Haaretz, Jun. 12, 2017


During the meeting, Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz criticized Mordechai, saying that he was "fulfilling the commands" of Abbas. Mordechai responded angrily.

The Electronic Intifada, 22 May 2017

Men and women hold Arabic-language signs protesting salary cuts during large demonstration

Palestinian Authority employees protest salary cuts in Gaza City on 8 April.

Ashraf Amra APA images

Saed Abu al-Laban, a PA employee in the Khan Younis area of Gaza, said that he is struggling to pay his family’s bills now that his wages have been reduced. “I can’t bear to see my children going hungry,” he said.

Haaretz, May 15, 2017

In recent weeks, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has been gradually ramping up the pressure on the Hamas government in the Gaza Strip. One punitive measure has followed another: ceasing to pay the tax on imported fuel, slashing salaries by one-third for 45,000 civil servants in Gaza who are still paid by the PA, ceasing to pay for Gaza’s electricity from Israel.

Haaretz, Jun. 5, 2017


I came to the children’s intensive care unit (ICU) and to the hospital in general as part of my work as a researcher for the Gisha human rights organization. In the words of the hospital director, Dr. Mohammed Abu-Salmia, “The situation is catastrophic.”


Il mattone fatto di ceneri sfida l’assedio e rispetta l’ambiente. Rialzarsi dalle macerie si può: nella Striscia ad insegnarlo sono giovani donne

Majd Masharawi

Majd Masharawi

Roma, 8 marzo 20147, Nena News – Tenacia e determinazione sono essenziali per raggiungere certi traguardi: lo sa bene Majd Masharawi, ventiduenne palestinese laureata in ingegneria civile presso l’Università Islamica di Gaza, decisa a dare un contributo alla ricostruzione di Gaza e ideatrice di un’alternativa al cemento che continua a scarseggiare nella Striscia sotto assedio.