi per spostarsi nella “cintura di Gaza”: a sud dello Stato di Israele, le autorità di Tel Aviv agiscono come nelle colonie in Cisgiordania. Per muovere nuovi residenti, li incentivano con il denaro. Soprattutto dopo l’attacco della scorsa estate e i missili lanciati dalla Striscia.

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Israel ignoring deaths of Thai workers on farms, Human Rights Watch says

The Guardian, 21 January 2015

Thai workers collect freshly harvested fennel on a farm in southern Israel. Photograph: Amir Cohen/Reuters
Thai workers collect freshly harvested fennel on a farm in southern Israel. Photograph: Amir Cohen/Reuters

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Report: One-third of Israeli children are poor – 55% increase in 15 years

 

In 2013, 66.4 percent of Arab children were living below the poverty line, compared to 20 percent of Jewish children


26.12.14

Almost one-third of Israeli children lived below the poverty line in 2013 – an increase of about 55 percent since 1998 [...]. At the end of 2013 there were 2,682,160 children living in Israel – 32.9 percent of the population – with 826,105 of them living in poverty.

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‘With God’s help, the journalists at Haaretz will be murdered just like in France': Death threats follow publication of cartoon in Israeli newspaper

Mondoweiss, January 11, 2015

In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris last week Haaretz published a daring cartoon juxtaposing journalists* killed in Gaza by Israel during the brutal summer slaughter with the journalists killed at the office of the satirical magazine in Paris. [...]

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