Today, more than 70% of the fishermen are basically dependent on humanitarian aid, compared to previous times when their profession was contributing 5% to the Gaza Strip’s national income, and had more than 4000 people working in it.
Suleiman used his brother’s handgun to put an end to his life. He went upstairs to the rooftop and fired a mercy shot inside his mouth, trying by doing so to say what he could not say when he was alive.
Hala is not a Coronavirus victim, but rather a victim of the delayed justice that has deprived her of seeing her son or even hearing his voice over the phone. Her story is one of many others that occur on a daily basis due to the inability of some judges to consider urgent cases.
“It seems that the curse of the embargo and isolation from the world during the past years has turned into a blessing; while the citizens of the world are banned from leaving their homes for fear of catching the virus that is spread in their country, and resorting to working from home, we are going out and having fun.”