Author Archives: Ghada Snunu

About Ghada Snunu

Ghada Snunu is from Gaza City and she is the Gaza Advocacy Officer for EWASH Advocay Task Force campaigning for water rights for Palestinians.

‘All we want is to farm our land peacefully’: Civilians in Gaza continue to suffer from Israel’s restrictive buffer zone

On November 21, 2012, a ceasefire ended the Israeli military operation called “Pillar of Defense.” As part of the ceasefire agreement, Israel declared that farmers could access more of their land in Gaza’s border area. But killings, injuries and incursions continue to occur in what is called the “buffer zone.” Because of these Israeli restrictions, farmers are still unable to access all of their land, leading to financial losses.

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Palestinians running out of drinking water as Israeli offensive continues

As the Israeli offensive entered its seventh day, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are running out of basic necessities needed for their survival, including food and clean drinking water. Private vendors selling desalinated water have stopped water water due to ongoing air strikes and fear for their safety.

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