Gaza resilience( mawasi… A failure of humanity )

This is an article written by a friend of mine in Palestine…..she writes some amazingly cutting edge stuff….she needs to be read….


Somewhere , between north and south Gaza exists an area called Mawasi…part of the One third of Gaza geographical land that was ‘dropped’ by mistake and given to Israel during Oslo by ‘mistake’. Since the disengagement of 2005 , a tribe named Tarabin , became part of the marginalized marginalization of their existence. They were enclaved by settlements first to end up in a no existence zone. In the last aggression on gaza, the people of this area were displaced from slums to shelters , to go back to their de-slummed places poorer and just more miserable . I pretend that I encountered some difficult scenes in my life . No words can describe the misery of the tragedy that is ongoing their. Total dis belonging or actual existence. They literally live worse than animals . The government doesn’t even bother to consider them and surrounded by strong patriarchal cleanish…

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4 thoughts on “Gaza resilience( mawasi… A failure of humanity )

  1. My God, no one should have to live like this in the 21st century…just barbaric. Thank you for sharing your friends writing, it serves as a reminder of how good we have it here in the U.S.

  2. Yes — and let us not forget places like Niger where the residents collect toxic berries to eat because there is nothing else …and then there are: Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Haiti, Rwanda, Togo, Tanzania and Uganda. Yes there are poor — often desperately poor places all over the planet. We must show compassion for them all.

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