August 12, 2016 Editor

Gaza’s Sick Pay Price of Blockade

A Palestinian pharmacist stands next shelves which empty from medicines  in hospital in Rafah southern Gaza Strip on April, 15, 2012 as Gaza Strip faces a lack of medicines. Photo by Eyad  Al Baba

photo above: Gaza has had chronic shortages of medicines as a result of political division between the West Bank and Gaza, as well as Israel’s siege. Eyad Al Baba APA images

Friday, 12 August 2016 00:00

By Isra Saleh el-Namey, The Electronic Intifada | Report

an excerpt:

“The wellbeing of our patients is our first priority,” said Siam, who voiced anger at both Israel and the West Bank Palestinian Authority for policies that keep vital medicines away from Gaza.

“The right to access drugs and working medical services should be respected for all Gazans, not be held hostage to this political game.”

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Wayne Northey was Director of Man-to-Man/Woman-to-Woman – Restorative Christian Ministries (M2/W2) in British Columbia, Canada from 1998 to 2014, when he retired. He has been active in the criminal justice arena and a keen promoter of Restorative Justice since 1974. He has published widely on peacemaking and justice themes. You will find more about that on this website: a work in progress.

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