Auschwitz was liberated 75 years ago, but is still closer than you think, and let's remind the world of the Palestinian Auschwitz in Gaza!

Gaza

The appalling conditions that the nearly 2 million Palestinians in Gaza are forced to endure are ultimately the result of 50 years of Israeli military rule over the tiny coastal enclave and a cruel and illegal siege and naval blockade that Israel has imposed since 2007, an act of collective punishment that amounts to a war crime.

(Although Israel withdrew some 8,000 illegal settlers in 2005, it continues to militarily occupy Gaza according to international law because it maintains control over virtually all entry and exit from Gaza as well as its coastline and airspace.)

  • The shortage of electricity combined with cuts in health care funding to Gaza from the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority has resulted in a major health care crisis in Gaza.
  • Shortage of diesel fuel for the 87 generators required to maintain power to hospitals during blackouts and an estimated $10 million worth of sensitive diagnostic radiology equipment is in danger of falling into disrepair due to a lack of electricity.
  • Severe shortage of medication in Gaza, resulting in stocks of one-third of essential medicines being completely depleted along with more than 270 medical equipment items for operating rooms and intensive care units.
  • More than 300 cystic fibrosis patients are in grave danger due to a lack of medication, and 90% of cancer patients are not receiving full treatment.
  • Gaza's economy was in shambles due to Israel's decade-long illegal siege and blockade and repeated bombings.
  • 42% the overall unemployment rate, while the youth unemployment rate is more than 60%, the highest in the world.
  • Owing to the power crisis, coastal pollution worsens, causing death and disease.
  • 80% of Gazans are forced to rely on humanitarian aid to survive, while 47% suffer from food insecurity.
  • The number of Palestinian refugees in Gaza who rely on food distribution from the UN has increased from approximately 80,000 in 2000 to almost one million today.
  • Most of Gaza’s water supply is contaminated and undrinkable due largely to the effects of Israel’s siege and blockade and repeated bombings of Gaza’s infrastructure.
  • In 2015, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development issued a dire warning that Gaza could become “uninhabitable” by 2020 as a result of Israel’s siege and blockade and destruction of civilian infrastructure.
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Gaza: the Auschwitz of the Century

The territory is 41 kilometers (25 mi) long, and from 6 to 12 kilometers (3.7 to 7.5 mi) wide, with a total area of 365 square kilometers (141 sq mi).[15][16] With around 1.85 million Palestinians[3] on some 362 square kilometers, Gaza ranks as the 3rd most densely populated polity in the world.[17][18] An extensive Israeli buffer zone within the Strip renders much land off-limits to Gaza's Palestinians.[19] Gaza has an annual population growth rate of 2.91% (2014 est.), the 13th highest in the world, and is often referred to as overcrowded.[16][20] The population is expected to increase to 2.1 million in 2020. By that time, Gaza may be rendered unliveable, if present trends continue.[21] Due to the Israeli and Egyptian border closures and the Israeli sea and air blockade, the population is not free to leave or enter the Gaza Strip, nor allowed to freely import or export goods. Sunni Muslims make up the predominant part of the Palestinian population in the Gaza Strip. Despite the 2005 Israeli disengagement from Gaza,[22] the United Nations, international human rights organisations, and the majority of governments and legal commentators consider the territory to be still occupied by Israel, supported by additional restrictions placed on Gaza by Egypt. Israel maintains direct external control over Gaza and indirect control over life within Gaza: it controls Gaza's air and maritime space, and six of Gaza's seven land crossings. It reserves the right to enter Gaza at will with its military and maintains a no-go buffer zone within the Gaza territory. Gaza is dependent on Israel for its water, electricity, telecommunications, and other utilities. The system of control imposed by Israel is described as an "indirect occupation". Some other legal scholars have disputed the idea that Israel still occupies Gaza. In addition, the extent of self-rule exercised in the Gaza Strip has led some to describe the territory as a de facto independent state.

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