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REFERENCES ON THE HUMANITARIAN SITUATION IN GAZA

Articles and Op-eds

What You Don't Know About Gaza
By Rashid Khalidi, New York Times, Jan 9, 2009

The Facts about Israel’s War on Gaza
By Adam Sheets, January 1, 2009

If Gaza falls...
By Sara Roy, London Review of Books, January 1, 2009

Palestine’s Guernica and the Myths of Israeli Victimhood
By Mustafa Barghouthi, Secretary General of the Palestinian National Initiative, Palestine Monitor, December 31, 2008

Israel Over-Reaches
By Nadia Hijab, Institute for Palestine Studies, Dec 30, 2008

Silence has become complicity
By Paul Woodward, War in Context, December 29, 2008

The Gaza Crisis: December 2008 - Talking Points
By Phyllis Bennis, Institute for Policy Studies, Dec 28, 2008

Statement on the Crisis in the Gaza Strip
By Prof. Richard Falk, UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, Dec 27, 2008

Statement on the Crisis in Gaza
By Miguel D´Escoto, President of the General Assembly, United Nations, Dec 27, 2008

Gaza massacres must spur us to action
By Ali Abunimah, The Electronic Intifada, 27 December 2008

Can Gaza and Sderot Make Common Cause?
By Nadia Hijab, Institute for Palestine Studies, Nov 26, 2008

Disengagement and the Frontiers of Zionism
By Darryl Li, Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP), February 16, 2008

Gaza's Humanitarian Crisis: Who's to Blame for What?
By Nadia Hijab, Institute for Palestine Studies, Nov 13, 2007

Notes from the Field: Return to the Ruin that is Gaza
By Jennifer Loewenstein, Report, Journal of Palestine Studies, Vol. 36, no. 3 (Spring 2007), p. 23

The Gaza Strip as Laboratory: Notes in the Wake of Disengagement
By Darryl Li, Perspectives, Journal of Palestine Studies, Vol. 35, no. 2 (Winter 2006), p. 38

A "New Hamas" through Its New Documents
By Khaled Hroub, Articles, Journal of Palestine Studies, Vol 35, no. 4 (Summer 2006), p. 6

An Old-New Occupation: Notes from a "Disengaged" Gaza
By Darryl Li, Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) at Harvard University, September 29, 2005

Praying with Their Eyes Closed: Reflections on the Disengagement from Gaza
By Sara Roy, Essay, Journal of Palestine Studies, Vol 34, no. 4 (Summer 2005), p. 64

Issues Arising from the Implementation of Israel’s Disengagement from the Gaza Strip
By Geoffrey Aronson, Report, Journal of Palestine Studies, Vol. 34, no. 4 (Summer 2005), p. 49

Searching for Answers: Gaza's Suicide Bombers
By Lamis Andoni, Articles, Journal of Palestine Studies, Vol. 26, no. 4 (Summer 1997), p. 33

The Gaza Strip: A Case of Economic De-Development
By Sara Roy, The West Bank and Gaza Strip, 1967-87, Journal of Palestine Studies, Vol. 17, no. 1 (Autumn 1987), p. 56

Reports by Humanitarian & Human Rights Organizations

World Health Organization Reports on Gaza

Gaza Humanitarian Situation Reports
By UN Humanitarian Agencies including OCHA, 2008-2009

Children of the Gaza Crisis - Save the Children
Fact Sheets: Jan 6, 2009 | Jan 9, 2009 | Jan 15, 2009

Nine Human Rights Organizations Petition Israeli Supreme Court on Gaza Violations
Gisha, January 7, 2009

Israel Ground Offensive Raises Rules of Law Concerns
Human Rights Watch, January 4, 2009

The Gaza Strip: A Humanitarian Implosion
Amnesty International, CARE International UK, CAFOD, Christian Aid, Médecins du Monde UK, Oxfam, Save The Children UK and Trócaire; 6 March 2008

The Occupied Palestinian Territories: Dignity Denied
International Community of the Red Cross, 13 December 2007

Population Projections for Socioeconomic Development in the Gaza Strip
Gaza 2010 Project, Harvard School of Public Health; June 2006

Gaza: One Big Prison
B’Tselem: The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, March 2005

Gaza Conferences and Symposia

MIT/Harvard Gaza Symposium: March 30-31, 2009

International Conference on Gaza Siege and Mental Health - Walls vs. Bridges, Gaza City and Ramallah, October 26-28, 2008.

Gaza Symposium: Health, Human Security and Welfare in the Gaza Strip, Harvard University, Saturday 29 March 2008.

Online Resources & Blogs

Virtual Gaza: Testimonies from the Residents of Gaza
Created by Alliance for Justice in the Middle East (AJME) at Harvard University and the MIT Center for Future Civic Media

War on Gaza: Updates from Al-Jazeera News

Wikipedia Entry on the Gaza Strip

Professional Gaza Images and Footage on GettyImages.com

Free Gaza Images on PhotoBucket.com

Facts and Figures About Palestinian Refugees by Badil.org

Articles on Gaza Siege, Electronic Intifada

Articles on the Gaza Disengagement, Electronic Intifada

The Gaza Strip after Disengagement, B’Tselem

Papers on Gaza in the Journal of Palestine Studies

Palestinian International Campaign to End the Siege of Gaza

Blog: Reports from Israeli human rights groups

Blog: Gaza Strip, the Stroy Untold by Gaza-based Journalist Sameh Habeeb

Blog: End the Siege on Gaza - American Friends Service Committee

Blog: From Gaza, with Love by Physician Mona El-Farra in Gaza City

Blog: Life must go on in Gaza and Sderot - 2 friends in Sajaia refugee camp in Gaza and Sderot

Blog: Moments of Gaza by Physicians, Journalists and Actvists in Gaza

Alternative News Sources

Al-Jazeera News

Al-Jazeera News - You Tube Videos

Alternative Information Center

The Electronic Intifada

Haaretz - Israeli Newspaper

Institute for Middle East Understanding

International Middle East Media Center

Ma'an News Agency

OneWorld News and Views by Gaza NGOs

The Palestine Chronicle

The Palestine Review

War in Context

Books

Hass, Amira. Drinking the Sea at Gaza: Days and Nights in a Land Under Siege. New York: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt & Co, 1999 (original title: Lishtot mehayam shel’Aaza, 1996)

Roy, Sara. Failing Peace: Gaza and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict. London: Pluto Press, 2007

Roy, Sara. The Gaza Strip: The Political Economy of De-Development, 2nd Edition. Washington, DC: Institute for Palestine Studies, 2001.

Films

Flying Paper
By Nitin Sawhney and Roger Hill, USA/Palestine, 2013-2014, 52 mins and 71 mins

Dispatches: The Killing Zone
By Sandra Jordan, U.K., 2003, 50 mins

Gaza Strip
By James Longley, 2002, USA, 74 mins

Occupation 101
By Sufyan and Abdallah Omeish, USA/Palestine, 2005, 90 mins

Tale Of The Three Jewels
By Michel Khleifi, Palestine, 1995, 107 mins

Please contacts us to list any other resources on Gaza here.