Tag Archive for Gaza

Gaza is experiencing a humanitarian emergency

Lord Hylton

Please act on this appeal from an impartial humane source.  Remind your MPs and MEPs:  The situation in Gaza has reached its lowest ebb outside of periods of military attack and should now be considered a humanitarian emergency. Over the past 10 years, Gaza has suffered a decline of living standards since Israel imposed a…

Gaza “Charting a New Course”

Lord Hylton

This 30-page document, with full footnotes and references, comes from the Association of International Development Agencies, signed by 49 of their members, and dated 13.04.15.  It recalls how 60 nations met in Cairo in October 2014 and pledged $3.5 billions for reconstruction.  Of this sum only $524 millions has yet been released.  Qatar and Saudi…

A Message from a Mother in Gaza

Lord Hylton

I am giving below a message recieved this month from the mother of a family in Gaza. I have twice visited Gaza in recent years. “I am Um Ali, Hanyya Ibrahim a mother from Gaza.  Me and my four children have lived through the enemy’s bombing, occupation and seige and we have survived.  They will never…

Developments in Gaza

Lord Norton

The House sat yesterday to discuss developments in Gaza.  As I mentioned in an earlier post, the debate had been postponed from an earlier date because of the large number of peers who have signed up to speak.   A Friday sitting was arranged in order to enable a full debate to take place. There were…