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No private hospital in Gaza treats cancer, only the public ones, and that the treatment is free of charge.

“At Shifa Oncology Department we treat everyday 150 patients, and we are in total 3 doctors, 5 nurses and have just 15 beds. Obviously that’s not enough.“ Read More
On January 25, 2006 Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza and Jerusalem elected delegates to the Palestinian parliament. Read More
Nadia Hamed holding picture of her son (image by cebrapaz.org.br)
Islam Hamed was arrested for the first time at the age of 17 by the Israeli authorities. He was sentenced to five years in prison. Read More
Khader Adnan support graffiti (image from wikimedia)
A Palestinian hunger striker has entered his twenty-fifth day without food, and is unable to move or stand up.
Khader Adnan is a prisoner held by Israeli authorities for the past year without charges or trial. Read More
On December 4, 2014, Basel Kamal Safi, then 17, sustained a gunshot wound when he found himself in the midst of clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinian youth in the West Bank village of Beitillu. Read More
An Israeli soldier has said that he and his colleagues bombed civilian in Gaza Strip during last year's Israeli offensive “for entertainment”. Read More
The family of Mohammad Abu Khdeir, the young Palestinian who was burnt alive by Israelis on July 2 last year, protests that the teen's name has been added to Israel's list of terror victims recognised by the National Insurance Institute (NII), and that it appears on Jerusalem's Har Herzl memorial for terror victims. Read More
Yarmouk Refugees Waiting for Humanitarian Aid / UNRWA
Over the past four years war has ravaged the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk. At no other time has the future looked so dismal for the community of refugees who have called it home. What was once a city filled with life has now become a world lost. Read More
“You corner me, you kill me, and on top of that you ask me not to defend myself. Human beings in this world have the right to defend themselves. We, as Palestinians, have the right to defend our land and our families by all means available”, said the Dr. Basman Alashi. Read More
UNRWA spokesman, Chris Gunness / Facebook
Chris Gunness, spokesman for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), discusses the causes and consequences of the fact that only about 5% of pledged donations have reached Gaza. Read More
Ivan Karakashian from Defence of Children International-Palestine Section, speaks about Palestinian childhood in East Jerusalem, with a particular emphasis on the psychological impact of detention and home arrest on the child's development and his wider family. Read More
Home demolished by Israel this summer in the Gaza Strip/Photo: B'Tselem
The failed reconstruction process in the Gaza Strip is inextricably linked to Israel's ongoing seige of the coastal enclave. The UN announcement last month that unfulfilled donor pledges mean it has no more money for reconstruction has further exposed the reality in which accountability and transparency are lacking in international aid. Aid Watch Palestine explains what can – and is – being done to change this reality. Read More
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